The BBC and British Telecom want to provide record online coverage of the 2010 summer games. But it isn't clear whether Internet service providers around the world will have the capacity to handle the load
British Airways PLC (BA), Europe's third-largest airline, has tapped Cisco Systems Inc. to build a telephone system using VOIP (voice over Internet Protocol) for its 14,000 office and airport workers, Cisco announced Wednesday. The San Jose, California, company did not specify the size of the contract other than to say it is a "multimillion pound'' deal, which is expected to pay for itself through cost savings within two years.
Companies in South Korea and Japan say they are ready to launch a new satellite broadcasting service in the next two months that can send video and audio directly to devices such as mobile telephones, handheld terminals and in-car receivers.