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Qualcomm processors power free public Wi-Fi in NYC Link project

Early reviewers who raved about the speed provided by the new LinkNYC public Wi-Fi in New York City can thank Qualcomm for supplying technology that resides inside the futuristic-looking links.

Parallel Wireless and partners put public safety LTE network to the test during Super Bowl 50

Thanks to a Special Temporary Authorization (STA) from the FCC and support from FirstNet, HetNet provider Parallel Wireless and its partners set up an LTE network for public safety to use during yesterday's Super Bowl. And it was all arranged with only about 20 days notice.

Nokia building contextual 'zone applications' for venues

Nokia says it offers a way for operators and venue owners to generate new revenue by sending contextual content, advertisements, vouchers and personalized discount coupons to smartphone users in specific venues. The solution involves the deployment of high performance voice and data connectivity using small cells, LTE in licensed and unlicensed bands, the latest generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi and core network APIs.

Apple, Cisco dis 2.4 GHz, favor 5 GHz for enterprise Wi-Fi

Apple and Cisco are making it pretty clear they don't want their enterprise customers thinking about using the 2.4 GHz band.

MIT, TI researchers say they developed RFID chip that can't be hacked

A technology that's been around for decades is in the spotlight again after researchers at MIT and Texas Instruments said they've developed a new type of radio frequency identification (RFID) chip that is virtually impossible to hack.

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