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Cellular provider works out kinks in Nunavik's new 3G network  Nunatsiaq News

Customers in Kuujjuaq say Ice Wireless' new 3G cellular *service* has been spotty. The company says it's still working out issues with the new network. (Photo by ...


Newfoundland towns’ efforts highlight importance, challenge of expanding cell coverage  The Globe and Mail

A committee for the western Newfoundland communities of Mainland and Three Rock Cove worked for years to bring a costly cell tower to the area.


O2 Mobile Network Now Offering Apple Watch Cellular Contracts to UK Customers  MacRumors

O2 has became the latest network carrier in the United Kingdom to offer the cellular version of the Apple Watch Series 4. iPhone users can now order...


New Taoglas Cellular Antennas Include Latest LTE And 5G Bands For Global Deployments  Yahoo Finance

Bandwidth and additional frequencies added as more operators announce new bands to be used for 5G SAN DIEGO , June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Taoglas ...


Illegal Israeli Colonists Try To Stop The Installation Of Cellular Phone Tower– IMEMC News  International Middle East Media Center

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attempted, Sunday, to stop the workers of the Wataniya Palestine Mobile Telecommunication Public Shareholding ...


New cell phone bill to take effect July 1 in Tennessee  WMC

When July 1st hits if you're behind the wheel in Tennessee you cannot grab your phone with any part of your body.


Gov't to Issue Regulation Blocking Illegal Mobile Phones  Jakarta Globe

The regulation will make it mandatory for each phone's unique 15-digit IMEI code to be registered with the authorities.


Emergency Presidential Alerts can be spoofed, researchers warn  Help Net Security

Researchers wanted to check whether attackers could spoof Emergency Presidential Alerts, which are delivered to all capable phones in the United States.


Microsoft scuppers Lumia 950 Windows 10 on ARM cellular capabilities  MSPoweruser

The project to run Windows 10 on ARM on the Lumia 950 XL has made massive progress, the most exciting recently enabling cellular data, phone calls and text ...


The Danger of 5G: 5th Generation Cellular Technology Might Be a Threat to Public Health  Interesting Engineering

5G stands for 5th generation cellular technology, and it's coming your way in 2020. 5G will have an average download speed of about 1GBps (1 gigabyte per ...


Apple iPad with Wi-Fi and cellular gets $80 price cut on Amazon ahead of Prime Day  Digital Trends

Amazon Prime Day is fast approaching on July 15. Now on Amazon ahead of Prime Day, score your 32GB Apple iPad (Wi-Fi + cellular) for just $379, ...


Wilson Electronics Announces Most Powerful Vehicular Cellular Signal Booster on the Market - The Drive Reach  Financial Post

SALT LAKE CITY — Wilson Electronics, the industry leader in cellular boosting technology, today announced the launch of the weBoost Drive Reach, a powerful ...


Samsung Pay: Everything you need to know (FAQ)  CNET

New to Samsung Pay? This is how it works and what you need to start using your phone instead of physical cards.


T-Mobile cellular tower to be built in Painesville  News-Herald.com

Painesville's Planning Commission recently approved the construction of a wireless telecommunications tower on behalf of a local T-Mobile cellular phone ...


Verizon, AT&T expect new generation 5G cellular services to be available by end of 2019, early 2020  cleveland.com

The nation's two largest mobile phone carriers are racing to build 5G networks in Cleveland – with each expecting to launch their *service* around year's end.


Apple increases cellular download limit from 150MB to 200MB  Digital Trends

For the past few years, iOS has barred users from downloading files larger than 150MB, posing an issue for those who want to download large apps on the go.


Satellite industry prepares for WRC-19 on multiple fronts  SpaceNews

This article originally appeared in the May 20, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. Four years ago, when regulators gathered for the World ...


U.S. Cellular wins 690 mmWave 5G licenses, but plans 600MHz launch first  VentureBeat

The fifth-largest U.S. carrier can cover 98% of its customers with high-speed 5G, but still plans to start by offering slower, longer-range 600MHz *service*.


