Google lets Wi-Fi hotspot owners opt out of location service
By Peter Sayer IDG News Service - Bowing to pressure from European privacy regulators, Google will soon allow owners of Wi-Fi access points to opt out of a Google service that allows smartphone owners to identify their location without using GPS ...
WiMax, the Disappearing Mobile Wireless Technology
Wall Street Journal (blog)
WiMax had seemed an attractive technology, a sort of long-range Wi-Fi, cheap to set-up as a network and using less power than its 4G competitor LTE. But the upgrade from 3G to LTE is far simpler for carriers to make. Compared to the amount of work it ...
TranSwitch Announces LTE(TM) Fixed Wireless Residential Gateway Solution Based ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"Until now, residential broadband access has been the exclusive domain of wire-line service providers. LTE(TM) is a game changer in that it allows wireless carriers around the globe to offer equivalent services such as VoIP, high-speed internet and IP ...
GCI Launches 4G Service in Alaska
"GCI has long been the company Alaskans turn to for innovation and high speed broadband," said Paul Landes, GCI senior vice president, consumer services. "Now with the launch of our 4G network, our customers can now have that same experience on their ...
Shaw Targets Broadband Wi-Fi Network Roll-out for Spring 2012
Shaw Communications will begin deployment of a Wi-Fi network later this year, with plans for customer service launch in spring 2012. Shaw reports it will work with telecom provider Cisco to provide Wi-Fi broadband access across an extensive wireless ...
Droid Bionic: Most expensive Droid yet (review)
The latest Android phone is another smartphone designed to tap into the high speed of Verizon's 4G LTE network. Motorola is the company behind the Droid Bionic, so I guess you could almost call it Google's own phone. The Gingerbread packing Bionic is ...
LightSquared Decision Expected in September
Sprint has already lined up journalists and analysts to listen to a long-awaited 4G roadmap on October 7—roughly one month from now. In late July, LightSquared gave Sprint the option to purchase its wholesale LTE network; a week later Sprint's WiMAX ...
Current's pivot: From broadband to smart grid to overseas
13, 2011, 6:00am PT No Comments Old-skool broadband watchers will remember the name Current, because at one point a half decade ago Google, Goldman Sachs, General Electric and others pumped over $200 million into the company, in an effort to make ...
TalkTalk: BT is creating fibre broadband monopoly
By Carrie-Ann Skinner | PC Advisor | 13 September 11 UK ISP TalkTalk has slammed rival BT, claiming the telecoms company is creating a monopoly around fibre-optic broadband, which is being funded by the government. "At all times BT is thinking about ...
Qualcomm Adds Femtocell Capabilities to Wi-Fi Products for Corporate Networks
One example of how that's playing out came into focus yesterday, with Qualcomm saying it has combined its proprietary Femtocell modem chipset with Atheros' Wi-Fi and Ethernet product lines. Atheros already held a dominant position as a provider of ...
NetLogic Will Help Broadcom Tap Into 4G, Cloud
The acquisition, announced Monday and expected to close in the first half of next year, will expand Broadcom's product lines to include processors for the "mobile packet core" of devices that handle traffic on LTE (Long-Term Evolution) networks. ...
AT&T promises Mango for all Windows phones, three new 4G models
By Hayley Tsukayama, AT&T is expanding its Windows Phone portfolio, announcing Monday that it will add three new 4G models to its device portfolio by the end of the year. The carrier is also said that it will be upgrading all its current Windows Phones ...
Super-fast broadband for Wrexham
Work has started on a network to deliver "super-fast" broadband to 15000 homes and businesses in Wrexham. BT began to lay fibre broadband in the north of the county and Gresford on Tuesday. It said the work will take the number of homes and businesses ...
ADAPTIX Celebrates 11 Years of Patented 4G Innovations
MarketWatch (press release)
CARROLLTON, Texas, Sep 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ADAPTIX Inc., a pioneer in the development of orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) technology, announced today that it is celebrating its 11th anniversary of 4G broadband wireless ...
Measuring Wi-Fi attacks can combat cyber crimes
Washington: Scientists have developed a way to gauge how badly a Wi-Fi network can be damaged by cyber attacks. This can ensure stronger security systems. "This information can be used to help us design more effective security systems, because it tells ...
