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02/16/10Comtrend Corporation Launches BeamLink HD IPTV Wireless Video Adapters
Comtrend Corporation announced the launch of its new BeamLink Wireless Video Adapters. Now available to service providers in North America, the BeamLink adapters are used to distribute multiple streams of carrier-grade High Definition (HD) IPTV content from an Ethernet-equipped home gateway or DVR to IP set top boxes.
02/16/10Motorola MileStone SmartPhone Powered by Android Now Available at TELUS
TELUS and Motorola today announced the availability of the much-anticipated Motorola Milestone in Canada . Motorola Milestone, powered by Android, delivers a rich mobile web experience, superior messaging and top-of-the-line multi-media features in an innovative design that could only come from Motorola.
02/15/10HelloSoft Announces the Availability of Its VoIP Solution for LTE Devices
HelloSoft announced the extension of its carrier proven VoIP and Voice Call Continuity (VCC) solution suite to future 4G-LTEdevices. HelloSoft's VoIP and VCC solution allows seamless handoff of voice calls between VoIP on the 4G LTE network and circuit switched voice systems that run on cellular 2G and 3G networks. Supporting VoIP over LTE (VoLTE) extends HelloSoft's recently released, award winning VoIP and VCC Convergence Client Software platform for Android mobile devices, which also supports handsets running Windows Mobile, Symbian and Linux operating systems.
12/22/09Croatian Academic and Research Network Connects 1,300 Schools With WiMAX and Cisco Technology
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that the Croatian Academic and Research Network (CARNet) has extended its Cisco Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) to connect 1,300 primary and secondary schools across Croatia.
12/09/09Airspan Selected by COTES for Bolivian WiMAX Network
Airspan Networks Inc. announced that it has been selected by Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones Sucre (COTES) for a multi-phase Bolivian WiMAX deployment.
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.
10/15/09Zarlink's Timing Over Packet Products Support Critical Synchronization Requirements for 3G and 4G Broadband Wireless Internet Access Networks
Zarlink Semiconductor (TSX:ZL) announced enhancements to its recently introduced Timing over Packet (ToP) products to support strict timing requirements for 3G and 4G Radio Access Network (RAN) equipment. Zarlink's IEEE 1588 ToP products allow timing and synchronization information to be carried directly over packet networks, providing carriers with a real alternative to costly global positioning systems (GPS). Infonetics Research estimates the RAN equipment market will reach US$10.9 billion by 2013, from US$4.6 billion in 2008.
10/15/09Nortel CVAS Shows Latest Broadband Wireless Carrier TDM to VoIP Innovations at Supercomm 2009
Nortel's solutions offer a number of benefits to service providers, including increased revenue potential, subscriber loyalty and stickiness; and the ability to offer "one-stop-shopping" bundled services to business and residential subscribers. These solutions leverage Nortel's deep carrier VoIP and telephony expertise and long-standing track record in transitioning TDM to VoIP services to help service providers deliver advanced IP services that improve the communication experience for consumers and businesses
10/13/09Sidense OTP Enables Security of Broadband Wireless Video Transmissions
Sidense Corp. announced that AMIMON is employing Sidense's 1T-Fuse-based one-time programmable (OTP) memory macro technology in chips used for uncompressed wireless high-definition video connectivity. The chips are used in AMIMON's second-generation WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface) transmitter and receiver products designed for wireless delivery of full uncompressed 1080p/60Hz HD video content throughout the entire home.
10/07/09Yonder Media Broadband Wireless Architects Merge of BayHill Capital to Build Internet Commerce Platforms for Rural Markets
Yonder Media has signed a letter of intent to merge with BayHill Capital (OTCBB: BYHL) of South Jordan, Utah and its operating subsidiary, affiliate marketing company, Commission River to build wireless broadband Internet access networks exclusively for rural communities.
10/01/09Mater Health Services Hits Key Milestones in Smart Hospital Broadband Wireless Tracking and Communications Strategy
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that Mater Health Services , Queensland's largest not-for-profit hospital group, is making significant strides in achieving its Smart Hospital strategy with a roll-out of an expanded suite of business applications on its Cisco Medical-Grade Broadband Wireless Network across its seven ultra-modern hospitals.
09/25/09WellSpan Health's York Hospital Drives Enterprise-Wide Operational Efficiency Using AeroScout's Wi-Fi-Based Asset Tracking and Management Solution
AeroScout announced that WellSpan Health's York Hospital has deployed AeroScout's Wi-Fi-based healthcare visibility solution. York Hospital's emergency, biomedical engineering and transportation departments are using the AeroScout solution to track critical medical equipment throughout the facility to ensure that staff can quickly locate required items. The solution and its time-saving benefits are proving to be especially valuable in the emergency department during peak hours by helping to increase efficiency while improving patient satisfaction, care and safety.
09/22/09China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. Plans for 28% Growth With Launch of WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Access and Voice Service in Kenya
Broadband adoption in Africa is expected to experience 28% growth annually through 2013 as undersea cables come online. Kenya, China Crescent's first target in Africa, has one submarine cable in place with two additional cables expected by 2011.
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.
07/08/09TeleCommunication Systems Launches SwiftLink SABR Product Line, Expanding Its Rapidly Deployable IP Communications Solutions
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) announced the immediate availability of its SwiftLink SABR -- Satellite Access Baseband Remote -- product line of rapidly deployable communications solutions. SwiftLink SABR incorporates multi-band (Ku, Ka, X and C), multi-aperture (1.2M, 2.0M and 2.4M) VSAT antennas along with multiple standards-based, L-band modem options and a choice of four baseband configurations.
07/08/09Avis Will Have Florida Travelers Beaming With Broadband Wireless Satellite TV and Audio Service with New In-Car TV Service
Avis Rent A Car and RaySat Broadcasting (RBC) announced that Avis renters at select locations can now enjoy the ride with AT&T CruiseCast service, a new satellite TV technology that delivers 22 video satellite channels as well as 20 audio channels to a mobile unit in automobiles. Beginning today, Avis renters at airport locations in Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach can rent AT&T CruiseCast for $8.95 per day or $62.65 per week.
04/29/09SRI International and Ojo Technology Demonstrate Broadband Wireless Video Surveillance Solutions for Municipalities and School Districts at Public School Security Event
At an event to be held on Thursday, April 30 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., SRI International and Ojo Technology will demonstrate technology that can connect local schools and police departments by integrating wireless real-time video using SRI's Aware Mobile Mesh Solution and Ojo's Internet-enabled camera systems and services. The demonstration will take place at a public school security event at the Sequoia Union High School District office at 480 James Avenue in Redwood City, Calif. The event is open to the public.
04/07/09IPEVO Freshens the Face of IP Calling With Wi-Fi Enabled Skype Desktop Phone
IPEVO announced the availability of its S0-10W Skype Desktop Phone, ideal for placing Internet phone calls from anywhere in the home or office, without being tied to an Ethernet connection.
04/07/09Complete Healthcare Resources, Inc. Deploys Aerohive Wireless LAN
Aerohive Networks announced that Complete Healthcare Resources Inc. has selected Aerohive's 802.11n wireless LAN solution for 42 customer facilities housing 5,500 beds. The new wireless LAN will initially support the company's eMAR (electronic Medical Administration Record) application, which uses barcode technology to monitor the bedside administration of medications, and may later support other point-of-care applications and voice over wireless LAN (VoWLAN).
03/12/09New Grant-Ready Proxim Product Bundled for Cost-Effective Broadband Wireless Deployments
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced a new bundle of wireless broadband radios designed to help ISPs and carriers deliver broadband connectivity, as well as IPTV and VoIP services, at a fraction of the cost of delivering basic data services with wired technology.
03/06/09TRENDnet Launches a High Performance Broadband Wireless 802.11N Internet Security Camera
TRENDnet announced the launch of the Wireless N Internet Camera Server with 2-Way Audio, model TV-IP512WN, which offers unsurpassed wireless range and video streaming bandwidth.
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.
03/03/09Wealthiest Americans Take Full Advantage of 3G Smart Phone Broadband Wireless Features
Even in a downturn, the wealthy are eagerly adopting the latest in mobile device functionality on smart phones like the BlackBerry and iPhone, according to the Luxury Institute 's just released WealthSurvey: The Wealthy & Mobile Devices -- Evolving Uses.
02/17/09Performance Technologies' SIP Signalling Bridge Solves SS7-to-VoIP Feature Disparity
Performance Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTIX) announced the SIP Signalling Bridge, an enhancement of its field-proven SEGway product portfolio. The SIP Signalling Bridge enables wireless, wireline, and VoIP inter-exchange carriers to deliver ubiquitous services to subscribers across disparate network types, while preserving their investments in legacy switches and databases.
02/04/09Southwest Concierge Launches Affordable Broadband Wireless Concierge Service Nationwide
Now, anyone with a smartphone, PC, or Web-enabled cell phone can access concierge and personal assistant services just like the rich and famous do -- but at very affordable prices. With the current economy adding stress to people's already overwhelmed lives, Southwest Concierge, an Arizona-based company, is the first to offer concierge and personal assistant services, nationwide, using this new technology.
02/02/09GIPS Demonstrates Real-Time Mobile Video With Customers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
Global IP Solutions (OSLO: GIPS) announced plans to demonstrate the power and growing adoption of mobile broadband wireless IP communications with its customers. In GIPS' Mobile World Congress Hall 2, ongoing demonstrations will be held throughout the conference, including a real-time Mobile video application from Movial, a leader in Unified Communications products, allowing users to conduct high-quality Mobile video calls. Using GIPS VideoEngine, mobile application developers can utilize the best video processing technology available on a mobile platform.
01/23/09Satellite Internet for US Soldiers Stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan
To the soldiers stationed in the war-torn countries, one VSAT access point provides broadband access to the Internet; telephone connections including voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), IP phone and video-conference connections. In addition, soldiers can also transfer data to many other users simultaneously.
01/09/09Z-Wave Alliance Showcases Brand-New Broadband Wireless Energy Management, Home Security and Home Control Solutions
The Z-Wave Alliance welcomes in the New Year with exciting new partnership and product announcements trumpeted at the International Consumer Electronic's Show (CES) 2009, the world's largest consumer technology show. Alliance member companies will showcase for the first time new, affordable energy management, home security and home control solutions in the Alliance booth, #20619.
12/28/08Mobile Connections Reach 4 Billion Worldwide
3G Americas announces that a historic milestone was achieved for the wireless industry in December 2008 with 4 billion connections to mobile devices worldwide. This estimate by Informa Telecoms & Media represents 60% of the entire global population today. In some countries, millions of people are now experiencing connectivity to the world for the first time through wireless and changing their economic, social and political fortunes forever.
12/22/08D-Link's Affordable 802.11n Wireless Router Now Upgradeable to SharePort Technology
D-Link announced its powerful yet economical RangeBooster N Router (DIR-625) can now be upgraded with SharePort™ technology. Users now can share a wide range of USB devices such as printers, multi-function printers (MFP) and storage drives easily with other computers on the network -- in either a wired or Wi-Fi environment.
12/19/08Avaya Select Westcon to Distribute Broadband Wireless Products in Italy
Avaya Italia announced a partnership agreement with Westcon Group, Inc.. The agreement provides for the non-exclusive distribution of Avaya Enterprise solutions across the Italian territory. Westcon Group, with its longstanding expertise in convergence and global solutions program infrastructure, is already Avaya's leading distributor in Europe and is well positioned to help Avaya exploit the Italian enterprise market.
12/18/08Aerohive Builds Broadband Wireless Network for Columbus Foods' Manufacturing and Warehouse Facilities
Aerohive Networks announced that Columbus Foods, a packaged-food processing company that ships more than one million pounds of product per day, has selected Aerohive's broadband wireless LAN solution for its eight-and-one-half-acre manufacturing and warehouse facilities.
12/17/08New Nortel IP Voice Core Drives GSM-R Momentum in Algeria and Lithuania
Nortel (NYSE:NT) has launched an All-IP Voice Core solution for rail operators based on the Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA) platform. The new solution provides robust carrier-grade voice core for GSM-R infrastructure delivering instant mobile communications benefits even at high-speeds. Nortel is now delivering the ATCA-compliant Voice Core in solutions for rail operators in Algeria and Lithuania.
12/17/08Quantenna Offerd Super Low Latency Full-HD Wireless Video Over 802.11n Networks
Quantenna Communications, Inc., a developer of silicon for intelligent high speed wireless networking, announced a partnership with W&W Communications, Inc., the leader in super low latency, full-HD H.264 video codecs, to deliver high definition television (HDTV) over plug-and-play standards-based Wi-Fi networks.
12/15/08Solar Power to Bring Broadband Wireless Service to Billions of People in 3rd World Countries
By 2013, Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) anticipates that there will be some 6.5 billion mobile phone subscriptions in the world, compared to today's 3.7 billion. About 90 percent of growth is expected to come from developing markets where more than half of the population lives outside city limits. To build mobile networks in rural areas with no or unreliable power grid means that the power challenge must be solved.
12/15/08Proxim Wireless Provides Broadband Wireless Internet Access for the Third Annual Commonwealth Youth Games in India
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that it successfully provided both the indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi connectivity as well as point-to-multipoint connectivity for the third annual Commonwealth Youth Games, which were hosted in Pune, India from October 12-18, 2008. IL & FS Ecosmart Pvt. Ltd. selected Proxim's Tsunami MP.11 WiMAX capable products and Proxim's ORiNOCO Wi-Fi Mesh to provide Wi-Fi connectivity to over 1,300 athletes and 350 officials across 15 locations.
12/11/08Airspan Wins Broadband Wireless WiMAX Contract With Multimedia in Poland
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) and Multimedia Polska, a provider of triple play services and solutions across Poland, announced an expansion contract for the delivery of Airspan's WiMAX solutions in the 3.5GHz and 5.9GHz frequency bands. This order for delivery in 2008 includes both fixed and mobile-ready base station equipment as well as feature-rich Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) units enabling value-added services such as voice-over-IP (VoIP).
11/19/08University of Cambridge Dons New Broadband Wireless Network From Aruba Networks
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that the University of Cambridge has selected and is deploying Aruba's wireless LAN equipment to provide hotspot and wireless service across the university. The university's legacy network had become unmanageable and its maintenance a drain on resources.
11/19/08D-Link Provides digEcor With Broadband Wireless Solution for In-Flight Entertainment
Airline customers are enjoying more than a bag of peanuts these days. Thanks to wireless networking technology from D-Link, the end-to-end computer network solutions provider for consumers and businesses, air travelers can enjoy digEcor's portable, lightweight in-flight entertainment players that provide passengers with a wide selection of movies, TV shows, music and games.
11/18/08Calypso Wireless, Inc. Broadband Wireless Patent Infringement Suit Update
Calypso Wireless, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CLYW) announced that it has filed a patent infringement complaint against T-Mobile USA, Inc., the mobile communications operating subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG (NYSE: DT).
11/12/08Motorola Announces Voice-over-Wireless-LAN Smart Phones
The Enterprise Mobility business of Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT) unveiled the first offering from its Total Enterprise Access and Mobility (TEAM) integrated voice and data portfolio - the TEAM voice-over-wireless-LAN (VoWLAN) solution. Designed to provide enterprise users with instant mobile access to voice and data services typically tethered to the desk, the TEAM solution helps businesses improve customer service, collaboration and productivity.
