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  • n. Plural form of cellco.


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  • Spokespeople from the three major cellcos that are yet to implement pro-rating were vague when we called them to inquire about timing.

    AT&T to pro-rate early termination fees for cell-phone contracts

  • At February's 3GSM convention in Barcelona, European cellcos speculated hopefully about the prospect of embryonic mobile advertising revenue to offset the dwindling consumer fees for content.

    Mobile Content Going Slow

  • But in the main, I don't mind having a passport a credit card, a drivers 'license, and I'm emotionally attached to my phone-number (something the cellcos know, which is why they resisted number portability).

    Boing Boing: July 6, 2003 - July 12, 2003 Archives

  • Lifelogging into the cloud doesn't require much bandwidth in absolute terms, although it will probably take a few years to take off if the cellcos succeed in imposing bandwidth caps.

    Boing Boing

  • Femtos outlook improves as cellcos seek offload options

    Telecom Asia RSS

  • According to the Economic Times, while it recently pushed back the deadline for MNP introduction to 31 October, the DoT has said that all cellcos must ensure that inter-operator tests for porting numbers are completed before the end of this month.

    TeleGeography CommsUpdate

  • 'The limitation of issuing a single licence through a public tender could endanger the process and create a monopoly in the Albanian market,' the cellcos said in a statement.

    TeleGeography CommsUpdate

  • Mathematics of text messaging could help cellcos manage networks

    Ars Technica

  • The tariff battle has left the countries operators - there are now some 12-14 cellcos per circle following the recent launch of several new GSM1800 operators - struggling for profits.

    Telecom Asia RSS

  • According to Reuters, the watchdog has recommended a 50% cut in MTRs, far steeper than the 20% reduction that had been expected by the Belgian cellcos, and it is now widely expected that all three - Proximus (Belgacom Mobile), Mobistar and BASE - will appeal the decision.

    TeleGeography CommsUpdate


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