Daily Archive: July 14, 2011

Jul 14

Taiwan Fixed Network fined for illegal expansion

Tweet Taiwan Fixed Network (TFN), a subsidiary of Taiwan Mobile Co, was fined NT$900,000 (US$31,160) for illegally expanding its communications network and using the expanded network, the National Communications Commission (NCC) said yesterday. Commission spokesperson Chen Jeng-chang said the company did not file an application with the NCC before expanding its communications network. The company …

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Jul 14

Regulation is a key hurdle to offering converged services in China

Tweet Despite industry players’ eagerness to offer converged services in China such as IPTV and mobile TV, the development of converged services between telecoms and media was a long time coming, primarily because of the significant regulatory barriers in China according to Ovum. In a new report*, the independent telecoms analyst reveals that the biggest …

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Jul 14

Republican spectrum plan would kill net neutrality

Tweet A proposal by U.S. House of Representatives Republicans to free up spectrum for mobile broadband use would remove net neutrality rules on new spectrum auctions and would make it difficult for innovators to use unlicensed spectrum going forward, a digital rights group said Wednesday. Public Knowledge blasted the draft of the Spectrum Innovation Act, …

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Jul 14

Vietnam white book on IT, communications released

Tweet The National Steering Committee for Information Technology and the Ministry of Information and Communications announced a new edition of “Vietnam White Book on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) 2011″ in Hanoi on July 12. Deputy minister of Information and Communications, Nguyen Minh Hong, said that this was the third year the White Book had …

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