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  • BANGKOK, May 16- The Facebook social media site was still available in Thailand on Tuesday after concerns arose that authorities would shut it down if Facebook did not take down content deemed threatening to national security. Morakot Kulthamyothin, president of the Thai Internet Service Provider Association, which includes 19 landline and mobile ISPs, as...

  • Customers enter a Verizon Wireless store in New York.

    Verizon won an intense bidding war to buy Straight Path for more than $3 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources.

  • The attacks came soon after Oliver on Sunday urged viewers to file electronic comments with the FCC opposing the plan unveiled by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to reverse rules implemented under President Barack Obama that boosted government regulatory powers over internet service providers. Oliver in his HBO show "Last Week Tonight" owned by Time Warner Inc urged...

  • JOHANNESBURG, May 8- South Africa's MTN Group has agreed to invest more than $295 million in Iranian Net, a fixed line broadband network in which it is to buy an initial 49 percent stake. The latest agreement, which is still at a non-binding stage, is the second for MTN in Iran this year after Africa's biggest wireless networks group invested in Iran Internet Group,...

  • The Comcast Center in Philadelphia.

    Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications have reached an operational agreement on working together on wireless communications plans.

  • Pai has proposed reversing the reclassification and scrapping internet conduct standards, and has asked for comment on whether the FCC can or should retain any of the rules barring blocking, throttling or "fast lanes." US Telecom, the trade group representing major telephone companies that sued the FCC in 2015 over the rules, said Monday it will "review our legal...

  • MEXICO CITY, April 26- Mexican telecoms company America Movil has submitted its proposal for separating a part of its fixed-line unit Telmex from the rest of the company, and expects approval in coming months, a company executive said Wednesday. The Federal Telecommunications Institute on March 8 gave America Movil 65 working days to propose a plan for the...

  • TORONTO, April 20- In a move seen as a victory for net neutrality advocates, Canada's telecom regulator said all data delivered online should be treated equally by internet service providers as it blocked one company's effort to leverage content to win customers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ruled on Thursday that...

  • TORONTO, April 20- Canada's telecom and broadcast regulator ruled on Thursday that all data delivered online should be treated equally by internet service providers, a blow to large companies seeking to leverage either their own or other companies' content to win customers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission specifically...

  • Verizon and Corning CEOs on 5G fiber deal

    Lowell McAdam, Verizon chairman & CEO, and Wendell Weeks, Corning chairman & CEO, speak to CNBC's David Faber about the new pact between the two companies for developing the next generation of fiber.

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai praised the repeal in a statement late on Monday for having appropriately invalidated one part of the Obama-era plan for regulating the internet. Pai said the FCC would work with the Federal Trade Commission, which oversees websites, to restore the "FTCs authority to police internet service providers privacy practices.

  • The decision was a win for a group representing smaller cable companies that sought to overturn the "overbuild" requirement and marked the latest reversal of Obama-era requirements by the new Republican-led FCC under President Donald Trump. "This is like telling two people you will buy them lunch, ordering two entrees, and then sending both to just one of your...

  • WASHINGTON, April 3- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is reversing a requirement imposed under the Obama administration that Charter Communications Inc extend broadband service to 1 million households already served by a competitor, under an order to be made public on Monday. The decision was a win for a group representing smaller cable companies...

  • FCC chairman Ajit Pai has said telecoms service providers exploited loopholes in the "Lifeline" program for their own gain and states should decide which companies provide the internet, mobile phone and fixed line services to poorer Americans. He said the agency would not defend prior FCC actions with regards the program in a case pending before the U.S. Court...

  • March 28- The vote 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...

  • March 28- The vote 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 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.