"We already know where you live, but we haven't made that available to anyone," Verizon Wireless representative Nancy Stark said. But the proof is in the applications that already exist. AT&T Wireless' Find Friends has allowed American consumers their first chance to test location-based services, which allows people to control who knows where they are at and when. "We've designed it with security in mind," Pemble said. With federal regulations requiring that all cell phones can be precisely located, companies are using the same technology to launch commercial "location-based services.".
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CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. Verizon asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to require security deposits from carriers using their network or even payments in advance. Verizon is also asking the FCC to "defend the right of carriers" to take part in bankruptcy proceedings involving other long distance companies. Long distance carriers are generally excluded from making claims in these kinds of cases, Verizon said in its FCC filing. Despite some reports that indicated Verizon may ask for a rise in "tariffs," the company did not ask the FCC for permission to raise the amount it charges other long distance companies needing to route a call over Verizon's network.
Verizon, the parent company of wireless carrier Verizon Wireless, is the second long distance carrier to ask for a change in the way it charges for time other long distance carriers spend on their own network, SBC BellSouth has also asked permission to demand a two-month security deposit from carriers that seem to dynex - ultrathin case for apple iphone xs max - clear be in financial trouble, The moves are sure to be followed by similar requests from other long distance carriers, who routinely charge each other "tariffs" whenever a long distance call travels over their network, That could trigger higher rates charged by most long distance companies as they seek to make up for the extra costs they incur..
The FCC now has 15 days to approve or reject the submission. WorldCom, with 60,000 employees and operations in 65 countries, filed for bankruptcy protection just a few days ago. It said it aims to emerge from Chapter 11 in about nine to 12 months. The bankruptcy does not include its international operations. The company, which has more than 20 million customers and transmits half the world's Internet traffic, said it would have access to up to $2 billion in debtor-in-possession funding to keep operating, maintain its network and pay employees under the bankruptcy reorganization.