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Canada launches cellphone emergency alert system Friday

Nearly all Canadians will receive mandatory emergency cellphone alerts starting April 6 to warn people across the country about impending dangers and threats, including natural disasters and terrorist attacks. "When you hear that tone, it means that there is an emergency that needs immediate....

First section of Prague Metro to get mobile signal this year

The deal between the city and the mobile operators should be in place for 20 years, with the companies set to pay the transit authority CZK 120 million for the first half of that period. The first section of the Metro to get a mobile signal will be the C line between the city centre Muzeum station and Roztyly.

UK’s 4G is slower than Armenia’s

The UK’s average 4G speeds are slower than Armenia’s, according to network performance monitor OpenSignal. The firm’s international survey placed the UK in 39th spot internationally, four behind the mountainous Transcaucasian Republic, which can now boast an average download speed of 24.08Mbps. With an average 4G speed of 23.

Huawei nova 3e is a mid-tier device at an affordable price

Dubai: Huawei’s new addition to the nova series — nova 3e — is a mid-tier device with a premium look and packing most of the latest features. The 5.84-inch device is powered by 2.36GHz Kirin 659 chip set with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage capacity. The hybrid style SIM card supports dual SIM cards....

TNM celebrates 11 years of Malawi Open Championship: 2018 golf tourney tees off April 6

The Malawi Open is an elite golf tournament organized by the Golf Union of Malawi (GUoM) with sponsorship from TNM. Malawi Open is the largest golf tournament in the country. TNM’s Chief Sales & Marketing Officer , Daniel Makata said the 11-year sponsorship of Malawi Open Golf Tournament underscores....

SceneDoc Welcomes TJ Kennedy, Former FirstNet President, to its Executive Advisory Council

Toronto, April 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, announces that , former President of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), is joining the SceneDoc Executive Advisory Council (EAC). Mr. Kennedy led FirstNet from a startup inside the US government to become a $40 billion public/private....

MS (Distribution) UK Ltd Announces Teltonika Distributor Agreement

MS (Distribution) UK Ltd., leading value-added distributor of of WiFi, Networking, Switching/Routing and Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) solutions has announced they are now stocking and distributing Teltonika 3G and 4G LTE routers.

5G will boosts security of devices, applications

In this digital age, devices and applications require a wireless network access that is not only fast but also resilient, secure, and able to protect the individual’s right to privacy. The 5G system puts all this front and center. The latest white paper from Ericsson, 5G security – enabling a....

5G will boosts security of devices, applications

In this digital age, devices and applications require a wireless network access that is not only fast but also resilient, secure, and able to protect the individual’s right to privacy. The 5G system puts all this front and center. The latest white paper from Ericsson, 5G security – enabling a....

Virtual Evolved Packet Core Market

LONDON April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market: Overview The Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market report provides analysis of the virtual evolved packet core (vEPC) market for the period 2016–2026, wherein the years from 2018 to 2026 is the forecast period and 2017 is considered as the base year.

Radio Access Network Market Worth 14.99 Billion USD by 2023

PUNE, India, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- PUNE, India, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest market research report "Radio Access Network Market by Communication Infrastructure (Small Cell, Macro Cell, RAN Equipment, DAS), Connectivity Technology (2G, 3G, 4G/LTE, 5G),....

Radio Access Network Market Worth 14.99 Billion USD by 2023

According to the latest market research report "Radio Access Network Market by Communication Infrastructure (Small Cell, Macro Cell, RAN Equipment, DAS), Connectivity Technology (2G, 3G, 4G/LTE, 5G), Deployment Location (Urban, Rural, Residential, Retail Stores), and Geography - Global Forecast to....

Telit Expands European IoT Leadership in Smart Cities, Smart Grids and Alarm Security with AddSecure Partnership

. - AddSecure is a rapidly growing provider of mission-critical IoT solutions for security, energy, government and other verticals - Partnership covers Telit products for 2G, 3G, LTE Cat 1 and LTE Cat M1. LONDON April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT),....

Antimonopoly Office approves merger of Swan and Benestra

04. 04. 2018 15:05. Following a decision by the Antimonopoly Office (PMU), there is no longer any obstacle for implementing one of the most significant events on the national telecommunication market - the merger of Benestra and Swan, TASR learnt on Tuesday.

InterDigital and Kyocera Corporation Sign Multi-Year Patent License Agreement

WILMINGTON, Del., April 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that the company’s patent licensing subsidiaries have signed a multi-year, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-bearing patent license agreement with Kyocera Corporation.

What's Happening With These Semiconductor Stocks? -- MaxLinear, Sequans Communications, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, and Amkor Technology

. On Tuesday, April 03, 2018 www.wallstequities.com/registration , the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 edged higher at the closing bell. Eight out of nine sectors ended Tuesday's trading session in bullish territories. Taking into consideration yesterday's market sentiment, WallStEquities.

