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50 million deaf citizens can't call 911

Why 50 million people can't call 911

For the 50 million deaf citizens in the U.S., calling 911 simply isn't an option and texting to 911 isn't available in most emergency call centers.

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Like smartphones, IoT communications going long distance

The world's newest mobile telecoms network went into operation this week, but it's not for smartphones. The network, built by South Korea's SK Telecom, is dedicated to gadgets that connect to the so-called internet of things.

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Did Europe just fix emergency cellular call location?

Advanced Mobile Location, developed by BT with the help of HTC and EE, can determine a mobile phone user’s location 4,000 times better than the current system.

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Verizon strike taking trickle-down toll on business customers

With the strike by Verizon union members now in its fourth week – and no settlement appearing near -- frustrations born of service delays and cancelations remain primarily the bane of consumers, although business customers are also...

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"The Good Wife" TV show could teach you a few things about modern technology

The CBS legal and political drama The Good Wife ends its 7-season run on May 8, and if you’re not a regular viewer of the show it might surprise you to learn how clever the writers are at coming up with plots ripped from the day’s top...

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Man who hijacked HBO’s satellite signal 30 years ago would face far different fate today

On April 27, 1986, a Florida man with workplace access to a satellite transmission dish – and a financial beef with HBO -- pulled off the kind of audacious stunt that were it to happen today would likely land him in prison for a long,...

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Demystifying the information-centric network

Evolving to an ICN will deliver much-needed efficiencies and performance improvements. Learn why it is important and its role in next-generation 5G networks.

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Korea's working on a cool combination: 5G and the Winter Olympics

South Korean carrier KT has said it wants to launch the first 5G network at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. On Thursday, KT announced a successful trial of one potential 5G technology in that mountain resort region.

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Small cell deployment to rapidly grow, says report

A majority of businesses will be using the cellular-boosting devices by the end of next year, a study believes.

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A rocky path to market for LAA small cells

To be commercially successful, small-cells need to become pervasive in public-facing enterprise and significant in private enterprise. But despite significant demand in these markets, small-cells face go-to-market challenges.

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5 things you need to know about 5G

While it may still be years away, understanding how 5G will impact the enterprise now will help you plan accordingly.

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ISPs aren't telling customers their router is a public hotspot

ISPs are about to be inundated by irate customers not happy about public router sharing, a research firm thinks. One issue: not being straight about it.

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Global regulators shape the future of LTE-U, LAA

All countries regulate RF spectrum, but the form of regulation differs. In the case of LTE-in-unlicensed-spectrum, the US regulator invites the industry to police itself, while Europeans are more rules-oriented.

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5G: A look at radios and spectrum

For so many generations a single acronym has provided the generational definition. In this respect 5G will be different. There will not just be one radio and one new acronym.

Asentinel reduces costs and improves the efficiency of mobile device service contracts  

 The company’s mobility management service relieves you of the need to haggle with cellular provides

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HPE and Affirmed have lassos to herd virtualized services

Companies unveil products to manage NFV environments

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Microsoft rolls out cellular data app for own SIM card

Microsoft has rolled out on its Windows store a new "Cellular Data" app that allows users of specific Windows 10 devices with a Microsoft SIM card to buy and connect to a nationwide mobile data network using only their Microsoft...

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Streetlights doubling as LTE towers in Los Angeles

LED streetlights incorporating wireless small cells are being deployed in Los Angeles.

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