|12/24/09||The Invicta Group Has Been Selected to Develop a Unique Sales Group for Clearwire|
Invicta Group, Inc. has signed an independent sales organization agreement to develop a unique sales group to help launch the ALL NEW 4G WiMax product into the CHICAGO marketplace. The company will be seeking independent business relationships, sales reps, team leaders and managers to build and grow our enterprise with this revolutionary, breakthrough, and cutting-edge technology -- High Speed Wireless MOBILE Internet.
|10/21/09||Ericsson Wins SUPERCOMM EOS Award for Green Services|
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) announced it
won the SUPERCOMM EOS Green Services award for its efforts to help
operators reduce energy consumption in their IP Edge and Carrier Ethernet
deployments. The award recognizes Ericsson's contributions to
sustainability, and helping service providers understand how platform
design efficiencies impact energy usage through new metrics that map the
power needed to deliver a service to a subscriber.
|10/19/09||Airspan 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.
|10/14/09||D-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.
|09/28/09||Exalt 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.
|08/28/09||Turkcell Tests Innovative Mobile Advertising Platform Powered by MyScreen Mobile|
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (NYSE:TKC) announced the completion of a trial, called TiklaKazan, using MyScreen Mobile Inc.'s revolutionary patent-pending mobile advertising solution.
|08/24/09||The "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.
|08/07/09||Proxim Wireless Launches New North American Partner Program|
Proxim Wireless Corporation (PINKSHEETS: PRXM) announced the launch of its redesigned Proxim Partner Program in North America. Proxim has strengthened and enhanced the Proxim Partner Program to more aggressively support its North American resellers' business needs and help drive more business to its valued channel partners.
|08/05/09||Proxim Wireless and NetLogix Partner to Help Organizations Prepare for the Upcoming ARRA Stimulus Deadline on August 14th|
Proxim Wireless Corporation (OTCQX: PRXM) and NetLogix announced that the companies have partnered to make available a broad suite of stimulus grant application services and resources for organizations preparing stimulus grant applications in the United States. The combination of free resources and paid services is designed to help organizations identify the best funding options available and to have their grant applications prepared before the stimulus "Round One" deadline, which is Friday, August 14, 2009.
|08/04/09||DecisionPoint Recognized by Motorola as Top 10 North American Wireless LAN Partner|
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DNPI) announced that it has been recognized by Motorola's Enterprise Mobility Solutions division as one of the top 10 North American Wireless LAN (WLAN) partners.
|08/03/09||JiWire's New 'Ads for Access' Program Yields Results for Hyatt Place|
JiWire announced that its first customer in a
new Ads for Access program achieved results that far exceed industry
averages. Hyatt Place reached mid-week travelers in some of the nation's
largest airports, offering 20 minutes of free Wi-Fi access in exchange for
viewing a 30-second video advertisement.
|07/21/09||Quantenna 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.
|06/29/09||AirTight Networks Launches Blog on WLAN and Wireless Security|
As the leading provider of wireless intrusion prevention (WIPS) products and
services, AirTight Networks
has launched a new Blog to help organizations garner insights and exchange
information about WLAN security and emerging wireless technologies and
threats. The blog will feature commentary and podcasts from AirTight
experts to help educate IT departments and security professionals.
|06/24/09||MindTree 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.
|06/10/09||3G Nationwide Broadband Wireless Internet Access With No Annual Contract|
Virgin Mobile USA (NYSE: VM) announced the
launch of Broadband2Go, a 3G nationwide wireless Internet service without
an annual contract, monthly subscription or activation fee. With
Broadband2Go, Virgin Mobile USA extends the popularity of prepaid cell
phone service, which the company transformed, to online access.
|06/08/09||TeleCommunication 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.
|04/21/09||Aptilo WiMAX CSN System Named Best WiMAX Product or Service by Wireless Broadband Innovation Awards 2009|
Aptilo Networks, a leader in integrated management solutions for control of billing, user services and access in WiMAX and Wi-Fi networks, has been named Winner of the Wireless Broadband Innovation (WBI) Awards 2009, which recognizes leadership, innovation and excellence in wireless broadband. Aptilo's WiMAX CSN System earned the top honor in the Best WiMAX Product or Service category, for outstanding leadership and vision in WiMAX.
|04/08/09||JiWire Closes $11 Million in Funding to Expand World's Largest Mobile Audience Media Company|
JiWire has secured $11 million in a round of funding led by Panorama
Capital. Panorama was joined by new investor Comcast Interactive Capital
and existing investor DFJ Frontier. The investment allows JiWire to build
on its momentum by providing marketers with more opportunities to reach the
rapidly expanding on-the-go mobile audience.
|03/24/09||Sparkplug 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.
|03/07/09||Exalt Communications Receives USDA Rural Development Product Acceptance for Entire Licensed and License-Exempt Broadband Wireless Product Portfolio|
Exalt Communications, a leading provider of high performance licensed and license-exempt microwave radio systems for broadband wireless backhaul applications, announced that it has received USDA Rural Development product acceptance of its entire product line for use in telecommunications systems operated by Rural Utilities Service (RUS) loan program borrowers.
|02/16/09||Atheros 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.
|01/13/09||Sparkplug Communications Names Maria Farnon Vice President of Marketing|
Sparkplug Communications announced that Maria Farnon has been named Vice President of Marketing. Farnon has fourteen years of experience in the telecommunications industry, having served most recently as vice president at Level 3 Communications, Inc., where she launched the company's wholesale Internet business in both North America and Europe.
|01/07/09||Morrow Equipment Selects Remote Dynamics for Broadband Wireless Satellite Tracking of Its Fleet of Cranes and Hoists|
Remote Dynamics, Inc. (OTCBB: RMTD) announced Morrow
Equipment has selected Remote Dynamics to be its fleet management partner.
REDIview is used by hundreds of service, construction and equipment rental
companies for real-time asset tracking, maintenance management, billing and
security monitoring. REDIview operates on a wide variety of vehicles and
construction equipment including tower cranes, mobile cranes and
|01/02/09||Aruba Networks Wins Mobile Star Awards for Broadband Wireless Gear and Network Management Solutions|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that
it has been awarded three Gold Star Mobile Star Awards™ by
MobileVillage, the 15-year leader in market development and news
services about mobile technology, as part of the seventh annual Mobile Star
Awards program. The program honors and promotes the top companies,
products, deployments, and leaders in mobile and wireless technology.
Winners are chosen by subscribers to Go Mobile®, MobileVillage's free
email newsletter sent to technology executives, mobile professionals, IT
managers, developers, and top tech journalists.
|12/27/08||Tranzeo and TRG Sign Joint Development Agreement to Create WiMAX Radios for Indonesia|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a manufacturer of wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems, has signed an agreement to jointly develop WiMAX subscriber units for the Indonesian market with PT. Teknologi Riset Global (TRG), a subsidiary of the Indonesian Tower Group, a leading telecommunication infrastructure provider in Indonesia.
|12/19/08||Avaya Select Westcon to Distribute Broadband Wireless Products in Italy|
Avaya Italia announced a partnership
agreement with Westcon Group, Inc.. The agreement provides for the non-exclusive distribution of
Avaya Enterprise solutions across the Italian territory. Westcon Group,
with its longstanding expertise in convergence and global solutions program
infrastructure, is already Avaya's leading distributor in Europe and is
well positioned to help Avaya exploit the Italian enterprise market.
|12/10/08||Tranzeo Signs With Singapore Manufacturer to Produce Broadband Wireless WiMAX Radios for Asia|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a premier manufacturer of wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems, has signed an agreement with SIIX, a leading contract manufacturer with worldwide operations, to manufacture the Tranzeo WiMAX product line at the SIIX facility in Batam, Indonesia.
|12/02/08||WireIE introduces eWire Broadband Wireless Services Division|
WireIE is pleased to announce their new wireless broadband services division, eWire Broadband, targeted at the wholesale Tier 1 and Tier 2 carrier market. eWire Broadband designs, builds, and operates secure, high availability broadband wireless access infrastructure to underserved areas of Canada.
|11/26/08||Phoenix Firm Targets Electric Utilities and Solar Energy Vendors Worldwide|
Front Page Public Relations (www.frontpagepr.com) unveiled two energy related marketing programs today to help utilities and vendors market solar energy, renewable energy, alternative energy, green power, energy efficiency (Energy Star) products, energy rebates, net metering, feed-in tariffs and utility Demand Side Management (DSM) programs to consumers and businesses that will benefit from the transition to clean, green power.
|11/19/08||Airspan and Stutler Partner With County Government for Broadband Wireless WiMAX Deployment in Kansas|
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that its innovative 3.65 GHz WiMAX equipment will form the foundation for a wireless network deployment in Greensburg and Kiowa County as part of the county's efforts to rebuild after its near complete destruction from an EF5 tornado on May 4, 2007.
|11/19/08||Tranzeo Wireless Announces EPCOM Chile as its South American Broadband Wireless Distributor|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) has contracted with leading telecommunications distributor EPCOM Chile to offer Tranzeo's full product line to EPCOM's network of customers in South America.
|11/17/08||Enterasys and Siemens Enterprise Communications Advance Wired/Wireless Integration|
Enterasys Networks Inc. announced unified wired and wireless offerings to enhance voice, video and data collaboration -- leveraging new HiPath Wireless and OpenScape Mobility technologies recently added as part of the joint venture with Siemens Enterprise Communications. This is the first step in overall efforts among the companies of the new joint venture to deliver integrated data solutions under a single brand in the coming months.
|11/14/08||Eye-Fi Unveils the 4GB Broadband Wireless Eye-Fi SD Memory Card Anniversary Edition|
Eye-Fi Inc. announced a new, limited edition card -- the Eye-Fi Anniversary Edition -- to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its first wireless SD memory card for digital cameras. Eye-Fi also announced it has been chosen as one of Popular Science's 2008 "Best of What's New" award recipients.
|11/12/08||Ekahau Certifies Interoperability With Aerohive Wireless LANs|
Ekahau Inc. and Aerohive Networks announced that Ekahau has certified Aerohive's wireless LAN equipment to work with
Ekahau's RTLS products. This certification provides customers with the
assurance that Ekahau RTLS may be quickly and easily deployed on Aerohive
wireless LANs and that the wide range of Aerohive's advanced capabilities,
such as mesh networking, work with Ekahau technology.
|11/06/08||3G Dynasty to Distribute Hong Kong Film via 40,000 Internet Cafes in China|
MyStarU.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MYST; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: TQF) announced that its subsidiary 3G Dynasty, Inc. will distribute Hong Kong Film via 40,000 Internet Cafes in China
|10/28/08||Trapeze Networks in Spotlight at Nation's Largest Education Technology Conference|
(NYSE: BDC) will be in the spotlight at Educause, the premier information
technology event in higher education held this year in Orlando, Florida
from October 28 - 31. Trapeze Networks is responsible for the world's
largest wireless network deployment, the University of Minnesota, and is
responsible for wireless networking in schools around the world. As a
result of its accomplishments, Trapeze Networks will be featured at
|10/21/08||The Wireless Infrastructure Show Notes Top Trends for Future of Wireless Communications|
Dedicated exclusively to the business interests of the wireless infrastructure industry, the show which ran October 13-15, featured over 85 exhibitors, top-notch educational sessions, world-class speakers and more than 1,200 industry leaders who gathered to network, discuss and learn about the latest advancements in the industry.
|10/20/08||Norsat Establishes New WiMAX Broadband Wireless Business Unit|
Norsat International Inc. (TSX: NII ) (OTCBB: NSATF) announced that it has established a WiMAX business unit to
pursue satellite-enabled WiMAX opportunities in emerging markets throughout
Asia, Africa and South America.
|10/10/08||Stratos is First Inmarsat Distribution Partner to Reach 10,000 BGAN Activations|
Stratos Global Corporation announced it has reached a milestone of
10,000 BGAN activations. Stratos is the first Inmarsat Distribution Partner
to reach this impressive BGAN sales milestone.
|10/09/08||The Canadian Broadband Wireless Industry Is Gathering in Montreal |
At a time where wireless technologies are helping us increase our productivity by leaps and bounds, and at a time when we are living an unprecedented deployment of wireless networks, applications, tools and services, Mobile Maestria initiates the 1st Canadian Wireless Management Forum, in partnership with TechnoMontreal and the International Institute of Telecommunications (IIT).
|10/06/08||WiMAX Vendors Demonstrate Multi-Band WiMAX Network Operating at 2.5GHz and 3.65GHz|
Airspan Networks (NASDAQ: AIRN), Fujitsu Network Communications, and Starent Networks, Corp. (NASDAQ: STAR) announced that they demonstratied a multi-band, interoperable WiMAX network at WiMAX World 2008, held in Chicago last week.
|10/03/08||Sprint's XOHM Broadband Wireless Internet Service at Demonstrated at WiMAX Smart Home Exhibit|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Sprint (NYSE: S) offered a first taste of XOHM service to guests attending a WiMAX open house event last night at Chicago's famed Smart Home. The Smart Home was built using green building techniques, technology that manages home energy use, and is designed with the latest in communications technology in mind.
|10/03/08||Altair ALT2150 Mobile WiMAX Baseband Processor Wins Best of WiMAX 2008 Award|
The annual awards recognize leaders in the development and deployment of WiMAX technologies. Nominations were open to exhibitors, sponsors and speakers of WiMAX World USA Conference and Expo, Sept. 30 -- Oct. 2 in Chicago, and selected by a judging panel of experts from the WiMAX community.
|10/01/08||Towerstream Announces Deployment of Alvarion Mobile WiMAX Equipment in Chicago Network|
Towerstream (NASDAQ: TWER) announced it is now delivering WiMAX service to businesses in downtown Chicago using the 802.16e BreezeMAX 3650 solution from Alvarion (NASDAQ: ALVR).
|10/01/08||Redline Enhances Network Management with Aptilo on Mobile WiMAX Solutions|
Aptilo Networks and Redline Communications Group Inc. announced that the two companies have entered into a global technology agreement to utilize Aptilo's service management and access control solutions in Redline's RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX deployments worldwide.
|09/30/08||Aptilo and IntraISP Partner to Deliver Field-Proven CRM, Billing, and OSS Solutions for WiMAX Service Providers|
Aptilo Networks and IntraISP announced that the two companies have partnered to offer a complete back-end system with advanced billing, customer relationship management (CRM) and operations support system (OSS) together with the Aptilo WiMAX CSN System, the market's first pre-integrated wireless broadband data and voice services solution for standards compliant mobile WiMAX authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA); policy management and service control.
|09/30/08||Altair Semiconductor in Live Low Power CPE Shootout at WiMAX World Chicago|
Altair Semiconductor and other leading WiMAX chipset vendors to show live measurements of their low power broadband wireless solutions and to demonstrate how to best meet the low power challenge.
|09/30/08||Motorola Shows WiMAX in Action at WiMAX World 2008|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) will unveil new products and demonstrate how WiMAX can accelerate the delivery of personal media experiences during WiMAX World 2008, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, in Chicago. Motorola is in stand #601 at McCormick Place.
