Preparing for a Party of 3 BillionNovember 6, 2013
- As the world's greatest athletes sharpen their skates and skis in anticipation, technologists of Avaya, Official Supplier of Network Equipment to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, are teaming up with specialists to provide expert-level troubleshooting, analysis and issue resolution support, ensuring that the party of 3 billion never misses a puck drop or a luge run.
Russia Sets Up Invasive Communications Monitoring Ahead of Winter OlympicsOctober 7, 2013
- At this point, it seems that every government in the world has implemented some kind of spying program. For example, the U.S. famously has the PRISM NSA spying program, while New Zealand recently passed a domestic spying bill with very similar goals.
Trafficmaster Benefits from Olympic ParticipationSeptember 4, 2013
- The Olympics have always been considered the harbinger of economic prosperity for the host country. This is most evident in the recent games held in London in 2012. The government supported local companies in a big way as 98 percent of the overall contract for the games, worth about £6 billion, was won by the U.K. companies.
Brazil Projected to Win Olympic Gold in Wireless SolutionsApril 19, 2013
- The world of sports exists to test and celebrate the limits of the human body in beautiful and abstract ways. Athletes run an arms race that trades in strength and dexterity fueled by the successes and failures of their rivals and teammates. It is this same sort of competitive spirit that has been forecasted to spread in-building wireless coverage throughout Latin America in the coming years.
Oklahoma Special Olympics Teams with BradfordSeptember 25, 2012
- The Special Olympics of Oklahoma has teamed up with Bradford Technology Services in a strategic and timely partnership for both parties. This engagement will be a boon to both organizations - a mutually beneficial pairing that can only lead to improvement on both ends.
Oscar Pistorius, Advancements in Prosthetics Set Precedent for Future of ParalympiansAugust 29, 2012
- The story of Oscar Pistorius, the Olympic sprinter nicknamed "Blade Runner" for his prosthetic lower legs, is an inspiration to those who see it. But there are those who are inspired in a completely different way by his story, and as a result, may very well produce prosthetic devices that may one day mean the end of the Paralympics as we know them.
Virgin Mobile's Olympic Tube Wi-Fi Sprints Ahead with 44 Percent Speed BoostAugust 16, 2012
- Unheard technological innovation happened during this Olympic in London. Technology played a key role in keeping up this event a big success. Communication providers, broadcasters, telecom innovators all had their role. Virgin Mobile was no exception.
Venue Wi-Fi is an Issue, Just Not a 'Big' Issue, ReallyAugust 13, 2012
- By all accounts, the London Olympics was able to accommodate bandwidth requirements of attendees at the major sports venues virtually without problems. That might not have been true of the Wi-Fi coverage on the actual volleyball courts, however.