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Small telcos call for end to 'copper gravy train'

Europe's smaller telecoms firms have warned of a return to the age of telco monopolies, claiming that larger companies are still charging them too much in wholesale fees for their legacy copper networks.The companies, which are members of the European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA), told digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes on Monday that their business case for fibre deployment was not sustainable.

May 21, 2012 by

Basslink defends speed of progress

Fledgling telco Basslink Telecoms has defended the speed at which it is working to get the Melbourne to Hobart fibre-optic cable up and running, saying it was slated to be operational by April at the latest.

January 22, 2009 by


Technology helps to sharpen StarHub's competitive edge in a cut-throat telecoms market.For Singapore's second largest telco, which offers a slew of mobile, cable TV and broadband services, IT initiatives are aimed at improving the customer experience, maximizing revenue, and generating better cash flow.Its most notable accomplishments include developing programmes to gain enhanced business intelligence and market segmentation capabilities, and building a payment collections management system.Its business intelligence capabilities, for instance, involves consolidating information from different sources within StarHub, such as customer care, billing and usage platforms. This makes it easier for the company to develop strategies for new converged products and services. Through better customer insights, StarHub is able to identify up-selling and cross-selling opportunities to potential customers, and maximize the revenue through better target marketing.

July 5, 2006 by

SingTel now has 22.19% Optus stake

Singapore Telecoms Ltd, which is in the process of taking over Cable & Wireless Optus, has now acquired 22.19 percent of the second largest Australian telco.

June 27, 2001

Swiss scandal puts 3G licence in doubt

Switzerland's telecoms regulator is threatening to take away TeleDanmark's 3G licence if it finds any truth in newspaper allegations of an illicit pre-auction agreement between the Danish telco and Deutsche Telekom.

January 9, 2001 by

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