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  Franklin Wireless Announces General Availability of U151 USB Modem
  Franklin Wireless, a designer of broadband high speed wireless data communication products, has unveiled the U151 USB modem.
  Cricket Communications Announces Availability of Muve Music Wireless Rate Plan
  Cricket Communications Inc., a leading provider of innovative and value-driven wireless services, has recently announced the availability of its Muve Music Wireless Rate Plan in new markets.
  RFM Launches WLS-series of Wi-Fi & Wi-Fi + Bluetooth Combination Modules
  RF Monolithics (RFM) Inc., a leader in M2M wireless technology, has recently announced the launch of the WLS-series which combines of Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + Bluetooth combination modules. RFM has added the new WLS-series' three standards-based modules, the WLS1270, WLS1271, and the WLS1273, to the integrated short-range radio product line. The new WLS-series modules have been designed to provide high performance, low cost, standards-based radios and technologies with faster time to market, along with RFM"s proprietary RFIC and SAW-based product portfolio.
  Ruckus Wireless Unveils Smart Mobile Wi-Fi Portfolio
  Ruckus Wireless, a manufacturer of Smart Wi-Fi technology and wireless LAN systems used by enterprises and carriers, announced a smart mobile Wireless-Fidelity (Wi-Fi) portfolio to enable operators to strategically integrate 802.11 with cellular networks.
  Six Additional Destinations To Receive Unlimited aXcess Wireless Internet Rental Coverage From XCom Global
  XCom Global, Inc provides international travelers with low cost wireless Internet access rental services. The company recently announced the addition of Israel, Argentina, Turkey, Greece, South Africa and Puerto Rico to its expanding list of destinations covered under the company's Unlimited aXcess plan. International travelers will now have unlimited data usage and the freedom to wirelessly at fixed rates starting at $14.95/per day in over 35 selected countries by using this high-speed Internet access rental service which covers Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico and the United Kingdom. There are also long term (over 14 days) and multiple country discounts currently available.
  Ruckus Wireless' Smart Wi-Fi Improves Wi-Fi Sundance Film Festival
  Ruckus Wireless, a provider of advanced wireless systems for the mobile Internet market, announced that the public Wi-Fi network deployed at Sundance Film Festival offloaded terabytes of data from local cellular networks, delivering high capacity broadband access to Sundance moviegoers.
  Consumers Can Now Buy Kobo Wireless eReader at Future Shop Stores
  According to Kobo, a global eReading service, consumers can now buy the Kobo Wireless eReader from Future Shop's retail stores and online site.
  Tyco Electronics Enables Multiple DAS Deployments In Dallas
  Tyco Electronics, a provider of solutions and services for wireless, wireline, cable and enterprise networks, has announced that it has offered its InterReach Fusion and FlexWave Prism distributed antenna systems or 'DAS' to enable high-quality mobile services for AT&T subscribers at a number of sports and hospitality venues. America's premier professional football event is going to take place at Dallas in early February, and as a part of the preparations these deployments are being made at various stadiums, hotels, performing arts venues and security centers.
  Tyco Electronics Enables Multiple DAS Deployments in Dallas
  Tyco Electronics, a provider of solutions and services for wireless, wireline, cable and enterprise networks, has announced that it has offered its InterReach Fusion and FlexWave Prism distributed antenna systems or 'DAS', to enable high-quality mobile services for AT&T subscribers at a number of sports and hospitality venues.
  Strategy Forecasts Cellular Power Amplifier Market To Reach $3.7 billion
  The cellular power amplifier (PA) market is set to reach $3.7 billion over the next five years, driven primarily by the ever increasing deployment of high-speed LTE networks and multi-mode PAs, according to market research firm Strategy Analytics. LTE and multi-mode PAs will play a crucial role in this growth, potentially disrupting the present PA supplier base and ushering new players into the market, says the researcher.
  NetLogic's XLP Processes Achieves 400 percent Performance Benchmark
  NetLogic Microsystems, a leading global high-performance intelligent semiconductor solutions provider for next-generation Internet networks, has recently announced that its industry-leading XLP multi-core processor has achieved 300-400 percent performance benchmark.
  Laureate Institute for Brain Research Selects Brocade Network for High-Performance Computing
  The Laureate Institute for Brain Research, an organization that correlates clinical content, imaging and genetic data of the human brain, has selected Brocade solutions for its new 10 GbE edge-to-core healthcare networks and high-performance computing (HPC). The research organization took the decision based on network performance, security and quality of service, savings in capital and operational costs.
  AMX Optimizes its AMX SchoolView Solution
  AMX, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, announced an HDMI enhancement to its AMX SchoolView solution. The new feature will help educators meet challenges that arise when older analog-connected computers and AV devices are being replaced with newer technology with digital connectivity.
  Wireless Devices Makes Work Easier
  Usage of wireless devices has become very common these days. When connected to a phone or computer, they help to make our work easier.
  D-Link Debuts Business-Grade, Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi Solution
  D-Link, a provider of end-to-end networking solutions, announced that it has debuted the world's first business-grade, cloud-managed Wi-Fi solution, DAP-2555 AirPremier N Dual Band, tailor-made for small- and medium-sized businesses, "SMBs."
  Sixnet Updates SixView Manager to Offer a Remote Management Solution
  To increase productivity and reduce costs for wireless remote management solution within an organization, Sixnet, a market leader of machine-to-machine networking solutions for industrial markets, launched the availability of SixView Manager - flexible enterprise-class remote management software.
  Synapse Unveils Adapter for Connecting, Controlling DMX Devices Wirelessly
  Synapse Wireless, a provider of wireless control and monitoring technology based on the Internet-enabled SNAP network operating system, has launched a new SNAP DMX device, an adapter for connecting and controlling DMX devices wirelessly.
  Sierra Wireless Introduces Industrial-Grade HSPA+ and EV-DO Wireless Modules
  Sierra Wireless recently introduced two new broadband products in its AirPrime SL Series of wireless embedded modules: the AirPrime SL809x for HSPA+ networks and the AirPrime SL501x for EV-DO Rev A networks.
  Tropos Intros Mesh Router for Communications to DA Devices
  Tropos Networks, a vendor of wireless IP networks for smart grids, has introduced Distribution Automation mesh router for communications to DA devices such as reclosers and sectionalizers, according to company officials.
  Comba Joins ECTEL for Wireless Coverage at ALMA Site
  Comba Telecom Systems Holdings, a wireless enhancement solutions provider, announced the completion of supplying wireless equipment to a major mobile operator for 2G and 3G wireless coverage at the site of the largest astronomical project in the world, located in the Republic of Chile (Chile).
  AT&T Brings Enhanced Coverage to KFC YUM! Center
  AT&T has enhanced its wireless system to bring coverage to in and around the KFC YUM! Center in downtown Louisville.
  B2B Soft Debuts Driving Expansion Efforts With Wireless Standard
  At the international 2011 International CES event, B2B Soft was among the many emerging companies hosting their flagship premier retail management solution, Wireless Standard.
  Boingo Wireless Files for IPO
  Boingo Wireless has filed papers to hold an IPO as it continues to expand globally. The number of shares and prices they will be sold for were not included in the Initial Public Offering paperwork submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, according to the company's website.
  New EuroSmartz Apps Offer Enhanced Wireless Printing Capabilities for iPad, iPhone
  When Apple released the most recent version of its mobile operating system, iOS 4.2, many consumers were chomping at the bit to try out the new AirPrint function, which finally gives users the ability to print wirelessly from any iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
  South Korea's Billion Dollar Restoration Project Selects WiFi Service Firetide
  Firetide announced that the company will be deploying its wireless infrastructure solutions for the "4 Rivers" restoration project, which is being undertaken by the South Korean government, to preserve the environment and prevent disasters caused by flooding.
  Aicent Announces Partnership with HarborLink Network
  Aicent Inc., a provider of data network services and solutions for global mobile operators entered into a partnership relation with HarborLink Network Ltd to enable seamless Wi-Fi access at HarborLink's hotspot locations throughout the United States.
  Xirrus Deploys Wi-Fi Arrays at UK's Weymouth College
  Xirrus, the only Wi-Fi Power Play in the industry, has deployed its high performance Wi-Fi Arrays at Weymouth College in Weymouth, United Kingdom.
  Garmin Introduces GTU 10 GPS locator and Garmin Tracker
  Looking to make a foray into the personal and property tracking market, Garmin International unveiled GTU 10 GPS locator and web-based Garmin Tracker service for computers, smartphones and compatible Garmin nuLink devices.
  CES News: Netgear Introduces New Wireless Routers, Other Home Networking Solutions
  The mobile broadband router, or MBR1000, is a new wireless router with 4G mobile broadband support. Verizon is highlighting the product at CES, and Bell Canada is already using it in commercial deployments.
  Testing Wireless Networks" Atheros Introduces 802.11n Router Solutions
  Atheros Communications has introduced two highly-integrated 802.11n solutions that bring high-end performance and features to mainstream WiFi routers and residential gateways.
  Atheros Launches Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Solutions
  Building upon its long-standing leadership in the computing market, Atheros Communications, Inc. has launched two new wireless solutions that bring energy-efficient Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to notebooks, netbooks, desktops and tablets. The two solutions have helped in enhancing Atheros' WLAN architecture in an effort to deliver benefits for manufacturers and consumers alike.
  CameraJET UWB Solution Available Through Alereon-Spectec Collaboration
  Fabless semiconductor company Alereon, in partnership with Spectec Computer Co. Ltd., a leading provider of SDIO solutions for mobile devices, announced the availability of the Spectec CameraJet Wireless Ultra Wideband (UWB) Solution.
  Free Wi-Fi Access at Honolulu International Airport
  ShakaNet, Inc., the largest provider of wireless Internet services in Hawaii, entered into a partnership relation with FreeFi Networks, Inc., to provide free wireless Internet access to passengers throughout the concourses, lounges and concession areas of Honolulu International Airport.
  Cisco Faces Competitive Threats as U.S. Businesses Expand WiFi Network
  According to a report of ABI Research, majority of the U.S. commercial organizations are experiencing excellent WiFi penetration and by the end of the year 2010, the penetration will grow to 45 percent. The penetration is the highest in large businesses, but over the last two years significant penetration is also seen in the smaller business segment.
  WiFi Revolution: Fieldbus Foundation Releases HSE-RIO Preliminary Specification
  The Fieldbus Foundation's FOUNDATION High Speed Ethernet Remote I/O (HSE-RIO) preliminary specification is now available to its membership for review.
  Logiclink Integrates iRemote Print Service with Business Automation Centers
  iRemote Print, a remote printing technology launched by Logiclink that allows hospitality providers to offer remote printing service to their guest along with their existing business services. In addition to providing high-speed internet access, wireless Internet access, document creation and processing, travel information with flight check-in, hospitality providers wished to upgrade their services so as to increase revenue as well as simplify business center services.
  MicaRed Launches OverTheAir v1.4 for iPhone, iPad with AirPrint Support
  MicaRed announced the release of a new version of OverTheAir which is a simple and easy to use WebDAV client app for the iPhone and iPad.
  WiFi: Pulse Electronics Offers Femtocell Base Station Application
  To offer better cellular access in homes or small business environments, Pulse Electronics Corporation, a provider of electronic components, provides engineers with an application-based sales (ABS) tool for designing a femtocell base station. This tool can be downloaded from the Pulse Electronics website.
  u-blox Extends LISA Wireless Module Family
  u-blox has extended its LISA wireless module family to include two new members, the LISA-H100 (for the USA) and LISA-H110 (for Europe and Asia). The UMTS/HSDPA data modems are ideal for both telematics and telemetry applications that typically need only data and not the full 3G bandwidth.
  Renesas Electronics Launches MCU Integrating NFC, Security Functions
  Renesas Electronics Corporation, a provider of microcontrollers and advanced semiconductor solutions including microcontrollers, SoC solutions and a wide range of analog and power devices, has launched RF21S, a new product in the RF20 series of microcontrollers (MCUs) which integrates a Near Field Communication (NFC) controller on a single chip. The NFC controller supports the ISO/IEC 18092 international standard along with secure element functionality for use in consumer electronic products, such as smartphones, mobile phones, notebook PCs and PC peripherals.
  In-Stat Examines Proliferation of WiFi Technology in Free Whitepaper
  The new whitepaper "WiFi Market Overview: Connectivity Becoming Ubiquitous," which examines the proliferation of WiFi technology across the ecosystem, is being offered free by In-Stat.
  Proxim, Axis Communications Bring Wireless Video Surveillance to Amsterdam
  Bruers Service Security Goirle (BSSG), a leading integrator of security systems in Amsterdam, has deployed a complete wireless video surveillance network in Amsterdam's Stadsdeel West neighborhood utilizing Proxim's end-to-end wireless solutions and Axis Communications' network cameras.
  TRENDnet Unveils New Communications Solution 300Mbps Wireless N Media Bridge
  TRENDnet, a provider of wired and wireless networking hardware solutions, announced the availability of its new 300Mbps Wireless N Media Bridge, TEW-640MB.
  Xirrus Deploys WiFi Arrays at New College in Swindon
  Xirrus, a WiFi Power Play in the industry, has deployed its Xirrus high performance WiFi Arrays at New College in Swindon, U.K. New College, a sixth-form college, has become the premier academic provider of A Levels and GCSEs for school-leavers in the wider Swindon area in quite a quick time. The college was established in 1984 and since then it has expanded its range to include highly-successful access to Higher Education, degree courses, and a business services arm.
  Two Million New Fonera SIMPL WiFi Routers Sold to Telcos
  Fon is one of the world's largest WiFi networks. The company recently announced that it has sold two million of its latest Fonera SIMPL WiFi router to Telcos. The SIMPL is a palm-sized WiFi router that is targeted towards smartphone and tablet-PC users.
  Kobo Introduces Kobo WiFi eReader for Canadian Customers
  The global eReading service provider Kobo, Inc., which believes consumers should be able to read any book on any device, introduced new Kobo Wireless eReader with unlimited access to Bell's WiFi network.
  AT&T Announces New Wireless Retail Store in Arlington, VA
  AT&T, a premier communications holding company opened a new wireless retail store in Arlington, Va., to address the growing demand for advanced wireless data products and services.
  White Spaces: Super WiFi, or Not?
  Last month, Carl Ford of 4GWE fame, hosted a White Spaces session at his popular 4GWE LA West Coast conference. The panel followed the release of the FCC's Sept. 23, white spaces order. There was great conversation on white spaces spectrum and regulatory issues. I moderated the session. Panelists included Brough Turner, CTO Netblazr (and former CTO & Founder of NMS), Fanny Mlinsarsky, CEO of octoScope (founder and CTO of Azimuth), and Jack Unger, WiSPA.
  Alvarion No. One in European Market for Video Surveillance Wireless Infrastructure Equipment
  In the latest report, "The EMEA Market for Wireless Infrastructure Used in Video Surveillance," published by IMS Research, Alvarion has been named as the number one supplier of wireless infrastructure equipment used in video surveillance in Europe. Alvarion has established partnerships with leading suppliers of security and video surveillance solutions around the world.
  Colleges Employ Wireless Devices to Engage Students
  In an organizational behavior class at Northwestern University, Prof. Bill White no longer needs to call out roll when class is about to begin. White already knows who is in attendance and who is not based on the click of a wireless device. The students were issued the device as part of their class materials.
  KeyOn acquires Onawave Wireless
  KeyOn Communications Holdings, Inc., a leading American provider of wireless broadband, satellite video and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) services, has successfully completed the acquisition of substantially all of the wireless broadband assets of Onawave Wireless.
  On-Ramp and Koncar INEM Collaborate to Deliver First Condition Monitoring Solution for Oil and Gas Industry
  On-Ramp Wireless, the renowned developer of Ultra-Link Processing system for smart grid monitoring, and Koncar INEM, manufacturer of electronics equipment and electric energy facilities, partnered to deliver a system for wide-area wireless condition monitoring applications.
  IPWireless, ST-Ericsson Developing Demonstration Platform to Initiate IMB Development
  IPWireless is working with ST-Ericsson to offer a pre-integrated and verified Integrated Mobile Broadcast (IMB) solution to 3G device vendors.
  Strip Your iPod Touch of Restriction with the ZTE PEEL and Sprint
  Most iPod Touch users are lacking one main criterion to be more like their iPhone counterparts - a constant mobile connection and the ability to make phone calls. Today, Sprint officially announced the availability of the much anticipated "ZTE Peel" which may change the way second and third generation owner's user their iPod.
  Florida Atlantic University Unveils Tecore Networks Wireless Laboratory
  The Florida Atlantic University announced the opening of the Tecore Networks Wireless Laboratory at a ribbon-cutting ceremony during the inauguration of its new College of Engineering and Computer Science building.
  Communication Solutions Provider Marvell Receives WiFi Direct Certification
  Integated silicon solutions provider, Marvell, has readied a dual-band IEEE 802.11n radio that integrates WiFi, Bluetooth and FM radios on a single chip. Labeled Avastar 88W8787, the manufacturer said that it is the first in the Avastar family to get WiFi Direct certification for low-power embedded mobile applications. Other members to join the Avastar family will be announced soon, said the supplier.
  WiFi Access Point Shipments Exceed 18M in 2Q 2010
  The worldwide WiFi access point shipments exceeded 18 million in the second quarter (2Q) 2010, according to ABI Research report entitled, "WiFi Equipment Market Data."
  Effects of BitTorrent on a Starbucks-AT&T Hotspot
  I recently discussed the phenomenon of a single application accidentally taking down a T-Mobile cell and how BitTorrent would have an even worse effect. I wanted to test this with BitTorrent, but doing so on a cell tower isn't feasible at this moment and it's not something that any wireless carrier would want me to test on their production network. So I found the next best thing during off hours at a Starbucks hotspot operated by or in conjunction with AT&T and Wayport. I conducted the tests well after store closing in front of the store from my car when no one was at the store, and the BitTorrent test only ran for 141 seconds so that it wouldn't disrupt any background activity that the store might be running.
  Italtel Collaborates with Cisco for Military Forces Day Celebration
  Italtel, a company focused in the development and integration of Next Generation IP Networks and Services, signed a collaboration deal with Cisco to provide WiFi coverage of the whole Circo Massimo historical area in Rome.
  Powerwave Technologies Showcases at Futurecom 2010
  Khurram Sheikh, chief product and development officer at Powerwave Technologies, Inc., a provider of end-to-end wireless coverage and capacity solutions, participated in a detailed discussion on "Inside Out Networks" at Futurecom 2010.
