The former chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Graeme Samuel has warned the regulator to ensure that telcos don't build up monopolies on content.
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Vodafone and Optus have both submitted their responses to the Competition Policy Review outlining that Telstra's market dominance is impeding on their shot to increase any market power in the telco sector.
Bouygues is hoping to defuse competition tensions by offering to sell its network and spectrum to rival telco Free.
World's largest telco by subscriber base hit US$10.3 billion profit in the first half of the year. It warns of intensifying competition from OTT players and the "substitution effect" from the Internet business.
Singapore telco has realigned sales and marketing functions for a more integrated enterprise and consumer approach. Separately, while Q2 profit rose 16 percent it is still suffering from intense competition in broadband.
The Australian competition watchdog has alleged that Brisbane-based mobile telco Startel has contravened Australian Consumer Law over telemarketing services.
Does outsourcing leave the government too reliant on suppliers? Competition watchdog probes government IT market
The Office of Fair Trading is investigating the state of competition in the UK public sector tech market, and whether it is too hard for small businesses to compete.
The telecommunications industry has welcomed new Communications Minister Anthony Albanese and the ministers under him.
Market competition is proving to be a double-edged sword for the local telco industry, and this could herald more market regulation and even consolidation according to a government official.
Amid competition from Spotify and Google, the Singapore telco believes its 4-year-old streaming service will hold its own with a stronger regional catalog and buffering technology to retain customers.
Singapore telco books 3 percent rise in Q1 net profit but sees ARPU pressure from OTT players on mobile income, and warns of intense competition in broadband space from newcomers.
Indian telco sees Q2 profit drop 30 percent and is expected to struggle further amid an uncertain regulatory environment and margin pressure from intense competition.
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.
Chinese telco giant Huawei has warned that proposed changes to telecommunications security legislation might harm competition by discriminating against particular vendors and their countries of origin.
The cost involved in a fibre-to-the-premises rollout for all UK residences is unnecessary as existing technologies can be extended for faster download speeds in the future, the telco says
Microsoft has an "ambition" to make some of Windows Azure's platform-as-a-service components free, after the IT giant announced sweeping changes to the service that ratcheted up its competition with Amazon Web Services.On Tuesday Microsoft's general manager for Windows Azure, Bill Hilf, told ZDNet UK that the company is contemplating making some of Azure's PaaS features free in an attempt to spur developer adoption.
A UK city will get £24m in government funding to become a 'city of tomorrow', through a competition that has just opened.On Monday, the Technology Strategy Board launched its Future Cities Demonstrator programme.
Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has slammed the competition watchdog's pending approval of the $800 million deal between Optus and NBN Co that sees the telco shut down its hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) network, and move customers onto the National Broadband Network (NBN).
An online Rugby World Cup competition run by Toshiba Information Systems UK last year exposed 20 people's personal data, the Information Commissioner's Office has found.A member of the public made a complaint in September 2011 about the online competition, which logged competitors using a sequential registration URL.
After a decade and a half of telco competition, the sale of Primus' infrastructure for $192 million is a sobering reminder of how hard it is to build value in the sector.
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