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As BT expands its services offering in the Asia-Pacific region, it faces a head-on battle with Australian incumbent Telstra as it expands its service offering into Asia.
Customer care and support amongst Indian telecom operators varies, depending on the carrier and who you ask. Ultimately, the subscriber is left to determine whether their concern or query has been resolved. Now, subscribers will be able to follow up by calling a number to file complaints, regardless of carrier.
The board of Vivendi has given the green light to a plan to demerge France's second place mobile operator as it focuses more on media and content.
Optus has confirmed it is also testing out technology that would allow customers to make voice calls over its 4G network.
Amaysim will not begin reselling Optus' 4G services until next year when there are more devices and a larger 4G network, according to CEO Rolf Hansen.
The state-owned telco will offer a digital wallet, mobile POS, and CRM, as it braces itself for the impending regulatory shift where its income stream from concession revenues will disappear.
Due to the age of some of the millions of pits in its fixed network, Telstra has no full indication of the number of pits containing deadly asbestos material, according to the company's chief risk officer Kate Hughes.
Is Telstra's copper network dead or isn't it? Experts just can't seem to agree – nor can those people that were supposed to be Malcolm Turnbull's allies, who are compromising his Telstra renegotiations and his case for rural FttN at the same time.
A newly-surfaced Snowden slide shows the NSA infected more than 50,000 computer networks worldwide with malware, according to Dutch outlet NRC.
Over the past few months, Tata has been pushing their TataSky Mobile aggressively in India. Now, in a bid to lure even more customers, they're offering free talk time minutes by simply watching mobile ads.
Philippine mobile operator is expected to complete its takeover of BayanTel with government approval expected to be given by year-end, but whether Globe will use the opportunity to improve its services remains to be seen.
Amid anti-competition concerns, the telecoms regulator has given its nod to the S$126 million deal but with extra conditions added. It also believes the consolidation can improve Singapore's network resiliency contrary to worries.
Telstra has confirmed it is conducting lab tests of technology that would allow voice calls to be carried over its 4G LTE network.
Singapore's fiber broadband network builder has been slapped with its biggest fine ever for failing to meet its Quality of Service standards and breaching its Universal Service Obligation in the first half of 2013.
As part of a push back into the wireless broadband market, Optus is planning a trial of fixed 4G broadband services that could replace ADSL2.