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  • July 27, 2010 27 Jul'10

    iPhone jailbreaking not illegal, says US government

    The US government has given iPhone users the go-ahead to bypass electronic protection on Apple's iPhones to enable them to use any wireless service provider.

  • July 23, 2010 23 Jul'10

    Wi-fi mobiles threaten 3G revenues

    Most consumers will be using mobile handsets with chipsets that provide Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS (Global Positioning System) within the next five years, says market researcher ABI Research.

  • July 23, 2010 23 Jul'10

    Ofcom excludes business networks from fixed, mobile broadband report

    Business network interests are to be excluded from communications regulator Ofcom's assessment of the availability of fixed and mobile broadband coverage for its first report on communications infrastructure under the new Digital Economy Act.

  • July 22, 2010 22 Jul'10

    Nokia profits plunge as smartphone sales rise 1%

    Smartphone sales and currency movements helped Nokia report a 1% rise in sales to €10bn for the second quarter of 2010, but operating profit plunged 15%...

  • July 22, 2010 22 Jul'10

    No room for BT complacency, said chairman

    BT chairman Sir Michael Rake said the previous financial year had been a "year of delivery" at the company's annual general meeting in Liverpool today.

  • July 21, 2010 21 Jul'10

    Why the ACCC thinks carrier Ethernet is important

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has indicated it may include Ethernet services in its list of Domestic Transmission Capacity Services. Richard Chirgwin analyses the implications of the move.

  • July 21, 2010 21 Jul'10

    Using 3G as a backup WAN

    3G data services are often advanced as a cheap way to provide a disaster recovery service for your WAN. But experts say you need to do more than just cut from one link to another to create a functional connection.

  • July 20, 2010 20 Jul'10

    Farnborough Air Show: wireless service transfers aircraft flight data at gate

    Airlines are testing a high-capacity wireless service that will allow aircraft to share on-board flight data and maintenance data with the airline's IT systems in real time when planes land at an airport gate.

  • July 20, 2010 20 Jul'10

    NSN consolidates second place with $1.2bn Motorola deal

    Nokia Siemens Networks' (NSN) proposed $1.2bn takeover of most of Motorola's wireless business will strengthen its position as a supplier of mobile and fixed wireless network infrastructure, but leaves the company still number two to Alcatel-Lucent ...

  • July 19, 2010 19 Jul'10

    BT hitches onto Arqiva wagon for utility smart meter ride

    Signal distribution company Arqiva has attracted BT and security specialist Detica as partners to address communications for the UK's £10bn smart meter roll-out programme.

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