Carriers, Trade Groups Propose Broadband Fund
By Grant Gross, IDG News A US Federal Communications Commission program that subsidizes telephone service in rural areas would transition into broadband subsidies under a plan released Friday by six telecom carriers and three trade groups representing ...
Are Wi-Fi fears junk science?
National Post (blog)
Green party leader Elizabeth May has voiced her opposition to the unnecessary use of WiFi. In this occasional feature, the National Post tells you everything you need to know about a complicated issue. Today, Sarah Boesveld wades into the world of ...
Motorola Photon delivers 4G speed and Tegra 2 power
Video Gaming Pros
However, if you had to point only one or two characteristics that make this such a versatile, powerful, speedy mobile handset, you could point out the Nvidia Tegra 2 processing chip and super-fast Sprint4G broadband network. ...
Sprint Nextel takes a hit in 4G race
The company's turnaround attempt comes as it battles new entrants in the speedier 4G arena. Once the sole carrier with a next-generation wireless service, along with partner Clearwire (CLWR), Sprint now faces stiff competition from Verizon (VZ), ...
Qualcomm confident of LTE technology rollout by Q1 2012
SAN DIEGO, California: San Diego-based chipmakerQualcomm Inc on Thursday claimed its plans to sell its wireless broadband business in India will not be derailed by any potential delays in the commercial deployment of LTE (long term evolution) ...
When the Tech Trend Is Not Your Friend
Stec's customers are looking for cheaper suppliers, while Sequans' clients aren't sure how much they should bet on Wimax, and how much to bet on "LTE," the flavor of 4G used by Verizon Communications (VZ) and AT&T (T). The takeaway is that no matter ...
Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet K1 32GB (Wi-Fi)
Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet K1 32GB (Wi-Fi) Review, by Melissa J. Perenson July 29, 2011 The Lenovo IdeaPad K1 strives to be more than just another Android tablet. From its Honeycomb tweaks to its plethora of preloaded apps--many of which are actually ...
Android This Week: Galaxy S2 vs iPhone; AT&T bakes Gingerbread, myTouch 4G ...
The second largest carrier said it will offer Android 2.3, also known as Gingerbread, for all Android handsets it launched in 2011, starting with the Motorola Atrix 4G. Five other handsets already earned a spot on the upgrade list, including the ...
IHS iSuppli: Tablets to push 2011 mobile broadband shipments up 58%
Strong tablet sales this year will help increase the shipment of devices that connect to mobilebroadband — basically everything connecting to cellular networks that's not a smartphone — by 57.8 percent, research firm IHS iSuppli reports. ...
Motorola is banking on LTE, new tablets as it continues turnaround
Come September, Motorola's planned LTE upgrade for the Xoom will arrive (CP: Verizon's Motorola Xoom 3G tablet to receive 4G LTE upgrade in September), along with its delayed Bionic 4G handset for the Verizon network. By year's end, Motorola will ...
Lightsquared LTE plan could affect local GPS users
The Marshall Democrat-News
By MARCIA GORRELL/Democrat-News Local crop consultants are concerned about a recently approved broadband Internet system called "Lightsquared LLC" which allegedly would compromise local GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) signals. ...
BT bids for Herts broadband bonanza
Herts and Essex Observer
Dave Hughes, East of England regional director, said the communications company was willing to consider a further major investment in super-fast broadband “if we can create the right environment”. He emphasised that the full benefits of the high-speed ...
NBN ready to start connecting in Brunswick
Sydney Morning Herald
THE first Melbourne site in the government's national broadband project is to be launched next week. A handful of selected households in the inner-northern suburb of Brunswick will start testing services to test network speeds and connections. ...
4 Top 4G Smartphones
It is blazing fast when it comes to broadband speeds, and will anchor Verizon's services for probably a decade or more. Verizon is offering three LTE-equipped phones right now, and HTC's Droid Thunderbolt is the best. HTC did a commendable job in ...