News tagged with telecommunications

Ariane 5's first liftoff of 2013

(Phys.org)—The first Ariane 5 heavy-lift mission of the year has delivered the Azerspace/Africasat-1a and Amazonas-3 telecom satellites into their planned transfer orbits.

Feb 08, 2013
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Russia launches six US satellites

A Russian Soyuz rocket on Wednesday successfully launched six US telecommunications satellites from the Baikonur space centre Moscow leases from the ex-Soviet state of Kazakhstan.

Feb 06, 2013
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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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UK: Surveillance devices to monitor Web traffic (Update)

The U.K. plans to install an unspecified number of spy devices along the country's telecommunications network to monitor Britons' use of overseas services such as Facebook and Twitter, according to a report published Tuesday ...

Feb 05, 2013
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KPN posts fourth quarter loss; to issue new shares

Royal KPN NV, the largest telecommunications company in the Netherlands, said Tuesday it plans to issue €4 billion ($5.4 billion) in new shares to regain financial stability after a bad year that finished with the company ...

Feb 05, 2013
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French group Free lifts block on online ads

French Internet access provider Free has ceased blocking online advertising following a ministerial request, in a case that tests the relative strengths of telecommunications providers and Internet giants ...

Jan 08, 2013
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