  WiFi Direct's Speed and Range Draw Consumers
  WiFi Alliance's release of WiFi Direct, enables device-to-device connections using current WiFi standards and ensuring interoperability. WiFi Alliance has begun certifying WiFi Direct devices, and those devices to be stamped with the WiFi Direct certification will essentially become micro-hotspots.
  Cellular Connection Shows Momentous Third-Quarter Growth
  The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer in the Midwest, has emerged literally unscathed from the downturn in economy, and has registered significant growth, and if the present trend is any indication, the future appears positive and bright for the company.
  CDMA Supported by Award-Winning BelAir100SP Strand Picocell
  CDMA2000 is now supported by the award-winning BelAir100SP Strand Picocell. BelAir's innovative strand-mounted small-cell base station was launched in August 2010 along with a live demonstration. BelAir Networks released an announcement in this regard after the successful launch.
  Starbucks, Apple and Yahoo Partner for Digital Content Network in Starbucks Stores
  Starbucks has announced that it is partnering with both Apple and Yahoo to create a sort of exclusive, in-store digital content network.
  Wireless Ronin Completes Digital Menu Board Installation for Anaheim Center
  Wireless Ronin Technologies, a Minneapolis-based digital signage provider, recently announced the completion of a digital signage menu board installation at the Anaheim Convention Center.
  Survey: Free WiFi Brings Many Customers to Venue
  A research report released by In-Stat attributes availability of free WiFi to people's choice of venues. The survey got varied responses from the respondents; however, most were in favor of Wifi hotspots.
  Atheros Offers Routers Combining Power of WiFi and Powerlines
  In a recent PC World report, Atheros Communications tried to simplify the process and offered reference designs for combined WiFi and powerline networks. A chipmaker and major WiFi silicon supplier, Atheros recently acquired powerline networking vendor Intellon.
  Cricket's CROSSWAVE Portable WiFi device: Internet to Go
  As a leading provider of innovative and value-driven wireless services, Cricket Communications launched a new portable, sleek and dual mode EVDO/WiFi device from Huwei called CROSSWAVE. The CROSSWAVE product will be offered by Cricket from Oct. 15 at a MSRP of $14.99 and will be available at Cricket branded retail stores, select dealers as well as online.
  Objecs Adds New Stone Disk to RosettaStone Product Line
  Objecs, a Phoenix-based provider of solutions and services that help a number of enterprises and organizations in memorial, public service information, tourism and disaster-readiness industries to enable smooth exchange of information between people and objects, will introduce a new 56mm diameter stone disk to its wireless line-up.
  T-Mobile USA to Deploy Kineto Wireless' Smart WiFi Application
  T-Mobile USA has decided to deploy Kineto Wireless' Smart WiFi Application for WiFi Calling to improve indoor coverage through the use of existing WiFi access points. T-Mobile plans to preload Android-based smartphones with Kineto's application to extend T-Mobile's existing WiFi Calling service.
  Boingo Joins MTS Allstream to Expand in Canada
  The global leader in WiFi, Boingo Wireless, announced that it's expanding its presence in North America through a wireless-network-access agreement with MTS, one of Canada's leading national communications solution providers.
  SouthernLINC Wireless Picks Interop Multimedia Messaging Solutions
  Interop Technologies announced that SouthernLINC Wireless has selected its multimedia messaging solutions. The company delivers messaging, device management and connectivity gateways and develops and builds technology solutions for the wireless and telecommunications industries.
  T-Mobile Extends WiFi Calling to Android Smartphones
  The company hosts approximately 40 million WiFi calls per month, a number that has grown steadily since the company launched WiFi Calling in June 2007. In addition to consumers benefiting from enhanced coverage, T-Mobile business customers - from small business to multinational corporations - have long taken advantage of the company's WiFi Calling plan offerings for enhanced coverage, as well as the opportunity for reduced domestic and international minute usage, increased enterprise mobility cost savings and improved productivity.Currently, T-Mobile offers WiFi Calling on numerous devices including the Nokia E73 Mode, BlackBerry Curve 8520, BlackBerry Bold 9700 and the new BlackBerry Curve 3G.
  Telkonet Now AmericInn's Preferred High Speed Internet Access Vendor
  Telkonet, Inc., a provider of integrated, centrally-managed energy management and SmartGrid networking solutions and an operator of hospitality High-Speed Internet Access (HSIA) networks, has been chosen as a Preferred Vendor for wireless Internet access services for AmericInn hotels.
  Is Nexaira Business Class II Router on Your Holiday List?
  Nexaira Wireless Inc.'s, Business Class II Router was named a finalist in the Gadget Guru category in the CTIA 2010 Hot for the Holidays awards competition.
  ITEXPO: Taoglas Introduces Multi-mode External Antenna
  Field personnel need to stay in touch with co-workers, and companies want to track where their vehicles and workers are located. That said, the vehicles used by technicians and other employees that spend the bulk of their time on the road or otherwise in the field are becoming more plugged in.
  Arrow Electronics Signs Definitive Agreement with Richardson Electronics
  Arrow Electronics, a provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, has asserted that they are going to buy the RF, Wireless & Power Division of Richardson Electronics ("Richardson RFPD"). For this purpose the company has signed a definitive agreement pursuant.
  Microwave Office Software Supports NMDG S-functions, Confirms AWR
  In an important announcement made recently, AWR Corporation revealed that Microwave Office high-frequency design software now includes full support for S-functions, the nonlinear behavioral models developed by Belgium's NMDG NV. The innovation leader in high-frequency electronic design automation, AWR exhibited S-functions within the Microwave Office design environment at the European Microwave Week Conference that was held in Paris, France, from September 28 - 30.
  BenQ Launches E-reader Tailored for Taiwanese Users
  Taiwan-based BenQ today announced the launch of its second-generation e-reader. The new device, the nReader K61, is able to download e-books via Wi-Fi or 3G networks, and users can take notes using a stylus on the device's six-inch touchscreen.
  In-Stat: WiFi Hotspots Still Evolving Despite Lack of Solid Business Model
  In-Stat says that despite the continued growth in hotspot deployments, the underlying business model has been in a continuous state of definition and development over the past 10 years and is still a primary uncertainty in the future of the hotspot market.
  Polaris WLS Provides High-accuracy, Software-Based Wireless Location Services
  During the recent Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) standards meeting in Madrid, the Radio Access Work Group 2 made an endorsement on the Polaris Wireless' RF Pattern Matching technology that would be incorporated into the 3G UMTS specification.
  ADC and Graybar Join Forces for Distribution of ADC's In-Building DAS Solutions
  ADC has expanded its agreement with Graybar, a distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and related supply chain management and logistics services, to enable Graybar to distribute ADC's InterReach Fusion distributed antenna system (DAS) products.
  Arrow Electronics Appointed as the Global Distributor for Redpine Signals
  Arrow Electronics, Inc., announced that it has signed a global distribution agreement with Redpine Signals, Inc., for distributing Redpine's portfolio, consisting of wireless chipsets, modules and development kits.
  Wavion Debuts Beamforming-Based WBS-700 Product Line for the 700 MHz Licensed Band
  Wavion, a provider of Space-Division Multiple Access "SDMA" and digital beamforming technology based solutions, announced the addition of new WBS-700 product line to its family of Wi-Fi solutions. The WBS-700 product line encompasses a family of base stations and compatible CPEs for the entire 700 MHz band.
  FCC Frees Vacant Airwaves to Unleash New Technologies
  Last FCC voted to open up unlicensed spectrum was in 1985, which led to the development of Wi-Fi. To unleash more new technologies, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted again to free up vacant airwaves between TV channels, also called white spaces. This is the first significant block of spectrum made available for unlicensed use in 25 years, said the Federal agency. Last Thursday, five-member FCC voted unanimously to allow the use of white spaces in the broadcast TV spectrum to deliver broadband connections, which agency is calling super Wi-Fi. They hope to see devices with the new technology start to appear within a year.
  Wireless Logic 25th Fastest Growing Company in Britain
  Wireless Logic, Europe's leading independent M2M provider, has been named as one of Britain's most successful technology businesses in the 2010 Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100, whcih ranks Britain's fastest-growing private technology companies.
  Lecere Approved for Credit Card Processing and Electronic Funds Transfer
  Lecere Corporation recently announced that they have gotten approval to charge its restaurant customers' credit/debit cards and credit/debit its restaurant customers' bank account using Automated Clearing House "ACH" processing for Electronic Funds Transfer "EFT".
  China Unicom to Sell iPhones with Wi-Fi
  China Unicom Ltd. started selling the iPhone last fall but early models lacked wireless connections due to Chinese regulations.
  Another Transportation Win for Alex Mashinsky: NYC Service Cars to Get WiFi
  Soon in New York City, a thousand livery cars - the kind used when you need car service in areas not populated by taxi cabs -- are expected to be equipped with roaming wireless Internet.
  White Rock, Canada, Beachfront Visitors Now Linked with Free Bluetooth/WiFi
  White Rock, British Columbia, is one of many sparkling jewels in what the province's tourism ministry proclaims (with only a slight stretching of the truth) as "the best place on Earth."
  Netherlands Mondriaan College Deploys Xirrus WiFi Arrays
  Xirrus, a major player in high-performance WiFi that delivers the most coverage, bandwidth and user density in the industry, has deployed Xirrus high-performance 802.11n WiFi Arrays across Mondriaan College, located in Oss, Netherlands.
  WiFi IC Shipments to Surpass 770 Million Units in 2010: Report
  ABI Research, a global research company offering analysis and forecasting of trends in global connectivity and other emerging technologies, has predicted Wi-Fi IC shipments to surpass 770 million units in 2010, up almost 33 percent compared to 2009. Shipment of 802.11n ICs is also indicated to surge ahead of 802.11g and dominate the market this year, which would account for approximately 60 percent of total Wi-Fi IC shipments.
  Syncables to Demo Intel 'My WiFi' Technology at Upcoming Show
  Intel My WiFi Technology allows users to turn their laptops into virtual hotspots to directly connect wireless devices to their laptop. Syncable, a developer and provider of content mobility and syncing solutions, has used this Intel-based technology to power its flagship product, Syncables 360. San Francisco-based Syncables said in a recent press release that its Syncables 360 product will be showcased by Intel at the COMPUTEX TAIPEI Show, which is going to be held June 1 to 5.
  Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein Deploys AeroScout RTLS
  Healthcare facilities all over the world are increasingly deploying advanced technology to automate patient care and provide a better quality of services. Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein (HIAE) is one such hospital -- it recently implemented AeroScout's Asset Tracking and Temperature Monitoring solutions as part of the hospital's ongoing commitment to regional and global leadership in healthcare excellence.
  AT&T Launches WiFi Zone in NYC's Time Square
  AT&T today announced the launch of an AT&T Wi-Fi area, providing coverage for AT&T customers visiting and residing in New York who use Wi-Fi enabled smartphones, laptops, netbooks and other devices.
  Sunlight Research Releases IEEE 802.11n Industry Report
  Sunlight Research announced it has released its IEEE 802.11n WLAN Industry Report.
  O2 Announces No-Contract Data Tariffs for iPad with Wi-Fi + 3G
  The company offers different data pricing plans as 500MB, 1GB and 3GB. All tariffs include unlimited access to BT Openzone and The Cloud Wi-Fi hotspots, and they do not require minimum contract.
  Report Evaluates Applications for Low Power Embedded WiFi Components
  "Of these, low power embedded WiFi is perhaps the most interesting due to the adaptation of existing WiFi protocols building on the installed base of WiFi networks that can be used as a connecting infrastructure for low power embedded WiFi installations."
  WiGig Alliance Publishes Multi-Gigabit Wireless Specification, Cisco Joins Board of Directors
  With the help of the technology offered by WiGig, enterprises are able to enable multi-gigabit-speed wireless communications among consumer electronics, handheld devices and PCs, so that the industry can adopt a single radio using the unlicensed 60 GHz spectrum.
  Comtech Set to Buy CPI International
  Comtech Telecommunications is ready to become larger and expand its portfolio. According to a Reuters report, the company is set to buy its smaller rival, CPI International Inc. in a cash and stock deal said to be worth $472.3 million.
  Devicescape's Easy WiFi Selected by iRiver
  WiFi e-readers always need instant connectivity to make their mark on the users. Realizing this, iRiver, Ltd., a provider of products for the digital world, has licensed Devicescape's Easy WiFi for use in its new WiFi e-readers.
  ArubaFingerprinting Technology Optimizes Wi-Fi Calling with BlackBerry MVS 5
  Provider of distributed enterprise network solutions Aruba Networks has announced that its application fingerprinting technology now optimizes voice over Wi-Fi calling with Research In Motion (RIM) new BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5 (BlackBerry MVS 5).
  Digital TVs, Blu-Ray Players and Portable Media Players Adopt WiFi: Report
  A new report from In-Stat reveals that WiFi is becoming an inevitable feature across a range of devices as the network connectivity migrates into the living room.
  In-Stat Report Predicts a Surge in Wi-Fi in Consumer Electronics
  As network connectivity makes its entry into the living room, Wi-Fi is becoming a must-have feature across a range of devices, states a new report from In-Stat, titled Wi-Fi in Consumer Electronics: New Devices Discover Wi-Fi.
  Faxton Improves Patient Care with Meru's Virtualized WLAN Solutions
  Meru Networks Inc., a provider of virtualized and optimized 802.11n enterprise networking, has announced that Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare has replaced its legacy microcell wireless LAN with Meru Networks' virtualized WLAN solutions to manage the complexity of operating a rich suite of converged applications to improve patient care and reduce operating costs.
  Report Tracks GGSN, SGSN and PDSN Equipment Used in Mobile Networks
  Dell'Oro Group recently announced it commenced coverage on the Wireless Packet Core market which tracks GGSN, SGSN and PDSN equipment used in mobile networks to transmit data traffic.
  Cisco Clears up WiFi Interference with CleanAir Technology
  If you ever feel like globs of data traffic are keeping you from experiencing the mighty power of 802.11n WiFi, Cisco's latest announcement is sure to brighten your spirits. The networking giant today unveiled new add-on service that's designed to reduce interference by competing airwaves, so your data can go about its merry way.
  Round up The Usual Suspects for Wi-Lan Bluetooth Lawsuit
  Another day, another lawsuit over technological intellectual property. Today's entrant: Wi-Lan, a Canadian technology licensing company, thinks 19 computer and phone companies are infringing its patent by "selling laptops and cellular handsets enabled with Bluetooth technology."
  Boingo Touts Two New WiFi Plans for iPad Owners
  Just days before the iPad goes on sale, Boingo Wireless announced that Apple iPad owners will be able to choose between WiFi access plans based on hourly credits or a monthly subscription to connect to its network of 125,000 WiFi hotspots from the moment the tablet is purchased.
  Portable R536 WiMax Embedded Hotspot Router Available from Franklin Wireless
  San Diego, Calif.-based Franklin Wireless Corp., a provider of wireless broadband high-speed data communications products, announced that it has unveiled its R536 WiMax Wave II embedded Wi-Fi hotspot router for U.S., Latin American and Caribbean markets.
  Wi-Fi Enabled Handsets Accounted For a Quarter of All Wi-Fi Products in 2009
  As Wi-Fi availability continues to grow, and more advanced mobile phones are hitting the market place, consumers are enjoying the ability to use multimedia wherever they are.
  Qualcomm to Bid in India's Broadband Wireless Auction
  Qualcomm officials announced on Wednesday that it has filed an application with the Indian government to bid in India's upcoming auction for BWA (Broadband Wireless Access) spectrum.
  Bad iPad Battery? Better Pad That Wallet!
  If it weren't enough to shell out $499 for an iPad - when the device goes on sale April 3 - you might want to bolster your savings account if you accidentally get a lemon.
  St. Bede's College Selects Xirrus for Wi-Fi
  Xirrus, the Wi-Fi "Power Play" that delivers the most coverage, bandwidth, and user density in the industry, has successfully deployed its high performance 802.11n Wi-Fi Arrays across St. Bede's College located just outside Mentone, Victoria, Australia.
  Wesley Clover Solutions VCP 'Tailormade' for Trading Organizations
  Wesley Clover Solutions, a provider of IP voice communications platforms for financial trading firms and command control centers, announced that Saxon Technologies has selected the Wesley Clover Solutions IP Voice Communications Platform.
  Winncom Technologies and Wavion Wireless Networks Partner to Offer Advanced Outdoor Wi-Fi to Customers
  Winncom Technologies, a provider of wireless and wired broadband deployments and telecommunication technology and solutions, has announced that it has entered a distribution partnership with Wavion Wireless Networks for North America. Through this alliance, Winncom will be able to offer Wi-Fi solutions that leverage Wavion's powerful, spatially adaptive beamforming technology, to the customers in the North American region.
  SlingPlayer Mobile App Now Available in App Store
  Updating the SlingPlayer Mobile to support 3G networks, Sling Media has announced that SlingPlayer Mobile App is now available in the App Store.
  ASiQ Bluetooth Access Point for In-Flight Mobile Phone Services
  With cell phones now an inseparable part of our existence, oftentimes air travelers often feel uneasy without being able to communicate while in flight.
  iPhone App Ban of the Week: WiFi Hotspot Scans
  We're hearing reports that Apple is nixing iPhone apps that find WiFi hotspots by actively scanning for them.
  HKBN Launches 100Mbps+ WiFi Service at Hong Kong International Airport
  Hong Kong Broadband Network Ltd (HKBN), a wholly owned subsidiary of City Telecom (HK) Limited, has launched 100Mbps+ WiFi broadband connectivity at the new North Satellite Concourse of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
  Will RF4CE be the Killer App for ZigBee?
  Recently the RF4CE Alliance got themselves adopted by the ZigBee Alliance, a clear example of a win-win situation. For the RF4CE Alliance it means an immediate broad adoption in the consumer electronics industry, while avoiding the cost of setting up a "marketing machine" to achieve this.
  AT&T Exec: WiFi Will Likely be iPad Network of Choice
  One of the big reasons consumers are suddenly so nuts about mobile Internet - compared with, say, pre-iPhone days - is because WiFi is so pervasive … and so fast. So fast, in fact, that AT&T Inc.'s CEO Randall Stephenson told investors Tuesday he expects users of Apple Inc.'s iPad to mostly connect to the Internet using sort-range WiFi networks rather than AT&T's cellular network.
