Wi-Fi Predictions for 2012

10 Wi-Fi Predictions for 2012
PC Magazine
Many in the industry also accurately predicted the proliferation of Wi-Fi hotspots. The consensus is by 2015 there will be over 5 million public Wi-Fi hotspots available worldwide. Although many of the aforementioned predictions cover wireless in ...

Google's Rick Whitt Named Keynote Presenter For the Super WiFi Summit in Miami ...
MarketWatch (press release)
NORWALK, Conn., Jan 03, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- TMC and Crossfire Media today announced that Rick Whitt, Washington Telecom and Media Counsel for Google, will be featured in multiple keynote sessions at the upcoming Super WiFi Summit, which is taking ...

No 4G signal? Then what should I do with this Samsung Galaxy Nexus?
CNET (blog)
by Marguerite Reardon January 4, 2012 12:00 AM PST Follow @maggie_reardon The promise of super-fast 4G wireless broadband sounds enticing, but what happens when you can't actually get the 4G service? That's the question one reader who just got the new ...

CNET (blog)

TalkTalk ad campaign for 'UK's safest broadband' banned by ASA
The Guardian
TalkTalk has been told it cannot claim that its new internet security system HomeSafe is the "UK's safest broadband", after rival BT won a ruling from the advertising watchdog determining that it offers only "basic security". ...

The Guardian

Enter mobile TV: Prepare for mobile broadband distribution of television content
Economic Times
The implications are even bigger at the current juncture, with the proximate arrival of truly high-speed mobile broadband and a slew of cheap tablet computers being launched to serve as affordable imaging devices on which to consume broadband content ...

Wilson Electronics unveils Sleek 4G-V LTE signal booster for Verizon
Wilson Electronics on Tuesday unveiled the Sleek 4G-V, the world's first LTE signal booster. It will work with Verizon's 700MHz 4G LTE network as well as 2G and 3G networks on 1800/1900MHz frequency bands. Like similar booster models, the Sleek 4G-V ...

Pantech Element waterproof tablet splashes onto AT&T's LTE network next week ...
Thanks to one of our sources, we have information on what will be one of AT&T's many announcements ahead of CES this year — a year that's sure to be packed with 4G LTE devices. The Pantech Element is currently slated to hit AT&T on January 8th for ...

LTE-ready Nokia Lumia 900 'Ace' details spill ahead of CES
There's also little doubt that the Lumia 900, as it's widely expected to be called, will come packed with two important goodies that the global version lacked: LTE support and a front-facing camera. Our friends over at Pocketnow.com got their eyeballs ...

Is C Spire's LTE buildout dead in the water?
Regional wireless carrier C Spire Wireless' plans to launch an LTE network at the end of 2011 appear to have been derailed. When questioned on the status of its LTE buildout by FierceWireless, company spokesman Dave Miller said only: "We did not launch ...

Xplornet Uses Network Analytics to Manage Broadband Experience, Speeds, Content
One of the country's top rural broadband providers will use advanced traffic management techniques and technologies on its new national 4G network. Traffic that is considered "non time-sensitive" (like peer-to-peer file sharing, newsgroups, ...

Signals Research Group Uses Spirent for Industry's First Independent Data ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Although the SRG report highlighted the ability of some chipsets to realize the promise of LTE's high data rates, large performance differences were found between commercially-available implementations in devices. Using a lab-based testing approach on ...

Broadband will be faster in town
Isle of Wight County Press
By Jamie White - Wednesday, January 4, 2012 AROUND 4000 homes and businesses in Ventnor will have access to faster broadband by the summer. The town is among 63 south east communities included in the latest roll-out plans for BT's next generation ...

PennWell Acquires Broadband Technology Report
PR Newswire (press release)
3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired the Broadband Technology Report (BTR) and related assets from Virginia-based Hermes Media & Research LLC, ...