|09/26/08||AT4 wireless Selects Azimuth Systems' Ace TM 400WB Channel Emulator for Mobile WiMAX Testing|
Azimuth Systems, Inc. announced that AT4 wireless, a global supplier of testing solutions for wireless technologies, has selected the Azimuth ACE 400WB channel emulator for integration into AT4 wireless' automated WiMAX interoperability testing solution. ACE 400WB integration allows AT4 wireless to emulate numerous real-world conditions necessary for accurate and repeatable RF performance, mobility and interoperability testing in a laboratory environment.
|09/25/08||Harris Stratex Networks Joins WiMAX Forum|
Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSTX) announced that it has
received principal member status with the WiMAX Forum. The WiMAX Forum is
an industry-led non-profit organization committed to promoting and
certifying interoperable WiMAX products.
|09/19/08||Redline's Customer Rapid Link Selected as Finalist for Best of WiMAX World 2008 Awards|
Rapid Link of Atlanta is a finalist for the Best of WiMAX World award
for its city-wide 3.65 GHz deployment of Redline's RedMAX WiMAX Forum
|09/12/08||Alcatel-Lucent 2.5GHz Base Station Receives Mobile WiMAX Certification from the WiMAX Forum|
Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced that it has been awarded the WiMAX
Forum Certified seal of approval for its WiMAX 802.16e Compact Base
Station at 2.5GHz. This achievement further confirms Alcatel-Lucent's
leadership in WiMAX and its commitment to accelerate the development of a
global and open WiMAX eco-system.
|09/11/08||Motorola Survey Reveals Media Mobility is Key for the Millennial Generation|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced further results of its research into the consumer technology decisions and media consumption habits of the 'Millennial' generation (16-27 year olds). This new study of over 1,200 Millennials from five countries in Europe and the Middle East found that young adults are passionate about being in control of their rich media content and are heavily influencing older generations.
|09/04/08||RADWIN Announced the WinLink 1000 5.8 GHz in Now Compliant with ETSI Regulations for 4 Watt EIRP in Europe|
RADWIN announced the release of its WinLink 1000 5.8 GHz High-Power solution which complies with the latest ETSI regulation [EN 302 502 V1.1.1] allowing 4 watt maximum radiated power (EIRP). WinLink 1000 5.8 GHz High-Power incorporates a Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) mechanism as defined by the new ETSI standard. RADWIN has already received orders by a number of major operators for this solution.
|09/01/08||The Canadian Wireless Industry is Building Momentum|
At a time where wireless technologies are helping us increase our productivity by leaps and bounds, and at a time when we are living an unprecedented deployment of wireless networks, applications, tools and services, Mobile Maestria initiates the 1st Canadian Wireless Management Forum, in partnership with TechnoMontreal and the International Institute of Telecommunications (IIT).
|08/27/08||Proxim Wireless to Provide Wireless Backhaul for Live Video Streaming |
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that NVIDIA has selected Proxim's QuickBridge 60250 wireless backhaul to stream live video between locations at its NVISION 08 event, to be held in San Jose, CA from August 25-27.
|08/27/08||Linksys Broadband Wireless 802.11n Routers Lean to Green|
Linksys announced enhanced efforts in helping to save resources and reduce waste. Linksys has begun rolling out eco-friendlier packaging for its consumer networking products, and it has received ENERGY STAR certified ratings on power adapters included with more than thirty of its home networking products.
|08/21/08||Pipeline Wireless Builds New Broadband Wireless WiMAX Network to Offer Voice, Video, Prioritized Data Traffic and Wireless Internet Access|
Pipeline Wireless, Boston's
leading wireless broadband provider, and Redline Communications Inc. (TSX and AIM:RDL), a leading provider of standards-based WiMAX and
broadband wireless infrastructure products, today announced that Pipeline
Wireless has chosen Redline's RedMAX products to support its first WiMAX
|08/13/08||Keithley Creates Tutorial Poster for WiMAX Measurement|
Keithley Instruments, Inc. (NYSE: KEI), a leader in solutions for emerging measurement needs, has published a new WiMAX Signal Measurement poster that illustrates the key measurement tools and software analysis techniques required for measuring complex WiMAX signals.
|08/08/08||Hughes Announces Fastest Personal Broadband Wireless Satellite Internet Access Plan Ever Offered|
Hughes Network Systems, LLC, one of the world's leading provider of broadband satellite networks and services, announced the launch of the fastest consumer broadband satellite Internet access plan ever offered. The ElitePremium plan, operating over the HughesNet service and utilizing affordable consumer equipment, features download speeds of up to 5 Mbps and will be available to order August 21, 2008.
|08/08/08||EDX Wireless Adds Cambridge Broadband to Its Ecosystem of Strategic Partners|
EDX Wireless, a creator of carrier-class RF planning tools for the design and deployment of broadband wireless networks, has added Cambridge Broadband Networks to its growing Vendor Partner Program. Cambridge Broadband Networks provides telecommunications operators with carrier-class packet microwave point-to-multipoint backhaul equipment. The company's unique approach to backhaul means that its technology provides operators with a highly compelling business case, reducing microwave backhaul equipment and operating costs by up to 50%.
|07/25/08||Nokia and Qualcomm Make Technology Pact on Broadband Wireless 3G Technologies including: GSM, EDGE, CDMA, WCDMA, HSDPA, OFDM, WiMax, and LTE |
Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) announced that they have entered into a new agreement covering various standards including GSM, EDGE, CDMA, WCDMA, HSDPA, OFDM, WiMax, LTE and other technologies. The agreement will result in settlement of all litigation between the companies, including the withdrawal by Nokia of its complaint to the European Commission.
|07/22/08||Motorola Announced an Advanced Predictive 802.11n Broadband Wireless Planning Tool |
The Enterprise Mobility business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced the most robust 802.11n broadband wireless planning tools featuring predictive networking capabilities -- Motorola's 11n LANPlanner. The award-winning software suite -- now in its 11th edition -- has been enhanced to simulate the performance of 802.11n products like Motorola's AP-7131, the industry's first tri-radio 802.11n access point (AP).
|07/22/08||Colubris' Rob Scott to Participate in Upcoming Ernst & Young Webcast |
Colubris Networks, the leading global provider of intelligent wireless LANs (WLANs) for enterprises and service providers, announced that President and CEO Rob Scott has been selected to participate in a webcast panel discussion entitled "Operational Effectiveness," hosted by Ernst & Young. This webcast, the second in the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Leadership Series, will take place on Wednesday, July 23 at 11:45 a.m.
|07/18/08||Motorola WiMAX CPEi 750 Desktop CPE Wins InfoVision Awards for Innovation |
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that two of its innovative broadband solutions have been awarded the InfoVision Award, presented by the International Engineering Consortium (IEC) at the Broadband World Forum Asia 2008.
|07/17/08||D-Link Xtreme NTM Dual Band Router Crowned 'King'|
D-Link has received top industry recognition for its new Xtreme N Duo Media Router DIR-855 from both PC Magazine and LAPTOP Magazine. The D-Link DIR-855 is a powerful dual band 802.11n wireless router engineered to maximize speed, range and performance of a Wi-Fi network when running multiple devices including high definition (HD) media players, game consoles and computers.
|07/15/08||Aruba Networks Expands Operations in Italy With New Office in Rome|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a global leader in broadband wireless networks and secure unified mobility solutions, announced an expansion of its European operations with a new office in Rome dedicated to developing business throughout Italy. Aruba has been steadily expanding its operations throughout the EMEA region and now fields offices in the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Saudi Arabia, and the Emirates.
|07/15/08||Nextlink Wins International Grant to Fund WiMAX Innovation & Collaboration|
Nextlink Wireless, Inc., a leading provider of broadband wireless access solutions and a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: XOHO), announced that it has received a grant from the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation to develop an innovative, carrier-class WiMAX solution with an Israeli partner.
|07/09/08||BelAir Networks Provides Tessco Customers with Market-Leading Wireless Mesh Products
BelAir Networks, the market leader in broadband wireless mesh networks, has signed a distribution agreement with TESSCO Technologies, the leading provider of the product and supply chain solutions needed to build, operate and use wireless networks and systems. The distribution agreement provides easy access to BelAir Networks best of breed wireless mesh products for TESSCO’s wireless system operators, program managers, contractors, resellers, and self-maintained utility, transportation, enterprise and government organizations.
|07/08/08||Motorola Selects NICE Inform for Denmark's Nationwide Public Safety Network, to Combine Radio Over IP and Telephony Communications|
NICE Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE) announced that it has received an order from its strategic partner Motorola on behalf of Denmark's Ministry of the Interior. The Ministry of the Interior will add NICE Inform, NICE's multi-media incident information management solution, to their NICE environment to consolidate radio over-IP and telephony audio content from the Danish public safety network, and to enable scenario reconstruction from a single application. NICE Inform will be used with Motorola Dimetra 6.x TETRA IP technology network, being the only solution in the industry to enable this capability.
|07/07/08||KVH Begins Rollout of Global Ku-band mini-VSAT Broadband Satellite Communications Network |
In a move to offer faster, more affordable broadband connections to a growing market of leisure, commercial, and government vessels worldwide, KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI ) announced a new agreement with ViaSat, Inc., (Nasdaq: VSAT ) to begin the global rollout of the popular mini-VSAT Broadband satellite communications service. Together with the compact 24-inch KVH TracPhone V7 antenna, the mini-VSAT Broadband service is already offering regional Voice over IP telephone service and Internet access as fast as 512 Kbps (upload) and 2 Mbps (download) at fixed monthly rates to mariners throughout North America, the Caribbean, the North Atlantic, and Europe.
|07/07/08||Redline and Tranzeo Collaborate on Broadband Wireless Interoperability for WiMAX Product Lines|
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX broadband wireless products, announced the addition of the Tranzeo Wireless Technologies' (TSX:TZT) WiMAX subscriber units to the Redline Ecosystem Verification ('REV') program. The Tranzeo products have achieved Silver status in the REV program which is designed to accelerate the deployment of interoperable WiMAX networks around the globe.
|07/03/08||O2 Introduces New High-Speed Internet Access Modems in the United Kingdom |
O2 and Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR- TSX: SW) announced the world's first commercial launch of the Sierra Wireless Compass 885 USB Modem on the O2 network in the UK. Designed for mobile professionals, laptop computer users and frequent travellers, the O2 Business USB modem has a smaller, more durable USB design with download speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps (megabits per second) and upload speeds of up to 2 Mbps.
|06/23/08||Aeris and Kyocera Wireless Introduce Early Adopter Program with Free Developer Network Access for Machine to Machine (M2M) Applications|
Aeris Communications, a leading wireless communications service provider dedicated exclusively to the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and telematics marketplace across North America, and Kyocera Wireless Corp., a leading global manufacturer of wireless handsets, devices and embedded machine-to-machine modules, jointly announced the launch of the Kyocera Early Adopter Program for Aeris.
|06/19/08||Sixth Annual RFID World 2008 Event Addresses Critical Industry and Consumer Requirements With Demonstrable Vertical-Market RFID Solutions |
TechInsights announced the expansion of the RFID World 2008 conference, offering demonstrable vertical market RFID solutions, discussion forums, seminars and symposia that address the increased demand from industry leaders for a RFID solutions-focused event. RFID World 2008: Beyond RFID: Global Solutions for the Auto ID Community will take place in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand September 8-10.
|06/18/08||WiMAX Meets the Needs of Large Broadband Wireless Telecom Operators to Expand Coverage Areas with Cost Effective Technology|
At the WiMAX Forum Global Congress 2008 in Amsterdam this week Nokia Siemens Networks is demonstrating a fully scalable, end-to-end WiMAX experience. The demonstration highlights how communications service providers can achieve their coverage and capacity objectives quickly and create seamless and personalized end-user experiences.
|06/17/08||SR Telecom & Co. Promotes Broadband Wireless Technology at the WiMAX Forum Global Congress|
The company's sponsorship of the Media Zone provides direct access to members of the worldwide media covering the WiMAX industry, and positions SR Telecom & Co. as one of the leading WiMAX vendors. In addition, the sponsorship represents another important step for SR Telecom & Co. since its re-launch following the acquisition by Groupe Lagasse, a Canadian holding company specializing in the telecommunications industry.
|06/17/08||Ruckus Wireless Casts Safety Net to Trapeze Resellers Caught in the Wi-Fi Circus|
In an effort to bring peace and prosperity to networking resellers not interested in selling specialty wire, cable and cord products for the electronics and electrical markets, Ruckus Wireless said it will offer Trapeze partners compelling incentives to immediately become Ruckus Big Dog Partners.
|06/17/08||New Network Management Platform Allows WiMAX Operators to Automatically Detect, Provision and Manage WiMAX Network Devices over the Air |
Bridgewater Systems (TSX:BWC) and Mformation Technologies Inc. announced the integration of MFormation Service Manger with the Bridgewater Systems service control and subscriber data management solution. Through this integration, WiMAX operators will be able to automatically detect, provision and manage WiMAX devices over the air using industry-standard IP and OMA DM protocols, thereby reducing service introduction costs, enabling new flexible supply channels for WiMAX devices, and immediate subscriber access to WiMAX services. This integrated solution is being implemented with a tier-1 WiMAX service provider in North America.
|06/16/08||Aruba Networks' Remote Access Point Wins 2008 Wireless Security Product of the Year Award|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that it has been awarded the Wireless Security Product of the Year Award by Techworld for its Remote Access Point (RAP) technology. Targeted at organizations with teleworkers, traveling executives, branch offices, first responder or disaster recovery requirements, RAP offers a truly instant-on, no set-up remote connectivity solution. Once loaded on an Aruba access point, many of which can easily fit in a purse or valise, RAP establishes an encrypted tunnel to the data center and uses a built-in stateful firewall and split-tunneling router to securely deliver the enterprise network to mobile users.
|06/16/08||Motorola WiMAX Accelerates the Delivery of Personal Media Experiences at WiMAX Forum Global Congress 2008 |
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) will demonstrate its global WiMAX leadership with a showcase of its wi4 WiMAX portfolio and compelling WiMAX-enabled experiences at stand 3.37 during the WiMAX Forum Global Congress 2008, in Amsterdam, 17-18 June.
|06/12/08||Nortel Signs Agreement to Resell Alvarion WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network Equipment|
Nortel (TSX:NT)(NYSE:NT) and Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ:ALVR) entered into a joint strategic WiMAX agreement to create an end-to-end WiMAX solution to meet the needs of the evolving wireless broadband market. The Nortel and Alvarion mobile WiMAX solution is expected to combine industry-leading technologies from both companies to allow operators around the globe - including well-established service providers and new entrants to the wireless market - to simply and efficiently deliver high-speed wireless broadband for a variety of applications, mobile or nomadic, including VoIP, streaming music, and HD video.
|06/11/08||Future Technologies Adds Redline Broadband Wireless Networking Products to Federal GSA Contract|
Future Technologies spearheaded the application and approval process for
the Redline products. The listings on the GSA Contract Schedule, facilitates
the process for Federal agencies to procure Redline's products via Future
|06/09/08||Spectrum Interactive plc to Migrate All WiFi Services to Aptilo Networks' Service Management Platform|
Aptilo Networks announced that Spectrum Interactive will migrate its entire WiFi network infrastructure -- which includes wireless hotspots in some of the UK's busiest airports, as well as Premium Inn, Travelodge and Radisson Edwardian hotels throughout the country -- to the Aptilo Service Management Platform, a solution that enables and manages WiFi access and provides service control. The move will unify Spectrum's back-end WiFi systems, standardizing on the Aptilo platform.
