Mobile / Wireless

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  • 17-07-2022: Changing the RAN for good. [GazettaByte]

  • 03-07-2020: What to expect from the next version of 5G. [Engadget]

  • 24-04-2020: The FCC ratifies Wi-Fi 6E. [Ars Technica] [ExtremeTech]

  • 22-10-2019: Verizon 5G Can’t Even Cover a Whole NBA Arena. [ExtremeTech]

  • 21-10-2019: Huawei wants to license its 5G tech to US telecoms. [Engadget]

  • 14-10-2019: 5 steps to get ready for the 5G highway. [Network Computing]

  • 28-05-2019: In search of 5G spectrum. [Network Computing]

  • 29-04-2019: Cisco: 5G success will depend on WiFi 6. [DC Knowledge] [Cisco] [No Jitter]

  • 25-04-2019: The five biggest lies about 5G. [The Register]

  • 16-04-2019: 5G vs WiFi -- 7 thinking points. [No Jitter]

  • 02-04-2019: The technology case for Wi-Fi 6. [Packet Pushers]

  • 27-03-2019: Researchers find 36 security flaws in LTE. [Engadget]

  • 07-03-2019: Wi-Fi 6 is coming: it’s not too early to plan for 802.11ax. [Network Computing]

    • 06-03-2019: 5G is 'ready' once you redefine 'ready'... and then redefine 'reality'. [The Register]

    • 25-02-2019: Flaws in 4G and 5G can lead to spying on location and calls. [The Verge] [Engadget] [No Jitter]

    • 24-01-2019: Wi-Fi 6 is a stupid branding idea. [Networking Nerd]

    • 13-12-2018: The Wired guide to 5G. [Wired]

    • 30-11-2018: 5G is weeks away, and Tuesday marks its first real test. [The Verge]

    • 20-11-2018: A 5G day may come when the courage of cable and DSL fails... but not today. [The Register]

  • 10-11-2018: TIP launches a disaggregated cells-site gateway design. [GazettaByte]

  • 25-10-2018: Stop the little white Wi-Fi lies -- data sheet specs matter. [Wirednot]

  • 03-10-2018: Wi-Fi branding to get a lot simpler with upcoming “Wi-Fi 6”. [Ars Technica] [Engadget] [HEXUS] [ExtremeTech] [Russ White] [TechRepublic]

  • 25-09-2018: 5G specs get last minute update. [EETimes]

  • 21-09-2018: WPA3 explained. [TechQuickie YouTube]

  • 17-09-2018: 5G is just rolling out -- so what is 6G? [EETimes]

  • 06-08-2018: Cracking the passwords of some WPA2 Wi-Fi networks just got easier. [The Register] [Russ White] [Cisco Blog]

  • 06-08-2018: 802.11ax WiFi: promising, but challenging. [Network Computing]

  • 31-07-2018: 5G - the conspiracy theories. [EETimes]

  • 15-06-2018: 5G standard is finally finished with new standalone specification. [The Verge] [Engadget] [ExtremeTech]

  • 06-06-2018: 5G is a delicate balance. [Russ White] [ECI Telecom]

  • 18-05-2018: 5G rollout: a realistic view. [Network Computing]

  • 12-04-2018: Radio over fiber paves way for future 5G networks. [EETimes]

  • 06-04-2018: 5 Ways WiGig Differs from Today’s WiFi. [Network Computing]

  • 05-03-2018: LTE security flaws could be used for spying, spreading chaos. [Ars Technica]

  • 20-01-2018: The future of mobile network operators. [Russ White] [CircleID]

  • 08-01-2018: WPA3 -- Wi-Fi Alliance strengthens security. [Network Computing] [The Register] [Android Police] [PocketNow] [The Verge] [HardOCP] [Wi-Fi Alliance]

  • 06-01-2018: Here comes faster 802.11ax Wi-Fi. [The Verge] [PocketNow] [HardOCP] [Intel]

  • 21-12-2017: The first 5G spec has been approved. [HardOCP] [FierceWireless] [Engadget]

