*India ruled Monday against differential data pricing. *Regulators in other Free Basics markets may follow India. "Not only because India was expected to be such a critical piece of the overall Internet.org success story, but more so because it has potential dangerous knock-on effects for the universal access initiative in other markets."» Read More
The chairman of China Telecom is being investigated for alleged disciplinary violation, the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog said.
The launch and successful return of the rocket's first stage marked the first SpaceX flight since a June accident.
China will cancel $40 million worth of Zimbabwe's debt due to mature this year and Harare hopes to facilitate use of the yuan in its economy.
The decision, which came after a two-week trial, could have a broader impact on how Internet companies conduct their business as BMG pursued an unusual strategy of taking on an Internet service provider instead of the alleged copyright infringers themselves. BMG sued privately held Cox in November 2014, claiming the company was liable for infringement...
*Bids total 119 bln baht vs 80.8 bln baht in 1st auction. BANGKOK, Dec 17- Thailand's telecoms regulator extended an auction for two 4 G mobile broadband network licences for a third day on Thursday amid fierce competition which has raised the overall bidding to $3.3 billion, beating the total price paid for a previously awarded set of licences.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 16- A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered telecommunications providers to block all access to the WhatsApp phone-messaging application for 48 hours throughout Brazil, Latin America's largest country, the Folha de S.Paulo newspaper said in an online report on Wednesday. Brazilian phone companies have sought and failed to get the...
A three-judge panel, in a hearing that lasted over three hours, questioned lawyers for the FCC and broadband backers about whether the FCC properly extended the sweeping authority it has to regulate telecommunications to Internet service providers. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled twice against the FCC since 2010 and...
Cable TV company acquires UK telecoms group with operations in the Caribbean, for stock and a special dividend worth $5.3 billion.
APEC kicked off its annual meeting with plans to think small, including finding ways to ensure small businesses benefit from trade deals.
The minister overseeing the telecom sector has poured cold water on the idea of separating BT from its broadband network, the FT reports.
LONDON, Sept 22- Facing a sustained attack from rivals, Britain's BT pledged to improve the speed and quality of the country's broadband network on Tuesday in a bid to ward off calls for the dominant telecoms provider to be broken up. BT's Patterson said on Tuesday that the company had already helped Britain to become the largest digital economy in the G20, and he...
O2's being lined up to become a public company again after a merger with Three goes through, the Financial Times reports.
Andrew Ceresney, the enforcement director for the Securities and Exchange Commission, told a U.S. Senate committee the SEC is refraining from issuing subpoenas to internet service providers in order to obtain emails for active probes. A draft bill in the Senate to update the 1986 privacy law would require civil agencies like the SEC to obtain a warrant in order...
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 14- Mobile internet firm Afrimax Group has raised $120 million to fund the expansion of a high-speed broadband network in Africa, it said on Tuesday, the latest firm to jockey for position in the continent's fast-growing consumer internet market. The money has been raised from a consortium of investors led by Japan's Mitsui& Co. Other...
Telecom Italia’s Chairman told CNBC that the company was sitting on a comfortable amount of cash to put towards investments.
The smartphone slowdown is showing up in falling profits for handset makers, as well as sweeping job cuts across the once red-hot sector.
Australian telecoms giant Telstra has posted a 1 percent slide in FY net profit, in line with expectations, and forecast modest earnings growth.
India's smartphone sector reported explosive Q2 growth after handset vendors partnered with e-commerce players to ramp up sales.
SoftBank announced a near $1 billion share buyback and a higher quarterly profit as loss-making Sprint fared better than expected.
Cablevision Systems said video subscriber losses doubled, as the cable TV company's customers continued to shift to bundled services from telecoms.