Waiving the fee just might open the floodgates for more people to leave AT&T for greener pastures, he said. "Cellular subscribers really are in some ways indentured servants because they cannot typically switch from one carrier to another without incurring a significant penalty," he said. "AT&T Wireless is giving (them) a reprieve.". Don't count on the nation's other carriers, such as Verizon Wireless, deciding to make the same offer. "We have no reason to do that, we provide people with an incentive to stay," said Verizon Wireless spokeswoman Brenda Raney.
The latest incentive, she said, was in February when the carrier launched its "America's Choice" plan, The $35 a month plan allows for 300 minutes of cellular calling time each month, That is double the number of minutes under Verizon's other $35 a month plans, she said, The wireless carrier tells its customers that for July they can cancel their subscriptions--which wander van. summer dreams. green iphone case will become more pricey this month--without paying the cancellation fee, The wireless carrier has told its 19 million customers in their July bills that they can cancel their subscriptions without having to pay the usual $175 cancellation fee..
CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. A class-action lawsuit filed Wednesday against Nortel Networks and its auditor Deloitte & Touche alleges that Nortel overstated revenue by hundreds of millions of dollars in 1999 and 2000, when demand for telecom equipment the company sells began to slide. The suit, filed by law firms Rochon Genova and Lerner & Associates on behalf three plaintiffs in Ontario, is one of several shareholder lawsuits pending against the company, but the first to accuse it of accounting fraud and implicate its auditor in a manner similar to accounting scandals at Enron and WorldCom.
CNET también está disponible en español, Don't show this again, Wi-Fi--which creates a 300-foot zone where laptops or PDAs (personal digital assistants) can connect to each other or the Internet without wires--and cell phones have wander van. summer dreams. green iphone case been on a collision course for at least a year, The two wireless networks are considered complementary; Wi-Fi has a short range but a powerful signal, while cellular networks have a long range but a weaker signal, Nearly every U.S, wireless carriers is considering adding Wi-Fi as a way to augment the wireless Web networks they are now building..
Until Wednesday, the companies that carriers use for their cellular network equipment have stayed on the sidelines, preferring like Nortel Networks, to offer Wi-Fi equipment just to businesses that want to add wireless networking equipment into their offices. Instead, companies such as 3Com and Texas Instruments have approached the carriers with equipment for Wi-Fi services. The Lucent offering comes just a few days after the disclosure of "Project Rainbow," an Intel-led initiative to create a national Wi-Fi network that is said to involve major carriers such as Cingular Wireless and Verizon Communications.