11/05/08Look & Motorola Launch Mobile (4G) WiMAX Broadband Wireless Trial in Canada
Unique Broadband Systems, Inc. (TSX Venture: UBS) announced that Look Communications Inc. (TSX Venture: LOK and LOK.A), its 51 per cent controlled subsidiary, has commenced a WiMAX IEEE 802.16e-Wave2 trial in Milton, Ontario, using Motorola, Inc.'s latest WiMAX equipment. Look's WiMAX system utilizes the latest in 4G (Fourth Generation) technologies, offering a wide variety of mobile services such as high quality Broadcast Television, High Speed Internet and VoIP.
11/05/08Towerstream Announces Record Revenues for the Third Quarter 2008 with Sequential Growth of 15% and Year-over-Year Growth of 63%
Towerstream (Nasdaq: TWER) announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008.
11/05/08Taichung Veterans General Hospital Selects Aruba for New Broadband Wireless Network
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Taiwan's Taichung Veterans General Hospital has selected Aruba to supply its wireless medical network. Founded in 1982, the 1,515 bed hospital has 2,918 doctors and staff, and serves 5,000 outpatients daily. The hospital is accredited at the highest levels by the Taiwan Department of Health and the Ministry of Education, and relies heavily on its networking infrastructure as a business-critical tool.
11/04/08Stratos Introduces New BGAN-Based Broadband Wireless Satellite SCADA Service
Stratos Global Corp. introduced its new BGAN SCADA service to provide high-performance connectivity for remote, unmanned SCADA applications. The new service is made possible by an agreement, announced today that names Stratos as the exclusive global distributor of Addvalue's new SABRE Ranger BGAN SCADA terminal. Addvalue is a leading designer and global supplier of BGAN terminals.
10/28/08Dual Mode Cellular/WiFi Phones Hit $7.6B in 2Q08
Market research firm Infonetics Research reports in FMC Equipment, Phones, and Subscribers that sales of dual mode cellular/WiFi phones, including dual service and UMA and IMS seamless FMC client phones, hit $7.6 billion in 2Q08 and are expected to be up 16% for the year, indicating healthy growth for converged cellular/WiFi services in both enterprise and consumer market segments.
10/03/08Sprint'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.
10/02/08Nortel Broadens WiMAX Solutions to Encompass More Innovation Broadband Wireless Applications
Since combining strengths with Alvarion (NASDAQ:ALVR) in a strategic WiMAX agreement this past June, Nortel has aligned efforts with a number of other industry players including IBM , WiChorus , Quanta Computer and Accton Wireless Broadband, to bring a comprehensive WiMAX solution to market faster and at lower costs
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
free-hotspot.com 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 free-hotspot.com Wi-Fi HotSpots across 18 European countries.
09/29/08Broadband Wireless Satellite Network Prepares Florida for Busy Hurricane Season
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) announced that America's Emergency Network, Inc. (AEN), has been successfully streaming real-time news briefings from numerous state and local operations centers since the onset of the hurricane season. Beginning with Tropical Storm Fay, the system has been up and running for subsequent Hurricanes Hannah, Gustav, and Ike.
09/24/08Hindu Temple and Cultural Center Deploys Aerohive Wireless LAN for Mobile VoIP Initiative
Aerohive Networks announced that the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Cultural Center ("BAPS") in Chino Hills, Calif., has deployed an Aerohive wireless LAN solution on its 21-acre campus to support its mobile VoIP initiative. BAPS migrated from Cisco Aironet autonomous access points to Aerohive's cooperative control wireless LAN because of the solution's secure fast roaming, security, mesh connectivity, and low cost.
09/17/08First Commercial WiMAX Rev-e Broadband Wireless Network Deployed in Azerbaijan
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced that it has been awarded a contract by Delta Telecom, a fast growing service provider in the Caucasus region, to deploy Azerbaijan's first commercial WiMAX 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) network. This new network will provide Delta Telecom's customers with high-speed Internet access as well as other data services and voice over IP (VoIP).
09/11/08Penn State University to Develop Mobile Broadband Wireless Video Social Networking System Prototype
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Penn State University announced an agreement to jointly develop an innovative mobile video social networking application. As part of the collaborative research project, Alcatel-Lucent and Penn State will form a team funded by Alcatel-Lucent. Penn State will be the newest member of the Alcatel-Lucent University Innovations Program, which supports development of high-bandwidth applications for wireless (4G) and wireline broadband networks. High bandwidth capabilities open the way to such applications as multimedia services, video, virtual reality, video gaming and more.
09/03/08Magal to Build $20 Million Broadband Wireless Municipal Surveillance Security Solution in Latin America
Magal Security Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ GMS: MAGS) (TASE: MAGS) announced that its subsidiary Senstar-Stellar has received an order for the installation of a municipal surveillance security solution in a large city in Latin America, based on its FORTIS Command and Control System. The majority of the approximately US$20 million project will be completed during 2008.
08/29/08Las Vegas Transit Authority Deploys March Networks Mobile Wireless Video Surveillance Solution for Security and Risk Management
March Networks (TSX:MN) announced that the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is using the Company's mobile video surveillance solutions for security and risk management on its para-transit and fixed route buses.
08/28/08Proxim Wireless Provides Technology to Keep Athletes Connected During Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that the National Olympic Committee (NOC) National Sports Federation (NSF) in the Netherlands has deployed Proxim Wireless ORiNOCO AP-4000M Access Points at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
08/27/08Ascom Wireless Solutions and Ekahau Introduce WiFi Based Emergency Positioning Solution
Ascom Wireless Solutions (WS) and Ekahau Inc. announced their collaboration on a new WiFi positioning solution. Ekahau's location-based services (Ekahau RTLS) combined with the Ascom i75, a high-end VoWiFi handset from Ascom WS, create a reliable means of locating people in emergency situations.
08/25/08Broadcom to Acquire Digital TV Business from AMD
Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM) and AMD (NYSE: AMD ) announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement for Broadcom to acquire AMD's digital TV (DTV) business.
08/25/08South Bend Customers Can Now Enjoy Next-Generation Integrated TV, Internet, Wireless and Voice Services
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced the launch of the company's integrated suite of AT&T U-verse services, including AT&T U-verse TV, AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet and AT&T U-verse Voice.
08/21/08American Airlines Launches Broadband Wireless Internet Access on Coast-to-Coast Flights
Marking the beginning of the next wireless revolution, American Airlines made history with the launch of onboard GoGo broadband wireless Internet access, which will be provided by Aircell.
07/30/08Redline Wins Contract to Deploy Broadband Wireless Networking Equipment in Five Indian Cities
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless infrastructure products, and Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:SIFY), a leader in Consumer, Internet and Enterprise Services in India with global delivery capabilities, announced that Sify has selected Redline's WiMAX Forum Certified RedMAX products for its multi-city WiMAX network in India.
07/25/08New WiMAX Products Available for 1.4 - 1.5 GHz to Provide VoIP and Wi-Fi Services
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading provider of WiMAX broadband wireless access networks, today introduced a new Broadband Wireless solution that supports the frequency bands from 1.4 - 1.5 GHz. The solution includes base station equipment and a suite of subscriber devices including models with support for Voice over IP and WiFi.
07/24/08New 802.11n SoC is Among the First Devices Certified for Voice-Over-Wi-Fi Applications
Redpine Signals, Inc., a leading developer of ultra low power multi-standard OFDM and MIMO silicon-based solutions, today announced the successful certification of its ultra low power Lite-Fi 802.11n SoC for Voice-Personal, the Wi-Fi Alliance's newest certification program for ensuring the delivery of good voice quality over a Wi-Fi link. Redpine's RS9110 Lite-Fi device enables a new generation of Wi-Fi based VoIP phones that will make available the advantages of 802.11n connectivity at a cost similar to or less than those that use conventional 802.11b/g connectivity.
07/24/08Revenue from Internet Video Content and Advertising Will Grow at a Compounded Rate of Nearly 50 Percent over the Next Five Years
The lynchpin in this home entertainment revolution will be the devices connecting the Internet to television screens. Satellite and cable set top boxes, wireless handsets, digital adapter boxes, audio/video players, game consoles, IPTV set top boxes offered by telephone companies, and various video recording and playback devices will be included
07/17/08World's First Wireless IP-Telephony Service Launches in Japan
JAJAH announced that, together with EMOBILE , it has launched an IP-only mobile device -- the EM·ONE -- that is set to be the standard around the world. With the EM·ONE device, users in Japan can now make and receive voice-over-mobile-broadband calls via its JAJAH Mobile software client without a traditional mobile phone connection.
07/07/08KVH Begins Rollout of Global Ku-band mini-VSAT Broadband Satellite Communications Network
In a move to offer faster, more affordable broadband connections to a growing market of leisure, commercial, and government vessels worldwide, KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI ) announced a new agreement with ViaSat, Inc., (Nasdaq: VSAT ) to begin the global rollout of the popular mini-VSAT Broadband satellite communications service. Together with the compact 24-inch KVH TracPhone V7 antenna, the mini-VSAT Broadband service is already offering regional Voice over IP telephone service and Internet access as fast as 512 Kbps (upload) and 2 Mbps (download) at fixed monthly rates to mariners throughout North America, the Caribbean, the North Atlantic, and Europe.
06/30/08Wi-Fi Alliance Now Certifying Devices for Voice Over Wi-Fi Applications
Driven by the growing popularity of Wi-Fi technology and voice over IP (VoIP), the Wi-Fi industry has developed a new certification program for voice-capable Wi-Fi devices in home and small office environments. Today, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced the Wi-Fi Certified Voice-Personal program as well as some of the first products that have achieved this certification. This groundbreaking new certification program extends beyond interoperability testing to test the performance of products and help ensure that they deliver good voice quality over the Wi-Fi link.
06/19/08Helius Technology Powers In-Mall Digital Signage Broadband Wireless Network
Helius, a Hughes company, has teamed with PlasMedia Productions on one of the nation's largest in-mall digital signage broadband wireless networks, servicing over 3,600 advertisers in 100 locations. PlasMedia selected the Helius digital signage solution because it allowed them to quickly expand their business and meet all of their technology requirements.
06/18/08Proxim Introduces Broadband Wireless Point-to-Point Solution with T1/E1, Ethernet, AES Security, QOS and Multiple Frequency Support in a Single Box
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced the Lynx.G5 family of carrier-class point-to-point radios. These new products provide carriers, utilities and enterprises advanced flexibility for high-performance voice and data backhaul by enabling the choice between any frequency in the 2.4 GHz or 5.15-5.95 GHz spectrum.
05/28/08Voice Mobility Announces the Addition of ROI Networks to Its Distribution Network
Voice Mobility International, Inc. (TSX:VMY)(OTCBB:VMII)(FRANKFURT:VMY), a Vancouver-based developer and provider of carrier and enterprise broadband wireless messaging solutions, announced the addition of ROI Networks as a certified reseller of the Voice Mobility solution set.
05/20/08Enterprise Broadband Wireless Market to Reach $50 Billion by 2012
A new Strategy Analytics Wireless Enterprise Strategies report, "Fixed-Mobile Convergence in the Enterprise," predicts that the market for Enterprise Fixed-Mobile Convergence solutions will grow to be worth over $50 billion by 2012.
05/13/08Mio Group Plans Launch of Mobile Voice and Wireless Broadband Internet Services in Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao
Mio, the fastest growing provider of broadband mobile communication services in the Caribbean Islands, announced that it will soon be launching mobile voice, broadband Internet access and WiMax services in Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao. Mio will be the first in the Caribbean to offer affordable unlimited wireless broadband Internet access and voice plans that include voicemail and unlimited texting.
05/06/08012 Smile.Communications Submits Application for Mobile WiMAX Trials in Tel Aviv- Ramat Gan
012 Smile.Communications (Nasdaq: SMLC ; TASE) announced that it has applied to Israel's Communications Ministry to expand its license for mobile WiMAX trials to allow an expanded trial in the Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan area, Israel's most densely populated business and residential center. Through the trial, the Company plans to provide users with an Internet connectivity rate of up to a high 10MB, a speed sufficient to support both mobile telephony and a variety of Internet-based applications. The trial will utilize WiMAX technology provided by Alvarion (Nasdaq: ALVR).
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.
05/05/08Towerstream Powers First NYC Skyscraper with Building-Wide Wireless Broadband Access
Towerstream (Nasdaq: TWER), a leading fixed WiMAX service provider, announced it will be powering one of New York City's landmark skyscrapers with building-wide access to its high-speed, wireless broadband solution. The 50-story building, which extends a full city block, will also serve as Towerstream's sixth point-of-presence (PoP) in its New York City wireless broadband network, extending broadband coverage to much of Manhattan's north side.
04/24/08Interop Las Vegas to Showcase ZyXEL Broadband Wireless Routing Products
ZyXEL Communications, Inc., a leading provider of secure broadband wireless networking, Internet connectivity and routing products, will showcase secure Internet connectivity products with three key Value Added Resale partners -- BestComm, Feeney Wireless, and MultiTrends at Interop Las Vegas -- and will discuss their latest deployments in hospitality, digital signage and with a world-renowned fast food chain.
04/16/08Setting Marketing Trends in the Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) Industry
Due to mistakes made by Google, Earthlink, Sprint and other big companies in the broadband wireless industry, many members of the press seem to have lost their appetite for wireless Internet service provider stories. Regardless, of the media who now frown on the ability for broadband wireless technology to provide high-speed Internet access, the truth is that there are literally thousands and thousands of companies doing it successfully around the world.
04/14/08Cisco 'Empowered Branch' Delivers More Applications and New Broadband Wireless Business Models; Opens Routers to Customers and Third-Party Applications
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced new broadband wireless solutions that further optimize branch offices of all sizes, allowing companies to customize branch networks to meet their unique business needs. By opening its industry-leading Cisco Integrated Services Router (ISR) and Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) platforms to customers and third-party application developers, Cisco enables its customers to optimize the branch infrastructure while extending their accessibility to business resources. It also provides Cisco channel partners with new opportunities to deliver differentiated solutions and services that better align with customers' business needs.
04/10/08Motorola Receives Award for Innovative RFS7000 Broadband Wireless LAN Switch
The Enterprise Mobility business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that its RFS7000 Wireless LAN (WLAN) switch was named Best of Show at the FOSE 2008 conference. The solution was also named the best new product in the "Networking Equipment" category.
04/09/08Airspan Completes FCC Certification for Full Product Suite in the 3.65 GHz Frequency Band
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that it has obtained FCC certification to market its compact MicroMAX base station in the 3.65 GHz frequency band as well as the full suite of subscriber devices including the indoor EasyST and outdoor ProST, both of which also support optional WiFi and VoIP extensions.
04/04/08Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. Selects Alcatel-Lucent To Build WiMAX Network In The Coachella Valley Region Of California
Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. (TSX: CWG) announced the selection of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) to build Craig Wireless' new WiMAX network - based on the IEEE 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) WiMAX standard - in the Coachella Valley region of California.