  Trains Join Planes: Amtrak Launches Free WiFi Offering for Acela Express Passengers
  Showing itself as powerful as the little engine that could, Amtrak announced the rollout of wireless Internet access on all 20 of its Acela Express trains between Washington, D.C., and Boston and in the six major stations between both destinations.
  Woman Dumbfounded When WiFi Disappears
  We've all had friends - significant others, even -- who've pirated their WiFi Internet for months on end. Wrong as they were, they knew what they were doing - who wouldn't?
  Dropcam Intros Internet Security Camera for Home, Baby, and Pets
  The company's new security cameras are small, easy to install, and easy to use and comes with several mounting options, including a table stand and wall mounting accessories. The user simply provides power and a Wi-Fi connection, and the camera links instantly to their account at www.dropcam.com.
  Fonmigo Launches Solution for U.S. Travelers to Land in U.K. Mobile and Connected
  Fonmigo has launched a unique solution for US travelers to land in the U.K. mobile and connected.
  2G+, 3G, 4G-LTE Versus Wi-Fi
  2G+, 3G, 4G/LTE or Wi-Fi. What method are road warriors, using critical-data-and-bandwidth intensive solutions such as CRM applications, and whose employers (or themselves if they are self-employed) are juggling wireless costs, to choose and where?
  Data Technology Launches VSAT Broadband Service for Maritime Companies
  Data Technology Solutions, a global satellite service provider based in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, has reportedly launched a low-cost, integrated satellite broadband offering for the maritime market. According to company officials, the DTS Global Connect Solution is built on iDirect's next generation Evolution DVB-S2 platform and works with a 24-inch (60cm) Ku-band antenna. The service is offered at a wide range of flat-fee subscription plans with nearly global coverage.
  Wireless Vendor Offers Smartphone WiFi Offload Capability
  The solution, explains Steve Shaw, Kineto's vice president of corporate marketing, offloads all mobile services to WiFi networks. It consists of a gateway and software, which runs on the smartphones. The software can be preloaded by the service provider or downloaded by the user.
  Enjoy WiFi with Those Fries by Mid January
  Reuters is reporting that McDonald's restaurant "plans to offer free WiFi service at most of its U.S. restaurants, starting on January 15."
  Ruckus Wireless Installs Advanced 802.11n Wi-Fi System in German Sports Club
  Ruckus Wireless, a US-based Wi-Fi technology company, has announced that Hamburg Sports Club (HSV), one of Germany's oldest and soccer clubs, has deployed an advanced 802.11n wireless LAN system from Ruckus Wireless to deliver journalists and guests reliable, high-speed access to online services.
  Cisco Sees 802.11n, Devices and Video as Leading Trends in 2010
  Cisco, one of the big stakeholders in the business of WiFi technology, expects 2010 will be an even better year, especially with the release of increasingly sophisticated devices and video technology, Chris Kozup, senior manager, mobility solutions for Cisco, told TMCnet.
  BroadLight's Residential Gateway Device Integrated with Ralink's Wi-Fi solution
  The companies' new integrated reference design will bring next generation "triple play" voice, video and data services to homes via a combined GPON plus Wi-Fi network.
  Ford Takes Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots to the Next Level
  "Have you driven a hotspot lately?" might be Ford's new tag line. Earlier this month, the company announced that its next-generation SYNC in-car electronics packages will include in-car Wi-Fi.
  Intrinsyc Aids Barnes & Noble Nook eBook Reader's System Integration
  Intrinsyc, a provider of software solutions for mobile devices reportedly said that its Device Development Solutions group aided Barnes & Noble nook eBook reader's system integration. The nook eBook reader is said to be the most advanced eBook reader and runs on the Android platform with built in AT&T 3G service and WiFi, along with an e-ink screen for enhanced reading experience.
  McDonald's Offers Free WiFi: Why it is Important
  Most retailers offer WiFi service as a way of increasing value for customers and also enticing them to drop by and stay longer. The latest move by McDonald's is a part of that trend. But it is more than that.
  WiGig Alliance Completes Multi-Gigabit Wireless Specification
  Wireless Gigabit Alliance, an enabler of multi-gigabit-speed wireless communications and an organization advancing the adoption and widespread use of 60 GHz wireless technology worldwide, has reportedly completed its unified wireless specification and is now ready for member review. The company expects to make this specification available to WiGig adopter members in Q1 2010.
  Xing Lin Medical Information Technology Repositions Itself in Chinese Healthcare Sector
  Xing Lin Medical Information Technology Company has announced that it has “repositioned” itself as the key provider of WiFi- and RFID- based medical information digitalization system to the healthcare sector in China.
  Broadcom Releases New Version of InConcert Wireless Technology
  Broadcom has announced a new version of its InConcert wireless technology that enables co-existence between Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in netbooks and notebooks.
  In-Stat Study Predicts Rise in Demand for Better Wi-Fi Performance
  In-Stat has released a new report which shows that as the use of smartphones with advanced applications spreads, customers are soon going to demand better Wi-Fi performance.
  Aclara's Thompson Elected By Wi-Fi Alliance Member Companies to Chair Smart Grid Task Group
  The Smart Grid task group will provide technical expertise to utilities and government officials on the properties of Wi-Fi that make it suitable for the Smart Grid. The task group will also assess the way to extend the Wi-Fi certified testing program to support Smart Grid devices and applications.
  Aruba Networks Earns 2009 Internet Telephony Excellence Award
  TMC recognized Aruba for its contributions to Boston Medical Center, a 626-bed hospital and academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End.
  Ubiquisys Unveils Wide Area Femtocell Solution
  Ubiquisys has announced the commercial availability of a wide area femtocell solution that provides coverage of up to 12 km (or 5 square miles) at a fraction of the cost of existing solutions.
  AT&T Unveils HP Mini 110 Netbook with 3G Mobile Broadband for Holidays
  AT&T got the holiday bells ringing with its new HP Mini Netbook, which features built-in access to the AT&T's 3G network and Wi-Fi network. The carrier will begin selling the netbook on Sunday – in stores and online -- for early bird holiday shoppers.
  JiWire Report Reveals WiFi Usage Trends
  The Mobile Audience Insights Report includes findings from a survey conducted of 2,644 WiFi customers in airports across the U.S. that used JiWire's WiFi Media Channel in between June and July 2009.
  Boingo Wireless Expands Service in Australasia Region with Tomizone
  This agreement enables Boingo subscribers' access to 4,000 Tomizone locations immediately – with the remaining 12,000 Tomizone hotspots to be made accessible in the near future.
  International VoIP Service Launched by Nimbuzz
  Nimbuzz, a mobile VoIP operator, reportedly has announced the launch of a new low-cost international calling service, called "NimbuzzOut," which will be complementing the company's mobile application – Nimbuzz Mobile – that offers free voice over Internet protocol calls, session initiation protocol calls and social instant messaging aggregation.
  St. Trudo Hospital Selects AeroScout Healthcare Visibility Solution
  Since the advent of modern technology, tracking and treating patients has been easier for healthcare facilities. Making use of such a technology, Trudo Hospital in Belgium has reportedly selected the AeroScout Healthcare Visibility solution to efficiently track the patient's location. The hospital can also easily track WiFi devices using this technology.
  Wi-Fi Hotspot Market Stages Revival, Reports In-Stat
  The WiFi hotspot market is growing and is marked by renewed interest from communication providers and increased usage among both business and other users, according to market research firm In-Stat. In-Stat estimated that hotspot usage will increase in 2009 by 47 percent, bringing total worldwide connects to 1.2 billion, a new report found.
  Liberty University Selects Wi-Fi From Aruba and HaiVision's Furnace Video Distribution System
  Aruba officials said that the objective of the program is to provide roaming students with universal access to multi-channel video.
  Spanish Auto Dealership Deploys AeroScout WiFi Asset Tracking System
  AeroScout announced today that the Valencia, Spain-based Mercedes-Benz dealership has successfully deployed its "Vehicle Tracking and Management" system.
  T-Mobile Joins the Wi-Fi Alliance as Sponsor Member
  Bellevue, Wash.-based T-Mobile USA, Inc. reportedly has joined the Wi-Fi Alliance as a sponsor member.
  Bell to Launch Novatel Turbo Stick and MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot on National HSPA Network
  Canadian communications company Bell has announced that it will start offering both the U998 HSPA+ Turbo Stick and the MiFi 2372 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot from Novatel Wireless on its new "High Speed Packet Access" wireless network.
  Easy Wi-Fi Network Offers Free Access to Thousands of Wi-Fi Hotspots Globally
  Devicescape, a provider of Wi-Fi services, has reportedly launched the first-ever free access to the world's largest Wi-Fi Network. Users of the so-called Easy Wi-Fi Network, will receive a high-quality hotspot network, with the new network offering global Wi-Fi access integrated with an easy-to-use hotspot map finder. The new service helps users find and connect to hundreds of thousands of hotspots all over the world. The service is monitored round the clock to guarantee optimal Wi-Fi connection performance.
  Evolving Systems' Dynamic SIM Allocation Activates More Than 3 Million SIM Cards
  Evolving Systems, Inc., a provider of software solutions and services to the wireless, wireline and cable markets, has reportedly announced that more than 3 million prepaid SIM cards globally have been activated using its Dynamic SIM Allocation solution that has helped deliver a compelling alternative to the traditional pre-provisioning model. Dynamic SIM Allocation is a new technology that helps activate phones without going through the pre-provisioning mode of activation. It saves unnecessary costs spent behind the large numbers of inactive SIM cards and helps wireless carriers offer an enhanced end-user experience.
  Joikusoft Intros JoikuBoost for Smartphones
  According to officials with Jokisoft, the software makes use of 3G data connections between multiple mobile phones in multiple operator 3G networks. Actual Internet speed multiplies as the data bits transported in a JoikuBoost Wi-Fi network simultaneously flow through multiple operators' 3G networks.
  BridgeCo Selects Mocana NanoSSL Software to Secure its JukeBlox Platform
  BridgeCo and Mocana have announced a technology partnership to protect the next generation of digital music players and networked home entertainment systems.
  MTS Launches Novatel MiFi in Manitoba
  Canada's MTS Allstream has reportedly said that it is the first telecom company to launch Novatel MiFi - a device that lets users to access Internet wirelessly anywhere and anytime – in the town of Manitoba. The Novatel MiFi 2200 is a small device that provides 3G Internet access and Wi-Fi connectivity for as many as five wireless users.
  Cisco Launches 802.11n Acceleration Kit and Accompanying Web site
  For a number of big organizations, the race to upgrade to 802.11n technology can't come fast enough. But a number of small- to medium-size businesses might be held back from the latest technology due to budget constraints. That's why networking giant Cisco has launched a new "802.11n Acceleration Kit" and accompanying Web site, which went live at noon on Monday.
  CONSISTEL Wins Major Tender to Deploy Wireless Network at a Resort
  CONSISTEL SINGAPORE PTE LTD reportedly has won a major tender to design and deploy a multi- system wireless network at the integrated resort in the Marina Bay area. This mega project is Singapore's integrated resort that encompasses a casino and three hotel towers, as well as other facilities like convention center. It is a key initiative of the Singapore government aimed at economic gains through the creation of jobs, investments and tourism.
  Post University Deploys Aruba's 802.11n Wi-Fi Networks
  Aruba Networks, Inc. a company specializing in wireless LANs and secure mobility solutions, reportedly announced that Post University will be deploying its 802.11n Wi-Fi networks across its 58-acre Waterbury, CT campus.
  Digi International Intros Digi TransPort WR44
  The router provides high-speed connectivity to remote devices by combining a 3G cellular router, state-of-the-art security, advanced routing, an Ethernet switch, global positioning system, telemetry and Wi-Fi access point through a single unit.
  Huawei, AIRCOM Partner to Drive Product Interoperability and System Integration
  The cooperation between the companies is expected to secure future OSS and interoperability of network management products and company officials believe this will ensure that only minimal customization and testing will be required by network operators deploying a Huawei/AIRCOM solution.
  Zoom Announces Volume Shipments of 3G Wireless-N Desk Router
  Model 4501 was released to the market with an estimated U.S. retail of $79 and offers easy sharing of a 3G connection wherever there is a 3G mobile broadband modem including an AC power like office, home, trade show, airport, hotel, and more.
  Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Selects Aruba Networks
  U.K.-based Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has selected Aruba Networks to support the use of mobile applications at the Gloucestershire Royal and Cheltenham General Hospitals.
  XACT Downhole Completed Deploying Acoustic Telemetry MWD Service for EQT
  XACT Downhole Telemetry Inc. reportedly announced that it has completed deploying its acoustic telemetry Measurement While Drilling or MWD service in air drilled horizontal gas wells for Equitable Resources Inc. The XACT system includes a full throughbore design and is an automated, solid state solution. The tool can be operated by rig crews themselves eliminating the dependence on MWD operators. Data can be transmitted from downhole to surface at the rate of 20 baud making it a rapid wireless update solution.
  National Study Reveals 78 Percent of Americans are Interested in mHealth
  A new national study conducted by CTIA-The Wireless Association in conjunction with Harris Interactive reportedly revealed that almost eight in ten Americans, or 78 percent, express interest in mobile health, or mHealth solutions. In addition, more than one in ten, or 15 percent of Americans surveyed said they were interested in learning more about it.
  Sierra Wireless and MobiPower Enter into Agreement
  Sierra Wireless and MobiPower reportedly have reportedly entered into an agreement to collaborate on the development of stolen-vehicle recovery and asset protection solutions based on Sierra Wireless embedded cellular modules.
  Belden Intros HirschmannRS22 and RS32 Fast/Gigabit Ethernet PoE Switches
  Belden, which develops signal transmission products for the industrial, enterprise, broadcast, building management and security markets, has announced the launch of Hirschmann RS22 and RS32 Fast/Gigabit Ethernet Managed Switches to its OpenRail Switch product family.
  Atheros Releases Integrated 2-Stream 11n Solutions
  The two new designs from Atheros target the PC and broadband consumer premises equipment (CPE) markets. These designs integrate the MAC/baseband and radio transceiver, two enhanced MIMO power amplifiers and low noise amplifiers, and the transmit/receive switch onto a single chip which in turn enables a new class of 11n products.
  NPE, GainSpan Unveil WiFi-IT! Module, a Low-Power Wi-Fi Sensor
  North Pole Engineering, Inc. (NPE) and GainSpan Corporation have announced the release of the first module in NPE's low-power Wi-Fi sensor networks product line. The 802.11 b/g compatible WiFi-IT! module is based on GainSpan's GS1010 system-on-chip integrated solution.
  Revol Wireless Intros New Mobile Phone Plans
  Revol Wireless, a locally owned and operated wireless carrier based in Ohio, has announced a new no contract wireless phone plans for consumers who are looking for greater savings and simple ways to stretch their dollars.
  Femtocells to the Rescue? Operators, Be Careful with the Rollout (Part 1 of 3)
  Given the general market enthusiasm for mobile data, it is imperative that operators meet subscribers' quality-of-service expectations, especially indoors, where the majority of mobile data usage takes place. Looking at the business and consumer markets, more than 60 percent of mobile voice and data traffic now originates from inside buildings, and – at best – 3G indoor coverage is mostly average. As they currently exist, the networks simply cannot handle significant additional indoor traffic. Yet giving the impression to the end user that the system cannot cope does not do justice to the capability of the technology and could damage the reputation of mobile data at precisely the time that operators need its revenue.
  Vonage Launches Mobile VoIP for BlackBerry and iPhone
  Once downloaded, the service saves customers more than 50 percent on calls to dozens of countries compared to the rates charged by wireless carriers, while providing far more convenience than calling cards.
  Augmented Reality Takes tCell Phone to a Whole New Level
  If your cell phone or smartphone has not yet become an extension of you, it is like to happen with this latest application available on Google's Android operating system and the iPhone.
  Vonage Launches First Mobile Application for iPhone and BlackBerry
  Vonage kicked off this week with the launch of its first mobile calling application for iPhone and BlackBerry smartphones, as well as iPod Touch devices.
  France's Arts et Metiers ParisTech Selects Aruba's Systems
  The Arts et Metiers ParisTech has reportedly deployed Aruba's adaptive wireless solutions at its Aix-en-Provence, Angers, Bordeaux, Châlons-en-Champagne, Chambery, Cluny, Lille, Metz, Chalon-sur-Saône and Paris campuses.
  India University Installs Proxim's Wi-Fi Mesh Equipment for Secure WLAN
  Chandigarh, India-based Punjab Engineering College, or "PEC," University of Technology has installed Proxim Wireless's Wi-Fi mesh equipment in order to have a secure wireless Local Area Network, or "WLAN," for their residential faculty areas.
  TamoSoft Releases CommView for WiFi 6.2
  TamoSoft has announced the availability of the next version of its 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless network analyzer for Windows XP/Vista/7 -- CommView for WiFi 6.2.
  Wi-Fi Alliance Launches 802.11n Certification Program
  Now that the latest, fastest and final 802.11n WiFi standard is up and running with the blessing of the I-EEE, the Wi-Fi Alliance is now testing and certifying products that use the networking standard with a colorful new logo and taglines.
  Samsung Launches First R2 LiMo Handset, Vodafone 360 H1
  Samsung Electronics Co., a global company and a reputed handset maker, reportedly released its first open source-based mobile phone exclusively for a British mobile carrier. As reported, the new Samsung touchscreen device based on the LiMo platform will be available for subscribers to a new service called Vodafone 360, which is provided by the mobile telecommunications network company Vodafone Inc.
  Aruba Networks Releases High-Performance 802.11n Access Point
  Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Aruba Networks, Inc. today announced the release of its compact, dual-radio AP-105 802.11n Access Point.
  FCC Announces Proposal for New 'Net Neutrality' Rules
  The FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, on Monday, announced a proposal to regulate Internet through new rules that would require Internet providers treat all Web traffic the same way – whether it's delivered on mobile phones, office desktops or other platforms.
  Inova Multimedia Selects AFT Network for Wireless Infotainment Project
  Inova Multimedia has reportedly selected AFL Network Services, a major player in wireless integration and engineering, to support a turnkey WiFi network installation in the New Jersey/New York area. The Germany based company offers turnkey solutions for mobile and stationary information, entertainment and CCTV to public transport operators, vehicle manufactures and content providers.
