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Image credit: Carlos de Souza, Unsplash.com China Standards 2035 Chinese government is working towards a standards master plan — China Standards 2035, a blueprint for China’s government bodies and leading technology companies to set global standards for emerging technologies like 5G internet, IoT, artificial intelligence, e-commerce traceability, smart and green manufacturing, and clean energy, among...
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Western nations have long steered the global standards for nearly every modern product. China now wants to grab the wheel. https://t.co/WaFFU21z6h— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) February 7, 2021 By Valentina Pop, Sha Hua and Daniel Michaels Feb. 7 Nearly every product in American homes, from lightbulbs to couches, windows and Wi-Fi routers, conforms to standards and measurements of...
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This post will be updated periodically. We most strongly condemn the damaging of telecommunications infrastructure. There is absolutely no excuse for this kind of criminal behavior, for whatever reason. Emergency Services If towers are damaged emergency communications can be disrupted, endangering the lives of those needing critical care. It makes the work of the emergency...
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Daily Maverick By Pieter-Louis Myburgh, 15 April 2020 Vodacom in Ace Magashule-linked Free State contracts scandal A closely guarded internal Vodacom investigation has flagged a questionable partnership deal between the telecommunications giant and a Free State businessman linked to former premier Ace Magashule. Vodacom has reported the matter to the Zondo Commission and won’t divulge any...
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Wednesday 27 November 2019 | 09:17 CET | News The US Department of Commerce is inviting comments on the procedures its office should follow to enforce Executive Order 13873, signed by President Trump in May to ban US companies from doing business with firms that could pose a threat to national security. The order took particular...
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OVERVIEW Although half of the global population is already connected to the Internet, there is a need for greater broadband connectivity and telecommunication services in communities, rural and remote areas that are undeserved. High-altitude platform station (HAPS) systems can potentially be used to provide both fixed broadband connectivity for end users and transmission links between...
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PUBLISHED SAT, NOV 16 2019 Kate Fazzini More than 6,500 government officials and big players in the energy sector came together this week to conduct a simulated cyberattack on the electrical grid. The event is called GridEx, and takes place every two years. It imagines the U.S. under attack from a foreign country, through the...
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[Article in Italian] Epidemiol Prev. 2019 Sep-Dec;43(5-6):374-379. doi: 10.19191/EP19.5-6.P374.107. Abstract This paper aims to present useful elements for framing the issue of exposure to radio frequencies (RFs), in particular those related to telecommunications, and the possible effects on health also in the light of the rapid evolution of technologies (the advent of 5G). New developments in...
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Bloomberg Markets and Finance Nov.05 — FCC Chairman Ajit Pai discusses security concerns surrounding Chinese network vendors, the potential merger of T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp, and political advertising on social media. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Shery Ahn on “Bloomberg Markets.”
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Source: https://absainsights.co.za/article/why-mobile-network-operators-don-t-care-much-for-owning-towers-and-other-infrastructure?fbclid=IwAR2utTgN3Orf2J3Hta7EqxmUMzuu6FHi88OUWRTP_fer-UzHWDNjLvRxa7g Mobile network operators (MNOs) have all but lost traditional revenue streams such as voice and SMS. Data consumption is exploding, but wildly popular over-the-top (OTT) services such as WhatsApp, Skype, Netflix and thousands of others are threatening to turn MNOs into mere utility-type businesses. To make matters worse; companies have to invest massive amounts...
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