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Telecom pulls out of Augusta

...customers is selling its $23 million local fiber-optic phone network to Pittsburgh-based TelCove. Financial terms of the...Coast, Ms. Guth said. The company has an established phone network in Atlanta and plans to connect it to the former KMC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/05/bus_441848.shtml
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Copper phone lines being phased out

...permanent permission for the switch from landline to wireless phone service, Verizon could be forced to rebuild the phone network on Fire Island and in Mantoloking. Unlike cable and wireless companies, landline phone companies have regulatory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-08/copper-phone-lines-being-p
Wireless projects replace wires downed by Katrina

...company. He owns a local wireless Internet service provider, and the gear he set up doesn't need a traditional phone network. It carries calls - as well e-mail and other data - over the Internet. "In the first 24 hours after we plugged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/05/liv_9111.shtml
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Telecommunications drawing investors in Afghanistan

...cellular networks. The bigger challenge will be repairing and extending the rudimentary, bomb-damaged wireline phone network. After years of war, Afghanistan is one of the world's poorest countries, and many Afghans have never made a phone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/19/tec_353596.shtml
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Eavesdropping concerns privacy advocates

...under the Patriot Act - combined with lax oversight and increased cooperation between the government and private sector phone network and Internet gatekeepers - may be stomping on civil liberties. The new laws do not apply just to terrorism but to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/26/tec_347810.shtml
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Start-up company wades into free-long-distance fray

...startup, is the latest entrant in the battle to turn the Internet into a medium that competes with the traditional phone network. The most interesting thing about Dialpad is that it works. Sitting at my computer, I was able to call all over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/19/tec_280149.shtml
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New items of interest

...CDPD service available, a regular circuit-switched cellular modem (which sends data over a conventional cellular phone network). The AirCard works with any Windows computer that has two Type II PC card slots. The land-line modem card takes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/15/tec_256271.shtml
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Eyeing iPod sales, phone makers make music push

...dedicated MP3 players, Nokia users will also be able to download tracks directly onto their handsets through the wireless phone network and transfer them to computer for storage or burning onto a CD. At a news conference on the first day of the 3GSM...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/15/bus_442859.shtml
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Future for internet voice service is cloudy

...avoids some access charges inherent in the traditional phone network, and opens up new features, like Web-based management...so if that goes, you have no phone. The traditional phone network has its own power and generally works even in blackouts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/05/bus_421151.shtml
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Russian booster lifts off with seven communications satellites

...by the rain, the Interfax news agency said. The Proton-K carried seven satellites for a planned global cellular phone network. Fifty-six of the planned 72 satellites have been placed in orbit. The Motorola Co. of the United States is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/08/tec_225738.shtml
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