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Canada’s telcos burst into banking, healthcare in hunt for growth

By Alastair Sharp and Euan Rocha TORONTO August 1 (Reuters) – Canada's three biggest telecom firms, keen to keep shareholders happy with fat dividends, are breaking into businesses ranging from banking to healthcare to drive growth as they run out … Continue reading

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Analysis: European telcos’ merger hopes help close Atlantic gap

By Leila Abboud and Harro Ten Wolde PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A rally in European telecom stocks has closed the big valuation gap with U.S. peers seen nine months ago, boosted by hopes that regulators will allow more mergers in the … Continue reading

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If Vietnamese telcos cut their mobile transaction fee by half, the economy … – Tech in Asia

If Vietnamese telcos cut their mobile transaction fee by half, the economy …Tech in AsiaIn the past few years, Vietnam's economy has slowed to a lull. What was once one of the most promising tigers in Southeast Asia is now … Continue reading

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Dear Vietnamese telcos, it’s time to wake up and create some new value – Tech in Asia

Dear Vietnamese telcos, it's time to wake up and create some new valueTech in AsiaVietnam's 3G and mobile coverage has slowly gained a quiet reputation in the Southeast Asian region for being broad and reliable. It's also known for being … Continue reading

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Dear Vietnamese telcos, it’s time to wake up and create some new value – Tech in Asia

Dear Vietnamese telcos, it's time to wake up and create some new valueTech in AsiaVietnam's 3G and mobile coverage has slowly gained a quiet reputation in the Southeast Asian region for being broad and reliable. It's also known for being … Continue reading

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Telcos say EU reform plans offer fast pain, uncertain gain

By Leila Abboud and Claire Davenport PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Telecom executives were generally downbeat about proposals for a revamp of European Union regulation because price caps and limits on roaming charges would hit their profits soon, while ideas they liked … Continue reading

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Saudi orders telcos to ensure Skype, Whatsapp meet local laws

RIYADH (Reuters) – Some Internet-based communication tools such as Skype and Whatsapp flout Saudi Arabia's telecom laws, the regulator said on Sunday, instructing telecom operators to quickly ensure these services comply. The announcement from the kingdom's Communications and Information Technology … Continue reading

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Divide between European and U.S. telcos widens

BARCELONA (Reuters) – When the bosses of global mobile operators meet in Barcelona this week, there will be an elephant in the room: the widening gap between fast-growing and richly-valued U.S. telecoms companies and their ailing European counterparts. A overcrowded … Continue reading

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Middle East telcos mull alliance in Facebook fight

DUBAI (Reuters) – Middle East telecommunications firms are discussing the idea of creating a pan-Arab online platform that would earn them more revenue from their networks by challenging Facebook and other Internet behemoths of the West. The ambitious project faces … Continue reading

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Vietnamese telcos’ dumping destroys international VoIP call service market – VietNamNet Bridge

VietNamNet Bridge Vietnamese telcos' dumping destroys international VoIP call service marketVietNamNet BridgeIn the last 10 years, Vietnamese telecom companies have got big money from foreign telecom exploiters paid for by the connection of the calls from overseas with the subscribers … Continue reading

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