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Issue 7 • Date 18 July 1991

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  • GSM-European cellular goes digital

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):253 - 257
    IEEE is not the copyright holder of this material | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (453 KB)

    The global system for mobile communications, GSM, is a common European cellular radio standard which network operators will be using from summer 1991 onwards. The single most important of GSM is that it is the world's first digital stereo system. It is found that GSM could be the cellular system of the future.<> View full abstract»

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  • The interactive island-Singapore's Teleview system

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):259 - 263
    Cited by:  Patents (5)
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    In the mid-1980s, Singapore began trials of a new form of public information service. Known as Teleview, the new service is an advanced interactive information-distribution system, aimed at bringing the information age into the homes and offices of all Singaporeans. Teleview has combined the interactive capability of videotext with the high data transmission rate capability of broadcast. The combi... View full abstract»

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  • A capital education-the Technical University of Berlin

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):271 - 273
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    The Technical University of Berlin can trace its history back to 1884, when two different institutions merged into the Royal Technical College of Berlin. The growth of Berlin's electrical industry stimulated the development of the subject in the college and vice versa. The University today is a unique and highly successful institution.<> View full abstract»

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  • Desert sounds-international broadcasting in the Arab world

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):275 - 280
    IEEE is not the copyright holder of this material | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (545 KB)

    The oral element of Arabic culture is much stronger than the written element so radio broadcasting was the natural medium of the Arab world. The Gulf War has highlighted the continuing importance of radio propaganda. The author describes how radio came to fill such a vital role in the Middle East.<> View full abstract»

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