  • 06-11-2017: Why 5G is in trouble. [Russ White] [CircleID]

  • 16-10-2017: KRACK attack against WiFi encryption. [Schneier] [Ars Technica] [BBC News] [The Register] [THG] [HardOCP] [BleepingComputer] [ExtremeTech] [The Verge] [Wired] [Engadget] [Stuff] [Krebs] [Network Computing] [ITP Techblog] [Graham Cluley] [Computerphile YouTube]

    • 16-10-2017: Microsoft has already fixed the Wi-Fi attack vulnerability. [The Verge]

    • 16-10-2017: 41% of Android phones are vulnerable to Wi-Fi attack. [The Verge]

    • 17-10-2017: The flawed system behind the KRACK WiFi meltdown. [Wired]

    • 17-10-2017: Why the KRACK WiFi mess will take decades to clean up. [Wired]

    • 23-10-2017: What does the WPA2 vulnerability mean for IoT? [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 13-10-2017: Why LTE-M is a game changer for IoT. [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 05-09-2017: 5G spans last mile to handset. [EETimes]

  • 15-08-2017: Why 802.11ax is the next big thing in Wi-Fi. [HardOCP] [GlobeNewswire] [Network World]

  • 28-07-2017: Cellphone kill switches kill cellphone snatchers. [The Register]

  • 27-07-2017: 802.11ax faces technical challenges. [Network Computing]

  • 26-07-2017: An open-source toolkit to help patch cell networks' critical SS7 flaw. [Wired]

  • 10-07-2017: 5G and Internet technology. [Russ White] [APNIC Blog]

  • 19-06-2017: It's time to embrace the eSIM. [Engadget]

  • 13-06-2017: Security flaws in 4G VoLTE. [Schneier] [SSTIC PDF]

  • 29-03-2017: ETSI widens scope of mobile edge standard. [The Register]

  • 18-03-2017: Researchers reveal 'li-fi' system 100 times faster that never becomes overloaded. [NZ Herald]

  • 11-03-2017: The nuanced future of 5G. [Russ White] [CircleID]

    • 04-03-2017: A deep dive into why Wi-Fi kind of sucks. [Ars Technica]

  • 01-03-2017: The future of super-fast 5G Internet is a mess. [Gizmodo] [The Verge]

  • 28-02-2017: MWC 2017: 5G - the next mobile revolution. [BBC News]

  • 27-02-2017: What to expect from 5G wireless in 2017. [EETimes]

  • 24-02-2017: 5G specs announced: 20Gbps download, 1ms latency, 1M devices per square km. [Ars Technica] [HardOCP]

    • 25-02-2017: Draft 5G specs lay the groundwork for a real standard. [Engadget]

  • 09-02-2017: Evolving LTE for 5G. [Russ White] [Ericsson]

  • 02-01-2017: Wi-Fi expands with .11ax at CES. [EETimes]

  • 12-11-2016: Facebook demonstrates 20 Gbps millimeter wireless broadband. [HardOCP] [Facebook]

  • 01-11-2016: This office printer is actually a rogue cell tower. [Gizmodo] [The Register] [Wired] [Ars Technica]

  • 24-10-2016: Every LTE call, text, can be intercepted, blacked out, hacker finds. [The Register]

  • 22-09-2016: Wi-Fi Alliance publishes LTE/WiFi coexistence test plan. [The Register]

  • 26-08-2016: Critical flaws let attackers hijack cellular phone towers. [HardOCP] [Softpedia]

  • 07-07-2016: A MU-MIMO reality check. [Network Computing]

  • 24-05-2016: Engineers just smashed record for fast wireless data transmission. [Gizmodo]

  • 28-04-2016: The critical hole at the heart of our cellphone networks. [Wired]

  • 31-03-2016: There's finally a good way to kill WiFi passwords. [Gizmodo]

  • 29-02-2015: 5G smoke and mirrors. [Russ White] [SDX Central]

  • 29-02-2016: 5G networks getting closer. [Network Computing]

