News tagged with telecommunications networks

Low-tech tools take out phones in Silicon Valley

(AP) -- Forget, for a moment, computer viruses and sophisticated cybercrimes. A hacksaw and a few other tools were probably all it took for someone to sever eight fiber-optic cables in Silicon Valley this ...

dateApr 11, 2009 in Telecom
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Nortel to sell itself off in pieces

(AP) -- Nortel Networks, once a technology giant, has decided to sell itself off in pieces rather than attempt to emerge from bankruptcy as a restructured company.

dateJun 20, 2009 in Business
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Artificial noise saves energy

Against the background of climate change, how can xDSL systems function more energy-efficiently and cost-effectively? Scientists are providing a solution combining existing methods which network providers ...

dateJun 24, 2009 in Engineering
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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.

dateSep 23, 2010 in Telecom
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Cutting the Internet's carbon footprint

Over the last 20 years the Internet has grown from almost nothing to something of enormous economic and social value. But in the meantime, its consumption of electricity, which currently stands at 3% to 5% of the global ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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CEO of Nortel steps down as company liquidates

(AP) -- Nortel Networks CEO Mike Zafirovski is stepping down from the troubled telecommunications company, saying "a natural transition point" has been reached as the company continues to liquidate.

dateAug 10, 2009 in Business
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