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01/11/10Lineage Power Awarded $2.4M Grant by U.S. Dept. of Energy
Lineage Power Corporation announced that it is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) $2.4 million research and development grant to develop technologies that minimize the power loss and heat generation that occurs as electricity moves through the ever-growing wired, wireless and broadband service provider infrastructures.
12/25/09OneFi Technology, Inc. Announces the Initial WiMax/BPL Broadband Installation to Begin for the Hogback Region of the Navajo Nation
OneFi Technology, Inc. announced the initial installation of WiMax/BPL Technology in the Hogback Region of the Navajo Nation is scheduled to begin in Jan. 2010. The network will be valued at $20,000,000 when it is completed.
12/24/09MoqiZone Holdings Corporation Announces Commercial Launch of 802.16d WiMAX Base Stations in Chengdu China
MobiZone Holdings Limited announced that 2 wireless broadband base stations with a total of 8 sectors were successfully installed in Chengdu and are now available to service internet cafés in the northeast region of Chengdu city. There are approximately 60 targeted internet cafés within the 5km coverage area. One of these stations is located on top of the main building of Chengdu Electronic Information University. Additionally, the base stations are connected to CERNET (China Education and Research Network), a dedicated fiber optic network covering over 23 million students at 1,800 colleges and universities nationwide.
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.
12/18/09New "Wireless Engine" Repeater Provides Broadband Wireless Connectivity to World-Class Trains
CSI has bridged the gap between train commuters and their ability to utilize cell phones and data devices while en route. With the deployment of the industry's only "rail repeater" to feature GPS technology and digital filtering, CSI's Broadband Wireless Engine provides trains with uninterrupted voice and data services.
12/18/09Civitium LLC Uses Quantrix Modeler to Develop North Georgia Network Cooperative's Winning Broadband Stimulus Project Proposal
Quantrix announces that its partner -- Civitium LLC developed a winning $33 million proposal for federal broadband stimulus funds for the North Georgia Network Cooperative (NGN). Civitium developed the proposal under the direction of the Development Authority of Lumpkin County, GA, using Quantrix Modeler, a business modeling and analytics (BMA) software solution, which enabled it to implement a financial planning model that significantly reduced the amount of time required to develop the comprehensive proposal.
12/18/09The Township of North Frontenac and OmniGlobe Networks Inc. Announced Expansion of High-Speed Wireless Internet Services in Under-Served Areas of the Region
The Township of North Frontenac announced that, subject to funding and approvals it has awarded a network expansion contract to OmniGlobe Networks to enhance broadband infrastructure and access in the community. The company, selected after a rigorous, technology neutral, competitive bidding process, will construct, own and operate a fixed wireless network to provide additional coverage in previously under-served areas of the region.
12/14/09World's First 4G/LTE Broadband Wireless Network Goes Live in Stockholm
TeliaSonera's mobile broadband commercial network in Stockholm is now the fastest and largest in the world. Carl-Henric Svanberg, President and CEO of Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is excited about this historical moment. "The new era of mobile broadband has just begun today. With LTE, so-called 4G, your mobile broadband experience is moving to unequalled levels. The LTE speed gives you an absolutely effortless feeling of broadband access."
12/09/09Tranzeo Receives RUS Acceptance and "Buy American" Status
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) has received U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Acceptance for a wide variety of its products operating in the licensed and unlicensed frequency bands. The equipment accepted by the RUS includes Tranzeo's backhaul, point-to-multipoint, and public safety bands equipment, allowing RUS funding to be used for complete end to end solutions.
12/03/09EthoStream Launches New Broadband Wireless Load Balancing and Bandwidth Aggregation Gateway for Limited Service Hotels
EthoStream, LLC announced the release of its new dual WAN high-speed Internet access (HSIA) gateway, the EthoStream Gateway Server Dual (EGS Dual), a cost-effective version of its proven EGS Pro Dual. The EGS Dual virtually eliminates network downtime and maximizes available bandwidth, ensuring guest satisfaction with media-rich Internet applications.
12/02/09TeraGo Networks Expands Its Broadband Wireless Market Footprint to Stoney Creek, Ontario
TeraGo Networks Inc. has been providing businesses in Canada with carrier-grade wireless broadband and data communications services since 2001. The national broadband service provider owns and manages its wireless IP network in 43 major markets across Canada, serving more than 4,600 customer locations. TeraGo Networks is a wholly owned subsidiary of TeraGo Inc. (TSX:TGO).
11/27/09MediaG3 Announces the IW4G WiMAX Launch of Broadband Wireless Internet Service Availability in the Silicon Valley
MediaG3, Inc. is pleased to report the progress on the Company's developing WIMAX service roll-out strategy in the United States.
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.
11/02/09T-Mobile Czech Republic Introduces High-Capacity IP Backbone for Broadband Wireless Network
Leading mobile operator T-Mobile Czech Republic and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that T-Mobile has deployed a new Internet Protocol (IP) backbone to provide a unified infrastructure for its Release 4 mobile architecture. As a result, 5,4 million T-Mobile customers in the Czech Republic can look forward to increased bandwidth and new voice, data and streamed multimedia services on an "anytime, anywhere" basis.
11/02/09SaskTel and TELUS Enter into HSPA Broadband Wireless Network Sharing Agreement
SaskTel and TELUS announced they have entered into a broadband wireless network sharing agreement that will facilitate the rapid deployment of next generation wireless and data services through Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) and High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) technologies by SaskTel within Saskatchewan. Customers will enjoy the benefits of the most advanced wireless technology commercially available in the world, expanded network coverage, and access to a range of new and leading-edge wireless devices.
11/02/09Barrett Xplore Inc. and Hughes Sign Landmark Agreement for Broadband Wireless Satellite Capacity over Canada
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) announced that Barrett Xplore Inc., Canada's largest rural broadband provider, has committed to acquire and operate over 10 Gbps of capacity on Jupiter, a next-generation, broadband wireless satellite from Hughes. Jupiter is designed with more than 100 Gbps of capacity, representing a tenfold increase over existing satellites, and is scheduled for launch in 2012. The agreement is valued in excess of U.S. $100 million.
10/28/09Tranzeo Receives US$5.4M Purchase Order from Aperto For WiMAX Broadband Wireless Subscriber Units
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) has received a purchase order from Aperto Networks to deliver Aperto-branded WiMAX broadband wireless subscriber units. The value of the purchase order to Tranzeo is US$5.4M.
10/27/09Bell Mobility to Launch Novatel Turbo Stick and MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot on Its New National HSPA Broadband Wireless Network
Bell announced it will offer both the U998 HSPA+ Turbo Stick and the MiFi 2372 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot from Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq: NVTL) when Bell Mobility's new state-of-the-art HSPA broadband wireless network launches in November.
10/26/09iPass Provides Enterprise Users in China Access to 3G Mobile Broadband Wireless Network and Over 20,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced that iPass customers now have access to China Telecom's new 3G mobile broadband network and over 20,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in China. Both connectivity options have been integrated into the iPass Global Network and are available to the iPass customer base today. The 3G service is based on a rapidly expanding EV-DO Rev A network that allows iPass users to take advantage of dramatic performance improvements. iPass' Wi-Fi footprint in China is now exceeded only by that in the United States, and the total iPass Global Network now encompasses nearly 140,000 locations -- the largest Wi-Fi footprint available from a single service provider.
10/26/09MediaG3, Inc. Announces the Launch of Imperial Wireless IW4G Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Service to Salem and Keizer, Oregon
MediaG3, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MDGC) announced that/ it has officially rolled out under the Imperial Wireless brand IW4G's super fast mobile broadband wireless Internet service to Salem and Keizer, Oregon. Consequently, consumers and businesses alike can now access the Internet wirelessly, at true broadband speeds at home, in the office, and on the go, anywhere in the IW4G coverage area.
10/22/09Comzatel Selects Airspan to Deploy a Mobile WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network
Airspan Networks Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AIRO) announced Comzatel, an African wireless communications provider, selected Airspan WiMAX equipment for a mobile, 4G network in Mozambique.
10/21/09Red Hot Internet Completes Integration of the Azotel Simpler Subscriber Management Latform for its Metro Mesh WiFi Network
Azotel announced during the Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to Canada led by the Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland, Mary Coughlan TD, the successful integration of it's SIMPLer platform for the delivery of internet services over Red Hot Internet, a league leading metro mesh WiFi network now operating in downtown Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
10/19/09WiMAX Growth in India Is Fueled by Outdoor CPEs From ICOMM and Beceem
Responding to the explosive potential for wireless broadband services in India, ICOMM Tele, a leading provider of telecom solutions for service providers in India, and Beceem Communications, a leading global provider of Mobile WiMAX chips, are announcing the commercial availability of their jointly developed portfolio of WiMAX modems for the India market.
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
10/15/09Zarlink'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.
10/13/09Cisco Announces Agreement to Acquire Starent Networks for Broadband Wireless Mobile Infrastructure Portfolio
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Starent Networks (NASDAQ: STAR) announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire Starent Networks. Starent Networks is a leading supplier of IP-based mobile broadband wireless infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers. The Mobile Internet is at an inflection point as IP-enabled Smartphones and other connected mobile devices gain rapid acceptance. Service Providers have been actively investing in this market as global mobile data traffic is expected to more than double every year through 2013, according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index.
10/13/09Proxim Wireless Demonstrates 4.9GHz Radio for Security and Surveillance at Futurecom 2009 in Brazil
Proxim Wireless Corporation announced that it is providing a live product demonstration focused on wireless video surveillance at the Futurecom 2009 conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil from October 13-16. Also on display will be Proxim's 4G product portfolio focused on service provider, enterprise, and Digital Cities applications.
10/12/09Airspan WiMAX Solution Selected for Missouri Broadband Wireless Deployment
Airspan Networks Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AIRO) announced Stutler Technologies has purchased Airspan WiMAX equipment for Green Hills Companies broadband network offering high-speed data services in Missouri.
10/12/09Australian Operator, BigAir, Expanding Network With WiMAX Broadband Wireless Solution
WiMAX technology is expected to play a significant role in Australia's National Broadband Initiative. With a massive $30 billion investment, the network will connect 90 percent of homes, schools and workplaces, and businesses to high-speed broadband over the next 8 years. WiMAX will be especially useful in connecting remote and rural areas.
10/09/09JiWire Offers In-Flight Advertising Service to Reach Executives Utilizing Broadband Wireless Internet Access Service at 35,000 Feet
JiWire and Row 44 announced a partnership to deliver the world's first ad-supported in-flight Wi-Fi solution. The collaboration will make it possible for advertisers to run interactive ad campaigns on planes in-flight. Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines have already equipped some of their planes with Row 44's satellite broadband Internet access system. Southwest recently announced their intentions for turning its 544 Boeing 737 jets into Wi-Fi hotspots and Alaska Airlines is testing planes within their fleet of 114 aircraft.
10/08/09Clearwire Introduces CLEAR 4G Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Service to 25 Markets in the United States
Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) announced that it has officially rolled out plans to introduce CLEAR's super fast mobile broadband wireless Internet service to more than 25 markets covering over 30 million people in places such as: Atlanta and Milledgeville, GA; Baltimore; Boise; Chicago; Las Vegas; Philadelphia; Charlotte, Raleigh, and Greensboro, NC; Honolulu and Maui, HI; Seattle and Bellingham, WA; Portland, OR; and Dallas/Ft. Worth, San Antonio, Austin, Abilene, Amarillo, Corpus Christi, Killeen/Temple, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa, Waco and Wichita Falls, TX.
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.
10/07/09WiMAX Ecosystem Backs IEEE 802.16m for IMT-Advanced and Future Proof Roadmap Global WiMAX Network Deployments Surpass 500
The WiMAX Forum and executives from premier suppliers and operators were on hand during ITU Telecom World 2009 to express their commitment to build and trial WiMAX Release 2 based on the IEEE 802.16m standard. Ecosystem participants represented Alvarion, Beceem, Cisco, Clearwire, Huawei, Intel, KT, Samsung, UQC, Yota and ZTE. Also revealed was a milestone of 500 network deployments in more than 145 countries - placing WiMAX as the leading mobile broadband technology.
10/06/09Stelera Broadband Expands Wireless Internet Service in Texas and New Mexico Rural Communities to Receive Faster, More Reliable Service Through Latest Technology
Executives from Stelera Broadband, a privately-held company specializing in wireless broadband Internet services, recently announced the company's expansion of coverage to several Texas communities, including Seminole, Snyder, Sweetwater, Andrews, Stanton, Lamesa, Brownfield and Colorado City. Lovington, New Mexico, will receive services as well.
09/30/09Siskiyou County Announces $23 Million Federal ARRA Rural Broadband Wireless Stimulus Bid
Western Blue, Northern and Central California's experienced IT solution integrator, in a consortium with Siskiyou County, local firms, the Karuk Tribe, the College of the Siskiyou, national technology experts and the State of California announced a $23 million federal ARRA rural broadband wireless stimulus bid.
09/24/09Fullpower Introduces MotionX-GPS 7.1 Broadband Wireless Application for the iPhone
MotionX Import gives users the power to wirelessly import GPS tracks and waypoints into their iPhone MotionX application. Users can import hiking trails, bike rides, running trails, ski runs, sailing adventures, kayaking trips, points of interest (POIs), or any other similar tracks or waypoints. In addition, MotionX-GPS 7.1 also allows users to wirelessly import GPS data from social networking websites directly into the MotionX-GPS 7.1 application.
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.
09/22/09Ericsson's New Broadband Wireless Module Connects Next Generation of Networked Consumer Electronics
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) unveiled its new mobile broadband module specifically designed to bring broadband wireless connections to a new generation of consumer electronic devices. As demand increases for the freedom and mobility which embedded broadband enables, Ericsson's new consumer electronics (CE) module signifies a great leap towards an all-communicating world.
