Motorola, Verizon Begin Xoom LTE Upgrade
With the 4G radio on board, Xoom owners should see a dramatic performance boost in the tablet's mobile broadband powers. Verizon currently advertises LTE download speeds between 5 Mbps and 12 Mbps, and upload speeds of 2 Mbps to 5 Mbps. Verizon's LTE ...
LTE network now in Montreal
It also sells a Rocket Internet stick that can be connected to the USB port of a computer, and a wireless hot spot - the Sierra Wireless AirCard, which creates a mobile hot spot for up to five Wi-Fidevices. If consumers want access to the faster ...
In-Flight Wi-Fi Revenues to Surpass $1.5 Billion in 2015, Says In-Stat
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
New In-Stat (www.in-stat.com) research forecasts that in-flight Wi-Fi revenues will surpass the $1.5 billion mark in 2015. "While airlines initially viewed in-flight broadband as a competitive differentiator, it is now simply viewed in the US market as ...
Fixed broadband rules downloads, mobile rules new services
For example, Australians were relatively indifferent to the advent of broadband in its earliest years, but when Telstra sparked a price war in 2004, there was a huge surge in subscriptions. That price war ended in regulatory action on the basis that ...
Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) Holds the 2nd Workshop to Promote TD-LTE Ecosystem
The stable and high performances of these TD-LTE dongles in real multi-user environment showed the capabilities in commercial mobile broadband networks. "The second GTI workshop is very fruitful. GTI has built on a long-standing collaborative ...
Picochip argues London LTE coverage needs 70000 small cells
"While Wi-Fi will offer some respite to the network, ultimately London's population density means that small cells, deployed in the most congested areas, are the only way for the mobile networks to cope with the traffic," Pulley said in a statement. ...
EC to test broadband performance in Europe
Computer Business Review
The European Commission (EC) is planing to launch a major new study of broadband performance across Europe to get a clear picture of broadband service in all member countries as well as in Croatia, Iceland and Norway. Measurement firm SamKnows will ...
Mobile Broadband Rivals Wired Broadband For Popularity
Even when 4G wireless broadband comes into mass usage the amount of data needed to be transferred simply won't cut it on the bandwidth made available by the mobile phone tower. The submarine internet pipes arriving into Australia via the ocean floor ...
Telstra launches 4G network (Australia)
Telstra, a leading telecom operator in Australia, will launch the nation's first superfast 4G LTE mobile network in capital city CBDs and more than 30 regional and metropolitan centres. As per reports, Telstra CEO David Thodey said Australians could ...
Eutelsat Inks Distribution Agreement With VIVACOM for its Tooway™ Satellite ...
VIVACOM, Bulgaria's leading telecommunications service provider, will use the Tooway™ service, delivered via Eutelsat's KA-SAT satellite, to provide high-speed broadband services to residential and enterprise users beyond range of terrestrial networks ...
Mango excites with Wi-Fi tethering
The feature that has everyone giving Windows Phone 7.5 a second look is Wi-Fi tethering. According to PC World, Users can now use their smartphones' 3G/4G mobile data connections to connect up to 5 other guest devices to the internet wirelessly in ...
T-Mobile Launches HTC Amaze 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II and T-Mobile Sonic 4G ...
T-Mobile also announced the launch of T-Mobile Sonic 4G Mobile HotSpot, a high speed 4G (HSPA+ 42) mobile hotspot that can offer customers with access to T-Mobile's fastest 4G speeds on up to fiveWi-Fi enabled devices. This network serves over 170 ...
HTC Inspire 4G Receives Gingerbread, New Lower Retail Pricing
Mobile bloom News
You should then see an option for HTC Wi-Fi software update. Simply click on the Check Now button, and follow the on-screen prompts to install the new OS. The HTC Inspire 4G is one of the heavier 4G handsets, at 5.78 ounces (164 grams) as opposed to to ...
Clearwire likely the crux of Sprint's LTE strategy
The deployment would be part of Sprint's Network Vision network modernization plan, which is already underway, and which is centered on multi-mode base stations that would allow Sprint to launch LTE. Sprint is scheduled to detail its 4G network ...
