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A new low-latency congestion control for cellular networks  Phys.Org

Heavy traffic on narrow roads could be one of the leading causes of traffic congestion, which also applies to communication networks. If more data is collected ...


New cell provider on way - Penticton News  Castanet.net

Okanagan residents could soon have another cellular *service* provider to choose from. Freedom Mobile is planning on expanding its network to the region, ...


Can LoRa Withstand the Cellular Stampede?  Light Reading

Defying predictions it would be trampled by cellular IoT, LoRa technology has continued to secure business. But can it become a multi-billion-device ...


Switch To A New Cell Provider and Keep Your Number  WhistleOut Canada

Even if your cell phone plan gives you what you need, you may find a better plan elsewhere. In Canada you can switch plans, cell phone providers, and even get ...


The early years  Land Mobile magazine

Looking at the first few issues of Land Mobile, founding editor Richard Lambley discusses how different the wireless comms industry was back in those days.


Telecoms in the 1990s and 2000s  Land Mobile magazine

Richard Lambley speaks to Sam Fenwick about the telecommunication industry's earlier years and some of the highlights from his time as editor of Land Mobile.


iOS 12.1.2 disconnects some iPhones from cellular data: Here’s how to fix it  Digital Trends

Some iPhone users who have upgraded to iOS 12.1.2 are reporting a variety of issues, mostly that their devices are being disconnected from cellular data.


The magic of Siyata's cellular network flagship device  InvestorIntel

Cellular networks are getting faster and faster, especially with 4G now widespread and 5G starting to roll out in 2019. This means businesses that provide ...


Canada should ban Huawei from 5G networks, says former spy chief  Reuters Canada

Canada should ban China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks because the security risk is too great, a former ...


Mobile phone assembly picks up momentum  The Daily Star

Local handset plants churned out 23 lakh units in 2018, with the government's policy that compelled importers to set up plants in the country looking to bear fruit.


Test your mobile speed and win prizes worth R5,000  MyBroadband

It is quick and easy to test your mobile network speed, and you can win great prizes.


Rain CEO Willem Roos answers tough questions about expiring mobile data bundles  MyBroadband

Rain CEO Willem Roos recently said data bundles “are simply there for telcos to be more profitable” and that “Rain doesn't offer data bundles that expire ...


Some iOS 12.1.2 users reporting bug that kills cellular data — here’s how to fix it  9to5Mac

After quickly releasing iOS 12.1.2 to the public just days after developers had a brief period to beta test the software update, user reports have trickled in about a ...


Apple iOS 12.1.2 Causes iPhones WiFi Problems  Forbes

Apple iOS 12.1.2 is causing very serious new problems for iPhone owners...


Can Anyone Really Track My Phone’s Precise Location?  How-To Geek

It's the year 2019, and everyone willingly carries a tracking device in their pockets. People can have their precise locations tracked in real time by the ...


Pilot project to detect power theft through mobile phones launched  DAWN.com

ISLAMABAD: As the use of digital technology and artificial intelligence grows by the day, a mobile company has launched a pilot project to track and curb ...


Eye-Net Mobile Successfully Completes Initial Integration with the Assistance of a Leading Israeli Cellular Provider  Business Wire

NESS ZIONA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: FRSX), an innovator in automotive vision systems and V2X ...


PayPal, Mastercard execs see a 'huge opportunity' for tech giants to partner with major banks  CNBC

Executives at PayPal and MasterCard said they see bank partnerships as a way to create new user experiences and solidify customers' trust.


Technology and its history of false promises likely to continue with 5G  Stuff.co.nz

OPINION: I see the technology industry is readying itself for something called 5G – geek-speak for the fifth generation of cellular mobile communications.


Vodafone Idea seeks spectrum payment extension  Mobile World Live

Vodafone Idea is seeking additional time to make spectrum payments due to its high debt and weakening profitability, The Economic Times (ET) reported.


Dateline for cellphone registration extended till Jan 25  The News International

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has been directed by the Senate body to extend the dateline for smartphone registration with the ...


