News tagged with networking technologies

Clearwire slammed as CEO reportedly mulls default

(AP) -- Shares of wireless broadband network operator Clearwire Corp. plunged Friday after its chief executive told The Wall Street Journal that the company is weighing whether to make a large interest payment on Dec. 1.

dateNov 18, 2011 in Business
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10 years later, NY responders communicate better

(AP) -- On Sept. 11, 2001, as firefighters rushed into the smoldering twin towers, their radios went dead. Police on the scene couldn't hear orders from their superiors. And none of the agencies responding ...

dateAug 10, 2011 in Telecom
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Smartphones, drones, to save lives in Malawi

A mobile phone equipped to measure heart rate, body temperature and breathing, with a digital medical manual for health care staff. Unmanned drones that can drop medicine and collect blood samples in remote areas. Researchers ...

dateJun 11, 2013 in Other
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Broadband internet for everyone

In the developing world, 96 percent of all households have no internet access. Even in Germany, many regions are still without broadband connectivity. But in future, a revolutionary new technology for wireless ...

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Telecom
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China issues 4G mobile licences

China has issued licences for "fourth generation", or 4G, mobile phone services, the government said Wednesday, in a move to boost economic growth and job creation.

dateDec 04, 2013 in Telecom
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Bandwidth-borrowing handsets are in the wings

"Given that data usage is predicted to increase by a factor of 12 by 2017, it's time to re-think the way networks work." That is the message from the Austin, Texas-based company M87 along with some more general ...

dateNov 11, 2014 in Telecom weblog
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