LightSquared's LTE network would have 'ruinous effects' on aircraft safety

LightSquared's LTE network would have 'ruinous effects' on aircraft safety ...
The Verge
By Aaron Souppouris on February 9, 2012 09:22 am 0Comments Yesterday the US House of Representatives' Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure heard from a number of bodies, including the Air Transport Association and the Air Line Pilots ...

Ofcom seeks to simplify switching broadband provider
The Guardian
An end could be in sight to the problems experienced by households trying to switchbroadband providers, if proposals from the telecoms regulator are put into effect. Ofcom has put forward a set of measures to make changing broadband and landline...

The Guardian

Boingo Wireless Secures Wi-Fi Rights to Cafaro's Busiest Shopping Centers
MarketWatch (press release)
LOS ANGELES, Feb 09, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boingo Wireless, Inc. /quotes/zigman/3641271/quotes/nls/wifi WIFI +5.12% , the Wi-Fi industry's leading provider of software and services worldwide, today announced an agreement with Cafaro to manage and ...

Verizon Wireless Blankets Tennessee with 4G LTE in 2011, Plans More 4G LTE ...
Sacramento Bee
9, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless announced today it invested nearly $155 million in 2011 to improve and expand access to its wireless broadband and voice service in Tennessee. The company, which operates the fastest and most reliable 4G ...

JDSU Receives IP Video, LTE and Ethernet Industry Awards
MarketWatch (press release)
The JDSU 4G/LTE Smartphone Application for Android(TM) won INTERNET TELEPHONY's Product of the Year Award because it delivers portable test capabilities for engineers to perform test scenarios more efficiently during LTE network trials and deployment.

Motorola Droid 4 hands-on: Awesome keyboard, blistering 4G LTE
The simple answer is that it melds dual-core processing, a quality keyboard, Android, and VerizonLTE in one phone. That's the holy grail to some, at least for Android addicts who can't seem to live without a real physical QWERTY keyboard.

Broadband expanding to lure jobs to Ohio
Dayton Daily News
Dayton Daily News file photo by Skip Peterson Vicky Tappy holds up fiber optic cables, known as digital access cross-connect cables, which carry broadband information to be re-routed by other digital means. By Dave Larsen, Staff Writer Updated 7:59 AM ...

Global Fixed Broadband Revenue Expected to Generate $191 Billion in 2012, Says ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SINGAPORE, Feb 09, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Strong growth in both subscription and service revenue propelled the global fixed broadband market during 2011. Significant subscriber additions last year were made by all fixed platforms: DSL, cable, ...

Telus launches 4G LTE in 14 municipalities
Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary and several other cities will get 4G LTE service from telus starting Friday. Telus promises to provide 4G LTE to the rest of Canada by year's end. Fourteen Canadian municipalities will receive 4G LTE (long term ...

Lg Spectrum 4G Delivers True HD Visuals
Mobile bloom News
Arriving on January 19 as the 11th handset on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE wireless network, the LG Spectrum 4G Android handset delivers a true High Definition IPS display that LG borrowed from their HD televisions. The overall resolution of 720 x 1280 ...

WiMAX expands to Houghton
North Wind Online
Northern Michigan University in cooperation with BBTelsys, a Grand Rapids based company, has introduced WiMAX to the Houghton community. BBTelsys and NMU have a three-year contract to develop the Houghton WiMAX so NMU students with WiMAX capable ...

Wi-Fi Offers Operators Clear Route for Data Roaming Monetisation, MACH survey ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Of those that have, 45 per cent have not used 3G at all, and 43% prefer instead to connect over paid for Wi-Fi. Lokdeep Singh, Chief Technology Officer, MACH, commented: "These results demonstrate that Wi-Fi is a key access technology for mobile data ...

Broadband: MainOne boss decries lack of backbone infrastructure
The Nation Newspaper
By Adline Atili 4 hours 41 minutes ago Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of MainOne Cable Company, Ms Funke Opeke, has identified lack of a national backbone infrastructure on an 'open-access' basis as an impediment to the delivery of broadband services in ...

Unique Broadband Systems' Directors Seek to Prevent Shareholders from ...
MarketWatch (press release)
TORONTO, ONTARIO, Feb 08, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Unique Broadband Systems' /quotes/zigman/221303 CA:UBS -14.29% ("UBS" or the "Company") announced last night that it is seeking a court order to stay the takeover offer (the "Offer") by 2064818 ...

Photo Release -- Iridium Pilot(TM) Raises the Bar for Affordable Broadband ...
MarketWatch (press release)
MCLEAN, Va., Feb 9, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Iridium Communications Inc. /quotes/zigman/114579/quotes/nls/irdm IRDM 0.00% announces the launch of its second-generation maritime broadband platform, Iridium Pilot(TM). Iridium Pilot will utilize ...

Ten million homes can now get the UK's fastest broadband
Easier (press release)
Virgin Media, leading broadband provider, has now raced past the ten million homes milestone as it works to make the country's fastest broadband available across its entire network. Giving customers access to more than thirteen times the national ...

InterDigital and Ittiam Address Wi-Fi Network Congestion by Harvesting TV ...
MarketWatch (press release)
InterDigital(R) is a leader in the development and standardization of Dynamic Spectrum Management technologies that enable Wi-Fi, LTE and other wireless communications over TVWS and other under-utilized frequency bands.