09/08/09Kabira Technologies and Cisco to Discuss Monetizing Broadband Wireless User Behavior at 4G World
Kabira Technologies, Inc. announced that Manish Gupta, vice president of global marketing, will deliver a case study on 'Monetizing the Mobile User Behavior' in Chicago, Illinois on the third day of the 4G World Conference, September 17, 2009 at 4:00 pm. Gupta will be joined for this session by Kittur Nagesh , director of service provider marketing, mobility systems for Cisco.
08/31/09NewMarket Technology, Inc. Announces $33 Million Outsourcing Agreement with WBA (Wireless Broadband Access)
NewMarket Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NWMT) is a reporting company with audited financial reports filed with the SEC. On Tuesday September 1st, Board Member Hugh G. Robinson, Retired Major General and Former Chairman of the Dallas Federal Reserve, is scheduled to host a strategic update in an on-demand Webcast.
08/31/09WiMAX Broadband Wireless Equipment Market Jumps 12% in 2Q09; Defies America's Recession with More Than 140 Million WiMAX Subscribers Worldwide by 2013
Communications market research firm Infonetics Research released the second quarter (2Q09) edition of its WiMAX Equipment, Devices, and Subscribers market share forecast and research report.
08/31/09China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. to Introduce Huawei WiMAX Network Equipment in Africa
China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: CCTR ) announced it has selected Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei Technologies for its first planned broadband wireless WiMAX project in Africa.
08/28/09MoqiZone WiMax Network Provides Sustainable, Low-cost Competitive Advantage for Providing Last Mile Connectivity for Internet Cafés
TRESTLE HOLDINGS, INC. (OTCBB: TLHO), dba MoqiZone Holdings Limited, announced today that effective August 31, 2009, the Company will trade under the new ticker symbol "MOQZ" and will begin trading under the new name MoqiZone Holding, LTD.
08/27/09NuMobile, Inc.'s Proprietary Software Offering for Smartphone and Mobile Computing to Be Featured in China Crescent Enterprises, Inc.'s Webcast Discussing WiMAX Solution in Africa
NuMobile, Inc. (OTCBB: NUBL) is scheduled to be featured in an upcoming exclusive China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: CCTR ) Webcast on Tuesday, September 1, 2009. China Crescent plans to discuss business opportunities in Kenya and East Africa, to include WiMAX technology solutions. China Crescent has targeted Kenya and East Africa as its next foreign market expansion opportunity.
08/27/09W-CDMA Broadbdand Wireless Equipment Up 21% in 2Q, Driven by 3G Rollouts, Smartphones, Data Card Upgrades
Market research firm Infonetics Research released its second quarter (2Q09) Mobile Infrastructure and Subscribers market share and forecast report, which tracks mobile subscribers and RAN, mobile switching subsystem, mobile packet core network, and HLR equipment.
08/26/09Tranzeo WiMAX Broadband Wireless Equipment To Be Deployed in Spain
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a premier manufacturer of wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems announced that its family of WiMAX subscriber units will be used by Spanish telecommunications operator Nostracom. Nostracom recently announced the selection of Aperto Networks for their fixed wireless network and as a result, Tranzeo's subscriber units will be used.
08/25/09Yonder Media Applies for $9.4M in Federal Government ARRA Stimulus Programs Funding Rural Broadband Wireless Deployment
Yonder Media, a broadband wireless Internet provider focused on improving the quality of life by connecting rural communities, announced that it has submitted applications for federal stimulus funding as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) addressing the challenge of delivering broadband to remote areas.
08/21/09MoqiZone Selects Axxcelera Broadband to Provide WiMAX Base Stations and CPEs
MoqiZone awarded a contract to Axxcelera Broadband Wireless Inc. to supply the WiMAX Base stations and CPEs for their proprietary MoqiZone WiMAX Network in China.
08/06/09Illinois Century Network and Business Only Broadband Interconnect
Business Only Broadband announced that they have the ability to provide broadband wireless connectivity to the Illinois Century Network (ICN) for ICN constituents. ICN is the state funded network that provides Internet service for government, education and healthcare facilities.
08/05/09Proxim Wireless and NetLogix Partner to Help Organizations Prepare for the Upcoming ARRA Stimulus Deadline on August 14th
Proxim Wireless Corporation (OTCQX: PRXM) and NetLogix announced that the companies have partnered to make available a broad suite of stimulus grant application services and resources for organizations preparing stimulus grant applications in the United States. The combination of free resources and paid services is designed to help organizations identify the best funding options available and to have their grant applications prepared before the stimulus "Round One" deadline, which is Friday, August 14, 2009.
07/31/09Yonder Media Makes Plans to Bring Broadband Wireless Internet Access to Rural American Communities
The expansion of broadband wireless Internet offers compelling growth in un-served/underserved rural markets, aligning necessary services to better meet the daily needs of consumers and businesses. Founded in 2006, Yonder Media has delivered on this promise in select markets over the last three years, leveraging wireless technology, its superior service and optimized networks that are well suited to reach the 'last mile.'
07/31/09Agilent and Wi-LAN Enter Broadband Wireless License Agreement
Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) announced Agilent Technologies, Inc. has signed a license agreement covering various wireless technologies including CDMA, Wi-Fi, WiMAX and Bluetooth.
07/31/09Towerstream Rolls Out WiMAX to Burbank, California
Towerstream (NASDAQ: TWER) announced it has extended the coverage area of its Los Angeles wireless broadband network to include Burbank, CA. As a result, additional companies in the Los Angeles area will now have access to Towerstream's high-speed, wireless business Internet service .
07/31/09Rogers Unveils 21 Mbps HSPA+ Broadband Wireless Network in Toronto
Rogers Wireless announced it has begun the Canada-wide deployment of a 21 Megabits per second (Mbps) high-speed HSPA+ (High Speed Packet Access Plus) wireless network, following the successful expansion and doubling of speed of its high-speed network to 7.2 Mbps last year. Starting in August, Rogers will progressively increase wireless network download speeds up to 21 Mbps in the Greater Toronto Area, and expand quickly over the coming months to other cities across the country.
07/29/09Globalive Wireless Awards Alcatel-Lucent Multi-Million Dollar Contract to Build High-Speed 3G Mobile Network in Canada
Globalive is focused on launching a new national wireless operation, serving consumers across Canada. In 2009 Globalive was awarded spectrum licenses by Industry Canada after successfully bidding more than CDN $442 million in the government's Advanced Wireless Services auction.
07/28/09Rapid Link Signs WiMAX Deal to Build $7 Million Broadband Wireless Network
Redline Communications Inc., (TSX:RDL) announced it was chosen by Rapid Link Incorporated, (OTCBB: RPID) a leading provider of WiMAX and communication services, for its $7 million WiMAX network in California. The Rapid Link network, which will be funded in part by a $2.8 million grant from the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF), will deliver high-speed wireless communications services throughout five counties in California.
07/28/09New 3.5G Broadband Wireless Internet Access Network to Be Deployed in Manitoba
Rogers Wireless announced it has entered into a shared 3.5G High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) wireless network building agreement with MTS Allstream Inc., which will provide customers of Rogers and MTS Allstream with expanded 3.5G HSPA wireless network services in Manitoba. Building a high-speed wireless network together is a cost effective way to increase Rogers Wireless' mobile coverage in the province of Manitoba by the end of 2010.
07/22/09SKYBEAM-Texas Builds Broadband Wireless Network with Vyatta Linux-based Routers
Vyatta announced that SKYBEAM-Texas has standardized its network on Vyatta appliances. Using Vyatta 514 and 2502 appliances, SKYBEAM-Texas is routing traffic from remote tower locations, boosting the performance and reliability of its customer-facing network, and providing corporate VPN service.
07/16/09Rapid Link Awarded Approximately $2.8 Million Broadband Wireless Grant From the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF)
Rapid Link Incorporated (OTCBB: RPID) announced it has received a grant from the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) of approximately $2.8 million in matching funds. The grant will support the expansion of Rapid Link's broadband network footprint as part of its "Mother Lode" project, which will bring advanced broadband wireless services to five counties in Northern California.
07/09/09Ericsson and SMART Announce High-Speed Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Access in the Philippines
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is enabling high-speed mobile broadband services for consumers in the Philippines through a contract with SMART, the country's largest operator. Ericsson is providing broadband technology based on WCDMA/HSPA to upgrade the operator's nationwide GSM network. This is the first commercially deployed HSPA network for the 850MHz band in Southeast Asia.
06/29/09Virginia Union University Retrofits Its Richmond Campus With a High Performance 802.11n Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless Network From Aruba Networks
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Virginia Union University has deployed an Aruba 802.11n solution and AirWave Wireless Management Suite at its 84-acre campus in Richmond, Virginia. Founded in 1865 to give newly emancipated freedmen an opportunity for education and advancement, the university's network of independent Fat AP wireless access points lacked centralized management, and robust wireless performance.
06/26/09Wireless Companies Achieve Breakthrough in Broadband Wireless Data Services With Successful Implementation of Automatic Network-to-Network Mobility
KT Corporation of Korea and Stoke, Inc. announced they have succeeded in implementing seamless network handover between multiple mobile data network types. The achievement provides a solution to one of the growing challenges to mobile data operators: improving the customer experience while optimally managing traffic.
06/17/09Scottsdale, NewPath Networks Move Forward With Broadband Wireless Infrastructure Improvement Plan
NewPath Networks announced approval by the City of Scottsdale, Arizona, of NewPath's proposal to implement a multi-carrier DAS wireless network in the City. The approval includes a wireless communications fee agreement by which NewPath will pay Scottsdale for use of the public rights-of-way. Major wireless service providers will utilize the NewPath multi-carrier DAS network to provide enhanced voice and data services for their Scottsdale-area subscribers.
06/11/09National Broadband Wireless Stimulus Webcast Attracts Thousands, as White House Official, Experts Discuss Strategy
A June 4th National Broadband Stimulus Town Hall Meeting Webcast produced by the National League of Cities TV, in cooperation with TV Worldwide and BroadbandCensus.com, attracted an on-line audience of thousands of city officials and industry professionals as experts engaged in interactive discussions on how broadband stimulus money will be deployed.
06/02/09Beceem & Couei Enabled Worldmax to Maximize the Performance of Its 3.5GHz Mobile WiMAX Network
Beceem Communications, a leading developer of Mobile WiMAX chips , and Couei, a leading provider of wireless test tool solutions, are jointly demonstrating how to maximize and mobilize WiMAX networks in the 3.5GHz spectrum.
05/29/09University of Queensland Creates a Collaborative Academic Experience With World's Largest 802.11n Wireless Network
The University of Queensland is working with Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) to become Australia's most connected tertiary institution, deploying the largest 802.11n wireless network in the world to create a unique collaborative environment. The university is also deploying the largest tertiary Cisco TelePresence network in Asia Pacific to facilitate international and cross-campus collaboration. This network also includes the 7 millionth Cisco wireless access point deployed worldwide.
04/27/09Ericsson and MobiCom Bring Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Service to MONGOLIA
Mongolian operator MobiCom has launched the first high-speed mobile broadband wireless network in the country, powered by HSPA technology from Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC ). The launch enables MobiCom to introduce mobile broadband services to its subscribers across Mongolia, starting in the capital Ulaanbaatar where about 40 percent of the country's 3 million inhabitants live.
04/21/09NewPath Networks Announces $47 Million in Private Equity Financing for Continued Expansion of Fiber-fed Distributed Antenna System (DAS) Broadband Wireless Carrier Networks
NewPath Networks announced $47 million in new investment funding in a private placement offering, of which $30 million was closed on April 20, 2009. The financing was led by Charterhouse Group, a private equity investment firm in New York, New York; joined by Meritage Funds, a venture capital firm in Denver, Colorado; and existing investor Sweetwater Capital, LLC, a venture capital firm in Red Bank, New Jersey. Proceeds from the financing will be used for network expansion through acquisitions and organic growth in existing and new markets across the U.S.
04/09/09Liberty University Mobilizes Faculty and Students With a High Performance 802.11n Wi-Fi Network
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Liberty University has upgraded the Wi-Fi network at its 5000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia with an Aruba 802.11n solution and AirWave Wireless Management Suite. Founded in 1971, Liberty University has 123 buildings totaling 2.9 million square feet of facilities, 42,000 local and distance-learning students, and more than 2,600 full time employees.
04/09/09Net One A.E. to Provide Wholesale WiMAX (4G) Broadband Wireless Internet Access in Greece
Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. (TSX: CWG) announced that its subsidiary Craig Wireless Hellas S.A. has entered into an agreement with Net One A.E. to provide Net One subscribers with access to Craig Wireless Hellas S.A.'s WiMAX network. The agreement provides for non-exclusive access to the Network for an indefinite term, within the coverage area of the Network in the Athens and Thessaloniki regions of Greece.
04/02/09Broadband Wireless Operators Begin to Focus on Building Green Communications Towers
Broadspot World Wide Wireless announced that its CEO Nyhl Henson will moderate the "Is Your Tower Green Enough?" panel at the CTIA's Tower Technology Summit in Las Vegas on Thursday, April 2, 2009.
03/25/09Proxim Connects One of England's Most Remote Communities With Next Generation Wireless Broadband
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that Cybermoor Ltd., a UK market leader in community broadband projects, has signed an agreement to upgrade the existing Cybermoor network on Alston Moor using Proxim's wireless broadband solutions.
03/24/09Sparkplug Communications Delivers High Speed Wireless Internet Access for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Sparkplug Communications announced that it is providing high speed, wireless Internet access for "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" for a home that was madeover in Las Vegas the week of March 12th.
03/23/09Omnicity Moves Into Rural Municipality Market with Acquisition of Indiana Wireless ISP
Omnicity Corp (OTCBB: OMCY), the Midwest's largest fixed wireless Internet service provider, took another step forward in their acquisition model and has acquired the customers and equipment of Cue Connex of Hartford City, Indiana.
