Report: Streaming, Device Proliferation Fuel Wi-Fi Dissatisfaction

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Actual performance of Wi-Fi in the home falls well short of consumer expectations. according to new research. Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of consumers have experienced significant issues revolving around slow Internet speeds that hinder fast, efficient streaming and downloading of large files and video, according...Learn More

ABI: 400 Million Wi-Fi Access Points Installed by 2019

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The number of installed Wi-Fi access points will rise to nearly 400 million by 2019 as service providers and large business enterprises find and take advantage of new revenue opportunities, according to new market research from ABI Research. Next-generation wireless networking technologies such as Hotspot...Learn More

Could Wireless Data and TV Broadcasts Share the Same Channels?

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As mobile data usage continues to skyrocket and as the amount of unused spectrum that is ideally suited for fixed and mobile wireless service dwindles, the telecom industry will need to find new ways of maximizing existing resources. With that in mind, there is some...Learn More

T-Mobile Amps Up Family Plan

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BELLEVUE, Wash.– July 14, 2015 –In the latest in its series of Un-carrier Amped announcements, T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) again took direct aim at the carriers’ shared data schemes and punitive overages. Today, T-Mobile unveiled yet another industry-rocking move, serving up 10GB of 4G LTE for...Learn More

Strong Telecom Investment Helps Put U.S. Near Top of Net Vitality Index

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The U.S. is one of the top five countries developing a “robust broadband Internet ecosystem,” according to a new report from The Media Institute Global Internet Freedom Advisory Council. Also among the top five are South Korea, Japan, the United Kingdom and France, according to...Learn More

WaveNation Wireless Launches New WiFi First Service Offering

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July 07, 2015 — CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WaveNation, a leading provider of WiFi wireless services, is pleased to announce the availability of our WiFi first wireless service in over 80 markets nationwide. This new WiFi revolution will allow the average consumer to cut their wireless bills by...Learn More

Regional Wireless Carrier Selects Interop for Wi-Fi Calling

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FORT MYERS, FL—June 30, 2015—Interop Technologies, a provider of innovative,  virtualized IP networks and next-generation communication solutions, today announced that Union Wireless, headquartered in Mountain View, Wyoming, has selected the Interop Technologies CorePlusXSM VoWiFi solution to offer WiFi calling service to subscribers throughout Wyoming, Colorado,...Learn More

10 Gigabit Broadband Gains Further Momentum with Calix News

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Ultra-high-speed broadband gained further momentum today with an announcement from Calix that the company will support increased capacity and 10 Gbps connectivity on its popular E-Series broadband access equipment. To enable the capability, based on the ITU/FSAN NG-PON2 standard, customers will install new line cards for...Learn More

ILY Family Phone Looks to Reinvent Home Phone Service

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Looking to create a smartphone for the home that’s easy for children, the elderly and their families is what start-up firm Insensi is aiming to do with the debut of its ILY Family Phone. The ILY Family Phone has an 8-inch touchscreen that can be...Learn More

Juniper: Wi-Fi Offload Growth Will Reach Nearly 60 Percent of Mobile Data Traffic

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Wireless network operators continue to turn to Wi-Fi networks to carry mobile data traffic, according to the latest market research from Juniper Research. Wi-Fi offload growth will handle carry nearly 60 percent of data traffic generated by smartphones and traffic by 2019 – a nearly...Learn More

LTE-U Standards: NCTA Accuses Carriers of Circumventing Usual Process

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Technologies that aim to support LTE in unlicensed spectrum bands could create interference with Wi-Fi networks, argues the National Cable & Telecommunications Association in comments filed with the FCC last week. The NCTA also had strong words for certain equipment manufacturers and for wireless carriers...Learn More

Sprint Kansas City Wi-Fi to Support Smart+Connected City

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Kansas City is making a strong bid to become one of the leading smart, connected cities in the U.S., if not the world. Not only does it have multiple Gigabit Internet providers, including being the launch city of Google Fiber, it also will be getting...Learn More