CenturyTel said Thursday it will buy Qwest Communications for $10.6 billion in stock and assume $11.8 billion in Qwest debt.
Twenty-six operators are committed to the long-term evolution 4G standard, according to research released by the Global Mobile Suppliers Association. The number indicates growing momentum for the standard.
The practice of targeting ads by monitoring broadband customers' Web surfing is drawing fire on Capitol Hill. But NebuAd says what it's doing is entirely legal.
Start-up engaging in deep packet inspection to deliver relevant advertisements faces hostile questioning by politicians who demand an opt-in standard instead of NebuAd's current procedures.
NebuAd and other companies have been offering broadband providers a way to monitor customers and display relevant ads. But the legality of it is anything but settled.