What Is RCS Messaging (And How to Get It)  Tom's Guide

RCS messaging, or rich communication services, has been a very long time coming. Here's how and when you can start using it on your device and carrier.


Verizon CEO sees 5G rollout spurring new uses for wireless  Fox Business

The result of widespread use of 5G will be new uses for both consumers and for business, Hans Vestberg.


VHA-TPG merger decision delayed again  Mobile World Live

Australia's competition watchdog announced it again postponed making a decision on the proposed merger of Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) and TPG ...


How 5G can transform Southeast Asia  The Asean Post

Southeast Asia is fast becoming one of the hubs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Over the past five years, the region has established itself as a leader in ...


Geoverse and RF Connect Announce Partnership to Meet Increasing Demand for Private LTE Carrier-grade Enterprise Networks  Nasdaq

BELLEVUE, Wash., and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 21, 2019-- GEOVERSE, LLC, an Enterprise Mobile Network Operator and provider of carrier-grade.


News briefs for Tuesday: Men with guns rob Kenosha business  Kenosha News

Men with guns rob Kenosha business. Two men with guns robbed US Cellular-Mobile One Wireless, 2529 75th St. on Friday. According to Kenosha Police, two ...


Maintaining cellular growth until large-scale 5G IoT adoption in the mid 2020s (Analyst Angle)  RCR Wireless News

5G holds massive growth potential, but much of that is in industrial and IoT markets that will take at least several years to establish themselves.


Wireless comms predictions for 2019  Land Mobile magazine

With 2018 now in the rearview mirror and with 2019 still (relatively) newborn, Land Mobile has rounded up some of the industry's predictions for the year ahead.


IBM mobile cyber range starts European tour in London  ComputerWeekly.com

IBM's mobile cyber range is kicking of a tour in London to raise awareness around the need for tried and tested cyber attack responses among organisations in ...


The Finish Of Home windows 10 Cellular: Microsoft Tells Customers To Change To iOS Or Android  Infosurhoy

Windows Mobile is one of the early players in the smartphone market, but being alongside iOS and Android, Microsoft's mobile OS never gained footing.


Fb's Cellular Gaming Ecosystem Is Quickly Increasing  Infosurhoy

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) released its first batch of “Instant Games” in a closed beta in late 2016. The HTML5-based games could be launched within Facebook's ...


Mobile Signal Booster From CEL-FI  Essential Install

CEL-FI says it has developed a range of easy-to-install OFCOM licence exempt products that amplifies the mobile signal within any building.


Apple reveals Qualcomm was its only 4G option  Mobile World Live

Apple conceded Qualcomm's components were its only option when developing 4G-powered iPhones, as an antitrust case against the chip company continues.


Cellular Network Subscription Market Infrastructure Development and Precise Outlook 2019  Bitcoin Journal

Market Insights Reports recently introduced market study “Cellular Network Subscription Market 2019-2025” with in-depth focused approach on qualitative ...


Cellular Machine To Machine (M2M) Market Development Trends with Statistics, Forecasts till 2025  Bitcoin Journal

Market Insights Reports recently introduced market study “Cellular Machine To Machine (M2M) Market 2019-2025” with in-depth focused approach on ...


QRC students in viral video suspended | Loop News  Loop News Trinidad and Tobago

Five students involved recording and uploading a video to social media showing an argument between classmates about their sexual orientation have been ...


Indians Are So Crazy About Mobile Video, They Use YouTube Like Google  The Wall Street Journal

An explosion in demand for mobile video in India is transforming the country's media landscape and creating new opportunities for YouTube and other platforms ...


Contrasting Millicom International Cellular (TIGO) & VEON (VEON)  Fairfield Current

Millicom International Cellular (NASDAQ:TIGO) and VEON (NASDAQ:VEON) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better ...


South Africans’ airtime and data stolen through malicious smartphone app  MyBroadband

Mobile technology company Upstream detected a suspicious weather forecast application which was pre-installed on Alcatel smartphones.


Mintel reveals telco marketing trends for 2019  Telecom Asia

Market researcher Mintel says 5G, gaming and the emergence of tech-savvy seniors will heavily influence marketing strategies for telcos in 2019. #1: 5G.