  Quantum Deploys Antenova's Antennas
  Antenova, a provider of integrated antennas and RF solutions for wireless communication and consumer electronic devices, announced that the mobile TV Company, Quantum, has picked its antennas and M10214 GPS RADIONOVA RF antenna modules for any-where connectivity on its handheld multimedia devices.
  Australian School Deploys Xirrus 802.11n Wi-Fi Arrays Across Campus
  Sacred Heart College, an International Baccalaureate World School located in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, has deployed Xirrus' high performance 802.11n Wi-Fi Arrays across the campus.
  Motorola Debuts MC9500, the Industrial-Class Handheld Device
  Motorola has unveiled the new MC9500, a premium industrial-class Windows Mobile powered handheld device.
  D-Link's 802.11n WiFi Products Comply with Newly Ratified I-EEE Standard
  D-Link , a provider of end-to-end computer networking solutions, welcomed the final ratification of the 802.11n standard for wireless networks. All of the company's 11n WiFi home routers and business solutions now comply with the latest wireless technology.
  Meru and Wavelink Help Australian Businesses Take up 802.11n Wireless Local Area Networks
  Now that 802.11n wireless networking standard is official, Meru Networks is working with Australian IP distributor Wavelink Communications to bring businesses in the Outback up to speed, both companies announced today.
  FTTH Network Installer Connexion Technologies Using BelAir Networks to Bring Wi-Fi to Housing Developments
  Connexion Technologies, which specializes in the installation of FTTH network architecture in large housing developments, will now be using BelAir Networks' Wi-Fi technology in projects where Wi-Fi access is contracted.
  Cellcrypt Mobile Launches Encrypted Mobile Voice Calling
  London based provider of secure mobile voice calling, Cellcrypt has announced that Cellcrypt Mobile is now available over Inmarsat's broadband satellite services.
  Britthaven Deploys Aruba Networks' Wireless LANs
  Aruba Networks, Inc., a major player in wireless LANs and secure mobility solutions, has announced that Britthaven, Inc. has deployed adaptive Wi-Fi networks across 60 skilled nursing facilities and retirement homes in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia.
  Supply Shortages Cause Wireless LAN Market Sales Droop in Second Quarter 2009
  Due to supply shortages by equipment manufacturers, worldwide sales of wireless LANs during the second quarter of 2009 shrunk from the first quarter, a new report by market-research firm Dell'Oro Group reveals.
  Arjun Roychowdhury of Hughes Systique Corp To Present at ITEXPO West 2009
  As more executives become 'road warriors' it will be crucial to develop a mobile VoIP application that rivals PSTN and mobile phone quality.
  Xirrus Intros Advanced RF Performance Manager to Optimize 802.11N Networks
  Xirrus, which manufacturers the Wireless Fidelity, or "Wi-Fi" Array architecture that displaces both overlay Wi-Fi offerings and switched Ethernet to the desktop, announced the release of its advanced RF Performance Manager, or "RPM," for optimizing the bandwidth usage and station performance of 802.11n Wi-Fi networks.
  Cisco Preps Customers for Super-Speedy 802.11n Wi-Fi Spec in Time for September Rollout
  The spec - first conceptualized in 2002 when a study group met to determine the feasibility of a Wi-Fi standard that would surpass the de facto 802.11a and 802.11g Wi-Fi standards - is slated to become official when a special I-EEE task group publishes the final ratification on September 11.
  Ruckus Smart Wireless Deployed on Historic Queen Mary
  Queen Mary, one of the world's most historic ships is now permanently docked and is now serving as a luxury hotel and convention center in Long Beach, California. Queen Mary will be outfitted with Ruckus Wireless' ZoneFlex Smart wireless LAN, or WLAN, products for wireless connectivity from any place on the ship in order to support its visitors.
  Microsoft Events Selects Xirrus to Deliver Ultra-High Density Wi-Fi
  Microsoft CMG Events & Studios has selected Xirrus to deliver ultra-high density Wi-Fi, according to the company.
  Dramatic Public Wi-Fi Usage Changes in 2009
  If the results of a new survey are correct, there has been a dramatic change in use of public Wi-Fi hotspots because of smart phone adoption, a stunning shift in devices used to access bandwidth and a shift in activities conducted at public Wi-Fi hotspots.
  WiFi Phone Shipment Rate Doubling Every Two Years: Report
  ABI Research this week confirmed an earlier report put out in February, which called for WiFi handset shipments to double between 2008 and 2010. This pattern is expected to continue the time period 2009 to 2011.
  ABI Confirms Earlier Wi-Fi Handset Annual Doubling Prediction
  A recent report from ABI Research, titled "Report: Wi-Fi Enabled Handsets To Double Every two Years", reported that Wi-Fi enabled handsets will double every two years through 2013, and found that another relevant trend category emerging was, "Wi-Fi enabled Smartphones," since 75 percent of iPhone owners use Wi-Fi, and 80 percent of HTC Smartphones have Wi-Fi even though only 10 percent consumers use this facility.
  Consumers Expect Wi-Fi to Be Built into Devices, says Devicescape Wi-Fi Report
  Devicescape, a provider of advanced Wi-Fi software solutions, has just unveiled its second quarterly Wi-Fi Report which indicates new insights into Wi-Fi usage and opinions from more than 1000 survey respondents from around the world. This is Devicescape's second report detailing consumer attitudes toward Wi-Fi and other high-bandwidth, wireless technologies.
  Southwest Airlines to Offer In-flight Wi-Fi
  When boarding a flight, many passengers immediately want to know if there will be in-flight Wi-Fi access provided. Some people, business executives especially, find that the few hours not plugged in results in being unproductive.
  Cellular Sales To Offer Verizon Wireless Intelligent Mobile Hotspot
  Verizon Wireless' retailer Cellular Sales has stated that it is now offering the Verizon Wireless' MiFi2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot. The new Wi-Fi router has the same size as that of a credit card and has EV-DO integrated into it so that users can use the device to get connected at almost anywhere and share the connection with up to five devices.
  BelAir Networks Leads WLAN / Wi-Fi Mesh market in Q2
  Ontario, Canada based Wi-Fi equipment provider BelAir Networks has once again captured the greatest share in the North American WLAN / Wi-Fi mesh market, according to a recent report.
  Tom's Hardware Conducts First Open Air 802.11n Product Tests; Ruckus Wireless Emerges Winner
  In the first comprehensive open air testing conducting for the 802.11n products by Tom's Hardware, a reputed Internet based resource for impartial reviews, news and intelligence about latest technological developments; it was revealed that Ruckus Wireless emerged on top ahead of competitors Cisco and Aruba.
  Google Wi-Fi Network Users Moon Jump by 19 Percent in 30 Days
  Tropos Networks reportedly announced that the Google wireless broadband network built with Tropos routers in Mountain View, California, experienced an extraordinary growth spurt as the number of users skyrocketed by nearly 19 percent from 16,000 to 19,000 in a 30 day span.
  Single Stream 11n Chipsets Replacing 802.11g Products: Research
  ABI's "Wi-Fi IC Market Data" package shows that Wi-Fi chipset shipments will total over 100 million just for smartphones in 2009. The data also indicates that smartphones, netbooks, and many consumer electronics devices such as portable media players, TVs, and cameras will become increasingly important market segments.
  AXSEM Selects Berkeley Design Automation Analog FastSPICE Platform
  Brogle said that switching to the AFS Platform enables the company to verify its circuits much more thoroughly, enhance design productivity, and create complex products without re-spins.
  U.K. Excel Passengers Can Now Enjoy Free Wi-Fi Connectivity
  Icomera AB, a provider of cellular broadband gateways, has announced recently that UK-based Excel Passenger Logistics chose the company's award-winning Moovbox M200 Mobile Broadband Gateway to provide Wi-Fi connectivity and GPS tracking on buses and coaches serving British airports.
  Utah Transit Authority Selects AT&T Wireless Solution
  Utah Transit Authority reportedly has awarded AT&T a contract to provide a Wireless Wide Area Network, or WWAN.
  Calgary Board of Education Begins District-Wide Deployment of Aruba's Wi-Fi Networks
  Aruba Networks, a provider of wireless LANs and secure mobility platforms, announced that the Calgary Board of Education has started deploying Aruba's 802.11n Wi-Fi networks across its 217 elementary, middle, high and vocational school campuses serving over 100,000 students.
  Rajant Corporation Secures FIPS 140-2 Validation
  This validation covers the BreadCrumb ME2 hardware as well as BreadCrumb firmware version 10.0 and qualifies the device to be used by U.S. federal agencies and Canadian agencies for the protection of sensitive information.
  Report: Wireless LAN Market Sales to Rise from 2010 to 2013
  At present, the wireless LAN market is witnessing improved sales to household users. In fact, the household segment is the largest segment of the WLAN market and is performing better than sales to enterprise users.
  Suffolk University Selects Cellular Specialties Solutions
  ffolk University has selected Cellular Specialties' solutions to boost wireless signal strength for both data and voice services in highly congested, low coverage areas such as the university's student residence hall on Beacon Hill.
  UPU Selects Reva's Tag Acquisition Processor
  Headquartered in Berne, Switzerland the UPU will lay down the rules for international mail exchanges. This is expected to ensure an accessible and efficient global network of modern postal communications.
  Verizon Completes Enhancements to its Network in Temple University Hospital
  Connectivity for wireless calling, Web-browsing, e-mail, text and picture messaging in the facilities and offices will also be improved including in the basement levels of these buildings - which previously was not possible as the wireless signals could not penetrate the concrete walls.
  Hospital Deploys Aruba Wireless LAN
  XWCH believes in continuous quality improvement in services that affect patient care and their internal operations.
  Virginia Hospital Center Selects InnerWireless Horizon Converged Wireless Solution
  Virginia Hospital Center has selected and deployed InnerWireless' Horizon Converged Wireless solution across 1.1 million square feet in three buildings on its Arlington, Virginia, campus to ensure wireless connectivity for mission- and life-critical applications.
  Broadcom's Home Networking Reference Design Platform Receives MoCA 1.1 Certification
  The digital living network alliance is a standard used by consumer electronics manufacturers to allow entertainment devices within the home to share their content with each other across a home network. DLNA enables consumer appliances to connect and exchange digital content throughout the home utilizing multimedia over coax alliance, Ethernet or wireless fidelity networks.
  Skytron, Powered by Awarepoint, Selected by San Joaquin Community Hospital
  Awarepoint and Skytron have jointly deployed their "Real-time Location System" at San Joaquin Community Hospital. With this deployment, the adventist health system will be added to Skytron Asset Manager, powered by Awarepoint, hospital client base.
  Fortress Technologies to Launch Six New Products to Enable On-the-Move Connectivity
  Fortress Technologies is all set to launch six new products to enable complete on-the-move connectivity. The products will meet the government's demand for man-wearable, vehicle specific and mesh networking capabilities. The company will release details on each new product along with its launch at the LandWarNet conference that is scheduled to take place Aug. 18-20 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
  Heartland Payment Systems Launches New Prepaid Services Program
  Heartland Payment Systems, a payments processor, has launched prepaid calling services including wireless and long-distance minutes through its new ePIN It! program.
  Sprint Introduces New Mobile Broadband Router Products
  Sprint has introduced new mobile broadband router products that connect multiple Wi-Fi-enabled devices at 3G or 4G mobile broadband speeds where Sprint 3G and 4G networks are available.
  Hilo Medical Center Selects InfoLogix to Provide Wireless Managed Service
  Hilo Medical Center in Hilo, Hawaii has selected InfoLogix, Inc., a provider of enterprise mobility solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries, for a multi-year engagement to provide wireless managed services and cellular installation across the Hilo Medical Center (HMC) facility.
  D-Link's Seven 802.11n Routers Qualify For The "Compatible With Windows 7" Logo Program
  Among D-Link's 802.11n routers, seven have passed Windows 7 Logo testing, thereby qualifying them for the "Compatible with Windows 7" Logo program. D-Link provides connectivity for small, medium and large enterprise business networking.
  Parks Associates Provides Analysis and Forecasts for Wireless Healthcare Sector
  In a recently released study, titled, "Wireless Healthcare: Analysis & Forecasts," international research firm Parks Associates predicts that the U.S. market for wireless home-based healthcare applications and services will grow at a five-year cumulative annual growth rate of over 180 percent. This will turn the Wireless Healthcare sector into a $4.4 billion industry in 2013, states the research firm.
  WeFi Secures Second Round of Funding
  WeFi Inc., the creator of a global open Wi-Fi network, reportedly has secured an undisclosed amount of second round funding.
  NetLogix Selects Motorola's Mesh WAN Solution for the City of Maywood
  Specifically, Netlogix hasdeployed Motorola's MWAN 4300 nodes which run a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi radio (802.11 b/g) for client access and node-to-node mesh links, and an additional 4.9 GHz licensed band (802.11a) radio for public safety applications like video surveillance in Maywood.
  Alion Science and Technology Awarded $ 7.8 M Army Contract
  Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions provider, reportedly has been awarded $7.8M Army contract to ensure wireless spectrum access for critical communications and sensor systems.
  More Enterprise FMC: Wi-Fi Phones Will Drive It
  Wi-Fi in smartphones will grow from a 45 percent attach rate in 2009 to a 90 percent attach rate in 2014, ABI Research predicts.
  Wi-LAN Signs License Agreement with Agilent Technologies
  Agilent Technologies, Inc. (Agilent), is a test and measurement equipment supplier to the telecommunications industry, reportedly signed a license agreement with Wi-LAN Inc., covering various wireless technologies including CDMA, Wi-Fi, WiMAX and Bluetooth. The specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed..
  OfficeLinks Invests in Leading-Edge Technology
  OfficeLinks, a provider of business-ready New York office space on-demand, is investing in leading-edge technology, helping clients reduce travel costs, optimize productivity, and provide better remote meeting capabilities.
  AT&T Enters into Agreement with the University of South Carolina
  AT&T has entered into a new agreement with The University of South Carolina (USC) to provide Wi-Fi access at the University's Columbia, S.C., campus.
  Aruba Networks Releases a Reference Guide for Network Integrators
  Aruba Networks, Inc. a company that specializes in wireless LANs and secure mobility solutions, reportedly announced the availability of a new reference guide for network integrators. The network is designed to help the company when designing and deploying fixed telecommuter and branch office solutions, it said.
  AT&T Reports Significant Second-Quarter Increase in Wi-Fi Hotspot Connections
  AT&T has reportedly announced a significant increase in the number of Wi-Fi connections on the AT&T network for the second-quarter. The company attributed the rising number of customers with Wi-Fi-enabled smartphones with an increase number of connections. A communications holding company, AT&T provides wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services and also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide.
  NeoMedia Inks Patent Licensing Deal with Mobile Tag
  NeoMedia Technologies and Mobile Tag have inked a non-exclusive patent licensing deal for machine readable mobile codes under NeoMedia's patent portfolio.
  Bango Enables Wi-Fi Billing for Smartphones
  Bango, a mobile payment and analytics company, has announced Wi-Fi enabled operator billing for smartphones.
  ANADIGICS Launches New Circuit for WiFi-Enabled Wireless Handset Market
  ANADIGICS, Inc., a provider of power amplifiers for wireless and broadband applications, has reportedly launched a new high power, dual-band front end integrated circuit (FEIC), the AWL9966, designed to address the growing demand for WiFi capability in size-constrained mobile electronics. This new highly integrated device provides in one small 4 x 4 x 0.6 mm package all the RF amplifiers and switches required for a compact, high-performance WiFi front end, complete with an integrated Bluetooth path.
  JiWire Signs Licensing Agreement with Nielsen Claritas
  Mobile audience media company, JiWire, has reportedly signed an agreement with Nielsen Claritas, the target marketing solutions division of The Nielsen Co. to launch a new audience-targeting service that combines Nielsen Claritas behavioral, demographic and lifestyle segmentation data with information about JiWire's 25,000 Wi-Fi hot spot locations.
  WiFi in the Sky
  Soon, there will be little escape from broadband internet when you fly– if you're willing to pay for it. Market leader Aircell has installed its Gogo system on 460 airplanes, reports the New York Times, and expects to have as many as 1,000 planes turned up by the end of the year. Meanwhile, Row44 is making noises about how expects to install its system on anywhere from 500 to 1,000 aircraft worldwide by the end of 2010.
  Over Half of Americans Use Wireless Internet Access
  Some 56 percent of adult Americans have accessed the Internet by wireless means, such as using a laptop, mobile device, game console, or MP3 player, an April 2009 survey by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project shows.
  Flexible and Office-Friendly, WiFi Is Its Own Worst Enemy
  According to Frank Grillo, executive vice president of marketing at Cypress Communications, WiFi should be everywhere, as the technology's reduction of cables cuts down on the costs of network deployment and brings the Internet to more devices.
  Export-Import Bank of Thailand Deploys Aruba's Wireless Solution
  The Export-Import Bank of Thailand has selected and deployed Aruba 802.11n network to securely enhance the productivity of its workforce. Being one of the first 802.11n networks in Thailand, company officials said they conducted extensive due diligence prior to selecting a vendor.
  EU Fights Operators' Plan to Restrict VoIP on Mobile Phones
  The European Commission is raging a battle against mobile phone operators that want to restrict the use of Internet calling services through their mobile networks. In it latest move, the commission reportedly is throwing its weight against new roaming regulation or antitrust rules to block that attempt. The new regulation, which took effect this month, said that there should be no obstacles to emerging applications or technologies that can be a substitute for, or alternative to, roaming services, such as WiFi, VoIP and Instant Messaging services, according to EurActive Network.
  Shipments of 802.11n Will Soar in Wi-Fi Chipset Market in 2010
  According to a recent report released by In-Stat, shipments of Wi-Fi Chipsets based on the draft n/802.11n will surpass those based on 802.11g in 2010. This will be mainly because of the increase in the shipments of mobile handsets and notebook PCs, In-Stat said. IEEE 802.11 is a set of standards, which allow for communication of wireless local area network computer communication in the 2.4, 3.6 and 5 GHz frequency bands. IEEE 802.11g extends throughput to up to 54 Mbit/s using the same 2.4 GHz band as 802.11 and it is an amendment to the IEEE 802.11 specification.
  India's Zylog Systems Selects Aptilo Networks
  Zylog Systems India Limited, a subsidiary of global software solutions and services provider Zylog Systems Limited, has reportedly selected Aptilo Networks to provide the back-end systems deploying its Wi5 wireless broadband offering throughout India. Company officials said that its Wi5 service is now live in a part of Chennai, which would be expanded to Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad in the next year covering approximately 1,600 kilometers and hundreds of thousands of users.
