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03/15/10NuMobile (NUBL) and Nova (NVAE) Announce African Wi-Fi Project Partnership Updates
Nova Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: NVAE) is scheduled to release an on-demand Webcast this Thursday, March 18th. The Webcast, planned to be conducted by interim CEO Philip Verges, will present the latest updates on the Company's Wi-Fi project in Kenya. Nova is working in partnership with NuMobile, Inc. (OTCBB: NUBL ) to build a wireless broadband network to support local utility authorities.
01/11/10Lineage Power Awarded $2.4M Grant by U.S. Dept. of Energy
Lineage Power Corporation announced that it is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) $2.4 million research and development grant to develop technologies that minimize the power loss and heat generation that occurs as electricity moves through the ever-growing wired, wireless and broadband service provider infrastructures.
12/28/09Engineering Firm Selects Proxim's New High-Performance Wireless Backhaul Gear to Connect Buildings and Increase Network Capacity
Proxim Wireless Corporation announced that Sunny Corner Enterprises, an engineering and fabrication company in Canada, has deployed Proxim's new Tsunami QB-8150 point-to-point wireless backhaul products to connect its buildings and increase network capacity by nine times over its previous link.
12/24/09Automated Outlet to Distribute Luxul Wireless Signal Enhancement Products in Home Automation Markets
Luxul Wireless announced that Automated Outlet will promote and distribute Luxul Pro-WAV solutions through its online catalog and worldwide dealer network. Automated Outlet is a global distributor of home automation, lighting control, and security products. Pro-WAV products are designed to efficiently expand the coverage area and improve overall network performance, enabling a single wireless access point (WAP) to provide complete "whole home" 802.11 Wi-Fi coverage. Automated Outlet will also add Luxul's X-WAV Circular Polarized antennas and Shock-WAV Wi-Fi Signal Boosters to the product line.
12/21/09South Metro Fire Rescue Authority Selects Exalt Broadband Wireless Radio Systems for Critical Communications
Exalt Communications announced that South Metro Fire Rescue Authority (South Metro) in Colorado has upgraded its mobile emergency communications network with Exalt EX-4.9i microwave radio systems . South Metro provides fire and emergency services over 176 square miles in Douglas and Arapahoe counties, serving communities such as Centennial, Cherry Hill, Greenwood Village, Parker and most of the Denver Tech Center. The organization deployed Exalt EX-4.9i radio systems to increase bandwidth and reduce interference issues it had faced with legacy Wi-Fi-based radio systems.
12/18/09New "Wireless Engine" Repeater Provides Broadband Wireless Connectivity to World-Class Trains
CSI has bridged the gap between train commuters and their ability to utilize cell phones and data devices while en route. With the deployment of the industry's only "rail repeater" to feature GPS technology and digital filtering, CSI's Broadband Wireless Engine provides trains with uninterrupted voice and data services.
12/17/09Luxul Wireless Teams With D-LINK to Deliver FCC Certified Wi-Fi Systems That Increase Wireless Coverage Area
Luxul Wireless and D-LINK announced the availability of a series of FCC certified high performance Wi-Fi systems. This new series of FCC certified systems and kits will bundle the D-LINK AirPlus Xtreme G access point, which delivers speeds of up to 108Mbps and includes SNMP management software.
12/16/09AVANTE Launches Analytic Broadband Wireless Camera Monitoring System; Conundrum Property Services Installs at Toronto Property Locations
Avante Security Corp. (TSXV:ASY) announced that Avante Property Security has installed its Analytic Camera Monitoring System in three apartment buildings. Analytic Monitoring is an innovative advance in property and personal security developed by Avante.
12/15/09Hay Group Selects iPass for Its Broadband Wireless Enterprise Mobility Solution
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced that its enterprise mobility service has been selected to help Hay Group reduce the overall costs of managing a highly mobile workforce, while helping secure intellectual property assets. The award-winning service combines worldwide 3G mobile broadband networks, Wi-Fi hotspots, hotel Ethernet and dial-up access with comprehensive management control over connectivity, devices, and costs.
12/14/09Aruba Networks Wins Mobile Star Awards for Broadband Wireless LAN Management, Network Coverage, and Portable Remote Connectivity Gear
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that it has been awarded three awards as part of the eighth annual Mobile Star Awards™ program. The program promotes the top mobile products and deployments across a broad range of categories including applications, enterprise software, and wireless network products. Superstar awards, the highest honor, were conferred upon Aruba's AirWave Wireless Management Suite (AWMS) and Virtual Branch Networking (VBN) solutions. Aruba's RAP-2 Remote Access Point received a Shining Star award.
12/14/09Proxim's New Broadband Wireless Backhaul and Point-to-Multipoint Products Expected to Exceed $1 Million in Revenue in First Full Quarter of Availability
Proxim Wireless Corporation announced that its Tsunami 8100 broadband wireless backhaul and point-to-multipoint products -- introduced in mid-July -- have achieved significant traction in the market. The acceptance is so significant that sales of these products are expected to exceed $1 million in Q409.
12/09/09Tranzeo Receives US$1.52 Million in Purchase Orders From North American Distributors
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) has received purchase orders from their North American distributors worth US$1.52 million. The orders include both Wi-Fi and WiMAX radio systems.
12/08/09D-Link Adds AirMagnet to Global Alliance Program to Enhance WLAN Planning and Security
D-Link announced that AirMagnet has joined the D-Link Global Alliance Program (GAP) as a Solution Partner. GAP, launched earlier this year, is a formalized framework designed for both D-Link and its partners to share strengths and enhance each other's product offerings.
12/07/09Atheros XSPAN Technology Unleashes the Power of 11n in Microsoft's New Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter
Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR) announced that Microsoft's new Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter leverages the high performance of the industry's most widely adopted 11n technology, Atheros XSPAN, to deliver an enhanced wireless experience. Xbox 360 owners will see improvements in speed, range and wireless security features enabled by Atheros' XSPAN 2-stream 11n, dual-band PCIe solution, the AR9280. Additionally, Xbox LIVE members can seamlessly stream HD movies and TV episodes in instant-on 1080p and 5.1 surround sound with Zune video on Xbox LIVE, as well as update their Facebook profile, send tweets via Twitter, download Games on Demand or watch Netflix videos from their console.
12/03/09EthoStream Launches New Broadband Wireless Load Balancing and Bandwidth Aggregation Gateway for Limited Service Hotels
EthoStream, LLC announced the release of its new dual WAN high-speed Internet access (HSIA) gateway, the EthoStream Gateway Server Dual (EGS Dual), a cost-effective version of its proven EGS Pro Dual. The EGS Dual virtually eliminates network downtime and maximizes available bandwidth, ensuring guest satisfaction with media-rich Internet applications.
12/02/09TeraGo Networks Expands Its Broadband Wireless Market Footprint to Stoney Creek, Ontario
TeraGo Networks Inc. has been providing businesses in Canada with carrier-grade wireless broadband and data communications services since 2001. The national broadband service provider owns and manages its wireless IP network in 43 major markets across Canada, serving more than 4,600 customer locations. TeraGo Networks is a wholly owned subsidiary of TeraGo Inc. (TSX:TGO).
12/01/09D-Link Broadband Wireless Routers Help Bring Connectivity to Rural Region in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
U.P. Logon, the largest fixed-wireless Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the region, has been serving that need since 1995, starting with dial-up service and migrating to high-speed fixed wireless in 2001. In order to bring connectivity to its 600 customers in the sparsely populated area, U.P. Logon uses a combination of towers and antennae -- coupled with a router and firewall -- to allow customers to tap into the Internet.
12/01/09Luxul Wireless Expands Patented Shock-WAV Signal Booster Family
Luxul Wireless announced additions to its family of Shock-WAV Wi-Fi Signal Boosters. Indoor and outdoor rated versions of Shock-WAV Signal Boosters are now available for use in licensed 4.9GHz Public Safety wireless network installations, as well as in unlicensed 5GHz WLAN applications. A 2.4GHz indoor version is also now available for use with switches or wireless access points that implement the 802.3af/at Power-Over-Ethernet (POE) standard. These new additions to the Shock-WAV Signal Booster family are available now through the Luxul Wireless worldwide distribution and reseller network.
11/30/09Bell Introduces the Award Winning Novatel Broadband Wireless MiFi 2372 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot
Bell announced the launch of the award winning MiFi 2372 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot from Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq: NVTL). The MiFi 2372 operates on Bell's new HSPA network and offers simultaneous Wi-Fi connectivity for up to five devices or users.
11/18/09Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board Deploys Avenda Systems' Identity-Aware Access Control to Secure District-Wide Wireless LAN
Avenda Systems announced that the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) has deployed its eTIPS network access solution to secure wireless access for more than 6,000 users, while protecting its network from unauthorized use.
11/17/09D-Link Provides Ideal Security and Wi-Fi Solutions for Showcase Office Building in Washington State
THEGreenBox focuses on providing businesses with the technology they need to grow and become more efficient, while gaining a competitive edge. With the help of D-Link, the Olympia, Wash. full-service IT management company engineered an ideal 'connected and secure' office building to serve as a model for their small business clients.
11/17/09Apprion Announces Integrated Support for ISA100 and WirelessHART Wireless Sensor Networks
Apprion announced a new version of their IONizer industrial wireless networking appliance that seamlessly integrates wireless sensor network gateways based on either ISA100.11a or WirelessHART standards with 802.11 (WiFi) radios to support other industrial wireless applications such as mobility, location, video, and communications and to enable efficient backhaul of sensor data wirelessly.
11/17/09JiWire Announces Second Mobile Audience Insights Report With a Focus on the Business Traveler
JiWire released its second Mobile Audience Insights Report with new information on Wi-Fi usage trends for Q3 2009. The report also includes findings from a survey among Wi-Fi customers in airports across the U.S., helping advertisers understand this unique segment of the on-the-go audience that largely consists of affluent business decision makers.
11/11/09Survey of Mobile Data Users Finds Combined Cellular and Wi-Fi Internet Access
A new survey of international mobile data users by Stoke and Trustive confirms that many users believe that connectivity and access to the Internet at all times is a priority -- even if bosses don't insist on it. According to the survey, users select their mobile provider by price, but high quality coverage is an essential. Users increasingly seek out Wi-Fi, and favor operators providing combined cellular and Wi-Fi services.
11/05/09Mercedes-Benz Dealership Deploys AeroScout Wi-Fi Asset Tracking Solution to Optimize Vehicle Logistics and Service Levels
AeroScout working with Telefónica and Cisco, announced that the Mercedes-Benz dealership of Valencia, Spain has successfully deployed AeroScout's Vehicle Tracking and Management solution. Using the AeroScout Wi-Fi RFID solution, the dealership is able to leverage its reliable, flexible and high-performance Cisco Unified Wireless Network , which is also used for Wi-Fi and voice applications. In addition, the dealership is able to extend operational efficiencies to its service department and ensure the distinctive, high-quality customer experience associated with the Mercedes-Benz brand.
10/28/09Tranzeo Receives US$5.4M Purchase Order from Aperto For WiMAX Broadband Wireless Subscriber Units
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) has received a purchase order from Aperto Networks to deliver Aperto-branded WiMAX broadband wireless subscriber units. The value of the purchase order to Tranzeo is US$5.4M.
10/27/09Aerohive Delivers Breakthrough Simplicity and Cost for Enterprise-Class Wi-Fi
Aerohive Networks introduced HiveManager Online, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) enterprise Wi-Fi management solution that provides all the features and functionality of a behind-the-firewall wireless network management system (WNMS) without the installation, operation, and maintenance associated with a dedicated management server and at dramatically lower cost.
10/26/09iPass Provides Enterprise Users in China Access to 3G Mobile Broadband Wireless Network and Over 20,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced that iPass customers now have access to China Telecom's new 3G mobile broadband network and over 20,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in China. Both connectivity options have been integrated into the iPass Global Network and are available to the iPass customer base today. The 3G service is based on a rapidly expanding EV-DO Rev A network that allows iPass users to take advantage of dramatic performance improvements. iPass' Wi-Fi footprint in China is now exceeded only by that in the United States, and the total iPass Global Network now encompasses nearly 140,000 locations -- the largest Wi-Fi footprint available from a single service provider.
10/26/09MediaG3, Inc. Announces the Launch of Imperial Wireless IW4G Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Service to Salem and Keizer, Oregon
MediaG3, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MDGC) announced that/ it has officially rolled out under the Imperial Wireless brand IW4G's super fast mobile broadband wireless Internet service to Salem and Keizer, Oregon. Consequently, consumers and businesses alike can now access the Internet wirelessly, at true broadband speeds at home, in the office, and on the go, anywhere in the IW4G coverage area.
10/22/09200th Company Licenses WiLAN Broadband Wirelesss Technology Patents
Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) announced that the Company has reached the significant milestone of 200 companies licensed. The 200th company to license WiLAN technologies, Ascom AB, is an international provider of wireless communication and security solutions
10/22/09Devicescape Delivers First-Ever Free Access to World's Largest WiFi Network -- The Easy WiFi Network
Devicescape announced the Easy WiFi Network. This new Network delivers a high-quality hotspot network, which combines global WiFi access with an easy-to-use hotspot map finder. Easy WiFi allows you to find and connect to hundreds of thousands of hotspots all over the world and it is monitored 24/7 to guarantee optimal WiFi connection performance.
10/21/09Extreme Networks and Motorola Address Smart Connectivity for Broadband Wireless Networking
Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) and the Enterprise Mobility Solutions business unit of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that the companies have established a relationship to deliver a highly scalable unified network edge combining wired and wireless LAN (WLAN) networks that underpin mobile data and converged communications. An OEM agreement enables the companies to develop, market and support high-performance, secure, resilient and intelligent WLANs.
10/21/09Red Hot Internet Completes Integration of the Azotel Simpler Subscriber Management Latform for its Metro Mesh WiFi Network
Azotel announced during the Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to Canada led by the Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland, Mary Coughlan TD, the successful integration of it's SIMPLer platform for the delivery of internet services over Red Hot Internet, a league leading metro mesh WiFi network now operating in downtown Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
10/20/09Atheros' Industry-Leading, Ultra Low-Power 11n WLAN and Ethernet Designs Enhance a Wide Variety of Acer's New PC Models
Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR) announced that its XSPAN and Align 802.11n solutions in combination with its ETHOS Ethernet solutions are enabling high-performance wireless and wired connectivity with ultra low-power operation across Acer's innovative PC platforms. Acer, now the world's second-largest PC company, has integrated Atheros' popular designs for PCs in its new Aspire Timeline thin-and-light notebooks, Aspire One netbooks and Aspire Revo nettop models.
10/19/09Viper Networks Announces LOI to Acquire Trimax Wireless
Viper Networks, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire Trimax Wireless, Inc., a privately-held developer and manufacturer of a complete line of modular wireless broadband infrastructure equipment for metropolitan scale wireless networks. The Company expects to finish their due diligence and close this transaction by November 30, 2009.
10/15/09Zarlink's Timing Over Packet Products Support Critical Synchronization Requirements for 3G and 4G Broadband Wireless Internet Access Networks
Zarlink Semiconductor (TSX:ZL) announced enhancements to its recently introduced Timing over Packet (ToP) products to support strict timing requirements for 3G and 4G Radio Access Network (RAN) equipment. Zarlink's IEEE 1588 ToP products allow timing and synchronization information to be carried directly over packet networks, providing carriers with a real alternative to costly global positioning systems (GPS). Infonetics Research estimates the RAN equipment market will reach US$10.9 billion by 2013, from US$4.6 billion in 2008.
