Yankee Group revealed the highly sought after results for its 2005 wireless user surveys. The surveys give an unparalleled picture of the drivers shaping the US and European consumer and business markets and provide insight for carriers, handset manufacturers and other companies involved in the quickly evolving mobile ecosystem.

A new eMarketer report examines the consolidation that has swept through Latin American telecommunications markets, dramatically reshaping the competitive landscape.

About 60% of wireless carrier sales come through direct channels – 40% through indirect channels, reports In-Stat.

Lingo, the U.S. Internet phone service provider, became the first VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) provider to offer unlimited phone calling to Mexico.

The Quadruple Play strategy that adds wireless phone service to the phone, television, and Internet services bundle in American homes is set to steal a large portion of market share from existing "a la carte" providers.

A relatively stable economic environment in Latin America in 2004 helped the broadband marketplace get back on track.

The political and economic roller coaster that is Latin America is on the rise again after three years on a downward spiral.

LIN TV Corp. announced that WAPA-America, LIN TV's Hispanic programming service for satellite and cable distribution in the United States, has signed an affiliation agreement with Comcast Cable.

Two-thirds of US households have at least one mobile phone, according to a new 5,600 household survey from Forrester Research, Inc. Single-phone households are currently a declining minority, and households with four or more mobile phones have grown at a rate of 57 percent in the past year.

Despite uncertainties brought about by the consolidation of telecom services providers, a majority of analysts are projecting continued growth in worldwide telecom equipment and services spending, according to a new eMarketer report.

Marking a major milestone, Cingular Wireless announced at CTIA Wireless 2005 that it now has 50 million customers.

On Friday, During the closing day of Madison Avenue's annual media conference, the government's top media technologist predicted electric utility companies might transform the telecommunications industry providing broadband services anywhere there is an "electric pole," and transmitting data to a

A Knowledge Networks study, Consumer TV Choice, shows that television service providers hold a distinct advantage over telephone companies in achieving customer acceptance of a single, "bundled" source of communications and entertainment services.

Avaya Inc. presented findings of a study that examined the business characteristics of Hispanic-owned small and medium businesses in the United States.

The global telecommunications industry showed modest growth in 2004, and the growth of its revenue is expected to continue into 2005, says a new market analysis report from Insight Research. According to the study, worldwide telecommunications services revenue is expected to grow at a compounded annual rate of 5.9 percent from 2005 to 2010, which reflects the level of sustainable growth enjoyed by the telecom segment prior to the technology bubble of the late 1990s.

The House of Representatives passed a bill that raises from $32,500 to $500,000 the maximum fine amount the FCC can impose for violations of its indecency rules. The measure also requires the FCC to update its indecency guidelines every three years.