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Q&A with former FCC chair Tom Wheeler

Q&A with former FCC chair Tom Wheeler

GTB caught up with Tom Wheeler, who stepped down from the US regulator in January, to talk net neutrality, telecoms, and his new role with IoT firm Actility

Telecom Egypt appoints new MD & CEO

Telecom Egypt appoints new MD & CEO

The Board of Directors at Telecom Egypt (te) has announced the appointment of Ahmed El Beheiry as the operator’s new managing director and chief executive officer

Thuraya appoints acting CEO

Thuraya appoints acting CEO

Thuraya has today announced that Ahmed Al Shamsi has been appointed as temporary acting chief executive officer of the company, effective immediately

From smart cities to connected pallets as a service

AT&T no longer needs to push the idea of the internet of things. Chris Penrose, president of IoT Solutions at AT&T, tells Alan Burkitt-Gray that enterprises are coming to it with ideas for services they want – including connected pallets

Ericsson creates single executive team

Ericsson creates single executive team

Ericsson is simplifying its organisational structure by removing the two-tiered leadership structure - executive leadership team and global leadership team - and forming a single executive team

Charter to invest $25bn on broadband

Charter to invest $25bn on broadband

President Trump and Tom Rutledge, Charter CEO, have announced that Charter Communications is to invest $25bn on broadband infrastructure and technology over the next four years

FCC reforms ‘outdated’ 800MHz band rules

FCC reforms ‘outdated’ 800MHz band rules

The FCC has decided to modernise its cellular licensing and power rules in the 800MHz cellular band to provide millions of wireless customers with greater access to networks at faster speeds