November 28th @ 11:33 AM GMT
Yahoo! South Africa's telecom group MTN has met with Nigeria's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to discuss a possible initial public offering and how it wanted to structure the share sale, the head of Nigeria's SEC told Reuters. SEC director general, Mounir Gwarzo, said MTN had discussed the possibility of issuing various classes of shares to targeted investor groups. (Technology)
November 27th @ 8:26 PM GMT
Yahoo! The ability of Australian telecoms company Telstra Corporation to offset the fall in its traditional revenue streams by diversifying into a range of technology and other businesses is in doubt. Lumped together with the company's underperforming media department, the entire gamut of these operations which include a range of technology businesses from cloud computing to app delivery specialists - contributed just A$908 million, or 3.4 percent of Telstra's income, in the fiscal year ended in... (Business)
November 28th @ 2:54 AM GMT
SlashDot schwit1 quotes a report from Zero Hedge on Great Britain's newly-enacted ''snoopers' charter'':For those who missed our original reports, here is the new law in a nutshell: it requires telecom companies to keep records of all users' web activity for a year, creating databases of personal information that the firms worry could be vulnerable to leaks and hackers. Civil liberties groups say the law establishes mass surveillance of British citizens, following innocent internet users from... (Technology)
November 27th @ 3:10 PM GMT
Wall Street Journal The Chinese technology giant’s path to expansion in the U.S. faces technical roadblocks and a chilly reception from the telecom carriers who dominate handset sales there. (Business)