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FirstNews Briefs for May 4, 2009

May 4, 2009 9:00 am | News | Comments

Companies in the news: WiMAX Forum, Towerstream, iPhone Unlocking Solutions, Yap, Glu Mobile, Intuit, Andrew Solutions, Comverse.

NRTC Strikes Deal with Private WiMAX Op

April 30, 2009 8:49 am | by Traci Patterson, CED Magazine | News | Comments

The NRTC local members will soon have the opportunity to provide high-speed, fixed and mobile broadband Internet access to “unwired” communities nationwide.

FirstNews Briefs for April 28, 2009

April 28, 2009 9:18 am | News | Comments

Companies in the news: In-Stat, MetroPCS, Samsung, Motorola, WiMAX Forum, Entra Health Systems, Bytemobile, SnapMyLife, Research In Motion, InnoPath Software.


WiMAX Provider Eyes Stimulus Funds

April 16, 2009 9:08 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

WiMAX service provider Towerstream is one of those looking to get a piece of the stimulus package action.

Observations from CTIA Wireless 2009

April 8, 2009 2:39 pm | by Elliott Drucker | Articles | Comments

A lot of buzz surrounded new products and service initiatives, and for the most part, the mood was pretty optimistic.

From CTIA 2009: WiMAX Vendors Accept Niche Role

April 3, 2009 9:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

WiMAX’s future is perhaps most clearly delineated by a 4G chip manufactured by Wavesat.

WiMAX Network Courts 4G App Developers

April 2, 2009 2:25 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS—During his CTIA keynote address this morning, Clearwire co-chairman Ben Wolff pointed out the importance of creating applications specifically tailored to take advantage of 4G network capabilities.

@CTIA 2009: Samsung Unveils WiMAX Capable Device

April 1, 2009 9:01 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS—Samsung on Tuesday unveiled its first WiMAX device and updates to its TouchWiz platform


Up Front - MWC Recap: Technology Wars Alive & Well

February 28, 2009 6:04 pm | by Monica Alleven, Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

Some people seem to think that because Verizon Wireless is linked up with the LTE camp, the technology wars are over. I beg to differ. Having recently returned from Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Spain, I find the LTE and WiMAX rhetoric is as fiery as ever.

Open-Source Systems Battle for Market

February 18, 2009 8:37 am | by Colleen Barry, AP Business Writer | Articles | Comments

New phones using the Android, LiMo and Symbian open-source operating systems are rolling out in 2009.

Buzz Builds Around Toshiba Smartphone

February 5, 2009 8:31 am | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

There’s big buzz surrounding the expected unveiling of a Toshiba smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Nortel Exits Mobile WiMAX Business

January 30, 2009 8:36 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Nortel is saying good-bye to its mobile WiMAX business and jumping head-first on the LTE train.

FirstNews Briefs for Jan. 28, 2009

January 28, 2009 8:04 am | News | Comments

Companies in the News: Verizon Wireless, Trimble, Yahoo!, Tellabs, Tranzeo Wireless Technologies, iWebTrack Holdings, Mojiva.


WiMAX Forum Launches Roaming Program

January 22, 2009 8:21 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The WiMAX Forum has launched its Global Roaming Program, which allows operators and vendors to obtain the information they need to establish WiMAX roaming services.

New Testing Tools Released for LTE, Mobile WiMAX

January 20, 2009 8:02 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies supporting LTE and mobile WiMAX networks now have two new testing tools available.

Web Exclusive: Reflections on the Crystal Ball

January 19, 2009 1:11 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

While many analysts are combing their data for future prognostications, we decided to take a look back at some of the hot-button issues of 2008. Did the gloves finally come off in the LTE vs. WiMAX standoff? Did Android change the landscape of the handset market? Did femtocells make an impact?

Nokia WiMAX Change Raises Eyebrows

January 9, 2009 8:01 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Industry speculation is swirling about why Nokia discontinued the WiMAX version of its N810 Internet Tablet.

FirstNews - January 09, 2009

January 9, 2009 7:41 am | News | Comments

Today's FirstNews - Single Page Format

Nokia Debuts N97 and Philips Partnership

January 8, 2009 8:08 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Nokia announced a variety of new cell phones this week, timed for the Consumer Electronics Show.

Clearwire Launches Mobile WiMAX in Portland

January 7, 2009 8:37 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

PORTLAND, Ore.—Clearwire launched its Clear-branded mobile WiMAX service here yesterday, claiming it’s making Portland the fastest unwired city in the West.

NewsBriefs for Jan. 5, 2009

January 5, 2009 7:56 am | News | Comments

Companies in the News: Telespree Communications, Transaction Network Services, Smith Micro Software, Clearwire, BIO-key International, QuickPlay Media, Bell Mobility.

Around the World with Mobile WiMAX

December 25, 2008 5:33 pm | by Monica Alleven | Articles | Comments

If you’ve seen some mobile WiMAX demonstrations at trade shows, you might get the idea that mobile WiMAX is about driving around a local area watching video from the back seat. But for many areas, that’s not the use case – at least, not yet.

NextWave Supplies WiMAX Chipset for Digifriends

October 17, 2008 7:59 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Digifriends decided to use NextWave’s chipset in its M3 Mobile Internet Device (MID).

Worldmax Taps FibeAir for Backhaul

October 7, 2008 7:40 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

Worldmax is using FibeAir IP solutions from wireless backhaul provider Ceragon Networks in its commercial WiMAX networks.

The Gs Simplified

October 6, 2008 11:35 am | by Keith Radousky | News | Comments

Generations of wireless technology, past and present.

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