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03/16/10Dockon Introduces First Commercially Viable Compound PxM Loop (CPL TM ) Antenna
Dockon, Inc. announced the release of the first commercially available Compound PxM Loop (CPL) antenna for embedded product designs. Available now, the Dockon reference design CPL antenna increases radiation efficiency, intensity, directivity (gain) and radiated power for a given input in a small package.
03/15/10NuMobile (NUBL) and Nova (NVAE) Announce African Wi-Fi Project Partnership Updates
Nova Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: NVAE) is scheduled to release an on-demand Webcast this Thursday, March 18th. The Webcast, planned to be conducted by interim CEO Philip Verges, will present the latest updates on the Company's Wi-Fi project in Kenya. Nova is working in partnership with NuMobile, Inc. (OTCBB: NUBL ) to build a wireless broadband network to support local utility authorities.
03/15/10DesignArt Networks Announces DAN3000 Base Station SoC Family
DesignArt Networks announced its next-generation DAN3000 SoC family. With the new DAN3000 SoC platform, DesignArt Networks shattered current performance levels for mobile infrastructure SoCs -- driving deep into 4G LTE and IMT Advanced territory, enabling the deployment of pervasive multi-gigabit mobile radio access networks (RANs).
02/16/10Funkwerk selects Sierra Wireless HSPA AirPrime Intelligent Embedded Modules for Powerful, Mobile Broadband Wireless Router
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) and Funkwerk Enterprise Communications GmbH announced that Funkwerk has selected the Sierra Wireless AirPrime MC8790 HSPA Embedded Module to provide high-speed mobile broadband connectivity to the Funkwerk bintec RS120wu router. The bintec RS120wu router utilizes the AirPrime MC8790 module to offer speeds up to 7.2 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and up to 5.76 Mbps on the uplink and can be used as a primary and back up connection.
02/16/10Comtrend Corporation Launches BeamLink HD IPTV Wireless Video Adapters
Comtrend Corporation announced the launch of its new BeamLink Wireless Video Adapters. Now available to service providers in North America, the BeamLink adapters are used to distribute multiple streams of carrier-grade High Definition (HD) IPTV content from an Ethernet-equipped home gateway or DVR to IP set top boxes.
02/16/10WAV Distribution Partners With Azotel to Distribute Automated Subscriber Management and Operational Support Systems (OSS)
WAV, Inc. announced that it has partnered with Azotel. Azotel specializes in the development of highly automated Subscriber Management and Operational Support Systems (OSS) for use by the broadband and cable industries
02/16/10Hilbert Communications Adds Backhaul Capacity and Eliminates Recurring Leased Line Costs With Exalt Microwave Backhaul Systems
Exalt Communications announced that Hilbert Communications, LLC has deployed its microwave backhaul systems to massively scale backhaul capacity while simultaneously eliminating costly leased lines in its GSM and WiMAX service networks throughout Wisconsin and Michigan. Hilbert has already deployed a large number of Exalt systems and expects to roll out more as it phases out T1-based backhaul in its wireless network and scales its broadband service offering.
02/16/10Union Hospital Launches Versus' Real-Time Locating System (RTLS)
Union Hospital in Terre Haute, IN expanded on this commitment by deploying enterprise asset tracking from Versus Technology, Inc. The Versus highly accurate Asset Management Solution helps Union Hospital to better manage equipment resources, including maintenance, storage and deployment.
02/16/10Motorola MileStone SmartPhone Powered by Android Now Available at TELUS
TELUS and Motorola today announced the availability of the much-anticipated Motorola Milestone in Canada . Motorola Milestone, powered by Android, delivers a rich mobile web experience, superior messaging and top-of-the-line multi-media features in an innovative design that could only come from Motorola.
02/15/10New Sierra Wireless M2M Broadband Wireless Modem with Embedded SIM Bundles with Bouygues Telecom Pre-paid Airtime
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR; TSX: SW) announced the introduction of a new offer for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, in partnership with the innovative French wireless network operator Bouygues Telecom. Targeting industrial, sales and payment and security solutions, the two companies present a truly ready-to-use package which greatly facilitates the development, logistics and management of M2M solutions.
02/15/10HelloSoft Announces the Availability of Its VoIP Solution for LTE Devices
HelloSoft announced the extension of its carrier proven VoIP and Voice Call Continuity (VCC) solution suite to future 4G-LTEdevices. HelloSoft's VoIP and VCC solution allows seamless handoff of voice calls between VoIP on the 4G LTE network and circuit switched voice systems that run on cellular 2G and 3G networks. Supporting VoIP over LTE (VoLTE) extends HelloSoft's recently released, award winning VoIP and VCC Convergence Client Software platform for Android mobile devices, which also supports handsets running Windows Mobile, Symbian and Linux operating systems.
02/10/10HSPA Acceleration: HSPA+ at 21, 28, 42 and Now 84 Mbps
HSPA is on adrenaline; network deployments of HSPA+ are rapidly increasing and throughput speeds are hitting new high levels. 3G Americas, a wireless industry trade association representing the GSM family of technologies including LTE, reports that 42 of the 303 HSPA operators worldwide have upgraded their networks to HSPA+ . HSPA technology has received widescale support from leading manufacturers; one vendor recently announced plans to showcase live demonstrations of HSPA+ at peak theoretical throughput rates of 84 Mbps at the upcoming 2010 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
01/22/10TELUS Deploys SmartTrust Over-the-Air Platform to Support Migration to HSPA+ Network
TELUS announced it has chosen SmartTrust's advanced Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) and device management platform to help it introduce advanced offerings to its subscribers in the coming years.
01/11/10American Apparel Boosts Sales, Customer Satisfaction and Employee Productivity With RFID Solution From Xterprise
Xterprise Incorporated announced American Apparel (AMEX: APP) has increased sales per store, inventory accuracy, customer satisfaction and associate productivity by deploying the Xterprise Clarity Advanced Retail Solution (ARS) system across 10 stores. American Apparel selected Xterprise based on the company's experience with large RFID deployments, unique item-level inventory management capabilities and the ability to scale to meet the volumes and complexities of a growing retail chain network.
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.
01/08/10Innowireless' LTE Technology Showcased by LG Electronics at CES 2010
Innowireless Co., Ltd. announced that its technology for long-term evolution user equipment (LTE UE) was successfully showcased by LG Electronics (LG) at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
01/07/10D-Link Unleashes Its Fastest 802.11n Wi-Fi Router
In a giant leap in wireless networking technology, D-Link today announced it is preparing to ship its first 802.11n Wi-Fi router with 3x3 MIMO technology that uses three distinct data streams to enable extremely fast data transfer rates with speeds up to 450 megabits per second*. Most routers on consumer shelves today operate at 300 Mbps or less.
01/04/10D-Link Showcases Next-Generation Digital Broadband Wireless Home With 'Link Your Life' Theme at CES
D-Link will highlight the next-generation in digital home networking and solutions at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) here this week, demonstrating how today's consumers can enjoy affordable, easy-to-use connectivity in their homes like never before. With a focus on the "Link Your Life" theme, the digital home networking pioneer will preview some of the hottest devices to enhance digital home entertainment, monitoring and connectivity.
12/31/09RFaxis Rocks Wireless Internet Access Markets Again With New Pure CMOS RF Front-End Platform
RFaxis unveiled its next-generation pure CMOS RF Front-end Integrated Circuits (RFeIC) platform to complement its current BiCMOS RFeIC platform used to enable its portfolio of fully integrated, single-chip, single-die RF front-end solutions.
12/30/09RFaxis Secures Multiple ZigBee Wireless Design Wins From GRT Technology
RFaxis announced that GRT Technology Co. Ltd has selected RFaxis' RFX2401 RF Front-end Integrated Circuit (RFeIC) for integration into its family of ZigBee solutions.
12/28/09Tranzeo 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.
12/28/09Engineering Firm Selects Proxim's New High-Performance Wireless Backhaul Gear to Connect Buildings and Increase Network Capacity
Proxim Wireless Corporation announced that Sunny Corner Enterprises, an engineering and fabrication company in Canada, has deployed Proxim's new Tsunami QB-8150 point-to-point wireless backhaul products to connect its buildings and increase network capacity by nine times over its previous link.
12/25/09OneFi 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.
12/24/09New 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."
12/24/09Automated Outlet to Distribute Luxul Wireless Signal Enhancement Products in Home Automation Markets
Luxul Wireless announced that Automated Outlet will promote and distribute Luxul Pro-WAV solutions through its online catalog and worldwide dealer network. Automated Outlet is a global distributor of home automation, lighting control, and security products. Pro-WAV products are designed to efficiently expand the coverage area and improve overall network performance, enabling a single wireless access point (WAP) to provide complete "whole home" 802.11 Wi-Fi coverage. Automated Outlet will also add Luxul's X-WAV Circular Polarized antennas and Shock-WAV Wi-Fi Signal Boosters to the product line.
12/22/09Croatian 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.
12/22/09Airspan Selected by COTES for Bolivian WiMAX Network
Airspan Networks Inc. announced that it has been selected by Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones Sucre (COTES) for a multi-phase Bolivian WiMAX deployment.
12/21/09South Metro Fire Rescue Authority Selects Exalt Broadband Wireless Radio Systems for Critical Communications
Exalt Communications announced that South Metro Fire Rescue Authority (South Metro) in Colorado has upgraded its mobile emergency communications network with Exalt EX-4.9i microwave radio systems . South Metro provides fire and emergency services over 176 square miles in Douglas and Arapahoe counties, serving communities such as Centennial, Cherry Hill, Greenwood Village, Parker and most of the Denver Tech Center. The organization deployed Exalt EX-4.9i radio systems to increase bandwidth and reduce interference issues it had faced with legacy Wi-Fi-based radio systems.
12/18/09The 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.
12/18/09New "Wireless Engine" Repeater Provides Broadband Wireless Connectivity to World-Class Trains
CSI has bridged the gap between train commuters and their ability to utilize cell phones and data devices while en route. With the deployment of the industry's only "rail repeater" to feature GPS technology and digital filtering, CSI's Broadband Wireless Engine provides trains with uninterrupted voice and data services.
12/17/09Sierra Wireless Announces New Release of Machine to Machine (M2M) Studio Integrated Broadband Wireless Development Environment 
12/17/09Samarinda Aged Services Improves Its Operations and Resident Care Using AeroScout Safety and Asset Tracking Solutions
REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - December 16, 2009) - AeroScout , the leading provider of Unified Asset Visibility for the healthcare industry, today announced that Samarinda Aged Services in Ashburton, Australia, has implemented AeroScout's Resident Safety and Asset Tracking and Management
12/17/09Luxul Wireless Teams With D-LINK to Deliver FCC Certified Wi-Fi Systems That Increase Wireless Coverage Area
Luxul Wireless and D-LINK announced the availability of a series of FCC certified high performance Wi-Fi systems. This new series of FCC certified systems and kits will bundle the D-LINK AirPlus Xtreme G access point, which delivers speeds of up to 108Mbps and includes SNMP management software.
12/16/09AVANTE Launches Analytic Broadband Wireless Camera Monitoring System; Conundrum Property Services Installs at Toronto Property Locations
Avante Security Corp. (TSXV:ASY) announced that Avante Property Security has installed its Analytic Camera Monitoring System in three apartment buildings. Analytic Monitoring is an innovative advance in property and personal security developed by Avante.
12/15/09Buffalo Licenses WiLAN Wireless Technologies
Wi-LAN Inc. announced that WiLAN has settled all patent litigation with Buffalo Technology (USA) Inc. and Melco Holdings, Inc. Under the settlement, Buffalo has signed a running royalty license to certain WiLAN wireless technologies. Other terms of the agreement are confidential.
12/15/09Hay Group Selects iPass for Its Broadband Wireless Enterprise Mobility Solution
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced that its enterprise mobility service has been selected to help Hay Group reduce the overall costs of managing a highly mobile workforce, while helping secure intellectual property assets. The award-winning service combines worldwide 3G mobile broadband networks, Wi-Fi hotspots, hotel Ethernet and dial-up access with comprehensive management control over connectivity, devices, and costs.
12/14/09World'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."
12/14/09Proxim's New Broadband Wireless Backhaul and Point-to-Multipoint Products Expected to Exceed $1 Million in Revenue in First Full Quarter of Availability
Proxim Wireless Corporation announced that its Tsunami 8100 broadband wireless backhaul and point-to-multipoint products -- introduced in mid-July -- have achieved significant traction in the market. The acceptance is so significant that sales of these products are expected to exceed $1 million in Q409.