Sprint's Epic Touch 4G Going White For the New Year?
Mobile bloom News
Choice is always nice, and it appears that Sprint and Samsung are teaming up to deliver a nontraditional choice in the form of a white Samsung Galaxy S 2 Epic Touch 4G for the Sprint 4G WiMAX wireless network in January. While a white handset in time ...

Sprint Gives LightSquared More Time to Win Over FCC
By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Sprint Nextel has given LightSquared another month to gain FCC approval for its planned 4G network, extending a deal in which LightSquared would use Sprint's Network Vision infrastructure and save an estimated US$13 billion ...

Everest wins Augere's broadband wireless service account
Best Media Info
Everest Brand Solutions has won the strategic and creative duties for Augere's broadband wireless services, being launched under the brandname 'Zoosh' in India. Augere is a pioneer in thebroadband wireless service business and currently offers 4G ...

Half a Million TD-LTE Base Stations Will be Deployed by 2016, Says ABI Research
MarketWatch (press release)
SINGAPORE, Jan 03, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- At least half a million base stations will be installed or upgraded for TD-LTE by the end of 2016. "It was only two years ago that nearly everyWiMAX operator, including operators with unpaired TDD frequency ...

Sigma Designs Introduces Advanced Reference Design Featuring Quantenna Wi-Fi ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"By adding Quantenna's highly reliable Wi-Fi video delivery to our portfolio, we now can provide our customers with the most complete connectivity solution in the industry," said Thinh Tran, CEO and chairman at Sigma Designs. "The addition of Wi-Fi to ...

Exploit of Wi-Fi Protected Setup Flaw Poses Risks for Consumers, Not Enterprises
eSecurity Planet
Many home Wi-Fi networks are at risk thanks to an exploit released over the holidays, but enterprise organizations are generally unaffected by the vulnerability. By Sean Michael Kerner | January 03, 2012 There is a price that comes with simplicity ...

eSecurity Planet

HTC Rezound Review: A High Performance Android Phone
With beefy specs, including a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor and Verizon LTE 4Gconnectivity, the Rezound stands its own against other Verizon smartphones. With a 4.3-inch 1280 by 720 resolution super LCD display, the Rezound is definitely on ...

Verizon blames trio of LTE outages on 'growing pains'
Verizon Wireless, the United States' largest mobile operators in terms of subscribers, has attributed the recent spate of Long Term Evolution (LTE) service outages that have affected its network to 'growing pains'. An official press statement released ...

Silverman: Rev up home WiFi with this router
Houston Chronicle
This complexity makes troubleshooting WiFi problems difficult. But one of the best approaches you can take is to ensure you've got a decent router that's working properly. If you have a router that's 3 years old or more, consider replacing it. ...

ATC Develops Ultra-Broadband Capacitor 550L Series for High-Speed Digital Data ...
MarketWatch (press release)
This product has been designed and manufactured with the highest quality materials to provide reliable and repeatable ultra-broadband performance. The 550L is a rugged ceramic capacitor that provides excellent performance for digital transmission and ...

More than a third of broadband users to switch ISPs
Up to 70 per cent of the UK's broadband customers could switch internet providers during 2012 in order to get a better service and save money . According to a new survey conducted byISPreview.co.uk, 34.1 per cent of consumers are planning to change ...

100Mbps data on mobiles with combined cellular and Wi-Fi access
CNET Asia (blog)
Many mobile carriers have started to offer unlimited access on their Wi-Fi networks, which are connected via wired networks and available at many hotspots in city areas. Even so, many customers won't connect using Wi-Fi when they are able to access the ...

Telstra to release HTC 4G handset “soon”
news The nation's biggest telco Telstra has turned up the heat on anticipation for its first 4G handset launch, confirming this week that it will be soon releasing the first phone capable of fully utilising the speeds of its 4G network. ...


Taiwan market: Taipei city government to expand Wi-Fi network of free access ...
The Taipei City Government will enlarge the coverage of Taipei Free, its free 512Kbps wireless Internet-access service via Wi-Fi hot spots at selected public places, through expanding the Wi-Finetwork from over 2000 hot spots to 4500 ones and hiking ...

