Google and Wananchi Group Launch New Wi-Fi Product in Kenya With Aptilo Networks
MarketWatch (press release)
NAIROBI, Kenya, August 30, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Wananchi Group, in collaboration with Google and wireless data service management company Aptilo Networks, have today announced the launch of Wazi Wi-Fi, a high-speed wireless broadband network ...
Groundbreaking kicks off broadband Internet project
Dekalb Daily Chronicle
Sauk will be one of more than 500 anchor institutions for the iFiber project, which will bringbroadband access that will enable the college to enhance services to students and cut costs for the school, Sauk President George Mihel said. ...
Galaxy and DROID Prime May Challenge iPhone
A Korean-language version of Samsung's website promises that the phone, a version of which is already available overseas, will be an "LTE 4G market-leading smart device....The world's firstLTE/WCDMA/GSM multi-mode support" phone. ...
Mobile Lowdown 8-30-11: Apple; Qualcomm LTE; Android/HP; Amazon Tablet
(via CNN) » Qualcomm is working with Huawei, ZTE, Quanta and BandRich to develop TDD-LTEhandsets for the Indian market, a sign of how it will transition from WiMAX in the years ahead. (via Qualcomm) » China now has over 929 million mobile users, ...
4G will happen in India with rest of world: Airtel
NEW DELHI: Telecom major Bharti Airtel Tuesday said that the fourth generation (4G) technology for mobile communications could be launched in India alongside other countries. "Launch of 4G services in India will be almost aligned with the rest of the ...
Pakistani WiMAX provider looks toward untapped personal broadband market
Developing Telecoms (press release)
Pakistan's leading WiMAX operator has signed a contract for the provision of high-gain modems in order to capture the country's underserved personal broadband market. Wateen Telecom is using the UH350 modem from Greenpacket to enhance its quad-play ...
Vector Signal Analyzer Optimized for Wi-Fi & Cellular RFIC Testing in PXI/PXIe
MarketWatch (press release)
Vector Signal Analyzer (VSA) provides 6 GHz RF & wireless communication test including demodulation personalities for Wi-Fi & Cellular protocols including 802.11ac and LTE. ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ZTEC Instruments ...
LG Thrill 4G will arrive on September 4th, AT&T confirms - Engadget
By Amar Toor
Following a series of delays and setbacks, it looks like the Thrill 4G will indeed be coming to AT&T on September 4th. The carrier confirmed.
AT&T Quietly Flips On 4G LTE Switch In Chicago
By Chris Chavez
Just in time for that rumored late September/early October launch date for the HTC Jetstream (Puccini) AT&T has already begun flipping on their 4G LTE.
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AT&T's 4G LTE network goes live in Chicago; images reveal ...
By Zach Epstein
Our source used an AT&T Elevate 4G LTE mobile hotspot to perform speed tests in the Chicago area. Using both an iPhone 4 and a MacBook connected to the Elevate via Wi-Fi, he found that download speeds topped out at around 13Mbps ...
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LG Thrill 4G Confirmed by AT&T for September 4th | Android ...
By Cory Gunther
Well folks, we still haven't seen any sort of official announcement or press release regarding the LG Thrill 4G also known as the Optimus 3D but today AT&T has.
Panasonic Lumix FX90 gets Wi-Fi connectivity » Coolest Gadgets
Staying connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi is more or less a given these days, and with many more devices hitting the market that come with built-in Wi-Fi, it goes without saying that to see a compact digital camera carry such functionality is not ...
AT&T's 4G LTE network now live in Chicago | Ubergizmo
By George Wong
While it hasn't been officially announced yet, it looks like the AT&T 4G LTE network in the Chicago area has [...]
Challenges of Broadband Internet | TechTricksWorld
By Atish Ranjan
Broadband internet has always proven to be the best form of high speed internet connection that has ever been. Convenience and speed are the top benefits internet users derive from using broadbandinternet to access the internet. In many ...
AT&T's 4G LTE network appears in Chicago (video) | This is my next...
By Chris Ziegler
Hang tight, Verizon: Chicago is one of five launch markets for AT&T's new LTE network, with a total of fifteen or so expected by the end of 2011. The carrier has been selling its new Momentum 4G and Elevate 4G data devices for a little over a ...
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HTC Keeps Promise, T-Mobile Sensation 4G Bootloader Now ...
By Justin Marden
It may seem a bit late, but HTC has kept their word, and the T-Mobile Sensation 4G's bootloader can now be unlocked. HTC first promised the update back in July,
As 4G Internet rollout looms in Denmark, why is Europe behind the ...
By Martin Bryant
While high-speed LTE Internet services are a reality for consumers in parts of the USA, in Europe many countries are nowhere near approaching launch of this kind of '4G' technology that allows for blisteringly fast connection speeds. ...
