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Texas Instruments, Qualcomm to power small cells for better business networking

Texas Instruments and Qualcomm are working on products that will power small mobile base stations, also known as small cells, and help improve indoor coverage and speeds for enterprises.

New Qualcomm Snapdragon processor opens door for cheaper LTE smartphones

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Qualcomm has announced a new processor and modem combination that will open the door for cheaper LTE smartphones.

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LTE and smartphones drive mobile traffic, says Ericsson

The spread of smartphones, powered by fast 3G and LTE networks used to watch ever more video content, are pushing up the volume of mobile data traffic. The challenge for operators will be to turn that into more revenue, as users prefer Wi-Fi networks, an analyst said.

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Infographic: What you need to know about LTE wireless

A new wireless buzzword is showing up on store shelves, TV ads, and billboards: LTE, or Long-Term Evolution. Our collection of facts about this next generation of wireless tech will keep you ahead of the curve.

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EU investigation could affect business from China's 4G deployment

The European Union may be trying to protect its telecom equipment industry with its recent threat to investigate China over networking equipment imports. But the move could end up hurting the chances of Western vendors intent on supplying technology to China's upcoming 4G services launch, according to analysts.

How we tested the nation's networks

Our approach to testing wireless service has always been to closely replicate how people use wireless service in the real world, and then measure how well it really works. That’s why we do the testing ourselves.

New Samsung tech could pave way for 5G in 2020

Samsung says it's developed some transceiver technology that can deliver 5G speeds in the 28Ghz frequency at 1.06 Gbps for a distance of two kilometers.

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AT&T’s MiFi Liberate: Impressive speed, battery life

The touchscreen is just OK, and suggested media center functions left me unimpressed, but you can’t argue with high speeds and long battery life.

Cell system used in Antarctica may help to cover rural US

Rural residents in North America may soon get a shot at better cellular coverage with an open-source technology being used in Antarctica, Mexico and Papua, Indonesia.

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LTE wireless access on airline flights? Yes, please!

After years of development, airline passengers will be able to access the Internet using LTE this year, according to telecommunications equipment and networking company ZTE.

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