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Documents released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have revealed that a global internet mapping program dubbed Treasure Map has been spying on German telcos' networks, despite US government assurances that the program was not for surveillance purposes, according to a report by Der Spiegel.
Telcos will have to inform NBN FttP customers that in the case of a blackout, the phone and internet connection will drop unless a backup power unit is installed, under a new ruling by the ACMA
Is it possible to have a CSR strategy built around online services? Telcos, for instance, can offer one hour free Internet access to locals who wouldn't otherwise have Web access in return for every hour of roaming fees earned.
Indian government said to have deployed Lawful Intercept and Monitoring systems to track Internet activities of citizens, separate from similar systems used by telcos in the government's Central Monitoring System project.
The Coalition will require ISPs and mobile telcos to filter internet services by default unless a user opts out of it.
If modifications on a draft bill are approved, telcos will be able to limit internet speeds and access to certain services
Former NSA contractor reportedly provided documents pointing to the U.S. government hacking of major Chinese telcos, Internet submarine cable giant Pacnet, and Chinese research institute Tsinghua University.
Country's three telcos restore Internet and phone connections partially in Baoxing county near the quake center, while Internet companies launch online platforms and navigation for victims and rescue teams.
The Central Monitoring System, which intercepts phone and Internet data, will commence its pilot trial next month in a limited manner, observing a set of strict privacy guidelines and bypassing input from telcos.
As privacy laws around the world start firming up, the extent of obligation required by Internet Service Providers and telcos in investigations has become increasingly debatable.
As we attach more devices to the internet, there's a role for telcos to assist in the set-up process — as long as they know where to draw the line.
The hassle of going weeks without fixed-line internet while switching between providers could be over after iiNet announced a new rapid-transfer system that will only mean hours of downtime for ADSL2+ or Naked DSL customers transferring from rival telcos, rather than up to two weeks.
Country's two largest state-controlled telcos face government probe for allegedly abusing dominant position and monopolizing Internet broadband services.
Challenged by social networking sites with improving communications features, mobile operators have to move faster and relook business models to stem revenue decline and be more competitive, says analyst.
Mobile telcos that became "accidental" internet service providers (ISPs) through the rise of mobile broadband are more at risk of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks than fixed broadband providers, according to Arbor Networks Asia Pacific solutions architect Roland Dobbins.
The head of internet service provider (ISP) Australia On Line has warned that smaller telcos will face up to 1500 per cent cost increases for infrastructure as a result of the competition regulator's decision to extend the National Broadband Network (NBN) to 121 points of interconnect.
Minutes from meeting between government and telcos suggest search giant and Internet telephony company next on list of companies to be blocked in the country following ban on Research In Motion, according to news report.
Content is no longer king in the Internet Protocol TV space, says set-top box vendor which adds that telcos should instead focus on services such as user interface experience and applications.
The chief executive of internet provider Exetel this afternoon described as a "nanny state gone totally insane" a Federal Government proposal which could potentially see telcos required to keep records of web browsing history, telephone calls and emails of their users.
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