Category: Wireless Infrastructure

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Researcher discloses 10 D-Link zero-day router flaws

September 11, 2017

Via: ZDnet

When a zero-day vulnerability becomes public, of which by its nature no patches or fixes are available at the time, one is enough for vendors to come to terms with in order to rapidly devise a solution. D-Link now has […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

How Wireless Charging Could Work on Apple’s iPhone 8

September 8, 2017

Via: Fortune

Apple’s iPhone line is expected to catch up with Android phones in the area of wireless charging this year. That means no more plugging in a cord–the proprietary lightning cord–needed to recharge an iPhone’s battery. Instead, just lay the phone […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Sprint Strikes Out As Charter Declares ‘No Interest’ In Merger, Reveals Its Own Wireless Plans

August 1, 2017

Via: CRN

Wireless carrier Sprint, which has been publicly on the lookout for merger partners since April, can’t seem to find any takers. Sprint on Friday proposed a full merger with cable giant Charter Communications that would create a media and communications […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

National Science Foundation offers $100 million for wireless research hubs

April 20, 2017

Via: StateScoop

With usability, community engagement and sustainability as key goals, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has released an RFP Wednesday asking cities, academia and companies to pitch proposals for a chain of research hubs for wireless solutions. The solicitation is part […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Verizon buying 37 million miles of fiber to boost its wireless network

April 19, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

Verizon has struck a deal with Corning to purchase up to 37.2 million miles of optical fiber and related hardware over the next three years, with Verizon planning to use that fiber to boost capacity and lower latency in its […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

11 cities prepare for 5G wireless pilot

March 6, 2017

Via: StateScoop

In a grab at the future of wireless, 11 cities are looking to benefit from a Verizon Wireless pilot program that deploys the company’s first 5G network. The telecom’s move has prompted CIOs to forecast greater momentum for smart city […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Chips coming by June will herald the next generation of Wi-Fi

February 14, 2017

Via: CIO

Qualcomm will start shipping sample chips for the next generation of Wi-Fi by June, helping device and network vendors develop products that might quadruple users’ speeds and lengthen battery life. The new silicon uses an early version of IEEE 802.11ax, […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Solution Provider Transit Wireless Connects Millions of NYC Subway Riders Underground

February 13, 2017

Via: CRN

Millions of New York City subway riders have a solution provider to thank for network connectivity access while underground for the first time. Transit Wireless, a subsidiary of BAI Communications, designs, builds and operates cellular, Wi-Fi and fiber-based technology solutions. […]

Wireless Infrastructure

Globalstar gets FCC approval after backing away from Wi-Fi

December 27, 2016

Via: CIO

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved satellite operator Globalstar’s plan for a land-based wireless service using its own spectrum. The approval on Friday came just a few weeks after Globalstar made the modified proposal, but the agency had spent […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

DARPA wants to go deep on wireless

December 23, 2016

Via: FCW

The Department of Defense’s research arm wants to push wireless communications capabilities underwater and underground, exploiting little-used and difficult-to-access ultra-low frequencies. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency said it will talk with companies on Jan. 6 during an industry day […]