Mobility & Wireless

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

 

ADC, Aperto Sign OEM Deal

ADC has entered into an OEM agreement with Aperto Networks, a developer of WiMAX base stations and subscriber units. Aperto is incorporating its PacketMAX technology into the line of Digivance WMX WiMAX products, which includes a base station certified by the WiMAX Forum. The Digivance WMX 5000 hardware operates in licensed and license-exempt bands. Based […]

QUALCOMM, Samsung Demo FLO Technology

QUALCOMM Inc., a developer of CDMA technologies, and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. announced on Tuesday at CTIA they will conduct a live, over-the-air demonstration of FLO technology during this weeks expo in Las Vegas. The demonstration will mark the first public showing of FLO technology on a UMTS handset; it will feature multiple channels of […]

Axalto Signs Multiple MVNO, MVNE Deals

Axalto, a provider of microprocessor cards for digital networks, said on Tuesday at CTIA it signed 11 multiyear agreements with MVNOs and mobile virtual network enablers (MVNEs) in 2005 to supply SIM cards and services such as applications, server solutions and customized logistics. Axalto said it expects to sign more such deals throughout this year. […]

Alcatel Shows 9500 MXC for First Time

Alcatel is showing its newest product, for the first time, at CTIA in Las Vegas. The Alcatel 9500 Microwave Cross Connect (MXC) requires no external peripherals and offers a flexible architecture for transporting IP and TDM services. It is best for mobile applications, since it features one indoor/outdoor platform that links cell sites to the […]

Axerra Showcases AXN Pseudo-Wire Solution

Axerra Networks, a provider of circuit emulation and service emulation solutions, on Monday announced the availability of a full-service alternative to TDM access for mobile wireless operators, including those providing CDMA, EV-DO, GSM and UMTS services. The Axerra AXN Pseudo-Wire solution meets wireless operators growing traffic requirements for backhaul of both voice and data services […]

AOL Debuts New Wireless, Location Services

AOL LLC on Monday at CTIA Wireless debuted new mobile information and location services, including a new addition to the suite of mobile AOL Search services. The new offering is a mobile browsing service that automatically adapts Web pages for mobile screens. It has been integrated into the mobile AOL Search services lineup. AOL also […]

GO Networks Introduces Cellular Wi-Fi System

GO Networks at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas on Monday introduced its cellular Wi-Fi system, the outdoor Metro Broadband Wireless (MBW) system that lets carriers deploy metropolitan networks for residential and urban areas, school and corporate campuses, and public spaces. More service providers are investigating metro Wi-Fi networks to provide subscribers with voice, video, data […]

DBS vs. BELL: A LOSING PROPOSITION?

THE RBOCS HAVE SOLD about 1.5 million subscriptions to direct broadcast satellite (DBS) services like those offered by DIRECTV Group Inc. and DISH Network since becoming resellers for those companies in 2003. But now telcos are installing fiber access networks to roll out IPTV, which would compete with their DBS wholesale partners. In turn, DBS […]

Now Entering Big City Limits

WHOLESALE BROADBAND WIRELESS is striking out from its small-deployment roots and bringing its friend VoIP along for the ride. For instance, Aspen Communications, a regional service provider, rolled out a WiMAX infrastructure in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metroplex area to support other wireless broadband service providers beginning last month. Aspen has created an initial network […]

You Can Hear Me Now

DROPPED AND MISSED CALLS mean lost business, not to mention frustration, for the millions of wireless subscribers who conduct business over their phones. The problem intensifies inside certain buildings, such as hospitals or company campuses, where high-grade construction materials block or disrupt cellular signals. An ideal way to solidify customer loyalty and generate additional revenue, […]

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