Mobility & Wireless

With the advent of 5G wireless technology, mobility is becoming a larger and more significant part of many partners’ line cards.

 

New products

Cellebrite UME-36 Transfers Phonebooks, Multimedia Content Cellebrite USA Inc. released UME-36, the latest version of its Universal Memory Exchanger, which now allows wireless dealers to transfer not only users phonebooks, but pictures, videos, ringtones, MP3s and short messaging service logs from one cell phone to another. The UME-36 guarantees mobile phone users will not lose […]

Mobile E-Mail on the Move

MOBILE E-MAIL BECAME A front-page story earlier this year when news that BlackBerry push e-mail service might be shut down due to a patent infringement lawsuit. But while the service rocketed into the general psyche over BlackBerrys troubles, uptake for e-mail-on-the-move remains low. With advances in usability and strides to marry corporate and personal use, […]

Mobile Middleman

Lisa and Tim Koxlien split responsibilities for consumer and B2Bwireless sales, respectively. AFTER MORE THAN A DECADE selling landline services to enterprises, Tim Koxlien found his telecom agency at a crossroad like so many companies following 2001s telecom bust. That juncture sent the company down a challenging but rewarding path selling enterprise wireless services. A […]

Proxim Announces Community Access Network Equipment, Grant Program

Proxim Wireless Corp., a global provider of broadband wireless equipment and wholly owned subsidiary of Terabeam Inc., today introduced two initiatives aimed at advancing the deployment of broadband wireless networks for municipalities worldwide. The company announced a family of dual-radio, multifrequency, ruggedized outdoor Wi-Fi mesh products, leveraging its experience in enterprise-class Wi-Fi as well as […]

Aperto, EDX Partner to Offer WiMAX Network Planning Solutions

Aperto Networks, which develops WiMAX base stations and subscriber units, announced today a marketing relationship with EDX Wireless LLC to offer a network planning tool to WiMAX service providers to help them design, deploy and optimize their WiMAX networks. EDX Wireless’ planning tool, EDX SignalPro, is a software package with specialized modules and customizable features […]

QUALCOMM, SOMA Networks Sign OFDM/OFDMA License Agreements

QUALCOMM Inc., a CDMA and wireless technology developer, and SOMA Networks Inc., a provider of last-mile broadband wireless access technology, today announced at the Broadband Wireless World convention that they have signed worldwide subscriber and infrastructure equipment license agreements. Under the terms of the royalty-bearing agreements, QUALCOMM has granted SOMA Networks a patent license to […]

TeleCIS Wireless Introduces Chip for Fixed and Portable Consumer Devices

TeleCIS Wireless Inc., developer of multiprotocol wireless broadband chips, today announced at Broadband Wireless World in Las Vegas the introduction of its TCW 1620 chip, which is based on the standard (IEEE 802.16-2004) for fixed WiMAX services. The chip enables consumers to buy and install their own fixed indoor equipment — which makes the residential […]

Siemens Releases Multi-Standard Base Station

Siemens Communications Inc. yesterday at CTIA Wireless released its Siemens Multi-standard Base Station (MBS). The system provides Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) cellular operators with one platform for supporting the radio elements for 2G and 3G mobile networks, without needing to buy individual systems for each technology. Using the Siemens MBS, operators can upgrade […]

PayPal Launches Mobile Purchasing Service

PayPal, part of online auction giant eBay Inc., on Thursday introduced PayPal Mobile, a text message-based service that lets consumers in the United States and Canada send money using their mobile devices. People also can buy items using PayPal Mobiles Text to Buy service. Companies including 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Bravo, MTV and the […]

Nortel Goes MIMO

Nortel Networks announced WiMAX portfolio enhancements powered by MIMO technology on Thursday afternoon, geared to support bandwidth-intensive services such as VoIP, videoconferencing and interactive gaming. Nortel is developing a complete portfolio of MIMO-powered WiMAX systems to serve numerous global markets and customer scenarios. Nortel’s WiMAX products are designed to allow wireless and wireline carriers, cable […]

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