Test Your IPv6 Readiness

As IPv6 is set to grow in the coming few years, are you ready for it yet?

Want to find out your IPv6 readiness? Use this test.

IPv6 is an IP address standard designed to replace the current IPv4 protocol, which has been in use since the 1980s for routing Internet traffic. The new protocol has been available for several years now and supports several magnitudes more address spaces than IPv4, while also providing better security and reliability.

Happy World Telecommunication and Information Society Day!

Today, May 17th is the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD).

World Telecommunication Day has been celebrated annually on 17 May since 1969, marking the founding of ITU and the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865.

Communications Heading Into 'The Cloud'

At eComm 2010,Craig Walker, Google’s Group Product Manager in the Real Time Communications group, gave a key note on why communications is moving the cloud, why that is inevitable, and why it’s in line with Google’s vision.

World Internet Speed Study 2009-2010, Comparision And Top 10 Rankings

The results of the second annual global study on the quality of broadband connections done at end of 2009 reveal that 62 out of the 66 countries analyzed had improved the quality of consumer broadband services since last year. However, new data from the study highlights the extent of the digital quality divide between urban and rural areas and, for the first time, compares the quality of fixed and mobile broadband services.

A Historic Milestone: Mobile Data Traffic Surpasses Voice

According to Ericsson estimates, mobile data surpassed voice on a global basis during December of 2009. This finding is based on Ericsson measurements from live networks covering all regions of the world.

CeBIT 2010: Silent Sound Technology - Endless Possibilities

In the 2010 CeBIT's "future park", a concept "Silent Sound" Technology demonstrated which aims to notice every movement of the lips and transform them into sounds, which could help people who lose voices to speak, and allow people to make silent calls without bothering others.

Telecommunications

Telecommunications is a fascinating, fast paced industry that influences every aspect of our daily life like normal voice phone calls, connectivity to the Internet, satellite communications, surfing the web, fax transmissions, video conferencing, high speed data communications, and cable tv.

       It started with first public demonstration of Morse's electric telegraph, Baltimore to Washington in 1844. In 1876 - - Alexander Graham Bell files his patent application. First telephone patent (U.S. No. 174,465) allowed and issued to Bell on March 7th. - - March 10th, Bell speaks the first complete sentence transmitted by variable resistance transmitter ... "Mr. Watson, come here. I want you!". The world's first two way long distance telephone conversation over an outdoor wire (borrowed telegraph line) takes place between Cambridgeport and Boston, Massachusetts between Bell and Watson.

      The field of telecommunication is no doubt one of the most exciting occupational fields that modern society has to offer. New technology is constantly being developed and finds its applications in the technical systems that make up a telecommunications network. This creates opportunities for developing existing services further, and introducing completely new ones - for the benefit of customers and society as a whole. The telecommunication industry is often referred to as an "enabling industry". That is, it creates opportunities for societal development in the broadest sense.

          In the current day scenario, there are lot of telecommucations technologies evolved and used by people all over the world. Wireless technologies like GSM, CDMA, TDMA, UMTS, GPRS and latest technlogy 3G growing at a fast pace promising high speed data communications. This web site is an atempt to collect various resources related to telecom (mostly wireless) which are scattered over the web.

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