Bill from Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Marco Rubio would call on FCC to free additional 5GHz wireless spectrum for Wi-Fi use.
The mobile chipmaker expects to be moving to double-antenna 2x2 MIMO technology for mobile phones. Also: a new GPS chip for wearable devices.
Sprint's new service lets subscribers use Wi-Fi hot spots to make phone calls and send text messages. The move should help improve coverage for Sprint customers, especially indoors.
Major mobile operators plan on turning to Wi-Fi to add more than a fifth of additional data capacity to their networks in 2013 and 2014, according to study. And new standards make it even easier for subscribers to access these networks.
Deutsche Telekom study finds that the vast majority of mobile device data usage is from work or home, meaning Wi-Fi can help relieve congestion.
New standards will soon make getting from a carrier's 3G or 4G network onto a Wi-Fi network a seamless and easy process. But carriers large and small still have to get comfortable with that.
Non-Verizon, non-AT&T wireless carriers are turning to Wi-Fi network provider Boingo to help offload data traffic and to extend their wireless networks.
Wireless subscribers are paying more for mobile data and getting less. In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice on getting bang for your buck when it comes to smartphone service.
Smith Micro Software rolls out a product to make it easier for iOS users to seamlessly connect to Wi-Fi and relieve congested 3G and 4G networks -- so you can Facetime without killing your data limit.
A new standard will make it easy and seamless to sign on to Wi-Fi hotspots. But would you be willing to pay extra for it?