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  • BT to scrap half of UK's remaining phone boxes after usage falls 90%
    Company says it is to remove 20,000 booths, many of which are rarely if ever used for their intended purposeA much-loved but almost obsolete feature is set to vanish from thousands of British streets when BT presses button B to cancel calls in 20,000…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 1:01pm -
  • Telit Communications chief fired after fraud allegations
    Telecoms company dismisses Oozi Cats after investigators found an Uzi Katz was named as fugitive defendant in US in 1990sThe chief executive of a London telecoms company has been fired after it alleged that he had been lying about his true identity f…
    - 3 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 12:58pm -
  • TalkTalk fined £100,000 for not protecting customers' personal data
    Broadband provider found to have put 21,000 subscribers’ data at risk by allowing ‘rogue’ staff at Indian contractor access to itTalkTalk has been fined £100,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after the telecoms giant was fou…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 1:27pm -
  • MPs demand compensation for poor broadband speeds
    Report calls on Ofcom to get tough on providers that promise fast speeds but fail to deliverMillions of broadband customers who do not get the connection speeds they pay for should receive compensation, MPs have said.A new report calls on Ofcom, the…
    - 20 days ago, 28 Jul 17, 5:00pm -
  • BT profits dive by 40% after £225m payout over Italian scandal
    Telecoms giant forced to pay Deutsche Telekom and Orange to settle claim relating to the sale of EEBT’s profits fell more than 40% in the first quarter of its new financial year after it was forced to pay out £225m to two shareholders following th…
    - 21 days ago, 28 Jul 17, 4:31am -
  • Australia's plan to force tech giants to give up encrypted messages may not add up
    Malcolm Turnbull says the ‘law of Australia’ will prevail over the ‘laws of mathematics’ in new legislation on encryption. But he is on shaky ground The Australian government is proposing legislation, similar to that introduced in the UK, tha…
    - 35 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 1:02am -
  • Losing business as Vodafone cuts off a company phone line
    More than 30 calls to it, along with emails, tweets and visits to its shops, have got us nowhereVodafone erroneously disconnected the phone line of our company finance director when we upgraded the account four weeks ago. Since then we have called it…
    - 36 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 2:00am -
  • The rehabilitation of RBS is painful, costly – and nowhere near over | Nils Pratley
    The bank is resolving another ‘legacy issue’ by paying £4.2bn over mis-sold loans in US, but a return to profit is still a distant dreamThere goes £4.2bn from our (mostly) state-owned bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, to cover the first of two big…
    - 36 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 4:58pm -
  • Why the net neutrality protest matters
    Companies such as Facebook, Google and Amazon will band together for a day of action against a threat to the open internet. So what’s the big deal?About 200 internet companies and activist groups are coming together this week to mobilize their user…
    - 37 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 3:46pm -
  • Australian internet slow and plagued by disconnections, survey finds
    Consumer watchdog finds 60% of consumers have had issues with service in past six months and more than 75% of NBN customers have had problemsAustralia is plagued by internet disconnections, drop-outs and slow download speeds, a survey has found.The C…
    - 42 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 9:47pm -
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Total Telecom

  • newVerizon to fund own emergency services network

    Verizon to fund own emergency services network

    Verizon on Wednesday confirmed that it intends to roll out an LTE-based public safety network analogous to AT&T's FirstNet project but that will not require any public funding.The U.S. telco said that the project will see it build out a private net…
    - 24 hours ago, 16 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • newCourt backs America Movil in asymmetric interconnect row

    Court backs America Movil in asymmetric interconnect row

    America Movil on Wednesday revealed that Mexico's Supreme Court has ruled in its favour as it seeks to overturn a series of asymmetric regulations set up three years ago in a bid to curb its market dominance.Essentially, the court ruled that the la…
    - 24 hours ago, 16 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • newTelstra shares slide on dividend cut

    Telstra shares slide on dividend cut

    Telstra on Thursday reported a relatively unremarkable set of full-year financial results, but the market reacted badly to its new dividend policy, which will see payouts cut by around a third next year.The Australian incumbent posted revenue of A$…
    - 24 hours ago, 16 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • newIndonesia towers firm on the block

