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While the UK presses forward with spectrum trading other countries are hanging back. Should the EC be bringing them all into line?
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is undergoing a comprehensive review of its licence conditions and obligations which will culminate in its reorganisation into a public service and commercial division.
Directive hits investment Premium
A consultation has been opened to consider whether the European Union’s E-money Directive is unfairly restricting mobile operators’ access to investment funds.
Ultra Wide Band (UWB) has been authorised for use in the United States but in Europe and other parts of the world regulators are running up against opposition from incumbent users of spectrum.
21st April 2004<br /><br />The UK regulator, Ofcom, has completed the first phase of its review of public service television and concluded that although there is much to praise there are also significant shortcomings.
More than 28 million subscribers were added to global DSL numbers in 2003, according to figures prepared by the industry analysis organisation Point Topic on behalf of the International DSL Forum.
Chris Anderson, the chief executive of the Austrian competitive telecoms carrier,Optus, yesterday made clear, in no uncertain terms, his extreme displeasure with incumbent operator Telstra’s recent moves in the Austrian broadband market.
For months past US senators have been at loggerheads over how to free the logjam of competing interests in relation to Internet taxes. The debate has the most far-reaching ramifications because settlement will determine whether the cost of going online to
The world of the Virtual Network Operator (VNO) is largely unknown outside the confines of the telecoms industry, and many within it would happily concede that even they don’t have much of a clue about what VNOs actually do.
EC seeks regulatory clarity Premium
The European Commission’s commitment to creating regulatory certainty for the rapid deployment of broadband communications via powerlines has been met with a mixed response.
Having set out tough measures to tackle spam the European Commission is beginning the most difficult part of the project – forging an international alliance against this modern menace.
Spring-cleaning is always a dirty business, but the European Commission’s (EC) most recent plan to sanitise the Internet is a tougher cleaning task than most.
When an agreement is designed to achieve international consensus any controversy is all the more important for having cleared this huge hurdle. It’s significant therefore that the World Summit on the Information Society agreements contain a large plug for