WD, a Western Digital company, today unveiled the new My Net AC1300 HD Dual-Band Router and My Net AC Bridge, as the latest additions to the acclaimed My Net family of HD dual-band routers. The next products combine next-generation 802.11ac wireless technology with WD's exclusive FasTrack technology for automatically prioritizing high-bandwidth entertainment services like Netflix, YouTube, online games and Skype, to provide maximum streaming performance inside the home.
The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) has elected Francesco Vadalà of Telecom Italia as Chairman to their technical plenary. In addition, Kepeng Li of Huawei has been elected technical plenary vice chairman and will join Vadalà along with technical plenary vice chairman Roland Hechwartner of T-Mobile in leading the Technical Work Program at the OMA.
Sprint is expanding its LTE network to nine additional cities within its nationwide 3G footprint. According to the carrier, work has begun in the following additional areas: Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.; Fort Smith, Ark.; Ardmore, Okla.; Oakland/Fremont/Hayward Calif.; Michigan City/La Porte, Ind.; McAllen/Edinburg/Mission, Texas; Key West, Fla.; Bloomington, Ind.; Eau Claire, Wis.
Starting Nov. 15, Verizon Wireless will expand its LTE service in Sierra Vista/Douglas/Benson/Nogales Ariz., while expanding its coverage in Lancaster Country, PA., York County, PA., and Adams County, PA. On Monday, Verizon also announced a number of new LTE markets in the western United States, including Grand Junction, Colo. and Butte, Mont. among others, that will also go live on Nov. 15.