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When politics and tech collide, everyone loses — Broadband News ...
By Stacey Higginbotham
The political drama around the Obama administration's efforts to bring a competitive wirelessbroadband alternative to the nation are roiled in a technical and now a political debate. The drama centers around LightSquared, and whether or ... The drama centers around LightSquared, which is trying to build a wholesale satellite and terrestrial 4G network, but has run into problems because the spectrum it uses can interfere with GPS signals. And now Republicans are accusing the White ...
LTE-Advanced will be in Verizon's future
By Robert Nazarian
Praveen Arteya, director of network technology at Verizon's LTE Innovation Center, said that is too early to test LTE-Advanced or research potential speeds and features. but it is in the long term plan. Expected speeds will mostly likely hit 100 Mbit /s in motion and 1 Gbit/s stationary. For now it's all about the ... DROID 2 now on Verizon's list of advanced devices · Verizon Claims its 4G LTE is Largest, Most Advanced Network · Philadelphia and San Fransisco may be part of Verizon's ...
Android News, Rumours, and Updates
SM Gets Big Award for Broadband Network - Santa Monica, CA Patch
By Kurt Orzeck
Santa Monica City Net earns a Government IT Innovator Award.
Santa Monica Patch: Latest Articles
Orange France will disable WiFi sharing, Group MMS and Visual ...
In an interesting internal-memo obtained by Smartphone France, the carrier evidently plans to disableWifi Sharing, Group MMS (which we covered as being potentially pricey) and Visual Voicemail. Perhaps WiFi sharing, something we've ...
GSA Report Confirms Acceleration of LTE Investment | September ...
By Global mobile Suppliers Association
The Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) has published an update to its Evolution to LTEReport, highlighting the growing investment in LTE. The GSA report covers both LTE FDD and LTETDD system modes and confirms that 174 firm ...
Microwave Journal Industry News
How To Extend Your WiFi Network Range [MacRx] | Cult of Mac
Extending your WiFi network allows you to provide strong coverage through a home or workplace while allowing wireless devices to roam about and keep ...

AT&T's LTE boot-up: What it means to you (Q&A)
Come Sunday, AT&T will finally flip the switch on its 4G LTE network--in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio--almost a year after announcing its LTElaunch plans. Suffice it to say that AT&T customers have been waiting a long time for...
Sprint Epic 4G Touch 1080p HD video sample
We check out the Sprint Epic 4G Touch and its ability to record in 1080p HD. What do you think?
iPhone 5 release date has Verizon LTE burying AT&T's big city issues
Beatweek Magazine
But one condition: he wants his Verizon iPhone to have 4G LTE… I am awaiting the Verizon LTE iPhone. I currently have the 3GS, which is a great unit, except I live/work in NYC where AT&T;'s 3G “network” is (still) barely functional, generally ...
Boffins boost battery life with underclocked Wi-Fi
Engineering professor Kang Shin and doctoral student Xinyu Zhang have developed a technique for saving the battery life of Wi-Fi devices by clocking down the Wi-Fi radio system to 1/16th of its normal idling power output. Dubbed "Energy-Minimizing Idle ...
Comcast offers discount on broadband, affordable netbooks to low-income families
The Detroit News
Broadband Internet is now available for $9.95 a month plus tax to any family with children who receive a free or reduced lunch and live in Comcast's service area. Eligible families also have the opportunity to purchase a netbook computer for $149.99. ...
Home broadband (100+ Kb/s)
Sydney Morning Herald
When he asked what core Liberal values were, Abbott said "no on climate change and no on national broadband network". "When did they become core Liberal values?" Oakeshott wanted to know. Although it would be 17 days before Oakeshott announced his ...
China Mobile talks LTE iPhone, inks 4G Clearwire deal
Neither AT&T nor Verizon are using the TD-LTE standard, rendering the smartphone's high-speed connectivity incompatible. However, Clearwire – which currently operates aWiMAX network in the US – has announced a new deal with China Mobile to promote the ...
The challenges for wholesale network operators
For example, various public interest organizations noted in an FCC filing in support of LightSquared that “compelling public interest benefits… would flow from a new mobile broadband entrant, particularly one offering a wholesale network that can ...
Telus to carry Samsung 4G Galaxy S II X smartphone
Mobile Burn
Canadian carrier Telus has announced that it will carry the a version of the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone, which it has dubbed the 4G Galaxy S II X. The version for Telus appears to be similar to the Galaxy S II that will be hitting T-Mobile in the ...
Commercial 4G network launched in Saudi Arabia
According to a recent press release, STC is offering commercial 4G mobile service using Time Division Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) technology which gives consumers enhanced mobilebroadband experience with faster access to high-quality video and more ...
Targus to release new WiFi PAN-equipped Laser Mouse this September, flips ...
The new mice will be based on Ozmo's OZMO2000 solution, which is the industry's first Wi-Fi PAN solution, enabling peripherals to connect directly to a laptop's built-in Wi-Fi receiver. Targus' new Wi-Fi Laser Mouse will be one of the first to ...
