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DesignArt Networks Announces DAN3000 Base Station SoC Family
DesignArt Networks announced its next-generation DAN3000 SoC family. With the new DAN3000 SoC platform, DesignArt Networks shattered current performance levels for mobile infrastructure SoCs -- driving deep into 4G LTE and IMT Advanced territory, enabling the deployment of pervasive multi-gigabit mobile radio access networks (RANs).
RFID Handheld Power + Connectivity + Location = RTLS Data Capture
Convergence Systems Limited (CSL) launched a novel plug-in module that provides Quad Band EGSM connectivity as well as GPS location data with its CS501 GSM/GPS module.
Motorola MileStone SmartPhone Powered by Android Now Available at TELUS
TELUS and Motorola today announced the availability of the much-anticipated Motorola Milestone in Canada . Motorola Milestone, powered by Android, delivers a rich mobile web experience, superior messaging and top-of-the-line multi-media features in an innovative design that could only come from Motorola.
Funkwerk selects Sierra Wireless HSPA AirPrime Intelligent Embedded Modules for Powerful, Mobile Broadband Wireless Router
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) and Funkwerk Enterprise Communications GmbH announced that Funkwerk has selected the Sierra Wireless AirPrime MC8790 HSPA Embedded Module to provide high-speed mobile broadband connectivity to the Funkwerk bintec RS120wu router. The bintec RS120wu router utilizes the AirPrime MC8790 module to offer speeds up to 7.2 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and up to 5.76 Mbps on the uplink and can be used as a primary and back up connection.
New Sierra Wireless M2M Broadband Wireless Modem with Embedded SIM Bundles with Bouygues Telecom Pre-paid Airtime
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR; TSX: SW) announced the introduction of a new offer for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, in partnership with the innovative French wireless network operator Bouygues Telecom. Targeting industrial, sales and payment and security solutions, the two companies present a truly ready-to-use package which greatly facilitates the development, logistics and management of M2M solutions.
HelloSoft Announces the Availability of Its VoIP Solution for LTE Devices
HelloSoft announced the extension of its carrier proven VoIP and Voice Call Continuity (VCC) solution suite to future 4G-LTEdevices. HelloSoft's VoIP and VCC solution allows seamless handoff of voice calls between VoIP on the 4G LTE network and circuit switched voice systems that run on cellular 2G and 3G networks. Supporting VoIP over LTE (VoLTE) extends HelloSoft's recently released, award winning VoIP and VCC Convergence Client Software platform for Android mobile devices, which also supports handsets running Windows Mobile, Symbian and Linux operating systems.
3GPP Mobile Broadband Innovation Offers Operator Choices on the Path to 4G
3G Americas announced that it has published its highly anticipated resource report on 3rd Generation Partnership Project ( 3GPP) standards and their evolution to IMT-Advanced, or 4G. The white paper, " 3GPP Mobile Broadband Innovation Path to 4G: Release 9, Release 10 and Beyond: HSPA+, SAE/LTE and LTE-Advanced ," provides in-depth examination of 3GPP technology standards from a technical, business and applications standpoint.
TELUS Deploys SmartTrust Over-the-Air Platform to Support Migration to HSPA+ Network
TELUS announced it has chosen SmartTrust's advanced Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) and device management platform to help it introduce advanced offerings to its subscribers in the coming years.
Lineage Power Awarded $2.4M Grant by U.S. Dept. of Energy
Lineage Power Corporation announced that it is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) $2.4 million research and development grant to develop technologies that minimize the power loss and heat generation that occurs as electricity moves through the ever-growing wired, wireless and broadband service provider infrastructures.
Sierra Wireless Announces New Release of Machine to Machine (M2M) Studio Integrated Broadband Wireless Development Environment
Evolving Systems Puts DSA in the Spotlight at 3G Middle East Telco World Summit 2009
Underlining the strength of its ongoing commitment to the Middle East region, Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL) will be showcasing its pioneering Dynamic SIM Allocation solution (DSA) at this year's 3G Middle East Telco World Summit (Stand No 83, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7-8 December 2009).
GTM501 HSPA Broadband Wireless Module a Winner at GSMA's Embedded Mobile Module Competition
Option announced that its GTM501, the world's smallest HSPA module and one of Option's broadband wireless breakthroughs, has been selected as the winner of the GSMA's Embedded Mobile Module competition in the 'Best Embedded Module in the High-Bandwidth Application' category. The announcement was made today at the GSMA Mobile Asia Congress in Hong-Kong. This award validates the market leading technology that makes the GTM501 the ideal 3G solution for new generation Internet devices such as e-readers, small mobile computing devices and connected cameras.
