Telecommunications

April 06, 2017 - 9:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast will start selling cellphone plans in the coming months, using a network it's leasing from Verizon. Many subscribers will save money, especially if they don't use a lot of data. Only Comcast internet customers can sign up. Comcast says its wireless service is aimed at...
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April 05, 2017 - 12:44 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's High Court ruled Wednesday that it can decide what mobile phone makers should pay to use patented technology that is essential to make mobile networks function. In a case that helps clarify how patents are handled in the telecoms industry, Judge Colin Birss ruled that the...
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April 03, 2017 - 7:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that could eventually allow internet providers to sell information about their customers' browsing habits. The bill scraps an online privacy regulation issued in October by the Federal Communications Commission to give consumers...
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FILE - This April 1, 2015, file photo, shows a Charter Communications van in St. Louis. Now cable giant Charter won't have to compete with other cable companies in new areas. Federal telecom regulators have tweaked a condition of its deal to buy Time Warner Cable. They had said Charter would have to compete with another fast-internet provider for 1 million customers. Now they can build in areas that don't have fast internet. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
April 03, 2017 - 4:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators are letting Charter out of a requirement that would have forced it to compete with other broadband providers and possibly cut prices. The decision relaxes one of the conditions imposed on Charter when it absorbed Time Warner Cable and represents another sign that...
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April 03, 2017 - 4:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators are letting Charter out of a requirement that would have forced it to compete with other broadband providers and possibly cut prices. The decision relaxes one of the conditions imposed on Charter when it absorbed Time Warner Cable and represents another sign that...
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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Charles Schumer of N.Y., speaks during an interview in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 02, 2017 - 3:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is urging President Donald Trump to veto a resolution that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could allow internet providers to sell information about their customers' browsing habits. The New York senator and 46 other Senate...
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April 02, 2017 - 3:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is urging President Donald Trump to veto a resolution that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could allow internet providers to sell information about their customers' browsing habits. The New York senator and 46 other Senate...
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April 02, 2017 - 3:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is urging President Donald Trump to veto a resolution that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could allow internet providers to sell information about their customers' browsing habits. The New York senator and 46 other Senate...
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March 31, 2017 - 12:30 am
BEIJING (AP) — Huawei Technology Ltd., the world's biggest maker of telecoms equipment, said Friday its 2016 sales rose 32 percent from a year earlier but profit increased by only 0.4 percent due to higher spending on research and marketing. Huawei said it earned 37 billion yuan ($5.4 billion) on...
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The illuminated Capitol Dome is reflected off the top of parked cars before dawn in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 29, 2017 - 3:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation. That move could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. The Federal Communications Commission rule...
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