04/03/08Nortel Delivering Seamless Broadband Wireless Mobile Communications Anywhere, Anytime, Any Device
Nortel (NYSE:NT) announced further innovation in technology for application development, IP solutions and more customers reaping the benefits of new, converged communications. These milestones are bringing to life Nortel's vision for a simplified communication experience with technology that blurs the lines between wireless and wireline, home and office by creating a seamless, unified communication experience.
04/03/08Mobility and Broadband Speeds Unite As Nokia Evolves The Internet Experience
Ushering in the next generation of wireless broadband devices, Nokia (NYSE: NOK ) unveiled its newest Nseries device, the Nokia N810 Internet Tablet -- WiMAX Edition, Nokia's first device engineered to take advantage of new wide-area high-speed mobile WiMAX networks. This pocket-sized device lets consumers enjoy an open Internet experience, allowing for access to the full Internet without barriers, while on the go. The Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition is the latest iteration of Nokia's popular line of Internet Tablet products. For the first time, the power and convenience of the Internet Tablet platform is combined with next generation wide-area wireless broadband capability, allowing users to easily and quickly access all of their favorite Internet services beyond local area hot spots. The Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition is expected to be available in the United States during the summer of 2008 in areas where WiMAX connectivity is available.
04/02/08Tata Communications Selects Proxim Wireless as Supplier of Mesh and Point to Multipoint Unlicensed Broadband Wireless Equipment
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM ) announced that Tata Communications Ltd. has selected Proxim Wireless as its supplier of Mesh and Point to Multipoint broadband wireless equipment operating in unlicensed frequency bands.
04/02/08Craig Wireless selects Alcatel-Lucent to Build WiMAX network in Palm Springs, California; First commercial deployment of Alcatel-Lucent's WiMAX technology in North America
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced it has been selected by Craig Wireless (TSX: CWG) to build a new WiMAX network - based on the IEEE 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) WiMAX standard - in Palm Springs, California. This is the first commercial deployment of Alcatel-Lucent's WiMAX technology in North America.
04/02/08Craig Wireless Selects Alcatel-Lucent To Build WiMAX Network In Palm Springs, California
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced it has been selected by Craig Wireless (TSX: CWG) to build a new WiMAX network -- based on the IEEE 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) WiMAX standard -- in Palm Springs, California. This is the first commercial deployment of Alcatel-Lucent's WiMAX technology in North America.
04/01/08NETGEAR and Tatara Systems to Show Interoperable Broadband Wireless Femtocell Solution at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas
NETGEAR Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR ) announced a plan to achieve interoperability between NETGEAR's Femtocell Voice Gateway (DVG834GH) and the Tatara Convergence Server.
04/01/08Camiant Eliminates Significant Obstacle for Mobile Operators: Helps Curb Skyrocketing Costs of Mobile Broadband Wireless Networks
Camiant, Inc. unveiled a new cost control application designed to help wireless operators manage the ever-increasing RF (radio frequency) and backhaul costs associated with deploying and maintaining mobile broadband networks. This application is available using the company's proven policy server, the Multimedia Policy Engine (MPE) , which is already deployed by several Tier 1 operators, to help service providers maximize profitability and subscriber quality of experience.
04/01/08TCS smsExpress Platform Expands Wireless Carriers' Enterprise-to-Phone Business Opportunity
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS ) introduced the TCS smsExpress Mobile Value-added-service Platform (MVP) for wireless carriers looking to create or expand their Enterprise-to-Phone (E2P) business. This platform provides a service delivery vehicle for mass distribution and guaranteed delivery of enterprise-generated content targeted for employees or enterprise consumers. Unlike traditional revenue sharing with content aggregators, smsExpress MVP allows wireless carriers to directly generate enterprise premium messaging service revenues.
03/28/08KeyOn Communications Enters into WiMAX Agreement with Airspan Networks
KeyOn Communications Holdings Inc (OTC BB: KEYO), announced that the company has entered into an agreement with Airspan Networks Inc (Nasdaq:AIRN), a provider of wireless voice and broadband data systems and solutions for the fixed and mobile WiMAX and Wi-Fi markets.
03/27/08Aptilo Networks and O-Zone to Light Up India With Wi-Fi
Aptilo Networks, announced that Aptilo has been selected to provide its Service Management solution delivered as a managed service from one of Aptilo's network operation centers (NOCs) for O-Zone's growing number of Wi-Fi-enabled hotspots and metro deployments. O-Zone is working with India's largest listed real estate developer, DLF, to bring Wi-Fi Internet access to business-focused locales across the country
03/26/08Rainmaker Signs New Client Extricom for Lead Development Program
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMKR ), announced it will deploy its Leadworks lead development technology solution on behalf of its newest client, Extricom, a leading provider of high-performance enterprise-class wireless LAN solutions for converged voice (VoWLAN), data, video, and location-based service.
03/26/08SUPER AGURI F1 TEAM Appoints Proxim Wireless as Official Wireless Networking Supplier
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM ), a leader in core-to-client solutions for broadband wireless networks, today announced that it has supplied the SUPER AGURI F1 TEAM with wireless equipment for the Formula One season commencing in Melbourne, Australia on March 14. SUPER AGURI F1 TEAM has appointed Proxim Wireless as the official wireless networking supplier.
03/25/08Camiant to Present on "Mobile VoIP" Panel at CTIA Wireless 2008
Camiant , Inc. announced that it has been selected to present at the "Mobile VoIP" panel being held at this year's CTIA Wireless 2008 conference, April 1-3, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
03/19/08Aruba Networks and Avaya Collaborate on Green Teleworker Voice and Data Access Solutions
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced it is working with Avaya, Inc. to provide a voice and data access solution for teleworkers. The unified mobility solution securely delivers enterprise voice and data applications to teleworkers in any location, regardless of how they connect to the communications network or what enterprise applications they need to access.
03/19/08Linksys Unveils New Wireless-G iPhone for Service Provider Mass Deployment
Linksys introduced the Linksys by Cisco Wireless-G IP iPhone (WIP310). The device is the latest edition to the Linksys IP phone product family offering VoIP connectivity via WiFi Internet access. The WIP310 is an ideal solution for voice service providers and IP telephony value-added resellers who want to expand their voice communication offerings to consumers or small businesses by extending voice mobility capabilities with an 802.11 b/g/n WiFi infrastructure.
03/10/08Alvarion Unveils New WiMAX SentieM Technologies, Bringing Unmatched Innovation to Mobile Broadband Wireless Networks
Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALVR) unveiled SentieM technologies, which surpass the Mobile WiMAX basic technologies and provide better coverage, capacity and throughput per user to operators using Alvarion's end-to-end Mobile WiMAX 4Motion solution. SentieM includes Advanced Antenna and Radio Resource technologies in addition to Distributed Network capabilities, improving the economics for operators and the quality of service for subscribers.
03/10/08World Free Mobile Integrated Calling Platform
Innovative Communications Technologies, Inc. announces the official product name "World Free Mobile" as the public face of the "Cannes Project" integrated voice and data platform.
03/10/08NETGEAR and Nokia Siemens Networks Collaborate on 3G HSPDA/Wi-Fi Femto Home Broadband Wireless Access Solution
NETGEAR, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR) and Nokia Siemens Networks announced their collaboration to certify NETGEAR's Femtocell Voice Gateway (DVG834GH) for interoperability with Nokia Siemens Networks' Femto Gateway. The combined solution will enable mobile operators to deliver high quality cellular phone coverage throughout the home and small office, and provide consumers affordable and easy access to a range of advanced network services via existing 3G and Wi-Fi handsets.
03/10/08MobileMonday Toronto Returns With "Mobile Moguls Looking for Money"
MobileMonday Toronto, the mobile industry networking group, will hold their second annual Venture Capital panel, with prospective mobile entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas to some of Canada's leading Venture Capital companies.
03/02/08Proxim Wireless and net.art Enable Social Inclusion for 3000 Users Across 15,000 Sq. Km. in Germany
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM ) announced that it has supplied broadband wireless equipment to net.art, an ISP in Bad Kreuznach, for its FUNKITOWN Internet access and VoIP service across the region of Rheinland-Pfalz.
02/25/08Portable WiMAX VoIP Cell Phones Displayed at 2008 Mobile World Congress
NetIndex Inc., Kaga Electronics Co., Ltd. and Runcom Technologies Ltd. have succeeded in jointly developing a VoIP portable telephone using the WiMAX (IEEE802.16e) data communications module. Thus, at the 2008 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (previously 3GSM show) one of the largest and most advanced Mobile Communication shows in the world, these companies will be displaying their VoIP portable telephone using WiMAX which achieves All-IP voice communication.
02/21/08Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) Providers Plan to Eliminate Local TV Broadcast Stations and Say the Wi-Fi Internet Access Points Will Replace TV Networks
Wi-Fi TV Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTVN) commented on breaking news stories regarding Internet TV and the future of TV delivery. Wi-Fi TV is the creator of Social Internet TV, which can be seen at www.Wi-FiTV.com.
02/20/08Extricom Announces Broadband Wireless PartnerAdvantage Channel Program for Wi-Fi Services
Extricom, the premier provider of enterprise-class wireless LAN (WLAN) infrastructure systems for converged voice (VoWLAN), data, video, and RFID services, launched its PartnerAdvantage Partner Program. The PartnerAdvantage launch comes as solution providers and Value Added Resellers (VARs) of all sizes are searching for highly differentiated solutions that will enable them to take advantage of the multi-billion dollar opportunity the wireless LAN (WLAN) market represents.
02/15/08Voice Mobility's UCN Vmerge Communicator Integrates Google Apps for Enterprise Customers
Voice Mobility International, Inc. (OTCBB:VMII) announced its new Google Apps functionality, a first in the enterprise market. Voice Mobility's UCN Vmerge is now integrated with the Google Apps solution suite to provide workplace and campus customers full collaboration functionality. The Google Apps suite includes Gmail, Google Talk, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Contacts, Mobile apps and other collaboration tools all using the workplace or campus domain. UCN Vmerge adds unified communications to complete messaging, collaboration, calendaring and presence functionality.
02/15/08Nortel Says Wireless Voice over IP Offers a Huge Opportunity for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses
Converged mobility - the ability to make phone calls over WiFi and cellular networks via a dual-mode phone - is the service SMBs are most likely to consider for implementation followed by web services like click-to-connect and converged desktop applications that allow you to easily control calls from any cellular phone using a laptop application.
02/15/08Over the Air Device Provisioning for WiMAX Gets Soft Touch from Bridgewater Systems
Bridgewater Systems (TSX:BWC) announced an Over-The-Air Provisioning (OTA) solution, which enables service providers to support dynamic provisioning of devices on WiMAX networks. Working in conjunction with Open Mobile Alliance Device Management (OMA-DM) compliant servers, the Bridgewater solution recognizes when subscribers and devices are on the network to facilitate seamless provisioning and firmware updates over the air, thereby reducing service introduction costs and enabling immediate subscriber access to WiMAX services.
02/15/08Nortel Demonstrates Industry's First WiMAX VoIP Call Controlled by 2G/3G Voice Network
Wireless Internet service providers seeking to offer advanced voice and data capabilities without replacing existing network gear take note. Nortel is demonstrating at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (Hall 8, B145) the ability to provide VoIP calling using a 2G/3G GSM/UMTS core network to host 4G WiMAX access. This is good news for GSM and UMTS wireless operators looking to evolve to 4G, as they can look to Nortel's innovative technology to cost-effectively support it all: current 2G and 3G voice and text services as well as future 4G communication services like advanced mobile broadband.
02/12/08Nortel Boosts Bandwidth Power of Blue Sky Communications Network in American Samoa
Blue Sky Communications, the wireless service provider for American Samoa, is using All-IP Voice Core solutions from Nortel(1) (TSX:NT)(NYSE:NT) to provide new, operationally efficient communication services across this island territory of the U.S.
02/09/08Sonus Networks Demonstrates the Future of Wireless Broadband at Mobile World Congress 2008
Sonus will demonstrate solutions that enable mobile operators to not only expand their features, but also reduce operating costs. Held in Barcelona, Spain from February 11th - 14th, operators from around the globe will experience the capabilities that Sonus brings to their mobile broadband networks and how a Sonus wireless solution can leverage this broadband network for voice, while personalizing the consumers' overall experience.
02/08/08AirWave Wireless Management Suite Version 5.3 Expands Options for Broadband Wireless Network Managers
AirWave Wireless announced the release of its new AirWave Wireless Management Suite Version 5.3 software, designed to help IT manage large scale and mission-critical wireless networks. By supporting a broad range of new products, including recently released enterprise-grade 802.11n wireless devices, AirWave 5.3 software offers network administrators an alternative to proprietary element management systems and enables IT to manage complex, heterogeneous networks from a single, integrated console.
02/08/08New "MacroMAXe" Mobile WiMAX Base Station Sets Standard for Features, Range and Capacity
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) announced they had signed a four-year cooperation agreement to jointly build a leading-class Mobile WiMAX Base Station designed for carriers in the 2.5 and 2.3 GHz bands. This new Base Station combines the advanced technologies of both parties and will significantly cut the time to market and allow both companies to take a leadership position in the dynamic 2.5 and 2.3 GHz frequency bands.
02/08/08Telefonica O2 Czech Republic Drives Faster Mobile Broadband with Nortel Broadband Wireless CDMA Rev. A Technology
Telefonica O2 Czech Republic has enhanced its fixed and mobile broadband services portfolio with new converged services by upgrading its CDMA network to Rev A with a Nortel (TSX:NT)(NYSE:NT) CDMA solution.
02/08/08Broadband Wireless Vendors Showcase Mobile Voice over IP Dual-Mode Wi-Fi Cell Phones
Boingo Wireless Inc. and Cicero Networks today announced that they will demonstrate mobile VoIP and IM over Wi-Fi on dual-mode handsets using Boingo ' s Wi-Fi Hotspots at next week ' s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
02/07/08AT&T Solution Supports Centralized Network for Ammeraal Beltech
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T ) has announced a new contract to deliver an advanced networking solution to Ammeraal Beltech, one of the global market leaders in process and conveyor belts. Ammeraal Beltech has production facilities in six countries, assembly facilities in more than 20 countries and an extensive distribution network in 85 countries.
02/05/08Google's 700MHz Wish Comes True
If you haven't heard yet, the nationwide block of spectrum in the 700MHz band being auctioned by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission received sufficient high dollar bids today to exceed the "reserve," or minimum price of US$4.6 billion, which will require any winning wirelesss operator to keep the spectrum open.
01/24/08Nortel Signs Agreement to Provide VoIP Solution for Clearwire
A contract to deliver a complete carrier VoIP solution to provide a residential VoIP service to the US customers of Clearwire, a provider of portable and reliable wireless high-speed Internet service, has been signed by communications solutions provider Nortel (NYSE:NT) (TSX:NT).
01/17/08iDirect Platform Selected by Telefonos Del Norte to Power Satellite Broadband Wireless Network in Central America
iDirect, Inc. announced that Telefonos del Norte has selected its satellite communications platform as the standard for a new high-speed, cost effective broadband service for consumers and businesses across Central America. The new service will initially focus on Telefonos del Norte's customers in Guatemala, many in locations with inadequate terrestrial infrastructure. The network will be built on iDirect's Series 15000 universal hub and Series 3100 remote routers.
