Financial risks are growing for the Internet backbone industry thanks to a looming bandwidth glut, according to a new article by telecom magazine, America's Network.

A first-of-its-kind global ethnographic study of wireless use, desires and opportunities has found that cultural differences, difficulty learning to use devices, and not enough emphasis on the social utility of wireless are keeping the wireless industry from reaching its potential.

UnoDosTres, an Internet television network, serving the English, Spanish and Portuguese speaking communities worldwide, and Nikolai, a network of web sites for families and children, have reached an agreement to create a new venture by combining their talents to provide television entertainment,

Univision Communications announced four executive promotions within its Network Sales Department.

Mobile data will have a U.S. population penetration rate of nearly 60% by 2007, up from its current 2%, according to a new report released by The Strategis Group. This better-than-expected growth is attributed to aggressive deployment of high-speed services in the U.S.

Next Generation Network announced that it will partner with ¡Exito!, the Chicago Tribune's Spanish-language weekly newspaper, to provide news, weather, sports and entertainment to Chicago's Latino community.

SportsYA.com has launched an interactive sports TV program with Azul TV, one of Argentina's over-the-air networks. The show, titled "SportsYA!TV, El Magazine," will also air in Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia.

Galascene, the half-hour bilingual program introduced last season on Galavision draws record audiences prompting the network to order 22 new episodes for 2001.

Caballero Television COO Steve Humphries announced that Louis Vialpando is joining the company as Director of Sales and that Juan Valdez Zuani joins as Director of Programming.

With a growth rate of over 230%, the year 2000 was a watershed period for residential high-speed Internet access in the United States.

Media Metrix reports that media players now are installed on 99 percent of U.S. home PCs, enabling these computers to deliver both online and offline digital-audio and video to consumers.

Global Crossing Ltd. announced the completion of a critical network segment, connecting the U.S. and Mexico to Central America and the Caribbean. The 10,000 km segment, known as Pan

The Radio industry continued to set its sights on another record-breaking year of ad revenues, as sales for the month of November grew 3%. When compared to the same month in 1999, local numbers were up 4%, while national revenues showed no change.

LCS Golf, Inc. announced that iFusion has signed an agreement with Telemundo to provide database management services and email marketing/direct marketing solutions for their South Florida markets.

Promotional e-mail delivery will emerge over the next two years as a new revenue stream for large portals, ISPs and Web-mail providers as they exert greater control over e-mail passed between marketers and consumers, according to a new report released by Jupiter Research.

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