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Telecoms competition on a downhill slide in America

That is what happens when you base your telecommunications policies on the wrong foundations. The problems with the telecommunications industry in America go back to 1996, when the FCC decided that broadband in America should be classified as internet (being … Continue reading

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Low cost economy depends on ubiquitous affordable high speed broadband

Around the world there are ongoing developments to reform and transform industries and whole sectors with the assistance of new ICTs. There is a clear understanding that reforms are essential in order to provide the level of services and the … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality undermining spreads to developing countries

After the USA set the bad example of allowing telcos to start charging different rates for content delivery services, other incumbent telcos elsewhere are only too happy to jump on the bandwagon and use the American example as a reason … Continue reading

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Let American telcos and cablecos merge – but declare infrastructure a utility

While there is much discussion in the United States about the mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and of AT&T and DirectTV, issues such as this are generally discussed from a very narrow perspective and, we maintain, from the … Continue reading

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The two sides of Net Neutrality

Over the last decade or so the telecoms industry has been at loggerheads with the content providers and distributors (OTT companies) regarding the use of the infrastructure by the OTT players. On one side we have the people arguing for … Continue reading

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