A $650 transmitter can disable an entire city’s 4G LTE network

Verizon 4G LTE

Verizon 4G LTE

The future of the wireless industry lies within the LTE technologies a majority of carriers have already turned to for mobile connectivity. These high-speed networks have introduced consumers to speeds that are up to four times faster than comparable 3G networks. The four major wireless providers in the United States are expected to blanket the country with LTE coverage in the coming years and begin to phase out older 3G and 2G technologies. Researchers at Virginia Tech, however, have revealed that these LTE networks may not be as secure as we once thought. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Managing Director, Digital Media Group at Landmark Ventures/ShellyPalmer a technology focused Investment Banking & Advisory practice specializing in M&A, Financings, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Access. He is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert and well known for his work on Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living as well as his daily radio report on United Stations Radio Networks. For more information, visit shellypalmer.com.

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