News tagged with telecommunications

Profits plunge in Q2 for Sweden's Ericsson

(AP) — Swedish wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson saw its second-quarter profits slashed to almost a third as sales of network infrastructure slowed in China and Russia and the company focused on the ...

Jul 18, 2012
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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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US, Iran dig in for long cyber war

The United States and Iran are locked in a long-running cyber war that appears to be escalating amid a stalemate over Tehran's disputed nuclear program.

Jun 02, 2012
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Artemis keeps talking the talk

(Phys.org) -- Although ESA’s Artemis telecommunications satellite has officially completed its mission, it still has plenty to offer. Reaching its working orbit almost 11 years ago after an arduous journey, ...

Jun 01, 2012
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Technology convergence may widen the digital divide

(Phys.org) -- Technology is helping communication companies merge telephone, television and Internet services, but a push to deregulate may leave some customers on the wrong side of the digital divide during this convergence, ...

May 17, 2012
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Germany's T-Mobile to cut 900 US jobs

Germany's T-Mobile, the fourth-largest wireless telecommunications company in the United States, said Tuesday it would cut 900 jobs as part of a company-wide restructuring.

May 16, 2012
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Bharti Airtel offers 4G service in India

India's Bharti Airtel said on Tuesday it had become the first company in the country to offer high-speed Internet services using fourth-generation (4G) telecommunications technology.

Apr 10, 2012
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Microsoft deal with AOL part of patent scramble

(AP) -- AOL's $1 billion deal to sell and license patents to Microsoft is another in a series of "Antiques Roadshow" moments in the technology world. Faded companies have been rummaging through their assets ...

Apr 10, 2012
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