Telecommunications

05.20.14
Bringing internet to the Amazon takes more than cables and laptops
05.20.14

Bringing internet to the Amazon takes more than cables and laptops

Internet access is something most of us likely take for granted, but for portions of the developin...

By T. Seppala,   05.20.14
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10.12.12
International Telecommunication Union: worldwide mobile subscriptions hit six billion in 2011
10.12.12

International Telecommunication Union: worldwide mobile subscriptions hit six billion in 2011

Last year, the UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU) told us there were five billion mo...

By J. Rigg,   10.12.12
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08.25.12
Harvard makes distortion-free lens from gold and silicon, aims for the perfect image (or signal)
08.25.12

Harvard makes distortion-free lens from gold and silicon, aims for the perfect image (or signal)

Imaging has been defined by glass lenses for centuries, and even fiber optics haven't entirely esc...

By J. Fingas,   08.25.12
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08.22.12
AT&T suspends 2G in Oakland after cell towers step on police frequencies
08.22.12

AT&T suspends 2G in Oakland after cell towers step on police frequencies

An $18 million dollar radio system purchased by the Oakland Police Department has been giving stat...

By S. Dent,   08.22.12
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02.28.12
Microsoft TechForum unveils three research projects (video)
02.28.12

Microsoft TechForum unveils three research projects (video)

TechForum is a Microsoft-sponsored shindig where the company can get together, party, and then show...

By D. Cooper,   02.28.12
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01.04.12
China Telecom eyes network expansion in France, Germany and US
01.04.12

China Telecom eyes network expansion in France, Germany and US

The world's largest CDMA mobile operator, China Telecom, is looking to further expand its network fo...

By A. Munchbach,   01.04.12
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10.10.11
UK 4G network auction delayed, spectrum sell-off pushed back to the end of 2012
10.10.11

UK 4G network auction delayed, spectrum sell-off pushed back to the end of 2012

The dizzying world of 4G speeds remains a distant prospect for Britons, with telecoms regulator...

By M. Smith,   10.10.11
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03.22.11
UK 4G spectrum set to be auctioned off next year
03.22.11

UK 4G spectrum set to be auctioned off next year

Ofcom, the UK version of the FCC, is currently sitting on two fat bands of prime 4G spectrum, at 80...

By Vlad Savov,   03.22.11
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03.05.11
Russia's major mobile operators join hands for unified LTE rollout
03.05.11

Russia's major mobile operators join hands for unified LTE rollout

Ringo and co. said it best, and now Beeline, Megafon, MTS and Rostelekom are getting a little help...

By D. Murph,   03.05.11
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