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02/15/10Airbus Selects Ubisense as a Strategic Real-Time Location Partner and Awards First Major Contract
Airbus selects Ubisense to extend the world's largest radio-frequency identification (RFID) enabled manufacturing initiative, with the addition of the Ubisense precise real-time location (RTLS) system at multiple Airbus facilities.
01/22/10TELUS Deploys SmartTrust Over-the-Air Platform to Support Migration to HSPA+ Network
TELUS announced it has chosen SmartTrust's advanced Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) and device management platform to help it introduce advanced offerings to its subscribers in the coming years.
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.
12/15/09Hay 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.
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.
11/06/09NuMobile, Inc. and Kaizen Communications, Inc. Present Broadband Wireless Commerce Technology Strategy for 4.1 Billion Messages per Day Market Place
The two companies have jointly released an on-demand Webcast discussing the acquisition strategy and more on Kaizen's applications and technology for the mobile commerce industry. Kaizen is an application provider for several markets including SMS, also known as text messaging, MMS, which involves multi-media messaging, and IVR, interactive voice response. Kaizen's technology provides real-time information updates to keep consumers informed and provides valuable response and demographic data back to companies.
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
10/09/09JiWire 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.
09/29/09Radio IP Software Announces Version 5 of Its ipUnplugged Mobile Broadband Wireless VPN Solution
Radio IP Software, Inc. announced the release of version 5 of its ipUnplugged Mobile Broadband Wireless VPN solution. The new version adds several enhancements, including 64-bit compatibility of Windows 7 and Windows Vista and improved guest access support with payment system integration.
09/25/09Gowalla iPhone Application Empowers Users to Explore, Discover and Share Locations
Alamofire announced upgrades to Gowalla -- a free, location-based application that rewards users for visiting places with their iPhones. The public beta of Gowalla, which was unveiled earlier in 2009 at the South by Southwest Interactive Conference (SXSW) in Austin, is a true GPS-enabled, location-based social network whose content base is created by its users on iPhone 3G and 3GS.
09/24/09Fullpower Introduces MotionX-GPS 7.1 Broadband Wireless Application for the iPhone
MotionX Import gives users the power to wirelessly import GPS tracks and waypoints into their iPhone MotionX application. Users can import hiking trails, bike rides, running trails, ski runs, sailing adventures, kayaking trips, points of interest (POIs), or any other similar tracks or waypoints. In addition, MotionX-GPS 7.1 also allows users to wirelessly import GPS data from social networking websites directly into the MotionX-GPS 7.1 application.
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.
08/19/09Fortress 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.
08/18/09iPass Declares $20 Million Cash Dividend
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced that its board of directors has authorized an extraordinary cash dividend of $0.32 per share. The cash dividend is payable September 17, 2009 to stockholders of record as of August 31, 2009.
07/29/09Globalive Wireless Awards Alcatel-Lucent Multi-Million Dollar Contract to Build High-Speed 3G Mobile Network in Canada
Globalive is focused on launching a new national wireless operation, serving consumers across Canada. In 2009 Globalive was awarded spectrum licenses by Industry Canada after successfully bidding more than CDN $442 million in the government's Advanced Wireless Services auction.
07/20/09iPass Announces New SVP of Worldwide Sales
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced that Nick Hulse has joined the iPass executive team as senior vice president of worldwide sales. Hulse's expertise spans sales, operations and marketing, and over his career he has built strong distribution and professional services programs that have delivered exceptional results for a number of software and services companies.
07/09/09Ericsson and SMART Announce High-Speed Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Access in the Philippines
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is enabling high-speed mobile broadband services for consumers in the Philippines through a contract with SMART, the country's largest operator. Ericsson is providing broadband technology based on WCDMA/HSPA to upgrade the operator's nationwide GSM network. This is the first commercially deployed HSPA network for the 850MHz band in Southeast Asia.
07/08/09Giesecke & Devrient Delivers High Security Wireless RFID Enhanced Border Crossing Cards
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) announced the issuance of an Enhanced Identification Card for Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI), and an Enhanced Driver's Licence for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO). This is the beginning of a new, 10 year partnership with Manitoba Public Insurance and a continuation of the current partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.
07/06/09Skytron to Provide Broadband Wireless Real-Time Location (RFID) Solutions to Amerinet Members Nationwide
Skytron announced the addition of Skytron Asset Manager, powered by Awarepoint, to its Amerinet group purchasing organization supplier agreement. Amerinet's Total Spend Management Solutions offer margin improvement tools to providers to create new revenue streams and reduce expenses.
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.
06/10/093G Nationwide Broadband Wireless Internet Access With No Annual Contract
Virgin Mobile USA (NYSE: VM) announced the launch of Broadband2Go, a 3G nationwide wireless Internet service without an annual contract, monthly subscription or activation fee. With Broadband2Go, Virgin Mobile USA extends the popularity of prepaid cell phone service, which the company transformed, to online access.
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.
04/06/09Stride Rite Deploys iPass Retail Office and Broadband Wireless Connectivity to Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiency in More Than 350 Locations Nationwide
iPass, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced that Stride Rite has standardized on iPass Retail Office and Broadband Wireless Primary Service options throughout its more than 350 U.S. stores. The Retail Office service gives Stride Rite complete managed network access -- enabling its locations to be Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant -- and provides seamless connectivity while controlling wide-area network (WAN) expenses. The Wireless Primary Service option allows Stride Rite to stay connected through iPass-provided 3G connectivity.
04/06/09Boston Medical Center Prescribes Broadband Wireless Solution to Cure Roaming and Device Integration Ailments
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Boston Medical Center (BMC) has selected Aruba's adaptive 802.11n Wi-Fi solution for use throughout its 626 bed hospital and academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End. BMC's legacy 600 access point wireless network experienced repeated service interruptions that made it challenging for mobile users to have a consistent wireless experience while roaming.
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.
03/11/09iPass 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.
03/04/09AT&T and Avaya Launch New Broadband Wireless Convergence Package for Business Users
Businesses and organizations can now gain more control over mobile communication costs while providing workers with greater flexibility with a new offer from AT&T and Avaya. A new version of AT&T Mobile Extension combines Avaya's unified communications technologies with AT&T's qualified voice services and compatible wireless devices in a packaged solution with predictable monthly costs.
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.
12/10/08Airspan Succeeds in First-Ever Multi-Band Mobile WiMAX Handover
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that it has successfully demonstrated a unique, seamless, uninterrupted handover from one frequency band on a mobile WiMAX network to another frequency band.
12/08/08Uruguay Deploys Sirit IDentity 5100 RFID-Based Tolling System
Sirit Inc. (TSX: SI) announced that its IDentity 5100 readers and transponders have been selected for deployment on the only automated toll road in Uruguay. Corporacion Vial del Uruguay (CVU), a government agency responsible for overseeing Uruguay's National Highway Concession program, has finalized plans to upgrade the Toll Collection System in all of the toll plazas operating in Uruguay, selecting Sirit IDentity 5100 readers and transponders
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.
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.
10/03/08Sprint'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.
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.
09/11/08Motorola 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.
09/10/08CalAmp Collaborates with Sierra Wireless to Build New 3G Broadband Wireless Meter Reading Communication Platform
CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP) and Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW) announced that Sierra Wireless embedded modules have been selected to provide 3G wireless broadband connectivity for CalAmp's recently launched WiMetry Internet Protocol-based wireless communications platform used in Automatic Meter Reading/Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMR/AMI) applications.
08/28/08Nortel and LG Electronics are First in World to Demonstrate Mobile LTE Handover
Nortel (NYSE:NT) and LG Electronics have taken LTE from the labs to the streets to complete the world's first mobile LTE live air handover. Engineers at Nortel's Research and Development Centre of Excellence in Ottawa showed streaming HD video on an early LTE mobile device from LG Electronics while driving at speeds of 100 kms per hour and moving between coverage sites. This advancement shows the capabilities of Nortel's LTE solution in real world conditions and brings it closer to commercial readiness, which is expected by the end of 2009
08/27/08AT&T iPhone to Charge $200 per Month for up to 200 MB of Data Transfer
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced expanded international data offerings to help keep iPhone customers connected around the world. Beginning tomorrow, AT&T will offer two new plans that accommodate iPhone customers' increasing reliance on data services while traveling abroad. The two new plans, which offer 100 megabytes (MB) or 200 MB a month, can potentially save customers hundreds of dollars compared to pay-per-use international data roaming charges.
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.
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.
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.
06/12/08Apple 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.
05/21/08AT&T Announces Free Wireless Internet Access for LaptopConnect Customers at 17,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots
Want to move your office to the hottest spot in town? Go right ahead. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced that qualifying LaptopConnect customers can now access more than 17,000 Wi-Fi hot spots free of charge. Users can access Wi-Fi at nearly 7,000 participating Starbucks locations plus thousands more AT&T Wi-Fi locations, including restaurants, airports, hotels and other convenient locations across the United States.
05/15/08Rogers Wireless Becomes First North American Carrier to Launch Yahoo! oneSearch(TM)
Rogers Wireless, Inc. (TSX:RCI)(NYSE:RCI) and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO) announced the availability of Yahoo! oneSearch, Yahoo!'s award-winning mobile search service, to Rogers Wireless and Fido customers across Canada. With this launch, Rogers becomes the first North American carrier to bring Yahoo!'s revolutionary mobile search service and starting point to the mobile Internet directly to its customers.
