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posted in February 2009
One market research firm believes operators like AT&T that use UMTS eventually will switch to LTE.
Project supporters include alumni Richard Egan and Roger Marino of EMC; John Cullinane, founder of Cullinane Software; and Bob Davis, founder of Lycos.
The Russian government may make business more difficult for foreign firms with ownership in the country's telecom companies, according to a Pyramid Research report.
While external modems represented the majority of shipments in 2008, embedded devices are expected to capture a larger share of the market in 2009.
While Sprint has been struggling with past problems associated with the Nextel acquisition, it has recently been betting on Mobile WiMax to help bail out its future.
The component includes LTE, HSPA, and EV-DO for use in future cell phones and mobile devices.
Skyhook's XPS positioning system is already enabled on TI's NaviLink 6.0 and WiLink 6.0 components.
Industry group says 50% fewer smartphone and mobile device chargers would be manufactured each year to help reduce greenhouse gases.
The first mobile devices from the partnership, based on Nokia's S60 software and Qualcomm chipsets, are expected to launch in mid-2010.
Some 368 stations still plan to convert to an all-digital broadcast Tuesday.
The murder of Ben Gurley, a computer pioneer at MIT, inspired late writer John Updike to pen one of his most popular stories.
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and Charter investor, will hold the largest voting percentage in the restructured telecom company.
The mutual calling plans like Verizon's Friends & Family have been an extremely successful promotion in the cell phone industry.
Beginning in March, Wi-Fi service will be free for a limited time for Southwest Air passengers with laptops or smartphones on selected flights.
As many as 40% of U.S. broadcast TV stations are ignoring the reprieve and are ready to cut off analog broadcasts on Feb. 17.
Certicom's cryptography software has been adopted by the U.S. National Security Agency for government communications.
The law firm for Harvard students who challenged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and won, released the amount of the settlement. Terms had been ordered sealed.
About 2.2 million wireless customers will continue being served by Alltel until buyers purchase the markets not acquired by Verizon.
The product is aimed primarily at the families of 5.2 million American Alzheimer's patients, who may wander off.
Shortcovers' digital book platform essentially turns iPhones, BlackBerrys, and Microsoft Mobile handsets into rivals of Amazon's Kindle e-book reader.
Madoff was accused of one count of securities fraud after authorities said he admitted to running a scheme over many years with losses of $50 billion.
The chip has been designed for long handset battery life and enables music sharing among multiple Bluetooth headsets.
The estimated 2.1 million wireless subscribers in the 100 markets could represent values of as much as $3 billion.
The WiMax-to-LTE supplier's 4G Odyssey chipsets have been chosen by Japanese wireless operator Willcom for use with its XG-PHS services.
After a $5 billion loss in its fourth quarter, the company says investments in LTE infrastructure may bring it better days ahead.
The facility will be used to test OFDM-based mobile broadband networks and to develop 4G migration strategies.
The company expects to launch next-generation devices during the fourth quarter of 2009.
Makers of the Sakshat laptop aim to make it commercially available in six months -- and promise to drop the price to $10.
The Obama administration has listed stepped-up deployment of broadband as an important part of its plan to help the economy.
The agreement will establish high-speed mobile access throughout 104 miles of track and 43 train stations by the end of 2011.
The cable giant has installed Wi-Fi gear at some 100 New Jersey Transit commuter rail stations and parking lots and will offer speeds of up to 1.5 Mbps.