12/14/09Aruba Networks Wins Mobile Star Awards for Broadband Wireless LAN Management, Network Coverage, and Portable Remote Connectivity Gear
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that it has been awarded three awards as part of the eighth annual Mobile Star Awards™ program. The program promotes the top mobile products and deployments across a broad range of categories including applications, enterprise software, and wireless network products. Superstar awards, the highest honor, were conferred upon Aruba's AirWave Wireless Management Suite (AWMS) and Virtual Branch Networking (VBN) solutions. Aruba's RAP-2 Remote Access Point received a Shining Star award.
12/09/09Tranzeo Receives US$1.52 Million in Purchase Orders From North American Distributors
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) has received purchase orders from their North American distributors worth US$1.52 million. The orders include both Wi-Fi and WiMAX radio systems.
12/09/09Airspan Selected by COTES for Bolivian WiMAX Network
Airspan Networks Inc. announced that it has been selected by Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones Sucre (COTES) for a multi-phase Bolivian WiMAX deployment.
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.
12/08/09D-Link Adds AirMagnet to Global Alliance Program to Enhance WLAN Planning and Security
D-Link announced that AirMagnet has joined the D-Link Global Alliance Program (GAP) as a Solution Partner. GAP, launched earlier this year, is a formalized framework designed for both D-Link and its partners to share strengths and enhance each other's product offerings.
12/07/09Atheros XSPAN Technology Unleashes the Power of 11n in Microsoft's New Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter
Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR) announced that Microsoft's new Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter leverages the high performance of the industry's most widely adopted 11n technology, Atheros XSPAN, to deliver an enhanced wireless experience. Xbox 360 owners will see improvements in speed, range and wireless security features enabled by Atheros' XSPAN 2-stream 11n, dual-band PCIe solution, the AR9280. Additionally, Xbox LIVE members can seamlessly stream HD movies and TV episodes in instant-on 1080p and 5.1 surround sound with Zune video on Xbox LIVE, as well as update their Facebook profile, send tweets via Twitter, download Games on Demand or watch Netflix videos from their console.
12/03/09EthoStream Launches New Broadband Wireless Load Balancing and Bandwidth Aggregation Gateway for Limited Service Hotels
EthoStream, LLC announced the release of its new dual WAN high-speed Internet access (HSIA) gateway, the EthoStream Gateway Server Dual (EGS Dual), a cost-effective version of its proven EGS Pro Dual. The EGS Dual virtually eliminates network downtime and maximizes available bandwidth, ensuring guest satisfaction with media-rich Internet applications.
12/03/09MoqiZone Announces the Commercial Launch of 802.16d WiMAX 3.5GHz Base Station in Suzhou, China
MoqiZone (OTCBB: MOQZ) announced that its first wireless broadband base station was successfully established in Suzhou. This is the first commercial usage of a 3.5G WiMAX base station in China (3.5G WiMAX often refers to spectrum ranging from 3.3GHz - 3.8 GHz).
12/03/09Sierra Wireless AirCard USB 307 modem launches on new Telefonica HSPA+ network in Spain
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW) announced the Sierra Wireless AirCard USB 307 modem is now available in Spain for the new HSPA+ mobile broadband network operated by Telefónica. Initially offered in Madrid and Barcelona, Telefónica has announced plans to expand HSPA+ support to cover about 78 percent of the population by the end of 2010.
12/02/09TeraGo Networks Expands Its Broadband Wireless Market Footprint to Stoney Creek, Ontario
TeraGo Networks Inc. has been providing businesses in Canada with carrier-grade wireless broadband and data communications services since 2001. The national broadband service provider owns and manages its wireless IP network in 43 major markets across Canada, serving more than 4,600 customer locations. TeraGo Networks is a wholly owned subsidiary of TeraGo Inc. (TSX:TGO).
12/02/09Japan's Largest PFI Correctional Facility Deploys AeroScout Prisoner and Staff RFID Tracking Solution to Improve Prison Management
The Shimane facility encompasses 325,000 square meters, with almost 100,000 square meters of floor space, and so it requires the scalability, reliability and flexibility that the AeroScout solution delivers. AeroScout Wi-Fi Tags, Location Receivers, Exciters and Location Engine are integrated into a unified security management system, enabling prison officers to monitor the location of each inmate and compare it with their planned schedule of movements and activities for the day.
12/01/09D-Link Broadband Wireless Routers Help Bring Connectivity to Rural Region in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
U.P. Logon, the largest fixed-wireless Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the region, has been serving that need since 1995, starting with dial-up service and migrating to high-speed fixed wireless in 2001. In order to bring connectivity to its 600 customers in the sparsely populated area, U.P. Logon uses a combination of towers and antennae -- coupled with a router and firewall -- to allow customers to tap into the Internet.
12/01/09Spectrum and GateHouse to Demonstrate Live Software Defined Implementation of the Inmarsat BGAN Waveform
Spectrum Signal Processing by Vecima (TSX:VCM) and GateHouse announced they will be demonstrating a software defined radio (SDR) implementation of the Inmarsat Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) waveform on Spectrum's flex Comm™ SDR-4000 transceiver at Booth 25 during the SDR Forum Product Expo happening December 2-3, 2009 in Washington, DC. Visitors to the booth will be able to access the internet live via the Inmarsat satellite network.
12/01/09Luxul Wireless Expands Patented Shock-WAV Signal Booster Family
Luxul Wireless announced additions to its family of Shock-WAV Wi-Fi Signal Boosters. Indoor and outdoor rated versions of Shock-WAV Signal Boosters are now available for use in licensed 4.9GHz Public Safety wireless network installations, as well as in unlicensed 5GHz WLAN applications. A 2.4GHz indoor version is also now available for use with switches or wireless access points that implement the 802.3af/at Power-Over-Ethernet (POE) standard. These new additions to the Shock-WAV Signal Booster family are available now through the Luxul Wireless worldwide distribution and reseller network.
11/30/09Bell Introduces the Award Winning Novatel Broadband Wireless MiFi 2372 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot
Bell announced the launch of the award winning MiFi 2372 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot from Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq: NVTL). The MiFi 2372 operates on Bell's new HSPA network and offers simultaneous Wi-Fi connectivity for up to five devices or users.
11/27/09MediaG3 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.
11/18/09Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board Deploys Avenda Systems' Identity-Aware Access Control to Secure District-Wide Wireless LAN
Avenda Systems announced that the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) has deployed its eTIPS network access solution to secure wireless access for more than 6,000 users, while protecting its network from unauthorized use.
11/18/09Mobile Broadband Wireless Backhaul Equipment Market Expected to Jump 60% in 2009 to $5.9 billion
Market research firm Infonetics Research released the second edition of its 2009 Mobile Backhaul Equipment and Services report, which tracks mobile backhaul equipment, connections, installed cell sites, and service charges.
11/18/09GTM501 HSPA Broadband Wireless Module a Winner at GSMA's Embedded Mobile Module Competition
Option announced that its GTM501, the world's smallest HSPA module and one of Option's broadband wireless breakthroughs, has been selected as the winner of the GSMA's Embedded Mobile Module competition in the 'Best Embedded Module in the High-Bandwidth Application' category. The announcement was made today at the GSMA Mobile Asia Congress in Hong-Kong. This award validates the market leading technology that makes the GTM501 the ideal 3G solution for new generation Internet devices such as e-readers, small mobile computing devices and connected cameras.
11/17/09D-Link Provides Ideal Security and Wi-Fi Solutions for Showcase Office Building in Washington State
THEGreenBox focuses on providing businesses with the technology they need to grow and become more efficient, while gaining a competitive edge. With the help of D-Link, the Olympia, Wash. full-service IT management company engineered an ideal 'connected and secure' office building to serve as a model for their small business clients.
11/17/09Apprion Announces Integrated Support for ISA100 and WirelessHART Wireless Sensor Networks
Apprion announced a new version of their IONizer industrial wireless networking appliance that seamlessly integrates wireless sensor network gateways based on either ISA100.11a or WirelessHART standards with 802.11 (WiFi) radios to support other industrial wireless applications such as mobility, location, video, and communications and to enable efficient backhaul of sensor data wirelessly.
11/17/09JiWire Announces Second Mobile Audience Insights Report With a Focus on the Business Traveler
JiWire released its second Mobile Audience Insights Report with new information on Wi-Fi usage trends for Q3 2009. The report also includes findings from a survey among Wi-Fi customers in airports across the U.S., helping advertisers understand this unique segment of the on-the-go audience that largely consists of affluent business decision makers.
11/10/09Ericsson Selected to Supply Broadband Wireless HSPA+ Network
Ericsson announced that it will provide Manitoba-based MTS Allstream a unique network solution to overlay its existing CDMA mobile network with HSPA+ technology. HSPA+ boosts network capacity and enables data rates of up to 21 Mbps which will significantly improve users' mobile broadband experience and increase data speeds across MTS Allstream's entire CDMA network.
11/10/09Dyaptive Systems Inc. Wins Multi-Million Dollar Broadband Wireless LTE Order
Dyaptive Systems announced the receipt of an order to supply multiple Dyaptive DMTS-9200 LTE UE simulation systems, adding to its growing list of leading LTE infrastructure manufacturer customers. This order is the second major LTE win for Dyaptive this year and solidifies Dyaptive's position as the dominant supplier of multi-UE test systems for 3G and 4G Radio Access Networks.
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.
11/05/09Mercedes-Benz Dealership Deploys AeroScout Wi-Fi Asset Tracking Solution to Optimize Vehicle Logistics and Service Levels
AeroScout working with Telefónica and Cisco, announced that the Mercedes-Benz dealership of Valencia, Spain has successfully deployed AeroScout's Vehicle Tracking and Management solution. Using the AeroScout Wi-Fi RFID solution, the dealership is able to leverage its reliable, flexible and high-performance Cisco Unified Wireless Network , which is also used for Wi-Fi and voice applications. In addition, the dealership is able to extend operational efficiencies to its service department and ensure the distinctive, high-quality customer experience associated with the Mercedes-Benz brand.
11/05/09Savi and Partners Launch RFID Solution for Oil and Gas Industry; Broadband Wireless System Automatically Tracks and Manages Supplies
Savi has formed an oil and gas strategic alliance with Shipcom Wireless and KBR Wireless, who are offering a complete software solution that links with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to instantly track and manage supplies transported between onshore and offshore oil and gas facilities worldwide.
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.
10/29/09Airspan WiMAX Selected for Live Broadcasting in South Africa
Airspan Networks Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AIRO) announced that Multisource Telecoms, a South African wireless communications provider, selected Airspan WiMAX equipment for a unique live pilot broadcast.
10/29/09ANADIGICS' New 4G Power Amplifier Delivers Superior Performance for Rapidly-Growing Mobile WiMAX Marketplace
ANADIGICS , Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) launched a new 4G power amplifier (PA) that delivers high output power, exceptional linearity and extremely high efficiency for mobile WiMAX applications in the 2.3-2.7 GHz spectrum. Developed for use in handsets, PC cards/dongles and embedded WiMAX modules, the AWT6264 enables high performance mobile devices that conform to the IEEE802.16e standard and maximizes battery life for mobile WiMAX applications.
10/28/09IMT-Advanced or "4G" Technologies Under ITU Consideration
The 3GPP Partners, which unite more than 370 leading mobile technology companies, made a formal submission to the ITU on October 7, proposing that Long Term Evolution ( LTE ) Release10 and beyond ( LTE-Advanced ) be evaluated as a candidate for IMT-Advanced .
10/28/09MoqiZone Holding Corporation Announces the Launch of Its First B2C Game Portal Over WiMax Network in China - www.53mq.com
MoqiZone Holding Corporation (OTCBB: MOQZ ), a leading digital entertainment delivery platform company that delivers last mile connectivity to Internet Cafés across China via its proprietary MoqiZone WiMax Network, announced the official launching of its flagship B2C online game platform portal http://www.53mq.com.
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.
10/27/09Proxim Wireless Showcases Tsunami TM 8100 Products for HD Video Surveillance at ISC East 2009
Proxim Wireless Corporation announced that it is showcasing its new Tsunami 8100 and QuickBridge 60250 solutions for wireless HD video surveillance at the ISC East 2009 conference in New York City from October 27-29. To learn more about high-performance wireless connectivity and backhaul for security and surveillance applications, please visit Proxim and our partner Intelligent Security Systems (ISS) at booth #970.
