| |BT beats forecasts with booming broadband demand
By Kate Holton LONDON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Britain's BT Group Plc posted higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings and sales on Thursday, driven by consumers snapping up broadbandservices and multinational firms agreeing IT deals. ...
| |Broadband-enabled program for elderly
And, today it announced new initiatives to exploit the opportunities offered by broadband and the NBN, trotting out projects designed to bring a range of e-services to special groups like the elderly or to communities in regional areas of the state. ...
| |Reliance in Talks to Lease RCom Telecom Infrastructure
Wall Street Journal
Reliance Industries--India's largest company by market capitalization--plans to offer fourth-generation wireless broadband services across India by mid-2012, along with a range of tablet computers for different income groups. ...
| |A 4G PlayBook? Don't hold your breath
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) promised in June that it would release 4GPlayBooks (LTE, WiMAX and HSPA+) sometime in the fall. Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) has already nixed the idea of a WiMAX PlayBook and RIM said it wouldn't build an ...
| |Pricey tablet makes most of AT&T's new 4G
Verizon used a technology called LTE that is not only dramatically faster than 3G, it also smokes every other version of 4G. While still far short of the original 4G standard, LTE delivers data download speeds comparable to a good home broadband ...
| |BT boosted by sales of broadband
By Dan Thomas, Telecoms Correspondent BT, the UK's leading fixed-line phone company, increased earnings and profit in the past quarter on the back of a solid performance in most of its businesses and a strong pick-up in services in broadband and TV ...
| |Verizon's 4G/LTE Motorola Droid Razr arrives November 10
By Gloria Sin | November 3, 2011, 12:27am PDT Summary: The ultra-thin Motorola Droid Razr is coming to Verizon, but will you be able to tell the 4G/LTE phone from its slightly older brother, the Droid Bionic? Verizon is adding to its Motorola Droid ...
| |LightSquared Will Be a 'dumb Pipe,' CEO Says
By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Satellite-LTE carrier LightSquared will be "the dumbest broadband wireless pipe," CEO Sanjiv Ahuja told a conference on Wednesday, warmly embracing a role that traditional mobile operators have rejected in varying degrees. ...
| |On the Call: CenturyLink COO Karen Puckett
The company reported a net gain of 57000 broadband subscribers during the quarter — it had 5.5 million at the end of September. Had CenturyLink owned Qwest a year ago, it would have had 5.3 million broadband customers at that time. ...
| |HTC Radar 4G (T-Mobile)
Not really 4G. Mediocre reception. No Wi-Fi calling like with other T-Mobile smartphones. The HTC Radar 4G is a solid Windows Phone 7 device that could easily win some converts over from an Android or iOS handset. The HTC Radar 4G ($99.99) is the first ...
| |Skyworks Powers Samsung's Next Generation Galaxy Smart Phones
MarketWatch (press release)
According to the September 2011 Equity Research Industry Update report published by Oppenheimer, an investor research firm, the proliferation of 3G bands and complexity, coupled with the start of the 4G LTE ramps is playing a key role in handset ...
| |Home broadband data consumption 'on the rise'
Fixed broadband customers in the UK are consuming more and more data each month, it has been reported. According to a study conducted by Ofcom, the average home broadband subscriber is consuming 17GB per month. This is the equivalent to downloading ...
| |Nokia and Spectrum Interactive announce free London Wi-Fi
Nichols' comments were backed up by Simon Alberga, Executive Chairman at Spectrum interactive who said: “While 4G mobile access is firmly on the horizon, Wi-Fi coverage currently fills a much needed niche between 3G mobile internet and homebroadband. ...
| |100Mb broadband now available to over 20 million people
Virgin Media announced today that its 100Mbit/s broadband service is now available to a third of the UK – more than twenty million people. You can check what speeds you can receive by using this Postcode Checker. The figure was calculated by taking the ...
| |Alvarion expands into Wi-Fi offload with purchase
Like other WiMAX specialists, Alvarion has had to adapt to a market where the technology is selling mainly in vertical markets, or for fixed wireless, rather than major carrier deals. Alvarion was the largest of the broadband wireless pure-plays, ...
| |Beijing to get free Wi-Fi with obvious strings attached
By Bill Ray • Get more from this author Over the next five years Beijing will get 480000 free Wi-Fihotspots, but using them will require a mobile number and an agreement to have your activities tracked and monitored. The network is being put together ...
| |Vector180, Installs New WiFi System at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
PR.com (press release)
Langhorne, PA, November 03, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Vector180, an established provider of high-speedWiFi solutions, today announced the installation of its “Managed WiFi System” in the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, Del. The system supplements a wired ...
