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Verizon completes MCI buy

Jan 09, 20062 mins

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Verizon completes MCI buy, 01/06/06

Verizon this week completed its $8.5 billion acquisition of MCI and formed a new unit focused on business customers.

6 hot technologies for 2006: The WAN, MPLS-based IP, 01/09/06

Traffic: MPLS-based services offer a cost-effective express lane for all types of WAN flows.Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ve heard about MPLS, the technology virtually every major carrier has selected for its network underpinnings.

Wireless wows ’em at crowded Vegas show, 01/09/06

“It was very overwhelming.” That was how Andrew Hintz, Internet technology director for the California Democratic Party, summed up Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates’ razzle-dazzle digital lifestyle presentation at last week’s sprawling, hyperkinetic International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

Skype 2.0 with video feature is now available, 01/09/06

Skype Technologies has completed testing the latest version of its Internet telephony software with a new video feature and is now encouraging users to download it. Vodafone,

Sony team on new mobile music service, 01/09/06

After launching a streamed mobile TV service, Vodafone Group PLC is poised to introduce a new streamed music offering, in a move to boost revenue beyond its core telephony business.

CES – Netgear, Skype developing Wi-Fi phone, 01/05/06

Skype users will be able to make calls from anywhere they can get a Wi-Fi Internet connection when Netgear and the Internet voice service provider begin selling a phone that Netgear will demonstrate at the International Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas.