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Tag: wireless

The US$84 billion dilemma vexing India’s three Telecom tycoons

India seeks to raise US$84 billion this year from a sale of airwaves – most of it for the new technology tipped to revolutionise connectivity.

5G presents security challenge for telcos

5G will deliver not just faster phone and computer data but also help connect up cars, appliances, cargo and crop equipment.

Intel aims to push beyond phones with 5G infrastructure deals

Intel got into the wireless data business with its acquisition of German modem maker Infineon in 2011.

European telecoms’ dilemma: Huawei or the highway?

While most European governments are trying to make up their minds, mobile operators must make their own choice.

Reminder: Your smartphone is likely tracking your location

Most apps now use location tracking, and not just for obvious purposes like maps and transport.

United States falling behind China in race to 5G wireless

In just three months of 2017, Chinese cell phone tower companies and carriers added more sites than the US had done in the previous three years.

Why Apple’s AirPower wireless charger is taking so long to make

The company's engineers have been toiling away to overcome several challenges, including ensuring the charger doesn’t overheat.

Singaporean guilty of sophisticated exam cheating plot

A Singaporean private tutor has been convicted over an elaborate scheme to help Chinese secondary school students cheat in an exam using mobile phones and wireless devices, prosecutors said Tuesday.

STUDY: In race for 5G, China leads South Korea, US

China is slightly ahead of South Korea and the United States in the race to develop fifth generation wireless networks, or 5G, a US study showed Monday.

US agency proposes nearly US$1 billion to revamp Puerto Rico, Virgin...

Wireless and broadband communications networks in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands suffered heavy damage due to hurricanes last year.