10/14/09D-Link Launches 'Gloves Are Off' Promotional Campaign
Running now through Dec. 31, 2009, the promotion is designed to show appreciation to the reseller community that gave D-Link the prestigious honor this year in the CRN Magazine survey where the company was ranked the number one competitor in both data and wireless networking categories.
10/13/09Proxim Wireless Demonstrates 4.9GHz Radio for Security and Surveillance at Futurecom 2009 in Brazil
Proxim Wireless Corporation announced that it is providing a live product demonstration focused on wireless video surveillance at the Futurecom 2009 conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil from October 13-16. Also on display will be Proxim's 4G product portfolio focused on service provider, enterprise, and Digital Cities applications.
10/13/09Sidense OTP Enables Security of Broadband Wireless Video Transmissions
Sidense Corp. announced that AMIMON is employing Sidense's 1T-Fuse-based one-time programmable (OTP) memory macro technology in chips used for uncompressed wireless high-definition video connectivity. The chips are used in AMIMON's second-generation WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface) transmitter and receiver products designed for wireless delivery of full uncompressed 1080p/60Hz HD video content throughout the entire home.
10/13/09Zoom Begins Volume Shipments of 3G Broadband Wireless-N Desk Router
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (OTCBB: ZMTP) announced the first volume shipments of the Zoom 3G Wireless-N Desk Router, Model 4501. Almost any 3G mobile broadband modem can be plugged into the router to instantly create a WiFi compatible Hotspot for a wide range of devices including Windows and Macintosh computers, the iTouch and Blackberry, mobile phones, barcode readers, and game stations. The desktop router is AC-powered and comes with a small power cube with a built-in switching power supply.
10/09/09JiWire Offers In-Flight Advertising Service to Reach Executives Utilizing Broadband Wireless Internet Access Service at 35,000 Feet
JiWire and Row 44 announced a partnership to deliver the world's first ad-supported in-flight Wi-Fi solution. The collaboration will make it possible for advertisers to run interactive ad campaigns on planes in-flight. Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines have already equipped some of their planes with Row 44's satellite broadband Internet access system. Southwest recently announced their intentions for turning its 544 Boeing 737 jets into Wi-Fi hotspots and Alaska Airlines is testing planes within their fleet of 114 aircraft.
10/07/09Yonder Media Broadband Wireless Architects Merge of BayHill Capital to Build Internet Commerce Platforms for Rural Markets
Yonder Media has signed a letter of intent to merge with BayHill Capital (OTCBB: BYHL) of South Jordan, Utah and its operating subsidiary, affiliate marketing company, Commission River to build wireless broadband Internet access networks exclusively for rural communities.
10/06/09Stelera Broadband Expands Wireless Internet Service in Texas and New Mexico Rural Communities to Receive Faster, More Reliable Service Through Latest Technology
Executives from Stelera Broadband, a privately-held company specializing in wireless broadband Internet services, recently announced the company's expansion of coverage to several Texas communities, including Seminole, Snyder, Sweetwater, Andrews, Stanton, Lamesa, Brownfield and Colorado City. Lovington, New Mexico, will receive services as well.
10/01/09Mater Health Services Hits Key Milestones in Smart Hospital Broadband Wireless Tracking and Communications Strategy
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that Mater Health Services , Queensland's largest not-for-profit hospital group, is making significant strides in achieving its Smart Hospital strategy with a roll-out of an expanded suite of business applications on its Cisco Medical-Grade Broadband Wireless Network across its seven ultra-modern hospitals.
09/30/09Exalt Shatters Price-Performance Barrier With New ExtendAir Microwave Radio Platform
Exalt Communications announced its new ExtendAir microwave radio platform -- a complete line of entry-level licensed and license-exempt point-to-point systems that, for the first time, brings high-end performance, range and features including native TDM to the sub-$5,000 per-link category.
09/30/09Siskiyou County Announces $23 Million Federal ARRA Rural Broadband Wireless Stimulus Bid
Western Blue, Northern and Central California's experienced IT solution integrator, in a consortium with Siskiyou County, local firms, the Karuk Tribe, the College of the Siskiyou, national technology experts and the State of California announced a $23 million federal ARRA rural broadband wireless stimulus bid.
09/29/09Unwired Australia Selects DragonWave for Multi-Year Exclusive Supply Agreement in Nation's First 4G Mobile WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network
DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI) announced a multi-year exclusive supply agreement with Unwired Australia to supply broadband wireless backhaul for the forthcoming Vivid Wireless Perth network. Vivid Wireless-Australia's first "4G" mobile WiMAX network deployment-will rely on DragonWave's Horizon Compact for backhaul connectivity of up to 200 Mbps initially.
09/28/09Devicescape Delivers Easy Wi-Fi to Leading Japanese Broadband Wireless Service Provider Wi2
Devicescape announced that it has developed an automated hotspot login application, called Wi2 Connect, for Wire and Wireless (Wi2), a leading Japanese Wi-Fi service provider . Wi2 Connect is based upon Devicescape's Easy Wi-Fi technology. Wi2 Connect allows Wi2's customers to automatically connect to the hotspots of Wi2 and its roaming partners without the inconvenience of entering user IDs and passwords in a browser. The Wi2 Connect application is available from the Wi2 Website for Windows Mobile, Windows laptops, iPhones and MacBooks.
09/28/09Anite and Azimuth Systems Collaborate on Broadband Wireless Testing for 3G Cellular Systems
Azimuth Systems, Inc. announced that the company has partnered with Anite to create a comprehensive test solution that will enable users to perform cellular data throughput testing with fading. The addition of fading capabilities provides more robust testing, replicating propagation conditions that mobile devices encounter and must accommodate in everyday use. Furthermore, the integration and automation of Azimuth's ACE MX Universal Channel Emulator with Anite's SAS test platform can substantially expand operator test coverage as numerous conformance, performance and interoperability test cases require channel emulation. As this integration provides support of operator scripts and enhanced tools, the overall speed at which tests can be performed is increased as well.
09/25/09Aruba Networks Announces New Value-Priced, High-Performance Broadband Wireless 802.11n Access Point
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced the release of its compact, dual-radio AP-105 802.11n Broadband Wireless Access Point . Value-priced at just $695 U.S. list, Aruba expects the AP-105 to accelerate adoption of 802.11n by offering enterprise-grade security, high throughput, streaming video support, and other key features previously available only in more expensive devices.
09/25/09Micrel to Exhibit Innovative Fiber, Ethernet and Broadband Wireless Solutions and Reference Designs for Industrial Applications at Fall Embedded Systems Conference, Boston
Micrel Inc., (NASDAQ: MCRL) announced that it will be showing the industry's newest and most innovative high-performance, low-power, low-cost IC solutions at Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Boston. The show is being held at The Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA. Micrel's booth is No. 326. Micrel will showcase new products for fiber optic and Ethernet as well as demonstrate a broadband wireless networking reference design, targeting low-data rate applications, utilizing Micrel RF transceivers, Zilog Microcontrollers and based upon Micrel's MicrelNet "Star Cluster-of-Trees" wireless networking solution.
09/25/09WellSpan Health's York Hospital Drives Enterprise-Wide Operational Efficiency Using AeroScout's Wi-Fi-Based Asset Tracking and Management Solution
AeroScout announced that WellSpan Health's York Hospital has deployed AeroScout's Wi-Fi-based healthcare visibility solution. York Hospital's emergency, biomedical engineering and transportation departments are using the AeroScout solution to track critical medical equipment throughout the facility to ensure that staff can quickly locate required items. The solution and its time-saving benefits are proving to be especially valuable in the emergency department during peak hours by helping to increase efficiency while improving patient satisfaction, care and safety.
09/24/09Aerohive Broadband Wireless LAN Powers South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services' Communications Network
Aerohive Networks announced that the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services has deployed broadband wireless equipment from Aerohive and Juniper Networks to provide a secure, enterprise-wide 802.11n wireless LAN solution to the Department's 680 parole agents and staff. Employees of other government agencies, including Federal Probation and Vocational Rehabilitation, and law enforcement personnel will also access the network as guests.
09/24/09Synapse Wireless Joins Open Smart Grid Users Group to Promote Internet-enabled, Broadband Wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication
Synapse Wireless announced that it has joined the UCA International Users Group (UCAIug), home to Open Smart Grid (OpenSG). The UCAIug is a non-profit users group comprised of organizations involved in the electric utility industry that share a common goal of advancing interoperability for the utility enterprise and Smart Grid.
09/23/09AirTight's Broadband Wireless Vulnerability Management Service Now Integrates Into QualysGuard PCI Connect Security Ecosystem
AirTight Networks announced that its unique SaaS broadband wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) is now fully integrated into the QualysGuard PCI Connect launched earlier this year. PCI Connect provides an on demand platform bringing together multiple security solutions into one unified end-to-end business application for PCI DSS compliance and validation. AirTight is the first and only wireless security vendor to provide an automated, cost effective means to meet the PCI DSS wireless scanning requirement with lower operational costs and no capital investment.
09/23/09Synapse Wireless Embraces OpenHAN for Smart Grid Home Area Network Systems
The UCAIug is a non-profit users group comprised of organizations involved in the electric utility industry's Smart Grid initiative. Its OpenHAN specification establishes the initial requirements and framework for the development of well managed and secure customer communications systems.
09/10/09First JiWire Mobile Audience Insights Report Gives Advertisers a Deeper Understanding of the On-the-Go Audience
JiWire released its inaugural Mobile Audience Insights Report with new data revealing demographic and behavioral interests of Wi-Fi users. The research provides a view into overall Wi-Fi usage trends, which includes breakdowns by country, US city and device type as well as specifics about the café Wi-Fi audience which is mostly affluent, male, between the ages of twenty-five and forty-nine, and planning on making a big purchase in the near future. The report is designed to help advertisers better engage their desired audience when they are on-the-go.
09/08/09Luxul Wireless Teams With Control4 to Deliver Hassle Free "Whole-Home" Broadband Wireless Network Coverage
Luxul Wireless announced today that Control4 will promote and distribute Pro-WAV solutions to its nationwide dealer network. Pro-WAV products are designed to efficiently expand the coverage area and improve overall network performance, by enabling a single access point to provide complete "whole-home" 802.11 Wi-Fi coverage.
08/31/09NewMarket Technology, Inc. Announces $33 Million Outsourcing Agreement with WBA (Wireless Broadband Access)
NewMarket Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NWMT) is a reporting company with audited financial reports filed with the SEC. On Tuesday September 1st, Board Member Hugh G. Robinson, Retired Major General and Former Chairman of the Dallas Federal Reserve, is scheduled to host a strategic update in an on-demand Webcast.
08/31/09WiMAX Broadband Wireless Equipment Market Jumps 12% in 2Q09; Defies America's Recession with More Than 140 Million WiMAX Subscribers Worldwide by 2013
Communications market research firm Infonetics Research released the second quarter (2Q09) edition of its WiMAX Equipment, Devices, and Subscribers market share forecast and research report.
08/25/09Yonder Media Applies for $9.4M in Federal Government ARRA Stimulus Programs Funding Rural Broadband Wireless Deployment
Yonder Media, a broadband wireless Internet provider focused on improving the quality of life by connecting rural communities, announced that it has submitted applications for federal stimulus funding as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) addressing the challenge of delivering broadband to remote areas.
08/24/09Devicescape, Intel and Meraki Unveil Devicescape Broadband Wireless (Wi-Fi) Report Findings
Devicescape unveiled its second quarterly Wi-Fi Report , revealing new insights into Wi-Fi usage and opinions from more than 1,000 survey respondents from around the world. The survey, conducted by Decipher, Inc. and sponsored by Devicescape, Intel and Meraki , queried a cross-section of Devicescape's members, a group that includes a variety of professionals and students.
08/24/09Proxim Wireless Increases Broadband Wireless Investment in Key Brazilian Market in Conjunction With Release of New High-Capacity MIMO Product Line
With the introduction of the Tsunami QB-8100 point-to-point wireless backhaul and MP-8100 point-to-multipoint connectivity products in July, Proxim's products now provide up to eight times the capacity of WiMAX with non-line-of-sight (NLOS) functionality for even greater VoIP and video application support like HDTV.
08/24/09The "Father of 802.11" Bob O'Hara and the Farpoint Group's Craig Mathias Discuss "Innovations in Wireless LANs" in Latest Video Podcast From Aerohive Networks
Aerohive Networks announced the availability of Episode Two of its "An Expert Opinion" video podcast series. In this latest installment, "Innovations in Wireless LANs," wireless LAN industry pioneer Bob O'Hara and Farpoint Group founder Craig Mathias explore the latest developments in wireless LANs.
08/19/09Fortress Technologies Launches Vehicle-Based Mesh Point, Mobile Ad Hoc Broadband Wireless Network Solutions
Fortress Technologies announced two new solutions to its product portfolio that enable secure, net-centric wireless communications via land, air, and sea. The Fortress ES820 Vehicle Mesh Point and Fortress FastPath Mesh allow vehicles to dynamically create ad hoc mesh networks on-the-move, and seamlessly leave and rejoin those networks during tactical missions.
08/17/09Proxim Wireless Receives $5 Million Strategic Investment From SRA to Advance WiMAX and 4G
Proxim Wireless Corporation (OTCQX: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, today announced that it has received an equity investment of $7.5 million, with $5 million coming from SRA OSS, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SRA Holdings, Inc. of Japan, a publicly held company listed on the Tokyo stock exchange (JP3817), and the rest coming from existing investors (through a combination of new investment and cancellation of debt).
08/14/09Infineon Introduces Energy Efficient Single-Chip XWAY WAVE100 Family for Low-Cost 802.11n WLAN Home Gateways
Infineon Technologies AG introduced a new family of single-chip WLAN integrated circuits (ICs). The new XWAY WAVE100 ICs provide a high-performance and cost-effective solution for wireless network access points that are compliant to the 802.11n draft standard for data rates up to 150Mbit/s as well as the 802.11 b/g standard.
08/12/09D-Link Introduces Wireless 150 Home Networking Based on 802.11N Technology for Affordable High-Speed Internet and File Sharing
D-Link is now shipping a Wireless 150 Router and USB Adapter based on Draft 802.11n technology. D-Link Wireless 150 home networking greatly improves the speed of wireless signals up to four times faster than standard 802.11g, offering better reception and expanded coverage for sharing high-speed Internet, files and printers.
08/07/09AirTight Rated "Positive" in Leading Industry Analyst Firm's Broadband Wireless Report on Wireless LAN Intrusion Prevention Systems
AirTight Networks announced that Gartner, Inc. has rated AirTight "Positive" in Gartner's 2009 MarketScope for Wireless LAN Intrusion Prevention Systems report. The July 2009 report was authored by John Girard, VP, Distinguished Analyst and John Pescatore, VP, Distinguished Analyst at Gartner.
08/07/09Broadband Wireless Hardware Sales Could Be Side Effect of Stimulus Bill's EMR Incentives
As the Obama Administration provides incentives to push doctors and hospitals to upgrade their healthcare IT solutions, there will be a greater need to replace antiquated computer hardware with newer, more powerful systems that can support the vast amounts of information created by EMR, wireless, RFID, electronic physician order entry (CPOE) and other advanced software that is rapidly being adopted.