|06/03/08||Ruckus Wireless 802.11n Smart Mesh Networking Wins Award for Excellence in Networking Technology Innovation|
Ruckus Wireless announced today that it was named a NXTcomm Eos Award winner for its pioneering 802.11n smart mesh networking technology. Selected for excellence in technology innovation in the Access Networking category, Ruckus and its Smart Wi-Fi meshing technology will be recognized at the NXTcomm 2008 conference June 16-19 in Las Vegas.
|06/03/08||WiMAX Expo Opens in Taipei with M-Taiwan Leading the Way|
M-Taiwan has been underway for 3 1/2 years and the government's work, from issuing and deploying spectrum to assisting manufacturers to develop WiMAX equipment, is done. The achievements will be showcased on 2-6 June at the Taipei Show Hall Two in the world-class dedicated exhibition entitled 2008 WiMAX Expo, Taipei. M-Taiwan's application services and Open Solution Integration demonstrate how Taiwan- produced WiMAX products successfully mesh with commercial network equipment from abroad, serving as testimony that the technical standards of locally-made WiMAX are on par with those of major manufacturers around the world. The timing is right for Taiwan to penetrate the international WiMAX market.
|06/02/08||Homeland Integrated Security Systems Signs LOI to Produce Tracking Solution for School Buses Across the U.S.|
Homeland Integrated Security Systems and Sky Shield will produce a state-of-the-art tracking device to protect the nation's schoolchildren. "The School Bus/RFiD Solution" product will track the time and location that children enter and exit school buses, enabling parents, teachers and administrators to track their safety.
|05/28/08||Motorola Launches Broadband Wireless Enterprise Partner Program|
The Enterprise Mobility business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced its Motorola Enterprise Broadband Wireless Partner Program designed to ensure the best deployment of WLANs for enterprise mobility with the ability of seamless wireless connectivity throughout the enterprise. Motorola has the industry's most comprehensive wireless portfolio, spanning from Wi-Fi to wireless wide area networking (WWAN) and covering indoors and outdoors to enable the all-wireless enterprise.
|05/28/08||Voice Mobility Announces the Addition of ROI Networks to Its Distribution Network|
Voice Mobility International, Inc. (TSX:VMY)(OTCBB:VMII)(FRANKFURT:VMY), a Vancouver-based developer and provider of carrier and enterprise broadband wireless messaging solutions, announced the addition of ROI Networks as a certified reseller of the Voice Mobility solution set.
|05/27/08||Gilder/Forbes Telecosm Conference Taps Provigent Chairman to Speak on Broadband Wireless Communication|
Provigent, a leading provider of System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions for the broadband wireless transmission market, announced that Eli Harry, Provigent Chairman will present at the 12th Annual Gilder/Forbes Telecosm Conference held this week at The Sagamore Resort in Lake George, New York. Eli Harry will speak in the "Broadband Wireless: High-speed communication through integrated wireless solutions" session on Thursday, May 29, 2008.
|05/27/08||D-Link Adds Dollars to Government Stimulus Checks |
D-Link announced a broadband wireless tax refund rebate program designed to let consumers take advantage of additional savings and expand the value of their government stimulus checks when purchasing high-performance D-Link 802.11n Wi-Fi networking and connectivity gear for building out the ultimate digital home.
|05/19/08||NETGEAR Broadband Wireless Routers Now Available at Wal-Mart|
NETGEAR, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR) announced the availability of NETGEAR's industry-leading routers for wireless networking at Wal-Mart stores across the U.S. and via Walmart.com.
|05/15/08||Fujitsu and Socket Mobile Form Strategic Partnership for Mobile Sales Tools|
Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT) and Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation announced a strategic partnership and plans for joint product offerings aimed at improving mobile data collection in a variety of industries. Combining the mobile data collection capabilities of Socket Mobile with the tablet and ultra-mobile computing expertise of Fujitsu will offer trusted, proven solutions for improving customer service by increasing the tools available to mobile workers.
|05/14/08||Homeland Integrated Security Systems to Add Broadband Wireless Personal Tracking and Energy Management Modules|
Homeland Integrated Security Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HISU) announced that the Company will be adding two new products to its existing line in 2008. The new products include a two-inch by two-inch personal tracking device and a "plug and play" energy management module for machine-to-machine applications.
|05/14/08||EDX Wireless Adds Fortress Technologies as Broadband Wireless WiMAX Spectrum Planning Partner|
EDX Wireless, a long-time provider of RF network planning tools, announced that Fortress Technologies, a leading provider of secure wireless solutions, is now an EDX Technical Services Partner. As a member of the EDX partner ecosystem, Fortress offers expertise with Wi-Fi and WiMAX systems for the Federal government and public sector markets to EDX customers.
|05/12/08||Aptilo Networks Selected as Finalist for Best of WiMAX World EMEA 2008 Awards' Industry Choice|
Aptilo Networks, the global leader in integrated solutions for Service Management and Access Control for wireless networks including WiMAX, wireless mesh and Wi-Fi hotspots, announced the company products have been selected as a finalist to receive the Best of WiMAX World EMEA 2008 Industry Choice Award for its Aptilo WiMAX CSN System. The awards recognize leaders in the development and deployment of WiMAX technologies.
|05/06/08||Predicting the Future Triumph of Clearwire's $14 Billion Broadband Wireless Network|
Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) and Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) announced Wednesday that the companies will combine their broadband wireless units to create a $14.55 billion mobile wireless communications company to provide internet access, phone service, movies, games and a variety of other broadband wireless data services. The new company, which will retain Clearwire's name, will continue developing a mobile network based on WiMax technology, which promises much faster speeds than the latest 3g cellular networks.
|05/01/08||D-Link Now Shipping 3000 Customizable Skins for Broadband Wireless Networking Equipment|
D-Link is now shipping personalized electronic device skins for its most popular home networking products, including Wi-Fi routers and storage enclosures. Consumers now can customize their home networking gear with some 3000 designs, including fashion designs, sports teams, colleges, tattoo art, initials, symbols, and corporate logos, as well as the ability to customize a skin with personal photos using a custom design tool from Skinit Inc., the leading provider of personalization solutions for consumer electronic devices.
|04/24/08||Psion Teklogix and AeroScout Announce RFID Partnership for Wi-Fi Real-Time Asset Management Solutions|
Psion Teklogix (LSE: PON.L) and AeroScout, Inc. announced a partnership to develop automated real-time asset management solutions. Integrating AeroScout's Wi-Fi-based Active RFID tags and MobileView software with Psion Teklogix' rugged mobile computers, the companies offer customers accurate and scalable automated inventory tracking and yard management solutions.
|04/24/08||Interop Las Vegas to Showcase ZyXEL Broadband Wireless Routing Products |
ZyXEL Communications, Inc., a leading provider of secure broadband wireless networking, Internet connectivity and routing products, will showcase secure Internet connectivity products with three key Value Added Resale partners -- BestComm, Feeney Wireless, and MultiTrends at Interop Las Vegas -- and will discuss their latest deployments in hospitality, digital signage and with a world-renowned fast food chain.
|04/18/08||Lantronix Announces Winners of Its Annual Wireless Design Contest|
At the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose, Calif. yesterday, Lantronix, Inc. (Nasdaq:LTRX) announced the winners of its annual Wireless Design Contest. The contest challenges engineers, students, and hobbyists to develop a creative and practical wireless product using Lantronix's MatchPort(r) b/g, an 802.11 b/g embedded wireless device server module.
|04/17/08||NETGEAR Presents Business Case for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses to Go Wireless at Interop Trade Show|
NETGEAR, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR) is sponsoring its second SMB Solutions Summit at the Interop trade show in Las Vegas, April 29-May 1, 2008. Company executives will offer presentations on a variety of networking issues relevant to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in three sessions on three consecutive days as part of the trade show's agenda of events that are free to all registered attendees. The sessions will be held in Meeting Room Reef E/F on Level 2 of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center
|04/16/08||Setting Marketing Trends in the Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) Industry|
Due to mistakes made by Google, Earthlink, Sprint and other big companies in the broadband wireless industry, many members of the press seem to have lost their appetite for wireless Internet service provider stories. Regardless, of the media who now frown on the ability for broadband wireless technology to provide high-speed Internet access, the truth is that there are literally thousands and thousands of companies doing it successfully around the world.
|04/10/08||Motorola Receives Award for Innovative RFS7000 Broadband Wireless LAN Switch|
The Enterprise Mobility business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that its RFS7000 Wireless LAN (WLAN) switch was named Best of Show at the FOSE 2008 conference. The solution was also named the best new product in the "Networking Equipment" category.
|04/07/08||Front Page PR Announces Internet Marketing Workshops for Small Businesses in Arizona|
The weekly Internet Marketing Workshops will teach any business owner how to define keywords, adjust meta tags for search engine marketing, develop content that is search engine optimization and build websites that generate quality sales leads and generate revenue 24 hours a day.
|04/01/08||NETGEAR and Tatara Systems to Show Interoperable Broadband Wireless Femtocell Solution at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas|
NETGEAR Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR ) announced a plan to achieve interoperability between NETGEAR's Femtocell Voice Gateway (DVG834GH) and the Tatara Convergence Server.
|04/01/08||TCS smsExpress Platform Expands Wireless Carriers' Enterprise-to-Phone Business Opportunity|
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS ) introduced the TCS smsExpress Mobile Value-added-service Platform (MVP) for wireless carriers looking to create or expand their Enterprise-to-Phone (E2P) business. This platform provides a service delivery vehicle for mass distribution and guaranteed delivery of enterprise-generated content targeted for employees or enterprise consumers. Unlike traditional revenue sharing with content aggregators, smsExpress MVP allows wireless carriers to directly generate enterprise premium messaging service revenues.
|03/27/08||Airvana Spotlights CDMA Femtocell Leadership at CTIA Wireless 2008|
Airvana, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIRV), will showcase its comprehensive solutions for fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) at CTIA Wireless 2008 (Booth 3321), taking place April 1-3, 2008 in Las Vegas, NV. In live demonstrations, the company is highlighting the HubBub(TM) CDMA femtocell, the only femtocell to support both 1x-RTT and EV-DO services; the Universal Access Gateway (UAG), a convergence gateway for innovative femtocell or Wi-Fi-enabled FMC services; and the Femto Service Manager, which provides standards-based, highly scalable management and auto-configuration capabilities for femtocell deployments.
|03/27/08||MSUA-5 International Conference and Exhibition to Highlight the Promise of Mobile Broadband Wireless Satellite Services|
The Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) announced that the MSUA International Conference and Exhibition will focus on "Delivering the Promise of Mobile Satellite Services." MSUA-5 is the only conference dedicated to the mobile satellite industry, and will be held at the Pier 5 Hotel on Baltimore's Inner Harbor, on May 13-14, 2008.
|03/21/08||Motorola Teams Up With United Information Highway on Mobile WiMAX Trial in Thailand|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that the company has achieved the first successful mobile WiMAX trial in Thailand, teaming up with United Information Highway Company Limited (UIH). The trial, demonstrating new wireless broadband experiences for users, marks the first among a series of Motorola's mobile WiMAX engagements in Thailand and yet another milestone in the company's global WiMAX development.
|03/21/08||Solar Powered Web Hosting Company Selected NextPhase Wireless to Implement Major Broadband Wireless Network Upgrade|
NextPhase Wireless, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NPHS) announced that it has been selected to implement a major wireless network upgrade for AISO.Net, the world's first and only solar-powered Web hosting company. Specifically, NextPhase is deploying carrier-grade microwave radio frequency networking equipment, produced by Dragonwave, to deliver AISO.Net with scalable, flexible and secure wireless broadband access and connectivity over licensed fixed wireless spectrum acquired by NextPhase in the Southern California region.
|03/19/08||Aruba Networks and Avaya Collaborate on Green Teleworker Voice and Data Access Solutions|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced it is working with Avaya, Inc. to provide a voice and data access solution for teleworkers. The unified mobility solution securely delivers enterprise voice and data applications to teleworkers in any location, regardless of how they connect to the communications network or what enterprise applications they need to access.
|03/19/08||Google Signs Deal with Voice Mobility to Push Google Apps with Mobile Broadband Communication Services|
Voice Mobility International, Inc. announced it has joined the Google Enterprise Professional program, which extends the power of Google across the enterprise and helps customers get more value out of their Google enterprise deployments.
|03/17/08||Silvus Technologies to Showcase Enabling High-Speed Wireless Broadband Capabilities for Both 802.11n and Wireless HD Video|
Silvus Technologies, a leading provider of broadband wireless semiconductor IP solutions in 802.11n, wireless HD video, and tactical military systems, will showcase technology demonstrations and lead in-depth discussion sessions, both of which feature technology-proven wireless broadband capabilities within the company's solution portfolio.
|03/10/08||NETGEAR and Nokia Siemens Networks Collaborate on 3G HSPDA/Wi-Fi Femto Home Broadband Wireless Access Solution|
NETGEAR, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR) and Nokia Siemens Networks announced their collaboration to certify NETGEAR's Femtocell Voice Gateway (DVG834GH) for interoperability with Nokia Siemens Networks' Femto Gateway. The combined solution will enable mobile operators to deliver high quality cellular phone coverage throughout the home and small office, and provide consumers affordable and easy access to a range of advanced network services via existing 3G and Wi-Fi handsets.
|03/06/08||Ericsson Wins Mobile Broadband Wireless Network Expansion Contract in Germany|
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected by German mobile operator E-Plus to expand and upgrade its WCDMA network. The deal also includes the expansion and enhancement of the E-Plus microwave transmission network and will allow subscribers to enjoy best- quality mobile data services in most parts of Germany.
|03/04/08||More 9,000 McDonald Restaurants to Provide Boingo Subscribers with Broadband Wireless Internet Access through Wayport|
Boingo Wireless Inc. and Wayport, Inc. announced a new strategic agreement between the two companies. This agreement will enable Boingo subscribers to access Wayport's entire North American network of Wi-Fi hot spots, including more than 9,000 Wi-Fi-enabled McDonald's U.S. restaurants.
|03/04/08||Storm Semiconductor and Meshcom Announce Broadband Wireless Mesh Network Solution|
Meshcom Technologies and Storm Semiconductor announced a partnership to roll out a total solution for Wi-Fi mesh access point designs. The solution consists of Storm Semiconductor's Gemini, a powerful dual core network processor, Meshcom's mesh technology and a complete reference design will be available to access point manufacturers in 1H/2008.
|02/20/08||Extricom Announces Broadband Wireless PartnerAdvantage Channel Program for Wi-Fi Services|
Extricom, the premier provider of enterprise-class wireless LAN (WLAN) infrastructure systems for converged voice (VoWLAN), data, video, and RFID services, launched its PartnerAdvantage Partner Program. The PartnerAdvantage launch comes as solution providers and Value Added Resellers (VARs) of all sizes are searching for highly differentiated solutions that will enable them to take advantage of the multi-billion dollar opportunity the wireless LAN (WLAN) market represents.
|02/18/08||Turn Mobility Into Profitability|
Sprint; Research in Motion; NetGain, a provider of a telecommunications inventory and expense management solution; and Alteritech, an IT managed services firm, will host a free seminar for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) on March 18, 2008, from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm.
