Telecommunications

Elon Musk's Starlink to Enter Telecoms Market of Sri Lanka After Changing Decades-Old Law

Sri Lanka has approved changes to its telecommunications law to allow Elon Musk's Starlink to establish operations in the South Asian nation.


NATO Supports to Reroute Internet from Undersea Cables to Space

NATO’s Science for Peace and Security Program approved an over $400,000 grant to the HEIST research program aimed at keeping the internet running in the event that underwater cables get sabotaged...

China Telecom, China Mobile Face US Government Investigations Over Data Misuse Concerns

The United States (US) is investigating China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom over data misuse concerns...

PH Telco Giant PLDT Aims to Sell Almost 50% of Its Stake; $1 Billion Deal Now Being Finalized

A Philippine telco giant is planning to sell almost 50% of its business. It's now finalizing a $1 billion deal with a foreign entity...


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Alcatel-Lucent shares jump 8 percent on Nokia merger report
Two of Europe's top three remaining telecommunications equipment companies, Nokia Networks (NOK1V.HE) and Alcatel-Lucent (ALUA.PA), have revived talks on a possible merger, Germany's Manager Magazin r
Diverse allies rally for Microsoft in overseas data fight
Corporate lobbyists, news organizations and academics joined forces with Microsoft Corp on Monday in the software company's legal battle with the U.S. government over access to customer data stored ov
Alleged UK hacking of Belgian telecoms firm was far-reaching
Hacking of computers at Belgian telecoms firm Belgacom, alleged to have been carried out by a British spy agency, was more far-reaching than previously thought and went undetected for more than two ye
Iran hackers targeted airlines, energy firms
Iranian hackers have infiltrated some of the world's top energy, transport and infrastructure companies over the past two years in a campaign that could allow them to eventually cause physical damage,
Samsung Electronics exits fibre optics amid sharper focus on reviving smartphones
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd agreed to sell its fibre optics operations to U.S. specialty glass maker Corning Inc, exiting another non-core business to focus on shoring up underperforming key areas like
FBI warns of 'destructive' malware in wake of Sony attack
The Federal Bureau of Investigation warned U.S. businesses that hackers have used malicious software to launch a destructive cyberattack in the United States, following a devastating breach last week
Telecoms group Altice set to buy Oi's Portugal operations
Telecoms group Altice SA (ATCE.AS) has agreed to buy the Portuguese operations of Brazil's Grupo Oi (OIBR3.SA) for about 7.4 billion euros ($9.2 billion), in what will be its third large acquisition t
Vodafone Qatar says scraps bid for broadband firm: statement
Vodafone Qatar VQFS.QA has scrapped its bid to buy state-owned wholesale Internet provider Qatar National Broadband Network (QNBN), the country's No.2 mobile operator by subscribers said on Sunday.
Staff fear the chop in Samsung Electronics annual reshuffle
Insiders say staff at Samsung Electronics have never been so anxious ahead of the annual reshuffle, as a weak smartphone performance and its worst earnings in three years are expected to cost many job
Internet-connected device sector deals accelerating, report finds
Investment in the fast-growing market for Internet-connected devices gathered pace this year and is set to attract more top U.S. technology and telecoms buyers of firms active in the market, a report
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