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2013-03-21 12:32:31

Pyramid Research's Sonia Jorge Participates in 7th Meeting of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development BOSTON, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadband Commission agreed on a new target designed to spur female access to the power of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Pyramid Research's Research and Consulting Director Sonia Jorge was pleased to participate in the Broadband Commission's Working Group on Gender meeting and work sessions that lead to this...

2013-03-08 12:23:34

Working Group formed by the Broadband Commission for Digital Development to enhance opportunities for women and girls around the world BOSTON, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonia Jorge, Research and Consulting Director at Pyramid Research, has been invited to join the recently formed Broadband Commission Working Group on Gender. Ms. Jorge will participate in the Working Group's upcoming meeting on March 16-17 in Mexico City, to be held alongside the Broadband Commission for Digital...

2013-03-04 08:29:20

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's Healthcare and Public Health Critical Infrastructure has advanced cybersecurity resilience by uniting health sector owners and operators with other national critical infrastructures and government to implement the National Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) Cybersecurity Response System. The nation's HPH critical infrastructure includes physical and virtual assets, systems, networks, devices and the data that resides...

2013-02-16 23:00:38

The Automation Federation and its member organizations are honored to assist the Obama administration in establishing effective cybersecurity safeguards for America´s industrial automation and control systems. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 Working with the Obama administration, the Automation Federation is helping to forge national security standards, guidelines and compliance testing for safeguarding America´s critical infrastructure from...

2013-02-07 20:22:09

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology Associates (TAEC) announced today that it has completed the divestiture of its Defense business (TAIC) to focus on the wireless telecommunication services business. "The timing was just right," stated Walt Oleski, the President and CEO. "The growth potential in serving the rapidly expanding requirements of the communications world was just too compelling to ignore. We will take all we have learned and laser focus on the current and...

New Video Compression Format Approved By The ITU
2013-01-27 05:11:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The telecommunications arm of the United Nations (UN) has approved a new video compression format that they say could drastically reduce the amount of bandwidth needed for such files. According to the Associated Press (AP), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced on Friday that the new codec, H.265, “would require just half the amount of data needed by its predecessor, H.264.” Furthermore, the...

2013-01-21 04:22:42

LONDON, January 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Navin Kapila as its Managing Director for India. Navin brings many years of highly relevant experience to his new position at Inmarsat. This includes his role as a senior official within the Indian Government's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and senior executive posts with...

US Ambassadors Refuse To Sign ITU Treaty In Dubai
2012-12-13 18:32:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The US, UK and Canada have announced today that they will not be signing the ITU´s Internet Treaty in its current form. According to the BBC, the US said signing such a treaty would allow for government regulation of the Internet. "It's with a heavy heart and a sense of missed opportunities that the US must communicate that it's not able to sign the agreement in the current form," explained the US Ambassador to the...

UN Ambassadors Meet In Dubai To Discuss Internet Regulation
2012-12-11 16:07:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online At the beginning of the month, ambassadors from the United Nations headed to Dubai for the 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT). This conference has been taking place since December 3 and will continue on till December 14. Here, these ambassadors and representatives to the nations will be discussing the future of the Internet: Who pays for it, how it should be connected, and perhaps most...

Free And Open Internet Debate Begins Today
2012-12-03 10:39:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online An 11-day UN conference opens in Dubai today which will play host to some extensive debates from the world´s leaders as to how to govern the Internet. The goal is to update some rather outdated regulations to ensure each nation has similar access to the Internet. Some US tech companies – Google and Microsoft – as well as some US ambassadors are worried these regulations will signal the end of the “free and...