Critics Step Up Attacks On AT&T Merger Plans

Critics Step Up Attacks On AT&T Merger Plans
Consumer Affairs
One of AT&T's arguments for acquiring rival T-Mobile is that the combined companies will help it expand 4G LTE service to the entire country. But critics of the deal point to a document they say contradicts that. Comm Daily has published a document it ...
Research Now Reveals Preferences for Internet Service Providers in Australia
Sacramento Bee
Approximately 95% of the online survey respondents said they had some form of broadband internet connection in their home, but according to the BBC, the average speeds of these connections are slow compared with many industrialised countries. ...
Broadband access in emerging markets still pricey
ZDNet Asia
For example, even though the Philippines recorded one of the lowest broadband prices out of the 19 markets, the study showed that many Filipinos still consider broadband to be unaffordable. India, on the other hand, had the highest WiMax tariffs in ...
Flush iiNet in share buyback
Sydney Morning Herald
CASHED-UP internet provider iiNet will buy back 5 per cent of its shares over the next year and keep an eye on acquisition opportunities as it waits for the national broadband network to be rolled out. Yesterday it reported full-year revenue of $699 ...
Review: The Motorola Photon 4G Takes The Crown As Sprint's Best Android Phone
The most noticeable of the bunch is the 4G Toggle widget—allowing users to turn off WiMax service and conserve energy. Other widgets like Social Networking come in handy by combining all your social media accounts into one place. ..
3 Scandinavia Deploys 4G and Long Term Evolution Services With Cisco Mobile ...
MarketWatch (press release)
4G and LTE are services our customers rely on greatly to share and view mobile video and data. The Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers and Cisco Move framework help enable us to provide customers a consistent mobile Internet experience. ...
LTE offers 100Mbit/s mobile downloads, says processor firm
The software will support the implementation of software-based multimode HSPA/HSPA+/LTE/LTE-A handset designs. The importance of this is that will enable 4G LTE developers to design multimode systems with the necessary backward compatibility with 3G ...
Superfast broadband project gets go ahead for Cambridgeshire
Cambridge News
Almost every home and business in Cambridgeshire could have superfast broadband within four years after a £70 million project was given the green light. It is hoped delivering a high-speed connection of 25 megabits a second or more to at least 90 per ...
iiNet's NBN costs “similar” to ADSL
National broadband provider iiNet today described the costs of connecting customers to the National Broadband Network as being similar to that of existing ADSLbroadband services, breaking ranks with industry rivals who have complained about what they ...
Vodafone and Telecom resolve network outages
National Business Review
Both Vodafone and Telecom experienced network outages today, which affected mobile andbroadband customers and have now been resolved. Telecom said in a statement that a technical issue, which was still being investigated, may have caused connectivity ...
Why Time Warner Cable is buying Insight for $3B
While not earth shattering, it does hint at consolidation in the cable sector as a variety of factors — from the trend toward cord cutting to the looming dominance of cable as a broadband provider in DSL areas — change the business of providing cable ...
Ofcom report backs up plea for broadband investment in Perth and Kinross
Scotland Courier
Figures released by communications regulator Ofcom have revealed that Perth and Kinross ranks in the bottom half for broadband service in the UK. By Sandra Gray The report into fixed broadband shows that the local authority area is ranked 120th out of...
Canada considers using Super Wi-Fi
New Brunswick Business Journal
MONTREAL - Canada will consider clearing the way for the adoption of Super Wi-Fi - a wireless high-speed Internet with a range of up to 100 kilometres. In the US, Google Inc. has been one of the companies pushing hardest for the adoption of Super Wi-Fi ..
ABI Expects Professional Healthcare WiFi Networks to Grow Rapidly
By Mini Swamy, TMCnet Contributor ABI Research's (News - Alert) new study, "Wireless Technologies in Professional Healthcare" looks at the market for WiFi hardware and services, the benefits and also the challenges that it faces. ...
Comcast launches broadband adoption program to bridge digital divide
Computer Business Review
Internet service provider Comcast has launched Internet Essentials, which the company says is the country's most comprehensive and ambitious broadband adoption program. Internet Essentials provides low-cost Internet service, a voucher to purchase a ...
IneoQuest Named to Broadband Communities Magazine's 2011 Top 100 List
SYS-CON Media (press release)
IneoQuest, the global leader in video service assurance, announced today that it has been namedBroadband Communities Magazine's (BC) Top 100 vendor for 2011 for its end-to-end video quality and service assurance solutions. ...
'Mobile broadband could fuel growth'
The Hindu
Pointing out that broadband connectivity could be a driver of socio-economic improvement, a global study has said a 10 per cent increase in broadband penetration in India would contribute to $80 billion of net revenues across the country's transport, ...
Orange signals mobile broadband tariff tweaks
Reg Hardware
By Caleb Cox • Get more from this author Network giant Orange has refreshed its mobilebroadband plans while touting a new Wi-Fi device for those on the move. Orange's 'Small' plan offers an initial allowance of 500MB and costs £10 a month. ..
MCNC starts round 2 of NCREN rural broadband buildout
MCNC, the not-for-profit rural network operator behind the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), has officially started round 2 of its Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI). Groundbreaking ceremonies for round 2 of the MCNC's ...
Ispa urges Telkom unbundling
Telkom should completely unbundle its hardware in order to facilitate better access for broadbanddelivery in SA, Ispa has said. A fibre backbone is important to support the wireless networks that are developing in South Africa, Google SA has said. ...
Wireless Telecom Group Announces Second Quarter Financial Results Including ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The Company serves both commercial and government markets with workflow-oriented, WiFi,WiMAX, satellite, cable, radar, avionics, medical, and computing applications. Wireless Telecom Group is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, in the New York ...
