FCC's Broadband Plan: What Would Steve Jobs Think?
By Jonathan Feldman InformationWeek FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski hailed the commission's latest plan for rural broadband as "taking a system designed for the Alexander Graham Bell era of rotary telephones and modernizing it for the era of Steve Jobs ...
Adviser on LightSquared stays despite allegations
Despite his financial stake in a company at the center of a public lobbying campaign against LightSquared, a key adviser to the government on the controversial broadband company's plans won't step down. “This issue is way too important for me to back ...
What is 4G?
Verizon just flipped the switch on its 4G-LTE network in five Michiana Cities. "It is the new wave of the future," he says. 4G stands for Fourth Generation. LTE means Long Term Evolution. Put simply, we're talking speed. AT&T's 4G LTE is live in five ...
LTE stirs mobile-only debate
Continuing to account for fixed-line rental along with LTE broadband in a total bundle remains important to realising the true cost of a home phone and broadband plan. Ovum forecasts that around 15 percent of households in Australia will be mobile-only ...
Samsung Galaxy S II Sweep Best New Mobile Device Category at 4G World
MarketWatch (press release)
As an ubiquitous network takes hold in the mature markets of North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, operators are anticipating massive growth in broadband data usage and planning their network migration strategies and business models for monetizing ...
Droid Bionic is First Verizon LTE Dual Core Handset, Drops to $119
Mobile bloom News
The Motorola Droid Bionic 4g recently received a retail price reduction to $119 at select AT&T authorized retailers with a new two-year activation, and is exclusive to Verizon's 4G LTE mobilebroadband network.
How To Pick the Best Cell Phone Carrier For You
Verizon at one time used an even slower standard called EV-DO as it rolled out its own LTE implementation. WiMAX has been around longer than HSPA and is a lot like Wi-Fi. The difference? Whereas Wi-Fi signals tend to travel 100 feet, WiMAX is designed ...
Sprint Said Near Deal With Clearwire for New Long-Term Pact
A new wholesale agreement would put Clearwire, the money- losing wireless broadband provider, on more stable financial ground. The company has said it needs about $1 billion to shift its network to Long-Term Evolution, or LTE, wireless technology and ...
Telstra debuts HSPA+ WiFi Gateway from NetComm
It is claimed to be the first portable mobile broadband gateway in Australia to use advanced dual channel HSPA+ technology. However the pocket, battery powered 3G/WiFi hotspot launched by Telstra in June and sourced from Sierra Wireless also operates ...
Next Generation Voice: Alcatel-Lucent Will Show You the State of 4G LTE ...
By Rich Steeves, TMCnet Copy Editor Big River Broadband is looking to make a big splash in next generation voice networking in Missouri. To do so, they have contracted with Alcatel-Lucent (News - Alert) to provide its 4G LTE solution in the southeast ...
HTC Raider with LTE announced in Canada (for Rogers and Bell)
In addition to LTE connectivity, the Canadian HTC Raider features Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, Sense UI, a 4.5 inch qHD (960 x 540) display, Wi-Fi, GPS, SRS WOW HD surround sound, 8MP rear camera with f/2.2 28mm lens, 1.3MP front-facing camera, ...
The Connect America Fund: Statements and Highlights from the FCC Commissioners
The CAF replaces the high-cost fund by shifting the focus of the fund to support broadband capable networks, setting performance goals and a capping the fund at $4.5 billion. The goals stated in the FCC executive summary include: (1) preserve and ...
FCC Clears Up Their Powerline Broadband Rules But It's Too Little Too Late For ...
by Karl Bode 9 minutes ago tags: business · alternatives · bandwidth · BPL After years of hype as the "great broadband hope" (as former FCC boss Mike Powell put it) broadband over power line (BPL) technology exists as essentially a largely dead niche ...
Towerstream Talks 4G and Wi-Fi Offload at the Open Mobile Summit
MarketWatch (press release)
MIDDLETOWN, RI, Oct 28, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Towerstream Corporation /quotes/zigman/104667/quotes/nls/twer TWER -0.99% , a leading 4G service provider and Wi-Finetwork operator, announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Thompson, ...
Without Sony, Ericsson finally becoming broadband player
The Swedish telecom giant has managed to transform itself by betting big on one simple trend: the demand for wireless broadband is going to be huge. In doing so, the company kept building leading edge 3G+ products, bet heavily on LTE and pushed harder ...
Many Iowans lack broadband
Iowa Farmer Today
DES MOINES --- A Connect Iowa survey has found about 37 percent of Iowans still do not subscribe to broadband. Most notably, the majority of low-income, senior, disabled adult and Hispanic households are without broadband at home, leaving them facing ...
