Clearwire raises $715.5m to fund LTE plans

Clearwire raises $715.5m to fund LTE plans
US WiMAX standard-bearer Clearwire has announced that it has raised $715.5m from its shareholders to fund its deployment of 4G LTE technology. The firm said it will use the funds for operations and maintenance as well as new network construction. ...
Up close with AT&T's 4G LTE speeds in San Francisco
CNET (blog)
The AT&T 4G LTE speeds guessing game is unofficially over. Late last week we began hearing reports of the LTE icon popping up in the notification bars of AT&T's three compatible smartphones--the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket, HTC Vivid, and LG Nitro HD ...
SKY Brazil launches 4G wireless network based on TD-LTE technology
Business Wire reports that SKY Brazil, a subsidiary of Latin American satellite TV provider DIRECTV, today launched a 4G wireless broadband service in Brasilia, with plans to roll out the service to other Brazilian cities next year. ...
78pc of Irish households have internet; 65pc have broadband
The latest Eurostat figures on internet access and usage across Europe show that Ireland has made great progress since 2006, with 65pc of homes now withbroadband. Sadly, almost a quarter (21pc) of the population has never used the internet. ...
Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network turns on in the area Thursday
Nashua Telegraph
The 4G LTE network should be working for early morning commuters, assuming they have a smartphone or wireless hotspot that is LTE-compatible. The LTE network launched almost exactly a year ago. It claims average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits per ...
4G LTE-packing Nokia Lumia 800 in the works?
Technology Bloom News
Word on the street is that Verizon and AT&T are currently subjecting a new version of the Lumia 800 which happens to pack support for 4G LTE which they hope to release as part of their respective stables. As of press time, we still are in the dark as ...
Infonetics: Wireline broadband access equipment sales to reach peak in 2011
As more service providers expanded their respective VDSL and GPON-based networks this year, it drove strong spending in wireline broadband access network equipment. Strong PON spending by China's major service providers in addition to DSL growth in ...
Isle of Wight set to get "super-fast" fibre broadband
BBC News
BT is already installing faster broadband in "commercially viable areas" such as homes and businesses in Newport, Cowes and Ryde. The council has now proposed to invest an extra £3m to ensure all homes and business across the island will get the same ...
LightSquared Proposes Concessions on LTE
LightSquared wants to operate an LTE (Long-Term Evolution) mobile data network around the US on frequencies it has licensed that are close to those used for GPS (Global Positioning System). But before the FCC will let it launch the network, ...
Norwood Food Pantry, Norwood Light Broadband partner for holiday season promotion
Norwood Light Broadband (NLB) is partnering with the (Norwood) Ecumenical Food Pantry to raise funds to help Norwood residents in need this holiday season. NLB will donate $50.00 to the Food Pantry for every customer who switches their Cable TV, ...
Nelson broadband project moves forward
Nelson County Times
Construction began last week on fiber optic cables, the next phase of a county-wide broadbandInternet access project in Nelson. “It's an exciting day for everyone in the county involved with the project,” said Steve Carter, the county administrator. ...
Making the Most of Broadband: Think Small
Daily Yonder
Three Lakes, Wisconsin, generated competition to get affordable broadband and now is maximizing its economic impact by drawing small businesses to town. By Craig Settles Peggy Bennett/Three Lakes School District Students in Mrs. Jacobsen's 4th grade ...
WiFi Won't Do; Why I Need 3G On My Tablet
He said that Wi-Fi is all you need for a tablet. I want to have 3G/4G cellular data on my tablet. Otherwise the device is more or less useless to me outside the house. Foremost, let's be clear here. My 3G tablet is an iPad 2. ...
MetroPCS Solves Slowing Growth With The Samsung Conquer 4G
Seeking Alpha
Soon to be available at MetroPCS (PCS), the Samsung Conquer 4G comes with a 3.5 inch HVGA touchscreen, a 1Ghz Scorpion processor, a 3.2 megapixel camera and 1.3 megapixel web cam, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread. A picture is shown below. ...
Broadband bills: Don't get stung by Christmas film downloads
This is Money
But families might find a few nights in watching films over Christmas could land them with a big bill from their broadband provider. This is because most internet contracts have limits on the amount of data someone can use in a month. ...
