Even technology conferences struggle with dropped calls and spotty Internet service
10 January 2013
Convention attendees chuckled as Samsung officials waited for a video game to load on a display. They sat patiently as Internet connections hiccuped. During this week's International CES, people have found themselves with spotty Internet service, long download times and dropped calls. While glitches in connectivity may seem ironic at one of the world's largest technology gatherings, they drew no more than a few shrugs from the people accustomed to such events. "Tech conferences are the worst for Wi-Fi, because everyone is using multiple devices," said Jeff Cutler, a freelance journalist from Boston, covering his eighth CES. "It's something you ...
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