Internet, Telecom Networks Shut Down in Egypt
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published January 28, 2011
Government authorities order communications providers to unplug infrastructure in an effort to curb further protests, a wholesale blackout that an intelligence firm describes as unprecedented in Internet history.
Tags: Facebook, security, Twitter, telecom, censorship
HP Settles E-Rate Fraud Case With Feds for $16M
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published November 11, 2010
Computing giant agrees to pay $16.25 million to settle fraud allegations that included lavishing city officials with gifts such as yacht trips and Super Bowl tickets in exchange for sales contracts under a federal telecom subsidy program.
Tags: telecom, lawsuits, FCC, HP, DOJ
HP Beefs Up Cloud Portfolio for Telcos
By Larry Barrett | Article Published December 17, 2009
Trio of new on-demand applications aims to give enterprises customers flexibility, visibility into costs associated with building out their cloud-based systems.
Tags: cloud computing, telecom, virtualization, SaaS, HP