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Articles tagged with: Americas

Obama weighs in on set-top boxes

Barack Obama is demanding better, cheaper versions of the cable boxes that millions of Americans use to browse their pay-TV channels, in hopes of enhancing competition, reports the Washington Post.

  • Monday, 25 April 2016

FCC unveils consumer broadband labels

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced new broadband labels that aim to provide consumers of mobile and fixed broadband internet services with easy to understand information about price and performance.

  • Monday, 25 April 2016

 Q&A - Manuel Kohnstamm Q&A - Manuel Kohnstamm

Manuel Kohnstamm, Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Liberty Global

  • Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Brazil’s guidelines for regulatory review

The Ministry of Communications in Brazil has published guidelines to be followed by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) when reviewing the current regulatory model for telecoms services, notes TeleGeography, itself reporting an item in Telesemana.

  • Monday, 25 April 2016

Tool for m-health apps regulation from the US FTC

The US Federal Trade Commission has created a web-based tool for developers of health-related mobile apps to help developers understand what federal laws and regulations might apply to their apps.

  • Monday, 25 April 2016

FCC sets ISP privacy rules

The FCC in the US has proposed a set of privacy rules for internet service providers that would significantly curb the ability of companies such as Comcast and Verizon to share data about their customers’ online activities with advertisers without permission from users, reports the New York Times.

  • Monday, 21 March 2016

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