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.

dateAug 01, 2011 in General Physics
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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. ...

dateOct 06, 2010 in Telecom
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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 ...

dateSep 12, 2009 in Telecom
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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 ...

dateMay 06, 2009 in Telecom
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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.

dateApr 03, 2014 in Telecom
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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.

dateFeb 22, 2013 in Telecom
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