The Next Web
Sprint's October "Strategy Update" Could Mean 4G Announcements ...
Sprint's October "Strategy Update" Could Mean 4G Announcements. Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - by Ray Willington. With all this talk surrounding the proposed AT&T / T-Mobile USA merger, it leaves Sprint in a weird place. Verizon Wireless ...
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Three tackles rural Wi-Fi problem with MiFi - Pocket-lint
By Paul Lamkin
But chances are, you probably don't get as good broadband coverage as your city-slicking cousins. Luckily though, Three has teamed up with Countryside Alliance to form the Rural Broadband Working Group - an initiative to supply free ...
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Google to launch broadband TV service
Online Broadband Guide
A company always keen to be seen to be grasping modern technology by the horns and breaking things before all others do, Google has announced a broadband TV service that will be interactive with your set top boxes from your existing ISP connection. ...
Dear TripAdvisor: Don't prepay for Wi-Fi - No cookies | The Republic
At this point, though, I'd try to get the airline to refund the Wi-Fi fee. And this is a good lesson for everyone who flies with a laptop -- don't prepay for Wi-Fi, because who knows if you'll be able to use your computer comfortably on the plane. ...
The Upside of Expanding Broadband Access In The Hispanic Communitty
Huffington Post (blog)
Broadband access is a buzz word that many people probably find utterly and completely boring. They shouldn't and here is why: Technology is changing the world at a rate which is startling. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the way we consume media. ...
Sprint: Motorola Photon 4G & HTC EVO 3D Prices Plummet As Galaxy S2 Revealed
The current two flagship smartphones on Sprint are without a doubt the HTC EVO 3D and Motorola Photon 4G. Both pack some serious hardware and stand a head above anything else in the Sprint line up, with the Nexus S 4G a possible close exception. ...
Train passengers missing out on the wi-fi experience
The situation is the same on the mainline London-to-Swansea service, on which operator First Great Western does not provide any wi-fi facilities despite the fact its sister company First Cymru has introduced mobile broadband on Swansea to Cardiff buses ...
Public Service Commission: Has released a draft broadband investment plan for ...
MADISON - The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin appointed twelve community leaders from the area to the Region 9 Broadband Planning Team representing Southeast Wisconsin. The Team consists of members from Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, ...
Anti wi-fi group holds up Norfolk church Broadband bid
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
By ANNABELLE DICKSON Monday, August 29, 2011 A scheme which could provide a high-speed broadband connection to struggling rural communities has been put on hold because of out-of-county objections from an anti wi-fi charity. To send a link to this page ...
Govt leadership key to e-health success
In its report into the role and potential of the National Broadband Network (NBN), the infrastructure and communications committee found that while the NBN will play a significant role in improving the implementation of e-health systems, ...
Free Wi-Fi Establishments Are Virtual Offices
By Chris Dehnel With many residents still without power, many are turning to eateries that offer freewi-fi for not only nourishment, but for office space. Take the McDonald's on Route 83 at Vernon Circle, for example. When it opened around dinnertime ...
Monday, August 29, 2011
HTC Holiday spotted on AT&T LTE with 4.5-inch display
The Holiday will feature a pocket-devouring 4.5-inch qHD touchscreen display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8MP rear-facing camera with dual LED flash, front facing 1.3MP camera, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, and, like numerous other HTC ...
Hands-on with the BlackBerry Bold 9900 4G on T-Mobile [Video]
Los Angeles Times
Among the new releases is the BlackBerry Bold 9900, T-Mobile's first 4G BlackBerry, which goes on sale Wednesday. I've been using the new Bold 9900 for the last 2 weeks and it is possibly the nicest BlackBerry I've had my hands on. ...
Missouri State invests in wi-fi network for students
John Luu uses the wi-fi connection in Plaster Student Union, Friday. Missouri State is investing to put a wi-fi network on campus to accommodate learning and provide convenience to students. / Bob Linder / News-Leader Madeleine Desloge uses the wi-fi ...
Samsung to Display 4G Smartphone at Germany, Will it Showcase Galaxy Tab?
International Business Times
Samsung will begin selling an LTE-version of its tablet computer, later this year, the company said in a statement. Samsung has been banned from selling its Galaxy Tab tablet computers in Germany after an injunction claim by Apple, that Galaxy Tab has ...
Hollywood's Wi-Fi not working, but not a loss to city's coffers
Storey said Hollywood's deal to bring Wi-Fi to the city has nothing to do with the budget gap. “Even if we had not done this, our general fund would not be in any better shape than it is currently,” she said. Indeed, none of the projects facing ...
Paving the road to progress
Some communities have used federal stimulus money to implement services such as WiMAX, a wireless technology that's similar to WiFi but provides higher speeds. "We need to change the discussion," Nation said. "(The future) might be over-the-air ...