05/06/08Predicting the Future Triumph of Clearwire's $14 Billion Broadband Wireless Network
Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) and Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) announced Wednesday that the companies will combine their broadband wireless units to create a $14.55 billion mobile wireless communications company to provide internet access, phone service, movies, games and a variety of other broadband wireless data services. The new company, which will retain Clearwire's name, will continue developing a mobile network based on WiMax technology, which promises much faster speeds than the latest 3g cellular networks.
04/14/08Sierra Wireless and Wavefront Announce Best Mobile Broadband Wireless and GPS Real Time Location Services Contest
Sierra Wireless Inc. (SW:TO, SWIR:NASDAQ) and Wavefront, a commercialization accelerator for the British Columbia Wireless and New Media industries, announced the launch of the "Sierra Wireless - Wavefront Developer Challenge." The purpose of the six-month challenge is to find best-in-class broadband wireless enterprise or consumer applications that take advantage of the mobile broadband and GPS capabilities built into Sierra Wireless PC cards, ExpressCards, and USB modems.
04/08/08iPass Expands Tokyo Footprint With Addition of More Than 2,000 Wi-Fi Access Points
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced it has added the municipal wireless network encircled by Tokyo's Yamanote Line to the iPass global network as part of a roaming agreement with Tokyo-based, livedoor Co. Ltd. With more than 2,000 access points spanning over 60 square kilometers, this Wi-Fi network is one of the largest in the world.
03/04/08More 9,000 McDonald Restaurants to Provide Boingo Subscribers with Broadband Wireless Internet Access through Wayport
Boingo Wireless Inc. and Wayport, Inc. announced a new strategic agreement between the two companies. This agreement will enable Boingo subscribers to access Wayport's entire North American network of Wi-Fi hot spots, including more than 9,000 Wi-Fi-enabled McDonald's U.S. restaurants.
02/25/08iPass and O-Zone Open Indian Market to Open Wi-Fi Internet Access for Business
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) and O-Zone Networks Pvt., the latest operator to enter the Indian Wi-Fi market, announced that they have signed an agreement to add O-Zone's growing number of hotspot locations to the iPass leading Global Broadband Roaming footprint. Recently launched, O-Zone is working in partnership with India's largest listed real estate developer, DLF, to bring Wi-Fi internet access to popular venues across the country.
01/18/08Strix Systems New In-Vehicle MWS 100 Delivers the Industry's Highest Performance Fast-Roaming Broadband Wireless Mobility
Strix Systems, a leader in high-performance broadband wireless mesh networking, announced the introduction of the highest-powered, highest performance Mobile Wireless System (MWS) 100 to its award winning Access/One product line. The MWS is the industry ' s highest performance mobile extension which enables on-board video surveillance, voice over IP and critical data applications for in-vehicle wired or wireless client connectivity in public safety, railway, municipal, strategic and tactical wireless broadband mesh networks.
01/17/08Swisscom Expands Broadband Wireless Roaming Services to 2200 WiFi Hotspots in China
Coordinate Technologies announced that it has finalized a bilateral roaming agreement with Swisscom, Switzerland's leading telecommunications operator. Swisscom customers will now have access to over 2200 WiFi hotspots managed by China Netcom and China Mobile, including 43 airports, 1300 hotels, and all Starbucks locations. Chinese customers will be able to access 1000 top-tier hotspots managed by Swisscom.
12/07/07WeRoam Signs Up 12,7000 Golden Telecom Wi-Fi Hotspots with International Broadband Wireless Roaming Agreeement
WeRoam and Golden Telecom, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLDN) announce the signing of a partnership roaming agreement. The agreement significantly extends WeRoam's global coverage of public WiFi hotspots by adding more than 12,700 hotspots of the Golden Telecom WiFi network throughout Russia.
11/15/07 Siemens HiPath Broadband Wireless Network Provides Anywhere, Anytime Communications for Dominican College
College Sharpens Competitive Edge while Building Wireless Open Communications Foundation to Help College Community Be More Collaborative
11/15/07AirCell Details Wi-Fi Network Design for Inflight Broadband Wireless Internet Access Services
AirCell announced it has partnered with Formation, Inc. to incorporate critical avionic hardware components in the AirCell Broadband System. Formation, which is based in Moorestown, NJ, has developed two critical hardware components of AirCell's Broadband System that will help to deliver passengers' inflight Internet connectivity. The hardware includes AirCell's Central Processor Unit (ACPU) and the custom built Cabin Wireless Access Point (CWAP).
11/14/07Sweden First Nation to Assume Total Control over Its Drivers with New Electronic Drivers License and Broadband Wireless Networks
Religious scriptures have predicted it for years. Now Gemalto provides the techology to track your every move and control electronic purchases. The technology promotes wonderful security features, but what happens when they totally control your movements and spending patterns?
10/31/07FREEDOM4 Partners with Bozii to Offer Worldwide Wi-Fi Services
Making wireless broadband simple and accessible, FREEDOM4 provides access to over 30,000 hotspots in 88 countries. With both pay-as-you-go and subscription packages available, FREEDOM4 provides a low-cost solution for users to access wireless broadband services whenever and wherever.
10/29/07Commercial WiMAX 802.16 Rev. E Network Transfers First WiMAX Mobile Hand Offs for 3.5 GHz Broadband Wireless Network in Santo Domingo
ONEMAX and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced the completion of the world's first mobile handoffs on a commercial WiMAX 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) network in 3.5 gigahertz spectrum band. Subscribers on ONEMAX's network in the city of Santo Domingo enjoyed the groundbreaking mobile broadband services at an event marking the inauguration of ONEMAX's commercial network, officially opened yesterday.
10/17/07Coordinate Technologies Signs Broadband Wireless LAN Roaming Agreements with Operators from Portugal, Brazil and the Philippines
Coordinate Technologies announced that it has finalized bilateral roaming agreements with Airborne Access, PT Wi-Fi and Vex. Under the terms of these agreements, Coordinate will support international subscribers as they roam onto WiFi hotspots managed by China Netcom, and China Mobile, as well as on future hotspot networks as they become available through the Coordinate aggregated network platform. Additionally, Coordinate has been selected by China Netcom and China Mobile to support Chinese subscribers roaming to international markets.
10/17/07Agito Networks Launches New Wi-Fi Company to Fill Today's Unmet Need in Enterprise Mobility
Agito Networks, Inc. announced its formal corporate launch, and introduced the next generation of enterprise mobility products -- its RoamAnywhere Mobility Router. With the launch, Agito Networks delivers a business mobile convergence platform that uses RF-based, location-aware technologies to better mobilize voice and data applications, while remaining agnostic to enterprise customers' choices of mobile carriers and equipment vendors.
10/10/07BBN Technologies Awarded $10.8 Million Contract to Design and Develop Technology for Ultra-large (tens of thousands of nodes), Highly Adaptive, Ad Hoc Broadband Wireles Networks
BBN Technologies announced it has been awarded $10.8 million in funding by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the Wireless Adaptive Network Development (WAND) program, in a contract awarded by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). As prime contractor on the program, BBN will lead a team that includes Shared Spectrum Corporation; SPARTA; the University of Pennsylvania; Virginia Tech; University of California, Santa Cruz; Palo Alto Research Center; and Agile Communications.
09/27/07PCTEL Adds Support For WiMAX to Its Industry Leading Roaming Client Software Solution WiMAX World 2007
PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCTI) announced the availability of its industry leading Roaming Client software solution with full support for WiMAX technology at the WiMAX World 2007 Expo in Chicago, IL (Booth #901). PCTEL's Roaming Client enables end users to access the best available broadband network and seamlessly transition from one type of network to another, while ensuring security and connection policy compliance for both carriers and enterprise IT managers.
09/24/07M2Z Networks Announces Wholesale Wireless ISP Partnerships with Rural Telephone Companies
M2Z Networks, Inc. (M2Z) announced that it has entered into a wholesale partnership with Broadband Wireless Partners (BWP), a consortium founded by 20 Rural Local Exchange Carriers (RLECs) currently providing service to approximately two million rural consumers in 35 states.
09/11/07Research Reports Says Mobile Broadband Wireless Business Services Will Create $100 Billion Market by 2012
Business is on the move: the benefits of working remotely now go well beyond telecommuting, and an increasingly complex ecosystem of applications that enable work to be done from mobile devices is developing. Mobile data applications and services used by business customers will generate over $100 billion in worldwide revenue by 2012, according to a recent forecast from ABI Research.
08/22/07Parvus Introduces Next-Generation Broadband Wireless 802.11 Wi-Fi Hotspot Internet Access Solution for Public Bus and Private Coach Operators
Parvus Corporation introduced RiderNet³ , a next-generation mobile high-speed wireless Internet access solution for mass transit. Public transit authorities and private coach operators can now provide business commuters and other passengers a reliable wireless connection to check email and visit websites at broadband speeds from the convenience of their seats on the bus.
