from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A telephone company.
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- n. A telecommunications company, a telecom.
- n. A telephone conference.
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- n. a public utility that provides telephone service
Bell Canada, the giant Canadian telco, is before the Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission over its throttling practices, whereby it secretly corrupted the download sessions of its customers.
CloudShield "improves" Internet by trapping it in telco amber
South African geeks are trying to get their government regulators to pay some attention to this: the telco is keeping the country in the technological dark-ages in order to preserve its dinosauric bizmodel, and the whole national economy is at stake if South Africa ends up largely off the Internet grid as a result of malfeasance and incompetence.
The national telco is pissed that ISPs are undermining their businesses, which rely on charging farcically high rates for long-distance, and they've gotten their pals in government to strong-arm all the ISPs in the country.
Then when I call my telco for services I felt like I'm in Philippines.
And on FISA, he either saw an opportunity to debunk the GOP’s arguement against him being a uncompromising “leftist” or he sees value in telco immunity.
After all, one can by a Treo that isn’t bound to any cell provider, and if you combine that with Skype … Suddenly the cell telco is out the revenue stream for both the voice and data plans.
It was therefore voluntary and the ‘carrot’ was both money and fear (label the telco execs peaceniks, etc).
OT NPR was just reporting that Arlen Specter wonât be calling the telco executives to testify âfor nowâ and will concentrate rather on ways to improve NSA oversight.
If GOOG is regulating the line then GOOG is danged well a telco and danged well should be called a telco with rights to own and provide service and regulate service.