LightSquared's revised proposals rejected

LightSquared's revised proposals on 4G LTE network rejected by federal body
Mobile bloom News
A major federal agency which has been involved in testing the proposed LightSquared LTE network has concluded that there is no practical way of preventing the interference between LightSquared's network and GPS satellite systems.

'Super Wi-Fi': Super, But Not Wi-Fi
PC Magazine
By Sascha Segan A new city-wide broadband technology came to Wilmington, NC yesterday, and it may help connect rural homes to broadband and power public Wi-Fi hotspots in cities. It could become a real threat to cell phone carriers' 3G data monopoly, ...

Panasonic Offers Wireless Broadband Service to Connect Its Products
By Jay Alabaster, IDG News Panasonic launched a wireless broadband service in Japan this week that is intended to encourage customers to use its coming wave of Internet-ready appliances and services. Panasonic said its aptly named "WiMAX Service" will ...

Motorola Droid Razr Maxx (Verizon Wireless)
It has the same gorgeous 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and fast Verizon 4G/LTE data as its predecessor while retaining powerful multimedia chops and tight security features. The bad: For such an advanced smartphone ...

Super-fast broadband pledge by Lancashire County Council
BBC News
Lancashire County Council has pledged a high-speed broadband connection to 97% of the county within two years. A £32m investment, which promises speeds in excess of 30Mbps, is aimed at improving connections for people in rural areas.

Broadband Boosts Profit at Time Warner Cable
Wall Street Journal
By SHALINI RAMACHANDRAN Time Warner Cable Inc. a reported 44% increase in fourth-quarter net income, as growth in its residential broadband business offset a continued decline in video subscribers. The company also announced a $4 billion share ...

First 'Super Wi-Fi' network has deployed in North Carolina
'Super Wi-Fi' has been in the works for years now, and the first in the nation has finally deployed in Wilmington, North Carolina. This new network is running on the currently bare “white space”. In 2010, the FCC had reported their approval for devices ...

Broadband cabinets on council agenda
Montrose Today
THERE were no fewer than four applications for improved broadband facilities in Montrose on the agenda of yesterday's meeting of Angus Council's development standards committee. The committee met after the Review went to press, but approval was ...

How Wi-Fi could squeeze wireless carriers
ZDNet (blog)
By Larry Dignan | January 27, 2012, 3:00am PST Summary: In a research note earlier this week, a team of Jefferies analysts made the case that Wi-Fi will squeeze the pricing power for mobile data. It's a good argument. AT&T, Verizon and Sprint—as well ...

Motorola XYBOARD WiFi tablets available for purchase
Android Community
If you're anything like the writers and editors here at Android Community, you're in no hurry to be saddled with yet another monthly contract – even for the luxury of an LTE-enabled tablet. That was one of the the things that made the quite solid ...

Android Community

Wi-Fi case could make users liable
MetroWest Daily News
Some of the Internet subscribers said they had an open Wi-Fi connection and did not directly download nor infringe the copyrights. “If the judge allows the claim of negligence to be valid, any person could be held liable for not securing their Internet ...

BroadBand Tower -6-month group forecast
Jan 27 (Reuters) - BROADBAND TOWER INC CONSOLIDATED EARNINGS ESTIMATES (in billions of yen unless specified) 6 months to 6 months to Dec 31,2011 Dec 31,2011 LATEST PREVIOUS FORECAST FORECAST Sales 7.91 8.05 Operating 313 mln 250 mln Recurring 304 mln ...

Internode reveals new fibre broadband tariff range
Australian alternative broadband operator Internode has announced the introduction of a number of new fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) tariffs at more than 20 real estate developments across the country, with the telco aligning speeds, monthly data allowances ...

WiGig: More than Wi-Fi on Steroids
IT Business Net
By Tim Kridel for Intelligence In Software Wi-Fi is one of the world's most widely used wireless technologies. Two common downsides of that popularity are interference and often slow speeds. A new wireless technology called WiGig aims to complement ...

Ronald J. Resnick Retires as President of the WiMAX Forum (press release)
"The WiMAX Forum would like to thank Mr. Resnick for building a strong foundation for this organization, which will continue its work in standardizing and certifying technology to bringbroadband to underserved markets across the world.

