News tagged with telecommunications

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.

dateFeb 06, 2013 in Space Exploration
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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 ...

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Telecom
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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 ...

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Business
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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 ...

dateJan 08, 2013 in Internet
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Spain fines top 3 telecoms companies $159 million

(AP)—Spain's National Competition Commission has fined top telecommunications operators Telefonica, Vodafone and Orange a total of €120 million ($159 million) for abusing their dominant position and charging excessively ...

dateDec 20, 2012 in Business
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