Experiment applaudes 4G technology
For this experiment, I compared the speeds of an LG Revolution running on Verizon's 4G LTEnetwork with an iPhone 4 running on AT&T's 3G network. I did this in a place downtown that provided maximum bars for each, and I remained stationary. ...
Construction to begin on new broadband network
Virgin Islands Daily News
THOMAS - VI Next Generation Network President and CEO Julito Francis told board members Friday that he expects to break ground on the territory's new broadband network next month. He said ground-breaking ceremonies will be held on St. Croix and St. ...
[DEAL ALERT] HTC Thunderbolt Hits Rock Bottom Price As Sequel Prepped
HTC Thunderbolt, the first 4G LTE smartphone on Verizon Wireless, made quite the splash when it launched on Verizon Wireless earlier this year, with reports even suggesting that it was outselling the iPhone 4 in the beginning. ...
Rural broadband demands rising, but funds are not
Macon Telegraph (blog)
That's at the same time Washington is pushing small rural telecommunication companies to roll out next-generation broadband. “There's nobody that will even look at you, will come to an industrial park or a county that doesn't have that (broadband) ...
Wateen Telecom Awards 2-Year Contract for Greenpacket's Hybrid "Shuttle" Modem
PR.com (press release)
Greenpacket, a leading developer of next generation mobile broadband and networking solutions, has been awarded a 2-year contract by Wateen Telecom, Pakistan's leading WiMAX operator, for the supply of Greenpacket's award-winning high-gain modem, ...
Hampshire gets £8m-plus to improve county's broadband
A total of £8.42m has been set aside by the Government to deliver superfast broadband to rural and hard to reach areas in Hampshire. Around 50000 households and nearly 7000 business in the county fall into so-called 'not spots' that suffer from poor ...
T-Mobile Sensation 4G Review
WiFi calling, an exclusive T-Mobile feature was the worst of these preinstalled applications. WithWiFi turned on, the application immediately assumes you want voice over IP and begins draining the battery vigorously to stay connected to WiFi. ...
Wi-fi is flying high
It has established a network of ground-to-air broadband transmission stations spanning the entire US, and designed solely for aircraft passengers. Access costs about $10 for 24 hours, or less if frequent flyers sign up to a monthly plan. ...
1 in 2 steals Wi-Fi
Fresh Business Thinking
By Max Clarke Half of all Wi-Fi users illegally access other people's networks, a new survey suggests. Wi-Fi 'piggybacking' has been around since the dawn of wireless computing, with people obtaining free web access by using networks that have been ...
Co-operation sought on broadband roll-out
The Ashburton Guardian
Electricity Ashburton is hoping to co-operate rather than compete with Chorus as the Government rolls out ultra fast broadband in Ashburton. The electricity co-operative, which is owned by its customers, already provides ultra fast broadband (UFB) ...
Broadband on the horizon for Valley
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
By Jon Baker Work is progressing on an ambitious plan to bring broadband Internet access to 34 counties in Ohio's Appalachian region, including Tuscarawas County. Horizon Telecom, abroadband service provider based in Chillicothe, was given the ...
World of Gadgets: Incase cases for Apple products, myTouch 4G phone
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Andy Warhol, of course, said that "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." With its second line of iPhone, iPad and MacBook covers featuring Warhol artwork, the manufacturer Incase is apparently shooting for a half-hour. ...
Office mends gaps in DSL service
By Henry Bailey The DeSoto Board of Supervisors and the Mississippi State Extension Service are on the same wavelength with Kourtney Hollingsworth when it comes to efforts to identify, expand and enhance broadband service. "It's a big plus, ...
PCCW's faster broadband speed comes with risks
I was offered a to upgrade my current 6 MB broadband speed to something much faster at minimal increment on monthly fees. But as I am already happy with my connection speed, I opted for a small upgrade and home wi-fi installation. ...
AT&T's bid for T-Mobile USA will no doubt ramp up service
AT&T says acquiring T-Mobile USA's cell sites and radio spectrum would bolster its coverage and allow the carrier to deploy a 4G mobile broadband network to 97 percent of the US population. But critics say the merger would essentially knock out a ...
Service providers invest to upgrade cell systems
The variety of technologies being used by the various providers - Verizon and AT&T use Long Term Evolution, or LTE; T-Mobile uses High Speed Packet Access Evolved, or HSPA+; and Sprint uses Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access, or Wimax ...
Sony PRS-T1 e-reader spotted on Dutch retail site for 165 euros
By Sharif Sakr posted Aug 28th 2011 11:05AM It's nigh on a month since we caught the WiFi-toting Sony PRS-T1 flitting its way through the FCC. Now the unannounced e-reader has popped up again -- this time on a Dutch seller's webpage with some pics, ...