A telephone company, also known as a telco, telephone service provider, or telecommunications operator, is a kind of communications service provider (CSP) (more precisely a telecommunications service provider or TSP) that provides telecommunications services such as telephony and data communications access. Many telephone companies were at one time government agencies or privately owned but state-regulated monopolies. The government agencies are often referred to, primarily in Europe, as PTTs (postal, telegraph and telephone services).Telephone companies are common carriers, and in the United States are also called local exchange carriers.
Posts about Telcos
  • What comes after HBO cuts the cord

    …: HBO Nordic. HBO has amassed over 380,000 streaming subscribers in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, where HBO sells its Nordic service as a standalone product without any third-party distribution partners. So it’s declaring war on cable companies? Not so fast. The most intriguing detail of HBO’s big reveal is Pleper’s vague assertion…

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