08/16/07SHAPE Announces Skype for iPhones
SHAPE Services has announced the availability of IM+ for Skype for iPhone, the Safari web application for accessing Skype ecosystem from the mobile environment. The application is designed especially for iPhone's touch screen and complements the design and interface of Apple's masterpiece. For a limited time IM+ for Skype iPhone version is being offered free of charge to all iPhone users.
07/26/07iPass Launches Managed Broadband Wireless Home Networks
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced it has expanded its Virtual Office and Home Office services to the UK, extending connectivity from mobile and business locations to include a nationwide managed home broadband service. The launch of the new service provides iPass customers with a pervasive connectivity solution, whether on the move or at home, all easily accessible from the award-winning iPassConnect universal client. The service now provides managed fixed broadband coverage across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom combined with mobile access in over 175 countries worldwide.
07/20/07Sprint Nextel and Clearwire to Partner to Accelerate and Expand the Deployment of the First Nationwide Mobile Broadband Network Using WiMAX Technology
Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) and Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) plan to jointly construct the first nationwide mobile broadband network using WiMAX technology, and promote the global development of WiMAX-based services. The planned arrangement, which is set out in a letter of intent, is expected to provide broad benefits to consumers, businesses, educators, the Federal government and public safety users by fostering quicker, broader and more efficient deployment of a mobile WiMAX broadband network than either company could accomplish on its own.
07/18/07Companies and Associations Join Together To Push For Fair and Reasonable Broadband Wireless Roaming Practices
A group of companies and trade organizations representing providers of broadband wireless services announced that they have formed the Alliance for Fair Roaming Access to petition Congress and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to address anticompetitive and discriminatory roaming practices within the industry.
07/12/07iPass Adds Broadband Wireless Device Management to ''All-You-Can-Eat'' Enterprise Flat-Rate Connectivity Service
iPass, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced an offering that combines iPass global access, connection management and device management capabilities in a single package, available to companies at a flat monthly rate. The new iPass Mobility Management package provides all the functionality and cost-predictability necessary to help businesses address the emerging reality of a fully-mobile workforce beyond the traditional "road warrior."
06/19/07iPass Widens 3G Wireless Data Reseller Agreement with T-Mobile Netherlands
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced a mobile data partnership agreement with T-Mobile Netherlands for the provision of 3G mobile broadband services to iPass customers. The announcement is the eighth signed by iPass across seven countries and follows a similar agreement signed between iPass and T-Mobile UK announced in February 2007, offering iPass customers an even wider range of connectivity options while on the move.
06/04/07TELUS Upgrades Canada's 3G Wireless Network to EV-DO, Rev. A Equipiment for Big Boost in Internet Access Speeds
TELUS announced the availability of faster speeds on its wireless high speed EVDO network throughout Southern Ontario, Montreal and Winnipeg, with enhanced speeds coming to the company's full existing EVDO coverage areas later this year. Building upon the EVDO network launched in late 2005, TELUS has upgraded to EVDO Rev A service in these areas, making it even faster for clients to access data at broadband-like speeds while on-the-go.
05/30/07Skyhook Wireless Launches Loki 2.0 - the Location-Aware Platform for the Geoweb
Skyhook Wireless, Inc. announced at the O'Reilly Where 2.0 conference Loki 2.0, the platform for delivering auto-location awareness to the geoweb. Developed using Skyhook's WPS location engine, Loki 2.0 delivers what can best be described as a big ol' bucket full of capabilities - new user controls, an updated look and feel, support for the Mac OS, a mobile version and a first-of-its-kind JavaScript API that gives any web developer the power to location-enable their content, application or service.
05/29/07Wireless Real Time Locating Systems Are Expected to Be Worth Billions by 2013
Research and Markets has announced the addition of Real Time Locating Systems 2007-2017 to their offering. Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) are electronic systems that are intended to locate small electronic devices on people or things at any time. None are perfect in this respect but to qualify for the term, they must give real time identity and location most of the time, or when interrogated.
05/23/07Qwest Wireless Offers EV-DO Broadband Wireless Service to Customers Via Sprint's Sprint Power Vision Network
Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) announced that it is offering a new mobile broadband service through evolution data optimized (EVDO) technology. With a Qwest® Wireless Mobile Broadband access card inserted in a laptop computer, and a subscription to one of three Qwest Wireless Mobile Broadband plans, customers can now connect to the Internet at broadband-like speeds when on the Sprint Power Vision network.
05/10/07Mobile WiMAX Trial Outside of Japan May Lead to Commercial WiMAX Deployment in Taiwan
A full-scale mobile WiMAX (802.16e) trial has been launched by NEC Corporation (Nasdaq:NIPNY), a provider of Internet, broadband network and enterprise business solutions, in conjunction with Tatung Company (Tatung), a Taiwanese company.
05/04/07Foothill Transit Silver Streak Bus Line with Provides RiderNet High-Speed Passenger Internet Access via Free Wi-Fi Service
Parvus Corporation announced that Foothill Transit's newly launched Silver Streak rapid transit service is now equipped with Parvus' RiderNet passenger Internet access solution. Running from Montclair to Los Angeles in Southern California, Silver Streak's state-of-the-art 60' articulated buses provide high-speed 802.11 Wi-Fi service free of charge to customers while they travel to their destination.
04/30/07Cedarcom and Members of iBurst Worldwide Operators signed MoU for the Launch of International Wireless Internet Subscriber Roaming Access
After the successful launch of Mobi Cedarcoms wireless broadband service in Lebanon December 2006; Cedarcoms Chairman and CEO Imad Tarabay and members of iBurst worldwide have signed MoU to cooperate in providing in providing international subscriber roaming access between operating countries at the 5th iBurst International Forum on 12 April 2007, Westin Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
04/26/07Treo Cell Phones Provide On-the-Spot Transmission and Credit Card Transaction Approval Global Tourism Travel Company
Globus, a worldwide leader in escorted travel, deployed Palm Treo smartphones to its workforce throughout Europe, the United States and Canada. Using more than 200 Treo smartphones -- including the new Treo 680 -- as a wireless solution, Globus tour directors gain on-the-spot transmission and credit card transaction approval, access to the company's financial system, and connectivity to centralized information that improves daily business operations.
04/10/07Nexus ISR Announces Instant Internet Data Access Device Called the Nexus Hawk to Connect Any Network, Anytime, Anywhere
Nexus ISR, LLC has recently announced the Nexus Hawk, a gateway/router linking Broadband Cellular, Wi-Fi and WiMAX networks enabling enterprises the flexibility and convenience of broadband wireless internet/network data services in mobile and remote environments. The Hawk is the only device on the market with 2 external air card slots providing access to 4 simultaneous WANS and GPS.
04/06/07Trustive Combines Roaming Agreements for Over 20,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots
The Trustive network covers more than 20,000 hotspots, connecting 60 of the best networks across Europe, including The Cloud, SFR, KPN Hotspots and Vodafone Italia. Trustive customers can access some of the prime wireless locations across Europe, including coverage at all major EU airports.
03/29/07Wireless High-Speed Internet Access Flows to Boat Commuters on the Thames River
Proxim Wireless Corporation announced that Global Reach Group, a premier service provider based in London, England, has selected and deployed Proxim's ORiNOCO's AP-4000MR outdoor Wi-Fi mesh network access points to provide Internet access to the river Thames community and commercial, public safety and private boat traffic. The network extends over 20 kilometers (approximately 12 1/2 miles) of the river. Now from Greenwich in South East London, to Milbank in the West, anyone with a Wi-Fi enabled device can connect to the Internet at almost any location along the Thames.
03/27/07Sipera Enables Secure Deployment of Wi-Fi Dual-Mode Cell Phones
Sipera Systems announced new functionality for the Sipera IPCS 520 including a security policy framework, intrusion detection and prevention functionality and troubleshooting features. This enables comprehensive security for service providers offering revenue enhancing services based on Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) or Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) technologies.
03/22/07Skyhook Wireless Powers First Wi-Fi-Based Location Finder Plugin For AOL's AIM Users
Skyhook Wireless announced that it is powering the next-generation location-based plugin for users of AOL's AIM service, the largest instant messaging community in the U.S. The Wi-Fi-based AIM Location plugin, available as a free download at , allows desktop AIM users to set and share their current or future location with AIM buddies using Skyhook's Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS).
03/21/07Aicent and Digicel Group Sign CDMA Data Roaming Agreement
Aicent, Inc. announced that it has entered into a CDMA-based data roaming agreement with Digicel Group, the largest mobile operator in the Caribbean and the first GSM operator in the region to simultaneously offer GSM and CDMA on its mobile network. Digicel is using Aicent's CRX (CDMA Roaming eXchange) to let business-traveling or vacationing mobile customers with CDMA service from other operators around the world roam onto the Caribbean's most state-of-the-art mobile network.
03/13/07Digicel Launches EVDO High-Speed Internet Access in the Caribbean for Roaming Travelers
Digicel announced that through its partnership with Huawei Technologies, it has launched CDMA roaming in the Caribbean and Bermuda, making it the first GSM operator in the region to simultaneously offer GSM and CDMA on its mobile network.
