News tagged with mobile phone network

Thailand's bid for high-speed Internet stalled

(AP) -- Thailand's bid to catch up with neighboring countries on advanced telecommunications technology has stalled after a court Thursday ruled to suspend a bidding process for 3G licenses.

dateSep 23, 2010 in Telecom
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China's mobile users must show ID to get number

Cellphone customers in China must provide identification from Wednesday to purchase a new number, state media said -- the latest step by Beijing to tighten curbs over the world's largest mobile market.

dateSep 01, 2010 in Other
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Tough Indian telecom rules spark foreign backlash

(AP) -- Telecom companies and trade groups are urging India to soften tough new security regulations on foreign telecommunications companies - believed to be aimed at China - which they say could set a troubling global precedent ...

dateAug 03, 2010 in Telecom
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Is the new Apple ruthless at its core?

Apple's success in the digital music and mobile phone markets has transformed the company from an underdog with a cult following to a leader in the mass market. Investors recently made this change in status ...

dateJun 16, 2010 in Business
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UN: new group helps promote broadband

(AP) -- The International Telecommunication Union has set up a group headed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and Rwandan President Paul Kagame to help more countries get access to broadband connections.

dateMay 10, 2010 in Telecom
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