News tagged with landlines

500Mbps gets ITU first stage approval

( —, the 500Mbps successor to DSL and alternative to fiber has passed first stage approval from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The move paves the way for hardware companies to finalize equipment ...

dateDec 16, 2013 in Telecom report
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Feds get closer look at fake mobile bill charges

(AP)—When a mysterious, unauthorized fee appears on your cellphone bill, it's called "cramming" and consumer advocates and regulators worry it's emerging as a significant problem as people increasingly ditch their landlines ...

dateMay 08, 2013 in Telecom
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Mobile makers eye bonanza in Africa

Africa's mobile phone market, the fastest-growing in the world, is the last frontier for the industry with the promise of unlocked riches luring global interest including from Chinese handset makers.

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Telecom
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Sandy takes out 25 pct of cell towers

(AP)—Federal regulators say Hurricane Sandy knocked out a quarter of the cell towers in an area spreading across ten states, and the situation could get worse before it gets better.

dateOct 30, 2012 in Telecom
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Phone companies prepare for Sandy

(AP)—Phone companies on the eastern seaboard are preparing Monday for the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy by topping up fuel for backup generators and lining up disaster recovery trailers to move into flooded areas after the ...

dateOct 29, 2012 in Telecom
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