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AT & T Ups Ante on Android Wi-Fi Offload

October 3, 2011 7:58 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T has stepped up its efforts to offload traffic from data-hungry Android smartphones onto Wi-Fi networks.

No Ordinary Wi-Fi: Why the Network Matters for Mobile Data Offloading

September 27, 2011 12:53 pm | by Torbjorn Ward, Aptilo Networks | Articles | Comments

Many mobile operators are currently looking to build their own Wi-Fi footprint to handle the urgent need for more mobile data capacity. Their goal is to have subscribers automatically move over from the 3G network to Wi-Fi whenever it is in range.

TruConnect Takes a Shot at the MVNO Business

September 18, 2011 8:12 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

This week marks the official commercial launch of TruConnect Mobile, a data-only MVNO running on Sprint's 3G network.

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Need E-Mail on the North Pole? Check Out Iridium's Hotspot

September 8, 2011 8:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

If you've ever stood at the North Pole and wished you could check your BlackBerry, you might want to look into Iridium Communications' latest product.

HD Video Over Wi-Fi: It's a Question of Quality

August 11, 2011 10:50 am | by Lior Weiss, Celeno Communications | Articles | Comments

While applications such as Web browsing and e-mail can operate effectively using traditional Wi-Fi solutions, video and multimedia streaming applications place greater demands on a home network because they have unique requirements.

Can Wi-Fi Deliver a Cellular Experience?

June 13, 2011 6:39 pm | by Steve Shaw, Kineto Wireless | Articles | Comments

With an estimated 200 million access points deployed in homes, offices and public locations worldwide, Wi-Fi is the in-building wireless technology of choice.

Managed Wi-Fi and Wired Internet White Paper

May 19, 2011 12:09 pm | by Spot On Networks | White Papers

SON Networks is a Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) as well as a Wired Internet Service Provider (ISP) providing managed internet solutions in medium to large Multifamily properties, hotels and commercial common areas. As such SON provides very cost effective, secure, branded, highspeed Wireless and Wired Internet access, and managed telecommunications services to residents, guests and staff alike. Headquartered in New Haven, CT, SON manages and actively monitors its 500+ networks deployed throughout the United States. Through its relationships with specially trained certified technicians throughout the United States, SON is able to address any onsite network service issues quickly and effectively. This arrangement also allows SON to have the ability to deploy in any new market in the United States that it chooses to enter. By building and deploying technologically superior internet networks, SON is able to address most network related issues remotely from its Headquarters. SON prides itself on its world class customer service which has consistently been rated by its customers higher than 4.5 on a scale of 1-5. Our superior service to our customers is evidenced by the testimonials at the end of this document.

Google Verifies Android Security Flaw

May 19, 2011 8:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Google has confirmed reports from German researchers of a defect in its Android operating system that allows hackers...

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Motorola, BelAir Networks Partner on Cable Wi-Fi

May 3, 2011 8:30 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Motorola Mobility today announced an agreement with BelAir Networks to deliver its Wi-Fi portfolio to cable operators worldwide.

Motorola Announces Availability for Xoom Wi-Fi Edition

March 16, 2011 8:23 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Motorola Mobility Holdings today announced the upcoming availability for the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi edition on March 27.

Wi-Fi: The Other Small Cell

February 1, 2011 2:40 pm | by Bernard Herscovich, BelAir Networks | Articles | Comments

In this article, I'll recap the latest Wi-Fi news of interest to mobile carriers, then look at the role that the technology is playing in mobile carrier networks, and the impact this is having on the development of Wi-Fi features and capabilities.

Smarter Wi-Fi for Smartphones

January 24, 2011 3:28 pm | by Steve Shaw, Kineto Wireless | Articles | Comments

Just a few years ago, Wi-Fi was viewed skeptically by many in mobile. 3G networks were positioned as ready and waiting for what has now become the smartphone revolution. Wi-Fi was only available in a handful of devices...

Boingo Files for $75M IPO

January 17, 2011 6:58 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Wi-Fi hot spot company Boingo Wireless is planning to go public, according to documents filed Friday with the SEC.

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Wi-Fi Galaxy Tab On Its Way

January 6, 2011 7:17 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Samsung said a Wi-Fi only version of its Galaxy Tab would be coming, and now it's here. Sort of. In Las Vegas.

Up Front - Yes Virginia, It’s Amazing

November 24, 2010 11:36 am | by Monica Alleven, Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

As I think about the past year and what the wireless industry is facing in the coming year, I’m reminded of something comedian Louis C.K. said on Conan O’Brien’s “other” show back in February 2009. Google these words and you’ll find it on YouTube: “Everything’s amazing, and nobody’s happy.”

T-Mobile to Offer Wi-Fi Calling for Android

October 6, 2010 8:59 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

T-Mobile USA today announced built-in Wi-Fi calling for a variety of Android-powered smartphones...

FCC Opens White Spaces Spectrum

September 23, 2010 8:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC paved the way to the deployment of high-speed Wi-Fi at its open meeting today by unanimously approving an order to open unused television spectrum...

Intel to Buy Infineon's Wireless Chip Business

August 30, 2010 7:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Intel says it is buying Infineon's wireless chip business for $1.4 billion in a deal that will strengthen the chip-maker's presence...

Company Behind MagicJack to Banish Calling Costs

August 16, 2010 8:13 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The company behind the magicJack has another trick up its sleeve: free phone calls from computers, smartphones and iPads.

Amazon Launches New Kindle Devices

July 29, 2010 8:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Amazon launched a new version of it Kindle reading device, as well as a $139 Wi-Fi only version.

Q & A: Netsnapper's Ed Kress Talks Backhaul, Wi-Fi, 4G

July 29, 2010 8:07 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Wireless Week caught up with Kress for a chat on what he sees as some of the bigger challenges for networks going forward, as well as a look at some possible solutions.

Review: Hulu Plus Takes Television to Your Pocket

July 29, 2010 8:01 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

Hulu, the popular website with TV shows, now comes as a subscription-based application for iPhones and iPads.

Is All Wi-Fi Offload the Same?

July 11, 2010 4:05 pm | by Steve Shaw, Kineto | Articles | Comments

Much has been written lately on the mobile operator's need to address the increasing demand for data services, particularly from smartphone users.  It's clear that the market for mobile phones is bifurcating into feature phones and smartphones.

Devicescape Benefits from 3G Congestion

June 22, 2010 8:14 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

With data consumption rapidly soaring toward epic proportions, carriers are looking for ways to get traffic off their cellular networks.

Wi-Fi Nook Rattles eReader Market

June 21, 2010 8:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Barnes & Noble today fired up competition in the eReader market with the introduction of a $149 Wi-Fi-only Nook eReader.

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