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Telecoms Charity to Offer Phone Services for War Refugees in Pakistan

Two experts from the telecoms charity, Telecoms Sans Frontieres (TSF) deployed for a mission in emergency telecommunications in and around North-West Pakistan. In contact with UN agencies on site, they are assessing the needs of the country's internally displaced population and the humanitarian staff. more

Related Tags: telecoms-sans-frontieres, tsf, satellite, security, united-nations, emergency, taliban, Pakistan

Former Military Official Pleads Guilty to Bribery in $206 Million Telecoms Contract in Korea

A former official with the US Army has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes when awarding telecoms contracts in South Korea - and then failing to declare the bribes on his income tax returns. more

Related Tags: samsung, us-army, bribery, , ict, itu, edge, ovi, iden, texas, prison, tax, court, military, Korea

Nepal Telecom to Offer Mobile Coverage on top of Mount Everest

Nepal Telecom is reported to be planning to expand its mobile phone networks to cover the summit of Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain. more

Related Tags: , base-station, itu, huawei, lte, china-mobile, ovi, mount-kilimanjaro, satellite, base-stations, seven, gsm, cell-phone, planning, Nepal

Turning Soldiers' Helmets into a Wireless Mesh Network

Engineers at Vanderbilt University's Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) have developed a system that can give soldiers just such an edge by turning their combat helmets into "smart nodes" in a wireless sensor network. more

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Telecoms Charity Sends Aid to Congo

In an effort to support the agencies of the United Nations and non governmental organizations, a team of emergency telecommunications specialists was deployed from Telecoms Sans Frontieres (TSF) headquarters in France to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. more

Related Tags: pccw, rsa, ict, itu, vodafone, telecoms-sans-frontieres, tsf, satellite, united-nations, emergency, Congo

Bluetooth “Partnerships” Will Make it a Connectivity Swiss Army Knife

Two clever enhancements now in development will allow the ubiquitous – but slow – Bluetooth wireless technology to handle much larger amounts of data at much higher speeds.  more

Related Tags: wi-fi, bluetooth, abi-research, uwb

Philippines Base Station Attacked by Communist Terrorists

A mobile phone tower belonging to The Philippines operator, Globe Telecom was attacked at the weekend by suspected New People’s Army terrorists. more

Related Tags: globe-telecom, base-stations, tower, globe, Philippines

Stable growth of the mobile telephony market in Russia

A new report by the PMR research and consulting company, demonstrates that the value of the telecommunication market in Russia grew by 27% in 2007, achieving the level of RUB 957 billion (US$39.5 billion). more

Related Tags: sim-card, mms, sms, megafon, mts, moscow, umts, pmr, 3g-network, Russia

Mobile communications restored in Chadian capital

Mobile networks cut on 2 February, at the height of the fighting between the army and the rebels which captured N'djamena for a few hours, were restored Wednesday afternoon, APA noted here. more

Related Tags: health, Chad

Nokia poisoned by sewerage leak

Following an accident with the water supply last November, over a thousand residents of the Finish town of Nokia - home to the famous phone company - have fallen ill, reports Germany's De Spiegel. more

Related Tags: health, Finland

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