03/13/07Digicel launches CDMA roaming in Caribbean with Huawei
CDMA roaming has been launched in Bermuda and the Caribbean by Digicel, a mobile telecomms company in the Caribbean, and Huawei Technologies (Huawei), a telecomms equipment provider.
03/12/07World's First WiMAX Roaming Agreement Established Between WiSOA, MACH and Trustive
Members of the WiMAX Spectrum Owners Alliance (WiSOA) have signed the world's first WiMAX roaming agreement, and formed a partnership with MACH Sarl and Trustive BV, the world's leading providers of roaming services.
03/07/07Meraki Networks Provides Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Using Mesh Network Technology in San Francisco
Meraki Networks announced that it is sponsoring and supporting a network that it calls the "The First Mile in Unwiring the World" in San Francisco. Over the next several weeks and months, the company will be working with the community and deploying their powerful and simple technology to bring the 15,000 residents online for free.
03/01/07Alcatel-Lucent Deploys 400 Broadband Wireless Wi-Fi Access Points in Paris
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced today that the city of Paris has jointly awarded Alcatel-Lucent and SFR, the second largest mobile telecommunications operator in France, a contract to supply and integrate the first urban WiFi network in France.
03/01/07Trustive Signs Broadband Wireless Wi-Fi Roaming Agreement with Vodafone to Provide Wireless Internet Access Footprint Through in the Netherlands
Under the terms of the agreement, Vodafone Netherlands customers that use the Vodafone Hotspot service will be able to access 10,000 hotspots worldwide. Trustive's global network covers a wide range of hotspots across the world, including all the major EU airports.
02/20/07What is the Best Way to Get FREE Exposure for WiMAX, Wi-Fi, Mesh Network Products and Services?
If you are a broadband wireless product vendor that is selling to wireless Internet service providers (WISPs) such as Wi-Fi hotspots, municipal wireless networks, WiMAX networks, public safety emergency first responders or even the 3G carriers that are now providing high-speed wireless Internet connections, we have the perfect opportunity for you to get some free exposure on the BWE site.
02/16/07Strix Systems Showcases World's Largest Functional City-Wide Municipal Mesh Network at W2i Digital Cities Convention
Tempe's wireless mesh network, in place for over a year, today provides the critical wireless broadband infrastructure for the city's municipal operations and public safety organizations, including the fire department, police department, and emergency services, as well as other government agencies.
02/11/07Ericsson's Femto Cell Solution Offers a "Home-Area" Tariff to All the People Living in a Household
Ericsson launches its Femto Cell Solution. Consumers using GSM and WCDMA phones will now be able to use their mobile phones at home, with the price advantages offered by fixed-line and internet phones.
02/09/07Vodafone and Digicel Announce Roaming Partnership Agreement
A partnership agreement has been announced by mobile operators Vodafone and Digicel, to provide new roaming capabilities across Vodafone's global market and Digicel's markets in Bermuda and the Caribbean.
01/31/07Devicescape Enables Effortless Network Access for Wi-Fi Devices
Devicescape Software announced a breakthrough consumer service at the DEMO Conference in Palm Desert, Calif. This service allows any Wi-Fi enabled device, like media players, VoIP phones or game systems, to automatically connect to Wi-Fi hotspots and municipal networks.
01/31/07New One-Click Service for Wi-Fi Hotspots Combines Shared Wireless Access With Social Networks
Designed to Deliver a New Wi-Fi Culture, WHISHER Lowers Barrier to Wireless Access With a Ubiquitous Wi-Fi Sharing Service Built on the Power of Community Easy Installation, Shared-Encryption and Desirable Community Features Offered
01/30/07iPass Revs Up New 3G Service
In another step towards unifying the management of enterprise mobility, iPass, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced the addition of a new 3G service in the US, based on the high-speed CDMA EV-DO Rev A standard. With this release of this new offering in February, iPass will provide two nationwide US 3G services, as well as mobile data services covering China, Japan, and Singapore.
01/26/07iPass To Add Support for Windows Vista
Continuing in its commitment to unify the management of mobility for the enterprise, iPass, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced that it plans to deliver a version of the iPassConnect universal client for Microsoft's new Windows Vista operating system. The iPassConnect client is the user interface for the iPass Mobile Office and iPass Virtual Office global connectivity services. The new client software is scheduled to be released in Q2 2007, with a demonstration version planned for availability in March.
01/25/07Vodafone Italy Expands WiFi Footprint Through Roaming Agreement With Trustive
The agreement will allow Vodafone Italia's customers to access Trustive's global network. Similarly, Trustive customers can now use Vodafone Italia's network of hotspots located in major five-star hotels and airports across Italy. The Trustive network currently covers over 20,000 hotspots worldwide, including all major EU airports.
01/20/07Broadband Wireless Warriors Report Most Popular Mobile Wi-Fi Applications to be Web Surfing on a notebook PC and Emailing or Instant Messaging on a Mobile Phones
Various new and emerging wireless applications have caught the attention of American consumers, according to recent research conducted by Ipsos Insight. However, many consumers will seriously consider these emerging wireless applications only if they are compelling enough to break through device and communications overload, as well as budgetary constraints. At the same time, consumers appear less concerned that a given wireless application will perform up to expectations.
01/19/07iPass Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2006 Financial Results Release Date and Conference Call
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2006, which ended December 31, 2006, on Tuesday, February 6, 2007 immediately after the close of regular market trading. The company will host a public conference call to discuss its financial results, outlook and current corporate developments at 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time (2:30 p.m. Pacific Time) that same day.
01/19/07Trustive Teams up With The Cloud to Increase Wireless Hotspot Network
Agreement Extends Trustive Footprint to More Than 20,000 Hotspots Worldwide
01/16/07SiriCOMM and Hit the Wireless Internet Highway Together
SiriCOMM, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: SIRC) announced a reseller agreement with in which FreeTrip will resell SiriCOMM's InTouch wireless Internet access. FreeTrip will use banner ads and direct mail campaigns to market and resell InTouch to the monthly visitors to their web sites Inside Track Club and Truck Pilot.
01/12/07Philadelphia Flips On Free Wi-Fi Internet Service for Residents and Tourists
Ring the Liberty Bell! EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) is in the spirit of giving! Today, the ISP is kicking off a service that will give Philadelphia residents, workers and visitors an opportunity to try on its EarthLink Wi-Fi product free-of-charge through January 21, 2007.
01/10/07Mobile Wi-Fi Hot Spots for Rent from Avis in 10 Markets
Avis customers will be able to rent an Autonet Mobile Service unit, the first "always-on broadband mobile network," which provides a portable mobile Wi-Fi hotspot that works virtually anywhere.
01/08/07BOZII Expands Wi-Fi Hotspot Coverage Via Thames Online’s Mesh Wi-Fi Network
BOZII announced its Roaming Partnership with Thames Online, one of the leading and largest operators of Public Wi-Fi Networks in the UK. The deal enables BOZII to enlarge its UK WLAN roaming service to their business customers and consumers.
01/03/07TRU Technology Turns Rental Cars Into Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots
Autonet Mobile, the first Internet Service Provider for cars, announced they will debut a new wireless service that turns the car into a WiFi Hotspot at ShowStoppers during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The company also plans to announce an agreement with a world leading car rental company to offer a portable, wireless Internet service by the end of the first quarter.
12/22/06SK Telecom Selects InterDigital to Develop Mobile Wireless Roaming Capability
SK Telecom announced it has chosen InterDigital Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: IDCC) to develop an advanced mobility solution for nationwide session continuity. The mobility solution will support nationwide handover for SK Telecom's customers when moving between WiBro and UMTS networks throughout the country.
12/18/06O2 Secure Wireless, Inc. Signs Deal With Resource Hospitality, LLC to Build Wireless ISP Networks in Leading Hotel Properties
O2 Secure Wireless, Inc. (OTCBB: OTOW), a premier Wireless Internet Service Provider, announces an agreement with Resource Hospitality, LLC. The first engagement of this partnership allows O2 Secure Wireless (OTOW) to build and maintain a new robust wireless network for the customers of their Doubletree Hotel property in Marietta, GA.
12/11/06TELUS Extends EVDO Wireless Service to Mobile Customers Roaming 230 Cities in the United States
TELUS announced the extension of Wireless High Speed (EVDO) roaming to more than 230 U.S. cities, making it fast and simple for business or consumer clients travelling across the border to access Internet, e-mail and other multimedia applications at broadband-like download speeds similar to desktop Internet access at home. The announcement enables clients to access high-speed mobile Internet in more U.S. cities than offered by any other Canadian wireless carrier.
12/11/06Ten of Thousands of Boingo Hot Spots Now Support VoIP Wi-Fi Phone Calls for Skype's Wi-Fi Cell Phone
With the Belkin Wi-Fi Phone for Skype, you can now make Skype calls anywhere that you can connect to a Boingo Wireless hot spot. Now equipped with Boingo Mobile, a Wi-Fi Internet access service, you can make calls from thousands of Boingo hot spots in more than 60 countries.
12/06/06New Alliance Formed in Asia to Promote International Roaming Agreements for Broadand Wireless Services
Asias largest alliance of mobile operators today welcomed Smart Communications, Inc. to the Conexus Mobile Alliance. With SMARTs participation, the alliance has expanded its coverage footprint to over 130 million mobile subscribers in nine countries and regions.
