AT&T has stepped up its efforts to offload traffic from data-hungry Android smartphones onto Wi-Fi networks.
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.
This week marks the official commercial launch of TruConnect Mobile, a data-only MVNO running on Sprint's 3G network.
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.
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.
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.
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Google has confirmed reports from German researchers of a defect in its Android operating system that allows hackers...
Motorola Mobility today announced an agreement with BelAir Networks to deliver its Wi-Fi portfolio to cable operators worldwide.
Motorola Mobility Holdings today announced the upcoming availability for the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi edition on March 27.
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.
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...
Wi-Fi hot spot company Boingo Wireless is planning to go public, according to documents filed Friday with the SEC.
Samsung said a Wi-Fi only version of its Galaxy Tab would be coming, and now it's here. Sort of. In Las Vegas.
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 USA today announced built-in Wi-Fi calling for a variety of Android-powered smartphones...
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 says it is buying Infineon's wireless chip business for $1.4 billion in a deal that will strengthen the chip-maker's presence...
The company behind the magicJack has another trick up its sleeve: free phone calls from computers, smartphones and iPads.
Amazon launched a new version of it Kindle reading device, as well as a $139 Wi-Fi only version.
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.
Hulu, the popular website with TV shows, now comes as a subscription-based application for iPhones and iPads.
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.
With data consumption rapidly soaring toward epic proportions, carriers are looking for ways to get traffic off their cellular networks.