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  • MANILA, Nov 6- Paying some of Asia's highest telecom charges while suffering slow Internet and frequent dropped calls, Filipinos will expect better service once the government picks a new entrant to break a duopoly in a market worth $5.1 billion annually. On Wednesday the government open an auction for a licence, and by the end of the year there should be a third...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- The most significant changes to Wall Street's broad industry sectors since 1999 will take effect Monday, reclassifying many of the hot growth companies that have been nearly synonymous with the "tech" rally that has fueled the stock bull market. While any immediate market impact will be hard to gauge, investors are preparing for volatility in...

  • At an annual Google event in New Delhi, Caesar Sengupta, the Vice-President of Google's Next Billion Users initiative and its Payments said the move would make banking services accessible to tens of millions of Indians. Google launched payments app Tez, meaning fast in Hindi, in India last year integrating it with the state-backed unified payments interface...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Europe's digital economy needs 5G

    Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for the digital economy, says new digital services are not feasible without 5G.