New 4G technology might wipe out your Wi-Fi connection

July 7, 2015

Mobile networks and Wi-Fi have long occupied their own distinct territories on the airwaves. Cellular operators stick to licensed spectrums, which they typically pay billions to use exclusively. Meanwhile, Wi-Fi takes advantage of a vast swathe of spectrum known as the unlicensed airwaves, which costs nothing. That distinction is one of the main reasons why connecting to Wi-Fi is cheap and often free, while connecting to a mobile network is not.

 

Read more at: http://fortune.com/2015/07/07/wireless-mobile-industry-wi-fi/


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