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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?


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Valuation of Land Mobile Radio & Cellular Networks  GlobeNewswire

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


Scott announces $71 million to improve broadband access, cell coverage  Lindsay Advocate

The Ontario government is investing $71 million to improve mobile broadband and reliable cellular coverage across eastern Ontario, through the Eastern ...


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 ...


T-Mobile says it will match the special discounts making you reluctant to leave its rivals  USA TODAY

T-Mobile is about to offer a *fresh* sweetener for prospective customers reluctant to leave AT&T, Verizon or Sprint because they are grandfathered into a corporate ...


Verizon's Pixel exclusivity is over: Pixel 3A is coming to T-Mobile, Sprint, 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, ...


With a black SIM, first responders' calls go ahead of yours  CNET

First responder calls and data can now move yours out of the way thanks to lessons from 9/11.


Wilson Electronics Introduces Enhanced Cellular Signal Amplifier Providing the Highest Uplink and Downlink Power in its Price Range  Financial Post

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Wilson Electronics, the industry leader in cellular amplifier technology, today announced the availability of the WilsonPro Pro 1100, which ...


Huawei’s European Customers Are Put on Hold by U.S. Ban  The New York Times

LONDON — Europe has been one of Huawei's biggest success stories. Now it is on the front line of the trade and technology war between China and the United ...


Siyata Mobile Reports $3.04M in Q1 2019 TSX Venture Exchange:SIM  GlobeNewswire

MONTRÉAL, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Siyata Mobile Inc. (the "Company" or "Siyata") (TSX-V:SIM / OTCQX:SYATF) announces that it has filed its ...


The case against Huawei, explained  The Verge

ARM has announced it will cutting ties with Huawei, on the heels of similar breaks from Google and Microsoft, a huge problem for China's biggest phone ...


AT&T CEO Believes 5G Phone Plans Could Be Tiered and Priced on Data Speed  MacRumors

The next couple of years will see the rollout of 5G cellular phone networks from companies like Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, and it sounds like 5G ...


The 5G rollout has cell tower stocks in 'raging bull market mode': Cramer  CNBC

"Once you build a tower, you can just add another antenna to it when you pick up a new client, so the margins are terrific," he says.


Mobile carrier AT&T will now accept payments in crypto  The Block Crypto

Cryptocurrency is taking another step towards the mainstream as mobile carrier AT&T announced it would accept payments in crypto today, according to a ...


Province making major investment in improving mobile broadband  renfrewtoday.ca

The government of Ontario has announced some major new funding towards improving mobile broadband and curing cellular dead zones in eastern Ontario.


Push-To-Talk over Cellular Market size and analysis by leading manufacturers with its application and types 2018-2025 – Week Day  Weekday Times

As per the new published report by Trends market research (TMR) Push to talk over cellular (PoC) is a wireless two-way cellular communication allowing instant ...


5G to Speed Digital Transformation of Banks and Credit Unions  The Financial Brand

Subscribe Now Get The Financial Brand Newsletter for FREE - Sign Up Now Yes, faster cellular *service* is part of the appeal, but that's just starters for banking ...


CardLogix launches tablet for mobile multi-modal biometric verification and enrollment  Biometric Update

CardLogix Corporation has launched a tablet for instant identity verification through multiple biometric modalities and high-security smart card technology.


Sales of Cellular Vehicle To Everything Market to Increase from Top End-use Industries During the Forecast Period  New Daily Herald

This report on Cellular Vehicle To Everything Market published by Persistence Market Research covers valuable insights based on market valuation, market size ...


Trio team up for secure IoT cellular connectivity  Electronics Weekly

Arrow Electronics, Infineon and Arkessa have joined forces to provide connected devices for the IoT, based on the GSMA's eSIM specification for secure comm.


Notorious one-ring scam targets many on Pakistan cellular networks  Geo News

KARACHI: Citizens in Pakistan warned each other on social networking platforms and messaging apps after a notorious 'on-ring' resurfaced in the country last ...


