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  • Neither Trump administration spokesman Bryan Lanza nor FCC spokesmen immediately replied to requests for comment. The Republicans' FCC majority would help them roll back pro-consumer policies that upset many phone and cable industry groups, including net neutrality rules that bar internet service providers from favoring some websites and apps over...

  • Rocket launch a victory for SpaceX: Analyst

    The successful launch reinstilled confidence in the company, says David Kretzmann at the Motley Fool.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Dec 30- Argentina will loosen regulations in the telecommunications sector in a bid to increase competition among providers and modernize the country's internet service, a government source with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Friday. The new rules will allow satellite TV company DirecTV to provide satellite internet services and...

  • GATINEAU, Quebec, Dec 21- Broadband internet access will be considered a basic service in Canada, the country's telecom regulator ruled on Wednesday, paving the way for universal access to high-speed services in rural and isolated areas of the country. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it was establishing a new fund...

  • GATINEAU, Quebec, Dec 21- Broadband internet access will be considered a basic service in Canada, the country's telecom regulator said on Wednesday, setting a higher target for download speeds and creating a fund that could see providers paying more to help meet those goals. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it was...

  • RPT- CANADA TELECOM REGULATOR CLASSIFIES BROADBAND INTERNET AS A BASIC SERVICE.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler plans to step down on Jan. 20, he said on Thursday, a move expected to hand Republicans a 2-1 majority on the panel when Donald Trump takes office as president. Wheeler could have temporarily kept the commission at 2-2 until Trump named a new member who needs to be confirmed by the Senate.

  • Dec 6- U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday, as gains in telecom services were offset by losses in energy stocks following a drop in oil prices. Brent crude prices fell over 2 percent, the first decline in five days, after data showed an increase in output from major producers, just days after OPEC and Russia agreed to a production cut. U.S. stocks have climbed...

  • Dec 1- A cyber attack on Britain's Talktalk Telecom Group PLC broadband affected "a small number of customer routers" on Thursday, the company said in a statement. "Along with other Internet Service Providers in the UK and abroad, we are taking steps to review the potential impacts of the Mirai worm", Talktalk said, adding it has put additional controls in place.

  • *Q3 net profit 394 million shekels vs 377 million forecast. JERUSALEM, Nov 23- Bezeq Israel Telecom renewed pressure on regulators to allow it to merge its services on Wednesday, as growth in broadband Internet services helped it post a smaller-than-expected fall in quarterly profit. Israel's Communications Ministry has been reluctant to allow Bezeq-- a...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 2- A new EU-U.S. pact governing the transfer of personal data faces a second legal challenge, putting the details of the deal which underpins billions of dollars of transatlantic trade in digital services under further scrutiny. French privacy advocacy group La Quadrature du Net, non-profit Internet service provider French Data Network and its...

  • Nov 1- Power producer NextEra Energy Inc said on Tuesday it would sell its fiber-optic telecommunications business to Crown Castle International Corp for $1.5 billion in cash. The unit, FiberNet, delivers telecommunications services in Florida, Texas and parts of South Central United States. The company's customers include AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, a...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 27- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted 3-2 to adopt new privacy rules that will subject broadband internet service providers to more stringent requirements than websites like Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc or Alphabet Inc's Google. The final regulation is less restrictive than the initial plan proposed by FCC chairman...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 27- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted 3-2 to adopt new privacy rules that will subject broadband internet service providers to more stringent requirements than websites like Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc or Alphabet Inc's Google. The final regulation is less restrictive than the initial plan proposed by FCC chairman...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 27- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted 3-2 to adopt new privacy rules that will subject broadband internet service providers to more stringent requirements than websites like Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc or Alphabet Inc's Google. The final regulation is less restrictive than the initial plan proposed by FCC chairman...

  • FCC CHAIRMAN SAYS HE WILL PROPOSE NEW RULES TO BAR MANDATORY ARBITRATION CLAUSES BY INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS BY FEBRUARY.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 27- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted 3-2 to adopt new privacy rules that will subject broadband internet service providers to more stringent requirements than websites like Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc or Alphabet Inc's Google site. The new rules will force companies like AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and...

  • CAIRO, Oct 16- Vodafone Egypt and Etisalat Misr signed licensing agreements on Sunday for the operation of 4 G mobile broadband networks in Egypt in deals that will allow the country to introduce long-delayed high speed telecoms services. Egypt is selling four 4 G licenses as part of a long-awaited plan to reform the telecoms sector and raise much-needed...

  • CAIRO, Oct 16- Vodafone Egypt and Etisalat Misr signed licensing agreements on Sunday for the operation of 4 G mobile broadband networks in Egypt in deals that will allow the country to introduce long-delayed high speed telecoms services. Egypt is selling four 4 G licences as part of a long-awaited plan to reform the telecoms sector and raise much-needed...

  • TORONTO, Oct 6- Canada's major internet service providers must lower the wholesale rates they charge smaller rivals for access to their networks, the country's telecom regulator said on Thursday, saying it would protect consumer choice. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it has set lower interim rates that established...