|02/08/08||OKI and Alcatel-Lucent to Collaborate in Marketing OKI's Broadband Wireless Mobile WiMAX Terminals|
Oki Electric Industry, Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:6703) announced an agreement with Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU), to jointly market OKI's mobile WiMAX terminals to the worldwide market. As part of the agreement, a demonstration showing how OKI terminals work with Alcatel-Lucent ' s WiMAX base stations will be featured at Alcatel-Lucent's booth at Mobile World Congress 2008, which will be held from Feb. 11 to 14 in Barcelona, Spain (Booth number: 8A147 in Hall 8).
|02/08/08||Dual-Mode EDGE-WiMAX Reference Design Based on Nexperia Cellular and Intel WiMAX Solutions|
NXP Semiconductors will be demonstrating a dual-mode EDGE-WiMAX reference design at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 11-14, 2008. The dual-mode reference design highlights the extended mobility between the two wireless standards by combining NXP's Nexperia Cellular System Solution 5210 for EDGE networks with the forthcoming Intel Â WiMAX Connection 2400 solution for ultra mobile and CE devices, formerly codenamed, "Baxter Peak." A fully validated reference design for the dual-mode EDGE-WiMAX solution will be available from NXP in second half 2008.
|02/04/08||Wisper High Speed Internet Selects Asoka To Simplify Wireless Broadband Installations|
Asoka USA announced Wisper High Speed Internet has selected Asoka products for its wireless broadband installations. Wisper will now put PlugLink 9650 Ethernet Adapters on every installation truck to allow easy installation, quick connectivity and broad network reach for high-speed Internet.
|01/31/08||EMBARQ to Sell HughesNet Broadband Wireless Satellite Internet Service|
EMBARQ announced that it has signed an agreement with Hughes Network Systems, LLC, the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, to be a reseller of HughesNet broadband satellite Internet access to EMBARQ business customers. Now EMBARQ announced that it has signed an agreement with Hughes Network Systems, LLC, the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, to be a reseller of HughesNet broadband satellite Internet access to EMBARQ business customers. Now EMBARQ business customers in certain rural areas of the United States will have high-speed Internet access comparable to the services available in other EMBARQ markets.
|01/28/08||Leading WiMAX Companies Setup WiMAX Business Development Center in Monaco to Let Customers Experience Best of Breed Broadband Wireless WiMAX Communications|
Monaco Telecom has revealed it is working with wireless broadband solutions provider Alvarion Ltd (Nasdaq:ALVR), networking solutions provider Cisco and mobile communications company Nokia (NYSE:NOK), to set up a Center of Excellence on Mobile Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) in Monaco.
|01/28/08||New Research Report Provides Comprehensive WiMAX Business Planning Kit|
Research and Markets has announced the addition of WiMAX Comprehensive Business Planning Package to their offering. The comprehensive WiMAX package includes the Mind Commerce WiMAX Business Plan, WiMAX Business Planning Tool, and WiMAX RFP. This represents the most comprehensive WiMAX business planning kit available today as it provides a business plan, planning tool with working spreadsheet, and RFP. Each of these are also available separately.
|01/24/08||Learn the Latest Trends, News and Technology in Satellite-Enabled Communications at SATELLITE 2008 Conference|
From IPTV to Corporate Networks, Comms on the Move to ATC, the SATELLITE 2008 Conference has satellite-enabled communications covered. With more than 40 sessions addressing broadcast, military, teleport, emerging regions, mobile satellite services, and satellite financing, the SATELLITE 2008 Conference and Exhibition attracts a broad spectrum of satellite professionals who utilize the technology for military, broadcast, enterprise applications.
|01/23/08||Elan Digital Systems Ltd Announces Support for the WiMAX Forum|
ELAN DIGITAL SYSTEMS LTD announced its support for single-standard WiMAX technology by joining the WiMAX Forum, an industry-led non-profit organization committed to promoting and certifying interoperable WiMAX products, as a regular member.
|01/22/08||NETGEAR RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Router Wins Award for Broadband Wireless Simplicity|
NETGEAR, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR) announced that the NETGEAR RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Router (WNDR3300) won POPULAR MECHANICS Magazine's celebrated Editor's Choice Award at the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
|01/17/08||Clearwire and Google Collaborate to Offer Search and Communications Tools|
Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) announced it is teaming up with Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) to deliver the company's popular Google Apps communication suite to Clearwire customers. Clearwire will begin migrating its current customers to Gmail and Google Calendar in the first half of this year. In addition, Clearwire customers will also have access to Google Talk.
|01/17/08||Swisscom Expands Broadband Wireless Roaming Services to 2200 WiFi Hotspots in China|
Coordinate Technologies announced that it has finalized a bilateral roaming agreement with Swisscom, Switzerland's leading telecommunications operator. Swisscom customers will now have access to over 2200 WiFi hotspots managed by China Netcom and China Mobile, including 43 airports, 1300 hotels, and all Starbucks locations. Chinese customers will be able to access 1000 top-tier hotspots managed by Swisscom.
|01/07/08||NextWave Wireless Forms New Business Units to Meet Growing Demand for Company's Mobile Multimedia and Wireless Broadband Products|
NextWave Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ: WAVE), a global provider of enabling mobile multimedia and wireless broadband technologies, announced the formation of two new business units, NextWave Mobile Products and NextWave Network Products, to enhance the company's ability to meet growing market demand for its cutting-edge mobile multimedia and wireless broadband products and technologies.
|12/26/07||Bluetooth and Ultra-Wideband Expert Highlights 2008 Trends at CES|
Colin Macnab, CEO of Artimi, will present market opportunities for Bluetooth and ultra-wideband (UWB) technologies during a wireless technology panel session at International CES 2008 in Las Vegas, January 7-10, 2008.
|12/21/07||Alvarion Continues WiMAX Broadband Wireless Momentum in 2007|
Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALVR) announced that it has continued to extend its global broadband wireless leadership position in WiMAX during 2007, and that a Tier 1 operator recently joined more than 25 other operators in choosing Alvarion to provide a Mobile WiMAX solution. Alvarion's WiMAX solutions are the most widely-deployed in the industry.
|12/19/07||NetGear Announced that More than 100 of Its Wi-Fi Access Points, Wireless Routers and Wi-Fi Phones Are Energy Star Certified|
NetGear, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR) announced that more than 100 of the company's products for homes and small and medium-sized businesses have met ENERGY STAR performance levels. This achievement underscores the company's long-standing commitment to delivering products and packaging that are friendly to the environment.
|12/14/07||EDX Wireless Adds WirelessLogix to WiMAX Propagation Measurement and Tuning Solution for Managing Wireless Broadband Networks |
EDX Wireless has added WirelessLogix to its Vendor Partner Program as the first drive test manufacturer to join the EDX ecosystem. Under the terms of the partner agreement, the data collected by WirelessLogix' XCAL-X tool is able to be used in EDX SignalPro directly, without any data conversion processes.
|12/13/07||Research Report that Cisco is #1 Vendor in Voice over Wi-Fi for the Wireless Broadband Industry|
Cisco Systems has been ranked at the top of the latest Voice over Wi-Fi ecosystem Vendor Matrix released by ABI Research. Aruba Wireless Networks and Nortel claimed the second and third spots in the company ' s most recent evaluation of worldwide VoWi-Fi vendors offering comprehensive solutions.
|12/12/07||Stonestreet One Achieves WiMedia's Ultrawideband Promoter Status|
Stonestreet One, Inc. announced that it has become a promoter member of the WiMedia Alliance. As part of its promoter-level status, Stonestreet One also has joined the WiMedia Board of Directors.
|12/10/07||Authorized Reseller of HughesNet High-Speed Wireless Broadband Satellite Internet Service Launches BroadbandCorporation.com|
Broadband Corporation, an authorized reseller and retailer of the HughesNet high-speed satellite Internet service, announces the launch of its Web site, www.BroadbandCorporation.com .
|12/07/07||Motive, Inc. and AT&T Knowledge Ventures Developing End-to-End Broadband Wireless Service Assurance for Mobile IPTV Service|
Motive, Inc. (OTC: MOTV.PK) announced a partnership with AT&T Knowledge Ventures to market an advanced service assurance solution for broadband wireless Internet protocol television (IPTV). Using Motive Service Assurance Solutions, providers can rapidly deploy and manage complex service offerings--such as high-speed Internet, video, mobile and converged services -- by enabling comprehensive visibility into and control over the entire service delivery chain.
|12/07/07||WeRoam Signs Up 12,7000 Golden Telecom Wi-Fi Hotspots with International Broadband Wireless Roaming Agreeement |
WeRoam and Golden Telecom, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLDN) announce the signing of a partnership roaming agreement. The agreement significantly extends WeRoam's global coverage of public WiFi hotspots by adding more than 12,700 hotspots of the Golden Telecom WiFi network throughout Russia.
|12/07/07||Airport Wireless Develops Broadband Wireless Techshowcase Retail Project to Provide Business Travelers with Leading Edge Wi-Fi and 3G Mobile Communications Solutions|
HMSHost and Airport Wireless announced the opening of the first Techshowcase at Oakland International Airport's Terminal 2. A high technology airport retail store developed and operated by Airport Wireless, Techshowcase features mobile consumer electronic devices from the world's leading manufacturers, including Belkin, BlackBerry, Boingo Wireless, Energizer, Igo, Klipsch, Logitech, Motorola, Nokia, Parrott, Plantronics, Sirius, Sony, and Superior Communications.
|12/03/07||Protium Technologies Announces Broadband Wireless Partnership Agreement With Software Defined Radio Developer|
Protium Technologies, Inc. and Vanu, Inc. have signed a teaming agreement formalizing their business relationship. Under terms of the agreement, Protium will continue to design, develop and manufacture a line of RF front-end equipment to meet the requirements of Vanu's software defined radio architecture.
|12/03/07||Aruba Networks Ranked #1 Rising Star|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that it has been ranked 1st in the Rising Star category of the 2007 Deloitte & Touche USA LLP's Technology Fast 50 program for Silicon Valley. Rankings for the Fast 50 Rising Star program are based on percentage revenue growth over three years (2004-2006), and stack ranking results were only recently released. Aruba was ranked first based on a 6,221 percent revenue growth during this time, as compared to an average revenue growth percentage of 1,885 for Fast 50 Rising Star winners.
|11/28/07||Canada Ramps Up Competition with Broadband Wireless Spectrum Auction|
Quebecor Media Inc. and its subsidiary Videotron Ltd. are pleased by the public policy decision announced today to expand competition in Canada's wireless business to the benefit of consumers. Quebecor Media will participate in the spectrum auction and is confident that the outcome will allow the company to invest $500 million to build a broadband wireless network using the latest-generation technologies.
|11/27/07||Conterra Ultra Broadband and CellularOne of Arizona Announce Joint Effort to Eliminate the Digital Divide on the Navajo Nation|
Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC. and CellularOne of Arizona announced the creation of a joint marketing and engineering effort; partnering with the Navajo Nation to deliver the largest broadband and wirelesss data transport effort across their tribal lands.
|11/27/07||12th Annual Mobility World Congress Showcases China's Broadband Wireless Market|
With more than 1.3 billion people and a wireless penetration rate of only about 35 percent, according to Wireless Intelligence, China will remain world's largest mobile market opportunities well into the next decade. The 12th annual Mobility World Congress - held Dec. 3-6 in Hong Kong - provides a unique, concise opportunity to learn about existing and emerging opportunities in China, including wireless technologies such as WiMAX, applications and services.
|11/19/07||CBS Launches Free Broadband Wireless Internet Access in Midtown Manhattan CBS Wi-Fi Mobile Zone|
CBS Corporation announced that it will "light up" midtown Manhattan with the creation of the "CBS Mobile Zone," a wireless high-speed network enabling New Yorkers with Wi-Fi-enabled cell phones, laptops or other devices to access the Internet for free, and make voice over internet (VOI) calls.
|11/15/07||AIRCOM and Huawei Successfully Complete Network Management Interoperability Tests Between IP and CDMA Broadband Wireless Networks|
AIRCOM announced that it has successfully completed the integration between Huawei's iManager M2000, the mobile network management tool, and AIRCOM's DATASAFE, the market-leading network configuration management tool. This interoperability integration will enable Huawei to further improve call quality for more than 300 million mobile subscribers worldwide.
|11/14/07||Signalware Allows CDMA Cell Phones to Tap into IP-Based Wireless LANs|
Ulticom, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ULCM) announced telecommunications equipment maker Contela Inc. has chosen Ulticom's Signalware software as the signaling platform for its enterprise, IP-based Wireless Office Solution (IP-WOS).
|11/07/07||Wireless VoIP Partnership to Provide High-Speed Internet Access, IP Voice and IPTV Services|
The newly scribed partnership between communication developers ReliaClear Canada Inc. and Wi-Hop Networks Inc. announced that they have signed with the Toronto based company N.E. Ware Communications, a provider of Wi-Fi hardware. The newly established trust will collaborate in concentrating their efforts to develop technological advances that will echo throughout the Niagara Region.
|11/07/07||Nextlink Signs Up Global Crossing to Resell Gigabit Broadband Wireless Links in 75 Markets Nationwide|
Nextlink Wireless, Inc. announced that Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) will resell Nextlink's broadband wireless services nationwide. The agreement will allow Global Crossing to utilize Nextlink's nationwide broadband wireless networks and services for high-capacity metro and last mile access solutions. Global Crossing will be able to leverage Nextlink's broadband wireless networks as virtual extensions of the Global Crossing network, giving it more direct access to its customers and increased local coverage in markets where Nextlink operates.
|11/07/07||RADWIN Selected for Major Cellular Broadband Wireless Backhaul Project in Africa|
RADWIN announced that it was chosen by an MTN Group company in Africa for a major cellular backhaul project. The MTN Group is a multinational telecommunications group operating in 21 countries and serving more than 40 million subscribers. RADWIN worked in cooperation with GALint, a leading turnkey solutions provider and RADWIN's partner, to deliver on the project.
|11/06/07||IMT-2000 Approval Puts WiMAX on Equal Footing with 3G as a Broadband Wireless Radio Interface|
NextPhase Wireless, Inc. (OTCBB: NXPW) applauded the recent adoption of WiMAX Mobile (802.16e) by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as a global standard for mobile devices.
|11/06/07||Rohde & Schwarz and Beceem Improve WiMAX Radio Testing|
Beceem, a leading Mobile WiMAX terminal chipset developer, and Rohde & Schwarz, a world wide leader in test and measurement equipment, have teamed up to enable best-in-WiMAX RF performance test solutions for the WiMAX ecosystem.
|11/06/07||Intel Utilizes WiMAX and Laptops to Perform Digital Transformation Projects in Morocco|
In a country known for mesmerizing mystique and a multicultural history that dates back to at least 8,000 B.C., Intel Corporation is using computers and Internet technology to help bring Morocco's 33 million people into a modern digital age ripe with opportunity.
|11/05/07||Cable Operators Acknowledge Wireless Internet Access Points Key to Building Wireless VoIP Business Model to Compete in Telecom Industry|
NETGEAR, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR ) announced that Numericable, the largest cable operator in France, is offering NETGEAR's Wireless Cable Voice Gateway (CVG834G) to its Internet customers. Already a leader in the European home networking market, NETGEAR expects this relationship to augment its growing presence within France, where Numericable services are available to approximately 40% of all homes -- over 9.5 million households.
