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US drops to 55th in ranking of 4G LTE speeds worldwide

New Zealand scored the highest average speed with 36Mbps, while the US inched up to 10Mbps

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Verizon to begin trials of 5G wireless next year

No 5G standard is expected until 2020, but Verizon plans to trial technology targeted for cellular's next generation

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Carriers want to take your Wi-Fi for their own use

An unlikely alliance of consumer advocates, cable providers, and tech companies push back on carriers' congestion-handling technology

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Operators and vendors join forces to push cellular IoT networks

An initiative backed by the likes of AT&T, Intel and Qualcomm is hoping to accelerate the rollout of cellular networks customized for machine-to-machine communications

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IEEE group recommends random MAC addresses for Wi-Fi security

The Wi-Fi protocol needs to be updated to use randomly generated MAC addresses for better security and privacy

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Sprint drops 600Kbps video-streaming limit after outcry

With its quick response, a marketing flub will still be a net positive for Sprint, says one analyst

Windows 10 Wi-Fi password-sharing feature raises security concerns

The option would allow anyone with a network's password to share access to it with all their friends

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LTE-U is coming to take your Wi-Fi away, consumer advocates warn

Carrier technology that uses Wi-Fi frequencies to provide LTE connectivity could let wireless providers mess with your home connection

5G networks look to new frequencies to deliver gigabit speeds

New spectrum bands in the 6GHz to 100GHz range will be needed to operate a new generation of mobile networks

IMT-2020 is the future of mobile -- but you can keep calling it 5G

The ITU has chosen a formal name for the next-generation mobile system, coming in 2020

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Net neutrality will prove as evil as the VCR

Everything old is new again, and the same tired threats will prove to be false once more

Wi-Fi signals can do rough head counts

Estimating the number of people present by looking at Wi-Fi signals could help make buildings more energy efficient

Faster Wi-Fi coming soon to a device near you

Peak wireless data transfer speeds of the QCA9994 and QCA9984 Wi-Fi chips will reach 1.7Gbps

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Sprint hangs on to third-largest carrier position ahead of T-Mobile

T-Mobile was expected to edge ahead of Sprint in the battle for the third and fourth-largest carrier positions

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Google launches Project Fi, its combo cellular and Wi-Fi network

Service will start for Nexus 6 smartphones under invitation-only early access program

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9 tips for speeding up your business Wi-Fi

Is your company's lethargic Wi-Fi making users scream? Try these techniques for a zippier network

FCC moves toward 'historic' spectrum sharing plan

Commissioners vote to open up 3.5GHz spectrum band to commercial use in the coming years

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Startup touts wireless charging from Wi-Fi and Bluetooth signals

Ossia has developed a chipset that easily integrates with mobile devices without adding additional antennas

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