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US cable merger foreshadows Internet TV's rise

Charter Communications Inc.'s $38 billion bid to take over the much-larger Time Warner Cable Inc. is an attempt to future-proof its business by getting its foot in the door of millions more homes wired for ...

Feb 04, 2014
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NBC hopes free pass will help TV Everywhere

NBC is using the Olympics to push interest in technology allowing cable or satellite TV subscribers to see live Winter Olympics competition on mobile phones or tablets.

Feb 03, 2014
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Low-cost multi-fiber optical connector developed

Fujitsu Laboratories and Furukawa Electric today announced that they have collaborated to develop a new multi-fiber optical connector that enjoins and aligns multiple optical fibers for optical interconnects.

Feb 03, 2014
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Finding more space in spectrum

Radio and TV channels, mobile communications, GPS, and emergency communications are just a few examples of applications that occupy the airwaves. The radio spectrum is a finite resource, but demand for bandwidth ...

Jan 30, 2014
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Rejuvenating aging power cables

A special restoration service from Siemens extends the service life of power cables. After this treatment, older cables can remain in service for several more decades. As a result, network operators can avoid ...

Jan 27, 2014
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Comcast to bring online Olympics coverage to TV

Over the past few Olympics, NBC has shown more live coverage over the Internet than it has on TV. For the upcoming Winter Games, Comcast's Xfinity TV subscribers will be able to tap the breadth of that online coverage on ...

Jan 24, 2014
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Cloud-based mobility services for European cities

Since it reached mainstream around 2006, cloud computing has widely been acknowledged as the future of ICT. The possibilities seem endless, and researchers are coming up with new ideas and concepts at a head-spinning pace. ...

Jan 24, 2014
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