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2014-02-18 08:39:01

SAP Makes Commitment to the ITU to Help Connect the World WALLDORF, Germany, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced it has become a sector member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialized agency of the United Nations. Headquartered in Geneva, the ITU is made up of more than 700 members and associates from the private sector and academia, in addition to 193 government members. SAP will participate in ITU's Telecommunication...

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...

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2012-08-06 18:26:29

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ahead of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)'s World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai this December, the U.S. is bracing for a call to revise internet treaties to spread control to nations other than the United States. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to support ITU, unanimously voting (414-0) that the "Internet doesn't need new international regulations," according to a report by PC World....

2011-07-06 07:15:00

SUZHOU, China, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Centec Networks, a leading innovator of carrier-grade IP/Ethernet switching silicon and advanced ODM/OEM system solutions, today announced the industry leading hardware based MPLS-TP OAM solution, supporting both BFD extension for MPLS-TP and GACH + Y.1731 (ITU-T G.8113.1 or IEFT BHH draft) standards. The solution enables telecommunication equipment vendors to build standard based MPLS-TP systems that are compatible to both IETF and ITU-T...

2011-06-10 06:40:00

LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MEL today announced an appointment of its chief marketing officer (CMO), Dr. Donald P. Yu, a former top executive at the Hanjin Information System and Telecommunication in Korea and now doing research at the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of California at Irvine as a visiting scholar. "Dr. Yu comes with a broad-based experience in computer communications with senior management positions with various...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.