Omnidirectional 4G vs Hyper-G

Curious about the real results of our field tests performed recently. Unlike others we will not show you the peak bandwidth we managed to achieve because that is relatively useless, as it depends on so many factors out of our control. What we can show you is how our setup performed with different LTE Cat …

To VPN or not to VPN

Have you ever questioned if virtual private networks (VPNs) provide adequate privacy and security? Do you trust your VPN? There has always been something suspicious about VPN, because instead of trusting your own ISP, you choose to trust some guys somewhere in the world and an unknown ISP. VPNs are supposed to hide your data …

Sat5G, Satellite and 5G Integration

VT iDirect, SES, Broadpeak, i2CAT and the University of Surrey, all members of the SaT5G consortium, have partnered to demonstrate a major milestone in the research, development and validation of key principles for satellite integration with 5G architecture. The live, first-of-its-kind test marked a significant step forward in the massive transformation of the global communications …

Malware – The Basic Concepts

When we see breathless posts warning about malware spread across social media, they invariably demonstrate that the author – and indeed those who share the warning – don’t really understand the basic concepts of malware. Often, this is because they use nonsensical terminology such as “Trojan worm virus” – something, that after reading this article, …

Bandwidth, latency and congestion

Bandwidth is a measure of the capacity of a line in kbps (kilobits per second). Latency is a measure of the speed of a line between two hosts in ms (milliseconds). Factors that affect bandwidth include the physical properties of the medium being used and whether it is shared. Cable and all wireless connections are shared media. …