  Report: Connecting Via WiFi to Access Mobile Services Impacts Revenue
  More than 20 percent of people visiting Web sites to buy content through their mobile phones are now connecting via WiFi, according to Bango, a global, mobile Web technology company. Since connecting via WiFi makes mobile visitors unrecognizable by networks, content providers and operators are finding it difficult to sell and market mobile services to them. This in turn impacts mobile content revenues significantly. The use of WiFi on mobile handsets is becoming pervasive, according to Frank Dickson, vice president of research at analyst firm In-Stat. In-Stat anticipates that 20 percent of the total WiFi chipsets will be used in mobile phones by 2010 as manufacturers continue to ship an increasing number of WiFi enabled handsets.
  As More Consumer-Friendly 4G Technology, LTE to Dominate WiMAX: Expert
  "Real commercial LTE services will be available in selected markets in 2012 and widespread by 2015," Turner told TMC President Rich Tehrani in an interview that's printed in full below. "In other words the elapsed time from frozen 3GPP specifications to commercial services will be about three years, as it's been for every prior 3GPP specification release."
  What We've Learned from the iPhone: Devices Trump Networks
  Apple's watershed smartphone – the touchscreen iPhone, whose 3G incarnation upended the worlds of IT, telecom and gadgets when it was introduced one year ago this month – has taught all of us that user interface innovation matters enough for operators to change their business model, an official with a Rockville, Md.-based communications consulting and software company told TMCnet in an interview.
  More Consumers Demanding Free WiFi: Telecom Insider
  According to Douglas Green, publisher of Telecom Reseller, WiFi must be paid for by someone – and for industries such as airlines it's emerged as a relatively inexpensive way to make a customer's experience more enjoyable. Yet, as Green – who is moderating a session on "Creating Mobile Voice & Video Applications" during ITEXPO West in September – told TMC President Rich Tehrani in an interview (printed in full below), consumers' expectations about free WiFi everywhere may be a little extreme.
  The Emerging Converged Communications at Home Market
  Consumer electronics manufacturers, operators and retailers are launching a new wave of always-on multimedia communications devices. With the recent burst of innovation, consumers are being provided a whole new range of choices, and it is still unclear which device will be the real winner to gain the most market share. It used to be phones were used only for voice calls, and TV was the only way to view video in the home. Today applications are migrating to different devices. Voice, video, data and audio are now available on new platforms including tablets, digital photo frames, internet radios, multimedia cordless phones and other broadband multimedia screens.
  Micrel Intros Hyper Speed Control PWM Controllers
  The Hyper Speed Control architecture of these ICs reduces required output capacitance and allows optimum transient response at the same time making high delta V operation possible. These solutions are most suitable for set-top boxes, gateways, routers, computing peripherals, and telecom/networking equipments.
  Agito Networks Recognized for Mobile UC Product
  The company's RoamAnywhere Mobility Router is a mobile Unified Communications product which will help enterprise voice and UC applications to enhance productivity being also cost effective. It combines WiFi cellular and UC with location information thereby improving upon accessibility and responsiveness of mobile workers besides reducing mobile costs.
  AT&T Enhances Giants Digital Dugout with Wi-Fi Portal
  AT&T announced upgrades to AT&T Park's Giants Digital Dugout, which is an interactive, in-stadium site for San Francisco Giant fans. The Digital Dugout provides a unique experience with its applications and exclusive content delivered across the ballpark over complimentary AT&T Wi-Fi access to all visitors with a Wi-Fi enabled device. The recent upgrades include a new smartphone-friendly interface and a new feature including Food Finder, which locates the nearest concession stand for hungry Giant fans.
  WiFi, Smartphones, IP Peering and the Network's Growing Importance
  According to Grant Kirkwood, who also serves as chief technical officer at Mzima Networks, increasingly popular smartphones are poised to push the IP network so far away from the core, that landline-locked phones will become a thing of the past and the network itself will become indispensable for even the most basic communications.
  As Text-Messaging Rises, Unlimited Data Plans Will Go Extinct: IT Insider
  Carriers are losing millions as smartphone users take advantage of unlimited data plans, texting constantly as that technology becomes more and more mainstream – but they'll catch on and tap that cash cow, an official with a company creates unified interaction solutions for contact centers, told TMC in an interview.
  i2Telecom Unveils MyGlobalTalk for iPhone
  A Roswell, Ga.-based developer of mobile applications and services, i2Telecom International, Inc. has reportedly made its popular international calling solution, "MyGlobalTalk," available as a free iPhone application on the iTunes online store.
  Actiontec Debuts Q1000 Wireless N VDSL Modem Router
  The VDSL2 modem is the latest addition to Actiontec's line of triple play VDSL2/ADSL2+ Universal DSL Wireless Gateways and features dual-core 32 bit processor, a Wireless N radio, Gigabit Ethernet switch and 32 MB Flash and 64 MB SDRAM which enable the modem to seamlessly control a wide range of demanding multimedia applications, including HDTV, Voice over WiFi, media sharing, and online gaming.
  Security a Concern in Healthcare Technology: Study
  In its new report – titled "Is E-healthcare Secure in the Hands of Cellular Technology?" – market research firm Frost & Sullivan focuses on the role of modern communication technologies in the field of healthcare, saying that while mobile technology is of immense value to healthcare professionals, the security threats in these technologies is a matter of concern.
  Down Economy, Broadband Stimulus Raise Profile of Dark Fiber: Expert
  According to Hunter Newby, the chief executive officer of a Manhattan-based company that's seeking to pave the way for wide broadband access, wireless backhaul and lower latency through next-gen long haul dark fiber construction, as the broadband issue is picked apart and examined, the networks that drive technology, applications and innovation will be put in place and likely enhanced.
  Trapeze Networks Launches Trapeze LA-200E Location Appliance
  The Trapeze LA-200E is the first product that supports locating and tracking 802.11n clients. The LA-200E appliance works with WiFi equipment from a number of WLAN infrastructure providers along with Trapeze Networks NonStop Wireless infrastructure.
  Aruba Networks Releases OS 3.4 with High-Speed Long-Haul 802.11n Mesh and Single Channel Reuse
  Aruba Networks, a provider of wireless local area networks (LANs) and mobility solutions, announced the release of OS 3.4 software for Aruba controllers.
  BelAir Leads Mesh WiFi Market: Report
  These results show that BelAir Networks has emerged as a vendor of choice for service providers, businesses and government customers requiring large-scale or multi-site WiFi coverage.
  WeFi Launches WeFiApps, a Wi-Fi Powered App Store
  WeFi has launched a new Wi-Fi powered app portal called WeFiApps, a mobile application store designed for data intensive apps and services. With the launch of WeFiApps, WeFi aims to modernize mobile Internet use by providing a home for data-intensive mobile applications, powered by WeFi's high-performance global Wi-Fi network. The store consists of varied groups of mobile internet applications that would otherwise tax a carrier's network to be run over the best Wi-Fi connection WeFi can locate.
  OpenSEA 802.1X Supplicant Added to Wi-Fi Alliance Test Bed
  To promote development of open industry standards for wireless networking, OpenSEA Alliance announced that its 802.1X supplicant, an IEEE standard providing authentication in local area networks (LANs), has been accepted into the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) test bed.
  Quatech Begins Shipping its Enterprise Class Wireless Ethernet Bridge Adapters
  Quatech, Inc specializing in wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) networking and device connectivity solutions announced that it has started shipping its advanced Enterprise Class 802.11b/g Wireless Ethernet Bridge adapters.
  Wi-Fi Hotspot Finder and Connection Manager from Boingo Wireless Now Available For Android Smartphones
  Boingo Wireless has announced the availability of its Wi-Fi hotspot finder and connection manager for Android smartphones. Boingo Wireless, Inc. makes it easy for people to access Wi-Fi on their laptop or mobile device at more than 100,000 hotspots throughout the world.
  Cablevision Reports 2 Million Free WiFi Users
  Cablevision's WiFi service is available across the firm's Long Island, Connecticut, Westchester/Dutchess and New Jersey service areas. The service came as a freeenhancement to Cablevision's Optimum Online high-speed Internet customers, TMCnet reported.
  Microsemi: 100 Million Wireless Amps Shipped
  Microsemi Corporation, a manufacturer of high performance analog and mixed signal integrated circuits and high reliability semiconductors, has announced that it has shipped a total of 100 million units of its Wireless Local Area Network Radio Frequency Power (WLAN RF) Amplifiers.
  Washington and Lee University Deploys Aruba's 802.11n Wi-Fi Network
  Washington and Lee University, a private university in Lexington, Virginia, is reportedly deploying Aruba's 802.11n Wi-Fi network across its 55 acre college campus.
  Wireless Telecom Intros Noise Figure Test Sets for 60 GHz Band
  The new Noise Figure offering test sets for the 60 GHz wireless communication band and are available immediately for use within the wireless industry.
  AeroScout's Asset Management and Temperature Monitoring Solutions Implemented by SUNY Upstate Medical University
  AeroScout, the provider of Unified Asset Visibility for the healthcare industry announced that its Wi-Fi-based Asset Management and Temperature Monitoring solutions have been selected and implemented by University Hospital, part of State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University. AeroScout solutions are stated to offer hospitals the ability to increase equipment utilization, staff productivity and patient satisfaction.
  Wirefly.com to Sell Netbooks with 3G Wireless Service from AT&T and Verizon Wireless
  Netbooks are preferred by users because of their ultra-compact size and affordability. Also, these light weight machines include full Windows operating systems and enable Internet access and emailing as well as play music, stream videos and facilitate light computing while traveling.
  Kendle Deploys Riverbed WAN Optimization Solutions
  Riverbed Technology WAN optimization solutions are helping Kendle International, a global clinical research organization, speed performance of its centralized applications.
  In-Stat: Digital Media Services to Rise 250 Percent through 2013
  With this widespread proliferation, there will also be increasing popularity of devices that are network-enabled, taking advantage of different wired and wireless technologies like coax, phone wiring, powerline, Ethernet, and WiFi. Current entertainment service provider networks that connect set top boxes and residential gateways are also feeling the need to build networks over existing infrastructure.
  D-Link Unveils Version 2.0 of Network Monitor Widget
  Supporting Yahoo! widgets, Vista gadgets and Mac dashboard, the latest version of Network Monitor widget enables users to monitor any D-Link 802.11n WiFi routers, facilitating them to monitor speeds of Internet, WiFi as well as network.
  India University Selects Aruba Networks for WiFi, Other Technologies
  According to Aruba officials, the university is deploying the company's WiFi networks across its 700-acre campus.
  High Performance WiFi Arrays to Connect U.K. Students Wirelessly
  This transition was achieved in an efficient, speedy and without interference and has provided the school with the increased bandwidth necessary to make WiFi its primary connection.
  AT&T to Expand Embedded 3G Mini Laptop Lineup
  The expanded embedded device lineup will include Acer, Dell and Lenovo mini laptops. The company has already started testing the sale of 3G mini laptops in its retail stores, and based on its success there, AT&T says it plans to market the mini laptops through its Web site.
  For Muni WiFi or Fiber Projects, Brands Matter
  Most analyses of municipal broadband (fiber to the home projects, generally) or municipal WiFi have rightly focused on the payback models, as even services intended to provide community benefits more than revenue have to pay back borrowed money used to build the networks. But Yankee Group analyst Benoit Felten says there is another important consideration: brands matter. As it turns out, citizens and homeowners are not necessarily intrigued by government-backed infrastructure projects, and tend to prefer buying from recognized brands.
  Enterasys Enhances its HiPath Wireless Portfolio
  Enterasys Networks announced several enhancements to its HiPath Wireless portfolio, which includes new hardware platforms and new software features. Enterasys forms part of the Siemens Enterprise Communications Group (SEN Group).
  ACS Installs Emergency Extended Wireless Coverage to Help Fight Wildfires
  "The cell booster will give emergency responders enhanced coverage so that they can receive cell service at the perimeter of the fire," said Ed Bryson, vice president of field operations at ACS.
  New Cell Phone-based Child Safety Tool Unveiled
  AMBER Ready now said they offer parents and law enforcement officials the quickest way to send missing child alerts through their newly unveiled cell phone-based child safety tool. The company has also planned a 30 city tour to promote this product.
  AirTight Reveals Wi-Fi Security Risks for Airspace
  In a recently released survey, AirTight Networks has exposed the wireless security vulnerabilities in the financial districts of New York, Chicago, Boston, Wilmington (DE), Philadelphia, San Francisco and London.
  Provigent Unveils PVG710 Integrated Transceiver for Microwave Backhaul Systems
  Provigent announced the availability of its PVG710 which is an analog Integrated Circuit (IC) used in microwave backhaul. Provigent provides System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions required in the Broadband Wireless Transmission market.
  Actiontec Earns Award for Next-Gen Wireless Broadband Router
  The BMMA is a nonprofit organization that promotes the adoption of wireless broadband and DSL services. It was mainly formed to enhance the business prospects of vendors and service providers in the ILEC broadband and DSL services industry.
  Hi-Tech Finnish City Selected by Near Field Communication Group Meeting
  Officials in the Finnish city call it an R&D hotspot that boasts a unique testing environment, top research institutes, a university and a separate university of applied sciences. Oulu also has on its panel a number of seasoned experts and is maintained by well-rounded support services.
  Report: 802.11n WiFi Technology to Dominate Wireless HD Video
  In-Stat says technologies such as Home Digital Interface, WirelessHD, and Ultrawideband are also making headway in the wireless HD video sector. But many of those technologies are already facing problems. In-stat says that many chip companies, for example, are leaving the UWB market in late 2008 and 2009 and that the technology will not be a force to reckon with going forward.
  Interview: Pure Digital's Anti-iPhone Approach to Flip Camcorders
  In an important way, the camcorders that Pure Digital Technologies Inc. unleashed on the consumer electronics market in 2007 – in all, a staggering 2 million-plus of the Flip brand devices have been sold despite the frosty economic climate – represent a sort of "anti-iPhone" approach.
  Aruba Solutions Upgrade Carnegie Mellon University Campus Wi-Fi Network
  Carnegie Mellon University has reportedly upgraded its core campus Wi-Fi network with Aruba Networks' 802.11n wireless LANs.
  GCT, Green Packet to Develop Automated Wireless Roaming Solution
  The new solution will include GCT's GDM7215, a single-chip supporting both mobile WiMAX IEEE 802.16e Wave 2 AND WiFi 802.11 b/g and Green Packet's Intouch Connection Manager software. The CM software includes intelligent connection management, seamless connectivity between various network environments and lifestyle value added services into a single client.
  AeroScout Intros WiFi-Based Temperature Monitoring for Healthcare Agencies
  Healthcare organizations are always on the lookout for technology that helps them increase efficiency. At the same time, they want technologies to be affordable, as the healthcare sector struggles in this down economy. AeroScout's solution not only helps organizations improve patient safety and regulatory compliance, but also reduces the cost of deployment, since there's no need for hard wires or dedicated sensor network.
  Tokyo University Uses Aruba's 802.11n Wireless Solution
  The University of Tokyo, with more than 4,000 faculty and staff, and a total enrolment of about 29,000 students, reportedly has upgraded its wireless network at the School of Science on its main Hongo Bunkyo-ku campus with Aruba's adaptive 802.11n wireless solution.
  AT&T Reports Growth in WiFi Users, Connections
  When compared with the 3.4 million connections in the first quarter of 2008, WiFi connections in the first quarter of 2009 have reached 10.5 million. This is more than half of AT&T's 20 million total WiFi connections for the year 2008. AT&T, a communications holding company, provides advanced IP-based business communications services, high speed Internet access and voice services. It has the largest WiFi network in the United States.
  Atheros Intros Bluetooth 3.0 with WiFi Integration
  The company's Bluetooth 3.0 with HS features was exhibited at the Bluetooth SIG's 3.0 launch event in Tokyo, and the demonstration was conducted by Kevin Hayes, Atheros Fellow and Technical Editor of the 802.11 Protocol Adaptation Layer of the Bluetooth 3.0 plus HS specification.
  Report: 2Wire, Thomson Gain WiFi Market Share
  In 2008, according to IT market research firm In-Stat, 2Wire achieved an 11 percent share of the WiFi market, while Thomson's share grew to nearly 8 percent.
  Wireless Matrix, SkyTerra Extend Data Communications Deal
  Wireless Matrix specializes in enterprise-class wireless data solutions required in business-critical mobile and remote asset operations. The company provides real-time data services through cellular, satellite and WiFi networks, and it offers different types of modems, hardware platforms and transportation applications for boosting productivity and cutting operating expenses.
  WeFi Add-On for Fring Eases WiFi Access
  WeFi, a global WiFi network information provider, reportedly announced a WeFi add-on for fring, a free VoIP software provided by fring – software that enables peer-to-peer voice and instant messaging service through an Internet connection.
  Broadcom's Combo Chip and Software Achieve Bluetooth Qualification
  The latest Bluetooth specification expands the capabilities of Bluetooth wireless technology in multimedia smartphones, netbooks and other devices. The solutions meeting the criteria enable the transmission of large files via Bluetooth profiles at speeds up to 24 Megabits per second (Mbps), or a 10 times increase in speed over the previous Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR (enhanced data rate) standard.
  BT Overthrows T-Mobile for Starbucks Wi-Fi Deal
  Starbucks located in the UK and Ireland will notice a slight change in the Wi-Fi service to which they have become accustomed. BT, a British telecommunications operator, has announced that it has reached an agreement with Starbucks to provide in-store Wi-Fi access at coffeehouses throughout the UK and Ireland.
  Skyhook Location Integrated into Android App
  Skyhook's XPS positioning technology augments GPS with WiFi hotspot locations and cell tower triangulation for faster and more reliable location results.
  Arch Rock Intros Wireless Energy Monitoring System
  A new wireless energy monitoring system from Arch Rock which facilities managers with real-time visibility into electric power consumption, has introduced its Arch Rock's Energy Optimizer allowing managers identify the areas in which they can save money, boost efficiency and gear usage patterns.
  China Telecom's 3G Wireless Services in Tianjin Now Available for Commercial Use
  The deployment of 3G in Tianjin will enable China Telecom's users to have access to three types of network services, namely a CDMA2000 network, WLAN hot spot, and CDMA 1X.
