The Belarusian Council of Ministers has reported results of telecom industry development and announced a development program for 2006-2010. In a five-year period the government plans to change analog communication equipment for digital.
The number of people connecting to the Internet via a broadband DSL (digital subscriber line) connection jumped by almost 40 million in the twelve months to the end of September 2005, according to a survey conducted by the DSL Forum.
Microsoft Corp. is extending the popular RSS 2.0 Web syndication format to make it "multidirectional," allowing it to be used for synchronizing information such as contacts and calendar entries across different applications, the company said.
America Online Inc. (AOL) within a month will launch a VOIP (voice over Internet Protocol) service in a bid to bring packet-based calling technology to the mass market, the top executive of the Internet service giant said Tuesday.
Revenues generated from public wireless local area network (WLAN) services in the Philippines are expected to reach US$1,000 per hotspot by 2003, according to the latest figures released by market research firm IDC.