Icasa sets SA on path to 4G
By opening the spectrum to both incumbents and new operators, Icasa hopes to facilitate the introduction of new national and rural providers of broadband and other telecommunications services and to contribute to broad-based black economic empowerment. ...
Swisscom declares $1.3 billion loss from investment in Italian broadband ...
Washington Post
GENEVA — Swisscom AG says it is booking a loss of 1.2 billion Swiss francs ($1.27 billion) on its investment in Italian broadband provider Fastweb. The Swiss telecoms giant says the economic crisis in Italy and a review of Fastweb's business plan ...
Verizon to offer a 4G LTE-packing Sony Ericsson Xperia Play?
Technology Bloom News
Recently, we got word that Verizon is already preparing an LTE-capable version of the handset. This was confirmed when screenshots of an internal Verizon system surfaced showing a training registration for internal Verizon employees for the Xperia Play ...
Galaxy Tab 7.7 headed to Verizon bearing 4G LTE
Rethink Wireless
By MARK JONES Once said not to be destined for the US, a statement which unsurprisingly turned out to be false, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 is looking for clearance to land at Verizon with 4G LTE connectivity if a leaked internal document is to be believed. ...
Emirates launches wi-fi across fleet
National Business Review
Emirates Airlines is formally launching wi-fi connectivity across their fleet - but data details are still unclear. Wi-fi services will initially launch on 11 of the 19 Emirates A380s currently in service, and then progressively across the entire fleet ...
LTE won't be the leading air interface protocol in 2012
BANGALORE, INDIA: Media tablets are driving mobile broadband modem attach rates for integrated devices (where the modem is built-in), while USB modems continue to drive aftermarket portable computing connectivity. In both of these cases, maturity and ...
Mobile broadband business use shoots up
By David Meyer, ZDNet UK, 14 December, 2011 11:58 @superglaze Almost half of European businesses regularly used mobile broadband for internet access in 2011, marking a massive increase in take-up over just one year. At the start of 2010, ...
3G or Wi-Fi-only Kindle? Advice for cost-conscious holiday shoppers
She has Wi-Fi at home. So does she need the 3G version? The Kindle Touch is sure to be a hot gift this year. At $99 for the Wi-Fi-only version of the e-reader, it's hard to resist. In fact, I plan on buying one as a gift this year too. ...
Dell Expands Mobile Broadband Options for Latitude Customers
Mobile Burn (press release)
To help customers be productive and connect anytime, anywhere, to the information that matters most, Dell is expanding its mobile broadband partners and options for its Latitude portfolio. Starting today, customers now can order embedded mobile ...
Redpine tips Gbit/s Wi-Fi design
EE Times
Redpine Signals, Inc. completed the design of a low power Wi-Fi block based on the 802.11ac standard that supports up to a Gbit/second of throughput over 5 GHz spectrum. The Quali-Fi block uses approximately the same amount of power as its previous ...
Samsung Galaxy S II Epic Touch 4G: #1 Bestselling Smartphone at Amazon
Mobile bloom News
The Samsung Galaxy S II Epic Touch 4G is exclusive to the Sprint WiMAX 4G wireless broadbandnetwork, and currently retails for $99 at select Sprint authorized retailers with a standard two-year activation. The Epic Touch 4G is the first Samsung Galaxy ...
The two reasons I avoided Android and finally upgraded to the relatively ...
ZDNet (blog)
One of the last things to give out was my WiFi, which required a reconnect every five minutes or so. In the meantime, Android started to get good. Real good. And fast. Real fast. Once it became apparent that there would be no iPhone 5 (although the 4S ...
LG Optimus LTE launches in Japan, wears kimono red - Engadget
By Mat Smith
It looks like Japanese networks haven't yet satisfied their lust for high-end 4G phones. LG's OptimusLTE is primed to launch on NTT Docomo's Xi.
LG Optimus LTE launched in Japan | Ubergizmo
By George Wong
The Optimus LTE was launched in Korea in October, then in Canada last month, and in America a couple of weeks ago (as the Nitro HD), and now it looks like LG is ready to take on another country with [...]
T-Mobile 4G Super Sale on December 17th gets detailed — Free 4G ...
