The telecoms giant will have a significant in-road into business Internet connections, as the consolidation of U.S. telecoms and cable continues.
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Telecom announces it is attacking the online content market with the launch of ShowmeTV.
As part of its project to bring high-speed Internet to rural Tamil Nadu, the telecoms arms of the railways company will link up its optic fiber network with existing cable TV connections for last-mile connectivity.
China has introduced rules to regulate the collection and use of personal data by its internet and telecoms operators. The rules have been a long time coming, but do they actually offer anything to users?
The EU has set out its common position on proposed changes to global telecoms rules, which may see a UN agency given control over the internet for the first time.
UK wholesale ISP Entanet has branded the government's internet data retention plans as "pointless" and criticised the lack of clarity for ISPs over the scheme.Entanet, which delivers data connectivity, IP telephony and telecoms services through resellers, said that the government's £2bn scheme would fail to deliver on its snooping goals as cybercriminals will simply find ways around being tracked.
Temporary blackouts leave China's Internet users unable to access many Chinese Web sites as well as other unblocked foreign sites. Chinese Telecoms deny any network issues.
People in the UK are becoming increasingly comfortable with the internet and are spending 50 percent more time online than they were five years ago, a media literacy survey by Ofcom has shown.The telecoms regulator said on Thursday that 50 percent of people had "concerns over the internet", which is significantly down the 70 percent who had such concerns in 2007.
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.
The regulator has banned the sale of broadband and fixed-line contracts that automatically renew into another fixed-term period, saying they discourage people from switching provider
Internet service and telecoms provider TalkTalk has posted a fall in year-on-year revenue, contributed to in part by a steep decline in broadband subscribers.The company posted its first quarter 2011 financial breakdown on Thursday, revealing that it had made a net loss of 27,000 broadband subscribers during the three month period, ended 30 June.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has had second thoughts about Telstra exchanges that it had previously exempted from regulation, saying that some may not be living up to its expectations.
It's one of the world's few markets without public 3G. Its mobile industry combines government-owned and privately-held companies.
Vodafone outage latest - services being restored...
Hundreds of thousands of Vodafone customers affected by networking theft but service is being restored...
If 2010 was the year of the battle for the NBN, 2012 will be the year in which the government's telecoms policy reviews drive the agenda. And 2011? With the NBN now in its put-up-or-shut-up phase, expect rapid action at NBN Co this year — and pressure on wireless providers and internet service providers to figure out exactly where they're headed.
The Dutch equivalent of Ofcom is asking hotels to register as internet service providers, according to reports.According to Webwereld, the Netherlands' regulator Opta is investigating the enforcement of a provision in Dutch telecoms law that call on all public electronic communications providers to register as such, at a charge of €250 each.
The New Zealand Government has finalised its NZ$300 million rural telecommunications plan to roll out high speed broadband in rural areas, with Cabinet signing off on the proposals yesterday.
The Telecoms Reform Package, which covers topics such as internet freedom, data breach notification and net neutrality, has been passed by the European Parliament
The government has said it wants ISPs and telecoms companies to retain records of all internet communications, despite fierce criticism in a consultation paper
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