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AT&T set to make waves with new “Sponsored Data”

Wireless provider AT&T has announced a new program called “Sponsored Data”, which promises to have a big impact on the US wireless market. “Sponsored Data” would permit companies pay for the data used by certain apps, so that AT&T users will not have those costs included in their monthly bills. This would allow users to Full Article

T-Mobile to purchase 700MHZ band from Verizon to boost LTE coverage

The war between AT&T and T-Mobile is raging, and the latter has just thrown down the gauntlet. The wireless network quality, the company announced, would be improved significantly through ...Full Article

New York Wireless Problems Almost Fixed- Verizon

After being overwhelmed by traffic in almost 50 cell sites across its New York network, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has stated that the wireless carrier is finally back in ...Full Article

FCC Rakes in $1.5 Billion for Wireless Spectrum

Late last week, the Federal Communications Commission concluded its auction for a large block of wireless spectrum, taking a final total of $1.564 billion from as-yet unnamed bidders. The ...Full Article

Sprint 4G LTE Wireless Coverage Expands to 40 More Cities

With subscribers practically banging down the doors for more data and faster mobile connections, Sprint has expanded its 4G LTE network to include another 40 cities around the US. ...Full Article

Wi-Fi Spreads along New York Subway System

New York City commuters will soon have more chance to stay connected while they travel thanks to increased Wi-Fi and mobile coverage in subway stations. This week, Transit Wireless ...Full Article

German researchers achieve record for fastest wireless speed

Researchers at Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute for Technology and the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics have managed to break records for the world’s fastest Wi-Fi connection. Results were ...Full Article

Wireless Carriers Reject Stolen Phone Kill Switch

  South Korean company Samsung Electronics, the world’s number one smartphone manufacturer, has proposed the installation of an anti-theft measure which would allow lost or stolen phones to be ...Full Article

Car-to-Car Wireless Communication Could Soon Be Mandatory

A new law may soon make wireless communication between cars a mandatory feature in many vehicles. Technology which allows cars to communicate whilst on the roads has been shown ...Full Article

Wireless Traffic Soars during Super Bowl

The Broncos might be celebrating their Super Bowl victory, but it seems like wireless carriers were the real winner this weekend, reporting huge spikes in internet usage and data ...Full Article