Vodafone Launches Chat Care and 3 Telecom Titans Attracting Interest

Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S) and T-Mobile will market toward a prepaid market that has begun to grow to a degree that it may even surpass them. By the end of the year, 110.3 million people likely will choose prepaid plans, this is over one-third of the overall subscriber market, up from 98.7 million people in 2011.

Vodafone Group plc (NASDAQ:VOD) tagline is “wherever you go, our network follows,” and now it has developed a new customer service initiative; customer service via live chat. The service will let a Vodafone user chat with the customer care executive and will help them fix their network problems. This new service will assist the customers in reaching the customer care services soon, unlike the telephonic calls.

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Level 3 Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:LVLT): Options players on the ISE and CBOE hope to open 9,592 calls on LVLT over the past five days, versus only 108 puts. This emphatically bullish bias can also be seen in the stock’s 10-day ISE/CBOE/PHLX call/put volume ratio of 67.71, which continues to hold its place in the lofty 94th percentile of its annual range.

Alcatel-Lucent, S.A. (NYSE:ALU): Indosat is a communications service provider that chose Alcatel-Lucent, a provider of telecommunication equipment services, to work to improve the capacity of data connections supporting the company’s mobile broadband network. This should assist in preparing Indosat’s network for the introduction of the most recent 3G mobile broadband services, along with laying the groundwork for the introduction of future technologies.

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