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USA 2G cellular shutdown

Possible 2G GSM shutdown impacts vis cheap replacement 4G modems. US 2G shutdown targeted for 2019.

LG-W200A Urbane LTE Technical Review

First impressions of the LG Urbane Second Edition LTE smartwatch are highly favorable–let’s take a technical look at smartwatch RF performance.

Project Fi technical aspects

Project Fi uses three LTE carriers plus VPN WiFi. Here are some practical details on how the Project Fi aggregating MVNO works.

Survey of 4G LTE Ethernet routers

Geoscience observatories in remote corners of the Earth need connectivity. We have LTE connectivity in many areas despite their remoteness, here are some rou...

How Paging Coasters work

Technical explanation of paging coasters in the 27 MHz and UHF bands, including antennas and interference.

Nextel acquires 900 MHz SMR spectrum

Nextel spent a quarter billion buying 900 MHz Arch Wireless spectrum. FCC authorized 5 MHz more of 800 MHz for CMRS, when will it be our turn to be acquired?

Wireless WAN in the Midwest

Wireless data or wireless WAN (WWAN) is growing rapidly. Going beyond two-way paging and package tracking to email for business.