08/06/09Illinois Century Network and Business Only Broadband Interconnect
Business Only Broadband announced that they have the ability to provide broadband wireless connectivity to the Illinois Century Network (ICN) for ICN constituents. ICN is the state funded network that provides Internet service for government, education and healthcare facilities.
08/05/09Proxim Wireless and NetLogix Partner to Help Organizations Prepare for the Upcoming ARRA Stimulus Deadline on August 14th
Proxim Wireless Corporation (OTCQX: PRXM) and NetLogix announced that the companies have partnered to make available a broad suite of stimulus grant application services and resources for organizations preparing stimulus grant applications in the United States. The combination of free resources and paid services is designed to help organizations identify the best funding options available and to have their grant applications prepared before the stimulus "Round One" deadline, which is Friday, August 14, 2009.
08/05/09Ericsson Selects MapleNet Wireless to sell World-Leading Portfolio of Microwave Radio Systems
Ericsson Inc. (NASDAQ: ERIC) has signed an agreement with MapleNet Wireless, Inc. to sell Ericsson's portfolio of short- and long-haul microwave radio systems to broadband wireless network operators in the utilities, health care, education and municipal government segments.
08/05/09Avalon RF, Inc. vs. WiFi Wireless, Inc. Litigation Status
WiFi Wireless, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WFWL) and its lead counsel, Howard Close of Wright Brown and Close, LLP, issued a statement regarding post-trial activity in the lawsuit Avalon RF, Inc. vs. WiFi Wireless, Inc.
08/04/09DecisionPoint Recognized by Motorola as Top 10 North American Wireless LAN Partner
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DNPI) announced that it has been recognized by Motorola's Enterprise Mobility Solutions division as one of the top 10 North American Wireless LAN (WLAN) partners.
08/03/09JiWire's New 'Ads for Access' Program Yields Results for Hyatt Place
JiWire announced that its first customer in a new Ads for Access program achieved results that far exceed industry averages. Hyatt Place reached mid-week travelers in some of the nation's largest airports, offering 20 minutes of free Wi-Fi access in exchange for viewing a 30-second video advertisement.
07/31/09Yonder Media Makes Plans to Bring Broadband Wireless Internet Access to Rural American Communities
The expansion of broadband wireless Internet offers compelling growth in un-served/underserved rural markets, aligning necessary services to better meet the daily needs of consumers and businesses. Founded in 2006, Yonder Media has delivered on this promise in select markets over the last three years, leveraging wireless technology, its superior service and optimized networks that are well suited to reach the 'last mile.'
07/31/09Agilent and Wi-LAN Enter Broadband Wireless License Agreement
Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) announced Agilent Technologies, Inc. has signed a license agreement covering various wireless technologies including CDMA, Wi-Fi, WiMAX and Bluetooth.
07/28/09South America's Largest Container Terminal Blankets Shipyard with Wi-Fi to Manage Freight, Equipment and Personnel
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Santos-Brasil S.A. has deployed a ruggedized outdoor Aruba Wi-Fi network across its 596,000 square meter Tecon de Santos container terminal at the Port of Santos. Sao Paulo-based Santos-Brasil operates 3 berths, 16 ship-to-shore container cranes, 1 mobile harbor crane, 34 rubber-tired gantry cranes, and 23 reach stackers at the port. Reliable performance is a business-critical function since container handling is wholly dependent on data transferred over the Wi-Fi network to more than 500 Psion Teklogix ruggedized handheld and vehicular computers.
07/28/09RFaxis Expands RF Technology Leadership Position by Offering Innovative Embedded Antenna Solutions
Faxis announced the debut of its embedded antenna products. Taking an innovative approach to antennas, RFaxis will now have the ability to offer total front-end solutions. To head up its efforts, RFaxis has appointed noted industry veteran Dr. Ping Peng as vice president, Antenna Products. Key among Dr. Peng's first initiatives will be to create the industry's first series of broadband, high efficiency, high gain embedded antennas.
07/22/09SKYBEAM-Texas Builds Broadband Wireless Network with Vyatta Linux-based Routers
Vyatta announced that SKYBEAM-Texas has standardized its network on Vyatta appliances. Using Vyatta 514 and 2502 appliances, SKYBEAM-Texas is routing traffic from remote tower locations, boosting the performance and reliability of its customer-facing network, and providing corporate VPN service.
07/21/09Strix Systems Announces Versatile New Edge Solution
Strix Systems announced availability of the new Access/One Network Outdoor Wireless Mesh Network System model MWS-100 HSx. The MWS-100 HSx is a powerful dual-radio system that is significantly more cost-effective to deploy than other mesh and point to multi-point systems, and provides robust features, functionality and industry proven performance. It includes the same architectural core competencies of Strix' low-latency Layer 2 switching architecture and Dynamic Mesh Algorithms (DMA) for an intelligent self-healing, self-configuring and self-tuning solution.
07/09/09AirTight Receives U.S. Patent for Router AP Rogue Detection
AirTight Networks announced it has been granted US patent number 7,536,723 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for router AP rogue detection techniques. Rogue APs can get connected to enterprise wired networks accidentally or by malicious actions without the knowledge of the network administrator. Intruders can access enterprise wired network from RF coverage of rogue APs bypassing traditional wired and wireless security controls.
07/01/09Patent Pending Broadband Wireless Technology Poised to Displace Traditional RF Front-End Modules
RFaxis announced the availability of two new whitepapers titled, "RF Front-end Integrated Circuits" and "RFaxis System Noise Figure Enhancements: Significant Noise Figure and Sensitivity Improvements in 802.11, Bluetooth and Zigbee Systems." The papers examine the differences between RFaxis' patent pending RF Front-end Integrated Circuits (RFeICs) and conventional FEMs, and detail the advantages gained by using RFeICs, including significant system noise figure improvement, substantial power efficiency, increased bandwidth, and greater range.
06/30/09OneFi Adds Broadband Wireless Encryption Protection on the OneFi Networks
OneFi Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ONFI) announced today that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Secure World to provide its encryption protection technology on the OneFi Networks.
06/29/09Virginia Union University Retrofits Its Richmond Campus With a High Performance 802.11n Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless Network From Aruba Networks
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Virginia Union University has deployed an Aruba 802.11n solution and AirWave Wireless Management Suite at its 84-acre campus in Richmond, Virginia. Founded in 1865 to give newly emancipated freedmen an opportunity for education and advancement, the university's network of independent Fat AP wireless access points lacked centralized management, and robust wireless performance.
06/26/09Wireless Companies Achieve Breakthrough in Broadband Wireless Data Services With Successful Implementation of Automatic Network-to-Network Mobility
KT Corporation of Korea and Stoke, Inc. announced they have succeeded in implementing seamless network handover between multiple mobile data network types. The achievement provides a solution to one of the growing challenges to mobile data operators: improving the customer experience while optimally managing traffic.
06/23/09Casio Licenses Wi-LAN Wireless Technology
Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) announced that Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (Casio) has signed a multi-year running royalty agreement covering Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and CDMA products. The specific terms of the agreement are confidential.
06/23/09Aruba Networks' New OS 3.4 Software Turbocharges Network Performance While Slimming Life-Cycle Costs
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced the release of OS 3.4 software for Aruba controllers with new features that enhance the performance and value of Aruba's best-in-class wireless LANs. These features target network RF performance, network provisioning, and system operation. OS 3.4 is shipping now and is available at no cost to Aruba customers with a current Aruba support agreement.
06/23/09iPass Expands Canadian Wi-Fi Presence With Award-Winning One Zone Wireless Network
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced the expansion of its North American Wi-Fi footprint with the addition of the One Zone Wi-Fi network in Toronto, part of a partnership with Cogeco Data Services. Effective immediately, iPass Mobile Office customers traveling to Toronto can avoid 3G roaming charges by using the One Zone Wi-Fi network as part of their existing iPass Enterprise Flat Rate price plan. Hundreds of Global 2000 companies use iPass and in 2008, over 2 million unique users took advantage of iPass mobility services.
06/22/09OneFi Announces Plans to Start Deployment of Their Wireless Internet Technology in the Island of Jamaica
OneFi Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ONFI) announced that the recent trip to the island nation of Jamaica was a complete success. OneFi obtained a license to deploy its systems in late 2008; this trip was the final step to move forward with the start of deployment on the island.
06/17/09Scottsdale, NewPath Networks Move Forward With Broadband Wireless Infrastructure Improvement Plan
NewPath Networks announced approval by the City of Scottsdale, Arizona, of NewPath's proposal to implement a multi-carrier DAS wireless network in the City. The approval includes a wireless communications fee agreement by which NewPath will pay Scottsdale for use of the public rights-of-way. Major wireless service providers will utilize the NewPath multi-carrier DAS network to provide enhanced voice and data services for their Scottsdale-area subscribers.
06/11/09National Broadband Wireless Stimulus Webcast Attracts Thousands, as White House Official, Experts Discuss Strategy
A June 4th National Broadband Stimulus Town Hall Meeting Webcast produced by the National League of Cities TV, in cooperation with TV Worldwide and, attracted an on-line audience of thousands of city officials and industry professionals as experts engaged in interactive discussions on how broadband stimulus money will be deployed.
06/08/09Milton Hydro Teams With Trilliant to Expand Time-of-Use Billing to All Residential Customers With Smart Meters
Milton Hydro, a local utility distribution company located in southern Ontario, along with Trilliant Incorporated, the leader in delivering Smart Grid solutions that enhance energy efficiency, utility operations, and renewable resource integration, today announced the expansion of Milton's existing Smart Grid initiative. Milton, who first delivered Time-of-Use (TOU) billing to its customers in 2005, now provides TOU billing for over 21,000 consumers.
06/08/09Cisco Network Connects Kant University Students and Lecturers with Broadband Wireless Internet Access
A new wireless network deployed by Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) now provides Kant State University students and lecturers with broadband wireless online access to educational and information resources from any location across the university campus.
06/03/09Z-Wave Utilizes Broadband Wireless Technology to Manage Home Energy Savings
The Z-Wave Alliance has extended its position in the rapidly growing global smart meter market. Manufacturers in Europe have recognized the considerable potential of the Z-Wave Advanced Energy Control (AEC) Framework and are using the technology for smart metering solutions, such as:
06/02/09Sirit, eriginate Partner on Broadband Wireless Livestock Tracking Solution
Sirit Inc. (TSX: SI) announced its partnership with eriginate Corporation, a subsidiary of HerdStar, LLC and a global integrator of track, trace and monitoring solutions to the livestock food industry. eriginate will utilize Sirit's RFID tag and reader technology to support its comprehensive solutions developed for the livestock food market.
05/29/09University of Queensland Creates a Collaborative Academic Experience With World's Largest 802.11n Wireless Network
The University of Queensland is working with Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) to become Australia's most connected tertiary institution, deploying the largest 802.11n wireless network in the world to create a unique collaborative environment. The university is also deploying the largest tertiary Cisco TelePresence network in Asia Pacific to facilitate international and cross-campus collaboration. This network also includes the 7 millionth Cisco wireless access point deployed worldwide.
05/28/09SolarWinds Releases New Versions of Orion Software to Improve Monitoring and Management of Energy Consumption and Wireless Networks
As networks grow in importance to the business and networking technologies evolve and mature, the scope of network management continuously expands. SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) released new versions of two key products within the flagship Orion family of network management solutions -- Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM) and Orion Network Configuration Manager (NCM) -- expanding visibility and control into both wireless network performance and network energy consumption.
05/20/09Aruba Networks Announces Lifetime Warranty Program for Indoor Access Points
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that moving forward it will offer a lifetime warranty for all new shipments of AP-120, 70, 60, and RAP-5 families of indoor Wi-Fi access points. Aruba is the world's second largest supplier of enterprise wireless LANs, and is recognized for the rugged construction and high security of its indoor access points. The new lifetime warranty reaffirms Aruba's commitment to delivering value in the products it sells, and provides added peace of mind to customers facing tight operating budgets.
05/18/09MTS Internet To Go Plan Offers High-speed Internet Customers Unlimited Wi-Fi and EVDO Access
MTS Allstream Inc. is pleased to announce the new MTS Internet To Go plan that gives MTS residential and business high-speed Internet customers unlimited access to Wi-Fi and EVDO (evolution data optimized) where coverage exists in Manitoba and throughout Canada.
04/29/09U.S. Marine Corps Funds $3.5 Million Contract for Broadband Wireless Point-to-Point Link System Components
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) announced that it has received a $3.5 million subcontract order for critical spare parts to support the U.S. Marine Corps' investment in Wireless Point-to-Point Link (WPPL) systems from TCS. WPPL systems provide deployed Marines with point-to-point and point-to-multipoint secure transmission of voice, video and data communications over terrestrial microwave radio links.
04/29/09SRI International and Ojo Technology Demonstrate Broadband Wireless Video Surveillance Solutions for Municipalities and School Districts at Public School Security Event
At an event to be held on Thursday, April 30 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., SRI International and Ojo Technology will demonstrate technology that can connect local schools and police departments by integrating wireless real-time video using SRI's Aware Mobile Mesh Solution and Ojo's Internet-enabled camera systems and services. The demonstration will take place at a public school security event at the Sequoia Union High School District office at 480 James Avenue in Redwood City, Calif. The event is open to the public.
04/29/09Devicescape's Professional Services Team Delivers Superior Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) Supplicant Support
Devicescape Software announced that it now provides commercial-level support for device manufacturers using the open source Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) Supplicant. Tested and certified against the Wi-Fi Alliance benchmark, Devicescape Professional Services delivers WPA Supplicant documentation and a guaranteed response to customer inquiries. By leveraging Devicescape's WPA Supplicant
04/28/09Aptilo Selected by Main Street Broadband for WiMAX Network Deployment in US
Aptilo Networks, a leader in integrated management solutions for control of billing, user services and access in WiMAX and Wi-Fi networks, has been selected by Main Street Broadband, a privately held wireless broadband service provider and strategic partner of Xiocom Wireless, Inc., to provide service management and access control solutions for Main Street Broadband's deployment of WiMAX networks in its US (Rural Utilities Service)-funded rural markets. Main Street Broadband has received one of the largest RUS-funded projects in the US.
04/23/09Proxim's Broadband Wireless Backhaul Eliminates Leased Line Costs for the City of Bee Cave, Texas
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that the city of Bee Cave, Texas has connected the city's municipal buildings with Proxim's point-to-point wireless backhaul technology. Using Proxim's GigaLink® radios, the city not only increased the overall system bandwidth by 400x from 3 Mbps to 1.25 Gbps, but it also saved over $7,800 per year in leased line costs.
04/22/09Atheros Merges the Simplicity of Bluetooth With the Speed and Energy Efficiency of Wi-Fi 802.11 Broadband Wireless Networks
Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR) applauds the Bluetooth Special Interest Group's (SIG) development of the recently adopted Bluetooth Core Specification Version 3.0 + High Speed (HS). The ground-breaking broadband wireless performance enhancements enabled by Bluetooth 3.0 for wireless personal area networks (PANs) are achieved through the implementation of the 802.11 high-speed Alternate MAC/PHY (AMP). Atheros' Bluetooth 3.0 + HS capability was the featured technology at the Bluetooth SIG's 3.0 launch event yesterday in Tokyo, demonstrated by Kevin Hayes, Atheros Fellow and Technical Editor of the 802.11 Protocol Adaptation Layer (PAL) of the Bluetooth 3.0 + HS specification.
