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Deutsche Telekom Offers PC-to-Phone Service

VocalTec Communications Ltd. today announced that Deutsche Telekom AG will use...

Hutchison Telecom Launches Hong Kong ISP With Microsoft Platform

Li Kai-shing's Hutchison Telecom launched its HutchCity Services Monday,...

Telstra Holds Off on Scrapping Copper

From Australia.internet.com Telstra, the partly-privatised government telecommunications carrier, has bowed...

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In Japan, Greater Savings With Internet Telephony

While de-regulation of the telecommunications industry in Japan has led to an increase in the number of long distance providers and better rates, there are even greater savings to be had in the form of Internet...

Japan’s E-Commerce Market Holding Firm (For Now)

A study undertaken by the Japan Development Bank has found that although the overall scope of electronic commerce is healthy in Japan, there is still a great deal of improvement necessary for further growth. In the business...

Internet Translation Market Ready to “Explode”

As the global reach of Internet expands, the translation market, valued at somewhere between $30-40 billion, is expected to continue to grow at a staggering rate of 30 percent a year. "This human translation market is one...

Software Firm Tests Japanese Internet Waters

Realizing the importance of online retail, Redmond, Wash.-based Pacific Software Publications, Inc. is exploring the Internet's potential in Japan for future goals. Pacific Software Publications is one of the leading companies to license U.S. software...

Hutchison Telecom Launches Hong Kong ISP With Microsoft Platform

Li Kai-shing's Hutchison Telecom launched its HutchCity Services Monday, supported with the Microsoft Commercial Internet System (MCIS) platform and promising that it would meet the demand in Hong Kong for "reliable, high bandwidth Internet...

Japanese Internet/E-Commerce Growth Blocked by Government, Cultural Traits

As more foreign companies tap into the Japanese Internet/e-commerce marketplace, the state of Japan's own growth in these areas comes into question. Robert Jamison, associate publisher/managing editor of Computing Japan magazine (circulation 60,000), has found that cultural differences...

New York ISP Takes 34,000 Square Feet In London’s West End

New York's Globix Corporation, a one-stop shop for businesses needing Internet solutions, has signed a lease on a 34,000 square foot facility in London's West End. Located near the junction of Tottenham Court Road and New Oxford...

TD Bank Site Supports Import/Export

TD Bank Financial Group's newly launched Web site on international buying and selling covers the financial aspects of importing and exporting. "Clients dealing globally has increased dramatically, and with the recent volatility in the world's economies,...

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