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Travelers, phone home! Free Wi-Fi at major airports from Skype
Los Angeles Times
By Mary Forgione Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger Internet communications company Skype is offering an hour of free Wi-Fi for travelers at New York's JFK and La Guardia airports and Chicago O'Hare. Los Angeles and John Wayne airports are ...

Los Angeles Times

AT&T Deal Dies: Analysts React
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Here is a roundup of Wall Street reaction to the spiked merger: Raymond James: “AT&T wanted to densify its network to improve 3G capacity and add more spectrum for 4G LTE capacity. T-Mobile was looking to get scale in the US plus access to a 4G LTE ...

AT&T, Verizon LTE nets offer similar data download, Web browsing speeds
By Matt Hamblen Computerworld - Data downloads and Web browsing on new LTE-ready smartphones were slightly faster on AT&T's new 4G LTE network than on the far more widely spread4G LTE network of rival Verizon, according to a study released Tuesday by ...

10 cities to vie for broadband cash
The Press Association
The Government has named 10 UK cities eligible to fight it out for a share of £100 million to boostbroadband speeds. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the UK's four capitals - London, Belfast, Cardiff and Edinburgh - will all benefit from the funding ...

SingTel to launch 4G service
Channel News Asia
By Ryan Huang | Posted: 20 December 2011 1846 hrs SINGAPORE: SingTel is moving into fourth generation mobile broadband Internet services. The company said it is launching these services in Singapore for both retail and corporate customers. ...

Broadband MEA Expands Content and Reach for 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
LONDON, Dec 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Broadband MEA, the region's premier broadbandevent, is expanding its programme in 2012, making it the most informative and insightful conference yet. Leading operators, Etisalat, STC, Sudatel Telecom Group and ...

Samsung Tops 2011 Broadband Genie Smartphone Sales Charts
Sacramento Bee
By Broadband Genie With just a week of the year to go, Samsung looks set to be 2011's top UK smartphones manufacturer at leading comparison website Broadband Genie. Samsung has held off stiff competition from HTC, with other contenders trailing in ...

Clearwire Selects Alianza to Manage Voice-Over 4G Products and Services
MarketWatch (press release)
"Alianza's proven expertise and track record in successfully deploying voice-over 4G wireless networks makes this relationship a natural fit for Clearwire," said Dow Draper, Clearwire Senior Vice President and General Manager of Retail. ...

Regulator considers allowing Wi-Fi on flights
Montreal Gazette
By Kim Guttormson, Calgary Herald December 20, 2011 9:52 AM Putting Wi-Fi on Canadian flights just makes sense, says Jay Palter. "Making Wi-Fi available to customers, on a free basis preferably, is really smart for business." Flying between Chicago and ...

Investigating the Galaxy Nexus LTE Signal Issue
by Brian Klug on 12/19/2011 8:24:00 PM It seems that each time an LTE handset comes out, there's invariably some perceived issue with connectivity and stability. This time, focus is being placed on Verizon's CDMA/LTE variant of the Galaxy Nexus, ...


PLDT taps Wi-Fi technology for broadband rollout
MANILA, Philippines—Dominant mobile network Smart Communications is taking a second look at wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) technology, often seen only in malls or coffee shops, as a way to connect more households across the country to the Internet. ...

SES' Broadband Service ASTRA2Connect Now Offers 10Mbps
MarketWatch (press release)
ASTRA2Connect is Europe's most successful satellite broadband service, with more than 80000 end-users to date. The service is available via the orbital positions 23.5 degrees East and 28.2 degrees East. At 28.2 degrees East SES recently added another ...

The Wi-Fi You Need For The Gadgets You Want
PC Magazine
Chances are you've got a Wi-Fi enabled gadget on your want list. But do you have the right router for the job? We look at 30 of the most popular gifts this year and advise on what kind of router and Wi-Fisettings you'll need to connect to each. ...

Broadband speed boost
Mirfield Reporter
high speed broadband is set to arrive in Dewsbury next year as BT's ongoing upgrade reaches Kirklees. BT said this week that more than 20000 homes and businesses will benefit from at least a doubling of download and upload speeds, with premises ...

Rumors show the Elite, Fireball and a 4G LTE Windows Phone coming from HTC in 2012
HTC is rumored to be introducing the very first 4G LTE Windows Phone 7 handset during CES in early 2012, with the HTC Elite running Android Ice Cream Sandwich and the mysterious HTC Fireball to follow soon after. As CES and Mobile World Congress both ...

LTE drives 15% growth in mobile infrastructure
Rethink Wireless
By CAROLINE GABRIEL Despite financial crashes and carrier mergers, the race to meet mobilebroadband demands propelled the cellular infrastructure market to a 15% year-on-year growth in the third quarter, according to the latest figures from ...

AmericasMart announces Wi-Fi Access
Home Accents Today
AmericasMart announced it will offer wi-fi access on all temporary floors, Living, Outdoor/Indoor, The Gardens, building lobbies and meeting room spaces. "We have an ongoing mission to provide the ultimate market experience for our buyers and ...

