Wi-Fi beats cellular for tablet connections

Wi-Fi beats cellular for tablet connections
By Suzanne Choney Wireless carriers may be pricing themselves out of the tablet market; a new study shows that more tablet owners are choosing to use Wi-Fi only connections instead of cellular for their devices. “There are multiple reasons for greater ...
DigitalRoute Delivers 4G Mediation to BTC
Sacramento Bee
By DigitalRoute DigitalRoute today announced that MediationZone from DigitalRoute has been selected by BTC, the Bahamas telecommunications company, to support their ongoing 4G and NGN projects. Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), the country's ...
Antel and Alcatel-Lucent Launch 4G/LTE Services in Uruguay and Establish the ...
Sacramento Bee
13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Antel, a leading provider of communications services in Uruguay, and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) are now making the promise of high-speed mobilebroadband a reality in Uruguay by delivering the first ...
LightSquared's GPS Mess Chains FreedomPOP's Free Broadband
PC Magazine
By Sascha Segan Free wireless broadband! Sounds great, right? Except that Nicholas Zennstrom's FreedomPOP is just the latest imaginary wireless carrier signing on to LightSquared's massive game of pretend, with its fictional 4G wireless network. ...
Superfast broadband set to grow rapidly in 2012
Lakestar Media
Superfast broadband services are expected to be made available through more than 170 new telephone exchanges next year, BT has announced. Work is expected to begin to install fibre-optic based broadband in 178 exchanges, taking the number of households ...
Massachusetts Broadband Is On Schedule, 4G Coverage On Way to Berkshires
The operation called MassBroadband 123 is also in part funded by the State, and is being overseen by the Massachusetts Broadband Institute. MBI is pushing to bring high-speed internet to over 120 communities in Western and Northern Massachusetts....
Cloud Networking Initiatives Drive Healthcare IT Provider to Choose Aerohive's ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Greenway needed to replace its existing Cisco WLAN with a more manageable, reliable, and centrally cloud-managed Wi-Fi solution. Greenway's legacy wireless LAN -- a Cisco Aironet solution with individually managed APs -- was not cloud-enabled, ...
Conroy slams call for cost benefit study of broadband
Sydney Morning Herald
STEPHEN CONROY has accused the Productivity Commission of being out of touch with reality, after it called for further analysis of the $36 billion national broadband network. Last week the commission said the network may breach some competition rules ...
Superfast broadband to 'benefit 90% of Lincolnshire'
BBC News
A new project will bring superfast broadband to at least 90% of homes and businesses in Lincolnshire by 2015, the county council has pledged. The authority has agreed to add £10m to a central government grant of £14.3m to upgrade the county'sbroadband ...
Broadband, Social Networks, and Mobility Have Spawned a New Kind of Learner
T.H.E. Journal
According the Pew Research Center, the combination of widespread access to broadband Internet connectivity, the popularity of social networking, and the near ubiquity of mobile computing is producing a fundamentally new kind of learner, ...
Clearwire closing in on the magic LTE investment number
And $400 million is the magic equity number that triggers a big investment by Sprint and marks the beginning of Clearwire's LTE rollout. If the offering is successful, Sprint will kick in as much as $347 million to maintain its current 49.6 percent ...
LightSquared LTE found to interfere with 75 percent of GPS receivers
Government tests reportedly show LightSquared's proposed satellite-assisted LTEnetwork interferes with three quarters of GPS receivers. Aspiring LTE provider LightSquared may have hoped to put GPS interference problems behind it by switching to a ...
SKT sells first LTE tablet PC
The Korea Herald
SK Telecom began selling the Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE by Samsung Electronics on Tuesday, the first tablet PC in Korea running on the fourth-generation long term evolution network service. With the entry of the tablet PC, the nation's No. ...
Are the bureaucrats strangling 4G mobile? Ofcom responds
Computer Business Review (blog)
Ofcom is claiming that the uniquely complex nature of the UKs competitive mobile network marketplace, combined with technical issues have caused the delay in 4G mobile to 2015. Ofcom will be doing a second round of consultation which will push back any ...
