KPN quits ISDN after almost 30 years and starts closing lines.
KPN has started to shut down most ISDN lines. ISDN was introduced almost thirty years ago and made it possible to call and surf the net over one telephone line. The provider announced its intention to stop using the technology as early as 2017.
ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) made it poss... Read more
Aruba launches Instant On solution: wifi for smaller organisations
Aruba, part of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, has launched a new range of wireless solutions designed to meet the current and future needs of small businesses with growth potential. This is Instant On, which contains indoor/outdoor wifi access points (APs). The APs provide a secure, high-speed wireless... Read more
SpaceX halves the height of internet satellites to avoid space debris
SpaceX has received permission from the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to halve the orbital height of over 1,500 planned Internet satellites. In this way, the space company wants to reduce the risk of space waste and improve latency.
SpaceX has been working for some time on the project ... Read more
KPN and XS4ALL increase prices for internet subscriptions as of June
KPN and its subsidiary XS4ALL will increase their internet subscription prices from June onwards. At KPN, prices for various subscriptions will increase by one euro per month as of June 1. XS4ALL increases its prices per 4 June by 2.50 euros per month.
At KPN, all current subscriptions increase in p... Read more
Google, Apple and GoDaddy issued more than 1 million wrong certificates
A big mistake by Apple, GoDaddy and Google caused no less than 1 million wrong certificates to be given to websites. These certificates do not meet the industry's own requirements. The problem is caused by an incorrect configuration of the open-source EJBCA software.
Many of the companies that issue... Read more
Tim Berners-Lee: The internet needs to grow up.
On the thirtieth anniversary of the internet, creator Tim Berners-Lee calls for the world wide web to be taken out of puberty. According to him, the Internet is currently shattering and people need to stop this movement. People need to rely on the power of the Internet again and help make it mature.... Read more
W3C declares the passwordless WebAuthn to be the official standard
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced that WebAuthn is now an official Internet standard, reports Venturebeat. With the standard it is possible to log in without using a password.
WebAuthn was first announced by W3C and the FIDO Alliance in November 2015. W3C is the body that manages al... Read more
Advertorial: Mobile phone calls via wifi from KPN
On the way home, you can call your partner and make an appointment with the dentist. Or you're working. Your company just moved to a state-of-the-art office building. You want to call your colleague to reschedule, but you don't have a signal. The building is too well insulated.
A bad mobile signal; ... Read more
“5G can increase global GDP and tax revenue by billions.
According to a new report by the GSMA, a representative of mobile operators worldwide, the 5G infrastructure will add billions of dollars to global GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and tax revenue. By 2034, global GDP would have increased by $565 billion, while global tax revenue would have increased by... Read more
Accenture acquires Adaptly advertising platform
Accenture announced today that it is taking over Adaptly. This offers advertisements on various social networks. This mission will continue, but will now be carried out within Accenture's digital marketing arm.
Adaptly was launched in the course of 2010. It offers self-serve tools that make it possi... Read more