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A boost to your mobile signal

When using your mobile phone, it doesn't take much to lose that precious signal - just turning a corner or riding on a train can be enough. EU-funded research is developing new technologies to eradicate those ...

Jan 28, 2013
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AT&T starts selling 'cell tower in a suitcase'

For the first time, AT&T is selling small, portable cellular antennas that will allow corporate and government customers to provide their own wireless coverage in remote or disaster-struck areas.

Apr 25, 2011
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Wireless advances could mean no more cell towers

(AP) -- As cell phones have spread, so have large cell towers - those unsightly stalks of steel topped by transmitters and other electronics that sprouted across the country over the last decade.

Feb 12, 2011
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Company behind magicJack to banish calling costs

(AP) -- The company behind the magicJack, the Internet phone gadget heavily advertised on television, has another trick up its sleeve: free phone calls from computers, smart phones and iPads.

Aug 14, 2010
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AT&T rolls out 3G MicroCell device in Charlotte

AT&T's new device is what's known as a femtocell: a machine that plugs into your existing high-speed Internet connection and then broadcasts a cell phone signal throughout your house (or office or mountain lair, etc.). You ...

Oct 07, 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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MetroPCS mimics landline with family 'groupline'

(AP) -- Regional wireless carrier MetroPCS Communications Inc. has a new feature designed to lure families getting rid of their landlines. The new service gives families one number that rings all their cell phones at once.

Apr 07, 2009
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A cellphone base station in every home

If you've ever had trouble getting a connection for your cellphone in your home, you could soon take matters into your own hands. Instead of relying on an overworked base station, consumers may be able to ...

Mar 10, 2008 weblog
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