News tagged with mobile phone network

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.

Nov 18, 2010
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T-Mobile renames upgraded 3G network '4G'

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. and Verizon Wireless are building wireless data networks using new technologies that the industry calls fourth-generation, or 4G. Not to be outdone, T-Mobile USA launched a campaign this week ...

Nov 03, 2010
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Thailand's bid for high-speed Internet stalled

(AP) -- Thailand's bid to catch up with neighboring countries on advanced telecommunications technology has stalled after a court Thursday ruled to suspend a bidding process for 3G licenses.

Sep 23, 2010
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China's mobile users must show ID to get number

Cellphone customers in China must provide identification from Wednesday to purchase a new number, state media said -- the latest step by Beijing to tighten curbs over the world's largest mobile market.

Sep 01, 2010
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Tough Indian telecom rules spark foreign backlash

(AP) -- Telecom companies and trade groups are urging India to soften tough new security regulations on foreign telecommunications companies - believed to be aimed at China - which they say could set a troubling global precedent ...

Aug 03, 2010
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