03/16/09Airspan Selected for County-Wide Municipal and WiMAX Networks in Spain
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that the government of La Xunta, Spain, through its service provider R, has selected Airspan equipment to create two networks, one used for the municipality to remotely connect offices throughout the region, while the second is connecting several industrial zones and businesses to WiMAX.
03/12/09Wes-Tex Telecommunications Selects Airspan for Rural Texas WiMAX Network
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading provider of broadband wireless access networks, announced that Wes-Tex Telecommunications, a division of Wes-Tex Telephone Cooperative, Inc., working with systems integrator Stutler Technologies, selected Airspan advanced WiMAX solutions for a city-wide deployment in Big Spring, Texas.
03/02/09BSNL Launches First WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Access Network in Gujarat, India
Bharat Sanchar Nigam, Ltd (BSNL) and SOMA Networks, Inc. announced the commercial launch of "BSNL Wireless Broadband" service in the state of Gujarat. Broadband connectivity means high-speed, always on, Internet access in homes and offices. What is special about this wireless service is that it can reach even those places where there is no wired infrastructure.
02/20/09Airspan Well Positioned to Extend Market WiMAX Leadership in U.S. Rural Broadband Broadband Wireless Networks
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) publicized the availability of the industry's most complete FCC and Rural Utilities Service (RUS) certified lineup of fixed and mobile WiMAX Base Stations and Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) for the U.S. rural market. This announcement follows the just-signed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that has placed significant emphasis on rural broadband. RUS approval is obtained from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, affirming Rural Development acceptance and "Buy American" status of equipment. Airspan is among a select few WiMAX equipment manufacturers with this coveted "Buy America" status.
02/10/09MagtiCom Launches First Broadband Wireless Mobile WiMAX Service in Georgia
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today that Georgian mobile operator MagtiCom launched its Mobile WiMAX services using the end-to end Cisco Broadband Wireless Solution. MagtiCom is deploying a Cisco Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) that integrates mobile voice and WiMAX services into a single converged network. MagtiCom is currently offering broadband Internet via WiMAX in the capital, Tbilisi, as well as in nine major cities across the country. By the end of 2009, the operator is planning to cover all key cities and regional centers of Georgia with WiMAX broadband services.
02/09/09Network Intelligence Supercharged for Mobile Broadband & Next Generation Wireless Networks at 40Gbps
Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALLT) announced the launch of the Allot Service Gateway Sigma (SG-Sigma). With 40 Gbps of throughput and fully attuned to 3G and 4G/LTE networks, the SG-Sigma is designed to enable network operators to generate additional revenue streams and increase subscriber Quality of Experience (QoE).
02/04/09Ithaca College Revamps Its Broadband Wireless Network With an 802.11n Wi-Fi Solution From Aruba Networks
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Ithaca College has deployed Aruba's high-speed 802.11n and broadband wireless security solutions at its New York campus. Founded in 1892, Ithaca College is a private, coeducational college sited on a 750 acre campus, and has approximately 6,400 students and 1,500 faculty and staff.
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.
02/04/09VeriSign to Provide Broadband Wireless Authentication for WiMAX Industry
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) announced the WiMAX Forum has selected VeriSign's Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) to safeguard the burgeoning wireless broadband ecosystem.
02/03/09National Hurricane Center and America's Emergency Network Sign Agreement to Broadcast Free Hurricane Updates via Broadband Wireless Satellite Distribution Network
America's Emergency Network, Inc. (AEN) announced that it has entered into an agreement with the National Hurricane Center, the U.S. government's renowned hurricane forecasting service based in Miami, FL.
01/26/09Universidad del Valle de México, S. C. Selects Aruba Networks and IT21 to Supply Wireless Networks Across 35 Campuses
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Universidad del Valle de México, S. C. (UVM) is deploying Aruba's adaptive wireless LANs across its 35 campuses throughout Mexico. UVM is the second largest private university in Mexico with 85,000 students and 7,000 faculty members.
01/23/09Satellite 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.
01/19/09Ericsson Announces Plans for First LTE Broadband Wireless Commercial 4G Network
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and TeliaSonera announced the signing of a commercial LTE network. The roll-out of the 4G mobile broadband network will offer the highest data rates ever realized, with the best interactivity and quality. This network will cover Sweden's capital Stockholm and the contract is Ericsson's first for commercial deployment of LTE.
01/19/09Growth of 400% to 800% in Year-over-Year Traffic Forcing Mobile Operators to Upgrade to Broadband Wireless Technology Including HSPA, EV-DO, and WiMAX
A new whitepaper published by communications market research firm Infonetics Research examines 4 mobile broadband trends that are building up to a "perfect storm" in the mobile world, trends that present as many challenges as opportunities for mobile operators.
01/16/09Wireless Matrix Adds 1,000 Leak Detection Customers to GPS Fleet Tracking Application
Wireless Matrix (TSX:WRX) announced that the company has received purchase orders to add an additional 1,000 subscribers with a key service provider. The cable service provider will deploy Wireless Matrix's FleetOutlook solution within its operational area in the south. The cable service provider will implement FleetOutlook to support automation of workforce management through use of GPS and integration with existing functionality already provided by CSG Systems.
01/15/09FCC Grants Approval for Redline's Latest 3 GHz Broadband Wireless Products
The MAX+ AN-80i, which is currently marketed under Redline's RedCONNEX family of point-to-point Broadband Wireless Infrastructure (BWI) products, is now approved for delivery of carrier-grade long-range connections of up to 48 Mbps within the 3.65 GHz frequency band regulations in the United States.
01/13/09Sparkplug Communications Names Maria Farnon Vice President of Marketing
Sparkplug Communications announced that Maria Farnon has been named Vice President of Marketing. Farnon has fourteen years of experience in the telecommunications industry, having served most recently as vice president at Level 3 Communications, Inc., where she launched the company's wholesale Internet business in both North America and Europe.
01/07/09Mitec Announces First Point-to-Point Fixed Wireless Agreement from Telecom Customer
Mitec Telecom Inc. (TSX: MTM) announced that it has received the first purchase agreement for fixed wireless components from a new customer and leading telecom provider. This is related to a general supply agreement that the company announced in November 2008. It is the first in a series of agreements that Mitec expects to receive from this customer over a long-term period.
01/05/09TCS Awarded $7.8 Million in Broadband Wireless Contracts to Provide Fixed Satellite Terminal Sites and Managed Bandwidth Services for the U.S. Government
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) announced that it has been awarded orders valued at more than $7.8 million to provide fixed satellite terminal sites and managed bandwidth services utilizing the TCS teleport over 16 months beginning December 2008 to support U.S. government personnel.
12/30/08Airspan Selected for WiMAX Network in Okinawa, Japan
Airspan announced that Okinawa Telemessage Co. Ltd., a leading broadband access service provider in Okinawa, Japan, launched a WiMAX Network using Airspan solutions with plans to address the fast-growing demand for high-quality broadband services.
12/26/08Rapid Link Opens New Data Center in Atlanta
Rapid Link, Incorporated (OTCBB: RPID), a leading provider of WiMax and Communication Services, announced the construction of its new data center in Atlanta, Georgia.
12/22/08Air Force Materiel Command Salutes iPass' Broadband Internet Access Mobility Plan
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS ) announced the availability of a customer case study detailing the United States Air Force Materiel Command's (AFMC) deployment of iPass Mobile Office and Mobile Broadband service. The case study discusses the AFMC's evaluation of mobility solutions and deployment of the iPass service, which enables AFMC personnel to receive simple, secure and reliable broadband access to Internet and operational information resources from around the world.
12/18/08Nortel Teams With American Samoa Telecommunications Authority to Bring 3G Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet to Island Residents
Whether customers of American Samoa Telecommunications Authority (ASTCA) are fishing off the coast of Tutu'ila or working in the office in Pago Pago, they now have access to ultra-fast mobile broadband thanks to a network expansion with a Nortel (NYSE:NT) CDMA solution. Now, more than 80 percent of households subscribing to services provided by ASTCA have access to affordable, ubiquitous coverage, available across the five main islands of American Samoa, including some of the most remote and challenging areas.
12/18/08Aruba Networks Builds Broadband Wireless Internet Access Network for Fuzhou University
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Fuzhou University has deployed Aruba Wi-Fi networks across its campus in Fujian Province, situated along the southeast coast of China. Founded in 1958, Fuzhou University covers 800,000 square meters and supports more than 25,000 students. The university had not previously deployed a wireless network, and sought to offer universal wireless network access to faculty, staff, students, and guests.
12/17/08Inmarsat Deploys Redknee's Billing Solution for Prepaid Satellite Broadband Wireless Internet Service
Redknee (TSX /AIM: RKN) announced that Inmarsat has launched Redknee's real-time Turnkey Converged Billing solution to address the prepaid charging needs of its Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) service.
12/15/08RocketConnect Ceates Streamlined, Software-Defined Tunnels for Wireless ISPs
RocketStream, Inc. unveiled its new RocketConnect broadband access acceleration platform. RocketConnect allows telcos and Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to speed the effective bandwidth of their customers' broadband access connections by up to 500% without the expense of any new physical infrastructure. WISPs can thereby provide their customers with a more streamlined on-line experience, from accelerated web browsing to faster downloads.
12/13/08Infonetics Research Reports that WiMAX Deployments Feeling the Recession Pinch
Worldwide sales of fixed and mobile WiMAX equipment and phones/Ultra Mobile PCs dropped 21% to $245 million in 3Q08 from 2Q08, and are expected to continue sliding through 2009 as the economic recession puts the squeeze on this early market, says Infonetics Research in a new report.
12/12/08WireIE to Bring WiMAX Telecom Broadband Wireless Solutions to Island of Barbados
WireIE Holdings International Inc. is pleased to announce the first ever 4G alternative energy-powered network through a Build Operate Transfer project for the Island of Barbados. The new network will be built using alternative energy, with its CarbonVIX solution that utilizes solar, wind, and battery power to operate. It will also run on WiMAX, the world's most advanced wireless technology.
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).
12/08/08Radiant Networks Deploys Broadband Wireless Mesh Network for the City of Solon
Radiant Networks announced that the city of Solon, Ohio has deployed a public access mesh network using Proxim Wireless' (NASDAQ: PRXM ) ORiNOCO Wi-Fi Mesh and Tsunami MP.11 point-to-multipoint product lines as the foundation. Radiant Networks, one of the country's leading wireless engineering companies, performed the initial site survey and feasibility study to design a redundant wireless network.
12/02/08YTLE Launches WiMAX Core Network in Malaysia
YTL e-Solutions Berhad (YTLE) entered a strategic collaboration with Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO ) Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Cisco) to establish its WiMAX core network in Peninsular Malaysia.
12/02/08WireIE introduces eWire Broadband Wireless Services Division
WireIE is pleased to announce their new wireless broadband services division, eWire Broadband, targeted at the wholesale Tier 1 and Tier 2 carrier market. eWire Broadband designs, builds, and operates secure, high availability broadband wireless access infrastructure to underserved areas of Canada.
11/19/08Airspan and Stutler Partner With County Government for Broadband Wireless WiMAX Deployment in Kansas
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that its innovative 3.65 GHz WiMAX equipment will form the foundation for a wireless network deployment in Greensburg and Kiowa County as part of the county's efforts to rebuild after its near complete destruction from an EF5 tornado on May 4, 2007.
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.
11/13/08Redline's Mobile WiMAX Products Selected by Milcom Systems for WiMAX Initiative in Thailand
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL) announced that Milcom Systems has selected Redline's WiMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX products for its first WiMAX initiative in Thailand. Tech Mahindra, Redline's preferred systems integration partner, will manage the implementation of the RedMAX 4C network.
11/10/08AvaLAN Wireless Systems Appoints New CEO
AvaLAN Wireless Systems Incorporated, an innovative leader in the long range industrial wireless Ethernet market, has appointed Matthew S. Nelson to be their new CEO and President. Matt Nelson brings a powerful combination of business and technical acumen in the High-technology industry with over 20 years of innovative business, technical expertise and global market experience.
11/07/08AT&T Expands Wi-Fi Network with Acquition of 20,000 Wireless Internet Access Points
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced that it has agreed, through one of its subsidiaries, to acquire privately-held Wayport, Inc., a leading provider of managed Wi-Fi services in the United States, for approximately $275 million in cash. The deal adds Wayport's focused capabilities and enterprise customer portfolio with AT&T's leading Internet Protocol (IP) and 3G networks, and broad consumer and business customer bases, to deliver enhanced broadband connectivity at home, in the office, on the road, and virtually anywhere in between.
11/06/08TeraGo Networks Brings Wireless Broadband to Ottawa
TeraGo Networks Inc. announced the addition of Ottawa to its market footprint. TeraGo connects small-to-medium sized businesses to the Internet and also provides wide area data networking and network diversity solutions.
10/27/08Portsmouth University Takes the Guess Work Out of Its Campus Wi-Fi Network Operation With Aruba's AMP Solution
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Portsmouth University has deployed AMP Version 6.0 at its U.K. campus. The AMP platform provides a visual representation of the entire 220 access point wireless network at a glance, and the IT staff can run status reports on-demand for auditing purposes. Prior to deploying AMP Portsmouth University determined network status by checking each individual wireless controller using Syslog, a cumbersome and time-consuming process that also lacked a suitable reporting capability.
10/24/08Airspan WiMAX Network Presented to Russian and Armenian Presidents
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced an official ceremony was held in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, to launch Comstar's nation-wide, WiMAX communications network powered by Airspan equipment. At the ceremony, Comstar's CEO presented Airspan's award-winning MiMAX Q-Series USB devices to Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev and President of Armenia, Serge Sarkisyan.
10/23/08No Market Slowdown for Synapse's SNAP Wireless Mesh Network Technology
Synapse announced a new release of its proven, wireless mesh network technology -- Synapse SNAP 2.1 -- for companies designing embedded products that need fast and reliable machine communication.
