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  • MUMBAI, July 5- Reliance Industries, which has upended India's telecoms sector with its cheap mobile data plans, launched its fibre broadband system on Thursday in a push to make deeper inroads into the country's wireless and fixed-line internet industry. Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, said the company will begin registrations for its...

  • MUMBAI, July 5- Reliance Industries, which has upended India's telecoms sector with its cheap mobile data plans, launched its fiber broadband system on Thursday in a push to make deeper inroads into the country's wireless and fixed-line internet industry. Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, said the company will begin registrations for its...

  • MUMBAI, July 5- Reliance Industries, which has upended India's telecoms sector with its cheap mobile data plans, launched its fibre broadband system on Thursday in a push to make deeper inroads into the country's wireless and fixed-line internet industry. Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, said the company will begin registrations for its...

  • MUMBAI, July 5- Reliance Industries, which has upended India's telecoms sector with its cheap mobile data plans, launched its fiber broadband system on Thursday in a push to make deeper inroads into the country's wireless and fixed-line internet industry. Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, said the company will begin registrations for its...

  • KAMPALA, July 4- Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has defended the country's new social media tax, saying Ugandans were using such platforms for "lying", and squandering the nation's hard currency on fees to foreign-owned telecoms firms. The platforms that have been identified by the country's revenue service for the tax include Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp,...

  • NEW YORK, June 29- Argentina's anti-trust regulator on Friday approved a merger between Telecom Argentina and cable TV provider Cablevisión, allowing the creation of the largest telecommunications group in the country. The CNDC regulator attached several conditions to the deal, which was also approved by Argentina's ENACOM communications regulator in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 29- Argentina's anti-trust regulator on Friday approved a merger between Telecom Argentina and cable TV provider Cablevisión, allowing the creation of the largest telecommunications group in the country. The CNDC regulator attached several conditions to the deal, which was also approved by Argentina's ENACOM communications...

  • STOCKHOLM/ LONDON, June 21- Ericsson needs a range of industries to embrace 5 G network services if the equipment maker is to get a long-term boost that would allow it to progress from cost-cutting to expansion. Operator revenue from these businesses are likely to grow only a modest 1.5 percent per year through 2026, reaching $1.74 trillion, half of which would...

  • But a victory by Lopez Obrador, who holds a double-digit lead in most polls before the July 1 vote, could provide upside for Slim's fortunes, particularly with regard to his America Movil telecommunications empire, Reuters interviews with a dozen close friends, partners and other people familiar with their dealings show. Lopez Obrador's pick for telecoms...

  • SYDNEY, May 15- Google is under investigation in Australia following claims that it collects data from millions of Android smartphone users, who unwittingly pay their telecom service providers for gigabytes consumed by the activity, regulators said on Tuesday. Responding to the latest privacy concerns surrounding Google, a spokesman for the U.S. based...

  • SYDNEY, May 15- Google is under investigation in Australia following claims that it collects data from millions of Android smartphones users, who unwittingly pay their telecom service providers for gigabytes consumed during the harvesting, regulators said on Tuesday. Responding to the latest privacy concerns surrounding Google, a spokesman for the U.S....

  • Vodacom Tanzania, majority owned by South Africa's Vodacom Group, said in a statement that EBITDA rose to 266.4 billion shillings in the year through March, as new, cheaper smartphones helped drive a 35 percent jump in revenue from mobile data to 141.6 billion shillings. Voice revenue fell 6 percent to 392.3 billion shillings following a decision by Tanzania's...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 16- Argentina is preparing to auction 90 megahertz of 4 G spectrum to mobile telephone and internet companies in a process that has already attracted interest from Telecom Argentina SA, Telefonica SA and Claro, a government source told Reuters. A spokesman for Argentina's Modernization Ministry told Reuters there would need to be a change...

  • The transformation in telecom means going digital

    Jean-Yves Charlier of Veon says the company aims to expand digital services to more unconnected areas to grow in a highly-competitive market.

  • The WhatsApp app

    China has largely blocked the WhatsApp messaging app, the latest move by Beijing to step up surveillance, reports the NY Times.

  • Randall Stephenson, chairman and chief executive officer of AT&T.

    AT&T beat EPS, revenue and wireless adds estimates.

  • A customer enters a Vodafone store in Mumbai, India.

    Vodafone's $7.2 billion cash injection into its Indian business has turned up the heat just days ahead of a massive airwave auction.

  • A "Brexit" may prove beneficial for U.K. telecommunication companies, but could create headaches for consumers, according to industry watchers.

  • Environment for mergers has changed: OVUM's Howett

    Matthew Howett, practice leader for regulation at OVUM, comments on the collapsed merger talks between French telecom giants Bouygues and Orange.

  • BT is a target for Ofcom: Bob Parker

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says BT is being targeted by the regulator.