News Briefs for August 29, 2005
Tue, 02/27/2007 - 3:27pm
- Siemens Communications Group landed a deal to provide its MC75 EDGE-based wireless module to @Road for its on-demand wireless hot spot solution. The addition of the wireless module will enable the @Road 3150 Internet Wireless Manager to support data interchange worldwide, the companies say.
- Motorola has added Traffic.com's real-time traffic updates to its VIAMOTO navigation solution, which provides on-the-go consumers with an easy-to-use, accurate resource for directions and now, traffic information in major cities. The addition of Traffic.com's updates will provide VIAMOTO software users with up-to-the-minute information on traffic congestion, construction, accidents or incidents along their route.
- Wave Wireless Corporation, a provider of wireless mesh routers, announced its SPEEDLAN 9200 platform will be available in the 4.9 GHz public safety band, which has been authorized by the FCC for safety and surveillance applications, beginning in the fourth quarter of 2005.
- Terabeam Wireless has completed its acquisition of nearly all Proxim Corporation assets. Proxim will now operate as Proxim Wireless and plans to launch an expanded portfolio of broadband WLAN, point-to-multipoint and point-to-point solutions through the Proxim worldwide distribution channel.
- iLoop Mobile, a mobile application service provider, is partnering with MyMoneyPlus, an ATM/debit card technology company, to provide iLoop Mobile's clients the ability to offer branded prepaid content cards and credit card sales for mobile content such as ringtones, screensavers, music, video and more.
- Airpath Wireless announced that SkyNetGlobal, a wireless broadband service provider in Australia and Asia, is using its InterRoam to enable roaming access to their Wi-Fi hot spots in McDonald's restaurants throughout Singapore. InterRoam is a hosted, transaction-based clearing, settlement and rating platform.
- Enterbrain launched QR WAY, a service that enables i-mode, Vodafone and Ezweb customers in Japan to buy goods advertised on its game magazines using cameraphones that support 2-dimensional QR codes that are printed in the magazines. Once scanned, the codes reveal which e-commerce sites offer the product.
- SureWest Communications has received a decision issued by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in connection with a pending proceeding initiated in 2001 involving SureWest Telephone, a SureWest subsidiary, that authorizes SureWest Telephone to continue to recover $11.5 million in annual payments from a California High Cost Fund (CHCF) pending future regulatory filings and determinations.