10/20/08HUGHES Expands Satellite Capacity with Intelsat in Latin American Market
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) announced that its Brazilian operating entity, Hughes do Brasil, will implement services on new Ku-band capacity on Intelsat's Galaxy-28 satellite to meet growing demand for its HughesNet broadband services across Latin America.
10/20/08Exalt Provides Point-to-Point Antennas for Sparkplug's Six-State Broadband Wireless Network
Exalt Communications announced that Sparkplug has selected Exalt to supply microwave radio systems to support the high speed backhaul requirements of Sparkplug's carrier-grade broadband wireless access network.
10/20/08Towerstream Offering High Speed Wireless Broadband to Additional Miami Area Businesses and Zip Codes
Towerstream (Nasdaq: TWER) announced it has expanded its Miami, Fla. network through the installation of a new Point-of Presence (PoP), located on top of the Blue Condominium building, located at 428 NE 36th Street. The new PoP, which was installed in early September, has already had a significant impact on overall sales in the Miami area.
10/15/08FCC Technology Report Clears the Path for Free Broadband Wireless Internet Access Service
M2Z Networks, Inc. called on the Federal Communications Commission to move forward and adopt the service rules for a nationwide wireless broadband network that will provide all Americans with a lifeline broadband service at 768 kbps downlink speed for free.
10/13/08Nex-Tech Builds Multi-City Broadband Wireless WiMAX Network in Kansas
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL) announced that Nex-Tech, a subsidiary of Rural Telephone Service Company and one of Kansas' largest and most diversified integrators of communication technologies, has chosen Redline's 3.65 GHz RedMAX solution for its multi-city WiMAX roll-out in Kansas USA.
10/08/08Harris Corporation Introduces BGAN Satellite Terminals to Expand Use of Wideband Tactical Communications
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) introduced the first tactical satellite terminals with the capability of transmission/reception of TOP SECRET global wideband data communications. These new terminals are designed to military standards for operations in harsh environments.
10/07/08College Students Say They Won't Choose Universities without Wi-Fi Internet Access
In a survey released by the Wi-Fi Alliance and Wakefield Research, nine out of 10 college students in the United States say Wi-Fi access is as essential to education as classrooms and computers, and nearly three in five say they wouldn't go to a college that doesn't have free Wi-Fi. What's more, fully 79 percent said that without Wi-Fi access, college would be a lot harder.
10/07/08Brazilian Army School Selects Aruba Networks and Synergy to Build Secure Broadband Wireless Network
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that its Synergy has deployed Aruba's wireless networks at the Escola de Aperfeiçoamento de Oficiais (EsAO) Brazilian Army School and surrounding housing complexes. Established in 1919, EsAO serves company- and field-grade officers at its 46 acre Rio de Janeiro campus and housing complexes.
10/06/08WiMAX Vendors Demonstrate Multi-Band WiMAX Network Operating at 2.5GHz and 3.65GHz
Airspan Networks (NASDAQ: AIRN), Fujitsu Network Communications, and Starent Networks, Corp. (NASDAQ: STAR) announced that they demonstratied a multi-band, interoperable WiMAX network at WiMAX World 2008, held in Chicago last week.
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.
10/02/08Motorola Updates Key Technology Milestones for XOHM's WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network Achievements
In advance of the planned commercial deployment of WiMAX technology in Chicago by Sprint's (NYSE: S) XOHM business unit, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that its WiMAX infrastructure has passed network acceptance tests vital to the provision of mobile broadband service to Chicagoland residents and businesses.
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.
09/30/08Aptilo and IntraISP Partner to Deliver Field-Proven CRM, Billing, and OSS Solutions for WiMAX Service Providers
Aptilo Networks and IntraISP announced that the two companies have partnered to offer a complete back-end system with advanced billing, customer relationship management (CRM) and operations support system (OSS) together with the Aptilo WiMAX CSN System, the market's first pre-integrated wireless broadband data and voice services solution for standards compliant mobile WiMAX authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA); policy management and service control.
09/26/08Copley Square Hotel Caps Major Renovation with New Colubris Wireless Network
Colubris Networks announced that the Copley Square Hotel, a 143-room landmark hotel located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay, has deployed Colubris wireless equipment as part of its recent renovation project. The Copley Square Hotel deployed the Colubris wireless solution through Safety NetAccess, a leading national high-tech solutions company that provides a broad range of technology products and services to its customers.
09/25/08Broadband Wireless Network Replaces Dedicated Lines for 173 Funeral Homes
SonicWALL, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNWL) announced that Carriage Services, of Houston, Texas, has implemented a high-performance virtual private network (VPN) and high-speed Unified Threat Management (UTM) by integrating SonicWALL E-Class NSA E7500 and distributed SonicWALL TZ 190 appliances.
09/24/08 U.S. Troops in Iraq Receive Broadband Wireless Internet Access from Aruba Networks and Babylon Telecommunications
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that its wireless networks have been deployed by Babylon Telecommunications Inc. at Joint Base Balad in Iraq to provide Internet access to over 20,000 soldiers. Prior to this deployment there was no authorized Internet access at the base for the individual soldiers, making it difficult for troops to stay in touch with loved ones and affecting morale. Babylon Telecommunications was awarded a contract by the Army & Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) to handle the integration services and provide Internet service at Joint Base Balad, the largest US military base in the region.
09/24/08Hindu Temple and Cultural Center Deploys Aerohive Wireless LAN for Mobile VoIP Initiative
Aerohive Networks announced that the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Cultural Center ("BAPS") in Chino Hills, Calif., has deployed an Aerohive wireless LAN solution on its 21-acre campus to support its mobile VoIP initiative. BAPS migrated from Cisco Aironet autonomous access points to Aerohive's cooperative control wireless LAN because of the solution's secure fast roaming, security, mesh connectivity, and low cost.
09/24/08Greenhill & Co.'s SPAC Merges with Iridium to Provide Broadband Wireless Satellite Voice and Data Services
GHL Acquisition Corp. (Amex: GHQ) and Iridium Holdings LLC jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which they plan to combine. The proceeds of the transaction will enable Iridium to be debt free and well positioned to develop its next generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT.
09/24/08Free Broadband Wireless WiMAX Internet Access for Students and Local Businesses in Nottingham, UK
Nottingham Trent University announced the future launch of the first pilot of a WiMAX based broadband network in the area of Nottingham. The technology will launch on 29th September and will allow the university's students, staff and partner companies access to free high speed mobile broadband services. The network infrastructure was developed in conjunction with Intel Corporation.
09/17/08D-Link Brings Broadband Wireless Internet Access to Sub-Rural Areas in Texas
D-Link is helping bring Internet access to parts of central Texas classified as 'sub-rural' -- communities that are so small and isolated that they are not recognized by the Census Bureau -- by providing routers and managed switches to LiveAir Networks, a technical services company that brings digital microwave Internet service to the region.
09/17/08First 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).
09/16/08Comba Telecom Provides Broadband Wireless Internet Access on China's New High Speed Railroad
Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited announced it has successfully delivered and installed a wireless enhancement solution for China's Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Rail. This solution is the only platform that serves all on-train wireless voice and data services for the passengers.
09/15/08Aernet Wireless Sells Wireless Internet Access Service Business
Barrett Xplore Inc. (BXI) is pleased to announce the purchase of Aernet Wireless' Internet services business from K-Line Construction Ltd. Aernet Wireless currently delivers Internet services to residential and business customers from more than 50 communities across New Brunswick. Aernet was recognized by Business New Brunswick in 2005 as one of the province's most innovative companies for creating and delivering New Brunswick's first wireless Internet service.
09/12/08Azalea Networks Deploys Its 'Intelligent' Broadband Wireless Network Technology in China's City of Hangzhou
Azalea Networks announced a broadband wireless network deployment covering key areas throughout the City of Hangzhou in eastern China. This represents the latest in a series of wireless deployments for Azalea in major Chinese metropolitan areas this year.
09/11/08Altitude Broadband Wireless Infrastructure Selects DragonWave to Support WimMAX Growth in France
DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI)(AIM:DWI) a leading global supplier of next-generation point to point microwave radio systems, today announced that Altitude Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Altitude Group, has selected DragonWave products to provide high capacity Ethernet backhaul as part of its rollout of WiMAX broadband services across France.
09/10/08Hughes Receives Euroconsult's 2008 Award for Broadband Satellite Operator of the Year
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) announced that it has received Euroconsult's 2008 Award as Broadband Satellite Operator of the Year for the "Best Development of a Broadband Satellite System" in recognition of the company's innovative Ka-band satellite system, SPACEWAY 3. Pradman Kaul, chairman and CEO of Hughes, accepted the award earlier today at a luncheon ceremony held at the Hotel Westin in Paris, France during the 2008 World Summit for Satellite Financing.
09/10/08CalAmp Collaborates with Sierra Wireless to Build New 3G Broadband Wireless Meter Reading Communication Platform
CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP) and Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW) announced that Sierra Wireless embedded modules have been selected to provide 3G wireless broadband connectivity for CalAmp's recently launched WiMetry Internet Protocol-based wireless communications platform used in Automatic Meter Reading/Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMR/AMI) applications.
09/08/08Ameren's Field Force Utilizes NetMotion's Mobile VPN for Seamless Wireless Internet Access
NetMotion Wireless announced that Ameren, a Midwest provider of energy services, has turned to NetMotion to maximize the productivity of Ameren's mobile field force. More than 1,900 Ameren employees use Mobility XE, NetMotion's Mobile VPN software, to secure connections to applications and customer records across wireless coverage gaps and across various networks. Ameren provides energy services to 2.4 million customers in Missouri and Illinois and natural gas to nearly one million customers.
09/04/08WildBlue Secures $50 Million in Additional Equity for Rural Satellite Broadband Internet Expansion
WildBlue Communications, Inc. announced it has completed a $50 million equity financing to support its continued growth. The financing was led by Liberty Media (Nasdaq: LCAPA/B, LINTA/B and LMDIA/B), Intelsat, the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative and the private equity firm of Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers. Terms of the financing were not disclosed.
09/04/08Stratos Successfully Deploys Satellite FleetBroadband Wireless Solution for the Royal Netherlands Navy
Stratos Global Corporation announced it has successfully completed a FleetBroadband field trial with its long-standing customer, the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN). The successful trial led to the RNLN's purchase of the FleetBroadband from Stratos service, which it will use to manage its daily operations at sea. RNLN is the first organization to commercially deploy the FleetBroadband service.
09/04/08Smaller Wireless ISPs Entering WiMAX Arena With Licensed 3.65 GHz Deployments
NextPhase Wireless (OTC Bulletin Board: NPHS) discusses the WiMAX landscape and market opportunity for deploying 3.65 GHz broadband wireless networks to provide high-speed Internet access in smaller, regional markets.
09/04/08TCS Receives an Additional $7 Million for Wireless Point-to-Point Link System
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) announced that it has received additional contract funding in the amount of $6.9 million from the U.S. Marine Corps for 43 Wireless Point-to-Point Link (WPPL) systems for deployed troops overseas.
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.
09/01/08MetroBridge Networks Revenue Reaches $1.9 Million in Second Quarter 2008
MetroBridge's second quarter results show the strong organic growth resulting from our continued focus on enterprise-level contracts. We're expanding our enterprise-level network in Utah and anticipate securing additional accretive acquisitions in the future to enter new markets.
09/01/08Broadband Satellite Internet Access Expansion Across Nunavut and the Northwest Territories Enables Economic Development
Fifty-six remote communities across Northwest Territories and Nunavut will soon benefit from enhanced broadband satellite Internet access, which will improve community sustainability in Canada's North
08/29/08Nth Air Launches WiMAX Service in Colorado Using Airspan's WiMAX Solution for 3.65 GHz
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), announced the launch of the Nth Air wireless broadband solution across Denver for delivery of high-capacity video, voice and data services. The WiMAX network is available for the 5,000 delegates and more than 15,000 members of the media expected to attend the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Denver next week.
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.
08/28/08AT&T Plans to Invest More Than $15 Million This Year in the Maine Wireless Network
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has announced a planned investment of more than $15 million in the Maine wireless network in 2008, which marks the largest investment since 2005 and will bring the planned four-year state investment total to nearly $70 million
08/28/08Pennsylvania City Contracts Wi4Net for Citywide Surveillance Network
Wi4Net, a division of CelPlan Technologies, Inc. and a leading provider of integrated wireless broadband and video surveillance solutions, today announced it was awarded a five-year contract with the City of Reading for the deployment and maintenance of a citywide video surveillance network. The first phase of the project implements 22 cameras at locations throughout the City. The system backbone is provided through a hybrid fiber-wireless solution offered in collaboration with MAW Communications. The initial phase also includes a mobility overlay in 4.9 GHz to provide for access to patrol vehicles.
08/26/08Ericsson Supplies Microwave Broadband Wireless Backhaul Links for Mexico's Telcel
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected by Telcel - Mexico's leading mobile operator and a subsidiary of América Móvil - to provide microwave-transmission links for high-speed mobile broadband. The agreement is the largest microwave deal in Latin America so far. Ericsson will provide Telcel with microwave-transmission links for 2G and 3G/HSPA based on the Ericsson MINI-LINK TN solution.
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.
08/21/08Pipeline Wireless Builds New Broadband Wireless WiMAX Network to Offer Voice, Video, Prioritized Data Traffic and Wireless Internet Access
Pipeline Wireless, Boston's leading wireless broadband provider, and Redline Communications Inc. (TSX and AIM:RDL), a leading provider of standards-based WiMAX and broadband wireless infrastructure products, today announced that Pipeline Wireless has chosen Redline's RedMAX products to support its first WiMAX network.
