TAG: telecommunications

Telstra, Optus, Vodafone Fight Assisted GPS Patent Infringement Claim

February 10, 2015By

Three telecommunications companies are joining together to fight patent-infringement claims involving the use of assisted GPS in their mobile networks, reports ZDNET. Telstra and Optus are Australian telecommunications and media companies, and Vodafone is based in the United Kingdom. The claim by Australian company Voxson alleges that the mobile network operators are infringing on two patents held by Voxson since the 1990s. One patent, Vox 1, deals with how customers’ mobile phones... read more

ESA Telecom and Navigation Vehicle Ready for Test Driving

April 11, 2013By
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The radio spectrum is about to get even busier, as Europe’s Galileo satnav system starts services, at the same time the European Space Agency (ESA) tests novel satellite-based telecommunication services. Supporting these developments from the ground, ESA’s new custom-built Telecommunications and Navigation Testbed Vehicle will measure the resulting signals from all over Europe. Adapted from a Mercedes Benz Sprinter van,... read more

Symmetricom Delivers Precise Time to Next-Generation Smart Grid

January 28, 2013By
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Symmetricom, Inc., a precision time and frequency technologies company, today announced a new timing solution that meets the stringent microsecond accuracy requirements of Smart Grid substations. Specifically designed for substation operations, such as wide area measurement systems, traveling wave fault locators and sampled values, the Symmetricom SyncServer SGC-1500 Smart Grid Clock offers power utility companies accurate, secure and reliable timing... read more