Opinion: AT&T expo highlights 5G promise and perils  TechSpot

Forward-looking: In the right conditions, 5G is fast—really fast. Like 1.8 Gbps download speed fast. To put that into perspective, we're talking 5-10x faster than ...


U.S. explores requiring domestic 5G equipment to be made outside China  Japan Today

U.S. President Donald Trump is looking to require next-generation 5G cellular equipment used in the United States to be designed and manufactured outside ...


For 5G, AT&T and T-Mobile buy $1.8 billion worth of 24GHz spectrum across US  Ars Technica

AT&T and T-Mobile committed to spend nearly $1.8 billion, combined, on high-frequency spectrum for their 5G networks in a Federal Communications ...


5G Arrives in Asia as Operators Invest Billions Rolling out Next Generation Networks, Finds New GSMA Study  Business Wire

Asia's mobile operators are set to invest $370 billion building-out new 5G networks between 2018 and 2025, according to the latest Asia Pacific editio.


Harry Potter Wizards Unite: Compatible Phones & Devices  Heavy.com

Niantic has just released a new game in the style of Pokemon Go, called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. It's a stunningly beautiful game, but will it work with your ...


Rules on lifetime mobile phone numbers to take effect on July 2  GMA News

Starting July 2, 2019, subscribers of mobile telecommunications networks can have their phone numbers processed permanently for life regardless of the ...


First lady's spokeswoman to be White House press secretary  WNWO NBC 24

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trumpannounced Tuesday that her longtime spokesman and confidante will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press ...


Sonim XP3 Review & Rating  PCMag.com

The Sonim XP3 is a terrific rugged flip phone for anyone who doesn't want a smartphone.


Global Cellular M2M Connectivity Services Market 2019 - AT&T Inc., Verizon Communication, China Mobile Ltd, Vodafone Group PLC  Today News Air

Fior Markets offers a latest published report on 2018-2023 Global Cellular M2M Connectivity Services Consumption Market Report, providing key insights and ...


Millicom International Cellular SA (NASDAQ:TIGO) Short Interest Down 33.4% in May  Rockland Register

Millicom International Cellular SA (NASDAQ:TIGO) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest ...


Microsoft Destroys the Dream of a Windows Phone Running Full Windows  Softpedia News

While Microsoft is planning to kill off Windows 10 Mobile once and for all in December, the dream of a Windows phone has so far lived on thanks to skilled ...


American Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Reno-Tahoe International  KRNV My News 4

An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing this morning at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport causing one runway to be closed for a couple of ...


AT&T takes crown in PCMag.com's 2019 mobile speed test  mySA

In what will be last annual survey of the nation's LTE-based mobile networks before the 5G revolution kicks in, PCMag.com is out with its results of testing cellular ...


iOS 13 hands-on review  Digital Trends

iOS 13 is here -- at least, the public beta has landed. You can install it now on a supported iPhone. Check out our iOS 13 hands on as we dive into some of the ...


What you need to know about Australia's 5G network and how it will affect you  9News

Australia is currently in the early stages of the rollout of the 5G network which promises to revolutionise...


Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 now certified for use as secure zone for offline payments, encryption and eSIM  Android Central

Qualcomm's current top-end SoC (system on chip), the Snapdragon 855, has received Common Criteria EAL-4+ certification, making it the first SoC to be ...


2 Young Men Get Struck by Lightning While Playing ‘Mobile Legends’  VICE

Two 18-year-olds died after getting struck by lightning while playing the popular online multiplayer game Mobile Legends. On June 23, cousins Jimboy and ...


Mobile phone users in Pakistan cross 161 million mark  TechJuice

The number of smartphones users is increasing in Pakistan due to the large influx of Chinese smartphones brands in the country. According to the latest ...


