Reuters reports that Canada's Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, will sell off wireless spectrum next year as planned, despite protests by telecoms firms...
Launched in July, the National Broadband Strategy for Kenya is a long-term initiative expected to contribute to Kenya’s goal of becoming a true knowledge-based economy by the year 2030, according to oAfrica.com.
India's Department of Telecom will be approaching regulator TRAI for its recommendations on spectrum trading, reports The Economic Times...
The Ecuador regulator, Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Supertel) has issued a report analysing the mobile market’s level of readiness for introducing mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), reports TeleGeography.
A government reshuffle in Canada has seen James Moore take over at Industry Canada, in charge of telecoms regulation, among other policy areas...
The British government has launched a consultation into UK media plurality that "calls for the impact of the BBC to be included for the first time, and questions whether newspaper websites and digital outlets, such as the Huffington Post, Google News, Facebook and Twitter should be included", reports the Guardian.
A federal appeals court in the US has ruled in favour of the Hopper service from Dish, which automatically removes adverts before people watch recorded TV programmes, saying it does not violate copyright law.
The US Federal Trade Commission's sweeping authority to protect the interests of consumers could "thrust it to the forefront of broadband regulation", says Bloomberg BNA.
A panel appointed by search engine Google has held the first of a series of meetings to debate the balance between privacy and the free flow of information after a May court ruling reinforced Europeans' "right to be forgotten", reports Reuters.
The IICA hosted a table at the Annual Communications and Media Law Association (CAMLA).