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Wireless+: Changing the Game

There is an ever-increasing call for open-access, high-speed mobile data networks to enable everything from business applications to true Internet on the go, accessible from any device a device that most likely spans work and home life. Users shouldnt have to choose which of the four texting accounts or five e-mail addresses they want to […]

XO Unveils FMC Trial for Small Businesses in Seattle

SMBs as small as 10-person offices just got a big-enterprise tool. XO Communications and Sotto Wireless on Wednesday announced a fixed-mobile convergence trial in Seattle. The package consists of Internet access, PBX functionality, Wi-Fi, cellular voice and e-mail, and a Nokia E61i dual-mode handset, all wrapped up with hosted Microsoft Exchange and a portal to […]

Avaya, Nokia Application Offers Phone Flexibility

Avaya and Nokia on Wednesday described the next phase of their strategic collaboration with a platform that provides users of Nokia Eseries business devices with one number access and advanced enterprise telephony capabilities as they travel across private Wi-Fi and public mobile networks. The Avaya one-X Mobile Dual Mode Edition combines IP-based applications with Nokia […]

Accessory to the Sale

A businessperson without a cell phone is like a shark without teeth, or a politician without airtime: rendered almost useless. But despite a high rate of adoption, the business market for wireless service is rife with churn, with companies buying from whomever and wherever has the cheapest service and best-featured phones. But theres hope in […]

Tangoe Releases CommCare

Tangoe Inc. has released CommCare managed services, which manage all processes associated with fixed, mobile and converged communications. CommCare services are built upon Tangoes patented technologies and are available to corporations as an ASP model in three pre-packaged component layers ¬ Base, Enhanced and Premium. These layers deliver increasing amounts of functionality and are capable […]

Sprint Launches First U.S. Femtocell Service

Making good on previously announced intentions, Sprint Nextel has launched a limited commercial femtocell trial in Denver and Indianapolis, dubbed AIRAVE. The service, the first of its kind in the United States, works with a Samsung-manufactured compact base station (also called AIRAVE) that plugs into a broadband Internet connection inside the home in order to […]

EMBARQing on the Channel

Theres always something new on the horizon, and for EMBARQ Corp., that thing is its channel program. Its channel strategy is a work in progress, launched when EMBARQ was spun off a year ago this June from Sprint Nextel. And rather than take a template from competitors, the company is taking its cues from an […]

XO Expands Broadband Wireless Coverage

XO Communications Inc. has added 24 new markets to its broadband wireless coverage area marking what it says is the nations most expansive utilization of fixed broadband wireless technology. The broadband wireless network covers 36 markets as part of XOs nationwide expansion and partnership with Nextlink, an affiliated XO company that has local multipoint distribution […]

Selling Short

WHEN YOU CONSIDER that Wi-Fi mesh, WiMAX and 3G are about growing range and footprint, wireless technologies motto seems to be bigger is better. But, there is similar movement at the opposite end of the spectrum as short-range standards continue to percolate in the lab. Rather than taking on great distances, these technologies are trying […]

Virtual BlackBerry Due in the Fall

Research in Motion Ltd. has announced that beginning in the fall smartphone users will be able to load an application from the company that will replace a native Windows Mobile OS with the BlackBerry interface. That will allow users of competitive devices to take advantage of the BlackBerry push e-mail service and other applications. The […]

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