News tagged with state telecommunications

Huawei row shines light on East-West culture clash

US security fears over two China telecom firms have spotlighted Western suspicions Chinese companies are state-influenced, a culture clash analysts say could loom larger as the country's businesses look overseas.

Oct 21, 2012
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Technology convergence may widen the digital divide

(Phys.org) -- Technology is helping communication companies merge telephone, television and Internet services, but a push to deregulate may leave some customers on the wrong side of the digital divide during this convergence, ...

May 17, 2012
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Germany's T-Mobile to cut 900 US jobs

Germany's T-Mobile, the fourth-largest wireless telecommunications company in the United States, said Tuesday it would cut 900 jobs as part of a company-wide restructuring.

May 16, 2012
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Companies yank cord on residential phone books

(AP) -- What's black and white and read all over? Not the white pages, which is why regulators have begun granting telecommunications companies the go-ahead to stop mass-printing residential phone books, ...

Nov 11, 2010
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Why cable TV bills are rising

(PhysOrg.com) -- Consumers often grouse that their cable television bills go up every year, but multichannel video program distributors (MVPD) are often just passing along ever increasing costs, says a new report from Ball ...

Jul 13, 2009
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