Vivendi has closed the deal to sell its Brazilian broadband business to Spain's Telefonica for cash and shares worth nearly $10 billion.» Read More
Mitchell Baker, chairwoman of Mozilla Foundation, says the company's main goal is to bring openness and flexibility of the World Wide Web.
Olaf Swantee, CEO of EE, weighs in on the net neutrality debate, saying that there doesn't need to be more regulation in the telecoms space.
Olaf Swantee, CEO of EE, says the tie-up with BT should be approved by the end of 2015.
BARCELONA, March 2- Japan's NTT DoCoMo and Finland's Nokia said on Monday they are working together to develop networks running at high frequencies for use in the 5 G wireless era- technology expected to be showcased at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. DoCoMo, Japan's largest mobile operator, and Nokia, the world's third biggest telecom equipment maker, said they will be...
In the looming battle for virtual reality, HTC and Valve Software are preparing to square off against Facebook's Oculus Rift.
NEW YORK— Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung's payment service won't come until this summer, and will launch only in the U.S. and South Korea at first. Here's what's known about Samsung Pay and how it compares with Apple Pay and Google's own efforts for Android.
French telecom Orange has launched a 3G smartphone with data and minutes for a one-off fee of $40.
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai explained Friday why he thinks the commission's latest ruling will hurt the consumer.
The new net neutrality regulations may persuade the Justice Department to OK the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, analyst Daniel Ernst tells CNBC.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 26- Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm wants wireless carriers to set up new technology that would offer cellphone users better reception in places like subway tunnels and shopping malls. Qualcomm sees the addition of new technologies like LTE-U to its smartphone chips as key to staying competitive and giving consumers reasons to upgrade their...
Internet providers raise concerns about losing business to regulation, but a former FCC chairman said the fears are unfounded.
The measure, passed in a 3-2 vote, restricts broadband companies' power to control download speeds.
These seven Russell 1000 companies have bled through at least $2 billion in free cash flow in the last calendar year. The USAToday reports.
The man who coined the phrase net neutrality rejects the idea that enforcing the policy would lead to reduced investment in broadband.
"Today is a red-letter today for Internet freedom," said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, whose remarks at Thursday's meeting frequently prompted applause by Internet activists in the audience. In an online letter, he thanked the millions who wrote to the FCC and spoke out on social media in support of the change. "Today's FCC decision will protect innovation and create a...
But Internet Association President Michael Beckerman replies that the regulation will not be as heavy-handed as opponents say it will be.
RIYADH/ DUBAI, Feb 25- Mobily's problems piled up on Wednesday after Saudi Arabia's second largest mobile operator said it made a $243 million loss in 2014, had breached covenants on long-term loans and removed its chief executive. Mobily-- officially known as Etihad Etisalat-- made a loss of 913 million riyals in 2014 after it took an additional charge of 1.13...
MOSCOW, Feb 25- Amsterdam- based mobile operator Vimpelcom said its fourth-quarter net loss narrowed, helped by a rise in customers and a fall in spending, but warned that 2015 would be challenging due to the economic crises in Russia and Ukraine. The company, which owns the third-largest mobile operator in Russia with the same name, said its net loss in the fourth...
The Republican resistance in Congress surrendered to Obama’s call to protect an open Internet, with rules likely to be approved by regulators, NYT.
ISTANBUL, Feb 24- Businesses run by Turkish mobile operator Turkcell and Russia's VimpelCom and MTS have been awarded 3 G mobile licences in Ukraine, the companies said on Tuesday. VimpelCom-- whose Kyivstar business is already the biggest wireless carrier in Ukraine with 42 percent market share-- said it acquired the licence at the regulator's starting point of...