Telecommunication

Knowledge Identifier: $Telecommunication

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Telecommunication

Communication at a distance by technological means, particularly through electrical signals or electromagnetic wavesadd

Category: Technology (24)

Launched in 1950.

Countries: (19%), United States (16%), Republic of Korea (5%)

Main connections: Albtelecom, Internet, Samsung

Linked to: International Telecommunication Union, Bell Telephone Company, BBC, Dartmouth College

 

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1950

This configuration of a centralized computer or mainframe computer with remote "dumb terminals" remained popular throughout the 1950s and into the 1960s add something


1956

The first transatlantic "telephone" cable was not operational until 1956, only six years before the first commercial telecommunications satellite, Telstar, was launched into space add something


1958

The first U.S. satellite to relay communications was Project SCORE in 1958, which used a tape recorder to store and forward voice messages add something


1960

Courier 1B, built by Philco, launched in 1960, was the world's first active repeater satellite add something

 

In 1960 NASA launched an Echo satellite; the aluminized PET film balloon served as a passive reflector for radio communications add something


1962

Belonging to AT&T as part of a multi-national agreement between AT&T, Bell Telephone Laboratories, & NASA, the British General Post Office, and the French National PTT to develop satellite communications, it was launched by NASA from Cape Canaveral on 10 July 1962, the first privately sponsored space launch add something

 

Relay 1 was launched on 13 December 1962, and became the first satellite to broadcast across the Pacific on 22 November 1963 add something


1965

Albtelecom - Meanwhile, given the ever-increasing need for communication, in 1965, Post-Telecommunication offices were established in all the localities of the country


1969

Nepal Telecom - Known as "Telecommunication Department" at the time of establishment, its name was changed "Telecommunications Development Board" in 1969

 

ARPANET's development centred around the Request for Comment process and on 7 April 1969, RFC 1 was published add something

 

A four-node network emerged on 5 December 1969 add something


1970

Two popular link protocols for local area networks appeared in the 1970s add something


1971

Nepal Telecom - After the enactment of Communications Corporation Act 1971, it was formally established as fully state-owned corporation called "Nepal Telecommunication Corporation" in 1975


1974

A patent for the token ring protocol was filed by Olof Soderblom on 29 October 1974, and a paper on the Ethernet protocol was published by Robert Metcalfe and David Boggs in the July 1976 issue of "Communications of the ACM" add something


1977

Samsung Telecommunications - In 1977 Samsung Electronics launched the Telecommunication Network, and in 1983 it initiated its mobile telecommunications business with the hope that this would become the company's future growth engine


1979

After commercial long distance telephone service was established via communication satellites, a host of other commercial telecommunications were adapted to similar satellites starting in 1979, including mobile satellite phones, satellite radio, satellite television and satellite Internet access add something


1980

Despite the modest popularity of IBM token ring in the 1980s and 1990s, virtually all LANs now use either wired or wireless Ethernets add something


1981

This network soon became the ARPANET, which by 1981 would consist of 213 nodes add something


1983

Protocols are often talked about in terms of their place in the OSI reference model , which emerged in 1983 as the first step in an unsuccessful attempt to build a universally adopted networking protocol suite add something


1984

SK Telecom - In March 1984, the company started as Korea Mobile Telecommunication Service


1986

The world's effective capacity to exchange information through two-way telecommunication networks grew from 281 petabytes of information in 1986, to 471 petabytes in 1993, to 2,2 exabytes in 2000, and to 65 exabytes in 2007 add something


1988

Starting with the operation of TAT-8 in 1988, the 1990s saw the widespread adoption of systems based on optical fibers add something

 

SK Telecom - In July 1988, the company launched mobile Telecommunication Service


1990

The earliest adaption for most such services occurred in the 1990s as the pricing for commercial satellite transponder channels continued to drop significantly add something

 

These included Appletalk, IPX, and NetBIOS with the dominant protocol set during the early 1990s being IPX due to its popularity with MS-DOS users add something


1992

Mauritius Telecom - Mauritius Telecom was founded in July 1992 by a merger between the former Overseas Telecommunications Services Ltd and Mauritius Telecommunication Services Ltd. As from that date, Mauritius Telecom became the major provider of voice, mobile, Internet and data communication services in Mauritius


2001

Fast Telecommunications - "'Fast Telecommunication Co. W.L.L."' is an internet service provider in Kuwait, established in 2001


2003

A 2003 survey by the International Telecommunication Union revealed that roughly a third of countries have fewer than one mobile subscription for every 20 people and one-third of countries have fewer than one land-line telephone subscription for every 20 people add something

 

ER-Telecom - In 2003, the company managed to start the construction of the Universal City Telecommunication Network for 200 000 flats in the first city of the project - Perm

 

Vibo - September 2003, the Federal Telecommunications Ministry of Economic Affairs was renamed by "Vibo Telecom Co., Ltd.."


