If climbing mountains is anything like bringing a fixed wireless business to profitability, then Graham Barnes reached the summit some time ago. The fixed wireless space is riddled with companies that fell by the wayside. But somehow Barnes, CEO of NextWeb, managed to guide his fixed wireless Internet services company from its launch in mid-2000 to its first full year of positive cash flow in
As industries go, the movie and television industry is more mobile than most. On-location shooting for film or television keeps a lot of employees hopping. Just living in Southern California is a mobile experience. That's why the film industry was an early adopter of cell phones. It's also a reason the industry has adopted Wi-Fi in many locations.
As Yogi Barra once famously quipped, it's déja vu all over again. That's the impression you get when hearing the nearly deafening buzz in cellular circles surrounding IP multimedia subsystem (IMS), an evolving communications architecture that promises to flow applications and services across wireless or wireline networks with equal ease.
Multiplayer gaming, 3D gaming and now cross-platform gaming. This is the latest innovation to hit the mobile game space, and it appears to be gaining traction, particularly among companies with console game divisions. Mobile game firms are leveraging their console divisions and Internet game groups for promotions and interesting game play using the mobile, Internet and console platforms to dri
In the days leading up to Hurricane Katrina, wireless operators on the Gulf Coast made sure their tower sites were outfitted with extra generators and fuel to help fend off potential outages. That preventative measure was just one way that operators could work in advance to ensure reliable service for their subscribers.
Every reporting season has its share of mixed messages, and the third quarter was no exception for the wireless telecom industry. Still, the overriding theme for wireless is "full-speed ahead," with carriers and manufacturers posting positive numbers. There also seems to be plenty of investor interest in wireless.
Alltel Wireless and Verizon Wireless announced the launch of their respective CDMA 1XEV-DO wireless networks in new markets. These latest market unveilings are representative of the overall commitment the wireless sector has made to next-generation networks.
Fastmobile has teamed with Globe Telecom of The Philippines to launch myGlobe IMEVRYWHR, which the companies call an integrated communications service. The service enables connections across mobile communities.
Alvarion is expanding its portfolio with the introduction of two new converged solutions that combine Wi-Fi functionality with WiMAX and pre-WiMAX products. Specifically, the company unveiled BreezeMAX WI2 and BreezeACCESS WI2.
Vodafone is calling on Motorola to enhance the operator's GSM network in Turkey and ensure it is 3G-ready in key markets. The contract will cover a span of eight years.
Intel, Verizon Wireless, Palm, Rogers Wireless, Xirrus, Redback Networks, Guangdong Telecom, VeriFone Holdings, Verizon Wireless, Knewtrino, NootMobile, ABI Research, Nortel and Blue Vector Systems.
Palm, Iusacell, Novatel Wireless, Adobe Systems, Actimagine, EVNTelecom, Lucent Technologies, Third Screen Media, Verizon Wireless, Telekom Austria, Alcatel, Amdocs, Cingular Wireless, Rave Wireless, Bridgewater, Pirelli Broadband Solutions, Arcor, Renesas Technology America and GlobeTel Communications Corporation.
U.S. Cellular posted second quarter revenue gains of 14 percent and managed to surpass analysts' average per share earnings forecasts. The company attributes the results in part to new customer adds.
Airwide Solutions is making a play to make SMS more personalized with the launch of its AirMessenger Personal, which is designed to allow operators to enhance their SMS offering.