"We're coming off a year where cable companies have been hit really hard, both from the landscape of their subscribers and Wall Street," she said. "Many are struggling to show profitability while shrinking net subscriber adds.". Comcast, the nation's largest cable TV company, declined to comment on the FCC report. A spokesman for The National Cable & Telecommunications Association, the trade group that speaks on behalf of the cable TV industry, said he "won't dispute the FCC's findings," although most cable operators won't report their final 2002 figures until next month.
A number of customers leaving cable companies are turning to satellite TV providers, ending nine straight years of growth for the cable TV industry, the FCC says, A worsening economic climate and lower consumer spending contributed to what "may be the first year in which the industry as a whole has had a net loss of subscribers," the FCC said in its "Ninth Annual Report on Video Competition.", A percentage of customers leaving cable companies are turning to satellite TV providers, such as DirecTV, krusell pixbo 4 card iphone xr slim wallet case - black which grew at a "significantly higher (rate) than cable subscriber growth," the FCC said, The number of people subscribing to satellite TV companies increased from 19.3 million to 21.1 million, a 9 percent jump, during the first half of 2002, the report showed..
CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. By contrast, devices running Microsoft's Smartphone 2002 operating system look like slightly bulkier cell phones, with a jog dial for one-handed dialing and for browsing contacts and other information. U.K. carrier Orange sells a Smartphone 2002 phone. Microsoft is battling to be inside the next generation of devices that blend the functions of a phone and a PDA (personal digital assistant). However, all five of the world's top cell phone makers--Nokia, Motorola, Ericsson, Samsung and Siemens--are planning to make phones using a rival operating system called Symbian. Samsung is the lone licensee of Microsoft's Smartphone software among the top five handset makers.
Microsoft recently suffered a big blow when U.K, handset maker Sendo said it dropped the software giant's Smartphone software in favor of using Symbian, A Microsoft representative declined to comment, HTC's "Falcon," a cell phone that uses the software giant's Pocket PC Phone Edition software, gets a nod of approval from krusell pixbo 4 card iphone xr slim wallet case - black the Federal Communications Commission, An HTC representative could not be reached Thursday to comment on sales plans, but because the phone uses Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) phone networks, Sprint PCS and Verizon Wireless are likely candidates for selling the device in the United States..
CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. Yahoo and AOL are building a technical bridge between their instant-messaging applications and Short Message Service (SMS), a technology that lets cell phones send or receive a type of e-mail. SMS e-mails are less than 160 characters and don't have any attachments. Instant-messaging application developers and Microsoft, the maker of MSN Messenger, have considered wireless messaging as a new source of revenue. While instant messaging is free on computers, most wireless carriers charge subscribers a fee for every SMS text that's sent or received.