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Cover Story: Total connectivity

It's the biggest bugbear of anyone on the move. You want to work, but without wifi, you're in a bind. Emmet Ryan spoke to Gerry McQuaid of Cubic Telecom about how communication will be a lot smoother in years to come.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
26th January, 2014
Gerry McQuaid.

Smartphone screens are getting bigger, but there are still tasks on the go where you need something bigger. Tablets and laptops fill this space nicely, but they share a problem. If you don't have wifi access, you can't access the web.

The natural meeting point for these technologies is to make laptops and tablets connect to the web with 3G and 4G services, like a smartphone. It is possible, but it's far from commonplace. Getting...

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