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AT&T’s Project AirGig could extend 5G mmWave signals | FierceWireless Apr 2019
"5G may be the ultimate winner of Project AirGig, the AT&T-led initiative that uses power lines to deliver superfast internet service. Although AT&T doesn’t yet have plans to commercially deploy AirGig, the company is planning on more trials this year that will involve 5G. AT&T is also currently working with vendors and technology partners to build commercial-grade 5G equipment for those trials."
AT&T  AirGig  5G  FierceWireless 
4 days ago by pierredv
Verizon said it turned on 5G wireless in two cities. Here’s what it is, and who can access it.
Verizon said Wednesday it had turned on its ultrafast 5G wireless network in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis, though it will be available only to certain subscribers who pay a fee and own a compatible smartphone.

The move makes Verizon the first wireless carrier in the United States to flip the switch on speedy, smartphone-ready 5G service in select urban areas, the company said in a statement, though other U.S. carriers including AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to do the same in the coming months.
verizon  technology  mobile  hardware  AT&T  sprint  tmobile  from instapaper
19 days ago by jtyost2
AT&T’s “5G E” is actually slower than Verizon and T-Mobile 4G, study finds | Ars Technica
AT&T's "5G E" service is slightly slower than Verizon's and T-Mobile's advanced 4G LTE networks, a study by OpenSignal has found.

"AT&T's network name change may well trick consumers into thinking they're getting better service than a 4G operator, but they aren't. We already knew that 5G E has no technological advantage over LTE-Advanced, because they are the same thing with different names. But actual speed tests could reinforce that point."
ArsTechnica  AT&T  5G  hype 
28 days ago by pierredv
AT&T opens an API marketplace for communication apps | FierceTelecom
With the APIs, businesses can quickly add or upgrade services to their websites, such as click-to-connect voice, video, and text as well as 2-factor authentication, conferencing, and virtual directories. For example, businesses could use an app to embed a click-to-chat button on their website to connect with a customer support representative. Or a customized app could help banks reduce fraud by enabling automatic 2-factor authentication of users via text messages.
at&t  api  developers  ovum 
4 weeks ago by yorksranter
Phone Companies Can Filter Out Robocalls, They Just Aren’t Doing It
There are a number of ways to use technology to reduce the number of annoying robocalls you receive, but U.S. phone companies have generally left it up to consumers to defend themselves against the telemarketing onslaught, rather than implementing ways to prevent most robocalls from getting through in the first place.
Telemarketing Guard, which Primus Canada has made available to its customers for free since 2007.
The Guard is a filter that aims to head off blacklisted numbers so that they never ring on your end. If a number has been identified by some users as a robocaller, but the verdict is still out, the number is greylisted, which has two facets. First, the caller is asked to press a number and say their name before the call is put through. If that happens, then the recording of the caller’s name is played for the recipient, who then can decide to answer the call, block the number, or have it go to voicemail.
Primus says the Guard has not just cut down on annoying calls to consumers who use it, but that offering the service has made good business sense for the company because nearly 9-in-10 Primus Canada customers have cited the Guard as the main reason to retain their service.

Nomorobo was the winner of the FTC’s first competition to create a viable service for blocking robocalls.
phone  robocalls  AT&T 
7 weeks ago by Quercki
Mirantis signs huge networking deal with AT&T | ZDNet
This is an eight-figure, three-year deal to build out AT&T 5G's infrastructure using Airship. Airship is a project originally founded by AT&T, SKT, and Intel. It was launched as a pilot Open Infrastructure Project under the OpenStack Foundation in May 2018. Airship is designed to enable telcos to take advantage of on-premises Kubernetes infrastructure to support their SDN infrastructure builds.
at&t  wireless  business  networking 
9 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
Hundreds of Bounty Hunters Had Access to AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint Customer Location Data for Years - Motherboard
“With assisted GPS, your location can be triangulated within just a few meters. This allows constructing a detailed record of everywhere you travel. The only reason we grant carriers any access to this information is to make sure that first responders are able to locate us in an emergency.”

None of the telecom companies specifically denied selling A-GPS data.
privacy  security  policy  wireless  t-mobile  at&t  sprint 
10 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
Big Telecom Sold Highly Sensitive Customer GPS Data Typically Used for 911 Calls - Motherboard Feb 2019
"Around 250 bounty hunters and related businesses had access to AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint customer location data, according to documents obtained by Motherboard. The documents also show that telecom companies sold data intended to be used by 911 operators and first responders to data aggregators, who sold it to bounty hunters. The data was in some cases so accurate that a user could be tracked to specific spots inside a building."

"Some of the data available to CerCareOne customers included a phone’s “assisted GPS” or A-GPS data, ... A-GPS is a technology that is used by first responders to locate 911 callers in emergency situations."
Motherboard  GPS  cellular  location  surveillance  AT&T  T-Mobile  Sprint 
10 weeks ago by pierredv

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