  • 23-02-2016: There's a new kind of Wifi that uses 10,000 times less power. [Gizmodo] [UoW] [Ars Technica]

  • 22-02-2016: Facebook launches project to open source hardware, designs for cell networks. [Ars Technica]

  • 10-02-2016: Japan fires up 100Gbps wireless broadband connection. [The Register]

  • 10-02-2016: What does auto industry want from 5G? [EETimes]

  • 11-11-2015: So is it 4.5G or LTE-Advanced Pro? Either way, it’s quick. [The Register]

  • 06-11-2015: GSMA offers a share and share alike approach to the C-Band. [The Register]

  • 06-11-2015: Cell networks' LTE-U will kill your Wi-Fi, say digital rights bods. [The Register]

  • 28-09-2015: LTE-U and Wi-Fi interoperate in test. [EE Times]

  • 21-09-2015: Terahertz breakthrough allows for ultrafast wireless communications. [ExtremeTech]

  • 15-09-2015: Three's VoLTE launch means better signal in more places. [Engadget]

  • 09-09-2015: Cell-network content crunch needs new cache designs. [The Register]

  • 11-05-2015: Boffins set to reveal state of play on fully duplex comms - on the same FREQ. [The Register]

  • 12-04-2015: Bell Labs wants to get phones and sensors to play nice on 5G wireless. [Ars Technica]

  • 24-02-2015: The supposedly superfast pCell Network gets its first big test in San Francisco. [ReadWriteWeb] [Android Police]

  • 08-01-2015: New generation of 802.11ac devices keeps networks fast even with lots of users. [Ars Technica]

  • 19-12-2014: German researchers discover a flaw that could let anyone listen to your cell calls. [HardOCP] [Washington Post] [HotForSecurity]

  • 03-12-2014: New Bluetooth 4.2 spec brings IPv6, better privacy, and increased speed. [Ars Technica]

  • 29-09-2014: You, not Government, should hold the kill switch to your smartphone. [PocketNow]

  • 04-09-2014: Are rogue cell towers snooping on your calls? [Graham Cluley] [HardOCP] [Business Insider]

    • 04-09-2014: This firewall keeps phony towers from intercepting your phone calls. [Gizmodo] [Wired]

    • 19-09-2014: Fake cell phone towers across the US. [Schneier]

  • 02-09-2014: Fake cell towers could be attacking your cellphone up to 80-90 times per hour. [THG] [Gizmodo]

  • 18-08-2014: The government shouldn't be in charge of smartphone kill switches. [Engadget]

  • 01-08-2014: 5G about the whole network, not just speed, says ALU. [The Register]

  • 25-07-2014: The seven nations where SIM cards outnumber people. [The Register]

  • 01-07-2014: Inside the secret building that's bringing cell service to NYC's subway. [Gizmodo]

  • 10-05-2014: Sprint will slow down speeds for its heaviest data users. [HardOCP] [The Verge]

  • 17-04-2014: The kill switch proposal: why U.S. carriers win either way. [ReadWriteWeb] [ExtremeTech]

    • 17-04-2014: How greed almost sabotaged the smartphone kill switch. [Wired]

    • 22-04-2014: Here’s why carrier and OEM Kill Switches are a really bad idea. [PocketNow]

    • 24-04-2014: California's smartphone kill-switch bill flops in the state senate. [Engadget]

    • 10-05-2014: California senate reviews kill-switch bill. [HardOCP] [cNet]

    • 19-06-2014: California's cell-phone kill switch is a solution that's worse than the problem. [BoingBoing] [EFF]

  • 20-06-2014: Android and Windows to get 'kill switch'. [BBC News] [NZ Herald]

  • 30-01-2014: Security 101 fail: 3G/4G modems expose control panels to hackers. [The Register]

  • 21-11-2013: FCC: How we'll rip'n'replace old phone system for new IP tech. [The Register]

  • 19-11-2013: Carriers reject a 'kill switch' for preventing cellphone theft. [NYT] [THG] [T&M]

