News tagged with wireless broadband network

Cutting congestion on the data network highway

Perhaps no other consumer-driven technology has made such incredible advances in such a relatively short space of time as the mobile phone. Today's smartphones are used to stream videos, access social media ...

dateSep 12, 2014 in Telecom
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Lightning-fast mobile hits speed bump in Europe

Lightning-fast fourth generation mobile networks are spreading rapidly worldwide, led by the United States, Japan and South Korea, but Europe lags behind and its economic crisis could brake investment, an ...

dateFeb 25, 2013 in Telecom
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Next up: Smart homes

You've got a smartphone and maybe a smart TV, and may have heard that smart refrigerators are in the works. Next up: the smart home.

dateMay 28, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Verizon to auction spectrum worth billions

Verizon Wireless on Wednesday said it will auction a parcel of radio frequencies, which could be worth billions of dollars in an industry scrambling to offer consumers more cellular broadband.

dateApr 18, 2012 in Telecom
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Dish closes on 2 purchases key to broadband plans

(AP) -- Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. has completed its purchase of two satellite operators whose licenses it hopes to use to offer broadband access that can help it compete better with cable TV and phone companies.

dateMar 12, 2012 in Telecom
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US regulators pull plug on LightSquared

US telecom regulators have pulled the plug on an ambitious plan to build a high-speed wireless broadband network, citing potential interference with GPS navigation devices.

dateFeb 15, 2012 in Telecom
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