German Government Cancels Verizon Contract Over Security Concerns

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On Thursday, the German government disclosed that it would not be renewing their communications contract with the U.S.-based telecom giant Verizon when it expires in 2015, citing concerns over the company’s potential obligation to follow U.S. spying orders. Verizon had secured this lucrative deal to supply the German government with a …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Looking at the Possible AT&T / T-Mobile Merger

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There has been a lot of talk going on about the recently filed lawsuit by the Department of Justice against the possible AT&T / T-Mobile USA merger.  T-Mobile USA is the American division of the Bonn, Germany based Deutsche Telekom.  The main concern being presented by the Department of Justice …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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