Infonetics: LTE equipment spending surpassed WiMAX in Q2
Moreover, the firm said growth in the overall infrastructure market--2G, 3G and 4G--continues to surge, with equipment spending up 25.2 per cent year-over-year and up 4.5 per cent from the first quarter to the second quarter. "Although LTE and 4G ...
4G area launch: Verizon Wireless unveils fast network
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Sep 17, 2011 (El Paso Times - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Verizon Wireless this week launched its 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) data network in part of El Paso and Las Cruces. "This gives us the ability to carry more data more ...
LTE: iPhone 5 release date ignores AT&T 4G launch, Verizon buildout
Beatweek Magazine
by Bill Palmer The iPhone 5 arrives to market with both existing iPhone carriers having commenced with the buildout of their 4G LTE networks, with AT&T about to join Verizon in embracing the next generation networking technology whether Apple adds it...
LightSquared 4G service faces major technical and political hurdles
However, under their new ownership, they received a conditional FCC waiver to use spectrum originally licensed for satellite service to offer wholesale terrestrial LTE (4G) mobile service. Rather than a low power supplement for the satellite service, ...
LG LU6200 1.5 GHz dual-core HD LTE Android Smartphone leaks
There's an LTE radio inside, this allowing data transfer speeds to max out at 75Mbps, and you'll also find NFC, Bluetooth, Wi-fi, and DMB right out of the box. DMB will almost certainly be a South Korea exclusive, for those of you wondering what the ...
Samsung Infuse 4G Awaits Promised Gingerbread: What You Can Expect When it Hits
Mobile bloom News
As part of a multi-device rollout, AT&T recently announced that all their Android mobile devices would receive the update in 2011 to the popular Gingerbread operators, which would include the Samsung Infuse 4g smartphone. When most of these handsets ...
The future of mobile arrives at LTE Showcase
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Partners, customers, media and members of New Zealand's innovation community will be hosted at the LTE Showcase at Telecom Place in Auckland during September and October. LTE is the next generation mobile broadband standard, evolving seamlessly from ...
FCC Broadband Staffers Nominated for Service Award
Broadcasting & Cable
By John Eggerton -- Broadcasting & Cable, 9/16/2011 5:57:45 PM FCC staffers Julius Knapp, Ruth Milkman, Sharon Gillett and the rest of the omnibus broadband plan team have been collectively nominated for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medial's ...
Motorola Photon 4G Review
Everything Android
The Photon 4G breaks that tradition and represents the first flagship-level Android phone from Motorola to the Sprint Wireless network. Read on to see if it lives up to the promise in our Motorola Photon 4G review. With the dearth of Android phones, ...
Southampton setting the standard for super-fast broadband
This Is Hampshire.net
By Matt Smith » Political reporter ANOTHER 10000 homes and businesses in and around Southampton are set to benefit from super-fast broadband, BT has announced. Moorhill, Burlesdon, Fordingbridge and Hythe are among the latest places included in the ...
Batelco to launch broadband TV
Trade Arabia
Batelco, the leading telecom service provider in Bahrain, has announced that Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) will soon be available for Broadband customers in two newly developed areas. IPTV is arguably the most innovative product to be delivered ...
Greenpacket Launches its New Value Packed WiMAX Indoor Modems
By Raju Shanbhag Allowing everyone at home to surf, stream and share multiple contents, Greenpacket, a developer of Next Generation mobile broadband and networking solutions, has unveiled two WiMAX (News - Alert) compliant indoor modems, the DV235 and ...
After skipping 3G for LTE, MetroPCS is moving back to EV-DO
Between last year, this year and next year, we'll have almost $1 billion deployed in a 4G LTE network. We really can't start putting a significant amount of our customers onto that LTE network—which will bring a lot of efficiencies to us—until the ...
LTE Asia reveals market reality
Telecoms.com (blog)
Since mobile operators in developed Asian markets have already deployed dense HSPA networks, the move to LTE is meticulously scrutinized. Few network executives also mentioned Super WiFi and whether this has the potential to disrupt the success of LTE ...
Sprint Epic Touch 4G Lightning Review: Yeah, It's the Best Android ...
By Adrian Covert
The Galaxy S II we've fawned over has finally arrived on Sprint as the Epic Touch 4G with a bigger, 4.52-inch screen. Long story short: It's the best Android phone you can buy.
Sprint's Samsung GALAXY S II, Epic 4G Touch now available for $200
By Todd Haselton
The first of Samsung's GALAXY S II devices to land in the United States, Sprint's "Samsung GALAXY S II, Epic 4G Touch", is now available online for $199. ... of the trimmings you'd expect from a high-end smartphone including a gorgeous AMOLED Plus display, 16GB of storage, a 1.2GHz dual-core Samsung Exynos processor, an 8-megapixel camera capable of capturing 1080p HD video, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats and support for Sprint's 4G WiMAX network. ...
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