T-Mobile sale: Amaze 4G, Springboard and G-Slate for just $49 this ...
By Michael Crider
There have been a few sales going on over the holidays, but it looks like T-Mobile is out to beat them for the new year. The carrier is preparing a sale for.
Android Community

Fixing Fedora's Wi-Fi with Wicd | TechRepublic
By Chris Duckett
If you've had trouble getting Fedora to connect to WPA2 Wi-Fi access points, then throw out NetworkManager and replace it with wicd.
Girt by Code Blog | TechRepublic

Kuala Lumpur mandates WiFi in all restaurants and bars | Gadling.com
By Jessica Marati
Thanks to a new law, visitors to Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur will be able to enjoy WiFi in all local restaurants and bars.

Meet the spectrum bosses — Broadband News and Analysis
By Kevin Fitchard
If AT&T-Mo's failure taught us anything it's that big U.S. operators can no longer grow by acquiring each other. Instead they're going to have to buy up what unused spectrum is left on the market to stockpile fuel for their future mobile broadband ...

HTC Radiant pictured ahead of Windows Phone 4G revolution ...
By Paul Lamkin
After a quick look at this leaked picture of a HTC Windows Phone 7 handset, you'd be forgiven for thinking that you'd been peeking at a HTC Titan. But.

HTC to unveil quad-core, LTE-enabled smartphones in MWC, says ...
JPMorgan Chase has recently upgraded the stock of HTC to.
DIGITIMES: IT news from Asia

T-Mobile New Year sale includes Amaze 4G, Galaxy S II and more
By Marin Perez
The T-Mobile New Year sale includes some discounts on high-profile devices like the Amaze 4G, Galaxy S II, Radar 4G and more.

HTC Radiant LTE Windows Phone pictured | WMPoweruser
By Surur
HTC Radiant LTE Windows Phone pictured. January 4, 2012 | By Surur. radiant. Pocketnow have just posted this picture which purports to be HTC's first LTE Windows Phone 7 handset. The device still has a massive 4.7 inch screen, but ...

Cyanogenmod 9 looks like it has an LTE quick toggle
By Phone Arena
We all know that Cyanogenmod and Team Douche love to add the bells and whistles to Android that we all want, but can't get from the stock version. In that way, Cyanogen can be considered the best custom UI of all...
PhoneArena - News

Nokia Lumia 900 with AT&T 4G Could Debut at CES
By info@brighthand.com
There's growing evidence that AT&T will introduce at CES next week Nokia's first Windows Phone with support for 4G LTE. This model, the Lumia 900, is expected to have a large display and other high-end features.
Brighthand.com Handheld News and Reviews

HTC Flyer Wi-Fi model finally updated to Honeycomb in the US | The ...
By Nathan Ingraham
It's been almost a month since our friends across the pond were able to update their HTC Flyers to Android 3.2, but now those of us stateside can update to one version behind the cutting edge. HTC...
The Verge - All Posts

HTC Flyer Wifi-Only Gets Honeycomb 3.2 Android Update
By Alexander Maxham
The HTC Flyer WiFi-Only models get updated to Android 3.2, Honeycomb.
Android Authority

By New Jersey Technology Council
“Extending broadband access will strengthen the state's innovation economy and enhance our competitiveness,” commented Pamela Goldberg, CEO of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. “The MBI is building a sustainable ...
NJTC TechWire

Wi-Fi Alliance: White Papers
Wi-Fi Alliance certification has been a key driver for worldwide Wi-Fi adoption. Wi -Fi CERTIFIED™ devices have been tested for interoperability to improve the ...

Turn Your WiFi Network Into A Twitter-Like Private Messaging Platform
Internet users usually think of Wi-Fi networks as either open (hey, let's steal Internet from our neighbor instead of paying for it!) or closed (only those with a password can access the ...

Wi-Fi PC Sync - Apps on Android Market
This application will sync your Wi-Fi accounts from your PC into your android device. It will guide you through the next steps: 1. Send yourself an E-mail with a lin ...

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