News tagged with telecommunications networks

Company: Chinese cyberattack targets Australia

(AP) -- A company in Australia came under a cyberattack from China that was intense enough to slow traffic on part of the country's second-largest broadband network, company officials said Thursday.

Apr 15, 2010
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Australia embarks on great broadband adventure

From snowy mountains and sun-baked deserts to the steamy tropical north, Australia has begun wiring its vast expanse with a high-tech broadband network in a giant project being closely followed abroad.

Sep 27, 2009
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Sprint Nextel signs networking deal with Ericsson

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. has signed a seven-year deal with LM Ericsson for the Swedish telecommunications equipment maker to take over operation of Sprint's wireless and wireline networks.

Jul 09, 2009
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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 ...

Jun 24, 2009
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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.

Jun 20, 2009
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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 ...

Apr 11, 2009
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Cutting congestion on the data network highway

Perhaps no other consumer-driven technology has made such incredible advances in such a relatively short space of time as the mobile phone. Today's smartphones are used to stream videos, access social media ...

Sep 12, 2014
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Real-time travel updates direct to your smartphone

A bluetooth application that gives tourists real-time city information on their smartphones has been developed through a pan-European initiative. An updated iPhone app was released in time for the summer, ...

Aug 20, 2013
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