The new Vancouver-based startup, dubbed OneGigabit, is offering fiber Internet at speeds of one gigabit per second, which is 60 times faster than the Canadian average.
Telefonica plans to sell off its Irish mobile business for $1 billion in cash to a subsidiary of Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Ltd.
Twilio Fund Europe 2013 will invest in early-stage European startups that make creative use of Twilio’s API.
Looks like Chinese telecommunications manufacturer Huawei is getting slammed again. Now it’s Los Alamos National Laboratory, the facility that is in charge of maintaining the United States’s arsenal of nuclear weapons, that has apparently tossed out Huawei network switches.
The House unanimously passed a Senate resolution calling on the U.S. government to oppose UN control of the Internet.
You’re going to find Lookout Mobile on more phones in Europe. The company announced a partnership with French telecommunications company Orange, which will start preloading the software onto its Android phones starting in 2013.
Softbank is said to be purchasing 70 percent of telecommunications carrier Sprint a deal which may be announced tomorrow. The deal will run Softbank $20 billion.
The Chinese Commerce Ministry struck back yesterday after a U.S. report urged domestic companies to sever ties with Chinese telecommunications vendors Huawei and ZTE. The ministry believes the U.S. is being speculative and isn’t basing its claims on solid ground.
The U.S. Congress Intelligence Committee and telecommunications vendor Cisco are agreed on one thing: Chinese networking equipment companies can’t be trusted.
Twilio announced today 500 Startup‘s Dave McClure (pictured left) and SV Angel‘s Ron Conway (pictured below, right) started a second $250,000 seed fund for startups built on top of Twilio.
The Dutch Parliament on Wednesday passed a law that prohibits Internet service providers from slowing down any kind of Internet traffic unless it’s to ease congestion, preserve security, or block spam.