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FCC May Overhaul US Phone System

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is currently considering ridding the country of its traditional copper wire system in favor of a more modern network based on Internal Protocol. This week, the FCC unanimously voted in favor of an in-depth investigation into the nation’s telephone system; depending on the results of this investigation, the commission might Full Article

Airfy to Give Free Wi-Fi in Exchange for Watching Ads

A German company has unveiled an innovative new product which may be able to provide Wi-Fi to users in public for a relatively unobtrusive fee. Dubbed Airfly, the project ...Full Article

Protect Yourself on Public Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi has become a fixture in many public places including malls, coffee shops, and airport lounges- but how safe is that network you log on to when you’re ...Full Article

EU Parliament Shuts Down Wi-Fi after Hacking Attack

Following a potentially damaging attack by a hacker, the European Parliament has shut down its Wi-Fi until the network connection can be made more secure. Though the Parliament’s connection ...Full Article

Dish and Sprint Test LTE Broadband Internet in Texas

Sprint has teamed up with satellite television provider Dish to develop a trial service for a wireless network in Corpus Christi, Texas. Following a negative corporate relationship throughout this ...Full Article

FCC to Open Military Frequencies to Wireless Users

The demand for wireless connectivity is on the rise, but frequencies to run those connections on are limited and getting very clogged up by the rush of daily traffic. ...Full Article

Fon’s Crowdsourced Wi-Fi Network Picks up $14 Million Investment

Crowdsourced Wi-Fi networks can be a great way to stay connected when you’re out and about in a busy area; on a network like Fon, users share their Wi-Fi ...Full Article

What is WPA2 Wi-Fi?

If you want to connect to a public Wi-Fi network, or even set up a network of your own, then WPA2 is something you certainly need to consider. A ...Full Article

T-Mobile “Software Issues” Cause Slow Network Speeds

T-Mobile CEO John Legere confirmed that a number of American customers saw slower mobile connection speeds as the network experienced a “minor software issue” this week. The T-Mobile CEO ...Full Article

The Internet Speed Race is on in Austin

Lucky internet users in Austin already have the chance to subscribe to Google’s upcoming gigabit internet service, Fiber, which will connect various neighborhoods throughout the city. As if that ...Full Article