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Researchers boost speeds on congested Wi-Fi hotspots by 700%

Free Wi-Fi connections in public places such as airports and cafes are great. But you may have noticed that speeds usually slow to a crawl when a large number of users use the same hotspot. That’s because routers traditionally offer…

Five US cable providers join forces to offer 50,000+ wireless hotspots

Five cable companies have announced a joint effort to provide wireless Internet hotspots across the US. Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications and Time Warner Cable have agreed to let their high-speed Internet subscribers access each other's Wi-Fi networks.…

AT&T's first 4G LTE devices arriving August 21

AT&T has announced that their first LTE/HSPA+ devices will arrive online and in stores on August 21. Two connectivity devices are slated for release on Sunday, the USBConnect Momentum 4G and the AT&T Mobile Hotspot Elevate 4G. …