08/21/08REDTone Builds Broadband Wireless WiMAX Network to Offer High-Speed Wireless Internet Access in East Malaysia
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that REDtone, Malaysia's leading alternative communications, multimedia innovator and service provider, has launched East Malaysia's first WiMAX broadband services, powered by Motorola technology. The first phase of the WiMAX network covers Kota Kinabalu business district, enabling high speed Internet access as well as data applications for enterprises.
08/21/08American Airlines Launches Broadband Wireless Internet Access on Coast-to-Coast Flights
Marking the beginning of the next wireless revolution, American Airlines made history with the launch of onboard GoGo broadband wireless Internet access, which will be provided by Aircell.
08/20/08FCC Grants Nextlink LMDS Spectrum License Renewals
Nextlink Wireless, Inc. announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has renewed 40 of Nextlink's Local Multipoint Distribution Services (LMDS) licenses for a period of ten years or until 2018.
08/13/08Ericsson in 3G HSPA Mobile Broadband Wireless Pilot to Boost Economic Development in Bangladesh
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is launching a pilot in Bangladesh to demonstrate how to improve productivity and quality of life in the country with the use of high-speed internet services through 3G/HSPA technology.
08/08/08Hughes Announces Fastest Personal Broadband Wireless Satellite Internet Access Plan Ever Offered
Hughes Network Systems, LLC, one of the world's leading provider of broadband satellite networks and services, announced the launch of the fastest consumer broadband satellite Internet access plan ever offered. The ElitePremium plan, operating over the HughesNet service and utilizing affordable consumer equipment, features download speeds of up to 5 Mbps and will be available to order August 21, 2008.
08/07/08Comstar to Bring Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Access to Moscow with Nortel's WiMAX Solution
Comstar-United TeleSystems (LSE:CMST), Russia's leading integrated telecommunications service provider, has chosen Nortel's mobile (IEEE 802.16e) WiMAX solution for its network in Moscow. The new Comstar WiMAX wireless broadband network will provide users with high-speed Internet access to support mobile applications.
08/06/08ROK Mobile International Acquires Wi-Max/Wi-Fi Network Solution Provider MeshLinx Wireless
ROK Mobile Intl, a UK-based telecoms service provider, announced that it has purchased a 51% interest in MeshLinx Wireless Inc., a US-based global network provider of Wi-Max and Wi-Fi network solutions.
08/06/08Motorola PremierOne Public Sector Applications Portfolio Optimizes New Technology Platform
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced its new public sector applications portfolio -- Motorola PremierOne -- the next evolution in public safety and service solutions, which transforms the way agencies operate, collaborate and share information.
08/05/08Digicel Wins WiMAX License in Honduras
Digicel announced that it has won a license in the 2.5 GHz spectrum to deliver low cost broadband internet services using WiMAX technology in Honduras. Digicel secured the only license that covers the eight most densely populated areas of Honduras, including Atlántida, Bay Islands, Choluteca, Comayagua, Cortés, Francisco Morazán, La Paz and Valle, representing nearly 60 percent of the country's population of 7.64 million.
08/05/08NewMarket Technology, Inc. Plans to Exceed $120 Million in Revenue for 2008
NewMarket Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: NMKT) CEO Philip Verges recently announced a four-year, $10.5 million contract with WBA (Wireless Broadband Access) Telecommunications, S.A. NewMarket's higher than anticipated sales pace in 2008 and is on track to meet or exceed a forecasted $120 million in organic sales growth with revenue that could potentially exceed $150 million, in conjunction with acquisitions currently under development.
07/31/08City of Villa Park Taps OneFi for Broadband Wireless Network Deployment
Road Wings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RDWG) funding recipient OneFi Technology, Inc. announced that it has been approved and is currently installing its WiMax-WiFi communications system in the city of Villa Park, Calif. The OneFi Technology networks broadband signal will allow the citizens of Villa Park to access the internet at speeds up to 104 mbps.
07/30/08Czech Republic Broadband Wireless Network Model Competing Well with DSL with No Interference Problems
For the past year, Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile unit and AT&T, two of the largest phone companies in the world, have claimed that the FCC's proposal to require a free nationwide wireless broadband service that competes with DSL will not work because the service will cause interference to their operations in adjacent spectrum bands.
07/30/08012 Smile.Communications Deploys WiFi Networks in Israeli
012 Smile.Communications (NASDAQ Global Market and TASE: SMLC), a growth-oriented provider of communication services in Israel, today announced that it has completed an extensive Wi-Fi infrastructure project valued at several million shekels for Israel's Clalit Healthcare system.
07/22/08Alltel upgrades Cleveland, Akron and Canton Broadband Wireless Network to EVDO Revision A Technology for High-Speed Internet Access
Alltel Wireless, a US mobile broadband operator, has upgraded its network to provide Evolution Data Optimised Revision A coverage in the Cleveland, Akron and Canton areas of the State of Ohio, US.
07/21/08Magal Receives an Order to Install a Broadband Wireless Municipal Command & Control System in an Asian Capital
Magal Security Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ GMS: MAGS, TASE:MAGS) announced today that it has received an order for the installation of a broadband wireless municipal security command and control system in a capital city in Asia, based on its FORTIS System. The first stage of this order which is expected to be completed by the end of August 2008 is approximately US$ 650,000. Following completion of the initial stage, management expects the project to be expanded, and the total sum of the whole project is expected to reach approximately US$ 3 million.
07/21/08Vesper Networks Partners With Napera Networks to Bring the Power of Broadband Wireless Network Access Control to Small and Medium Enterprises
Information security solutions provider Vesper Networks announced today it is partnering with Napera Networks, a new network security company focused on network access control solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises. A Napera premier partner, Vesper is adding the Napera network access control solution to its strong portfolio of security products and services, which span encryption, identity federation, endpoint security, and wireless security, among other areas.
07/21/08Aruba Networks Installs Broadband Wireless LANs for 2,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots Covering Some 350 Hong Kong Government Premises
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that it is supplying secure wireless equipment to PCCW-HKT Network Services Limited (PCCW) for use at roughly 2,000 new Wi-Fi hot spots serving some 350 Hong Kong Government premises. PCCW, the premier telecommunications provider in Hong Kong and one of Asia's leading players in information and communications technologies, will be the network service provider.
07/18/08City District Government Karachi in Pakistan Deploys Airspan's 4.9 GHz WiMAX Solution for Video Surveillance
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading provider of WiMAX broadband wireless access networks, announced today that City District Government Karachi (CDGK) in Pakistan has successfully deployed Airspan's 4.9 GHz WiMAX solutions for its IP Closed Circuit Television Video surveillance project in Karachi. CDGK is committed to video surveillance of all major city roads. Airspan is partnering with GCS (PVT) Ltd., a U.S. based telecommunications integrator that provides wireless video solutions in Pakistan.
07/17/08Jordanian Broadband Wireless Network Operator wi-tribe Expands Network With Airspan's WiMAX Solution to Deliver High-Speed Internet Access Services
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading provider of WiMAX broadband wireless access networks, announced that wi-tribe limited Jordan has contracted for additional WiMAX equipment to expand their high-speed Internet access network across the country.
07/17/08Rapid Link Completes Acquisitions of Two Broadband Wireless ISPs in Texas
Rapid Link, Incorporated (OTCBB: RPID) announced that it has acquired the assets of iBroadband Networks, Inc. and iBroadband of Texas. The asset purchase of the customer bases and operating networks of iBroadband Networks and iBroadband of Texas will add over 3000 active customers and a fully deployed wireless network to the growing Rapid Link portfolio of operations.
07/17/08Drexel University Selects to Aruba Networks' Adaptive 802.11n Broadband Wireless Network Equipment to Provide High-Speed Internet Access Services
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Drexel University has selected and commenced the deployment of Aruba's adaptive 802.11n wireless LAN and secure mobility solution at its Philadelphia campus. Drexel is replacing its second-generation wireless LAN to gain the improvements in speed and range brought by 802.11n. After a comprehensive technical evaluation, including real-world testing in residence halls, Aruba was awarded the project based on its ability to provide airtime fairness, active interference avoidance, and client load-balancing based on its Adaptive Radio Management (ARM) technology.
07/17/08Next Generation Municipal Wi-Fi/WiMAX Service Alive and Well in Lompoc, California
The municipal Wi-Fi network in the City of Lompoc, California is achieving commercial success with a growing number of subscribers, using technology from Aptilo Networks, the global leader in integrated solutions for Service Management and Access Control for wireless networks including WiMAX , wireless mesh and Wi-Fi hotspots. Announced today, the City has replaced their existing service management system with the Aptilo Service Management Platform, which enables and manages Wi-Fi access and provides service control.
07/17/08World'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.
07/17/08Ericsson, 3 Italia Upgrade Broadband Wireless Network with HSPA Technology for High-Speed 3G Wireless Internet Access
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC ) and 3 Italia have achieved an industry first: the successful establishment of enhanced HSPA mobile-data connections in a commercial network. The enhanced HSPA technology enables maximum uplink data rates of 5.8Mbps and a significant reduction in network latency, resulting in markedly better performance for interactive consumer applications.
07/15/08Stephouse Networks Competes for Wi-Fi and WiMAX Service in the City of Portland, Oregon
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced that Stephouse Networks, a Portland, OR based ISP, has deployed Proxim equipment to provide the city of Portland with high-speed wireless broadband connectivity. Stephouse has deployed a combination of Proxim's Tsunami MP.11 WiMAX and Proxim's ORiNOCO AP-4000LR Wi-Fi mesh technology to blanket seven square miles of Portland with wireless broadband coverage.
07/15/08free-hotspot.com Spreads Its Wings to Offer Free Wi-Fi Service to Airports
free-hotspot.com, a free Wi-Fi Internet service provider, announced that it has successfully installed its service in two Brittany airports, Quimper Cornouaille and Lannion - Cote de Granit. These installations reflect a commitment by free-hotspot.com to provide its FREE Wi-Fi service in regional as well as international airports. The company plans further airport installations in the UK and the rest of Europe in the near future.
07/10/08CECT-Chinacomm Communications Ltd. Launches Broadband Wireless Internet Access Network in Beijing
ChinaTel Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CHTL) announced that it has completed the installation of the first phase of a wireless Internet access network in Beijing. The wireless network is live and provides Internet access services across approximately 100 square kilometers of metropolitan Beijing, including the 2nd Ring, 3rd Ring, CBD Commercial Zone, Financial District, Zhong-Guan Village, Wangjing Economy-Technology Development Zone, Xuanwuchun Village and Yizhuang.
07/10/08DragonWave's Broadband Wireless Backhaul Solutions to Power Sprint's XOHM WiMAX Internet Access Network
DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI)(AIM:DWI), a leading global supplier of next-generation broadband wireless networks, announced that Sprint (NYSE:S) has selected DragonWave's IP backhaul solutions for its XOHM-branded WiMAX mobile-broadband services in North America. DragonWave's Horizon Compact and Horizon Duo products will be deployed initially in the Baltimore/Washington and Chicago markets.
07/10/08WildBlue Upgrades Its Satellite Internet Network, Increasing Capacity By Over 31 Percent
WildBlue Communications, Inc., the leading provider of broadband wireless satellite service throughout rural America, announced the completion of a series of hardware and software system upgrades that have increased its total network capacity by more than 150,000 additional customers since the beginning of 2008. The upgrades bring WildBlue's total network capacity to over 640,000 customers, with capacity available throughout the entire country.
07/09/08BelAir Networks Provides Tessco Customers with Market-Leading Wireless Mesh Products
BelAir Networks, the market leader in broadband wireless mesh networks, has signed a distribution agreement with TESSCO Technologies, the leading provider of the product and supply chain solutions needed to build, operate and use wireless networks and systems. The distribution agreement provides easy access to BelAir Networks best of breed wireless mesh products for TESSCO’s wireless system operators, program managers, contractors, resellers, and self-maintained utility, transportation, enterprise and government organizations.
07/09/08Cresskill, N.J., High School Deploys Broadband Wireless Internet Access for 800 Students
Cresskill (N.J.) Junior and Senior High School has installed a wireless LAN from Meru Networks to provide its more than 800 students and faculty with mobile wireless access to the Internet and online educational materials.
07/08/08Sandals Resorts Deploy Smart Mesh Networks to Deliver High-Speed Internet Access in 20 Caribbean Resorts
Ruckus Wireless announced that it has been selected by Sandals Resorts International to supply all of its Caribbean properties including Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts and The Royal Plantation Collection with an all-802.11n, indoor/outdoor Wireless LAN infrastructure based on its award-winning Smart Mesh Networking technology.
07/08/08AT&T Rolls Out 3G Wireless Broadband Network in Lancaster County
Watch video on the go. Surf the wireless Internet at DSL-like speeds. Share live video during a cell phone call. AT&T (NYSE: T) announced these services are now available on the third-generation (3G) mobile broadband network in Lancaster County -- including the iPhone 3G being launched on July 11.
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.
07/07/08On-Communications Chooses Airspan's WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Solutions
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading provider of WiMAX-based broadband wireless access networks, announced that On-Communications, the UK's Enterprise Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) market leader, has chosen Airspan as its preferred technology partner to supply WiMAX solutions as it rapidly extends its UK network rollout.
07/04/08OmniGlobe Networks Provides High-Speed Internet Access Services to the Rural Communities in Kingston, Ontario
OmniGlobe Networks, Inc, the telecommunications company that provides cost-effective broadband wireless Internet access, satellite and cellular services to remote communities around the globe, announced the signing of an agreement with the City of Kingston to enhance the telecommunications infrastructure in the unserved areas of the region.
07/02/08Stark County Library and Akron-Canton Airport Partner for CAK Free Web Access
If you have some extra time before your next flight out of Akron-Canton Airport (CAK), be sure to try out CAK Free Web Access and check your e-mail or surf the web through a new service made possible by a partnership with the Stark County District Library.
