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Ericsson forecasts 4.5 billion smartphone subscriptions and 60% LTE coverage worldwide by 2018

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Telecommunications company Ericsson has released its latest mobility report which predicts that in the next five years, the number of smartphones subscriptions in the world is expected to reach 4.5 billion, with 60 percent of the world’s population covered by LTE. Other findings show that with the proliferation of better network...
Ericsson forecasts 4.5 billion smartphone subscriptions and 60% LTE coverage worldwide by 2018

Buffalo beats others to the 802.11ac WiFi punch, ships 1.3Gbps router and bridge

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As intrigued as we were by the Netgear R6300's high-bandwidth chops, it won't be the one to claim the early 802.11ac WiFi crown with a shipping product. That distinction is instead going to a Buffalo AirStation router and a matching bridge, both of which should be on shelves now....
Buffalo beats others to the 802.11ac WiFi punch, ships 1.3Gbps router and bridge

T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

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While T-Mobile is more than a bit late to the LTE game, the company confirmed on Monday that their new network would be launching by the end of the month. Where it would launch, however, was kept under wraps. That’s the idea, at least. Thanks to some data mined out...
T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

Rogers LG Optimus 3D Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread update will be out tomorrow

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The long awaited Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for Rogers’ LG Optimus 3D is finally due to arrive tomorrow. It will become available to download on LG’s Canadian support site (so we’re assuming it won’t come over-the-air directly to your phone, rather requiring a computer to perform the installation). New customers...
Rogers LG Optimus 3D Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread update will be out tomorrow

An Amazon cloud rival lets users spec out their own servers

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Amazon's omnipresent cloud computing service has a new rival with an interesting take on how to provide virtual servers. Instead of offering several types of pre-defined instances—each with a certain amount of memory, storage, and CPU power—an infrastructure-as-a-service company called ProfitBricks lets customers spec out their own virtual machines. A...
An Amazon cloud rival lets users spec out their own servers

Mobile advertising triples to record levels

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UK mobile advertising grew 148% year-on-year in 2012 to £526m, up from £203m in 2011, as total digital ad spend hit £5bnThe growing popularity of smartphones and tablets and a huge rise in the use of apps caused mobile advertising in 2012 to almost triple to over £500m, as total...
Mobile advertising triples to record levels
Increasing wireless network speed by 1000%, by replacing packets with algebra

What Sets The Google Cloud Platform Apart From The Rest

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There is a misperception about the new Google Cloud Platform that the company put into general availability last week at Google I/O. It’s not a brand new platform. It’s what Google has used for years. It is Google’s foundation. It is what makes Google, Google. And now it’s open for...
What Sets The Google Cloud Platform Apart From The Rest

Cisco in the Core: Preparing for the Next Generation Internet

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Today, Cisco announced the CSR-3 product a game-changing system to managing the network core. But for CEO John Chambers, the news is about market transition forces and being ready for the next generation of the Internet. Cisco's said its goal with the product was to lay the foundation of the...
Cisco in the Core: Preparing for the Next Generation Internet

NTT Docomo sets 10Gbps mobile network speed record

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Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, in association with Japan's largest mobile operator, NTT Docomo, have successfully transmitted data at 10 gigabits per second from a mobile device to a base station, in a real-world outdoor environment. This is about 2000 times faster than the 5-megabits-per-second upload speed that...
NTT Docomo sets 10Gbps mobile network speed record
Three Men Arrested For Attempting To Cut Undersea Internet Cable In Egypt

The fastest (and slowest) wireless networks in Seattle

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Are you looking to switch wireless carriers? Well, before you make the jump it might be worthwhile to spend some time with a new report released today by Root Metrics, which analyzes the performance of the four big carriers in Seattle. The results of the survey — compiled after some...
The fastest (and slowest) wireless networks in Seattle
Review: Netgear Centria WNDR4700 - When a Time Capsule won't cut it

Verizon begins filling the gaps in its LTE network

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Verizon Wireless plans to launch 27 new LTE markets on Thursday and has been expanding its mobile broadband footprint in cities where it already offers 4G services. All of that activity won’t amount to much when it comes to new people covered – roughly 9 million people over the 200...
Verizon begins filling the gaps in its LTE network
Low-latency networks aren’t just for Wall Street anymore

New wireless network speed record: 40Gbps over 1km, using extremely high frequency 240GHz

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany have successfully transmitted 40 gigabits per second over a one-kilometer (0.62 miles) wireless link. The technology, dubbed Millilink, is the same speed as the fastest commercial fiber optic links, and could represent a major breakthrough for carrier backbones,...
New wireless network speed record: 40Gbps over 1km, using extremely high frequency 240GHz

Bitcoin Network Speed 8 Times Faster than Top 500 Supercomputers Combined

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The bitcoin network hashrate estimate on bitcoinwatch.com passed 1 exaFLOPS (1,000 petaFLOPS) this week – over 8 times the combined speed of the top 500 supercomputers. Experts will be quick to point out that this estimate is flawed, since no FLOPS are actually used in bitcoin mining. FLOPS stands for...
Bitcoin Network Speed 8 Times Faster than Top 500 Supercomputers Combined
MetroPCS Finally Gets Shareholder Blessing For T-Mobile USA Merger
Which iPhone carrier has the fastest network in your area? AT&T, Verizon, & Sprint get accurate comparison by city

O2 kicks out Ericsson after network failure

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Mobile operator blames second outage in four months on faults with recently installed centralised user databaseAfter being hit by a second network outage in four months, O2 has pointed the finger at Ericsson and is to spend £10m decommissioning equipment installed by the Swedish company.The mobile operator was forced to...
O2 kicks out Ericsson after network failure
T-Mobile to show off its iPhone compatible1900MHz 3G Network at WWDC next week?

Clearwire: New mobile network could reach speeds of 168 Mbps

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The big wireless carriers are all talking about the importance of network speed, with T-Mobile even rolling out a motorcycle-riding Carly to prove its point. But does Clearwire have the chance to blow past its much bigger rivals? That’s the word from CTO John Saw who recently told GigaOm that...
Clearwire: New mobile network could reach speeds of 168 Mbps

For Apple iPhone 4S Owners, 4G The Easy Way

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Congratulations, iPhone 4S owners. Your data service is now 4G. At least, if you use AT&T, it’s now called 4G. The “upgrade” is courtesy of Apple’s new iOS 5.1 software update, which in addition to fixing a number of bugs lets AT&T rebrand what it had been calling 3G service...
For Apple iPhone 4S Owners, 4G The Easy Way
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