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'Super Wi-Fi' heading for US campuses

So-called "Super Wi-Fi," a new kind of wireless broadband, got a boost Thursday with the announcement that the technology would become available to hundreds of US colleges and universities.

Nov 14, 2013 4.9 / 5 (8) 0

Answers Sought for U.S. Broadband Decline

A U.S. innovation brain drain, coupled with sloppy government handling of subsidy programs and data collection, have contributed to a decline in the country's broadband standing, technology experts told the Senate Commerce ...

Apr 25, 2007 4.2 / 5 (9) 0

Fiber-optic speeds achieved over copper lines

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent's research arm, has demonstrated industry record broadband download speeds of up to 300 Megabits per second using two traditional twisted pair copper telephone lines. ...

Apr 28, 2010 3.5 / 5 (11) 9 | with audio podcast report

Wireless World: What women want

Every year U.S. women spend $5 billion on magazines, movies and other lifestyle "content." Now, marketing experts tell UPI's Wireless World, the mobile-phone industry is eyeing the women's market as a new niche, hoping to ...

May 05, 2006 2.7 / 5 (14) 0

Double antennas deliver double the signal

Digital TV transmission techniques that deliver most benefit in the worst reception environments have been developed by a consortium of European researchers. The technologies promise to reduce the network infrastructure needed ...

Nov 26, 2007 4.1 / 5 (9) 0

Indian broadband market could explode

The telecom world may still be marveling at India's mobile telephony growth, which at 100 million connections has emerged as the fastest growing in the world, but the other scorching growth story in the country's telecom ...

Jul 06, 2006 2.8 / 5 (13) 0

Sharing the air

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the old days, when a new wireless technology came along, it got its own swath of the electromagnetic spectrum: AM radio uses 535 to 1,605 kilohertz, so television got chunks between 54 ...

Sep 22, 2009 4 / 5 (9) 0