News tagged with mobile telephones

Rainfall monitoring with mobile phones

Agriculture, water resource management, drought and flood warnings, etc.: rainfall monitoring is vital in many areas. But the observation networks remain insufficient. This is not the case for antennas for mobile telephones, ...

dateSep 02, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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China Mobile to take stake in Thailand's True

China Mobile Ltd. has agreed to buy an 18 percent stake in Thai telecommunications and cable TV company True Corp. for $880 million, the highest profile corporate deal announced in Thailand since the military sized power ...

dateJun 09, 2014 in Business
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Brazil's weak service makes WCup Tweets unlikely

Ecstatic football fans unable to celebrate a World Cup win with real-time Tweets, or post "selfies" of themselves from inside stadiums. Or worse, emergency calls blocked by jammed cellphone towers unable to handle the volume.

dateMay 24, 2014 in Internet
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Deutsche Telekom profit up, sees rebound in US

Telephone company Deutsche Telekom AG said net profit increased 10 percent in the second quarter to 530 million euros ($704 million) and said its U.S. business was adding "droves" of new customers as its operations there ...

dateAug 08, 2013 in Business
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