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Sprint giving low-income kids free devices

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Sprint wants to help 1 million low-income high school students by giving them free tech to do their homework. The company says 180,000 students will get either a free smart phone, tablet, or hotspot device and 3GB of high-speed LTE data per month for up to four years while they’re in high school.

Chevy Launches Two-Row Tahoe Custom, Lowers Price to $45K

CHEVROLET INTRODUCES THE TAHOE CUSTOM. New model offers Tahoe’s legendary capability starting at $44,995. DETROIT — Today Chevrolet announced the new Tahoe Custom special edition for the 2018 model year. Like other Custom models, the Tahoe Custom is intended for buyers who want the uncompromised....

SLT Group operating profits up, increasing depreciation slows down net profits

August 16, 2017, 8:20 pm Sri Lanka Telecom group released its group and holding company financial performance results for the 6 months ending on June 30, 2017. The group comprises of 8 subsidiaries, including the mobile arm Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd. During the 6 months ending June 30, 2017, the group reported Rs.

PCTEL launches multi-band LTE/Wi-Fi/GNSS antenna with sub-inch profile

is offering a new multi-band LTE/Wi-Fi/GNSS antenna with a sub-inch profile. The antenna combines PCTEL’s high rejection multi-GNSS technology for precision timing and location tracking with high performance multi-band data connectivity. The antenna is also rugged and easy to install, making it....

Verizon offers priority communications access to Iowa public safety agencies

Verizon said Wednesday it will provide Iowa police, firefighters and other emergency workers with priority access to its nationwide communications network at no additional charge when necessary to ensure connectivity. The New York-based company's statement follows an announcement in July by Gov.

Verizon to offer priority access for public safety agencies

Verizon said Wednesday it will provide police, firefighters and other emergency workers with priority access to its extensive nationwide communications network at no charge when necessary to ensure connectivity during times of emergencies. The New York-based company's statement follows an announcement in July by Gov.

Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:XPLR) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers. On August 15, 2017 , the Board of Directors of Xplore Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) extended an offer to Robert N.

‘Ghost Telephonist’ lets hackers take over phone numbers

Las Vegas. A group of Chinese researchers have demonstrated an “evil attack” called the “Ghost Telephonist” which allows hackers to take over phone numbers and gather call and message content. The demonstration was made by the UnicornTeam researchers from 360 Technology, China’s leading security....

T-Mobile boosts coverage with the first 600MHz LTE network

That cellular equipment you see above may not look like much, but don't dismiss it too quickly -- it could be crucial to the future of wireless data. T-Mobile has the world's first 600MHz LTE sites in Cheynne, Wyoming, promising less congested networks (and thus higher real-world speeds) and better....

Research and Development Accelerate toward 5G Standards-based Commercial Launches

Aug 16, 2017 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- 5G Americas announces new report on latest wireless technology advances toward 5G. BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - August 16, 2017) - 5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, today announced the publication of LTE to....

Shonin’s wearable Streamcam simplifies personal security

In times like these , you learn to keep yourself safe with what you have on hand. Whether that's broadcasting to Facebook Live, Periscope or Instagram, people have been using their phones to capture video for the world to see. The problem is that uploading live video takes a serious toll on your handset's battery.

T-Mobile just took a huge step towards beating Verizon once and for all

This April, T-Mobile spent $8 billion on new low-band spectrum to improve its wireless network. As of right now, that network is online. A “cluster site” in Cheyenne, Wyoming, is the first place in the country to be lit up with T-Mobile’s 600MHz LTE network.

Macau Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media Statistics and Analyses 2017

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "Macau - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses" Macau boasts a sophisticated, independently regulated communications market due to Macau's status as a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China following its handover from Portugal.

Speedcast Awarded Fully Managed Communications Contract for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

SYDNEY--( (ASX: SDA), the world’s most trusted provider of highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, today announced that the company has been selected by UK-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to provide end-to-end communication services for voice and data on board its fleet.