01/04/08Gartner Group Reports Meru Networks to be Magic Visionaries in Broadband Wireless Networks
Meru Networks announced it has been positioned in the visionaries quadrant in the Gartner report, "Magic Quadrant for Wireless LAN Infrastructure, 2007." According to the report, which evaluates vendors on their ability to execute and completeness of vision, a visionary vendor demonstrates an ability to increase features in its offering to provide a unique and differentiated approach to the market.
12/26/07Stratus Technologies Group and LastMile Communications, Ltd. Partner to Deliver Unprecedented Wireless Performance and Safety for the Residents and Businesses of Doral, FL.
Stratus Technologies Group Inc. and LastMile Communications, Ltd. announced that they have partnered to deliver on-demand high performance services and high definition multi-media content within the Doral, FL wireless broadband network.
12/21/07Towerstream Launches New Promotional Offering for its Mid-Range Wireless Broadband Solution
Towerstream (Nasdaq: TWER) announced a new promotion for its mid-range wireless broadband solution. Now, new customers signing up for service can access 4-8 mbps of bandwidth for just $1,000 a month - with no set-up fees. The promotion is currently running and is optimized for businesses looking for more robust bandwidth offerings will full support for voice, video and data traffic.
12/19/07ABI Research Names #1 Vendor for VoIP over Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless Networks
The innovation ranking is based on how a technology addresses roaming, call management, endpoint security, VoWi-Fi reporting, intrusion detection and protection, troubleshooting, fixed-mobile convergence schemes, fast handoffs, load balancing, battery life, quality of service, and architecture. The implementation ranking is based on partnerships with resellers and technology providers.
12/18/07German Wireless ISP Launches Commercial VoIP Service via WiMAX Wireless Broadband Network
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that NeckarCom Telekommunikation GmbH, an innovative German telecommunications provider, has launched its commercial Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service following the successful implementation earlier this year of a WiMAX network in the Ulm region of Germany by Motorola. The flexibility of the Motorola WiMAX solution has enabled NeckarCom to easily integrate all of its current standard voice services across the WiMAX network and offer a new combined voice and data solution, quickly and effectively.
12/17/07Telsima Announces WiMAX 450 MHz / 700 MHz Broadband Wireless Access Solution
Telsima Corporation announced its WiMAX 450/700 MHz BWA Solution at the India Telecom 2007 show at New Delhi, 2007. Telsima's WiMAX 450/700MHz solution delivers Internet, Voice and Multimedia services over a wireless broadband link to remote users. An end- to-end communication solution for operators who have a frequency license between 400 MHz and 1 GHz, the Telsima solution can be customized for any specified band within that range -- by default it supports the 450 MHz and 700 MHz bands.
12/13/07Research Report that Cisco is #1 Vendor in Voice over Wi-Fi for the Wireless Broadband Industry
Cisco Systems has been ranked at the top of the latest Voice over Wi-Fi ecosystem Vendor Matrix released by ABI Research. Aruba Wireless Networks and Nortel claimed the second and third spots in the company ' s most recent evaluation of worldwide VoWi-Fi vendors offering comprehensive solutions.
12/10/07University of South Alabama to Deploy 74 HiPath Remote IP Wireless Broadband Access Points and More than 9,000 Mobile Wireless IP Digital Telephones
Siemens Communications announced that the University of South Alabama selected authorized Siemens HiPath reseller, Black Box Network Services (Nasdaq: BBOX ), to deploy an IP-based unified communications solution. The new open communications infrastructure offers the university's faculty, students and staff the benefits of unified communications, such as increased collaboration, productivity and acceleration of operational processes. The solution also enables the university to use its existing infrastructure, while enhancing it with optimized VoIP capability.
12/03/07California K-12 Districts Receives Green Light to Purchase Trillion Wireless WAN and VoIP Services with California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) Discounts
Trillion announced it was issued a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity by the California Public Utilities Commission. This is necessary for a provider to become an eligible vendor under the California Teleconnect Fund (CTF). The CTF funds enable eligible K-12 districts in California to purchase Trillion Broadband Wide Area Network services, Voice over IP telephony services and Internet services at a 50% discount or more.
11/29/07ICT Announces Wi-Fi/WiMAX Voice and Data Platform for 3G Cell Phones
This ICT Product Development Group's project, code named the "Cannes Project" enables users to send voice and data from any broadband device anywhere in the world without using cellular plan minutes and not requiring a cellular carrier wherever Wi-Fi/WiMAX is present. Connection to non-broadband mobile devices and landlines are projected to be at a 60% reduced cost over present mobile, VoIP and telecom carriers.
11/27/07Tpad Provides Free VoIP Calls for Wi-Fi Mobile Phone Users.
Tpad are the latest entrants to the developing Wi-Fi mobile phone market offering a service that enables GSM mobile phone users to make free calls to any SIP enabled user anywhere in the world.
11/27/07How Can Wi-Fi Hotspot Providers Capitalize on the Forecasted $5 Billion Revenue Opportunity for Voice over IP Services?
Research and Markets has announced the addition of Wi-Fi Hotspots: The Next Generation to their offering. The business market for hotspot usage is well understood, but how do hotspot operators drive usage to the next level? The hotspot market is moving beyond just business travelers accessing airport and hotel hotspots on a laptop. There is an impending revolution in the hotspot market characterized by consumer usage, handheld access, and new applications, especially Voice over Wi-Fi (VoFi).
11/20/07Ruckus Wireless Offers Crystal-Clear Broadband Wireless Voice-over-WiFi Services for Enterprise Customers
Ruckus Wireless announced that they completed ShoreTel's Technology Partner Program (TPP) certification, which ensures interoperability with ShoreTel 7.5, ShoreTel's latest release of its Pure IP Unified Communications system. Ruckus Wireless has achieved the ShoreTel Certified designation through comprehensive testing completed in the ShoreTel certification lab, working together to deliver the industry's most robust implementation of IP telephony over new 802.11 "Smart Wi-Fi" technology, ushering in a new era of enterprise voice over Wi-Fi services.
11/20/07Siemens HiPath Wireless Broadand Network Provides Efficient, Effective and Personal Patient Care at New McCune-Brooks Hospital
Efficient, effective and highly responsive patient care is the primary architectural design goal for the all-new, soon-to-open McCune-Brooks Hospital in Carthage, Mo. To fully achieve this objective, the hospital prescribed for itself a secure, highly reliable IP-based wireless voice and data communications solution from Siemens Communications, Inc. in collaboration with Siemens Building Technologies.
11/19/07CBS Launches Free Broadband Wireless Internet Access in Midtown Manhattan CBS Wi-Fi Mobile Zone
CBS Corporation announced that it will "light up" midtown Manhattan with the creation of the "CBS Mobile Zone," a wireless high-speed network enabling New Yorkers with Wi-Fi-enabled cell phones, laptops or other devices to access the Internet for free, and make voice over internet (VOI) calls.
11/15/07Worldwide Telecom Industry Growing Ten Percent Annually, Revenues Expected to Reach $2.7 Trillion by 2013, says Insight Research Corp.
Global telecommunications industry services revenue will reach $1.7 trillion by the close of 2008, with continued strong growth in wireless leading the way, says a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation. According to the new industry market study, overall telecommunications services revenues are expected to grow at a compounded rate of nearly 10.3 percent over the next few years, reaching $2.7 trillion by 2013. Wireless makes the strongest showing across all sectors while wire line follows a distant second. Nearly all of the growth in both sectors is expected to occur in broadband services, with wireless broadband service revenues expected to grow at a compounded rate of more than 70 percent over the forecast period, while wire line broadband services grow at under 10 percent over the same forecast horizon.
11/07/07Wireless VoIP Partnership to Provide High-Speed Internet Access, IP Voice and IPTV Services
The newly scribed partnership between communication developers ReliaClear Canada Inc. and Wi-Hop Networks Inc. announced that they have signed with the Toronto based company N.E. Ware Communications, a provider of Wi-Fi hardware. The newly established trust will collaborate in concentrating their efforts to develop technological advances that will echo throughout the Niagara Region.
11/06/07DataPath's Broadband Wireless Satellite Backpacks Provide Broadband Internet and VoIP Communications from Almost Anywhere
DataPath, Inc., a leading provider of satellite and wireless communications networks around the world, has been selected by the U.S. Marine Corps to provide an ultra-portable satellite communications (SATCOM) solution for the Support Wide Area Network (SWAN) program, enabling the Marines to extend the network and improve warfighter mobility while they establish and maintain broadband communications on the battlefield.
11/06/07Motorola Begins Trialing In-Home 3G Femtocell Access Points to Prevent Landslide Loss of Customers to Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless VoIP Calling Services
Femtocells enable operators to provide higher-quality and higher- performance wireless voice and real-time data services to their customers inside their homes. In addition, they enable a significantly lower cost of delivery for wireless traffic, in comparison to the macrocell network. For consumers, the benefits of femtocells include a seamless communication experience as they roam from inside to outside their homes, reduced "in-home" call charges, improved indoor coverage and consolidated billing, all from their existing 3G handsets.
11/05/07Cable Operators Acknowledge Wireless Internet Access Points Key to Building Wireless VoIP Business Model to Compete in Telecom Industry
NETGEAR, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR ) announced that Numericable, the largest cable operator in France, is offering NETGEAR's Wireless Cable Voice Gateway (CVG834G) to its Internet customers. Already a leader in the European home networking market, NETGEAR expects this relationship to augment its growing presence within France, where Numericable services are available to approximately 40% of all homes -- over 9.5 million households.
11/02/07New Siemens HiPath 4000 V4 Real-Time IP System to Provide Broadband Wireless Mobility Support, Greater Deployment Flexibility and Lower Total Cost of Ownership
Medium-to-large enterprises can now drive overall business performance higher - with lower cost and less complexity -- thanks to the new features in the resilient HiPath 4000 V4 Real-Time IP System. This latest IP-based unified communications platform release from Siemens Communications, Inc., delivers user mobility, virtual numbering, end-to-end encryption, business process integration and other powerful capabilities. With the HiPath 4000, companies can now respond faster to customers and market opportunities, sharpen their competitive edge and gain greater efficiencies to boost profitability.
11/02/07Challenger's New Mobile Broadband Wireless VoIP Service Offers Wireless Internet Service Providers Opportunity Launch Their Own Branded Wireless VoIP Service Via Wi-Fi, GPRS or 3G Access Points
Service providers looking for the quickest path to capitalizing on the rapidly emerging mVoIP market can select the company's hosted service offering and deploy a complete turnkey Mobile VoIP service in four weeks or less.
10/31/07Harmony Mobile Introduces Unlimited Calling Over Wi-Fi With the Launch of CityHarmony, Canada's First GSM/WiFi Mobile Service
Harmony Mobile announced the national launch of CityHarmony, the first truly converged GSM/WiFi dual-mode service in Canada. CityHarmony is a groundbreaking new wireless service designed to provide Canadians with one phone for all their home, office, and mobile calling needs, by combining the power of Wireless LAN and Harmony's next generation cellular network.
10/31/07TiVo and Windstream Partner to Offer TiVo DVR & Windstream High-Speed Internet Bundle
TiVo Inc. (Nasdaq: TIVO ), the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), and Windstream Corporation (NYSE: WIN ), today announced an agreement to offer bundled internet and TiVo DVR services.
10/29/07Anixter, Firetide and OnSSI to Host Coast-to-Coast Seminar Series for Senior Law Enforcement Officials on Wireless Video Surveillance
To respond to escalating demand for information on using wireless video surveillance for Homeland Security and public safety initiatives, Anixter, Firetide, and OnSSI are hosting a four-city seminar series to provide the "roadmap for success" to public safety agencies. The seminars will deliver insights into policy, technology, funding and deployment issues facing law enforcement when implementing a wireless surveillance network.
10/26/07The Future of Telephony Has Landed: HSDPA Voice Over IP Operator Launched in Japan
JAJAH announced that its new JAJAH Mobile software client now enables voice-over-mobile-broadband calls in Japan with mobile broadband wireless operator EMOBILE. The software uses the data channel, a HSDPA connection, to deliver voice services for mobile broadband customers. By running Windows Mobile 6, users can now make native SIP calls using the JAJAH software, to more than 120 global destinations.
10/24/07HelloSoft and Sonus Provide IP-based Broadband Solution for Variety of 3G, Wi-Fi and WiMAX Wireless Access Points
HelloSoft, Inc. and Sonus Networks (Nasdaq: SONS ) announced that the two companies are joining forces to enable mobile users to harness the power of IP for increased flexibility and access to enriched services. The two companies are partnering together to deliver new services through a suite of converged fixed broadband and mobile wireless solutions.
10/23/07Meru Networks Enters into Broadband Wireless VoIP Distribution Agreement with Ingram Micro
Meru Networks announced a new strategic distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor. Under this agreement, Ingram Micro will market and distribute Meru's product line to its U.S. channel partners.
10/23/07Siemens Introduces HiPath OpenOffice ME, a Comprehensive Unified Wireless Communications Appliance for Small and Medium Businesses
Each user license includes the Siemens OpenScape Office unified communications suite targeted and designed specifically for the SMB market, which provides presence awareness of other users among many other capabilities. In addition, HiPath OpenOffice supports HiPath Wireless Access Points and for larger WLAN installations the HiPath Wireless C20 Controller - also being announced today - to enable businesses to choose whether they want their voice and data traffic to move through wireline or wireless connections.
10/17/07BBC Becomes the First Broadcaster to Provide All Content Online for Free Via Wi-Fi Internet Access
The BBC has established a non-exclusive venture which enables all http://www.bbc.co.uk content to be accessed by the public, for free, via the UK network of hotspots operated by The Cloud, a wireless broadband network provider in Europe.
10/16/07Extreme Networks' Broadband Wireless Access Points Successfully Tested With Avaya's Market-Leading IP Telephony Solutions
Extreme Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR ) and Avaya Inc. (NYSE: AV ) has successfully compliance tested Extreme Networks Summit WM 200 and Summit WM 2000 wireless local area network (LAN) solutions with Avaya's market-leading Internet protocol (IP) telephony solutions.
10/15/07UDcast and WildBlue Team Up to Deliver High Performance, Secure Broadband Internet by Satellite for Enterprises
UDcast, a worldwide provider of solutions enabling full IP over broadcast media, and WildBlue Enterprise Solutions(TM), a provider of business-class, satellite-delivered, broadband connectivity, announced today a technical and commercial relationship to jointly develop new products, services and markets for the enhanced delivery of broadband Internet by satellite to the small and medium size business sector.
10/15/07Meru Networks Certifies Secure Interoperability of Multivendor Enterprise Dual-Mode Cellular and WiFi VoIP Phones
Meru Networks announced it has certified the secure and seamless interoperability of a wide range of new dual-mode and Wi-Fi phones including the Apple iPhone and iPod touch, Blackberry 8320/8820, Cisco 7920/7921, HP iPAQ, HTC Touch and Nokia E- and N-Series phones, with the Meru Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) System.
