KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — With Ukraine scrambling to keep communication lines open during the war, an army of engineers from the country’s phone companies has mobilized to help the public and policymakers stay in touch during repeated Russian missile and drone strikes.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of (AP) _ SK Telecom Co. (SKM) on Wednesday reported profit of $175.2 million in its third quarter.
The Seoul, Korea, Republic Of-based company said it had net income of 9 cents per share.
EDINBURG, Va. (AP) _ Shenandoah Telecommunications Co. (SHEN) on Wednesday reported a loss of $2.7 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Edinburg, Virginia-based company said it had a loss of 5 cents.
TORONTO (AP) — Analysts say a multi-billion-dollar merger between Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications, two of Canada’s largest telecommunication companies, could still be completed despite initial government rejection.
OTTAWA, Canada (AP) — Canada’s federal industry minister said Tuesday he would not approve a multi-billion-dollar merger between Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications, two of the country’s largest telecommunication companies.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s telecoms regulator has agreed to allow a merger between the country’s two main phone carriers in a decision that raises worries over whether reduced competition will harm consumer interests.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — More than $100 million in grants have been announced by the federal government as part of a major effort to close the digital divide in parts of rural Alaska.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A police investigation of a cyberattack on an Australian telecommunications company in which the personal data of more than one third of Australia’s population was stolen has resulted in its first arrest, investigators said Thursday.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The computer hacker who stole personal data of almost 10 million customers of a telecommunications company in one of Australia’s worst privacy breaches used techniques to conceal their identity, actions and whereabouts, police said on Friday.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the United States was elected Thursday to head the U.N.’s telecommunications agency, winning a U.S.-Russia face-off for the leadership of a global agency that sets guideposts for radio, internet, satellite and television communications.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia could have tough new data protection laws in place this year in an urgent response to a cyberattack that stole from a telecommunications company the personal data of 9.8 million customers, the attorney-general said Thursday.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s federal and state governments on Wednesday called for Optus to pay for replacing identification documents including passports and driver’s licenses to avoid identity fraud after 9.8 million of the telecommunications company’s customers had personal data stolen by computer hackers.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said on Monday it is considering tougher cybersecurity rules for telecommunications companies and blamed Optus, the nation’s second-largest wireless carrier, for an unprecedented breach of personal data from 9.8 million customers.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of the strictest internet privacy laws in the United States has withstood a legal challenge, as a group of telecommunication providers has dropped its bid to overturn the Maine standard.
TOKYO (AP) — Kazuo Inamori, founder of Japanese ceramics and electronics maker Kyocera who also became a philanthropist singing the virtues of fairness and hard work, has died. He was 90.
Inamori, who also founded major telecommunications company KDDI Corp., died Aug.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of (AP) _ SK Telecom Co. (SKM) on Tuesday reported profit of $201.6 million in its second quarter.
The Seoul, Korea, Republic Of-based company said it had net income of 10 cents per share.
EDINBURG, Va. (AP) _ Shenandoah Telecommunications Co. (SHEN) on Wednesday reported a loss of $3.2 million in its second quarter.
The Edinburg, Virginia-based company said it had a loss of 6 cents per share.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's sprawling subway system will be fully wired for cellphone and Wi-Fi service within about 10 years under a plan approved by transit officials this week.
Riders will be able to use their phones throughout the 418 miles of subway tunnels under the plan approved by Metropolitan Transportation Authority board members Wednesday.
BERLIN (AP) — Deutsche Telekom says it is selling a majority stake in its German and Austrian cellphone tower business to American and Canadian investors for 17.5 billion euros (dollars).
The Bonn-based telecommunications company said U.S.-based DigitalBridge and Canada's Brookfield would take a 51% share in GD Towers while it would retain the remaining stake “with significant minority protection rights.”
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian investigators have raided an Indian subsidiary of Chinese smartphone maker Oppo, accusing it of evading customs duties totaling 43.9 billion rupees ($551 million), the government said Wednesday.
Federal regulators say Verizon and AT&T will delay part of their 5G rollout near airports to give airlines more time to ensure that equipment on their planes is safe from interference from the wireless signals, but the airline industry is not happy about the deal.
PHOENIX (AP) — A telecommunications outage over the weekend left swaths of rural northeastern Arizona without internet or phone connections, knocking out credit card processors and, in some cases, easy access to emergency services.
TORONTO (AP) — Wireless carriers in Canada won’t be allowed to install Huawei equipment in their high-speed 5G networks, the Canadian government said Thursday, joining allies in banning the giant Chinese technology company.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) _ Telecom Argentina SA (TEO) on Tuesday reported earnings of $221 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Buenos Aires, Argentina-based company said it had profit of 51 cents.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of (AP) _ SK Telecom Co. (SKM) on Monday reported net income of $175.4 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Seoul, Korea, Republic Of-based company said it had net income of 9 cents.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Telecommunications industry groups on Wednesday ended their bid to block California's net neutrality law that prevents broadband providers from throttling service.
In a federal court filing in Sacramento, the groups and California Attorney General Rob Bonta jointly agreed to dismiss the case.
EDINBURG, Va. (AP) _ Shenandoah Telecommunications Co. (SHEN) on Thursday reported a loss of $603,000 in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Edinburg, Virginia-based company said it had a loss of 1 cent.
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A telecommunications firm plans to hire 350 new workers for sales and management positions.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster on Tuesday announced the plans of Charter Communications for its Spectrum workforce.
UNITY, Maine (AP) — Unity telecommunications company UniTel has been sold to an Idaho-based broadband provider that plans to rapidly expand fiber internet service.
Direct Communications of Rockland, Idaho, has found a niche providing high-speed internet in small rural areas.
EDINBURG, Va. (AP) _ Shenandoah Telecommunications Co. (SHEN) on Monday reported earnings of $1.4 million in its fourth quarter.
The Edinburg, Virginia-based company said it had net income of 3 cents per share.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine is slated to receive $28 million to expand broadband services in the state.
The state's four-member Congressional delegation said Friday the funding is from the U.S.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian government Monday awarded a telecommunications company a license to become the third cellular operator targeting areas of poor coverage in the war-torn nation, state media reported.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Vodafone Portugal, one of the country’s leading telecommunications companies, said Tuesday it had been hacked though no confidential customer data was compromised.
The company said in a statement Tuesday that “a deliberate and malicious cyberattack aimed at causing damage and disruption” was underway.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal indictment unsealed Monday accuses a Chinese telecommunications company of stealing technology from Illinois-based Motorola Solutions Inc., in another case highlighting longstanding fears about China pilfering vital U.S.
Federal safety regulators say they have cleared the way for Verizon and AT&T to power up more towers for new 5G service without causing radio interference with airplanes.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that it took the steps after receiving details from the telecommunications companies about the location of wireless transmitters.
A federal appeals court has upheld California’s net neutrality law, rejecting an attempt by telecommunications industry groups to prevent the state from enforcing it.
BANGKOK (AP) — Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor plans to sell its 51% stake in the Myanmar fintech company Wave Money to its main partner in the venture, Yoma Strategic Holdings.
Telenor confirmed the $53 million deal, reported earlier, in a statement seen Tuesday on its website.