AT&T to focus on LTE network first, then compatible phones
Don't look for a slew of 4G LTE phone announcements out of the AT&T camp anytime soon. Instead, the carrier plans to devote the next few months on building up its LTE network. Speaking at a Oppenheimer Technology and Communications Conference today, ...
LTE Development Testing Made Easy With Anite's Development Toolset
PR Newswire (press release)
Anite's Scenario Mode is a complete offering for LTE and LTE Multi-RAT tests and covers lower layer functions such as L1 and L2 controls. Users of Scenario Mode are able to create most types of test, even more complex ones, through a simple drag and ...
Broadcom: We're not confident about WiMAX in the US any more
Yes, WiMAX has been abandoned. Last year, Broadcom acquired a company called Beceem that was a leader in chipsets for 4G WiMAX and LTE. Michael Hurlston, General Manager and Senior Vice President of the Wireless LAN Business Unit at Broadcom told us ...
Proposed NBN laws to bypass state rules
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy yesterday proposed amendments to existing legislation that would make it easier for the National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) to connect premises to the network. The amendments would enable NBN Co and other ...
Clearwire's new CEO faces big challenges in the LTE race
The announcement comes at a critical time in the company's plan to create a state-of-the-art 4Gwireless network. Clearwire is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in new investment to finance shifting its future radio infrastructure from WiMAX to ...
Landmark Cable Deal to Bring Wi-Fi to 32 Parks
The deal, announced Wednesday, set a national precedent for using such a municipal cable deal to help close the digital divide by increase public access to Wi-Fi where it never existed. As part of the agreement, 40 computer labs with free broadband ...
HP TouchPad Go 7″ tablet hits FCC, coming soon to AT&T's 4G network
The 4G TouchPad will sport a 1.5GHz processor and 32GB of internal storage, both decent bumps from the entry-level Wi-Fi version. Though we don't know for sure when the TouchPad 4G is set to officially hit retail shelves, we know that it's coming soon. ...
ERF Wireless Updates Requirements for Energy Broadband Stock Dividend
Marketwire (press release)
LEAGUE CITY, TX--(Marketwire - Aug 11, 2011) - ERF Wireless ( OTCBB : ERFWD), a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless broadband products and services, issued an update today regarding the company's recently announced decision to dividend up to ...
Comcast Launches Internet Essentials Program in Connecticut
PR Newswire (press release)
11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced the launch of Internet Essentials, an ambitious and comprehensive broadband adoption experiment, in Connecticut. The Internet Essentials program addresses three of the primary barriers to broadband ...
Towerstream to Waive Fees for New Wireless Broadband Customers
MarketWatch (press release)
Towerstream is a leading 4G service provider in the US, delivering high-speed wireless Internet access to businesses. Founded in 2000, the Company has established networks in 12 markets including New York City, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, ...
NBN key to Labor's new federal plan for the arts
THE future of the arts looks wired and inspired under Labor, with an arts discussion paper identifying the National Broadband Network and creative industries as key planks of a federal cultural policy. Federal Arts Minister Simon Crean yesterday ...
FCC Review of LightSquared Broadband Network Needed
Farm Bureau News
WASHINGTON, DC, August 10, 2011 – It is important to farmers and ranchers that the Federal Communication Commission review possible interference with the Global Positioning Systems that could be created by a broadband network being developed by ...
Defcon hackers get hacked over 4G
We're all familiar with the hostility of WiFi and GSM networks at DEF CON, however, this year the most hostile network on earth was not 802.11; it was CDMA and 4G!," reads the introduction to the disclosure made by a poster called Coderman. ...
Broadband Bytes Have Lost Their Bite
Retail consumer broadband usually delivers a specific amount of ostensible bandwidth expressed in megabytes per second, and we usually buy them in gradients. The figure is often quoted as so many megabytes per second down (as in download) and so many ...
VSee Achieves Telepresence over Verizon 4G - Stream 4 HD Video Streams Over ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
VSee™, a leading provider of video collaboration services, is proud to be the first video solution provider to offer High-Definition Multicamera telepresence over a single 4G wireless connection. Unlike telepresence setups from Cisco, Polycom and ...