07/01/08University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Upgrades to Aruba Networks for Reliable, Interference-Free Broadband Wireless Internet Access
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that the University of Tennessee has selected and is deploying Aruba's adaptive wireless LAN and secure mobility solution at its Chattanooga campus. Originally founded in 1886 as Chattanooga University, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) today serves 9,000 students on a 101-acre metropolitan campus.
07/01/08More Than 100 Baltimore Public Schools Turn to Meru for Broadband Wireless Internet Access Service
Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) has deployed a wireless LAN (WLAN) from Meru Networks to support video learning, Internet access and other applications for nearly 105,000 students as well as faculty and staff in 171 schools with more than 15 million square feet of total space.
06/26/08Verizon Wireless Expands EVDO Broadband Wireless 3G Network to Cover 76,000 Square Miles in Northern Californian
Verizon Wireless has widened its 3G "fast lane" along California's Central Coast. The company's high-speed wireless broadband network now delivers mile after mile of high-speed performance for customers surfing the Internet, e-mailing large files, and downloading songs or videos over-the-air using 3G-capable phones and PC cards.
06/25/08Multi-Links Selects Nortel to Expand Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Services in Nigeria
Multi-Links Telecommunications Ltd., one of Nigeria's leading service providers, has entered into a three-year frame contract with Nortel (NYSE/TSX: NT) to expand and upgrade its broadband wireless Internet access network.
06/23/08Aruba Networks and Omni Data Secure Clinton Public School System With Wireless IP Video Surveillance Solution
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a global leader in wireless LANs and secure unified mobility solutions, announced that the Clinton Public School System in Connecticut has selected Aruba's wireless LAN technology for use in wireless video surveillance systems at the district's four elementary, intermediate, and high schools. Aruba partner OMNI Data LLC will be providing integration services.
06/23/08Afghan Wireless Provides High-Speed Wireless Internet Access to 2 Million Customers via EDGE/GPRS Technology
Afghan Wireless Communications Company (AWCC), headquartered in Kabul, provides broadband wireless Internet connectivity covering over 2500 Km in all of Afghanistan's 34 provinces. The services include digital call quality with no satellite delays, conference calling, per second billing, superb connectivity on the highways and over the difficult terrain of the country. AWCC is a leader in delivering wireless and broadband communication solutions to residential and business customers.
06/20/08Motorola Develops One Point Wireless Network Management Control System for Wireless Internet Service Providers
Motorola, Inc. ( NYSE: MOT) announced the North American availability of its new set of software products for designing, deploying and managing outdoor wireless networks: the Motorola One Point Wireless Suite. The suite features MeshPlanner, PTP LINKPlanner and introduces Motorola's new Wireless Manager which provides IT managers and network operators enhanced visibility and control of Motorola's wireless broadband products.
06/20/08SR Telecom Introduces the First 10.5GHz WiMAX Broadband Wireless Networking Solution
SR Telecom & Co., a leading vendor of WiMAX Forum-certified solutions, introduced an industry first 10.5 GHz radio unit for WiMAX-based applications at the WiMAX Forum Global Congress in Amsterdam. The announcement provides operators a new and cost-effective business model to rapidly build out their enterprise networks using WiMAX-based technology in the widely-available 10.5 GHz frequency band.
06/19/08Axtel's High-Speed Wireless Internet Access Arrives in Mazatlan, Mexico
Axtel, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AXTELCPO; OTC: AXTLY), a fixed-line integrated telecommunications company in Mexico, announced the initiation of operations in Mazatlan, in the state of Sinaloa. Mazatlan is AXTEL's 4th new city during 2008, reaching a total of 31 cities throughout Mexico, offering telephony, Internet, data and advanced telecommunications solutions.
06/18/08Hughes Breaks the Speed Barrier with Fastest Consumer Broadband Satellite Internet Access Plans
Hughes Network Systems, LLC, a leading provider of broadband satellite networks and services, announced the availability of the fastest consumer broadband satellite Internet access plans ever offered. The new service plans, Elite and ElitePlus, operating over the HughesNet service, give rural Americans access to speeds on par with terrestrial broadband services utilizing affordable consumer equipment. The Elite plan features download speeds of up to 2Mbps and ElitePlus features download speeds of up to 3Mbps.
06/18/08Wireless Matrix Broadband Wireless Locomotive Network Deployments Surpass 10,000 Internet Access Subscribers
Wireless Matrix Corporation (TSX:WRX) announced that deployments of its locomotive communications solution suite have surpassed 10,000 subscribers. Working with the majority of Class 1 railroads in North America since 1999, Wireless Matrix provides critical data communications and industry-standard application support to the company's broad base of rail customers.
06/18/08Aperto Networks Selected By NextPhase Wireless for Nationwide WiMAX Deployment
Aperto Networks, a builder of versatile carrier-grade and cost-effective WiMAX base stations and subscriber units, announced that its industry-leading line of PacketMAX base stations has been chosen by NextPhase Wireless (OTC Bulletin Board: NPHS), a service provider based in Southern California, for a nationwide WiMAX network in the 3.65 GHz band.
06/18/08NOMOTECH Selects Redline's Products for $5 Million WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network in France and Africa
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless infrastructure products, announced that NOMOTECH, the largest alternative telecommunications network provider in France, has selected its WiMAX Forum Certified RedMAX products for its $5 million broadband wireless network expansion.
06/18/08WiMAX Meets the Needs of Large Broadband Wireless Telecom Operators to Expand Coverage Areas with Cost Effective Technology
At the WiMAX Forum Global Congress 2008 in Amsterdam this week Nokia Siemens Networks is demonstrating a fully scalable, end-to-end WiMAX experience. The demonstration highlights how communications service providers can achieve their coverage and capacity objectives quickly and create seamless and personalized end-user experiences.
06/18/08Proxim Introduces Broadband Wireless Point-to-Point Solution with T1/E1, Ethernet, AES Security, QOS and Multiple Frequency Support in a Single Box
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced the Lynx.G5 family of carrier-class point-to-point radios. These new products provide carriers, utilities and enterprises advanced flexibility for high-performance voice and data backhaul by enabling the choice between any frequency in the 2.4 GHz or 5.15-5.95 GHz spectrum.
06/18/08Azalea Networks Expands Global Reach With Rollout of its 'Intelligent' Broadband Wireless Network Routing Technology to North American Market
Azalea Networks, a leading innovator in wireless network equipment and technology, unveiled its plans for global expansion through superior broadband wireless solutions at NXTcomm08 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The market leader for broadband wireless network routing solutions in China, Azalea is introducing the benefits of its purpose-built network "intelligence" for broadband wireless infrastructure through the delivery of wireless routing technology that sets new standards in price and performance.
06/17/08Tektronix Communications Adds Broadband Wireless Network Application to Network Optimization Suite of Solutions
Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of communications network management and diagnostics solutions, announced the availability of automatic radio optimization, a new application that is part of OptiMon, the suite of advanced network optimization products based on Tektronix' Network and Service Analyzer (NSA) platform, widely adopted by wireless operators and manufacturers' professional services teams around the world.
06/17/08AT&T Introduces New Broadband Wireless Social Networking and Mobile Media Applications From Juice Wireless and Buzzwire
Want to stay connected to many of your favorite online social destination sites while you're on the go this summer? AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced the launch of two new mobile applications -- JuiceCaster 6.0 and Buzzwire -- that keep you connected to your online world. JuiceCaster 6.0 enables you to use your AT&T wireless device to instantly share and post your mobile videos and photos with your favorite online communities -- including exclusive mobile video postings to YouTube and Flickr. With Buzzwire, you can access and customize an extensive streaming media library that spans popular video and audio content, as well as live Internet radio, directly from AT&T phones.
06/17/08Calypso Wireless, Inc. Announces European Patents for Wireless Wi-Fi and 3G Detection and Switching Technology in Twenty-Five Countries
Calypso Wireless, Inc. (OTC: CLYW / CLYW.PK), a leading innovator in advanced wireless telecommunications technologies announced that the company has received news that its patent applications for its ASNAP technology have been accepted in twenty-five European countries. With those rights now secure and the newly established ability to protect those rights in Europe as well as America, the company has begun the process of monetizing its technology.
06/12/08Apple iPhone 3G Application Helps Singles Hookup in Public for Dating
iCloseBy.com announces the latest release of iFob, a popular Wi-Fi hotspot application that helps singles hookup with other singles looking for action while on the go. As an accepted member of both the Apple Developer Network and Apple's iPhone Developer Program, iCloseBy.com has used the Apple iPhone SDK and has developed iFob 2.0 for Apple's consideration. iFob 2.0, including all of the functionality of the earlier versions of iFob (still available free download for Windows PCs), now has the unified look-and-feel of other Apple native iPhone software apps, as well as a newly added ability to 'real-space-real-time' locate other willing iFob users from GPS-like cell-tower triangulation.
06/12/08Tractor Supply Builds Broadband Wireless Networks in 745 Stores Nationwide to Enhance Mobility, Improve Productivity, Achieve Better Inventory Management and Increase Store Profitability
The Enterprise Mobility business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT ) and PartnerSelect Business Partner Quest Solution and PartnerSelect Premier Independent Software Vendor (ISV) StepOne Systems, announced that Tractor Supply, the largest retail farm and ranch chain in the United States, has deployed an end-to-end Motorola enterprise mobility solution that includes deployment of 802.11 wireless LAN (WLAN) across its 745 stores nationwide to improve productivity, inventory management and store profitability.
06/11/08Flirtomatic Released for the iPhone and iTouch to Improve Mobile Dating
Flirtomatic, a mobile and online flirting service, released its alpha version of Flirtomatic. The alpha version can be obtained worldwide and has an enriched mobile interface, built specifically for the users of iPhone and iTouch.
06/11/08GigaBeam Announces General Availability of New Broadband Wireless Radio Product Offerings
GigaBeam Corporation (Pink Sheets:GGBM) announced the general availability of three new broadband wireless product suites. This expands the Company's product line to include, in addition to the current point-to-point, line-of-sight, licensed 70/80GHz G-Series radio, a license exempt 5.8GHz broadband wireless radio and a licensed 4.9GHz broadband wireless radio, both with point-to-point and point-to-multipoint versions, as well as an offering in the licensed point-to-point 18GHz spectrum.
06/09/08TW-Airnet of Taiwan Chooses Proxim for Municipal Broadband Wireless Network in Kinmen Islands
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that it has supplied broadband wireless equipment to TW-Airnet to provide Wi-Fi network coverage for visitors to and residents of Kinmen County, a group of islands 200km away from Taiwan.
06/09/08Stratos to Offer Portable BGAN Mobile Broadband Wireless Satellite Service to Canadian Market
Stratos Global Corporation announced that its subsidiary Stratos Wireless Inc. has been granted a spectrum license by Industry Canada to offer the BGAN mobile satellite service to Canadian businesses and government agencies. Stratos is the first company licensed to offer BGAN to the Canadian market.
06/09/08DigitalBridge Communications Expands WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Access to Twin Falls, ID
Ashburn-based DigitalBridge Communications (DBC) announced that it has launched high speed wireless Internet service in Twin Falls, ID. This launch completes the first phase of DBC's WiMAX deployments in Idaho which began in June 2007. In Twin Falls, the WiMAX service, called BridgeMAXX, will reach more than 25,000 homes and businesses. DBC is also serving Bellevue, Hailey, Idaho Falls, Pocatello and Rexburg Idaho.
06/09/08DigitalBridge Communications Plans Wireless High-Speed Internet Access Expansion Around Appomattox, Virginia
Ashburn-based DigitalBridge Communications (DBC) announced that it will expand coverage of its high-speed wireless Internet services to areas surrounding Appomattox. DBC launched service late in 2007 in Appomattox as part of its national expansion to small and medium-sized communities. DBC's current WiMAX network extends service to over 1,000 businesses and residential households in the Appomattox area.
06/09/08Fortress Technologies to Provide Secure Wireless Communications for South Carolina National Guard Mobile Response Teams
Fortress Technologies, a leading provider of secure wireless solutions, today announced that it is integrating its Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) certified secure wireless solutions into the South Carolina National Guard’s Mobile Response Teams (MRTs) – providing communications for the National Guard Task Forces responsible for responding to any emergency. Working with the 43rd Civil Support Team (43rd CST), these MRTs will deploy Fortress Secure Wireless Bridges as part of their wireless solution. MRTs will enable the National Guard to better prepare, act, and respond during times of emergency.
06/06/08Nextlink Provides Broadband Wireless Connections of Up to 600Mbps in the New York City Metro Area
Nextlink Wireless, Inc., a leading provider of broadband wireless access solutions announced that it has expanded its nationwide coverage with the availability of broadband wireless services in the New York City metropolitan area. This expansion into New York means that Nextlink can now meet the increasing bandwidth needs of communication carriers and businesses in more then 80 of the largest U.S. markets. Nextlink's expansion into the New York metropolitan area will enable customers in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties along with customers in several surrounding New Jersey and Connecticut counties to take advantage of the Nextlink broadband wireless services.
06/06/08NextPhase Launches 'Summer Sizzler' DS3's in Southern California for $2,999 Per Month for Wireless Internet Service Providers
NextPhase Wireless (OTCBB: NPHS ), a nationwide developer of LMDS networks and provider of advanced broadband solutions, today announced its 'Summer Sizzler' promotion featuring aggressively priced wireline T1s and DS3s within its Southern California footprint.
06/04/08NextPhase Adds Business Continuity Services to Broadband Wireless LMDS Portfolio
NextPhase Wireless (OTCBB: NPHS), a nationwide developer of WiMAX-ready networks and a provider of advanced broadband solutions, today launched a suite of business continuity services, geared at minimizing downtime and providing businesses, agencies and schools with 'peace of mind'.
06/03/08Cambria County Activates Next-Generation Broadband Wireless Communication Network Designed by CONXX
Pennsylvania's Cambria County has activated its county-wide, multi-service communications network designed by CONXX. The highly versatile network enables the county to utilize a single, carrier-grade network for county government, education, public safety, commercial and residential applications.
