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A Basic Guide To Dealing With Robocalls

A Basic Guide To Dealing With Robocalls

by Staff on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

You might have already encountered at least one if you are an owner of a mobile phone. Robocalls used to annoy the heck out of landline phones, but now that we are living in a world wherein people are about be likely to own a cell phone than a landline phone, robocalls are starting to invade our handsets. So how do we deal?

 

The Reason Robocalls Exist

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Enjoy Free Data When Purchasing A New Plan From Tello

Enjoy Free Data When Purchasing A New Plan From Tello

by Staff on Monday, July 17, 2017

Here is a hot summer deal for anybody looking for a budget friendly wireless service -- if you purchase any new mobile plan from Tello, the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) will be giving you free data.

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FCC Votes Unanimously To Review System That Lets Phone Companies Check If A Number Is Legit

FCC Votes Unanimously To Review System That Lets Phone Companies Check If A Number Is Legit

by Staff on Thursday, July 13, 2017

Just this week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted unanimously to go over a system that would basically let phone companies determine if a particular number calling a customer is legitimate or not.

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Qualcomm Looking To Add 5G, UAS To Its San Diego 3.5 GigaHertz Trials

Qualcomm Looking To Add 5G, UAS To Its San Diego 3.5 GigaHertz Trials

by Staff on Monday, July 10, 2017

Qualcomm is now requesting the approval of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with regards to an update to the chip maker’s current license so that it can include unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the license’s scope.

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Your Guide To The Big Four’s Pre-5G LTE Offerings

Your Guide To The Big Four’s Pre-5G LTE Offerings

by Staff on Thursday, June 22, 2017

No matter how hard we wish it so, 5G is still not commercially available.

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AT&T Lauds Minnesota’s New Legislation That Sets Small Cell Pricing At $150 Annually

AT&T Lauds Minnesota’s New Legislation That Sets Small Cell Pricing At $150 Annually

by Staff on Sunday, June 04, 2017

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton gets some love from the number two wireless carrier in the United States.

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Republican Party: Robocalls Should Go Directly To Voicemail

Republican Party: Robocalls Should Go Directly To Voicemail

by Staff on Wednesday, May 24, 2017

According to a report recently published by Recode, the Republican Party, among others, is urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to have robocalls be funneled directly to the user’s voicemail, even stealthily (with the s

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Should Android Users Be Worried About WannaCry?

Should Android Users Be Worried About WannaCry?

by Staff on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Over 300,000 computers in more than a hundred countries around the world have been affected by the WannaCry cyberattack. For those not familiar with WannaCry, it works by exploiting outdated versions of Windows, especially those that never got updated with relatively recently rolled out security patches from Microsoft.

 

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Verizon’s Strategy In Acquiring Straight Path

Verizon’s Strategy In Acquiring Straight Path

by Staff on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Almost a week ago, Straight Path had announced that it had struck a merger deal with Verizon Wireless that will effectively have the biggest wireless carrier in the United States pay about $3.1 billion (by way of an all stock transaction) in order to acquire Straight Path.

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FCC: Website Problems Due To DDoS Attacks, Not John Oliver

FCC: Website Problems Due To DDoS Attacks, Not John Oliver

by Staff on Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) believes that the problems its official website had experienced late in the weekend and until Monday were caused by Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attacks, and not because of John Oliver, the comedian who urged the public on his HBO Show “Last Week Tonight” to go to the agency’s website, and then express their sentiments regarding the FCC’s move

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