Don't need broadband? Think again as providers look to educate consumers
That conversation took place just as the Obama administration's broadband stimulus effort was gearing up, an initiative that now is in full swing, with broadband rolling out--at various speeds--well beyond urban areas and into rural ones. ...
NBN Co cuts broadband agreement to one year
By James Hutchinson on Oct 28, 2011 4:28 PM (7 hours ago) NBN Co has agreed to change the length of its wholesale broadband agreement with retail service providers to last 12 months rather than five years in a last-ditch bid to sign up support for the ...
HTC EVO Design 4G Review | Android Community
By Cory Gunther
The popular and iconic EVO brand has just added another member to the family this month and that is the new HTC EVO Design 4G. Being the second ... We've also ran some Vellamo and Speedtest results to see how well that 4G WiMAX is performing. I wont talk much about ... Verizon 4G LTE, AT&T 3G and even T-Mobiles new 4G seems to completely win outright here. I've achieved over 9 ...Location Features: Compass; GPS; Cellular location; Wi-Fi location. FM Radio : NFC : ...
Motorola's New LTE-Packing DROID4 Caught On Film | TechCrunch
By Chris Velazco
Like its direct predecessor, the DROID4 also sports a 4-inch display, although new additions like anLTE radio and the ability to sync to the MotoACTV fitness device manage to set it apart from previous models. In addition to all that fun stuff, ...
Will the next iPhone have LTE? – Cell Phones & Mobile Device ...
By Will Shanklin
A quick primer for those unfamiliar: LTE (Long Term Evolution) is the fastest of the technologies that are currently marketed as 4G. In the US, Verizon has ... Sprint is also making plans to ditch WiMax(their current 4G) for LTE, starting next year. ...
FCC approves broadband subsidy plan | TG Daily
By Emma Woollacott
The Federal Communications Commission has given the go-ahead to plans to create a $4.5 billion internet fund aimed at improving the provision of broadband in rural areas. Commission members voted 4-0 yesterday to approve the plan, ...
Motorola DROID 4 appears...with LTE support
By Phone Arena
The fourth version of the historic Motorola DROID series has already been pictured just a few months after the launch of the Motorola DROID 3; besides support for LTE, changes include a 4 inch Super AMOLED screen replacing the PenTile display on the current model... ... or a launch date. Just know that the Motorola DROID 4 is on its way, carrying 4G connectivity and keeping alive the famous name that started the current bout of Androidmania about 2 years ago. source: DroidLife ...
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Maximum PC | FCC Moves To Fund Rural Broadband
By Ryan Whitwam
The FCC voted unanimously today to re-purpose the universal service program, which was used to get phone service to rural Americans. The fun will now be used to deliver broadband internet access to the most remote areas of the nation. ...
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LG Optimus LTE Coming to Bell Canada as LG Eye
By Carl Parker
A recent YouTube video of tech expert Marc Saltzman surfaced recently, and he seems to be talking about the awesome features of the LG Optimus LTE, but refers to it as the LG Eye. And, it seems that Saltzman has virtually confirmed the LG ...
Motorola Android RAZR: no 4G for Australia, but damn it's sexy
The bad news is that Australia won't be getting the 4G/LTE version that's being sold on the Verizon network in the USA -- instead, we are getting a more traditional 3G HSPA version capable of 14.4Mbit/s download and 5.76Mbit/s upload, which will be exclusively sold ... It appears from the screenshot below that Motocast will be both a system for syncing content with your phone (presumably on Wi-Fi when you're on your home network) and accessing your PC's content remotely. ...
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FCC unveils rules for rural broadband fund
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have unveiled a plan for overhauling the $8 billion fund that subsidizes phone service in rural areas and for the poor. It redirects the money toward broadbandexpansion. The Federal Communications ...
Maryland Daily Record
Broadband, multi-platform video shifting TV viewing habits ...
More than half of broadband users watching TV online weekly.
Light Reading - Light Reedy - Wave Goodbye to Free Wi-Fi
2:40 PM Wireless operators charging for Wi-Fi and counting usage against ... 2 40 PM -- CHICAGO -- 4G World 2011 -- Enjoy your wireless operator's free Wi-Fi while you still can, .... Handling MobileBroadband Signaling Loads .... The New DPI: Challenges & Opportunities In The LTE Era - by Heavy Reading 8/19/2011 ...
android.net.wifi.p2p | Android Developers
android.net.wifi.p2p. Provides classes to create peer-to-peer (P2P) connections with Wi-Fi Direct. Using these APIs, you can discover and connect to other ...