04/21/09Aruba Networks Releases New Technical Brief on Campus E9-1-1 Emergency Call Handling Over Wi-Fi
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced the availability of a new technical brief on using adaptive wireless LANs for Enhanced 9-1-1 (E9-1-1) emergency call handling in campus environments. Wi-Fi phones present unique challenges for E9-1-1 systems because they are untethered from the wired connections typically used to identify physical location. "Looking for Trouble" explains how Aruba's solution feed data on Wi-Fi phone location to Cisco's Unified Communications Manager (UCM) and Emergency Responder (CER) systems for delivering a complete E9-1-1 solution.
04/08/09JiWire Closes $11 Million in Funding to Expand World's Largest Mobile Audience Media Company
JiWire has secured $11 million in a round of funding led by Panorama Capital. Panorama was joined by new investor Comcast Interactive Capital and existing investor DFJ Frontier. The investment allows JiWire to build on its momentum by providing marketers with more opportunities to reach the rapidly expanding on-the-go mobile audience.
04/07/09Xiocom Wireless Teams With aCure Technology to Deliver Broadband Wireless Campus-Wide Internet Access to 163 Year-Old College
Xiocom Wireless announced that aCure Technology, a value-added reseller and systems integration partner, has deployed a campus-wide indoor and outdoor wireless mesh network solution at Mercedes College in Perth, WA. Students will now be able to work wherever they are on campus, wirelessly accessing all of the college's resources online.
04/07/09Complete Healthcare Resources, Inc. Deploys Aerohive Wireless LAN
Aerohive Networks announced that Complete Healthcare Resources Inc. has selected Aerohive's 802.11n wireless LAN solution for 42 customer facilities housing 5,500 beds. The new wireless LAN will initially support the company's eMAR (electronic Medical Administration Record) application, which uses barcode technology to monitor the bedside administration of medications, and may later support other point-of-care applications and voice over wireless LAN (VoWLAN).
04/07/09IPEVO Freshens the Face of IP Calling With Wi-Fi Enabled Skype Desktop Phone
IPEVO announced the availability of its S0-10W Skype Desktop Phone, ideal for placing Internet phone calls from anywhere in the home or office, without being tied to an Ethernet connection.
04/06/09Aruba Networks' Real-Time Broadband Wireless Location Systems Lower Costs by Leveraging Wi-Fi Infrastructure to Keep Tabs on Key Assets
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced three Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) that leverage customers' existing Aruba adaptive Wi-Fi network to lower deployment and operating costs. RTLS uses signal triangulation and propagation algorithms to locate the position of an asset, device or Wi-Fi tracking tag within a facility. Aruba offers an RTLS solution integrated into its AirWave Wireless Management Suite (AWMS), as well as interoperability with RTLS location-engines from AeroScout and Ekahau. Customers can select from among these three solutions based on required positioning accuracy and features.
04/03/09Broadband Wireless Internet Access for Orphans in Malaysia Helps Improve Their Development
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) Malaysia together with students from the Cisco Networking Academy recently lent their expertise to connect the children of Rumah HOPE orphanage with an improved broadband wireless internet access network. The initiative allows the orphans to gain better network and Internet access, which is instrumental to their development and education.
03/27/09Home Builder Selects Proxim to Enable Complete Broadband Wireless Development in New Town at St. Charles
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that a new community in Missouri has been built using Proxim's wireless technology to provide the entire town the capability of broadband access, wireless VoIP, and video surveillance. The community, New Town at St. Charles, utilizes Proxim's wireless backhaul, WiMAX and Wi-Fi technologies for a complete end-to-end wireless network that saves the town up to $4,000 per month in leased line costs.
03/26/09Ekahau Refines Wi-Fi RTLS Performance With New Broadband Wireless Location Beacon
Ekahau Inc. announced that it will make available a family of a small mobile battery-powered transmitters, called Ekahau location beacons, to further increase the location accuracy of its award-winning Wi-Fi RTLS solution. These beacons are designed to enhance system performance in areas that have poor Wi-Fi coverage but where location accuracy is mission critical.
03/25/09Active Control Plans to Install First Wi-Fi Mesh Network to Manage Mine Operations and Track Personnel and Equipment
Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) announced that it will install its first MSHA-approved ActiveMine network. The new system, to be installed in a West Virginia underground coal mine next month, will consist of a 50-node network, making it the largest MSHA-approved underground Wi-Fi network anywhere.
03/25/09Proxim Connects One of England's Most Remote Communities With Next Generation Wireless Broadband
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that Cybermoor Ltd., a UK market leader in community broadband projects, has signed an agreement to upgrade the existing Cybermoor network on Alston Moor using Proxim's wireless broadband solutions.
03/24/09Sparkplug Communications Delivers High Speed Wireless Internet Access for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Sparkplug Communications announced that it is providing high speed, wireless Internet access for "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" for a home that was madeover in Las Vegas the week of March 12th.
03/23/09Omnicity Moves Into Rural Municipality Market with Acquisition of Indiana Wireless ISP
Omnicity Corp (OTCBB: OMCY), the Midwest's largest fixed wireless Internet service provider, took another step forward in their acquisition model and has acquired the customers and equipment of Cue Connex of Hartford City, Indiana.
03/23/09Wireless Broadband Customers to Realize as Much as 20 Percent Savings on All BATS Products
Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems (BATS) customers will benefit from significant price reductions that are a result of pricing renegotiations with its component and parts manufacturers as well as its manufacturing facility.
03/11/09MedStar Health Deploys Broadband Wireless Guest Internet Access Service in Seven Hospitals
MedStar Health has deployed wireless Internet services to patients and visitors throughout its community-based network of hospitals together with Aptilo Networks, the global leader in integrated management solutions for control of billing, user services and access in WiMAX and Wi-Fi networks. MedStar Health is using the Aptilo Guest Internet Services for Healthcare, an integrated, secure wireless guest Internet access solution that meets the unique needs of the hospital sector.
03/11/09iPass Expands Broadband Wireless Roaming Service in Latin American with Wi-Fi Presence
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced a partnership with Mexico's leading fixed-line telecommunications provider, Telmex. Under the agreement, iPass has integrated more than 1,300 Telmex Wi-Fi hotspots into the iPass Global Broadband Roaming Network. These locations are immediately available for use by iPass customers.
03/09/09Flow International Selects Aerohive for Enterprise-Wide Broadband Wireless LAN
Aerohive Networks, the award-winning creators of the controller-less "cooperative control" wireless LAN ( WLAN) architecture, announced that Flow International Corporation, the world's leading developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, has selected Aerohive's wireless LAN solution for the 20 Flow offices around the globe.
03/03/09Xiocom Wireless Acquires New Zealand-Based RoamAD
The strategic acquisition of the RoamAD platform brings to Xiocom an industry-leading router and network management technology for wireless broadband networks. The integration of RoamAD and Xiocom technologies enables a more cost-effective and rapid deployment of wireless broadband networks globally.
03/02/09Aruba Networks Releases New White Paper on Operating T-Mobile HotSpot@Home Over Adaptive Broadband Wireless LANs
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN ), a global leader in wireless LANs and secure mobility solutions, today announced the availability of a new white paper, "The T-Mobile HotSpot@Home UMA Service on a University or Enterprise WLAN." Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) protocol, an ITU/3GPP cellular standard, is a form of fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) in which a phone has a single number for both cellular and Wi-Fi networks.
02/24/09Active Control Completes Broadband Wirelesss ActiveMine Wi-Fi Demos for Major Coal Mine Operators
Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) announced successful demonstrations of ActiveMine to two major US coal mining companies. The demonstration tours were conducted at a West Virginia mine where ActiveMine's broadband wireless network has been in operation for several months. The prospective customers were particularly enthusiastic about the system's "best-in-class" voice communications quality.
02/16/09Lenovo ThinkPad Laptop Computers to Gain New Level of Integration With Broadband Wireless Smartphones
Lenovo and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM) announced that the two companies will work together to promote new Lenovo mobile solutions that will help on-the-go business users enhance their mobile computing and communications experience through tighter integration between Lenovo ThinkPad laptop computers and BlackBerry smartphones.
02/16/09Atheros Delivers Industry-Leading WLAN Combined With Qualcomm's Bluetooth Connectivity for Advanced Broadband Wireless Mobile Handsets
Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR) announced the availability of a connectivity solution combining Atheros' latest-generation AR6002 Radio-on-Chip for Mobile (ROCm) WLAN single-chip with Qualcomm's BTS4025 Bluetooth System-on-Chip (SoC) that supports EDR 2.1 with class 1.5 power. This combined solution delivers advanced system performance to OEMs and ODMs developing cellular phones based on any of Qualcomm's Mobile Station Modem& (MSM) chipsets for CDMA and WCDMA (UMTS), including multiple MSM product families.
02/10/09Wavesat Selects Azimuth Systems' ACE MX for Testing of Its Broadband Wireless Family of Products
Azimuth Systems, Inc. announced that Wavesat Inc., a leading supplier of broadband wireless semiconductor solutions, has selected Azimuth's ACE MX Universal Frequency MIMO Channel Emulator for testing of its Odyssey broadband wireless product family. Combining industry-leading channel emulation capabilities in a flexible and scalable solution, the ACE MX will enable Wavesat to conduct efficient, automated and repeatable testing of its semiconductor solutions -- ensuring high quality performance and significantly improving the costs and time associated with testing.
01/26/09Universidad del Valle de México, S. C. Selects Aruba Networks and IT21 to Supply Wireless Networks Across 35 Campuses
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Universidad del Valle de México, S. C. (UVM) is deploying Aruba's adaptive wireless LANs across its 35 campuses throughout Mexico. UVM is the second largest private university in Mexico with 85,000 students and 7,000 faculty members.
01/16/09ElcomSoft to Accelerate Broadband Wireless Network Security Audits
ElcomSoft Co. Ltd. puts ATI and NVIDIA hardware to work accelerating the recovery of Wi-Fi passwords. The newly released Elcomsoft Wireless Security Auditor 1.0 benefits from the ability of last-generation video cards manufactured by ATI and NVIDIA to munch numbers faster, allowing its users to recover Wi-Fi passwords faster than ever before.
01/12/09Devicescape Taps Into Wi-Fi Trends to Drive Company's Growth -- Membership Passes One Million User Milestone
Devicescape Software, the leader in Easy Wi-Fi, celebrated a strong 2008, thanks in large part to signed contracts with leading OEMs and service providers as well as industry trends driving demand for Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
01/09/09Z-Wave Alliance Showcases Brand-New Broadband Wireless Energy Management, Home Security and Home Control Solutions
The Z-Wave Alliance welcomes in the New Year with exciting new partnership and product announcements trumpeted at the International Consumer Electronic's Show (CES) 2009, the world's largest consumer technology show. Alliance member companies will showcase for the first time new, affordable energy management, home security and home control solutions in the Alliance booth, #20619.
01/08/09Arada Systems Announces Complete WLAN-Based RFID Solution Featuring Atheros ROCm Technology
Arada Systems announced the availability of its Loc-Air technology platform, the industry's only 802.11a/b/g-based, low-power, wireless design for applications including RFID, sensor networks, security devices and consumer electronics. The new solution leverages Atheros' market-proven ROCm technology for mobile WLAN, which delivers the industry's highest performance, integration and breakthrough low-power.
01/06/09Aruba Networks Positioned in Leaders Quadrant in 2008 Magic Quadrant for Broadband Wireless LAN Infrastructure
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that it has been positioned in the "Leaders" quadrant in Gartner's 2008 "Magic Quadrant for Wireless LAN Infrastructure" report. Magic Quadrants evaluate vendors based on the completeness of their vision and ability to execute.
01/05/09Glenn International Chooses Tranzeo Wi-Fi and WiMAX Products for Its Caribbean and Central American Business
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) is now represented throughout the Caribbean and Central America by Puerto Rico-based Glenn International, the region's leading supplier of electrical, communications and lighting equipment since 1967. Glenn International's decision to supply Tranzeo brand products to its network of integrators across Latin America was the result of two years of research evaluating wireless mesh, Wi-Fi and WiMAX equipment manufacturers.
01/02/09Aruba Networks Wins Mobile Star Awards for Broadband Wireless Gear and Network Management Solutions
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that it has been awarded three Gold Star Mobile Star Awards™ by MobileVillage, the 15-year leader in market development and news services about mobile technology, as part of the seventh annual Mobile Star Awards program. The program honors and promotes the top companies, products, deployments, and leaders in mobile and wireless technology. Winners are chosen by subscribers to Go Mobile®, MobileVillage's free email newsletter sent to technology executives, mobile professionals, IT managers, developers, and top tech journalists.
12/25/08Def Leppard to Employ Broadband Wireless Proximity Marketing via Bluetooth and Wi-fi on Next Rock n Roll Tour
Ace Marketing & Promotions Inc. (OTCBB: AMKT) announced a partnership with Def Leppard to support their next tour with Proximity Marketing Bluetooth and Wi-fi content delivery system, bringing a sponsor-centric and interactive media component to this dynamic show. During the band's past summer "Sparkle Tour," Def Leppard explored possibilities during their live events by piloting this technology, which is quickly becoming recognized in music as Rockzimity a play of words from Ace Marketing's flagship brand Proximity Marketing.
12/22/08Air Force Materiel Command Salutes iPass' Broadband Internet Access Mobility Plan
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS ) announced the availability of a customer case study detailing the United States Air Force Materiel Command's (AFMC) deployment of iPass Mobile Office and Mobile Broadband service. The case study discusses the AFMC's evaluation of mobility solutions and deployment of the iPass service, which enables AFMC personnel to receive simple, secure and reliable broadband access to Internet and operational information resources from around the world.
12/22/08Zumwalt-Class Destroyer to Receive Ruggedized Cisco Wireless Internet Access Points
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded Parvus a $700,000 contract to develop, test and supply a pre-production ruggedized version of the Cisco Aironet wireless access point for Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy's lead ship of next-generation destroyers.
12/19/08Avaya Select Westcon to Distribute Broadband Wireless Products in Italy
Avaya Italia announced a partnership agreement with Westcon Group, Inc.. The agreement provides for the non-exclusive distribution of Avaya Enterprise solutions across the Italian territory. Westcon Group, with its longstanding expertise in convergence and global solutions program infrastructure, is already Avaya's leading distributor in Europe and is well positioned to help Avaya exploit the Italian enterprise market.
12/18/08Aerohive Builds Broadband Wireless Network for Columbus Foods' Manufacturing and Warehouse Facilities
Aerohive Networks announced that Columbus Foods, a packaged-food processing company that ships more than one million pounds of product per day, has selected Aerohive's broadband wireless LAN solution for its eight-and-one-half-acre manufacturing and warehouse facilities.
12/18/08Aruba Networks Builds Broadband Wireless Internet Access Network for Fuzhou University
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Fuzhou University has deployed Aruba Wi-Fi networks across its campus in Fujian Province, situated along the southeast coast of China. Founded in 1958, Fuzhou University covers 800,000 square meters and supports more than 25,000 students. The university had not previously deployed a wireless network, and sought to offer universal wireless network access to faculty, staff, students, and guests.
12/16/08Slowdown Forecast for Broadband Wireless LAN Equipment Market for 2009
Communications market research firm Infonetics Research reports the wireless LAN infrastructure market was down in 3Q08 in all world regions except North America, which buoyed the overall market just enough to keep it sequentially flat at $506 million.