06/03/08Norwegian Embassies Connect 109 Embassies with Secure Broadband Wireless Biometric Network
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of the Norwegian Government has commenced deployment of Aruba wireless LANs at its embassies and offices worldwide. 60 embassies and offices will be deployed this year, and all 109 embassies will be completed by mid 2009. The network will offer secure wireless connectivity to employees, and extend the secure network to public areas of the embassies to support the introduction of multi-media biometric terminals.
06/02/08Tatung Selects Alcatel-Lucent to Deploy Commercial Broadband Wireless WiMAX Rev-e Network in Taiwan
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced that Tatung InfoComm, a wholly owned subsidiary of a Taiwanese conglomerate, Tatung Co., has selected Alcatel-Lucent to deploy a commercial WiMAX 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) network in Penghu County, Taiwan. This advanced, flexible new WiMAX network will serve Penghu County, enabling its people and businesses to access a range of high-speed, high-quality wireless mobile broadband services, as part of the commercial launch for its WiMAX services.
05/29/08EastLink launches Rural Wireless Internet Service Provider in Caledonia
Residents and business owners in the community of Caledonia in Nova Scotia's Queens County now have access to EastLink Rural Wireless Internet under the Government of Nova Scotia's Broadband for Rural Nova Scotia initiative. EastLink is completing upgrade construction on four towers in the Caledonia area which will deliver Internet service to approximately 1000 customers.
05/28/08NextPhase Announces 100Mbps Broadband Wireless Connections
NextPhase Wireless (OTCBB: NPHS), a nationwide developer of WiMAX-ready networks and provider of advanced broadband solutions, announced the addition of WAN.CONNECT to its NextPhase CONNECT family of services.
05/15/08Rogers Wireless Becomes First North American Carrier to Launch Yahoo! oneSearch(TM)
Rogers Wireless, Inc. (TSX:RCI)(NYSE:RCI) and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO) announced the availability of Yahoo! oneSearch, Yahoo!'s award-winning mobile search service, to Rogers Wireless and Fido customers across Canada. With this launch, Rogers becomes the first North American carrier to bring Yahoo!'s revolutionary mobile search service and starting point to the mobile Internet directly to its customers.
05/15/08Tranzeo Wireless to Equip Mexico's Largest Home Builder With Wireless Communications System
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a leading producer of high-performance wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems, will be the exclusive supplier of wireless mesh network equipment to Desarrolladora Homex (NYSE:HXM), Mexico's leading homebuilder.
05/15/08AT&T Builds on U-verse Broadband Wireless Platform to Deliver 10 MBPS Download Speeds to Small Businesses
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced the immediate availability of the AT&T U-verse platform for high-speed Internet access to small businesses in more than 40 U.S. markets. AT&T High Speed Internet U-verse Enabled Business Edition offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps, which, depending on the applications needed, can serve up to 32 Internet access connections over existing telephone wiring in the customer's business.
05/14/08Homeland Integrated Security Systems to Add Broadband Wireless Personal Tracking and Energy Management Modules
Homeland Integrated Security Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HISU) announced that the Company will be adding two new products to its existing line in 2008. The new products include a two-inch by two-inch personal tracking device and a "plug and play" energy management module for machine-to-machine applications.
05/13/08Research Report Shows Diverse Business Needs Driving a Wide Array of New Technologies to Support Advanced Broadband Wireless Applications
The next-generation of wireless technology has a new focus: enabling mobile business operations. This transcends the old wireless goals of voice roaming and a local data dynamic in favor of a new focus on enabling business operations remotely. Data-capable devices are in wide deployment, with nearly 90% of IT executives indicating their organizations either support or use such instruments, according to Nemertes' latest benchmark study, "Next-Generation Wireless".
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.
05/13/08EarthLink to Discontinue Operation of Its Municipal Wi-Fi Network in Philadelphia
EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) notified its Wi-Fi customers in Philadelphia that EarthLink is terminating its Philadelphia Wi-Fi service and that EarthLink is providing its customers a thirty-day transition period through June 12, 2008.
05/09/08ActiveMine Broadband Wireless Mesh Network Provides Communications for Mining Opertations
Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) announced a major enhancement of ActiveMine, the premier wireless communications and locating system for mines, that represents a breakthrough in underground mining communications.
05/07/08East Lyme Chooses WPCS for Advanced Wireless Network
WPCS International Incorporated (Nasdaq: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for specialty communication systems and wireless infrastructure, has announced that through its New England Communications Systems (NECS) subsidiary, it has been selected by The Town of East Lyme, Connecticut to provide an advanced wireless network for the town-wide mission critical public safety initiative.
05/07/08WiMax Will Be the Next DSL for More Than 5 Billion People Worldwide; LTE Years Away from Meaningful Existence
We believe there is a role for LTE as the natural evolution of GSM/HSPA-and probably also CDMA/EV-DO-but we believe it is years away. As such, it contrasts sharply with WiMax, which is being deployed today and for which spectrum has already been made available. WiMax already has an ecosystem which looks a lot like WiFi in terms of cost and diversity, whereas LTE simply is not even defined yet, much less available.
05/07/08Person close to talks: Sprint close to $12 billion WiMax financing deal
Sprint Nextel Corp. is close to finalizing a deal to get financing for its new wireless broadband network from a group that includes Comcast Corp. and Google Inc., according to a person close to the talks.
05/06/08SR Telecom & Co. Announces Series of WiMAX Wins
The new SR Telecom has retained the trust and support of its global customer base, and is increasing deliveries of its WiMAX solutions following the recent acquisition of its business activities by Groupe Lagasse. Merely a month in since the re-launch of its business as a subsidiary of Groupe Lagasse, SR Telecom & Co., S.E.C. announced that it has received purchase orders for wireless network deployments from customers in Cameroon, Mexico and the Philippines and is on-track to securing significant additional orders from new and existing customers in the next few weeks.
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.
05/02/08New Trend for Money Making for Wi-Fi Hotspots in 'Co-Working' Centers on Wall Street
Rockefeller Group Business Centers is pleased to announce the opening of the company's first Co-Working Center at their 48 Wall Street location. A Co-Working Center is a concept whereby clients are offered a communal work environment in a professional office setting as well as having access to the company's WiFi and hard wired high speed Internet, printing, copy, and business support services.
05/02/08Ohio Wesleyan Picks 802.11n Broadband Wireless Technology for Campus-wide Network
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Ohio Wesleyan University has selected and commenced deployment of Aruba's 802.11n adaptive wireless LANs across its Delaware, Ohio, campus. Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation's leading liberal arts universities with138 full-time faculty members and 1,850 students drawn from across the world.
05/02/08WiMAX Broadband Wireless Networks Continues to Expand Along Eastern Idaho Technology Corridor
Ashburn-based DigitalBridge Communications (DBC) announced that it is expanding high speed wireless Internet service coverage to Idaho Falls, ID. This launch adds the third community within the Eastern Idaho Technology Corridor along Interstate 15 to DBC's WiMAX broadband wireless network in southeastern Idaho. In Idaho Falls, the WiMAX service, called BridgeMAXX, will reach more than 25,000 homes and businesses. DBC is also serving Rexburg, Pocatello and Hailey Idaho, and plans to expand to other communities over the next few months.
05/02/08Augusta Systems Technologies Wireless Sensors Manage New Smart Grid Power Project
Augusta Systems Inc., provider of intelligent wireless enterprise sensor network technologies, announced that its products have been deployed by Allegheny Power for use in a new Smart Grid project that integrates controls for building systems and energy management with utility infrastructure that achieves new levels of peak load control, energy efficiency and reliability.
05/01/08Cisco and Nokia Utilize Wi-Fi to Fill in 3G Cellular Gaps
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Nokia announced growing customer and partner acceptance of their combined mobile unified communications solution. The Mobile Business Solution from Cisco and Nokia extends the rich Cisco Unified Internet Protocol (IP) Phone capabilities to Nokia Eseries smartphones over Cisco Unified Wireless Networks to offer users a seamless mobile experience in the enterprise Wi-Fi environment and public cellular networks.
05/01/08Motorola and Advanced Info Service Launch WiMAX Trials in Thailand
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) is working with Advanced Info Service (AIS), the largest mobile operator in Thailand, to conduct trials of mobile WiMAX solutions. The trials will enable AIS to gain insight into the next generation personal wireless broadband services.
04/29/08PacketHop Announces Availability of Draft IEEE 802.11s Broadband Wireless Mesh Networking Products
PacketHop, Inc., an SRI International company and an innovator in instant broadband wireless mesh networking communications systems, announced the commercial availability of its IEEE Draft 802.11s mesh product. PacketHop's implementation of the upcoming IEEE 802.11s industry standard enables the creation of meshed peer-to-peer communications structures -- as a standalone network or in conjunction with existing access points -- and opens new and strategic market opportunities for OEMs.
04/25/08Another Wireless ISP Targets Financial District with Super Low Latency Broadband Wireless Network Point-to-Point Backhaul Connections
Business Only Broadband, the largest fixed wireless broadband provider in Chicago and New York, has announced its newest product -- WiMan FinanceConnect Platinum -- which provides sub-millisecond latency network solutions to the financial sector.
04/24/08FCC Approves Nextlink's Substantial LMDS Broadband Wireless Service Showings in 30 Markets
Nextlink Wireless, Inc. announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has accepted Nextlink's demonstrations of substantial service in 30 of its Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS) licensed markets. Earlier this week, Nextlink also announced that the FCC granted Nextlink's request for extensions of time on its substantial service showings until June 1, 2012 in 48 additional licensed markets.
04/23/083G Wireless Carrier Upgrades GSM/HSPDA Network with WiMAX Broadband Wireless Technology to Add Quality IP Data Services for Its Existing Base of 23 Million Customers
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that Vodacom Lesotho, a subsidiary of Vodacom Group has selected Airspan as its preferred WiMAX supplier. Airspan will supply its MicroMAX base stations in the 3.3 - 3.5 GHz frequency band in addition to CPEs (customer premise equipment). The contract is through Airspan's reseller partner, TVS.
04/22/08Skyriver Communications Completes Acquisition of Fixed Wireless Assets of NetHere, Inc.
Skyriver Communications announced that it has completed the acquisition and integration of the fixed wireless assets of NetHere, Inc. Through the acquisition, Skyriver added a large number of business customers and expanded its network to include a substantial portion of Southern San Diego County. This acquisition serves to further solidify Skyriver's dominant position as the largest fixed wireless broadband carrier in Southern California with wireless coverage stretching from north of Los Angeles to the US-Mexico border.
04/18/08FreeFi Networks Leads Coalition to Provide Enhanced Wi-Fi Service to Roxbury Community College
FreeFi Networks, a Los Angeles-based company offering content and advertiser supported Internet access, today announced the launch of upgraded Wi-Fi service at Roxbury Community College located in Boston, Massachusetts. The launch brings a newly installed and enhanced Internet experience to students, faculty and staff of the college.
04/17/08Aruba Networks to Deliver Secure Broadband Wireless Network to More than 120 K-12 Schools in Oregon's Lane Education Service District Region
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Lane Education Service District (ESD), based in Eugene, Oregon, has selected Aruba's wireless LAN technology and identity-based security for its facilities and has recommended deployment to sixteen school districts and more than 120 elementary, intermediate, and high schools in the region.
04/17/08Strix Systems Deploys Broadband Wireless Mesh Surveillance Network for the City of Pittsburg in California
Strix Systems announced the deployment of Strix Access/One wireless systems for the City of Pittsburg, California. Strix Access/One was chosen for its ability to deliver the highest throughput and lowest latency wireless mesh network for high quality stationary and mobile IP-based video surveillance.
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.
04/14/08Sierra Wireless and Wavefront Announce Best Mobile Broadband Wireless and GPS Real Time Location Services Contest
Sierra Wireless Inc. (SW:TO, SWIR:NASDAQ) and Wavefront, a commercialization accelerator for the British Columbia Wireless and New Media industries, announced the launch of the "Sierra Wireless - Wavefront Developer Challenge." The purpose of the six-month challenge is to find best-in-class broadband wireless enterprise or consumer applications that take advantage of the mobile broadband and GPS capabilities built into Sierra Wireless PC cards, ExpressCards, and USB modems.
04/09/08CenturyTel Pursues Overlay of Existing Operations in 700 MHz Auction
CenturyTel, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced that it was the successful bidder for 69 licenses in the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) recently completed 700 megahertz (MHz) spectrum auction.
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.
04/08/08iPass Expands Tokyo Footprint With Addition of More Than 2,000 Wi-Fi Access Points
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced it has added the municipal wireless network encircled by Tokyo's Yamanote Line to the iPass global network as part of a roaming agreement with Tokyo-based, livedoor Co. Ltd. With more than 2,000 access points spanning over 60 square kilometers, this Wi-Fi network is one of the largest in the world.
04/08/08Rogers Broadband Wireless Service Expanded to 55 Additional Communities Completing 'Inukshuk' Spectrum License Rollout
Rogers Wireless announced that broadband wireless Internet acces is now available to customers in 152 urban and rural communities across Canada, including the recent addition of 55 communities. With this expansion, Rogers completes its rollout of the Inukshuk Wireless broadband network and fulfills the federal government's requirement for spectrum license.
04/08/08Aruba Networks Selected by University of Wyoming for Pervasive Wireless LAN
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that the University of Wyoming has selected Aruba's adaptive wireless LAN and AirWave Wireless Management Suite for deployment at its Laramie campus. Founded in 1887 as a land grant institution, the university is today home to more than 13,000 students and the sole provider of baccalaureate and graduate education in the state. The university sought to replace its legacy wireless network with a more reliable, easier to manage solution, and selected Aruba based on its low cost, robust design, and centralized management architecture.
