Tag: companies


Telecom companies withhold political donations, targeting lawmakers who opposed election results

January 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the U.S. struggles to make sense of the violent events that unfolded last week in Washington D.C. when a mob, incited by President Trump, stormed the Capitol building while lawmakers sought to certify the election results, more and more […]


Telecommunications companies design virtual assistants capable of emotional interactions

May 21, 2018

Via: William Palmer

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei wants to improve interactions between people and their artificial intelligence (AI) voice assistants. Huawei is currently working on providing emotional interactions according to Felix Zhang, vice president of software engineering at Huawei’s consumer business group. The […]

Internet, Modern Media

Tech giants are battling it out to supply the global internet—here’s why that’s a problem

April 19, 2018


The US Federal Communications Commission last month granted Elon Musk’s SpaceX permission to launch 4,425 satellites that will provide affordable high speed broadband internet to consumers. The Starlink network will be accessible in the US and around the world – […]

Editorial, Unified communications

What are the dilemmas in copper cables moving out to let fiber in?

February 20, 2018

Via: Andy Melman

Telecommunications copper cables mainly belong to the group of outside plat cables (aerial cables, duct/buried cables, last link wire cables) and to the group of central office cables, which serve for signal transmission within buildings. Another producer describes their copper […]

Editorial, Local area networks and wide area networks

How does IoT benefit its adopters’ revenue?

October 11, 2016

Via: Andy Melman

This summer’s Vodafone Internet of Things’ (IoT) Barometer Report shed some light over the way IoT adoption does influence revenue growth for businesses. Looking at the way 74 percent of the Americas’ businesses view IoT as being critical for remaining […]

Editorial, Internet, Local area networks and wide area networks

Rural broadband is inconsistent, but why?

September 27, 2016

Via: Andy Melman

The amount of funding available for rural broadband investments, as allotted by FCC, counts $2.15 billion – a sum voted in March 2016 to be “distributed to Internet providers through a reverse auction in which bidders will commit to providing […]

Local area networks and wide area networks

75 percent of large carriers will deploy SDN in 2016, research firm says

September 13, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T, CenturyLink and other large Tier 1 telco deployments of SDN indicate that a growing majority of service providers are moving from proof-of-concept (PoC) evaluations to commercial deployments in 2016 and 2017. While service adoption will vary according to service provider, […]

Editorial, Regulations

The 25Mbps standard is one year old – see the updated status

August 10, 2016

Via: Andy Melman

The proposal of FCC chairman Tom Wheeler (dating January 2015) regarding the minimum broadband standard of 25Mbps further turned into an yearlong controversy where opposing parties disputed how much broadband is enough for usual customers. The industry claims that the […]