News tagged with service provider

British firms warned of Olympics Internet gaps

British businesses are being warned of possible Internet breakdowns, data caps and "unavoidable" mobile phone problems during the London 2012 Olympics, in official advice from the Games organisers.

Feb 05, 2012
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Protest exposes Silicon Valley-Hollywood rivalry

In a move that heightens the growing tension between Silicon Valley and Hollywood, Wikipedia and other websites went dark Wednesday in protest of two congressional proposals intended to thwart the online piracy ...

Jan 18, 2012
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White House concerned over online piracy bills

(AP) -- The Obama administration raised concerns Saturday about efforts in Congress that it said would undermine "the dynamic, innovative global Internet," urging lawmakers to approve measures this year that balance the ...

Jan 14, 2012
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China broadband to get faster, cheaper

Two government-owned Chinese telecom firms said Friday they would raise the speed of their broadband services while lowering their costs over the next five years, state-run media reported.

Dec 02, 2011
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EU data protection reform to replace national laws

The European Union wants to replace a mishmash of national laws on data protection with one bloc-wide reform, updating laws put in place long before Facebook and other social networking sites even existed.

Nov 28, 2011
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Senate rejects GOP bid to overturn Internet rules

Senate Democrats on Thursday turned back a Republican attempt to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those who send content and other services over their networks.

Nov 10, 2011
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White House threatens veto over net neutrality

The White House warned on Tuesday that President Barack Obama would veto a resolution introduced in the Senate that seeks to overturn "net neutrality" rules aimed at ensuring an open Internet.

Nov 08, 2011
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Comcast 3Q earnings up 5 percent

(AP) -- Comcast Corp., the nation's biggest cable television company, said Wednesday that its profit rose 5 percent in the third quarter as revenue climbed 51 percent.

Nov 02, 2011
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