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Telecoms

The telecom industry is engaged in the the transmission of messages over significant distances for the purpose of communication. 

In the modern age of electricity and electronics, telecommunications has typically involved the use of electric means such as the telegraph, the telephone, and the teletype, developed in fiber optics, and/or the Internet.  

Headlines Around the Web

Altice IPO: red hot

Jan 09 - Financial Times

Altice aims for $1bn Amsterdam listing

Jan 08 - Financial Times

Vodafone eyes stake in Tata Teleservices

Jan 04 - Financial Times

Ofcom takes tougher line with BT

Dec 20, 2013 - Financial Times

Vodafone cuts UK tax bill by a fifth

Dec 19, 2013 - Financial Times

Vodafone hit by Greek lawsuit

Dec 16, 2013 - Financial Times

European telecoms: crackly line

Dec 16, 2013 - Financial Times

AT&T plans wider fibre broadband rollout

Dec 11, 2013 - Financial Times

China issues 4G mobile licences

Dec 05, 2013 - Financial Times

Illiad to stretch 4G two-year price war

Dec 04, 2013 - Financial Times

Should AT&T buy Vodafone?

Dec 04, 2013 - Financial Times

Osborne pushed on infrastructure pledges

Dec 03, 2013 - Financial Times

Ericsson faces Indian competition inquiry

Nov 29, 2013 - Financial Times

Bharti shelves DTH stake sale move

Nov 26, 2013 - The Times of India

Nokia: face-off spot

Nov 19, 2013 - Financial Times

Articles About Telecoms

A BlackBerry Passport smartphone is shown at its official launching event in Toronto, September 24, 2014. BlackBerry launched an unconventional new smartphone dubbed the Passport on Wednesday, as it embarked on potentially the most critical phase of its l
BlackBerry Offers $600 To Lure iPhone Owners To Switch To Passport Phone

By IBTimes AU

In a bid to regain its lost market share, Ontario-based phonemaker BlackBerry is offering owners of iPhones up to $400 if they would trade in their Apple-made units for a BlackBerry Passport phone. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, BLACKBERRY, SMARTPHONE

A Telecommunications Tower Managed By American Tower In Golden, Colorado
Canadian Regulator To Examine Cost, Access To High-Speed Internet

By IBTimes AU

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission wants a level-playing field for big and small ISPs in the country. (Nov 25)

Walmart NO: 1 Retailer in the World Market with $473.1 bln in 2014 FY
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 12, 2014

By Comsec

In the US, the NFIB business optimism index rose from 95.3 to 96.1 in October. And chain store sales were up 3.8% in the latest week compared with a year earlier according to Redbook, down from 3.9% in the previous week. (Nov 12)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA

People holds up their mobile phones as they protest against new tax on Internet data transfers in centre of Budapest October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh
Hungarians Hold Protest In Budapest Over Planned Internet Tax

By IBTimes AU

Thousands of Hungarians protested on Sunday night in Budapest to express their disagreement with a government plan to impose an Internet tax of 150 Hungarian forint or equivalent of 62 cents for every gigabyte of data used started. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK

An attendee tries an Oculus-powered Samsung Gear VR headset during the French telecom Orange annual company's innovations show in Paris October 2, 2014.
Accounting Software Provider Xero Is #1, Tops Australia’s List Of Most Innovative Companies

By IBTimes AU

An accounting software provider in Australia, ironically named Xero, became number 1 when it topped the country's list of most innovative companies. Xero headed the 2014 BRW Most Innovative Companies list which was compiled by Inventium, an innovation consultancy. (Oct 10)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, MANUFACTURING, AUSTRALIA, ADVERTISING, OPTUS

New Apple iPhone 6 Plus is seen during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino
iPhone 6 Customers in New Zealand Suffer Delays in Shipments; Telecom Offers Samsung Galaxy S5 Instead

By IBTimes AU

iPhone 6 customers in New Zealand have become frustrated as delivery times for their devices have grown longer due to supply constraints. One telecoms company offered a customer a Samsung Galaxy phone as an alternative. (Oct 08)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG

Customers look at Apple iPhone 5C and 5S at an Apple store in Beijing's Sanlitun area, September 30, 2014. The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple Inc reassuring the Chinese government that the smartp
#Bendgate: Israeli Psychic Yuri Geller Bends iPhone 6

By IBTimes AU

A renowned Israeli psychic who was famous in the 1970s for bending spoons using only his mind may be the bane of Apple, not teens who just walk into a device store and attempt to bend the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus using their bare hands. (Oct 02)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, APPLE INC., BLACKBERRY, SMARTPHONE

A woman walks past three Telstra public phone booths in suburban Sydney August 9, 2012. Telstra, Australia's biggest phone company, posted a larger-than-expected 5 percent fall in second-half profit as declines in its traditional fixed-line business outwe
Telstra To Convert Old Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

By IBTimes AU

With almost every Australian above the age of 10 owning a mobile phone, payphones have become a relic of the past, as useless as the pager. But telco giant Telstra has taught of a brilliant way to recycle these things by converting them into Wi-Fi hotspots. (Oct 01)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RETAIL, BROADBAND, TELSTRA

A customer purchases the newly released iPhone 6 in a mobile phone shop in Moscow September 26, 2014. Official sales of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus started at midnight on Friday across major cities in Russia, according to local media.
#Bendgate Video Hits Almost 46 Million In 5 Days, But Impact On Apple’s Finances Minimal

By IBTimes AU

Apple sold an impressive 10 million units of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus 24 hours after it was rolled out simultaneously in 10 countries on Sept 19. But the original #bendgate video that wiped out $23 billion from the value of the Cupertino-based tech... (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, STEVE JOBS, SAMSUNG, RUSSIA

Apple's iPhone 6 are displayed during a news conference by Customs and Excise Department and the police in Hong Kong September 21, 2014. Hong Kong customs and marine police on Saturday foiled a smuggling case involving a speedboat carrying 138 iPhone 6, a
#Bendgate: iPhone 6 Woes Prompt Apple To Show Device Torture Room

By IBTimes AU

To counter bad press on its newly launched iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus due to complaints that the flagship devices bend easily, Cupertino-based Apple provided a tour of its facility where gadgets manufactured by the tech giant undergo torture tests. (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, MICROSOFT, IPHONE, APPLE INC., SAMSUNG, MANUFACTURING