• UPDATE: Comcast, Clearwire, Sprint Announce Q4 WiMAX Markets
    The WiMAX roll-out by Clearwire Corp. and its investors continues with Clearwire, Comcast Corp. and Sprint-Nextel Corp. announcing plans for additional markets to launch in the fourth quarter.The three will each launch commercial 4G service in Philadelphia in the next ...More
    October 23, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Nokia Files Patent Suit Against Apple Over iPhone
    No. 1 mobile handset maker Nokia Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Apple Inc., claiming patent infringement by the iPhone. The Finnish giant filed the suit in the Federal District Court of Delaware, saying every iPhone model to date violates a full10 patents for security ...More
    October 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Level 3 Launches Wireless Tower Access Service
    Level 3 Communications Inc. (LVLT) has announced the launch of Level 3 Tower Access, a new service that offers direct wireless tower connectivity to the Level 3 network. Tower Access provides wireless carriers with more efficient and cost-effective options for wireless ...More
    October 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • New BlackBerry Bold A ‘Non-Story’
    RIM has officially announced the BlackBerry Bold 2, which goes on sale sometime in the next couple of months. Upgrades to the original Bold include a better camera, Wi-Fi capabilities with T-Mobile (AT&T is the phone’s other carrier) and a stronger ...More
    October 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apple Tablet Is Now an e-Reader?
    The latest crop of Apple Tablet rumors continues to rage on, but a new wrinkle has emerged: Some speculate that the Apple Tablet is nothing more than ... drumroll ... Apple’s grab for part of the growing e-book market.Andy Ihnatko of the Chicago Sun-Times started ...More
    October 21, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Verizon Launches Its First Residential Quad-Play Bundle
    Verizon Communications Inc. is rolling out its first integrated quad-play bundle for its residential customers, blending wireless, TV, Internet and home phone services. They also throw in free access to some 14,000 Wi-Fi hot spots located in airports, cafes, retail stores ...More
    October 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Droid Looks to Take Down Apple iPhone
    Invasion of the droids? Verizon Wireless is making good on its previously announced decision to put a focus on Google Android-based smartphones with the aptly named Verizon Droid from Motorola Inc., due out by the end of the year. The carrier is clearly challenging the ...More
    October 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Clearwire No. 1 WiMAX Provider
    Clearwire Corp. is hanging onto its slot as the top BWA/WIMAX operator in terms of subscriber numbers, despite halting marketing activities to focus on its network build-out in the United States. That’s the word from research firm Maravedis. Generally speaking, the ...More
    October 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Back On?! Verizon Says It’s Getting the Palm Pre
    In what could be the most official announcement yet, Verizon Wireless says it will start selling the Palm Pre early next year. The company made the statement on its Twitter feed Friday.Just last month, it was reported that a Palm rep said the company never wanted Verizon as ...More
    October 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Makes UK Debut
    The Palm Pre is here! Here, if you live in the U.K., that is.O2, the Pre’s exclusive carrier in Brtain, made the smartphone available to residents today. The 8GB device won’t set you back a dime if you sign up for a two-year services contract, running about $56 ...More
    October 16, 2009 Posted in News