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posted in February 2010
The wireless carrier expects its 4G WiMax network to cover up to 120 million people by year end.
T-Mobile, MetroPCS, and Leap pre-paid customers generally pay less for mobile service than contract subscribers.
As part of the National Broadband Plan, the FCC wants to make a portion of the 700-mhz spectrum available for a nationwide wireless public safety network.
Nortel's VOIP unit is the networking equipment company's last remaining business operation.
Julius Genachowski sees broadcast television spectrum as a major part of the agency's strategic planning as it works to accommodate a surge in mobile data traffic.
The wireless service will allow Cablevision subscribers to display online video, photos, e-mail, and other data on their television screens.
The airline has dropped plans to install Row 44's satellite wireless Internet on its planes and will instead go with the cellular-based Gogo system.
Smartphones are a bright spot, and Gartner is predicting the market will grow 11 to 13% this year.
An FCC survey shows that 15% of Americans are now using mobile wireless broadband on laptops, a percentage that will likely increase as more robust 4G networks are deployed.
The retailer's strategy of beefing up its mobile phone offerings led the company to earn $75.7 million in fourth-quarter net income.
Ethernet router and switch competition has been intensifying as Cisco, HP, and Juniper step up their shipments.
Dan Moloney, president of Motorola's home and set-top box unit, will become chief executive of Technitrol, an electronic components producer.
WiMax deployments and news that LTE is ahead of schedule are fueling the race toward 4G.
The company has been approved by federal regulators to operate a market-based rate authority to purchase energy at low rates.
Broadband is seen as a tool that could be used to advance a series of 'national purposes' such as public safety, healthcare, and education.
Not restricted to long-term evolution technology alone, the device is backwards compatible with 3G UMTS and 2G GSM/EDGE networks.
The company's IT offerings for large and small firms include desktop support, certified engineers, and data center emergency services.
Julius Genachowski hailed Google's plans to create an experimental 1Gbit-per-second broadband initiative.
The open source MeeGo platform is a combine of Intel's Moblin and Nokia's Linux Maemo.
Facebook searches, while miniscule in comparison to Google, notched a 13% gain over December figures.
The Mobile World Congress is expected to be the launching pad for Microsoft's refreshed mobile platform.
The company continued to lose revenue and subscribers in the fourth quarter, but believes its growing 4G network will help turn it around.
HSPA and HSPA+ have become the dominant global mobile broadband technologies, the GSM Association reports.
The browser will be showcased at Mobile World Congress, even before Opera Mini goes through Apple's App Store vetting process.
Google's mobile platform is gaining market share, and Android devices and apps are expected to be a dominant factor at the Mobile World Conference, research firm says.
RIM's BlackBerry continued to dominate the U.S. smartphone market in the fourth quarter, but saw declines amidst increases by Google and Apple.
Dissatisfied users of Google's Nexus One smartphone who want to return it get a break on the return fee.
The next wave of Fast Search and Transfer products will be the last to include search cores that run on Linux or Unix.
The layoffs are aimed at improving the company's position as competition from Apple's iPhone, Google's Android, and RIM's BlackBerry shows no sign of abating.
The handset maker plans to broaden its smartphone content offerings through software improvements and partnerships with content providers.
The research and development center will focus on developing next-generation mobile communication technologies.
Leap and MetroPCS have long been considered an ideal combine because they each offer similar pre-paid wireless services.
The revenue boost from the late 2009 turnaround in handset sales may be threatened by cutthroat competition and lower prices in 2010.
The airline has not yet set pricing for Row 44's satellite-based service, which it will begin deploying in the second quarter.