News tagged with mobile phone network

FCC unveils rules for rural broadband fund

Federal regulators have unveiled a plan for overhauling the $8 billion fund that subsidizes phone service in rural areas and for the poor. It redirects the money toward broadband expansion.

dateOct 27, 2011 in Telecom
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Are you a next generation user of the internet?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new survey shows that nearly half of internet users in Britain are ‘Next Generation Users’, who routinely access the internet on the move using portable devices – more than ...

dateOct 18, 2011 in Internet
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Moody's downgrades LG's outlook to negative

Credit ratings agency Moody's on Thursday downgraded its outlook on South Korea's LG Electronics to negative, saying its position in the mobile phone business has weakened considerably.

dateOct 13, 2011 in Business
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Study finds human communication is 'bursty'

Researchers in Spain have investigated the temporal patterns of human communication and how the latter impacts the spread of information in social networks. The results, published in the journal Physical Re ...

dateSep 14, 2011 in Mathematics
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Hacker drone launches airborne cyber attacks

Computer security specialists showed off a homemade drone aircraft Friday capable of launching airborne cyber attacks, hijacking mobile phone calls, or even delivering a dirty bomb.

dateAug 06, 2011 in Telecom
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Ericsson reports profit leap, shares slump

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson reported Thursday a 65 percent jump in second quarter net profit on strong sales but this still fell short of expectations and its shares slumped.

dateJul 21, 2011 in Business
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4G cellular networks might not live up to hype

If today's fastest smart phones deliver e-mails and Web pages with the speed of a thoroughbred racehorse, then the next generation of phones - now rolling onto the runway - may feel like jet planes.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Telecom
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