10/12/07Devicescape Expands Distribution of Its Auto Connect Wi-Fi Software via Deal with Nokia
Devicescape Software announced that it is working with Nokia, the world's largest mobile device maker, to make its industry leading software available on selected Wi-Fi enabled Nokia devices. The Devicescape Connect software, now available via the Nokia Download! application in the United Kingdom and the United States and globally in the Tableteer folder, makes Wi-Fi access effortless for consumers at home or on the go.
10/10/07EFJ, Inc.'s 3e Technologies International Subsidiary Receives $7.7 million Award From U.S. DoD
EFJ, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced that its 3e Technologies International (3eTI) subsidiary has been funded by a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) customer to provide the U.S. Navy with a secure wireless video and mobility solution. The funding is part of a time and materials-based contract vehicle with a ceiling of $7.7 million. The order is currently incrementally funded in the amount of $2.2 million.
10/10/07Tropos Networks Issues Laptop TMCX Approvals for Its Metro Broadband Wireless Mesh Networks
D-Link announced its Xtreme N Notebook Adapter (DWA-652) has met the Tropos Metro Compliant Extensions (TMCX) specification that enables Wi-Fi clients to optimize performance on metro-scale mesh networks.
10/09/07Truphone Makes the Right Call with Ruckus Wireless for Voice Over Wi-Fi
Ruckus Wireless announced that Truphone, a next generation mobile network operator, has deployed the Ruckus ZoneFlex Smart Wi-Fi system to support voice over Wi-Fi requirements within its corporate headquarters in London.
10/09/07Sprint Nextel and Vonage Settle Patent Dispute
Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) and Vonage (NYSE: VG) announced that they have settled their ongoing patent dispute and entered into a licensing arrangement under Sprint's Voice over Packet ("VOP") patent portfolio. On September 25, 2007, a jury in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., found that Vonage had infringed six Sprint patents. The settlement agreement resolves all claims related to this dispute.
10/01/07Stratos Announces Commercial Availability of Inmarsat Satellite Broadband Wireless Data and Phone Services
Stratos Global Corp. (TSX: SGB) announced the commercial availability of Inmarsat's Satellite Phone Services. The new services are available in mobile, fixed-land and fixed-maritime packages. Customers using Inmarsat Satellite Phone Services from Stratos will benefit from the Stratos Advantage, a wide range of value-added services that ensure optimal communications performance and cost efficiency. The most notable Stratos Advantage value-added service is the Stratos Dashboard, which enables customers to manage their usage of Inmarsat Satellite Phone Services by providing real-time information on voice and data traffic used, with associated costs.
09/28/07TrendChip and Ralink Jointly Launch 802.11n Wi-Fi Gateway Reference Platform
TrendChip Technologies Corporation and Ralink Technology Corporation have jointly announced the launch of an industry leading 802.11n WiFi ADSL2+ gateway reference platform that integrates a full spectrum of ADSL2+ technologies developed by TrendChip with the advanced 802.11n draft 2.0 wireless LAN technology developed by Ralink Technology Corporation.
09/28/07PANDUIT Research Predicts Accelerated Adoption of Power over Ethernet (PoE) Applications in 2008
Alan Farrimond, managing director PANDUIT EMEA, commented, "Increased customer demand for PoE solutions indicates that the advantages of the technology are finally receiving the market recognition they deserve. PoE enabled applications currently available include, VoIP telephony, wireless access points and IP surveillance.
09/28/07Truphone to Demonstrate First VoIP-over-WiFi Call on Apple's iPhone
Truphone will give the first public demonstration of a Voice over Internet Protocol over Wi-Fi phone call on the Apple iPhone. Chief executive officer James Tagg will make the VoIP call in front of an audience of 350 delegates to DEMOfall 07 in San Diego, CA.
09/27/07Nokia Designing Pocket-Sized WiMAX CPE's Using Intel 'Baxter Peak' Chipsets for Sprint's WiMAX (MMDS) Broadband Wireless Network
In an effort to ensure that mobile WiMAX wireless products work well together and with other products globally, Intel Corporation, Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks announced that they are testing interoperability across Intel's forthcoming WiMAX silicon for laptops and mobile Internet devices, Nokia WiMAX devices and Nokia Siemens Networks WiMAX infrastructure equipment.
09/27/07More Than 95 Wi-Fi Products Now Certified to Work with Wireless 802.11n Standard
The Wi-Fi Alliance announced that more than 90 next-generation 802.11n draft 2.0 products have been Wi-Fi Certified since the organization's testing program began just three months ago. This first wave of products, which include access points, laptop computers, routers and wireless networking cards, enable consumer and enterprise users to select from a growing number of interoperable next-generation Wi-Fi gear.
09/26/07City of Paterson to Integrate ShotSpotter GLS with Broadband Wireless Surveillance Network
The City of Paterson, NJ is merging the ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection and Location System with its wireless surveillance network in a move to better public safety. The ShotSpotter GLS sensors will begin being placed across areas of Paterson in locations as a complement to an existing and expanding camera infrastructure. Integration of the two technologies is scheduled to be complete by year's end and will enable cameras to move and focus on the source of gunfire.
09/26/07Tech Data U.S. Launches New Broadband Wireless Specialized Business Unit to Assist Computer Reseller Build Indoor/Outdoor Wireless Data Networks
Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) established its Wireless Specialized Business Unit (SBU). The new SBU will provide sales, technical and product management resources to resellers capitalizing on the demand for indoor and outdoor wireless networking solutions like hotspots for small businesses, corporate campuses, universities and municipalities.
09/25/07Colubris Networks Builds Wireles VoIP Network for the Largest Hospital in Korea
Colubris Networks announced that Asan Medical Center (AMC), the largest hospital in Korea, has selected Colubris for the implementation of a new wireless LAN designed to support Voice over Wi-Fi (VoFi) and other innovative healthcare applications.
09/19/07Pathcom Wireless Sells Wireless ISP Business and Spectrum to Barrett Broadband Networks
Pathcom Wireless Inc. is pleased to announce the sale of its rural residential business and 3.5GHz licensed spectrum to Barrett Broadband Networks. The sale marks Pathcom's refined focus on its core business of providing wireless communications services to meet the requirements of commercial customers in remote underserved locations.
09/19/07Smartvue Claims 802.11n Broadband Wireless Surveillance Will Be the 'Death of Ethernet IP Video'
Smartvue Corporation announced its next generation 802.11N draft wireless H.264 IP video surveillance and video analytics product lines.
09/18/07Jungo and Atheros Unveil Draft 2.0 802.11n Reference Designs for High-Speed Residential and Business Wi-Fi Gateways
Atheros Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATHR ) and Jungo Ltd. announced a production-ready platform for residential triple-play gateways and business gateways. The new platforms consist of Atheros' 802.11n chipsets with Jungo's OpenRG (residential) and OpenSMB (small business) gateway software. This allows OEMs and operators to quickly bring to market wireless broadband customer premise equipment that supports the latest bandwidth-hungry and latency- sensitive consumer applications like IPTV, video-on demand, multi-room DVR, gaming, Internet radio, podcasts, VoIP and fixed mobile convergence in the home or office.
09/18/07Motorola Showcases Innovation, Fixed and Mobile WiMAX Momentum at WiMAX World USA
As a global leader in WiMAX deployment and technology, Motorola (NYSE:MOT) will demonstrate how its innovative WiMAX solutions and the MOTOwi4™ wireless broadband portfolio enables broadband on-the-go. WiMAX World USA will attract approximately 6,000 attendees from more than 125 countries to Chicago, where Motorola's world headquarters is located. Chicago is one of several US cities awarded by Sprint to Motorola to deliver WiMAX high-speed wireless broadband in late 2007 and early 2008.
09/10/07Kordia Activates First Phase of Metro Wi-Fi Internet Access Roll Out in New Zealand
Kordia Metro Wi-Fi is Already Available in Two Cities with a Vision for Targeted Metro Wi-Fi Coverage in Every New Zealand City by 2010
09/07/07Champaign, Illinois Shows Other Big Cities How Municipal Broadband Wireless Internet Access Can Be a Boon to Economic Development
Networks, an innovative leader in carrier-class outdoor Wi-Fi solutions and a subsidiary of NextWave Wireless Inc., (NASDAQ: WAVE), announced the launch of a downtown Champaign, IL Wi-Fi network that provides free wireless internet access to downtown Champaign outdoor cafes and the historic West Side Park.
08/29/07One of the Largest Wireless ISP in the U.S. Expands Deployment of its Voice-Over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) Service
KeyOn Communications Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: KYCS), a leading provider of wireless broadband data and Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) services and satellite video in small to midsized and rural markets, announced the further expansion of its Digital Voice VoIP product. KeyOn Communications has been testing voice services in select markets and based on positive reception from its subscribers, the Company has widened its roll-out of Digital Voice to include additional areas in its 11 state footprint. In this phase, KeyOn will be demonstrating additional VoIP capabilities including the testing of new devices, such as video phones and "soft" phones, across the expanded areas of operations.
08/27/07TMT Capital Corporation Consummates Merger and Acquisition With Freedom Wireless Corporation
TMT Capital Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: TMTP) announced that it has consummated a merger and acquisition of Freedom Wireless Corporation, a private Florida Corporation. Freedom Wireless Corporation promotes, develops and produces hardware and services focused on the wireless, VOIP , Wi-Fi and cellular markets. With its unique patent pending technologies, Freedom Wireless is focused to become the leader in Wireless and Voice over IP on a Global basis.
08/23/07CityNet Wireless Signs LOI with PhoneBrasil to Build First Broadband Wireless Network in Brazil to Provide WiFi Internet Access Services
PhoneBrasil International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:PHBR) announces a signed Letter Of Intent with Atlanta-based CityNet Wireless to build the first large scale WIFI Platform for all of Brazil.
08/23/07TCS Granted Patent for VoIP WiFi E9-1-1 Calls
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (NasdaqGM: TSYS) announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued patent number 7,260,186, titled, "Solutions For Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) 911 Location Services."
08/22/07Strix Systems Introduces Industry's First Broadband Wireless Mesh Network Solution Set for Fully Distributed IP Video Surveillance
Strix Systems announced its Distributed IP Video Surveillance Solution Set, which is based on the Strix Access/One Outdoor and Indoor Wireless Systems (OWS/IWS). The Solution Set includes pre-tested products from industry leaders in IP video surveillance who have certified "Wireless Mesh Ready," making it easier for integrators to build a successful, fully distributed IP video surveillance system.
08/21/07Motorola Completes Acquisition of Leapstone Systems
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT ) has completed the acquisition of privately-held Leapstone Systems, Inc. Leapstone is a leading communications software developer that provides a unified platform for rapidly creating, managing and delivering converged video, voice and data service bundles across multiple networks and devices. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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.
07/31/07MobilePro Corp. Spins Off Operating Unit that has been Managing Sprint's MMDS Broadband Wireless (WiMAX) Network for the Past Eight Years
Kite Networks is one of the leading pioneers in Municipal WiFi networks in the U.S. Kite Networks provides service to over 17,000 Sprint customers across 21 markets in 11 states on Sprint's 2.5GHz licensed broadband wireless networks. The company is now seeking private equity investments to expand its own broadband wireless network build-out as well as the capital needed to build out Sprint's WiMAX network.
07/26/07MeshLinx to Build Software Configurable Multi-Radio Broadband Wireless Mesh Network that will Cover the City of Richardson, Texas
MeshLinx Inc. announced that Richardson, Texas will be home to the most advanced wireless mesh network deployed. It will feature software configurable, silicon chip radios delivering high-speed internet service to the entire city. Richardson will receive the network at no cost to the city and their residents will be offered a free service with burst rates up to 768Kbps.
07/25/07ABI Research Finds Horizontal RTLS and VoWi-Fi Applications Starting to Augment Verticals for Enterprise Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless Providers
Wi-Fi vendors continue to generate substantial revenue from the key vertical markets, such as healthcare and manufacturing, that were the technology's early adopters. But a new study from ABI Research shows an increasing trend to enterprise Wi-Fi usage that follows business processes across a number of vertical needs. These include real-time location services (RTLS) - tracking personnel and equipment, especially for security - and fixed-mobile telephony convergence (VoWi-Fi).
07/17/07Europe, North America, and Asia Embroiled in Complicated Mobile Video Market Reports In-Stat
While Mobile Video Services are a hot topic with great potential, the market is very complicated, and will take quite a few more years to completely sort itself out, reports In-Stat, a high-tech market research firm. Mobile Video Services combine cell phones, broadcasting, Pay-TV, satellites, and the Internet.
07/10/07AirMagnet First to Provide Complete Visibility into Voice-Over-Wireless LANs
AirMagnet Inc. announced the newest version of its award winning AirMagnet VoFi Analyzer, the industry's premier tool for monitoring and troubleshooting voice-over-wireless LAN deployments in the enterprise.
06/28/07Clearwire Rolls out Internet VoIP Phone Service in Texas
Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) announced the availability of its VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) phone service in Texas. Clearwire customers in Abilene, Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland-Odessa, Waco and Wichita Falls can subscribe to Clearwire Internet Phone Service.
06/27/07New Femtocell Home Gateway to Deliver Wi-Fi, VoIP and 3G Broadband Wireless Internet Access Technology
NETGEAR, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR ) and Ubiquisys Ltd. announced their collaboration to deliver a comprehensive residential gateway with integrated DSL modem, Wi-Fi, VoIP and 3G femtocell technology. This gateway device will offer mobile operators worldwide a single-box, converged solution at a competitive price. It is anticipated that the NETGEAR gateway integrating Ubiquisys' femtocell technology will be available for operator testing by Q4 2007, with commercial availability slated for early 2008.
06/14/07Nortel To Showcase Voip, Metro Ethernet, 4G Mobile WiMAX Broadband At NXTcomm 2007
Next week at NXTcomm 2007, Nortel will show carriers how to exploit the increased bandwidth, cost savings and operational simplicity of Ethernet as the primary technology for transporting high-bandwidth services like video that are straining todays network capacity. Nortel will also showcase new and enhanced SIP applications and 4G WiMAX mobile solutions that improve user experience through converged communications options that provide more control over when, where and how they choose to communicate.
06/05/07ERF Wireless Signs $1 Million+ Contract for New Encrypted Broadband Wireless Bank Network
ERF Wireless (OTCBB: ERFW) announced that its ERF Enterprise Networks Services subsidiary has contracted with First Federal Bank of Louisiana to install a BranchNet encrypted enterprise-class wireless banking network to interconnect the bank's 14 locations throughout Southwestern Louisiana. The initial portion of the contract will include construction of a 300-mile fault-tolerant, encrypted 60Mbps network backbone looping from Lake Charles up the western side of the state to Natchitoches, across to Alexandria, and down the central portion of the state back to Lake Charles. The contract also includes recurring revenues from seven years of monitoring, support and maintenance services.
05/31/07Personal Builds Broadband Wireless Hipuu! WiMAX Network in Paraguay to Provide Voice, Video and High-Speed Internet Services
Redline Communications Inc., (AIM:REDL) announced that Personal, a leading Paraguayan mobile and WiMAX carrier and subsidiary of Telecom Argentina, has chosen Redline's RedMAX family of products to power its Hipuu! WiMAX service in Paraguay. With Redline's WiMAX Forum Certified RedMAX products installed, Personal can now deliver a true WiMAX experience to thousands of businesses and residents in Paraguay's capital city.
