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posted in March 2008
The iPassConnect wireless combo is aimed at busy road warriors with a price plan that starts at $29.95 a month.
The Nokia service will be rolled out for Sprint's WiMax network, which is being tested in Chicago and the Baltimore-Washington area.
The deal was approved in last-minute emergency hearings by utility regulators in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Other factors in the Cisco poll included a desire to grow their businesses, reach new customers, and increase collaboration among employees.
The service, which initially will launch on two handsets and with two exclusive channels, utilizes Qualcomm's MediaFLO technology.
Utilizing GPS features on more than 20 Verizon mobile phones, Loopt will be offered at $3.99 a month and is aimed at the youth audience.
DoCoMo said it has been able to demonstrate a mobile phone with a molecular delivery system for molecular communication, among other advances.
AutoNet and Novatel rally around outfitting automobiles with CDMA EV-DO Rev. A technologies, after testing the system in Avis rental cars last year.
Reports say that the cable operators would contribute $1.5 billion to help deploy the wide area wireless technology.
The company will split itself into two units in 2009, one to handle mobile phones and the other to handle just about everything else.
A country of fewer than 700,000 inhabitants, Bhutan has resisted change for a long time and only allowed television in 1999.
The two companies have returned to their old business practices after the collapse of a proposed merger that was slated to be built around Bain Capital Partners.
To get small businesses interested in its telephony products, Microsoft also is teaming with several hardware manufacturers for its summer release.
The company said its Android phones could use the largely unused spectrum that resides next to broadcast TV signals.
Carl Icahn is seeking documents on the possible spinoff of the company's Mobile Devices unit and any records on the personal use of company aircraft by senior management.
Rep. John D. Dingell plans to hold a hearing on the FCC auction and how to create a nationwide, interoperable broadband network for public safety.
3Com said it will seek a $66 million break up fee from Bain Capital Partners after merger plans fell apart.
The two telecom companies bid more than $16 billion, constituting the vast majority of the $19.6 billion bid in the FCC spectrum auction.
Sprint is betting that IBM Lotus Expeditor 6.1.2 and its Web 2.0 capabilities will aid developers creating mobile applications.
The deal ran afoul of the federal government, which is concerned about a Chinese firm owning a piece of 3Com and its security products.
Networking vendors at VoiceCon expanded their portfolio of unified communications applications through partnerships.
With the D block in limbo and the C block sold, speculation mounts as to how "open" future cell phone networks will become.
Partnerships and smart designs helped Optimus, NetQoS, and 911 ETC launch complementary products for voice, IP telephony, video, and instant messaging.
Video conferencing systems from Polycom and Tandberg will now operate with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and Office Communicator 2007.
Nokia's technology competes with Qualcomm's MediaFlo and Korean manufacturers' T-DMB TV technologies.
A transportation routing partnership with NJ TRANSIT has its roots in Google's California headquarters.
The appeals court said the trial judge had improperly prevented the introduction of expert testimony and classified information as part of Nacchio's defense.
Motorola intends to provide integrated mobile access to e-mail, calendar, and other apps, as well as ways to extend PBX functionality to wireless devices.
The $99 AirPort Express works with both Macs and PCs, connects wirelessly with printers, and can handle up to 10 simultaneous users.
Qualcomm may lose clout and royalities thanks to the recently created Next Generation Mobile Networks 4G patent pool.
The new system, dubbed P4P, can move owner-authorized content including movies, TV programs, software, and large databases.
Author Stephen Arnold says the company's patented employee bus routing system could be a model for mass transportation.
The MIT researcher and debunker of 'Thinking Machines' died earlier this month at the age of 85.
Ericsson says it can offer mobile network operators a full suite of infrastructure, device platforms, applications, and services such as network design, network deployment, and systems integration.
The company has seen success helping law enforcement and citizens in Silicon Valley and West Palm Beach, Fla.
Asian telecommunications companies are talking to Motorola about forging an alliance, a Financial Times Web site reports.
An iPass Mobile Broadband Index poll suggests no single technology can meet all the needs of an enterprise workforce.
Xiam offers a system to help mobile service providers and brands tailor offerings to the unique tastes and preferences of consumers.
The installation will cover 1,204 acres across the university's two campuses and supercede a current network of scattered Wi-Fi access points.
The platform will let WiMax operators deliver a range of multimedia services, including mobile TV, interactive media services, and digital audio.
Stu Reed, head of Motorola's Mobile Devices, is the latest to leave as the company's billionaire investor is expected to stage a proxy battle in May.
CEO Kirk Loevner says more than one in four U.S. physicians use his company's services, which could thrive under the smartphone.
Four teams each assumed the identity of a major wireless player and found out the "killer app" for the wireless band may just well be... adult content.
There will be more than 500 million GSM mobile phone subscribers in the Western Hemisphere by the end of 2008, according to the trade association of GSM service providers.
An EMC Clariion CX500 system has traveled with the team for its away games in the United States in recent years.
The City Council in Birmingham, Ala., approved a $3.5 million plan that would provide 15,000 XO laptops to pupils in the first through eighth grades.
Only 15% of end users have a formal plan or strategy in place describing where they will utilize their content management systems, according to AIIM.
An industry report credits an increase to 16 million products last year on new applications for electric grid management, automatic meter reading applications, and broadband to the home.
Nearly half of the respondents surveyed by EMC said content management offerings require too much effort to implement.
Tata said deployment of the wireless network is already underway and more than 5,000 customers in 10 cities are using it.
Interim CEO Tom Gerke has been given the job of leading the nation's fourth-largest wireline phone company.
Qualcomm has not yet prevailed in any of the 11 patent lawsuits it has brought against Nokia.
The LANdroids will be small enough so a single soldier can carry multiple robots, inexpensive enough to be disposable, and "smart" enough to avoid obstacles.