Profile of W. David Gardner
News & Commentary Posts: 2777
Articles by W. David Gardner
posted in September 2007
The cash is expected to help Motorola focus more on its ailing cell phone business.
ABI Research predicts shipments of removable memory cards for mobile phones should pass the $7 billion mark this year, compared with $5 billion for headsets.
Bain Capital Partners plans to pay $2.2 billion in cash for the networking company, and 3Com's longtime partner Huawei Technologies will participate in the transaction.
The Oracle Optimized Warehouse combines the Oracle Database with preconfigured hardware from Dell and EMC, with the goal of giving customers an out-of-the-box data warehouse.
The citywide video surveillance system uses a combination of unified fiber and wireless mesh networking to make data available in real time.
Mobile phone users can send messages for free to friends around the world with EQO's offering.
Burlington Telecom started off with a small fiber network that served city buildings and now offers voice, data, and video services to city residents. Wireless is on the agenda.
The telecom said it will complete its North America migration in 2008 and move into the Asia-Pacific and European regions in late 2008 to 2009.
MobileAccess says deploying WiMax is as simple as sliding a blade server into a telecom closet.
The devices offer 24 or 48 ports and range in price from $199.99 for low-end switches to $799.99 for a 48-port switch with two optical slots.
The innovative laptop is currently being shipped in small numbers as the project prepares for mass production later in the fall.
Intel has joined in a joint venture called Wireless Broadband Planning K.K. that will seek a license from the Japanese government to operate a wireless network utilizing WiMax technology.
Standing on the sidelines at a telecom conference in Hanoi, France Telecom's chief executive Didier Lombard said Orange has won the iPhone contract.
Three newly reviewed patents suggest the concept of a computer within a computer for applications that use multiple servers, which then deliver different applications.
The deal will add Network General's expert packet analysis and data mining expertise to NetScout's network management capabilities.
Airspan and Navini prepare to sell new modems in advance of a push for the wireless standard in the next few years.
T-Mobile, which will be distributing the iPhone in Germany, noted that it is the biggest provider of Wi-Fi in the world, with more than 20,000 global hotspots and 8,600 of them in Germany alone.
Row 44 and Alaska Air said they plan to test a satellite-based service next spring with expectations that the airline's fleet can be equipped with Wi-Fi service in 2008.
But other European countries must hold their collective breath to see which service providers will get rights to market the phone.
AOL in recent years has cobbled together a bunch of advertising-related companies it calls Platform A, which it is using to build its online advertising business.
McLeodUSA currently has operations in 20 states, while Paetec has operations in 23 states and the District of Columbia.
Residents in Billings Montana are testing a municipal wireless hotspot that links Wi-Fi to an existing cable network.
T-Mobile is acquiring 1.1 million SunCom customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
AirCell is partnering with Virgin America to offer Wi-Fi broadband Internet services on the airline's flights in the continental U.S. in 2008.
The suit asks the FCC to change its stance on the part of the rules that would create an open network allowing wireless consumers to use mobile phones of their choice.
Alcatel-Lucent replaced its previous prediction of an increase in revenue growth of about 5% with a full-year revenue growth forecast of flat or slightly up.
The Web-phone service enables subscribers to purchase products from more than 30 retailers including Target and Wal-Mart.
The stay enables the importation of handsets manufactured by Kyocera Wireless, Motorola, Samsung Electronics, Sanyo Fisher, T-Mobile USA, LG Electronics, MobileComm U.S.A, and AT&T Mobility.
A survey finds the addition of new technology services is putting a strain on American libraries, whose budgets and staff sizes have generally not grown.
NTP's suit against AT&T, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless involves wireless e-mail services on mobile devices.
Much of the campaign is focused on AT&T's relationship with Apple's iPhone as the telecommunications firm transforms its brand into a mobility-centric brand.
About 400 ADI employees will move to MediaTek, the companies said.
If consummated, a merger of the two no-contract mobile phone service providers would create the country's fifth nationwide wireless provider.
Reports say Apple has studied the possibility of bidding in the FCC's upcoming 700 MHz auction to let iPhone owners download videos and music at faster speeds.
The AT&T offering will compete with other free directory assistance services that have been catching on with consumers.
The latest version of System Center Virtual Machine Manager will enable IT managers to convert some VMware offerings to a Microsoft-compatible format.
Tandberg says Codian's videoconfercing products and services will fit well with its own product line.
Pace says the demo proves that the TV industry will be able to make use of the two wireless technologies to expand their delivery and service options.
The ITC investigation is based on a complaint filed by InterDigital last month and is said to involve Nokia's N75 mobile phone.
The wireless network is one of the first for parent company NextWave, which recently raised $355 million to fund Wi-Fi and WiMax installations.
Tests show that a small antenna can provide broadband connections capable of delivering Internet and entertainment features to a wide range of commercial aircraft.
Survey sponsor CDW says it appears that small businesses are making the transition sooner than large corporations.
Investors pushed Leap's stock price up on the belief that MetroPCS or another bidder will have to pay more than it offered for the company Tuesday.
The ruling Tuesday by the three-judge U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third District reversed an earlier decision by a lower court that had dismissed the case.
The initial phase of the deployment is part of the Russian Federation's federal program to connect hundreds of schools wirelessly.
Hideki "Dick" Komiyama will replace Miles Flint, the Sony Ericsson executive who drove the firm into the front ranks of the cell phone market.
The two serve different geographical customers -- MetroPCS markets to urban consumers, Leap to rural consumers -- and together would have licenses for most of the top 200 markets.