*Telecom Italia puts value of network at 13- 15 bln euros. MILAN, May 23- Telecom Italia has pushed to the end of the month a decision on whether to spin off its fixed-line access network, which is proving more complex than expected due to political and regulatory considerations.» Read More
*Telecom Italia puts value of network at 13- 15 bln euros. MILAN, May 23- Telecom Italia has pushed to the end of the month a decision on whether to spin off its fixed-line access network, which is proving more complex than expected due to political and regulatory considerations.
U.S. banks, Internet service providers and security companies "have had trouble keeping up with the recent DDoS attacks that have had the sophistication and the level of resources that a nation-state entity like Iran can devote to them," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers told Reuters.
MILAN/ ROME, May 10- Italy's Antitrust Authority on Friday fined Telecom Italia 103.8 million euros for abusing its dominant market position as owner and manager of the country's fixed-line telephone network.
MILAN, May 6- Telecom Italia must make the first step and decide whether it wants to separate its fixed-line network into a new company, the chief executive of Italian state-backed fund Cassa Depositi e Prestiti said on Monday.
MILAN, May 3- Telecom Italia has asked state financing body CDP to buy a stake in its fixed-line network, a source with knowledge of the deal said, in a move that could smooth a tie-up between the Italian firm and Hong Kong's Hutchison Whampoa.
*Fixed-line network could be worth 12- 15 bln euro- analysts. MILAN, May 3- Italian phone company Telecom Italia said on Friday it was too soon to talk about any done deal regarding its fixed-line network after an Italian newspaper report said it could place up to 60 percent of the network on the market.
MILAN, May 3- Telecom Italia said on Friday any idea of an agreement with mobile or fixed-line partners or of a possible listing of the group's fixed-line network were to be considered premature.
MILAN, May 3- Shares in Telecom Italia rose as much as 2.4 percent in early trade after a press report that the Italian phone company is pushing ahead with plans to spin off and sell part of its fixed line access network.
MEXICO CITY, April 19- A major bill to shake up competition in the Mexican phone and television markets, dominated by Carlos Slim and broadcaster Televisa, was approved broader regulatory landscape. Slim's phone company America Movil controls some 80 percent of the fixed line business and about 70 percent of the mobile market.
WASHINGTON, April 19- The U.S. Internal Revenue Service will close its taxpayer assistance centers and taxpayer telephone services on May 24, June 14, July 5, July 22 and August 30 due to federal budget cuts, the tax-collecting agency said on Friday.
Newly adopted rules should boost competition in this part of the U.S. mobile telecommunications market and promote "the widespread availability of Internet access to aircraft passengers," the FCC said in a statement Friday.
BRUSSELS, Nov 30- European Union member states are preparing to fight as a bloc alongside the United States to prevent a move by Russia and countries in Africa to impose a levy on internet traffic and make it easier to track users' activities.