Comments: 0Thursday, October 18th 2007 - 20:30 CEST
The number of mobile users with access to broadband services is increasing rapidly as operators upgrade their 3G networks with HSPA technology and roll out an array of advanced 3G handsets. Operators in Asia, Europe, North America and Australia are all reporting a surge in uptake of HSPA devices capable of accessing the Internet and other multimedia services at broadband speeds, typically ranging from 500 kilobits per second to three megabits per second.
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Comments: 0Thursday, October 18th 2007 - 13:45 CEST
Boingo Wireless announced that Boingo Mobile is now available for selected Nokia mobile phones. With the addition of Boingo Mobile, selected Nokia mobile phones and Internet Tablets can automatically connect to the Boingo wireless network of hotspots across the world for only USD 7.95 - EUR 5.95 - GBP 3.95 per month. For a limited time, people who sign up for this internet service will receive the first month free.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, October 9th 2007 - 17:02 CEST
Leading cordless phone manufacturer VTech Communications announced retail and online availability of the LS5145, a new 5.8 GHz Digital Spread Spectrum expandable cordless phone system that raises the bar for style and functionality with the addition of Bluetooth wireless capabilities. Sporting an ultra-modern design, the LS5145 is the first VTech phone system capable of making and receiving both cellular and landline calls using this Bluetooth connectivity feature. The VTech LS5145 is available now with an MSRP of $149.95.
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Comments: 0Sunday, September 9th 2007 - 02:28 CEST
WAAV, the first provider of in-vehicle broadband Internet, has announced that the new Apple iPod Touch will be compatible with the AirBox line of mobile cellular routers. With an AirBox, Apple iPod Touch users will be able to browse the web and download iTunes music while in their moving car. Apple iPhone users have been using AirBoxes to access data features while in the middle of a call. Since the AirBox provides a Wi-Fi hotspot, Apple iPhone users can use Google Maps to get directions while traveling, check the status of an important email, or exchange photos, all through Wi-Fi while speaking on a voice call. In addition, the AirBox runs at broadband speeds as compared to slower EDGE speeds.
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Comments: 0Thursday, September 6th 2007 - 13:22 CEST
Apple unveiled the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store, offering music fans the ability to browse, search, preview, purchase and download songs and albums from the iTunes Music Store over a Wi-Fi network directly onto their iPod touch or Apple iPhone. With the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store, music fans can start enjoying their music purchases immediately on their iPod touch or iPhone with no computer required. Once they connect their iPod touch or iPhone back to their PC or Mac, downloaded music will automatically sync back into their iTunes library.
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Comments: 0Thursday, August 23rd 2007 - 21:23 CEST
Bexy announced the launch of the company. Simultaneously, Bexy announced its fully featured and versatile iMirror Wireless Remote Control Docking Station for iPod that remotely displays content data while it controls, and plays Music and Video connected to entertainment systems. Bexy’s products are designed to enable mainstream consumers to simply, securely and reliably connect entertainment devices in multiple rooms without a PC or manual software configuration. This approach, and Bexy’s proprietary technology, resolves retailer margin pain and obstacles to consumer adoption by dramatically reducing the need for customer support and returns associated with connecting, configuring and operating networked products.
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Comments: 0Thursday, August 16th 2007 - 21:15 CEST
Just in time for back-to-school, Sprint customers now have access to more family safety services than ever before. Sprint announced that Family Watchdog, a free resource for mapping addresses of registered sex offenders, is now available on select Sprint phones. In addition, the popular Sprint Family Locator service is now available on more than 100 locatable phone models, including the new MUZIQ by LG and the popular UpStage by Samsung. Sprint Family Locator is also a sponsor of the America's Most Wanted Safety Center, an online site providing tips to keep families safe.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, July 10th 2007 - 21:10 CEST
petitively-priced alternative to WiFi starting this summer, when from 2 July Vodafone drops its laptop data roaming prices to e12 per day (excl. VAT) for wireless roaming across Vodafone subsidiaries in Europe, Egypt, Australia and New Zealand, and with partners in France, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium (see Notes to Editors). With 'Vodafone Connect Abroad' customers will be able to use their laptops when overseas to surf the internet, check emails and access their company intranet, whether they are sitting in a hotel room, in a cafe or on the beach.
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Comments: 0Monday, July 9th 2007 - 22:31 CEST
IceWeb Inc., announced that IceMail now supports the Apple iPhone. John R. Signorello, Chairman and CEO of IceWeb Inc., said, “Apple’s innovative iPhone smart device is set to revolutionize the PDA marketspace. IceWeb recognized early on that the iPhone would drive a paradigm shift in how mobile workers interact with their smart devices and has been working for months to position our IceMail service to fully support this device. There has been much press regarding how the Apple iPhone might be ‘shunned’ by enterprise email users because of the lack of perceived compatibilities with Microsoft Exchange implementations. We’re working to ensure this will not be the case.”
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Comments: 0Monday, June 11th 2007 - 11:34 CEST
GO Networks, a subsidiary of NextWave Wireless Inc., announced that its Mobile Broadband Wireless Wi-Fi solution has been deployed by Monzoon, a Swiss alternate service provider, to provide Metrozone Wi-Fi hotzone service throughout Switzerland. Using GO Networks Wi-Fi base stations, powered by GO's advanced xRF adaptive beamforming smart-antenna technology, Monzoon is able to extend its current broadband service to include high-quality, outdoor Wi-Fi coverage. Monzoon enables access to a range of operators via enhanced roaming and service selection capabilities and enables its customers to connect directly to their own ISPs through the Monzoon open Wi-Fi network.
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