15/07/2017 - 10:00

Editorial: A tax by any other name is still a tax.
Antigua Observer
According to Minister of Information, Melford Nicholas, during a recent post-Cabinet briefing, consumers and operators in the telecommunication industry within Antigua and Barbuda will foot the bill for running the planned fibre optic cable. More ...

15/07/2017 - 00:53


Exclusive: Crown Castle in bid to buy Lightower Fiber Networks - sources
(Reuters) - U.S. telecommunications tower operator Crown Castle International Corp (CCI.N) made an offer this week to acquire Lightower Fiber Networks for more than $7 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. The deal ...

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14/07/2017 - 16:13


Proposed changes to Burmese Telecommunications Law fail to protect free expression
ARTICLE 19 finds that the recently proposed revisions to the Myanmar Telecommunications Law, which is regularly used against those expressing their views or reporting online, fail to address some of the fundamental problems of the law. The proposal ...

13/07/2017 - 16:19

Seeking Value in Telecommunications
CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL), the $13.48 billion Louisiana-incorporated telecommunications services provider, reported a 4.4% revenue decline year over year to $4.2 billion and an unimpressive 30.9% drop in profits to $163 million in the first quarter ...

12/07/2017 - 22:57


Blue-Chip, High-Yield Telecommunications Leader
When investors think of high-quality dividend stocks in the telecommunications sector, the first two businesses that come to mind are likely AT&T (NYSE:T) and Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ). But there are plenty of other appealing investment ...
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12/07/2017 - 11:35

Nigeria: Telecoms Subscribers' Loss of Access to Europe, US, Others Looms
A fresh crisis is looming in the telecommunications sector, as foreign service providers and equipment suppliers have threatened to disconnect their Nigerian counterparts over an alleged breach of agreement. The foreign firms are lamenting the ...

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11/07/2017 - 17:57

Kentucky Supreme Court Strikes Down Provision of State's Telecommunications Tax
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The Kentucky Supreme Court recently held a portion of the state's Multichannel Video Programming and Communications Services Tax (the “Telecommunications Tax” or “Telecom Tax”), which prohibits a Kentucky political subdivision from levying and ...

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10/07/2017 - 21:16

Huawei joins Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation
Telecompaper (subscription)
Huawei joins Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) as ICT Sector Member. This is membership category of the CTO that is open to the private sector. According to Shola Taylor, the CTO's secretary-general, Huawei's membership will help ...

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10/07/2017 - 11:22

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Somalia internet outage is 'major disaster'
BBC News
Somali Post and Telecommunications Minister Abdi Anshur Hassan has called the incident a "major disaster", costing Somalia "more than $130m". He said the cable was being fixed and service will be restored "this week". Africa Live: Updates on this and ...

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10/07/2017 - 11:11

BRIEF-Singapore Telecommunications says Netlink NBN trust's final prospectus registered with monetary authority of ...
BRIEF-Singapore Telecommunications says Netlink NBN trust's final prospectus registered with monetary authority of Singapore. July 10 Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. * On listing date Singtel will sell stake in Netlink Trust to Netlink Nbn Trust, ...