News tagged with telecommunications industry

Manipulating light at will

Electrical engineers at Duke University have developed a material that allows them to manipulate light in much the same way that electronics manipulate flowing electrons.

Aug 01, 2011
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Change needed in telecom regulation: researchers

The Internet has had an obviously revolutionary effect on the way people find and disseminate information; but it's had no less revolutionary an effect on the organization of the telecommunications industry. ...

Oct 06, 2010
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$100 million question: Where's broadband in US?

(AP) -- The national stimulus package passed by Congress in February may have been too enthusiastic about spending money on one particular project: figuring out where broadband Internet access is available ...

Sep 12, 2009
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Google and others urge inventory of national airwaves

In a rare show of unity over national communications policy, Google, the wireless industry and consumer advocates have come together to support a bill that would require the federal government to take a complete inventory ...

May 06, 2009
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EU reform to scrap mobile roaming fees

The European Parliament on Thursday endorsed a sweeping package of EU telecommunications reforms, including a much-awaited measure to end roaming charges for cross-border mobile phone use.

Apr 03, 2014
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Wireless show expected to draw crowds to Barcelona

When the top executives of the world's wireless industry gather next week in Barcelona, Spain, for their annual trade show, cellphones will take a back seat to talk of cars, electric meters and insulin monitors.

Feb 22, 2013
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