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Telco industry ranks bottom in UK for customer service

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The Institute of Customer Service has released its Customer Satisfaction Index stating the telco industry is the lowest ranked sector in the UK.

Court of Appeals hits back at US telco industry with net neutrality ruling

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The District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals has hit back at the US telcos industry, ruling in favour of government net neutrality regulations.

T-Mobile exchanges stock for referrals in pursuit of new subscribers

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T-Mobile US has launched its new #GetThanked initiative to engage existing customers, offering various rewards including stock in the company.

Telcos voice concerns about taking core networks to the cloud

NFV and the platforms that can capably run them are still nascent

Under threat from companies not traditionally viewed as competitors, telcos are racing to both offer cloud services to end-user customers and tap into the cloud to run core network functions in a bid to make their value propositions more competitive and infrastructure more dynamic. But cloud experts from Orange, Swisscom and AT&T have each voiced concerns around just how capable the sector may be at managing such a bold transformation with existing tools.

NTT DoCoMo seeks multi-vendor NFV architecture

NTT DoCoMo wants to make its network more agile

Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo has completed an NFV Proof of Concept (PoC) trial in which interoperability of multi-vendor virtual functions was successfully demonstrated.

BT to use RingCentral cloud communications platform

BT will offer RingCentral's cloud-based comms solution as appetite for cloud-based services increases following the passage of flexible working legislation in the UK

UK telco BT announced it will offer business customers a cloud-based phone platform based on technology developed by RingCentral, a provider of cloud-based unified communications solutions. The move comes as the UK adopts legislation that sees flexible working rights extended beyond parents and caretakers.

China Unicom, Huawei to work on cloud tech

Huawei is working on cloud tech with Unicom

The cloud platform division of China Unicom signed a strategic cooperation agreement on Software Defined Networking (SDN) innovation with local kit vendor Huawei this week.

China Entercom and STNC to set up cloud datacentre in Shanghai

China Entercom and STNC will jointly build and deliver cloud services to enterprises in Shanghai

China Entercom, a subsidiary of ICT solutions provider CITIC Telecom International CPC ltd announced a partnership with the Shanghai Science & Technology Network Communications Corporation (STNC) this week that will see the firms jointly set up a cloud computing datacentre in Baoshan, Shanghai.

Microsoft: Riley v. California ruling will advance cloud privacy

Microsoft: 'The Riley v. California ruling is a historic victory for privacy defenders'

A recent landmark US Supreme Court ruling on the legality of searching a mobile phone without a warrant is a ‘historical moment’ for defenders of privacy rights according to Microsoft general counsel & executive vice president, legal & corporate affairs Brad Smith.

Cyan, Red Hat, Telefonica to optimise NFV for service providers

Splunk offers deeper operational intelligence

Software defined networking (SDN) specialist Cyan has announced a collaboration with European carrier Telefónica and Linux developer Red Hat to develop a network functions virtualization (NFV) architecture optimised for communications service providers.

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