Dish Networks/Sinclair: think local

Local broadcasters’ gravy train may be about to slow down

Colm Piercy, CEO of Viatel, photographed at the company's west Dublin data centre.
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From Irish academia to telecoms

Colm Piercy’s studies of digital innovation led him to set up Digiweb

Bouygues lifts telecoms arm profit target

Goal of attaining €300m cost savings next year set to be bettered

Mexican watchdog probes Slim’s Telmex

Focus on whether terms of concession were breached

Start-up claims success in EM net plan

mCent has integrated 311 operators and its app has 30m clients

Leadership reshuffle at China telcos

State-run China Unicom and China Telecom swap chairmen

Verizon, AT&T accused of hurting rivals

BT’s US chief calls for new rules to cut network access fees

Group of female telephone operators operating telephone switchboards
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Voicemail’s message for office landlines

The system is on its way out, just like the workplace telephone

SoftBank’s Arora makes Y60bn ‘personal bet’

President to spend 4 times annual pay to buy shares in Japanese group

Wifi icon showing on smartphone

Internet provider fined for blocking WiFi

Customers diverted to expensive proprietary service

D Telekom executive calls for ad subsidy

Likes of Google and Facebook ‘should pay’ for data consumption

Millicom aims to become LatAm number two

New chief Mauricio Ramos plans extension of cable network

Sprint/SoftBank: Rich uncle

Masayoshi Son’s gift to US mobile operator is not quite unconditional

HTC’s star falls in Android universe

Chances of comeback dim for struggling Taiwanese smartphone maker

SoftBank ups Sprint stake in show of faith

Masayoshi Son affirms commitment to struggling US wireless carrier

Hutchison’s calls start to come good

Telecoms group uses deal making acumen to build business

Google to push Android One plan in India

Effort to launch cut-price phones has struggled

HTC sinks 10% as loss projections balloon

Taiwan group’s quarterly loss forecast is five times expectations

VimpelCom and Hutchison merge Italy units

Joint venture will have roughly a third of the Italian market

Bharti Airtel rolls out India 4G service

Sunil Mittal’s telecoms group secures head start over Reliance

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