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  • Digicel CEO: We're doing everything possible to restore cell services

    Vanessa Slowey, Digicel CEO for Caribbean and Central America, discusses the state of cell service and telecommunications infrastructure in the Caribbean following the devastation from Hurricane Irma.

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 31- As Carlos Slims America Movil begins to loosen its grip on Mexicos telecom sector, the company could be the key to more competition in television, another highly saturated Mexican industry, a report released on Thursday said. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development hailed the results of Mexicos 2014 telecom reform, which...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 31- As Carlos Slims America Movil begins to loosen its grip on Mexicos telecom sector, the company could be the key to more competition in television, another highly saturated Mexican industry, a report released on Thursday said. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development hailed the results of Mexicos 2014 telecom reform, which...

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 24- Bezeq Israel Telecom reported a 5 percent decline in quarterly net profit as revenue from fixed-line telephone services continued to decline. Israel's largest telecoms group said on Thursday it earned 358 million shekels in the second quarter. Its controlling shareholder Shaul Elovitch, CEO Stella Handler and a number of other officials...

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 24- Bezeq Israel Telecom reported a 5 percent decline in quarterly net profit as revenue from telephone services continued to decline. Bezeq, Israel's largest telecoms group, said on Thursday it earned 358 million shekels in the second quarter, down from 377 million a year earlier. Its controlling shareholder Shaul Elovitch, CEO Stella Handler...

  • *Hutchison Telecom sees profit of HK $5.8 bln on the sale. Hutchison Telecom, a unit of Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-Shing's CK Hutchison Holdings, said in a filing on Sunday that it had agreed to sell its fixed-line telecoms business to I Squared Capital for HK $14.5 billion in cash. Hutchison Telecom said it expected to make a profit of HK $5.8 billion on the sale of...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 3- China held a drill on Thursday with internet service providers to practice taking down websites deemed harmful, as the country's censors tighten control ahead of a sensitive five-yearly political reshuffle set to take place later this year. China's Ministry of Public Security called for the drill "in order to step up online security for the...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 3- China held a drill on Thursday with internet service providers to practice taking down websites deemed harmful, as the country's censors tighten control ahead of a sensitive five-yearly political reshuffle set to take place later this year. China's Ministry of Public Security called for the drill "in order to step up online security for the...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 3- China held a drill on Thursday with internet service providers to practice taking down websites deemed harmful, as the country's censors tighten control ahead of a sensitive five-yearly political reshuffle set to take place later this year. China's Ministry of Public Security called for the drill "in order to step up online security for the...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 3- China held a drill on Thursday with internet service providers to practice taking down websites deemed harmful, as the country's censors tighten control ahead of a sensitive five-yearly political reshuffle set to take place later this year. China's Ministry of Public Security called for the drill "in order to step up online security for the...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 3- China held a drill on Thursday with internet service providers to practice taking down websites deemed harmful, as the country's censors tighten control ahead of a sensitive five-yearly political reshuffle set to take place later this year. China's Ministry of Public Security called for the drill "in order to step up online security for the...

  • TORONTO, July 18- Canada named Ian Scott as head of the commission that regulates the country's telecom and broadcast industries on Tuesday, tapping an executive who spent years lobbying the body on behalf of one of the country's biggest telecommunications companies. Scott will take over as chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications...

  • A group representing major technology firms including Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc urged the FCC to abandon plans to rescind the rules barring internet service providers from hindering consumer access to web content or offering paid "fast lanes." The Internet Association said in its filing with the FCC that dismantling the rules "will create significant...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June as the cost of gasoline and mobile phone services declined further, pointing to benign inflation that could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's ability to increase interest rates for a third time this year. The Labor Department said on Friday that the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June as the cost of gasoline and mobile phone services declined further, pointing to benign inflation that could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's ability to increase interest rates for a third time this year. The Labor Department said on Friday that the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June as the cost of gasoline and mobile phone services declined further, pointing to benign inflation that could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's ability to increase interest rates for a third time this year. The Labor Department said on Friday that the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June as the cost of gasoline and mobile phone services declined further, pointing to benign inflation that could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's ability to increase interest rates for a third time this year. The Labor Department said on Friday that the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 2- Argentina's Telecom Argentina SA and cable TV provider Cablevisión SA reached a merger agreement enabling them to offer so-called quadruple play services, a result of President Mauricio Macri's telecom sector reforms. Grupo Clarin, Argentina's largest media conglomerate, said last August it was spinning off Cablevision.

  • MEXICO CITY, June 26- President Enrique Pena Nieto and industry executives praised a three-year-old overhaul of Mexico's telecommunications sector on Monday as it faces a major challenge from billionaire Carlos Slim in the Supreme Court. It would have condemned Mexico to falling behind, " Pena Nieto told hundreds of government officials and industry...

  • LONDON, June 2- Britain's Inmarsat said on Friday it had ordered a satellite from Thales Alenia Space to increase capacity on its broadband network as Qatar Airways signed up to use the service to provide in-flight connectivity. The company said the Qatar Airways deal, which will initially be available to passenger on board more than 130 Airbus A350s and Boeing...