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Google wireless service could disrupt carriers

Internet users from San Jose to Kansas City have been clamoring for Google to lay down its long-awaited fiber-optic network to compete with Comcast and AT&T in speeding up Web and television access. Now the Silicon Valley ...

dateJan 27, 2015 in Telecom
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Google super-fast US Internet service spreads

Google's super-fast Internet service—up to 100 times quicker than basic broadband—is heading for four more US metropolitan areas as the technology titan ramps up pressure on cable service giants.

dateJan 27, 2015 in Telecom
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Transmitting wireless data on higher frequencies

Everything we do that requires a wireless connection uses the radio spectrum. We're able to harness radio waves to listen to music in the car or stream Netflix from the 4G network on our smartphones. Each ...

dateJan 27, 2015 in Telecom
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New algorithm resolves Wi-Fi interference problems

To overcome the problem of interference between wireless networks, a doctoral student at EPFL has developed an algorithm that automatically selects the best frequency band according to the usage of neighboring ...

dateJan 23, 2015 in Telecom
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Many antennas, multiple benefits

A concept that balances large-scale installations of low-cost and low-power antennas to boost cellular coverage in difficult environments will also provide better connectivity to more users. Developed by ...

dateJan 21, 2015 in Telecom
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