Alphabet's Loon recruits high-powered mobile veterans to serve on board  CNET

Loon's parent company, Alphabet, is planning a commercial launch of the *service* for later this year. Alphabet. Google's parent company, Alphabet, has recruited ...


Samsung may go slow on manufacturing in India  Economic Times

ICEA fears several mobile phone assembly units have to shut down if PMP is implemented early.


Techly Explains: What is 5G technology and when is it coming to Australia?  Techly

Not too long ago, having the internet on your mobile phone was a luxury. But as is typical with technology, it has become something we take for granted. I.


Get your bank fees back in airtime  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

Standard Bank customers who are fed up with cellphone contracts or their cellphone *service* provider can now subscribe to Standard Bank Mobile (SB Mobile), ...


South African suburbs with the highest mobile speeds – Vodacom, MTN, Telkom, Cell C, and Rain compared  MyBroadband

The latest MyBroadband mobile speed test results reveal which suburbs in South Africa have the best and worst mobile network speeds.


Change Your Phone Settings So Apple And Google Can't Track Your Movements  ScienceAlert

Technology companies have been pummelled by revelations about how poorly they protect their customers' personal information, including an in-depth New ...


Canada dismisses China's warning of repercussions over Huawei ban  iTnews

Canada's government on Friday dismissed China's warning of repercussions if Ottawa banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment to 5G ...


Millicom International Cellular (TIGO) and China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU) Critical Contrast  Fairfield Current

Millicom International Cellular (NASDAQ:TIGO) and China Unicom (Hong Kong) (NYSE:CHU) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the ...


3-D-printed cube dials into energy harvesting  Phys.Org

Ambient energy emitted by cellular phones and modems can be captured and converted into electricity using unusually shaped technology.


Bank accounts rise by 9pc to 39m since 2014  The Nation

ISLAMABAD - The account ownership in Pakistan has witnessed a reasonable increase and crossed around 39 million which was 15 million at end of 2015.


Alaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK) versus PLDT (PHI) Head to Head Review  Fairfield Current

Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK) and PLDT (NYSE:PHI) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will ...


Wireless solutions gaining traction in industrial IoT applications, Berg study finds  MobileMarketing Magazine

Annual shipments of wireless devices for industrial automation applications reached 4.6m units worldwide in 2018, accounting for approximately 6 per cent of all ...


Best Canadian Cell Phone Plans - January 2019  WhistleOut Canada

Article Summary. The best cell phone plan in Canada is the limited-time Fido $85 Plan with Pulse with 7GB of data for $75 when you bring your own phone.


Mobile service lacking outside of cities  Westman Journal

Manitoba's cellular *service* is questionable outside of cities, even in the densely populated southern half along the Trans Canada Highway and at summer ...


Contrasting of TIM Participacoes SA (TSU) and United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM).  The FinExaminer

TIM Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:TSU) and United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM), both competing one another are Wireless Communications ...


Galaxy S10 benchmarks lower than iPhone XS: why it doesn’t matter  SlashGear

Even before it's officially launched, the Galaxy S10 is already earning mixed "reviews". And we're not just talking about controversial punch holes and in.


Armed Forces Mobile Launches New Prepaid Cellular Service, Supporting Veterans and First Responders in the Process  PR Newswire

Armed Forces Mobile launches a game-changing prepaid cellular *service* open to the general public, while creating benefits for veterans and first responders.


Fastest Mobile Networks Canada 2018  PCMag

We traveled across Canada testing mobile data speeds to find the fastest wireless network. See which carrier is the best where you live.


Why most commuters can’t get cellphone service on the Toronto subway  The Globe and Mail

More than three years after cellular *service* became available in parts of the Toronto Transit Commission's subway, only customers of smaller provider Freedom ...


What Is Spectrum Mobile, and Is It Worth It?  Tom's Guide

Spectrum internet customers can also get their mobile phone *service* from the internet and cable provider. But how does Spectrum Mobile compare with other ...