'Hope Floats' is a seaborne bot that spams lawmakers with calls

The project started out as a reaction to the 2016 US presidential election . "Right after the election, we were strapped with wanting to provide something to our community (in Red Hook) and our audience ... People needed to get stuff out," says Bethany Tabor, technology programs manager at Pioneer....

North America Set to Dominate the Global Family/Indoor Entertainment Centres Market During the Opportunity Assessment Period 2017-2027

. A new report published by Future Market Insights titled Family/Indoor Entertainment Centres Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 2027) studies the performance of the global family/indoor entertainment centres market over a 10 year assessment period from 2017 to 2027.

2018 Chevrolet Tahoe ditches third row, slices price by $3,500

For when you want to do truck stuff, but you don't really need a truck , per se. Chevrolet. There's plenty of other standard equipment along for the ride. The infotainment system measures 8 inches, and it packs both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with GM's 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.

Botswana

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "Botswana - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses" In the telecom sector, effective regulatory reform has turned the country's telecom market into one of the most liberalised in the region.

Belarus Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband, and Digital Media Statistics and Analyses 2017

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "Belarus - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband, and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses" Belarus's wholesale mobile provider beCloud trialling 5G. The poorly performing economy has impacted on operator revenue, particular for the subsidiaries of Turkcell and Telecom Austria.

North America Set to Dominate the Global Family/Indoor Entertainment Centres Market During the Opportunity Assessment Period 2017-2027

VALLEY COTTAGE, New York August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report published by Future Market Insights titled Family/Indoor Entertainment Centres Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 2027) studies the performance of the globalfamily/indoor entertainment....

As OTT Delivery Heats Up, Harmonic Brings Technology Innovations to IBC2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At IBC2017, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, will present its vision for monetizing broadcast and OTT services and engaging viewers like never before.

Review: 2018 Chevrolet Traverse builds on what matters most to buyers

For such a new nameplate, the Traverse as we know it has pretty old bones. Chevrolet’s large mid-size crossover was invented from scratch as a 2010 model, making it a relative sprog compared with nameplates that go back decades. On the other hand, eight model years is a long time for any design to stick around without a major redo.

Robi and Coleen go stylishly loco with this Red smartphone

MANILA -- OPPO Philippines has once again proven its commitment to style and performance with the launch of its newest concept store in SM Aura and the unveiling of the OPPO F3 Red Edition. On Saturday, OPPO welcomed their newest store with millennial brand ambassadors Coleen Garcia and Robi....

Southeast Asia Wireless Service Provider Selects Ceragon to Modernize and Expand its Network

Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT), the #1 wireless backhaul specialist, today announced that its FibeAir IP-20 Platform was selected by a Southeast Asia wireless service provider to expand and modernize its nationwide 450MHz low-band high coverage CDMA network to a 4G-LTE network.

Southeast Asia Wireless Service Provider Selects Ceragon to Modernize and Expand its Network

LITTLE FALLS, New Jersey, August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- LITTLE FALLS, New Jersey, August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceragon Networks Ltd. the #1 wireless backhaul specialist, today announced that its FibeAir IP-20 Platform was selected by a Southeast Asia wireless service provider to....

Israel's Partner Comms second-quarter profit rises less than expected

JERUSALEM, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, reported a smaller than expected rise in quarterly profit as it lost customers amid fierce competition in the sector. Partner said on Wednesday it earned 34 million shekels ($9.
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Barrett Communications-HF & VHF Tactical Communications

Barrett Communications designs and manufactures a complete range of secure high-frequency (HF) and very high-frequency (VHF) tactical communication solutions th...

Barrett Communications Launches Advanced 4075 High-Power HF transmitter

Barrett Communications have announced the release of their latest product, the advanced Barrett 4075 High-Power High-Frequency (HF) transmitter. E-mail and mess...

Australian senate rejects bill to restore ABC shortwave

The bill would have required the ABC to restore its shortwave transmission services which the broadcaster ended in January this year. This move was described in...

