Cisco chief writes to Obama to decry NSA activities
Cisco chief executive John Chambers has complained to US President Barack Obama about the National Security Agency's spying practices, saying they were harming overseas business for US tech firms.
Satellites helping to modernise railways
Satellites will soon make train travel safer by improving how the networks are controlled in remote areas where ground equipment is too costly.
China issues 4G mobile licences
China has issued licences for "fourth generation", or 4G, mobile phone services, the government said Wednesday, in a move to boost economic growth and job creation.
Apple expected to expand iPhone reach with new models
Apple's highly anticipated event Tuesday looks to extend the reach of the iPhone to new markets as the tech giant moves to regain momentum in the smartphone segment.
Ethiopia signs mobile expansion deal with China's ZTE
Ethiopia signed an $800-million (600-million-euro) agreement with Chinese telecom giant ZTE Sunday to expand its telecommunications network, national operator Ethio Telecom said.
China Mobile 1H profit edges up just 1.5 percent
State-owned China Mobile's first half-profit rose just 1.5 percent as the world's biggest phone company by subscribers grappled with rising competition.
China's ZTE launches Firefox phones in US, Britain
Chinese telecom giant ZTE announced plans Monday to sell a low-cost smartphone using the open source Firefox operating system in the United States and Britain.
SK Telecom introduces world's fist LTE-A network
South Korea's SK Telecom announced Wednesday the launch of a new generation mobile network that offers speeds twice that of its existing long term evolution (LTE) network and 10 times that of 3G services.
SoftBank chief aims to create 'world's No.1 company'
The flamboyant founder of Japanese telco SoftBank, which is close to a $21.6 billion takeover of US firm Sprint Nextel, on Friday added a new goal to his lofty agenda: creating the world's biggest company.
China's Huawei to offer smartphone for high-end market
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will launch a new smartphone on Tuesday to better compete with high-end rivals like Apple and Samsung overseas, a company official said.
22 bidders join Myanmar mobile telephone battle
Vodafone, China Mobile and an investment fund linked to billionaire George Soros are among 22 bidders vying to enter Myanmar, one of the world's last unexplored mobile telephone frontiers.
China Mobile 2012 profit rises just 2.7 percent
China Mobile Ltd., the world's biggest phone carrier by number of subscribers, said Thursday that profit rose just 2.7 percent last year as it grappled with fierce competition and higher costs.
Google fires back at British Telecom in patent row
Google fired back at British telecom titan BT Group in US and British courts, escalating a year-old patent battle.
Alcatel-Lucent boss leaving as losses mount
Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen is leaving the loss-making French-U.S. telecommunications gear maker after a failed four-year bid to turn the business around.