10/27/09Innowireless Integrates Azimuth Systems ACE TM MX MIMO Channel Emulator Into Wave 2 Mobile WiMAX Pre-RCT Test System
Azimuth Systems, Inc. announced that Innowireless integrated the Azimuth ACE MX MIMO channel emulator into its new AWT-500AP test system designed for comprehensive Wave 2 Mobile WiMAX pre-certification testing. The addition of the ACE MX to the AWT-500AP test system enables the execution of numerous WiMAX Forum-specified radio conformance tests where fading, Doppler and AWGN effects are required.
10/27/09Aerohive Delivers Breakthrough Simplicity and Cost for Enterprise-Class Wi-Fi
Aerohive Networks introduced HiveManager Online, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) enterprise Wi-Fi management solution that provides all the features and functionality of a behind-the-firewall wireless network management system (WNMS) without the installation, operation, and maintenance associated with a dedicated management server and at dramatically lower cost.
10/26/09iPass Provides Enterprise Users in China Access to 3G Mobile Broadband Wireless Network and Over 20,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced that iPass customers now have access to China Telecom's new 3G mobile broadband network and over 20,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in China. Both connectivity options have been integrated into the iPass Global Network and are available to the iPass customer base today. The 3G service is based on a rapidly expanding EV-DO Rev A network that allows iPass users to take advantage of dramatic performance improvements. iPass' Wi-Fi footprint in China is now exceeded only by that in the United States, and the total iPass Global Network now encompasses nearly 140,000 locations -- the largest Wi-Fi footprint available from a single service provider.
10/26/09MediaG3, Inc. Announces the Launch of Imperial Wireless IW4G Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Service to Salem and Keizer, Oregon
MediaG3, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MDGC) announced that/ it has officially rolled out under the Imperial Wireless brand IW4G's super fast mobile broadband wireless Internet service to Salem and Keizer, Oregon. Consequently, consumers and businesses alike can now access the Internet wirelessly, at true broadband speeds at home, in the office, and on the go, anywhere in the IW4G coverage area.
10/22/09200th Company Licenses WiLAN Broadband Wirelesss Technology Patents
Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) announced that the Company has reached the significant milestone of 200 companies licensed. The 200th company to license WiLAN technologies, Ascom AB, is an international provider of wireless communication and security solutions
10/22/09Devicescape Delivers First-Ever Free Access to World's Largest WiFi Network -- The Easy WiFi Network
Devicescape announced the Easy WiFi Network. This new Network delivers a high-quality hotspot network, which combines global WiFi access with an easy-to-use hotspot map finder. Easy WiFi allows you to find and connect to hundreds of thousands of hotspots all over the world and it is monitored 24/7 to guarantee optimal WiFi connection performance.
10/22/09Comzatel 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.
10/21/09Extreme Networks and Motorola Address Smart Connectivity for Broadband Wireless Networking
Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) and the Enterprise Mobility Solutions business unit of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that the companies have established a relationship to deliver a highly scalable unified network edge combining wired and wireless LAN (WLAN) networks that underpin mobile data and converged communications. An OEM agreement enables the companies to develop, market and support high-performance, secure, resilient and intelligent WLANs.
10/21/09Red Hot Internet Completes Integration of the Azotel Simpler Subscriber Management Latform for its Metro Mesh WiFi Network
Azotel announced during the Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to Canada led by the Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland, Mary Coughlan TD, the successful integration of it's SIMPLer platform for the delivery of internet services over Red Hot Internet, a league leading metro mesh WiFi network now operating in downtown Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
10/20/09Atheros' Industry-Leading, Ultra Low-Power 11n WLAN and Ethernet Designs Enhance a Wide Variety of Acer's New PC Models
Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR) announced that its XSPAN and Align 802.11n solutions in combination with its ETHOS Ethernet solutions are enabling high-performance wireless and wired connectivity with ultra low-power operation across Acer's innovative PC platforms. Acer, now the world's second-largest PC company, has integrated Atheros' popular designs for PCs in its new Aspire Timeline thin-and-light notebooks, Aspire One netbooks and Aspire Revo nettop models.
10/20/09RFID TagSource to Distribute Tracient RFID Readers
RFID TagSource and Tracient Technologies announced they have signed a distribution agreement whereby RFID TagSource will distribute Tracient's RFID reader products in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
10/19/09Airspan Receives WiMAX Forum Certification for MacroMAXe Mobile WiMAX Base Station
The WiMAX Forum Certified designation was achieved after a suite of rigorous tests had been conducted over many months ensuring that the product fully complies with the Mobile WiMAX profile. These tests include strict multi-vendor interoperability requirements that ensure MacroMAXe is interoperable with over 45 certified devices, including netbooks, laptops, USB dongles, indoor modems and outdoor CPEs.
10/19/09Viper Networks Announces LOI to Acquire Trimax Wireless
Viper Networks, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire Trimax Wireless, Inc., a privately-held developer and manufacturer of a complete line of modular wireless broadband infrastructure equipment for metropolitan scale wireless networks. The Company expects to finish their due diligence and close this transaction by November 30, 2009.
10/19/09WiMAX 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.
10/14/09D-Link Launches 'Gloves Are Off' Promotional Campaign
Running now through Dec. 31, 2009, the promotion is designed to show appreciation to the reseller community that gave D-Link the prestigious honor this year in the CRN Magazine survey where the company was ranked the number one competitor in both data and wireless networking categories.
10/13/09Proxim Wireless Demonstrates 4.9GHz Radio for Security and Surveillance at Futurecom 2009 in Brazil
Proxim Wireless Corporation announced that it is providing a live product demonstration focused on wireless video surveillance at the Futurecom 2009 conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil from October 13-16. Also on display will be Proxim's 4G product portfolio focused on service provider, enterprise, and Digital Cities applications.
10/13/09Universal Postal Union Specifies Alien Technology RFID Tags in High-Profile, Global Postal Application
In one of the world's most high-profile and relevant RFID postal applications, AIDA Centre and Alien team up to provide a complete solution for the Universal Postal Union's (UPU) 21 member country quality efficiency program.
10/13/09Sidense OTP Enables Security of Broadband Wireless Video Transmissions
Sidense Corp. announced that AMIMON is employing Sidense's 1T-Fuse-based one-time programmable (OTP) memory macro technology in chips used for uncompressed wireless high-definition video connectivity. The chips are used in AMIMON's second-generation WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface) transmitter and receiver products designed for wireless delivery of full uncompressed 1080p/60Hz HD video content throughout the entire home.
10/13/09Zoom Begins Volume Shipments of 3G Broadband Wireless-N Desk Router
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (OTCBB: ZMTP) announced the first volume shipments of the Zoom 3G Wireless-N Desk Router, Model 4501. Almost any 3G mobile broadband modem can be plugged into the router to instantly create a WiFi compatible Hotspot for a wide range of devices including Windows and Macintosh computers, the iTouch and Blackberry, mobile phones, barcode readers, and game stations. The desktop router is AC-powered and comes with a small power cube with a built-in switching power supply.
10/13/09Cisco 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.
10/12/09Airspan 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.
10/10/09Digicel Relaunches DigiNET Satellite Broadband Wireless Service in Tonga With Aptilo Networks
Aptilo Networks announced today that Digicel, the fastest-growing telecommunications operator in the Pacific, is relaunching DigiNET, Digicel's satellite wireless broadband service in the Kingdom of Tonga, using the Aptilo Carrier Wireless Service Management System.
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.
10/05/09Solar Powers Remote Cell Towers in Arizona
The entire GSM system has been re-engineered to a new standard called WorldGSM, and it requires less than half of the energy required by a standard transmitter. With that sort of savings, VNL was able to explore alternative fuels and battery packs, ultimately deciding that solar offered them the most utility.
10/01/09Mater Health Services Hits Key Milestones in Smart Hospital Broadband Wireless Tracking and Communications Strategy
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that Mater Health Services , Queensland's largest not-for-profit hospital group, is making significant strides in achieving its Smart Hospital strategy with a roll-out of an expanded suite of business applications on its Cisco Medical-Grade Broadband Wireless Network across its seven ultra-modern hospitals.
09/30/09Siskiyou 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.
09/30/09Exalt Shatters Price-Performance Barrier With New ExtendAir Microwave Radio Platform
Exalt Communications announced its new ExtendAir microwave radio platform -- a complete line of entry-level licensed and license-exempt point-to-point systems that, for the first time, brings high-end performance, range and features including native TDM to the sub-$5,000 per-link category.
09/29/09Radio IP Software Announces Version 5 of Its ipUnplugged Mobile Broadband Wireless VPN Solution
Radio IP Software, Inc. announced the release of version 5 of its ipUnplugged Mobile Broadband Wireless VPN solution. The new version adds several enhancements, including 64-bit compatibility of Windows 7 and Windows Vista and improved guest access support with payment system integration.
09/29/09Unwired Australia Selects DragonWave for Multi-Year Exclusive Supply Agreement in Nation's First 4G Mobile WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network
DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI) announced a multi-year exclusive supply agreement with Unwired Australia to supply broadband wireless backhaul for the forthcoming Vivid Wireless Perth network. Vivid Wireless-Australia's first "4G" mobile WiMAX network deployment-will rely on DragonWave's Horizon Compact for backhaul connectivity of up to 200 Mbps initially.
09/29/09Airspan Selected by COTAS for Multi-City WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network in Bolivia
Airspan Networks Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AIRO) announced that Cooperativa de Teléfonos Automáticos Santa Cruz De La Sierra Limitada (COTAS), the second largest Bolivian telecommunications provider, selected its advanced WiMAX solutions for a next-generation broadband wireless network deployment across major cities in Bolivia.
09/28/09Exalt Wins 2009 4GWE Broadband Wireless Backhaul Distinction Award
Exalt Communications announced that TMC has named its EX-6i-DS3-GigE microwave radio system as a recipient of the 2009 Wireless Backhaul Distinction Awards presented by its 4GWE Web site.
09/28/09Devicescape Delivers Easy Wi-Fi to Leading Japanese Broadband Wireless Service Provider Wi2
Devicescape announced that it has developed an automated hotspot login application, called Wi2 Connect, for Wire and Wireless (Wi2), a leading Japanese Wi-Fi service provider . Wi2 Connect is based upon Devicescape's Easy Wi-Fi technology. Wi2 Connect allows Wi2's customers to automatically connect to the hotspots of Wi2 and its roaming partners without the inconvenience of entering user IDs and passwords in a browser. The Wi2 Connect application is available from the Wi2 Website for Windows Mobile, Windows laptops, iPhones and MacBooks.
09/28/09Anite and Azimuth Systems Collaborate on Broadband Wireless Testing for 3G Cellular Systems
Azimuth Systems, Inc. announced that the company has partnered with Anite to create a comprehensive test solution that will enable users to perform cellular data throughput testing with fading. The addition of fading capabilities provides more robust testing, replicating propagation conditions that mobile devices encounter and must accommodate in everyday use. Furthermore, the integration and automation of Azimuth's ACE MX Universal Channel Emulator with Anite's SAS test platform can substantially expand operator test coverage as numerous conformance, performance and interoperability test cases require channel emulation. As this integration provides support of operator scripts and enhanced tools, the overall speed at which tests can be performed is increased as well.
09/25/09Micrel to Exhibit Innovative Fiber, Ethernet and Broadband Wireless Solutions and Reference Designs for Industrial Applications at Fall Embedded Systems Conference, Boston
Micrel Inc., (NASDAQ: MCRL) announced that it will be showing the industry's newest and most innovative high-performance, low-power, low-cost IC solutions at Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Boston. The show is being held at The Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA. Micrel's booth is No. 326. Micrel will showcase new products for fiber optic and Ethernet as well as demonstrate a broadband wireless networking reference design, targeting low-data rate applications, utilizing Micrel RF transceivers, Zilog Microcontrollers and based upon Micrel's MicrelNet "Star Cluster-of-Trees" wireless networking solution.
09/25/09WellSpan Health's York Hospital Drives Enterprise-Wide Operational Efficiency Using AeroScout's Wi-Fi-Based Asset Tracking and Management Solution
AeroScout announced that WellSpan Health's York Hospital has deployed AeroScout's Wi-Fi-based healthcare visibility solution. York Hospital's emergency, biomedical engineering and transportation departments are using the AeroScout solution to track critical medical equipment throughout the facility to ensure that staff can quickly locate required items. The solution and its time-saving benefits are proving to be especially valuable in the emergency department during peak hours by helping to increase efficiency while improving patient satisfaction, care and safety.
