ATIS tackles rural call completion problem; Iran restricts consumer Internet use

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> ATIS is working on new solutions to solve the call completion problem in rural areas. Article

> Insight Research forecasts that the worldwide telecom industry revenue will reach $2.7 trillion by 2017. Release

> France Telecom-Orange's enterprise services received a "strong positive" rating in Gartner's Vendor Rating. Release

> The Iranian government plans to place restrictions on cybercafes and will launch the country's own national Internet. Article

And finally ... A Hughes Satellite executive argues that satellite-based broadband is "being ignored" as a potential option for rural broadband access. Article