Wi-Fi for downtown Ottawa, Gatineau delayed
The NCC has planned to launch free Wi-Fi Friday to help tourists browse the web on their mobile devices. The original plan had large zones of free internet access but the costs were far beyond the budget, according to the NCC's director of digital ...
Verizon Wireless says 4G service working again
Verizon Wireless says its high-speed 4G LTE data network is operating normally after a glitch cut off service for some customers between late Tuesday and Wednesday. The nation's largest wireless carrier says some of its 4G customers reported ...
Lawsuit Stymies KT's 4G Plans
Wall Street Journal (blog)
KT wants to transfer the frequency currently used for 2G over to its new 4G, or Long-Term Evolution, service. LTE services allow for much faster data transfer speeds that earlier wireless standards. An end to KT's 2G service would mean its roughly ...
Broadband Forum Announces Specifications for MPLS in Mobile Backhaul in 4G/LTE ...
By The Broadband Forum LONDON, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announced today at the LTE/EPC and Converged Mobile Backhaul conference in London, the Broadband Forum has published its new "Technical Specification for MPLS in Mobile Backhaul ...
Broadcom Pushes 802.11ac for Faster Wi-Fi
By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Gigabit-speed wireless LAN products based on the emerging IEEE 802.11ac standard will start shipping next year and usher Wi-Fi into its next era of high speed and long range, communications chip maker Broadcom said Thursday. ...
Malaysia's LTE spectrum distribution draws criticism
KUALA LUMPUR--The Malaysian government has awarded long term evolution (LTE) licenses to nine telco companies, albeit under specific conditions. However, the move has prompted an industry analyst to question whether the market will be able to support ...
VelaTel snags 75% stake in Balkan WiMAX duo
US-based VelaTel Global Communications has announced that it has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of Herlong Investments to acquire a 75% controlling interest in Herlong and its operating subsidiaries, Croatian WiMAX operator Novi-Net ...
Verizon CEO: US Number One At Broadband Competition
Earlier this month Susan Crawford penned a comprehensive piece in the New York Times discussing how there is a notable broadband digital divide, created by high broadband prices, which in turn is created by limited competition. ...
Rural broadband projects behind schedule.
So does the fact that we are probably only going to see actual connections late on in 2012 from the pilots mean the UK will miss its broadband target? Probably not, as assuming the firms that win the process can roll-out quickly it will be feasible to ...
FreedomPop Vows to Offer Free 4G Service Next Year
By Eric Mack, PCWorld Dec 8, 2011 8:54 AM FreedomPop, a start-up company that aims to providebroadband and voice services to all Americans at no charge, has signed a wholesale network agreement with LightSquared to offer free 4G service starting next ...
BroadBand Company Closes Shop
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BroadBand Company, one of the internet service providers that joined the Uganda market is 2009 has closed its business doors. A source at the Kololo based company confirmed that by saying: “We are out of business. Come next year, won't be operating ...
Clearwire boosts stock offerings, could use cash for super-fast TD-LTE
Clearwire (NASDAQ:CLWR) said it will increase the size of its public stock offering from $300 million to $350 million, increasing its financial cushion and perhaps opening the door for the company to deliver an ultra-fast TD-LTE network. ...
Broadband penetration in rural NZ at 72%, says WIPNZ report
Computerworld New Zealand
By Computerworld Staff | Auckland | Friday, 9 December, 2011 The penetration of broadbandservices in rural areas of New Zealand has risen significantly in the past four years, according to the third World Internet Project New Zealand (WIPNZ) survey. ...
ISPs may get lower prices on the National Broadband Network
The Daily Telegraph
INTERNET providers that use Telstra's old copper network could win lucrative wholesale price cuts in the move to the national broadband network. The ACCC said it was giving "urgent consideration" to launching a public inquiry into the price internet ...
Verizon Ends Fixed LTE Trials With DirecTV
A little more than a year ago we were the very first to report that Verizon was working with DirecTV on a fixed LTE trial that would provide residential LTE service using a home-mounted "cantenna." On the heels of a new spectrum and service deal with ...
Asean Telecoms Ministers Call For National Broadband Plan In Member States
NAY PYI TAW (Myanmar), Dec 9 (Bernama) -- Asean telecommucations ministers have recommended the creation of national broadband plan in all Asean member states, saying that it is vital in providing a foundation for socio-economic development. ...
Nokia Lumia 800: How to set up and manage your Wi-Fi
Setting up and managing your Wi-Fi networks on the Nokia Windows Phone is easy, thanks to the great Windows Phone 7.5 OS, so we're here to show you how. To access Wi-Fi networks on your Nokia Lumia 800, just swipe to the left on the Windows Phone Start ...
Analyst: LTE Kindle Fire Coming Next Year
Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) plans to maintain its dominance of the low-end tablet market with at least two more Fire tablets, one of which will have 3G and 4G connectivity baked in, according to one analyst. Based on his discussions with Taiwan ...
ZTE promises LTE and high-end US smartphones in 2012
Chinese vendor ZTE intends to make a big splash in the US market next year with the release of LTEand high-end smartphones, according to a senior executive. ZTE plans to unveil a high-end US smartphone in the middle of next year, according to Lixin ...
