Feds get four bids for $20B telecom contract

Feds get four bids for $20B telecom contract

Four major telecommunications companies have submitted initial bids for the U.S. government's 10-year telecommunications services contract, known as Networx and...

October 16th, 2005 Linda Rosencrance

IT Focus news briefs, Feb. 1, 2005

IT Focus news briefs, Feb. 1, 2005

Get a hold of the phone Financial firms might garner a stronger grasp of telecom best practices after reading BITS’...

January 31st, 2005 IT Focus Staff

research officer, Multimedia University

research officer, Multimedia University

Several parts of Malaysia including Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Putrajaya, Cyberjaya, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Johor were hit by a...

January 12th, 2005 Carol Wong and Blake Hoo

U. S. senators seek to limit Internet tax moratorium

U. S. senators seek to limit Internet tax moratorium

Four U.S. senators will introduce a bill to extend a now-expired Internet tax moratorium by two years, instead of a...

February 10th, 2004 Grant Gross

Senators object to Internet tax bill

Senators object to Internet tax bill

The U.S. Senate failed to vote on a bill that would permanently ban Internet-only taxes after several senators raised questions...

November 7th, 2003 Grant Gross

States protest congressional Internet tax ban

States protest congressional Internet tax ban

A piece of congressional legislation intended to ban taxes unique to the Internet could end up exempting many telecommunications services...

September 24th, 2003 Grant Gross

Bell extends western reach

Bell extends western reach

Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. and Bell Canada announced last month that they have created a new company by combining the...

May 2nd, 2002 Albert Leonardo

Global Crossing extends LatAm telecom ring

Global Crossing extends LatAm telecom ring

Global Crossing Ltd. announced Thursday it has completed a link in its global fiber optic network that connects the U.S....

January 29th, 2001 Juan Carlos Perez

Telecom players continue Latin American expansion

Telecom players continue Latin American expansion

Latin America wants to speed up and enhance its telecommunications services. And it wants it now. The demand for advanced...

November 23rd, 2000 Juan Carlos Perez