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Optical telecoms pioneer and Nobel laureate Charles Kao dies at 84 – physicsworld.com

Leading light: Charles Kao at Standard Telecommunication Laboratories. (Courtesy: Standard Telephones and Cables) Charles Kao, the electrical engineer who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physics with Willard Boyle and George Smith, has died in Hong Kong aged 84. Kao was awarded half of the 2009 prize “for ground-breaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibres for optical communication.” Kao was ... Read More »

Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband in China (2018-2023): China to Lead the World in 5G Investments … – Business Wire (press release)

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “China – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. As the Chinese market approaches saturation, there has been a shift of emphasis in Chinas broadband policy from infrastructure build-up and service provision to application creation and user demand stimulation. China’s fixed-line market is in decline due to voice to mobile ... Read More »

Telecoms operators dial in to refugee markets – Financial Times

Nyarugusu on the border of Tanzania and Burundi, one of the largest refugee camps in the world, is an unlikely pioneer in how the telecoms industry views refugees. Established in 1996, its population of 150,000 makes the camp about the same size as the large British town of Blackburn. Mobile companies have long been called on to provide critical connectivity ... Read More »

Telecoms operators dial in to refugee markets

Nyarugusu on the border of Tanzania and Burundi, one of the largest refugee camps in the world, is an unlikely pioneer in how the telecoms industry views refugees. Established in 1996, its population of 150,000 makes the camp about the same size as the large British town of Blackburn. Mobile companies have long been called on to provide critical connectivity ... Read More »

Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband in Mexico – 2018: Preps for 600MHz Auction for Mobile Broadband Use … – Business Wire (press release)

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Mexico – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. With a population of over 123 million and a fixed-line teledensity of above 18%, Mexico’s fixed-line telecom sector retains the significant potential for growth. The market is still dominated by the incumbent Telmex and Grupo Televisa, which together retain about two-thirds ... Read More »

Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband in Canada – 2018: Canada Consults on a Range of Spectrum Assets for 5G Use – ResearchAndMarkets.com

The "Canada – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Canadian telecom market continues to show steady development as operators invest in network upgrades. Much of this work is being supported by regulatory efforts to ensure that operators have spectrum available to develop 5G services, for which several auctions are planned ... Read More »

Last week in telecoms: portfolio management and Comcast wins the Sky auction

Most European telecoms stocks moved within a relatively narrow range in week 38. Stock performances varied between -4 percent and +8 percent, not counting two outliers: Greek Forthnet (-15%) and German QSC (+13%). The week’s most important news actually came in over the weekend, when an auction was staged for Sky (+0.3%), leaving Comcast the winner. Vodafone (+2.1%) spoke of ... Read More »

NCC: Charges, Destruction of Telecoms Facilities, Will Hinder 30% Broadband Penetration – THISDAY Newspapers

By Emma Okonji The Chairman, Board of Commissioners, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Olabiyi Durojaiye has warned that indiscriminate charges on telecoms operations by various state governments, coupled with the destruction of telecoms facilities, will impede the planned achievement of 30 per cent broadband penetration, unless new measures are taken. Durojaiye, who spoke during his keynote presentation at the 10th annual ... Read More »

Ranking the Stock of Canada’s Largest Telecoms from Best to Worst

With Canada’s 5G network slated to be rolled out over the next couple of years and Canadians already consuming more information on their mobile devices than ever before, the future is looking fairly bright for the country’s leading telecom players. However, while advancements in technology make it easier than ever now to stream your favourite television show or podcast on ... Read More »