News tagged with telecommunications networks

Researchers developing faster video streaming

In the smartphones and tablet era, more and more users are watching videos on the move—with a resulting strain on mobile networks. The combination of the HEVC video compression standard with LTE brings ...

Feb 05, 2013
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Myanmar aims to bring mobile and Internet to masses

Myanmar fired the starting gun in the process of liberalising its communications networks in a move that could finally bring mobile and Internet access to the masses and drive international investment.

Jul 10, 2012
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Nokia Siemens to lay off 17,000 worldwide

(AP) -- Nokia Siemens Networks is slashing 17,000 jobs worldwide by 2013 - nearly 23 percent of its work force - as it strives to cut costs by euro1 billion ($1.35 billion).

Nov 23, 2011
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Icahn pushes Motorola to turn patents into cash

(AP) -- Shares of cellphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings jumped to a four-month high Thursday after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed that he's pushing the company to squeeze profits from its vast patent portfolio.

Jul 21, 2011
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Biggest 2 Australian telcos join broadband rollout

(AP) -- Australia's two largest telecommunications companies signed lucrative deals with the government to join the rollout of a fiber optic national broadband network that will be among the world's fastest.

Jun 23, 2011
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Softbank reports robust earnings on smartphones

(AP) -- Softbank Corp., the only Japanese mobile carrier offering the hit iPhone, said annual profit nearly doubled despite suffering damage from the March 11 quake and tsunami that battered northeastern ...

May 09, 2011
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Wireless advances could mean no more cell towers

(AP) -- As cell phones have spread, so have large cell towers - those unsightly stalks of steel topped by transmitters and other electronics that sprouted across the country over the last decade.

Feb 12, 2011
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Telstra strikes $10B deal for Australia broadband

(AP) -- The government and Australia's largest telecommunications company announced a deal Sunday that clears a major hurdle to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's plans for a superfast national broadband network.

Jun 20, 2010
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