Category: Industry


North Korea rejects South charge it was behind bank cyber attack

Reuters | May 15, 2011 | Jack Kim (Reuters) - North Korea on Sunday rejected allegations by the rival South that it was behind a cyber attack that paralyzed the computer network of a South Korean bank last month and accused Seoul of inventing a conspiracy to justify physical confrontation. ….. Read full article here via Reuters

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AT4 wireless Taiwan 1st Laboratory accredited in Asia for Continua Health Alliance Certification

AT4 Wireless | May 2, 2011 | Press Release Linkou, Taipei, Taiwan – May 02, 2011 — AT4 wireless Taiwan, a leading Testing Laboratory, is pleased to announce its official designation as First Continua Health Alliance Laboratory in Asia Continua Health Alliance today announced it has qualified AT4 wireless Taiwan to carry out its certification […]

by Sandra Cuya Posted in Devices, Industry0 Comments


Press Release: Consumers Will Pay Up To 30 Per Cent Less for Voice Calls and Up To 50 Per Cent Less for SMSes

iDA Singapore | April 20, 2011 | Press Release Singapore and Malaysia announced today that they have successfully concluded discussions to progressively reduce bilateral roaming rates. The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) has worked closely with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and the mobile operators in Singapore to bring about these reduced […]

by Sandra Cuya Posted in Carriers, Industry0 Comments


Press Release: Record Commerce Act penalty against Telecom for price squeeze

New Zealand Commerce Commission | April 19, 2011 | Press Release The High Court in Auckland has imposed a $12 million penalty against Telecom for breaching section 36 of the Commerce Act in the so-called ‘data tails’ case. The penalty is the highest imposed under the Commerce Act, which was amended in 2001 to increase […]

by Sandra Cuya Posted in Carriers, Industry0 Comments


Regulator to audit telcos

The Daily Star | March 30, 2011 | Abdullah Mamun BTRC makes the move as deadline looms for licence renewal The telecom regulator will open audits into mobile phone operators next week and has already appointed two firms for the task, said officials yesterday. Initially, top two operators — Grameenphone and Banglalink — will come under […]

by Abdullah Mamun Posted in Carriers, Industry0 Comments


Chunghwa Telecom, Google top graduates’ dream employers list

Focus Taiwan| March 24, 2011 | Kendra Lin Taipei, March 24 (CNA) Taiwan’s telecom giant Chunghwa Telecom rose to the top of a list of dream employers for Taiwan’s college students, followed in second place by leading Internet search engine Google, a report released on Thursday found. After succumbing to food producer Uni-President Enterprises Corporation […]

by Kendra Lin Posted in Carriers, Industry, Lifestyle0 Comments

IDA’s new regulations for mobile and broadband services empower consumers to make informed choices

IDA Singapore | March 14, 2011 | Press Release The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore has introduced new consumer protection measures for mobile and broadband services. IDA has required operators to put in place new systems to help consumers prevent unwanted mobile charges caused by Premium Rate Services1 (PRS) and data roaming, and to […]

by Sandra Cuya Posted in Industry0 Comments


China extends review of Motorola cell network sale

Business Week | March 10, 2011 | Associated Press SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS Motorola Solutions Inc. said Wednesday that Chinese antitrust regulators extended the review period for the sale of the company’s networks business to Nokia Siemens Networks for up to 60 days more. Motorola Solutions is one of the two companies to emerge from the January […]

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Release of telecommunications industry ombudsman scheme discussion paper- Australia

Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy | March 4, 2011 | Press Release Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy today released a discussion paper examining opportunities […]

by Sandra Cuya Posted in Carriers, Industry, Networks0 Comments


ACCC ushers in new era of telecommunications regulation with release of interim access determinations

ACCC | March 3, 2011 | Press Release The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued interim access determinations (IADs) for fixed line telecommunications services under the new telecommunications access regime, which came into operation on 1 January 2011. The IADs released today provide interim price and non-price terms for the six declared fixed line […]

by Sandra Cuya Posted in Carriers, Industry0 Comments

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