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Interoute recognised for innovation of its product portfolio and network expansion London, 21 November 2013 - Interoute, owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, has been named Best European Product or Service at the 2013 Capacity Global Carrier Awards. Interoute received the award at the Capacity Global Carrier Awards at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam on 19 November, where it was commended for the launch of its HD video conference solution, Interoute SmartPoint. Interoute impressed the judges with its continued investment in its network infrastructure, and commitment to adding innovative technologies to meet the ever increasing demand for new capacity. The launch of 100G solutions across its Pan-European network and the expansion of its cloud service infrastructure both drew attention from Capacity's judges, but it was the launch of Interoute Smar... (more)

SkyTerra Communications Announces Second-Quarter 2009 Conference Call

SkyTerra Communications, Inc. (OTCBB:SKYT) has scheduled its conference call to discuss 2009 second-quarter financial results and other developments for Tuesday, August 11, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. EDT. The call will be led by Alexander H. Good, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of SkyTerra and Scott Macleod, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SkyTerra.   Dial-in Instructions: The toll-free dial-in for the teleconference is 866 202 0886. International callers should dial +1 617 213 8841. The access code is 94944907. Please allow at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to connect to the teleconference.   Dial-in Audio Replay: A replay of the teleconference will be available beginning at 1:00 p.m. EDT August 11, 2009, until 11:59 p.m. EDT on August 25, 2009. To access the replay, please call 888 286 8010. International call... (more)

First White Spaces Network Brings Broadband Internet to Rural America over Unused TV Broadcast Airwaves

For the first time in the U.S., unused TV broadcast channels freed up by the transition to digital TV are being used to wirelessly deliver high-speed Internet connectivity to business, education and community users. These unused frequencies are commonly referred to as TV white spaces. Under an experimental license granted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Spectrum Bridge designed and deployed a wireless TV white spaces network to distribute broadband Internet connectivity in Claudville, Virginia. To ensure that Claudville residents can make the most of this new high-speed connectivity, Dell, Microsoft and the TDF Foundation contributed state-of-the-art computer systems and software applications to the local school, as well as the town’s new computer center. As a result, Claudville residents have already begun to reap the benefits of joining the online ... (more)

OnePIN Launches CallerXchange Mobile Social Address Book Service to 16 Million Vodafone Subscribers

BOSTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- OnePIN, Inc., the world's leading provider of social address book solutions, today announced that Vodafone is enabling their 16 million mobile subscribers in Turkey to extend their social networks with one-click on their mobile phones thanks to CallerXchange, OnePIN's contact exchange service. This peer-to-peer service, branded as Vodafone Kartvizit, allows users to easily connect and stay connected to friends, family and business associates - enhancing the value of mobile phonebooks. With CallerXchange, Vodafone subscribers can conveniently choose to exchange contact information immediately after a phone call with one click. Subscribers are prompted to opt-in to the service at socially relevant times, which has driven significant usage. Since launch, subscribers have found value in sharing multiple points of contact beyond just t... (more)

SkyTerra Communications Announces Fourth-Quarter 2009 Conference Call

SkyTerra Communications, Inc. (OTCBB : SKYT) has scheduled its conference call to discuss 2009 fourth-quarter financial results for Monday, March 1, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. EST. The call will be led by Alexander H. Good, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of SkyTerra and Scott Macleod, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SkyTerra. On September 23, 2009, SkyTerra announced that the company has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by a new corporation formed and indirectly wholly-owned by Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd and Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund, L.P. Based upon the need for investors to solely rely upon public information available in the proxy and other documents filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in determining whether to vote in favor of the me... (more)

CTIA Announces 2010 E-Tech Awards Winners

Winners in the fifth annual CTIA E-Tech Awards were announced today in 15 categories covering the areas of mobile CE, applications, enterprise, green solutions, luxury mobile and network infrastructure. Winners were announced during International CTIA WIRELESS 2010® which takes March 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. International CTIA WIRELESS 2010 web visitors named Leapwave’s Big Screen Games played via mobile phones by large audiences “Best Online Pick.” At the show, attendees were able to browse entries showcased in the E-Tech Awards display on the show floor and voted for their favorites via text message, naming the Samsung Moment™, from Samsung Telecommunications America, Best in Show. “Congratulations to all of the E-Tech Awards winners,” said Heather Lee Landers, assistant vice president of marketing for CTIA. “CTIA’s E-Tech Awards proudly recogni... (more)