09/25/09Aruba Networks Announces New Value-Priced, High-Performance Broadband Wireless 802.11n Access Point
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced the release of its compact, dual-radio AP-105 802.11n Broadband Wireless Access Point . Value-priced at just $695 U.S. list, Aruba expects the AP-105 to accelerate adoption of 802.11n by offering enterprise-grade security, high throughput, streaming video support, and other key features previously available only in more expensive devices.
09/25/09Gowalla iPhone Application Empowers Users to Explore, Discover and Share Locations
Alamofire announced upgrades to Gowalla -- a free, location-based application that rewards users for visiting places with their iPhones. The public beta of Gowalla, which was unveiled earlier in 2009 at the South by Southwest Interactive Conference (SXSW) in Austin, is a true GPS-enabled, location-based social network whose content base is created by its users on iPhone 3G and 3GS.
09/24/09Fullpower Introduces MotionX-GPS 7.1 Broadband Wireless Application for the iPhone
MotionX Import gives users the power to wirelessly import GPS tracks and waypoints into their iPhone MotionX application. Users can import hiking trails, bike rides, running trails, ski runs, sailing adventures, kayaking trips, points of interest (POIs), or any other similar tracks or waypoints. In addition, MotionX-GPS 7.1 also allows users to wirelessly import GPS data from social networking websites directly into the MotionX-GPS 7.1 application.
09/24/09Synapse Wireless Joins Open Smart Grid Users Group to Promote Internet-enabled, Broadband Wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication
Synapse Wireless announced that it has joined the UCA International Users Group (UCAIug), home to Open Smart Grid (OpenSG). The UCAIug is a non-profit users group comprised of organizations involved in the electric utility industry that share a common goal of advancing interoperability for the utility enterprise and Smart Grid.
09/24/09Aerohive Broadband Wireless LAN Powers South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services' Communications Network
Aerohive Networks announced that the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services has deployed broadband wireless equipment from Aerohive and Juniper Networks to provide a secure, enterprise-wide 802.11n wireless LAN solution to the Department's 680 parole agents and staff. Employees of other government agencies, including Federal Probation and Vocational Rehabilitation, and law enforcement personnel will also access the network as guests.
09/23/09Secura Key Selects Lantronix Broadband Wireless RFID Networking Solutions for Its Next-Generation Secure Entry Access Products
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) announced that Secura Key, a leading manufacturer of access control and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions, has deployed Lantronix' Xport and WiPort embedded networking servers into its latest access control panel systems. The implementation of Lantronix wired and wireless connectivity solutions eliminates design complexity by providing self-contained embedded networking systems, which enables Secura Key engineers to focus on their core competency of designing security products.
09/23/09Synapse Wireless Embraces OpenHAN for Smart Grid Home Area Network Systems
The UCAIug is a non-profit users group comprised of organizations involved in the electric utility industry's Smart Grid initiative. Its OpenHAN specification establishes the initial requirements and framework for the development of well managed and secure customer communications systems.
09/22/09Ericsson'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.
09/22/09Stoke Enhances Mobile Broadband Wireless Gateway With Software Spanning Performance and Security Needs of 3G and 4G Networks
Mobile broadband wireless gateway developer Stoke Inc. today introduced a new software release enabling mobile broadband operators to immediately support initial 4G/LTE deployments, while enhancing the profit potential of their current 3G networks. Based on extensive lab and commercial operator trials, Stoke has enhanced both its StokeOS software and its SSX-3000 platform to address the specific requirements of high availability, reduced operational expense, high performance and end-to-end security in eNodeB aggregation.
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.
09/21/09Tranzeo WiMAX Broadband Wireless CPEs to Be Deployed in Washington State
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) announced that its family of WiMAX subscriber units will be used by Washington State-based PocketiNet Communications. PocketiNet recently announced the selection of Aperto Networks for its region-wide WiMAX wireless broadband network in Southeast Washington and as a result, Tranzeo's subscriber units will be used.
09/17/09Alien Technology Bolsters Higgs-3 TM RFID IC Security With Dynamic Authentication
Alien Technology announced its "Dynamic Authentication" -- yet another addition to its feature rich Higgs-3 RFID IC, further enhancing data integrity for security, brand protection, and authentication applications.
09/16/09AeroScout and Mine Site Technologies Announce Numerous Deployments for Tracking Personnel and Assets in Mines Across the Globe
AeroScout in a partnership with Mine Site Technologies (MST) announced that Newmont's Leeville Gold Mine has deployed AeroScout and MST's Wi-Fi RFID solutions for tracking workers, equipment and vehicles. The deployment highlights a period of strong global momentum for AeroScout and MST in the mining industry, as mining companies focus on improving safety and productivity.
09/08/09Luxul Wireless Teams With Control4 to Deliver Hassle Free "Whole-Home" Broadband Wireless Network Coverage
Luxul Wireless announced today that Control4 will promote and distribute Pro-WAV solutions to its nationwide dealer network. Pro-WAV products are designed to efficiently expand the coverage area and improve overall network performance, by enabling a single access point to provide complete "whole-home" 802.11 Wi-Fi coverage.
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.
08/31/09China 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.
08/31/09NewMarket 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.
08/28/09MoqiZone 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.
08/27/09Independent Towers Holdings LLC Receives $7.5 Million Funding to Develop Broadband Wireless Communications Towers
Independent Towers Holdings LLC, a wireless communications tower company, announced it has signed a tower development agreement with Tarpon Towers LLC. The agreement commits up to $7.5 Million in financial support to Independent Towers to develop and acquire 30 or more sites in the Northeastern United States.
08/27/09Palm Pre Smart Phone Now for Sale from Bell Mobility
The Palm webOS platform takes multi-tasking to a new level. Customers will love the ability to run multiple applications such as Internet, text messaging, email and music at the same time, and move easily between them using natural finger gestures. When they no longer need the item, they can close an activity by simply flicking it off the top of the screen.
08/27/09DDS Wireless Signs $7.0 Million Contract With Taxi Dusseldorf eG
DDS Wireless International Inc.'s (TSX:DD) Taxi business unit, Digital Dispatch, announced that it has signed a contract for approximately $7.0 million with one of Germany's leading Taxi cooperatives, Taxi Dusseldorf eG. The contract includes the implementation and licensing of Digital Dispatch's leading Pathfinder taxi dispatch system along with the Company's latest generation iMax 8000 mobile data terminals, and also includes a seven year service agreement for support and maintenance of the system.
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.
08/26/09Tektronix Introduces New High-Performance 3Gb/s SDI Waveform Monitors
Tektronix, Inc. introduced the WFM8200 and WFM8300 advanced waveform monitors, the latest additions to the popular Tektronix waveform monitor lineup. The new high-performance instruments provide high quality, real-time, automated 3Gb/s SDI Eye pattern display and jitter measurements that help broadcasters and network operators effectively diagnose signal problems and help equipment designers and manufacturers reduce time to market of new 3Gb/s SDI products.
08/26/09VeriWave Revolutionizes Broadband Wireless Interoperability Testing to Speed Adoption of 802.11n
VeriWave, Inc. is introducing WaveAgent 2.0 for Broadband Wireless Interoperability Testing, enabling vendors and users of mission-critical mobile equipment to see how specific devices and applications will interact and impact fully loaded live networks. Using VeriWave's new WaveAgent 2.0 for Interoperability Testing, users can combine real traffic from actual devices with test traffic for the first time to conduct comprehensive "what if" testing in fully loaded networks and peak conditions before taking the network live.
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.
08/24/09Proxim Wireless Increases Broadband Wireless Investment in Key Brazilian Market in Conjunction With Release of New High-Capacity MIMO Product Line
With the introduction of the Tsunami QB-8100 point-to-point wireless backhaul and MP-8100 point-to-multipoint connectivity products in July, Proxim's products now provide up to eight times the capacity of WiMAX with non-line-of-sight (NLOS) functionality for even greater VoIP and video application support like HDTV.
08/24/09The "Father of 802.11" Bob O'Hara and the Farpoint Group's Craig Mathias Discuss "Innovations in Wireless LANs" in Latest Video Podcast From Aerohive Networks
Aerohive Networks announced the availability of Episode Two of its "An Expert Opinion" video podcast series. In this latest installment, "Innovations in Wireless LANs," wireless LAN industry pioneer Bob O'Hara and Farpoint Group founder Craig Mathias explore the latest developments in wireless LANs.
08/24/09Tranzeo and TRG Produce First 2.3GHz WiMAX Solution for the Indonesian Market
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) and Teknologi Riset Global (TRG), an affiliate company of leading telecommunication infrastructure provider the Indonesian Tower Group, have cooperated on the development of a family of WiMAX subscriber units that operate in the recently awarded 2.3GHz spectrum. The production units are intended for the operators that have licenses to the spectrum. This solution complements TRG's family of WiMAX product line operating in the 3.3GHz band.
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.
08/21/09Impinj Partners With The Coca-Cola Company on Revolutionary RFID Beverage Dispenser Inventory Tracking System
Leading UHF Gen 2 radio frequency identification (RFID) technology provider Impinj, Inc. announced a partnership with The Coca-Cola Company to provide critical RFID technology supporting its new Coca-Cola Freestyle beverage dispensing system.
08/20/09GSM-HSPA Technologies to Reach 4 Billion Mobile Broadband Wireless Connections Worldwide
3G Americas announced that GSM-HSPA is expected to reach 4 billion mobile connections worldwide in September 2009. This marks a major milestone for the industry, as no other technology innovation has ever reached a scale remotely close to its penetration level -- equivalent to more than six of every ten people worldwide.
08/20/09National Medical Wireless Broadband Alliance Filed a Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) proposal for the Critical Links Project
The National Medical Wireless Broadband Alliance filed a Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) proposal for the Critical Links Project, an open access, middle mile infrastructure to bring broadband connectivity to 70 member hospitals in California, Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii.
08/20/09NewPath Networks Announces $10 Million Funding Deal With Square 1 Bank for Fiber-Fed Distributed Antenna Systems
NewPath Networks announced that Square 1 Bank will provide the company with a $10 million line of credit. NewPath will use the line of credit to help fund continued expansion of the company's Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) networks in new and existing markets throughout the U.S.
08/20/09Intersil's New Low-Noise, High-Voltage PicoAmpere Input Precision Operational Amplifiers Deliver Best Bias Current Drift at Lowest Power
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) announced the ISL28207 , the first in a family of operational amplifiers built using the company's new proprietary bipolar process technology.
08/19/09Xcellink Confirms Automated Wireless Electronic Funds Transfer System and Method Patent in India
Xcellink International Inc. (OTCBB: XCEL) confirmed that it has been granted Patent #207687 in India titled 'Automated Electronic Funds Transfer System and Method' which covers the automated data interchange to achieve transactions between customers (buyers) and merchants (sellers) over local wired or wireless links, essentially extending coverage for Xcellink's US Patent # 7024385.
08/19/09Fortress Technologies Launches Vehicle-Based Mesh Point, Mobile Ad Hoc Broadband Wireless Network Solutions
Fortress Technologies announced two new solutions to its product portfolio that enable secure, net-centric wireless communications via land, air, and sea. The Fortress ES820 Vehicle Mesh Point and Fortress FastPath Mesh allow vehicles to dynamically create ad hoc mesh networks on-the-move, and seamlessly leave and rejoin those networks during tactical missions.
08/18/09Infonetics Research Reports that Mobile Video Phone Service Puts Mobile Video Services Out of Reach for Many Consumers
Market research firm Infonetics Research released a new Mobile Video Equipment, Phones, Services, and Subscribers report, which tracks DVB-H, DVB-SH, 3G, MBMS, TdTV, FLO, and CMMB products and vendors, including Apple, LG, Motorola, Nokia, ONDA, RIM, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, and others.
08/17/09Proxim Wireless Receives $5 Million Strategic Investment From SRA to Advance WiMAX and 4G
Proxim Wireless Corporation (OTCQX: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, today announced that it has received an equity investment of $7.5 million, with $5 million coming from SRA OSS, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SRA Holdings, Inc. of Japan, a publicly held company listed on the Tokyo stock exchange (JP3817), and the rest coming from existing investors (through a combination of new investment and cancellation of debt).
