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Corning taps into optical fiber for better indoor wireless

Bringing wireless indoors, which was once just a matter of antennas carrying a few cellular bands so people could get phone calls, has grown far more complex and demanding in the age of Wi-Fi, multiple radio bands and more powerful antennas.

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.

8 essential features you need in a business router

It's not enough to offer the latest wireless standard. Make sure the router that will support your office is up to snuff with these core features.

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Networks in 2020: More traffic, less energy

Networks could use far less energy by 2020 even though they'll be carrying much more traffic, an industry group says.

Desktop chips zip along to faster speeds

Clock rate speeds still matter to some, and that is pushing chip makers to push the limits.

Clearwire lays out its case for a Sprint buyout

Sprint Nextel's network partner Clearwire hasn't been able to find any other big wholesale customers nor sell any of its spectrum, so selling out to Sprint is the only real option for its shareholders, the company said Monday.

The next home-networking revolution will be wired

This is not yesterday's clunky ethernet, nor today's flaky wireless. The new HDBaseT standard uses just one cable for all data and power.

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ICANN announces opening of Istanbul office as part of globalization effort

As part of ICANN's efforts to become a more global organization it detailed plans on Thursday for its new office in Istanbul.

Rural carriers complain about broadband obstacles

Rural telecom and broadband providers in the U.S. face big challenges in connecting their most remote customers, as the U.S. Federal Communications Commission transitions away from old telephone subsidies, a group of providers told lawmakers.

PARC spin-out launches Kickstarter campaign to disrupt home networking market

PowerCloud Systems is looking to Kickstarter to bring its Skydog home network system with a cloud-managed Wi-Fi router to market.

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