News tagged with broadband wireless

FCC offers early peak at national broadband plan

(AP) -- Expanding the fund that subsidizes telephone service for poor and rural communities and finding more spectrum for wireless broadband services will be key pieces of a federal plan to bring high-speed Internet connections ...

Dec 16, 2009
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Cloud computing gathers steam with mobile devices

The outlook for the wireless industry is getting cloudier. Consumers have tapped into cloud computing technology for years: sending messages via Hotmail, uploading photos to Facebook or editing a spreadsheet on Google Docs ...

Sep 30, 2009
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New Wi-Fi Technology Using White Spaces

(PhysOrg.com) -- A wireless internet network that uses portions of the old analog TV spectrum may one day become a reality. The plans for a computer network that uses "white spaces," which are empty fragments ...

Aug 20, 2009 weblog
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LED lights build communication network

(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine a world where bright, energy-sipping, cheap, durable LEDs light the world. A world where if you have enough light to see, you are connected. The University of California, Riverside ...

Aug 04, 2009
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SKorea's SK Telecom profit rises 4.6 percent

South Korea's top mobile carrier SK Telecom said Tuesday net profit rose 4.6 percent year-on-year for the second quarter due to an increase in wireless Internet revenue and new subscribers.

Jul 28, 2009
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Verizon gives free Wi-Fi to Internet customers

(AP) -- Verizon is giving some of its home broadband customers free access to thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots in airports and other public places, taking a page from competitors that already offer wireless Internet access.

Jul 27, 2009
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Google and others urge inventory of national airwaves

In a rare show of unity over national communications policy, Google, the wireless industry and consumer advocates have come together to support a bill that would require the federal government to take a complete inventory ...

May 06, 2009
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Qwest 1Q earnings rise 37 pct after cost cuts

(AP) -- First-quarter earnings at Qwest Communications International Inc. rose 37 percent, as the phone company was helped by cost-cutting and strong results from its business services unit.

Apr 29, 2009
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