Cable and broadband

Mukesh Ambani to invest $2 bn in cable TV space

08 Mar 2016

Mukesh Ambani is muscling into the country’s cable TV sector as part of a media and telecoms offensive that pits him against his once-estranged younger brother Anil and threatens to shake up both industries

SC wants blanket ban on all pornographic content

27 Feb 2016

There seemed to be a virtual role reversal between the normally repressive government and the more liberal Supreme Court, as the Centre argued that it only wanted to ban child pornography but the judges insisted that it ban all pornography

Railway broadband to connect 500,000 homes in two years

27 Jan 2016

RailWire plans to leverage the Railways’ vast telecom infrastructure to enable all citizens and businesses, both in rural and urban areas, to participate in the internet and web economy

In eagerness to push Free Basics, Facebook slips up

23 Dec 2015

Trai tells RCom to pull plug on Facebook's Free Basics

23 Dec 2015

Still dithering over whether Facebook's free service violates net neutrality norms, the telecom regulator has asked Reliance Communications to stop providing Free Basics till it makes up its mind

Google to partner BSNL for Project Loon as Pichai pitches for a bigger India market

17 Dec 2015

Nations have right to develop internet their own way: X1

17 Dec 2015

New York AG wants New Yorkers to check their internet speeds

15 Dec 2015

BSNL to provide Wi-Fi services at more airports managed by AAI

30 Nov 2015

Liberty Global offers $5.3 bn for Cable & Wireless

18 Nov 2015

London-based Liberty Global, which has cable operations in 14 countries, including 12 in Europe, expects to strengthen its reach in Latin America and the Caribbean through the acquisition

India to become second-largest internet user market by December

18 Nov 2015

India is expected to have the second-largest internet user base of 402 million by December 2015, overtaking the US, but behind China's 600 million

Time Warner Cable to start testing Web TV in New York City

30 Oct 2015

Zuckerberg promotes at IIT-Delhi meeting

28 Oct 2015

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday used his meeting with 900 students of the IIT Delhi to push his much-opposed, which he said, now connects 15 million people online

BT lays out broadband expansion plan as it fends of demands for break up

24 Sep 2015

Govt weighing proposal to allow 100% FDI in DTH, cable networks: report

21 Sep 2015

AT&T not to bring back unlimited data plan

19 Sep 2015

European telecom major Altice to buy Cablevision Systems for $17.7 bn

18 Sep 2015

Altice NV, one of the most acquisitive European telecoms groups, pushed further into the US market yesterday with a deal to buy the nation’s fourth-largest operator Cablevision Systems Corp for $17.7 billion including debt

BSNL broadband speeds to go up from 512 Kbps to 2 Mbps from 1 October

07 Sep 2015

BSNL will upgrade broadband speeds to a minimum of 2 Mbps from 512 Kbps currently at no additional cost for all its broadband customers from 1 October 2015

US to continue oversight of ICANN till September next year

18 Aug 2015

Govt extends deadline for comments on net neutrality to 20 August

17 Aug 2015

Bharti Airtel to slash broadband rates by 30% for new connections

11 Aug 2015

Bharti expects to have the early mover advantage that would steal the thunder from Reliance Jio’s launch

BSNL to invest Rs6,000 crore to set up 40,000 Wi-Fi hotspots

16 Jun 2015

Vodafone, Liberty looking at options, including merger: report

05 Jun 2015

Charter to acquire Time Warner Cable for $56 bn

26 May 2015

The combination of Charter, Time Warner Cable and Bright House will create a leading broadband services and technology company serving 23.9 million customers in 41 states

Time Warner Cable in sell-off talks with Altice, Charter

25 May 2015