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GSMA Aims to Turn Base Stations Green

The GSMA has launched the Green Power for Mobile programme with the goal of helping the mobile industry use renewable energy sources to power 118,000 new and existing off-grid base stations in developing countries by 2012. Achieving that target would save up to 2.5 billion litres of diesel per...
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UK MOD Sells Shareholding in QinetiQ

The UK Ministry of Defence has sold the remainder of its shares in international aerospace and defence group QinetiQ. Over 124 million shares were sold at a price of £2.06 each, completing the final stage of the company’s privatisation, raising £257.3 M for the UK taxpayer. In February 2006,...
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Space Council considers European Space Policy

At a meeting of the fifth Space Council, ministers in charge of space activities within the European Space Agency (ESA) and European Union Member States welcomed the progress made in the implementation of the European Space Policy and identified further priority areas for its implementation. In particular, the Space...
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TCS and Saab Set Up Design Centre in India

Saab and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS) have signed a Letter of Intent to create an aviation technology design and development centre in India. The Aeronautical Design and Development Centre (ADDC) will be aimed at the global aviation market and will create design and development opportunities in India for...
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The Road to 4G

In 2008, the road to 4G has cleared a bit, with Ultra-mobile Broadband (UMB) left publicly by the roadside. However, the two remaining “4G” technologies, LTE and WiMAX, still present much speculation and confusion, InStat reported. Generally, “4G” technologies are considered those which are expected to meet the ITU’s...
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Around the Circuit

Industry News The Fordahl Group based in Switzerland and FOQ Piezo Technik GmbH based in Germany have signed a Management, Commercial and Technical agreement that will lead to the creation of the largest European crystal and oscillator manufacturing group. This initiative is not only aimed at strengthening Fordahl-FOQ’s activities...
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Software Update

Virtual Field Monitor for AR Field Probes AR’s virtual field monitor provides a graphical user interface that allows control of all probe functions, while displaying probe data and status. The probe can control up to 16 probes – any combination of AR’s battery or laser powered field probes –...
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