News tagged with communications companies

US probes alleged India hacking of commission

US authorities have been asked to investigate allegations that hackers India used back-door codes provided by companies to spy on private exchanges by a US commission on China, an official said Tuesday.

dateJan 10, 2012 in Business
shares0 comments 0

Russia launches Chinese satellite

A Russian Proton-M rocket completed the successful launch Saturday of an advanced Chinese communications satellite that should help expand television coverage in parts of Southeast Asia.

dateNov 26, 2011 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 8

Cox kills Sprint-based cellphone service

(AP) -- Cox Communications, the country's third-largest cable company, stopped offering cellphone service Wednesday, saying it's too small to compete with the big phone companies.

dateNov 16, 2011 in Telecom
shares0 comments 0

Cable cos. to offer $9.95 broadband for poor homes

(AP) -- As part of a federal effort to get more U.S. homes connected to broadband, cable companies will offer Internet service for $9.95 per month to homes with children that are eligible for school lunches, starting next ...

dateNov 09, 2011 in Telecom
shares0 comments 1

FCC unveils rules for rural broadband fund

Federal regulators have unveiled a plan for overhauling the $8 billion fund that subsidizes phone service in rural areas and for the poor. It redirects the money toward broadband expansion.

dateOct 27, 2011 in Telecom
shares0 comments 0

FCC set to unveil rules for rural broadband fund

Federal regulators are set to reveal their plan Thursday for an overhaul of the $8 billion fund that subsidizes phone service in rural areas and for the poor, with the goal of redirecting the money toward broadband expansion.

dateOct 26, 2011 in Telecom
shares0 comments 5