China gears up for flexible networks

China gears up for flexible networks

Two Chinese telecommunications equipment makers have lined up with a U.S. maker of remote-access equipment modules to create new systems...

May 1st, 2001 Stephen Lawson

China has 230m phone, 22.5m Internet subscribers

China has 230m phone, 22.5m Internet subscribers

China has 230 million fixed-line and mobile telephone subscribers, a penetration rate of 20.1 percent, according to the head of...

April 16th, 2001 David Legard

Chinese hackers blamed for Web defacements

Chinese hackers blamed for Web defacements

Chinese hackers, possibly angry about the downing of one of their nation's fighter jets last week, are under investigation by...

April 16th, 2001 Elinor Abreu The Industry Standard

Yahoo finalizes Kimo.com acquisition

Yahoo finalizes Kimo.com acquisition

Internet bellwether Yahoo Inc. announced Friday the completion of its acquisition of Kimo.com Corp., Taiwan's leading Web portal. Yahoo will...

February 26th, 2001 Terho Uimonen and Stephen Lawson

Gartner: Mobile phone sales up 46 percent last year

Gartner: Mobile phone sales up 46 percent last year

Worldwide sales of mobile phones were up 45.5 per cent in 2000 to 412.7 million units, said research and consulting...

February 15th, 2001 Rick Perera

Undersea cable operators eye Asian bandwidth boom

Undersea cable operators eye Asian bandwidth boom

With predictions of a future shortage in bandwidth combined with the recent high-profile breakdown in a major regional undersea fibre-optic...

December 18th, 2000 Martyn Williams

ICANN closes at-large membership registration

ICANN closes at-large membership registration

ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, closed as scheduled the registration period for its At-Large membership yesterday,...

July 31st, 2000 Martyn Williams

Moving sky networks closer

Moving sky networks closer

New technology in the form of medium earth-orbit (MEO) and low earth-orbit (LEO) satellites is opening doors for companies such...

May 6th, 1999 Kimberly Chapman