Wireless Services and Networks
- May 03, 2017
Google Wi-Fi routers are dropping connectivity after firmware update; FCC chairman proposes less regulation for ISPs; and Facebook develops drones to deliver disaster area Wi-Fi.
- September 30, 2016
AT&T plans to test wireless broadband traveling near power lines; AT&T pushes its online-streaming platform, DirecTV Now; and Yahoo and Verizon weigh the effects of the largest recorded company hack on its deal.
- February 23, 2016
The competition is on for 5G wireless dominance at Mobile World Congress as carriers beef up their fiber networks a la Verizon's XO deal, and AT&T rolls out landline texting.
- August 12, 2015
Google Fiber plans to lay 4,000 miles of fiber optic cable in the San Antonio area; FCC voted to revise IP transition rules.
- July 30, 2015
After a year of review, the FCC approved the AT&T-DirecTV acquisition. Additionally, the FCC might add mobile speeds to its broadband review.
- July 22, 2015
New Wi-Fi Aware will enable smartphones within close proximity to communicate with each other; a new program will provide Internet access to public housing residents.
- July 09, 2015
The FCC says it will intervene if broadband carriers don't improve their offerings; a new LTE technology could impact Wi-Fi, setting up a confrontation.
- July 01, 2015
A fiber optic cable advance could give networks the ability to transmit more data over longer distances at lower costs, and a Google startup will reinvent old phone booths as Wi-Fi hot spots.
- June 25, 2015
In telecom news, the FCC is looking into subsidizing broadband Internet and wants telcos to help stop robocalls.
- June 18, 2015
In telecom news, AT&T and ONOS Project held the first CORD proof-of-concept demo at Open Networking Summit, while Los Angeles may deploy municipal Wi-Fi.
- June 10, 2015
In telecom news, technology and telecom mergers are happening at a rapid rate, while WLAN growth is slowing and cloud services are hurting PBX spending.
- May 28, 2015
In telecom news, researchers say fiber optic cables are nearing their capacity limits, while telecom and cable providers are making gains in the home security market.
- May 19, 2015
In telecom news, Verizon snaps up AOL for mobile video and advertising technology; data center interconnect shows major revenue growth.
- April 29, 2015
In telecom news, Google's Wi-Fi MVNO service officially launches for Nexus 6 phones, while Juniper Networks' first quarter exceeds expectations.
- April 01, 2015
In telecom news, Verizon announced plans to build a 100 Gbps optical metro network with equipment from Cisco and Ciena, while the FCC proposed a spectrum-sharing plan for broadband providers.