05/31/07NeckarCom Taps Motorola to Plan, Design and Build 3.5GHz WiMAX Network in Germany to Provide VoIP, High-Speed Internet Access and Other Broadband Wireless Applications
NeckarCom Telekommunikation has selected Motorola GmbH to plan, deploy and integrate a 3.5GHz WiMAX network in the Ulm region in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany's third largest state. Motorola's WiMAX solution will enable NeckarCom to deliver broadband services to homeowners and small businesses in areas currently underserved by fixed-line broadband.
05/29/07Ice Broadband Provides High-Speed Wireless Internet Accesss and VoIP in Ireland over Motorola's Broadband Wireless MOTOwi4 Equipment
Pioneering broadband wireless Internet access supplier, Ice Broadband, has chosen Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) technology to expand its high- speed wireless broadband services to consumers and businesses across the country. Ice has expanded rapidly since its launch in 2006 delivering broadband data and voice services to areas of Ireland with little or no fixed line broadband coverage.
05/28/07AudioCodes Offers VoIP Solution for WiMAX CPEs on Intel's WiMAX Connection 2250 Chipset
AudioCodes provides a complete and ready to use toolkit including a hardware reference design for a VoIP Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) and a Linux-based SIP VoIP application, fully integrated and tested with the Intel WiMAX Connection 2250. The VoIPerfect(TM) architecture, which has been deployed for over 12 years, includes a DSP firmware, media processing VoicePacketizer stack, SIP stack and call control layer for a complete SIP VoIP application. Additionally, an infrastructure is provided to allow the configuration and management of the stand-alone SIP VoIP application from the user's main application.
05/28/07Broadband Grew at an Annual Rate of Around 54% in 2006, Making Latin America One of the World's Fastest Growing Regions in Terms of Broadband Uptake
Latin America is at the forefront of global WiMAX deployment. WiMAX Forum certified networks have been launched in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Venezuela, while pre-WiMAX systems are operating in Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and Uruguay.
05/22/07Extricom Follows Industry By Introducing Quad-Radio Broadband Wireless Access Point to Provide Multiple Layers of Wireless Internet Access
Extricom announced another significant milestone in the evolution of WLAN with the unveiling of the EXRP-40, the copany's first four-radio access point. The EXRP-40 UltraThin Access Point brings unmatched new WLAN system capabilities to customers, including a quadrupling of capacity, predictable Quality of Service, and the flexibility to fully leverage all channels in both Wi-Fi unlicensed bands of operation.
05/22/07D-Link Demonstrates a Voice over Wi-Fi Solution Utilizing Wi-Fi Flip Phone at Interop 2007
D-Link announced it has been invited to participate in the InteropLabs Network Access Control Initiative (NAC) at Interop Las Vegas 2007 in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, May 22 20 through 2425. D-Link will join other leading providers of network switching, wireless LAN (WLAN) and mesh infrastructure in the InteropLabs to showcase the latest in wireless VoIP and seamless roaming.
05/22/07The Cloud Challenges 3G Carriers in the UK with Free Mobile Wi-Fi Voice over IP Service from fring
fring together with The Cloud announced the launch of the fring mobile VoIP (mVoIP) client, which will be specially optimized for The Cloud. The joint service facilitates fring mVoIP communication for all Cloud users, allowing them to call and chat for free to other fring users and to Skype, Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger (MSN) and SIP contacts over The Cloud's Wi-Fi networks in addition to other Wi-Fi, 3G and GPRS networks.
05/18/07Dominican Republic to Receive First Commercial IMS Over WiMAX Network
Veraz Networks, Inc., (NASDAQ: VRAZ) announced that ONEMAX, an innovative broadband wireless provider, selected Veraz for its IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) over WiMAX solution. ONEMAX is the first commercial mediacom operator to offer Internet, multimedia and Voice over IP (VoIP) services over mobile WiMAX (802.16e) in the Dominican Republic, and one of the first to offer IMS over WiMAX services in the Americas.
05/17/07Nortel Showcases Hyperconnected 3G and 4G Generation Wireless Networks in Richardson, Texas
Nortel (NYSE/TSX: NT) announced the opening of its new Solutions Showcase in Richardson, Texas. The new showcase will allow visitors to experience innovations staged in real-world settings to depict the future era of hyperconnectivity, where anything that can be connected, will be connected.
05/16/07Mango DSP Introduces 1xEVDO, 4.9 GHz, WiMAX Intelligent Video Server for Public Safety and Homeland Security Teams
Mango DSP announced the launch of the Raven X2 PC104+, an intelligent video server designed to meet the requirements of outdoor and mobile surveillance needs. The Raven X2 PC 104 has met the Cisco Technology Developer Program criteria for interoperability with the Cisco 3200 wireless video router and has been integrated to deliver surveillance solutions for the evolving market needs such as police cars and unmanned devices. The new solution is packaged in a rugged form factor, ensuring operational continuity in extreme surroundings.
05/10/07Mobile WiMAX VoIP Technology Makes Mobile Healthcare Services in Taiwan
The first WiMAX healthcare network in Taiwan will support emergency medical assistance and patient care services wherever it is required outside of a medical facility. By providing super-fast, high-bandwidth wireless communications powered by WiMAX technology, personnel in the field can connect to critical medical resources, exchanging important files and arranging treatment over mobile VoIP - saving crucial minutes in the early treatment of patients.
05/04/07Cedar Point Communications Joins WiMAX Forum to Expand Wireless VoIP Market for SAFARI C
Cedar Point Communications, Inc. announced that it is has joined the WiMAX Forum, an industry-led not for profit organization comprising more than 420 companies committed to promoting and certifying interoperable WiMAX products, to accelerate its development of wireless applications for its customer base.
05/02/07Vertical Unveils All-In-One VoIP and Wireless Access Point for Small Business
Vertical Communications announced the immediate availability of Xcelerator IP, a compact, cost-effective, feature-rich and fully integrated SIP-based IP telephony, data router/firewall and wireless access point ("WAP") solution. Designed for small businesses, the new all-in-one Xcelerator IP Business Communications System delivers significant and immediate cost savings by eliminating the need to purchase, integrate and manage multiple voice and data components.
04/24/07Vietnam Selects Motorola's Broadband Wireless Solution to Provide High-Speed Internet Access, Voice over IP and Video Phone Calls
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that the Dong Thap People's Committee has selected Motorola's wi4 Fixed Canopy solution for its e-government network. A combination of point-to-point and point-to-multi point wireless broadband network systems will connect provincial offices and administrative agencies in Dong Thap.
04/13/07Meru Networks Delivers the Largest Campus-Wide Wireless Mesh Network in Belgium
Meru Networks announced that the Brussels Regional Informatics Centre (BRIC), on behalf of the Brussels-Capital Region, has deployed Meru Networks' Wireless LAN (WLAN) System and its innovative Wireless Backbone System (WBS) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel/Universite libre de Bruxelles (VUB/ULB) in Brussels, making it the largest mesh network in Belgium.
04/12/07Wi-Fi Gains Recognition in the Enterprise Voice Market
With the rise of WiFi voice and the continuing substitution of fixed with mobile calling, it is looking increasingly likely that enterprises will start to adopt converged fixed and mobile voice solutions. Mobile call charges now form almost 80% of enterprise call bills and roaming charges are alarmingly unpredictable. WiFi phones are becoming much more usable, while femto cells are being promoted as an alternative technology for in-building mobility.
04/12/07ERF Wireless Signs Wireless VoIP Agreement Fifteen Bank Branches
ERF Wireless (OTCBB: ERFW) announced that its Enterprise Network Services subsidiary (ENS) has signed an agreement with the Jeff Davis Bank of Jennings, Louisiana to design, engineer, deliver and install the first ever secure Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) telephone system over a bank's fully wireless communications network.
04/12/07Broadband Wireless Access Service Providers Expect Wireless Service Revenue to Increase 121% on Average
The study, "Service Provider Plans for Next Gen Mobile and Wireless Broadband," shows 65% of providers rating competition and customer retention as the most challenging of their business concerns.
04/12/07Pacific Internet Invests $12 Million in WiMax Broadband Wireless Rollout to Provide High-Speed Wireless Internet Access in Philippines
Pacific Internet Ltd. announced a major investment and expansion plan for Pacific Internet Philippines (PI PH). PI PH will invest over US$12 million in building a wireless broadband infrastructure, initially in the Greater Metro-Manila area.
04/10/07QTEL Global Netwoks Launches Broadband Wireless WiMAX Network in Georgia
QTEL Global Networks Ltd (PLUS: QTLO), a specialist in providing national wireless broadband networks to emerging and recovering markets, announced that its showcase wireless broadband network in Georgia has been formally launched.
04/10/07SOHOware New AeroMesh Broadband Wireless Mesh Solution Supports Voice over IP Wi-Fi, Wireless IP Surveillance and Wi-Fi Cellular Convergence
SOHOware, Inc. launches AeroMesh Solution, a unified in-building and outdoor integrated enterprise Wireless LAN for killer applications such as wireless voice over IP or voice over WiFi (VoWiFi), IP video Surveillance and Fixed Mobile convergence (FMC).
04/10/07Siemens optiPoint WL2 Professional Wireless VoIP Phones Deliver Rich User Experience and Mobility Benefits to ECCU
Siemens Communications, Inc. (NYSE: SI) announced that Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) in suburban Brea, Calif., has chosen Siemens to combine ECCUs wired and wireless environments, and provide ECCU staff with robust wireless communication with state-of-the-art security for the two buildings on their 17-acre campus.
03/30/07Verso to Provide MetroNet VoIP Overlay Solution for MyTel's WiMAX Network in Pakistan
Verso Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRSO), along with regional partner Al-Futtaim Technologies (AFTECH) and local partner Northtech (Pvt) Ltd, announced that it has been selected by MyTel of Pakistan to provide the Verso MetroNet VoIP Overlay solution, including the Verso Back Office Solution (VBO), an integrated back office application that supports network administration, provisioning and billing, all riding over a WiMAX network infrastructure.
03/28/07ABI Research Says Wi-Fi Cell Phones May Lead Subscribers Away from Residential Phone Lines Forever
One in four U.S. wireless subscribers would switch cellular carriers for access to the benefits of Wi-Fi / Mobile Convergence, according to a new independent study conducted by ABI Research and released by the Wi-Fi Alliance. Nearly one in three subscribers would discontinue their traditional home phone service in order to access two of the key benefits of convergence
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.
03/23/07Broadband Wireless Merger to Deploy VoIP and High-Speed Internet Services throughout Latin America
Alternet Systems Inc. (OTCBB: ASYI) announces it has executed a letter of intent (LOI) agreement to merge with TekVoice Communications, Inc. of Miami, Florida. TekVoice is a telecommunications services company with operations in North and South America. TekVoice revenues were $3 million in 2006, and the company is forecasting significant growth in 2007.
03/23/07Scarlet Signs Deal for Caribbean Mobile WiMAX Network
Scarlet B.V. has announced the upcoming conversion of Scarlet's current Navini-based wireless broadband network to the Mobile WiMAX 802.16e standard and the introduction of new services on the network. The network is scheduled for upgrade in Q3 2007 improving network performance and increasing capacity.
03/23/07Verso and Navini Form Partnership to Introduce Class 5 Telephony Features to WiMAX Broadband Wireless Networks
Verso Technologies (Nasdaq: VRSO) announced that a reciprocal partnership has been secured to globally market Voice over IP (VoIP) solutions to the Mobile WiMAX sector by introducing Class 5 telephony features to WiMAX networks. The alliance will provide both companies with mutual visibility and access to emerging VoIP over WiMAX opportunities in their respective niches.
03/22/07Brix Networks, Linksys, and SunRocket Collaborate to Provide Automated Endpoint Monitoring for Improved QoE Visibility
Brix Networks announced it is collaborating with Linksys and SunRocket, one of the nation's fastest-growing Internet phone service providers, to deliver automated endpoint monitoring for improved quality of experience (QoE) for SunRocket's members.
03/20/07SkyPilot Enhances Wireless VoIP Support with Upgrade to SyncMesh
SkyPilot Networks announced the availability of SyncMesh software version 1.5, which enhances the voice over IP (VoIP) capabilities across SkyPilot's mesh products. The upgrade includes support for Wi-Fi VoIP handsets and improvements to SkyPilot's quality of service (QoS) algorithms throughout the mesh.
03/20/07D2 Technologies And NXP Offer OEMs Integrated WiFi Cell Phone Solution
D2 Technologies announced the availability of its vPort MP embedded VoIP software for NXP's ARM9-based LPC3180 microcontrollers, allowing OEMs to rapidly deploy new VoWLAN WiFi phone handsets. D2, which offers the broadest ecosystem of VoIP software/SoC integrations, will be demonstrating this latest addition in the company's suite at Spring VON (March 19 - 21).
03/20/07Verso Launches Voice over IP WiMAX Technology Initiatives
Verso Technologies offers WiMAX network manufacturers the ability to bring to market an end-to-end voice solution by overlaying Verso's voice and value-added applications, specifically the VoIP MetroNet Overlay, to a WiMAX network. In addition with this solution, Verso offers incumbents and mobile operators a cost effective VoIP platform that can ride over any access medium including WiMAX technology.
03/15/07Vonage and Motorola Announce Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless Router that Supports VoIP and High-Speed Internet Access
Vonage and Motorola announced the release of a new wireless router that will make it easy for customers to use fax, telephone and Internet services at the same time. Motorola, known for its innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications, developed the VT2542 to meet the sophisticated needs of Vonage's customers. The VT2542 enables Voice-over-IP (VoIP) telephony and includes a 4-port wired and 802.11 b/g wireless access point for home networking connectivity.
03/15/07WildPackets Announces OmniSpectrum v3.1 Portable 802.11 Spectrum Analysis Solution
WildPackets Inc. announced OmniSpectrum v3.1, a mobile spectrum analysis solution that enables network engineers to troubleshoot RF interference problems with WLANs. The new release, which will be commercially available within the next two weeks, enhances ease of use with instant replay, interference severity assessments, and "friend or foe" identification of 802.11 assets.
03/14/07NETGEAR Expands Family of Smart Switches with Launch of 24-Port Smart PoE Switch Supporting VoIP Phones, Wi-Fi Access Points and IP Surveillance Cameras
NETGEAR ProSafe 24 Port 10/100 Smart Switch with Four Gigabit Ports and 24 Ports PoE Enables Deployment of PoE-Capable VoIP Phones, Wireless Access Points and IP Surveillance Cameras While Providing Management Capability
03/13/07Bandspeed Expands AirMaestro Platform with Virtual Controller to Future Proof Wi-Fi Networks
As the SME market looks to deploy Wi-Fi networks with advancing requirements to support services such as voice and video, the ideal experience for the user remains elusive. Users demand cost-effective, secure, and easy to manage Wi-Fi networks that offer fast downloads and provide clear voice-over-Wi-Fi calls with zero drops. However, wireless solution providers have not fully responded to market requirements for a great customer experience - until now.
