WiFi

 

AT&T, RIM Unveil Wi-Fi Capable BlackBerry

AT&T Inc. and Research in Motion are releasing the first Wi-Fi BlackBerry handset, the companies said Wednesday. The BlackBerry 8820 will be available Thursday and supports 802.11a, b and g with enterprise security features. AT&Ts enterprise customers can use it with their corporate Wi-Fi networks and individual customers can use it in their homes and […]

FCC 700MHz Auction to Begin Jan. 16

The FCC will start auctioning 700MHz spectrum on Jan. 16, 2008. Auction 73, as it has been officially named, must close by Jan. 28, the agency said late Friday. The spectrum is becoming available because television stations must move to all-digital signals by Feb. 2009. Service providers covet the 700MHz band for its ability to […]

XO Increases Capacity of Core Network, Extends Incentive Program

XO Communications said Monday it has increased the capacity of its core network by 200 percent by deploying an additional 800gbps of capacity on major routes across its18,000 route-mile optical network. The company also said it has extended the availability of its 3 Guarantee Program, which offers carriers, cable companies, content providers, enterprises and wireless […]

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 […]

IKANO to Sell Covads T1, ADSL 2+ Services

IKANO Communications will begin marketing Covad Communications Group Inc.s T1 and ADSL 2+ service, in addition to ADSL service, to its more than 250 branded partners and thousands of retail subscribers, the companies said Monday. Covads ADSL service offers downstream data speeds of up to 6mbps and as IKANO rolls out Covad ADSL 2+ and […]

Towerstream Closes Stock Offering, Shares Decline

Towerstream Corp.s stock has taken a beating since the fixed wireless broadband provider went public on the Nasdaq in late May. Its share prices fell 3 percent during the first week of trading, however, and now the company has sold $40 million of its stock for less than market price. Towerstream announced last week it […]

XO Launches Wireless Broadband in Vegas

XO Communications has launched wireless broadband in Las Vegas, the company said Wednesday. The XO network can deliver services such as high-speed Internet, metro Ethernet and VoIP to businesses over wireless links at speeds of 45mbps to 155mbps. The broadband wireless technology allows XO Communications to expand its network coverage beyond its 366-route mile metro […]

Covad Launches ADSL2+ Platform

Covad Communications Group Inc. said it has launched a standalone ADSL2+ business platform, which provides small businesses and home offices with faster data speeds to power bandwidth-intensive applications such as file-sharing and video conferencing. Covad said it is the first provider to deploy the ADSL2+ in the United States and the platform has download speeds […]

Towerstream Ready to Wow the Nasdaq

A few months after fixed-wireless broadband provider Clearwire Corp. raised $600 million from its IPO, smaller rival Towerstream Corp. will try its luck on Wall Street. Towerstream will start trading shares of its common stock Thursday on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol TWER. It plans to offer up to $40 million of […]

Nextlink Unveils Network Resiliency Platform

Nextlink Wireless Inc. unveiled Nextlink Network Resiliency Services, an addition to its broadband wireless portfolio that enables service providers to offer enhanced network diversity and redundancy utilizing the companys carrier-grade broadband wireless networks and licensed spectrum. The new offering helps business and government organizations ensure maximum uptime of networks and meet compliance standards. It helps […]

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