12/06/06Municipalities Can Now Turn to Cognio EDX Mesh Network Planning Tools Engineer Large Scale Broadband Wireless Deployments
Cognio and EDX Wireless are teaming together to help solve a nagging problem with mesh deployments--interference. EDX's carrier-class SignalMX will integrate Cognio Spectrum Expert's information about interfering devices and locations to make modeling outdoor networks more accurate.
12/01/06New Security Software Protects Mobile Workforce at Home, at Work or on the Road, Against Malicious Access Points or Ad-hoc Connections
Sana Security, Inc. announced Primary Response Air Cover, a standalone product for PCs that provides broad threat protection of online identity and sensitive data from wireless exploits such as sniffing, hijacking and malware, including viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware and adware.
11/29/06iPass Makes Plans for Analyst Day 2006
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) as previously announced, will hold its Analyst Day event on Thursday, November 30, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. PST, at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay Hotel.
11/29/06EarthLink to Cover City of Alexandria with Sixteen Square Mile Wi-Fi Municipal Mesh Network
EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) announced that its proposal to build, own and operate a municipal wireless network in the City of Alexandria has been selected, and the franchise agreement, in the form of a city ordinance, will be introduced at the City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 28th.
11/29/06Massive Wi-Fi Mesh Network Cloud Spreading Across Major European Cities
The Cloud, Europe's leading operator of open WiFi networks, announces that it is launching a major initiative to expand its City WiFi operations across Europe. Its dedicated Metro WiFi business unit, headed up by Ben van Dongen in Amsterdam, is investing in a programme to bring city-wide WiFi networks to cities across Europe over the next two years and is currently actively engaged with more than 30 cities.
11/29/06McDonalds Says Fast Wi-Fi Great for Fast Food; Adds More High-Speed Internet Access to Menu
iPass, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) and Wayport announced that they have expanded their relationship, giving iPass users immediate access to Wi-Fi locations in more than 7,500 of McDonald’s 13,700 restaurants across the United States.
11/22/06Spectrum Sharing Agreement Signed by US and Mexico
A spectrum sharing agreement has been signed by senior telecomms officials of the United States and Mexico in response to the requirement for interoperable and reliable communications in the US/Mexico border area.
11/18/06LongBoard and France Telecom Jointly Develop Multimedia Roaming Solution for GSM, GPRS, CDMA, UMTS, Wi-Fi, and WiMax Wireless Networks
The solution enables service providers to offer subscribers different levels of multimedia service quality, such as Premium subscription and charge customers accordingly. For example, a Premium level subscriber would get priority over another subscriber when these customers are both within range of a Wi-Fi access point.
11/08/06FON Wi-Fi Routers for only HKD $39
Spain-based FON announced the launch of the FON Hong Kong service, operated in partnership with Outblaze. FON is a free community of users who share part of their broadband connections and in return enjoy free WiFi connectivity at FON access points anywhere in the world.
11/02/06Continental Airlines Prevails in Case on Antenna Roof Rights from FCC
Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) applauded today's decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which will allow the airline to continue to offer free Wi-Fi access through Continental's own selected carrier in its Presidents Club lounges, including at Boston's Logan International Airport.
10/30/06The Six Keys to Mobile Advertising Success Rule #1: Effective Mobile Ads Will Be Part of a Larger Mobile Marketing
Mobile Advertising: Opportunities & Illusions is the result of more than 35 in-depth interviews with leading merchants, software tool developers, mobile operators, and content providers. The report presents the six steps to mobile advertising success. It explains and compares the major mobile advertising capabilities, and discusses how the evolution of mobile handsets, networks, and related technologies will fuel mobile advertising. The report also contains a directory of 50 select mobile advertising vendors.
10/30/06With 400 Million Mobile Subscribers by April 2006, China Continues to Have the Biggest Mobile Market in the World
This report contains comprehensive overviews of trends and developments in telecommunications, mobile, Internet, broadband and digital media for the entire Asian region. Topics include:- Market and industry analyses and developments Infrastructure, fixed voice and data, mobile, wireless, broadband and Internet Facts, figures and statistics Industry and regulatory issues Major Players, Network Operators, Subscribers, Prepaid
10/25/06EMBARQ Smart Connect Service Allows Users to Roam Between Wireless and Wireline Networks
Embarq (NYSE: EQ) introduces EMBARQ Smart Connect service, an innovative technology that allows calls to move seamlessly between a business' wireless and wireline networks -- all without interrupting the call. EMBARQ began its tiered rollout of this new technology by launching in Las Vegas, Orlando and Charlottesville, Va.
10/18/06BelAir Networks and Siemens Networks Team to Deliver Best-of-Breed Broadband Wireless Mesh and WiMAX Solutions
BelAir Networks and Siemens Networks LLC announced a worldwide agreement enabling Siemens to market and sell BelAir Networks products globally under the Siemens brand as part of its mobile networking portfolio. The companies have already teamed on several projects for leading cable and cellular operators, focused on both WiMAX mesh deployments and cellular backhaul.
10/13/06Top Global Announced a 3G/4G VoIP, IP Video And IMS Solution For Enterprises
Top Global announced a 3G/4G Mobile IP Voice, Data, Video, and IMS solution based on the company's MobileBridge platform. Top Global has developed and patented the flexible MobileBridge platform which serves as a gateway/router that links the 3rd/4th Generation Cellular (3G/4G) network and WLAN/LAN networks, enabling customer to enjoy the flexibility and convenience of wireless Internet in truly mobile and remote environments.
10/13/06Crestel Introduces WiMAX Billing and Customer-Centric Management
Elitecore Technologies introduces Crestel Convergent Billing to deliver end-to-end billing and customer-centric management that meets the complete OSS / BSS, policy management, authentication and customer care requirements with distinct offerings for Tier-1 and Tier-3 WiMAX service providers.
10/09/06Tatara Systems and Boingo Wireless Power Helio Hybrid
Boingo Wireless and Tatara Systems announced that they have been selected by Helio to power the Helio Hybrid, a comprehensive wireless solution that simplifies laptop Wi-Fi and 3G access in a single user-friendly package. Combining a 3G card, manufactured by Sierra Wireless, and software to take advantage of a laptop's built-in Wi-Fi, the Helio Hybrid allows users to switch between a nationwide 3G network, private and free Wi-Fi signals and a worldwide network of Wi-Fi hot spots.
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09/20/06WiFi 2.0: The Evolution of Commercial WiFi Service
Although not an apples to apples comparison, the nature of WiFi has seen a profound shift since its first adoption too. This whitepaper highlights the key aspects of this evolution and makes the case that WiFi 2.0 is now a reality.
09/15/06US Wireless Online Launches Service Pricing for Pittsburgh Wi-Fi Network
US Wireless Online (OTC: UWRL) officially activated wireless Internet access for the Central Business District/Golden Triangle, North Shore and Lower Hill District of Downtown Pittsburgh.
09/15/06Ofcom Introduces Spectrum Licence Type for Broadband Wireless Access on Trains
A new type of spectrum licence enabling broadband access on trains, via a satellite link, has been made available by UK communications industry regulator Ofcom.
09/14/06Sprint Nextel and Television Stations Agree on Framework for Spectrum Relocation
Under terms of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) 800 MHz Order, 2 GHz Broadcast Auxiliary Service (BAS) licensees, which include the Tribune and Hearst-Argyle-owned stations, must relocate to new spectrum assignments by September 2007. Sprint Nextel is responsible for reimbursing BAS licensees for the cost of relocating to comparable facilities within the 2 GHz spectrum band. BAS licensees use this spectrum to transmit local news from remote locations back to the studio. One agreement covers Tribune-owned WGN in Chicago and the other covers Hearst-Argyle-owned WESH in Orlando.
09/09/06Airspan and Yozan WiMAX Partnership Featured on BBC Newsnight's Investigation Into "The Future of Mobile Devices"
This nationwide TV broadcast highlighted how WiMAX and Wi-Fi have the potential to disrupt and change the Mobile Service Provider's business case, by giving end-users new devices that allow them to pick and choose the networks and services they use.
09/09/06GSmart i128 is the First TV Roaming Mobile in the World
GIGABYTE GSmart i128 delivers entertainment values with analog TV Roaming. In fact, GSmart i128 offers real-time TV broadcasting on one's favorite game or news. Users may watch terrestrial TV for free. By presetting terrestrial TV channels to 39 countries worldwide, GSmart i128 offers TV Roaming for travelers on-the-go. For instance, travelers may watch World Cup or Olympic Games on-the-go during the trip to Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Japan, China, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Russia, Australia, India, Dubai, and ...etc.
08/31/06HypeWifi Launches Unique Question-Based Wi-Fi Advertising Platform That Offers Advertisers a New Way to Reach Their Customers
HypeWifi, Inc. announces the launch of the HypeWifi Advertising Platform, a unique and targeted advertising platform based on demographics and user behavior. Utilizing HypeWifi's existing base of Wi-Fi hotspots, advertisers can gain exposure to a targeted demographic and can gather marketing feedback through its unique question-based logon.
