WSJ tackles wireless reception problems

And to all those dorks that emailed me and said that I must be using an out-dated mobile phone if I was getting poor reception, read the following article.

The Wall Street Journal has a large piece in today’s issue (humorously titled, “Why You Still Can’t Hear Me now”) on the sometimes unpredictable wireless reception common in the US. The article notes that despite recent spectrum buyouts and mergers, surveys show that reception hasn’t improved in recent years. Also mentioned is new technology that aims to fill the gaps between towers: [Read the rest]