The drive to make 5G a reality has led to a surge in demand for tower climbers  CNBC

Today, Ericsson is putting the infrastructure in place that is needed to make 5G a reality, and tower climbers like Jordan Robinson are in high demand to lay the ...


No objections to proposed cellular antennae  Salmon Arm Observer

Salmon Arm council members expressed their appreciation for receiving notification from Rogers of cellular antennae to be erected on a building on Alexander ...


Senate panel alarmed over giving data access to ‘spy’ firm  DAWN.com

ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary body on Thursday expressed its concern over the access to data being given to a US firm linked with global cyber surveillance.


Global Cellular Machine To Machine (M2M) Market 2019 – AT&T Inc., Verizon Communication, China Mobile Ltd, Vodafone Group PLC  Industry News Focus

The latest global Cellular Machine To Machine (M2M) market research report presents a detailed review of the market in the estimated period. It also evaluates ...


Facebook sharing personal data with carriers; face-recognition opt-out limited  9to5Mac

Facebook really doesn't seem to have gotten the message on privacy. A new report reveals Facebook sharing sensitive personal data with mobile carriers ...


Your Phone app for Windows 10 updated with new icon and MMS support  Windows Central

A *fresh* Your Phone update is now available for Insiders on Windows 10. The update adds the ability to send MMS messages with pictures and GIFs from your ...


Can 5G Handle Next-Gen Data?  Electronic Design

Combining the right analog/digital components could solve the high signal loss problem to meet future 5G data needs.


UK, Japan cellular operators droop Huawei 5G cellphone launches  Infosurhoy

LONDON — British and Japanese mobile phone companies said Wednesday they're putting on hold plans to sell new devices from Huawei, in the latest fallout ...


Riot Video games and Tencent are growing League of Legends for cellular units  Infosurhoy

League of Legends has risen to become a major force in PC gaming since it luanched way back in 2009. Now, the wildly popular MOBA (multiplayer online ...


Push-to-Talk Over Cellular (PTToC) Market Research Reports 2019 | Global Industry Size, In-Depth Qualitative Insights, Explosive Growth Opportunity, Regional Analysis  Saginaw Daily

Push-to-Talk Over Cellular (PTToC) Market report would come handy to understand the competitors in the market and give an insight into sales, volumes, ...


Study: Video ads see 7.5X higher CTR than display  Mobile Marketer

The average click-through rates (CTR) of video ads in mobile apps are 7.5 times higher than for display ads, per a study that ad platform Smaato and app ...


Facebook again messing with users privacy by sharing sensitive personal data with mobile carriers  Digital Information World

Facebook is sharing your sensitive data with your cellphone companies. The tech giant, Facebook still doesn't care about the user's privacy as the reportedly ...


Mobile subscriptions exceed population  The Malaysian Reserve

Malaysia's mobile telecommunication growth is expected to hit a brick wall soon where there are more cellular phone subscriptions than its population.


The Global M2M/IoT Communications Market 2018-2019 & Forecast to 2023 - Cellular IoT Subscribers to Grow at a CAGR of 49.4% to Reach 9 Billion  Yahoo Finance

Dublin, May 23, 2019 -- The "The Global M2M/IoT Communications Market - 4th Edition" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


WIS EXCLUSIVE: SCDC raid at Broad River Correctional nets banned weapons, drugs and cell phones  WIS10

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - For the South Carolina Department of Corrections, the fight against contraband inside South Carolina prisons is a constant effort.


Qualcomm is a monopoly and must renegotiate deals, judge rules  CNET

Qualcomm illegally hurt competitors in the wireless chip market and used its dominant position to force unnecessary licensing fees on handset makers like Apple ...


Feds follow right course on merger of T-Mobile, Sprint (Editorial)  MassLive.com

Though changes the two companies had made to their plans had been sufficient to win over a majority of members on the FCC, regulators at the Justice ...