PRIVATE WiFi Celebrates Data Privacy Day (January 28th) with Exciting Contests ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
On Data Privacy Day, January 28th, PRIVATE WiFi will offer a 50% discount on all new PRIVATEWiFi subscriptions with the following coupon code: CPNPRIVACYDAY. In addition, PRIVATE WiFi, in conjunction with the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), ...

Users not checking the security of public WiFi
Infosecurity Magazine (US)
A Seattle-based programmer has released a Firefox add-in that auto-harvests user cookies on public access WiFi hotspots where users are surfing the internet in the clear. In a disturbing echo of Google's mapping of home Wi-Fi networks as part of its ...

Broadband Expert names 3 best mobile service provider
3 has held onto the title as the UK's best mobile broadband provider, as determined by leading comparison website Broadband Expert. The broadband provider scooped the top prize in the 2011 mobile broadband awards, repeating its success in 2010.

4G Rollouts Lift Crown Castle, Cellphone Tower Stocks
Investor's Business Daily
View Enlarged Image Phone companies need faster, fatter LTE pipes to whisk media-rich content to wireless devices and to target new markets, such as auto telematics, telemedicine and the smart grid. It could be a "banner year" for tower stocks, ...

ITU Approves "LTE Advanced"
TV Technology
The Computer World article LTE-Advanced is the future, but no rocket ship reported that the ITU gave its approval to two new standards--LTE-Advanced and WirelessMAN-Advanced at the ITU Radiocommunication Assembly in Geneva last Wednesday.

One-third of English councils are ready for superfast broadband
By Sooraj Shah One-third of 47 broadband project areas in England are ready to take 24Mbps superfast broadband to their homes and businesses, according to communications minister Ed Vaizey. Vaizey was speaking after four more areas, including Kent and ...

Israel sets its sites on its own National Broadband Network
The Australian
ISRAEL'S state-owned electric company hopes roll out its own high-speed national broadbandnetwork. Exploiting the small size of the densely populated country, it aims to put Israel at the forefront of the next generation of Internet technology.

Candid Mobily admits to LTE spectrum shortfall
Saudi Arabian telco Etihad Etisalat, which operates under the 'Mobily' brand name, has admitted that it lacks sufficient spectrum to roll out its much-touted Long Term Evolution (LTE) network on a nationwide basis. In an interview with Reuters, ...

AT&T Q4 2011 wireline growth driven by ongoing video, broadband gains
AT&T's (NYSE: T) wireline division in Q4 2011 was once again buoyed by gains in its U-versebroadband and video services and IP-based business services. The service provider reported that the fourth quarter was the second consecutive quarter of ...

1.2 Billion Customer Connections Made to Nearly 30000 AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots in 2011
Sacramento Bee
26, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- As more and more consumers log on from smartphones, tablets and other devices, connections on the AT&T* Wi-Fi network continue to skyrocket. Nearly tripled AT&TWi-Fi network traffic in 2011 versus network traffic for 2010.

Samsung SGH-T999 is possibly Galaxy S Blaze 4G
Phones Review
They say that not long after they identified the Galaxy S Blaze 4G, T-mobile officially announced the handset and outed the specs for the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G, which are a Super AMOLED 720p touch screen along with 1.5GHz dual core processor and ...

Phones Review

Spectrum Policy Gets Diverse Treatment at Broadband Conference
Broadcasting & Cable
By John Eggerton -- Broadcasting & Cable, 1/26/2012 8:31:40 PM Representatives of the cable and broadcast industries Thursday made the case for why those technologies would be key players in the wireless broadband space.

Broadband boost for rural Shropshire (press release)
Work to bring superfast broadband to more areas of Shropshire has taken a step forward after the Government approved the plans. The Government has given £8.2 million to support the project, and now the organisation coordinating the £530 million ...

BT seeks apartment dwellers to sign-up to 'superfast' FTTP trial
By Kelly Fiveash • Get more from this author BT is on the lookout for around 1000 residential buildings to sign up to a pilot to allow the national telco to test superfast broadband speeds in apartment blocks. The company said it needed to carry out ...