  Aruba Wi-Fi Mobilizes Liberty University
  The University wanted to upgrade its Wi-Fi network for its 5000-acre campus and before picking a vendor, staged a 36 access point Aruba network at a remote site. The new networks from its incumbent supplier were also tested at two residence halls.
  Nortel to Deploy GSM-R Wireless Communications System for a New Algerian Railway Line
  Nortel said that it has been selected to deploy a global system for mobile communications – railway (GSM-R) wireless communications system for a new railway line in Algeria.
  Dell'Oro: BelAir Leads WLAN Service Provider Segment
  BelAir attributed this sustained growth to its success in installation, testing, setting up and handing of significant Wi-Fi projects for major Cable Operators, Telecommunications Service Providers, Safety, Security and Defense markets.
  BelAir Launches Cable-Mounted Node for WiMAX, WiFi
  BelAir has already been deployed in the WiFi networks in North America and Europe, with FCC-approved WiMAX mesh nodes (based on 802.16d) and strand-mounted WiFi nodes optimized for cable operators. The new BelAir100SX leverages modular architecture to combine the functions of a mobile WiMAX 802.16e base station, a WiFi access point, and a DOCSIS cable modem in a single product to integrate with existing cable infrastructure for mounting, power and backhaul.
  American Airlines to Extend Inflight Wi-Fi Domestically
  American Airlines officials say they are taking the experiment with in-flight Wi-Fi "out of the trial stage," and have decided to install Gogo Inflight Internet on more than 300 domestic aircrafts over the next two years. It will install the Aircell system on its domestic MD-80 and Boeing 737-800 aircraft fleets, beginning with 150 MD-80 aircraft this year.
  American Airlines to Bring WiFi to 300 U.S. Planes
  Officials at American Airlines say so-called "Gogo Inflight Internet" services from Aircell will bolster similar offerings that have been available since last summer on 15 of their 767-200 planes, mostly on nonstop flights between New York JFK and San Francisco and Los Angeles and Miami.
  Ekahau Intros Wi-Fi Coverage Mapping Tool
  Ekahau Inc., a provider of Wi-Fi RTLS solutions and site survey tools, has announced the release of Ekahau HeatMapper, a coverage mapping tool for 802.11 Wi-Fi networks.
  Norwood School in Maryland Deploys Aruba's 802.11n Wi-Fi Network
  Aruba was selected after a series of tests, for its easy network management and the performance of its adaptive 802.11n architecture which is optimized to ensure that users are always within reach of mission-critical information and enforces Identity-based security which assigns access policies to users.
  ZeroG Wireless Eyes Embedded WiFi Interoperability with WPAN
  The technology for WPANs is still in its infancy and is evolving with the market trends. A WPAN (wireless personal area network) interconnects devices centered on an individual person's workspace. It uses a technology that permits communication within about 10 meters. A WPAN can also to interconnect all the ordinary computing and communicating devices that many people have on their desk or carry with them.
  Chicago School Deploys Xirrus WiFi Arrays
  The school has its their existing Access Point infrastructure with Xirrus WiFi Arrays. According to the school, this has been done to gain better network performance for their one-to-one computer initiative and real-time learning applications used by students and teachers.
  Motorola Intros Wi-B Public Safety Products for the 4.9 GHz Band
  The 4.9 GHz band is used by the Public Safety Network for emergency services such as police, coast guard, fire, national security, disaster management agencies and hospitals to immediately respond to situations that could cause or have caused damage or danger to living things, property or the country.
  CTIA: Wireless Technology Revolutionizing the Health Industry
  As the healthcare industry realizes the benefits of wireless technology in its day to day operations, CTIA Wireless claims that the wireless industry is set to change the way healthcare industry works.
  Aptilo Enables MedStar Deploy Wi-Fi for Patients and Visitors
  Aptilo Networks has helped MedStar Health to deploy wireless Internet services to patients and visitors throughout its community-based network of hospitals.
  Students at Farmingdale State College Benefit from 802.11n WLAN from Meru Networks
  Students at New York's Farmingdale State College now have access to high-speed wireless Internet in their library, classrooms and dormitories, thanks to a campus-wide IEEE 802.11n draft 2.0 wireless LAN from Meru Networks.
  Cablevision Attracting New Customers with its Free Muni Wi-Fi Service
  If you're a cable operator with mobility on your mind, and you're seriously considering rolling out municipal Wi-Fi as an added service for your customers, you might want to take into account Cablevision's recent success with Optimum Wi-Fi, a complementary outdoor Wi-Fi service for existing broadband subscribers which the company launched last year.
  802.11n Sales to Rise Rapidly this Year
  WiFi access is just about as commonplace in enterprise settings as well. The high-end WLAN equipment market is dominated by vertical segments such as higher education and healthcare, the firm says.
  Verizon Wireless, Ambient to Facilitate Deployment of Smart Grid Projects
  Verizon Wireless and Ambient have announced a joint marketing agreement intended to facilitate the deployment of a host of smart grid projects around the country.
  Digi Announces New Wired and Wireless Embedded Core Module Family
  Digi International, a provider of device networking, has introduced the ConnectCore 9M 2443 and ConnectCore Wi-9M 2443, the industry's fastest ARM9-based, network enabled embedded core modules.
  Digi Launches NET+OS 7.4
  NET+OS 7.4 has Wi-Fi Protected Setup to make security in embedded products simple to configure and deploy. WPS automatically configures the WPA and WPA2 parameters for wireless networks. It allows the embedded developers to easily provide WPS configuration in their wireless embedded products using any Digi embedded wireless module.
  Devicescape Intros New App, Eases iPhone Browsing Experience
  Devicescape Software, a company that develops software for wireless networking primarily based on the IEEE 802.11 standard, has made browsing the Internet even easier for iPhone and iPod Touch users thanks its new Serengeti application.
  EnGenius Technologies to Boost WiFi Coverage
  Until now, long-range WiFi devices have been mainly confined to indoor uses. The technological shortcomings of these products made them unsuitable for use in outside environments. Although many of the long range WiFi products can be used for various purposes even in outside environments, there are many issues that have hindered such usage until now.
  Verizon Sees Smart Grid Potential
  When Verizon Wireless executives say they expect wireless penetration of 300 to 400 percent, this is an example of why they think that: Verizon Wireless and Ambient Corporation have teamed to deploy a host of smart grid projects around the country.
  Etisalat and Tata Communications Partner to Expand Ethernet Services Globally
  Etisalat, a telecommunications service provider, and Tata Communications have launched advanced communication services in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), viewed to be a highly strategic market experiencing rapid growth in international trade and business.
  BelAir Networks Provides Wi-Fi Services to Hyatt Regency Newport
  Looking to provide guests with seamless connectivity throughout its facility, the Hyatt Regency Newport's spectacular private island location has chosen BelAir Networks. As a premier event host, it is essential for the Hyatt Regency to provide enhanced services.
  Meru Networks Helps Maine School District Go Wireless
  In an effort to enhance its learning environment with the latest technology, Maine's Gorham School Department has added a new high-speed IEEE 802.11n draft 2.0 wireless network from Meru Networks to its 850-student high school. Over the next several years, the school district plans to extend the WLAN to its three elementary schools.
  Enterasys, Siemens Enterprise Unveil New HiPath Wireless Portfolio
  HiPath Wireless enables deployment of 802.11n solutions. According to the companies, the solution delivers wired/wireless integration and low total cost of ownership, and supports a broad range of mobile voice, video and location-based applications.
  Indonesian Provider Deploys ADC's Outdoor DAS Solution
  P.T. Solusi Tunas Pratama (STP), a cellular distribution systems provider in Indonesia has reportedly selected ADC's FlexWave Prism outdoor DAS solutions to deliver cost-effective, high-performance GSM, CDMA, and UMTS cellular coverage in Jakarta, Indonesia.
  Wireless LAN Networking with Motorola's Advanced Troubleshooting, SMART RF Solutions
  Motorola, Inc recently announced that it had come out with two new innovative wireless LAN network management solutions which were designed to help IT departments simplify the maintenance and management of their wireless LAN networks. IT managers can now take advantage of Motorola's Advanced Troubleshooting and Self-monitoring at Run Time Radio Frequency (SMART RF) solutions and now be able to remotely analyze and perform network testing from a central location. They will also be able to take advantage of next-generation self-healing features for hassle-free network management and optimal wireless LAN performance.
  InterDigital Demonstrates Networking Between 2G/3G Systems, Wi-Fi/Wimax Networks
  InterDigital has stated that it has successfully demonstrated their Media Independent Handover (MIH). The company officials say that this demo proves the worth of this new MIH standard which was introduced to act as a simple and reliable solution for seamless networking between 2G/3G cellular systems and Wi-Fi or WiMAX networks and other communications standards.
  Report: VoIP-Ready, WiFi-Enabled IP Media Phones Could Generate $8 Billion by 2013
  Officials at In-Stat also say that business media phones will generate about $3.3 billion in annual revenue by that time, and that the U.S. market will open up this year, with Europe coming online in 2010.
  Customers Gain Interoperability Assurance with Meru's WINS Partner Program
  Meru Networks recently launched a Wireless Interoperability and Network Solutions (WINS) partner program designed to assure all its customers of the demonstrated interoperability of their wireless solutions and applications using Meru's virtual cell wireless LAN infrastructure.
  Why is everyone talking about Wireless Broadband (Wi-B)? Why are major decision makers, such as owners of companies and ministers and CEOs, discussing Wi-B threadbare at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, Spain?
  Alvarion to Display Seamless Handover Between Mobile WiMAX and 3G Networks
  Alvarion, a provider of WiMAX and wireless broadband services, recently announced that it will showcase a seamless handover between WiMAX and 3G networks. Alvarion will be joined by Intel during the demonstration this week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
  Digitus Announces LAN PCI Adapter with Advanced MIMO Technology
  Digitus, a specialist in computer accessories and network solutions, has introduced a quick wireless local area network (LAN) Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) adapter, DN-7066.
  Azimuth's ACE MX to Test Wavesat's Broadband Wireless Products
  Azimuth Systems is a provider of wireless broadband test equipment and channel emulators for WiFi, WiMAX, LTE and 2G/3G cellular technologies.
  Aruba Wireless Network Set for Deployment at University in Spain
  Based in Spain, Telefonica is a private global telecommunications company with 249,000 employees and more than 233 million customers. UT offers academic training to employees on leadership development, best-practices, and strategic analysis.
  Will Broadband and WiMAX Bolster the Global Economy?
  With the $787 billion economic stimulus package, including $7.2 billion for broadband deployment in underserved communities, the telecommunications industry is expected to help stimulate new jobs, enhance high-speed Internet services and make technology more accessible in rural areas.
  Qualcomm and Atheros to Deliver New Connectivity Solution
  Atheros Communications, a global provider of innovative technologies for wireless and wired communications, and Qualcomm, a developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, have collaborated to deliver a new connectivity solution.
  Walker Technologies Launches New Wireless Control Systems
  A Canadian firm plans to make the world a little greener by introducing wireless heating ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) controls that will permit property owners and managers to easily and remotely manage energy flow in both commercial and residential buildings.
  Dual Mode Cell Phones and the Carriers
  The defining difference between smartphones and other cell phones is an open operating system hospitable to third-party applications.
  Luxul Expands Military Product Offerings with X-WAV Antennas
  X-WAV Antennas make use of companies Luxul's Clear-WAV Circular Polarization technology that delivers greater signal reach and penetration. This technology is ideal for both mobile and fixed Non-Line-of-Site wireless applications and is key elements to successful WiFi, WIMAX, RFID, wireless Broadband and other wireless network implementations.
  Wireless Broadband Can Locate, Lock and Track Fixed or Mobile Radio Antennas
  Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems (BATS), announced that it has developed the software and hardware technology that locates, locks and tracks wireless broadband communication access points, both mobile and fixed broadband systems.
  Los Angeles School Deploys Xirrus 802.11n WiFi Arrays
  Xirrus, created a WiFi Array architecture that displaces overlay WiFi offerings and switched Ethernet to the desktop. Marymount High School is an independent Catholic college-preparatory school for girls in grades 9-12.
  Taqua's MobileWorks Solution Brings Voice Services to WiFi Networks
  The announcement was made at ITEXPO East 2009 in Miami and, as a result, wireline or wireless service providers will be able to extend their existing service offerings to mobile subscribers when utilizing their dual-mode WiFi phone within range of a WiFi network.
  Report: Despite Rise of 3G, Mobile Wireless Growth Weakens
  A new report by Dittberner Associates, an international market research and consulting firm specializing in the telecommunications industry, although mobile subscriber growth for the third quarter of 2008 surpassed 3.6 billion, quarter on quarter growth was only 4 percent.
  SkyWi Announces Plan to Sell VoIP Operations to Telekenex
  SkyWi, Inc., New Mexico's independently owned and operated ISP offering high-speed wireless Internet services to residential, business and institutional customers, has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding to sell all its VoIP operations to California based Telekenex, Inc., a well established 15 year-old IP service provider.
  LodgeNet Picks Ruckus Wireless for 131 Hotels Across the Country
  LodgeNet Interactive , a provider of media and connectivity solutions designed to meet the unique needs of hospitality, healthcare and other guest-based businesses will install next generation Smart Wireless LAN equipment from Ruckus Wireless in 131 hotels across the nation.
  Black Box Debuts VGA Wireless Presentation System
  The new VGA wireless video presentation (VPA) is an 802.11b/g network ready system and attaches directly to any SVGA or WXGA projector, communicates with any Windows PC with Wi-Fi card capabilities and enables up to 254 users to access a projector presentation wirelessly.
  InterDigital Intros Compact Wireless Modules
  "The MID market is in rapid evolution, from some initial devices by market leaders to what we anticipate will be a rapid expansion of market size and micro segments in 2009 and 2010," said Philip Solis, principal analyst at ABI Research.
  Despite Their Benefits, Femtocells Not Widely Accepted by Consumers, New Research Reveals
  A new report from high-tech market research firm In-Stat reveals that wireless users can increase their coverage and even place calls for free within their homes thanks to the use of femtocells.
  HD Communications Intros In-Wall Wi-Fi, Data, VoIP, and PoE device
  The device is suitable for the hospitality industry, which includes hotels, motels, clubs, restaurants, casinos, and resorts and its multifunctional offerings also make it suitable for other enterprises.
  Arizona Utility Selects KORE Telematics to Provide Wireless Services
  Arizona Public Service (APS) has selected KORE Telematics to provide wireless communications services as part of the large scale expansion of the utility's automated metering infrastructure (AMI).
  SurfBouncer Now Offers Static IP VPN Service
  The latest version of SurfBouncer, a personal VPN (virtual private network) software service that protects Internet users at wireless hotspots and unblocks overseas Web sites, has been released again with a new static IP service.
  Samsung Launches New Line of Wireless Printers
  Samsung Electronics America, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, the world's second-largest manufacturer of laser printer engines, has announced a new line of wireless printers. The new small, sleek and silent CLX-3175FW, ML-1630W and SCX-4500W models have the ability to work anywhere in home and small offices.
  Wavion Expands its Base Station Product Portfolio
  Wavion has announced the release of its new omni-directional base station in the 5.8 GHz band, and 2 sector base stations in the 2.4GHz band and 5.8 GHz band with an intention to transform the Metro and Rural Wi-Fi market with a new category of Wi-Fi Base Station.
  BVS Releases Launches New Handheld Wi-Fi Optimizer
  The offering is a wireless test receiver system that verifies, sweeps, measures and optimizes all 802.11 Wi-Fi network standards including 802.11b/g (2.4 GHz), 802.11a (5 GHz) and 802.11n.
  AeroScout Enters Into Strategic Partnerships in Europe
  The company has expanded its partner ecosystem in Europe through specific strategic partnerships with Dimension Data, Hewlett Packard, NextiraOne and Telindus.
  Verizon Wireless' Network Extender Enhances In-Home Wireless Coverage
  Verizon Wireless now offers Verizon Wireless Network Extender to its customers to provide enhanced wireless coverage inside homes where location, geography or structural conditions interfere with reception, the company said in a Monday announcement.
  Frances Xavier Warde School Deploys Aruba Networks' 802.11n Wi-Fi Solution
  Frances Xavier Warde School in Chicago has selected Aruba's 802.11n Wi-Fi network for its Holy Name Cathedral and Old St. Patrick campuses for streaming video and tablet PC applications.
  CalAmp Partners with Jasper Wireless
  CalAmp, a provider of wireless products, services and solutions, has partnered with Jasper Wireless, a company offering a service platform for managing connected devices globally, for the international expansion of its Aercept Mobile Asset Tracking Solution.
  Meru Networks Teams with T-Mobile to Enhance Mobility
  T-Mobile USA and enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) vendor Meru Networks have partnered to bring fixed mobile convergence (FMC) to enterprise customers, using unlicensed mobile access (UMA) technology.
  Ruckus Wireless Praises Cisco for Joining the Beamforming Market
  Ruckus Wireless, a Wireless-Fidelity (Wi-Fi) technology specialist, praised networking provider Cisco Systems for validating the value of beamforming in improving Wi-Fi performance and outlining future systems enhancements.
  Raymond James Stadium Selects ADC for Reliable Wireless Coverage
  Minneapolis-based ADC has announced that it has equipped Tampa's Raymond James Stadium with its InterReach cellular solution that strengthens network coverage and avoids dropped calls when a large number of spectators attempt to use their cell phones simultaneously while watching sports events.
  AT&T Unveils a Wireless Tracking Tool for Government Official Vehicles
  AT&T has announced that its business solution division has started to sell GPS-based technology that will give government agencies the ability to track and monitor their vehicles remotely.
  Report: Wireless Roaming Demand Driving Telecommunication Transactions
  A new telecommunications market report by The Insight Research Corporation revealed that transactional service providers should expect to see a rise in demand for products that support international global roaming.
  Meru Equips Ohio's Maple Knoll Community with WLAN
  Maple Knoll Communities has deployed Meru Networks' virtual cell wireless network to provide what it calls "ubiquitous" wireless voice and data access for its 1,200 residents as well as 500 staff members at its two retirement campuses in Ohio.
  AirMagnet VoFi Analyzer Wins INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine's 2008 Product of the Year Award
  AirMagnet VoFi Analyzer has received the Product of the Year Award for 2008 from Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC) INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. AirMagnet has received this award for the second consecutive year.
