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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 […]

SkyPilot Partners With SwiftTalk to Bring Mesh to Africa

SwiftTalk Ltd., an ISP and network operator headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, has selected SkyPilot Networks (Booth 317) equipment to roll out advanced wireless voice, data and Internet access services in that country. SwiftTalk currently is deploying services in three Nigerian cities: Lagos (where it operates five networks), Port Harcourt (with three networks) and Warri. Future […]

Tune In to Telecom LIVE!

Find out about opportunities to sell and service converged CPE with PHONE+ Editor Khali Henderson and TAG National Co-Founder Dale Stein on the Web Radio show, Telecom LIVE!, at 10 a.m. ET Thursday, March 16. To tune in, go to www.mytechnologylawyer.com/radio, and click on Listen Live. The segment will explore the opportunities for indirect sales […]

ITS AN SMB WORLD

LEADING MANUFACTURERS CONTINUE to target smaller businesses with new telephony platforms and applications while system introductions of larger platforms decline. Database publisher and analyst group TelecomTactics finds nearly 80 percent of new enterprise telephony systems introduced in 2005 in North America were designed for SMBs or branch offices of larger businesses that require fewer than […]

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. […]

VoIP Unplugged

BY 2006, ACCORDING TO ESTIMATES by Infonetics Research, 27 percent of enterprises will use VoWLAN, a figure that attests to the burgeoning use of Wi-Fi networks in businesses of all kinds. With that popularity comes a correspondingly ballooning need for reliable installation and performance of those networks. To deal with those issues, Meru Networks Inc., […]

Wanted: Modd (Mobile Device Defense) Squad

WHILE THE INTERNET SECURITY WAR rages on, wireless users may have a vague notion of security concerns at a hotspot. But most dont think twice about using their Palm Treos or accessing a unified messaging center with a Wi-Fi-enabled softphone, and the truth is, mobile data devices are increasingly the weakest points in the enterprise […]

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