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SpaceX has wrote to the Pentagon asking to fund Starlink's services in Ukraine. The company said that it is "not in a position to further donate terminals to Ukraine, or fund the existing terminals."
SpaceX and T-Mobile have announced the Coverage Above and Beyond initiative to bring cellular connectivity to the continental U.S., Hawaii, parts of Alaska, Puerto Rico, and territorial waters.
Google will be investing $1 billion in Bharti Airtel to help get more Indians online. The plan will help both companies get more customers as barriers to owning a phone are made lower.
OneWeb is working with Excelerate to give first responders in the UK and around the world access to its internet satellites. This will ensure they can stay connected to the net wherever they are.
Vodafone has helped 125,000 people in digital poverty get online so far. The firm has an aim of helping one million people get connected by the end of 2022 and its progress so far is encouraging.
Alphabet's Loon company will be winding up in the coming months after the firm failed to become commercially viable. Alphabet will share what it learned from Loon and continue to use some of the tech.
Facebook has commissioned three reports that found it'll generate $200 billion USD economic growth combined from three regions around the world. Its efforts are directed at getting people online.
Virgin Media has switched on Wi-Fi Calling for customers in the United Kingdom. This will help people in rural areas, where mobile coverage is patchy, stay connected to friends and family.
O2 has announced that it will be bringing 4G connectivity to a portion of the Jubilee Line on the London Underground. It's just part of a wider effort by TfL to bring connectivity to the underground.
A new survey published by Oxford Internet Institute has revealed that the elderly, the poor, and those with fewer academic qualifications are the least likely to be connected to the internet.
China is looking ahead to 2030 where it envisions 6G network connectivity delivering speeds of up to 1Tbps. The country has already launched a concept study and wants to start R&D in 2020.
Mozilla is set to host the finalists of an event working to connect the unconnected in rural areas. There are 14 entrants and eight will receive a slice of the $1.6 million prize money.
The UK government has announced that it is taking bids from cities around the country in order to receive funding to roll out 5G network connectivity. A decision on the winner will be made by summer.
A UK ISP, Hyperoptic, has tested a 10 Gbps broadband connection over its existing network infrastructure. The company has heralded the achievement as a UK first. No launch date for 10 Gbps was stated.
Apple will unveil a new Watch wearable at its September iPhone event. The new device will feature LTE connectivity and be able to make calls and stream music independent of an iPhone connection.
Samsung has announced that in some parts of the world Note7 devices will soon stop connecting to mobile networks. This move is in an effort to force users to return their fire-prone devices.
Apple's new generation of iPhones has some particular quirks discovered by testers. Some phone models are significantly slower than others, while others suffer from very poor connectivity.
Google is expanding a program where the company partners with local businesses and institutions around the world. The aim is to bring free, wireless internet to everyone, everywhere.
While CEO Brian Krzanich is trying to reassure investors and employees about Intel's bright future, the company seems to be trying a plethora of different things and seeing what sticks.
Microsoft's latest Skype for Business updates bring content viewing to Android, and improvements to help Android and iOS users stay connected to a meeting, even when experiencing poor connectivity.
Just days before Google's CEO is due to touch down in India to discuss Project Loon with PM Modi, various government bodies in the country have raised concerns about the project on security grounds.
Microsoft is launching a new service called Microsoft WiFi. This is partially a rebranding of the old Skype WiFi feature but it also brings important changes, including Office 365 integration.
Ericsson, one of the companies involved in developing 5G networks, has been field-testing some of its technologies and has achieved some very impressive speeds, as well as other improvements.
"Why Can't I Connect?" makes it easier to resolve TCP/IP connection errors. Use it to diagnose connections to common server types and create generic clients and / or servers.
It seems Asia is always at the forefront of wireless technology and now a South Korean carrier has promised some really impressive speeds for its customers, using LTE-Advanced.
Nokia's entry into the world of in-car connection is HERE Auto, connecting cars to the cloud with a number of features revolving around navigation whilst APIs will pave the way for future development.
With Wi-Fi using the finite radio spectrum for transmission of data and the sales of electronic goods skyrocketing annually there are indications the protocol could slow as a result of its popularity.
The Surface RT is, for all intents and purposes, a solid tablet in the crowded Android and iPad space. But a reported issue with Wi-Fi connectivity is causing users to lose their connection(s).
Samsung has stated that they're prepared to sue Apple immediately if the next iPhone contains 4G-LTE connectivity, proving they're prepared to step back into the ring against the Cupertino giant.
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