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President Joe Biden flies Tuesday to Arizona to celebrate the mammoth expansion of a Taiwanese semiconductor plant, citing the project as proof that the United States is finally breaking dangerous dependency on foreign manufacturers for the vital component. The White House announced that TSMC is unveiling plans to build a second facility in Phoenix by
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Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece telecoms engineer Natalia Molinero Mingorance looks at the environmental implications of the video streaming revolution. Video streaming is widely used in many areas such as entertainment, social media, and online education. The consumption of video has dramatically
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US telco Verizon has eyes on a slice of the burgeoning network-as-a-service (NaaS) market. But the operator can’t do it on its own, so it has partnered with India-based IT services giant Wipro to do some of the legwork. Their joint NaaS offering launched on Wednesday, and is designed to help enterprises migrate from the
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Ofcom has launched an investigation into whether UK broadband providers have given customers clear enough information on mid-contract price rises. About time, particularly given the financial difficulties many UK consumers are facing at present amidst the ongoing economic crisis. But before we get too carried away, the UK regulator is only probing broadband contracts signed
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Telco group BT has entered ‘phase two’ of its Green Tech Innovation Platform programme, bringing three start ups under its wing. BT today has announced it has entered phase two of its Green Tech Innovation Platform, an environmental scheme which was set up to ‘fast-track cutting-edge new digital solutions to help manufacturers cut their carbon
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Troubled Australian state broadband wholesaler NBN is giving Nokia’s Lightspan MF-14 broadband platform a go. Nokia calls Lightspan “the world’s first 6th generation broadband platform.” In practice this means it has four times higher capacity than the previous generation and can support 25G, 50G and 100G PON services. It’s also heavy on the SDN and
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Elon Musk’s Twitter is leaning heavily on automation to moderate content, doing away with certain manual reviews and favoring restrictions on distribution rather than removing certain speech outright, its new head of trust and safety told Reuters. Twitter is also more aggressively restricting abuse-prone hashtags and search results in areas including child exploitation, regardless of
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The Glotel Awards were back as a live, physical, event this year and the winners represented a great cross section of an industry going from strength to strength. For reasons that will be obvious, we weren’t able to get loads of telecoms professionals in a big room for the past two years. Now that, in
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The Italian government has formally brought to a close the long-running plan to create a single fixed network from TIM’s assets and those of Open Fiber, but the story does not end there. TIM responded by declaring its “openness to discussion” when it comes to setting out a new single network plan, as well as
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