Mobile phone data usage ripe for Wi-Fi offload
So said Olivier Baujard, Deutsche Telekom's chief technology officer, speaking here at theBroadband World Forum. He based his conclusion on data from the Netherlands, where 45 percent of traffic is from home, 45 percent is from work, ...
New LG Esteem launched with MetroPCS with 4G support
Mobile bloom News
The LG Esteem has support for 4G LTE network and runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS right out of the box. Put that together with some nice features and a price tag of around $349 with $100 mail-in rebate available through the rest of this year, ...
Doubling Broadband Speed Adds $3.9 Billion To Aus GDP
By Tony Ibrahim | Thursday | 2011-09-29 Ericsson has released findings that indicate doubling Australia's broadband speeds would result in a $3.9 billion increase for its GDP, according to an ITWire calculation. The study included 33 OECD economies ...
AT&T USBConnect Momentum 4G
I tested the Momentum side by side with the AT&T Mobile Hotspot Elevate 4G ($69.99, 4 stars), which turns AT&T's network into a Wi-Fi network that up to five devices can connect to. In my tests on the AT&T LTE network in Houston, Texas, ...
Who's Adopting LTE?
Connected World Magazine
4G LTE (long-term evolution), for instance, is generating a lot of hype as more carriers enter the 4Grace, and as more LTE-compatible consumer products are being rolled out. During the past year or so, consumers have been bombarded with marketing ...
LTE brings new security concerns for telcos
As long-term evolution (LTE) networks, such as Telstra's new 4G network, bring about super fast mobile broadband to consumers across the globe, they could also potentially open up smartphones, tablets and other devices to hacks that previously only ...
London Olympic games Wi-Fi networking moving slowly: Virgin Media
Computer Business Review
Virgin Media has said that the process to provide Wi-Fi connectivity before the Olympic games next year could end up being a missed opportunity. Virgin Media is bidding for contracts to build a central public Wi-Fi network in London. ...
Menatelecom in WiMAX accord with India firm
“We have provided faster, better and more flexible broadband solutions for both residential and corporate customers. We have also raised the standards for what customers should expect of their Internet service provider. “The new partnership with Tech ...
Broadband boost for Badsey
MORE than 4200 homes and businesses near Evesham will benefit from faster broadband after BT announced the latest stage of its network upgrade. Badsey is among the latest places in Worcestershire to benefit from the company's roll-out of its next ...
Franklin Wireless Announces Financial Results for Fiscal 2011
MarketWatch (press release)
/quotes/zigman/498057 FKWL 0.00% , the market leader in dual-mode WiMAX and CDMA modems for 3G and 4G wireless broadband data communications, today announced full-year financial results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011. Net sales for fiscal 2011 ...
Clear Your Obstructions; Even Moving and Breathing Affect Wi-Fi ...
By Adam Dachis
We've talked about plenty of ways to boost your Wi-Fi signal and expand coverage, but science news blog New Scientist points to a study conducted at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City that has found your movement and breathing affect ...
Motorola Xoom 4G LTE upgrade process begins tomorrow, new ...
By Joseph Volpe
Customers should expect average download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G LTE mobile broadband coverage areas. When customers travel ... 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats over 4G LTE, 3G and WiFi · 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash · Wi-Fi networks are generally short ranged and provide wireless Internet access to localized public areas (often called hotspots) such as airports, hotels, and coffee shops. Data plans: ...
Amazon Unveils Wi-Fi Only 'Kindle Fire' With Cloud Storage ...
By DAVID LIEBERMAN, Executive Editor
Kindle's free 3G connection means you never have to hunt for or pay for a Wi-Fi hotspot – you simply download and read books anytime, anywhere in over 100 countries around the world. Amazon pays for the 3G connection so there's no monthly fee or annual contract. .... I wouldn't buy it to replace my graphite Kindle wifi, but for couch browsing and watching movies on long flights, $199 is the perfect price point. This thing is going to be stuffing a lot of stockings this Holiday season. ...
Mango WiFi sharing to have hardware, driver, and carrier restrictions
With the release of Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango," Microsoft has officially confirmed that the operating system supports connection sharing. But you may have to ...