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Articles tagged with: Americas

White House produces new big data report

The US government has released 'Big data: a report on algorithmic systems, opportunity, and civil rights', which "charts pathways for fairness and opportunity but also cautions against re-encoding bias and discrimination into algorithmic systems".

  • Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Canada upholds wholesale fibre regulation

Navdeep Bains, Canada's minister of innovation, science and economic development, has upheld the decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to extend wholesale broadband regulation to fibre to the home.

  • Tuesday, 24 May 2016

FCC passes ‘special access’ framework

Competitive telecoms providers like T-Mobile and Sprint received a big boost last week when the FCC voted to ban certain contractual practices with historically entrenched companies such as AT&T and Verizon, notes Morning Consult.

  • Tuesday, 24 May 2016

FCC to modernise wireless licensing system

A blog on the US FCC's site says the regulator will take the first steps in an effort to modernise its universal licensing system (ULS), the system used to license wireless radio services for commercial, private, public safety and personal use.

  • Tuesday, 24 May 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

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