- After years of delays, Palestinians get high-speed mobile Updated: Nov-23-15 2:44 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Political science lecturer Amjad Abu el-Ez lived in London and Dubai for 17 years before returning home in 2014 to teach in the northern West Bank city of Nablus. He was stunned to learn he could barely check his email on the commute from his nearby village because Palestinian mobile carriers do not offer high-speed data.
- Ball State weighs putting TV frequency up for auction Updated: Nov-21-15 10:26 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - Ball State University officials are considering whether to take part in a federal auction of broadcast frequencies that could lead to its public television station going off the air.
- Sprint: New subscribers will get half off competitors' rates Updated: Nov-18-15 7:32 pm
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - Wireless provider Sprint said Wednesday that new subscribers who switch to its service will pay half what its competitors are charging.
- CEO of African telecom giant MTN resigns; Nigeria fine looms Updated: Nov-09-15 12:03 pm
JOHANNESBURG - The CEO of Africa's biggest telecommunications company resigned on Monday because of a $5.2 billion fine meted out to MTN Group's Nigerian subsidiary.
- Review: 3 Android phones that offer something different Updated: Nov-06-15 2:20 pm
NEW YORK - New Android phones appear with regularity, but far too few of them really seem ... new.
- Regulatory ruling could extend service fee to cellphones Updated: Nov-03-15 6:59 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A regulatory agency could effectively decide whether cellphone customers in South Carolina will start paying a fee created for rural phone service.
- Cablevision misses Street 3Q forecasts Updated: Nov-03-15 5:26 pm
BETHPAGE, New York - Cablevision Systems Corp. (CVC) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $23.1 million.
- Cuba and US firm sign telecoms agreement on roaming Updated: Nov-02-15 5:53 pm
LA HABANA - Cuba's state telecommunications company and U.S. firm Sprint have signed an agreement for cellphone roaming service, the first direct deal of its kind between phone companies in both countries.
- Lawmakers wrangle over tax breaks for ultrafast Internet Updated: Nov-02-15 3:44 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon regulators are scheduled to decide Tuesday how Internet service providers can qualify for new tax breaks, a decision that will affect millions of dollars in tax revenue.
- UK police arrest 16-year-old over Talk Talk telecoms hack Updated: Oct-30-15 6:42 am
LONDON - British police have arrested a 16-year-old boy in London over a cyberattack on telecoms firm Talk Talk.
- Nokia raises outlook, to give billions back to shareholders Updated: Oct-29-15 12:44 pm
HELSINKI - Telecom networks company Nokia saw its shares surge on Thursday after it raised its outlook for the year and said it would distribute 4 billion euros ($4.4 billion) to shareholders, despite a drop in third quarter earnings.
- Sony returns to profit after marathon restructuring effort Updated: Oct-29-15 7:40 am
TOKYO - Sony Corp. returned to profit last quarter in a sign its marathon restructuring effort is beginning to produce results.
- Samsung profit rises on record earnings from semiconductors Updated: Oct-29-15 3:38 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics Co. reported its first earnings growth in more than a year on Thursday as a record profit from computer chips masked a decline in its smartphone business.