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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

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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