08/30/06iPass Secures Patent for Quality Monitoring Functionality of iPass Service
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced it has been granted a continuation patent (US Patent 6,985,945) on the network quality monitoring functionality of the iPass service. The continuation extends the protections previously granted to iPass in 2003 for the company's Service Quality Management (SQM) technology.
08/23/06Research Shows 60% of Small Business Owners Plan to Buy Mobile IP Services
After years of lagging behind large corporations, small and medium-sized businesses are poised for major investment and adoption of wireless handset technology and mobile data services to help increase their workforce productivity. According to a new Yankee Group survey, 60 percent of all small business owners have already implemented or are planning on deploying a mobile data solution over a wireless -- also known as cellular -- network. This reflects a significant jump in wireless adoption plans when compared to a 2005 survey asking the same question, where 54 percent of respondents said they would not implement a wireless program.
08/23/06Ball State University and Firetide Bring Mobile Internet to Campus Shuttle
Ball State University, named Intel's "Most Unwired Campus" in 2005, deployed Firetide's mesh solution to provide students with a variety of wireless services including live video and a mobile WiFi mesh network that allows continuous Internet access on the university's shuttle bus service along McKinley Avenue, which runs through the center of campus.
08/04/06debitel Selects Wireless Network Cards from Sierra Wireless for 3G HSDPA Mobile Data Service in Germany
debitel announced that debitel has selected Sierra Wireless HSDPA wireless wide area network cards to provide customers with high speed HSDPA network access in Germany. The debitel SURF@go Card 850, now available through debitel's business sales channels and in debitel retail locations throughout Germany, is designed to provide wireless connectivity to e-mail, the Internet, and online corporate applications over 3G networks at data speeds comparable to wired broadband connections.
08/04/06AirDefense Announces Mobile 4.0 Product
AirDefense announced the release of AirDefense Mobile 4.0, the newest version of the company's security and wireless network assessment tool. Mobile 4.0 includes a new analysis engine, which is built on the award-winning, patented technology used in the company's flagship product, AirDefense Enterprise. The analysis engine provides network administrators with more than 100 security and performance-based alarms, along with other new features such as alarm notification via email or Syslog messaging.
08/02/06Telstra and iPass Extend Partnership With International Wireless Hotspot Roaming Agreement
For iPass customers, the agreement means they can now access more than 60,000 available hotspots in 160 countries. In Australia, Telstra Wireless Hotspot is the country's leading provider of secure and reliable wireless broadband internet access ensuring iPass customers have the access they need while travelling 'Down Under'.
08/02/06Nomad Digital Delivers High Speed Internet Access to Caltrain Passengers
Nomad Digital Ltd in conjunction with Caltrain and Intel Solution Services, today announced the successful completion of a "proof of concept" for a WiMAX-based technology that provides continuous high-speed Internet access for Caltrain passengers.
08/02/06EarthLink Selected to Build out Pasadena Network
The Wi-Fi mesh network will provide affordable, high-speed Internet access for residents, businesses and visitors to the home of the Rose Bowl. EarthLink will offer a symmetrical, 1 Mbps solution for customers and will work with the City to develop a digital inclusion program to offer certain qualifying residents discounted Internet access.
07/21/063G Wireless Carriers in Jeopardy; Skype Rolls Out First Wave of More Cost Efficient Wi-Fi Cell Phones
Skype announced collaboration with hardware partners to deliver the first WiFi phones for Skype software, making Internet calling on the move a reality. By enabling consumers to make Internet calls without a computer, Skype is freeing people from their computers and saving them money.
07/20/06MobilePro Proves There is a Lot of Money to Be Made with Citywide Wi-Fi Networks
Why other municipalities want to leave money on the table and offer Wi-Fi services for free remains a mystery to experienced veterans who are smart enough to know that builiding and managing networks costs money. Foolish cities like Sacramento are doomed for failure because they expect the build something with nothing. MobilePro is a great example of how and why municipalities should be striving to make money by charging for high-speed Internet access.
07/19/06SAMSUNG Rides the Wave of New Unlicensed Mobile Access Phones
UMA is a next-generation fixed-mobile convergence technology standard which allows for seamless handover between cellular networks and fixed IP networks (hot spots). Handsets with UMA technology allow free voice and data communication both in mobile and fixed modes.
07/13/06VeriSign to Secure WiMAX Standard Wireless Broadband Networks
VeriSign, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRSNz) announced that it has been selected by the WiMAX Forum, the exclusive global organization dedicated to certifying the interoperability of wireless broadband access products based on global standards, to provide PKI-related services to all WiMAX Forum Certified solutions based on IEEE 802.16-2004 and ETSI HiperMAN 1.2.1. This partnership promotes industry-wide equipment compatibility and interoperability within the WiMAX Forum community by creating a single, trusted device authentication standard across broadband wireless networks.
07/13/06SeaMobile Announces Broadband Wireless Contract with Crystal Cruises
SeaMobile Inc. announced it has signed an agreement with Crystal Cruises to provide communication solutions for its guests throughout the world. SeaMobile will begin installing wireless broadband communications equipment on board two luxury Crystal Cruises ships, Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony, later this year.
07/12/06Roamware Wins Wireless Roaming Traffic Redirection Patent
The United States Patent Office recognized Roamware, Inc. for its pioneering work in mobile traffic redirection - the ability for a network operator to redirect subscribers to the most advantageous network whilst roaming abroad - issuing Roamware United States Patent Number 7,072,651, entitled "Method and System for Cellular Network Traffic Redirection," and exclusive patent rights over its broadly-worded claims.
07/12/06Cyberoam Partners with TheGreenBow to Provide IPSec VPN Client
Elitecore Technologies has teamed up with TheGreenBow to offer IPSec VPN within the Cyberoam Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances.
07/10/06TRA Consults on an Online Application System for WiFi and WiMax Frequencies
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority is planning an online system for frequency license registration for certain types of frequency application. This system will allow individuals, businesses and operators alike to obtain a license to use WiFi and Wimax spectrum in the Kingdom of Bahrain by simply filling in an online application form.
07/07/06City of Madison, Wisconsin Launches WiFi Mesh Network
Pronto Networks and Cellnet Technology, Inc. announced their first joint city wide wireless broadband access network deployment using Cisco WiFi mesh equipment for the City of Madison, Wisconsin. The Madison City hotzone deployment covers the airport, Capitol Square, State Street, and University Areas of Downtown Madison and the area encompasses residential, commercial, business and government users. The Wi-Fi service consists of a network of Cisco Mesh WLAN Controllers and mesh Access Points deployed throughout the city and Pronto’s UniFi OSS Platform operated from a central NOC (network operations center).
07/07/06While You’re Roaming The Wi-Fi Frontier, Is Your Back-Office Ready?
These days, Wi-Fi hotspots are popping up in more places than just your airport terminal and Starbucks. Now you’re likely to find them in McDonalds, Motel 6, Dairy Queen, and even your UPS store. And the national chains aren’t the only ones in on the action. Depending on where you live, your local “Mom and Pop” bar, store or restaurant is just as likely to offer Wi-Fi service. In fact, a leading Wi-Fi hotspot directory, lists over 117,000 public hotspots in 128 countries.
07/07/06Financial Institutions Must Preempt Potential Security Breaches Caused by Bluetooth-Enabled Devices
As the number of devices enabled with Bluetooth technology continues to proliferate, so do the risks to financial services institutions and other enterprises where data security is paramount. In the past, Bluetooth attacks were limited to short range devices, affecting primarily stand-alone mobile phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). TowerGroup believes the next wave of attacks will focus on corporate local area networks (LANs) and will come through networked devices that leverage a Bluetooth network interface.
07/07/06Intel Makes Largest Investment Ever in WiMAX Deal with Clearwire and Motorola
Clearwire Corporation announced a series of transactions with Intel Capital, the venture capital investment arm of Intel Corporation, Motorola and Motorola Ventures to accelerate the development and deployment of portable and mobile WiMAX networks based on the IEEE 802.16e-2005 standard. The transactions include Intel Capital's investment of $600 million as part of a $900 million private financing round and Motorola's acquisition of Clearwire's subsidiary NextNet Wireless, a leading provider of OFDM-based non-line-of-sight (NLOS) wireless broadband infrastructure equipment. Motorola Ventures is also participating in the financing round.
07/07/06Nokia Selected To Provide Broadband Wi-Fi Service for 10 New York Parks
Nokia (NYSE: NOK) announced it has been selected to be the primary provider for mobile services in the free Wi-Fi networks in the parks of the city of New York. The networks currently being installed will cover 10 major parks in New York City, including Central Park, Union Square Park and Corona Flushing Meadows.
07/05/06Vonage Introduces the Vonage Flash Drive V-Phone
When customers are surfing the internet at a Wi-Fi hotspot, they can plug in their V-Phone and make calls too. With its plug and play ease, the V-Phone is ideal for business travelers, students, or anyone on the go. Users can check their voicemail from any computer and send voicemail attachments directly to an email account or BlackBerry. The V-Phone allows small businesses to save money on phone bills with Vonage's flat-rate, full-featured calling plans. Small business employees will benefit from the convenience of a virtual mobile office with the ability to make phone calls from PCs with high speed internet access anywhere in the world.
