Super Bowl Fans To Stay Connected At Big Game
ADC reports it has deployed 19 main hubs, 23 expansion hubs, and 109 remote antenna units in Raymond James Stadium in Tampa to handle as many as 10,000 to 15,000 simultaneous calls.
Opera Finalizes Browser For Android
The release version of Opera Mini for Android includes the ability to save files on an SD card, resources for video playback, and other improvements.
Real cost justifications around IP telephony and Unified Communications center around international calling, travel avoidance and the like.
Sprint To Lay Off 8,000 Workers
The cost-cutting measure comes as the third-largest U.S. carrier continues to lose subscribers, but the upcoming Palm Pre could lead to a turnaround.
Sprint Picks Up Palm Treo Pro
The carrier accidentally reveals it will soon offer the Palm Treo Pro, but the Windows Mobile smartphone may get overshadowed by the upcoming Palm Pre.
HTC Updates Touch Cruise
The Windows Mobile smartphone will feature robust location-based services, enabling users to geotag photos as well as get turn-by-turn directions.
RIM To Bring S60 E-Mail Support
Nokia dropped support for BlackBerry servers last year, but Research In Motion is said to be readying a way for S60 handsets to get push corporate e-mail, contact information, and calendars.
The IBM Desktop
At the opening of this week's Lotusphere, a lot of the talk was about LotusLive, which is IBM Lotus' new offering in the cloud/software-as-a-service (SaaS) market, and Bob Picciano, general manager of IBM Lotus software, talked this solution up as an extranet service -- i.e., one that could connect an enterprise's CPE-based Lotus systems with cloud-based systems used by partners.
The Cisco Desktop
Cisco isn't ceding an inch to Microsoft in the Unified Communications market.
Complete Ban On Cell Phone Use While Driving Sought
National Safety Council cites a study that found that drivers' use of cell phones contributes to 6% of vehicle crashes -- or 636,000 crashes -- leading to 12,000 serious injuries and 2,600 annual deaths.
Palm's Comeback Starts With Pre, WebOS
The handset and operating system look impressive, but the company is facing many challenges if it wants to grab consumers from Apple, Google, Nokia, and Research In Motion.
As Economy Falters, Prepaid Wireless Grows
MetroPCS and Leap Wireless continue to add subscribers at a rapid rate, but the companies still have a long way to go to catch up to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless.
Will UC Save Enterprise VOIP?
In the enterprise, VoIP isn't dead. It may be rolled out more slowly over the difficult times ahead; but as the basis of next-generation communications systems, it's business critical.