A state appeals court yesterday allowed Qwest to serve residents in and around Tofte, thus reversing a PUC decision. Separately, Sprint, Qwest and Level 3 are paying $142.5 million to settle a fiber optics case.
Liberty Media Corp might spin off its overseas investments into a new company to help finance acquisitions, said COO Gary Howard. He also said the new company would be attractive to "shareholders who want to participate in a more leveraged return."
Juniper Networks is rolling out a new service called "hot spot in a box," designed to help phone, broadband and mobile phone service providers establish a public Wi-Fi access. The $800 package would include hardware, software and technical help.
Marketers are jumping on the wireless text message bandwagon and some have said it could be the future not only for wireless, but terra nova for marketing as well. Marketers have taken notice of the millions of viewers who text messaged their votes and swayed the results for "American Idol."