Tag: wi-fi

5G Networks with Renewable Energy, Fiber Optic Waveguides and AI
Tech News, Internet, Opinion

5G Networks with Renewable Energy, Fiber Optic Waveguides and AI

Even as Digicel has launched 4G LTE branded as Digicel LTE as per my ditty How to Activate a Digicel LTE Smart Plan on your Smartphone, Telecom Provider around the world are preparing for the coming of 5G by 2020. There are no standards for what qualifies as 5G, only a Roadmap from the ITU (International Telecommunication Union), the Telecommunications arm of the UN (United Nations), 5G’s official name is IMT-2020. The ITU has published their 5G Mission Plan published under the “IMT for 2020 and beyond”, laying out some basic standards and specifications. The current 5G Standards, referred to as 5G NR, are aiming for the following: 20Gbps speeds 1ms latency But first, a quick review of previous Telecoms Technologies that we've used to communicate. The G in 5G - Gene...
Why RJR HDTV coming against Digicel and LIME 4G LTE and FTTH
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Why RJR HDTV coming against Digicel and LIME 4G LTE and FTTH

Jamaica, as many of my reader know, has the slowest Data speeds in the world as I’d reported in my article “Digicel and LIME identified by Netflix’s ISP Index as the Slowest in the Caribbean”. This was way in December 2014 and with Christmas 2015 fast approaching, we're not expecting them to get much faster. But we are expecting both Digicel and LIME to launch 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution soon, now that LIME has finally taken on the name FLOW Jamaica as I’d predicted in LIME Jamaica Goes with the FLOW thanks to Caribbean-wide Survey. LIME Jamaica officially changed to FLOW Jamaica on Monday August 31st 2015 as thanks to a Caribbean-wide vote, the name was found to have more sex appeal. The Call Center, which was manned since August 2012 by Spanish speaking staff in  El Salvador...
Dispatch – 10 Internet Connections at Same Time!
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Dispatch – 10 Internet Connections at Same Time!

On December 13th, 2012 Connectify ® released their newest software – Dispatch. This new software answers a question every internet user has asked her/himself: - what if I connect to 2 or more internet source? You would want to think that your speed would increase proportionally to the number of connection you have. Sadly this is not the case, your computer just use the other connections for redundancy and load balancing. This is where Dispatch changes things; this software lets you combine any number of 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi and Ethernet connections into a single faster more reliable connection. Can you imagine connecting your laptop to a Wi-Fi connection, a 3G dongle and an Ethernet application and have them be treated as one aggregate internet connection? Now at first glance it may seem impra...
WiFi On The Go: Digicel MiFi
Gadgets, Internet, Caribbean Tech, Tech Reviews

WiFi On The Go: Digicel MiFi

Wifi on the go has a nice ring to it doesn't it?  MiFi the most recent addition to our Telecommunications/ISP companies list of consumer gadgets, is a portable router unit more popular known as MiFi (My Wi-fi).  With the increase in popularity of devices like Tablets and Smartphones the ability to have access to ones personal WiFi at any point in time is very attractive of course this is also applicable to Laptops, Netbooks, PSPs etc…. but at this point in time in regards to portability and popularity Tablets and Smartphones seem to be dominant. Of course one could just get a Data Plan for their Smartphone but unless you own an iPhone or a Blackberry (BB) which would be able to provide internet to their sister devices the iPad and or Playbook respectively then only one device would be a...