EDXC Radio 2017, to air today

1 hr ago Read more: MT Shortwave Central EDXC Radio 2017 on air today Wednesday 9th August 2017 with few short 15 minute tests on 9290 and/or 9270 kHz starting ...

A Naval officer and a Goan boat wants to sail around the world with nothing but a sextant

Divar: One would think that 151 days at sea was sufficient solitude for a lifetime, but maritime reconnaissance pilot Abhilash Tomy has different ideas. Not con...

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By Paul Goble Russia’s leading human rights groups say that ethnic Russians are now actively discriminating against ethnic Ukrainians even though Vladimir Putin...

North Korea Says Army Is "On Standby Waiting For An Order Of Attack"

Global markets are closed for the weekend, so we will need to wait until tomorrow evening to see how investors react to the latest back-and-forth between the No...

FSB Demands Detailed Personal Information On Russians Using Social Networks – OpEd

The draft order ( http://regulation.gov.ru/projects#npa=18013 ) which has been issued by the communications ministry and is slated to take effect next July will...

North Korea Issues "Emergency Standby Orders" To Civil Defense Units: Report

With markets about to close for the next 2 days, the question on every trader's mind is: " should i carry risk over the weekend, or should I dump it all in case...

Maria talks suspension

Back in 2016, ESPN reported the 30-year-old Russian professional tennis player was suspended for two years by the International Tennis Federation. She was teste...

Hudgens levies fines for deadly explosion at Augusta sperm bank

Fines have been levied against gas supplier Airgas USA after an investigation into a deadly explosion at an Augusta, Ga., sperm bank. In an official report, Ins...

Quebec minister condemns rise of far-right movement in province

Quebec’s far-right movement is harming the province and its image on the international stage, Christine St-Pierre, Quebec’s minister of International Relations,...

Fiji follows convention

FIJI is one of 12 countries of the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC) that has complied with the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS...

INDEPENDENT consultants have valued Fiji's 2016 domestic kava market at $330 million, far outstripping international sugar exports that generated $103m and mineral water exports that accounted for $214m in the same year. more...

INDEPENDENT consultants have valued Fiji's 2016 domestic kava market at $330 million, far outstripping international sugar exports that generated $103m and mine...

FIJIANS in the most remote areas of Fiji will now be able to have better access to disaster-related information during a disaster. more...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama switches on the medium wave radio transmission while JICA resident rep Hiroyuki Sawada (left) and FBC CEO Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ...

AM radio now Fiji-wide

Fiji's prime minister says all Fijians can now tune in to the 'national dialogue' following the rehabilitation of the country's medium wave radio infrastructure...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. more...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. With...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

Why are Christian pastors endorsing Trump's North Korea war threat?

As we stand on the brink of fire and fury, we're also hearing a lot of fire and brimstone. This week, a Central Indiana pastor, Marc Monte, took to Twitter to p...

Pat Robertson hospitalized after falling from horse

Pat Robertson, the founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network and a familiar face on its flagship program The 700 Club, has been hospitalized, CBN announced ...

CBN's Pat Robertson injured while

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Doctors say Pat Robertson from CBN is expected to make a full recovery after he was injured while horseback riding Friday. Accordi...

J.K Rowling Has Fiery Literary Response To Pastor Supporting Donald Trump’s ‘Fire And Fury’

The Bible has been used to promote peace, understanding and compassion in the world. But the very same scriptures have also been used in the past to , author ...

Swarens: The 'fire and fury' of today's Christian pastors

As we stand on the brink of fire and fury, we're also hearing a lot of fire and brimstone. This week, a Central Indiana pastor took to Twitter to proclaim: "N K...

Clay Crosse Releases New Single ‘I Will Trust in You,’ Inspired by John 16:33

Clay CrosseCover for Clay Crosse's 2017 single "I Will Trust In You." Veteran Contemporary Christian recording artist Clay Crosse is releasing a new single to C...

