San Diego’s Qualcomm saw its Q4 profit sink 22%; the company’s estimates for 2009 don’t look too rosy either.
Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) has begun shipping its Long Term Evolution (LTE) compatible Flexi Multimode Base Station hardware.
Customers today expect nothing less than reliable service coupled with instant access to the latest technologies
Today’s flat rate pricing for mobile broadband is easy for consumers to understand and will encourage usage.
Wireless operators have built out their 3G networks primarily to gain more revenue for data services. The strategy is working, although the increased data traffic brings challenges for network management.
Two items regarding operation of the new 3G iPhone made the news recently, In one, AT&T announced that it would ban from its network any iPhone users that it catches doing so-called peer-to-peer file transfers on its 3G network. Then it became known that iPhones will not be able to download music from Apple’s popular iTunes site using 3G. Instead, as with the older version of the iPhone
Until the 1990s, an operator could install a wireless tower almost wherever it pleased and with minimal objection from local communities. It didn’t take many towers to support an entire region because there weren’t many customers in the first place and most of the data was simple voice.
In the next few years, the demands for tower space and new cell sites will reach an all-time high. There are new build-outs required for Clearwire/Sprint, for AWS spectrum owners including T-Mobile and a number of cable operators.
CHICAGO—If you spent any time at WiMAX World, you probably heard about Scartel, the Russian operator that launched a trial mobile WiMAX service on Sept. 2.
CHICAGO—When Sprint launches its Xohm network in the Windy City, it won’t be the first WiMAX carrier in Chicago.
Ameritech launched the first commercial cellular network on Oct. 13, 1983, with much fanfare at Soldier Field in Chicago. New customers began signing up by the thousands despite the near $3,000 price tag and subscription fee of $50 per month and 50 cents per minute of airtime.
Tomorrow night, Joe Biden (D-Del.) and Sarah Palin (R-Alaska) audition in their first vice-presidential debate at Washington University
Companies also in the news at WiMAX World: SOMA Networks, Ronan Telephone Company, Apitilo Networks, Wireless Communications Association, WiMAX Forum, Coresonic AB
Companies in the News: Communications Test Design, Phoenix Wireless, Bluesocket, ExteNet Systems, WhitePages, Wireless Connections, Aperto, Altman Vilandrie & Company, 2ergo, SpinVox, Virgin Mobile
Companies in the News: Ericsson, LG Electronics, Bharti-Airtel, envIOWorks, Guamcell, Exalt Communications
Several operators in the machine-to-machine (M2M) space, located in multiple continents, are partnering to give customers access to virtual global network.
Companies in the News: Iridium Holdings, GHL Acquisition, Performance Technologies, Powerwave Technologies, Ceragon Networks, Neural Technologies, Motorola, WiNetworks
Mushroom Networks today announced PortaBella, a device which aggregates multiple wireless network connections.
Companies in the News: Strix, Digital Payment Technologies, Vanu, Norwest Venture Partners, Charles River Ventures, Tata Capital, Strix Systems, Digital Payment Technologies, Digit Wireless, Alcatel-Lucent, WiMAX Forum, ComSouth
The Republican National Convention wasn’t the only organization making adjustments over Labor Day weekend to help victims of Hurricane Gustav.
Hutchison Whampoa reported better-than-expected first-half net profit, as the conglomerate run by tycoon Li Ka-shing posted a smaller loss.
As a consultant who spends a large amount of time on site at clients, prospects and partners, I am endlessly amazed at how easy it is to get connected to most corporate networks. Let me describe a recent day to illustrate my concern.
Australian network operator Telstra will soon implement monitoring tools from Tektronix for its wireless broadband network, the companies announced.
Anritsu announced HSPA Evolution software for the MD8480C signaling tester and MT8820B/MT8815B radio communications analyzers.