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America Movil to sell off Sercotel subsidiary

América Móvil has taken another step to make itself more amenable to Mexico's telecom regulators by moving to sell off its Sercotel holding company, reports  Reuters,  citing an announcement in Mexico's daily gazette.

Austria's consumer prices rise following mobile market consolidation

Three Austria's acquisition of local rival Orange in August 2013 has helped drive up consumer prices significantly for mobile services in the country, as indicated by latest figures from the Arbeiterkammer Wien (AK)--the Vienna Chamber of Labour.

Telenor bosses to stay silent in Norwegian probe of subsidiary VimpelCom

Telenor CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas and company chairman Svein Aaser pledged to remain tight lipped when quizzed by Norwegian politicians this week regarding alleged corruption at subsidiary VimpelCom.

FCC issues violation notice to Nike for faulty DAS network card

Citing a faulty UHF amplifier card in its corporate distributed antenna system (DAS) network, the FCC's Enforcement Bureau issued a Notice of Violation to Nike.

AT&T may be fined by FCC over throttling practices

AT&T Mobility could be fined by the FCC over its throttling practices, according to a court filing.

CTIA comes out swinging against Title II net neutrality approach for wireless

CTIA is stepping up its opposition to the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules for mobile broadband after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated this week that he favored reclassifying broadband as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act.

Democrats take on Republicans with proposed net neutrality bill

A group of Democratic leaders have incited a new political debate over what direction net neutrality should take by reintroducing a bill that would put a ban on paid prioritization agreements between content providers like Netflix and ISPs like AT&T and Verizon.

FCC's Wheeler says 25/3 Mbps should define broadband

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is once again looking to change the status quo of U.S. broadband by proposing to raise the current definition of broadband from 4 Mbps downstream and 1 Mbps upstream to 25 Mbps downstream and 3 Mbps upstream.

French parliament set to vote on new Arcep president next week

Sébastien Soriano is the preferred candidate of President François Hollande to head the telecoms regulator in France.

FCC's Wheeler hints he's leaning toward Title II reclassification

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated during this week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that he is leaning toward proposing net neutrality rules where broadband providers will be reclassified as utilities under Title II of the Communications Act, a plan that has been opposed by the largest telcos and a growing group of hardware and software vendors.