|11/02/07||Ruby and Meshcom Partnering on Broadband Wireless Mesh Networking Wireless Access Points|
Meshcom Technologies announced its cooperation with Ruby Corporation, a Taiwanese company which offers industrial grade wireless communication product series including L2 switch, EDGE router, and Outdoor Access Point. The integration of Meshcom's advanced mesh technology into these products will provide customized mesh networking solutions for various industrial applications.
|11/02/07||EFJohnson Subsidiary Announces Agreement With Cisco to Build 700MHz, 4.9GHz and WiMAX Broadband Wireless Equipment|
EFJ, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced that its EFJohnson subsidiary is teaming with Cisco to combine Cisco's IP Interoperability and Collaboration System (IPICS) with EF Johnson's robust portfolio of advanced Land Mobile Radio communications solutions. This will provide state and local governments and first responders with a complete IP interoperability solution as they look for new ways to improve response times to protect citizens.
|11/02/07||Ingram Micro Adds Extricom Wi-Fi Switches, Wireless Access Points and Broadband Wireless Accessories|
Extricom, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance, next generation wireless LAN (WLAN) infrastructure solutions, announced that its award-winning Interference-Free Wireless Local Area Network System is available from Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor. Since mid-summer, Ingram Micro has been offering its reseller customers the complete family of Extricom WLAN switches, access points and accessories.
|10/30/07||Airband Communications Launches National Indirect Channel Program|
Airband Communications Inc. has introduced a new national Indirect Channel Program to further expand the company's market reach and strengthen sales channels.
|10/29/07||Rajant Corporation and SMR Solutions Announce Partnership to Provide Portable Wireless Mesh Solutions in India|
Rajant Corporation announced a partnership agreement with India's SMR Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a multi-service technology integrator based in New Delhi, India. The partnership will leverage each company's unique strengths in wireless networking and applications to deliver a comprehensive solution for first responders, military and mining companies.
|10/29/07||Anixter, Firetide and OnSSI to Host Coast-to-Coast Seminar Series for Senior Law Enforcement Officials on Wireless Video Surveillance|
To respond to escalating demand for information on using wireless video surveillance for Homeland Security and public safety initiatives, Anixter, Firetide, and OnSSI are hosting a four-city seminar series to provide the "roadmap for success" to public safety agencies. The seminars will deliver insights into policy, technology, funding and deployment issues facing law enforcement when implementing a wireless surveillance network.
|10/29/07||AudiSoft Technologies certified "Wireless Mesh Ready" by Strix Systems|
AudiSoft Technologies, innovator and industry-leader in IP-based wearable mobile digital video surveillance and communications announced it has received Strix Systems "Wireless Mesh Ready" Certification for its Frontline Communicator solution.
|10/29/07||GO Networks Wins Product Acceptance by U.S. Govt. Rural Development Telecommunications Program|
GO Networks (NASDAQ: WAVE) announced that its innovative Mobile Broadband Wireless (MBW) product family has gained Rural Development Telecommunications Program product acceptance. Rural Development, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, grants product acceptance to suppliers based on a wide range of operational and manufacturing criteria. By gaining acceptance, service providers and municipalities will be able to apply Rural Development loans to purchase GO Networks' MBW family of carrier-grade outdoor Wi-Fi products.
|10/26/07||Deloitte Partners With CTIA to Announce First-Ever Wireless Fast 50 Rankings|
Deloitte & Touche USA LLP announced the first-ever Wireless Fast 50, a ranking of the fastest growing wireless companies based on revenue growth over the past five years. Satellite technology pioneer SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI ) achieved the top spot, with SkyBitz, TeleNav, BTI Systems and Tira Wireless rounding out the top winners, respectively.
|10/25/07||USDA's Rural Development Utilities Program Approves $268 Million for Open Range Communications to Build Broadband Wireless Networks for 500 Rural Communities |
Open Range Communications, a broadband wireless provider whose primary focus is delivering rural wireless broadband that is Simply Easier, announced it will build a national network offering high-speed data and voice services to hundreds of un-served and underserved rural communities across America.
|10/24/07||HelloSoft and Sonus Provide IP-based Broadband Solution for Variety of 3G, Wi-Fi and WiMAX Wireless Access Points|
HelloSoft, Inc. and Sonus Networks (Nasdaq: SONS ) announced that the two companies are joining forces to enable mobile users to harness the power of IP for increased flexibility and access to enriched services. The two companies are partnering together to deliver new services through a suite of converged fixed broadband and mobile wireless solutions.
|10/24/07||Calence, LLC Enhances WLAN Capabilities with MobileAccess Partnership|
Calence, LLC announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with MobileAccess, the foremost in-building wireless innovator. The agreement enables Calence to enhance its conventional WLAN offerings by delivering multi-service in-building wireless solutions powered by the MobileAccess Universal Wireless Network.
|10/24/07||Nokia Reveals Glimpses of Future Mobile Broadband Wireless Technology Trends|
Nokia (NYSE: NOK) shared its vision for technologies which will impact the future of the convergence of Internet and mobility at The Way We Live Next, an exclusive briefing at the Nokia Research Center in Oulu, Finland's northern technology hub.
|10/24/07||IEEE 802.16 WirelessMAN Standard enters IMT-2000 Family for International Mobile Telecommunications|
The IEEE announced a major step forward in the internationalization of the IEEE 802.16 WirelessMAN standard for Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks with its incorporation into the set of IMT-2000 Recommendations maintained by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Final approval was granted by the ITU's Radiocommunication Assembly (RA), which convenes every 3-4 years and included delegations of nearly 100 nations along with many private-sector representatives and international member organizations such as IEEE. The International Telecommunication Union is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies.
|10/24/07||ArrowSpan Announces Compatibility with Sputnik Wi-Fi Mesh Network Control Center Service|
ArrowSpan Inc. announced its compatibility with Sputnik Control Center Pro and Standard, and the Sputnik Gateway 700. Sputnik Inc. is a leading provider of software as a service (SaaS) that allows wireless service providers to offer free and paid Wi-Fi services and manage them over the Internet.
|10/23/07||Cisco WiMAX Acquisition Questions and Answers Session|
Cisco announced its intentions to acquire Navini Networks, Inc. The Richardson, TX-based company, known as a leading independent broadband wireless access equipment provider, offers users rich experiences anytime, anywhere, and across any network.
|10/23/07||Richardson Electronics Expands Broadband Distribution Agreement with Wavecom to Reach Key Markets in Americas|
Richardson Electronics (NASDAQ: RELL) announced the extension of its distribution agreement with Wavecom SA to include North and South America. The strategic partnership will expand Richardson's distribution of Wavecom's Wireless CPU products and wireless communications solutions.
|10/23/07||WiMAX Forum Endorses Industry's First WiMAX Broadband Wireless Application Lab in Taiwan|
More than 3,000 visitors and 50 WiMAX Forum member companies converged to participate in the WiMAX Forum Taipei Showcase and WiMAX Forum conference this week to experience the demonstration of live Mobile WiMAX products and services. During a press conference to kick off the two day exposition, the WiMAX Forum announced the opening of the industry ' s first WiMAX Forum-endorsed application lab and the results of its fourth public, Mobile WiMAX PlugFest.
|10/23/07||NDS Partners with ITRI to Demonstrate Live WiMAX TV|
NDS (Nasdaq: NNDS) and the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) of Taiwan announced today that they are partnering to demonstrate the secure live transmission of TV content over mobile WiMAX. The application is deployed over ITRI's WiMAX network in Taiwan. The demonstration is taking place on the ITRI stand at the WiMAX Forum Showcase and Conference, which is currently meeting in Taipei (October 22-26).
|10/23/07||D-Link Enters WiMAX Market With Beceem Powered Broadband Wireless Terminals|
Beceem Communications announced that it has entered into an agreement with D-Link. D-Link is announcing its Mobile WiMAX products based on the BCS200 during 2007 WiMAX forum Taipei show case. Commercial shipments of the products are expected in the first quarter of 2008.
|10/17/07||Coordinate Technologies Signs Broadband Wireless LAN Roaming Agreements with Operators from Portugal, Brazil and the Philippines|
Coordinate Technologies announced that it has finalized bilateral roaming agreements with Airborne Access, PT Wi-Fi and Vex. Under the terms of these agreements, Coordinate will support international subscribers as they roam onto WiFi hotspots managed by China Netcom, and China Mobile, as well as on future hotspot networks as they become available through the Coordinate aggregated network platform. Additionally, Coordinate has been selected by China Netcom and China Mobile to support Chinese subscribers roaming to international markets.
|10/17/07||Stratos Adds AOS Inc.'s SkyPipe Satellite Broadband Wireless Network Optimization to Enhance Performance of BGAN from Stratos|
Stratos Global Corp. (TSX: SGB) announced it has added AOS Inc.'s SkyPipe network optimization technology to its Stratos Advantage suite of value-added services - further differentiating BGAN from Stratos above baseline BGAN services.
|10/15/07||Firetide Announces ''Switch to Firetide'' Trade-Up Program to Help Customers Migrate to Firetide Mesh Networks|
Firetide Inc. announced a special, limited-time offer for resellers: a trade-up program that allows customers to submit any competitive mesh product--indoor or outdoor, single radio or multi-radio--for a rebate on the purchase of any Firetide HotPort 6000 series mesh node. The offer allows resellers to pass the entire rebate or a percentage of the rebate on to customers, providing a cost-effective way to migrate to Firetide for the duration of this 90-day program.
|10/15/07||UDcast and WildBlue Team Up to Deliver High Performance, Secure Broadband Internet by Satellite for Enterprises|
UDcast, a worldwide provider of solutions enabling full IP over broadcast media, and WildBlue Enterprise Solutions(TM), a provider of business-class, satellite-delivered, broadband connectivity, announced today a technical and commercial relationship to jointly develop new products, services and markets for the enhanced delivery of broadband Internet by satellite to the small and medium size business sector.
|10/15/07||AmeriTech Announces Selection of Renasis' SAP36g High Powered Multifunctional Access Point|
AmeriTech College in Draper, Utah, has selected the Renasis SAP36g High Powered Access Point to provide ubiquitous wireless coverage for the school's ambitious online tutorial and mentoring program. This technology approach enables AmeriTech graduates to segue effortlessly into the high tech demands of nursing and other paramedical professions in today's hospitals, health care facilities, dental offices, and pharmacies.
|10/15/07||Alltel Wireless Launches New Wi-Fi EVDO Broadband Wireless Combo Deal for High-Speed Wireless Internet Access|
Whether staying in a hotel, waiting for a flight or drinking a latte at the local coffee shop, Alltel customers can now connect to the Internet virtually anywhere. Alltel Wireless, America's largest network providing coverage across the nation, today launched Alltel Wi-Fi, an easy-to-use solution powered by Boingo Wireless that instantly provides customers with laptop access to thousands of hotspots throughout North and South America. Alltel also provides wireless broadband access via Alltel Wireless Internet service, allowing customers to access the Internet from their laptop or smartphone at speeds of up to 2.4 Mbps on its nationwide data network.
|10/15/07||Fujitsu and Navini Show Industry's First Interoperability Demonstration Using Beamformed Mobile WiMAX|
Navini Networks and Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) announced today the first demonstration of multi-vendor interoperability using Smart WiMAX technology -- the conjunction of smart beamforming with Multiple Input/Multiple Output (MIMO) on a Mobile WiMAX (802.16e) network. Smart WiMAX systems will provide an estimated doubling of system capacity, while offering up to twice the coverage of simple WiMAX networks in a fully mobile setting.
|10/10/07||ICOP Digital and Strix Systems Partner for Broadband Wireless Video|
ICOP Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICOP) and Strix Systems jointly announced the formation of a co-marketing partnership and integrated video surveillance mobility solution enabling the companies to collaborate on pursuing mutually beneficial sales opportunities on a global basis for their advanced surveillance and wireless mesh networking solutions, respectively.
|10/10/07||Tropos Networks Issues Laptop TMCX Approvals for Its Metro Broadband Wireless Mesh Networks|
D-Link announced its Xtreme N Notebook Adapter (DWA-652) has met the Tropos Metro Compliant Extensions (TMCX) specification that enables Wi-Fi clients to optimize performance on metro-scale mesh networks.
|10/10/07||Wal-Mart, Hughes Sign Deal to Sell Broadband Wireless Satellite Internet Access to Rural Communities|
Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced that consumers across North America will be able to purchase HughesNet, the leading satellite broadband Internet access service, from Wal-Mart, giving customers in rural areas the opportunity to experience the benefits of high-speed Internet access. The HughesNet service will be sold in 2,800 Wal-Mart stores across the U.S., including locations throughout most of rural America where terrestrial broadband services, such as cable and DSL, are often not available.
|10/10/07||2nd Annual Municipal Communications ConferenceEarly Bird Rates End October 12 |
Over a dozen experts in municipal communications will come together to present at the 2nd annual, "Municipal Communications Conference," in Toronto on November 19 & 20 (early bird ends October 12).
|10/09/07||Harris Stratex Networks Offers Turnkey Broadand Wireless Services in Southeast Europe, Expands Romanian Office|
Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSTX ), a leading independent supplier of turnkey wireless transmission solutions, has launched a complete suite of network design, build and support services for wireless operators in southeast Europe. The new Professional Services and Support teams will be based at an expanded office at the Bucharest World Trade Center in Bucharest, Romania.
|10/04/07||Sprint's Xohm WiMAX Service Slated for Chicago Wins Industry Award at WiMAX World USA Competition|
Mobile broadband leader Sprint (NYSE: S) was honored with the Industry Innovation award last night for its Xohm WiMAX mobile Internet initiative. The industry recognition occurred during the WiMAX World USA 2007 conference in Chicago, one of the first cities nationally slated to receive the advanced mobility service when commercially available in 2008.
|10/03/07||WiMAX World USA 2007 Draws Record Breaking Number of Attendees, Sponsors and Exhibitors|
With over 50% growth in both attendance and the number of sponsors and exhibitors over last year, WiMAX World 2007 ( http://usa.wimaxworld.com/ ) was the largest and most successful broadband wireless tradeshow event ever held in the fast growing WiMAX marketplace. This week, more than 8,000 professionals converged at McCormick Place in Chicago to hear from the world's leading WiMAX ecosystem companies, including Motorola, Sprint, Intel, Samsung, Clearwire, LG-Nortel Joint Venture and Nokia Siemens Networks
|10/03/07||RFID Solutions Center Expands Services Portfolio with EPC Certification and Two New RFID Training Courses|
Alien Technology announced the expansion of training courses and professional services at the RFID Solutions Center in Dayton, Ohio (RSC). The RSC is a division of Alien Technology and is an EPCglobal-accredited performance test center (EPC-PTC).
|10/03/07||OKI and Wipro Form Strategic Partnership for Wireless RF Semiconductor Design Services|
Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. and Wipro Technologies, the global IT services arm of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) announced their strategic partnership in the area of design services for the semiconductor market. As part of this partnership, Wipro has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Oki Techno Centre Singapore Pte. Ltd.(OTCS) including its own Intellectual Property Rights in an all cash deal over a period of one year. Wipro will also establish a dedicated Development Centre for OKI.