By Cory Gunther
T-Mobile is at it again with another huge sale before the crazy after holiday sales start. They'll be offering every T-Mobile 4G enabled device basically for.
Android Community » 1 Gbps WiFi Next Year
By Sam Churchill
Broadcom says the forthcoming 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard will replace the current 802.11n standard in its consumer electronics hardware lines by the end of 2012. The 802.11ac draft, also known as 802.11 VHT (Very High Throughput), uses ...
Clearwire green-lights LTE build by raising $734 million ...
By Kevin Fitchard
One day after announcing the final details to its public offering, Clearwire has closed on the stock deal, raising $734 million in equity investment from new investors and principle shareholder Sprint. The next step? Build a big fat LTE network, ...
HTC Amaze 4G and iPhone 4S square off in an arcade style camera ...
By Phone Arena
You'll particularly find T-Mobile's video between the HTC Amaze 4G and Apple iPhone 4S very interesting, especially when they duke it out in an arcade style fighting match to find out which reigns supreme in the camera department...
PhoneArena - News
LG Optimus LTE Launched In Japan | Geeky Gadgets
By Roland Hutchinson
LG's latest Android smartphone, the LG Optimus LTE, which recently launched in South Korea and is headed to AT&T in the US as the LG Nitro HD has now launched in Japan.
LG Launches HD Optimus LTE in Japan - BriefMobile
By Kenneth Pennington
LG is touting itself as the manufacturer of the world's “first” HD LTE smartphone in Japan with their new Optimus LTE. The device will launch on the nation's NTT DoCoMo network with full LTE support and a True HD IPS display. The screen ...
ADTRAN Eyes Broadband Biz -
By Zacks Equity Research
ADTRAN Eyes Broadband Biz-ADTRAN recently announced plans to acquire Nokia Siemens Networks' fixed-line Broadband Access business.
Zacks Investment Research - All...
LG Introduces Optimus LTE in Japan | Tech in Asia
By Rick Martin
Today LG is officially launching the Optimus LTE in Japan, as we've received a short announcement from the company this morning.
Tech in Asia
Do you want Sony Xperia PLAY with 4G LTE? » Phone Reviews
By James
Everyone in the mobile space knows that the way forward with tech devices is 4G LTE and although not many smartphone support 4G LTE there are a few out there in the mobile space and mostly Android smartphones, an area Apple still lags ...
Phones Review
Announcing the launch and funding of Inveneo's Broadband for ...
By Inveneo Newsfeed
Inveneo is pleased to announce the launch of our newest program, "Broadband for Good," as well as a $2 Million Google grant in support of this three-year initiative. The goal of Broadband for Good (BB4G) is to catalyze and accelerate ... blogs
The future of Wi-Fi in the enterprise — GigaOM Pro
By Monica Paolini
Wi-fi has shown a remarkable ability to evolve, to meet increasingly higher expectations and requirements, and to become pervasively adopted in mobile devices. All of these factors are highly prized by the enterprise and public and safety ...
GigaOM Pro
AT&T LTE Network Live in SoCal - Launch Imminent? | TechnoBuffalo
By Jon Rettinger
On December 13, 2011, AT&T's 4G LTE went live, if only temporarily.
Study: Tablet Buyers Use Wi-Fi, Not Cellular Data | PCWorld
Tablet users overwhelmingly prefer to use Wi-Fi rather than cellular data plans.
Verizon's Fixed LTE Efforts Could Live On - Option Not Necessarily ...
News: Verizon's Fixed LTE Efforts Could Live On - Option Not Necessarily Killed by New Cable Deal.

Ofcom: UK tepid on super-fast broadband
ZDNet UK (blog)
An Ofcom report has found that take up of superfast broadband in the UK is very low despite now being available in many parts of the country. The communications watchdog released the information on Wednesday as part of its sixth annual International ...
4G LTE Revenues Projected to Exceed $265 Billion Globally in 2016, Finds ...
MarketWatch (press release)
HAMPSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM, Dec 14, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- According to a new report from Juniper Research, worldwide service revenues generated by LTE mobile networks are forecast to grow rapidly once networks are launched, exceeding $265 ...

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