SF’s first cellular phones arrived in 1984, costing just $30 per hour  San Francisco Chronicle

For reasons hard to pinpoint, 1980s articles in The San Francisco Chronicle archives often feel more dated than stories that were published decades earlier.


5G is almost here — here’s how everyone’s getting ready  The Verge

5G is coming, and it's going to have a massive impact on almost every facet of how we use technology, with faster speeds and lower latency theoretically ...


Enterprises are early 5G adopters but consumers would need an "iPhone moment"  Techgoondu

The first commercial deployments for 5G is beginning soon in the region, but the technology needs an ecosystem to overcome some hurdles.


The LG V40 Has the Best Cellular Reception of Any Phone  PCMag

Exclusive: We tested over half a dozen of this year's flagship phones and found that the LG V40 is the best at maintaining a connection.


Google's cheap and super-simple cellphone service will now work with iPhones  CNBC

Google's super-simple phone *service*, Fi, is launching on a broader range of devices, including iPhones. Previously it only worked on select Motorola devices ...


Powerful Microscope Reveals Motility Nanoscaffold  Technology Networks

News Jan 22, 2019 | Original Story from the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. Powerful Microscope Reveals Motility Nanoscaffold.


Sprint 55 vs. T-Mobile 55+ vs. Consumer Cellular: Which Is Best?  Tom's Guide

Although they may merge in the near future, both Sprint and T-Mobile have launched dueling unlimited data plans aimed at customers 55 years and older.


Millicom International Cellular SA (MIC-SDB) Declines -0.09% on Jan 21 | Thorold News  Thorold News

Shares of Millicom International Cellular S.A. (STO:MIC.SDB) last traded at 572, representing a move of -0.09%, or -0.5 per share, on volume of 140068 shares.


Hands-On with Consumer Cellular  Thurrott.com

It's the holy grail of wireless carriers: A *service* that resells bandwidth on one or more major carriers and does so at rock-bottom prices. And on that note, I've ...


Acer Swift 7 (2018) review: This spectacularly thin and light PC is a pain to actually use  PCWorld

The good news is we've seen Acer's plans to improve upon the Acer Swift 7 (2018). Read on to discover the flaws that the Swift 7 (2019) should solve.


Apple iOS 12.1.2 Is Breaking Some Cellular Data  Forbes

Apple iOS 12.1.2 seems an innocuous release, but it introduces a very serious problem...


What Is Cellular IoT?  IoT For All

What is cellular IoT? It's a way of connecting physical things (e.g. sensors) to the internet by having them piggyback on mobile phone networks.


Deloitte: 25 per cent of Canadians will get internet from cellular mobile networks this year  ITBusiness.ca

It doesn't take long to reach an internet deadzone in Ontario, one reason more and more Canadians will get their home *service* from mobile networks in 2018.


The Security of Cellular Connections  The New York Times

That free Wi-Fi network may not be so free if it is unsecured and someone hijacks your data. Your phone's cellular data connection offers more protection.


Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile announces new restrictions on video quality and hotspot speeds  The Verge

Xfinity Mobile is set to place limitations on the maximum video quality and hotspot speeds that customers can get when using cellular data. In case you're not ...


Canadians use less than half the cellular data Americans do: Tutela report  MobileSyrup

Canadians use 56 percent less mobile data per month than the average American, according to a study published by Victoria-based mobile data company ...


Cellular IoT Gateways Market Growth Rate By Study, Synthesis and Summation Of Data From Multiple Sources With Forecast To 2025  Current News Magazine

Report Titled on: Global Cellular IoT Gateways Market Size, Status and Forecast 2018-2025. Cellular IoT Gateways Market covers definition, classification, ...


FACT CHECK: Can Mobile Phone Users Update Their Voicemail Greetings Without Cellular Service?  Snopes.com

In the event of a hurricane, mobile phone users can update their voicemail greetings even if they lose WiFi and cellular *service*.


Canada's Top Boxing Day Cell Phone Sales 2018  WhistleOut Canada

Boxing Day Sales have started and you can find great last-minute gift ideas for those you love, and maybe something special for yourself.