07/05/06BART and Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority Select Four Firms for Broadband Wireless Internet Tests on High-Speed Trains
BART/Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA), the manager of the Capitol Corridor intercity passenger train, have selected four proposers to help them take the next big step toward providing fast mobile broadband services on trains. Bandwidth intensive applications that will be tested via the limited trial networks include Internet, email, Virtual Private Network (VPN) access, video downloads and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) to their riders’ laptops, PDAs and cell phones, all available while the Capitol Corridor train is moving at full speed between Auburn and San Jose. Results of the initial technical trials will lead toward a fast-track procurement of a system-wide network, a process that is being watched by passenger rail providers around the world.
07/05/06TMN in Portugal Extends Connectivity Partnership with Birdstep Technology
Birdstep Technology ASA announced further engagement to upgrade the TMN's ease-of-connectivity client offering with added support to additional data cards. The upgraded solution for TMN will offer coverage of the GPRS, UMTS, HSDPA and WLAN networks with PC cards. The deployment is scheduled to be nationwide.
07/04/06Orange Business Services Partners with T-Mobile HotSpot for U.S. Wi-Fi Hotspot Coverage
Orange Business Services is adding hotspots in more than 7,000 public locations throughout the U.S. to its Public WiFi offering through its partnership with T-Mobile HotSpot. These additional hotspots bring its total coverage to more than 35,000 hotspots in about 60 countries.
06/28/06Wi-Fi Adoption in China Is Gaining Momentum in Enterprise and Home Markets
The enterprise market for Wi-Fi technology in China is expected to increase fourfold, with a 45% annual growth rate for the market as a whole, over the next 3 years according to a new white paper sponsored by the Wi-Fi Alliance. Developed by Chinese research firm Analysys International, the report describes a new wave of Wi-Fi expansion in China
06/23/06Novatel Wireless Introduces HSDPA ExpressCard/34 for North American and European Markets
Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVTL), a provider of wireless broadband access solutions, announced it has begun initial pre-commercial shipments of its Merlin XU870 ExpressCard that is designed for both North American and European HSDPA networks
06/22/06Sprint Announces North America Data Roaming Deals
Customers of Sprint (NYSE: S) now have more international locations to easily access mobile data applications, thanks to new reciprocal wireless service deals with Bell Canada and Iusacell in Mexico
06/13/06Trustive Signs a 3-Years WiFi Bilateral Roaming Agreement With SFR
In a move that strengthens roaming access among Europe's WiFi networks, the Trustive network, the continent's leading hotspot aggregator, has been chosen by SFR, France's second largest mobile operator, to complete integration of a bilateral roaming agreement
06/09/06AT&T Expands Wi-Fi Access and Footprint in Countries Throughout Europe
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced that it has expanded its global Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) access footprint in new regions throughout Europe
06/07/06City of Bologna Launches RoamAD Metro Wi-Fi Network
RoamAD, a supplier of carrier-grade, converged wireless networks, announced that the Municipality of Bologna has launched a RoamAD-based municipal Wi-Fi network that is providing free Internet access to citizens of Bologna as well as to students and faculty of the University of Bologna
05/19/06Outsmart Signs Global Reseller Agreement with Major Communications Vendor to Deliver IMS Solutions
Outsmart Ltd., the leading provider of network convergence and IMS based solutions, has signed a global reseller agreement with leading telecommunications equipment provider Siemens AG
05/18/06Nomadix Announces Seamless Access for Wi-Fi - Cellular Roaming
Nomadix, Inc, a supplier of intelligent network devices and interconnect services for guest access, digital cities, and carrier HotSpots, announced a demonstration of Seamless Access with Intel at CTIA 2006 and, more recently, at the 2006 Spring Intel Developer Forum in Beijing, China
05/09/06VeriWave Introduces Mobility and Roaming Performance Test for Wireless LANs
VeriWave, Inc., a provider of performance analysis test systems for wireless local area networks (WLANs), has released its WLAN Roaming Test application measuring the performance of WLAN systems as clients roam between Access Points
05/02/06ICOA and Trustive Sign Roaming Agreement
ICOA, Inc. (OTC BB: ICOA), a national provider of wireless broadband Internet networks and managed services in high-traffic public locations, announced that it has signed a roaming agreement with Trustive, a European Aggregator
04/28/06BWE Releases New Wireless ISP Training Course Schedule
All BWE class instructors are seasoned wireless RF engineers that have years of experience in building broadband wireless networks. BWE's classes are designed to give attendees a real world view of broadband wireless principles, equipment selection guidelines, and examples of what you should and should not do in order to build a carrier class broadband wireless data system.
04/26/06Telcordia & Unipier to Jointly Develop Policy-Based Roaming Management Solution for Dual Network Environment
Unipier, a provider of Intelligent Policy Management products, and TelcordiaTechnologies, a global provider of telecommunications software and services, will develop a joint product for a policy-based roaming in a dual network environment
04/25/06iPass Partners with the Cloud to Add Over 6,000 Wireless Venues Across Europe
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced a roaming agreement with one of Europe’s leading wireless network operators, The Cloud, leading to the imminent activation of more than 6,000 new WiFi hotspots and wireless hotzones onto the iPass Global Broadband Roaming network
04/25/06Camvera Deploys First Phase Of Wireless Network For CityNet
Camvera Networks, a wireless broadband integration and managed services company, announced that it has completed the first phase and primary deployment of its wireless footprint for CityNET Telecommunications, owned and operated by the city of Tifton, Georgia
04/18/06Should Wi-Fi in Municipal Networks Be Offered as a Free or Paid Service?
There has been a lot of discussion lately in the press about the future of Wi-Fi as a free service or a paid service. What do you think?
04/15/06MAZINGO Announces Integrated Wi-Fi/GSM Mobile Phone
MAZINGO, is releasing a feature-rich broadband phone service to consumers and businesses that supports FREE voice communications, including roaming, and data downloads
04/08/06Boingo and Kineto Wireless Partner to Extend UMA Service to Gloabal Wi-Fi Hotspots
Kineto Wireless, global supplier of Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) technology, and Boingo Wireless, a Wi-Fi network aggregator, announced an agreement in which the companies are working together to ensure full interoperability between Boingo’s Wi-Fi toolkit for mobile handsets and Kineto Wireless’ UMA system
04/06/06iPass and T-Mobile Partner to Deliver Further Wi-Fi Connectivity Across Europe
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced a partnership with T-Mobile to incorporate T-Mobile’s and T-Com’s European Wi-Fi hotspot networks into the iPass Global Broadband Roaming network
03/31/06BWE Needs Your Advertising Support
BWE has been providing broadband wireless news on Wi-Fi Hotspots, Wireless ISPs and WiMAX technology for the past six years. During that time we have experienced significant growth. However, what we have not seen is an increase in the advertising dollars needed to support our site.
03/29/06Boingo Adds Key Asian Airports to Worldwide Wi-Fi Network
Boingo Wireless, a leading Wi-Fi network aggregator, announced further expansion of its hot spot network in Indonesia and Thailand, including four key airports in the two countries
03/29/06Boingo Adds Six North American Airports to Hot Spot Network
Boingo Wireless, a leading Wi-Fi network aggregator, announced that six North American airports have been added to the Boingo Roaming Network as a result of network expansion by roaming partners
03/29/06Boingo Roaming Agreement With Belgium's Telenet Leads to Dramatic Network Expansion
Boingo Wireless, a leading Wi-Fi network aggregator, announced a roaming agreement with Telenet N.V., the largest cable operator in Belgium and one of Europe's top wireless Internet service providers (WISP)
03/13/ Begins Research on Route1 Inc.
The Mobi Solution comprises hardware, software, and a managed service that allows users to remotely operate their office PCs over cellular data, WiFi, and LAN connections. In fact, Route1's technology keeps users persistently connected, safely switching between networks while managing sessions even in the middle of document edits.
02/15/06Birdstep Launches SmartRoaming Seamless Connectivity and Mobility for Windows Mobile
Birdstep Technology (OSE:BIRD) launched its new client for seamless connectivity and mobility (SmartRoaming) for Windows Mobile
12/02/05NeoReach Wireless Continues Winning Streak with New Municipal City-Wide Wireless Network Trials
MobilePro Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: MOBL) announced that the city of Cuyahoga Falls has chosen its NeoReach Wireless division to design, deploy and operate a metro-wide wireless network, pending final review and approval of a pilot network by the city co
11/30/05Intel Shows Off Wi-Fi Cell Phones from Calypso Wireless
Calypso Wireless, Inc. (PINK SHEETS:CLYW - News) announced that Calypso affiliated company RV Technology Limited, Hong Kong ("RV Tec") has been invited by Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC - News) to demonstrate a series of cellular Pocket PC-based Smart cel
10/29/05OPNET Launches WiMAX Model Development Consortium; Motorola Joins as Founding Member
OPNET Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPNT), a provider of management software for networks and applications, announced the formation of a model development consortium focused on the new WiMAX (802.16) communications standard.
10/27/05Azaire Networks' Next Generation IP Converged Network Platform Enables Hybrid Networks to Deliver Mobile Broadband
Azaire Networks Inc., the leading provider of mobile broadband services, announced the availability of its next generation IP Converged Network Platform (IP-CNP).
