Facebook's plan to bring 'free internet access' to underserved regions has stirred up controversy among net neutrality advocates and telcos alike.
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European regulators should adopt an 'all or nothing' approach to regulating telecommunications and over-the-top internet companies exactly the same, according to Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges.
Telcos don't see national fiber coverage as a priority; reelected president wants half the population to get Internet access to the technology.
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.
Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) will acquire a 10 percent stake for 333 million euros (US$445.06 million) in the German incubator, in a deal aimed at driving development in mobile and online payment tools.
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
Country's smallest telco has revamped its Internet TV service replacing its three-year-old offering, 1box, with more online content such as e-books and apps.
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.
Telstra's competitors have called for the competition regulator to again reject the telco's structural separation undertaking (SSU) unless concerns about ensuring equivalent services are addressed.
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.
The Internet Industry Association has appointed an interim head until it can replace former CEO Peter Coroneos.
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