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Thumb Cellular Selects Interop Technologies™ to Transform Subscriber Messaging with Rich Communications Services (RCS)  PRNewswire

FORT MYERS, Fla., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop Technologies™ has been selected by Thumb Cellular, a Michigan-based 4G LTE rural cellular ...


Apple iOS 12.1.1 Release Has A Nasty Surprise  Forbes

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


Vodafone will hide Ericsson 4G/5G cell antennas under manhole covers  VentureBeat

Demand for mobile bandwidth continues to grow, but no one wants to actually see the additional cellular towers needed to augment 4G and 5G *service*. Working ...


Bell begins carrying Siyata Mobile's Uniden UV350  Cantech Letter

More progress for Siyata Mobile (Siyata Mobile Stock Quote, Chart TSXV:SIM) as Bell Mobility on Friday began carrying the firm's Uniden UV350 device. Tagged ...


Strathcona Regional District keeps push on to expand cell service in region  Campbell River Mirror

The Strathcona Regional District is hoping to make headway with the federal minister who oversees wireless communications to expand mobile wireless *service* ...


Cellular service coming to King’s Point  The Western Star

Through a cost-shared agreement with the Town of King's Point and Bell Canada, the provincial government is contributing over $55000 to provide cellular ...


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 ...


Ericsson apologises for software fault that brought down cellular networks  TelecomTV

Mobile *service* outage in a reported 11 countriesCaused by faulty software in Ericsson's SGSN–MME packet switch equipmentLikely culprit was an expired ...


Cellular voice could be the next step in merging phones and PCs  Windows Central

In 2016 Microsoft and Qualcomm announced Windows 10 on ARM. The achievement promised to make traditional PCs of current and future form factors more ...


How to use Google Fi on non-Google phones  TechRepublic

Google's cellular *service*, Project Fi, has entered a new era, shedding its project designation in favor of a new name: Google Fi. Along with joining Google's ...


Project Fi’s ‘enhanced network’ adds free cellular VPN, enables mobile data on poor Wi-Fi  9to5Google

Earlier this month, Project Fi was rumored to be dropping the "project" status from its branding and logo. The Project Fi enhanced network...


More cellphone contracts than people as half the world uses internet  HeraldLIVE

There are more cellphone contracts than people. ITU‚ the United Nations' specialised agency for information and communication technologies‚ said the number ...


Keep BOCRA's keen eye on network providers  Mmegi Online

Most customers have taken to social media to show their discontent in the way the cellular network providers are (de)servicing them. The complaints, which in ...


Hands-On with Google Fi and OnePlus 6T  Thurrott.com

Google Fi's new compatibility with most iPhones and Android handsets is a potential game-changer. But what's the experience really like? To find out, I activated ...


Two-Way Radios | How to Choose a CB or Ham Radio  Popular Mechanics

Walkie-talkies, CB radios, and ham radios are a fun and useful way to communicate with your group of friends and family.


Rs1bn donated by overseas Pakistanis for dams since July - Pakistan  ReliefWeb

ISLAMABAD: Overseas Pakistanis have so far contributed around Rs1 billion while local individuals as well as institutions have donated Rs7.47bn to the ...


Does cellphone use kill birds? Experts weigh in on idea promoted by Shankar's '2.0'  The News Minute

Avian and exotic animal specialist Dr. Rina Dev has been a practicing veterinarian for over a decade now in India's financial capital and has always maintained ...


Oppo Find X 5G prototype with Snapdragon 855 showcased in China  The Indian Express

Oppo showcased a 5G-ready prototype of the Find X at the recently held China Mobile Global Partners conference in China.


Siyata Mobile Signs Supply Agreement With Leading Tier 1 US Cellular Operator For Uniden® UV350  Field Technologies Online

Siyata Mobile Inc. (the “Company” or “Siyata”) (TSX-V: SIM | OTCQX: SYATF), a leading global developer and provider of...


Mobile cellular subscribers decrease in 2018  Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Bhutan's mobile cellular subscribers decreased in 2018 from the previous year. The number of mobile cellular subscribers fell to 715,626 in June 2018 from ...


