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European Mobile Satellite Services to Be Coordinated by the EU

The European Commission today adopted a decision which would allow it to coordinate the efforts of EU Member States to accelerate the commercial deployment of pan-European Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) and, if need be, to adopt appropriate enforcement measures. more

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European Governments Urged to take urgent measures on mobile satellite Services

Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Agenda, has issued an urgent call to twenty one EU countries to rapidly introduce all the legislative measures necessary to allow the pan-EU deployment of mobile satellite services more

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Europe Licenses Two Mobile Satellite Operators

The European Commission says that it has selected two operators, Inmarsat Ventures and Solaris Mobile, to provide mobile satellite services across Europe.  more

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Europe to Boost Rural Broadband Internet Access

The European Commission says that it is earmarking 1 billion (US$1.3 billion) to achieve 100 % high-speed internet coverage for all European citizens by 2010 as part of the European Economic Recovery Plan.  more

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Digital dividend - France is paving the way for harmonised decisions across Europe

The French Government this week announced its decision to share 'digital-dividend’ spectrum between both electronic communications and audiovisual services, following the recommendation of the Digital Dividend Parliamentary Commission published in July 2008. more

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Telecoms Sans Frontieres Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The idea for Télécoms Sans Frontières was the result of a simple observation made after many years’ experience with general humanitarian charities, based on listening to those in need. During missions responding to the crisis in the Balkans and in Kurdistan during the 1st Gulf War, TSF’s founders realized that, in addition to medical and food aid, there was a critical need for reliable emergency telecommunications services. more

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EU Economy Set for €95 Boost if TV Spectrum Used for Mobile Broadband

The European economy would receive a financial boost of at least €95 billion over the next 20 years if one quarter of the UHF band were instead allocated for mobile broadband services, a new independent study shows today. more

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DISH Network, Alcatel to Test Mobile TV Technology

DISH Network wants to bring video service to not only its subscribers' televisions, but their cellphones too. more

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Efficiency of satellite telecommunications for civil protection agencies

Enhancing interoperability during European civil protection operations is the objective of an ESA project named Decision. more

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Mobile TV Trial to Start in Italy

Alcatel-Lucent, the mobile operator 3 Italia and Italian public broadcaster RAI have announced that they are launching the first trial of Mobile TV based on the DVB-SH standard in Italy.  more

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