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wi-fi offload

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Bipartisan Wi-Fi bill in Senate could up speeds, ease congestion

Bill from Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Marco Rubio would call on FCC to free additional 5GHz wireless spectrum for Wi-Fi use.

By June 20, 2014

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Broadcom aims to double Wi-Fi speeds with new 802.11ac chip

The mobile chipmaker expects to be moving to double-antenna 2x2 MIMO technology for mobile phones. Also: a new GPS chip for wearable devices.

By February 24, 2014

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Sprint adds Wi-Fi calling to improve voice coverage

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.

By February 21, 2014

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New roaming standards to fuel growth in carrier Wi-Fi

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.

By November 20, 2013

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Get an HP Pocket Playlist for $19.99

Could you use an extra 32GB of media storage for your phone or tablet? This handy gizmo slings over Wi-Fi.

By October 22, 2014

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Ending the headaches of Wi-Fi

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.

By May 28, 2013

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Mobile phone data usage ripe for Wi-Fi offload

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.

By September 28, 2011

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These are the 8 Android and Windows Phone features we want on the iPhone 6

Apple doesn't hold the patent on good ideas. These hardware and software goodies from other phones would make Apple's next iPhone even better.

By August 29, 2014

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Smaller wireless carriers extend networks via Boingo Wi-Fi

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.

By September 26, 2012

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How to solve four common problems with your new smartphone

Whether you're new to the wonderful world of smartphones or you just bought yourself a newer model, these tips should help.

By February 13, 2014