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Developing a liquid radio antenna

Solid, metal antennae have been the standard in a wide range of technologies for decades, including a wide variety of radio communications and scanning such as radar. However, research into the concept of liquid antennae ...

Business

T-Mobile to pay $20M after outage led to failed 911 calls

Wireless carrier T-Mobile agreed to pay $19.5 million in a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission over a 12-hour nationwide outage in June 2020 that resulted in thousands of failed 911 calls.

Telecom

Latest Vega launch paves way for Vega-C

Arianespace announced liftoff of Vega's twentieth flight from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana at 9:27 GMT (10:27 CET; 06:27 local time). Vega delivered three CERES payloads for the French Ministry of the Armed Forces.

Telecom

Lighting up the digital divide with 'Fibre, Before the Fibre'

Imagine beaming light from a fiber-connected suburban home to a 3D-printed wireless communication system to a school in an informal settlement across the road, providing learners with instant high-speed, reliable internet ...

Telecom

European software-defined satellite starts service

A telecommunications satellite that can be reprogrammed in orbit, offering unprecedented mission reconfiguration capacity, has successfully passed its in-orbit acceptance review.

Business

Brazil raises $8.4 bn in 5G tender

Brazil raised $8.4 billion in investments and license fees in an international tender to build and operate one of the world's biggest 5G data networks, Communications Minister Fabio Faria said Friday, hailing a "great success."

Consumer & Gadgets

Japan and Finland collaborate to develop 6G cellular standard

An international team of researchers from Japan and Finland will work to develop technologies and standards for the sixth generation of wireless communications, commonly known as 6G, as part of a joint research agreement ...

Software

Battling wildfires from behind the scenes

Catastrophic wildfires in Europe have become a far too common headline and this year has been no exception as the world once again bore witness to parts of the continent burning. While southern Europe is no stranger to the ...