03/13/07Planex Communications Inc. Selects New Wi-Fi Access Point Virtual Controller Software
Bandspeed announced that Planex Communications Inc. will incorporate the Virtual Controller software for the AirMaestro platform into its new Wi-Fi access point (AP) and WLAN network solutions.
03/09/07Broadband Home Networking Device Market Up 15% in 2006, Driven by Voice and Video
The number of broadband subscribers around the world continues to surge, fueling the broadband CPE market, which grew 15% to $5.6 billion in 2006, according to Infonetics Research's latest Broadband CPE and Subscribers report.
03/07/07Cisco Unified Wireless IP Phone 7921G Enhances Voice over Wireless LAN Communications for the Enterprise and Supports the Wireless 802.11 a/b/g Standards
Cisco Unified Wireless IP Phone 7921G enhances voice over wireless LAN communications to the enterprise and supports the wireless 802.11 a/b/g standards. This new telephone complements the Cisco Unified Wireless IP Phone 7920. One of the first IP Phones to support the 802.11 "a" standard, it offers dedicated keys for mute, volume and applications such as "push to talk", and a docking/charging station with integrated speakerphone. This phone incorporates Cisco Compatible Extensions (CCX) version 4 which provides the Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities to ensure a high quality experience.
03/07/07Sipera Delivers Comprehensive Wi-Fi Wireless VoIP Security for Branch Offices
Sipera Systems extended its award-winning line of VoIP security products to enterprise branch offices. The new Sipera IPCS 210 allows for seamless, centralized policy implementations across enterprises with multiple offices, and increases flexibility in determining how to best protect VoIP and other IP communications applications against attacks, misuse, and service abuse. Like the other IPCS products, the Sipera IPCS 210 supports secure enterprise deployment of IP phones, soft phones, WiFi/dual-mode phones, SIP trunks and Click-to-Talk or web phone applications, without compromising established security policies.
03/05/07Chunghwa Telecom Deploys Taiwan's First Broadband Wireless WiMAX Network to Provide High-Speed Internet Access, VoIP and Video Streaming
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced it was selected by Taiwan's largest telecommunications provider, Chunghwa Telecom, to deploy Taiwan's first Universal WiMAX (802.16e-2005) network. The new wireless broadband network will enable Chunghwa Telecom customers in the central commercial district of the densely populated metropolitan area of Taoyuan county to access applications such as high-speed Internet, video streaming and Voice over IP (VoIP) using their laptops, computers, modems or wireless handheld terminals.
02/28/07Insystcom, Inc. Announces a Contract for Triple Play Wireless Internet Services at Plantation Resort
Insystcom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ISYX), a firm that provides interactive entertainment solutions and WiFi to the Hotel and Resort industries, announced the receipt of a contract for installation of the ResortLynx and WiFiLynx systems at the Plantation Resort located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This 300-unit property is a significant addition to the usage of these well known products.
02/27/07Sun Health Healthcare Network Deploys Next-Generation Wi-Fi Network to Support Critical Advanced Voice and Data Applications for Patient Monitoring and Management
Meru Networks announced that Sun Health, a non-profit healthcare network in Arizona, has begun deployment of a pervasive Meru Wireless LAN (WLAN) System in its facilities.
02/27/07Slane Telecom Acquiring Wireless Internet Service Providers in Ohio to Offer High-Speed Broadband to Underserved Areas
Ohio-based Slane Telcom is capitalizing on this trend by acquiring Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) and deploying Motorola's Canopy wireless broadband technology to deliver high-speed Internet and Internet telephony services across the U.S. Slane's 2006 acquisition of a partial ownership stake in Plannet Group of Columbus, Ohio positioned the companies to offer Ohio's first completely wireless transport system offering Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Services. The company intends to replicate this model in all planned acquisitions.
02/23/07Increasing Growth of VoIP Services Spurs Demand in the Session Border Controller Market
New standards, such as IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) which is required to support advanced applications such as IPTV and wireless services, will spur growth in this market. Security is also a concern for carriers and session border controllers provide essential functions to protect a network from attack.
02/21/07Canaan Partners Invests $7M in Wireless VoIP Startup
MINO Wireless announced it has received $7M in funding from the venture capital firm Canaan Partners. MINO's technology makes international calling from mobile phones easy, convenient, and affordable by routing calls via existing internet connections found on mobile phones.
02/21/07The London Clinic Chooses Ekahau RFID to Track Valuable Assets
The London Clinic, one of the UK's most established independent hospitals has selected Ekahau to safeguard valuable medical equipment using its Real Time Tracking Solution (RTLS). The hospital which has established a reputation for top class healthcare and state-of-the-art technological solutions has built up an extensive Wi-Fi network to ensure that information flows smoothly around the hospital premises.
02/21/07Alcatel-Lucent to Build First Commercial WiMAX Wireless Network in Latin America for Telmex
Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) announced that it has been awarded a major contract by Telmex, the leading telecommunications operator in Mexico and one of the largest in Latin America, to deploy Latin America's first commercial universal WiMAX network, which will be deployed in Chile.
02/21/07KeyOn Communications Becomes Largest Rural Wireless ISP Broadband Company With Purchase of SpeedNet Services
KeyOn Communications is now one of the United States' leading provider of wireless broadband and voice-over-IP (VoIP) services in small and rural markets with its recent acquisition of SpeedNet Services, Inc., a Midwest-based wireless broadband company. This continued consolidation by KeyOn bridges the country's communication divide through the creation of the largest rural, wireless broadband company in the nation, covering a dozen states: Nevada, Idaho, Colorado, Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio; with a network footprint of over 45,000 square miles.
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.
02/15/07 Iberbanda and Alcatel-Lucent Make Universal WiMAX Possible for First Time in Spain
Visitors will be able to experience nomadic WiMAX in real-life operating conditions using PCs equipped with PCMCIA cards, providing wireless broadband Internet connection and real-time access to various services, such as web browsing, video streaming and Voice over IP.
02/15/07First MIMO-Powered WiMAX Phone Call Provides Mobile Services that are Three to Five Times Faster, and More Economical than 3G Broadband Wireless Networks
A live, multi-vendor MIMO call using WiMAX antenna technology has been achieved by communications solutions provider Nortel (NYSE:NT), Kyocera Wireless, a manufacturer of mobile phones and accessories, and Runcom, a Mobile WiMAX developer.
02/15/07Pakistan Wirelss ISP Deploy WiMAX Network in 17 Major Pakistan Cities in Nine Months
Wateen Telecom, part of Warid Telecom International, is using Motorola's WiMAX technology to provide wireless fixed broadband data services for residential and corporate use. The WiMAX network is a crucial part of Wateen Telecoms vision to create a world class communications network in Pakistan as it provides a cost effective and fast-to-deploy broadband solution.
02/15/07Paragon Wireless Chooses SoftRISC's Codec Solution for its Wireless VoIP Dual-Mode Smart Phone
SoftRISC announced that its field-deployed VoIP codec solutions will provide VoWLAN capabilities on Paragon Wireless's GSM/VoWLAN Dual-Mode Smart phones. SoftRISC's solution enables Paragon to use ARM CPU resources, which significantly reduce Paragon's BOM cost, and board space, thus improving design implementation time without compromising voice quality for end users.
02/15/07Nokia's IP Virtual LAN Strategy Divides 3G Basestation Radios into Four Separate Networks
Nokia (NYSE: NOK) will expand its 3G radio access multi-operator solution to enable the sharing of a radio access network (RAN) between as many as four operators. By sharing the base station and radio network controller hardware, the operators can significantly minimize the capital and operational expenditures of their 3G RAN networks and yet maintain control of their network.
02/14/07Research Report Covers 600 Chinese Wireless VoIP Phone Suppliers that Plan to Ship 34.98 Million Wi-Fi, USB, and Skype VoIP Phones
In 2007, the projected combined output of the surveyed makers in this report is about 34.98 million units, representing a growth of 31 percent from their aggregate output of 26.68 million units in 2006. Their projected combined export volume for 2007 is at least 27.03 million units, equivalent to 77 percent of the forecast production volume for the same year. This will mean a 24 percent growth from 21.80 million units of VoIP phones shipped in 2006.
02/13/07Wi-Fi Certifies More than 100 Wi-Fi Cell Phones in Seven Countries
From trend-setting twenty-somethings to jet-setting road warriors, there is a Wi-Fi phone for everyone. The Wi-Fi Alliance today announced that it has Wi-Fi CERTIFIED nearly 100 Wi-Fi phones since the beginning of testing in 2004, and that it expects strong continued growth in 2007. Carrier deployments of combined Wi-Fi and cellular solutions are now underway in seven countries worldwide.
02/13/07Sylantro Systems' Synergy Application Feature Server Passes User Acceptance for Korea Telecom's First WiBro Network Offering
Sylantro Systems Corp. announced that its Synergy Application Feature Server has passed User Acceptance and will now be a part of Korea Telecom's WiBro (Wireless Broadband) network offering, scheduled to deploy early in the second quarter of 2007. Korea Telecom (KT) will offer an integrated Microsoft Hosted Messaging and Collaboration (HMC) solution with the Sylantro Synergy Application Feature Server operated on an IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) platform by Samsung Electronics.
02/09/07Next Generation Networks Will Receive Total Capital Investment of More than $1 Trillion by 2015
Mobile networks have a parallel evolution to IP (although at a slower pace), but the standards work is accelerating. By the end of 2007 there will be full NGN standards for fixed and mobile networks allowing IP-based services to be deployed on NGN, a process that ABI Research analysts expect to be largely complete by 2015 for a total cumulative investment of more than $1 trillion.
02/09/07Bluesocket Achieves SpectraLink VIEW Certification for Enterprise Wireless Voice Interoperability
SpectraLink's VIEW testing certifies the capability of Bluesocket's BlueSecure 1500 and 1540 Access Points to interoperate with SpectraLink's NetLink Wireless Telephones while achieving excellent voice quality. In order for Bluesocket to pass the VIEW Certification, its BlueSecure Access Points were required to maintain low latency and jitter in all test scenarios, including Access Point handoff and heavy load conditions, while WPA security was enabled.
02/09/07Nortel Demos First MIMO 4G-Enabled Technologies with WiMAX, LTE
Nortel [NYSE/TSX:NT] will challenge the industry to deliver the 4G "Lifestyle" through broad implementation of next-generation, high-speed WiMAX technologies essential to delivering real-time mobile services such as video and high-definition TV broadcasting.
02/08/07Mobile Industry Veteran Pekka Ala-Pietila Joins HelloSoft's Board of Directors
HelloSoft, Inc. announced Pekka Ala-Pietila co-founder and CEO of Blyk and former President of Nokia Corporation joined HelloSoft's Board of Directors.
02/07/07Azaire Networks New Enhanced IMS/SIP Voice Service Allows Converged Wireless Messaging over WiFi and 3G Cellular Broadband Wireless Networks
Azaire Networks Inc. announced the availability of its new IP Converged Network Platform with eXtended Mobility (IP-CNP with XM), enabling delivery of enhanced IMS/SIP voice services over both WiFi and cellular access networks.
02/06/07TECORE Announces Wireless VoIP/SIP Enabled Base Station for GPRS, EDGE and GSM Wireless ISPs
TECORE Wireless Systems announced the launch of its pre-IMS VoIP/SIP enabled GSM base station to be showcased at this year's 3GSM World Congress. The BTS-4000RM delivers up to 64 high powered GSM/GPRS/EDGE voice and data channels occupying as little as 5U of a standard 19" telecommunications rack.
02/06/07AirMagnet to Shares Broadband Wireless Voice over IP (VoIP) Leadership Strategies for Securing WLAN Technologies
AirMagnet Inc. will share strategies for securing key wireless technologies, such as voice-over-wireless LAN (VoWLAN), at the upcoming RSA conference in San Francisco. Chief technology officer Chia-Chee Kuan will speak about the security challenges inherent in VoWLAN deployments in a panel titled, "Advances in Wireless Security," taking place from 9:10 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7. AirMagnet will also showcase its suite of security monitoring and troubleshooting solutions on the exhibit floor at the Moscone Center in booth No. 2543.
02/02/07Nigerias Globacom Signs $600 Million Contract for GPRS Broadband Wireless Network
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced that it has signed a series of new contracts with Globacom, Nigeria's second national operator, to deploy nationwide fixed and mobile networks as well as next generation, IP/MPLS and optical network solutions. The project, part of a major network development and IP transformation, will enable the operator to significantly extend its network capacity and performance, and support the delivery of advanced multimedia, converged services such as triple play (voice, data and video). The overall value of the new contracts amounts to 600 million US dollars.
02/01/07Canyon Lake in Arizona Upgrades Marina with Wi-Fi High-Speed Internet Access from ResortLynx WiFi
Insystcom, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ISYX) announced that is has received a contract from Canyon Lake Marina to install the ResortLynx WiFi System at Westrec Marina's location on Canyon Lake, Arizona.
01/31/07Sipera Strengthens Enterprise VoIP Security with VoIP VPN and Firewall/Border Control Functionality
Sipera Systems debuted the Sipera IPCS 410 and the IPCS 510 for the enterprise. These platforms support new VoIP VPN capabilities for encrypted signaling (TLS), encrypted media (SRTP and ERTP) and strong two-factor authentication. Both the IPCS 410 and 510 also offer VoIP Firewall/Border Control functionality to enable enterprises to solve firewall/NAT issues and apply granular signaling, media and security policies to every VoIP, IM and multimedia session based on network, user, device and time of day.
01/30/07COMSTAR UTS Expands WiMAX License Coverage in Russia
Comstar UTS announced that it has obtained licenses for IP Voice Data transmission, including WiMAX services, in the twenty largest regions in Russia. The licenses are valid until November 17, 2011. Further information on the range, scale and type of services to be launched will be provided in due course, along with the related investments to be made.
01/26/07Nokia Signs Deal to Ensure 100% VoIP Call Completion
According to Business Week magazine, 3.1% of all VoIP calls fail. In comparison, the call failure rate for traditional telephone services is less than 0.01%. AnyFirewall Engine enables VoIP phones and applications to get through firewalls and resolve NAT challenges, ensuring that every call gets completed.
01/24/07Critical Links to Integrate NextHop Wireless Controller Software With Its VoIP edgeBOX Product Line
Critical Links will integrate NextHop's wireless LAN (local area network) controller software into their VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) business gateway software platform delivering a single turnkey VoFi (Voice over WiFi) offering for business gateway solutions in enterprise and carrier markets. This integration will provide integrated, production-ready software allowing networking equipment OEMs in the business gateway market to decrease development risk and reduce time-to-market.
01/23/07VeriWave to Leverage VeriWave's New 802.11n WaveBlade Test Platform
Trapeze Networks announced that it is working closely with VeriWave to leverage VeriWave's new 802.11n WaveBlade test platform and deliver state of the art wireless LAN (WLAN) 802.11n solutions to customers. Working together, the companies will provide end users with a comprehensive WLAN product and testing platform to meet future network demands.
01/18/07Mobile Phone Industry is Facing a Tough Choice: WiMAX (70Mbps) or 3G (3.6Mbps)?
