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Plan A2Z Software A “Common sense Calendar”

The second week of May 2013, Plan A2Z will include several new features for those in the audience managing projects and schedules for telecom builds, (EV) electrical vehicle charging, and renewable energy projects. A “Common sense Calendar” You can apply many filters to the calendar including: by user, contact, resource, and appointment type to keep […]

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Reaching New Heights: Cumulative PV Demand to Double Again by 2015

Although end-market demand in 2012 did not achieve the levels many had hoped for, it still set a new record in terms of annual installed capacity. These demand levels led to another significant milestone, namely contributing significantly to reaching a 100 GW cumulative installation level for PV systems. Demand levels in 2012 were also high […]

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Verizon Wireless expands LTE in Rural America program to Alaska

Verizon Wireless continues to attract rural operators to its LTE in Rural America program with the announcement that Alaska-based KPU Telecommunications has signed up for the offering. KPU, which is officially known as Ketchikan Public Utilities, is a municipally-owned telecom provider currently offering fiber-to-the-home services in Ketchikan. The agreement with Verizon Wireless will allow KPU […]

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4G mobile broadband speeds ‘doubling’, says EE

Faster speeds for the latest version of mobile technology are being made available in several UK cities. Faster speeds for the latest version of mobile technology are being made available in several UK cities. EE, owner of Orange and T-Mobile, says its fourth generation (4G) broadband speeds should double to more than 20Mbps. The faster […]

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AT&T Tower, possible acquisition?

(By Mani) Telecom major AT&T, Inc. (NYSE: T : 37.28, -0.29) could be actively considering the monetization of its tower assets in a similar fashion to several of its peers in the wireless industry as it would provide additional cash for its expansion activities. The company is targeting 3G capacity upgrades at about 15K cell sites, LTE deployment […]

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The first mobile phone call was made 40 years ago, on 3 April 1973.

Marty Cooper, a senior engineer at Motorola, called a rival colleague at another telecoms company and announced he was speaking from “a ‘real’ cellular telephone”. In 2012 a report carried out by the International Telecommunication Union found that there were six billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide. At the time the global population was seven billion. […]

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