|09/28/07||NextWave Broadband and Huawei Technologies Cooperate to Conduct Interoperability Testing and Field Trials of Mobile WiMAX |
NextWave Broadband and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. announced they are conducting interoperability testing of NextWave's mobile WiMAX chipsets, based on the IEEE 802.16e standard, with Huawei's WiMAX infrastructure equipment.
|09/28/07||List of WiMAX Vendors that Unveiled Ground-breaking Broadband Wireless Products and Technologies at WiMAX World 2007 |
Trendsmedia announced that industry-leading vendors showcased numerous breakthrough WiMAX products, services and technologies at the 2007 WiMAX World Conference & Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago.
|09/28/07||Warid Telecom Uganda Selects Motorola for WiMAX Broadband Wireless Deployment in Africa|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that it has been selected by Warid Telecom Uganda, part of Warid Telecom International, to design and deploy an 802.16e WiMAX network in Uganda.
|09/28/07||Qualcomm and Teleepoch Enter Into a 3G CDMA Broadband Wireless Subscriber Unit License Agreement|
Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) and Teleepoch, Ltd. announced that they have entered into a subscriber unit license agreement. Under the terms of the royalty-bearing agreement, Qualcomm has granted Teleepoch a worldwide patent license to develop, manufacture and sell CDMA2000 subscriber units. The royalties payable by Teleepoch are at Qualcomm's standard rates.
|09/28/07||TrendChip and Ralink Jointly Launch 802.11n Wi-Fi Gateway Reference Platform|
TrendChip Technologies Corporation and Ralink Technology Corporation have jointly announced the launch of an industry leading 802.11n WiFi ADSL2+ gateway reference platform that integrates a full spectrum of ADSL2+ technologies developed by TrendChip with the advanced 802.11n draft 2.0 wireless LAN technology developed by Ralink Technology Corporation.
|09/28/07||WiMAX World USA Industry Choice Award Goes to Motorola for WiMAX CPE|
Motorola (NYSE: MOT) has received the Industry Choice Best of WiMAX World USA 2007 Award for its WiMAX CPEi 800/850 Series Desktop CPE. Selected from a field of 16 finalists from among more than 80 submissions, this "people's choice" award marks yet another honor for Motorola and its innovative WiMAX portfolio including customer premises equipment (CPE), access networking, network architecture and deployments.
|09/28/07||Meru Networks Offers Series of 802.11n Next Generation Wireless Networking Seminars in Washington, DC and New York City|
Meru Networks announced the latest dates for "The Next Generation of Wireless Networks" seminars series. Adoption of wireless local area networks (WLANs) is increasing as IT organizations look to provide workplace mobility throughout the campus. The new wireless standard, 802.11n draft, is becoming an area of interest to enterprises as part of a complete, end-to-end wireless mobility strategy. Meru invites representatives of enterprises, retail companies, educational and healthcare organizations, financial services and government agencies as well as other vertical markets to attend an event next week in Washington, DC or New York City, free of charge to the attendee.
|09/27/07||Nokia Designing Pocket-Sized WiMAX CPE's Using Intel 'Baxter Peak' Chipsets for Sprint's WiMAX (MMDS) Broadband Wireless Network|
In an effort to ensure that mobile WiMAX wireless products work well together and with other products globally, Intel Corporation, Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks announced that they are testing interoperability across Intel's forthcoming WiMAX silicon for laptops and mobile Internet devices, Nokia WiMAX devices and Nokia Siemens Networks WiMAX infrastructure equipment.
|09/27/07||Sprint Preparing to Dominate Broadband Wireless Industry with 190MHz of Spectrum and WiMAX Technology (3G Carriers Beware)|
Mobility innovator Sprint (NYSE: S) announced increased momentum for its Xohm WiMAX mobile broadband initiative, citing new access device developments, simplified network connectivity and an international operator alliance. The progress was reported from the WiMAX World USA conference in Chicago, an initial launch market for the advanced mobile Internet service set for commercial launch in a number of U.S. cities beginning the second quarter of 2008, and reaching 100 million people by year end.
|09/27/07||Yankee Group Says Wireless Community Networks for Large Cities Could Generate Millions of Dollars in Advertising Revenue|
Yankee Group announced that advertising should be part of a well-balanced business plan for wireless community networks. The plan also requires a broad portfolio of revenue sources that includes government anchor tenancy, subscribers and value-added business services. Cities with the population size and demographics of Minneapolis or Boston could realize as much as $7 million annually from advertising revenue once the network is fully built out. This projection underscores the impact web-based advertising for community wireless broadband networks can have in driving revenue and service opportunity in a market that is still in its infancy.
|09/27/07||Navini and Beceem Work Together to Accelerate Availability of Mobile WiMAX Modems|
Navini Networks and Beceem Communications announced at WiMAX World in Chicago, a partnership under which Beceem's Mobile WiMAX chipsets will be part of Navini's newly announced Surfer product line for Mobile WiMAX. The Surfer modems will provide industry leading Beamforming and MIMO capabilities.
|09/26/07||Research Reports that Small Businesses in Atlanta Could Not Succeed without Broadband Wireless Communications|
Atlanta's entrepreneurs and small business owners are leaders in using wireless capabilities to stay connected to their customers and gain a competitive advantage in their markets, AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T ) has announced in a recent survey. The survey, conducted in 10 major business centers across the country, found that wireless devices are becoming indispensable for small business owners, who rely heavily on wireless technology to stay connected to business operations and customers when out of the office. Atlanta was ranked first in WiQ among the markets surveyed because the city's entrepreneurs and small business owners continue to absorb and leverage wireless capabilities.
|09/26/07||Tech Data U.S. Launches New Broadband Wireless Specialized Business Unit to Assist Computer Reseller Build Indoor/Outdoor Wireless Data Networks|
Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) established its Wireless Specialized Business Unit (SBU). The new SBU will provide sales, technical and product management resources to resellers capitalizing on the demand for indoor and outdoor wireless networking solutions like hotspots for small businesses, corporate campuses, universities and municipalities.
|09/26/07||WiChorus and Aperto Announce Successful Interoperability Testing Between WiMAX Intelligent Gateways and WiMAX Base Stations|
WiChorus and Aperto Networks announced the companies have successfully completed interoperability testing (IOT) between WiChorus' Intelligent ASN gateway and Aperto's PacketMAX 5000 base station. WiChorus and Aperto demonstrated R6 interoperability based on the WiMAX Forum's NWG 1.0.0 specification, which serves to eliminate proprietary systems, and helps create an open, flexible ecosystem of best-of-breed products for fixed and mobile WiMAX operators.
|09/25/07||CDMA Groups Claims Ultra Mobile Broadband Delivers Broadband Wireless Download Speeds of 288 Mbps in 20 MHz Channel|
The CDMA Development Group (CDG) and the Third Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2) announced the publication of the Ultra Mobile Broadband (UMB) air interface specification -- 3GPP2 C.S0084-0 v2.0.
|09/25/07||Motorola's Award-Winning WiMAX CPEi 300 Marks Debut with Live Performance at WiMAX World USA|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) will showcase its award-winning CPEi 300 as part of the live WiMAX experience at the Motorola booth (#501) at WiMAX World USA in Chicago Sept. 26-27.
|09/25/07||MobileAccess Joins WiMAX Forum|
MobileAccess announced that it has joined the WiMAX Forum®, an industry-led non-profit organization committed to promoting and certifying interoperable WiMAX products. MobileAccess, which had earlier announced Mobile WiMAX MIMO support on its Universal Wireless Network, delivers a single, flexible, highly scalable broadband infrastructure for in-building deployments of wireless services.
|09/25/07||Interop New York 2007 Announces Keynote Lineup and Event Focus|
Interop announced its keynote speaker lineup for Interop New York 2007, taking place at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, October 22-26. Attendees of Interop will have the opportunity to hear from Microsoft, IBM, Google, and XenSource executives as they speak to the industry's most pressing issues facing the future of the trillion-dollar business technology industry.
|09/24/07||M2Z Networks Announces Wholesale Wireless ISP Partnerships with Rural Telephone Companies|
M2Z Networks, Inc. (M2Z) announced that it has entered into a wholesale partnership with Broadband Wireless Partners (BWP), a consortium founded by 20 Rural Local Exchange Carriers (RLECs) currently providing service to approximately two million rural consumers in 35 states.
|09/24/07||Sequans and Celestica Offer Integrated Baseband and RF Solution for Large Mobile WiMAX Base Stations |
Sequans Communications, a leading supplier and developer of fixed and mobile WiMAX semiconductor solutions, and Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global provider of innovative electronics manufacturing services (EMS), today announced the availability of an integrated Sequans/Celestica baseband/RF solution for manufacturers of high-end WiMAX base stations.
|09/24/07||Redline Brings ReMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX Products to Wireless Buyers at WiMAX World in Chicago|
Redline Communications Inc. announced the North American debut of its RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX platform at WiMAX World USA in Chicago, IL from September 25 to 27, 2007. Redline will feature live demonstrations of its RedMAX 4C products, which conform to the IEEE 802.16e-2005 standard for mobile WiMAX, at its booth 427.
|09/21/07||Mobilink Picks Alcatel-Lucent to Deploy Broadband Wireless WiMAX Rev. E Network in Pakistan|
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited announced that they have signed a contract to participate in deploying Pakistan's first live network based on the Universal 802.16e-2005 WiMAX solution. The network will cover major cities in Pakistan, including Karachi, the nation's financial capital and the major business center.
|09/20/07||Dallas Wireless ISP Recognized as One of the Fastest-Growing Public Companies in Dallas/Fort Worth by the Dallas Business Journal|
iBroadband (OTC Bulletin Board: IBBD), a telecommunications holding company specializing in broadband fixed wireless services to business customers and headquartered in Dallas, Texas announced that it has received recognition by the Dallas Business Journal as one of the fastest-growing public companies in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.
|09/20/07||Capgemini and Trilliant Networks Provide AMI Solution to Help Hydro One Win North American Award for Broadband Wireless Metering Solution|
Capgemini Canada Inc. and Trilliant Networks, Inc. announced that they served as the AMI solution provider team for Hydro One's Smart Metering Project, winner of Utility Planning Network's (UPN) 2007 Metering Award. To date, Hydro One has installed more than 160,000 smart meters and is on track to have 240,000 installed by the end of 2007.
|09/20/07||Israel's Ministry of Communications Approves Community-Wide WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network to Provide High-Speed Internet Access|
Internet Gold (Nasdaq NMS: IGLD), Alvarion (Nasdaq NMS: ALVR) and Intel (Nasdaq NMS: INTL) announced that they are cooperating to establish Israel's first community-wide WiMAX-based broadband network, bringing high-speed Internet access, data and voice services to an area within the city of Sderot and Israel's Western Negev.
|09/19/07||Pipex Wireless Selects Axiom Systems to Support the UK's Largest Wholesale WiMAX Broadband Wireless Access Network|
Axiom Systems announced that Pipex Wireless, owned by Pipex Group and Intel Capital and the only provider of WiMAX services in the UK, has chosen Axiom Systems to support the country's largest wholesale WiMAX Access network.
|09/19/07||Nokia Siemens Networks and Airvana Inc. to Cooperate on 3G Femto Home Broadband Wireless Access|
Airvana, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIRV) and Nokia Siemens Networks announced that the companies plan to provide an end-to-end femto cell solution for mobile operators worldwide. The solution is targeted at 3G operators that wish to extend their coverage and offer new voice and mobile broadband data services.
|09/18/07||Freescale and ArrayComm Augment Multi Antenna Signal Processing Power for WiMAX Base Stations|
Operators of WiMAX networks can look forward to baseband equipment with dramatic improvements in range, coverage quality and operating efficiency thanks to a joint solution from Freescale Semiconductor and ArrayComm LLC. The companies have developed a reference design intended to speed and simplify the creation of high-performance WiMAX base station equipment. The solution combines ArrayComm's multi antenna signal processing software (A-MAS) with Freescale's high-performance MSC8144 quad-core digital signal processor.
|09/18/07||Motorola Showcases Innovation, Fixed and Mobile WiMAX Momentum at WiMAX World USA|
As a global leader in WiMAX deployment and technology, Motorola (NYSE:MOT) will demonstrate how its innovative WiMAX solutions and the MOTOwi4™ wireless broadband portfolio enables broadband on-the-go. WiMAX World USA will attract approximately 6,000 attendees from more than 125 countries to Chicago, where Motorola's world headquarters is located. Chicago is one of several US cities awarded by Sprint to Motorola to deliver WiMAX high-speed wireless broadband in late 2007 and early 2008.
|09/18/07||2nd Annual Municipal Communications Conference to Be Held in Toronto |
Over a dozen experts in municipal communications will come together to present at the 2nd annual, "Municipal Communications Conference," in Toronto on November 19 & 20 (early bird ends October 12).
|09/13/07||Intermec Works with Microsoft to Manage and Communicate to RFID Devices on the Microsoft Windows Platform|
Intermec announces that its line of Radio Frequency Device (RFID) hardware devices will be supported by Microsoft Corp.'s BizTalk Server 2006 R2. BizTalk Server 2006 R2 enables customers of all sizes to connect core business processes across applications, platforms and partners. Combined with Intermec passive UHF RFID systems, BizTalk Server 2006 R2 gives customers a uniform way to communicate with and manage RFID devices on the Microsoft Windows platform.
|09/13/07||Manufacturing Innovation and Evolution Are Essential for the Passive RFID Label Market, According to ABI Research|
Historically, market volume for passive RFID tags is higher in LF and HF applications, rather than UHF. However, passive UHF labels represent a significant high-growth, high-volume opportunity that is not going unnoticed. Over the last few years, major IC and inlay players have dedicated new lines -- or reallocated existing lines -- to support an increase in passive UHF label demand. The RFID passive-label manufacturing value chain is complex and involves a multitude of players, and ABI Research contends that the industry will require continued component and material innovation, as well as an evolution of manufacturing processes, to better instigate market growth.
|09/13/07||Bradco Supply Corp. Upgrades Network with AT&T Private Network Transport Services|
AT&T Inc. announced a three year $2.7 million networking services contract with Bradco Supply Corp., a leading national distributor of building materials. Under terms of the contract, AT&T will provide a solution to migrate Bradco Supply from an existing frame relay network to AT&T's Private Network Transport (PNT) service, which uses AT&T's Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-enabled network.
|09/12/07||AT&T Launches New Marketing Initiatives to 'Mobilize' Brand|
AT&T Inc. announced the launch of new corporate advertising and marketing initiatives -- the next step in defining AT&T as the premier telecommunications company in the world.
|09/06/07||Dialog Telekom to Bring High-Speed Wireless Data Services to Rural Communities Leveraging 3G HSDPA Technology|
QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) announced the launch of its Wireless Reach initiative in Sri Lanka through the opening of a Last Mile Initiative (LMI) Center in Wennappuwa. The center, known as Easy Seva, is one of 15 that will be launched in the country with support from QUALCOMM, Dialog Telekom, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the National Development Bank (NDB) and Synergy Strategies Group (SSG), which, through a bulk purchase package of equipment, software, content and services, have created a new, market-driven approach to establish rural community-based centers.
