WPI Expert Provides Analysis on Wireless Network Outage

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The wireless network outage affecting tens of thousands of customers across the U.S. left many people unable to call or text on Thursday. Alexander Wyglinski, professor of electrical and computer engineering and associate dean of Graduate Studies, lent his expertise to media covering the outage. His comments on society’s reliance on 5G wireless networks and a potential workaround to the outage appeared in several outlets and resulted in nationwide distribution which included:

The Associated Press, whose article was re-published by yahoo! finance, and newspapers including The Detroit News and the Anchorage Daily News.

WBUR

The Boston Globe

MassLive

Professor Wyglinski was also interviewed by WCVB-TV and Spectrum News 1

 

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