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  • BRUSSELS, Sept 14- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced measures on Wednesday to rein in the world's technology giants, improve broadband speeds and cut the cost of internet access, trying to rally popular support for an EU battered by Brexit. They complain that Google, Facebook's WhatsApp, Microsoft's Skype and other services have...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Aug 17- Shares of Grupo Clarin, Argentina's biggest media conglomerate, rose on Wednesday after saying it plans to spin off its Cablevision subsidiary as the group prepares for growth and greater competition in the local cable TV sector. The creation of Cablevision Holding SA, announced late on Tuesday, is subject to approval by Clarin...

  • CAIRO, Aug 17- Egypt's telecoms regulator has approved revised terms for 4 G mobile broadband network licenses, and said it will send them out to operators on Sunday. A senior official at the Telecommunications Ministry told Reuters on Wednesday that the revised terms include additional frequencies but there is no change in the pricing or the condition that 50...

  • CAIRO, Aug 17- Egypt's telecoms regulator has approved revised terms for 4 G mobile broadband network licences, and said it will send them out to operators on Sunday. A senior official at the Telecommunications Ministry told Reuters on Wednesday that the revised terms include additional frequencies but there is no change in the pricing or the condition that 50...

  • Aug 4- BCE Inc, Canada's largest telecommunications company, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as it added customers and earned more per subscriber in its wireless business. Montreal- based BCE agreed to buy Manitoba Telecom Services Inc for about C $3.1 billion in May to expand its services in the western Canadian province.

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 4- Israel's largest telecoms group, Bezeq Israel Telecom, reported a smaller-than-expected drop in second-quarter profit as it faces up to tougher competition, and said revenue from its Internet service led the way for the first time. Its cellular phone unit, Pelephone, which has been struggling to match the cut-throat rates of smaller operators,...

  • MEXICO CITY, July 19- Mexico's telecoms regulator said on Tuesday it had set price rules for 2015-2018 for fixed-line telephone firms Telmex and Telnor, part of tycoon Carlos Slim's America Movil, in line with a 2013 law seeking to place new restrictions on the telecom giant. The IFT has beefed up scrutiny of America Movil since it declared the company dominant in...

  • Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

    Facebook has unveiled a platform to bring the internet to the remotest parts of the world – and it can fit inside a shoebox.

  • CAIRO, June 23- Telecom Egypt will not be required to sell its stake in Vodafone Egypt following the introduction of fourth-generation mobile phone services, two telecommunications sector sources told Reuters on Thursday. The landline monopoly owns a 45 percent stake in Vodafone Egypt but hopes to offer mobile phone services itself following the...

  • CAIRO, June 23- Telecom Egypt will not be required to sell its stake in Vodafone Egypt following the introduction of fourth-generation mobile phone services, two telecommunications sector sources told Reuters on Thursday. The landline monopoly owns a 45 percent stake in Vodafone Egypt but hopes to offer mobile phone services itself following the...

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Video-sharing website Vimeo LLC cannot be held liable for copyright infringement for unknowingly hosting older music uploaded by its users, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Thursday, dealing a blow to record labels seeking broader protections. In a victory for internet service providers, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York also held...

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Video-sharing website Vimeo LLC cannot be held liable for copyright infringement for unknowingly hosting older music uploaded by its users, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Thursday, dealing a blow to record labels seeking broader protections. In a victory for internet service providers, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York also held...

  • *FCC's net neutrality rules put in place last year. *FCC head hails a "victory for consumers and innovators". In siding with the FCC, the court treated the internet like a public utility and opened the door to further government internet regulations.

  • In siding with the FCC, the court treated the internet like a public utility and opened the door to further government internet regulations. Opponents of the regulations said the FCC exceeded its authority and condemned the ruling as an endorsement of investment-chilling public-utility regulation. But Senator John Thune, a South Dakota Republican who...

  • WASHINGTON, June 14- A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Federal Communications Commission's landmark net neutrality rules, a big boost to the Obama administration and a blow to internet service providers in a ruling that could determine how consumers access content on the Internet. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of...

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. House of Representatives voted down on Monday a measure that would have compelled cell phone carriers to disclose a phone's location with law enforcement in the event of an emergency, amid a last-minute lobbying effort from privacy advocates opposed to it. The bill is named after a deceased 18- year-old Kansas woman who disappeared...

  • May 18- Netflix Inc said on Wednesday that it had launched a website to check the speed of a mobile or broadband internet connection. "We all want a faster, better internet, yet internet speeds vary greatly and can be affected by other users on your network or congestion with your Internet service provider," David Fullagar, vice president of content delivery...

  • TORONTO, May 2- Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as lower oil prices weighed on energy stocks, offsetting a jump in the shares of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc on news of the company's acquisition by BCE Inc.. The most influential movers on the index included Suncor Energy Inc, which fell 2.4 percent to C $35.94, and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, which...

  • What are the prospects for Europe's telecoms?

    Simon Weeden, managing director and head of European telecoms research at Citi, discusses the challenges and business plan of Telecom Italia.

  • Chang Xiaobing.

    The chairman of China Telecom is being investigated for alleged disciplinary violation, the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog said.