'Telstra's copper network still has life in it'
OUTGOING Telstra finance chief John Stanhope says the company will consider a share buy back when it is flush with cash after signing off on the national broadband deal. The telecommunications giant is in the midst of selling to shareholders its $11 ...
Expansion of wireless network critical for Michigan
The Detroit News
The poster child may be new 4G-LTE wireless company LightSquared, which is facing heat from an industry that is resistant to adapting to a new technology in the airwaves next door to its own. Like HDTV before it, 4G-LTE wireless holds incredible ...
Arrowhead Electric Selects EXA Powered Calix E7 for Stimulus Initiative
MarketWatch (press release)
Arrowhead Electric will deploy gigabit passive optical network (GPON) technology across the Calix 700GE family of optical network terminals (ONTs) to the region, and plans to offer video, voice, andbroadband speeds of up to 100 megabits per second ...
Lion hides Wi-Fi diagnostics tool, usefulness questioned
A wealth of information can be uncovered about the status of your Wi-Fi connection simply by holding Option and clicking the Wi-Fi icon in the status bar. This, in fact, is true of most of the default icons in the status bar. The most useful, for me, ...
Researchers develop method to measure effects of WiFi attacks ...
By Lydia Leavitt
America is built on the principles of life, liberty and WiFi, the latter of which has increasingly become a target for hackers hoping to mess.
dailywireless.org » 4G Tablets
By Sam Churchill
DailyWireless.org covers current developments in broadband wireless, including WiMAX, LTE, WiFiand mobile aps. Online since 2002, with nearly 10000 in-depth ... AT&T will also compete with Verizon's Galaxy Tab 10.1, which runs on Verizon's 4G LTE network, while the Iconia Tab works only with AT&T's HSPA+. AT&T Data pricing. AT&T's LTE-based ... for 3GB of 3G data and unlimited 4Gdata. Sprint's Galaxy Tab 10.1 costs $499.99, but just for the WiFi version – no WiMAX. ...
Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch Benchmarks vs GSII Oriignal vs ...
By Chris Burns
What we've got below is a set of benchmarks run on the brand new Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4GTouch right out of the box. These benchmark scores are compared then in brief to both the original Galaxy S II as reviewed by Chris Davies as ...
Exhibition centre finds cure for Wi-Fi congestion - Page 1 ...
The Toronto-area International Centre paid a price for adding Wi-Fi arrays suited for home rather than a commercial space. Read how it found a WLAN network provider to give it ... Ottawa's Eion Networks expands WiMax lineupBy: Howard Solomon (9/12/2011 1:08:00 PM)An Ottawa maker of wireless broadband equipment for enterprises is expanding its portfolio through an acquisition it believes will help the company se ... Hybris targets big e-commerce players with iCongo ...
Daily IT Newswire
Researchers quantify damage from Wifi attacks | TG Daily
By Kate Taylor
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a way to measure how badly a Wifinetwork would be disrupted by different types of attacks. The information could be used to help design more effective security systems, they ...
Google to let WiFi access points opt out of providing location data
By Martin Bryant
One of the ways that Google Maps and other services discover where you are is by referencing a database of WiFi access point locations. Now Google has announced that at the request of European privacy officials, it will allow owners of ...
The Next Web
4G growth expected to spur cloud adoption | Simply Security
By Noah Gamer
Market research firm Deloitte recently released a study detailing the massive effect it expects 4Gexpansion and other mobile network improvements to have on enterprise IT.
Measuring Wi-Fi attacks can combat cyber crimes News
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Scientists have developed a way to gauge how badly a Wi-Fi network can be damaged by cyber attacks. This can ensure stronger security systems. 'This information can be used to help us design more effective ...
Xperia PLAY 4G | Android Tapp. Android App Reviews
Xperia PLAY 4G is headed for AT&T September 18th for only $49.99 with a two year ... was missing when it debuted on Verizon, 4G mobile broadband Internet. ... Wi-Fi; Hundreds of Xperia PLAY optimized games through Android Market or ...
Sprint Debuts CDMA-GSM International Wi-Fi Hotspot (Phone Scoop)
It supports up to five Wi-Fi devices in the U.S., but just one Wi-Fi device when roaming on a GSM network. It has an external display to indicate signal and battery ...