CTIA has released a new report illustrating how U.S. wireless networks have performed during COVID-19’s stay-at-home peak period. The report makes five key points: Nearly overnight, COVID-19 drove significant increases in, and shifts, in wireless network traffic—and U.S. wireless networks performed exceptionally well. This point is driven home by a series of impactful charts comparing…

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Officially launched last year, Wi-Fi 6 (the newest generation of Wi-Fi) is beginning to find its way onto the market with more and more devices announced. In short, Wi-Fi 6 is the latest update to Wi-Fi technology, and its key characteristic is next generation speeds, like those that will be offered with 10G. Without it,…

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Charter recently celebrated the upcoming launch of the black News Channel, the first and only African American-focused 24/7 news network. We are excited to be one of the first pay TV providers to offer the channel on our line-ups in some of our biggest markets starting in January.  Charter is committed to reflecting the vibrant…

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One year after a black Facebook employee accused the social media giant of failing its black employees and users, a group of Facebook employees published an anonymous memo saying the culture at the company has only gotten worse for nonwhite workers. Published on Medium last week, the letter documents a variety of micro- and full-blown aggressions employees…

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PRESS RELEASE Muralist Yehimi Cambron to Appear at The Norcross Community Market On Saturday, August 10, the Norcross Public Arts Commission (NPAC) will host famed Atlanta artist and muralist, Yehimi Cambron.  Ms. Cambron will be doing “demonstration art” for both children and adults at the Norcross Community Market at Lillian Webb Park, which is a…

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Georgia Tech’s incoming president will start work there on Sept. 1, officials said Wednesday. Ángel Cabrera’s total first-year compensation will be $975,000, according to an offer letter he signed. “We congratulate President Cabrera on this amazing opportunity,” said José Marquez, CEO, @techlatino: the National Association of Latinos in informacion Science and Technology. “We look forward…

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“Do I have to purchase health insurance,” a question frequently asked with the passage into law of the Affordable Care Act.  A significant motivation for the question has been the IRS tax penalty imposed upon individuals without health insurance.  Even with the IRS mandate eliminated in 2019 my answer to the question is an unequivocal…

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The National Spectrum Strategy for 5G has been everywhere in the news. As Latinos are core wireless-centric communities, TechLatino has taken notice. CNN describes “[l]ightning fast wireless speeds [that] could lead to more innovations across a variety of fields, and boost local economies.” We understand that our communities are part of and support the US…

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