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Should net neutrality rules apply equally to wireless, wireline carriers?

While it seems reasonable to treat wireline and wireless networks carriers the same when it comes to net neutrality rules for the Internet, there might be less to the controversy than meets the eye. Mobile users are much more likely to use their devices to download apps than to the surf the web. So mobile users might have settled the issue regardless of what the FCC ultimately decides.

BYOD now a fact of life for majority of college students

Bring-your-own-device practices continue to rise among organizatonsm but on college campuses they are taken-for-granted fact of life now.

News Bytes: Network managers' wireless focus; In like Flint; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, 10/28.

Smartphones are expected to push small cell backhaul revenues past $500 million by 2017, says Dell'Oro

The explosion in smartphones is expected to push small cell backhaul revenues past $500 million by 2017, according to a new report by the Dell'Oro Group.

Spotlight: Cisco unveils new 802.11ac-based Wi-Fi products for enterprise

Cisco unveiled this Tuesday new enterprise Wi-Fi products based on the next-generation 802.11ac standard that offers data speeds up to 1.3 Gbps for Wave 1, with an upgrade to 6 Gbps when Wave 2 becomes available within 12 to 18 months.

Wi-Fi, mobile networks make up bulk of cloud energy consumption

A new report on the sustainability of cloud services has turned conventional wisdom on its head by blaming the access networks for taking up the lion's share of energy consumption.

Cisco unveils network piece of its Unified Access platform

Cisco has added a new Catalyst switch and wireless local access network (LAN) controller to complete the network equipment component of its Unified Access platform.

Seattle companies' wireless networks hacked by wardrivers

More than a dozen businesses in the Seattle area were hacked into via their wireless networks, according to a grand jury indictment of three men this month. To add insult to injury, authorities said

The IT troubles of the Russian spy suspects

If you think your organization sometimes gets bogged down by seemingly avoidable and senseless IT problems, the Russian spy suspects arrested June 27 show that it can happen to even the most

New attack opens the door to one minute WPA crack

Two computer scientists in Japan have developed a way to perform a man-in-the-middle attack on some wireless networks protected by the WPA, or Wi-Fi Protected Access. Building on earlier research by