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  • 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...

  • TAORMINA, Italy, May 26- The world's seven major industrialised nations on Friday ramped up pressure on internet service providers and social media to increase efforts to purge extremist content, four days after an Islamist suicide bomber killed 22 people in Manchester. After this week's attacks in the northern English city of Manchester, the Group of Seven-...

  • 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 Comcast Center in Philadelphia.

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

  • 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.

  • Rocket launch a victory for SpaceX: Analyst

    The successful launch reinstilled confidence in the company, says David Kretzmann at the Motley Fool.

  • Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

    Facebook has unveiled a platform to bring the internet to the remotest parts of the world – and it can fit inside a shoebox.

  • 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.