    Indonesia towers firm on the block

    Solusi Tunas Pratama (STP) is reportedly up for sale, a move that could bring consolidation to Indonesia's telecom towers market.The firm's private equity owners Carlyle and Southern Capital have appointed an adviser to help them find a buyer for t…
    - 24 hours ago, 16 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • China Unicom confirms Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent as new shareholders

    China Unicom confirms Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent as new shareholders

    As expected, China Unicom on Wednesday confirmed that Web giants Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent are among more than a dozen companies that will invest a combined 74.72 billion yuan (€9.53 billion) in the operator in a bid to revive its fortunes.Alib…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • Singapore telcos, banks partner to drive SME digitalisation

    Singapore telcos, banks partner to drive SME digitalisation

    Singapore's telco watchdog on Wednesday launched a collaborative effort between telcos and banks that aims to drive digital transformation among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)…read more on TotalTele.com »
    - 2 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • Cell C deal done

    Cell C deal done

    Cell C has a new ownership structure and a more manageable debt level following the completion of its recapitalisation plan earlier this month.The South African mobile operator is now in the hands of Blue Label Telecoms…read more on TotalTele.com…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • Telefonica, America Movil score spectrum in Uruguay

    Telefonica, America Movil score spectrum in Uruguay

    Telefonica and America Movil have both secured 700-MHz spectrum in Uruguay, and the latter also picked up AWS frequencies, via an auction that concluded earlier this week…read more on TotalTele.com »
    - 2 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • Greece calls for applications for 1800 MHz sale

    Greece calls for applications for 1800 MHz sale

    The Greek telecoms regulator has asked interested parties to submit applications to take part in its upcoming auction of spectrum in the 1800 MHz band…read more on TotalTele.com »
    - 2 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • China Unicom shares suspended, new investors to be unveiled imminently

    China Unicom shares suspended, new investors to be unveiled imminently

    Trading in China Unicom shares was halted on Wednesday ahead of the expected unveiling of a raft of new investors in the company.In a brief statement, China Unicom said its shares were suspended "pending the release of an announcement containing in…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 8:00pm -

Connect-World

  • Engage Hub supports Telefónica Germany’s B2B Smart Media services
    Engage Hub supports Telefónica Germany’s B2B Smart Media services Customer engagement platform allows Telefónica Germany to provide brands and media agencies with data-driven solutions to connect with consumers London, UK – 9 August 2017. Enga…
    - 9 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 7:23am -
  • Ericsson builds end-to-end NB-IoT system for Chunghwa Telecom

    Ericsson builds end-to-end NB-IoT system for Chunghwa Telecom

    Chunghwa Telecom will use the system to trial a range of IoT devices and applications in its laboratory Parties continue to work together to identify 5G use cases and applications for the digital transformation of industry verticals such as transport…
    - 25 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 6:32am -
  • Meet the first release of Devart ODBC Driver for MongoDB!
    July 12, 2017 Devart team is proud to announce the new product – ODBC Driver for MongoDB – a perfect solution for accessing and manipulating MongoDB databases! The features introduced in this release include the following: Support for Windows,…
    - 25 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 6:27am -
  • Ericsson modernizes real-time charging for VNPT in Vietnam

    Ericsson modernizes real-time charging for VNPT in Vietnam

    Leading Vietnamese telecom operator VNPT has awarded Ericsson a contract for a new online charging system supporting 40 million subscribers The Ericsson Charging System will enhance user experience for VNPT’s subscribers by providing real-time acco…
    - 25 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 6:05am -
  • PCCW Global lands new Asia Africa Europe-1 cable system in Hong Kong

    PCCW Global lands new Asia Africa Europe-1 cable system in Hong Kong

    HKT (SEHK:6823) – HONG KONG, July 13, 2017 – PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, today announced the landing of the high-capacity Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) cable…
    - 25 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 5:37am -
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