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Will 2G and 3G networks be switched off soon?

Spectrum is one of the most critical assets for mobile network operators (MNO) to support the exponential growth of data traffic driven by social media such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Adding new spectrum is one way of increasing capacity to a wireless network. However, new spectrum is not always available and can be expensive to license when auctioned […]

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Canadian wireless spending rose 14% between 2013 and 2014: CRTC

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today release its annual Communications Monitoring Report. The main takeaway from the report, which provides a vital snapshot of Canada’s telecommunications landscape, is that for the time in Canadian history more of the country’s households now subscribe exclusively to a wireless service than they do to a telephone service. […]

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Vestas Reaches 70 GW Of Installed Capacity

October 16th, 2015 by Joshua S Hill Announced this week, Vestas Wind Systems has now installed 55,000 wind turbines, and an installed capacity of 70 GW. In a press release on its website, the Danish wind energy behemoth revealed that it had not only installed its 55,000th turbine, and that it had reached 70 GW of capacity installed […]

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The Secret Behind Norway’s Electric Car Revolution

Norway is speeding past other countries in the electric car race. The trick, it seems, is setting high vehicle taxes and offering generous exemptions. By stripping electric cars of a 25 percent sales tax and a registration tax that averages more than $12,000 depending on  a vehicle’s weight and polluting fossil fuel emissions, the Nordic country […]

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Issues on Business Intelligence in Telecoms

Forced to the competitiveness and flexibility in a very dynamic and competitive telecommunications market, will issue a very important business intelligence. Market, the complexity of modern times, a provider of telecommunications is very complex (regulated, internationally linked), in a rapidly changing and highly competitive environment where new products and services competitive on the market almost on a […]

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Renewables bring 31.3% of Spain’s power this month

Sep 30, 2015 19:11 CEST by Diana Hristova  Wind turbines in Spain. Author: petter palander. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic September 30 (SeeNews) – Renewable power plants produced 31.3% of Spain’s power output in September, led by wind farms with 15.2% of total output, said grid operator Red Electrica de Espana (REE). The wind farms generated 3,023 GWh, […]

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Here comes Li-Fi

Communication using visible light could help alleviate the pressures on radio frequency spectrum. By Pavlos Manousiadis, Graham Turnbull and Ifor Samuel. How a Li-Fi network would work. Boston University The tungsten lightbulb has served us well over the century or so since it was introduced, but its days are numbered now with the arrival of […]

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