Internet slows down following Asian undersea cable trouble

Internet slows down following Asian undersea cable trouble

A segment of the Asia-Pacific Cable Network 2 (APCN2) undersea cable network between China and Taiwan suffered a serious cable...

August 12th, 2009 Sumner Lemon

More power and yet more green

More power and yet more green

Modern digital technology is catching up with the telephone system from the 1950s. How? Ma Bell used to send voltage...

September 23rd, 2008 James E. Gaskin

VSAT demand in Africa grows despite fibre optic threat

VSAT demand in Africa grows despite fibre optic threat

KAMPALA, UGANDA - At an evening cocktail party in Kampala last week, Afsat Communications general manager and technology guru Job...

June 23rd, 2008 Edris Kisambira

The Wireless Spectrum Playoffs, Round 4: Far North

The Wireless Spectrum Playoffs, Round 4: Far North

RuralCom Corp.Vancouver-based RuralCom Corp. appears to be betting that a number of small niche services can add up to more...

May 1st, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo and Dave Webb

If you can’t stand the heat, enter Sun’s data centre

If you can’t stand the heat, enter Sun’s data centre

If you sit down with pretty much any enterprise-level executive nowadays, the topic of conversation invariably turns green. This happened...

March 23rd, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

NBC seeks network stability for Olympics

NBC seeks network stability for Olympics

When NBC Universal begins its television coverage of the summer Olympic Games from Athens next month, the broadcasting and cable...

July 22nd, 2004 Matt Hamblen

Aberdare Cables sells 30 per cent stake to consortium

Aberdare Cables sells 30 per cent stake to consortium

Aberdare Cables (Pty) Ltd., a South Africa power and telecommunication cable manufacturer and a member of the Altron Group of...

March 11th, 2004 Computing SA staff

Intel’s fibre-optic silicon chips break speed records

Intel’s fibre-optic silicon chips break speed records

Intel Corp. has developed a way to move light through silicon at gigahertz speeds that could boost the bandwidth of...

February 11th, 2004 Tom Krazit

Telus under fire

Telus under fire

Incumbent telco Telus Corp. is picking up the pieces after a terrible month. October brought service disruptions, regulatory disappointments and...

October 31st, 2003 Stefan Dubowski