Neowin News Feed for: Telecoms Neowin News Feed for: Telecoms en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 UK: 4.7m families struggled to pay telecom bills this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ofcom&#039;s research should that one in five have been struggling to keep up with their telecom bills. It has called on broadband providers to offer tariffs for those living on a low income. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 18 Dec 2020 14:12:02 +0000 UK: Telecoms chiefs set out measures that need tackling by government for fibre rollout <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Groups representing the telecoms industry in the UK have called on the Prime Minister to address several challenges facing a nationwide fibre rollout. Proposals to fix the issues were given. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 03 Aug 2019 16:38:01 +0000 European Union states reject EC's 25-year spectrum license plan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Estonian government is asking other EU member states for feedback on how long telecoms companies should be able to lease wireless spectrum. It has ditched the EC&#039;s 25-year suggestion. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 27 Aug 2017 03:06:02 +0000 Researchers discover software flaw that puts ALL our communications at risk [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The flaw in question affects equipment used by cell towers, radios, networks, and of course, our own mobile phones. While there&#039;s a patch available, most devices won&#039;t ever receive it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:28:01 +0000 European Commission approves Nokia's acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Commission has approved Nokia&#039;s acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, a wireless technologies company. It is one of the company&#039;s latest milestones, after transitioning to a telecoms company. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:02:01 +0000 EU partners with Japan to push 5G development <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Union is determined to be among the first parts of the world to deploy 5G technologies, and it&#039;s now partnering with Japan and others to make sure that happens. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10:56:01 +0000 Skype, WhatsApp seen as competition for carriers by European Commission <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A leaked report shows that the European Commission is looking to take into account supposed competition from VOIP services which are taking on traditional wireless carriers across the Union. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:02:01 +0000 Orange to partner with Deezer to offer music streaming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/deezer.jpg_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Orange - the fifth largest telecoms company in the world, is planning to partner with Deezer to offer free music streaming to its pay-monthly mobile tariffs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Dwyer) Wed, 07 Sep 2011 00:45:24 +0000 NSA Can Tap 1/3 of World's Telecoms <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Under new provisions of the Protect America Act 2007 recently signed into legislation, as an amendment to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 1978, the US National Security Agency (NSA) can monitor all traffic... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 11 Aug 2007 01:49:27 +0000 Wildly optimistic data drove telecoms to build fiber glut <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Of all of the myths that drove the 1990s technology boom &mdash; dot-coms made good investments, the New Economy would never experience a recession, small telecom companies could beat the mighty Bells &mdash; the most... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 27 Sep 2002 10:37:18 +0000