Sprint launching 5G phone and hotspot, with 5G service by month’s end  Houston Chronicle

Sprint will begin selling a smartphone and mobile hotspot later this month that will work with its next-generation, 5G cellular data *service*, which is expected to be ...


Worldwide Connected Vehicle Shipments Forecast to Reach 76 Million Units by 2023, According to IDC  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.


Incredible Growth of Geriatric Cellular Phone Market 2019 Growing with Major Eminent Key Players Alcatel-Lucent SA, Consumer Cellular, GreatCall, etc.  Market Research Updates

In mobile devices, speech and voice recognition is the conversion of spoken words into text. It is known as Automatic speech recognition (ASR), Computer ...


A year after outcry, carriers are finally stopping sale of location data, letters to FCC show  TechCrunch

Reports emerged a year ago that all the major cellular carriers in the U.S. were selling location data to third-party companies, which in turn sold them to pretty ...


CommAgility introduces cellular reference platforms  New Electronics

CommAgility has announced a new reference platform for LTE UEs (mobile devices), enhanced its existing LTE eNodeB (base station) reference platform, and ...


SC restores taxes on cellular top-up  Pakistan Today

–CJP says apex court will not intervene in public revenue and tax collection propositions. ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday ordered ...


Virgin Cellular to compensate disgruntled prospects  Infosurhoy

Virgin Mobile will compensate its customers after a widespread outage yesterday left thousands unable to use its services. Users were left unable to make ...


MTN, Cell C lag Vodacom in customer satisfaction  TechCentral

Vodacom, MTN and Cell C have all shown a decline in customer satisfaction scores in the past year, though MTN and Cell C lag their bigger rival, according to ...


South Africa’s biggest ever mobile network testing project launched  MyBroadband

MyBroadband has launched the biggest mobile testing project ever in South Africa – here are the details.


Visiting Yellowstone National Park this summer? Keep this in mind.  East Idaho News

The following is a news release from Yellowstone National Park. MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyoming — If you plan to travel to Yellowstone National Park this ...


5G cellular is on the way  Land Line Magazine

Here comes 5G, the much hyped fifth generation of wireless cellular technology. Its high speeds will make amazing things possible. The highly advanced ...


The most satisfied mobile customers: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C  BusinessTech

Consulta's latest South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) for mobile operators shows a major drop in satisfied customers among all operators.


Industry news: Siyata Mobile, May 2, 2019  Rugged PC Review

Siyata Mobile launches UR7 rugged clamshell handset and CP250 in-vehicle device with partner Communications Company Ltd.


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 ...


Top Trends in Push-To-Talk over Cellular Market 2018 – 2025 | Growth Factors and Industry Players – Week Day  Weekday Times

“As per the new published report by Trends market research (TMR) Push to talk over cellular (PoC) is a wireless two-way cellular communication allowing instant ...


I switched to Google's new $400 phone, and I'm never going back to $1,000-plus smartphones  Business Insider

Google's latest smartphone is just $400, and it's marketed as a "budget" device. But the phone is actually Google's best in years.


U Mobile partners Nokia to expand 4G services, launch 5G live network trial  The Edge Markets MY

U Mobile will expand the delivery of mobile data services across Malaysia through the deployment of a Nokia single radio access network (RAN) as well as ...


No Road Construction Delays for Memorial Day Travelers  Williamson Source

Motorists won't be delayed by road construction as they travel Tennessee's highways this Memorial Day weekend.


InterDigital Inc. (IDCC)'s Financial Results Comparing With United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)  The EN Herald

InterDigital Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC) and United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) are two firms in the Wireless Communications that compete against each ...


Tait completes TfL bus digital radio project  Land Mobile magazine

Tait Communications has completed its work to upgrade Transport for London's (TfL) surface fleet of 9200 red buses (which run over more than 650 contracted ...


