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Communications Engineer

Issue 1 • Date February-March 2007

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  • IET Communications Engineer

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): c1
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  • Contents - Vol. 5, No. 1

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 1
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  • Euro red tape could stifle online growth {Editor's Letter}

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 2
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  • News

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):4 - 12
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  • High-Tech Factory

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 13
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  • The 10 greatest communications inventions

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):14 - 21
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    This paper looks back at the 10 top end-user telecoms inventions that have changed the world forever. These inventions are cable communications, telephone, radio, television, satellite, fibre optics, mobile phone, Internet, wireless Internet, and converged devices View full abstract»

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  • A power boost for copper

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):22 - 25
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    The capabilities of today's digital subscriber line (DSL) technology are being stretched to the limit. Residential and business subscribers need more and more bandwidth, especially for applications such as interactive personalised TV, high definition TV (HDTV) and video-on-demand, which are growing in popularity. Ultimately the answer may lie in running fibre out to the building, or at least to th... View full abstract»

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  • Fibre to the node

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):26 - 29
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    Pushing optical fibre closer to end users presents significant new challenges to service providers all over the globe. Infrastructures and methodologies differ from country to country and, to date, many have been quite happy with their physical plant despite virtually no overhead distribution and very little buried fibre cable. In most cases, there is little likelihood that any new physical plant ... View full abstract»

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  • Web 2.0

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):30 - 35
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    If the advent of the Internet took networked communications global, then the transformational technologies that have become synonymous with the `Web 2.0' trend promise to humanise this now pervasive virtual world of information exchange. Web 2.0-based technologies now promise to empower computer end-users to customize their user experience more effectively than ever before, and share information i... View full abstract»

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  • Is that a hacker next to you?

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):36 - 37
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    The FBI reports that about 70% of all computer security breaches are perpetrated by internal hackers, i.e., ordinary employees who are motivated by curiosity, revenge or industrial espionage. With as much as 20% of workstations still set to their default passwords, hackers can easily work around these to gain access to sensitive company information. To minimize hacking incidents, organizations are... View full abstract»

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  • HSPA

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):38 - 41
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    This paper explains how 3G high speed packet access (HSPA) works. High-speed packet access in both its flavours, HSPDA for the downlink and HSUPA for the uplink, is a hot topic in 3G. The real breakthrough has been achieved by dramatic improvements in the physical layer. This article explains what they are and how they lead to the kind of data rates needed to guarantee 3G a future in the evolution... View full abstract»

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  • New Books

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):42 - 43
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  • Heinrich Hertz

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):44 - 45
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  • What Exactly is... ...802.11

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):46 - 47
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  • New Chips

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 48
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