Sprint to Sell iPhone with Unlimited Data Service

Sprint Nextel plans to offer customers who buy the Apple Inc iPhone its unlimited data service for a flat monthly fee, potentially putting pressure on bigger rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc.

India to Launch World's Cheapest Tablet Computer for $35

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India unwraps what has been dubbed the world's cheapest tablet computer on Wednesday, to be sold to students at the subsidized price of $35 to expand digital access in the Asian giant that lags peers such as China and Brazil in connectivity.

Telecom Companies Lash Out at EU Fiber Proposal

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Telecom operators hit out at a new European Union proposal that aims to spur investment in faster fiber optics networks by reducing profits generated on copper-based networks, saying it was wrongheaded and would actually stunt progress.
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Group Challenges FCC's Net Neutrality Rules

Public interest group Free Press filed a petition for review in the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston on Wednesday, challenging U.S. Internet rules set to go into effect November 20.
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LightSquared to Issue an Open Letter Defending the LTE Network Launch

LightSquared will be running an open letter from its CEO Sanjiv Ahuja in major US newspapers on Sept. 26, explaining its position over the controversy surrounding its LTE (long-term evolution) network, specifically concerns about its interference with GPS (global positioning system).
The government is hoping to "cement a real and meaningful partnership" with the private sectors in order to combat cybercrime.

U.S. Internet Rules to Take Effect November 20

Long-delayed U.S. Internet rules that tackle the controversial issue of balancing consumer and content provider interests against those who sell access to the Web will take effect November 20.
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Seven States Join AT&T-T-Mobile Merger Lawsuit

Seven states, including California, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois and New York, have joined the lawsuit to stop AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile USA, the Justice Department said Friday. Previously, AT&T had proposed a $39 Billion deal to purchase T-Mobile.
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Netflix Recent Plan Changes Prove to be Unpopular: Analyst

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) lowered its third quarter domestic subscribers guidance, while maintaining its financial and international subscribers outlook. Wedbush Securities believes that the lowered expectations by Netflix reflect a degree of customer disinterest.
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South Korea Still Top World Communications Economy: U.N.

South Korea was the world's most advanced Internet and telecommunications economy in 2010, with high levels of access, usage and skills, while high-speed Web access remained unaffordable in many low-income countries, the United Nations said on Thursday.
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FCC's Internet Rules Clear a Review Hurdle

Controversial new Internet rules adopted late last year by the Federal Communications Commission will soon be published officially, a step expected to trigger legal challenges.

Verizon Dividend Setback for Vodafone: Report

Verizon Communications (VZ.N) has dashed the hopes of Vodafone (VOD.L) investors by ruling out a return to a recurring dividend from the two companies' mobile phone joint venture, called Verizon Wireless, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
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Sprint/T-Mobile Deal May Fare Better with Regulators: Analyst

AT&T, Inc.(NYSE:T), the second-largest wireless carrier in the U.S., faces an uphill battle as the Department of Justice's (DoJ) action and upcoming Federal Communications Commission (FCC) action suggests a philosophy of too much wireless M&A too soon.


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