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Spain Slams Spam With New Law

MADRID -- In a move that pits commercial e-mail...

Terra-Mobile Launches Wireless Portal Today

[Madrid, SPAIN] Terra-Mobile, the mobile Internet child of Terra Networks...

Spain’s Netizens Get Promises, Prizes

With Spanish Internet use still lagging behind that of its...

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Spain’s Broadband Future Loiters in Cybercafes

[Madrid, SPAIN] While dozens of companies race for a place in Spain's broadband future, most consumers must limit their high-bandwidth surfing to cybercafes showcasing competing technologies. Months after Cableuropa's "ONO" launched the first in a series of nationwide,...

Spain’s Amper Bucks Nuevo Mercado Lows

As New Economy giants like Cisco and Nortel Networks weather a downward trend, Spain's top telecommunications equipment supplier boosted investor confidence this week with earnings it expects will only get better. Amper [www.amper.es], the premiere national supplier...

Spain’s “Mundo Internet” Shuns Slowdown Concerns

(Madrid, Spain--February 13) If trades shows are an indication of economic health, European IT firms may have cause for optimism. Unlike their stateside New Economy counterparts, picking though the pieces of the "dot-com crash"...

Spain’s Info XXI Plan Gets Skeptical Reception

[Madrid, January 31] While Spain's government spent late January promoting its ambitious "Info XXI Action Plan," critics called the rehashed, Internet-for-all initiative a smoke screen and a slave to the private sector. Based on the European Union's e-Europe...

Spain’s Retevision Unravels Local Loop

(Madrid--23 Jan) Two years after Spain's telecom sector liberalization, the country's second telephone operator this week broke down the final barrier to complete liberalization: access to the local loop. Retevision, a member of the Auna group, has...

Spain Sees Second-Semester Net Surge

[Madrid, SPAIN] Spanish Net use saw spectacular growth in the second half of 2000, leading experts to predict that one in three Spaniards will be online by the end of 2001. According to an Internet usage study...

Spanish Netizens Get Onramp in Digital TV

In a country where Net and PC use lags behind most of Europe, November was the month television stepped in to bridge Spain's digital divide. The Spanish government granted digital television licenses this month to Veo TV...

Spanish Show Pushes Laggard E-Business

[Madrid, SPAIN] Spain's top technology show placed renewed emphasis on e-business this week and encouraged laggard Spanish businesses to make their leap into the online realm. The SIMO TCI-- the annual International Data Processing, Multimedia and Communications Show...

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