Saudi Arabia lifts ban on messaging apps like Skype and Snapchat
The ban had stood since 2013, but internet business is too potentially lucrative.
China orders telecoms to block personal VPNs by February
It's getting harder to climb over the Great Firewall.
FCC backs down from municipal broadband case
For now, the commission won't seek to protect city-run internet providers.
Robocall 'strike force' sets out to end unwanted calls
Technical experts from across the industry have it out for scammers.
Charter will axe the Time Warner Cable brand
Now that Charter is closing its acquisition, it's getting rid of an infamous name.
T-Mobile customers can roam in Cuba
Sprint and Verizon signed roaming deals last year, but better late than never.
FCC hires a privacy guru to help lead its telecom investigations
The FCC has hired Jonathan Mayer to help crack down on telecoms that violate your privacy and security.
Nokia just bought Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion
Nokia could soon be the largest maker of mobile phone network equipment in the world ahead of Eric...
Nigerian telecoms to face jail time over shoddy cell service
Nigeria's Consumer Protection Council (CPC), with the backing of the country's government, is thre...