08/17/09Alien Technology UHF RFID Inlays Top the Charts
Alien Technology is pleased to announce Top Ranking performance of its UHF RFID EPC Gen 2 inlays for the third consecutive year. Results are in for the 2009 European EPC Competence Center (EECC) UHF RFID inlay benchmark testing, and once again Alien Technology's RFID inlays have topped the charts.
08/14/09Infineon Introduces Energy Efficient Single-Chip XWAY WAVE100 Family for Low-Cost 802.11n WLAN Home Gateways
Infineon Technologies AG introduced a new family of single-chip WLAN integrated circuits (ICs). The new XWAY WAVE100 ICs provide a high-performance and cost-effective solution for wireless network access points that are compliant to the 802.11n draft standard for data rates up to 150Mbit/s as well as the 802.11 b/g standard.
08/13/09Xcellink Announces Details of US Patent for Mobile Electronic Payment System
Xcellink International Inc. (OTCBB: XCEL) announced details of the U.S. Patent # 7024385 titled 'Automated Electronic Funds Transfer System and Method' which covers the automated data interchange to achieve transactions between customers (buyers) and merchants (sellers) over local wired or wireless links. Following a recent license transfer, Xcellink has exclusive world-wide rights associated with this Patent.
08/13/09Intersil's New High-Voltage Precision Operational Amplifier Operates at 20 Percent Lower Noise, Consumes 30 Percent Less Power Than Competing Solutions
The ISL28127 is a 40V low-noise bipolar precision operational amplifier that operates with 20 percent lower noise and consumes 30 percent less power than competing devices. The device offers outstanding low-frequency voltage noise performance of 3.0volts/sqrtHz @ 10Hz, and excellent DC precision with 70 microV max offset voltage and 10nA max input bias current.
08/12/09D-Link Introduces Wireless 150 Home Networking Based on 802.11N Technology for Affordable High-Speed Internet and File Sharing
D-Link is now shipping a Wireless 150 Router and USB Adapter based on Draft 802.11n technology. D-Link Wireless 150 home networking greatly improves the speed of wireless signals up to four times faster than standard 802.11g, offering better reception and expanded coverage for sharing high-speed Internet, files and printers.
08/07/09AirTight Rated "Positive" in Leading Industry Analyst Firm's Broadband Wireless Report on Wireless LAN Intrusion Prevention Systems
AirTight Networks announced that Gartner, Inc. has rated AirTight "Positive" in Gartner's 2009 MarketScope for Wireless LAN Intrusion Prevention Systems report. The July 2009 report was authored by John Girard, VP, Distinguished Analyst and John Pescatore, VP, Distinguished Analyst at Gartner.
08/07/09Broadband Wireless Hardware Sales Could Be Side Effect of Stimulus Bill's EMR Incentives
As the Obama Administration provides incentives to push doctors and hospitals to upgrade their healthcare IT solutions, there will be a greater need to replace antiquated computer hardware with newer, more powerful systems that can support the vast amounts of information created by EMR, wireless, RFID, electronic physician order entry (CPOE) and other advanced software that is rapidly being adopted.
08/07/09BATS Industry-First Broadband Wireless Tracking System Delivers 4.5Mbps Between Two Moving Ships at 44Km
Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems, Inc. (BATS) has successfully demonstrated an industry-first ship-to-ship wireless broadband communications tracking system integrating its BTS-2500 units with two wireless broadband radios.
08/06/09Precision Dynamics' RFID Wristband System Provides Cashless Guest Convenience at Newest Great Wolf Lodge in Concord, NC
The system starts at registration as adult guests are provided a Smart Band RFID wristband, which is embedded with a 13.56MHz RFID inlay. The automated wristbands provide secure, keyless entry into the family's hotel room, eliminating the need to carry hotel room keys or cards. Throughout the resort, RFID enabled point of sale (POS) workstations enable guests to easily make cashless payments with the RFID wristbands at food and beverage concessions, gift shops, and restaurants. Vending and token machines are also RFID enabled to allow cashless purchases with the wristbands.
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.
08/05/09Ericsson Selects MapleNet Wireless to sell World-Leading Portfolio of Microwave Radio Systems
Ericsson Inc. (NASDAQ: ERIC) has signed an agreement with MapleNet Wireless, Inc. to sell Ericsson's portfolio of short- and long-haul microwave radio systems to broadband wireless network operators in the utilities, health care, education and municipal government segments.
08/04/09DecisionPoint Recognized by Motorola as Top 10 North American Wireless LAN Partner
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DNPI) announced that it has been recognized by Motorola's Enterprise Mobility Solutions division as one of the top 10 North American Wireless LAN (WLAN) partners.
08/04/09Calian's Systems Engineering Division Wins Major Broadband Wireless Satellite Contract With the European Space Agency
Calian (TSX:CTY) is pleased to announce that its Systems Engineering Division (SED) has been given an authorization to proceed valued at approximately $15 million from the European Space Agency (ESA) for the provision of a 35-metre deep space antenna and RF system in South America. It is expected that the resolution of final details and contract signing for an estimated total value of $39 million will be achieved before the end of the 2009 fiscal year.
08/03/09Intersil to Acquire Quellan, Creator of Q:ACTIVE High Performance Analog Signal Processing Technology
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Quellan, Inc., a privately held leader in the design of high performance analog signal processing integrated circuits (ICs). Quellan's innovative Q:ACTIVE technology delivers unmatched signal integrity for improved system throughput and density with dramatically reduced power consumption.
08/03/09JiWire's New 'Ads for Access' Program Yields Results for Hyatt Place
JiWire announced that its first customer in a new Ads for Access program achieved results that far exceed industry averages. Hyatt Place reached mid-week travelers in some of the nation's largest airports, offering 20 minutes of free Wi-Fi access in exchange for viewing a 30-second video advertisement.
08/03/09Bell Announces Availability of Highly Anticipated Palm Pre SmartPhone
Bell announced that the new Palm Pre phone will be exclusively available in Canada at Bell Mobility retail locations on August 27. Due to unprecedented demand, Bell also announced that Canadians can reserve one of the highly anticipated phones by pre-ordering now at bell.ca/pre, at Bell stores or at selected Bell retail partners.
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.
07/31/09Quantenna Communications Receives Additional Funding From a Leading Service Provider
Quantenna Communications, Inc. announced that it has added to its Series C funding round with a new investor Swisscom, Switzerland's leading telecommunications provider. The Series C round also includes previous announced investors Grazia Equity, Sequoia Capital, Sigma Partners, Southern Cross Venture Partners and Venrock Associates. With this additional funding investment, Quantenna plans to expand its technology leadership position in whole-home 4x4 MIMO wireless networking with dynamic digital beamforming and continue to expand its field trials with leading customers. To date, Quantenna has raised over $44 million.
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.
07/30/09Research Shows WiMAX Growing in India, Russia, Brazil by Demand for Broadband Wireless Internet Access and VoIP
Market research firm Infonetics Research released a new report, WiMAX Equipment and Subscribers in Key Markets , which tracks targeted regions and countries that have strong potential for mobile (802.16e) and fixed line (802.16d) WiMAX markets -- either because they have huge populations, or the broadband demands of the population are not being met by existing technologies -- including the U.S., Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Brazil.
07/29/09Awarepoint Expands Its Real-Time Location Solution (RTLS) at Jackson Health System
Awarepoint Corporation announced an expansion of its Real-time Awareness Solution (RTAS) at Jackson Health System, an integrated healthcare delivery system in Miami, Florida. The addition of Jackson North Medical Center and Jackson South Community Hospital brings the Jackson Health System enterprise asset management tracking deployment to 4,459,000 million square feet, securing this ZigBee-based RTLS installation as the biggest in U.S. healthcare. Awarepoint serves its U.S. hospital customers through a sales, distribution and service agreement with Skytron. Jackson Health System is governed by the Public Health Trust, a dedicated
07/29/09Mitec Telecom Receives $3 Million Commitment Broadband Wireless Amplifier Technology
Mitec Telecom Inc. (TSX: MTM), a leading designer and manufacturer of mobile wireless, fixed wireless, broadcast and satellite components, announced that it has received customer commitments for its solid-state power amplifier (SSPA) technology which will likely amount to almost C$3 million in revenue.
07/28/09RFaxis Expands RF Technology Leadership Position by Offering Innovative Embedded Antenna Solutions
Faxis announced the debut of its embedded antenna products. Taking an innovative approach to antennas, RFaxis will now have the ability to offer total front-end solutions. To head up its efforts, RFaxis has appointed noted industry veteran Dr. Ping Peng as vice president, Antenna Products. Key among Dr. Peng's first initiatives will be to create the industry's first series of broadband, high efficiency, high gain embedded antennas.
07/28/09Rapid 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.
07/28/09South America's Largest Container Terminal Blankets Shipyard with Wi-Fi to Manage Freight, Equipment and Personnel
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Santos-Brasil S.A. has deployed a ruggedized outdoor Aruba Wi-Fi network across its 596,000 square meter Tecon de Santos container terminal at the Port of Santos. Sao Paulo-based Santos-Brasil operates 3 berths, 16 ship-to-shore container cranes, 1 mobile harbor crane, 34 rubber-tired gantry cranes, and 23 reach stackers at the port. Reliable performance is a business-critical function since container handling is wholly dependent on data transferred over the Wi-Fi network to more than 500 Psion Teklogix ruggedized handheld and vehicular computers.
07/28/09New 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.
07/27/09Azimuth Systems Experiences Record Growth and Expansion Into the MIMO and Cellular Markets
Azimuth Systems, Inc., a leading provider of wireless broadband test equipment and channel emulators, today announced that it has achieved record growth and expansion in 2009 thus far, setting the foundation for a record-breaking year for the company. At the heart of this growth is the company's continued momentum in the LTE, WiMAX and 2G/3G markets, which is largely due to the release of Azimuth's third-generation MIMO channel emulator, the ACE™ MX.
07/22/09SKYBEAM-Texas Builds Broadband Wireless Network with Vyatta Linux-based Routers
Vyatta announced that SKYBEAM-Texas has standardized its network on Vyatta appliances. Using Vyatta 514 and 2502 appliances, SKYBEAM-Texas is routing traffic from remote tower locations, boosting the performance and reliability of its customer-facing network, and providing corporate VPN service.
07/21/09Strix Systems Announces Versatile New Edge Solution
Strix Systems announced availability of the new Access/One Network Outdoor Wireless Mesh Network System model MWS-100 HSx. The MWS-100 HSx is a powerful dual-radio system that is significantly more cost-effective to deploy than other mesh and point to multi-point systems, and provides robust features, functionality and industry proven performance. It includes the same architectural core competencies of Strix' low-latency Layer 2 switching architecture and Dynamic Mesh Algorithms (DMA) for an intelligent self-healing, self-configuring and self-tuning solution.
07/21/09Quantenna Named AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner for Its Highly Reliable 4x4 MIMO Broadband Wireless
Quantenna Communications, Inc. announced that it has been selected to the 2009 AlwaysOn Global 250 List. The AlwaysOn Global 250 Award is given to private, emerging technology companies creating new business opportunities in high-growth markets. Quantenna was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team based on demonstration of growth, market opportunity, quality of innovation and customer traction.
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.
07/09/09AirTight Receives U.S. Patent for Router AP Rogue Detection
AirTight Networks announced it has been granted US patent number 7,536,723 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for router AP rogue detection techniques. Rogue APs can get connected to enterprise wired networks accidentally or by malicious actions without the knowledge of the network administrator. Intruders can access enterprise wired network from RF coverage of rogue APs bypassing traditional wired and wireless security controls.
07/09/09Ericsson and SMART Announce High-Speed Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Access in the Philippines
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is enabling high-speed mobile broadband services for consumers in the Philippines through a contract with SMART, the country's largest operator. Ericsson is providing broadband technology based on WCDMA/HSPA to upgrade the operator's nationwide GSM network. This is the first commercially deployed HSPA network for the 850MHz band in Southeast Asia.
07/08/09TeleCommunication Systems Launches SwiftLink SABR Product Line, Expanding Its Rapidly Deployable IP Communications Solutions
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) announced the immediate availability of its SwiftLink SABR -- Satellite Access Baseband Remote -- product line of rapidly deployable communications solutions. SwiftLink SABR incorporates multi-band (Ku, Ka, X and C), multi-aperture (1.2M, 2.0M and 2.4M) VSAT antennas along with multiple standards-based, L-band modem options and a choice of four baseband configurations.
