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Telephone business gears up to deliver TV

NEW YORK - If everything goes as planned, the telephone industry will be all about television in 2005. TV over your...triggering the same price wars that have devastated the telephone industry. By contrast, cell phone TV faces multiple barriers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/03/bus_438836.shtml
Business
Futuristic phone re-enters picture

...to sign up for local and long distance service," he said, noting that such arrangements were the norm in the telephone industry for decades. But Rex Mitchell, an industry analyst for BB&T Capital Markets, expects the long-elusive breakthrough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/04/tec_294856.shtml
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A look at the 20th Century: 1945

...At war's end, attention switched immediately to conditions at home. National strikes in the coal, steel and telephone industries threatened the economy. Wage and price stories became the news of the day.Locally in 1945, Georgia House members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/13/met_263602.shtml
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PSC proposes anti-slamming gas rules

...slamming rules drafted by the Public Service Commission. Modeled on anti-slamming prohibitions governing the Georgia telephone industry, the new rules should be in place when heaters are needed this fall. In the past year, the PSC received about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/29/bus_262486.shtml
Business
Phone scams on the rise

...which is the unauthorized switching of one's long-distance carrier) has become widespread as the deregulated telephone industry has been opened up to hundreds of new players -- big and small. Federal regulations require local phone companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/27/bus_259996.shtml
Business
Column: New PSC appointee comes from the ranks

...staff immediately after graduation. "I could have gone to a job that makes more money," Burgess said. "The telephone industry is always out there clamoring for bright young people. But I believe in the PSC and it satisfies me more than just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/18/op_259343.shtml
Opinion columns
Cable TV company selling its cellular business

...of $1.274 billion, under the deal announced Wednesday. The deal underscores the rapid transformation in the telephone industry, where providers of traditional phone service are positioning themselves to reap big profits expected from cellular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/21/bus_250900.shtml
Business
Vodafone wins bidding war for AirTouch

...but backed out last week. The high-stakes bidding for AirTouch underscored the rapid transformation in the telephone industry and the big profits to be made in cellular phones. As the technology improves, cellular phones are quickly becoming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/17/bus_250534.shtml
Business
Law officers could get OK to tap cellular phone calls

...even if some are put on hold and are no longer talking to the target of the legal wiretap. Privacy groups and the telephone industry contend the additional capabilities sought by the FBI overstep the 1994 law and are an attempt to broaden wiretapping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/22/tec_242589.shtml
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House panel approves bill to fight slamming

...bill would have the Federal Communications Commission, after consulting with the Federal Trade Commission and the telephone industry, come up with a code that companies voluntarily would follow to combat slamming. The code would have companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/25/bus_239943.shtml
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