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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.

Google Tells Lawmakers It Never Used Wi-Fi Data

June 14, 2010 8:07 am | by Joelle Tessler, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Google is telling lawmakers that it never dissected or used any of the information that it accidentally sucked up while collecting data about public Wi-Fi networks...

AT & T Offers Times Square Wi-Fi

May 25, 2010 7:50 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T today announced the launch of an AT&T Wi-Fi "hotzone" in New York City's Times Square.

WeFi Connects with Android

May 11, 2010 12:56 pm | by Monica Alleven | Articles | Comments

Banned from the official iPhone application store, one company is finding more favor with Android.


Borders' $150 Kobo Lacks 3G, Wi-Fi

May 10, 2010 8:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Borders' new Kobo eReader became available for pre-order today in a move to undercut Amazon's Kindle as the dominant eReading device.

Wi-Fi to Come in a Much Faster, Short-Range Flavor

May 10, 2010 8:13 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The industry group that supports Wi-Fi is adopting a new technology that should boost data speeds more than 10 times at short distances...

Cisco's New Access Points Promise Cleaner Air

April 27, 2010 8:35 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Cisco is offering new access points with CleanAir technology so that companies can track down and ferret out interference to make their Wi-Fi networks perform better.

AT & T: Wi-Fi Use Quintuples

April 23, 2010 8:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T says 53.1 million connections were made to its Wi-Fi network in the first quarter, a five-fold increase over last year.

B & N Nook Gets Apps, Enhancements

April 23, 2010 8:03 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Barnes & Noble today announced enhancements to its Nook eReader that will come via a software update.


Cisco Dropping Linksys Brand from New Routers

March 31, 2010 8:11 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. is trying to remove the techspeak from home Wi-Fi routers and make the equipment easier to install and set up.

Boingo To Sell Wi-Fi through iTunes

March 29, 2010 7:51 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Boingo Wireless wants in on the iPad in a big way. The Wi-Fi provider today announced a new application designed for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad users...

Time Warner Offers Free Wi-Fi to NYC Customers

March 26, 2010 8:03 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Time Warner Cable's New York City region has introduced Time Warner Cable Wi-Fi service.

IEEE Celebrates 30th Anniversary

March 9, 2010 6:59 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee (LMSC) today celebrates its 30th anniversary...

China Unicom Says Wi-Fi Coming for iPhone

March 8, 2010 6:58 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

China Unicom CEO Chang Xiaobing today told reporters at the National People's Congress that his company is working with Apple to bring a Wi-Fi enabled iPhone to China.

AT & T: iPad Driven by Wi-Fi, Not 3G

March 3, 2010 7:15 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Apple's iPad will be driven by Wi-Fi, not 3G wireless connectivity, said AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson at a Morgan Stanley conference in San Francisco yesterday.

Femtocell vs. Wi-Fi for Data Offloading & Indoor Coverage

February 24, 2010 12:41 pm | by Shimon Scherzer, WeFi | Articles | Comments

As mobile data services and applications continue to increase and mobile Internet use grows with the rise in smartphone sales, operators are struggling to provide enough bandwidth to meet the demand for both voice and data services.

AT & T Wi-Fi Connections Skyrocket

January 26, 2010 7:21 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

AT&T's acquisition of Wayport is paying off. The carrier yesterday reported that its customers made a record 85.5 million connections to the Internet in 2009 using AT&T's Wi-Fi network...

AdMob: iPhone, Android, Wi-Fi Big in November

December 18, 2009 6:54 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

 AdMob has released its latest metrics report, revealing impressive global growth of the iPhone, as well as the immediate impact of new Android devices in its November 2009 AdMob Mobile Metrics Report.

Wi-Fi Helps Operators Manage Data Hogs

December 16, 2009 12:20 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

Wi-Fi is becoming a growing part of managing carrier's networks, as evidenced by Verizon's recent move to offer free Wi-Fi to its mobile broadband subscribers.

Verizon Rolls Out Free Wi-Fi for Mobile Broadband Users

December 15, 2009 8:24 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

 Verizon Wireless is offering its mobile broadband consumers free access to thousands of Wi-Fi hot spots throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. 

Wi-Fi Calling BlackBerry 9700 Arrives at T-Mobile

November 18, 2009 6:40 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

T-Mobile USA says the BlackBerry Bold 9700 with Wi-Fi calling is now available.

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