12/15/08Proxim Wireless Provides Broadband Wireless Internet Access for the Third Annual Commonwealth Youth Games in India
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that it successfully provided both the indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi connectivity as well as point-to-multipoint connectivity for the third annual Commonwealth Youth Games, which were hosted in Pune, India from October 12-18, 2008. IL & FS Ecosmart Pvt. Ltd. selected Proxim's Tsunami MP.11 WiMAX capable products and Proxim's ORiNOCO Wi-Fi Mesh to provide Wi-Fi connectivity to over 1,300 athletes and 350 officials across 15 locations.
12/15/08VeriWave Test System Pre-Qualifies Broadband Wireless Campus Network for Los Angeles County Museum of Art Employees
Before rolling out its new state-of-the-art wireless campus network, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) pre-tested end-users' Quality of Experience (QoE) by using VeriWave's wireless test platforms to create and measure network and application performance.
12/12/08Denver Public Schools Manages District-Wide Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless Network With Aruba's AirWave Internet Access Point Management Suite
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Denver Public Schools deployed the AirWave Wireless Management Platform Suite 6.0 to manage the district's 2,400 Cisco wireless LAN access points spread across 134 buildings. The multi-vendor AirWave suite manages wireless networks from sixteen different vendors, and includes reporting capabilities, Help Desk features, and scalability unavailable from proprietary management systems.
12/11/08Fortress Technologies Launches Certified Training Program
Fortress Technologies announced that it has launched a certified training program to better enable organizations -- both government and commercial -- to establish and manage secure wireless networks. Fortress Certified Training will provide a comprehensive educational program that includes in-depth lectures, as well as hands-on lab work to practice creating secure wireless networks using Fortress products. Additionally, Fortress partners will be certified to sell, service, and support its solutions.
12/09/08Aruba Networks Releases Three New Reference Guides for Network Integrators
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced the availability of three new reference guides for network integrators that are designing and deploying Aruba solutions. The best practices architectures are intended to reduce the time and expense associated with successfully planning and deploying large campus wireless LANs, role-based network access control on wired networks, and retail applications.
12/08/08Radiant Networks Deploys Broadband Wireless Mesh Network for the City of Solon
Radiant Networks announced that the city of Solon, Ohio has deployed a public access mesh network using Proxim Wireless' (NASDAQ: PRXM ) ORiNOCO Wi-Fi Mesh and Tsunami MP.11 point-to-multipoint product lines as the foundation. Radiant Networks, one of the country's leading wireless engineering companies, performed the initial site survey and feasibility study to design a redundant wireless network.
12/08/08Single Digits' Premier Wi-Fi Solutions Reinforce Sunday River's Reputation as King of the Hill
Single Digits, Inc. announced the successful deployment of its industry-leading Internet hotspot solutions at Sunday River Resort in Newry, Maine. The resort is leveraging Single Digits technology in two of its hotels, serving over 400 guest rooms across 10 Internet access points.
12/08/08AireSurf Announces Major Sale of Its MegaFI System
Bryan D. Moir, CEO of Airesurf Networks Holdings Inc. (CNSX:ANH), announced the first major order for its new MegaFI TM System. Mobi-Technology of Mississauga Ontario has agreed to purchase 100 units of the MegaFI TM System to meet local demands for their hotspot business and to showcase the technology at MacWorld in January 2009.
11/24/08MaidPro Cleans the Air With AirTight's SpectraGuard Online SaaS Solution
AirTight Networks announced MaidPro, one of the fastest growing franchise cleaning companies in the nation, has implemented AirTight's unique wireless vulnerability management solution, SpectraGuard Online, one of the world's first wireless vulnerability management solutions offered as software-as-a-service (SaaS).
11/19/08D-Link Provides digEcor With Broadband Wireless Solution for In-Flight Entertainment
Airline customers are enjoying more than a bag of peanuts these days. Thanks to wireless networking technology from D-Link, the end-to-end computer network solutions provider for consumers and businesses, air travelers can enjoy digEcor's portable, lightweight in-flight entertainment players that provide passengers with a wide selection of movies, TV shows, music and games.
11/19/08University of Cambridge Dons New Broadband Wireless Network From Aruba Networks
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that the University of Cambridge has selected and is deploying Aruba's wireless LAN equipment to provide hotspot and wireless service across the university. The university's legacy network had become unmanageable and its maintenance a drain on resources.
11/18/08New Rugged Broadband Wireless Wrist Computer for Military and Emergency First Responder Field Communications
Parvus Corporation will preview the new Zypad WR1100 rugged wrist-worn personal computer (PC) at the San Diego Convention Center Booth 1109 of MILCOM 2008, this year's premier military communications event sponsored by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
11/14/08Digi Releases First 802.11a/b/g Secure Embedded Networking Core Module
Digi International (Nasdaq: DGII ) introduced the ConnectCore Wi-9P 9215, the industry's first 802.11a/b/g embedded core module for secure wireless networking and integrated application processing.
11/14/08RADWIN Introduces RADWIN 2000 High-Capacity IP Backhaul Solution
RADWIN announced the launch of its RADWIN 2000 radio solution. RADWIN 2000 provides unprecedented 50 Mbps capacity (full-duplex net throughput) in a cutting-edge Combo design that supports multiple bands in a single platform. RADWIN 2000 delivers Ethernet at ranges of up to 120 km/75 miles with carrier-class performance at the most competitive price in the industry.
11/14/08Eye-Fi Unveils the 4GB Broadband Wireless Eye-Fi SD Memory Card Anniversary Edition
Eye-Fi Inc. announced a new, limited edition card -- the Eye-Fi Anniversary Edition -- to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its first wireless SD memory card for digital cameras. Eye-Fi also announced it has been chosen as one of Popular Science's 2008 "Best of What's New" award recipients.
11/12/08Ekahau Certifies Interoperability With Aerohive Wireless LANs
Ekahau Inc. and Aerohive Networks announced that Ekahau has certified Aerohive's wireless LAN equipment to work with Ekahau's RTLS products. This certification provides customers with the assurance that Ekahau RTLS may be quickly and easily deployed on Aerohive wireless LANs and that the wide range of Aerohive's advanced capabilities, such as mesh networking, work with Ekahau technology.
11/12/08AirTight Protects Against Newly Discovered TKIP WPA Hacking Attacks
AirTight Networks announced an upgrade will be added to its SpectraGuard Enterprise product to provide WPAGuard -- the ability to detect, prevent and locate an attacker using the newly discovered Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) vulnerability on Access Points (AP) using Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) encryption protocol. Two researchers, Erik Tews and Martin Beck have partially broken the TKIP in less than 15 minutes and will demonstrate this attack at PacSec 2008 in Tokyo this week.
11/12/08Motorola Announces Voice-over-Wireless-LAN Smart Phones
The Enterprise Mobility business of Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT) unveiled the first offering from its Total Enterprise Access and Mobility (TEAM) integrated voice and data portfolio - the TEAM voice-over-wireless-LAN (VoWLAN) solution. Designed to provide enterprise users with instant mobile access to voice and data services typically tethered to the desk, the TEAM solution helps businesses improve customer service, collaboration and productivity.
11/11/08Tamalpais Union High School District Deploys Aruba Networks' Wi-Fi Solutions in Every Classroom Across All of Its Campuses
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that the Tamalpais Union High School District in Marin County, California, has deployed Aruba's Wi-Fi networks across all of the district's campuses. The district wanted to provide ubiquitous and secure wireless to merge technology into the day-to-day classroom experience and eliminate stand-alone computer labs. Following a request for proposal, Aruba was selected for the project based on its competitive pricing, integrated security, and easy-to-use network management.
11/11/08Z-Wave Announces Broadband Wireless Energy Monitoring System for the Whole Home
The long wait for mass-market wireless home control solutions in retail stores is finally over. Today marks the availability of Z-Wave-based home management solutions in Fry's stores across the nation. Stores are located across nine states including California, Texas, Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
11/10/08AvaLAN Wireless Systems Appoints New CEO
AvaLAN Wireless Systems Incorporated, an innovative leader in the long range industrial wireless Ethernet market, has appointed Matthew S. Nelson to be their new CEO and President. Matt Nelson brings a powerful combination of business and technical acumen in the High-technology industry with over 20 years of innovative business, technical expertise and global market experience.
11/07/08AT&T Expands Wi-Fi Network with Acquition of 20,000 Wireless Internet Access Points
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced that it has agreed, through one of its subsidiaries, to acquire privately-held Wayport, Inc., a leading provider of managed Wi-Fi services in the United States, for approximately $275 million in cash. The deal adds Wayport's focused capabilities and enterprise customer portfolio with AT&T's leading Internet Protocol (IP) and 3G networks, and broad consumer and business customer bases, to deliver enhanced broadband connectivity at home, in the office, on the road, and virtually anywhere in between.
11/06/083G Dynasty to Distribute Hong Kong Film via 40,000 Internet Cafes in China, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MYST; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: TQF) announced that its subsidiary 3G Dynasty, Inc. will distribute Hong Kong Film via 40,000 Internet Cafes in China
11/06/08Meraki Introduces 'Main Street WiFi' for Cities and Towns
Meraki announced its first-ever Main Street WiFi Starter Pack to assist any town or business district deploy broadband wireless access across a full square mile.
11/05/08Taichung Veterans General Hospital Selects Aruba for New Broadband Wireless Network
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Taiwan's Taichung Veterans General Hospital has selected Aruba to supply its wireless medical network. Founded in 1982, the 1,515 bed hospital has 2,918 doctors and staff, and serves 5,000 outpatients daily. The hospital is accredited at the highest levels by the Taiwan Department of Health and the Ministry of Education, and relies heavily on its networking infrastructure as a business-critical tool.
11/05/08Leaders Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant in Leading Analyst Firm's Wireless LAN Magic Quadrant Research Report
Enterasys and Siemens Enterprise Communications nnounced that the company was positioned in the visionaries quadrant in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Wireless LAN Infrastructure 2008 report (Gartner ID Number G00163188).
10/31/08AT&T iPhone Customers to Receive Free Access to Nation's Largest Wi-Fi Network
There are now 17,000 more reasons for smart shoppers to buy a smartphone from AT&T. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced it will begin offering free AT&T Wi-Fi service to current and new iPhone 3G and iPhone customers. AT&T has the nation's largest Wi-Fi network, with more than 17,000 hot spots including Starbucks, Barnes & Noble, and thousands of other locations.
10/29/08Aruba Networks' Green Island Project Spearheads Wi-Fi Open-Source Research
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced the public launch of Aruba Labs. Administered by the Office of Aruba's Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Aruba Labs promotes research on Wi-Fi networks and the all-wireless workplace through three separate initiatives: a Developers Program, an Advanced Directed Research Program, and The Green Island Project.
10/29/08ZeroG Wireless Secures $17 Million to Finance Low-Power Embedded Wi-Fi
ZeroG Wireless will use the financing to bring its products to market through expanded sales channels, further build out its executive team, and develop future products. Alex Benik, from Battery Ventures, joins the ZeroG Wireless board of directors to form a six-member board.
10/29/08Wireless Wi-Fi Access Points Becoming More Secure
The seventh annual Wireless Security Survey reveals the continued, dramatic growth of wireless networks in the world's major financial centres. The survey of London, New York City and Paris examines the proliferation and inherent security of corporate wireless access points, public hotspots and - for the first time this year - in-home networks.
10/28/08Dual Mode Cellular/WiFi Phones Hit $7.6B in 2Q08
Market research firm Infonetics Research reports in FMC Equipment, Phones, and Subscribers that sales of dual mode cellular/WiFi phones, including dual service and UMA and IMS seamless FMC client phones, hit $7.6 billion in 2Q08 and are expected to be up 16% for the year, indicating healthy growth for converged cellular/WiFi services in both enterprise and consumer market segments.
10/27/08Portsmouth University Takes the Guess Work Out of Its Campus Wi-Fi Network Operation With Aruba's AMP Solution
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Portsmouth University has deployed AMP Version 6.0 at its U.K. campus. The AMP platform provides a visual representation of the entire 220 access point wireless network at a glance, and the IT staff can run status reports on-demand for auditing purposes. Prior to deploying AMP Portsmouth University determined network status by checking each individual wireless controller using Syslog, a cumbersome and time-consuming process that also lacked a suitable reporting capability.
10/23/08No Market Slowdown for Synapse's SNAP Wireless Mesh Network Technology
Synapse announced a new release of its proven, wireless mesh network technology -- Synapse SNAP 2.1 -- for companies designing embedded products that need fast and reliable machine communication.
10/20/08ZTE Selects Cavium's OCTEON Processors to Power 3G Wireless Broadband Access Routers
Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM) announced that ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, has selected the OCTEON Plus CN5010 MIPS64 processor as the heart of their latest Wireless WCDMA Broadband Router supporting the growing wireless broadband access deployments worldwide. ZTE is using the Cavium OCTEON Plus CN5010 to deliver feature rich broadband access, telecom-grade multi-channel VoIP, Fax over IP, security services including firewall and VPN, 802.11b/g wireless LAN, network management and an easy to use graphical user interface.
10/15/08FCC Technology Report Clears the Path for Free Broadband Wireless Internet Access Service
M2Z Networks, Inc. called on the Federal Communications Commission to move forward and adopt the service rules for a nationwide wireless broadband network that will provide all Americans with a lifeline broadband service at 768 kbps downlink speed for free.
10/07/08College Students Say They Won't Choose Universities without Wi-Fi Internet Access
In a survey released by the Wi-Fi Alliance and Wakefield Research, nine out of 10 college students in the United States say Wi-Fi access is as essential to education as classrooms and computers, and nearly three in five say they wouldn't go to a college that doesn't have free Wi-Fi. What's more, fully 79 percent said that without Wi-Fi access, college would be a lot harder.
10/07/08Brazilian Army School Selects Aruba Networks and Synergy to Build Secure Broadband Wireless Network
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that its Synergy has deployed Aruba's wireless networks at the Escola de Aperfeiçoamento de Oficiais (EsAO) Brazilian Army School and surrounding housing complexes. Established in 1919, EsAO serves company- and field-grade officers at its 46 acre Rio de Janeiro campus and housing complexes.
10/07/08MaxWiFi Communications Inc. Announces Secure WiFi Internet Access for Hotels
MaxWiFi Communications Inc. announced that after spending $3.5 million dollars over the last 3 years on research and development, the company expects to be awarded multiple technical patents for secure wireless networks for hotel environments.
10/03/08Sprint's XOHM Broadband Wireless Internet Service at Demonstrated at WiMAX Smart Home Exhibit
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Sprint (NYSE: S) offered a first taste of XOHM service to guests attending a WiMAX open house event last night at Chicago's famed Smart Home. The Smart Home was built using green building techniques, technology that manages home energy use, and is designed with the latest in communications technology in mind.
10/02/08First Wireless ISP Launches Integrated 3G and WiFi Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Access Service
FREEDOM4 has launched a new service to enable customers to get the best possible broadband wireless connection whilst on the move. The combined 3G and WiFi software along with the plug-in dongle selects the highest quality connectivity at any given location to provide users with the ultimate flexible wireless service.
10/02/08DoD Customer Signs $3.8 Million Deal for Broadband Wireless Network Security and Encryption Solution
EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced that it has received an order valued at $3.8 million from a US Department of Defense (DoD) customer. The order calls for the company to develop an advanced security and encryption solution.
