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D-Link gets on the 5G train with a new home router

Ahead of CES 2019, D-Link has announced a new 5G home router (DWR-2010) that, instead of plugging into a traditional cable jack or modem, will use 5G mobile broadband to supply WiFi to a house. D-Link has yet to release information on how much the device will cost, which carriers ...

State leaders meet in Elkins to discuss economic strategy, high-speed broadband access

During an Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce meeting last week, state legislators brought up the need for high-speed broadband connectivity. State Sen. Greg Boso called on Verizon and AT&T to "at least build the infrastructure so that it encourages them to branch off o...

USDOT announces $60M in federal grants for AV programs

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that up to $60 million in grant funding is available for autonomous vehicle demonstration projects. The money will go toward multiple projects that test the safe integration of AVs onto U.S. streets and their transportation syste...

Autonomous vehicle expert says 5G make driverless cars safer

Dean Bushey, the general manager of self-driving car company Voyage, said that 5G technology will help make autonomous vehicles safer. "Right now, anything over a hundred milliseconds of latency is going to cause our cars to disrupt. So anytime we can get lower latency, higher ban...

US Census Bureau finds stark rural-urban broadband divide

The latest American Community Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau reinforces how stark the digital divide is between urban and rural areas. Among counties where fewer than 60% of homes lacked broadband internet subscriptions, 88% were mostly or completely rural. Lack of access was al...

Huawei rivals Nokia and Ericsson struggle to capitalize on U.S. scrutiny

Major European wireless providers—big customers of all three—"say Nokia and Ericsson have been slow to release equipment that is as advanced as Huawei’s." In recent years, Huawei has surpassed the Nordic companies to become "the world’s biggest maker of cel...

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