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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 ...

dateJan 28, 2013 in Telecom
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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.

dateApr 25, 2011 in Telecom
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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 ...

dateOct 07, 2009 in Telecom
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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 ...

dateMay 06, 2009 in Telecom
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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.

dateApr 07, 2009 in Telecom
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