When Covad Chief Financial Officer Mark Richman talked about the company's plans for a tiered service at the CIBC conference recently, he said that the move could influence federal regulators' pending decision on line sharing. The logic for sharing is to encourage more competitive practices that will benefit consumers--something Covad says its low-priced services will do. Hoffman emphasized the regulatory importance of the new services Wednesday. "This will be a great product that we expect to be profitable for both Covad and its ISPs due to low-cost line-shared technology," Hoffman said in a statement.
If the FCC reverses its mandate that phone companies like Verizon Communications and BellSouth share their DSL lines with Covad, Covad's business model would be threatened, analysts have said, The Internet service provider unveils at a press conference in Washington plans for a low-priced broadband service, The company had already suggested that it might offer such a service when Chief Financial Officer Mark Richman spoke at a CIBC World Markets conference in New York recently, Richman had also suggested the deal could carry some political clout and commuter series case for apple iphone se, 5s and 5 - black could influence the Federal Communication Commission's decision on whether or not telecommunications companies have to share their DSL lines with Covad..
CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. Enterprise customers can buy Good software, called GoodLink, to replace RIM's BlackBerry software. Good plans to release a branded device of its own later this summer. Representatives of Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Good did not immediately return calls for comment on the suit. A pioneer in the field for wireless e-mail, Waterloo, Ontario-based RIM has been quite protective of its turf and has defended its market position and technology through lawsuits in the past. RIM filed suit against rival Glenayre Technologies in 2001 over alleged patent infringement, but eventually settled the case.
Rich Belgard, an commuter series case for apple iphone se, 5s and 5 - black independent technology-patent consultant based in Saratoga, Calif., said that he was not surprised by RIM's suit, The battle now, he added, would be over "home court" advantage, "Clearly RIM filed (its suit) in Delaware expecting Delaware to be a more plaintiff-friendly court," Belgard said, Good filed its suit in the U.S, District Court in the Northern District of California, Belgard said that he expected Good to file for a consolidation of the two suits with the California court and that it is "very likely" it will be granted, Judges in the Northern District have a reputation for being familiar with technology patent cases..
Separately on Wednesday, RIM announced that it is licensing from Ericsson technology several mobile telephony standards, including the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM), General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), Enhanced Data GSM Environment (EDGE) and CDMA2000. RIM will make royalty payments to Ericsson and grant the Swedish company a reciprocal license. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. RIM has already used some of the Ericsson patents that were the subject of Wednesday's announcement. Devices that double as phones sold by VoiceStream Wireless were built using some GPRS technology developed by Ericsson, said spokeswoman Michelle French.