Redknee Highlighted in Top ICT Scorecard

TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 04/25/12 -- Redknee Solutions, Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical software and solutions for communications service providers, is pleased to announce that it continues to maintain its elite status with Branham Group in its annual listing of the top 300 ICT companies in Canada. Included in the Top 10 Wireless, Top 25 Software and Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies, this recognition by Branham Group reiterates Redknee's strong leadership and the ongoing successful implementation of its growth strategy. Highlights of Redknee's FY 2011 results include the company reporting increased revenue to a record $60.1 million, of which recurring revenue also increased to a record high of $24.3 million. In addition, Redknee entered new markets, including Latin America and Japan. Lucas Skoczkowski, Redknee's CEO commented: "We are pleas... (more)

Music Streaming Service JUKE Launches a Joint Campaign With Mobile Operator, Sunrise in Switzerland

European music streaming subscription service, JUKE has joined forces with telecommunications provider Sunrise to offer a special music promotion to their customers. JUKE is on offer in two different options at Sunrise: existing customers may choose the Sunrise music flex by JUKE option for CHF 10.95 (instead of CHF 12.95) per month with a minimum period of three months or the Sunrise music flat by JUKE option, which is available for new customers and/or contract extensions for CHF 6 (instead of CHF 12.95) per month, with a minimum period of 12 months. Additionally, to mark the launch of this service, Sunrise has introduced a Christmas promotion, effective from now until the end of December. New Sunrise customers signing up for, or renewing their Sunrise Flat 6, Flat 7 or the newly introduced MTV Mobile Maxx (youth rate) contracts, will receive 1 year of JUKE for f... (more)

Ring in the Holidays with Sprint 4G LTE: Available in Six New Markets, Including Indianapolis, Santa Rosa, Calif., and Southern Puerto Rico

Today, Sprint (NYSE:S) announced that it is delivering the speed, power and value of its all-new 4G LTE network to customers in six new areas. Customers can use Sprint 4G LTE to send holiday pictures, upload funny home videos, and check social networking sites for friend updates on holiday traditions – all faster than ever before on their Sprint devices. Beginning today, customers in the following cities/counties can access 4G LTE service from Sprint: Indianapolis/Carmel, Ind. Santa Rosa/Petaluma, Calif. Vallejo/Fairfield, Calif. Southern Puerto Rico (including Ponce, Coamo and Guayama) York/Hanover, Pa. Franklin County, Pa. Sprint also enhanced 4G LTE coverage around Shenandoah County, Va., and introduced 4G LTE to the neighboring Page County, Va. “Just in time for the holidays, we are bringing 4G LTE to even more Sprint customers,” said Bob Azzi, senior vice pres... (more)

GCI Reports 2012 Financial Results

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (NASDAQ: GNCMA) today reported its 2012 results with revenues increasing to $710.2 million over revenues of $679.4 million in 2011, an increase of $30.8 million or 4.5 percent. Adjusted EBITDA of $226.8 million increased $3.2 million or 1.4 percent over 2011 EBITDA of $223.6 million. Adjusted EBITDA for the year 2012 was offset by $3.0 million of expenses related to the Alaska Wireless Network ("AWN") transaction. Net income for 2012 totaled $9.7 million or earnings per diluted share of $0.23, an increase over net income of $5.7 million or earnings per diluted share of $0.12 for 2011.  For the fourth quarter of 2012, revenues totaled $183.7 million, an increase of $14.9 million or 8.8 percent over revenues of $168.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. Revenues were up ... (more)

Nexius Sets Small Cell Stage at CTIA 2013

LAS VEGAS and ALLEN, Texas, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CTIA 2013 -- Soaring demand for mobile data services is making small cell technologies the go-to solutions for expanding wireless capacity and coverage. The massive interest is reflected in analyst predictions, most of which forecast the small cell market to more than quadruple by 2016, resulting in multi-billion dollar annual growth. Industry analysts predict that 4G small cell shipments will overtake 3G shipments by the end of the year. Despite small cell's bright future, many mobile operators, cable companies, OEMs, venue owners and other companies are still grappling with how to make it happen. Many small cell adopters simply don't have the wherewithal to support a small cell initiative, from planning and design to deployment, maintenance and optimization. Meanwhile, other companies find that unexpected c... (more)