Vodafone report sparks global surveillance debate (Update 4)
Telecommunications company Vodafone's report on government surveillance of its customers in 29 countries reveals more than first meets the eye—and is raising questions from Dublin to Delhi about how much ...
The goTenna device pitch is No Service, No Problem
New loss mechanism for global 4G roaming
A loss mechanism that has not been an issue in previous mobile handset antennas will become important for global 4G roaming, according to results of experiments carried out in Aalborg, Denmark.
Gigabits per second feat: Indoor optical wireless link explored
Satellite debacle hits India's DTH plans
The failure of the launch of the Indian Space Research Organization's communications satellite INSAT-4C that was made to explode since it veered off course soon after launch Monday has come as a major setback for the country's ...
The Internet comes to you across the bottom of the ocean
The Internet brings you data from around the world almost instantly. This information, coming from Geneva or Tokyo or Buenos Aires, arrives in the U.S. not from satellite but along cables that sit on the bottom ...
Study shows bandwidth caps create user uncertainty, risky decisions
Recently, many U.S. Internet service providers have fallen in line with their international counterparts in capping monthly residential broadband usage. A new study by a Georgia Tech researcher, conducted ...
Dispatch software combines multiple internet connections into one
'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.
New rules could kill Net neutrality and the Internet as we've known it
When a lobbyist is named head of the agency that regulates the industry he represented, perhaps we shouldn't be surprised if he acts in the best interests of his former employers.
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 ...
MagicJack's next act: disappearing cell phone fees
(AP) -- The company behind the magicJack, the cheap Internet phone gadget heavily promoted on TV, has made a new version of the device that allows free calls from cell phones in the home.
Fiber-optic speeds achieved over copper lines
Solving the internet capacity crunch: First demonstration of a multicore fiber network
With optical fibre networks gradually approaching their theoretical capacity limits, new types of fibres such as multicore fibres have been at the focus of worldwide research to overcome critical capacity barriers, which ...