Mobility & Wireless

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

Where you at?

Everybody is talking about GPS and using GPS. ABI Research Inc. predicts that within five years, 335 million consumers in the United States and Canada will subscribe to GPS services and that by 2008, the market will be worth $22 billion. So, maybe its time you stopped talking about GPS and started selling it. Selling […]

Bumper Crop

THE BUZZ AROUND THE smartphone/PDA segment is in full bloom, fed partly by the frenzy of devices that were unveiled a few weeks ago at what is the breadbasket of the wireless world, 3GSM World Congress. The close to 51,000 people who descended on Barcelona, Spain, for wireless biggest event of the year were treated […]

BelAir Aids VAR Entry Into Muni Market

Outdoor wireless access is moving beyond the concept of free Internet for all, and it is being positioned as a way U.S. municipalities can transform government and enhance public safety while still providing a public service. With more than $3 billion to be spent over the next four years to build and operate public mesh […]

Keynote Systems Launches Testing Service for Mobile Content

Aiming to help service providers ensure the quality of their offerings, Keynote Systems Inc. announced at CTIA Wireless 2007 the build-out of a global distributed mobile test and measurement network. Keynotes on-demand testing and monitoring service will initially allow companies to measure their mobile applications, services and content quality on both real and emulated devices […]

Vendors Line Up for Second IMS Plugfest

Hoping to advance IMS beyond an all-promising architecture for service providers to drive products they can deploy, the IMS Forum announced plans Wednesday for a second plugfest. The interoperability event will take place June 4-8 at the IMS Forum UNH InterOp Lab in Durham, N.H. The inaugural vendor confab took place in January at the […]

CTIA Reveals Wireless Survey Findings

The CTIA announced Wednesday that wireless data service revenue for 2006 rose to $15.2 billion. This represents a 77 percent increase over 2005, when data revenue was $8.6 billion. Data revenue represents money that wireless carriers earn on services other than voice. Wireless data revenue now totals roughly 13 percent of all wireless service revenue. […]

AT&T Plans 3G Video Sharing Service

Starting this summer, AT&T Inc.s wireless customers in more than 50 markets will be able to add video to their cell calls and share the content as part of a planned service the carrier began demonstrating at the CTIA Wireless show Tuesday. Video Share, a 3G-enabled offering, allows users to send a live video stream […]

XO Launches Wireless Broadband in Phoenix

XO Communications and Nextlink Wireless Inc. have rolled out broadband wireless technology in the Phoenix area. The high-speed network services businesses over wireless links at speeds ranging from 10mbps to 155mbps. The technology can support communications services such as high-speed Internet access, metro Ethernet, VoIP and WAN in campus or business park settings. The company […]

AT&T is Red Hot and Mobile

The cellco soon to be formerly known as Cingular Wireless took another step toward rebranding Monday as the company released the first device to be marketed under the AT&T Inc. moniker, a dark ruby-red version of the BlackBerry Pearl. The company also released a Cingular-branded, bright crimson Palm Treo 680 smart device. Think of it […]

CH2M Group Joins BelAir Networks VAR Program

CH2M HILLs Enterprise Management Solutions (EMS) group has joined BelAir Networks VAR Channel Program as a Platinum Partner. CH2M HILL, headquartered in Denver, is a global engineering firm with 18,000 employees worldwide. Its EMS group provides full-service enterprise technology platforms to federal, state, local, commercial and industrial sectors. The group designs, builds and manages communications […]

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