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September 18, 2020
By INTELSAT CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONSSeptember 17, 2020 McLean, VA – Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, today announced it has finalized all of its required contracts with satellite manufacturers and launch-vehicle providers to move forward and meet the accelerated C-band spectrum clearing timelines established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) earlier this year....
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Photo by Krzysztof Niewolny on Unsplash BRUSSELS—Europe’s deployment of 5G cellular-communications networks is alarmingly slow, says a lobbying group of the Continent’s biggest companies, warning that Europe is far behind other regions despite being home to two of the world’s top telecommunications companies. https://www.wsj.com/articles/europe-is-falling-behind-on-5g-rollout-top-companies-warn-11600408801?mod=e2tw Slow 5G rollout a risk to Europe’s supply chains, warn industrialists https://www.ft.com/content/6ce2a89c-7b54-4929-8a2f-09ac8e967147
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Nurses are among the workers who have to work at night. Are women affected differently than men by night shifts? (Photo: Tore Meek / NTB scanpix) Source: https://sciencenorway.no/biology-gender-and-society-sleep/do-men-and-women-have-different-circadian-rhythms/1742390 New research may provide answers as to why some people tolerate being awake at night better than others. Ida Kvittingen JOURNALIST PUBLISHED Friday 18. september 2020 – 10:58 Staying awake...
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Science  04 Sep 2020:Vol. 369, Issue 6508, pp. 1164-1165DOI: 10.1126/science.abd4964 Summary Circadian rhythms, or the body clock, confer temporal structure on human behavior and physiology to align homeostatic processes with anticipated changes in the environment. Disruption of these rhythms can influence health and well-being. Chronobiological research has often failed to consider how this temporal organization may...
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Source: https://www.sdxcentral.com/articles/news/att-catches-carbon-neutral-bug-expands-ccat-coverage/2020/09/ Sydney Sawaya | Associate Editor September 17, 2020 11:30 PM AT&T caught the tail end of the green echo reverberating throughout the tech industry this week, announcing a new commitment to be carbon neutral across its entire global operations by 2035. To get there, the company plans to focus on six targets. By virtualizing network functions...
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He hopes low-Earth orbits will help him succeed where so many others have failed. Bloomberg Businessweek September 17, 2020 By Thomas Pfeiffer and Thomas Seal Sixty Starlink satellites as seen in the night sky from Vladivostok, Russia, on April 27. The satellites were launched into orbit five days earlier, on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center...
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Bloomberg News Helene Fouquet and Ania Nussbaum Sep 18, 2020 (Bloomberg) — A quarrel has emerged inside France’s biggest phone company over whether to build a new generation of wireless networks, days before the industry is due to commit billions of euros to their deployment in the country. A group of employees of Orange SA...
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Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Radiation from mobile phones could have contributed to the dramatic decline in insect populations seen in much of Europe in recent years, a German study showed Thursday. On top of pesticides and habitat loss, increased exposure to electromagnetic radiation is “probably having a negative impact on the insect world”, according to the study presented in...
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