News tagged with wireless communication

From terrorism to HIV, it's all about the network

(PhysOrg.com) -- Similarities between webs of terrorists and networks of rescue personnel may seem unlikely. To an eclectic collaboration of engineers and social scientists, the connections are not only possible, but a potential ...

Dec 18, 2009
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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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FCC asks Verizon Wireless to explain fees

(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission on Friday asked Verizon Wireless why it recently doubled the fees it charges customers when they break their contracts on "smart" phones.

Dec 04, 2009
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New publication offers security tips for WiMAX networks

Government agencies and other organizations planning to use WiMAX -- Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access—networks can get technical advice on improving the security of their systems from a draft computer security ...

Oct 07, 2009
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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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Qwest 2Q profit up 18 pct on one-time tax savings

(AP) -- Qwest Communications International Inc.'s second-quarter earnings rose 18 percent because of one-time tax savings, even as revenue continued to slide as customers abandon landline telephones, the phone company said ...

Jul 29, 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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