|09/06/07||Eutelsat and ViaSat Ready to Launch Tooway Consumer Satellite Broadband Wireless Internet Service in Germany|
Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT ) announced that the consumer broadband satellite service they are partnering to offer in Europe will be available from the end of September in Germany, with selected other European markets to follow before the end of the year.
|09/06/07||Redline and Siemens REV Up Private WiMAX Broadband Wireless Interoperability Testing |
Redline Communications Inc. and Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices announced private testing to verify interoperability between Redline and Siemens WiMAX Forum Certified products. The testing is part of the Redline Ecosystem Verification (REV) program designed to accelerate the deployment of interoperable WiMAX networks.
|09/06/07||Harris Stratex Networks Opens New Broadband Wireless Office in Mexico City to Better Serve Customers in Latin America |
Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSTX) announced the opening of its new Mexico City office, which will help the company better serve its customers in the rapidly growing broadband wireless transmission market in Latin America.
|09/06/07||Digi-Key Signs Worldwide Wireless Amplifier Distribution Agreement with RF Micro Devices, Inc.|
Digi-Key Corporation announced that is has entered into a distribution agreement with RF Micro Devices, Inc. RFMD is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance radio systems and solutions for applications that drive mobile communications. RFMD's power amplifiers, transmit modules, cellular transceivers and system-on-chip (SoC) solutions enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in current and next generation mobile handsets, cellular base stations, wireless local area networks (WLANs) and global positioning systems (GPSs).
|09/05/07||Terabeam Rebrands Its Image with Corporate Name to Proxim Wireless |
Terabeam, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRBM) announced that it will change its corporate name to "Proxim Wireless Corporation," the current name of its largest operating unit. In connection with the name change, the company will also change its ticker symbol from TRBM to PRXM. The company's stock will continue to trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market.
|08/30/07||Rebranded Wi-LAN Broadband Wireless Product Lines Now Available from Eion Wireless |
Hutton Communications, Inc., a leading distributor for wireless communications products, announce they will distribute EION Wireless products to the Canadian and United States markets. In April 2006, EION Wireless acquired product lines from Calgary based Wi-LAN Inc. The VIP 110-24, Ultima3 wireless radios and the Libra MAX WiMAX platform will now be available through Hutton Communications distribution.
|08/30/07||Citywide Broadband Wireless: Moving Beyond Single-Use Public-Access Models: The Case for Anchor Tenancy and Operational Efficiency|
Are the media missing a broader, ongoing story on broadband-wireless business-model planning? Before the public gives a final verdict on the failure or success of local-government broadband-wireless networks, W2i urges a close watch of network implementations in Minneapolis, Brookline and Riverside, which have been built largely on improving workforce productivity and on local-government anchor tenancy.
|08/30/07||Trapeze Networks and Renaissance Network Solutions Partner to Provide PCI Broadband Wireless Security Solution for Retailers|
Trapeze Networks and Renaissance Network Solutions announced they are partnering to provide the first and only managed service allowing retailers to cost-effectively comply with wireless security provisions in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The service provides supplementary security capabilities on an affordable monthly basis, enabling retailers to avoid the major costs of replacing legacy equipment such as portable data terminals that do not meet the latest PCI security standard.
|08/29/07||Wi-Fi Certified Products Recognized Worldwide According to Wi-Fi Alliance's Research Report|
The Wi-Fi Alliance announced results of a consumer study which indicate continued growth in awareness of the Wi-Fi Certified brand. Conducted by Millward Brown, a leading global research agency, the survey reveals that word of mouth and marketing efforts from the Wi-Fi Alliance's 300-plus members contributed to increased brand awareness in China, Japan, U.K. and U.S. Consumers in the U.S. and U.K. reported the greatest recognition of the Wi-Fi Certified logo with 70 percent and 68 percent, respectively.
|08/29/07||Enerdyne Begins US $3,750,000 WiMAX Broadband Wireless Deployment in Rural Northern India|
RBID.Com, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RBID) president/CEO Mr. Alan Rothman announced that RBID Technologies, the wireless technology partner with the Institute for Information Technology (III) in Taiwan, and Enerdyne Industries Ltd, a Mumbai based system integrator and IT technology distributor, will begin rolling out RBID's WiMAX forum certified products. The deployment of AstroMAX base stations will be in partnership with a leading Indian service provider and with a WiMAX platform operating in 3.3GHz.
|08/28/07||First Nationwide Mobile WiMAX Deployment to be Featured at WiMAX World 2007|
For the first time in WiMAX history, industry leaders will be joining together at the WiMAX World 2007 Conference & Expo to present their perspectives on the first nationwide mobile deployment of WiMAX. The conference, which is being held September 25 to 27 at McCormick Place in Chicago, is offering a total of over 190 speakers, including operators, service providers, vendors and analysts. This makes it the largest WiMAX focused speaker program specifically devoted to the topic of wireless and mobile broadband.
|08/28/07||LGC Wireless Joins the WiMAX Forum |
LGC Wireless announced that it has joined the WiMAX Forum, an industry-led non-profit organization committed to promoting and certifying interoperable WiMAX products.
|08/28/07||Navini Signs Broadband Wireless System Integrator Deal with AireWire to Build WiMAX High-Speed Internet Access Networks|
Navini Networks announced it has signed a service partner agreement with AireWire, a leading wireless technology integrator for service providers. AireWire will be a Services Partner and System Integrator of Navini's Mobile WiMAX 802.16e solutions equipment.
|08/28/07||Hughes Offers $100 Rebate to New Broadband Wireless Satellite Internet Subscribers in Remote Rural Areas|
Effective immediately, consumers and small businesses who are located beyond the reach of DSL or cable, now can receive a fast broadband connection by using satellite technology. HughesNet, the number one high-speed Internet satellite service, has just introduced new promotional plans with no upfront fees for equipment or installation. Additionally, through September 30th, new subscribers will be eligible for a $100.00 mail-in rebate. These new plans make HughesNet broadband satellite Internet service more affordable than ever, enabling consumers in underserved areas to enjoy always-on broadband connections.
|08/28/07||ZyXEL Signs Deal with Sprint to Supply WiMAX Customer Premise Equipment|
ZyXEL Communications Inc. announced that Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) has selected ZyXEL WiMAX Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) for use with their upcoming WiMAX mobile broadband network. ZyXEL will join Sprint Nextel's WiMAX ecosystem partners in helping incorporate mobile WiMAX technology in a range of computing, portable multimedia, interactive and other business and consumer devices.
|08/25/07||National Grid Wireless Changes Name to Lightower |
National Grid Wireless announced that it has changed its corporate name to Lightower. The name change comes after the completion of the purchase of the wireless assets, fiber optic infrastructure and wireless services organization by M/C Venture Partners and Wachovia Capital Partners, announced in May 2007.
|08/23/07||Rohde & Schwarz And SEQUANS Collaborate On WiMAX Radio Test Solutions |
SEQUANS Communications is collaborating with Rohde & Schwarz to pre-validate Rohde & Schwarz' TS8970 radio conformance test system (RCTT) that will be used by the WiMAX Forum for Mobile WiMAX Wave 1 and Wave 2 certification testing.
|08/21/07||Wavetrend Joins the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Strategic Partnerships Program|
Wavetrend announced that it has joined the International Air Transport Association's Strategic Partnerships programme. As a Strategic Partner, Wavetrend will be able to participate in IATA projects, committee meetings and work groups, sharing its active RFID expertise and working closely with the leading air transportation industry players.
|08/13/07||ARC Wireless Solutions, Inc. Signs Distribution Deal with WISP-Router, Inc. to Distribute 900MHz to 5.8GHz Broadband Wireless Routers|
ARC Wireless Solutions, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: ARCW) Wireless Communications Solutions Division is proud to announce a key distribution agreement with WISP-Router, Inc., which will focus on selling ARC's recently released ARC IES, Integrated Enclosure Solution, line of products. Adding ARC's products to the well-established distribution channels of WISP-Router, Inc. brings new and exciting opportunities to both companies. WISP-Router, Inc. is based in Kansas with distribution covering all 50 states as well as international business worldwide.
|08/13/07||Procera Networks and SkyPilot Networks Combine Proactive Network Managment and Wi-Fi Internet Access for Broadband Wireless Internet Service Provider in Bahrain|
Procera Networks, Inc. (OTCBB: PRNW) and SkyPilot Networks announced the companies' respective products have been deployed by SkyFi Networks, a new wireless ISP serving the Kingdom of Bahrain.
|08/10/07||Nokia Siemens Networks Positioned to Deliver Broadband Wireless Networks in the 700 Mhz Spectrum Band|
The FCC set the much anticipated auction rules on July 31. The rules adopted for this auction create unique opportunities in mobile broadband. New build-out requirements for the spectrum demand that winning bidders make thoughtful and informed decisions regarding their network technologies and solution providers.
Nokia Siemens Networks is positioned to support the 700 MHz band with its flagship Flexi platform for radio access networks. The Flexi is a base station platform highly acclaimed for its innovative modular design that enables Nokia Siemens Networks to quickly support various wireless technologies at new radio frequencies.
|08/09/07||QUALCOMM and Exoteq Sign OFDM/OFDMA License Agreement|
QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) and Exoteq Aps, a mobile broadband solutions developer based in Denmark, announced the companies have signed a new, commercial OFDM/OFDMA license agreement.
|08/09/07||The WCA Adds QUALCOMM to Roster of Sponsors|
Silicon Valley's Wireless Communications Alliance (WCA) announced that QUALCOMM Incorporated, a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, headquartered in San Diego, California, has joined the non-profit organization as a funding sponsor.
|08/06/07||Boingo Gives iPhone Users FREE Wi-Fi at 13 Major Airports in August|
Boingo Wireless, Inc. announced that iPhone owners can enjoy free Wi-Fi as they travel for business or pleasure through 13 North American airports during the month of August.
|08/06/07||Trapeze Networks Supplies Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless Infrastructure for 2008 Democratic Presidential Debate at the Citadel|
Trapeze Networks announced that it successfully deployed its Smart Mobile wireless local area network (LAN) at the second Democratic National Committee-sanctioned presidential forum, held at The Citadel. The high performance Wi-Fi network provided the candidates and their staff, media, and bloggers with continuous and seamless Internet connectivity that allowed them to send and receive email, file stories, upload videos and update blogs wirelessly in real-time.
|08/01/07||Comarco Joins the WiMAX Forum|
Comarco, Inc. (Nasdaq: CMRO) announced that they have joined the WiMAX Forum, an industry-led, not-for-profit organization formed to certify and promote the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon the harmonized IEEE 802.16/ETSI HiperMAN standard. WiMAX allows high-speed Internet access from laptops, phones or other mobile devices over larger distances than previous technologies such as Wi-Fi.
|08/01/07||Sprint Nextel/Clearwire Collaboration Is Good News for Broadband-Enabled Mobile Consumer Electronics, Says ABI Research|
In the not-too-distant future, many digital cameras, media players, and portable game devices will access the Internet from anywhere with mobile broadband coverage. The recent announcement by Sprint Nextel and Clearwire of a partnership to provide mobile WiMAX services to most of the US population should be greeted with enthusiasm by the consumer electronics manufacturers that are looking to introduce mobile broadband-enabled CE products to the North American market.
|07/30/07||Alvarion Teams with ArrayComm for WiMAX Beam Forming, Noice Cancellation and MIMO Broadband Wireless Antenna Technology|
Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALVR) and ArrayComm LLC, announced their ongoing technology partnership for integration of ArrayComm's multi-antenna signal processing software (A-MAS) into Alvarion's 4Motion's Radio Access Network Solutions.
|07/30/07||Sprint Works with Google to Create First Set of WiMAX Broadband Wireless Location and Search Applications for Mobile Internet Users|
Mobile broadband pioneer Sprint (NYSE: S) announced it is working with Google Inc. to bring WiMAX mobile Internet customers search, interactive communications and social networking tools though a new mobile portal. The collaboration between Sprint and Google will help spur new mobility and location-assisted services as Sprint untethers Internet access for consumers, businesses and government customers.
|07/26/07||Marriott Brands Blanket the U.S. and Canada with More than 1,500 Free WiFi Hotel Hotspots|
Today's fast-paced world demands mobile communications, but never at the expense of value. Five Marriott International (NYSE:MAR) brands including Courtyard, Residence Inn, Fairfield Inn, TownePlace Suites and SpringHill Suites, now offer guests free WiFi hotels in the U.S. and Canada. Thats more than 1,500 hotspots, and thats pretty cool.
|07/26/07||Xirrus and MotorSport Vision Ltd Deploy High Performance Wi-Fi Network Across Premier UK Racing Circuits|
Xirrus, Inc. and MotorSport Vision Ltd today announced successful Wi-Fi deployments at multiple motorsport venues across the United Kingdom including Brands Hatch, Snetterton, Oulton Park, Cadwell Park and Bedford Autodrome. These locations host some of the most famous racing events in the world. MotorSport Vision Ltd deployed a high performance Xirrus Wi-Fi network covering all the high density press and media areas for instant access to the Internet and media outlets for research and posting of news-related stories.
|07/26/07||NEC Extends Reach of UNIVERGE Solutions Partner Program with the Addition of Three Leading Wireless Developers|
NEC Unified Solutions, Inc. is expanding the reach of its global UNIVERGE Solutions Partner Program through the addition of three leading wireless developers, IP Access International, AeroScout and FirstHand Technologies. These organizations are among the most recent to leverage NEC's telecommunications resources and join more than 175 global NEC partners in the development of customized applications and business solutions.
|07/18/07||Ceragon First to Achieve Metro Ethernet Forum Certification for Broadband Wireless Ethernet Microwave Solutions|
Ceragon Networks Ltd.(NASDAQ: CRNT), http://www.ceragon.com announced that it has become the first global microwave provider to achieve Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) certification for Ethernet Microwave Systems. This achievement enables service providers and carriers to utilize microwave transmission for standard Ethernet networks and services.
|07/18/07||Xirrus Expands Nationwide Educational Wi-Fi Seminar Series; Adds European Cities|
Xirrus Inc. announced that due to overwhelming interest the company has added new dates and locations to its educational seminar series that kicks off today. Ten dates and locations were added, including several cities in the United Kingdom. These complimentary seminars are tailored for IT professionals challenged with keeping up with the latest in Wi-Fi networking and are open to those who register online at www.xirrus.com/seminars.
|07/13/07||Impsat Contracts Capacity on SES NEW SKIES' NSS-10 Satellite|
SES NEW SKIES announced that Impsat, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Crossing, has contracted 90 MHz (equivalent to approximately 2.5 transponders at 36 MHz) on the company's NSS-10 satellite at the orbital location of 322.5(degree) East, in order to support Impsat's growing Single Channel Per Carrier (SCPC) and VSAT IP network in Latin America.
|07/12/07||AirDefense Announces Free Educational Seminar Series ''War of the Airwaves'' in Select Cities across North America|
AirDefense announced a series of free educational wireless intrusion detection and prevention seminars throughout North America, "War of the Airwaves." AirDefense invites representatives of enterprises, retailers, healthcare organizations, financial services and government agencies to attend a local event and learn about the latest wireless security threats and hacks, and best practices for security and compliance strategies.