Libraries praise proposed broadband expansion
Brattleboro Reformer
By CHRIS GAROFOLO / Reformer Staff BRATTLEBORO -- The increasing access to broadband for multiple Vermont libraries could be the best upgrade since the Dewey Decimal System. The announcement of a joint marketing agreement between the Bellows ...

Airtel boosts minimum fixed broadband speeds to 2Mbps in select areas
With the deployment of third-generation networks now in full swing by Indian cellcos, and with suggestions that 4G services may not be too far behind, one of the country's fixed line broadbandoperators has looked to bolster speeds with a view to ...

Mobile broadband getting traction in China: Ericsson
Voice & Data Online
Mobile broadband is quickly gaining traction despite its late entry to the Chinese market, a report by Ericsson ConsumerLab said. The report also indicates, among other things, that at this early stage of 3G development, the current Chinese mobile ...

Regions link up to faster broadband
ABC Online
The Federal Government says it means greater broadband speeds for northern Australia. Acting Prime Minister Wayne Swan says it also marks the completion of the construction phase of the Black Spots Program. "This will mean that speeds will be greater, ...

GCI Extends 4G to Fairbanks
Sacramento Bee
19, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. announced the launch of 4G wireless service in the Fairbanks area today, further expanding its 4G network footprint. GCI was the first to bring the technology to Alaska when they launched in ...

Vopium launches Wi-Fi calling app for BlackBerry
Computer Business Review
Vopium has introduced Wi-Fi calling app for BlackBerry which provides consumers and business users with free international and domestic Wi-Fi calls, as well as international calls over GSM and CDMA for as little as less than 1 cent per minute. ...

Infonetics Research: Broadband CPE and Home Networking Vendors Make Push ...
MarketWatch (press release)
CAMPBELL, Calif., Dec 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Market research firm Infonetics Research today released vendor market share standings and market forecasts from two third quarter (3Q11)broadband access reports, Broadband CPE and Subscribers: PON, ...

In-Car Video Chat And 4G Streaming From OnStar
Motor Authority
The system used the power of Verizon's 4G LTE network to deliver some interesting, next-generation features. At the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, OnStar will reveal the latest on that system. This time, the system will be equipped in a Chevy Volt ...

Ofcom publishes complaints data for Q3 2011
Ofcom have released their latest data on complaints about broadband, phone and mobile providers and TalkTalk have come out as the most complained about provider again in both the landline phone service and fixed broadband categories. ...

Ohio-based broadband stimulus projects delayed by fiber cable shortages
Businesses of all kin While the federal government's move to tighten its reins on the broadbandstimulus work process is necessary to drive out fraud and waste, one unforeseen problem stimulus grant winners are seeing is that their fiber cable ...

Thoughts on an LTE iPhone
by Steven Sande Dec 19th 2011 at 5:00PM A lot of Apple fans are sure that the next iPhone will support the true 4G LTE networks now being deployed by major cellular carriers. Apple has repeatedly said that the iPhone will get LTE when battery life is ...

HTC Fireball getting ready to scorch Verizon's 4G lineup? - Engadget
By Brad Molen
Hey, we've always said that Verizon LTE is blazing fast, so it seems appropriate to name products in its lineup accordingly. A leaked screenshot.
HTC Fireball 4G LTE phone headed to Verizon | Android Community
By Cory Gunther
It appears that Verizon Wireless has another hot HTC handset headed their way sometime soon. Today we have already heard a few rumors regarding an upcoming HTC.
Android Community

Quick Look: Motorola Photon 4G — The Gadgeteer
By Mark Adkins
It was finally time to upgrade my wife's smartphone, and we had a few challenges to deal with. The biggest ones are that she is a 'slow adopter', the apartment she uses when at work in a different state has.
The Gadgeteer

HTC Elite Said to be a 4G Phone for AT&T April 2012
By Quentyn Kennemer
Another new HTC phone has popped up today and it looks like it's headed for AT&T's 4G LTEnetwork. It's reportedly being called the HTC Elite, a fine.
Android Phone Fans

Can Tom Rutledge bring innovation back to Charter? — Broadband ...
By Ryan Lawler
Charter Communications picked up one of the hardest-working men in the cable business when it named Tom Rutledge as its CEO. And it couldn't have come at a more critical time, as Charter faces consumer demand for TV Everywhere and ...
White Samsung Epic 4G Touch Headed To Sprint | Geeky Gadgets
By Roland Hutchinson
It looks like Sprint will be the latest carrier to get a white version of the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone, which is known as the Samsung Epic 4G Touch on Sprint. The photo below shows the device in white, which was obtained by the guys ...

HTC prepping a 4G LTE Windows Phone and a flagship Android 4.0 ...
By Phone Arena
If you're a fan of HTC, you'll no doubt be especially invigorated by the news that's pouring out this morning about the potential devices that's coming to AT&T next year. Although they're nothing more than rumors for now, we're sure anticipation ...
PhoneArena - News

HTC Elite and LTE Windows Phone to launch on AT&T next year
By Calob Horton
While that in itself isn't big, what will be on the inside (and outside) of the phone is: it's going to be the first LTE Windows Phone, and it will measure at a massive 4.7-inches. Unfortunately, that's all we know for now on both of the devices.

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