10/01/08The Aptilo WiMAX CSN System: Helping Service Providers Meet Time-to-Market and Revenue Objectives
Aptilo Networks showcases the Aptilo WiMAX CSN System, the market's first pre-integrated wireless broadband data and voice services solution for standards compliant mobile WiMAX authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA); policy management and service control.
10/01/08First Broadband Wireless Radios Selected by U.S. Army for First Battlefield Deployment of System to Iraq
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) announced that its Highband Networking Radio system will be deployed to the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Assault Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team currently assigned to the 4th Infantry Division in its role as Multi-National Division-Baghdad (MND-B).
09/30/08New Wi-Fi Roaming Agreement Now Offers Unlimited Internet Access and Voice over IP Calls throughout Europe and DeFi Mobile, a mobile communications company that provides a global IP platform for mobile applications and services, announce today that DeFi Global Access members now have automatic and free open access to more than 3,500 Wi-Fi HotSpots across 18 European countries.
09/26/08TeliaSonera Selects the Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi System for Its Nordic IPTV Services
Ruckus Wireless announced that TeliaSonera, a tier-one telecommunications provider in the Nordic region, has selected and is deploying its award-winning MediaFlex Smart Wi-Fi systems to provide customers flicker-free wireless distribution of the popular IP-based digital TV service (IPTV), Telia Digital-TV, throughout their homes.
09/26/08Copley Square Hotel Caps Major Renovation with New Colubris Wireless Network
Colubris Networks announced that the Copley Square Hotel, a 143-room landmark hotel located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay, has deployed Colubris wireless equipment as part of its recent renovation project. The Copley Square Hotel deployed the Colubris wireless solution through Safety NetAccess, a leading national high-tech solutions company that provides a broad range of technology products and services to its customers.
09/25/08Broadband Wireless Network Replaces Dedicated Lines for 173 Funeral Homes
SonicWALL, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNWL) announced that Carriage Services, of Houston, Texas, has implemented a high-performance virtual private network (VPN) and high-speed Unified Threat Management (UTM) by integrating SonicWALL E-Class NSA E7500 and distributed SonicWALL TZ 190 appliances.
09/24/08Eye-Fi Makes Broadband Wireless Photo Uploads Twice As Fast
Eye-Fi Inc., makers of the world's first wireless memory card for digital cameras, announced enhancements to its family of Eye-Fi cards that will make the upload of digital photos from camera to computer twice as fast. The faster wireless speeds will also be made available to existing Eye-Fi users at no extra cost. In addition, users will be able to upgrade their Eye-Fi cards to add the individual services they want, including Web sharing, geotagging and hotspot access.
09/24/08 U.S. Troops in Iraq Receive Broadband Wireless Internet Access from Aruba Networks and Babylon Telecommunications
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that its wireless networks have been deployed by Babylon Telecommunications Inc. at Joint Base Balad in Iraq to provide Internet access to over 20,000 soldiers. Prior to this deployment there was no authorized Internet access at the base for the individual soldiers, making it difficult for troops to stay in touch with loved ones and affecting morale. Babylon Telecommunications was awarded a contract by the Army & Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) to handle the integration services and provide Internet service at Joint Base Balad, the largest US military base in the region.
09/24/08Hindu Temple and Cultural Center Deploys Aerohive Wireless LAN for Mobile VoIP Initiative
Aerohive Networks announced that the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Cultural Center ("BAPS") in Chino Hills, Calif., has deployed an Aerohive wireless LAN solution on its 21-acre campus to support its mobile VoIP initiative. BAPS migrated from Cisco Aironet autonomous access points to Aerohive's cooperative control wireless LAN because of the solution's secure fast roaming, security, mesh connectivity, and low cost.
09/24/08Motorola Introduces First WiMAX USB Adaptor for Laptops
Fulfilling a promise of delivering high-speed, wireless broadband while on the go, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) unveiled its first WiMAX USB adaptor, the USBw 100. This thumb-drive-sized device is available in three versions to connect to WiMAX networks in each of the three bands approved for use around the world -- 2.3GHz, 2.5GHz and 3.5 GHz. The Motorola USBw 100 plugs directly into laptop computers to provide mobile and nomadic wireless broadband connectivity, both indoors and out. It is expected to be available in Q4 2008.
09/22/08Trapeze Networks Builds First Broadband Wireless Point of Sale Stadium in the United States; No Cash Required
Trapeze Networks is the MVP player on a team that has built the first cashless professional sports stadium in the United States, Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, home of the Wichita Wingnuts. Other members of this winning line-up include Total Venue Control, Game Time Food & Beverage Services, EZ Pay and Renaissance Network Solutions. Working together, these companies created a turnkey solution that makes everything about baseball in Wichita a lot more fun.
09/17/08D-Link Brings Broadband Wireless Internet Access to Sub-Rural Areas in Texas
D-Link is helping bring Internet access to parts of central Texas classified as 'sub-rural' -- communities that are so small and isolated that they are not recognized by the Census Bureau -- by providing routers and managed switches to LiveAir Networks, a technical services company that brings digital microwave Internet service to the region.
09/17/08Broadband Wireless RFID and Wi-Fi Technology at the Center of the Most Advanced Hotel Rooms in Las Vegas
Control4's next-generation automation, coupled with CityCenter's ability to network every guestroom device via one gigabit of bandwidth, will deliver an unrivaled guest experience that will become the benchmark for the hospitality industry.
09/15/08Emerging Broadband Wireless Sensor Network Technology Successfully Piloted; Now Available for Licensing
Gentag, Inc. has successfully tested a broad platform including multi-band cell phone technology and Wi-Fi devices combined with a new disposable, battery-less (or passive) wireless RFID sensor platform and proprietary web software, thereby allowing real time scanning of low-cost wireless RFID 13.56 MHz sensors for virtually any consumer application -- anywhere in the world.
09/12/08U.S. Businesses Expected to Spend $11.6 Billion on Mobile Broadband Wireless Vertical Applications by 2012
According to new research from, businesses in the U.S. will spend roughly $11.6 billion on mobile applications by 2012. This year U.S. businesses are expected to spend an estimated $4.9 billion on mobile applications. These applications include mobile and wireless-based custom-coded and packaged applications, including productivity, contact management, GPS/Navigation, Email, security, file sharing, collaboration and others.
09/12/08Azalea Networks Deploys Its 'Intelligent' Broadband Wireless Network Technology in China's City of Hangzhou
Azalea Networks announced a broadband wireless network deployment covering key areas throughout the City of Hangzhou in eastern China. This represents the latest in a series of wireless deployments for Azalea in major Chinese metropolitan areas this year.
09/12/08Napera NetworksNetwork Security Solution Helps Customers Take Control of Wireless Network Access With Strong Wi-Fi Integration
Providing secure wireless access for customers, contractors, or employees is now achievable for small and medium-sized enterprises. Napera Networks launched a new version of its network access control solution, featuring strong Wi-Fi integration. The Napera N24 works with new or existing 802.11 deployments for secure, user-based wireless access for both employees and guest users. Other new features in this version include expanded health checks and automated remediation for Mac OS X computers.
09/11/08MSHA Approves ActiveMine's RFID Wi-Fi Tags for Mining Operations
Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) announced the first US federal regulatory approval of ActiveMine, the premier wireless communications and locating system for mines. The US Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has approved ActiveMine's RFID Wi-Fi Tags as intrinsically safe. The RFID Wi-Fi tags are a key component of the system that enable accurate and real-time tracking of people and assets and also offer auxiliary two-way messaging capability.
09/11/08Motorola Survey Reveals Media Mobility is Key for the Millennial Generation
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced further results of its research into the consumer technology decisions and media consumption habits of the 'Millennial' generation (16-27 year olds). This new study of over 1,200 Millennials from five countries in Europe and the Middle East found that young adults are passionate about being in control of their rich media content and are heavily influencing older generations.
09/09/08General Dynamics Places New Order for NET's NX1000 for Voice, Video and Data in Army WIN-T Program
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: NWK) announced that it has been awarded an additional order by General Dynamics C4 Systems for the Army's Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) program, to include NET's NX1000. WIN-T is the Army's primary battlefield communications network produced by General Dynamics. The WIN-T system will use NET's NX1000 multiservice networking platform to interface to the Standardized Tactical Entry Point (STEP) of the Defense Information Systems Network.
09/09/08Rayspan Metamaterial Licensees Ship 5 Million Wi-Fi Antennas in 2008
Rayspan Corporation is proud to announce that in the first three quarters of 2008 licensees of its technologies have shipped more than 800,000 devices equipped with a total of more than five million metamaterial antennas. The applications supported by these advanced wireless communications products include WiFi wireless LANs, laptop PCs, and cellular phones.
09/09/08Sheraton Station Square Hotel Powers Wireless Network and Point of Sale Application with Colubris
Colubris Networks announced that Sheraton Station Square, Pittsburgh's only premier downtown riverfront hotel, has deployed a Colubris wireless network to launch innovative wireless point-of-sale (POS) applications and improved guest Internet access. Sheraton Station Square deployed the Colubris wireless solution through Guest-Tek, a leading supplier of broadband services to the hospitality industry.
09/08/08Creanord to Distribute Azimuth's Wireless Broadband Test Equipment for Wi-Fi, WiMAX, and LTE
Azimuth Systems, Inc. announced that Creanord, a premier solutions provider for carriers and service providers throughout Northern Europe, has become its distributor for Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, the Baltics (Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania) and Russia. Through this partnership, Creanord will distribute Azimuth's full range of hardware and software products for Wi-Fi, WiMAX, LTE and 4G applications, including the groundbreaking ACE 400WB and ACE MX channel emulators for testing base station and mobile station/user equipment in a fading environment under automated real-world scenarios.
09/08/08Ekahau Broadens its Market Presence With New Wi-Fi Tags
Ekahau Inc. introduced four new Wi-Fi tags that expand the functionality of its real-time location tracking solutions. The tags, which were designed in response to customer demand in a number of vertical markets, include a personnel badge tag that offers the industry's first two-way Wi-Fi pager capabilities and other solutions for industrial, retail and temperature sensitive environments.
09/08/08Ameren's Field Force Utilizes NetMotion's Mobile VPN for Seamless Wireless Internet Access
NetMotion Wireless announced that Ameren, a Midwest provider of energy services, has turned to NetMotion to maximize the productivity of Ameren's mobile field force. More than 1,900 Ameren employees use Mobility XE, NetMotion's Mobile VPN software, to secure connections to applications and customer records across wireless coverage gaps and across various networks. Ameren provides energy services to 2.4 million customers in Missouri and Illinois and natural gas to nearly one million customers.
09/04/08Aruba Networks Delivers Fault-Tolerant, Secure Wireless LAN to the University of Macau
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that University of Macau has deployed a campus-wide Aruba adaptive wireless LAN at its Taipa campus. Founded in 1981, the urban campus covers 572,000 square feet and supports more than 6,000 students and 800 faculty and staff.
09/04/08RADWIN Announced the WinLink 1000 5.8 GHz in Now Compliant with ETSI Regulations for 4 Watt EIRP in Europe
RADWIN announced the release of its WinLink 1000 5.8 GHz High-Power solution which complies with the latest ETSI regulation [EN 302 502 V1.1.1] allowing 4 watt maximum radiated power (EIRP). WinLink 1000 5.8 GHz High-Power incorporates a Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) mechanism as defined by the new ETSI standard. RADWIN has already received orders by a number of major operators for this solution.
09/04/08D-Link Wireless Networking Solutions Bolster Productivity for Schools and Universities Across the Nation
In Arizona, administrators for the Sanders Unified School District were seeking a dependable, yet affordable security solution to deter break-ins and vandalism at school structures so they could focus their attention on education.
09/03/08Redline Provides Wireless Internet Access on Utah Transit Authority's High-Speed Commuter Trains
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL) announced that Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has selected Redline's RedACCESS AN80i broadband wireless platform to provide passengers with free Wi-Fi access aboard UTA's new high speed commuter train.
09/03/08Wavesat Announces Broadband Wireless Distribution Agreement with DigiPro to Deliver 4G Solutions in China and Taiwan
Wavesat announced a distribution agreement with DigiPro Technology Ltd. to meet the growing demand for Wavesat's Odyssey 8500 TM chipset and reference designs in the China and Taiwan. DigiPro will expand the Company's presence in the region while complementing existing channel relationships.
09/03/08Buffalo Technology Enables Easy Wi-Fi Set up With Devicescape Software
Devicescape Software announced its central role in enabling Buffalo Technology to deliver simple and secure Wi-Fi connections for home and small business environments. Until recently, most users struggled to set up their wireless network and attach new devices.
09/02/08Aruba Networks Delivers Fault-Tolerant, Secure Wireless LAN to the University of Macau
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that University of Macau has deployed a campus-wide Aruba adaptive wireless LAN at its Taipa campus. Founded in 1981, the urban campus covers 572,000 square feet and supports more than 6,000 students and 800 faculty and staff.
08/28/08Proxim Wireless Provides Technology to Keep Athletes Connected During Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that the National Olympic Committee (NOC) National Sports Federation (NSF) in the Netherlands has deployed Proxim Wireless ORiNOCO AP-4000M Access Points at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
08/27/08Ascom Wireless Solutions and Ekahau Introduce WiFi Based Emergency Positioning Solution
Ascom Wireless Solutions (WS) and Ekahau Inc. announced their collaboration on a new WiFi positioning solution. Ekahau's location-based services (Ekahau RTLS) combined with the Ascom i75, a high-end VoWiFi handset from Ascom WS, create a reliable means of locating people in emergency situations.
08/27/08Linksys Broadband Wireless 802.11n Routers Lean to Green
Linksys announced enhanced efforts in helping to save resources and reduce waste. Linksys has begun rolling out eco-friendlier packaging for its consumer networking products, and it has received ENERGY STAR certified ratings on power adapters included with more than thirty of its home networking products.
08/27/08Firetide Launches WLAN Controller for Enterprise Wi-Fi Access Networks
Firetide Inc., a leading developer of wireless mesh and access networks, today announced the new Firetide WLAN Controller that enables network-wide management and control of Firetide access points from a single interface. With the launch of the WLAN controller product, Firetide addresses a growing convergence trend in the channel, where a single integrator, be it security or IT, now provides the entire spectrum of networking services to an enterprise – from IP video surveillance to Wi-Fi access for employees and guests. Firetide’s extended wireless portfolio – from high-performance mesh backhaul to feature-rich WLAN management – is an excellent solution for integrators looking to break into new markets.
08/25/08Calypso Wireless, Inc. Announces the European Patents for Its ASNAP Technology Have Been Fully Paid for in Twenty-Five Countries
Calypso Wireless, Inc., a leading innovator in advanced wireless telecommunications technologies announced that the company has paid all fees associated with the issuance of the patent for its ASNAP technology in twenty-five European countries.
08/22/08Socket Introduces New Wireless LAN Products for OEM Customers
Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT) announced it will offer new 802.11 a/b/g Wireless LAN (WLAN) products designed for corporate and industrial OEM customers to use in their embedded and plug-in applications. Three form factors will be available worldwide including modules, Secure Digital and CompactFlash cards.
08/21/08American Airlines Launches Broadband Wireless Internet Access on Coast-to-Coast Flights
Marking the beginning of the next wireless revolution, American Airlines made history with the launch of onboard GoGo broadband wireless Internet access, which will be provided by Aircell.
