News tagged with landlines

How landline phones made us happy and connected

Smartphones and the internet have revolutionised society, commerce, and politics, reshaping how we work and play, and how our brains are wired. They have even revolutionised how revolutions are made.

dateMar 05, 2018 in Other
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500Mbps gets ITU first stage approval

( —, 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 to finalize equipment ...

dateDec 16, 2013 in Telecom report
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Feds get closer look at fake mobile bill charges

(AP)—When a mysterious, unauthorized fee appears on your cellphone bill, it's called "cramming" and consumer advocates and regulators worry it's emerging as a significant problem as people increasingly ditch their landlines ...

dateMay 08, 2013 in Telecom
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Mobile makers eye bonanza in Africa

Africa's mobile phone market, the fastest-growing in the world, is the last frontier for the industry with the promise of unlocked riches luring global interest including from Chinese handset makers.

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Telecom
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