Unbelievable?: Meet the man who puts atheists on Christian radio

Justin Brierley knows a thing or two about miracles: each week, he manages to get atheists to listen to Christian radio. But, as you probably guessed, it's not ...

Police re-enactment with Hoddle St killer Julian Knight

. Posted August 09, 2017 11:21:25. A police re-enactment with Hoddle Street murderer Julian Knight the day after he killed seven people and injured 19 others in...

Unbelievable?: Meet the man who puts atheists on Christian radio

Justin Brierley knows a thing or two about miracles: each week, he manages to get atheists to listen to Christian radio. But, as you probably guessed, it's not ...

Meet the man who puts atheists on Christian radio

Justin Brierley knows a thing or two about miracles: eacj=g week, he manages to get atheists to listen to Christian radio. But, as you probably guessed, it's no...

Christian TV to Sean Spicer: People are wondering how to pray for you

Spicer appeared via a video feed standing under the hot morning sun in the White House courtyard, where he fielded friendly questions about health care, the Rus...

Controversial Moroccan Christian Preacher Challenges Salafi Scholar to Debate

Rabat – The controversial Moroccan Christian preacher Brother Rachid has challenged Moroccan Salafi scholar Mohamed El Fizazi to debate Islam and Christianity. ...

This apocalyptic Korean Christian group goes by different names. Critics say it's just a cult.

A visit with Chairman Lee. The members of Shinchonji call him “Chairman Lee,” or just “the chairman.” In church literature, he is also variously identified as “...

Christian Television Network host to bring talents to stage at Dulcet

Derrick Williams, host of the Christian Television Network's The Gospel Voice , brings something new to New Port Richey this month. Beginning July 23, the vocal...

Christian TV In Russia Bribes LGBT To Leave The Country

Christian TV In Russia Offers To Pay LGBT To Leave The Country For Good. Russia’s religious TV channel is offering to send LGBT Russians abroad for good, so th...

SIRIUS XM HOLDINGS INC. : Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K)

Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. On August 16, 2017 , our subsidiary, Sirius XM Radio Inc. ("SiriusXM"), issued $250 million aggregate prin...

MIB: Set up cable TV regulatory panels, Century, Chinar & Pan India among 6 FM licences revoked

NEW DELHI: The information and broadcasting ministry has issued directions to states to set up district-level and state-level monitoring committees to regulate ...

China aiding Africa’s digital migration

The latest report of Digital Television Forecast in Sub-Sahara Africa released by Digital Television Study in England shows that digital television household pe...

Digital radio in Hong Kong dies with bow out of RTHK channels

. Hong Kong’s last remaining digital radio channels will go off the air next month, public broadcaster RTHK announced on Friday, putting the final nail in the ...

Rep. Ruben Gallego: Trump Is An ‘Absolute Racist’

Representative Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) waves after addressing the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Scott A...

GOTv adds three new free-to-air channels

Speaking on the launch of the channels, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, said: “We are very excited about our new channel offerings and the ro...

Pay TV Revolution: Nigerians To Save N9.34tr From Subscriptions

It has been estimated that about 29 million households may be free from the yoke of pay television monthly subscriptions when the Nigeria Broadcasting Corporati...

Pay TV subs in Kenya soar in wake of digital migration

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s migration to digital TV has maintained an upward trajectory, registering tremendous growth as subscription to pay TV soars. More Ken...

Czech Republic

LONDON Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Czech government proposes laws to reduce mobile voice and data charges The Czech Republic has a sophisticated telecom marke...

Czech Republic

Press Release Czech Republic - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses. LONDON, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Czech government ...

Sprint giving low-income kids free devices

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Sprint wants to help 1 million low-income high school students by giving them free tech to do their homework. The company says 180,000 studen...

