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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

FCC will vote next month on plan to share valuable 3.5GHz spectrum

Mobile service providers and consumers would get access to a fat frequency band used mostly by government today

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What's next after Google Fiber? Google Wireless

Google's rumored wireless service could serve as an extension of its existing fiber-to-the-curb technology

HP buys Aruba to bolster its wireless networking business

The $2.7 billion deal will allow HP to take advantage of businesses with increasingly mobile employees

Vendors lay groundwork for 5G with greener and faster mobile networks

New systems from Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson increase capacity yet use less space and electricity

Wi-Fi backers warn about unlicensed LTE while Ericsson claims speed boost

The Wi-Fi Alliance plans collaboration with cellular standards group to make sure Wi-Fi users don't get squeezed out of 5GHz band

As Wi-Fi calls come to smartphones, networks get ready to carry them

Software features from Ruckus Wireless are designed to help access points better handle voice calls

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Net neutrality forever? Not if the lawyers can stop it

FCC proposes no regulation of rates, no new tariffs, and no unbundling; telecoms are horrified by the burdensome regulation

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FCC chairman outlines strong Internet protections

Wheeler's modern Title II approach would prevent rate and tariff regulation of providers

Faster mobile uploads on the way with LTE-Advanced technology

Video apps are the big winners: A 180 percent capacity improvement over current LTE networks will be possible

FCC chairman looks set to throw down strong Net neutrality rules

A proposal coming Thursday would span fixed, mobile, and back-end networks

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FCC calls blocking of personal Wi-Fi hotspots 'disturbing trend'

The FCC vows that no more Marriott-like Wi-Fi blocking schemes will be tolerated

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Big visions for 5G before the FCC

Drones, robots, and satellites are all envisioned in high-frequency wireless spectrum, according to FCC filings from 55 companies, including Google, Samsung, Intel

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Mobile's gift to the world: In poor countries, it's life-changing

A third of the world's population has at least basic access to the mobile Internet -- and gets a great deal of value from it

Hotel group asks FCC for permission to block some outside Wi-Fi

Marriott and its allies say this capability is necessary to protect the security of their own networks

NSA spy program targets mobile networks worldwide

The NSA has conducted a covert campaign to intercept internal communications of operators and trade groups in order to infiltrate mobile networks worldwide, according to the latest revelations from documents supplied by Edward Snowden....

Showdown coming on Ethernet standard to serve faster Wi-Fi

The IEEE is just starting to tackle 2.5G/5G Ethernet, and two groups think they have the answers

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