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What Is 4G LTE?

You’ve heard it in commercials, seen it plastered across billboards, and maybe even read about it in your cellphone plan. But what is 4G LTE, and how do its speeds and coverage compare to other 3G and 4G networks? A History of 3G and 4G To understand what LTE is–beyond “a really fast network”–we have to take

4g-lte

What Is 4G LTE?

You’ve heard it in commercials, seen it plastered across billboards, and maybe even read about it in your cellphone plan. But what is 4G LTE, and how do its speeds and coverage compare to other 3G and 4G networks? A History of 3G and 4G To understand what LTE is–beyond “a really fast network”–we have to take

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Juncker to announce €200 billion extra funds in ‘State of the Union’ speech

Energy and digital infrastructure projects are expected to receive a further €200 billion funding boost under plans to be announced today (14 September) by the President of the European Commission in his State of the Union address. Jean-Claude Juncker will announce the extra funding as part of a drive to reunite Europe in the aftermath of Britain’s shock

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BICS and Eutelsat team up to deliver satellite-based business continuity solutions for operators in Africa

Both companies pool their expertise to provide service continuity for mobile data and voice services Brussels, Paris, 2 November 2016 – BICS, a global wholesale carrier for voice, mobile data and capacity services, today announced the launch of its on-demand connectivity solution for African telecom operators, in partnership with Eutelsat, a world-leading satellite operator. Using

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How secure are New York City’s new Wi-Fi hubs?

The first of New York City’s public Wi-Fi hubs went live yesterday, offering free gigabit-fed Wi-Fi to anyone within 150 feet of the stations on Third Avenue. These are the first of 7,500 such hubs, each equipped with USB charging ports and custom-built tablets for web browsing, spread throughout the five boroughs. As part of

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Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefonica will bid for German airwaves

Europe’s three biggest phone companies will gather in a small German town next week for a government auction of mobile frequencies that will be closely watched by regulators and carriers across the continent. Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefonica will bid for airwaves, including for the first time blocks of 700 megahertz band occupied by broadcasters

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ChinaEU at IGF 2016

China-Europe Dialogue on Internet Governance On 7th December, ChinaEU and ChinaLabs will co-host the China-Europe Dialogue on Internet Governance,at the margin of IGF 2016 in Mexico. The Dialogue is a closed- door working dinner reserved to representatives of the Chinese government, the European Institutions, European national governments, civil society and the business community from both

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ViaSat, Eutelsat in-flight Internet partnership wins European service contract with SAS

ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) continue to execute on their strategy to deliver high-quality satellite-based Internet connectivity to the commercial airline market in Europe with a new service contract for SAS, Scandinavia’s leading airline. SAS is equipping its short and medium-haul fleet to offer on-board WiFi speeds of at

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Telecoms and automotive giants form 5G Automotive Association

Some of the world’s biggest telecoms and automotive companies have agreed to join the 5G Automotive Association, to integrate 5G technology into future connected and autonomous vehicles. Once two very separate industries, telecoms and vehicle manufacturers are now rapidly merging together with the advent of connected and future autonomous vehicles. This culmination has resulted in

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ChinaEU at IGF 2016

China-Europe Dialogue on Internet Governance On 7th December, ChinaEU and ChinaLabs will co-host the China-Europe Dialogue on Internet Governance,at the margin of IGF 2016 in Mexico. The Dialogue is a closed- door working dinner reserved to representatives of the Chinese government, the European Institutions, European national governments, civil society and the business community from both

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Luigi Gambardella and Marco Ajmone Marsan new members of the Fondazione Bruno Kessler’s Scientific Committee

In relation to the CREATE-NET incorporation process, Marco Ajmone Marsan and Luigi Gambardella were appointed as new members of the Fondazione Bruno Kessler’s Scientific Committee. Fondazione Bruno Kessler is charged with keeping the province of Trento in the mainstream of European and international research. It does so by attracting women, men and resources at the

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France launches terror alert app ahead of Euro 2016 tournament

The French government has launched a smartphone app that would alert users to possible terror attacks and provide them with information on how to stay safe. The French Interior Ministry announced the app on Wednesday ahead of the UEFA Euro 2016 soccer tournament, which kicks off on Friday outside Paris. Officials in France and other countries have warned that

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Big film, big data: how analytics is shaping the business

Data analysis is changing the landscape of an industry in which experience and instinct are still heavily relied on, but the analysts argue more can be done. At a recent financial conference, Walt Disney Company chairman Bob Iger made a surprising admission. “We don’t have any idea who went to see Star Wars in the cinemas,” Iger

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Digital Single Market must protect the rights of all authors and publishers

In 2015, the European Commission unveiled a plan to “create a free and secure digital single market” that would expand and standardize the EU’s digital economy for the benefit of consumers The strategy was named the Digital Single Market and one of its objectives is to modernize the EU copyright framework to fit the digital

Fondazione Kessler

Luigi Gambardella and Marco Ajmone Marsan new members of the Fondazione Bruno Kessler’s Scientific Committee

In relation to the CREATE-NET incorporation process, Marco Ajmone Marsan and Luigi Gambardella were appointed as new members of the Fondazione Bruno Kessler’s Scientific Committee. Fondazione Bruno Kessler is charged with keeping the province of Trento in the mainstream of European and international research. It does so by attracting women, men and resources at the

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Anti-Piracy Outfits Agree to Strengthen International Cooperation

Government officials and representatives from anti-piracy outfits from the United States, Europe and Russia met up in Brussels this week. The roundtable, “Combating Internet Piracy: International Practice”, focused on the need for international cooperation and the strengthening of copyright legislation. With the Internet and therefore online piracy having developed into a truly global phenomenon, anti-piracy

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Smartphone app lets users decide fate of Netherlands refugees

Looking to change public perception about migrants in the Netherlands, two journalists have launched a Smartphone app that dramatizes the asylum-seeking process and lets users ask tough questions of would-be refugees. With The Detailed Interview app, users select questions for actors portraying migrants from Syria and Guinea as they explain why they fled their homelands. Users then

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