Sequans Communications Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial ...
MarketWatch (press release)
PARIS, Feb 09, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sequans Communications SA /quotes/zigman/4742901/quotes/nls/sqns SQNS -3.61% , a 4G chipmaker supplying LTE andWiMAX chips to equipment manufacturers for mobile operators worldwide, today announced financial...

Global LTE Devices Market Analyzed in New In-demand Study Published at ...
MarketWatch (press release)
LONDON, Feb 09, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- During the first quarter of 2012, 49 mobile network operators the world over have launched fourth-generation (4G) long term evolution (LTE) networks commercially. Resulting from early investment in LTE ...

Masterchef finalist Tim Kinnaird champions Norfolk broadband campaign
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
It formed the essence of the design brief for the website, and is also the reason the association has encouraged people to sign up for the Say Yes to Better Broadbandcampaign, run jointly by the EDP and Norfolk County Council. Mr Kinnaird, who reached ...

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

New standards make using carrier Wi-Fi super easy
ZDNet Asia
And even Verizon Wireless, which has traditionally managed its network resources well and is ahead of the competition in deploying more efficient 4G LTE technology, says more network capacity is needed. But getting that capacity isn't easy.

Telstra serves up LTE 'hotcakes'
iT News
Chief executive David Thodey told media at a financial briefing this week that the LTE-capable HTC Velocity 4G, launched last month, had also become the company's "third most successful handset in our range" in recent weeks. Mobile broadband services ...

Broadband penetration to drive online video gaming
"The South African online games market is relatively small due to low broadbandpenetration. However, as the appetite for broadband develops among households, this online segment is expected to grow more rapidly than other video games," Vicki Myburgh, ...


Batelco launches 'Broadband for All' scheme
Trade Arabia
Batelco, Bahrain's leading Broadband services provider, has launched a 'Broadband for All' scheme in a new prepaid inititative, claimed to be a first for the kingdom and the region. Batelco is now delivering its high speed Broadband service at speeds ...

Phoenix Suns deploy Galaxy Tab 10.1 for use on and off the court
By Matt Hamblen Computerworld - The Phoenix Suns have deployed more than 100 Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets over Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network for use by the team's business personnel, players and managers in the current basketball season.


Sprint to expand 4G LTE to Kansas City and Baltimore this year
By Todd Haselton
Sprint announced on Wednesday that it expects to activate its upcoming 4G LTE network in Baltimore and in Kansas City. The carrier has already said that it will flip the switch on its first 4G LTE networks in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and San ...
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech

Verizon LTE Xoom Getting An Update (HLK75H), But It's Not Ice ...
By Alexander Maxham
In the past 4 weeks (maybe less) we have seen soak tests for the Motorola Atrix 4G, Motorola Photon 4G, Motorola Droid Razr/Maxx, and the Droid Bionic, now it looks like a soak test for the Motorola Xoom is coming or it might have already started since Verizon has posted the Software Update PDF on their support site already. We are a little dissappointed that it is not Android 4.0, especially since the Wi-Fi Xoom already has Ice Cream Sandwich (I bet Verizon is holding that one up ).
Android Authority

Tablet tariffs comprise one-third of mobile broadband plans | MacNews
By dsellers
The research shows that 4G/LTE plans, increasingly prevalent in mobile broadband offers, are now starting to appear specifically for tablets. "Q4 2011 brought rapid growth in tablet tariffs in all countries," says Strategy Analytic's Pawel Kmiec.
MacNews Latest News

TELUS latest Canadian carrier to launch 4G LTE, goes live Feb. 10
By Kevin Krause
With Rogers and Bell already offering 4G LTE services, TELUS is arriving fashionably late to the party with the announcement that their next-gen network.
Android Phone Fans

HTC delivers first 4G LTE Android smartphone in Europe | Ubergizmo
By Edwin Kee
HTC is first off the blocks in Europe with the HTC Velocity, touted to be the first 4G LTE Android-powered smartphone to appear on the shores of our neighbors across the pond. Vodafone Germany has plans to roll out the [...]

Vodafone Launches HTC Velocity 4G LTE in Germany | Android ...
By Yogesh Patel
HTC Velocity 4G LTE gets lucky as it was the first 4G LTE enabled phone to be launched in Australia and it will be also the first 4G LTE phone to be made.
Android Advices

HTC Velocity will be the company's first LTE capable handset for ...
By Tyler Lee
Heads up to our friends in Europe, it looks like HTC will be launching their very 4G LTE capable handset for Europe in the near future. This is according to Vodafone Germany who revealed that the HTC Velocity will be [...]

USC explores adding Wi-Fi to all buses | Daily Trojan
By rpflores
“It's probably a couple months until we finalize the service, but then we will have to make a decision about putting Wi-Fi on shorter routes, like Route A and B,” Garcia said. “We need to see how many people would use it on a 10-minute ride to ...
Daily Trojan

To WiFi Or Not To WiFi? | V3 Kansas City Integrated Marketing and ...
By Katy Ryan Schamberger
Most of us frequently rely on open WiFi networks for access, yet how safe are they? Here's how to protect your personal data when you're on an open connection.
V3 Kansas City Integrated Marketing...

What is LTE? | News & Events -
By Suds McSoapdish
You've probably heard about LTE when it comes to mobile device network performance, and indeed it's a term bandied about quite often when speaking of 4G. LTE stands for Long Term Evolution, referring to the future ... 3G users get around 8Mbps, according to the 3GPP. With the more powerful, more pervasive, and more “packed” transmission of LTE Advanced, you'll be able to get even smoother high definition performance generally well in excess of your current Wi-Fi connection .

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