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Iran sets out new plan for telecoms

The obligations of Iran’s ministry of communications and information technology have been set out as part of a five-year economic, social and cultural development plan (2016-2021), reports the Financial Tribune, an Iranian economic newspaper.

  • Tuesday, 24 January 2017

UK body urges competitive mobile landscape

Make The Air Fair, an initiative established to urge UK regulator Ofcom to curb BT’s dominance of the mobile industry, has received support from more than 100,000 people for a proposed cap on the amount of spectrum operators can own, repots Mobile World Live.

  • Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Spain to collect copying levy

The Spanish government is preparing to include cloud storage, smartphones, tablets and hard drives in a new private copy levy designed to replace the previous “digital canon” declared illegal...

  • Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Switzerland reports on net neutrality

Switzerland set up its Network Neutrality Arbitration Board in 2015 and has now published an annual report for 2015/16, which details seven requests and two recommendations.

  • Tuesday, 24 January 2017

US incentive auction enters final stage

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has said its incentive auction to repurpose broadcast spectrum for mobile operators is entering its closing stages, with minimum bid requirements met, notes Mobile World Live.

  • Tuesday, 24 January 2017

UK conducts cybersecurity review

The UK government has announced the launch of a national cybersecurity review following the publication of a report by US intelligence agencies accusing Russia of a campaign to manipulate the recent US elections, reports Telecompaper.

  • Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Global kids online

A majority of children say they learn something new online at least every week, but large numbers still face risks online,...

  • Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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