Vapor and Crown Link the Cellular Edge to AWS Cloud Onramps  Data Center Knowledge

Customers of Vapor IO's first live set of data centers for cell tower-connected edge computing, located in Chicago, can now connect their infrastructure to private ...


China, Thailand, EU Stand With Japan Over Import Duty Dispute Against India  BloombergQuint

The European Union, China, and Thailand have expressed interest to join consultations in a case filed by Japan at the World Trade Organization against India's ...


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.


Small Cell Award 2019 Winners Announced  RealWire

Awards Ceremony Concludes Successful Opening Day of New-Look SCF EventLondon, UK – Thursday 23rd May 2019 SCF (Small Cell Forum) has announced ...


PUBG Cellular Season 7 Launch Date CONFIRMED: Obtain begin time and Royale Move Leaked  Infosurhoy

In a follow-up tweet, the PUBG Mobile Twitter account confirmed a release time for players who are looking to jump into the new season. “The previous tweet ...


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.


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.


PTA Now Made Mobile Registration Service Available at CMOs’ Franchises Nationwide  PhoneWorld Magazine

In order to facilitate consumers wanting to register their mobile devices' IMEI, PTA through CMOs has made mobile registration *service* available at CMOs' ...


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 ...


Apple iOS 12.1.2 Has A Serious Cellular Data Problem  Forbes

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


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.


Abode iota All-In-One Security Kit - Review 2019  PCMag AU

The Abode iota is an easy-to-install all-in-one security system loaded with features including a 1080p camera, a motion sensor, multiple wireless radios, ...


TDOT will suspend construction lane closures for Memorial Day starting Friday  Spring Hill Home Page

ABOVE: The TDOT SmartWay system shows current traffic backups and, under the feature menu, offers connections to traffic cameras, Waze reports and more.


Pakistan's mobile phone imports declined during last 10 months  TechJuice

Mobile phone imports in Pakistan has witnessed a decline of 6.86% in the first 10 months (July-April) of 2018 to 2019. These figures were revealed...


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. ...


You can lose your smartphone insurance by changing your number  MyBroadband

The Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance (OSTI) has warned that South Africans could find their mobile phone insurance claim rejected if they have changed ...


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 ...


This Vintage Phone Goes Cellular  Hackaday

Way back in the good old days, life ran at a slower pace. It took us almost a decade to get to the moon, and dialling the phone was a lazy affair which required ...


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 ...


FNB Connect cuts price for Lifestyle Top Up package  MyBroadband

FNB Connect has dropped the price of its Lifestyle Top Up Medium package from R139 to R99 per month, offering customers a monthly saving of R40.


Jamdung app a play on culture and charades - Creator say games night will never be the same again  Jamaica Gleaner

Whether you choose to pass or play, there is no escaping the fact that as technology advances, many of the popular means of entertainment will soon cease to ...


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.


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…


Best Canadian Cell Phone Plans - May 2019  WhistleOut Canada

Every week 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 ...


Drop in mobile subscriber numbers in March not worrisome: COAI  ETTelecom.com

Industry body COAI said Wednesday that not too much should be read into the drop in mobile subscriber numbers for March, as the reduced numbers are a ..


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.


Our Cellphones Aren’t Safe  The New York Times

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


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 ...


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...


Instagram Is Way More Data Thirsty Than You Realise  Gizmodo Australia

When you're thinking of apps that slurp up your data allowance, the likes of Netflix, YouTube, and Stan probably come to mind. After all, video is pretty ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


App Over 150 MB? Here's How to Download It Using Cellular Data on Your iPhone  WonderHowTo

These days, cellular connections can be just as fast — if not faster — than traditional internet providers. That, coupled with the prevalence of unlimited data plans ...


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 ...


Unlimited Data Plans With No Contract in Canada  WhistleOut Canada

At the moment there are three mobile carriers that offer unlimited data. All three throttle your bandwidth after you hit a monthly data cap. You'll still be able to ...


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 ...


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