Nation's first Super Wi-Fi network arrives — Broadband News and ...
By Stacey Higginbotham
New Hanover County in North Carolina became the first county in the United States to deploy a Super Wi-Fi network, but the real question is will it also be the last? The technology is not as healthy as the pomp and circumstance surrounding the launch indicates. ...

Apparent announces WiFi-powered Doxie Go scanner | TUAW - The ...
By Dave Caolo
Apparent has announced a new model of its popular Doxie Go scanner with Wi-Fi support. The tiny appliance can be charged up, slipped into a bag and.
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Android Overload: WiFi-Only Moto Xyboards Now Available ...
By Chris Chavez
Android Overload: WiFi-Only Moto Xyboards Now Available, Samsung “Reviewing” GSIII Launch Date and More ... [Reuters]; WiFi-only Motorola Xyboard 10.1-inch and 8.9-inch now available for purchase. Possible Galaxy S II hits the FCC, ...
Android Phone Fans

BlackBerry PlayBook and EVO View 4G to be phased out at Sprint
By Dan Graziano
At this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Sprint announced two new LTE-powered smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and LG Viper, which will launch some time this spring. The company is looking to roll out its 4G LTE network by ...
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech » WiMAX Forum Gets New President
By Sam Churchill
“The WiMAX Forum would like to thank Mr. Resnick for building a strong foundation for this organization, which will continue its work in standardizing and certifying technology to bringbroadband to underserved markets across the world. We all ... They include IEEE 802.16 (WiMAX), which the WiMAX Forum promotes and enforces, and IEEE 802.11 (WiFi), which the WiFi Alliance promotes and enforces. ... WiMax combines the simplicity and speed of Wi-Fi with the mobility of cellular.

HP TouchPad 9.7” 32GB Wi-Fi Tablet - Woot
Yeah, that's a HP TouchPad 9.7” 32GB Tablet with Wi-Fi. It also happens to be the biggest, most expensive and useful paperweight I own. Why do you ask? I know we've got boxes of company-branded trinkets we can use to decorate our ...
Woot! - One Day, One Deal

Early Earnings Reports Suggest Mobile Wireless Broadband Is Long ...
By Steve Birenberg
Performance of individual companies is mixed but the trend toward mobile broadband internet is unstoppable and investable. - All Articles

Wifi-only Motorola XYBOARD's now Shipping
By Alexander Maxham
If you're considering buying a Motorola XYBOARD (we kinda hate the name too), you might want to head to Motorola's website and purchase your's today. If you're looking for the 4G LTE version head over to Verizon's website or your local ...
Android Authority

Wi-Fi only Motorola DROID XYBOARD 10.1 and ... - Phone Arena
By Phone Arena
Motorola has started shipping out the Motorola DROID XYBOARD 10.1 and Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2 tablets according to an email sent out to those who have pre-ordered the tablets; the device is also now available online through ...
PhoneArena - News

Secret agents can create a Wi-Fi network and hide important files ...
These Wi-Fi cufflinks let you wear your mobile hotspot, creating a network that can be used by computers, smartphones, and tablets.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Motorola Sends Out “Confidential” Email To Atrix 4G Owners, Soak ...
By Roy Alugbue
You're receiving this email because you've filled out a Motorola Feedback Network survey in the past stating your interest in ATRIX 4G feedback opportunities. As a Motorola Feedback Network member you get advanced notice, like this, ...
Android News, Rumours, and Updates

Estonia ranked first worldwide in terms of broadband Internet ...
By The Baltic Course | Baltic States news & analytics
The broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic company Ookla has ranked Latvia fourth in the world in terms of broadband Internet speeds, according to the company's Net Index.
The Baltics Today

All you need to know about LTE and 4G | Nokia Connects
'The next complete advance from the current mobile 3G technologies such as GSM/UMTS over to the new fourth generation, or 4G mobile broadband, will be achieved by using technology like LTE mobilebroadband also known as Long Term ...
Nokia Connect

1st 'Super Wi-Fi' Net Goes Live In North Carolina - Slashdot
Submission: 1st 'Super Wi-Fi' net goes live in North Carolina · EU ACTA Chief .... " My new Dell won't get on the Super WiFi, it says it has WiFi!" One more way to ...

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