News tagged with telephone networks

500Mbps G.fast gets ITU first stage approval

(Phys.org) —G.fast, the 500Mbps successor to DSL and alternative to fiber has passed first stage approval from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The move paves the way for hardware companies ...

dateDec 16, 2013 in Telecom report
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US eyes phase-out of old telephone network

America's plain old telephone network is rapidly being overtaken by new technology, putting US regulators in a quandary over how to manage the final stages of transformation.

dateNov 29, 2013 in Telecom
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Deutsche Telekom profit up, sees rebound in US

Telephone company Deutsche Telekom AG said net profit increased 10 percent in the second quarter to 530 million euros ($704 million) and said its U.S. business was adding "droves" of new customers as its operations there ...

dateAug 08, 2013 in Business
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EU: China may be dumping mobile network equipment

(AP)—A senior EU official says China may be illegally dumping and subsidizing the import into Europe of mobile telephone networks and their essential elements. But Competition Commissioner Karel De Gucht says an official ...

dateMay 15, 2013 in Business
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