News tagged with telecommunications

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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A cheap and fully optical solution for ultra-fast internet

Blisteringly fast Internet speeds, more robust connections and a big increase in network capacity at little extra cost, even in rural areas? It's the sort of fantasy that keeps telecommunication company executives and bandwidth-hungry ...

Mar 09, 2012
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Telecoms groups fight back against free messaging

Just past the security gate for the world's largest cell phone trade show in Barcelona, executives of big mobile carriers can't avoid walking past a booth they would probably rather not see: It's for "Pinger," ...

Mar 01, 2012
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