    • 20-11-2013: Kill switch 'blocked by cell operators' to pad profits, thunders DA. [The Register]

    • 10-12-2013: New York asks cellphone carriers to explain why they rejected antitheft switch. [NYT]

  • 18-11-2013: Obama’s secret attempt to ban cellphone unlocking, while claiming to support it. [BoingBoing] [Slate] [Gizmodo]

    • 12-12-2013: Here's what the big carriers and the Feds agreed to on cellphone unlocking. [WSJ ATD]

  • 14-10-2013: World record: wireless data transmission at 100Gbps. [HardOCP] [KIT] [ExtremeTech] [The Register] [Engadget]

  • 23-09-2013: How I hacked SIM cards with a single text - and the networks don't care. [The Register]

  • 23-09-2013: iOS security is almost non-existent, but nobody cares. [PocketNow] [GottaBeMobile]

  • 02-08-2013: Russian's massive Android malware industry revealed. [PCMag]

  • 01-08-2013: The FBI can remotely activate microphones in Android phones to record conversations. [Gizmodo] [WSJ] [GottaBeMobile] [The Register] [BGR] [TrustedReviews] [HardOCP]

  • 22-07-2013: Major SIM card security flaw puts hundreds of millions of devices at risk. [THG] [BGR] [NYT] [ExtremeTech] [Ars Technica] [iMore]

  • 16-06-2013: The world is listening. [Stuff]

    • 14-06-2013: White House mandates that federal agencies make better use of spectrum. [Engadget]

  • 14-06-2013: We want to put a kill switch into your phone, say Feds. [The Register]

  • 08-06-2013: Behold, the world's most sophisticated Android trojan. [Ars Technica] [PocketNow] [SecureList] [BGR] [Stuff]

    • 29-05-2013: Expensive mobile data plans will soon be a relic of the past, says Cisco CEO. [WSJ ATD]

    • 25-03-2013: Mobile location data presents anonymity risk. [BBC News]

      • 27-03-2013: Anonymised phone location data not so anonymous. [Wired] [Schneier] [Nature] [EFF]

      • 28-03-2013: New emails reveal Feds not forthright about fake cell tower devices. [Ars Technica]

    • 07-03-2013: How the FBI intercepts cell phone data. [Schneier] [Slate]

    • 25-02-2013: Review: Britain's 4G smartphones. [The Register]

    • 25-02-2013: ALU's latest lightRadio development aims to spread TD-LTE across China. [Engadget]

    • 20-02-2013: Rethinking LTE networks. [Juniper]

    • 18-02-2013: LTE Advanced: the newest overhyped mobile industry buzzword. [GigaOM]

  • 24-01-2013: Google is building a new kind of wireless network. [Gizmodo] [WSJ] [BGR]

  • 20-01-2013: Deloitte: wireless performance will collapse, prices rise. [The Register] [Deloitte]

  • 16-01-2013: IPv6 makes mobile networks faster. [ExtremeTech] [IT World]

  • 26-09-2012: Ofcom, government, telecoms LTE talks still not resolved. [CoolSmartPhone] [The Telegraph] [Mobile Magazine] [Digital Spy]

  • 06-09-2012: FBI vs Google: the legal fight to unlock phones. [WSJ]

  • 27-07-2012: Security researcher demonstrates GPS vulnerability that could let hackers track users' location, take over phone. [Android Police]

  • 27-07-2012: Charlie Miller demonstrates hack against NFC. [Juniper] [Forbes]

  • 27-02-2012: Between MWC and RSA, worlds of mobility and security collide. [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 12-01-2012: Ovum comment: Softbank to launch TD-LTE service. [Voxy]

  • 27-12-2011: GSM phones vulnerable to hijack scams. [HardOCP] [Yahoo]

  • 26-12-2011: Most cellular networks worldwide vulnerable to attack, researcher says. [WSJ ATD]

    • 01-11-2011: Juniper to deliver mobility solution with Samsung. [AndroidNZ]

  • 31-10-2011: Cell phone surveillance system. [Schneier]

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