Doro 7050 (Consumer Cellular) Review & Rating  PCMag.com

The Doro 7050 for Consumer Cellular is a rare affordable-yet-future-proof LTE voice phone. Its capabilities are very basic, but it'll stay connected for years to ...


Telkom Mobile network downtime  MyBroadband

Many Telkom Mobile customers have reported experiencing network problems this evening, with no data throughput and slow connection speeds.


Cell C network down due to load-shedding  MyBroadband

Cell C has confirmed on Twitter that it is experiencing a network outage due to Eskom load-shedding. Many Cell C users took to Twitter and Down Detector to ...


Cantech Letter talks to Siyata Mobile CEO Marc Seelenfreund  Cantech Letter

Few junior techs have made as much noise of late as Siyata Mobile (Siyata Mobile Stock Quote, Chart: TSXV:SIM). The company, which designs next-gen ...


Phone war escalates  Trinidad & Tobago Express

EVEN as he was condemned for sharing the Prime Minister's mobile phone number, a defiant former government minister Devant Maharaj yesterday shared ...


French MOI Selects Gemalto to Secure Critical Communication Mobile Networks  The Critical Communications Review

Providing security and connectivity solutions for Public Safety mobile networks used by National Police and Gendarmerie services across France and French ...


Mobile speeds now top Wi-Fi in South Africa  BusinessTech

There's long been an industry assumption that Wi-Fi is better than mobile networks in almost every way.


Samsung and Qualcomm phone prototypes tease our 5G future  CNET

Qualcomm's prototype design shows what it's like to run a phone on a 5G network. Shara Tibken/CNET. You'd never know by looking at the brick-like phone that ...


Telkom’s new mobile data transfer tool tested  MyBroadband

Telkom recently announced that it would implement functionality on its network to facilitate the transfer of mobile data between users.


Qualcomm Says Every Android Manufacturer Will Have 5G Flagship Phone by End of 2019  MacRumors

Apple is reportedly waiting until at least 2020 to roll out next-generation 5G cellular data technology in its iPhone lineup, but according to Qualcomm president ...


Ayla Networks Adds New Low-Power Cellular IoT Capabilities to its IoT Device Management and Application Enablement Platform  Odessa American

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--Ayla Networks, whose Internet of Things (IoT) platform-as-a-*service* (PaaS) delivers industry-leading ...


8 Ways Snapdragon 855 Will Change Your Next Phone  Tom's Guide

Editors' Note: Updated at 10 p.m. ET with additional details about the Snapdragon 855 throughout the story. WAILEA, Hawaii — Every generation of mobile ...


Verizon: 5G Represents a Potential Breakthrough for Esports  SludgeFeed

The company's test lab is already seeing a 10x improvement in game latency with 5G.


Now mobile phone towers to come up in govt office in Meghalaya  The Shillong Times

SHILLONG: In its bid to improve cellular connectivity in the capital city and other parts of the state, the Meghalaya Cabinet on Monday approved the draft ...


The Sticky Wi-Fi Problem: Why Your Phone Hangs Up on You  The Wall Street Journal

Pushing mobile devices to become ever-more reliant on Wi-Fi seemed like a good solution to the problem of mobile bandwidth, but now it's causing as many ...


Nokia working towards an Open RAN ecosystem and more energy efficient base stations  TelecomTV

Collaborating with China Mobile to drive a more open 5G ecosystemAdopt open RAN interfaces and hybrid centralized and decentralized cloud ...


FACT CHECK: Did a 5G Cellular Network Test Cause Hundreds of Birds to Die?  Snopes.com

The theory that a 5G network test caused the unexplained death of birds in The Hague relies on such a test's actually having taken place.


Muzinda Hub and Theirworld Join Forces to Bridge Tech Gender Gap in Zimbabwe  263chat.com

Muzinda Hub has partnered with global children's charity Theirworld (a Code Club initiative) to provide wider access to basic technology and coding courses to ...


