• Open-Device Policies Create Opportunity for VARs
    As mobile device manufacturers continue to look for additional revenue streams in the U.S. marketplace, more and more of them are turning to the enterprise channel as a prime target of opportunity.In the past, this path has not been pursued by manufacturers, customers or ...More
    August 18, 2009 Posted in Articles
  • Survey: iPhone Users More Satisfied than Palm Pre Users
    So how do you decide which is better – the new Apple iPhone 3G S or the Palm Pre? You take it to the people.A survey conducted by ChangeWave Research shows a whopping 99 percent satisfaction rate among 3G S users; that’s despite all of the problems AT&T has ...More
    August 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sprint Launches WiMAX in Atlanta, Vegas, Portland
    As expected, Sprint-Nextel Corp. has launched Atlanta, Las Vegas and Portland, Ore. as 4G WiMAX markets.The service is three-to-five times faster than current 3G speeds, offering peak downlink speeds of more than 10mbps and average downlink speeds of 3-6mbps. It is ...More
    August 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Enterprise Leads WLAN Sales Slump in 2009
    While overall wireless LAN market sales during 2009 are on track to be 10 percent below 2008, Dell’Oro Group forecasts enterprise WLAN sales will do even worse, falling 17 percent to $1.4 billion. In contrast, the research firm predicts sales to consumers and SOHO ...More
    August 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Not Most Hated Carrier After All
    You know all those stories about dropped calls on the iPhone, the lawsuits over picture messaging, and the general love-to-bash-the-network attitude of AT&T Inc. subscribers? Well, despite AT&T having status as an ongoing Twitter trending topic, it is not the ...More
    August 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Completes LTE Calls in Boston, Seattle
    It might not be as big as “Watson, come here, I want you,” but Verizon Wireless logged its own milestone on Thursday with the completion of its first data calls over its LTE trial network, in Boston and Seattle. The operator said the calls carried VoIP, ...More
    August 14, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Apple, AT&T Sued Over Picture Messaging
    Annoyed you can’t send picture messages from the iPhone? You’re not alone. A class action lawsuit in Louisiana is being mounted against Apple Inc. and AT&T Inc., with plaintiffs contending the companies touted picture messaging even when the iPhone ...More
    August 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sprint Goes Nationwide With 4G
    Sprint-Nextel Corp. has gone full-court press on its national WiMAX plans, announcing that it has added 17 new markets to its 2009 4G rollout. The new additions for 2009 are: Abilene, Texas; Amarillo, Texas; Austin, Texas; Boise, Idaho; Bellingham, Wash.; Charlotte, N.C.; ...More
    August 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apptix Extends Hosted IM to Mobile Devices
    Apptix announced Tuesday it has extended the secure instant messaging and presence capabilities of its hosted Microsoft Office Communicator service to mobile devices. The service, Office Communicator Mobile, is a unified communications client that extends the reach of ...More
    August 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Comcast: 40% Margin in WiMAX
    Comcast Corp. said its margins on its WiMAX service should exceed 40 percent once the pricing for it goes to $69.95 per month.Comcast, an MVNO on the Clearwire Corp. WiMAX network, offers WiMAX in Atlanta and Portland, Ore. now, and will launch in Chicago, Philadelphia and ...More
    August 10, 2009 Posted in News