Chattanooga touts transformation into Gig City
A city once infamous for the smoke-belching foundries that blanketed its buildings and streets with a heavy layer of soot is turning to lightning-fast Internet speeds to try to transform itself into a vibrant ...
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 ...
Reports: Google planning to sell wireless phone service
Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.
Municipal broadband offers hope for lagging US internet
No one disputes the importance of affordable access to high-speed internet for economic growth in the 21st century.
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 ...
Mathematical analysis maximizes mobile network access
Data-intense multimedia applications are stretching cellular network capacities to their limits, but A*STAR researchers have developed a strategy to ease this burden using 'data offloading'. By using high-level ...
US kept international call data for over decade: report
The US Justice Department maintained a secret database of Americans' international phone calls for more than a decade before ending the program in 2013, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Obama criticizes state laws that hurt broadband competition
Wading into a states' rights dispute over Internet access, President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for the repeal of laws that prevent local communities from creating their own broadband networks.
Obama wants to remove barriers to greater broadband access
The Obama administration wants to provide greater access to fast Internet broadband service in towns and cities across the country by encouraging the Federal Communications Commission to remove legal barriers ...
Cell phone signals offer massive trove of travel data
Every hour of every day cell phones are generating data which transportation planners, real estate developers and investors use to help them to understand traffic flows, shopping patterns and population shifts.
Pirates plundering streaming television market
While stunning televisions and sizzling content services starred at the Consumer Electronics Show, not far away a light was shined on cable service plundering pirates.
At The Gadget Show: BlackBerry promotes security expertise
BlackBerry says it will use its expertise in secured messaging services to offer new ways for cars, home appliances and other devices to communicate with each other while keeping data secure and private.
Parts of SE Asia suffer slow Internet as undersea cable cut
Parts of Southeast Asia are suffering slow Internet connections after an undersea cable linking the region to the U.S. was cut earlier this week.
Dish unveils its slimmer, cheaper online TV service at CES
Hoping to attract more customers by offering less TV, Dish Network executives announced Monday that they will soon launch a slimmed-down - OK, emaciated - online TV service for $20 a month.