Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Wednesday Telecoms, Internet and Media Digests

This week in:

Telecoms: M&A, new competition and new services.
Examples: Takeover speculation around KPN and eircom, consolidation in wireless. Many developments in FTTx, BPL, muniwifi and WiMAX, but also in VoIP, IPTV and TV-over-wireless.

Internet: Convergence.
Example: Yahoo! extends its DSL content to the wireless space, cooperating with AT&T and Cingular on AT&T Yahoo! Go Mobile.

Media: Convergence.
Example: AOL wants to compete with News Corp's MySpace, which is cooperating with the Helio MVNO for mobile blogging.

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