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Wish lists for wireless providers

For all its promise, wireless technology still faces a long list of challenges, from competing standards to urban roadblocks.

For all its promise, wireless technology still faces a long list of challenges, from competing standards to urban roadblocks.

Bluetooth, UWB groups mesh efforts

Companies supporting the wireless networking technologies will work together to increase transfer speeds and diversity of products.
May 4, 2004

You're ice cold at a hot spot: 7 reasons why

The distance between your laptop and the Net is longer than you might have imagined. How can things go wrong? Let us count the ways.
The New York Times
May 4, 2005

India's Dishnet pushes for nationwide Wi-Fi

Company seeks to be country's largest Wi-Fi provider, with a rollout of 6,000 hot spots in 38 Indian cities due in two years.
May 4, 2005

Local officials sound off on municipal wireless

Representatives from cities across the country gather in Philadelphia to discuss plans for deploying broadband wireless networks.
May 4, 2005

Security is a JiWire act

Wi-Fi software provider unveils its first premium service: a secure connection in porous public hot spots.
May 4, 2005

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Cities brace for broadband war

special coverage Across the U.S., cities are planning broadband networks. But they face fierce resistance from Bells and cable operators.
May 2, 2005

FAQ: Wi-Fi alphabet soup

Untangling wireless network confusion, from compatibility to speed to 802.11a and MIMO.
April 14, 2005