Over 125 Million Connected Cars Shipments Globally by 2022: Report

The global connected cars market is expected to grow 270 percent by 2022 with more than 125 million connected passenger cars with embedded connectivity to be shipped during 2018-2022, a new report said on Tuesday. According to Counterpoint Research's "Internet of Things Tracker" service, General....

HMD Global launches Nokia 6 (2018) at Rs 16,999, Nokia 7 Plus at Rs 25,999 and Nokia 8 Sirocco at Rs 45,999 in India

Nokia 6 (2018) The Nokia 6 (2018) features the same design scheme as last years Nokia 6, with the exception of shifting the fingerprint sensor to the back. The display also sports the same 16:9 aspect ratio as before. As for internals, the chipset has been upgraded to a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC....

du Participates in Corporate Training and Youth Empowerment Programmes Through Partnership with Emirates Foundation

“At du, supporting our community is among our top priorities in achieving our sustainability and business objectives. In the UAE, our young people are among our most valuable assets, and we believe it is our duty to contribute to their success and empowerment for years to come,” said Abdulwahed....

Satellite player Viasat to create 100 new jobs in Dublin

Viasat moves into new Dublin offices with room for 250 people. At least 100 new jobs are to be created by broadband satellite player Viasat in Dublin over the next few years. ‘Most of what we will be doing in Dublin will be engineering. Our plan is to launch new satellites that will cover EMEA, and....

SORACOM Announces Global Pay-As-You-Go Service for Sigfox

PARIS, April 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SORACOM, Inc ., provider of the leading cloud-native platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced availability of pay-as-you-go, pay-as-you-grow service for the Sigfox global Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN).

Hottest mobile devices this week

About to debut in Nigeria from Slot Systems Limited at the original price of N62,200, Infinix Hot S3 is trending this week and available for pre-order. It promises to wow users with its latest android version, Android 8.0 Oreo operating system, 4G LTE network 5.7 inches HD + 2.

New cellphone emergency alert system goes online Friday

Manitobans will soon be able to receive emergency alerts via their cellphones. On Friday, compatible wireless devices on LTE networks in Manitoba, like the rest of Canada, will be able to receive messages from the "This is where society is going. Others are slightly ahead of us on this one," said Manitoba Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler.

Hold the phone: Mystery fake cell towers spotted slurping comms around Washington DC

US Homeland Security says it detected 'anomalous' spy kit. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) says it has detected strange fake cellphone towers – known as IMSI catchers – in America's capital. These devices, which can masquerade as real phone masts to track people's movements and....

FCC Chairman says federal government strategy to close digital divide differs from Kentucky

HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai traveled to three Kentucky counties Tuesday as he is promoting efforts to bring broadband internet to more areas nationwide. This comes as more than $500 million is on the line in Kentucky as a troubled state-funded....

Slovakia will have a new telecoms operator

The Slovak Antimonopoly Office (PMÚ) gave the green light to the merger of companies Swan and Benestra on April 3, 2018. The authority issued its decision after more than seven months of detailed examination of the transaction and objections from competitors.

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Atmosphere, Vol. 9, Pages 163: Using Shortwave Radiation to Evaluate the HARMONIE-AROME Weather Model

Abstract Evaluation of global shortwave irradiance forecasts from the HARMONIE-AROME weather prediction model is presented in this paper. We give examples of ho...

A Candy From Mars and America's Sweetness

In the early 1980s, my family would gather at night around our battery-powered shortwave radio, listening to Voice of America. Back then I knew the broadcast on...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

thewharf Violinist Philippa Mo brings classical music to Bermondsey’s Shortwave Cafe Philippa Mo’s six-year-old self was initially drawn to the violin for its shape, not its sound....

But a biscuit factory in Bermondsey might be Philippa’s favourite stage yet. The 42-year-old has curated a series of six classical concerts at the building’s Sh...

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New advertising levy on TV channels urged to fund Irish content

and TG4 , “to be acceptable on competition and fairness grounds”. Those broadcasters could then apply to the BAI to use the funds generated by the levy to make ...

New levy on ‘opt-out’ television channels urged for funding of Irish content

The broadcasting regulator should place a levy on television channels that sell advertising in the Irish market and then use the sums raised to fund Irish conte...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 [th] , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreeme...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 th , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreement ...

Audit Committee Consultation

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published a consultation report inviting input to a possible Good Practices Report on how i...

USCIS New Policy Shuts Down STEM OPT Training at Third Party Sites

The extension of the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program for international students with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STE...

A small plane has made a dramatic emergency landing on a Canadian highway

A light aircraft has made an emergency landing on a highway, shocking passing motorists and passengers on a train. The twin-engine plane was on its way to Calga...

Being Jeff Bezos Means Never Apologizing About Profits

Amazon has a reputation for spending as much money as it can get its hands on, and that reputation is deserved. The company has poured money into building up it...

