Tuesday December 08, 2015

Tech Giants Say Verizon’s New Cellular Tech Could Wreck Wi-Fi

I don't care how big Verizon is, I wouldn't want to have Google, Microsoft, and Comcast teaming up to kick my ass. How much do you want to bet the FCC will eventually have to step in?

That sounds great, say Google, Microsoft, Comcast, and others, except for one thing. The proposed system, called LTE in Unlicensed Spectrum or LTE-U, which relies on a combination of new, small cell towers and home wireless routers, risks disrupting the existing Wi-Fi access most people enjoy.