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.
Universal price guarantees, ensuring equal prices for regional and urban Australians under Labor's NBN model, could disappear if the government's fibre-to-the-node (FttN) services tried to compete against existing HFC networks, NBN Co has warned.
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.
Moves by Optus and Vodafone to reinvent themselves confirm that they've been quite content to milk customers with overpriced data plans, global roaming, and more. Can their new, self-effacing manner right those wrongs?
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.
Declining revenues from core businesses and increasing competition from OTT providers mean operators need to move to new markets and business segments to stay competitive and profitable.
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.
EE's rivals will be able to launch their own LTE services in much of the UK during the first half of next year, rather than later. Making this possible was far more complex than simply bashing heads together.
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.
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