Wireless


  • Mobile Broadband Subs Near Quarter-Billion Mark
    There were more than 225 million mobile broadband subscribers (all technologies) at the end of March 2009, representing 93 percent year-on-year growth, according to the latest report from Informa Telecoms & Media, assessing non-voice mobile revenues and usage. Informa ...More
    July 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Ruckus Wireless Goes Outside With New Access Point
    Ruckus Wireless has brought its Wi-Fi access point outside. The ZoneFlex 7762 device is supposed to overcome typical problems encountered in outdoor Wi-Fi deployments, such as physical obstructions, interference and network management. It’s a dual-band 802.11n access ...More
    July 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless: We’ll Share Handsets, Sorta
    Verizon Wireless (VZ) has kindly agreed to let other carriers use the handsets it buys on an exclusive basis with manufacturers.But wait. There is a catch. Or, a couple, really.First, Verizon Wireless won’t share with others for six months after releasing a nifty ...More
    July 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Expands Netbook Offerings, Revamps Stores
    Three months after becoming the first U.S. carrier to commercially embrace the sub-laptop market, AT&T today announced an expansion of its mobile broadband-enabled netbook lineup. The new devices, available in stores and online in the coming days, include an Acer Aspire ...More
    July 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apple to Palm Pre: No iTunes for You
    Ouch. Apple Inc. has decided to throw its competitive weight around, by pulling the plug on the rival Palm Pre’s iTunes synching feature.Previously, the gadget would show up as an iPod in iTunes, making for easy media management. Apple now has upgraded the iTunes ...More
    July 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Nokia Posts 66% Profit Decline for Q2
    The handset hits keep on coming: Nokia Corp. on Thursday posted a 66 percent drop in profit for the second quarter, sending its stocks tumbling nearly 14 percent.Net profit in the second quarter fell 380 million euros ($535 million) from 1.1 billion euros year-over-year. ...More
    July 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T to Sell Nokia Surge for $80
    On July 19 AT&T Inc. will bring to market the Nokia Surge, a handset being billed as a social butterfly, for carrying “your clique in your pocket.”The Symbian-powered gadget will retail for just $80 after rebate and with a two-year contract. In addition to ...More
    July 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Proxim Wireless Announces 4G Backhaul Product Lines
    Proxim Wireless Corp., a provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, has announced its new 4G Backhaul product lines – the Tsunami QB-8100 point-to-point (PtP) and the Tsunami MP-8100 point-to-multipoint (PtMP). Both products ...More
    July 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Samsung Only Bright Spot in Q2 for Handset Sales
    Samsung said it expects a positive second-quarter revenue, but it will likely be the only handset maker to report strong results.Analysts expect Nokia for instance to report a staggering 72-percent drop in its April-June earnings per share year-over-year, according to ...More
    July 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T, CTIA Defend State of Wireless Competition
    AT&T Inc. this week filed a statement in response to accusations from Wisconsin Senator Herb Kohl, chair of a congressional antitrust panel, that the wireless industry engages in anticompetitive practices, as well as the fact that the U.S. Department of Justice may look ...More
    July 9, 2009 Posted in News