Wi-Fi Security: Cracking WPA With CPUs, GPUs, And The Cloud
Tom's Hardware Guide
Almost all of us prefer the convenience of Wi-Fi over the hassle of a wired connection. But what does that mean for security? Our tests tell the whole story. We go from password cracking on the desktop to hacking in the cloud. .
BSNL plans high-speed wireless broadband
Both TD-LTE (time division-long term evolution) and WiMax (worldwide interoperability for microwave access) are 4G (fourth-generation) technology, which offer wirelessbroadband at high speeds. In TD-LTE, subscribers can get data speed in the range of...
Christchurch plans city Wi-Fi post-quake
ZDNet Australia
The plan includes free citywide Wi-Fi, an augmented reality memorial and a central ICT precinct. In partnership with the council's broadband company Enable Networks, Christchurch will build high-speed Wi-Fi internet around the city. The Wi-Fi service ...
Euronews: UK Broadband Sector Holds Its Breath
Light Reading
British broadband, Telecom Egypt and Virgin Media Inc. (Nasdaq: VMED) stand to attention on a quiet Monday for EMEA telecom news. This could be a big week for the future of UK broadband, reports The Guardian, with an announcement expected from Culture ...
HTC EVO 4G Gingerbread gets Rooted along with many other new HTC ...
By Cory Gunther
If you were one of the many people that accepted the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for your HTC EVO 4G and have been waiting for a easy way to root your phone.
Android Community
EVO 4G Gingerbread update now has root via Revolutionary | Android ...
By Jerry Hildenbrand
If you took the last OTA for the HTC EVO 4G, and have been wanting and waiting for a root method, you're now in luck. The fellas at Revolutionary have worked out the kinks and the EVO 4G with version 2.16.0001 Hboot is now included on ...
Android Central - Android Forums,...
Exclusive: 4G LTE iPhone currently in carrier testing - BGR
By Jonathan S. Geller
While we can't confirm that the upcoming fifth-generation iPhone will be able to support 4G LTE, we can now exclusively confirm that Apple's carrier partners are testing iPhone models with LTEcapability. BGR has obtained evidence of an internal ... BlackBerry Bold 9930 now available from Verizon for $249.99 [updated] 3 hours ago; RIM touts 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook following cancellation of WiMAX model 3 days ago. BlackBerry Bold 9900 review August 11, 2011 at 10:58am...
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech
Samsung Infuse 4G to get Gingerbread this month | Ubergizmo
By George Wong
Despite being released not too long ago, the Samsung Infuse 4G was released with Froyo (Android 2.2) as instead of [...]
Motorola Photon 4G Bootloader Unlocked
By Quentyn Kennemer
All of the news lately about unlocked bootloaders is just lovely. The latest to get one is the Motorola Photon 4G. The unlock has come courtesy of XDA.
Android Phone Fans
Apple Testing A 4G LTE iPhone
By Dylan Love
This is hardly a confirmation that the iPhone 5 will support LTE, a much faster data connection than we currently see, but it certainly indicates that Apple isn't standing idly by while the technology continues to catch on worldwide. ...
UK Government Backs Country Wide Super Fast Broadband ...
By (Ravi Mandalia)
United Kingdom is all set to embrace a country wide super-fast broadband with the government backing the project with a...
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Unlock With Wifi App Brings New Update, Better Battery Savings ...
By Ryan Brooks
XDA Developer Ben74 has brought us a nice update to the “Unlock With Wifi” app that he originally released several months ago. With this app, one has the ability to disable the lockscreen on their phone by simply being connected to a ...
Android News, Rumours, and Updates
Apple testing 4G LTE-capable iOS Device with carriers? | 9to5Mac ...
By Jordan Kahn
It appears that Apple is now putting an LTE 4G-capable iPhone or iPad through the usual carrier testing. The proof comes from a .plist hinting at “LTE” (discovered by BGR) in an internal iOS test build that is allegedly from “one of ...
No surprise here: Apple is carrier testing an LTE iPhone - TNW Apple
By Brad McCarty
This doesn't necessarily mean every Apple device that's about to be released will feature an embedded 4G LTE modem, but it certainly means Apple isn't sitting on the sidelines as 4G LTEnetworks continue to roll out around the world. ...
The Next Web
MediaTek to trial 4G LTE TDD phone in China soon ...
By Michael Kan
Taiwanese chipset vendor MediaTek has developed a handset for use on China's upcoming fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology known as LTE TDD, according to a company spokeswoman. MediaTek is still testing the mobile phone, ...
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Dell packs 4G LTI in Vostro V131 Laptop | Technology |
Dell has launched the ultrathin Vostro V131 laptop, which will come an optional LTE card for 4Gmobile broadband connectivity, PC World has reported. The V131 is the latest addition to Dell's... Latest News
Motorola Photon 4G Bootloader Unlocked – Hoping This Means The ...
By Tim-o-tato
The Photon 4G's bootloader has just been unlocked, and everyone is still celebrating. We are expecting not too many people here actually own a Photon (since we usually only cover Verizon related phones), but what this could possibly mean .... If the sgs2 has been announced as an LTEphone I might consider waiting, but Moto hardware is reliable and I am really tempted. Kevin Stagg. Seeing as how the Photon is on Sprint, which allows you to ...
Droid Life: A Droid Community Blog
Nearpoints: WiMAX is Dead
Actually, WiMAX has been dead for years, but with Clearwire moving to LTE it's ... WiMAX (like the White Spaces today, it was marketed as "Wi-Fi on ... lead" over LTE never really existed as the market for 4G-class mobile broadband was ...
Wi-Fi dead zones: Extending your home Wi-Fi network | ZDNet
If you need to extend your home wifi coverage, examine all of your options before deciding. The first choice isn't always the best one.

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