10/27/05Boingo Adds Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Airport Portfolio, Offers 2-for-1 Connects in Terminals
Boingo Wireless announced it has added Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) -- the "world's busiest airport" with a forecasted 88 million passengers this year -- to the Boingo(R) Roaming System, bringing the total number of airports
10/26/05Three 'Hot Cities' Complete Metro Wi-Fi Networks in New Mexico and Michigan to Provide New Community Services
Ushering in a new generation of wireless public and government services, Rio Rancho, a city on the bank of the Rio Grande, completed one of the nation's largest municipal Wi-Fi networks.
10/06/05Boingo Partners With BT Openzone to Expand Wireless Network in UK and in Key Business Travel Locations Worldwide
BT Openzone Agreement Adds More Than 1,500 Hotspots to Boingo Roaming System Including All UK Airports and All British Airways Lounge Locations Worldwide
10/06/05Burton Group Report Advises How to Prepare for Seamless Roaming Future
Burton Group recently released a research report that outlines three recommendations enterprises should undertake to pave the way for the inevitable convergence of fixed-line and mobile telecommunications. This topic will be analysed at Burton Group's Cat
10/04/05Boingo Partners With Japan Telecom Co., Ltd. to Add 820 Japanese Wi-Fi Hot Spots to Network
Boingo Wireless announced an agreement with Japan Telecom Co., Ltd. to allow Boingo's growing number of retail customers and Platform Services customers to roam onto the 820 Japanese hot spot locations that are part of Japan Telecom's BB Mobilepoint Wi-Fi
09/28/05Tatara Systems to Integrate Boingo Wireless Footprint to Simplify the Bundling of 3G and Wi-Fi Services for Service Providers
Solution Enhances the Mobile User Experience and Allows Service Providers to Integrate the Boingo Wi-Fi Footprint Quickly and Easily Into Their Product Offerings
09/23/05Airpath Expands Partnerships with Leaders in the Municipal Broadband Wireless Market by Adding SkyPilot
SkyPilot Partnership Addresses Increasing Demand for Multi-Use Networks
09/20/05Boingo Wireless and Birdstep Technology Partner to Bring Integrated Cellular Data and Wi-Fi to Operators Worldwide
Birdstep Technology to Offer Boingo Roaming System to Its European Operator
09/16/05Boingo Expands Wi-Fi Network for Business Travelers in Northern Spain
WiSIDE Telecom is the Latest European Hot Spot Operator to Join
09/08/05GoRemote Boosts Wireless Business Broadband
GoRemote announced a roaming agreement with T-Mobile HotSpot that will enable corporations to access the T-Mobile HotSpot network via the GoRemote Global Network. Now, enterprise IT managers and CIOs can provide their mobile workers with a seamless
09/01/05Boingo Adds Airports in Denmark, The Netherlands and Norway to Worldwide Roaming Network
Additions Mean Users Now Have High-Speed Wireless Internet Access at 169 Airports Worldwide
08/30/05NTT Com Seals Wireless Broadband Roaming Deal with ePLDT for Wi-Fi Users in Asia
NTT Communicationsa member of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), announced a deal on August 23 to expandof its wireless broadband roaming coverage to the Philippines with leading operator ePLDT.
08/23/05Worldwide Internet Access On Your Boat at the Dock with Global Roaming Internet Access for Boaters
ISP provides boaters with local dial-up or toll-free Internet connections from almost any Marina Worldwide through several VPN ready access points. All boaters cruising worldwide can connect to Internet and send and receive emails while on
08/03/05Remotepipes, Inc. Joins Wimax Forum Collaborate 802.16 Roaming
RemotePipes announced that it joined the WiMAX Forum, the industry organization that promotes the interoperability and certification of broadband wireless products based on the IEEE 802.16 standard.
08/02/05Connexion by Boeing, Intel Efforts Boost Hotspots in the Sky
Connexion by Boeing and Intel Corporation announced an agreement to enhance and promote high-speed, in-flight wireless Internet service. As part of the agreement, the companies have successfully completed compatibility testing with common Intel Centrino
07/06/05WiMAX Global Roaming Alliance (WGRA) Traction Proves Strong Interest in Mobile and Nomadic WiMAX
In less than thirty days the WiMAX Global Roaming Alliance (WGRA) has grown from three initial members to fifteen named members around the world. Beyond the early named membership the WGRA has approved prospective commercial and governmental applications
07/06/05Verisign Licenses Mobile Tokens and Mobile Authentication Services from Diversinet
Agreement Will Enable VeriSign Unified Authentication to Deliver OATH-Compliant Mass-Market User Authentication Solution that Uses Mobile Phones, PDAs and PCs as Soft Tokens
06/30/05SupportNet Introduces New Flat-Rate Pricing for U.S. Wi-Fi Hotspot Access
Partnership with iPass now enables business travelers to access high speed wireless broadband, from over 11,000 U.S. hotspots, through monthly and annual subscription plans
06/28/05WeRoam Strengthens Its European Wi-Fi Hotspot Footprint in France, Spain, Greece and Finland
The new network partners cover major cities, airports and hotels in their respective countries. All new partners will support landing page, WISPr and WISPr EAP-SIM access. By joining the open WLAN roaming platform, they underline WeRoam's position a
06/23/05Boingo Integration With SBC FreedomLink Goes Live
Roaming Agreement Adds 3,400 Hot Spots in Restaurants, Bookstores and Business Services Centers to Boingo Roaming System
06/17/05TeliaSonera Launches WLAN-Service Homerun on Airplanes
TeliaSonera has signed a roaming agreement with wireless Internet service provider Connexion by Boeing to provide TeliaSonera's wireless broadband service HomeRun on airplanes as of today. TeliaSonera is taking the lead in the migration from fixed to
06/17/05T-Mobile Hotspot Announces Network Expansion, Roaming Agreements and Customer Growth
T-Mobile HotSpot announced continued wireless broadband leadership with strong customer growth and usage statistics, and new roaming relationships.
06/16/05Nomadix Signs WiFi Roaming Pact with Cheetah Wireless of Las Vegas
Nomadix, Inc. announced that Cheetah Wireless Technologies, Inc. (CWTI) will incorporate Nomadix Interconnect Services (NIS) into its expanding Las Vegas, Nevada and Encinitas, California metropolitan WiFi deployments. The agreement allows NIS subscribers
06/07/05Vivato, Pronto Networks and Access AnyPlace Bring Extended-Range Wi-Fi to Daytona Beach
Access AnyPlace Selects Vivato's Phased-Array Wireless Technology and Pronto Network's OSS for the Home of NASCAR; Builds on Vivato's Growing Number of Metro Deployments
05/31/05RemotePipes, Inc. Announces WiMAX Global Roaming Alliance (WGRA)
RemotePipes, Inc. is formally announcing its WiMAX Global Roaming Alliance (WGRA) for the benefit of commercial entities, state and city governments, WISP's, equipment manufacturers, and other parties that can benefit from being a part of a
05/26/05Airpath Continues Global Expansion Through International Wi-Fi Roaming Agreement With Trustive
Leading OSS & Roaming Provider Enables European Hotspot Aggregator With Significant Additional Wi-Fi Footprint
05/18/05RemotePipes and DockPoint Bring Global Roaming Internet Access to Fixed Broadband Wireless Customers
5/18/05 - RemotePipes, Inc. announced that DockPoint has selected RemotePipes to provide worldwide mobile Internet services for DockPoint's business and residential customers throughout the Southeastern United States.
05/13/05Boingo and Ireland's Bitbuzz Partner for Wi-Fi Access on the Emerald Isle
5/13/05 - Roaming Agreement Provides Boingo Subscribers Access to Ireland’s Largest Independent Wi-Fi Network
05/11/05Boingo Takes Wi-Fi Roaming to New Heights
5/12/05 - Company Debuts In-Flight Wi-Fi Roaming in Partnership With Connexion by Boeing
05/02/05Airpath's Neutral Host Platform Supports Metro Deployments For Broadband Wireless Communications And Roaming
5/2/05 - Airpath Wireless, Inc. announced the availability of RoamBOSS Metro, the only carrier-class Operational Support System (OSS) and provisioning solution with roaming and clearinghouse capabilities offering a neutral host network management platform
04/30/05Smith Micro Announces Availability of New Enterprise Wireless Connectivity Solution That Allows Users to Move Between Nearly 200 Wireless Networks Worldwide
4/30/05 - QuickLink Mobile Offers Enterprise Users on the Go More Ways to Connect - Whether Choosing a WWAN Connection or a Secure Wi-Fi Connection
04/21/05Sprint Extends Wi-Fi Leadership and Broadband Footprint Globally
4/21/05 - Sprint (NYSE: FON) has signed Wi-Fi high-speed wireless service roaming agreements with four broadband Internet service providers and a virtual network enabler which will increase the number of Wi-Fi hotspots available to customers to more than
04/21/05VeriSign Working With Microsoft on Roaming Wireless Security
4/21/05 - Work Involves Wi-Fi Security Reference Architecture and Solution Based on VeriSign Unified Authentication and Microsoft Network Access Protection Technologies
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