07/08/09Giesecke & Devrient Delivers High Security Wireless RFID Enhanced Border Crossing Cards
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) announced the issuance of an Enhanced Identification Card for Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI), and an Enhanced Driver's Licence for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO). This is the beginning of a new, 10 year partnership with Manitoba Public Insurance and a continuation of the current partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.
07/08/09Avis Will Have Florida Travelers Beaming With Broadband Wireless Satellite TV and Audio Service with New In-Car TV Service
Avis Rent A Car and RaySat Broadcasting (RBC) announced that Avis renters at select locations can now enjoy the ride with AT&T CruiseCast service, a new satellite TV technology that delivers 22 video satellite channels as well as 20 audio channels to a mobile unit in automobiles. Beginning today, Avis renters at airport locations in Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach can rent AT&T CruiseCast for $8.95 per day or $62.65 per week.
07/07/09Ericsson Signs $1.7 Billion Worth of Broadband Wireless Contacts in China
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) signed framework agreements on 2G/3G mobile communication equipment and related services for 2009 with China Mobile and China Unicom, valued at USD $1 billion and USD $0.7 billion respectively.
07/06/09EJL Wireless Research Reports Huawei as #1 Base Station Supplier for 2008
The global base station market grew by 27.8% in units in 2008, according to the latest report from EJL Wireless Research titled "Global Base Station Market Analysis and Forecast, 2008-2013, 5th Edition." "The GSM/EDGE base station market again outpaced our projections from a year ago while WCDMA shipments were on target with prior year forecast," says founder and President, Earl Lum.
07/06/09Skytron to Provide Broadband Wireless Real-Time Location (RFID) Solutions to Amerinet Members Nationwide
Skytron announced the addition of Skytron Asset Manager, powered by Awarepoint, to its Amerinet group purchasing organization supplier agreement. Amerinet's Total Spend Management Solutions offer margin improvement tools to providers to create new revenue streams and reduce expenses.
07/06/093G Americas Publishes Report on Broadband Wireless Smart Antennas Using MIMO Technologies
3G Americas announced that it has published an educational report titled, MIMO Transmission Schemes for LTE and HSPA Networks as a tool to increase awareness of smart antenna systems -- also known as multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) technology -- and help guide their deployments in HSPA and LTE networks within 3GPP's specifications and technology standards. The 3GPP evolution continues to be the leader in standardizing the most advanced forms of multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antennas.
07/01/09Reva Systems Introduces Software-Only Version of Industry Leading RFID Broadband Wireless TAP Appliance
Reva Systems announced the introduction of TAP-VM, a software-based virtual machine version of the Reva TAP appliance. The TAP-VM virtual appliance runs on any hardware that supports the VMware Server 2 platform.
06/30/09OneFi Adds Broadband Wireless Encryption Protection on the OneFi Networks
OneFi Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ONFI) announced today that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Secure World to provide its encryption protection technology on the OneFi Networks.
06/30/09RFID Technology Tapped to Provide Worldwide Broadband Wireless "Gold" Standard for Art and Collectibles
Artfest International, Inc. (OTCBB: ARTI) is pleased to announce that the Company is in the process of establishing the worldwide "gold" standard for how art and collectibles are marketed, tracked, and valued through its RFID technology.
06/30/09Redline Receives Financing to Support WiMAX and Broadband Wireless Infrastructure Product Development
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX: RDL) announced it has signed an agreement with the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development for $10 million in financing to support the ongoing development of its WiMAX and Broadband Wireless Infrastructure (BWI) products. The repayable loan has been provided through the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development's Advanced Manufacturing Investment Strategy (AMIS) program.
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.
06/24/09Ericsson Powers Broadband Wireless Interactive TV Service for Ucom in Armenia
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC ) is bringing high-quality, interactive TV to viewers in Armenia through a deal with operator Ucom. Ericsson will deliver its IPTV solution including GPON technology in the first contract of its kind.
06/24/09MindTree Partners With Bluetooth Special Interest Group to Develop Broadband Wireless MCAP Test Suite for PTS
MindTree Ltd. (NSE: MINDTREE ) announced the release of a new protocol test suite developed for the Bluetooth Profile Tuning Suite (PTS). The PTS is a test tool created by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) that automates protocol and profile testing by SIG members -- producing more accurate, higher quality test results and improved interoperability for Bluetooth-enabled products.
06/23/09Aruba Networks' New OS 3.4 Software Turbocharges Network Performance While Slimming Life-Cycle Costs
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced the release of OS 3.4 software for Aruba controllers with new features that enhance the performance and value of Aruba's best-in-class wireless LANs. These features target network RF performance, network provisioning, and system operation. OS 3.4 is shipping now and is available at no cost to Aruba customers with a current Aruba support agreement.
06/23/09iPass Expands Canadian Wi-Fi Presence With Award-Winning One Zone Wireless Network
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced the expansion of its North American Wi-Fi footprint with the addition of the One Zone Wi-Fi network in Toronto, part of a partnership with Cogeco Data Services. Effective immediately, iPass Mobile Office customers traveling to Toronto can avoid 3G roaming charges by using the One Zone Wi-Fi network as part of their existing iPass Enterprise Flat Rate price plan. Hundreds of Global 2000 companies use iPass and in 2008, over 2 million unique users took advantage of iPass mobility services.
06/23/09Casio Licenses Wi-LAN Wireless Technology
Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) announced that Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (Casio) has signed a multi-year running royalty agreement covering Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and CDMA products. The specific terms of the agreement are confidential.
06/22/09OneFi Announces Plans to Start Deployment of Their Wireless Internet Technology in the Island of Jamaica
OneFi Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ONFI) announced that the recent trip to the island nation of Jamaica was a complete success. OneFi obtained a license to deploy its systems in late 2008; this trip was the final step to move forward with the start of deployment on the island.
06/17/09Scottsdale, NewPath Networks Move Forward With Broadband Wireless Infrastructure Improvement Plan
NewPath Networks announced approval by the City of Scottsdale, Arizona, of NewPath's proposal to implement a multi-carrier DAS wireless network in the City. The approval includes a wireless communications fee agreement by which NewPath will pay Scottsdale for use of the public rights-of-way. Major wireless service providers will utilize the NewPath multi-carrier DAS network to provide enhanced voice and data services for their Scottsdale-area subscribers.
06/11/09National Broadband Wireless Stimulus Webcast Attracts Thousands, as White House Official, Experts Discuss Strategy
A June 4th National Broadband Stimulus Town Hall Meeting Webcast produced by the National League of Cities TV, in cooperation with TV Worldwide and 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.
06/11/09ANADIGICS' Innovative New WCDMA/HSPA Family of Power Amplifiers Simplify 3G Mobile Device Design
ANADIGICS , Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) announced the launch of a new family of WCDMA/HSPA power amplifiers (PAs) that incorporate daisy-chainable RF power couplers enabling simplified design of 3G handsets , data cards, modems and other types of UMTS subscriber devices. Leveraging its industry-leading HELP3 technology, ANADIGICS' new integrated power amplifiers deliver both the high output power and linearity required by advanced 3G networks, but with minimal battery current consumption.
06/08/09Milton Hydro Teams With Trilliant to Expand Time-of-Use Billing to All Residential Customers With Smart Meters
Milton Hydro, a local utility distribution company located in southern Ontario, along with Trilliant Incorporated, the leader in delivering Smart Grid solutions that enhance energy efficiency, utility operations, and renewable resource integration, today announced the expansion of Milton's existing Smart Grid initiative. Milton, who first delivered Time-of-Use (TOU) billing to its customers in 2005, now provides TOU billing for over 21,000 consumers.
06/08/09TeleCommunication Systems' Location Platform Wins Internet Telephony's 2009 WiMAX Distinction Award
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) announced that Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC) Internet Telephony magazine named TCS' Xypoint® Location Platform (XLP) a recipient of the 2009 WiMAX Distinction Award. TCS's XLP enables wireless carrier customers to have precise, advanced location-based capabilities in an open, scalable and reliable platform. The technology supports network-based solutions and enables mobile operating partners to offer enhanced location data services to their customers.
06/08/09Cisco Network Connects Kant University Students and Lecturers with Broadband Wireless Internet Access
A new wireless network deployed by Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) now provides Kant State University students and lecturers with broadband wireless online access to educational and information resources from any location across the university campus.
06/03/09Z-Wave Utilizes Broadband Wireless Technology to Manage Home Energy Savings
The Z-Wave Alliance has extended its position in the rapidly growing global smart meter market. Manufacturers in Europe have recognized the considerable potential of the Z-Wave Advanced Energy Control (AEC) Framework and are using the technology for smart metering solutions, such as:
06/02/09Beceem & 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.
06/02/09Exalt Announces EX-s Series Gigabit Ethernet Microwave Radio Systems Designed for IP/LTE Migration
Exalt Communications announced availability of the EX-s Series GigE carrier-class, split-mount microwave radio systems for the 6 to 40 GHz ANSI/FCC and ITU/ETSI licensed bands. These point-to-point systems offer mobile operators, government agencies and enterprises new levels of backhaul flexibility and functionality, enabling smooth, low-cost TDM to IP migration and supporting mobile network evolution from 3G to HSPA/4G/LTE.
06/02/09Sirit, eriginate Partner on Broadband Wireless Livestock Tracking Solution
Sirit Inc. (TSX: SI) announced its partnership with eriginate Corporation, a subsidiary of HerdStar, LLC and a global integrator of track, trace and monitoring solutions to the livestock food industry. eriginate will utilize Sirit's RFID tag and reader technology to support its comprehensive solutions developed for the livestock food market.
05/29/09University of Queensland Creates a Collaborative Academic Experience With World's Largest 802.11n Wireless Network
The University of Queensland is working with Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) to become Australia's most connected tertiary institution, deploying the largest 802.11n wireless network in the world to create a unique collaborative environment. The university is also deploying the largest tertiary Cisco TelePresence network in Asia Pacific to facilitate international and cross-campus collaboration. This network also includes the 7 millionth Cisco wireless access point deployed worldwide.
05/28/09SolarWinds Releases New Versions of Orion Software to Improve Monitoring and Management of Energy Consumption and Wireless Networks
As networks grow in importance to the business and networking technologies evolve and mature, the scope of network management continuously expands. SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) released new versions of two key products within the flagship Orion family of network management solutions -- Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM) and Orion Network Configuration Manager (NCM) -- expanding visibility and control into both wireless network performance and network energy consumption.
05/21/09ANADIGICS Launches New WiMAX 4G Power Amplifier to Drive Evolution From Fixed-Point to Mobile Services
ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) launched one of the first mobile WiMAX 4G power amplifiers (PAs) developed for use in the 3.4-3.6 GHz spectrum adopted by broadband wireless service providers in Europe and South America. ANADIGICS, the leading developer of RF power amplifier technology for high-speed data communications, has differentiated the new AWM6433 by optimizing it for mobile WiMAX applications through the delivery of exceptional linearity and efficiency across all output power levels.
05/20/09Aruba Networks Announces Lifetime Warranty Program for Indoor Access Points
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that moving forward it will offer a lifetime warranty for all new shipments of AP-120, 70, 60, and RAP-5 families of indoor Wi-Fi access points. Aruba is the world's second largest supplier of enterprise wireless LANs, and is recognized for the rugged construction and high security of its indoor access points. The new lifetime warranty reaffirms Aruba's commitment to delivering value in the products it sells, and provides added peace of mind to customers facing tight operating budgets.
05/20/09WiMAX Broadband Services to Generate $15bn by 2014, but Its 'Make or Break' Time for the Sector, Says Juniper Research
Mobile WiMAX networks are being rolled out more slowly than expected, meaning that service revenues will grow more slowly than forecast a year ago, a new study from Juniper Research concluded.
05/18/09MTS Internet To Go Plan Offers High-speed Internet Customers Unlimited Wi-Fi and EVDO Access
MTS Allstream Inc. is pleased to announce the new MTS Internet To Go plan that gives MTS residential and business high-speed Internet customers unlimited access to Wi-Fi and EVDO (evolution data optimized) where coverage exists in Manitoba and throughout Canada.
04/29/09University of Tokyo Upgrades to Aruba Networks' Adaptive 802.11n and Airwave Wireless Management Solution
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that the University of Tokyo is upgrading the wireless network at the School of Science on its main Hongo Bunkyo-ku campus with Aruba's adaptive 802.11n wireless solution. Established in 1877, the University of Tokyo has more than 4,000 faculty and staff, and a total enrollment of approximately 29,000 students.