EJL Wireless Research Reports Global BTS Antenna Shipments Grew 11.9% in 2008
The global BTS antenna market grew by 11.9% in 2008, according to the latest report from EJL Wireless Research titled "Global BTS Antenna Market Analysis and Forecast, 2008-2013 1st Edition." "The market remains dominated by sectorized panel antennas with single band high band (1700-2600MHz) being the largest category," says founder and President, Earl Lum. EJL Wireless Research is forecasting that the BTS antenna market will experience a decline through 2011 before recovery in 2012.
NuMobile, Inc. and Kaizen Communications, Inc. Present Broadband Wireless Commerce Technology Strategy for 4.1 Billion Messages per Day Market Place
The two companies have jointly released an on-demand Webcast discussing the acquisition strategy and more on Kaizen's applications and technology for the mobile commerce industry. Kaizen is an application provider for several markets including SMS, also known as text messaging, MMS, which involves multi-media messaging, and IVR, interactive voice response. Kaizen's technology provides real-time information updates to keep consumers informed and provides valuable response and demographic data back to companies.
IMT-Advanced or "4G" Technologies Under ITU Consideration
The 3GPP Partners, which unite more than 370 leading mobile technology companies, made a formal submission to the ITU on October 7, proposing that Long Term Evolution ( LTE ) Release10 and beyond ( LTE-Advanced ) be evaluated as a candidate for IMT-Advanced .
iPass Provides Enterprise Users in China Access to 3G Mobile Broadband Wireless Network and Over 20,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced that iPass customers now have access to China Telecom's new 3G mobile broadband network and over 20,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in China. Both connectivity options have been integrated into the iPass Global Network and are available to the iPass customer base today. The 3G service is based on a rapidly expanding EV-DO Rev A network that allows iPass users to take advantage of dramatic performance improvements. iPass' Wi-Fi footprint in China is now exceeded only by that in the United States, and the total iPass Global Network now encompasses nearly 140,000 locations -- the largest Wi-Fi footprint available from a single service provider.
MediaG3, Inc. Announces the Launch of Imperial Wireless IW4G Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Service to Salem and Keizer, Oregon
MediaG3, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MDGC) announced that/ it has officially rolled out under the Imperial Wireless brand IW4G's super fast mobile broadband wireless Internet service to Salem and Keizer, Oregon. Consequently, consumers and businesses alike can now access the Internet wirelessly, at true broadband speeds at home, in the office, and on the go, anywhere in the IW4G coverage area.
200th Company Licenses WiLAN Broadband Wirelesss Technology Patents
Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) announced that the Company has reached the significant milestone of 200 companies licensed. The 200th company to license WiLAN technologies, Ascom AB, is an international provider of wireless communication and security solutions
Nortel CVAS Shows Latest Broadband Wireless Carrier TDM to VoIP Innovations at Supercomm 2009
Nortel's solutions offer a number of benefits to service providers, including increased revenue potential, subscriber loyalty and stickiness; and the ability to offer "one-stop-shopping" bundled services to business and residential subscribers. These solutions leverage Nortel's deep carrier VoIP and telephony expertise and long-standing track record in transitioning TDM to VoIP services to help service providers deliver advanced IP services that improve the communication experience for consumers and businesses
Zarlink's Timing Over Packet Products Support Critical Synchronization Requirements for 3G and 4G Broadband Wireless Internet Access Networks
Zarlink Semiconductor (TSX:ZL) announced enhancements to its recently introduced Timing over Packet (ToP) products to support strict timing requirements for 3G and 4G Radio Access Network (RAN) equipment. Zarlink's IEEE 1588 ToP products allow timing and synchronization information to be carried directly over packet networks, providing carriers with a real alternative to costly global positioning systems (GPS). Infonetics Research estimates the RAN equipment market will reach US$10.9 billion by 2013, from US$4.6 billion in 2008.
Zoom Begins Volume Shipments of 3G Broadband Wireless-N Desk Router
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (OTCBB: ZMTP) announced the first volume shipments of the Zoom 3G Wireless-N Desk Router, Model 4501. Almost any 3G mobile broadband modem can be plugged into the router to instantly create a WiFi compatible Hotspot for a wide range of devices including Windows and Macintosh computers, the iTouch and Blackberry, mobile phones, barcode readers, and game stations. The desktop router is AC-powered and comes with a small power cube with a built-in switching power supply.
