Verizon and Vodafone stir the pot

Vodafone and Verizon are again in the news. I’ve posted a recent story to our message boards, and written about them previously in the context of the upcoming American 700 MHz auctions. (Full disclosure: I used to work for AirTouch, which was acquired by Vodafone, and for Arun Sarin, now CEO of Vodafone.) The recent news is about their difficulties getting along together and about the possibility that the dividend Verizon pays to Vodafone, as a major stockholder, might not be paid again until 2010 or later. Continue reading “Verizon and Vodafone stir the pot”

Site home page is now dynamic

Overnight I implemented a script that dynamically generates the home page. The purpose of this change is to give better visibility to new information and reader contributions. Off to the side you can see sections showing recent entries into our message boards, recent reader comments to our blog , most popular forum topics.

There’s much left to be done. The style sheet for the blog is not 100% synced up with our home page, though that ought to require a relatively modest effort. The far greater challenge will be to extend our look and feel into our message boards. That’s one of the challenges of open source software: reverse-engineering someone else’s style sheet.

Stay tuned, and thanks for being a part of the TeleTips Network.