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FindMe911.org

Several weeks ago, the Find Me 911 Coalition found data given to the FCC which shows that 9 out of 10 wireless 911 calls made in Washington, D.C. in the first half of 2013 were... done so without the proper location information needed for first responders.

According to the data, which was obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request by the Find Me 911 Coalition...

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According to droid-life, Verizon will begin throttling 4G LTE customers on unlimited data plans starting on October 1, 2014. Before this change, Verizon only throttled 3G connections... of those with unlimited data plans. Verizon likes to dress up this as “Network Optimization” which according to them means that a customer will only be throttled if:

Top 5% of data users (y...
verison

Talking Points Memo recently received a bill from Verizon for $3,019.95. Considering TPM doesn’t use Verizon for any service (and hasn’t since 2012), they were a bit shocked to be... receiving anything from Verizon.

So, just call up Verizon and set things straight?

“So after a little internal due diligence, someone on staff contacted Verizon basically to ask WT...

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hotdigitalnews

Recently, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo mentioned that their upgraded multicast wireless video capabilities will be commercially available in 2015. According to Light Reading, Shammo... is quoted as stating that Verizon will start to embed multicast chips in handsets by the end of 2014 while the LTE network will be ready in 2015.

Shammo went on to explain the difference between 4...

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BusinessWire

As this site discussed earlier today, T-Mobile is expected to continue their reign as the “fastest-growing” carrier once Q2 results are released later this month.

Now,... the Wall Street Journal notes that although analysts expect all major carriers (except Sprint) to continue overall net additions of postpaid subscribers (which usually leads to higher earnings and better margin...

Verizon Wireless

Verizon is having significant issues with their FiOS services and wireless services across Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC.

Verizon customers first started noticing the outage... — which mostly impacted Internet service, but also TV and wireless service — at about 7 p.m. Sunday. Verizon officials say service issue was fixed just after midnight Monday. - CBSLocal

Al...

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DailyTech

Last May, Level 3 noted that six of the largest Internet Service Providers (ISP’s) were intentionally creating points of “permanent congestion” by refusing to... upgrade their side of transit-operator facing connection links which can only be resolved through direct interconnection payments to the ISP’s. Yet, Verizon and other ISP’s have consisten...

Qualcomm MWC 2013 - 5

Verizon, Qualcomm and Ericsson are planning to conduct field trials where they will all share spectrum currently owned by the US government so that the companies can expand their wireless... network capacity.

Verizon, Qualcomm and Ericsson plan to test a large section of 3.5 GHz spectrum which is usually assigned to military radar applications. All three companies have filed ap...