The Redmond, Wash., software giant has been competing in the cell phone operating system market with what amounts to one hand tied behind its back; the company's cell phone operating system worked with most versions of just one major cell phone standard, GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications), which is more popular in Europe. Nokia, on the other hand, is a backer of Symbian, an operating system capable of making cell phones that use nearly all variations of both major cell phone standards, GSM and CDMA.
CNET también está disponible en español, Don't show this again, The telecommunications company said separately Monday that it had extended an agreement with iphone 8 plus iridescent naked tough case Covad Communications to use Covad's network for its ISP business, Related to that deal, AT&T will take an asset-impairment charge of around $200 million, or about 15 cents per share, in the fourth quarter, Analysts had been expecting AT&T to record a profit of $9.2 billion, or 66 cents per share, in the fourth quarter, Covad provides service for AT&T in a few targeted areas; AT&T offers digital subscriber line service over its own network in parts of New York, Texas and California, AT&T will now market its WorldNet service to Covad's nationwide network, which covers more than 40 million homes and businesses in the United States..
The agreement covering consumer services runs through Sept. 1, 2005. Specific financial terms were not released. "Broadband Internet access is a key element in the portfolio of services we want to offer consumers," Kevin Crull, senior vice president for AT&T Consumer, a local service provider, said in a release. "Collaborating with Covad greatly expands our options and geographic reach.". AT&T's broadband business has been improving. The company reported that revenue for that business rose 8.2 percent on a pro forma basis in the third quarter to $2.5 billion. Revenue growth was mainly driven by advanced services such as high-speed data and digital video.
Ma Bell says it will record a restructuring charge of around $240 million in the fourth quarter as it eliminates roughly 3,500 jobs, The phone giant said about half of the "employee separations" will come from management, Most iphone 8 plus iridescent naked tough case of the workers will leave the company in the first half of 2003, The charge should cut fourth-quarter earnings per share by about 20 cents, AT&T said, The cuts will come primarily from AT&T's Business division, a company representative said, That division also includes AT&T Network and Labs, AT&T has around 72,000 employees worldwide..
CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. The number of cable TV subscribers, on the other hand, increased from 68.6 million to 68.8 million households, a growth rate that's "basically flat" when compared with the same time period in 2001, the FCC said. The findings should give the cable TV industry more incentive to make 2003 the year to "reposition itself and win back the subscribers it's lost" by adding perks, such as bundling broadband Web services, that satellite providers can't or have yet to offer, said Lydia Loizides, a senior analyst at Jupiter Research.