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  • 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.

  • The SpaceX Falcon 9 rests on its launch pad at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on the private company's first mission since a June catastrophic failure in Cape Canaveral, Florida December 21, 2015. The rocket carries a payload of eleven satellites owned by Orbcomm, a New Jersey-based communications company.

    The launch and successful return of the rocket's first stage marked the first SpaceX flight since a June accident.

  • China's President Xi Jinping (2nd R) shakes hands with Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (2nd L) as he arrives on December 1, 2015 in Harare.

    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.

  • John Malone

    Cable TV company acquires UK telecoms group with operations in the Caribbean, for stock and a special dividend worth $5.3 billion.

  • Members of the police Special Action Force (SAF) walk in front of signage for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit after a drill simulating a Paris-like attack at the venue of the summit in Manila on November 14, 2015.

    APEC kicked off its annual meeting with plans to think small, including finding ways to ensure small businesses benefit from trade deals.

  • Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy appears on stage at the 2014 TechCrunch Disrupt Europe/London, at The Old Billingsgate on October 21, 2014 in London, England.

    The minister overseeing the telecom sector has poured cold water on the idea of separating BT from its broadband network, the FT reports.

  • The O2 logo sits on display outside a mobile phone store, operated by Telefonica SA, in London, United Kingdom.

    O2's being lined up to become a public company again after a merger with Three goes through, the Financial Times reports.

  • Giuseppe Recchi, chairman of Telecom Italia, speaks with delegates at the Ambrosetti Forum in Cernobbio, Italy.

    Telecom Italia’s Chairman told CNBC that the company was sitting on a comfortable amount of cash to put towards investments.

  • Blackberry Passport

    The smartphone slowdown is showing up in falling profits for handset makers, as well as sweeping job cuts across the once red-hot sector.

  • Shoppers in a Telstra retail store in Sydney's CBD browse products in Sydney, Australia.

    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.

  • Signage is displayed outside of a Cablevision Systems Corp. Optimum store in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

    Cablevision Systems said video subscriber losses doubled, as the cable TV company's customers continued to shift to bundled services from telecoms.

  • Orange CEO: French reform bill will 'pay off'

    Stéphane Richard, CEO of Orange, weighs in on the structural reforms and the economic recovery taking place in France.