Verizon confirms latest LTE outage restored

Verizon confirms latest LTE outage restored, again claims 3G operated normally
By Zach Honig posted Dec 29th 2011 9:55AM Verizon Wireless appears to be standing behind its claims of operating "the nation's largest, most reliable 3G network and the nation's largest 4G LTEnetwork," following this month's latest nationwide data ...

Wi-Fi Protected Setup Flaws Make Wireless Network Brute-force Attacks Feasible
By Lucian Constantin, IDG-News-Service:Romania-Bureau Design flaws in the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) wireless standard can make it easier for attackers to obtain access codes for secured wireless networks by brute force. The vulnerabilities identified ...

WiFi packing vending machines hit Japan
You can get access in some restaurants, but just being able to pick up a WiFi signal doesn't happen. In Japan on the other hand, even the vending machines are tossing out free WiFi signals to people walking by on the streets. ...


Skycasters Broadband Satellite Internet Company Awarded GSA Federal Contract
Sacramento Bee
29, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Skycasters, an industry leader in broadband satellite Internet solutions, is pleased to announce they have been awarded a GSA Federal contract to provide affordable satellite Internet service to GSA Government agencies. ...

Arroyo facing graft charges over scrapped broadband deal
BusinessWorld Online Edition
FRESH GRAFT charges have been filed against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo over a scuttled multimillion-dollar broadband deal with a Chinese telecommunication company. “The Office of the Ombudsman filed with the Sandiganbayan [on Wednesday] ...

Galaxy Nexus on Verizon LTE; maybe the bigger battery isn't really needed
Computerworld (blog)
This concern has increased with new smartphones running over 4G LTE wireless, which Verizon Wireless has rolled out to nearly 200 US cities on several smartphones, including the Galaxy Nexus. AT&T is offering its separate 4G LTE network in 15 cities so ...

AT&T Details Nearly 600 Wireless Network Upgrades Year-To-Date in Western ...
MarketWatch (press release)
29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AT&T* customers in Pittsburgh and surrounding communities are expected to experience improved mobile broadband coverage and voice performance as a result of continued investment by AT&T. The company announced today ...

Naming Wi-Fi networks fun for Birmingham-area residents (blog)
By Jeff Hansen -- The Birmingham News Someone named their Wi-Fi network "EtherBunny. Someone else went with "nsa surveillance van." (Belkin) BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A home Wi-Fi network effortlessly connects the Internet with a computer, smartphone, ... (blog)

Faster broadband speeds in South Chard next summer
Chard & Ilminster News
BRITISH Telecom has announced that another 26000 homes and businesses across the county will have access to faster broadband by the summer of next year. The locations include properties in South Chard and are among 43 South-West communities included in ...

Welsh broadband revamp to make VoIP solutions more effective?
Telappliant VoIP News
Companies in Wales that operate voice over internet protocol (VoIP) solutions might be delighted by the news that the country is to receive a broadband makeover. BT has confirmed it will invest in 33 communities around Wales in a bid to improve ...

Keep 3G During the Next Verizon 4G LTE Outage
Gotta Be Mobile
Verizon's 4G LTE network was down yesterday, for the third time this month. These increasingly common network outages have left 4G LTE smartphone users stranded without any data connectivity on their high-end smartphones. For business users, this means ...

New Business Opportunities For Regional and Remote Communities Revealed As ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
The rollout of the country's National Broadband Network is making online business and work from home models a reality for those in regional and remote areas. As the Australian government fulfills its commitment to a National Broadband Network, ...

Eastern Ontario's Regional Broadband Network project moves forward ahead of ...
EMC Kemptville
EMC News - The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) celebrated completion of its first local wireless broadband network on Dec. 16. The construction project - completed five months ahead of schedule - expands high-speed Internet coverage to 8000 ...

UAE broadband, fixed line network sharing plan postponed
By Claire Ferris-Lay Plans to allow businesses and residential consumers in the UAE to chose their network provider for fixed line and broadband services have been postponed, the UAE regulator has said. The Telecoms Regulatory Authority (TRA) had ...

Nokia Lumia LTE phones headed to AT&T?
By George Wong on 12/29/2011 05:39 PST We all know that Windows Phone LTEdevices will be arriving sometime in the future, but it looks like Nokia has already started working on them. According to reports online, some folks managed to dig up a Nokia ...


iMAN continues to deploy broadband across Steuben
You need JavaScript enabled to view it ANGOLA — The Indiana Metropolitan Area Network continued with its deployment plan throughout Steuben County through fiber optic broadband technology. It was one of the top technology stories of the year in ...

HTC Radiant and Samsung Mandel LTE Windows Phones on the way
The Verge
By Tom Warren on December 29, 2011 10:25 am 0Comments We've learned from people familiar with Microsoft's plans that HTC and Samsung are preparing new LTE-equipped Windows Phone devices. Both handsets will feature a pre-Tango version of Windows Phone ...

Best Buy Offering myTouch 4G Slide As “Deal Of The Day”
By David December 29, 2011 9:13 am EST Comments (0) Anyone looking to score a solid deal on the myTouch 4G Slide, with its newly unlocked bootloader should look no further than Best Buy. Best Buy's current “deal of the day” has the 4G Slide completely ...

Study shows broadband users flock to ecommerce sites on Boxing Day
UK broadband users racked up record amounts of time browsing the web for bargains on Boxing Day, according to new research from Experian Hitwise. In total, Brits spent 13 million hours shopping online on December 26th 2011, with retail websites gaining ...