More CheapTablets Like HP TouchPad & Kindle Fire with Wi-Fi Wanted
Wireless and Mobile News
Although the Motorola Xoom for $199 sold extremely well during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the best tablet deals of the year were the $99 and $149 Wi-Fi-enabled HP TouchPads. The Wi-Fi-only Kindle Fire is also doing very well. Wi-Fi is becoming the ...
Oracle Communications Solution Processes Approximately 1 Billion LTE Event ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The performance test also demonstrated linear scalability100 Million Subscriber LTE Performance Test as the subscriber base grew from an application service perspective, and near-linear scalability for the clustered database. ...
Broadband boost for 12300
Greenock Telegraph
Broadband speeds will be vastly superior to those previously available to many UK homes and businesses, say BT. No dates have been set yet, however, for the rest of Inverclyde. Thirty-four Scottish locations are included in the latest phase of BT's ...
Asus Transformer Prime Dec 19 release, WiFi delays
Phones Review
According to an article over on Ubergizmo, the guys over at Engadget are saying that they have received confirmation from Asus Canada via one of their unnamed tipsters, which say that “the WiFi range on the TF201 did not meet our quality standards,” ...
Verizon: Cablevision Lawsuit Just Another Attempt to Conceal Cablevision's ...
Sacramento Bee
"The best that Cablevision can claim is that it is not misrepresenting its broadband speeds quite as much today as in the past. "Consumers deserve to get the broadband speeds they are promised, but they don't with Cablevision. ...
Faster broadband next summer
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
About 33000 Norfolk homes and businesses are set to gain access to fasterbroadband services next summer following the latest round of internet upgrades. To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address below. ...
Outdoor Wi-Fi delayed for Ottawa tourist destinations
OTTAWA — Visitors to the Ottawa area will have to wait for Wi-Fi service on Parliament Hill and other tourist destinations. The National Capital Commission has reissued a call for proposals to implement an outdoor wireless network at NCC properties in ...
Jersey States give JT £19m for superfast broadband roll out
BBC News
Jersey's government will invest £19m of public money in state owned telecom company JT's plan to install island-wide superfast broadband cables. JT said the money would be used to replace the island's old copper telephone wiring with fibre optic cables ...
Carphone Warehouse to Launch Sony Tablet S Wi-FI and 3G Models Thursday
Tablet S, the more traditional tablet in Sony's line-up and partner to the clamshell dual-screen Tablet P, has been available from Sony directly in Wi-Fi only models for a while, but The Carphone Warehouse has confirmed plans to make both the Wi-Fi and...
BT reveals superfast broadband boost in Wolverhampton and Birmingham
The Birmingham Post
by Jon Griffin, Birmingham Post More than 77000 extra homes and businesses in Wolverhampton, the Black Country and Birmingham are to benefit from super-fast broadband with a major expansion of BT's roll-out. Bilston, Fordhouses, Horseley Fields, Penn, ...
ASUS delays Transformer Prime's release until WiFi fix is found ...
By Billy Steele
If you were hoping to get you hands on a Transformer Prime this month, prepare to be disappointed. After hearing rumors of the ASUS slate's.
AT&T and Verizon testing 4G LTE-enabled Nokia Lumia Windows ...
By Todd Haselton
AT&T and Verizon Wireless are reportedly testing a special 4G LTE-enabled Nokia Lumia device. Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) doesn't officially support.
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech
Samsung's LTE-Friendly Galaxy Tab 7.7 To Find Home On Verizon ...
By Chris Velazco
Verizon is awash in solid tablet options right now, but their current LTE-capable lineup may leave you wanting for something a little less unwieldy. If the thought of manhandling a 10-inch tablet is too much to bear, then take note: Samsung's ...
TechCrunch » Gadgets
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 with Verizon 4G LTE coming soon ...
By Cory Gunther
If those new DROID XYTBOARD tablets aren't what you were hoping to buy this holiday season it looks like the sneaky Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE will be headed to.