Bell MTS upgrading rural cell service in southeast Manitoba  CBC.ca

Bell MTS is promising significant upgrades to cellular *service* in southeast Manitoba. The upgrades include extending LTE Advanced (LTE-A) wireless coverage ...


Why I Love This Mobile Carrier for Old People [Updated]  Lifehacker

The stock photos on Consumer Cellular's website all feature senior citizens. The buttons are gigantic. There's a special deal for AARP members. I'm 33 and I ...


Fido vs Koodo vs Virgin Mobile: Which Carrier is Best for You?  WhistleOut Canada

Article Summary. The competition is pretty close, but for coverage across Canada, Koodo and Virgin Mobile are the best. Virgin Mobile is also the best for ...


Exclusive: Charter’s launching a wireless service called Spectrum Mobile, and we have all the details  BGR

We've known for a while that Charter is planning on launching its own cell plans, following on the success that Comcast has had with Xfinity Mobile. BGR has ...


How to fix iPhone XS LTE + Wi-Fi problems  iMore

Brand new iPhone XS or XS Max not keeping its LTE or Wi-Fi signal or speeds? Here's the fix!


Cellular phone, internet services to remain suspended today  The Nation

ISLAMABAD - Ministry of Interior has announced that cellular phone and internet services would remain suspended in different parts of the country for today on ...


Using your phone on a plane is safe – but for now you still can't make calls  The Conversation - US

Phones' functions go far beyond making calls these days. Here's the basics on why you can use some features and not others – and why planes may someday ...


How to deal with cell phone dead zones in your house  Popular Science

You've just moved into a lovely new house complete with everything you ever wanted—except the ability to call anyone. If you don't seem to get a cell signal ...


Canadians pay some of the highest wireless prices in the world — but report says they're worth it  CBC.ca

Canadians pay some of the highest prices in the industrialized world for cellphone plans, but a new report argues there are good reasons for it.


Exclusive: iPhone XS Crushes XR in Cellular Signal Test Results  PCMag

The iPhone XS and XS Max speed past the XR in our most recent signal test results, showing that XR downloads may stall while their more expensive siblings ...


Wireless wars heat up with 'battle' over data-heavy plans  CBC.ca

All the major telcos are offering phone plans topped up with bonus data. Most telcos are offering one to three extra gigabytes, but Rogers is doubling the data on ...


Best Cell Phone Plans in Quebec  WhistleOut Canada

Quebec enjoys some of the best mobile phone deals in Canada thanks to strong competition. WhistleOut finds the best cell phone plans for you.


Apple iOS 12.1.1 Is Killing 4G For Some Users  Forbes

Apple's new iOS 12.1.1 release has some great new features but it introduces a serious new problem...


Best Data-Only Plans in Canada  WhistleOut Canada

Data plans are still slim pickings in Canada, but almost every carrier has them. Whether you're looking for a mobile hotspot, high-speed LTE for your tablet or ...


As 5G Launches, Consumers Couldn't Care Less. Here's Why They Should  Forbes

If you're like most cell phone users, you probably aren't paying attention to the slow rollout of 5G this year. But don't worry, because your fellow wireless ...


How to Get a Better Cell Phone Signal in Your Home  Gizmodo

While a lot of the stuff you do with your phone will involve wifi, the essential functions of a phone—the calling and the texting—still rely on a connection to a cell ...


Apple may be working on cellular modem chips in-house  CNET

A new report indicates that Apple's looking for a Cellular Modem Systems Architect.


How to use dual SIM with an eSIM on iPhone XS and iPhone XR  iMore

Your iPhone XS or iPhone XR is a dual SIM phone! Here's how you can set up multiple lines on your iPhone.


5 Simple Steps To Save On International Phone Calls And Data  Forbes Now

Imagine coming home from an amazing international vacation and finding a $600 phone bill in your inbox. What it if was $1,000? It's happened! To keep it from ...


Try this trick if your phone keeps losing its data connection  CNBC

If your phone seems like it loses a data connection pretty frequently, there's an easy fix to make sure that doesn't happen.


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