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The Telecom Digest for Wed, 20 Nov 2019
Volume 38 : Issue 324 : "text" format

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After Dorian impact, CenturyLink helps Ocracoke Island students go back onlineBill Horne
spoofing of GPS in Shanghai..danny burstein
T-Mobile's long-time CEO, John Legere, to step downMonty Solomon
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---------------------------------------------------------------------- Message-ID: <20191117171514.GA18077@telecom.csail.mit.edu> Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 17:15:14 +0000 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> Subject: After Dorian impact, CenturyLink helps Ocracoke Island students go back online by: Dalisa Robles Posted: Nov 12, 2019 / 11:46 AM CST / Updated: Nov 12, 2019 / 11:46 AM CST RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCT) CenturyLink technicians have deployed an innovative solution to reconnect students on Ocracoke Island to the digital world following the devastation of Hurricane Dorian. Once the powerful storm subsided in late September, the Ocracoke Island School was found to have sustained substantial damage, so students were relocated to temporary locations. https://www.wnct.com/local-news/after-dorian-impact-centurylink-helps-ocracoke-island-students-go-back-online/ -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my email address to write to me directly) ------------------------------ Message-ID: <Pine.NEB.4.64.1911190121550.28528@panix5.panix.com> Date: 19 Nov 2019 01:22:33 -0500 From: "danny burstein" <dannyb@panix.com> Subject: spoofing of GPS in Shanghai.. Not just jamming. Spoofing and providing wrong locations to/of ships and, yes, bicycles... https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614689/ghost-ships-crop-circles-and-soft-gold-a-gps-mystery-in-shanghai/ Note that this is (at least as reported) only affecting the ubiquitous US civilian GPS signals which is what just about everyone uses. There's also the encrypted US one used by the military, and then there's the European ("Galileo") system, the Russian, and also the Chinese options. _____________________________________________________ Knowledge may be power, but communications is the key dannyb@panix.com [to foil spammers, my address has been double rot-13 encoded] ------------------------------ Message-ID: <5647605A-CC79-4C70-A7AD-84E4CFDFC855@roscom.com> Date: 18 Nov 2019 11:47:53 -0500 From: "Monty Solomon" <monty@roscom.com> Subject: T-Mobile's long-time CEO, John Legere, to step down Mr. Legere was credited with reviving the telecommunications company. He will be succeeded next spring by the company's president, Mike Sievert. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/18/business/media/t-mobile-john-legere.html ------------------------------ ********************************************* End of telecom Digest Wed, 20 Nov 2019
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