mobile Internet


CLEAR Brings 4G to Kansas City

Clearwire Communications has expanded sales operations for CLEAR’s super fast mobile Internet service throughout Kansas City.

AT&T: Metered Data Billing Coming

Although they’re at each other’s throats in TV commercials, there’s one thing AT&T and Verizon Wireless can agree on: Metered billing for data is coming, and it might be here before we know it. Echoing what Verizon Wireless CTO Dick Lynch said earlier this year, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson told a gathering in San Francisco […]

Clearwire Signs WTG as Master Agent

World Telecom Group (WTG) in July became the first national business-to-business master agent to sell CLEAR, a mobile WiMAX service offered by Clearwire Communications LLC, an operating subsidiary of Clearwire Corp., (CLWR). Clearwire is engaged in a multiyear network buildout to make its 4G wireless service available to 80 U.S. markets covering up to 120 […]

Mobile ‘Net: Doesnt Matter If Youre Black or White

An interesting new study from Pew Research shows the so-called “digital divide” between black and white Americans might be shrinking, at least in terms of how we use mobile devices to access the Internet. The research shows African-Americans are the most active users of the mobile Internet and their use of it is also growing […]

Mobile Broadband Subs Near Quarter-Billion Mark

There were more than 225 million mobile broadband subscribers (all technologies) at the end of March 2009, representing 93 percent year-on-year growth, according to the latest report from Informa Telecoms & Media, assessing non-voice mobile revenues and usage. Informa estimated the increased usage in non-voice services has resulted in mobile operators recording total data revenues […]

Mobile World Congress: Mobile Internet Will Grow Despite Downturn, Nielsen Reports

Consumers intend to dramatically increase use of mobile data services over the next two years with a significant ramp-up in the next 12 months, according to a survey by The Nielsen Company for Tellabs Inc.. The survey, announced at Mobile World Congress, shows up to 71 percent of consumers anticipate daily use of services such […]

AT&T to Complete HSPA Transition, Expands 3G Plans

AT&T Inc. will complete its wireless network upgrade to High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) by the middle of 2008, it said Wednesday. The upgrade will make for consistent 3G network uplink speeds of 600kbps and 1,400kbps, and uplink speeds ranging from 500kbps to 800kbps. The upgrade is part of the companys wireless expansion plans, […]

Samsung Nabs No. 2 Handset Spot

Motorola Inc. has been bumped to third place in the wireless handset manufacturer race by Samsung. Gartner Inc. says Motorola ended the third quarter with a 13.1 percent share of the market, vs. Samsungs 14.5 percent market share. Nokia remains firmly in the No. 1 spot globally, and increased its share to 38.1 percent. Motorola […]

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