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FCC steps up pressure on telecoms to reduce robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is stepping up the pressure on telecom providers to find a way to reduce the number of robocalls directed at consumers. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has repeated his call for an effective caller ID authentication system to combat illegal caller ID spoofing by the end of the year. “American consumers are sick and tired of ... Read More »

Government under fire for awarding major telecoms contract without tender

The Government has come under fire for failing to put a major telecommunications contract out to tender and for presiding over a deeply uncompetitive pricing structure. At a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), BT Ireland’s Peter Evans said his company and others in the telecoms sector were surprised and disappointed at the Government’s decision to renew telecoms firm ... Read More »

Government under fire for awarding major telecoms contract without tender – The Irish Times

The Government has come under fire for failing to put a major telecommunications contract out to tender and for presiding over a deeply uncompetitive pricing structure. At a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), BT Ireland’s Peter Evans said his company and others in the telecoms sector were surprised and disappointed at the Government’s decision to renew telecoms firm ... Read More »

Motheo Construction Group Exits Telecoms Business.

Motheo Construction Group (Motheo) in 2016 was approached by Mpumelelo Ndimande and Muzi O’Muhle Gamede with a view to assisting them with their interests in the Telecoms space. Having studied the business case, an agreement was reached and Motheo Telecoms came into being in 2017. With the backing of Motheo, along with Ndimande and Gamede’s contacts in the industry the ... Read More »

Government asks telecoms to provide affordable internet services

By MARTIN LUTHER OKETCH Government has asked telecommunications companies to provide affordable services to the public by lowering various telecommunication costs. Government officials also want telecommunication companies to ensure that there is equitable distribution of internet services within the countryside to minimize the digital divide in the country. The Prime Minster Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, in a speech read delivered by ... Read More »

FCC chairman threatens 'regulatory intervention' if telecoms don't combat robocalls by 2020

Fed up: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has had enough with robocalls. Today the Commish laid down an ultimatum to telecommunications carriers that they have one year to address the problem of spoofed caller IDs or face “regulatory intervention.” This is not the first time Pai has gotten on Big Telecom to take care of the growing problem of ... Read More »

New executive order set to exclude Chinese tech firms from US telecoms

WASHINGTON • The Trump administration is poised to issue this week an executive order to secure American telecommunications networks, a move that is likely to result in barring Chinese tech firms such as Huawei, according to three US officials. The order, which President Donald Trump is expected to sign by tomorrow, would give the commerce secretary broad powers to stop ... Read More »

US Vice-President Mike Pence praises Poland for ‘protecting telecoms sector from China’ by arresting Huawei executive

The United States welcomes Poland’s commitment to “protecting the telecoms sector from China”, US Vice-President Mike Pence said in Warsaw on Wednesday. In January, Poland arrested a Chinese employee of Chinese tech giant Huawei and a former Polish security official on spying allegations. The United States will never waver in our commitment to our common defense. Our combined military power ... Read More »