Why it's time we left our mobile phones in the car  National Club Golfer

Whether it's the Open or a social knock, we can't seem to stay off our mobile phones. Steve Carroll argues the obsession has now gone too far.


Global Push-to-Talk Over Cellular (PTToC) Market Insights 2019-2024: AT&T, Azetti Networks, Verizon, Motorola Solutions, Kyocera  Industry News USA

The “Push-to-Talk Over Cellular (PTToC) Market” report gives a weighty source to assess the market and other fundamental technicalities identifying with it.


Apple Increases App Download Limit to 200MB Over Cellular Data for iPhone Users  Gadgets 360

Apple has increased the App Store download limit over cellular data from 150MB to 2000MB for iPhone users.


U.S. Cellular Gets Millimeter Wave Spectrum, Eyes 5G Network  Zacks.com

The latest move facilitates U.S. Cellular (USM) to address the growing demand for data services and create new opportunities for innovative services that require ...


OneAV and Cel-Fi partner to solve phone signal problems  HiddenWires

Distributor, OneAV has announced that going forward, it will distribute Cel-Fi, a brand solving dropped calls, poor voice quality and low data throughput c.


The best mobile data network in Bloemfontein – And we stayed at the Hobbit Hotel  MyBroadband

MyBroadband recently tested the mobile network quality in Bloemfontein as part of its countrywide mobile network testing project, with MTN and Vodacom ...


The Best Cell Phone Coverage in Canada  WhistleOut Canada

Article Summary. Canada's best coverage nationally comes from Telus with the best mobile coverage, fastest connectivity and most reliable *service*. Bell and ...


Regional 5G mobile data traffic to grow 7-fold by 2024  Channel Asia Singapore

The total mobile data traffic in Southeast Asia and Oceania will grow seven times from 2.3 exabytes (EB) in 2018 to 16EB by 2024, according to new findings.


Province investing $71M to tackle cellular dead zones across eastern Ontario  Global News

The province is investing $71 million to improve mobile broadband and cellular *service* throughout eastern Ontario. On Friday, in the village of Roseneath in ...


Cubic Intros Cellular, Land Mobile Radio Comms Gateway Module; Mike Barthlow Quoted  GovConWire

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2019 — Cubic's (NYSE: CUB) mission solutions business developed a compact, multifunction gateway module for cellular and ...


Valuation of Land Mobile Radio & Cellular Networks  GlobeNewswire

Voice and Data Quality of *Service* (QOS) & Received Signal Strength.


Cell service is expanding on the TTC. Here's why you may not be able to use it  CBC.ca

Cellular *service* is coming to a big stretch of the subway system, but if you're a customer of the big telecom providers you won't be able to use it because they ...


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 ...


Once-off data bundle prices – MTN vs Vodacom vs Cell C vs Telkom  MyBroadband

President Cyril Ramaphosa recently said at the State of the Nation address that the government will ensure that data costs are cut.


Malibu's Endless Cell Phone Problems  Malibu Magazine

Written by Barbara Burke. Dropped phone calls, signal stalls and totally non-existent cell phone *service* are legendary problems that have infuriated Malibu ...


T-Mobile-Sprint deal clears FCC hurdle: Will you pay more for your cellular plan?  USA TODAY

The pending $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared a major regulatory hurdle when the FCC gave its blessing. Will consumers embrace the union too?


New SureCall Cloud™ And Cellular Modem Allow Best-In-Class Secure Remote Management  Field Technologies Online

SureCall takes signal booster installation, optimization and remote management one giant leap forward with SureCall Cloud™ and Cellular Modem for ...


Canada’s new low-cost cell phone plans? ‘A joke,’ expert says  Global News

New, lower-cost data-only plans proposed by Bell, Rogers and Telus fall short, consumer advocates and industry researchers say.


If Canada Wants to Slash Cell Bills, Here's How One Nation Did It  TheTyee.ca

Feds just told regulators to up cell phone competition. Israel shows what it takes.