NetAmerica Alliance Expands Into Oklahoma
PR Newswire (press release)
"The promise 4G LTE holds for our rural customers and the positive economic and lifestyle changes that broadband mobility will bring to our communities is exciting. Panhandle Telephone recognized immediately that joining the alliance was the key for us ...
BHP boss Jac Nasser criticises government over National Broadband Network ...
By Sarah-Jane Tasker, Scott Murdoch BHP Billiton chairman Jac Nasser has strongly criticised two of the government's key policy platforms, with the head of the nation's biggest company warning against spending $36 billion on the National Broadband ...
Free WIFI available during Universiade
The three largest operators in Shenzhen have provided preferential policies of citywide free WiFinetwork and various people-oriented services for Shenzhen residents, seizing the business opportunities with the help of the Universiade, according to ...
Motorola Atrix 4G Specs Breakdown, Big Bang For Your Buck at $24.99
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With 16 GB of onboard storage, twice the average of most 4G handsets, micro SD ability to expand up to 32 GB, micro USB port, HDMI out video mirroring capability, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi access, rear 5 MP 720p High Def camera and front video chat cam, ...
Will the Motorola Droid Bionic be worth all the hype?
The wait for the Motorola Droid Bionic is finally coming to an end, and Verizon's first dual-core LTEphone will soon be upon us. The handset has garnered quite the following since we first saw it back in January and even the massive redesign didn't ...
Move Over Latte, the New Price for Free Wi-Fi Is an App or Daily Deal
Wired News (blog)
In return, you'll get 4 hours of WiFi. But the network (and smaller portions of it) can also be rented out by daily deals sites. On those days, users who log-on to the free Wi-Fi will see a discount coupon for a local business — which could be ...
Rural telecom providers band together against national broadband plan
North Liberty Leader
In an interview with PC World magazine, Blair Levin, who authored the National Broadband Plan for the FCC, defended his plan because he said it balances rural and urban broadband needs. Levin stated, "4G [wireless] is going to end up being more ...
CDMA and 4G WiMax Supposedly Hacked at Defcon
By Kelly Hodgkins
A post on the Full Disclosure mailing list claims both CDMA and 4G WiMAX wireless networks were compromised using a man-in-the middle attack at Defcon earlier this week.
AT&T: no LTE smartphone until late 2011 -- Engadget
By Donald Melanson
Not exactly a huge surprise here considering that the carrier is still just getting its LTE network off the ground, but AT&T has now confirmed.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE Review [Verizon] | Android Community
By Cory Gunther
The few small software changes are in the keyboard colors and the camera interface but you can see all about that in our Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi Review. We haven't heard anything regarding the 3.2 upgrade for the Galaxy Tab nor when the 4G LTE ...
AT&T's first 4G LTE smartphone due by year-end
By Todd Haselton
AT&T senior vice president of mobility and consumer markets Pete Ritcher took the stage during the Oppenheimer Technology and Communications Confer.
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CDMA and 4G Connections Compromised At DefCon 19? | TechCrunch
By Chris Velazco
While Mike Tassey and Rich Perkins were showing off their impressive GSM and WiFi-hacking drone, it seems that other mobile networks may have been under a silent siege. Word over on the Full Disclosure mailing list is that CDMA and 4G networks were ... Though the report mentions no names, Verizon, Sprint, and MetroPCS are the only CDMA carriers with honest-to-goodness 4Gservices. With 4G network technologies like WiMax and especially LTE gaining widespread adoption,...
Bell Mobility document shows WiFi hotspot capability coming via ...
Bell BlackBerry Much to the dismay of many BlackBerry users, it looks as though the new BlackBerry 7 line up is not going to be launching with WiFi hotspot capability built into the OS. Now, that's not to say it isn't ... I noticed that the wi-fi radio is listed as transmitting as well as receiving. I'm not an expert on this, but I thought it at least indicates that the hardware is available to make the new phones wi-fi hot-spot capable. Posted by blackmoe Wednesday, ...
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How to Prevent Neighbors from Using your Wi-Fi Network
Are neighbors piggybacking on your Wi-Fi network? Learn about simple ways to prevent neighbors from using your wireless Internet without permission.
Clearwire Announces Intent to Add LTE to Its Network to Accelerate ...
"Clearwire plans to raise the bar again for mobile broadband service in the ... Clearwire also restated its commitment to its existing 4G WiMAX network, ...