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Justice backs BellSouth bid

...deal." "The DOJ was standing in the way previously, but now it's full steam ahead," said Robert Saunders, telecom analyst for Eastern Management Group in New Jersey. The department was critical of BellSouth's initial application, submitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/22/bus_340187.shtml
Business
Local phone providers see growth potential in nontraditional services

...of AT&T Wireless Services Inc. goes through. "We are in the final 10 years of a 30-year transition," said telecom analyst Jeff Kagan. "The traditional phone line is going to be replaced by fiber to the home and the office." The shift...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/09/bus_424725.shtml
Business
Vodafone enters bidding for wireless giant AirTouch

...market. An AirTouch-Vodafone deal "makes a lot of sense on an international basis," said Crispman Vicars, a telecom analyst with the Yankee Group in Boston. "The are already partners on a number of European joint ventures, and the only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/06/bus_249355.shtml
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Vonage fails to meet 911 service deadline

...At this stage," he said, "the agency is focused on the compliance filings by VoIP providers." David Kaut, a telecom analyst at Legg Mason, said VoIP companies will take a hit if the FCC follows through on its threat. "If you can't add...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/30/bus_27443.shtml
Business
Feds OK big phone mergers

...lead to fewer choices for consumers and higher prices, a claim SBC and Verizon dispute. Jeff Kagan, an independent telecom analyst in Atlanta, said the mergers are indicative of an industry in massive change. For the past 10 years, local phone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/28/bus_16646.shtml
Business
Citigroup agrees to settlement in Enron lawsuit

...executive Charles Prince - covered allegations of misconduct by Citi and its investment divisions as well as former star telecom analyst Jack B. Grubman. That settlement also caused other banks to move into negotiations to settle similar suits filed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/11/bus_455657.shtml
Business
Everest base camp to get Internet cafe

...on glass bottles on Everest. Though Gyalzen is doing the work, he's getting some funding. New Jersey-based telecom analyst Gordon Cook and Dave Hughes, a 74-year-old Internet pioneer and retired Army colonel from Colorado Springs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/08/tec_368374.shtml
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Investing in wireless companies has risks, rewards

...semiconductor stocks generally. "I think they're very risky investments," said Robert Gensler, vice president and telecom analyst at T. Rowe Price, the Baltimore-based mutual fund company. "Everybody has component shortages right now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/23/bus_275528.shtml
Business
Vodafone wins bidding war for AirTouch

...in Germany. "AirTouch wins no matter who buys them, so they're happy," said Jeffrey Kagan, an independent telecom analyst in Altanta. Indeed, Vodafone raised its offer from a reported $90 a share, or $52 billion, to $97 a share. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/17/bus_250534.shtml
Business
Calling all cars

...systems will hinge on whether wireless companies are willing to extend the service to a mass market. Lewis Ward, a telecom analyst with IDC, said wireless carriers have long been reluctant to use the locations of their users for profit, and that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/06/met_103418.shtml
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