Telecommunications

Kaduna shuts down telecommunications and bans ‘okada’

The Kaduna state government has asked telecom companies to suspend their services in the state from September 30, in order to control the bandits’ activities. State Commissioner for Homeland Security and Home Affairs Samuel Aruwan told reporters on Wednesday. He also said the use of motorcycles for transportation services has also been suspended statewide. Mr. […]

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Watchdog expects retail telecom service issues to be resolved

The Commerce Commission wants to see an improvement in the quality of retail services offered by the telecommunications industry. Telecoms Commissioner Tristan Gilbertson said a consumer survey indicated the problems were far-reaching and spanned all stages of the telecommunications service lifecycle, from advertising, marketing and engagement, to billing and customer service, closing accounts and switching […]

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KT Corp. of South Korea Acquires Epsilon Telecommunications to Expand Global Footprint and Accelerate Digital Transformation

SINGAPORE, September 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), South Korea largest telecommunications company, acquired Singapore– Headquartered Epsilon Telecommunications, a global connectivity provider that simplifies how businesses connect applications and data around the world and in the cloud. The acquisition aligns with Epsilon’s agile innovation in international networking with KT’s world-class telecommunications […]

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What is telecommunications (telecom)? Definition of SearchNetworking?

What is telecommunications (telecom)? Telecommunications, also called telecom, is the exchange of information over significant distances by electronic means and refers to all types of voice, data and video transmission. It is a broad term that includes a wide range of information transmission technologies and communications infrastructure, such as landline telephones; mobile devices, such as […]

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Supreme Court strikes down telecommunications data decree by Giovani, Antoniou

In a new twist on Al Jazeera’s corruption exposure of the island’s now abolished citizenship for investment scheme, the Supreme Court struck down the decree on the telecommunications data of two prime suspects. In particular those of the former opposition deputy for Akel Christakis Giovani and the director of his development group Antonis Antoniou. It […]

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Globitel, in partnership with Comtech Telecommunications Corp., implements successful projects for two leading mobile network operators in Saudi Arabia US-English US-English US-English

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, September 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ –Globitel, a leading provider of customer services and telecommunications solutions, in cooperation with Location Technologies Group of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., a global leader in secure wireless communications technology, announces the successful implementation of location-based services for two of the largest mobile operators in Saudi Arabia and the Middle […]

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US Government Imposes Sanctions and Releases Joint OFAC/BIS Telecommunications Fact Sheet in Support of Cuban Protests

Over the past month, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) has released three separate sets of Specially Designated Nationals Designations and Blocked Persons Lists (“SDN Lists”) to to support the protests in Cuba that began on July 11. In addition, OFAC and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and […]