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    1. Unlicensed LTE: good luck with that

      Explore telecomasia.net (Apr 21 2014)

      Unlicensed LTE (uLTE) has been put under the spotlight since it was proposed by Qualcomm in November 2013. The uLTE solution uses the radio carrier aggregation of LTE-Advanced to allow licensed radio spectrum technologies to aggregate carriers that operate in unlicensed bands.

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    2. TWC Beefs Up NYC WiFi

      Explore Cable Television News (Apr 21 2014)

      Time Warner Cable said Monday that its WiFi footprint in New York City now spans more than 10,000 hotspots, an announcement that comes about ten months after the MSO said it was accerlating its buildout in the market. TWC, which had about 1,700 WiFi ...

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    3. Sprint MVNO Scratch Wireless crafting Wi-Fi-centric service for cable operators

      Explore fiercewireless.com (Apr 21 2014)

      Sprint MVNO Scratch Wireless crafting Wi-Fi-centric service for cable operators

      Sprint (NYSE: S) MVNO Scratch Wireless is developing a version of its Wi-Fi -centric service specifically for cable operators that want to leverage Wi-Fi so they can compete against cellular carriers. Scratch co-founder and CEO Alan Berrey revealed ...

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    4. Tech industry pushing FCC for more Wi-Fi airwaves for unlicensed use

      Explore The Hill (Apr 21 2014)

      Tech industry pushing FCC for more Wi-Fi airwaves for unlicensed use

      The tech industry is pressuring the Obama administration to set aside more free, unlicensed airwaves that help fuel Wi-Fi networks, a demand that will create tension as the government tries to also boost revenue-producing licensed airwaves. Next year ...

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    5. Kohl's now offering free Wi-Fi for customers - The Birmingham News

      Explore Alabama Blogs and Bloggers (Apr 18 2014)

      Kohl's now offering free Wi-Fi for customers - The Birmingham News

      ... can't get signal inside a Kohl's? Not anymore they are offering free Wi-Fi now. Check your location for signs on the door or ask customer service. You could also just access the web with your Wi-Fi browsing tool activated. I love when stores offer free Wi-Fi .

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    6. Ready to connect home while abroad? Don't count on finding WiFi.

      Explore Washington Post (Apr 17 2014)

      Ready to connect home while abroad? Don't count on finding WiFi.

      It has been one of the most unquestioned pieces of travel advice since the first WiFi hotspot flickered to life in an unnamed hotel more than a decade ago: If you want to stay connected while you're on vacation, you can save a bundle by skipping a pricey ...

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    7. Free Wi-Fi at airports requested by officials

      Explore am New York (Apr 16 2014)

      Free Wi-Fi at airports requested by officials

      A group of city officials are pressing local airports' Wi-Fi provider to drop fees for its service. In a letter sent to Boingo Wireless Wednesday , the officials complain that free Wi-Fi is offered at every major airport outside the U.S., while the three New York City-area airports are among the five largest facilities in the country that still charge for the service.

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    8. Time Warner announces massive Hotspot 2.0 deployment

      Explore fiercewireless.com (Apr 16 2014)

      Time Warner announces massive Hotspot 2.0 deployment

      Time Warner Cable confirmed its rollout out of "TWCWiFi-Passpoint," a national Wi-Fi network that includes Hotspot 2.0 technology on most of its public access points as well as upgraded encryption.

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    9. Time Warner bets big on easy and secure Wi-Fi, rolling out Hotspot 2.0 across its network

      Explore GigaOM (Apr 16 2014)

      Time Warner bets big on easy and secure Wi-Fi, rolling out Hotspot 2.0 across its network

      Time Warner Cable has turned on the Hotspot 2.0 capabilities across its public Wi-Fi network, letting customers with newer smartphones or tablets connect to its 33,000-node wireless network without entering passwords or dealing with login screens. Time Warner VP of Wireless Products Rob Cerbone confirmed to Gigaom that it has upgraded the majority network with Hotspot 2.0 software, and its broadband customers have been connecting to it since the end of March.

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    10. AT&T Strikes a Whopper WiFi Deal at BK

      Explore lightreading.com (Apr 16 2014)

      Burger and fries with WiFi on the side (no gherkin).

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    11. Joburg to Get 1 000 Wi-Fi Hotspots

      Explore allAfrica.com (Apr 16 2014)

      The City of Johannesburg plans to install 1 000 wi-fi hotspots throughout the city by 2016, executive mayor Parks Tau said on Monday. The city had spent R1-billion on the broadband network and was now working on access points for the citizens to enjoy the ...

