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Fourth Undersea Cable Cut

Internet services in Qatar have been seriously disrupted because of damage to an undersea telecoms cable linking the Gulf state to the UAE, the fourth such incident in less than a week. Qatar Telecom (Qtel)... More...

Cable Company Empties 14,000 E-Mail Accounts

Charter Communications officials believe a software error during routine maintenance caused the company to delete the contents of 14,000 customer e-mail accounts. There is no way to retrieve the messages, photos and other attachments that... More...

Google Building Pacific Fiber Cable

Google is reportedly in negotiations to build a fibre optic cable across the Pacific to link its US operations with Asia. Australian magazine Communications Day claimed that the search giant is in talks with Asian... More...

Cable Companies Facing Big Bandwidth Crunch

With internet usage expanding exponentially and demand for high-speed connections ever growing, cable internet companies may soon be facing serious bandwidth issues, according to a report by ABI Research. The problem comes from more demanding... More...

Court Overturns FCC Cable Modem Decision

A federal appeals court opened the door Monday to additional rules on high-speed Internet access over cable television lines, overturning a Federal Communications Commission decision that competitors say has kept them locked out of the... More...

Cable co signs PS2 network deal

UK cable operator Telewest has signed a deal with Sony that will see the company working on the creation of a high-speed network to allow PS2 owners across Europe to play online games on their... More...

Cable modem users top 10m in US

There are more than 10m cable broadband punters in the US, according to the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA). It claims some 75m households in the US have access to cable broadband services, with... More...

AOL, Newhouse Restructure Cable Deal

AOL Time Warner's cable division and Advance/Newhouse Communications have restructured their cable partnership in a deal that will switch about 2.1 million cable subscribers into the Newhouse fold and reduce TWC's cable base by about... More...

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