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Iristel will soon be able to compete with Sogetel in southern Quebec

Iristel will soon be able to compete with Sogetel in southern Quebec

18 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup

Canada's telecom watchdog has approved of a local competition plan implemented by Quebec regional telecom Sogetel. According to a July 20th, 2018 Canadian Radio-television and...
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Ontario man uses axe to destroy modem in front of Bell store

Ontario man uses axe to destroy modem in front of Bell store

21 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup

A Burlington, Ontario man recently took an axe to a Bell modem in front of one of the telecom's shops and posted the video to the internet. The man, Jeremy Parsons...
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Cellphone bills are getting more expensive after two years of declines

Cellphone bills are getting more expensive after two years of declines

21 hours ago   |   The Verge

Following a year of intense competition as US telecoms raced to one-up each other on new unlimited data plans, the promotional benefits are beginning to dry up as cell carriers...
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SyrupCast Podcast Ep. 175: Manitoba's unlimited data bytes the dust

SyrupCast Podcast Ep. 175: Manitoba's unlimited data bytes the dust

21 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup

This week on the SyrupCast MobileSyrup features editor Igor Bonifacic, telecom editor Rose Behar and PHD student at Carlton University Ben Klass, talk about all the telecom and...
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Boost Founder Vows To Save Prepaid From T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

22 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   3 articles

Boost Mobile founder Peter Adderton vowed to save the prepaid segment from what he believes is certain collapse caused by T-Mobile and Sprint's merger should the proposed...
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Russian government: Telcoms face cost hike from new security law

22 hours ago   |   Reuters

Russian telecoms operators will have to ramp up charges by up to 10 percent to cover costs they will incur implementing new laws designed to give state security greater...
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Nordic telecom operator Telia enters TV business

23 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The Nordic region's largest telecoms operator, Telia, said Friday it has agreed to buy the broadcasting and streaming operations of Swedish publishing company Bonnier AB to...
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Kenya to get first deployment of internet balloons from Google parent

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

The first commercial deployment for Project Loon-the "balloon-powered internet" being developed by Google parent Alphabet-is headed for Kenya, the US tech giant said Thursday.
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UK security officials warn of 'new risks' from Huawei

1 day ago   |   CNN

Top UK security officials say they can only provide "limited assurance" that telecom equipment provided by Huawei poses no threat to national security.
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Exclusive: Britain says Huawei 'shortcomings' expose new telecom networks risks

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Technical and supply-chain issues with equipment made by Chinese firm Huawei have exposed Britain's telecom networks to new security risks, a government report said on Thursday.
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