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Outages disrupt services at Japan's No. 2 telecoms carrier

Many users of Japan's No. 2 mobile carrier KDDI Corp. were still having trouble making calls Monday after a massive outage throughout the weekend that affected nearly 40 million people, disrupting deliveries, weather reports ...

Engineering

Researchers discover novel, cost-effective way to harness satellite signals

For decades, satellites have helped meteorologists forecast weather, offer cable, television, and radio providers a way to relay signals to their customers, and provide scientists with a tool to gather data for various types ...

Internet

'It's just tragic': After days without internet, cell service, Southwestern residents feel endangered

Within minutes of losing cellphone and internet service, residents in a remote swath of Arizona were quick to come up with theories about why.

Telecom

Verizon, AT&T delay some 5G service over airlines' concerns

Federal regulators say Verizon and AT&T will delay part of their 5G rollout near airports to give airlines more time to ensure that equipment on their planes is safe from interference from the wireless signals, but the airline ...

Telecom

Deal reached on US 5G antennas near airports: FAA

The Federal Aviation Authority said Friday that mobile operators AT&T and Verizon have reached an agreement with airlines for the gradual deployment of additional 5G antennas around US airports.

Telecom

Space-enabled system to digitalize airspace goes global

A space-enabled system to help clear congested skies while reducing carbon emissions is going global, following a deal signed today between satellite communications provider Inmarsat and ESA.

Telecom

Four states receive first allocations of $10B broadband fund

More than half a billion dollars in federal funding will be sent to four U.S. states to expand broadband access as part of a sweeping national effort to bring affordable service to rural and low-income Americans, the U.S. ...

Telecom

'Beam-steering' technology takes mobile communications beyond 5G

Birmingham scientists have revealed a new beam-steering antenna that increases the efficiency of data transmission for 'beyond 5G'—and opens up a range of frequencies for mobile communications that are inaccessible to currently ...