08/18/08Trapeze Engineer Leading Two Important Wi-Fi Alliance Task Groups
The Wi-Fi Alliance, the global, non-profit industry association, has selected Matthew Gast, an engineer in the Office of the CTO at Trapeze Networks, to chair two new, very important task groups. Gast will chair the Wireless Network Management Marketing and Security Technical task groups.
08/06/08Aruba Networks Is the First Wireless LAN Vendor to Obtain Common Criteria Certification
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that it is the first wireless LAN supplier to be awarded a Common Criteria EAL-2 certificate for its Wi-Fi solutions. EAL-2 certification is a mandatory prerequisite for many high security applications, and is often required in tandem with validation to Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 for cryptographic security and compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8100.2 security policies for wireless technologies.
08/06/08ROK Mobile International Acquires Wi-Max/Wi-Fi Network Solution Provider MeshLinx Wireless
ROK Mobile Intl, a UK-based telecoms service provider, announced that it has purchased a 51% interest in MeshLinx Wireless Inc., a US-based global network provider of Wi-Max and Wi-Fi network solutions.
07/31/08AirTight Releases Free 802.11n Tool to Estimate Coverage, Security and Bill-of-Materials for Broadband Wireless Networks
AirTight Networks, the leading provider of wireless intrusion prevention systems (WIPS) and wireless vulnerability management, announced the release of an 802.11n WLAN Coverage Estimator on its Web site. This free interactive utility helps organizations which are trying to get a better understanding of how 802.11n impacts their environment and the cost of 802.11n rollouts.
07/31/08City of Villa Park Taps OneFi for Broadband Wireless Network Deployment
Road Wings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RDWG) funding recipient OneFi Technology, Inc. announced that it has been approved and is currently installing its WiMax-WiFi communications system in the city of Villa Park, Calif. The OneFi Technology networks broadband signal will allow the citizens of Villa Park to access the internet at speeds up to 104 mbps.
07/30/08012 Smile.Communications Deploys WiFi Networks in Israeli
012 Smile.Communications (NASDAQ Global Market and TASE: SMLC), a growth-oriented provider of communication services in Israel, today announced that it has completed an extensive Wi-Fi infrastructure project valued at several million shekels for Israel's Clalit Healthcare system.
07/30/08Madrid Hospital Improves Employee Safety With Ekahau Wi-Fi RTLS
Ekahau Inc., a leading provider of Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS), announced that the 12 de Octubre Hospital in Madrid, Spain, has installed a Wi-Fi-based location tracking solution that is designed to improve security and safety of its emergency room employees. The solution, deployed by Indra, is built on the Ekahau Positioning Engine, a software-based location server that leverages existing enterprise Wi-Fi infrastructure for location tracking.
07/25/08Major Hospitals Making Paradigm Shift to Real Time Digital Communication and Real Time Location Services with Broadband Wireless Technology
Kiang Wu Hospital and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that the hospital will deploy Cisco IP (Internet Protocol) broadband wireless networking technologies in its new Dr. Henry Y. T. Fok Specialist Medical Center in Macau. The deployment is designed to support the delivery of high quality medical services and a brand new experience to the communities of Macau and Hong Kong.
07/25/08Telstra Launches High-Speed Internet Access Service Using Broadband Wireless Products from Netcomm and Sierra Wireless
Telstra, Australia's leading telecommunications company, has partnered with NetComm Limited, Australia's leading provider of data communication technology and the world's leading 3G embedded module manufacturer, Sierra Wireless to launch a new mobile broadband device.
07/24/08Caltech Students and Faculty Receive Secure High-Speed Internet Access from Aruba Networks
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a global leader in broadband wireless LANs and secure unified mobility solutions, announced that the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has deployed Aruba's adaptive wireless LANs across its Pasadena campus.
07/24/08Revenue from Internet Video Content and Advertising Will Grow at a Compounded Rate of Nearly 50 Percent over the Next Five Years
The lynchpin in this home entertainment revolution will be the devices connecting the Internet to television screens. Satellite and cable set top boxes, wireless handsets, digital adapter boxes, audio/video players, game consoles, IPTV set top boxes offered by telephone companies, and various video recording and playback devices will be included
07/23/08 Meru Deploys Broadband Wireless Network at the Blackfen School for Girls
Blackfen School for Girls, in Sidcup, Kent, in the UK, has selected wireless technology from Meru Networks, a provider of wireless infrastructure solutions.
07/22/08Colubris' Rob Scott to Participate in Upcoming Ernst & Young Webcast
Colubris Networks, the leading global provider of intelligent wireless LANs (WLANs) for enterprises and service providers, announced that President and CEO Rob Scott has been selected to participate in a webcast panel discussion entitled "Operational Effectiveness," hosted by Ernst & Young. This webcast, the second in the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Leadership Series, will take place on Wednesday, July 23 at 11:45 a.m.
07/21/08ShoreTel Certifies Broadband Wireless Interoperability of Entire Trapeze Networks Product Line
Trapeze Networks announces that its entire product line is certified through ShoreTel's Technology Partner Program as inter-operable with the full range of ShoreTel's Pure IP Unified Communications solutions.
07/21/08Magal Receives an Order to Install a Broadband Wireless Municipal Command & Control System in an Asian Capital
Magal Security Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ GMS: MAGS, TASE:MAGS) announced today that it has received an order for the installation of a broadband wireless municipal security command and control system in a capital city in Asia, based on its FORTIS System. The first stage of this order which is expected to be completed by the end of August 2008 is approximately US$ 650,000. Following completion of the initial stage, management expects the project to be expanded, and the total sum of the whole project is expected to reach approximately US$ 3 million.
07/21/08Vesper Networks Partners With Napera Networks to Bring the Power of Broadband Wireless Network Access Control to Small and Medium Enterprises
Information security solutions provider Vesper Networks announced today it is partnering with Napera Networks, a new network security company focused on network access control solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises. A Napera premier partner, Vesper is adding the Napera network access control solution to its strong portfolio of security products and services, which span encryption, identity federation, endpoint security, and wireless security, among other areas.
07/21/08Aruba Networks Installs Broadband Wireless LANs for 2,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots Covering Some 350 Hong Kong Government Premises
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that it is supplying secure wireless equipment to PCCW-HKT Network Services Limited (PCCW) for use at roughly 2,000 new Wi-Fi hot spots serving some 350 Hong Kong Government premises. PCCW, the premier telecommunications provider in Hong Kong and one of Asia's leading players in information and communications technologies, will be the network service provider.
07/18/08New Automated Wireless Supply Mobile Cart Helps Hospitals Reduce Inefficiencies and Inventory Costs
Omnicell, Inc., (Nasdaq: OMCL) introduced its medical grade wireless Supply Mobile Cart that allows clinicians to access specialty supplies quickly, securely and efficiently from any location at any time. When using this new battery powered, automated dispensing Supply Mobile Cart from Omnicell, hospitals benefit from reduced inventories, an increase in captured charges as well as a more accurate and automated replenishment of rolling stock.
07/17/08Motorola's Introduces Cost-Effective Broadband Wireless PTP 300 Series Ethernet Bridge for Point-to-Point Links Up to 155 Miles
Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced its new Motorola PTP 300 SeriesWireless Ethernet Bridge. This solution provides enterprises and government agencies with carrier class connectivity while offering a strong return on investment compared with alternatives.
07/17/08Next Generation Municipal Wi-Fi/WiMAX Service Alive and Well in Lompoc, California
The municipal Wi-Fi network in the City of Lompoc, California is achieving commercial success with a growing number of subscribers, using technology from Aptilo Networks, the global leader in integrated solutions for Service Management and Access Control for wireless networks including WiMAX , wireless mesh and Wi-Fi hotspots. Announced today, the City has replaced their existing service management system with the Aptilo Service Management Platform, which enables and manages Wi-Fi access and provides service control.
07/17/08D-Link Xtreme NTM Dual Band Router Crowned 'King'
D-Link has received top industry recognition for its new Xtreme N Duo Media Router DIR-855 from both PC Magazine and LAPTOP Magazine. The D-Link DIR-855 is a powerful dual band 802.11n wireless router engineered to maximize speed, range and performance of a Wi-Fi network when running multiple devices including high definition (HD) media players, game consoles and computers.
07/15/ Spreads Its Wings to Offer Free Wi-Fi Service to Airports, a free Wi-Fi Internet service provider, announced that it has successfully installed its service in two Brittany airports, Quimper Cornouaille and Lannion - Cote de Granit. These installations reflect a commitment by to provide its FREE Wi-Fi service in regional as well as international airports. The company plans further airport installations in the UK and the rest of Europe in the near future.
07/15/08Aruba Networks Expands Operations in Italy With New Office in Rome
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a global leader in broadband wireless networks and secure unified mobility solutions, announced an expansion of its European operations with a new office in Rome dedicated to developing business throughout Italy. Aruba has been steadily expanding its operations throughout the EMEA region and now fields offices in the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Saudi Arabia, and the Emirates.
07/15/08WPCS Receives $8 Million in New Broadband Wireless Networking Projects
WPCS International Incorporated (Nasdaq: WPCS), a leader in design-build wireless engineering services for specialty communication systems and wireless infrastructure, has announced that, through its subsidiaries, it has received approximately $8 million in new projects.
07/15/08Stephouse Networks Competes for Wi-Fi and WiMAX Service in the City of Portland, Oregon
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced that Stephouse Networks, a Portland, OR based ISP, has deployed Proxim equipment to provide the city of Portland with high-speed wireless broadband connectivity. Stephouse has deployed a combination of Proxim's Tsunami MP.11 WiMAX and Proxim's ORiNOCO AP-4000LR Wi-Fi mesh technology to blanket seven square miles of Portland with wireless broadband coverage.
07/09/08BelAir Networks Provides Tessco Customers with Market-Leading Wireless Mesh Products
BelAir Networks, the market leader in broadband wireless mesh networks, has signed a distribution agreement with TESSCO Technologies, the leading provider of the product and supply chain solutions needed to build, operate and use wireless networks and systems. The distribution agreement provides easy access to BelAir Networks best of breed wireless mesh products for TESSCO’s wireless system operators, program managers, contractors, resellers, and self-maintained utility, transportation, enterprise and government organizations.
07/09/08Cresskill, N.J., High School Deploys Broadband Wireless Internet Access for 800 Students
Cresskill (N.J.) Junior and Senior High School has installed a wireless LAN from Meru Networks to provide its more than 800 students and faculty with mobile wireless access to the Internet and online educational materials.
07/08/08Midland Hotels Picks Ruckus ZoneFlex Smart Mesh Wireless LANs to Provide High-Speed Internet Access for Guests
Ruckus Wireless announced that it was been selected by the Midland Hotel Corporation to provide Smart Wireless LAN systems as part of a $17 million renovation of Midland's group of Holiday Inn hotels throughout Massachusetts.
07/08/08Motorola Selects NICE Inform for Denmark's Nationwide Public Safety Network, to Combine Radio Over IP and Telephony Communications
NICE Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE) announced that it has received an order from its strategic partner Motorola on behalf of Denmark's Ministry of the Interior. The Ministry of the Interior will add NICE Inform, NICE's multi-media incident information management solution, to their NICE environment to consolidate radio over-IP and telephony audio content from the Danish public safety network, and to enable scenario reconstruction from a single application. NICE Inform will be used with Motorola Dimetra 6.x TETRA IP technology network, being the only solution in the industry to enable this capability.
07/08/08Sandals Resorts Deploy Smart Mesh Networks to Deliver High-Speed Internet Access in 20 Caribbean Resorts
Ruckus Wireless announced that it has been selected by Sandals Resorts International to supply all of its Caribbean properties including Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts and The Royal Plantation Collection with an all-802.11n, indoor/outdoor Wireless LAN infrastructure based on its award-winning Smart Mesh Networking technology.
07/07/08Wi-LAN's Headhunters Target Litigation Against LG, Motorola, RIM and UTStarCom
Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN), a leading group of patent enforcement attorneys, announced that it has amended its Complaint in action No. 2:08-cv-237 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division to add LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A., Inc. as Defendants. The parties already named as Defendants in this action are Motorola, Inc., Research in Motion Corporation, Research In Motion, Ltd. and UTStarCom, Inc.
07/04/08OmniGlobe Networks Provides High-Speed Internet Access Services to the Rural Communities in Kingston, Ontario
OmniGlobe Networks, Inc, the telecommunications company that provides cost-effective broadband wireless Internet access, satellite and cellular services to remote communities around the globe, announced the signing of an agreement with the City of Kingston to enhance the telecommunications infrastructure in the unserved areas of the region.
07/02/08Stark County Library and Akron-Canton Airport Partner for CAK Free Web Access
If you have some extra time before your next flight out of Akron-Canton Airport (CAK), be sure to try out CAK Free Web Access and check your e-mail or surf the web through a new service made possible by a partnership with the Stark County District Library.
07/01/08University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Upgrades to Aruba Networks for Reliable, Interference-Free Broadband Wireless Internet Access
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that the University of Tennessee has selected and is deploying Aruba's adaptive wireless LAN and secure mobility solution at its Chattanooga campus. Originally founded in 1886 as Chattanooga University, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) today serves 9,000 students on a 101-acre metropolitan campus.
07/01/08Number of 802.11n Products on the Rise; Polycom Steals #1 Spot from Cisco in WiFi Phone Share
Communications market research firm Infonetics Research reports that the wireless LAN infrastructure market, which includes independent and dependent access points and WLAN switches and controllers, sequentially increased in revenue but decreased in units shipped in 1Q08, evidence that higher-priced 802.11n products are now shipping in increasing volume.
07/01/08More Than 100 Baltimore Public Schools Turn to Meru for Broadband Wireless Internet Access Service
Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) has deployed a wireless LAN (WLAN) from Meru Networks to support video learning, Internet access and other applications for nearly 105,000 students as well as faculty and staff in 171 schools with more than 15 million square feet of total space.
07/01/08D-Link Drops Price on Two Best-Selling 802.11n Broadband Wireless Routers
D-Link announced a major price drop on its two most popular 802.11n Wi-Fi routers, representing an additional $20 savings off MSRP on its most affordable Broadband Wireless N Router (DIR-615) and $30 savings on its Xtreme N Gigabit Router (DIR-655).
06/30/08Wi-Fi Alliance Now Certifying Devices for Voice Over Wi-Fi Applications
Driven by the growing popularity of Wi-Fi technology and voice over IP (VoIP), the Wi-Fi industry has developed a new certification program for voice-capable Wi-Fi devices in home and small office environments. Today, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced the Wi-Fi Certified Voice-Personal program as well as some of the first products that have achieved this certification. This groundbreaking new certification program extends beyond interoperability testing to test the performance of products and help ensure that they deliver good voice quality over the Wi-Fi link.
06/27/08Mopar uconnect web to Provide High-Speed Wireless Internet Services to Vehicles from Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge
Mopar announced that it will launch uconnect web, Chrysler LLC's in-vehicle wireless Internet connectivity for Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge consumers in the U.S. uconnect web, powered by Autonet Mobile, delivers continuous Internet connectivity to all vehicle passengers for entertainment and real-time information access on the go.
06/27/08Chrysler Umbrella 'uconnect' Broadband Wireless Service Now Offers Phone, Tunes, GPS, Studio and High-Speed Internet Access to the World Wide Web
Consumers are passionate about staying in touch and want to be connected no matter where they are -- home, work, school or vehicle. To focus on the experience and connect customers to the things that matter the most, Chrysler LLC will now bundle innovative consumer technologies under one umbrella name - "uconnect." The function of the feature is directly in the name - uconnect phone, uconnect tunes, uconnect gps, uconnect studios and uconnect web.