Android Community
Verizon, AT&T both testing LTE 4G Lumia 800 phones | VentureBeat
By Devindra Hardawar
Even before Microsoft officially adds support for LTE 4G in its Windows Phone platform, Nokia already has LTE-equipped versions of its flagship Lumia 800 smartphones in major US carriers' hands.
Stimulus | Broadband | Recovery Act | The Daily Caller
By Josh Peterson
B later, broadband stimulus program has few completions | 1 year in, 234 funded programs, zero loans, two finished projects.
The Daily Caller
HTC Amaze 4G to receive WiFi calling update | Ubergizmo
By George Wong
T-Mobile has recently posted up an announcement detailing an upcoming update for the HTC Amaze4G. It looks like the phone will be getting a bunch of new features including the all-important WiFicalling from T-Mobile. Other features ...
Rogers Expands LTE Coverage, Aims to Reach 30% of Canadian ...
By Kevin Krause
Rogers is expanding its 4G LTE network to more of the Canadian population, bringing new coverage to cities in the greater Toronto and Vancouver areas. New.
Android Phone Fans
Sony Xperia PLAY with 4G on the Way? – Droid Life
By Kellex
It was supposed to be the mobile gaming machine of the century, but with lower end specs and no4G, it struggled to take off. Well, what would happen if it was re-released with 4G? According to training that one of our readers is about to take ...
Droid Life
China to start phase-2 TD-LTE trial
China will undertake second-phase trial operation of TD-LTE (Time Division-Long Term Evolution) from late December to June 2012, testing the compatibility of terminal devices based on different technology standards with TD-LTE, according ...
DIGITIMES: IT news from Asia
Rogers Lights Up 4G Service in Surrounding Toronto and ...
By Jack Holt
Are you waiting on 4G LTE service in your area? Then you may be in luck as Rogers has announced today that their LTE service is now live in more cities surrounding both Toronto and Vancouver. According to Rogers, their LTE network ...
Android News, Rumours, and Updates
Nintendo 3DS Recieves Free WiFi At North American Airports!
By Don Hatfield
Video game news featuring the top games on the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and PC.
MTV Multiplayer
Verizon Xperia Play LTE Revealed? | Geeky Gadgets
By Roland Hutchinson
It would appear that Verizon are getting ready to launch a new version of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play on their network in the US, the Xperia Play LTE, as some internal documents relating to the device have been discovered by the guys from ...
Verizon and AT&T reportedly testing LTE Nokia Lumia Windows ...
By Tom Warren
Verizon and AT&T are testing an LTE Nokia Lumia 800 variant, according to reports. The device is likely to be named the Lumia 900 and will reportedly look similar to the existing Lumia 800 device. CNET News.com reports that Nokia is testing ...

Free Wi-Fi access with mobile package
Independent Online
@lantic, the consumer and small business service provider in the Vox Telecom group, is offering 100MB per month of free Wi-Fi access to all customers who buy a new cellular voice package. Cape Town - @lantic, the consumer and small business service...
Gogii joins the Wi-Fi calling pioneers with new app
Shell out for an iPod Touch and make sure you're near a Wi-Fi network. It's possible with a new app from Gogii, the maker of popular messaging app TextPlus, which is launching a new service called TextPlus Free Calls that enables a host of devices, ...
Nokia Siemens sells fixed broadband to Adtran
Nokia Siemens Networks says it will sell its fixed line broadband access business and transfer 400 personnel worldwide to Adtran Inc. The Finnish-German joint venture says the acquisition by the Huntsville, Alabama-based company is expected to be ...
AT&T, Verizon test 4G LTE Nokia Lumia phone
by Roger Cheng December 12, 2011 8:00 AM PST Follow @RogerWCheng A version of Nokia's Lumia 800 with 4G LTE is in labs at AT&T and Verizon right now. The Finnish handset vendor, eager for a comeback, is testing a 4G LTE version of its Lumia 800 ...
Maravedis Announces 4G Latin America Conference & Expo
MarketWatch (press release)
LIMA, Peru & MONTREAL, Quebec, Dec 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Maravedis, a premier global provider of market intelligence and advisory services focusing on the 4G and mobile cloud industry sectors, announced today the 4G Latin America Conference and ...

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