| |Amtrak Expands Wi-Fi Service on East Coast Routes
New York Times (blog)
By SARA J. WELCH On Monday, Amtrak expanded its free Wi-Fi service, adding wireless Internet connectivity to 12 East Coast train routes. Previously, free Wi-Fi was available on on Acela Express — the high-speed, higher-priced trains serving the ...
| |Meeting to push fixes for broadband service
Wausau Daily Herald
A public meeting next week will help launch initiatives to fill gaps in broadband service and availability in central Wisconsin. The Public Service Commission will host the event from 4 pm to 6:30 pm Tuesday in the Laird Room of the Dreyfus University ...
| |UPC hits 241400 Irish broadband customers – up 31pc
The company's broadband subscriber base now stands at 241400 subscribers. UPC's parent company, Liberty Global, reported revenues of US$2.6bn, up 4pc. However, Liberty Global reported a net loss of US$333m. Liberty Global's fastest-growing countries in ...
| |02 Secure Wireless hunts for federal loan for rural LTE
The company wants a loan from the US Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service (RUS), which has distributed broadband stimulus grants. 02 said that in August of this year, the Washington RUS office assigned the company a Government Field ...
| |T-Mobile Sonic 4G Mobile HotSpot review: A sound mobile router
It comes with a tiny OLED display that shows all the important information including a battery life gauge, number of connected Wi-Fi clients, cellular network, and signal strength. On top of that, the router includes a microSD slot to host a card and ...
| |Wi-Fi Home Radiation Detector Reports Dangerous Levels Even ...
By Andrew Liszewski
As a complement to their portable RDTX detector which provides radiation warnings through your iPhone, Scosche's HRDTX is designed to monitor the homefront, providing audible warnings and email alerts when radiation levels become too ...
| |T-Mobile unleashes HTC Radar 4G, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 ...
By Brad Molen
The carrier has released several handsets today, including the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, HTC Radar 4G, myTouch and myTouchQ (online only until November 9th), LG DoublePlay, and the Samsung Exhibit II 4G. It's not too often we see six devices launch on the same day, but 'tis the ...AT&T to expand 4G coverage and launch first LTE smartphones November 6th: HTC Vivid, Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket. 2 days ago. Samsung Galaxy Note review. 5 days ago. HP will keep PC ...
| |Charter CEO Says Cable Business Turning Into Broadband ...
By Peter Kafka
The video business has its challenges. It's still a significant part of our business, so we're not abandoning it by any means. We do see ourselves, and the mantra inside the company is to think of ourselves, as an ISP.
| |Toshiba Thrive 16GB Wi-Fi tablet just $299 from Groupon [Deal ...
By Cory Gunther
Toshiba Thrive 16GB Wi-Fi tablet just $299 from Groupon [Deal] ... Wi-Fi: 802.11b; 802.11g; 802.11n. Bluetooth: Bluetooth 3.0. Location Features: Compass; GPS; Wi-Fi location ... HTC EVO Design 4GReview HTC EVO Design 4G Review ...
| |Skype offers free Wi-Fi in the UK | Ubergizmo
By Edwin Kee
Prior to this announcement, you can pay for Wi-Fi access by the minute using Skype Access thanks to your Skype Credits, where all you need would be a connection to a Skype Access compatible hotspot as well as the latest version of Skype ... GMT on the 12th November 2010, Skype Access will be free to use, so you can surf the web, send email and make free Skype-to-Skype voice and video calls at Skype Access-enabled WiFi hotspots in cafés, hotels and airports across the UK.” ...
| |Will you buy AT&T LTE phones -- HTC Vivid or Samsung Galaxy S II ...
By Joe Wilcox
Problem: On November 6, the carrier will launch its first two LTE phones -- and service in four new markets -- the HTC Vivid and Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket. I so want the Skyrocket. It's an investment for the future, because of LTE. But AT&T ...
| |Telus Getting An HTC Amaze 4G Of Their Own, Launching Nov 4th
By Joe Sirianni
Telus has recently made the official announcement of the arrival of the HTC Amaze 4G. Word over at mobilesyrup is that the device will be landing on Nov 4th and will run you $99.99 for a 3 yr contract (yikes!), $499.99 for a 2 year contract ...
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| |Nokia funds free Wi-Fi in London for Windows Phone marketing ...
Nokia is funding free Wi-Fi in selected locations across London as part of its marketing campaign for its new Lumia Windows Phone smartphones. The company said the ... Internet encryption, VPN use · Report: Windstream could face bidding war for PAETEC; Sprint will deploy LTE-Advanced in the first half of 2013 · WiMAX operator Open Range winding down business, announces massive layoffs · Sprint executive credits Ericsson with company's ability to handle data traffic growth ...
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