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Vonage sued for third time over patents

Embattled VoIP firm, Vonage, has been hit by another patent infringement suit, this time from patent-holding company Klausner Technologies which is looking for $180m in damages and royalties. Klausner alleges that Vonage infringes patents used in its voice mail service. The patent dates from 1994 and allows checking of analogue voice mail from a remote […]

ISPs targeted by music body

In what is being hailed as an unprecedented move this side of the Atlantic, the British music industry is demanding that two internet service providers (ISPs) cut the internet service of people it has identified as illegal file sharers. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI), long a fierce critic of illegal file sharing, says it has […]

Strapped CDMA operators turn to GSM

According to the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) CDMA operators feeling the pinch, are increasingly turning to flavours of GSM (GSM/EDGE, WCDMA-HSPA) to keep their businesses growing. The organisation’s latest report suggests that operators choose a dual system strategy but found that most prefer to migrate their whole customer base to GSM. The GSA survey […]

Investors circle PCCW, reports

A Hong Kong investor is looking to purchase phone operator PCCW, according to reports in The South China Morning Post. The investor is expected to announce a $1.35bn offer for the controlling stake in PCCW sometime today. According to other reports, the firm’s board met Monday on the potential sale. Details were not available. The […]

Joost goes live with internet TV

Joost, the TV over internet service from the brains behind Skype, said Tuesday that it has launched commercially. Although this does not mean it has thrown the doors open to all and sundry just yet, rather existing beta testers now have unlimited invites to hand out for those wanting to get in on the service. […]

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