The WhistleOut 5G Wireless Guide for Canada (2019)  WhistleOut Canada

Article Summary. As of May 2019, 5G is not available to the general public in Canada. Older 4G networks are being upgraded and tested, and smartphones will ...


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.


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 ...


Siyata Mobile Receives First Purchase Order from Tier 1 US Cellular Carrier for its Uniden® UV350 4G/LTE Vehicle Smartphone  GlobeNewswire

Built specifically for the needs of First Responder and commercial fleet vehicles, the UV350 allows drivers to keep their eyes on the road and hands on the ...


What Is 5G? Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Cellular Network  The New York Times

The transition to new fifth-generation networks, known as 5G, will affect how you use smartphones and many other devices. Let's talk about the essentials.


Best Family Mobile Phone Plans in Canada  WhistleOut Canada

Canadian cell phone plans are expensive, but do enough shopping and you can get a single plan with lots of data, minutes, and a cool phone on a cheap rate.


US Cellular to Launch 5G in the Second Half of 2019  Light Reading

U.S. Cellular - which counts 5 million US mobile customers - is planning to join the 5G game with vendor Ericsson. However, some of the details of U.S. ...


Google’s Pixel 3A is coming to Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint and US Cellular  The Verge

Google announced its new Pixel 3A today and the company said the new phone, as well as the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, will be on sale through T-Mobile, Sprint, ...


How to boost your phone's poor signal strength or slow data connection  CNET

There's nothing more frustrating than trying to use a phone in an area you know has cellular signal or a strong data connection only for it not to work. You know ...


Apple iOS 12.1.2 Has A Serious Cellular Data Problem  Forbes

After a promising start, iOS 12.1.2 is going from bad to worse for iPhone owners and Apple's legally motivated rush to push out the update needs further ...


The Employer's Duty to Preserve Employee Cellular Phone Data  Lexology

With the proliferation and technological advances of cellular phones, the role of these devices in the workplace has evolved at a rapid pace. While…


The best, cheapest cellphone plans in Canada in 2019  Global News

WATCH: Global News dug around for the best data deals from some of Canada's biggest cellphone *service* providers. X. - A A +. For several years now, Global ...


Another cellular provider coming to Cornwall in March  Cornwall Newswatch

CORNWALL – Cell phone users in Cornwall will have another choice for their mobile phone *service*. Shaw Communications' Freedom Mobile will be expanding ...


Apple iOS 12.1.3 Continues iPhone Cellular Data Problems  Forbes

Apple iOS 12.1.3 has a serious problem and you should delay upgrading your iPhone and warn others...


How to conserve mobile data by turning off iTunes and other downloads in iOS  Macworld

If you find you're using unexpected amounts of cellular data with your iPhone or iPad, according to your carrier, you can check Settings > Cellular in iOS to view ...


Your Phone for Android Supports Cellular Data Sync Now  Thurrott.com

The latest update to the Your Phone Companion app for Android has added a much-needed new feature: The ability to sync over cellular data. “Happy to ...


The Collected Cellphones of Paris Hilton (2003–2010)  Interview

Along with the selfie, and many other once-outlandish practices now central to life in 2019, Paris Hilton pioneered the cellphone as permanent accessory.


Telus Coverage Map: How it Compares  WhistleOut Canada

The Telus Mobility network is one of three that covers Canadians across the nation. WhistleOut's guide compares speed, reliability, and coverage with the other ...


How to see your true cellular signal strength with the iPhone Field Test app  Macworld

Signal bars don't tell you as much as you think. If you really want to know the strength of your cell signal, use this hidden app.


5G vs. 5G E vs. 5GHz: What's the Difference?  PCMag

These three similarly named technologies are not the same. 5G is a new cellular standard, 5GHz Wi-Fi is an established home networking system, and "5G E" is ...


