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JetBlue now has free Wi-Fi on all flights

JetBlue announced last Wednesday it has completed the expansion of Fly-Fi, its free in-flight Wi-Fi service, making it the only airline to offer wireless internet to customers at no additional cost. Fly-Fi is now available on all 227 of the airline’s planes, spanning the entire fleet of Airbus A320s, A321s and Embraer 190s. JetBlue first introduced

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SK Telecom, Ericsson, Qualcomm to conduct joint 5G NR trial

South Korean telco SK Telecom, together with Ericsson and Qualcomm, will conduct over-the-air field trials for 5G New Radio (NR) standards. They will conduct interoperability tests and field trials based on 5G New Radio (NR) standards together, the companies have announced. The trials will be compliant to 5G NR specification, the standard set by globlal standard-setting

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One day ahead of Davos: President Xi Jinping and the Global Governance

The World Economic Forum is preparing to host President Xi Jinping at its annual meeting in Davos on 17–20 January, marking the first such appearance of a Chinese President. What does Xi’s participation say about China’s ambition to lead on the world stage, amid growing tensions in US-China relations and increasing political instability across Europe?

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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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JetBlue now has free Wi-Fi on all flights

JetBlue announced last Wednesday it has completed the expansion of Fly-Fi, its free in-flight Wi-Fi service, making it the only airline to offer wireless internet to customers at no additional cost. Fly-Fi is now available on all 227 of the airline’s planes, spanning the entire fleet of Airbus A320s, A321s and Embraer 190s. JetBlue first introduced

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Telefonica Deutschland promotes COO Haas to CEO

  Markus Haas, the current COO of Telefonica Deutschland, will take over as CEO of the group from 01 January 2017. Haas has been appointed as the successor of Thorsten Dirks, who recently announced plans to join Lufthansa as the head of Eurowings. Haas has held a number of leadership roles since joining Telefonica in

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This new technology could charge your phone in seconds

Leaving your phone plugged in for hours could become a thing of the past, thanks to a new type of battery technology that charges in seconds and lasts for over a week. Scientists from the University of Central Florida (UCF) have created a supercapacitor battery prototype that can store a whole lot of energy very,

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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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Analysys Mason predictions for IoT in 2017: key developments in LPWA technologies, connected cars and smart cities 

2016 has been a busy year for telecoms operators in the IoT market, most notably in low-power, wide-area (LPWA) technologies as NB-IoT and LTE-M approach full commercial deployment. Analysys Mason’s analysts and consultants outline our expectations for IoT in 2017. 1. Telecoms operators’ strategies for IoT Telecoms operators will be under pressure to grow IoT

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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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ChinaEU congratulates Antonio Tajani on his election as EP President

ChinaEU congratulates MEP Antonio Tajani (PPE, Italy) on his election as President of the European Parliament and welcomes a him at the helm of the Institution representing Europe’s 500 million citizens. ChinaEU hails the election of Antonio Tajani as President because of his record of accomplishment in fostering the interests of the European industry and

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Snow, the Asian Snapchat clone Facebook tried to buy, claims 40-50M monthly users

Asian Facebook clone Snow caught the attention of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who tried unsuccessfully to buy it last year, and it is continuing to grow steadily. The app’s Korean parent Naver today confirmed it crossed 100 million downloads in December, with 40-50 percent of its userbase active on the app each month. Those are pretty impressive figures

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Data is the new oil, especially for telcos

Organisations must extract valuable data to gain greater business intelligence Data is the new oil but without the sort of refineries to turn it into more useful products, it remains useless for organisations in Australia. That’s where data science comes into the picture, converting information into intelligence, according to DataSpark chief operating officer, Shaowei Ying.

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Is Google about to launch the largest torrent search engine ever seen?

Google has made the founder of Torrentz.eu in charge of a project, a report said. After years of catering to copyright holders and their increasing demands, is Google about to go rogue in sheer frustration? According to a report by TorrentFreak, 2017 could well be the year Google throws its toys out of the pram,

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ChinaEU congratulates Antonio Tajani on his election as EP President

ChinaEU congratulates MEP Antonio Tajani (PPE, Italy) on his election as President of the European Parliament and welcomes a him at the helm of the Institution representing Europe’s 500 million citizens. ChinaEU hails the election of Antonio Tajani as President because of his record of accomplishment in fostering the interests of the European industry and

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Hackers target India’s defense, intelligence personnel via WhatsApp

Indian security forces have been alerted by central intelligence agencies that a WhatsApp virus is threatening to hack into their personal information and banking data. Two malicious files circulating on the messaging platform falsely bears the names of elite organisations like NDA and NIA, the Press Trust of India reported. Officials in the know have

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What if one of Gmail’s coolest features came to chat apps?

How many times have you sent a message to the wrong person and wished you could take it back? There’s a neat feature inside Gmail that lets you undo such mistakes, but what if it was also available on a popular chat app? After all, we use chat apps on mobile devices a lot more than email

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