  WeFi Unveils Comprehensive Directory of Wi-Fi Hotspots
  WeFi, a global Wi-Fi network has just released a free, comprehensive online directory of over one-million mapped Wi-Fi hotspots across the World.
  Aruba Networks Provides Wireless Networks Across 35 Campuses for Universidad Del Valle De Mexico
  Universidad del Valle de Mexico, S. C. (UVM) has chosen Aruba Networks to deploy adaptive wireless LANs across its 35 campuses throughout Mexico.
  ADVA Optical and Colt Deploy First 8G FC Service Over Distance
  The new service is featured within a customer's Storage Area Network (SAN) and is built specifically upon the ADVA FSP 3000's 8Gbit/s FC card. The other advantage is that it provides a point-to-point link that stretches beyond 135km.
  Azimuth Systems Increases in Wireless Broadband Market
  Azimuth Systems has announced the major milestones that mark its growth in the wireless broadband market in the year 2008. The year 2008 witnessed Azimuth increasing its customer base by around 25 percent as well as an increase of 30 percent in the channel emulator revenue year-over-year.
  Powerwave Provides Wireless Coverage Solutions for Presidential Inauguration
  To ensure the smooth functioning of wireless devices on the occasion of President-Elect Barack Obama's inauguration, Powerwave Technologies has been selected to provide wireless coverage to the event.
  Cisco's New Product to Accelerate Adoption of Next-Generation Wireless for Mobility
  Networking major Cisco has announced its first next-generation wireless access point that combines full 802.11n performance with deployment simplicity, enabling businesses to cost-effectively support mobile devices and applications
  Azimuth Systems Fares Well in Wireless Broadband Market in 2008
  Reflecting its impressive growth in year 2008, Azimuth Systems recently announced several major milestones for the company.
  Proxim Wireless Teams with Access Consulting for Idaho Town's First Broadband Network
  Access Consulting, an independent professional engineering firm providing consulting services related to the design, construction, and operation of information technology infrastructure, has deployed Proxim Wireless Corporation's solutions to cost-effectively provide the town of Elk River, Idaho with its first ever broadband access network.
  Aptilo, Getronics Help Fribourg, Switzerland Go Wi-Fi
  The state of Fribourg has deployed multiple Guest Internet Access zones using the Aptilo Guest Internet Access System and the Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers in the edge network.
  Devicescape Uses Wi-Fi Trends to Drive Growth,
  Devicescape Software, a provider of Easy Wi-Fi Handsets, PCs, and devices, recently announced that they had crossed the one million membership mark. The company credited this success to new contracts signed with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and service providers.
  Aruba Wireless Management Suite to Manage Giant Eagel's Wi-Fi Networks
  According to Aruba, its AirWave Wireless Management Suite 6.0 offers key features such as: increased management efficiency via enhanced diagnostics, advanced troubleshooting, and reporting; visibility into the wireless network, which facilitates Help Desk to resolve problems remotely and efficiently; streamlined performance of routine management tasks such as updating controller configurations and software versions; and support for multiple generations of technology, wireless standards and vendors – all through a single console interface.
  Octasic Forms Team to Build Wireless Infrastructure Technologies
  Octasic Inc. an innovator of media processing solutions announced that it has formed a Software Defined Radio (SDR) development group which will provide wireless solutions based on the low power Opus DSP technology suitable for current and emerging wireless markets.
  Increasing Demand for Wi-Fi-Enabled Devices Drives Chipset Sales
  Ignited by the rising demand for Wi-Fi-enabled devices such as smartphones and compact notebooks, a new study released today by the Wi-Fi Alliance, a global non-profit industry association, and market research firm In-Stat revealed that Wi-Fi chipset sales grew 26 percent in 2008 to 387 million.
  Airbiquity Unveils Wireless Connected Services Platform
  Airbiquity, a company specializing in wireless connected services, has unveiled a new Connected Services platform suitable for portable navigation, embedded telematics and head-unit device manufacturers. The service will be a flexible and reliable eco-system of content and services which will be available in North America, China and Europe.
  National Grid Chooses Vodafone UK for $7.3 Million Mobile Voice, Data Network
  Vodafone UK has been awarded a $7.3 million contract from National Grid to provide mobile voice and mobile data network in the United Kingdom for the next three years.
  Celeno, Cavium Pursue WiFi-Based HDMI Solution
  The combination of Celeno's OptimizAIR WiFi HD home networking technology with Cavium's H.264 codec technology is expected to meet the capacity and latency requirements for whole-home full-HD uncompressed video content streaming.
  GainSpan Licenses Wipro-NewLogics' WiLD 802.11 WLAN IP
  GainSpan, a company that creates a broad range of semiconductor solutions and an innovator in Wi-Fi sensor network technology, has signed an agreement with Wipro-NewLogic for licensing Wipro-NewLogic's WiLD 802.11 WLAN MAC, Modem and Radio IP.
  Aruba Networks Recognized in Gartner 2008 Magic Quadrant
  Aruba Networks, a company specializing in wireless local area networks (LANs) and mobility solutions, has been recognized by market research firm, Gartner for asserting its position as the world's second largest enterprise wireless LAN vendor.
  Motorola's CPEi 775 Connects Wi-Fi Devices to WiMAX Network
  Motorola, a provider of mobile communications technologies, announced the launch of Motorola wi4 WiMAX CPEi 775, an all-in-one access device that enables an array of broadband capabilities.
  Deltacom Extends Integrated Communications Services in Southeast U.S.
  ITC^DeltaCom, providing integrated communications services to customers in the southeastern United States, today revealed that thanks to completion of its Infinera DTN optical network systems deployment, its network upgrade is ahead of schedule.
  Wavion Otimizes WiFi Coverage with New Coverage Tool
  Wavion has announced the release of its new Wavion Coverage Tool (WCT) for optimizing WiFi coverage. Service providers can use the new tool to easily test the coverage of Wavion's WBS-2400 base stations in their actual locations.
  Telecom Italia Mobile Intros Option MID in Italy and France
  Italy-based mobile operator, Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) revealed last week that it is now offering a Mobile Internet Device (MID) based on a wireless embedded module from the wireless technology company, Option N.V.
  Rabbit Unveils New Family of Wireless Single Board Computers
  Allowing for easy deployment of wireless nodes for industrial, commercial and medical applications, Rabbit, a Digi International brand, has unveiled the BL4S100 and BL4S200, single board computers (SBCs).
  Shunra Software Releases New Version of VE Network Catcher
  Shunra Software has released version 4.6 of VE Network Catcher, a network behavior recording tool which brings the real-world network environment into the performance lab.
  Tenqa Intros Bluetooth Wireless Headphones, Speakers and Transmitters
  Thanks to a new line of Bluetooth wireless headphones introduced today by Tenqa, music lovers can now eliminate the annoying wires stretching between them and their iPod, mp3 player, cell phone, or computer.
  Connect One Launches Nano LANReach
  Established in 1996, Connect One carries nearly 10 years of experience in M2M (machine-to-machine) device connectivity, with dual expertise in both devices and IP networking. In 1999, the company introduced iChip, the updateable Internet Controller chip. In October, Connect One launched Nano WiReach, a secure embedded Wireless LAN bridge that easily connects embedded devices to 802.11b/g Wireless LANs with minimal programming.
  Columbus Foods Selects Wireless LAN from Aerohive
  Columbus Foods, a packaged-food processing company, has selected Aerohive's wireless LAN solution for its 8.5 acre manufacturing and warehouse facility.
  Quincy Hospital Provides Free Wi-Fi with Wandering WiFi
  The service, which is available throughout most areas within Blessing Health System, is provided via a wireless in-house network and offers Blessing and other businesses the opportunity for customized branding, usage controls, bandwidth management content filtering and reduced legal liability by forcing acceptance of terms and conditions.
  Delta to Implement Wi-Fi on Flights
  They took away your peanuts, so what. Now, Delta is trying to correct their error by providing Wi-Fi on some of their flights…and making you pay for it. Hey, at least they're trying.
  Denver Public Schools Select Aruba'a AirWave Wireless Management Platform
  Aruba Networks, specializing in wireless LANs and secure mobility solutions, announced that Denver Public Schools deployed its AirWave Wireless Management Platform Suite 6.0 for managing the district's 2,400 Cisco wireless LAN access points covering close to 134 buildings. The multi-vendor AirWave suite manages wireless networks of 16 vendors. It offers reporting capabilities, help desk features and scalability which are not available with proprietary management systems.
  TCS Awarded $ 7.8 Million in Contracts
  TeleCommunication Systems, a provider of mission-critical wireless communications, has been awarded $7.8 million in contracts to provide fixed satellite terminal sites and managed bandwidth services for the U.S. Government.
  Atheros XSPAN Technology ASUS Powers Eee PC Netbooks
  A proposed amendment to the IEEE 802.11-2007 wireless networking standard, IEEE 802.11n is expected to improve network throughput over previous standards, such as 802.11b and 802.11g.
  Offload: Using WiFi to Alleviate Network Strain
  Industry analyst (but don't call him a blogger) Dean Bubley of Disruptive Analysis published his selection for mobile industry buzzword of 2009. Rather than a litany of words, he has selected just one: Offload.
  City of Thomasville Completes Installation of Cisco Mesh Wireless Network
  The City of Thomasville has completed the installation of Cisco Mesh Wireless network which will enable them to deploy wireless mesh network infrastructure, wireless bridging, and mobile networks. It will also allow them to have mission-critical public safety services and internet access for private citizen, local businesses and access for other municipal feeds.
  Virginia Schools Go Wi-Fi with Conterra Telecom Broad Band Network
  Conterra Telecom Services has announced its completion of deploying digital networks to Pulaski County, Virginia Schools.
  Freefi, Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall Bring Free WiFi Service
  Visitors and customers at both the venues will be able to enjoy the benefits of a high-speed functioning WiFi connection at no extra costs, making it probably the largest free WiFi hotspot in this region, according to the companies.
  Aruba Networks Unveils Three New Reference Guides for Network Integrators
  Aruba Networks, Inc has announced the availability of three new reference guides i.e. Campus Wireless Networks Validated Reference Design v3.3, Retail Wireless Networks Validated Reference Design v3.3 and Wired Multiplexer (MUX) Validated Reference Design v3.3 specially designed for integrators.
  Motorola Placed in Leaders Quadrant for Wireless LAN Infrastructure
  Motorola, a provider of global communications solutions, today announced that the company has been positioned by information technology research company Gartner, as a leader in the "Wireless LAN Infrastructure Magic Quadrant" report.
  Broadcom's DLNA Technology Enables Easy Digital Media Sharing
  Broadcom, a provider of semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, will showcase a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA)-enabled connected home at CES 2009, an announcement from the company said.
  Meraki Begins Siipping Solar-Powered Wi-Fi Devices
  Wireless networking solution vendor, Meraki has started shipping a solar-powered Wi-Fi mesh device that, according to the manufacturer, will make wireless networks energy- independent.
  Radiant Teams with Proxim to Provide Free Wi-Fi
  Louisville, Kentucky–based Radiant Networks has teamed with Proxim Wireless to provide residents of Solon with free Wi-Fi access within their new community center as well as their public parks.
  BelAir Networks Leads Service Provider WLAN Market
  BelAir Networks has been reportedly identified as the market share leader in the overall Service Provider WLAN market, as per Dell'Oro Group's recently unveiled Q3 2008 Wireless LAN quarterly report. BelAir Networks has held the largest market share in terms of revenue for the fifth consecutive quarter. According to the report, the overall market has witnessed a six percent increase in units shipped.
  TZero Launches Wireless HDMI Solution with HD Video Streaming Support
  TZero Technologies has released its second generation ZeroWire solution, the world's first and only commercially viable wireless high definition multimedia interface (HDMI) product that supports full 1080p60 high-definition video streaming and the sub-frame latency required for high-definition wireless gaming applications.
  Verigy Collaborates With MVTS To Offer V93000 Port Scale RF System
  Verigy has entered into a customer support collaboration with MVTS Technologies, LLC to offer V93000 Port Scale RF solutions. MVTS has added a V93000 Port Scale RF system to its Test Applications Center in Carlsbad, California in order to bring wireless test solutions to fabless semiconductor companies in Southern California. MVTS is a full-service provider of refurbished automated test equipment (ATE) to the semiconductor industry.
  KDDI Selects LTE Network to Provide Bandwidth-intense Multimedia Content
  The second largest cellular operator in Japan, KDDI is all set to deploy a Long-Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network to provide consumers with instant access to the bandwidth-intense multimedia content and applications. The LTE wireless network, which uses a core networking solution from Hitachi collaborating with Nortel, will provide an overlay to the already existing CDMA mobile network of KDDI.
  Gartner Report: Ruckus Wireless Quick Rise in WLAN Market
  The Gartner Report has acknowledged Ruckus Wireless' quick rise in the WLAN market. Ruckus has been named an Up and Comer in Gartner's New Wireless LAN Magic Quadrant Report 2008, only a year after they unveiled ZoneFlex Smart WLAN system.
  Reverse Geo-Coder Testing Complete for E911 Address Information
  This VIXXI Solutions technology is positioned as being revolutionary as today's wireless E911 technology relies on some form of radiolocation to route emergency calls to the correct PSAP. The downside is that no physical address location is actually provided to the operator within the data record.
  Wireless Backhaul Today — Part 6, Level VPISystems
  As Mobile Video and other bandwidth-hungry mobile applications dominate the wireless communications infrastructure, wireless backhaul — the transfer of traffic from a wireless base station back to the core network (and ultimately the Internet) — become critical. In the past, T1s and E1s were used to do this, but increasing bandwidth demands encourage the deployment of fiber, which can be expensive. The latest approach is to use point-to-point wireless backhaul technologies, or a combination of wireless and fiber. In this six-part series, we take a look at what's happening with wireless backhaul today.
  Cisco Offers Collection of Wireless-N Routers to Connect During Holidays
  Cisco, a networking and communications company announced its Consumer Business Group's holiday Wish List, a collection of Wireless-N routers that will facilitate families to connect and share their holiday moments no matter where they are.
  Report: 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games Affects Global Wireless Infrastructure in Third Quarter
  In a recent report released by EJL Wireless Research, entitled "Global Wireless OEM Financial Results Q3 2008", it indicated that there was a mere 3.7 percent increase in the global wireless BTS infrastructure market revenues for the top original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) - for the third quarter of 2008.
  BelAir Networks Intros New WiFi Access Point
  As the craze to access internet without the bond of wires increases, services such as WiFi are more in demand. Mobile workers need to access important documents from anywhere on the move to keep in touch with their companies.
  Xirrus Deploys 802.11abg+n Wi-Fi Arrays for Impress Communications
  Xirrus has deployed 802.11abg+n Wi-Fi Arrays at Impress Communications' energy efficient printing facility located in Chatsworth, California.
  40 Percent of Network Digital Displays to Leverage SMS for Interactivity by 2012
  According to MultiMedia Intelligence's research report, "Network Digital Signage: Infrastructure, Displays, Technology," a good amount of interactivity is in store between potential customers and display technology, but advertisers want a higher level of engagement with digital signage by enabling a backchannel.
  ABI: GPS Smartphones Drive Growth in Location-Based Services
  ABI Research has released a new report, entitled, "Location Based Platforms and Infrastructure", which examines the technical and commercial aspects of location-based platforms such as Mobile Location Centers (MLCs), Position Determining Equipment (PDE) and Location Enabling Servers (LES).
  Testronic Labs Enhances Testing Capabilities with Tekttonix UWB WiMedia
  Providing test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, Tektronix has announced that Testronic Laboratories, a well known test and certification center, has selected its UWB WiMedia compliance test solution to provide Wireless USB interoperability testing.
  Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Goes Interactive
  Ace Marketing & Promotions announced on Thursday that it has partnered with Macy's to make the 82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade the first interactive event of this size in history.
  Giant International Unveils Intouch IT7150 Digital Photo Frame
  Giant International has unveiled its Intouch IT7150 digital photo frame. This product will take the Wi-Fi digital frame to the next level according to the company.
  Virgin Embraces In-Flight WiFi Offering from Qualcomm, ZTE, Aircell
  According to CNet.com – an online magazine owned and operated by CBS Interactive – Virgin America is launching its so-called "Gogo Inflight" Internet service on Saturday.
  Jamsan Hotel Management Selects Single Digits
  Jamsan Hotel Management has selected the internet hotspot solutions of Single Digits Inc. to be deployed in 30 of its hotels across the Northeast. This includes destinations such as Fairfield Inn and Suites, Best Western, Holiday Inn and Comfort Inn.
  Luxul Wireless Launches New 2.4 GHz Antennas
  Lindon, Utah-based wireless signal technologies developer, Luxul Wireless has expanded its X-WAV Flat Panel Antenna family by adding new 2.4 GHz antennas, according to a recent company announcement.
  Boingo Adds 950 Wi-Fi Hotspots to Its Roaming Network
  Boingo Wireless, a U.S.-based provider of Wi-Fi connections, announced that it has added nearly 950 Wi-Fi hotspots to the Boingo Roaming Network with the support of eircom, a provider of fixed-line telecommunications services in Ireland. With this, Boingo members can now experience broadband connections in business and leisure hotspots, such as airports, train stations, hotels and pubs all across Ireland.
  Cooper Notification Releases RSAN 6.0
  Cooper Notification, a platform of Cooper Industries, and a provider of emergency mass notification solutions, recently launched version 6.0 of its patented Roam Secure Alert Network (RSAN) emergency text and voice alerting system. The launch was held at the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Emergency Management and Homeland Security Expo (EMEX) in Kansas City, Kansas.
  Huawei Joins M2M Initiative
  Huawei has joined the GSM Association's Embedded Mobile initiative, which aims to enable machine-to-machine 3G wireless capability for consumer electronics, energy, healthcare, transport and utility devices and applications.
  Cricket Expands Wireless Footprint with Roaming Deal
  The strategic roaming partnerships, according to Leap, provide Cricket customers unlimited usage in an area stretching from New York to California and from Wisconsin to Texas.
  CTIA Teams-up with NCMEC to Fight Child Pornography
  The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) has joined hands with CTIA–The Wireless Association to prevent child pornography from circulating in wireless networks.
  ZTE, Qualcomm and Aircell Bring Wi-Fi Service to Airplanes
  Thanks to a new collaboration between ZTE USA, Qualcomm, and in-flight broadband services provider, Aircell, frequent fliers will soon be able to enjoy enhanced Internet services.
