/ Jun 15, 2017

EU pulls plug on mobile roaming charges

The European Union rang in the end of cross-border roaming charges for mobile phone users in the 28-nation bloc on Thursday, hailing it as "one of (its) greatest and most tangible successes." The move, more than a decade in the making, comes in time for ...

Mar 8, 2016

U.S. slaps sanctions on Chinese tech supplier over Iran ties

Washington has imposed restrictions on the ability of one of China's biggest telecoms equipment makers, ZTE Corp., to use American components after concluding the state-owned company improperly exported U.S. technology to Iran. Sanctions that took effect Tuesday were imposed after ZTE was found to be ...

Nov 23, 2015

Mobile phone fees need reform

The telecommunications ministry has a chance to affect much-needed change in the fee structure for mobile phones, particularly for those people who don't download a lot of data.

/ Oct 2, 2015

Personal data of 15 million people stolen in hack of T-Mobile in U.S.

Hackers have stolen personal information belonging to about 15 million T-Mobile wireless customers and potential customers in the U.S., including Social Security numbers, home addresses, birth dates and other personal information. The hackers got the information from credit reporting agency Experian, which T-Mobile uses to ...

Apr 23, 2015

Google wireless phone service challenges major carriers

Google is trying to shake up the wireless phone industry with a low-priced service designed to pressure major carriers into making it more affordable for people to get online and use Google's services. The service, called "Project Fi," debuted Wednesday, about two months after Google ...