Australia snubs Huawei, citing security threat in Solomon Islands internet project 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Canberra announced this week that Australia will fund the majority of an undersea internet cable project for the Solomon Islands, a sudden decision intended to block the C...

Leaders of Cyprus, Egypt, Greece pledge closer cooperation

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The leaders of Cyprus, Egypt and Greece say they'll work more closely with the European Union to tackle illegal migration and will take joint action to combat the threat of terr...

Italy exercises 'golden power' to protect Telecom Italia

MILAN (AP) — The Italian government has exercised its "golden power" right to protect Telecom Italia amid French media group Vivendi's expanding control of the telecoms business. Pre...

Somalia's internet returns after 3-week outage caused outcry

HARGEISA, Somalia (AP) — Authorities say Somalia's internet has returned after an outage of more than three weeks cost the Horn of Africa nation about $10 million a day. Hormuud Tele...

Somalia's internet outage costing country $10 million a day

HARGEISA, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's government says a widespread internet outage that began roughly two weeks ago is costing the Horn of Africa nation about $10 million each day and is a "major disaste...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - April 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The top stories this week included damaged undersea cable slows Taiwan Internet connection for a month; Taipei ranks as third safest city in the world by Numbeo.com; quick...

Faulty APCN 2 undersea cable could be fixed by May 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After internet access to many overseas websites from Taiwan became hampered due to an undersea cable fault, and a chorus of complaints flooded in by netizens, Chunghwa Telecom ...

Slow internet in Taiwan for up to a month after undersea cable fault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. announced yesterday that due to damage to the Asia-Pacific Cable Network 2 (APCN 2) undersea cable, access to websites around the world for user...

NTT Communications to Highlight Network Security and Innovation at Capacity Asia 2016 Conference

NEW YORK & HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2016--NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT (NYSE:NTT), today announc...

Reliance Communications Subsidiary GCX Receives B2 Rating Affirmation from Moody’s

MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 30, 2016--Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCOM), today received B2 rating affirmation from Moody’s on the heels of announcing t...

O3b and SpeedCast Sign Agreement to Improve Connectivity for the Residents of the Republic of Kiribati

ST. HELIER, Jersey & SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 10, 2016--O3b Networks and SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA) today announced an agreement to provide connectivity over the innovative O3b...

SpeedCast Goes Live on O3b Networks, Delivers Broadband Service to Christmas Island

ST. HELIER, Jersey--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 19, 2016--O3b Networks and SpeedCast International Limited ( SpeedCast ) today announced that SpeedCast has launched service on the state-of-the-art O3b satell...

CNMI cable breaks causing phones, banking to shut down

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) -- A break in an undersea cable has disconnected the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands telecommunications with Guam and the rest of the world.The Guam Pacific Daily News ...

Curtis Smith: from Tiananmen to 101

If you are ever near the Xinyi Assemble Hall and Taipei Immigration Assembly Hall built on the remnants of 4-4 South Village off Songchin Street across from Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 1...