2004

SRT Communications - In 2004, SRT employees James Newman and Dennis Schott were recognized by the Excellence in Leadership Award Program of the National Telecommunication $Cooperative Association for their contributions to rural telecommunications in North Dakota

 

WAAV, Inc. - Waav was founded by a group of Computer network, Telecom, and Radio frequency engineers in San Diego, CA in 2004


2005

Sales of mobile phones in 2005 totalled 816,6 million with that figure being almost equally shared amongst the markets of Asia/Pacific , Western Europe , CEMEA , North America and Latin America add something

 

Theta Networks - "'Theta Networks"' is a New Jersey based Telecommunication solutions company that was founded in 2005


2006

A survey led in 2006 by the non-profit Pew Internet and American Life Project found that when just over 3,000 people living in the United States were asked where they got their news "yesterday", more people said television or radio than newspapers add something


2007

Telecommunication Company of Iran - Privatization Organization has forecast that shares of Telecommunication Company of Iran will be floated in the stock market by late September 2007


2008

Samsung Telecommunications - In 2008, Samsung Electronics' Telecommunication Business declared its new business strategy focusing on consumer and marketing

 

Grameenphone - In January 2008, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has filed a case against GP's two former CEO's and other officials for involvement in illegal VoIP business


2009

An exception is the United States that ended analog television transmission on 12 June 2009 after twice delaying the switchover deadline add something


2010

Emirates Telecommunications Corporation - Due to concerns with the security and the provisioning of legal interception for Blackberry non-voice services, on 1 Aug 2010, the Telecommunication Regularity Authority of the UAE instructed Etisalat that all Blackberry e-mail, internet and messenger functions must be suspended on 1 Oct 2010

 

Airtel Bangladesh - The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission approved the deal on Jan 4, 2010

 

LG Uplus - Telecommunication - The carrier adopted its current name after the July 2010 merger with another two LG telecommunication subsidiaries, Dacom and Powercom


2012

Vibo - June 2012, Taiwan's first telecom operator Vibo Telecom and international communications software industry LINE work together

 

TIM Brasil - On 8 August 2012, TIM Brasil became involved in a massive scandal after the release of a report by the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency Anatel


2013

Samsung Telecommunications - In 2013 Samsung Electronics launched the Telecommunication Network, and in 1983 it initiated its mobile telecommunications business with the hope that this would become the company's future growth engine


2014

ABS-CBN Convergence - The company later informed the National Telecommunications Commission that they will terminate this service in March 10, 2014 for reasons of costly maintenance

 

Vodafone - Telecommunication - In June 2014 Vodafone revealed information about theirs and other telecommunication operators' 'direct access systems', content data and metadata interception programmes globally

 

KDDI - KDDI together with Sumitomo Group signed an agreement with Myanmar State owned Myanmar Post and Telecommunication in July 2014 to jointly operate a mobile phone service in Myanmar for next 10 years

 

On 10 November 2014, President Obama recommended the Federal Communications Commission reclassify broadband Internet service as a telecommunications service in order to preserve net neutrality add something

 

Television - Kenya ended analog television transmission in December 2014 after multiple delays add something

 

ABS-CBN Convergence - With the National Telecommunications Commission issuing the implementing rules and regulations for the country's shift to digital television on December 18, 2014 , ABS-CBN Corporation officially launches "'ABS-CBN TV Plus"' on February 11, 2015 by a ceremonial switch-on at the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center


2015

WIND (Italy) - In 2015, it was *awarded the title of Telecommunications Operator of the Year in Italy

 

Companhia de Telecomunicacoes do Brasil Central - In 2015, the company acquired Optitel, an IT and Telecommunication company based in Balneário Camboriú , strengthening its operations and expansion in the southern region of the country

 

NTelos - On August 10th, 2015, it was announced that Shenandoah Telecommunications Company, or Shentel, has agreed to merge with nTelos

 

Oi (telecommunications) - Telecommunication - The merger, which is scheduled on March 2015, will form one of the largest telecommunication entity in America and Europe which serves more than 100 million people


2016

Sunrise Communications AG - Telecommunication - The German telecommunication provider Freenet has been the main shareholder since 2016

 

Citycell - It was shutdown due to failure of paying dues as ordered by the High Court by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission in 2016

 

Reliance Communications - The final approval, from the Department of Telecommunications, is expected by the end of 2016

 

Primus Canada - Birch acquired Primus Telecommunications Canada, a large telecom reseller, in January 2016

 

West Corporation - In January 2016, Ron was named President of West Safety Services, and continues to serve as the President of West Telecom Services

 

CITIC 1616 Holdings - Pacific Internet was purchased by Citic Telecom International Holdings Limited on 12 October 2016

 

Citycell - On 20 October 2016, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission suspended the spectrum allocation of Citycell due to huge amount of dues


2017

Reliance Communications - The final approval, from the Department of Telecommunications, is expected by the end of March 2017

 

Reliance Communications - The merger was completed on October 23, 2017 after being approved by the Department of Telecommunications


2018

Hutch Sri Lanka - On November 30, 2018, Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka Ltd. completed the merger with Etisalat Lanka Ltd., and the surviving entity will be Hutch, thus making it the mobile service provider with third largest customer base in Sri Lanka, behind Dialog and Mobitel