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Pilar del Castillo: With changed rules, EU telecoms bill 'can really boost investment' – EURACTIV

Pilar del Castillo, the Spanish centre-right MEP leading negotiations on the EU’s new telecoms bill, defends in an interview the European Parliament’s agreement on telecoms competition. On Monday (2 October), the Parliament’s Industry (ITRE) Committee approved the electronic communications ‘Code’, a new piece of telecoms legislation that will change rules affecting how companies compete in the sector, whether they invest in building new ... Read More »

Telcos angry as European Parliament waters down investment plans – Financial Times

October 3, 2017 by Nic Fildes, Telecoms Correspondent The European telecoms industry has reacted with fury after the European Parliament watered down proposals designed to encourage investment in 5G and full fibre networks and pushed to introduce regulation of international calling rates on the continent. Its vote undermines proposals put in place by the European Commission last year to encourage ... Read More »

Anil Ambani's telecoms empire is slipping away – Nasdaq

Reuters By Una Galani (The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.) MUMBAI, Oct 3 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Anil Ambani is losing his grip on his Indian telecoms empire. Reliance Communications’ plan to slash its $7 billion of debt is in disarray following the collapse of a merger of the Indian operator’s mobile unit at the weekend. Key lenders, led by ... Read More »

CenturyLink wins US antitrust approval to buy Level 3 telecoms – STLtoday.com

#ndn-video-player-1.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; #ndn-video-player-2.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; WASHINGTON • Telecommunications provider CenturyLink Inc. has won U.S. antitrust approval for its purchase of Level 3 Communications Inc. on condition that it sell certain assets, according to a court filing dated on Monday. CenturyLink agreed to buy Level 3 last year in a deal valued at about ... Read More »

Telecoms infrastructure services firm snapped up – Business Cloud – BusinessCloud

Magdalene, a telecoms infrastructure services provider based in Cambridgeshire, has been acquired by M Group Services. Headquartered in St Ives, Magdalene is a specialist provider of design, build, procurement, installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair support services to telecommunications carriers, equipment vendors and private enterprises in the UK and Ireland. With its own purpose-built network operations centre, the company monitors and supports telecommunications ... Read More »

Telecoms infrastructure services firm snapped up – BusinessCloud

Magdalene, a telecoms infrastructure services provider based in Cambridgeshire, has been acquired by M Group Services. Headquartered in St Ives, Magdalene is a specialist provider of design, build, procurement, installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair support services to telecommunications carriers, equipment vendors and private enterprises in the UK and Ireland. With its own purpose-built network operations centre, the company monitors and supports telecommunications ... Read More »

TransCo plans to diversify into telecoms, compete with the giants – Rappler

To implement its plan, the state-run firm will have to ask Congress to amend its charter so it could offer telecommunications services and products Published 10:10 PM, October 01, 2017 Updated 10:10 PM, October 01, 2017 MANILA, Philippines –National Transmission Corporation (TransCo), the state-run firm that holds the country’s transmission assets, plans to diversify into telecommunications and compete with giants ... Read More »

Faster internet? The demand is there, and telecoms are responding – Lima Ohio

Lonnie Pedersen High-speed internet connections are important for businesses, residents and schools. The region has room for improvement in bringing high-speed internet to the region, according to a recent report. Photo illustration by David Trinko | The Lima News insbackground:none; LIMA — A report authored by a for-profit research company that said internet availability and download speeds in many northwest ... Read More »

WFP providing food, logistics and telecoms support to hurricane-hit island of Dominica – Reliefweb

ROME – Emergency food supplies from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have been delivered for distribution on the Caribbean island of Dominica which was devastated by Hurricane Maria early last week. The Category 5 hurricane has claimed nearly 30 lives, and damaged an estimated 80 percent of buildings on the mountainous island while many roads have been blocked ... Read More »