Satellites may connect the entire world to the internet  The Economist

A CLEAR PLASTIC box the size of a sofa sits in an underground factory in the suburbs of Toulouse in southern France. Inside it, a nozzle fixed to a robot arm ...


New MultiConnect Cell 100 Series Cellular Modems are Offered with Built-In Dual Carrier Radio  ThomasNet News

The 4G-LTE Cat 4 MultiConnect® Cell 100 Series Cellular Modems are suitable for failover, out-of-band management or primary internet connection over ...


Microsoft is building a Chromium-powered web browser that will replace Edge on Windows 10  Windows Central

Microsoft is throwing in the towel with Edge and is building a new web browser for Windows 10, this time powered by Chromium.


FACT CHECK: How Are These Migrants Paying for their Mobile Phones?  Snopes.com

A photograph of Central American asylum seekers using mobile phones calls into question how they pay for those services.


13 gangs to face court next year, says top cop  Jamaica Observer

Thirteen gangs are to be brought to trial next year under the Criminal Justice (Suppression of Cr...


From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, consumers spend more than $4 billion on mobile  Marketing Land

Over this past weekend, shoppers turned increasingly to smartphones to shop — and buy. Data from Adobe, Salesforce, Shopify and Rakuten Marketing all ...


When Answering the Phone Exposes You to Fraud  The New York Times

Regulators and companies are working vigorously to stop the spread of callers that try to get consumers — in particular, older people — to hand over money or ...


Critical Survey: ZIM (ZIMCF) and Millicom International Cellular (MIICF)  PressOracle

ZIM (OTCMKTS:ZIMCF) and Millicom International Cellular (OTCMKTS:MIICF) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock?


How to use the Podcasts app on Apple Watch  iMore

Podcasts have made their long-awaited debut on Apple Watch. Here's how to set up, play, and customize the Podcast experience on your wearable device.


FTC v. Qualcomm: Court Requires Licensing of SEPs to Competitors  IPWatchdog.com

This article discusses the impact of a recent decision on by Judge Koh in the Northern District of California, on FTC v. Qualcomm Inc., No. 5:17-cv-00220 on the ...


Airtel launches Rs 289 prepaid plan to take on Vodafone, Idea Cellular  BGR India

Bharti Airtel has launched a new Rs 289 prepaid plan, which comes with a validity of 48 days. This plan is aimed at users who are constantly on calls, and do not ...


Honor View20 with 48MP rear camera, in-display front camera and 'Link Turbo' announced  Digit

Honor has revealed its View20 smartphone ahead of the global unveiling and it features a 48MP single rear camera and a 4.5mm camera cutout on the front.


Global 5G Market 2019- Verizon Communications, AT&T, Vodafone, Nippon Telegraph, China Mobile, Verizon Communications  Industry Research Now

The 5G industry has been steering the Global 5G Market to maximize its contribution to the international economy. The market has reported substantial gains in ...


Cellular Routers market forecast to 2025 insights shared in detailed report - WhaTech  WhaTech

Cellular routers are the devices that are used for providing internet access. These devices are often used for connectivity in offices, home and mobile broadband ...


Best Canadian Cell Phone Plans - December 2018  WhistleOut Canada

Every month we do the work to find the best plans available across Canada. The value of a cell phone plan changes depending on what you need, what you can ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


What is a mobile network, anyway? This is 5G, boiled down  The Conversation AU

5G is similar to existing mobile networks, but with key differences in hardware and software. And we still need to work out who will build this infrastructure in ...


Cellular mobile subscriptions drop 0.5% to 150.24 million  The Express Tribune

KARACHI: The number of cellular mobile subscriptions decreased 0.05% on a monthly basis to 150.24 million, according to data published by the Pakistan ...


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.


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 SWE (OTCMKTS:MICCF) Stock Is Shorted Less  The Cardinal Weekly

The stock of MILLICOM INTERNATIONAL CELLULAR S.A. SWE (OTCMKTS:MICCF) registered a decrease of 0.27% in short interest. MICCF's total short interest ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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-based M2M VAS Market Analytical Overview, Growth Factors, Demand and  AlgosOnline

Market Study Report add New Global Cellular-based M2M VAS Market report provides in-depth information about market overview, top vendors, Key market ...