New developments for giving mobile phone users internet access and 'data throughput' are following two conflicting routes. The Wi-Fi concept, WiMAX, originally made for computers is super fast at 70 Mbps while HSPDA (high speed downlink packet access), based on cellular phone technology, only offers 3.6 Mbps at best.

01/17/07Florida RV Parks Turn to Wireless ISP for High-Speed Wi-Fi Internet Access and Triple Play Services
Multiband Corporation (NASDAQ: MBND) announced that it has launched high-speed wireless data services, via Wi-Fi, at three leading Florida-based RV properties. The RV parks, Ft. Myers RV Resort, Pioneer Creek RV Resort and The Springs RV Resort, contain 1,340 sites for potential customers. The new locations bring the number of upscale RV and mobile home parks the Company services in Florida to approximately 25 systems.
01/11/07Apple Introduces iPhone with EDGE and Wi-Fi Wireless Data Networking Capabilities
Apple introduced iPhone, combining three products-a revolutionary mobile phone, a widescreen iPod with touch controls, and a breakthrough Internet communications device with desktop-class email, web browsing, searching and maps-into one small and lightweight handheld device.
01/10/07Wireless ISP Deploys Mobile Wireless VoIP Phones in Owings Mills
Believe Wireless has announced that it is expanding its broadband Internet and Voice over IP (VoIP) phone service to Owings Mills, offering the area a faster and less expensive alternative to DSL and cable.
01/08/07China Voice Holding Corp. Announces Chinese Patent
China Voice Holding Corp. (CHVC) (OTC: CHVC), a provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Office Automation and Wireless solutions for government, businesses and consumers in the People's Republic of China and the United States announced that its exclusive Chinese license for WRIO wireless broadband technology has been significantly strengthened by the issuance of a Chinese patent for the WRIO technology.
01/08/07ERF Wireless Launches First Secure All-Wireless Voice-over-IP Bank Phone System
ERF Wireless (OTC Bulletin Board: ERFW), the nation's leading provider of encrypted wireless networks for the regional banking industry, announced that it has forged strategic partnerships with several companies, including Inter-Tel, 3Com and ShoreTel, to deliver secure high-quality voice applications and phone products to the banking industry utilizing the proprietary CryptoVue system.
01/05/07EMBARQ Successful in Offering Roaming Between Wi-Fi and Cellular Wireless Networks
EMBARQ Smart Connect allows businesses to move calls seamlessly between their wireless and wireline networks -- all without interrupting the call. This network service enables businesses to be more accessible, helps reduce wireless costs and improves coverage and call quality.
01/05/07Infotec Plans New Wireless ISP Services via WiMAX for Middle East, China and Africa
Infotec Business Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: IFTC) announced the implementation phase of the MOU signed in September 2006. The agreement calls for Infotec to process a minimum 150 million SMS annually. This exclusive agreement is with a Saudi Arabian telecom company operating in Canada under the trade name UBGMAZSKY International
12/22/06Color Broadband Offers Full Suite of Broadband Wireless Voice over IP Services
Color Broadband, Southern California's leading business VoIP and wireless broadband provider, offers a full suite of solutions for delivering data and voice over a hybrid WiMax and WireLine Broadband network. Based on its retail success providing LignUp-powered VoIP services direct to business customers, the company is now offering wholesale VoIP services to building management firms (eSmart program) and service providers (eVoice program).
12/18/06New Satellite Broadband Deal Delivers High-Speed Internet Access and VoIP to Remote Areas of Canada
Saskatchewan Communications Network (SCN) Minister Glenn Hagel and OmniGlobe Networks, Inc. (OGN) Chair Julian Costley signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a long-term strategic alliance. The two companies will work together to deliver a satellite-based wireless broadband Internet service capable of supporting video-conferencing, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and other e-solutions to rural and remote communities across Canada.
12/14/065G Wireless Wins $6 Million Wireless ISP Contract to Provide Broadband Wireless System
5G Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: FGWI) announced it has signed a contract with AngelWireless of Beirut, Lebanon. 5G will provide broadband wireless equipment for the Bahrain project as reported by AngelWireless in August 2006. 5G has already received a partial order for the first cluster out of an expected 20-25 cluster orders; each cluster is estimated at $250,000, bringing the total value of the contract to around $6,000,000.
12/14/06Mobile and Wireless IP Strategies Will Be Front and Center at Internet Telephony Conference & Expo East 2007
The wireless revolution is here and has the potential to leapfrog the struggling wired world and take full advantage of innovative new Wifi, WiMAX and other pervasive technologies and applications.
12/12/06New Dial Around Numbers Provide VoIP Service that Provides 80% Discount on Cell Phone Minutes Compared to 3G Cell Phone Pricing Plans
Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (Amex: FSN), a global Internet telephony provider, today announced the launch of Mobilink, a revolutionary new service that allows subscribers to access its retail Efonica VoIP services from their mobile phones, without Internet access or special software.
12/12/06Hopling Technologies Announces Four Radio Wi-Fi Access Points that Segment Large Wireless Mesh Networks into Priority Networks for Public Safety and General Public Internet Access
Hopling Technologies, a fast growing technology leader in IP-based wireless mesh networking equipment for enterprises, operators and service providers, announced fourth generation mesh network software and major hardware innovations across its Xnet portfolio, including the launch of world's first network node specially designed for large-scale mesh networks: the Xnet Viper.
12/11/06Reseach Report Details the Battle between HSDPA & WIMAX for Next Generation Wireless ISP Platform
Cellular mobile networks have been built for voice services and even more importantly have been finetuned over the years for efficient and effective voice transmission. While both 2G and 3G allow, in principle, for a large range of mobile data services, these networks can never be optimised for that. Voice will remain the killer application for mobile with some data services included as support services and niche market services. WiMAX and 4G are the real solutions for mobile data but by then it will be called wireless personal broadband. This report analyses the industry.
12/11/06Look out 3G, Mobile Users Can Now Place Wi-Fi Cell Phone Calls at 7,500 Wi-Fi Hotspots in the UK
Owners of Wi-Fi-equipped mobile phones can make low cost calls from any of Wi-Fi network company The Cloud's 7,500 public Wi-Fi hotspots in the UK as a result of an agreement between The Cloud and Truphone, the trading name of Software Cellular Network Limited (SCN), a UK technology company.
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.
12/06/06Avaya Mobile Communications System Uses Wi-Fi Mesh Networks for Quick and Effective Emergency Response Communications
During times of emergency, establishing prompt communications can make all the difference -- helping organizations to marshal resources, direct first responders and provide vital information to constituents. To support such critical emergency communications needs, Avaya (NYSE: AV) announced a broad new series of capabilities for the Avaya Mobile Communication System (MCS).
12/05/06Veraz and Aperto Partner to Deliver Voice and IMS Multimedia Services over WiMAX
Veraz Networks, Inc. and Aperto Networks announced that the two companies have partnered to deliver voice and IMS multimedia services over WiMAX. Together, Veraz and Aperto have built a joint demonstration lab, and are now demonstrating advanced IMS over WiMAX network solutions.
12/05/06Broadband Wireless Rapid Response Communications Kit Adopted by Texas National Guard for Instant WiMAX - Wi-Fi Communications Capabilities
Fortress Technologies announced that they developed a next generation "Rapid Response Communications Kit" for the Texas National Guard. These "Rapid Response Communications Kits" are mobile systems that enable secure wireless communications during emergency response situations, allowing the Texas National Guard to quickly establish voice, video and data communications in environments that have no available infrastructure. The Texas National Guard purchased the first of these systems, which integrates secure Wi-Fi for local access with secure WiMAX for reach-back.
12/04/06Carphone Warehouse Deploys New Broadband Wireless Network that Provides Up to 8 Mbps for Triple Play Platform
Redback Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: RBAK) announced that Opal Telecom, a subsidiary of The Carphone Warehouse (CPW), has chosen the SmartEdge® family of multi-service edge routers to help deliver the TalkTalk free broadband service for up to two million customers in the United Kingdom (U.K.).
12/01/06SoftMax Joins Bluetooth Noise Echo Cancellation Program
CSR plc and SoftMax, Inc. announced that SoftMax has joined CSR's eXtension Partner Programme, to integrate its 1VOICE noise and echo cancellation technology into CSR's latest BlueCore5-Multimedia platform. SoftMax's technology virtually eliminates background noise during Bluetooth voice communication, allowing the speaker to be heard clearly, even if they are in a noisy environment.
11/30/06FirstHand Technologies Granted Patent for Multi-protocol Data Communication System Supporting Wireless Telephony, Content Delivery
FirstHand Technologies, an innovator in transforming smartphones and PDAs into full-featured business telephones, announced that it has been granted a patent for a multi-protocol data communication system supporting wireless telephony and content delivery.
11/29/06Microsoft Selects Proxim's Wi-Fi Mesh Network Solution for Event High-Speed Internet Access
Proxim Wireless Corporation announced its ORiNOCO Wi-Fi access points, which are part of the company’s mesh access point product portfolio, have been deployed for the fifth consecutive year at two European Microsoft educational conferences, Tech-Ed: Developers and Tech-Ed: IT Forum, and for the first time at the inaugural Convergence 2006.
11/27/06Wireless Broadband Networks with VoIP, IPTV and Wi-Fi in Homes Expected to Rise to 25% by 2012
Although only about 5.0 percent of total networked homes currently have a multimedia network, it is expected to increase to 25.0 percent by 2012. Over the long term, several new applications including streaming audio and video, networked storage, home automation, and home security are set to become strong revenue generators. In addition, as multimedia networks grow in prominence, ancillary management tools that can simplify the set-up, installation, and troubleshooting of home networks are likely to gain in significance.
11/23/06In-Stat Says Mass Migration to Mobile IP Phones Inevitable
The research, "IP Phones Invade the Home and Office," covers the market for business and consumer IP corded, cordless (DECT), Wi-Fi, and cellular/Wi-Fi phones. It addresses the current market for dedicated IP-PBX desk sets, and the impact of trends toward wireless and mobility. Five-year shipment and revenue forecasts are presented for each of the four IP phone categories.
11/20/06Worldwide Telecom Industry in Growth Mode, Industry Revenue Climbs to $1.3 Trillion in 2007, Says Insight Research Corp.
According to the new industry market study, wireless service revenues are expected to grow at a compounded rate of nearly 10 percent over the next few years, while wireline service revenues grow much more modestly at two percent. Nearly all of the growth in both sectors is expected to occur in broadband services, with wireless broadband service revenues expected to grow at a compounded rate of more than 60 percent over the forecast period, while wireline services grow at 10 percent over the same forecast horizon.
11/18/06ERF Wireless Signs Agreement With Louisiana State Police to Build $5 Million Statewide Wireless Network
ERF Wireless (OTC Bulletin Board: ERFW) announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Louisiana State Police to construct a statewide wireless broadband network. This network, to be known as Louisiana BankNet, will be owned and operated by ERF Wireless, with the tower infrastructure provided by the Louisiana State Police. Funding will be provided by participating financial institutions.
11/18/06SchoolWeb Project Brings Broadband Wireless to 3700 Primary and Secondary Schools in Costa Rica
Alternet Systems Inc. (OTCBB: ASYI) announces the approval of a SchoolWeb project for the Republic of Costa Rica. The goal of the project is a country-wide deployment over the next two years in the 3700 primary and secondary schools of Costa Rica. The system will employ a wireless broadband network, coupled with Alternet's Spanish-language SchoolWeb software.
11/08/06SpectraLink Confirms First Mobile VoIP Vendor Interoperability for Wi-Fi Mesh Networks
BelAir Networks announced it is the first wireless mesh network provider to receive Voice Interoperability for Enterprise Wireless (VIEW) Certification from the leader in workplace wireless telephony, SpectraLink Corp. (Nasdaq: SLNK). The SpectraLink VIEW Certification Program is a partner program designed to ensure interoperability and maximum performance for enterprise Wi-Fi infrastructure products that support SpectraLink's NetLink Wireless Telephones.
11/06/06Face-Off: 4G vs. WiMax vs. Wifi
Moving from 3G to 4G should simplify making applications available to mobile users because of the faster data rates. This will make the middleware used to adapt applications for the slower speed of wireless systems obsolete. The availability of a complete IP based service with the security of a VPN (Virtual Private Network) to the mobile end-user will be a major benefit.
11/02/06AirMagnet to Share Industry Leading Strategies for Successfully Deploying VoWLAN at Mobile Business Expo
AirMagnet Inc. will discuss the challenges impacting enterprise voice-over-WLAN (VoWLAN) deployments and its proactive resolutions at Mobile Business Expo in a panel entitled "Voice Over WLAN: The Next Network Infrastructure Challenge," taking place from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 3, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago
10/30/06Colorado's WavMax and IP5280 Team to Deliver Wireless Broadband VoIP Services to Small- and Mid-Sized Businesses
WavMax and IP5280 Communications announced an agreement to provide a portfolio of wireless broadband VoIP services to small- and mid-sized business customers across Colorado. The partnership brings together a powerful combination of communication services that delivers a business-grade alternative to the traditional phone company services along with high speed wireless connectivity, advanced IP calling features and as much as 50 percent savings off monthly phone bills.
10/30/06Alvarion's BreezeMAX Now Enables Primary Voice Services over WiMAX
Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALVR) announced the availability of primary voice services over WiMAX enabled by the latest edition of BreezeMAX, Alvarion's award-winning and market leading WiMAX Certified system. This ability to deliver primary voice services using existing TDM infrastructure, in addition to its broadband service capabilities, means incumbent (ILECs) and competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) can adopt WiMAX as their basic network strategy.
10/30/06SpectraLink Joins Symbol Technologies' PartnerSelect ISV Partner Program to Expand Wi-Fi VoIP PBX
SpectraLink (Nasdaq: SLNK) has joined Symbol Technologies' PartnerSelect Program as an independent software vendor (ISV). SpectraLink is leveraging its PBX integration and voice over Wi-Fi technologies and expertise to develop telephony applications for voice-enabled, third-party devices.
10/26/06Wi-Fi Coverage Jumps to 85% of North American Companies; 3G Braces for Direct Hit on Cellular Minutes
According to a new study by Infonetics Research, the percent of North American small, medium, and large organizations deploying wireless LANs (WLANs) jumps from 56% in 2005 to 85% in 2010.
10/26/06Milton Keynes Launches Free Wireless Broadband in the UK
Briteyellow in partnership with Invest Milton Keynes, has announced the launch of its first 'Britezone' delivering free wireless broadband to Milton Keynes city centre. The pilot service has launched this month and covers Midsummer Boulevard, between Grafton Gate and Saxon Gate, in the retail and business heart of Central Milton Keynes. With financial backing by commercial sponsors, the free network provides a high-speed Internet connection carrying email, images and Internet telephony (VoIP) to anyone with wireless-enabled equipment.
10/26/06D-Link Wi-Fi Phone Widens the Availability of Wi-Fi Cell Phones
A leading trade publication has honored D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumers and business, with the "Tech Innovator Product of the Year" award for its flip-style Wi-Fi phones. The D-Link Wi-Fi Phone gives users low-cost worldwide calling flexibility, secure wireless network access and many value-added features.
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