Wednesday, May 31, 2006

H1 partners Samsung to bring WiBro to Croatia: CommsUpdate : TeleGeography Research

H1 partners Samsung to bring WiBro to Croatia: CommsUpdate : TeleGeography Research

Fujitsu Enhances WiMAX Product Development

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Wi-LAN's IP Division. This acquisition includes Wi-LAN's entire technology development division, including all 802.16d-like, standards-based MAC and PHY technologies. Fujitsu Microelectronics has also employed a large group of highly skilled engineers from Wi-LAN and formed a new wholly owned subsidiary, Fujitsu Microelectronics Canada Inc., in Calgary, Canada.

Friday, May 26, 2006

Korean Fixed-Line Telco To Issue SIM Cards

KT, along with competing telco SK Telecom, Korea’s largest wireless carrier, plans to launch WiBro service next month. WiBro, short for “wireless broadband,” is the Korean version of the wireless Internet standard WiMAX. WiMAX promises to offer wireless Internet service at much longer distances between base stations and at potentially faster speeds than today’s widely available wireless LAN, or Wi-Fi, service.

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Pakistan plans largest mobile WiMax rollout - ZDNet UK News

Motorola is providing the country’s Wateen Telecom with an 802.16e-based MOTOwi4 network. An initial uptake of a million subscribers is expected, with a nationwide rollout to follow.

Motorola Displays Wireless Broadband Leadership at WiMAX World Europe: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance

Motorola's MOTOwi4 portfolio is designed to meet the industry's need for greater bandwidth, simplified networks for fixed and mobile applications, and to provide a full scope of both fixed and mobile end user applications. Combined with the Motorola IMS, MOTOwi4 products offer a path to seamless mobility and ubiquitous connections that deliver "personal broadband on-the-go."

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Delivers on Promise of Wireless Broadband

The CDMA Development Group (CDG) reported today that operators in Asia and the U.S. have seen a significant uptake of CDMA2000 1xEV-DO broadband wireless services and, as result, higher revenues and growth.

AT&T Outlines Satellite, Fixed Wireless and WiMAX Plans

AT&T Chairman and CEO Edward E. Whitacre outlined plans to expand broadband availability beyond its wireline infrastructure throughout its traditional 13-state local service territory.

Thursday, May 04, 2006

Netgear Wi-Fi phone for Skype

NETGEAR's WiFi Phone for Skype (SPH101) is the world's first wireless Internet phone that can make free calls to other Skype users anywhere in the world, anytime you have WiFi access, without a PC. All of your contacts are shown right on the phone's color display so you will know exactly who is online. You can even make calls to ordinary phones using Skype-Out for just pennies a minute and no monthly fees. NETGEAR's WiFi Phone is Skype Certified, so you can rest assured that it meets the high quality standards of both NETGEAR and Skype.