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NBN Chief Says Consumers Just Not Interested In Super-Fast Broadband Connections

The head of the National Broadband Network says Australians are just not ready for super-fast broadband and would not use it even if it were offered for free. Bill Morrow chief executive of NBN Co made the claim at the company’s half yearly results. Mr. Morrow said that there was just not that much demand for it. Australians are unable to access the company’s fastest speed of 1 gigabit per second.

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What A 5G World Will Mean

Can you imagine what a world with 5G will look like? Whilst it is obvious that your smartphone internet connection will definitely be faster, that development barely scratches the surface of 5G capability. It is universally agreed that by the end of this decade, 5G will be available, but no one knows for sure what that means. Recently telecom equipment maker Nokia offered a preview of 5G technology and there were some surprising revelations.

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Thailand Makes It Compulsory To Register Fingerprint When Purchasing New SIM Card

It is more than likely that in the future we will need our fingerprint on our phones for other reasons than simply unlocking it. Thailand has decided that it will be mandatory for the buyers of new SIM cards regardless of whether they are pre-paid or post-paid to register their fingerprints. This is bound to spark some privacy concerns, particularly if such measures were proposed in the United States. According to the Bangkok post, SIM card buyers will have their prints go into a national database that will enable the government to trace the identity of each phone user.

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New Technology Developed To Deliver Wireless Gigabit Internet Access

Australia Makes Strong Gains In Average National Internet Connection Speeds

In terms of average national connection speeds, Australia is ranked 50th in the world according to a report compiled by Akamai. The report measured several metrics charting 2016’s average national internet speeds measured in megabits per second and determined Australia ranking based on its average connection speed of 9.6Mbps. What was surprising to learn is that some developing countries had faster average national internet connection speeds, including Thailand which was ranked 36th with an 11.7Mbps average speed and Kenya which was ranked 43 with an 11Mbps connection speed.

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MIT Spinoff Develops More Powerful Smartphone Batteries

SpaceX Has Plans For Satellite Delivered Global Internet Service

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has some massive plans to deliver internet access too hard to reach areas around the world from space. The company recently filed an application with the United Stated Federal Communications Commission that suggests it intends to launch thousands of satellites into orbit which will function as internet delivery platforms.

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Survey Finds Wi-Fi The Most Important Daily Essential In Mobile Professional’s Lives

The iPass Mobile Professional report for 2016 revealed some pretty interesting results about the common affliction of smartphone addiction in many professional’s lives. The survey polled more than 1,700 mobile professionals globally, and unveiled information about their preferences, connectivity habits and showed off just how much influence Wi-Fi has on our daily lives. For example, […]

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Google Testing Drone Based 5G Internet Delivery Service

Google has started work on a new top secret project that is being developed by the people that dreamt up Project Loon according to a news report in the Guardian. The latest effort has been dubbed Project Skybender and seeks to deliver 5G internet via solar powered drones. The guys over at Mountain View California have started experimenting with what is known as millimeter wave-based internet. The service is being tested in New Mexico at Virgin Galactic’s Gateway to Space terminal.

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MIT Spinoff Develops More Powerful Smartphone Batteries

Researchers Develop Revolutionary New Internet Technologies

Scientists are developing a new technology that may well revolutionise the internet by changing its infrastructure into one that would be open and programmable which would mean traffic would be driven at the speed of light. The research is being conducted by the High Performance Networks Group at the University o9f Bristol and if the researchers are right, everything about the internet could change.

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New Technology Developed To Deliver Wireless Gigabit Internet Access

Toyota To Introduce Satellite Internet To Its Vehicles

Toyota, the world’s largest car manufacturer is betting big that satellite broadband will provide robust connectivity for the company’s vehicles. During the 2016 North American International Auto Show, Toyota announced that it had obtained the exclusive rights to use revolutionary flat panel antenna made by a company called Kymeta. The antenna would be used in Toyota vehicles which would in effect make it possible for high speed satellite broadband on the road.

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Soon You Could Power Your Smartphone Just By Walking

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin Madison have been working on developing an innovative techniques for producing and storing energy that will enable consumers to rely less on the batteries in their mobile devices and charge their smartphones as they walk. Tom Krupenkin and J Ashley Taylor both mechanical engineers at the university have described a technology that would be able to harvest the energy of human motion and could be used to power mobile electronic devices. The technology could also have military applications because soldiers must carry heavy batteries which are used to power radios, GPS units and night vision goggles in the field.

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