4G LTE Icons Found In BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0; Hints at an Upcoming 1280 ...
Icons have been found bundled in OS 2.0 which show 4G and 4G LTE. We've known for quite awhile now that RIM was planning to release a 4G PlayBook. Sprint even came out and announced they'd release a WiMax version in the summer of 2011. ...
ZTE squeezes 7-inch V66 tablet with Verizon LTE through the FCC's halls
By Brad Molen posted Dec 8th 2011 5:25PM We just learned that ZTE has its eyes set on bringingLTE smartphones to the US market next year, but where does the Chinese company stand on tablets? The company announced at this spring's CTIA that a 10-inch ...
Clearwire Boosts Stock Offerings, Could Use Cash for Super-Fast TD-LTE
Clearwire has said it will use all of the money for general corporate and working capital purposes, including the deployment of LTE alongside its existing mobile WiMAX network, and for the operation and maintenance of its networks. ...
AT&T's 4G LTE network is live in San Francisco -- Engadget
By Darren Murph
New York City by the end of 2011? How's about San Francisco by the end of December 8th? We can't say for certain that it's.
Boingo Offering Free Wi-Fi To Nintendo 3DS Users | TechCrunch
By John Biggs
Boingo Offering Free Wi-Fi To Nintendo 3DS Users. John Biggs. posted 8 hours ago. Comments. View Staff Page. Biggs is the editor of TechCrunch Gadgets. Biggs has written for the New York Times, InSync, USA Weekend, Popular ...
This 1940s Hollywood Actress Made Wi-Fi Happen
By Jonathan Keats - NewScientist
"HEDY LAMARR, screen actress, was revealed today in a new role, that of an inventor," reported The New York Times on 1 October 1941. "So vital is her discovery to national defense that government officials will not allow publication of its ...
Verizon still ironing the bugs out of LTE — Broadband News and ...
By Kevin Fitchard
Wednesday's LTE outage shows Verizon still has bugs to work out in its new 4G network. As the first to launch LTE on a large scale, Verizon has become a guinea pig for the entire industry, dealing with the technologies remaining flaws as ...
Nintendo 3DS scores free Boingo wi-fi access in 42 airports ...
By Kyle Orland
Nintendo and wireless service provider Boingo announced a new partnership today that gives 3DS owners free wi-fi access at 42 airports across North America.
ZTE V66 Passes Through FCC With Verizon 4G LTE – Possible ...
By Chris Chavez
Sprint will have the V55 and now it looks like ZTE will be bringing another version of their tablet to Big Red. The V66 has just made it past an FCC filing.
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Verizon CEO's Broadband Bunk | Save the Internet
By Tim Karr
A letter to the editor of the New York Times from Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg had us scratching our heads at Free Press today. Seidenberg wrote to rebut an Op-Ed written by former White House technology adviser Susan Crawford, in which ...
AT&T 4G LTE live in San Francisco and it's blazing fast
By Marin Perez
The AT&T 4G LTE network is live in San Francisco or at least, the test network is up.
Next-gen WiFi-AC ships in H2 2012, says Broadcom | Ubergizmo
By Hubert Nguyen
We just had a discussion with Broadcom executives in San Francisco, and one of the many interesting topics was 802.11AC which is the next-generation WiFi. Today, the most advanced form of WiFi for consumers is 802.11N or WiFi-N. ...
Taxpayer 'Investments' in Rural Broadband Come at a High Cost ...
By William Shughart II
According to the FCC, 18 million U.S. souls do not now have broadband service, and it claims that 7 million of them can be reached with the new subsidy. The subvention thus amounts to more than $640 per person, assuming that none of the ...
Verizon LTE is back up, Motorola DROID 4 is a no-show | Android ...
By Michael Crider
Yesterday Verizon had an embarrassing hiccup in its nationwide 3G and 4G LTE service, with no prospective time for repair. Well, reports are coming in that.
AT&T flips the switch on LTE in San Francisco
By Phone Arena
It is being reported that AT&T's LTE network is now up and running in San Francisco, and it appears to be pretty fast, we must add. Close to 20Mbps on the downlink is what some are enjoying...
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Ultimate Verizon 4G LTE Galaxy Nexus Gallery (Updated) – Droid ...
She said it was because of a grand issue with the 4G network which they just got fixed yesterday. Now they're just trying to have lined up a software update to coincide with that 4G issue, and they will authorize the sell of it. So, it should be any ...
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4G LTE Icons Found In BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0; Hints at an ...
By Lucas Atkins
Here's a little surprise bundled within the latest BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 developer beta. Icons have been found bundled in OS 2.0 which show 4G and 4G LTE. We've known for quite awhile now that RIM was planning to release a 4G ...
Sprint's sprawling LTE plans now include Clearwire and ...
With Sprint Nextel's (NYSE:S) agreement today with Clearwire (NASDAQ:CLWR), Sprint's LTEdeployment plans have become much sharper--and far more ...
Verizon 4G LTE turns 1 year old today, teases Galaxy Nexus in ...
While it only seems like last month that Verizon Wireless launched their 4G LTE network, today the blazing fast speeds actually had their first birthday. Today.