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  • The House votes 215-205 to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc after the White House says it strongly supports the move. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will have a final vote on April 7 on Trump's Supreme Court...

  • March 28- The decision by the U.S. Congress to repeal rules that limit how internet service providers can use customer data has generated renewed interest in an old internet technology: virtual private networks, or VPNs. VPNs are often used to connect to a secure business network, or in countries such as China and Turkey to bypass government restrictions on Web...

  • The House votes 215-205 to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc after the White House said it strongly supported the move. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will have a final vote on April 7 on Trump's Supreme Court...

  • U.S. HOUSE VOTES TO REPEAL OBAMA ERA BROADBAND PRIVACY RULES IN WIN FOR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS.

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- The White House said on Tuesday that the Trump administration strongly supports a bill to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc.. The U.S. House is due to vote later on Tuesday to repeal rules approved by the Federal...

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- The White House said on Tuesday that the Trump administration strongly supports a bill to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc.. The U.S. House is due to vote later on Tuesday to repeal rules approved by the Federal...

  • OTTAWA, March 24- Canada's annual inflation rate dipped to 2.0 percent in February from 2.1 percent in January, in part because consumers paid less for food and telephone services, Statistics Canada said on Friday. All three new measures that the Bank of Canada established late last year showed core inflation below 2.0 percent. Earlier this month, the Bank of...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 50 to 48 to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc.. Under the rules approved by the Federal Communications Commission in October under then-President Barack Obama, internet providers...

  • U.S. SENATE VOTES TO OVERTURN OBAMA ADMINISTRATION PRIVACY RULES ON INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS.

  • WASHINGTON, March 22- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday will take up a measure to repeal regulations adopted by the Obama administration to subject internet service providers to stricter scrutiny than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc to protect customers' private data. The Senate will begin debate under a provision that allows Congress to...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- The new Republican head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission promised "light-touch" regulation of areas such as the internet, a dramatic shift away from the Obama administration's approach to telecommunications oversight. Ajit Pai, whom President Donald Trump named in January to chair the FCC, said at the Mobile World Congress in...

  • HELSINKI, Feb 9- Finnish telecoms network equipment maker Nokia said on Thursday it is seeking to buy company Comptel for about 347 million euros to expand its software services business. Nokia and its rivals, Sweden's Ericsson and China's Huawei have struggled recently as demand for faster 4 G mobile broadband equipment has peaked and the move to the...

  • DUBAI, Jan 31- Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Co, the holding company for United Arab Emirates phone service provider du, will launch Virgin Mobile as a new brand in the UAE, EITC's chief executive Osman Sultan said on Tuesday. Virgin Mobile will use EITC's network and infrastructure in the same way that du does, and EITC has created an internal business...

  • 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...