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 ...


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 ...


Siyata Mobile's innovative cellular devices theme song is getting airplay everywhere....  InvestorIntel

Wireless technology has been around since the late 1800s in the form of the wireless telegraph. It was around the 1920's that the term wireless radio was ...


Charter Communications launching Spectrum Mobile in Wisconsin  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Spectrum Mobile, the company's cellular product, is available to new and existing Spectrum Internet customers in the company's Wisconsin *service* area.


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!


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Microsoft Surface Pro LTE review: the true mobile computer is here  The Verge

Microsoft's long-awaited LTE-equipped Surface Pro has arrived, and it portends a future where every computer has a cellular connection.


Mathematicians propose to improve cellular network coverage by using UAVs  Phys.Org

RUDN University mathematicians have simulated the work of a cellular network and modeled the use of unmanned aerial vehicles as additional transmitters.


Telus brings cellular coverage to British Columbia's Highway #3  MobileSyrup

B.C.'s Highway #3 has been known for being a spot in which many accidents occur but victims are unable to use their phones to call for help.


What Is Cellular IoT?  IoT For All

Cellular IoT is a way of connecting physical things (like sensors) to the internet by allowing them to piggyback on the same mobile networks as smartphones.


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.


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*.


How backups, backups, backups protect NYC’s cellular infrastructure  TechCrunch

The infrastructure that underpins our lives is not something we ever want to think about. Nothing good has come from suddenly needing to wonder “where does ...


Here’s how to get your hands on the new Apple iPad Pro  Digital Trends

After months of speculation, the wait is finally over. Apple has introduced its new lineup of iPad Pro models. If you're wondering how to get your hands on one, ...


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.


What is 5G? - Definition from WhatIs.com  TechTarget

Fifth-generation wireless, or 5G, is the latest iteration of cellular technology, engineered to greatly increase the speed and responsiveness of wireless networks.


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 ...


Whatever happened to Google Wireless Project Fi?  Computerworld

A few years ago, with much fanfare, Google launched their wireless *service* called Project Fi. They had intentions of becoming a leader if not “the” leader in the ...


The best, cheapest cellphone plans in Canada in 2018  Global News

Looking for a new cellphone plan that doesn't break the bank? Here's what Global News found in its quest for Canada's best cellphone plans.


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.


Spectrum Mobile’s cheap unlimited plans are here, with a lot of fine print  BGR

Charter has finally launched its long-rumored cell plan, called Spectrum Mobile. The headline deal is good value -- a line of unlimited data running on Verizon's ...


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.


Heres how you can register your cellular device with PTA  Geo News

PTA has warned that non-compliant devices will not work after October 20.


Shaw 'set off a bomb' in the cellphone data market, experts say  Vancouver Sun

Renewed consumer choice and aggressive pricing by Shaw Freedom Mobile has “set off a bomb” in the cellular data market, experts say.The Canadian ...


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 ...


Altice Mobile names Jean-Charles Nicolas Sr. VP. So, what's next?  Computerworld

Wireless is changing. Today, cable TV companies are entering wireless. Altice Mobile just named Jean-Charles Nicolas to head their wireless operation.


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 ...


Revisiting the history of the cellphone  The Hindu

Much of the adult population today has grown up with mobile phone networks, even here in India, where we were late to the game but leapfrogged the ...


Charter Spectrum Mobile joining wonderful world of wireless  Computerworld

Charter Spectrum is getting ready to enter wireless. Their new *service* potentially called Spectrum Mobile is similar to Comcast Xfinity Mobile which launched ...


The Power of Cellular Technologies in IoT  IoT For All

Cellular connectivity technologies have been focused on range and bandwidth at the expense of power consumption, meaning that it can send lots of data over.


Mobile services suspended in parts of Karachi ahead of Ashura  DAWN.com

Residents of Karachi are experiencing partial suspension of cellular services on Wednesday, the 8th of Muharram, ahead of Ashura. The cellular services have ...


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