Chevy Launches Two-Row Tahoe Custom, Lowers Price to $45K

CHEVROLET INTRODUCES THE TAHOE CUSTOM. New model offers Tahoe’s legendary capability starting at $44,995. DETROIT — Today Chevrolet announced the new Tahoe Cust...

SLT Group operating profits up, increasing depreciation slows down net profits

August 16, 2017, 8:20 pm Sri Lanka Telecom group released its group and holding company financial performance results for the 6 months ending on June 30, 2017. ...

PCTEL launches multi-band LTE/Wi-Fi/GNSS antenna with sub-inch profile

is offering a new multi-band LTE/Wi-Fi/GNSS antenna with a sub-inch profile. The antenna combines PCTEL’s high rejection multi-GNSS technology for precision tim...

Verizon offers priority communications access to Iowa public safety agencies

Verizon said Wednesday it will provide Iowa police, firefighters and other emergency workers with priority access to its nationwide communications network at no...

Largest city in NH to vote on allowing keno

Voters will consider allowing a newly-legalized lottery game to be played in New Hampshire's largest city to help fund full day kindergarten. New Hampshire Publ...

12:01 Controversy in Japan After Release of Documentary Exposing War Crimes

16 de agosto de 2017, 12:01 Tokyo, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) A documentary recently published by the NHK, national public broadcasting organization, has today spar...

Seeds on Ice

A few weeks ago I heard a wonderful interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross of National Public Radio. She interviewed Dr. Cary Fowler, who is known as the "fath...

Reflections on medical care in the boondocks and beyond

The local public radio station is my alarm clock. I was awakened recently by a reporter interviewing a young California rancher. The rancher and his wife were e...

After Charlottesville, Southern Cities Consider What To Do With Confederate Monuments

Accelerating the pace of engineering and science. After Charlottesville, Southern Cities Consider What To Do With Confederate Monuments 05:23 Josh James, WUKY...

Giveaway: Atmosphere

In 1997, hip-hop duo Atmosphere dropped Overcast , its first official album. The record included the song “Scapegoat,” which would become a college radio hit, a...

Echo & The Bunnymen, Violent Femmes: Iconic 1980s bands to play at Woodland Park Zoo

With 1980s nostalgia in full bloom, it’s fitting the Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen are co-headlining a show at Woodland Park Zoo next week. Even though...

Thor’s Tessa Thompson on Why Her Action Hero Icon is Terminator’s Sarah Connor

never expected to be at San Diego Comic-Con . The actor, who is known for her roles as a college radio DJ challenging her classmates on issues of race in Dear W...

The Psychedelic Furs are back by popular demand

Updated 10 minutes ago. Their songs were college radio staples in the early '80s — “The Ghost in You,” “Heartbreak Beats,” “All That Money Wants,” “House,” “Lov...

Jeff Moehlis: Break On Through with Robby Krieger from The Doors

There was a guy, Bob Brinkmeyer or something like that, and he ran the radio show out at the college. So we did a lot of shows with him, you know, just on the c...

Armed raids, a shotgun killing, drugs and sex abuse

Millions tuned in as they provided the soundtrack to the Swinging Sixties when no one else would. DJs became major stars and bands they supported – including Th...

Pirate radio DJ Dave Cash's ashes scattered off Harwich coast

THE ashes of former pirate radio DJ Dave Cash were scattered into the sea from a lifeboat off Harwich quay as part of the last BBC pirate radio show in the town...

Pirate radio DJ Dave Cash's ashes scattered off Harwich coast

THE ashes of former pirate radio DJ Dave Cash were scattered into the sea from a lifeboat off Harwich quay as part of the last BBC pirate radio show in the town...

Radio rebels go straight: Pirate station Caroline gets a licence

On this day in 1967, the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act was introduced to stop pirate radio and Radio Caroline was its main target. But now, 50 years later, r...

How pirate radio changed the face of broadcasting 50 years on

And this weekend, listeners and DJs are making an emotional journey to the east coast to mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of pirate radio and the lastin...