More consumers should be able to gethigh-speed Internet connections and at lower prices after theFederal Communications Commission voted Thursday torequire major local phone companies to share theirlines with data carriers.
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Canada's Newbridge Networks Corp. refusedto comment on Wednesday after Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson said it is not opposed to making large acquisitions such as a takeover of Newbridge.
Sony Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. announced plans in Tokyo on Wednesday to collaborate on creating digital consumer electronic appliances with direct access to Internet-based content and services.
Broadband communications company Qwest Communications International on Tuesday said it will expand substantially its high-speed digital subscriber line (DSL) coverage in 11 of the 14 Western U.S.
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Internet telephony company Dialpad Inc. said it has received $50 million in second-round funding.
The Australian Communications Authority is preparing totake legal action against as many as 30 Internet serviceproviders in matters involving the TelecommunicationsIndustry Ombudsman, the Federal Court heard Friday.The hearing involved two separatecases where ISPs have been charged with not joining theconsumer complaints watchdog TIO.
In Australia, a bank's computer snafu let a 38-year-old man drain more than 1.8 million Australian dollars ($1 million U.
Shares of Ciena (cien) surged Tuesday after TyCom announced it would use the fiber-optic company's products in a new undersea optical network.Tycom (tcm) is building a high-speed broadband network that will link six continents and is selling broadband capacity on the network to international telecommunications carriers.
Financing problems among customers hammeredanother DSL-related company in the Septemberquarter.After market close Wednesday, Netopia (ntpa) reported a fiscal fourth quarter net income of$801,000, or 4 cents per share, excluding specialcharges.