Mobility & Wireless

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

 

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, […]

Wireless American Style

AMERICAN WIRELESS INC., WITH 20-plus years in business, is likely one of the first master agencies in the wireless market. Its success story like that of its president Michael Misuraca, who worked his way from a retail sales floor to the corner office, is a slice of the American Dream. The company was founded in […]

The Year of Living Seamlessly

IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE the typical cordless home phone is your only phone. Its a remote handset, souped up with mobile phone keypad features, and you take it everywhere. Not only does this fantastic device work with the office system, the cell network and at home, but it roams between the three transparently and saves […]

Wireless Showcase: Dual-Mode Devices

Product Name: Sereno UM-1Manufacturer: Quorum Systems Inc., www.quorumsystems.comPrice: Less than $100Functionality: Based on Quorums Sereno QS2000 transceiver, the Sereno UM-1 is a reference design for a clamshell GSM/EDGE cellular plus 802.11b/g Wi-Fi device.Availability: TBD; the company is trialing the handset with several operator partners. Product Name: Residential Seamless Mobility Gateway (RSG)Manufacturer: Motorola Inc.Price: Between $120 […]

When Left to Their Own Devices …

Track 1,500 phones across the globe Configure new handsets for 100 salespeople Upgrade software for the field technicians Block malware 24/7 WHEN IT COMES TO WIRELESS in the mid-to-large-business segment, the to-do list for a mobility administrator never seems to end. Put another way, companies are tired of being left to their own devices, so-to-speak. […]

Checks & Balances

WHILE MOBILE OPERATORS ARE beginning to create more attractive rate packages for volume enterprise buyers, by and large wireless services are an expensive proposition for most companies. And even if the company starts out with a cost-effective plan, it isnt long before they are paying more than they should. Over time, buying policies change, phones […]

How to Shop for a Wireless Supplier

DONE RIGHT, THE ADDITION OF wireless products to your business-to-business sales portfolio can pay off. Most business clients appreciate dealing with a professional sales organization for all of their telecom needs, and are grateful not to stand in customer service lines at a retail wireless store. As you evaluate the wireless opportunity for your business, […]

Extending the WAN With Wireless

DEALERS TAKE NOTE: WIRELESS is becoming an integral part of the WAN sale as mobility continues to become intrinsic to the business environment. A new study from In-Stat says business-related wireless data service will have an average growth rate of 18 percent per year through 2009. The transformation of telecom spending continues unabated, In-Stat analyst […]

Wheres the Money in Wireless?

MAKING MONEY ON WIRELESS is a moving target. While there are some traditional models offered by the larger operators that are still in force, there are increasing efforts by carriers, resellers and master agents to make being a business-to-business wireless dealer more lucrative with residual commission plans, value-added services and even cost avoidance. Compensation from […]

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