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2013 Telecom Industry Outlook

The telecom industry can look forward with optimism to the year ahead, due primarily to healthy demand for mobility and data services. For telecom companies with an ear toward consumers and an eye for innovation, 2013 may bring more opportunities than challenges, according to Craig Wigginton, vice chairman and U.S. Telecommunications leader for Deloitte & Touche […]

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The World In 4G

keep in mind that not all 4G is created equal.      

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Siemens Takeover of Semikron’s Innovative e-Car inverter technology range broadened

              The Siemens Drive Technologies Division has signed a cooperation agreement with Semikron International in order to intensify their future collaboration in power electronics for electric vehicles. Under the agreement Siemens has taken over the fully owned Semikron subsidiary VePOINT, which has 30 highly qualified employees based in Nuremberg. […]

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South America, Entel & Telefonica make some interesting moves

Chile’s Entel (Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicaciones S.A) said that it plans to invest about U.S.$700 million in its local operations during 2013. The amount is part of the U.S.$2.2 billion in investment the telecom operator expects to make during 2013-2015. Telefónica Venezuela also announced new investments: the carrier is aiming to strengthen its presence in the […]

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Down under, the Australian opposition has been pushing an NBN alternative, May 3rd, 2013 by Robert Powell

Down under, the Australian opposition has been pushing an NBN alternative that would replace the FTTH the country has been touting for years now with FTTC – nothing like the old bait-and-switch. Kudos to blogging neighbor Benoît Felten for  Flagging this You Tube Vid for clarification of the whole thing: As he notes the high speed […]

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