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    12. BT to provide free wi-fi in Glasgow

      Explore Herald Scotland (Apr 16 2014)

      BT is installing between 50-80 wireless access points installed around high footfall areas and transport hubs around the city centre and parts of the East End to provide free public wi-fi internet access being available in the city's streets and public spaces.

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    13. Survey reveals customer expectations of wireless connectivity at meetings and

      Explore TravelDailyNews International (Apr 15 2014)

      Survey reveals customer expectations of wireless connectivity at meetings and

      EASTON, PA – PHG Research, a division of Pompan Hospitality Global, Inc, just released a survey that found that 87.5 percent of respondents make WiFi available in all public spaces of their properties, while 70.8 percent make WiFi available in all guest ...

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    14. AT&T's Das and Wi-Fi network traffic for Final Four hits multiple Terabit levels

      Explore Mobile Sports Report (Apr 14 2014)

      AT&T's Das and Wi-Fi network traffic for Final Four hits multiple Terabit levels

      AT&T Stadium Want to host a big sporting event? You better have a big network. Down in Texas, where everything's big, AT&T had to go as large as possible to keep fans at the recent Final Four connected. According to AT&T, traffic on its cellular and Wi-Fi ...

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    15. Airlines Race to Make In-Flight Wi-Fi Widespread

      Explore The Fiscal Times (Apr 14 2014)

      Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the systems. With satellite-based Wi-Fi , Internet speeds on jetliners are getting lightning fast. And airlines are finding that travelers expect ...

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    16. ANDSF Helps Enable an “Always Best Connected” Experience

      Explore Devicescape (Apr 11 2014)

      ANDSF Helps Enable an “Always Best Connected” Experience

      ANDSF (The Access network discovery and selection function) has been around for a while now—ever since 3GPP Release 8. ANDSF allows a mobile network operator to define policies on how “non-3GPP” networks are accessed. (In reality, non-3GPP means Wi-Fi.) It defines three groups of information that can be sent to a handset:

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    17. Confirmed: Hotspot 2.0 is on Comcast's roadmap for its Xfinity Wi-Fi network

      Explore fiercewireless.com (Apr 11 2014)

      Confirmed: Hotspot 2.0 is on Comcast's roadmap for its Xfinity Wi-Fi network

      Comcast is planning to add Hotspot 2.0 technology to its growing, Xfinity-branded public Wi-Fi network, further evidence that the cable operator plans to leverage Wi-Fi as a way to sell service to smartphone and tablet customers--and thereby potentially cutting into a business currently dominated by wireless carriers like AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless.

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    18. Analysts: Sprint/T-Mobile must merge or one will fail

      Explore fiercewireless.com (Apr 11 2014)

      Analysts: Sprint/T-Mobile must merge or one will fail

      According to a new, detailed analysis from New Street Research, Sprint and T-Mobile US need to merge in order to effectively compete against AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless, because one of the companies will ultimately fail if they are not able to merge. However, New Street Research said that, if Sprint and T-Mobile attempted a merger today, regulators at the FCC and Department of Justice would move to prevent the transaction.

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    19. Shaw lobbying feds to free up spectrum for Wi-Fi

      Explore calgaryherald.com (Apr 10 2014)

      Shaw lobbying feds to free up spectrum for Wi-Fi

      Shaw Communications is lobbying the federal government to follow the lead of the U.S. and free up more spectrum for Wi-Fi use. The Calgary-based company has already met with representatives of Industry Canada on the issue, president Peter Bissonnette told analysts Thursday in a conference call. Bissonnette said Shaw is hopeful Canada will follow in the footsteps of the U.S. Federal ...

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    20. ‘Wicked WiFi’ goes live in Boston - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com

      Explore Boston.com (Apr 10 2014)

      ‘Wicked WiFi’ goes live in Boston - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com

      ‘Wicked WiFi’ goes live in Boston

      In this Aug. 27, 2012 photo, the Apple iPhone 4s, left, is displayed next to the Samsung Galaxy S III at a store in San Francisco. Apple already has won nearly $1 billion in judgments against Samsung over patent infringements involving older-model devices. Now Apple is alleging Samsung’s newest devices, such as its Galaxy S III, also copied Apple technology. Jury selection for the case begins Monday, March 31, 2014.

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