Cisco Announces Agreement to Acquire Starent Networks for Broadband Wireless Mobile Infrastructure Portfolio
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Starent Networks (NASDAQ: STAR) announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire Starent Networks. Starent Networks is a leading supplier of IP-based mobile broadband wireless infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers. The Mobile Internet is at an inflection point as IP-enabled Smartphones and other connected mobile devices gain rapid acceptance. Service Providers have been actively investing in this market as global mobile data traffic is expected to more than double every year through 2013, according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index.
Clearwire Introduces CLEAR 4G Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Service to 25 Markets in the United States
Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) announced that it has officially rolled out plans to introduce CLEAR's super fast mobile broadband wireless Internet service to more than 25 markets covering over 30 million people in places such as: Atlanta and Milledgeville, GA; Baltimore; Boise; Chicago; Las Vegas; Philadelphia; Charlotte, Raleigh, and Greensboro, NC; Honolulu and Maui, HI; Seattle and Bellingham, WA; Portland, OR; and Dallas/Ft. Worth, San Antonio, Austin, Abilene, Amarillo, Corpus Christi, Killeen/Temple, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa, Waco and Wichita Falls, TX.
Solar Powers Remote Cell Towers in Arizona
The entire GSM system has been re-engineered to a new standard called WorldGSM, and it requires less than half of the energy required by a standard transmitter. With that sort of savings, VNL was able to explore alternative fuels and battery packs, ultimately deciding that solar offered them the most utility.
Exalt Shatters Price-Performance Barrier With New ExtendAir Microwave Radio Platform
Exalt Communications announced its new ExtendAir microwave radio platform -- a complete line of entry-level licensed and license-exempt point-to-point systems that, for the first time, brings high-end performance, range and features including native TDM to the sub-$5,000 per-link category.
Anite and Azimuth Systems Collaborate on Broadband Wireless Testing for 3G Cellular Systems
Azimuth Systems, Inc. announced that the company has partnered with Anite to create a comprehensive test solution that will enable users to perform cellular data throughput testing with fading. The addition of fading capabilities provides more robust testing, replicating propagation conditions that mobile devices encounter and must accommodate in everyday use. Furthermore, the integration and automation of Azimuth's ACE MX Universal Channel Emulator with Anite's SAS test platform can substantially expand operator test coverage as numerous conformance, performance and interoperability test cases require channel emulation. As this integration provides support of operator scripts and enhanced tools, the overall speed at which tests can be performed is increased as well.
Gowalla iPhone Application Empowers Users to Explore, Discover and Share Locations
Alamofire announced upgrades to Gowalla -- a free, location-based application that rewards users for visiting places with their iPhones. The public beta of Gowalla, which was unveiled earlier in 2009 at the South by Southwest Interactive Conference (SXSW) in Austin, is a true GPS-enabled, location-based social network whose content base is created by its users on iPhone 3G and 3GS.
Fullpower Introduces MotionX-GPS 7.1 Broadband Wireless Application for the iPhone
MotionX Import gives users the power to wirelessly import GPS tracks and waypoints into their iPhone MotionX application. Users can import hiking trails, bike rides, running trails, ski runs, sailing adventures, kayaking trips, points of interest (POIs), or any other similar tracks or waypoints. In addition, MotionX-GPS 7.1 also allows users to wirelessly import GPS data from social networking websites directly into the MotionX-GPS 7.1 application.
Synapse Wireless Joins Open Smart Grid Users Group to Promote Internet-enabled, Broadband Wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication
Synapse Wireless announced that it has joined the UCA International Users Group (UCAIug), home to Open Smart Grid (OpenSG). The UCAIug is a non-profit users group comprised of organizations involved in the electric utility industry that share a common goal of advancing interoperability for the utility enterprise and Smart Grid.
Stoke Enhances Mobile Broadband Wireless Gateway With Software Spanning Performance and Security Needs of 3G and 4G Networks
Mobile broadband wireless gateway developer Stoke Inc. today introduced a new software release enabling mobile broadband operators to immediately support initial 4G/LTE deployments, while enhancing the profit potential of their current 3G networks. Based on extensive lab and commercial operator trials, Stoke has enhanced both its StokeOS software and its SSX-3000 platform to address the specific requirements of high availability, reduced operational expense, high performance and end-to-end security in eNodeB aggregation.
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