|07/11/07||Sprint Commits to Cisco's 3G Wireless WAN High-Speed WAN Interface Card (HWIC) for Faster Wi-Fi Wireless Internet Access Services|
Customers seeking to reap the benefits of reduced costs, faster-to-market connectivity and secure business continuity can now take advantage of a wireless wide area network (WAN) solution featuring the Cisco 3G Wireless WAN High-Speed WAN Interface Card (HWIC) now available from Sprint (NYSE:S) via its business sales channels. Unlike similar offerings in the marketplace, Sprint is offering value-added components and is the only carrier to offer customers a choice of leveraging wireless connectivity, with enhanced security, directly to a customers Multiple Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Virtual Private Network (VPN)-based network via Sprints Data Link network or through a wireless solution leveraging the public Internet.
|07/09/07||WiMAX, Making Universal Broadband Wireless Internet Access a Reality|
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced that Philippe Keryer, President of Alcatel-Lucent's GSM/WiMAX activities will give a media tutorial titled : "WiMAX, making universal broadband a reality" on July 16, 2007 at 4.00 PM Paris time (10 AM New York).
|07/09/07||Keeping Track of the Booming WiMAX Broadband Wireless Industry|
Maravedis Research will be presenting a WiMAX Counts webinar on Tuesday, July 10th at 11:00 eastern time. The presentation will cover that over 100 wireless Internet service providers are making with the deploymnet of WiMAX wireless technology and the subscriber growth these networks are achieving.
|07/04/07||picoChip Joins the Femto Forum|
picoChip announced that it has joined the Femto Forum, which will support and promote femtocell deployment worldwide. The Forum brings together the foremost femtocell equipment vendors with the major global mobile operators assessing the technology.
|06/27/07||New Femtocell Home Gateway to Deliver Wi-Fi, VoIP and 3G Broadband Wireless Internet Access Technology|
NETGEAR, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR ) and Ubiquisys Ltd. announced their collaboration to deliver a comprehensive residential gateway with integrated DSL modem, Wi-Fi, VoIP and 3G femtocell technology. This gateway device will offer mobile operators worldwide a single-box, converged solution at a competitive price. It is anticipated that the NETGEAR gateway integrating Ubiquisys' femtocell technology will be available for operator testing by Q4 2007, with commercial availability slated for early 2008.
|06/22/07||Clearwire Wins Spotlight Award|
NXTcomm, the only venue where the business and technology of communications, information and entertainment meet taking place this week in Chicago, today announced Clearwire Corporation the winner of the Spotlight Award, an award signifying the "best of" the 2007 NXTcomm Eos Excellence of Achievement Awards.
|06/22/07||WiMAX Forum Opens First North American Based Certification Lab in the United States|
The WiMAX Forum announced the first, North America-based certification test lab today during the opening address at the WiMAX Forum Member Conference in Madrid. Established and operated by the WiMAX Forum's lead certification testing partner, AT4 wireless, Inc., the lab will be located in Virginia and is due to open this October. The North America-based lab becomes one of five test labs for WiMAX Forum Certified products worldwide.
|06/22/07||Nortel Builds Wimax Ecosystem To Ensure A True Mobile Broadband Wireless Experience|
Nortel [NYSE/TSX: NT] has selected ZyXEL Communications, one of the worlds leading device manufacturers, to join the growing ecosystem of companies working with Nortel to deliver broadband wireless communications solutions around the world based on WiMAX technology. Nortel is also working with leading WiMAX chipset manufacturers to include chipsets, which will enable WiMAX capabilities in a variety of devices, in Nortels end-to-end WiMAX solutions.
|06/22/07||WJ Communications Launches Online Store for RFID Solutions|
WJ Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: WJCI) launched an online store for its RFID product line. Integrated into the newly designed and easy to navigate WJ corporate website, the online store offers customers a fast and efficient option to purchase the world-class, and cost-competitive RFID OEM reader modules and accessories over the internet. This new capability enables WJ to effectively support the growing RFID market demand.
|06/22/07||Motorola's Broadband Wireless WiMAX and Mesh Solutions Earn NXTcomm Eos Awards|
Motorola (NYSE: MOT ) today received awards for two of its MOTOwi4 wireless broadband products in the inaugural competition of the NXTcomm Eos Excellence of Achievement Award. Motorola's WiMAX Flexible Access Point System won in the Technology Innovation Group: Access Networking category.
|06/21/07||Leading WiFi Provider Announces Launch of Municipal Business at the PA League of Cities and Municipalities Convention|
Advanced Infrastructure Management, LLC (AIM) announced the launch of its municipal WiFi division at the Pennsylvania League of Cities and Municipalities Convention.
|06/19/07||Taking Femtocells to Market: ABI Research Hosts Key Workshop at International Home Access Point Conference|
The workshop, part of the Business/Marketing Track, will take place 2:15 to 4:15 pm on July 5, and will explore critical areas of interest for the development of femtocell markets: key considerations when building business models; how to maximize return from femtocells; exploring trends and identifying opportunities; barriers and challenges to market growth, and finally, competition and risk.
|06/19/07||TranSwitch Demonstrates Broadband Wireless Backhaul Solutions at NXTcomm 2007|
The wireless backhaul demonstrations will feature two TranSwitch products: PacketTrunk-4 Plus for 2G/2.5G wireless backhaul over packet infrastructure, and EtherMap®-PDH for 3G wireless backhaul over existing T1/E1 infrastructure
|06/19/07||Clearwire Partners Signs Deal to Provide Satellite Internet Wireless Service to Customers Outside Its Wireless Coverage Areas|
Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) announced today distribution agreements with DIRECTV (NYSE: DTV) and EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH). The distribution agreements enable both satellite companies to offer Clearwire's high-speed Internet service to their customers and contemplate that Clearwire in turn will be able to offer the video services of one or both satellite companies to its customers. This is expected to enable each of the three companies to offer high-speed Internet, video and voice in all current and future Clearwire markets. The launch is planned for later this year.
|06/14/07||WildBlue Taps Interns to Bring Satellite Broadband Internet Access to Rural America|
Rural utilities have, once again, joined together to bring the WildBlue U student intern program to communities across America. The program, sponsored by the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC), provides training, sales and marketing experience as well as a paid internship to college students in rural America while they help bring high-speed Internet access to underserved areas. In addition, the program provides an opportunity for college students to learn about the value of cooperative business practices, by working for one.
|06/14/07||Nortel To Showcase Voip, Metro Ethernet, 4G Mobile WiMAX Broadband At NXTcomm 2007|
Next week at NXTcomm 2007, Nortel will show carriers how to exploit the increased bandwidth, cost savings and operational simplicity of Ethernet as the primary technology for transporting high-bandwidth services like video that are straining todays network capacity. Nortel will also showcase new and enhanced SIP applications and 4G WiMAX mobile solutions that improve user experience through converged communications options that provide more control over when, where and how they choose to communicate.
|06/13/07||Novatel Wireless and NexAira Announce Strategic 3G EV-DO Distribution Partnership|
Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL) and NexAira announced an EV-DO technology distribution agreement under which NexAira will resell the Novatel Wireless broadband product line exclusively to its distributor, agent and operator customers.
|06/13/07||SkyCross and Beceem Bundle Integrated Chipset/WiMAX Antenna Solution|
SkyCross announced a partnership with Beceem Communications to provide complete, integrated WiMAX solutions for last-mile broadband connectivity. The bundling of Beceem chipsets and SkyCross antennas provides superior performance while shortening and simplifying the design process to reduce time to market and associated costs. The convenient, one-stop RF solution is versatile, providing device manufacturers with the freedom to enable WiMAX on a wide range of mobile platforms.
|06/12/07||Fractal Antenna Systems Works with Nashua Corporation to Join Fractal Antenna Technology with RFID Tags|
Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc. and Nashua Corporation (NASDAQ: NSHA) announced a licensing agreement to distribute radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags using fractal antenna technology.
|06/12/07||Xirrus Announces Wi-Fi Seminar Series in 20 U.S. Cities|
Xirrus, Inc., a provider of high-performance, long-range Wi-Fi products, announced a 20-city series of educational seminars tailored for IT professionals challenged with keeping up with the latest in Wi-Fi networking.
|06/12/07||WiMAX Forum Launches Worldwide WiMAX Education Program for 3G Carriers and Wireless Internet Service Providers that Need to Train Personnel on WiMAX Cellular Engineering Design |
The WiMAX Forum together with DoceoTech, Inc. and Informa Telecoms & Media, today announced the formal launch of the WiMAX Forum Certified Training Program, a broad range of WiMAX Forum-branded education programs to serve the global WiMAX industry. This exclusive program is comprised of a suite of courses designed for both business and highly technical audiences, providing offerings ranging from introductory technology content to in-depth cellular planning and methodologies to ensure quality assurance.
|06/12/07||QUALCOMM and Sagem Communication Sign WCDMA Subscriber Unit License Agreement|
QUALCOMM is pleased to license its patented technologies to Sagem Communication, enabling yet another European company to compete in the dynamic and rapidly growing opportunities for 3G WCDMA products, said Marvin Blecker, president of QUALCOMM Technology Licensing. We are quite pleased that QUALCOMMs proactive licensing business model continues to enable new entrants to introduce exciting new 3G WCDMA products, providing operators and consumers with increasing choices among a large array of product offerings at all price points.
|06/05/07||Unwired to Introduce Pre-paid Wireless Broadband Packages|
Unwired said that its new service offers affordable pre-paid wireless broadband to the Australian market for the first time and is aimed at those users who prefer the flexibility of a pre-paid service. It confirmed the service provides broadband service with speeds up to 320kb/s, without the need for a monthly fee or contract, and a pre-paid system similar to that of mobile phones.
|06/02/07||AirCell Appoints Tim Maxwell Vice President, Brand and Member Marketing|
AirCell is pleased to announce that Timothy Maxwell has joined the company as Vice President, Brand and Member Marketing. He is responsible for driving all aspects of AirCell's marketing and business activities to consumers of the company's revolutionary new broadband service.
|06/01/07||Aperto Networks and Celestica Enter Into a Strategic Broadband Wireless Alliance for WiMAX Solutions|
Through the agreement, Aperto and Celestica will work on a multitude of WiMAX solutions, including Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), OBSAI Remote Radio Head (RRH), and modules for base stations. The RRH, based on Celestica's WiMAX Solution Accelerators, will leverage Celestica's existing low-risk, industry-leading technology for the rapid creation of Aperto Networks' WiMAX product portfolio. This will enable Aperto Networks to decrease both cost and time-to-market.
|05/31/07||Tra abilite du Cafe to Give Haiti's Coffee Cooperatives Internet Access from Their Plantations by Applying WiMAX and RFID Technologies|
This pilot project called "Tra abilite du Cafe" (Coffee Traceability) will give Haiti's coffee cooperatives Internet access from their plantations by applying WiMAX and RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technologies. By having such access to the latest information technologies, they will be able to monitor the traceability of their fair trade labeled production and sell their coffee on optimum terms by reducing the number of intermediaries. Training in information technology for the staff and members of Haiti's cooperatives is also being planned. This project again demonstrates Alcatel-Lucent's commitment to narrowing the digital divide and combining economic development with social responsibility.
|05/30/07||Motorola Delivers Industry-Leading WiMAX Experience at WiMAX World Europe|
Live wi4 WiMAX demonstrations will include gaming, web browsing, Voice-over-IP (VoIP) calling, video conferencing, and audio and video streaming, all powered by Motorolas IP multimedia subsystem (IMS). The demonstrations will utilize an array of Motorolas WiMAX equipment including its WiMAX access point, the WAP 400, desktop customer premise equipment, the WiMAX CPEi600 and commercial grade PC cards.
|05/29/07||Agilent Technologies and Sequans Collaborate to Get WiMAX Test Systems to Market |
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Sequans Communications announced a collaboration to support the rollout of Mobile WiMAX-compliant equipment in two ways. They will work on pre-validating the Agilent Protocol Conformance Test (PCT) system, and on the speed-optimization of RF power-calibration and production-test systems for both fixed and mobile WiMAX modules.
|05/29/07||Cisco Positions Broadband Wireless Mobility Benefits as New Top Priorities for the Enterprise|
Cisco embarks on a new era of delivering highly secure, manageable and extensible mobile-rich solutions that allow businesses to take advantage of and deliver on emerging opportunities and improve business operations. Supporting this vision, Cisco is launching an array of integrated mobility solutions that help customers build new connections between people, places and things.
|05/29/07||ANADIGICS Expands Wireless and Broadband Sales Efforts in Eastern Canada|
ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing broadband wireless and wireline communications markets, today announced Electronic Sales Professionals, Inc. (ESP) as the manufacturer's representative for the Eastern Canadian Region. ESP will represent ANADIGICS' complete line of wireless and broadband products.
|05/28/07||Alvarion Announced Named the Most Innovative Wireless Broadband Company at the Wireless Broadband Innovation Awards Ceremony Held in London|
The Wireless Broadband Innovation Awards are prestigious independent international awards for users and service providers of wireless broadband. The awards recognize leadership, innovation and excellence in wireless broadband development and deployment.
|05/28/07||Sony Ericsson Joins the WiMAX Forum|
Sony Ericsson announced it has become a member of the WiMAX Forum. WiMAX allows high-speed internet access from laptops, phones or other mobile devices over larger distances than previous technologies such as Wi-Fi.
|05/24/07||Nortel to Showcase End-to-End Broadband Wireless Solutions at WiMAX World in Austria|
As demand for mobile video and other high-bandwidth services increases, the ability of wireless networks to cope with a multitude of devices and services becomes critical. Nortel (NYSE:NT) will showcase solutions for this increasingly hyperconnected world at WiMAX World Europe 2007, May 29-31 in Vienna, Austria.
|05/24/07||Nextlink Picks Ceragon to Deliver Licensed Broadband Wireless Ethernet Pipes over LMDS Spectrum in 75 Major U.S. Markets|
Ceragon Networks provides Nextlink, one of the largest holders of fixed wireless spectrum, with the ability to deliver both Ethernet and TDM solutions over their high capacity wireless networks at speeds from 45 Mbps to 622 Mbps (OC-12). Ceragon's wireless solutions enable Nextlink to provide carrier grade, cost effective solutions to their wireless and wireline communications, government and business customers.
|05/23/07||Leadtek Licenses QUALCOMM's OFDM/OFDMA Technology to Build Broadband Wireless Subscriber Units and Modem Cards for End-User High-Speed Internet Access Services|
(Nasdaq: QCOM) and Leadtek
Research, Inc., based in Taipei, Taiwan, announced the companies have
signed a OFDM/OFDMA patent license agreement. Under the terms of the
worldwide, royalty-bearing agreement, QUALCOMM has granted Leadtek a patent
license to develop, manufacture and sell OFDM/OFDMA subscriber unit and
modem card products for high-speed broadband wireless OFDMA technologies,
including, among others, QUALCOMM's FLASH-OFDM technology.
|05/22/07||WiMAX Forum Strives to Increase Control Over the WiMAX Industry and Command the Flow of Its Member's Marketing Dollars by Creating Its Own WiMAX Tradeshow Events|
The Global Congress
series of trade shows is 100 percent owned by the WiMAX Forum and was
based upon overwhelming membership interest. The launch of a WiMAX
Forum trade show follows the trend whereby not-for-profit industry
organizations own their own trade events to better service the needs
of their memberships.