AT&T expands broadband network between Green Bay, Wausau
Green Bay Press Gazette
AT&T said it has expanded its mobile broadband network along Wisconsin 29 between Green Bay and Wausau. The provider said the access to mobile services including feature-rich audio and video content extends to customers in places like Bonduel, Krakow, ...

Allpay Broadband to install wireless antennae at Hereford Cathedral
by Paul France - Hereford Cathedral is poised to become the first building of its kind in the UK to be fitted with wireless broadband antennae in a bid to improve connectivity in the surrounding area. The transceiver is set to be ...

How to take Screenshots without Root on an HTC Amaze 4G
AndroidSPIN Video News
This is a quick tutorial on taking screenshots on a T-Mobile HTC Amaze 4G - no root needed!

Smart meters send signals, but so do Wi-Fi systems
Anyone who wonders about health risks in relation to BC Hydro's smart meters should be much more concerned about the imminent implementation of a Wi-Fi network in Vancouver. Super Wi-Fisystems use an extremely strong signal, which can penetrate ...

Airline Passengers Not So Keen on Wi-Fi in the Sky
By Keith Wagstaff | @kwagstaff | December 28, 2011 | + Wi-Fi on long flights seems like a no-brainer, but travelers are apparently sticking to other tried-and-true boredom killers in the air — like celebrity magazines and booze. ...


2011 Round-up: Broadband rollout in the UK
By Derek du Preez It has been a turbulent year for broadband in the UK. 2011 has seen government and network operators make noticeable progress in establishing effective roadmaps for the future, while suffering blows that could hinder rollout of ...


Super-fast broadband on its way
Hucknall Today
Firstly, BT is rolling out its faster fibre broadband in the New Year when 116000 extra homes across Nottinghamshire will benefit, including some in Hucknall and Bulwell. Also, Notts County Council has pledged £2.15 million as part of a 'vision' to ...

Free WiFi with your fries at McDonald's
Crawley Observer
MORE than 3000 people a month have taken advantage of the free WiFi service offered by McDonald's in the town centre. The company invested £300million into a UK-wide five-year programme and the Crawley restaurant has shown one of the highest user rates ...

Villagers net 'best present ever' – superfast broadband
West Briton
They are among 14 communities in Cornwall to benefit from revolutionary high-speed broadband a year earlier than expected. Jake Trethewey unwrapping Trispen's revolutionary superfast broadbandcabinet on Eglos Road. Celebrating the arrival of superfast ...

McDonald's Wi-Fi Becoming More Popular Than Its Big Macs
OC Weekly (blog)
I wanted the Wi-Fi. With free Wi-Fi access and locations at just about every other block in the land down under, my phone became a phone again. Skype, e-mail, the world was, once more, accessible at my bidding, and all I had to do was buy a soda if I ...

Japanese vending machine doubles as WiFi hotspot -- no purchase ...
By Edgar Alvarez
It looks as if facial scans for snack-dispensing purposes isn't the only mind-blowing feature on the whiz-bang generation of vending machines. Japa.

Free Wi-Fi coming to Japanese vending machines in 2012
Free Wi-Fi is on its way to some Japanese vending machines.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Verizon 4G LTE suffering nationwide outage for third time this month ...
By Dan Graziano
Verizon Wireless users are once again suffering from a widespread 4G LTE and 3G EV-DO data outage. The outage is the third one of the month and only seem.
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Verizon 4G LTE Down
By Steve Kovach
Verizon is a global broadband and telecommunications company. The company was formed in 2000 through the merger of Bell Atlantic Corp. and GTE Corp. Services Voice - Verizon provides several different types of land line... More » ...
Business Insider

Verizon's 4G Network Down Again?
By Kevin Krause
This is getting a bit ridiculous. After two major 4G outages in as many weeks, there are reports that Verizon's LTE network is once again down for the.
Android Phone Fans

WiFi WPS exploit found; no solution yet -
By John Callaham
A new warning from the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team claims to have found an exploit in the WiFi Protected Setup that could cause cyber attacker to figure out WiFi passwords.

Verizon Wireless Playing the 4G Grinch With Third - AllThingsDigital
By Ina Fried
Customers are growing increasingly frustrated as another outage hits a carrier that heavily touts reliability as a core strength.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with 4G LTE receives major update ...
By George Wong
Awhile ago the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi received a major update that brings TouchWiz and a whole bunch of improvements to the tablet. However, folks who owned the 4G LTE version of the tablet were left out – until [...]

Verizon 4G LTE Nationwide Data Outage Happening Once Again ...
By Kellex
The entire network (both 3G and 4G) for LTE customers appears to be down once again. This would be the third time this month alone. According to Twitter, the outage seems to be pretty sporadic with some in NYC having no issues while ...
Droid Life

Verizon 4G LTE outage sweeps the nation once more
By George Tinari
Verizon Wireless, America's most "reliable network," is suffering from its third outage in December.
IntoMobile » Sprint: LTE in 6 Months
By Sam Churchill
Sprint says it is on track to offer LTE devices by mid-year 2012 and complete the majority of its Network Vision rollout in 2013. Sprint expects to launch CDMA-LTE devices by mid-2012, with approximately 15 devices coming throughout the ...

HTC adds MyTouch 4G Slide and Evo View 4G to unlock tool ...
By Michael Crider
HTC won some major brownie point with the modder community when it released an official bootloader unlock tool this fall, though the selection of phones that.
Android Community

Wifi 'Protected Setup': not that protected at all | TG Daily
By Emma Woollacott
The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team is warning that a popular tool bundled with many Wifirouters creates a major security flaw. The Wifi Protected Set-up (WPS) protocol is designed to simplify the set-up process for home networks ...
TG Daily

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