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Faster Cellular Signals Could Mean Slower Wi-Fi

Wireless companies will soon be transmitting data in the same part of the public airwaves that’s used by Wi-Fi. Dubbed as LTE-U, the carriers will have more spectrum to play with, which should lead to faster speeds for their customers.  Those cellphone signals may interfere with Wi-Fi transmissions.

Vice President of Technology Policy at CableLabs, Rob Alderfer, commented on the move in a San Jose Mercury News article.

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