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Facebook posing new threat to wireless carriers

Though the seemingly random $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR clouded Facebook’s previous (and almost equally mysterious) purchase of messaging app WhatsApp, some interesting details are emerging. In Europe, German mobile operator e-plus has introduced a WhatsApp SIM card that gives users unlimited WhatsAPP messaging, along with a mobile data and mobile voice calling package Full Article

Google working on wireless carrier services

According to reports, Google is considering launching a wireless carrier service. This comes after the tech giant reportedly met with Verizon to discuss the possibility of launching its own ...Full Article

WISP – the next wireless internet service

Currently most Internet users get service from either a telephone company or a cable company, i.e. through physical connections. The invention of WISP will see an end to that. ...Full Article

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 ...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

Internet Connections 101: Different types of internet connections

There’s a number of ways to connect to the internet these days, no matter what device you own. We’ve come up with a brief overview of them. Dial-up (Analog ...Full Article