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Full Stream Wireless brings WiMAX service to middle Missouri
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A major leap in technology, or at least bringing a new technology to a market, often is the work of a big industry player. But the launch of a mobile broadband network in middle Missouri is the effort of a homegrown startup: Full Stream Wireless. Full Stream is partnering with Tranquility to offer a mobile broadband network in middle Missouri. The network uses WiMAX technology, which offers speeds comparable to wired broadband options. More

China grants $15.2 million for distance learning, science and technology
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The Chinese government will disburse a sum of $15.2 million to finance distance learning, science and technology projects in Mozambique, Mozambican news agency, AIM reported. This was disclosed by Mozambican Finance Minister Manuel Chang, explaining that of this sum half is a donation, with the balance being interest-free loans. This funding is part of 10 agreements signed on in Beijing recently, the second day of a six-day state visit of the Mozambican President Armando Guebuza to China. More

MTN pumps $1 billion into Nigeria
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MTN Nigeria will pump another $1 billion into its network to beef up capacity and add more subscribers in a highly-competitive environment. MTN Nigeria is the cellphone giant's largest operation, with 40.2 million subscribers at the end of March. MTN expects to add another 4.4 million subscribers to its Nigerian base by the end of this year. During the 2010 year, its capital investment went into rolling out its WiMAX network and upgrading its GSM network. The company also completed a 696-kilometer fiber backbone ring. More

Wireless Telecom Group announces second quarter financial results including revenue growth of 6 percent and $3 million increase in order backlog
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Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. announced results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30. The company reported net sales from continuing operations of $6,473,000, compared to $6,081,000 for the same period in 2010, an increase of 6 percent. The company also reported net income from continuing operations of $501,000 or $0.02 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2011, compared to net income of $298,000, or $0.01 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2010. More

Africa regional forum on internet connection opens
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A two-day Africa Regional forum on Internet interconnectivity opened in Accra to foster a discussion on cross-border interconnection approaches, economics and challenges among countries in the subregion. The forum, which is the second of its kind to be held in Africa, is under the theme: "Outlining the Business Case for Regional Interconnection." It is being hosted by the National Information Technology Agency and is also aimed at providing insight on practical skills, techniques and tools that could be used to improve network connectivity. More

Now available: The first cellphone application that will help prevent car accidents
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Text Stop, a new cellphone application that is now available on the Android Market, is the very first application that is law-abiding, life-saving and beneficial to society as a whole. Text Stop disables the text messaging feature whenever the user is in excess of 10 miles per hour, thereby reducing the amount of distractions while driving. Text Stop is designed to be downloaded by an administrator (parent) to a teenager's phone, which is tracked by a GPS locator, so that when the teen later puts his car in motion, his ability to text message while driving is disabled. More
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