New Zealand's largest telco, Spark, has teamed up with Vocus Communications to create a new company focused on fibre construction in NZ.
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UK Prime Minister David Cameron wants to legislate against forms of communication that cannot be read by law-enforcement and intelligence agencies.
New legislation is being passed at high speed in an attempt to stymie changes that force UK communications companies to store data on all their customers' communications.
Seven internet service and communications providers worldwide have filed a legal complaint against the UK's GCHQ spy agency in the wake of the NSA scandal.
Telco provider, Lycamobile, has charged customers mobile call rates for fixed-line calls, according to the Australian communications and media watchdog, ACMA.
Telstra will appeal a judgment handed down by the Federal Court that saw Australia's largest telco lose out to the ACCC, Vocus Communications and several iiNet subsidiaries.
The Communications Alliance has asked the Australian government to review the telco-funded consumer lobby organisation ACCAN as part of its red tape reduction review.
The FCC chairman defended that the communications regulator is on the side of creators and innovators, not telco giants.
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has downplayed the news of Australia's tech startup darling Atlassian planning a move to list in the UK.
The telco is back to working on an alternative after its "all-in-one communications app", LoopMe, was scrapped following legal complications in Israel ahead of its scheduled launch this month.
The telco has been helping local and Australian intelligence agencies tap communications on SEA-ME-WE-3, a major undersea cable carrying Internet traffic between Singapore and Perth, according to Sydney Morning Herald.
The telco plans to upgrade its communications network and create 25,000 jobs over the next five years, funded by proceeds from the sales of its assets.
BT is adding new copper and fibre broadband customers to its network as it continues to extend the reach of its fibre network, but tough conditions in Europe and declining call revenues are eating into its takings.
The government, via its state-owned telco BSNL and a massive investment fund, will build mobile towers in nine states affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE) and without communications coverage.
UPDATED: Despite a strong hold of the worldwide public sector market, the UK government doesn't believe the latest BlackBerry 10 software is safe enough for secure communications. For now, the only modern day smartphone capable of government use in the UK is the iPhone.
Korean telco KT Corp said it reported LG Uplus to the Korea Communications Commission for adding subscribers illegally despite ongoing suspension.
Australian telecommunications companies Telstra and Optus have upgraded their mobile networks in response to what they believe will be record numbers of customers sending text messages over New Year's Eve.
SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus release joint integrated platform, which touts the ability to allow users to message, call and send files to other subscribers regardless of network or device.
The telco now says it will have covered two-thirds of the UK with fibre connectivity by the spring of 2014, not the end of 2014 as it said a year ago, and not the end of 2015 as was the original plan.
Although public safety agencies have said they need 20MHz of spectrum in the 800MHz band, they have only been given 10MHz, as it is thought that the extra spectrum would be "under-used."