| |T-Mobile sans AT&T faces big 4G gap
It may offer similar speeds to certain 4G
deployments today, but it is still an advanced 3G technology that doesn't offer the spectral efficiencies of next generation technologies, such as LTE
. In short, without a strategy to move to the next...
| |Telstra plays 'what if' with broadband deal
Sydney Morning Herald
If it does not it must financially separate and would be denied a chance to bid for 4G
spectrum - together with some additional commercial handicaps, such as having to divest its stake in Foxtel. To date chatter from Telstra has concerned outcomes ...
| |Samsung Galaxy WiFi 3.6 Takes the "Phone" Out of "Smartphone"
Enter Samsung Galaxy WiFi
3.6: an Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) device with a 1 GHz OMAP processor, a 3.65-inch screen, 8 GB or 16 GB of memory (further expandable through microSD cards), Wi-Fi
connectivity and a 2-megapixel camera on the back plus a VGA ...
| |Shaw to Build Broadband Wireless Network
MarketWatch (press release)
is increasingly viewed as a portable and nomadic service for the consumption of media rich content and video. Major wireless carriers worldwide are deploying Wi-Fi
as means of offloading 3G/4G
traffic thereby reducing network build ...
| |Motorola's Photon 4G: The best Android smartphone yet
Despite the "4G
" in the Atrix and Photon names, neither Motorola Android device supports the LTE 4G
spectrum, though the Photon does support the much less available WiMax 4G
spectrum (however, only if you turn off Wi-Fi
, a weird requirement). ...
| |Free wi-fi starts today in Wellington CBD
Wellingtonians will be able to browse, tweet and Facebook to their hearts' content with the launch of free wi-fi
in the central city today. The network - called cbdfree - will be available in outdoor areas fromWestpac Stadium to the Embassy Cinema, ...
| |Hands On With Sony's Lightweight, Low-Cost Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1
But today the company has rectified the situation with the introduction of the newest Sony ReaderWi-Fi
PRS-T1. With a list price of $149, the reader costs 35 percent less than the Touch Edition model it replaces. In addition to the dramatic price drop ...
| |Tata Tele, Sistema Shyam up the ante on wireless data speeds
Hindu Business Line
CDMA operators including Tata Teleservices and Sistema Shyam TeleServices have upped the ante on wireless broadband
speeds. On Thursday, the two companies announced the launch of ultra-speed wireless broadband
promising speeds of up to 14.7 and 9.8 ...
| |SPV model proposed to develop rural broadband
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The finance ministry has asked the telecom department not to entrust state-owned BSNL with the Rs 20000-crore project to build a national broadband
network to take high-speed internet to the hinterlands. It has recommended that a special ...
| |Plusnet is Recommended by Which?
PR Newswire (press release)
Plusnet, the broadband
provider from Yorkshire, has been recommended by Which?, the UK's largest independent consumer body. Plusnet Value home broadband
has been given a five star recommendation for "value for money" and a four star recommendation for ...
| |Govt's 'pathetic' attempt to ease broadband woes
by JOSH TAYLOR A MULTI-million pound Government scheme to roll out 'superfast'broadband
to rural areas may fall at the first hurdle, experts have warned. The Government has promised £500 million to install 'superfast' broadband
in areas of countryside ...
| |Droid Bionic Release Date: Almost Every Source Says September 8
International Business Times
Droid Life also posted three pieces of legit-looking documentation for the dual-core 4G LTE
smartphone, each displaying Sept. 8th as the release date. Further, leaked Verizon equipment guide and Costco document are cited by Nexus 404 as the release...
| |Three broadband decision could prompt mobile recycling
An announcement by a telecoms operator that it will offer free broadband
services to those in rural areas could prompt mobile phone recycling in order to use 3G networks. Individuals may wish to consider upgrading their handset as Three has revealed ...
| |The Importance of Broadband Access in the Latino Community
Huffington Post (blog)
Access to broadband
, and the Internet have created an enormous opportunity for our community to remain an active participant in the debate, as opposed to, sitting on the sidelines and watching others opine and postulate on issues that influence ...
| |How to make the most of your Wifi
This is the technology that is broadly labelled as 'Wifi
'. Once properly set up, Wifi
should be trouble-free, but getting the configuration right first time can be tricky. Wifi
connections are also susceptible to certain problems that may seem ...
| |Broadband coverage: Online participation continues to rise
This is up from 73 per cent in the 2010 survey sample, suggesting that more households have signed up for broadband
deals over the last 12 months. The ONS reported that 41.26 million adults – 82.3 per cent of the population – used the internet over the ...
| |Radio broadband is launched in district
residents and businesses can now benefit from faster internet speeds after radio broadband
was launched in the district yesterday. It is hoped the service – delivered at an average speed of 25MB per second – will mean more businesses choose to locate ...
| |NMU recycles light tower for WiMAX
North Wind Online
NMU has started the process of converting a light tower into an antenna to extend the WiMAX
service into Harvey. Earlier this month, NMU removed a light tower from outside Gries Hall. The tower will be turned into an antenna for the WiMAX
signal and ...
| |Hands-on with the Sony Reader Wi-Fi (video) -- Engadget
By Brian Heater
The Sony Reader Wi-Fi
does go a ways toward keeping up with the competition, offering up WiFi
(as advertised), an infrared touchscreen, and the Pearl E-Ink display seen on past versions. The hardware is nice, though it doesn't feel quite as ...
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