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The below wireless news is from a number of sources including: Hack a Day and The Register.

 
Serval = Free Mobile / Cell Phone calls, for the World!
Thursday, 08 September 2011 08:53

Communicate anywhere, any time … without infrastructure, without mobile towers, without satellites, without wifi hotspots, and without carriers. Use existing off-the-shelf mobile cell phone handsets. Use your existing mobile phone number wherever you go, and never pay roaming charges again.

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Vertigan killed FTTP but the battle for scalable FTTN has not begun
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 08:14

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At a conference early this year, I attended a talk by a major Australian industry association. The talk's only good feature was its possible use as a cure for insomnia.

I fled the room as soon as it was possible and polite to do so. As I left, I surprised to feel a tap on the shoulder from a representative of the association who commended my disgruntled tweets during the talk. More such criticism was needed, I was told, if the association in question was ever to become more relevant to the technology

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Green Light Your Commute with America’s Unsecured Traffic Lights
Monday, 01 September 2014 10:01

Green Lights Forever

Remember that episode of Leverage (season 5, episode 3), where Alec uses Marvin to wirelessly change all the street lights green so they can catch up to an SUV? And you scoffed and said “that’s so not real!”… well actually they got it right. A new study out of the University of Michigan (PDF warning), shows just how easy it is to make your morning commute green lights all the way.

The study points out that a large portion of traffic lights in the United States communicate with each other wirelessly over the 900Mhz and 5.8Ghz ISM band with absolutely … Read the rest

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NYC, LA mayors hammer Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger
Thursday, 28 August 2014 06:22

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The mayors of the two largest cities in America have sent letters to US watchdog the FCC expressing their concerns over the proposed merger between cable giants Comcast and Time Warner Cable (TWC).

The missives outline the issues both cities have with the cable giants and the problems they hope the FCC will work to remedy should it approve the merger.

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio noted in his letter [PDF] a number of issues the Big Apple has had with Comcast and TWC in areas including network infrastructure improvements, customer

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Time Warner Cable customers SQUEAL as US network goes offline
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 23:58

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Time Warner Cable is staggering back to its feet after wrestling with a major network outage that hit a number of big cities in the US on both the East and West Coast of the country this morning.

A spike in users being kicked offline was reported by Down Detector around six hours ago.

Most Americans who are Time Warner Cable customers were tucked up in bed at that time. But they are slowly waking up to discover network problems blighting the telco.

The company told the Twitterati that it was attempting to

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