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20GBs per second 5G network to make debut in 2018 Winter Olympics

While some countries still struggle actually getting 3G or 4G connectivity from their service providers, apparently, the age of 5G is almost upon us. Well, that is, if you live in South Korea. A 12-man delegation from their Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning went to the meeting of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in San Diego, and based on their suggestion, the organization agreed to define 5G as a 20 gigabits per second network.

Google expected to launch new wireless service tomorrow

As early as 2012, we learned that Google could be working on a wireless service and was rumored to be in partnership with Dish Network. However, the idea was soon debunked or was discontinued early on because according to a Google executive, regulations blocked the company from entering the phone service market. Google Fiber was launched the same year and still no sign of a wireless service until a year later when a similar rumor surfaced. And now, Google's wireless service is finally expected to launch tomorrow, April 23, Thursday.

Google scales up Project Loon to bring Internet access to everyone

Google's Project Loon first took flight in August 2013 from California and it has since been flying with colors. This project was first aimed to bring WiFi connectivity to Africa. As we all know, Google is serious about its plans to launch WiFi in emerging markets especially in developing countries. Meanwhile in the United States, Google is expanding Fiber to more cities. There's also that rumor that a cellular service is in the works and some more details about the Google Carrier project being leaked. All these information prove to us one thing: Google wants to bring Internet access to everyone.

Be protected online for life with this VPN Unlimited deal [DEALS]

You're probably tired of hearing it, but Internet security and privacy are those things that need to get hammered into everyone's consciousness repeatedly until they become second nature. But despite their importance, the inertia needed to get things rolling is still just as tough to overcome. Which is why deals like these, which give you a lifetime subscription of Internet protection via VPN Unlimited, are there to smoothen the road and sweeten the deal. It doesn't hurt that it is being offered at an equally smooth and sweet 70 percent discount.

Nigeria mobile operators could be imprisoned for poor service

Africa seems to be harsh when it comes to imposing prison sentences but the region, at least, the leaders simply want to bring quality mobile services as standard to African countries. Nigeria is the latest to be added to the list of countries imposing prison sentences on those mobile operators that fail to deliver quality services to customers.

Google Fiber expanding to four more cities

Google has announced that it is set to expand its Google Fiber internet offering into for more locations in the US. The expansion will bring high-speed fiber optic internet service to Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, NC, and Nashville. The expansion plans come from two people who claim to be familiar with the plans Google has in the works.

Opera Max stretches to 21 countries in Asia

If you've been looking for a way to browse to your heart's content on your mobile device and yet not incur the wrath of your carrier, or your wallet, then now might be your day. That is, if you're living in one of the 21 Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern countries that Opera is bringing its Opera Max service to, offering not just speed but also data savings that Opera is known for.

Google Cellular Service in the works?

Is Google finally venturing into the cellular network service industry? Well, we've heard of this rumor before and now we've got word again that Google is already preparing to sell mobile phone plans. This seems to be ambitious but the search giant selling cellular phone plans and mobile data plans could enter this arena. Google is a big tech company it can really do anything but managing its own cellular network--I don't think so.
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