04/29/09U.S. Marine Corps Funds $3.5 Million Contract for Broadband Wireless Point-to-Point Link System Components
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) announced that it has received a $3.5 million subcontract order for critical spare parts to support the U.S. Marine Corps' investment in Wireless Point-to-Point Link (WPPL) systems from TCS. WPPL systems provide deployed Marines with point-to-point and point-to-multipoint secure transmission of voice, video and data communications over terrestrial microwave radio links.
04/29/09SRI International and Ojo Technology Demonstrate Broadband Wireless Video Surveillance Solutions for Municipalities and School Districts at Public School Security Event
At an event to be held on Thursday, April 30 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., SRI International and Ojo Technology will demonstrate technology that can connect local schools and police departments by integrating wireless real-time video using SRI's Aware Mobile Mesh Solution and Ojo's Internet-enabled camera systems and services. The demonstration will take place at a public school security event at the Sequoia Union High School District office at 480 James Avenue in Redwood City, Calif. The event is open to the public.
04/29/09Devicescape's Professional Services Team Delivers Superior Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) Supplicant Support
Devicescape Software announced that it now provides commercial-level support for device manufacturers using the open source Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) Supplicant. Tested and certified against the Wi-Fi Alliance benchmark, Devicescape Professional Services delivers WPA Supplicant documentation and a guaranteed response to customer inquiries. By leveraging Devicescape's WPA Supplicant
04/28/09Aptilo Selected by Main Street Broadband for WiMAX Network Deployment in US
Aptilo Networks, a leader in integrated management solutions for control of billing, user services and access in WiMAX and Wi-Fi networks, has been selected by Main Street Broadband, a privately held wireless broadband service provider and strategic partner of Xiocom Wireless, Inc., to provide service management and access control solutions for Main Street Broadband's deployment of WiMAX networks in its US (Rural Utilities Service)-funded rural markets. Main Street Broadband has received one of the largest RUS-funded projects in the US.
04/27/09Sirit Expands its Broadband Wireless RFID Product Portfolio
Sirit Inc. (TSX: SI), a global provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, announced the release of the IDentity 4100 fixed position reader and the IDentity 3100 desktop reader to its line of leading UHF reader products. In addition, Sirit releases ten new HF and UHF inlays to its large portfolio of specialized tag designs.
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.
04/27/09Reva Systems Delivers RFID Item-Level Inventory for Retailers
Reva Systems announced Reva-4-Retail as the newest addition to its series of industry-focused RFID solutions. Reva-4-Retail integrates Reva's category-leading TAP appliance with a retail store inventory application that facilitates easy stock-taking and replenishment. Reva-4-Retail also includes support for pre-qualified handheld RFID readers and industry standard item-level RFID tags.
04/27/09ODIN's Self-Inventorying SMART Container ® Breaks New Ground in Automated RFID Tracking
ODIN introduced the ODIN self-inventorying SMART Container -- a first in automated technology for the tracking of critical assets. The SMART Container goes beyond basic security and location tracking for a given container. In fact, it provides detailed visibility of items inside the container via passive UHF RFID and can transmit item level data to any ERP system over various communication mediums, to include satellite, cellular, and active RFID.
04/27/09Aptilo WiMAX AAA+ Core Now Compliant With the Latest WiMAX Forum NWG Prepaid and Hotlining Standards
Aptilo Networks extended its market leadership by announcing the important support for Prepaid and Hotlining according to The WiMAX Forum standards. The Aptilo WiMAX AAA+ Core is an integral part of the award-winning, pre-integrated Aptilo WiMAX CSN System for fast-track deployments as well as the Aptilo WiMAX AAA+ Server.
04/24/09Tatung Infocomm Selects Bridgewater for WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Access Network
Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC) announced that Tatung Infocomm, a provider of mobile WiMAX services in Taiwan, is deploying the Bridgewater Service Controller and Policy Controller, both anchored by Bridgewater's Subscriber Data Broker, to deliver high speed mobile Internet services to consumers and enterprises.
04/23/09Proxim's Broadband Wireless Backhaul Eliminates Leased Line Costs for the City of Bee Cave, Texas
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that the city of Bee Cave, Texas has connected the city's municipal buildings with Proxim's point-to-point wireless backhaul technology. Using Proxim's GigaLink® radios, the city not only increased the overall system bandwidth by 400x from 3 Mbps to 1.25 Gbps, but it also saved over $7,800 per year in leased line costs.
04/22/09Atheros Merges the Simplicity of Bluetooth With the Speed and Energy Efficiency of Wi-Fi 802.11 Broadband Wireless Networks
Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR) applauds the Bluetooth Special Interest Group's (SIG) development of the recently adopted Bluetooth Core Specification Version 3.0 + High Speed (HS). The ground-breaking broadband wireless performance enhancements enabled by Bluetooth 3.0 for wireless personal area networks (PANs) are achieved through the implementation of the 802.11 high-speed Alternate MAC/PHY (AMP). Atheros' Bluetooth 3.0 + HS capability was the featured technology at the Bluetooth SIG's 3.0 launch event yesterday in Tokyo, demonstrated by Kevin Hayes, Atheros Fellow and Technical Editor of the 802.11 Protocol Adaptation Layer (PAL) of the Bluetooth 3.0 + HS specification.
04/22/09Beceem Closes $20 Million in Broadband Wireless Financing and Accelerates WiMAX Product Developments
Beceem Communications announced that it has closed a strategic financing round that is providing the company with the capital needed to scale production and customer support as demand for its industry leading WiMAX chips is increasing around the world.
04/21/09Aruba Networks Releases New Technical Brief on Campus E9-1-1 Emergency Call Handling Over Wi-Fi
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced the availability of a new technical brief on using adaptive wireless LANs for Enhanced 9-1-1 (E9-1-1) emergency call handling in campus environments. Wi-Fi phones present unique challenges for E9-1-1 systems because they are untethered from the wired connections typically used to identify physical location. "Looking for Trouble" explains how Aruba's solution feed data on Wi-Fi phone location to Cisco's Unified Communications Manager (UCM) and Emergency Responder (CER) systems for delivering a complete E9-1-1 solution.
04/20/09Glenelg Country School Links Wireless Projectors With Aruba Networks' 802.11N Wi-Fi
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that the Glenelg Country School in Ellicott City, Maryland has deployed Aruba's adaptive wireless LAN for its centrally managed 802.11n wireless classroom multimedia projector system.
04/20/09AirTight Joins QualysGuard PCI Connect; Automates Wireless Vulnerability Scanning, Delivers Wireless PCI Compliance
AirTight Networks, the global leader in wireless security and compliance solutions, announced it has joined the QualysGuard PCI Connect Ecosystem launched today at the RSA Conference 2009 by Qualys. AirTight is integrating its unique SpectraGuard Online service to provide automated data feeds for wireless vulnerability management into QualysGuard PCI Connect.
04/14/09TeleCommunication Systems Receives $14.9 Million World-Wide Broadband Wireless Satellite Systems Order From U.S. Army
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) announced that it has received a $14.9 million contract order from the U.S. Army to provide Transportable Ground Receive Suites and related spare parts to support the Global Broadcast Service (GBS).
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.
04/07/09Xiocom Wireless Teams With aCure Technology to Deliver Broadband Wireless Campus-Wide Internet Access to 163 Year-Old College
Xiocom Wireless announced that aCure Technology, a value-added reseller and systems integration partner, has deployed a campus-wide indoor and outdoor wireless mesh network solution at Mercedes College in Perth, WA. Students will now be able to work wherever they are on campus, wirelessly accessing all of the college's resources online.
04/07/09IPEVO Freshens the Face of IP Calling With Wi-Fi Enabled Skype Desktop Phone
IPEVO announced the availability of its S0-10W Skype Desktop Phone, ideal for placing Internet phone calls from anywhere in the home or office, without being tied to an Ethernet connection.
04/06/09Boston Medical Center Prescribes Broadband Wireless Solution to Cure Roaming and Device Integration Ailments
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Boston Medical Center (BMC) has selected Aruba's adaptive 802.11n Wi-Fi solution for use throughout its 626 bed hospital and academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End. BMC's legacy 600 access point wireless network experienced repeated service interruptions that made it challenging for mobile users to have a consistent wireless experience while roaming.
04/06/09Aruba Networks' Real-Time Broadband Wireless Location Systems Lower Costs by Leveraging Wi-Fi Infrastructure to Keep Tabs on Key Assets
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced three Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) that leverage customers' existing Aruba adaptive Wi-Fi network to lower deployment and operating costs. RTLS uses signal triangulation and propagation algorithms to locate the position of an asset, device or Wi-Fi tracking tag within a facility. Aruba offers an RTLS solution integrated into its AirWave Wireless Management Suite (AWMS), as well as interoperability with RTLS location-engines from AeroScout and Ekahau. Customers can select from among these three solutions based on required positioning accuracy and features.
04/03/09Broadband Wireless Internet Access for Orphans in Malaysia Helps Improve Their Development
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) Malaysia together with students from the Cisco Networking Academy recently lent their expertise to connect the children of Rumah HOPE orphanage with an improved broadband wireless internet access network. The initiative allows the orphans to gain better network and Internet access, which is instrumental to their development and education.
04/03/09Hitachi Metals and Beceem Join Forces to Revolutionize WiMAX Modem Designs
Hitachi Metals, Ltd. and Beceem Communications, a leading provider of broadband wireless WiMAX chips , announced today a portfolio of fully integrated FEMs optimized for Beceem's BCSM250 Mobile WiMAX chip.
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.
04/02/09Aruba Networks' 802.11n Solution Wins Broadband Wireless Infrastructure Product of the Year Award
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that its AP-125 802.11n Access Point family has won Network Computing's Wireless Infrastructure Product of the Year Award. Awards were conferred upon one vendor or service provider in each of 24 unique categories based on feedback from readers. The wireless infrastructure category included a wide range of Wi-Fi related products, and the AP-125 Access Point family was the only 802.11n product so honored.
04/01/09Nortel Launches New Technology to Reduce GSM Broadband Wireless Power Consumption
Nortel (TSX:NT) announces Smart Power Management Software that helps reduce radio network power consumption in GSM networks and delivers significant energy and cost-savings for mobile operators. Power reductions that can be achieved through this solution were demonstrated in a trial conducted in February 2009 with the world's largest mobile operator, China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC).
03/27/09Home Builder Selects Proxim to Enable Complete Broadband Wireless Development in New Town at St. Charles
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that a new community in Missouri has been built using Proxim's wireless technology to provide the entire town the capability of broadband access, wireless VoIP, and video surveillance. The community, New Town at St. Charles, utilizes Proxim's wireless backhaul, WiMAX and Wi-Fi technologies for a complete end-to-end wireless network that saves the town up to $4,000 per month in leased line costs.
03/26/09Aruba Networks' 802.11n Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless Solution Scores Best in Class With Norwood School
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that the Norwood School in Bethesda, Maryland has deployed Aruba's 802.11n Wi-Fi network across its 40-acre campus. The new system supports real-time video broadcasts to networked projectors, very densely deployed tablet computers, and parallel secure and guest access networks.
03/26/09Ekahau Refines Wi-Fi RTLS Performance With New Broadband Wireless Location Beacon
Ekahau Inc. announced that it will make available a family of a small mobile battery-powered transmitters, called Ekahau location beacons, to further increase the location accuracy of its award-winning Wi-Fi RTLS solution. These beacons are designed to enhance system performance in areas that have poor Wi-Fi coverage but where location accuracy is mission critical.
03/26/09Magneti Marelli Selects Sierra Wireless Embedded Modules for Broadband Wireless Telematics Product for Fleet Management
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW) announced that Magneti Marelli has selected Sierra Wireless mobile broadband embedded modules with EMConnect firmware features for integration into its telematics products developed for safety, entertainment and satellite navigation applications.
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.
03/25/09Active Control Plans to Install First Wi-Fi Mesh Network to Manage Mine Operations and Track Personnel and Equipment
Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) announced that it will install its first MSHA-approved ActiveMine network. The new system, to be installed in a West Virginia underground coal mine next month, will consist of a 50-node network, making it the largest MSHA-approved underground Wi-Fi network anywhere.
03/24/09Sparkplug 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.
03/24/09Ericsson Signs Broadband Wireless Contracts with China Unicom to Build WCDMA Networks in 15 Provinces in China
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected by China Unicom to supply WCDMA networks and services for 15 Chinese provinces. The networks will enable tens of millions of subscribers to enjoy rich, high-speed 3G mobile communications.
