San Jose is beefing up its free downtown Wi-Fi network in the hopes that speeds will soon be the fastest in the U.S. San Jose was among the first large cities to implement free wireless internet access to anyone downtown in 2004. Now that network is being rebooted.
PG&E was scheduled to submit opt-out procedures Thursday for customers who don’t want to participate in the utility’s SmartMeter program.
President Barack Obama’s plan to nearly double the wireless spectrum available for mobile broadband and deliver high speed Internet to nearly every American within five years comes as nations in Asia have surged ahead, said one technology analyst.
Qualcomm Inc. is making a $3.2 billion bet on the continuing spread of Wi-Fi-connected gadgets—think tablet computers, smart phones or even TVs—into every corner of life in the 21st century.
Verizon Wireless says its new “4G” wireless broadband network will start accepting customers on Sunday in 38 cities.
Wait times are dropping and more Californians placing 911 cellular telephone calls are getting through to operators.
Federal officials looking for more airwaves to deliver wireless broadband services are recommending that the government reallocate a sizeable chunk of radio spectrum currently used for naval radar systems and weather satellites.
AT&T Inc. sold a record number of iPhones in the latest quarter, continuing to siphon subscribers from other wireless carriers in a tightening industry.
Federal regulators want to stop cell phone “bill shock” by requiring wireless companies to alert subscribers before they run out of minutes, hit data usage or text messaging caps or start racking up international roaming charges.
The Federal Communications Commission wants to get more bang from the federal dollars that subsidize Internet access in schools and libraries by lifting some of the restrictions that come with the funds.