Unlimited Data Plans in Canada (Updated with Rogers and Bell)  WhistleOut Canada

Article Summary. Unlimited data plans for your cell phone are available from three carriers; SaskTel, Freedom Mobile, and Chatr. Rogers and Bell have just ...


5G is coming: What can we expect?  CTV News

This year the telecoms industry will begin the transition to new fifth-generation cellular networks -- known as 5G -- which is expected to one day help run ...


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 ...


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 ...


Apple iOS 12.1.2 Is Breaking Some Cellular Data  Forbes

This week Apple rushed out its iOS 12.1.2 update. The move was legally motivated, but it did at least contain a (strangely worded) fix for the serious data bug in ...


Health Concerns May Slow Rollout of Super-Fast 5G Mobile Networks, Analyst Warns  Fortune

As the wireless industry races to install thousands of new cellular sites to create super-fast 5G networks, questions about the impact of the new technology on ...


Best Canadian Cell Phone Plans - June 2019  WhistleOut Canada

UPDATED with new Canada-wide Unlimited Data Plans. Every week we do the work to find the best plans available across Canada. The value of a cell phone ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Google's Cheap Cell Phone Service Now Works with Most Android and iPhone Devices  Interesting Engineering

Project Fi (now Google Fi) could change the game for people frustrated with paying expensive phone bills each month.


Leading Israeli Cellular Carrier, Pelephone, Launches Siyata Mobile's UV350 and UR7  GlobeNewswire

Pelephone Continues to Lead the PTT Market in Israel With The Launch of the Two New Mobile Devices.


Mobile data: Why India has the world's cheapest  BBC News

India's plummeting data prices have hit a new low. In fact, according to a recent BBC report, the country has the cheapest mobile broadband prices in the world.


Best cell phone plans and deals for June 2019  Clark.com

Money expert Clark Howard and his team have reviewed more than 100 cell phone plans to identify the best options. Price, network reliability and customer ...


A new low-latency congestion control for cellular networks  Science Daily

A recent study has proposed a novel technique that can reduce the congestion issues in the network environment.


Time to Reconsider MILLICOM INTERNATIONAL CELLULAR SA SWE (OTCMKTS:MICCF) After Less Short Sellers?  The MAK Daily

The stock of MILLICOM INTERNATIONAL CELLULAR S.A. SWE (OTCMKTS:MICCF) registered a decrease of 4.43% in short interest. MICCF's total short interest ...


5G E Isn’t Real 5G. Here’s What You Need to Know  How-To Geek

AT&T is about to brand much of its existing cellular network as “5G Evolution” or “5G E.” Your phone's “4G” logo may transform to a “5G E” logo after an update, ...


CommAgility Introduces New Cellular Reference Platforms to Accelerate Development of Mobile Devices and Base Stations for 4G, 5G and Private Networks  Business Wire

CommAgility, a Wireless Telecom Group company (NYSE American: WTT), has announced a new reference platform for LTE UEs (mobile devices), enhanced ...


SaskTel provides better cell service in parts of rural Sask. with new towers  Global News

People in certain parts of rural Saskatchewan will benefit from improved cell *service* after SaskTel announced Wednesday the launch of eight new small cell site ...


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.


Decoding 5G: A cheat sheet for next-gen cellular concepts and jargon  VentureBeat

Everything about the next-generation cellular standard 5G is complicated — too complicated for average users, and guaranteed to confuse everyone except ...


Driving while chatting on hands-free cell in Quebec could net $300 fine  Driving

Placing your cellphone in your vehicle's cupholder while using a GPS mapping device, or chatting on the device's hands-free speakerphone, could cost you at ...


Rogers Coverage Map: How it Compares  WhistleOut Canada

Rogers Wireless covers 97% of Canadians, but less than one-third of Canada's geographical area. WhistleOut shows how they reach so many customers, their ...


Our Cellphones Aren’t Safe  New York Times

Security flaws threaten our privacy and bank accounts. So why aren't we fixing them?


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