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Towns vs. telecoms: Cuomo pushes to expand cells' faster '5G' network – Newsday

ALBANY — Towns and cities are crying foul about a little-noticed provision tucked away in Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s state budget that would boost phone companies’ efforts to build a “5G” wireless network, saying it gives away public access at unfairly low prices and undermines their ability to regulate location and appearance of the new technology. “Everybody wants more broadband, ... Read More »

Openreach to return millions to telecoms firms: FT – MarketWatch

–Openreach will return millions of pounds to other broadband companies in a move geared toward increasing its independence from BT–its parent company–the FT reports. –Openreach was handed a record 42 million-pound ($58.6 million) fine by regulator Ofcom last year in connection with its use of a loophole that reduced compensation it gave customers, including Sky and Vodafone, for delays in ... Read More »

Reliance Industries' Jio reshapes India's telecoms market – Financial Times

Simon Mundy, Mumbai correspondent March 15, 2018 Experimental feature Listen to this article Play audio for this articlePause 00:0000:00 Experimental feature or Give us your feedbackThank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback Mukesh Ambani’s love affair with telecoms began ... Read More »

OrbTV: on Net Neutrality, Blockchain & Data Privacy – Light Reading

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Trump seeking tariffs on Chinese goods, targeting tech and telecoms – BNN

WASHINGTON/BEIJING- U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to impose tariffs on up to US$60 billion of Chinese imports and will target the technology and telecommunications sectors, two people who had discussed the issue with the Trump administration said on Tuesday. A third source who had direct knowledge of the administration’s thinking said the tariffs, associated with a “Section 301” intellectual ... Read More »

Telecoms Installing Mining, Surveillance Malware | –

Internet providers in Turkey and Syria have reportedly been placing surveillance malware on unsuspecting web users, while internet providers in Egypt are applying the same technology to inject mining malware into browsers. Citing reports from The Citizen Lab, NewsBTC reported that internet service providers are employing Deep Packet Inspection technology from Sandvine to capture and manipulate web traffic and users’ ... Read More »

Cambodia arrests 100 suspects over China telecoms fraud – Channel NewsAsia

PHNOM PENH: Cambodian police on Monday (Mar 12) arrested 100 Chinese people suspected of running a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, a senior official said. China has been battling telecoms fraud for years, with the losses to victims running into billions of dollars, authorities in Beijing say.  Hundreds of suspected scammers were arrested in Cambodia last year. Monday’s arrests ... Read More »

Our plan for 9mobile, by Smiles Telecoms – The Nation Newspaper

The battle for 9mobile is not yet over. The Reserved bidder, Smile Communications, a subsidiary of Smile Telecoms Holdings, is pushing ahead with its bid to snatch the prize. Its Executive Director (Operations) Mr. Ahmad Farroukh said Smile has all it takes to reposition 9mobile and make it attractive and competitive again within 90 days. Farroukh who spoke to reporters ... Read More »

India telecoms in savage fight for market share – The National

Pratyush Gupta, a student in Lucknow in north India, has been struggling since his mobile phone network suddenly stopped working last month. He uses Aircel, an Indian telecom operator that filed for bankruptcy at the end of February. “I can’t make calls, can’t text, do bank transactions, it has affected my work,” he says. “I tried to move to another ... Read More »