UN council heads to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see Rohingya

Britain's U.N. ambassador, Karen Pierce, said the most important thing is that the body charged with maintaining international peace and security "can see for i...

LETTERS: Real radio treat

There is a treat in store this coming Easter weekend for fans of radio as it should be in the UK. Radio Caroline North once again team up with Manx Radio, using...

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

Originally Northsound, like other local radio stations, broadcast on both FM and medium wave - but in the 1990s it started to provide distinct services on each ...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

A Christian Awakening?

Last week at Wheaton College, an evangelical school in Illinois, evangelicals met to discuss the events of our time and the future of the church. The only thing...

Church and State Church of The Donald Never mind Fox. Trump’s most reliable media mouthpiece is now Christian TV. By Ruth Graham

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. The Music City campus of the Trinity Broadcasting Network is about a half-hour drive from Music City itself, in a placid Nashville suburb ...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Singer Princess Farida back with a new song

This was the second time Farida was touring the US. Her first time was in 2014, when she got an invitation from the popular American CBN (Christian Broadcasting...

All media houses adhere to the same laws, there are no sacre...

A few months ago, a local Christian radio station, Amazing Grace, aired a controversial sermon that attracted a flurry of condemnations, especially among women....

African press review 25 April 2018

Will today's strike by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) bring the nation to a standstill? The Israeli government scraps plans to forcibly de...

Amazing Grace radio station loses licence

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on Tuesday revoked the broadcasting licence of Amazing Grace Christian Radio. The revocation, according to RURA Spo...

Rwanda shuts radio station for airing hateful sermon against women

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority on Tuesday announced the revocation of the broadcasting license of a local radio station after airing a sermon that was pe...

Rwanda revokes the licence for Christian radio accused of hate

Amazing Grace FM Head Office in Kigali. Rwanda's communication regulator has revoked the broadcasting licence of the Christian radio station for breaching broad...

Political Cornflakes: Forget Fox News. Christian TV is becoming the go-to Trump fawning network

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2016, photo, former Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Inspired Grounds Cafe in West Des...

Church and State

The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning. By signing up you agree to receive email newsle...

PRIEST QUESTIONS FIJI’S NEW CHRISTIAN TV STATION

. SUVA, Fiji Islands (January 31, 2002 – Radio Australia)---Fiji’s first 24-hour Christian television station has begun broadcasting, amid concerns over the typ...

'Make America Christian Again': How religious nationalism explains the rise of Donald Trump

Christian nationalism has played a central role in the popular rise of Donald Trump and will continue to do so, according to a new report by three US sociologis...

Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition

. Current: Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition. Christian TV producers Mark Bu...

Comedian Tom Papa returning to CityStage

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television, radio and podcasts, as...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Southington police upgrade from analog to digital radios

SOUTHINGTON — A recent switch from analog to digital radio communications is the final piece of a $2 million upgrade designed to give the police department bett...

StarTimes Ghana Presents Real LED TV, 20 Deco...

StarTimes Ghana have presented a jumbo Real LED TV and 20 decoders to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana [SWAG] as their contribution in sponsoring the 43r...

More Ghanaians Prefer Flat Screen TV Now

A Satellite Monitor Study has revealed that more Ghanaians have switched to the usage of flat screen digital television sets from the old analogue type 'hunchba...

Airtel Digital TV numbers up

BENGALURU: Indian telecom player Bharti Airtel Ltd (Airtel) reported 9.5 per cent and 10.7 per cent growth in operating revenue for its Airtel Digital TV Servic...

SES expands its reach in Ghana to four million TV homes

Despite Ghana’s slow transition from analogue to digital terrestrial, satellite operator, SES, has succeeded in breaking the digitization market by reaching fou...

Regime rescues digital TV firms

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will allow digital TV operators to transfer their licences to other private companies as part of measures to res...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

(RTTNews) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year. Tota...

Huawei’s P20 Pro and MediaPad M5 launched

HUAWEI Consumer Business Group launched in Saudi Arabia its new phone “Huawei P20 Pro”, the first smartphone with a triple-lens camera co-engineered with Leica,...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

SEOUL (dpa-AFX) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

The "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. SK Telecom announced on December ...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" SK Telecom announced on December 15 l...

Danish Court Sentences Inventor To Life For Woman's Murder In 'Submarine Case'

15 hrs ago Read more: New Hampshire Public Radio - The submarine UC3 Nautilus of Danish inventor Peter Madsen sits in Copenhagen, Denmark. A court has sentenced...

Ex-Minneapolis cop intends to plead not guilty in killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman after she called 911 to report a possible assault intends to plead ...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

ELMHURST, IL —As Elmhurst College seniors getting ready to graduate in May, Jennifer Anthony and Emma Kaminski wanted to do something big to commemorate their t...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

Feds shut down pirate radio station 'Big City' in Roxbury

Calling itself "Big City," a pirate radio station was shut down Monday after authorities warned the operators numerous times it was operating illegally and inte...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...