03/23/09Split Rock Resort & Golf Club Deploys Its Proximities RFID Water Park Customer Tracking Solution
Split Rock Resort & Golf Club selected Bartronics America, Inc. (BAI), to provide its Proximities RFID system solution for their H20ooohh Indoor Family Waterpark.
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.
03/18/09Denton Municipal Electric Launches Broadband Wireless Smart Grid Initiative With Trilliant Inc.
Trilliant Incorporated, the leader in delivering broadband wireless Smart Grid solutions that enhance energy efficiency, utility operations and renewable resource integration, today announced that Denton Municipal Electric (DME) in Denton, Texas has begun a Smart Grid implementation. The initial phase of the project consists of the installation of approximately 500 smart meters in a specific geographic area. These meters, which are built upon an Automated Metering Infrastructure, or AMI, will enable DME to remotely access the smart meters for purposes of remote reading and load profiling, as well as the connecting or disconnecting of meters.
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.
03/12/09New Grant-Ready Proxim Product Bundled for Cost-Effective Broadband Wireless Deployments
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced a new bundle of wireless broadband radios designed to help ISPs and carriers deliver broadband connectivity, as well as IPTV and VoIP services, at a fraction of the cost of delivering basic data services with wired technology.
03/12/09Wes-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.
03/11/09MedStar Health Deploys Broadband Wireless Guest Internet Access Service in Seven Hospitals
MedStar Health has deployed wireless Internet services to patients and visitors throughout its community-based network of hospitals together with Aptilo Networks, the global leader in integrated management solutions for control of billing, user services and access in WiMAX and Wi-Fi networks. MedStar Health is using the Aptilo Guest Internet Services for Healthcare, an integrated, secure wireless guest Internet access solution that meets the unique needs of the hospital sector.
03/11/09School District Overcomes Nagging Wi-Fi Problems by Switching to 802.11N Wi-Fi Solution Supplied by CDW-G
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that the Raytown C-2 School District in Missouri has deployed Aruba's 802.11n Wi-Fi network across its 22 elementary, middle, high, vocational school campuses and support buildings. The Aruba network supports more than 1,500 laptop computers housed on rolling computer carts that are wheeled into classrooms as needed. Many of the schools are located in proximity to nearby Wi-Fi and high power radio networks that were causing Raytown's legacy single channel network to fail.
03/11/09iPass Expands Broadband Wireless Roaming Service in Latin American with Wi-Fi Presence
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced a partnership with Mexico's leading fixed-line telecommunications provider, Telmex. Under the agreement, iPass has integrated more than 1,300 Telmex Wi-Fi hotspots into the iPass Global Broadband Roaming Network. These locations are immediately available for use by iPass customers.
03/09/09DragonWave Wireless Backhaul Equipment Helps Bring High-Speed Broadband Wireless Internet Access to Rural Georgia
DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI) a global supplier of high-capacity, wireless native Ethernet backhaul solutions for mobile and access networks, today announced that the South Georgia Regional Information Technology Authority (SGRITA) has deployed DragonWave's Horizon Compact radios in a state-of-the-art broadband network throughout Baker, Calhoun, Early, Miller and Mitchell counties in South Georgia.
03/09/09Flow International Selects Aerohive for Enterprise-Wide Broadband Wireless LAN
Aerohive Networks, the award-winning creators of the controller-less "cooperative control" wireless LAN ( WLAN) architecture, announced that Flow International Corporation, the world's leading developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, has selected Aerohive's wireless LAN solution for the 20 Flow offices around the globe.
03/07/09D-Link Now Shipping 802.11n Dual-Band Broadband Wireless Internet Access Point for Small-to-Medium Businesses
The D-Link Selectable Dual-Band Access Point (DAP-2553), featuring fast 802.11n Wi-Fi technology, offers robust features tailored for the SMB, including superior bandwidth and coverage, multiple operation modes, flexible centralized management, Power over Ethernet (PoE) and compact desktop case for convenient placement.
03/06/09TRENDnet Launches a High Performance Broadband Wireless 802.11N Internet Security Camera
TRENDnet announced the launch of the Wireless N Internet Camera Server with 2-Way Audio, model TV-IP512WN, which offers unsurpassed wireless range and video streaming bandwidth.
03/05/09Sierra Wireless AirLink Mobile and M2M Broadband Wireless Product Line to be Available in Australia
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) announced that the AirLink line of intelligent Mobile and M2M gateways will be available in Australia in 2009. Commercial shipments are expected to begin in the second quarter of 2009, and Sierra Wireless is featuring the AirLink product line in the company's booth at APCO Australia.
03/05/09Sierra Wireless Completes Acquisition of Wavecom's Broadband Wireless Chipsets
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) and Wavecom (NASDAQ: WVCM) confirmed that the cash payment to financial intermediaries for the ordinary shares and OCEANEs tendered into the offer launched in France by Sierra Wireless France, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sierra Wireless, Inc., occurred on February 27, 2009.
03/04/09D-Link Canada Now Shipping Broadband Wireless Gigabit Switch for SMB Enterprise Networks
D-Link Canada began shipping a Layer 2 Plus unified wired/wireless Gigabit switch that is fully featured to work in a growing business network environment but affordably priced to meet today's economic challenges.
03/04/09World's No. 1 Hacker Gregory Evans Shows Students That Crime Does Pay
CEO of LIGATT Security Gregory Evans announced today that the company will launch a series of cyber-crime related courses at the beginning of this month. The courses will be taught at the Jasper, Woodstock and North Metro campuses of Appalachian Technical College in the metro Atlanta area.
03/03/09Wealthiest Americans Take Full Advantage of 3G Smart Phone Broadband Wireless Features
Even in a downturn, the wealthy are eagerly adopting the latest in mobile device functionality on smart phones like the BlackBerry and iPhone, according to the Luxury Institute 's just released WealthSurvey: The Wealthy & Mobile Devices -- Evolving Uses.
03/03/09Xiocom Wireless Acquires New Zealand-Based RoamAD
The strategic acquisition of the RoamAD platform brings to Xiocom an industry-leading router and network management technology for wireless broadband networks. The integration of RoamAD and Xiocom technologies enables a more cost-effective and rapid deployment of wireless broadband networks globally.
03/02/09Aruba Networks Releases New White Paper on Operating T-Mobile HotSpot@Home Over Adaptive Broadband Wireless LANs
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN ), a global leader in wireless LANs and secure mobility solutions, today announced the availability of a new white paper, "The T-Mobile HotSpot@Home UMA Service on a University or Enterprise WLAN." Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) protocol, an ITU/3GPP cellular standard, is a form of fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) in which a phone has a single number for both cellular and Wi-Fi networks.
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.
02/25/09Redline's Receives USDA Acceptance and Buy American Status for Its WiMAX and Broadband Wireless Products
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX: RDL) announced that it has received USDA acceptance and Buy American status from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utility Services (RUS) for the latest additions to its RedMAX, RedCONNEX, and RedACCESS families of products.
02/24/09Antenna Software Debuts First Mobile Instant Messaging Solution Integrated With a Mobile Broadband Wireless Platform
Antenna Software announced the launch of AMP IM, the first cross-platform, ready-to-deploy mobile instant messaging (IM) solution built specifically for the mobile workforce. With enterprise-grade security and support across multiple devices, AMP IM empowers workers in the field to collaborate with each other in an asynchronous manner, leading to significantly improved knowledge sharing and increased effectiveness.
02/24/09Active Control Completes Broadband Wirelesss ActiveMine Wi-Fi Demos for Major Coal Mine Operators
Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) announced successful demonstrations of ActiveMine to two major US coal mining companies. The demonstration tours were conducted at a West Virginia mine where ActiveMine's broadband wireless network has been in operation for several months. The prospective customers were particularly enthusiastic about the system's "best-in-class" voice communications quality.
02/23/09EJL Wireless Research Presents Detailed Analysis and Forecast for Broadband Wireless Multi-Std Radio Base Station (MSR-BTS) Market
With each of the top three mobile infrastructure OEMs introducing multi-standard radio base stations, the wireless industry is looking towards a future where base stations can handle multiple air interface standards in a single, highly efficient module. Ericsson and Huawei have launched their MSR-BTS product lines to support easy upgrade from HSPA to LTE.
02/20/09Proxim's WiMAX Provides Broadband Wireless Backhaul for Turkey's Largest Video Surveillance Network
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that it has provided the wireless backhaul for Turkey's largest video surveillance network in the port city of Bodrum. Bodrum is Turkey's second largest tourist town, with a peak tourist population of over 1.5 million people during the summer months.
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.
02/19/09New WiMAX Baseband SoC from Fujitsu Microelectronics Enables Smallest USB Adapters and Embedded Mini Cards for Mobile WiMAX Designs
Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA), a global leader in WiMAX SoC technology, today introduced its newest Mobile WiMAX baseband IC, a low-power, small- footprint device designed for the expanding mobile PC market.
02/18/09Octasic Announces Its First Software Defined Radion Solution for GSM/EDGE Basestations
Octasic Inc. announced its first Software Defined Radio (SDR) platform for GSM, EDGE and EDGE Evolution Base Transceiver Station (BTS) applications. Vocallo BTS is the first product of Octasic's recently announced wireless program that uses its groundbreaking Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology.
02/18/09Nortel Focused on Creating a Broadband Wireless Experience for Early Entrants to the LTE Market
Nortel (TSX:NT)(OTCBB:NRTLQ) LTE technology is taking wireless communications to a new level allowing for the delivery of real-time applications over mobile devices. Nortel has developed LTE solutions that can make applications like video-calling, multi-player gaming and a host of other web 2.0 apps as accessible on mobile devices as they are at home or in the office. Nortel's solution is in live trials with major operators as the company prepares to support early entrants to the LTE market.
02/17/09Sierra Wireless Supports OEM Customers with HSPA+ Embedded Broadband Wireless Module
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW) introduced the MC8700 module, the company's first embedded module for HSPA+ networks. The Sierra Wireless MC8700 module is designed specifically to provide original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with a superior go-to-market solution that takes advantage of the fastest mobile broadband data speed available worldwide.
02/16/09Lenovo ThinkPad Laptop Computers to Gain New Level of Integration With Broadband Wireless Smartphones
Lenovo and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM) announced that the two companies will work together to promote new Lenovo mobile solutions that will help on-the-go business users enhance their mobile computing and communications experience through tighter integration between Lenovo ThinkPad laptop computers and BlackBerry smartphones.
02/16/09Atheros Delivers Industry-Leading WLAN Combined With Qualcomm's Bluetooth Connectivity for Advanced Broadband Wireless Mobile Handsets
Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR) announced the availability of a connectivity solution combining Atheros' latest-generation AR6002 Radio-on-Chip for Mobile (ROCm) WLAN single-chip with Qualcomm's BTS4025 Bluetooth System-on-Chip (SoC) that supports EDR 2.1 with class 1.5 power. This combined solution delivers advanced system performance to OEMs and ODMs developing cellular phones based on any of Qualcomm's Mobile Station Modem& (MSM) chipsets for CDMA and WCDMA (UMTS), including multiple MSM product families.
02/13/09Nortel Completes World's First LTE TDD 4G Broadband Wireless Demonstration in China
Nortel (TSX:NT) has successfully completed the first end-to-end video streaming session using a Time Division Duplex (TDD)-based Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, working with commercial grade LTE Base Station and device prototypes in China. This is an important milestone in the development of next generation wireless services for TD-SCDMA mobile network deployments in China, as well as advancing the deployment of LTE for service providers using TDD spectrum.
02/13/09Ericsson Announces Evo RAN for Sustainable Broadband Wireless Networks
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is introducing Evo RAN, a Radio Access Network (RAN) solution enabling operators to run GSM, WCDMA and LTE as a single network. This future-proof and sustainable mobile network solution is the most efficient and comprehensive on the market and simplifies network management, lowers costs and reduces power consumption. The solution also includes a new common network controller, the Evo Controller 8000.
02/12/09Sierra Wireless Introduces USB Modems for HSPA+ Broadband Wireless Networks
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) introduced the Sierra Wireless USB 306 and the USB 307, the world's first mobile broadband USB modem for HSPA+ networks. The new modems nearly triple the speed of other mobile broadband devices, with peak download speeds of 21 megabits per second (Mbps), making them the fastest mobile broadband devices available. The Sierra Wireless USB 306 and USB 307 modems are expected to ship within the first half of this year.
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.
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