06/26/08Trapeze Networks Introduces SmartPass 7.0: Intelligent Access Control for Wireless LANs
Trapeze Networks introduces Trapeze SmartPass 7.0, the access management platform for Trapeze NonStop Wireless networking products. SmartPass 7.0 gives network managers precise control over every dimension of the who, what, where, when, why and how of access management. With SmartPass 7.0, network managers have more control over wireless network access than they typically have for the wired network. Network managers can easily control access based on location, traffic, and time-of-day policies.
06/25/08Silex Introduces SX-SDWAG 802.11a/b/g SDIO Broadband Wireless Radio Card for OEM Portable Device Applications
Silex Technology announced the SX-SDWAG, the first world's first broadband wireless module that provides 802.11a/b/g capabilities in an SDIO card form factor. Designed for wireless local area network (WLAN) applications that require low power consumption, the SX-SDWAG is ideal for battery-operated portable devices in the medical, weights and measures, transportation and other industries.
06/23/08Aruba Networks and Omni Data Secure Clinton Public School System With Wireless IP Video Surveillance Solution
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a global leader in wireless LANs and secure unified mobility solutions, announced that the Clinton Public School System in Connecticut has selected Aruba's wireless LAN technology for use in wireless video surveillance systems at the district's four elementary, intermediate, and high schools. Aruba partner OMNI Data LLC will be providing integration services.
06/23/08Lattice Enhances Its Wireless Base Station Solutions Portfolio
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC ) announced the availability of three new Intellectual Property (IP) core and reference design products targeting the wireless communications market. The products include RF/IF processing functionality, as well as upgraded support for industry-standard base station connectivity protocols. The designs are optimized to run on the LatticeECP2M FPGA family in order to provide complete, low-cost wireless base station solutions.
06/20/08Motorola Develops One Point Wireless Network Management Control System for Wireless Internet Service Providers
Motorola, Inc. ( NYSE: MOT) announced the North American availability of its new set of software products for designing, deploying and managing outdoor wireless networks: the Motorola One Point Wireless Suite. The suite features MeshPlanner, PTP LINKPlanner and introduces Motorola's new Wireless Manager which provides IT managers and network operators enhanced visibility and control of Motorola's wireless broadband products.
06/20/08Motorola Wi-Fi Access Point Doubles the Broadband Wireless Reach Within the Home for Faster High-Speed Internet Access Services
Motorola (NYSE:MOT) announced a new full-featured wireless gateway for the savvy home networker or ambitious small business that provides twice the reach of wireless gateways available off-the-shelf at retail stores. Highly secure, simple to setup and easy to use, the Motorola Netopia four-port ethernet high-performance wireless gateway (model 7107-65) features one-button pairing and seamless connectivity to an existing in-home broadband connection.
06/19/08Axtel's High-Speed Wireless Internet Access Arrives in Mazatlan, Mexico
Axtel, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AXTELCPO; OTC: AXTLY), a fixed-line integrated telecommunications company in Mexico, announced the initiation of operations in Mazatlan, in the state of Sinaloa. Mazatlan is AXTEL's 4th new city during 2008, reaching a total of 31 cities throughout Mexico, offering telephony, Internet, data and advanced telecommunications solutions.
06/19/08Wireless Matrix Signs Three-Year Agreement With Municipal Utility Company
Wireless Matrix Corporation (TSX:WRX) announced that it has signed a three-year service agreement with a Midwestern municipal utility company to deploy the FleetOutlook solution suite with their vehicle fleet.
06/19/08Helius Technology Powers In-Mall Digital Signage Broadband Wireless Network
Helius, a Hughes company, has teamed with PlasMedia Productions on one of the nation's largest in-mall digital signage broadband wireless networks, servicing over 3,600 advertisers in 100 locations. PlasMedia selected the Helius digital signage solution because it allowed them to quickly expand their business and meet all of their technology requirements.
06/19/08Harris Corporation Selected for Potential $58 Million Contract for New NASA Space Suit Broadband Wireless Communications System
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been selected for a potential seven-year, $58 million contract to provide the broadband wireless communications/navigation system for the next-generation space suit supporting NASA's Constellation program. Harris is a member of the Oceaneering International, Inc. team.
06/18/08Wireless Matrix Broadband Wireless Locomotive Network Deployments Surpass 10,000 Internet Access Subscribers
Wireless Matrix Corporation (TSX:WRX) announced that deployments of its locomotive communications solution suite have surpassed 10,000 subscribers. Working with the majority of Class 1 railroads in North America since 1999, Wireless Matrix provides critical data communications and industry-standard application support to the company's broad base of rail customers.
06/18/08Proxim Introduces Broadband Wireless Point-to-Point Solution with T1/E1, Ethernet, AES Security, QOS and Multiple Frequency Support in a Single Box
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced the Lynx.G5 family of carrier-class point-to-point radios. These new products provide carriers, utilities and enterprises advanced flexibility for high-performance voice and data backhaul by enabling the choice between any frequency in the 2.4 GHz or 5.15-5.95 GHz spectrum.
06/18/08Azalea Networks Expands Global Reach With Rollout of its 'Intelligent' Broadband Wireless Network Routing Technology to North American Market
Azalea Networks, a leading innovator in wireless network equipment and technology, unveiled its plans for global expansion through superior broadband wireless solutions at NXTcomm08 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The market leader for broadband wireless network routing solutions in China, Azalea is introducing the benefits of its purpose-built network "intelligence" for broadband wireless infrastructure through the delivery of wireless routing technology that sets new standards in price and performance.
06/18/08NOMOTECH Selects Redline's Products for $5 Million WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network in France and Africa
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless infrastructure products, announced that NOMOTECH, the largest alternative telecommunications network provider in France, has selected its WiMAX Forum Certified RedMAX products for its $5 million broadband wireless network expansion.
06/18/08Crowne Plaza Houston Upgrades to High-Speed Wireless Internet Access in Days with BelAir Networks
As the Crowne Plaza Houston North Greenspoint undergoes a multi-million dollar renovation, one element is critical to enhancing the guest experience at the hotel -- high-speed wireless Internet service. The Crowne Plaza is known for its excellence and commitment to customer service for those staying in the largest city in the state of Texas. With BelAir Networks and AFL Telecommunications, the hotel now offers high-speed Wi-Fi Internet access access throughout the facility giving guests access whenever and wherever they need it.
06/17/08Tektronix Communications Adds Broadband Wireless Network Application to Network Optimization Suite of Solutions
Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of communications network management and diagnostics solutions, announced the availability of automatic radio optimization, a new application that is part of OptiMon, the suite of advanced network optimization products based on Tektronix' Network and Service Analyzer (NSA) platform, widely adopted by wireless operators and manufacturers' professional services teams around the world.
06/17/08Sprint Selects Samsung's Instinct to Compete with Apple iPhone on EVDO Broadband Wireless Network
Sprint (NYSE: S) and Samsung Mobile announced the upcoming availability of a new wireless device, Samsung Instinct, which offers consumers an industry-leading user experience by combining full touch screen functionality with fast speeds available on the nation's largest mobile broadband network. This revolutionary device speeds up the user experience like no other touch screen phone and brings the customer's most-used applications and contacts within a single finger tap.
06/17/08Calypso Wireless, Inc. Announces European Patents for Wireless Wi-Fi and 3G Detection and Switching Technology in Twenty-Five Countries
Calypso Wireless, Inc. (OTC: CLYW / CLYW.PK), a leading innovator in advanced wireless telecommunications technologies announced that the company has received news that its patent applications for its ASNAP technology have been accepted in twenty-five European countries. With those rights now secure and the newly established ability to protect those rights in Europe as well as America, the company has begun the process of monetizing its technology.
06/17/08Ruckus Wireless Casts Safety Net to Trapeze Resellers Caught in the Wi-Fi Circus
In an effort to bring peace and prosperity to networking resellers not interested in selling specialty wire, cable and cord products for the electronics and electrical markets, Ruckus Wireless said it will offer Trapeze partners compelling incentives to immediately become Ruckus Big Dog Partners.
06/12/08Motorola First LTE Commercial Products Supporting 700MHz and 2.6GHz Not Coming Until the End of 2009
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) announced that its first commercial release of Long-Term Evolution (LTE) solutions next year will include products for the 700MHz and 2.6GHz spectrum bands to help operators increase coverage and capacity of their broadband wireless networks as they strive to meet the growing demand for mobile broadband services.
06/12/08Utilities See 'Municipal Broadband Wireless Smart Grids' as Best Way to Combat Rising Fuel Costs
Escalating energy costs, combined with growing energy demand and increased regulatory pressures, have led to substantial innovations within the energy industry. Chief among these is the growth of the Smart Grid, a vastly improved means of managing energy delivery that incorporates principals and best practices from the computer networking industry. Given this environment, Trilliant Incorporated, a leader in delivering intelligent networks that power the Smart Grid, is pleased to report that the company has now delivered more than 750,000 devices with integrated intelligent communications supporting advanced metering, demand response and other Smart Grid applications.
06/12/08Apple iPhone 3G Application Helps Singles Hookup in Public for Dating announces the latest release of iFob, a popular Wi-Fi hotspot application that helps singles hookup with other singles looking for action while on the go. As an accepted member of both the Apple Developer Network and Apple's iPhone Developer Program, has used the Apple iPhone SDK and has developed iFob 2.0 for Apple's consideration. iFob 2.0, including all of the functionality of the earlier versions of iFob (still available free download for Windows PCs), now has the unified look-and-feel of other Apple native iPhone software apps, as well as a newly added ability to 'real-space-real-time' locate other willing iFob users from GPS-like cell-tower triangulation.
06/12/08Tractor Supply Builds Broadband Wireless Networks in 745 Stores Nationwide to Enhance Mobility, Improve Productivity, Achieve Better Inventory Management and Increase Store Profitability
The Enterprise Mobility business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT ) and PartnerSelect Business Partner Quest Solution and PartnerSelect Premier Independent Software Vendor (ISV) StepOne Systems, announced that Tractor Supply, the largest retail farm and ranch chain in the United States, has deployed an end-to-end Motorola enterprise mobility solution that includes deployment of 802.11 wireless LAN (WLAN) across its 745 stores nationwide to improve productivity, inventory management and store profitability.
06/11/08Flirtomatic Released for the iPhone and iTouch to Improve Mobile Dating
Flirtomatic, a mobile and online flirting service, released its alpha version of Flirtomatic. The alpha version can be obtained worldwide and has an enriched mobile interface, built specifically for the users of iPhone and iTouch.
06/11/08D-Link Introduces Two Affordable Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless Network Cameras for High Quality Video Monitoring and Recording
D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumer and business, announced it is now shipping two new cost-effective network cameras for remote monitoring of the home or small office, providing an all-in-one solution for creating a surveillance camera network over an existing wired or Wi-Fi network.
06/11/08GigaBeam Announces General Availability of New Broadband Wireless Radio Product Offerings
GigaBeam Corporation (Pink Sheets:GGBM) announced the general availability of three new broadband wireless product suites. This expands the Company's product line to include, in addition to the current point-to-point, line-of-sight, licensed 70/80GHz G-Series radio, a license exempt 5.8GHz broadband wireless radio and a licensed 4.9GHz broadband wireless radio, both with point-to-point and point-to-multipoint versions, as well as an offering in the licensed point-to-point 18GHz spectrum.
06/09/08TW-Airnet of Taiwan Chooses Proxim for Municipal Broadband Wireless Network in Kinmen Islands
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that it has supplied broadband wireless equipment to TW-Airnet to provide Wi-Fi network coverage for visitors to and residents of Kinmen County, a group of islands 200km away from Taiwan.
06/09/08Aruba Networks Selected by Plainfield Community Consolidated School District for 802.11N Broadband Wireless Network
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a global leader in wireless LANs and secure unified mobility solutions, announced that the Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 in Illinois has selected Aruba's broadband wireless LAN technology and identity-based security for use across the district's twenty-eight elementary, intermediate, and high schools.
06/09/08Spectrum Interactive plc to Migrate All WiFi Services to Aptilo Networks' Service Management Platform
Aptilo Networks announced that Spectrum Interactive will migrate its entire WiFi network infrastructure -- which includes wireless hotspots in some of the UK's busiest airports, as well as Premium Inn, Travelodge and Radisson Edwardian hotels throughout the country -- to the Aptilo Service Management Platform, a solution that enables and manages WiFi access and provides service control. The move will unify Spectrum's back-end WiFi systems, standardizing on the Aptilo platform.
06/09/08Fortress Technologies to Provide Secure Wireless Communications for South Carolina National Guard Mobile Response Teams
Fortress Technologies, a leading provider of secure wireless solutions, today announced that it is integrating its Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) certified secure wireless solutions into the South Carolina National Guard's Mobile Response Teams (MRTs) -- providing communications for the National Guard Task Forces responsible for responding to any emergency.
06/09/08DigitalBridge Communications Expands WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Access to Twin Falls, ID
Ashburn-based DigitalBridge Communications (DBC) announced that it has launched high speed wireless Internet service in Twin Falls, ID. This launch completes the first phase of DBC's WiMAX deployments in Idaho which began in June 2007. In Twin Falls, the WiMAX service, called BridgeMAXX, will reach more than 25,000 homes and businesses. DBC is also serving Bellevue, Hailey, Idaho Falls, Pocatello and Rexburg Idaho.
06/09/08DigitalBridge Communications Plans Wireless High-Speed Internet Access Expansion Around Appomattox, Virginia
Ashburn-based DigitalBridge Communications (DBC) announced that it will expand coverage of its high-speed wireless Internet services to areas surrounding Appomattox. DBC launched service late in 2007 in Appomattox as part of its national expansion to small and medium-sized communities. DBC's current WiMAX network extends service to over 1,000 businesses and residential households in the Appomattox area.
06/09/08Fortress Technologies to Provide Secure Wireless Communications for South Carolina National Guard Mobile Response Teams
Fortress Technologies, a leading provider of secure wireless solutions, today announced that it is integrating its Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) certified secure wireless solutions into the South Carolina National Guard’s Mobile Response Teams (MRTs) – providing communications for the National Guard Task Forces responsible for responding to any emergency. Working with the 43rd Civil Support Team (43rd CST), these MRTs will deploy Fortress Secure Wireless Bridges as part of their wireless solution. MRTs will enable the National Guard to better prepare, act, and respond during times of emergency.
06/05/08Fortress Technologies Demonstrate National Security Agency Suite B Cryptography Enabled Broadband Wireless Network During U.S. Navy's Trident Warrior '08 Exercise
Fortress Technologies, a leading provider of secure broadband wireless solutions, announced that it has been selected to demonstrate a National Security Agency (NSA) Suite B cryptography enabled wireless network during the Trident Warrior '08 exercise. Known as the Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) Coalition Suite B Enabled Network (MCSBEN), this solution will enable the sharing/coordinating of Secret-level information via an encryption tunnel that is compatible with pre-existing wireless communications systems.
06/05/08D-Link Canada Offers Free Network Assessment to Identify Business Needs, Recommend Broadband Wireless Network Solutions
D-Link announced a Free Network Assessment Offer in which highly qualified and proficient D-Link sales engineers meet one-on-one with Small-to-Medium Business (SMB) or Enterprise network administrators to quantify the needs of their specific network environment and present available options.
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