04/08/08Hughes Initiates SPACEWAY 3 Satellite with First Commercial On-board Satellite Broadband Wireless Internet Traffic Switching and Routing
Hughes Network Systems, LLC, a leader in broadband satellite networks and services and wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: HUGH), announced that it successfully activated the first HughesNet consumer subscriber for broadband Internet service utilizing its SPACEWAY 3 satellite on April 3rd, 2008.
04/04/08Tranzeo Wireless To Equip Mexico's Largest Wireless Broadband System
Wireless mesh network equipment made by Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a leading producer of high-performance wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems, will be used to provide wireless Internet access throughout the city of Culiacan, Mexico. The project, "Culiacan: Technological City" is part of an overall plan to improve one of the countries fastest growing cities through 2010.
04/04/08StarMetro Offers Wireless Internet Access To Tallahassee Riders
Parvus Corporation announced that Tallahassee-based StarMetro started offering Wireless Fidelity (WiFi), a technology that allows for wireless Internet connections, on ten of its coaches. This new technology will allow StarMetro bus riders to access the Internet via wireless enabled devices, such as laptops and personal digital assistants.
04/01/08012 Smile.Communications Deploys Extensive Broadband Wireless Communications Network for Microsoft Tech-Ed 2008
Smile.Communications (NASDAQ: SMLC )(TASE:SMLC) announced that it has deployed a state-of-the-art wireless network across seven hotels to serve the participants in Microsoft's three-day Tech-Ed conference in Eilat. This is the third time in a row that 012 Smile has co-operated with Microsoft to carry out major communications technology projects for the software giant.
03/25/08BSNL Selects Nortel for GSM Expansion Deal In Excess of $100 Million to Meet India's Soaring Demand for Wireless Services
Nortel (NYSE:NT) has won an agreement with India's BSNL valued at over US$100 million, to put mobile connectivity in the hands of millions of new subscribers in the southern area of the country.
03/24/08OmniGlobe Networks Selected to Provide Wireless Broadband Services to the County of Perth, Ontario
The County of Perth announced that since becoming the recipient of provincial funding to deliver a broadband network capable of delivering high speed Internet services to residents and businesses in the region, it has been working diligently with OmniGlobe Networks on delivering on its mandate. OmniGlobe Networks Inc. was selected based on its successful bid to the public tender issued in October last year. The project, which is part of a $10 million Ontario government initiative awarded to 18 rural municipalities, is designed to provide affordable, accessible and reliable broadband access for public and private sectors located in rural areas and is made possible through funding provided by the Rural Connections - Ontario Municipal Broadband Partnership Program of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA).
03/24/08Salt River Project Utilizes Wireless Surveillance Cameras to Manage Hydrology Instrumentation & Equipment
Richard Greenberg, President of NuTech Digital (OTCBB: NTDL), announced the initial sale of NuTech's new wireless fixed point video products to Salt River Project. Salt River Project is comprised of two entities, the Salt River Project Agricultural and Improvement District, a political subdivision of the State of Arizona, and the Salt River Valley Water Users Association, a private corporation (Operating Revenue for FY2007 in excess of $2.6 Billion).
03/21/08Motorola Teams Up With United Information Highway on Mobile WiMAX Trial in Thailand
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that the company has achieved the first successful mobile WiMAX trial in Thailand, teaming up with United Information Highway Company Limited (UIH). The trial, demonstrating new wireless broadband experiences for users, marks the first among a series of Motorola's mobile WiMAX engagements in Thailand and yet another milestone in the company's global WiMAX development.
03/21/08Solar Powered Web Hosting Company Selected NextPhase Wireless to Implement Major Broadband Wireless Network Upgrade
NextPhase Wireless, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NPHS) announced that it has been selected to implement a major wireless network upgrade for AISO.Net, the world's first and only solar-powered Web hosting company. Specifically, NextPhase is deploying carrier-grade microwave radio frequency networking equipment, produced by Dragonwave, to deliver AISO.Net with scalable, flexible and secure wireless broadband access and connectivity over licensed fixed wireless spectrum acquired by NextPhase in the Southern California region.
03/21/08Recent Telecom Research Report Still Plenty of Opportunities for Broadband Wireless ISPs in America
Sixty-five million Americans depend on broadband services for work, education, entertainment and communications. But too many other Americans have no access to broadband services, according to a new telecom industry survey.
03/19/08Towerstream Announces Fiscal 2007 Results
Revenues increase 21.9% in Fourth Quarter 2007 over Fourth Quarter 2006
03/19/08Redline's RedMAX Product Line Chosen by CityLink for WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network in Cambodia
Redline Communications Group Inc., (TSX and AIM: RDL) announced that CityLink, the largest Internet Service Provider in Cambodia, has chosen Redline's WiMAX Forum Certified RedMAX products for its multi-city WiMAX network. CityLink has initiated its two-city, phased deployment in Cambodia's capital city of Phnom Penh and is currently serving hundreds of business and residential subscribers.
03/19/08wi-tribe limited Selects Aptilo Networks to Build WiMAX Broadband Wireless Deployments in the Middle East and Asia Pacific
Aptilo Networks announces that wi-tribe limited, a joint venture between Qatar Telecom (Qtel), the exclusive telecommunications service provider in the State of Qatar and A.A. Tukri Group of Companies (ATCO) of Saudi Arabia, has chosen Aptilo's Mobile WiMAX AAA Connectivity Service Network (CSN) platform as one of the key network components to enable services over the WiMAX networks to be deployed by wi-tribe across the Middle East and Asia Pacific, utilizing Aptilo's access and policy control service management platform.
03/19/08Carnegie Mellon University Demonstrates that Wireless Mesh Network Deployments Still Growing Strong
The Enterprise Mobility business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that Carnegie Mellon University has deployed Motorola's enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) infrastructure to provide seamless mobile connectivity indoors and outdoors to faculty and students. Motorola has the industry's most complete indoor and outdoor WLAN portfolio to enable the wireless enterprise.
03/17/08DragonWave's Enables Broadband Wireless Carriers to Efficiently Converge Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) and Internet Protocol (IP) Services
DragonWave Inc. announced its Service Delivery Unit (SDU) product portfolio, enabling carriers to efficiently converge Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) and Internet Protocol (IP) services on a cost-effective, flexible Ethernet network foundation. In the migration to carrier Ethernet, DragonWave's new pseudowire solution fosters a simplified, future-proofed, packet-based network that is significantly more affordable to build, power, support and maintain.
03/14/08Wightcable Chooses Airspan to Provide WiMAX to the Isle of Wight
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that it has been awarded a contract by Wightcable for its MicroMAX 5.8 GHz base stations, VoiceMAX for VoIP services and related CPEs (customer premise equipment), which include Airspan's ProSTs and EasySTs. Wightcable will provide WiMAX voice and data services across the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom, starting in the town of Newport.
03/12/08Alcatel-Lucent Solution Provides Critical new Visibility to Wireless Networks, Helping Carriers Ensure Problem-Free Delivery of IP-Based Wireless Broadband Services
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced the Alcatel-Lucent 9900 Wireless Network Guardian (WNG), the industry's first mobile network management solution that addresses a critical emerging need by carriers for enhanced visibility in third-generation (3G) and emerging 4G networks. Unaddressed, this gap in network visibility could lead to network disruption as wireless network operators increasingly support new data services, devices, and applications.
03/12/08Top of Asia, LLC Completes Strategic Investment in Chinese Communications Leader United Wireless
Top of Asia announced that it has completed a strategic investment in United Wireless Ltd. United Wireless, with offices in Shenzhen and Hangzhou, PRC, provides wireless and wired systems and integration services in China.
03/12/08Canadian Investment Group to Stockpiles $340 for Upcoming Advanced Wireless Services (AWS Spectrum) Auction
Manitoba Telecom Services Inc., the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and The Blackstone Group L.P. announced that they have formed a consortium to make a deposit and submit an application to bid as a new entrant in the upcoming Advanced Wireless Services ("AWS") spectrum auction. The consortium made a $340 million deposit in the form of letters of credit to Industry Canada.
03/12/08Wireless Platforms Key to Joined-up Healthcare
The market for wireless and mobile phone based healthcare platforms will grow rapidly as health providers seek ways to drive down costs. According to a report published this week, by Cambridge, UK-based research company Wireless Healthcare, mobile communications platforms provide a relatively simple means of connecting diagnostic medical devices to the electronic medical records systems and advanced Health 2.0 based services being developed by companies such as Google and Revolution Health.
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.
03/08/08New Nortel Video Solution Blends IPTV Entertainment and Communications
As consumers are increasingly demanding triple and quad-play bundles for TV, voice, video and Internet, Nortel is making it simple for its service provider customers to deliver these services using their existing network. The new video solution from Nortel is the first of its kind to enable providers to offer integrated communications and entertainment capabilities that provide new opportunities for revenue, increase subscriber loyalty and enable next-generation service introduction.
03/07/08Arcadian Networks Utilizes 700MHz Broadband Wireless Network to Monitor and Meter Electric, Gas and Water Utilities
Arcadian Networks, a wireless communications carrier serving energy companies with dispersed assets (electric, gas and water utilities, and oil and gas companies), announced today that Stearns Electric Association has joined its 700 Megahertz communications network to monitor and manage meter information across its dispersed customer base.
03/06/08AT&T's 3G HSDPA Broadband Wireless Network Answers the Need for High-Speed Internet Access in Nassau County
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has announced that customers who live and travel through Nassau County now have more options in how, when and where they can access the Internet, use e-mail or view a variety of entertainment services. AT&T's 3G network in Nassau County now includes Lake Success, New Hyde Park, Valley Stream, Garden City, Hempstead, Old Westbury, Merrick, Woodbury, Hicksville, Massapequa, Great Neck, North Hills and Glen Cove.
03/06/08Ericsson Wins Mobile Broadband Wireless Network Expansion Contract in Germany
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected by German mobile operator E-Plus to expand and upgrade its WCDMA network. The deal also includes the expansion and enhancement of the E-Plus microwave transmission network and will allow subscribers to enjoy best- quality mobile data services in most parts of Germany.
03/05/08Tata Communications Installs 5,000 WiMAX Customers in 10 Cities
Tata Communications has selected Telsima Corporation, a global player in WiMAX systems to provide WiMAX solutions for Tata Communications broadband wireless network in India. Tata Communications is the first to launch broadband services on the WiMAX platform on a large scale for retail consumers in India.
03/04/08Sante Fe Builds Broadband Wireless Network to Provide High-Speed Internet Access to 14,500 Students and Faculty across 19 Campuses
The public school system in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has begun deploying wireless local-area networks (WLANs) from Meru Networks that will provide wireless coverage for 35 buildings and some 14,500 students, faculty and staff over the next two years.
03/04/08Broadband Wireless Network Facilitates Progress Deep in the Heart of a Texas Utility
An hour north of Houston, Texas, the Sam Houston Electric Cooperative (SHECO) was founded in 1938 with less than 250 miles of line providing electricity to about 650 customers. Seventy years later, with close to 6,000 miles of line and 60,000 customers, SHECO asks Radio IP Software to help maintain critical voice and data communications with its 50 linemen and inspectors.
03/04/08Fort Vancouver Regional Library District Builds Broadband Wireless Network to Connect 13 Library Branches
Bluesocket, Inc. announced that the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District (FVRL) has selected Bluesocket's BlueSecure product family to launch a wireless local area network (WLAN) across 13 locations. The new network unifies wireless services and management across the library's many branches, making it more cost effective and less time consuming for the IT staff to offer high-bandwidth Internet connectivity to the district's 1.5 million annual visitors.
03/03/08Hughes Enables Broadband Wireless Digital Signage Updating Solution for 108 Hypermarkets
Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced that it has completed the installation of a HughesNet Managed Service Solution connecting 108 Hypermarket store locations of Carrefour in Brazil to deliver Carrefour TV. CerejaPRN, the largest in-store media company in Brazil, selected Hughes in late 2007 to connect all Carrefour stores via its nationwide HughesNet broadband wireless satellite service.
02/28/08DigitalBridge Communications Brings WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Access Service to Hailey, Idaho
Ashburn-based DigitalBridge Communications (DBC) announced the expansion of its high speed wireless Internet service, BridgeMAXX, to Hailey, Idaho. This is the third town in Idaho in which DBC has launched WiMAX service. DBC previously launched service in Rexburg, Idaho in June 2007 and Pocatello, Idaho in January 2008. In Hailey, service will reach more than 3,000 homes and businesses. Service is planned to expand into Sun Valley and Ketchum, Idaho in the coming months.
02/28/08TELUS Spends $100 Million to Provide Broadband Wireless Internet Access Anywhere Customers Can Use TELUS Cellphone
As a result of a $100 million investment since 2005 to install hardware at more than 1,100 cellsites in B.C. and Alberta, TELUS customers can now access wireless high speed Internet anywhere they can use a TELUS cellphone in B.C. and Alberta. The installation at the final site on Mount Byng, near Port Alice on northern Vancouver Island, now gives customers wireless access to the Internet at speeds approaching home Internet service. TELUS wireless service reaches about 95 per cent of B.C. and Alberta residents.
02/25/08PuntoNet Chooses Airspan to Provide 5.85 GHz WiMAX Broadband Wireless Solutions in Ecuador
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that PuntoNet, Ecuador's largest Wireless Internet Service Provider, has awarded Airspan a follow-on contract to supply MicroMAX base stations and related CPE equipment to expand their nationwide WiMAX services in major cities in Ecuador.
02/25/08Airspan's WiMAX Broadband Wireless Solutions Selected by Agile Communications to Provide High-Speed Internet Access in Australia
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that its MicroMAX 3.4 GHz base stations and corresponding ProST subscriber terminals have been selected by Agile Communications, a regional telecommunications service company that is part of the Internode group. Internode is one of Australia's leading nationwide broadband service providers. In addition to metropolitan broadband service provision across Australia, the company has been designing and rolling out innovative and sustainable broadband and voice services in regional South Australia for more than 7 years.
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