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CDMA Development Group
CDMA2000 Presence Increases in South Asia -- the World's Fastest Growing Region For Wireless Services
COSTA MESA, Calif., March 22, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) today announced that CDMA2000(r) is witnessing substantial subscriber growth across South Asia, nearly doubling the subscriber base in the region from 23 million in 2005 to 45 million at the end of 2006. Twenty-six operators in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have selected CDMA2000 to offer affordable voice and broadband data access to users in urban as well as remote rural areas. CDMA2000 is the most widely deployed 3G technology in these markets and it enables operators to deliver universal telephone and Internet access, while differentiating their services with popular revenue-generating data services such as ring tones, email, daily info data casts and ethnic music downloads.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and PricewaterhouseCoopers Release Four-Step Framework for Successful Product Launches
NEW YORK, March 22, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- As the number of new product launches increases and the marketplace becomes even more competitive, retailers and manufacturers are finding they must engage more collaboratively to find common ground and share success. A new paper released today by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is entitled How targeted collaboration between retailers and manufacturers promotes the success of new product launches and addresses the issue of improving the chances of success and profit when bringing a new product to market.
GlobeTel Communications Corp.
GlobeTel Board of Directors Reduces in Size
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 22, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- GlobeTel Communications Corp. (Pink Sheets:GTEM) today announced that Michael Castellano and Patrick Heyn would no longer serve on its Board of Directors. The Board currently consists of Przemyslaw L. Kostro, Peter Khoury and Jonathan Leinwand.