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Sprint Accelerates EV-DO Revision A Mobile Broadband Upgrade

Sprint Nextel Corp. on Thursday announced it is ahead of plan for its expansion and evolution of the Sprint Power Vision Network, a wireless broadband network covering 153 million people, which allows users to access audio, video and data applications with handheld and connection card devices. Under the accelerated schedule, Sprint Nextel plans to begin […]

BellSouth Net Income Up 11.6 Percent

One business day after securing enough shareholder votes to approve a merger with AT&T Inc., BellSouth Corp. on Monday released its second-quarter 2006 earnings, showing net income growth of 11.6 percent, from $795 million to $887 million, over the year-ago quarter. The company reported an increase in earnings-per-share from 43 cents to 49 cents, or […]

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 […]

Sprint Eyes Super 3G

Sprint Nextel Corp. will test IPWireless new UMTS TD-CDMA platform, which will give operators a smooth upgrade path to the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard, a.k.a. super 3G. The IP Wireless platform delivers peak speeds up to 29mbps per sector in a pair of 5MHz channels and offers seamless interoperability from paired and unpaired spectrum. […]

XOs Wireless Encore Leads With Wholesale

XO COMMUNICATIONS INC. LIFTED THE curtain in November on a plan to spin off its national wireline business for $700 million in cash, creating a new fixed wireless wholesale company under a different, as-yet-undecided name. The news brings the company spotlight full circle: It began life as wireless provider NEXTLINK Communications Inc., after all. We […]

reseller channel: Will BPL, Wireless Save ISPs?

This summer the FCC in a 4-0 vote adopted an order classifying DSL as an information service, not a telecom service, under Title I, in line with the U.S. Supreme Courts decision in June on cable modem service in NCTA v. Brand X. The deregulation effectively releases the Bells from the requirement to make DSL […]

Roaming Alliance Seeks WiMAX World

While the first WiMAX-certified products arent expected until later this year, some supporters of the 802.16 standard are paving the way for industry maturation now. Spearheaded by hotspot aggregator RemotePipes Inc., the fledgling WiMAX Global Roaming Alliance (WGRA) aims to make seamless interoperator roaming for mobile, broadband wireless data as ubiquitous as cellular roaming is […]

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