News tagged with telecom companies

Microsoft builds support over Ireland email case

Microsoft said Monday it had secured broad support from a coalition of influential technology and media firms as it seeks to challenge a US ruling ordering it to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland.

Dec 15, 2014
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Court nixes Deutsche Telekom's broadband cap

A court in Germany has struck down plans by the country's biggest telecom company to drastically reduce Internet speeds for fixed-line broadband customers who surf too much.

Oct 30, 2013
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China Telecom profit up 20 percent on 3G users

State-owned China Telecom, the country's third-biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers, said Monday that quarterly profit grew by a fifth as it continued to benefit from spending by new users of data-hungry iPhones.

Oct 28, 2013
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Mexico sees its first village cellphone network

The communications revolution that swept the globe missed the Zapotec village of Talea de Castro high in the mountains of southern Mexico, where making any sort of call meant trudging to a community telephone ...

Sep 16, 2013
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3G void limits West Bank's smartphone revolution

Like many young Palestinians, Amir was excited to get his first smartphone, despite the heavy price tag. But he did not keep it long after realising the lack of 3G network meant its applications were largely unusable.

Jul 24, 2013
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Telefonica selling 02 Ireland to Irish rival

Spain's debt-burdened Telefonica said Monday it is selling its 02 Ireland unit to Hutchison Whampoa in a potential 850 million euro ($1.1 billion) deal that would create a larger rival to Vodafone in Ireland's cellphone-hungry ...

Jun 24, 2013
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