  Catapult Technology Awarded $91 Million Contract
  Catapult Technology Ltd. has recently been awarded a five year contract of $91 million to replace the wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi), location-based infrastructure across the 236 facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). According to the contract, Catapult will first survey all the VA locations to ascertain the Wi-Fi infrastructure equipment requirements.
  Boingo Acquires WSDOT Ferries Division Wi-Fi Network
  Boingo Wireless has acquired Wi-Fi networks for the WSDOT ferries division (WSF) from Parsons Transportation Group. With this, the number of Boingo owned Washington State Ferries terminals will be increased to 11.
  Aruba Networks Renews University of Cambridge LAN with Wi-Fi
  Aruba Networks, a provider of wireless local area network (LAN) and mobility solutions, said it has been selected by the University of Cambridge to provide hotspot and wireless service across the university.
  Wipro-NewLogic Offers WLAN and Bluetooth RF IPs in TSMC 90nm
  Wipro-NewLogic, a provider of Bluetooth and Wireless Local Area Network Intellectual Properties (IPs), announced that its Bluetooth 2.1+Enhanced Data Rate RF IP (BOOST RF) and IEEE 802.11a/b/g WLAN RF IP (WiLD 90 RF) are silicon proven in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) 90nm.
  DeFi Mobile Partners with Double U To Market DeFi Global Access in MENA
  DeFi Mobile announced a partnership with Double U to market DeFi's mobile offerings in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region. As per the partnership agreement, DeFi will position Double U as the premium marketing and service provider to market DeFi Global Access in the MENA region.
  Cable&Wireless: Managing Growth and Reducing Costs Are Key Challenges
  Cable&Wireless provides voice, data and IP communications solutions to global customers. Earlier this year, the company was awarded international long distance (ILD) and national long distance (NLD) licenses by the Government of India to provide multinational and Indian customers with high quality managed connectivity services. India, being the fastest growing market for Cable&Wireless, promises substantial growth opportunity for the company in the coming years.
  envIO Appoints Manish Jha as President and CEO
  Wireless industry veteran, Manish Jha has joined envIO networks as president and chief executive officer.
  Ekahau Announces Support for Aerohive Wireless LANs
  Customers can seamlessly add or reposition Aerohive's wireless LAN access points 'HiveAPs' in order to enhance the accuracy of the RTLS and thanks to the wireless mesh capabilities of HiveAPs.
  iPath Picks AirMagnet Products to Deploy and Manage Wireless Networks
  AirMagnet's WiFi analyzer, spectrum analyzer, survey, planner and enterprise products are now being used by iPath Pty. Ltd to plan, deploy and manage wireless networks at customer sites.
  Comtrend Unveils New CT-5374 WiFi Router
  Comtrend Corporation has unveiled its new CT-5374 WiFi router, which supports both ADSL2+ and VDSL2 standards and is compliant with the TR-069 standard for remote management. It also has an extra WAN port, allowing it to be used as a high powered broadband router for fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) deployments.
  Aruba Provides Wi-Fi Access to California School District
  The Tamalpais Union High School District in Marin County, California, has deployed Aruba's Wi-Fi networks across all of the district's campuses.
  Wireless Backhaul Today — Part 4, Juniper Networks
  As Mobile Video and other bandwidth-hungry mobile applications dominate the wireless communications infrastructure, wireless backhaul — the transfer of traffic from a wireless base station back to the core network (and ultimately the Internet) — become critical. In the past, T1s and E1s were used to do this, but increasing bandwidth demands encourage the deployment of fiber, which can be expensive. The latest approach is to use point-to-point wireless backhaul technologies, or a combination of wireless and fiber. In this six-part series, we take a look at what's happening with wireless backhaul today.
  GadgetTrak Launches MacTrak with Location-Awareness from Skyhook WPS
  GadgetTrak announced the launch of MacTrak which includes a location-awareness solution from Skyhook Wireless' Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS). It is integrated with Flickr for capturing the location and images of laptop thieves.
  The Pill Phone Now Available Through Three U.S Wireless Operators
  VOCEL¸ a provider of wireless technology, said that its patented healthcare tool for medication management, the Pill Phone, is now available to customers of three major U.S. wireless operators.
  Telos Recieves NETCENTS Task Order
  Telos Corporation, a provider of IT solutions and services to the federal government, has received yet another order from the Air Force to install premise wiring for secure Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) voice and data communications at Charleston Air Force Base in South Carolina.
  Staccato Adds SC4503 PCIe to Family of Ripcord2 UWB ICs
  Staccato Communications added the new SC4503 PCI Express (PCIe) to the Ripcord2 family of single-chip UWB ICs. The SC4503 is a Wireless Host Controller Interface (WHCI) solution for Wireless USB host applications.
  NetMotion Reveals Plans of Pubic Safety Agencies for Wireless Communications Deployment
  NetMotion Wireless published results of a survey including public safety agencies to decipher their present and future plans regarding wireless communications and technology.
  EF Johnson Launches Lightning Control Head for ES Series Mobile Radio
  EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. has introduced the Lightning Control Head for its Project 25 compliant ES Series Mobile Radio. The company's portfolio includes Project 25 compliant two-way radios, P25 compliant trunked and conventional infrastructure systems, voice encryption modules for all brands of analog two-way radios, and FIPS 140-2 Validated secure wireless broadband, mesh and WLAN solutions.
  ADC Connects Ave Maria University
  Ave Maria University, a Catholic university located in southwestern Florida, is using ADC's InterReach Fusion in-building wireless system to deliver strong and consistent multi-carrier cellular service throughout its campus facilities.
  Stoke Discusses Mobile Broadband Market Outlook
  Skilled in the area of wireless communications, Stoke is a developer of innovative, carrier-class solutions specifically designed to help operators realize the economic benefits and competitive advantages of network convergence.
  Wi-Fi Chipset Revenue to Approach $3 Billion
  Well at least there are some angles singing in heaven. With certain markets and companies hitting the pavement, or close to it—Wi-Fi can say that they are having a fairy tale ending amid the turmoil. The trend for Wi-Fi over the last several years has been the increasingly growing chipsets from just over $1 billion in 2006, to just over $2 billion in 2007, it is now expected to deliver revenue of nearly $3 billion in 2008.
  Speed with AT&T U-verse Internet Service
  In the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, after learning that Mr. Wonka had geese that could lay golden eggs, Veruca broke into song and dance demanding all that she wanted, "I want the world / I want the whole world / I want to lock it all up in my pocket / It's my bar of chocolate / Give it to me / Now!" We all, so it would seem, want everything now. Taking the idea from another movie, AT&T feels the need, "The need for speed!"
  ABI Research: Growth Continues for Wireless Video and Audio Connectivity Products
  ABI Research has released a new report on the growth opportunities for wireless video and audio connectivity in home consumer electronics. The report studies four technologies and how they will evolve to meet the demands of use-case applications that are common to a variety of home consumer electronic devices.
  Wireless Networking Trends on Campus Set to Grow
  The latest member survey by ACUTA, the Association for Information Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education, indicates that the trend of using wireless networking on college and university campuses is continuing. The survey shows that around three out of four schools plan to expand their networks over the next two years.
  RedPrairie WMS to Support Intermec CK3
  RedPrairie, a consumer driven optimization company and an Intermec Premiere Honors Partner, has announced that new Intermec CK3 mobile computer has been certified to support RedPrairie's Warehouse Management (WMS) solution.
  Meraki Unveils Plug-and-Play Main Street WiFi Solution
  The New WiFi devices are of powerful plug-and-play technology and serve as a gateway, repeater, and access point all in one. Its software-as-a-service (SaaS) enabled management Dashboard also ensures that connectivity across the entire network is optimized and reliable.
  AT&T Buys Wayport
  AT&T is acquiring Wi-Fi network provider Wayport, adding hot spots at Wyndham, Marriott Vacation Club, and Four Seasons hotels, as well as health care facilities of HealthSouth and Sun Healthcare.
  Icomera's Wi-Fi Sessions Reach 3.5 Million on Public Transport
  Icomera recently announced that the deployment of its mobile Internet access systems on passenger transports around the world has crossed the three and a half million session mark.
  Zing Selects Aperto's PacketMAX Solution for its WiMAX Network
  Zing, a next generation wireless service provider based in Detroit, MI, has selected Aperto Network's PacketMAX solution for its multi-state WiMAX network to provide wireless broadband voice and data services in five states including Michigan, Washington, Colorado, Florida, and Tennessee
  Cable&Wireless Delivers Managed Telecom Services to Infoplex
  Cable&Wireless, an international communications company, announced a strategic partnership with Infoplex, an IT managed service provider in Australia, to deliver IT and network services across Asia Pacific.
  Sierra Wireless Intros Suite of EMConnect Firmware Features for OEMs
  Sierra Wireless has introduced EMConnect, a robust set of firmware features used in conjunction with Sierra Wireless' 3G embedded modules.
  Pest Control Company Implements Wireless Matrix Fleet Management Solution
  New Jersey-based Viking Termite and Pest Control has selected Wireless Matrix's FleetOutlook vehicle management solution to improve customer services and productivity.
  Bluesocket Launches BlueSecure Trade-UP Program
  Bluesocket announced the introduction of BlueSecure Trade-UP Program which enables customers in any kind of market to migrate to the newest 802.11n Wi-Fi standard, while also optimizing their existing wireless LAN (WLAN) installations.
  Parrot Launches Parrot MINIKIT Hands-Free Car Kit
  Parrot, a developer of wireless mobile telephone accessories, has launched its next-generation hands-free speakerphone, the Parrot MINIKIT Slim.
  AvaLAN Intros Wireless Ethernet Solution, Can Support VoIP Phones
  Featuring remote configuration and diagnostic tools, the AW900xTR Radios are now IP addressable, and support multiple IP addresses at each remote node. With the AW900xTR product line companies can create a long-range, non-line-of-sight, point-to-multipoint wireless Ethernet solution.
  Wireless Backhaul Today – Part 1, ADC
  As Mobile Video and other bandwidth-hungry mobile applications dominate the wireless communications infrastructure, wireless backhaul – the transfer of traffic from a wireless base station back to the core network (and ultimately the Internet) – become critical. In the past, T1s and E1s were used to do this, but increasing bandwidth demands encourage the deployment of fiber, which can be expensive. The latest approach is to use point-to-point wireless backhaul technologies, or a combination of wireless and fiber. In this six-part series, we take a look at what's happening with wireless backhaul today.
  ORANO Deploys BridgeWave's Gigabit Wireless Links
  BridgeWave Communications' AR80X gigabit wireless links are helping the Optical Regional Advanced Network of Ontario (ORANO) to transport research information. They are also serving as a backup network connection between collaborating researchers in Canada and the United States.
  Nighthawk Systems Intros New Two-Way Wireless Product Line
  Nighthawk Systems, a provider of intelligent wireless power management products and emergency notification devices, has just introduced a new, two-way wireless suite of products, which can offer reliable control capabilities to electric utility customers.
  Wavelink's New SDK Adds Advanced Voice Capabilities to Wireless Applications
  Wavelink Corporation, a provider of multi-vendor mobile application development and infrastructure management software, announced that it has added Wavelink Speakeasy SDK (software development kit) to its Speakeasy voice platform. The new SDK adds voice to existing wireless applications and facilitates enterprises to voice-enable their client-side batch applications.
  Proxim Announces Enhanced ServPak Customer Service and Support
  This new program is put in place to provide a more customizable and global support experience for customers. Proxim redesigned its ServPak in an effort to better serve its expanding global customer base. This program is positioned as providing better value, customizable support options and improved response times throughout the world.
  ADC Debuts FlexWave Prism
  According to the company, the URH was designed as a cost-effective solution for extending or distributing capacity from base stations to other areas that require coverage.
  Aliph's Jawbone Bluetooth Headset Uses BlueCore5-Multimedia from CSR
  Aliph's new Jawbone Bluetooth headset is using BlueCore5-Multimedia Bluetooth technology from CSR, a global provider of personal wireless technology. CSR's integrated Digital Signal Processor (DSP) enables the Jawbone's patented NoiseAssassin technology, which eliminates noise disturbances in any environment.
  Ruckus Provides Wi-Fi to 14 School Districts
  Ruckus Wireless has been chosen by 14 school districts across the nation to supply Smart wireless LAN (WLAN) systems based on the emerging 802.11n high-speed wireless standard.
  Cedarville University Selects Meru Networks for WiFi Upgrade
  The school's existing 802.11a/b/g standards will be replaced with high-performance IEEE 802.11n standard, which is expected to improve the performance five-fold, according to the company and university.
  Green Hills Software Selects Devicescape for Its Proven Wireless Security
  Green Hills Software has entered into a partnership with Devicescape, a provider of advanced Wi-Fi software solutions. Green Hills customers are now able to have a completely embedded Wi-Fi solution that delivers certification and compliance with Wi-Fi industry standards.
  Cellynne Deploys Xirrus 802.11n Wi-Fi Arrays to Improve Operations
  Cellynne Corporation, a fully integrated paper manufacturer specializing in a broad range of dispensing systems, has deployed Xirrus 802.11abg+n Wi-Fi Arrays across its Florida headquarters and manufacturing facility.
  Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi Integrated with Green Hills Platform
  Under a recent agreement between Devicescape and Green Hills Software, Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi will be integrated with the Green Hills Platform.
  ABP to Distribute Altai's Super Wi-Fi Base Stations
  First debuted at TMC's ITEXPO West 2008, the new Altai products are helping ABP to enable Service Providers to create powerful and robust Wi-Fi hotspots almost everywhere for all types of Internet services. ABP has identified greatest growth rates in high-traffic areas, especially where there are many business travelers.
  The Allegany County Public Schools Deploy Meru Wireless LANs
  Wireless LANs from Meru Networks have been picked to support The Allegany County Public Schools' mobile applications and deliver wireless networking to the district's more than 10,000 students, faculty and staff.
  ScanSource Distributes Wireless LAN from Ruckus
  Electronic security specialist ScanSource Security is going to distribute the full suite of Ruckus ZoneFlex Smart Wireless LAN systems from Ruckus Wireless to its reseller customers across the U.S. Ruckus Wireless is a key player in the carrier and enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) markets.
  Cox Communications to Launch Its Own Wireless Service
  Cox, a cable company, is in the works to have its own cellular network up and running by next year, adding more cable competition with phone companies. The company expressed an interested by spending $550 million on licenses to use the airwaves however, no detailed plans have been demonstrated.
  Hitachi Plant Technologies Launches GainSpan Powered Wi-Fi Sensor
  Hitachi Plant Technologies has announced ZigNET-TAGMO, a wireless sensor targeted for broad range of commercial and industrial applications that uses ubiquitous, installed Wi-Fi infrastructure. Based upon low-power Wi-Fi semiconductor and software provided by GainSpan, this solution allows easy integration and deployment of Wi-Fi sensor network within an enterprise.
  Redpine Signals Intros New WiFi Modules
  Redpine Signals has released a set of three WiFi modules based on its ultra low power Lite-Fi 802.11n technology.
  Rautakesko Selects Ekahau's Wi-Fi-based RTLS Solution for Analyzing Customer Behavior
  Rautakesko Limited has selected Ekahau's Wi-Fi-based RTLS solution for customer behavior analysis in its retail stores.
  Quebecor Media and Videotron Plan Generation 3.75 Wireless Telecommunications Services In Quebec
  Quebecor Media and Videotron announced that they would be investing between $800 million and $1 billion over four years to roll out their own advanced wireless network. The two companies had announced their plan last year.
  Quebecor Media and Videotron Plan Generation 3.75 Wireless Telecommunications Services In Quebec
  Quebecor Media and Videotron announced that they would be investing between $800 million and $1 billion over four years to roll out their own advanced wireless network. The two companies had announced their plan last year.
  Elef Selects NAVTEQ for Supplying Map Data for its New Touche Smartphone
  NAVTEQ has been selected by Elef, a mobile phone provider in Brazil, to supplying map data for its Touche Smartphone. NAVTEQ provides digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions. The map data from NAVTEQ will power the Route 66 navigation application, Navigate 8, featured on the Touche.
  WalkingHotSpot from TapRoot Systems
  TapRoot Systems announced that its WalkingHotSpot Internet connectivity solution is now available to purchase directly from www.walkinghotspot.com.
  Take Me to the Baseball Stadium with Wi-Fi
  Meru Networks has signed an agreement with Nationals Park, to offer wireless Internet access to people attending Washington Nationals baseball games. The sports facility with a seating capacity of 41,888, has deployed a Meru Networks wireless LAN system as its network infrastructure for stadium operations, guest services and guest Internet access.
  Spirent Communications Partners with SGS Wireless
  Spirent Communications plc, a global provider of performance analysis and service management solutions has entered into an agreement with SGS Wireless, an inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, to provide validation and testing services on the Spirent UMTS Location Test System (ULTS) at SGS Wireless laboratory in Cambridge, UK.
  Staccato Uses Cadence Low-Power Solution for its CMOS Ripcord2 UWB Devices
  Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced that Staccato Communications has used the Cadence Low-Power Solution for its 65-nanometer CMOS Ripcord2 family of WiMedia Ultra-Wideband (UWB) devices.
  Motorola Intros WIPS Sensor
  The integrated product was followed by Motorola's acquisition of AirDefense, a WLAN security provider and former Motorola OEM partner, last month.
  Skyhook, Symbian Demo WiFi Positioning on Symbian V9.5
  Both companies demonstrated support for Skyhook's WiFi Positioning System with Symbian's LBS architecture, enabling fast and accurate location acquisition in urban and indoor environments.
  Boingo Mobile Service Now Available on Motorola MOTO Q 11 Smarphone
  Boingo Mobile is now available on Motorola's WiFi-enabled MOTO Q 11 smartphone. Reportedly this is the first mobile phone from Motorola to be bundled with Boingo's connection software and service.
  Pop!Tech Conference Deploys WLAN Solution From Meru Networks
  Meru Networks said that its IEEE 802.11n wireless LAN has been deployed at the 12th annual Pop!Tech conference, which is being held this week in Camden, Maine. The solution is providing high-speed wireless Internet access.
  G2 Microsystems Intros Complete Wi-Fi Networking Module
  G2 Microsystems has introduced a complete, fully-calibrated Wi-Fi networking module that has the ability to instantly Internet-enable anything including battery-powered or microcontroller-based.
  Zencos Signs Reseller Agreement with Meraki
  Business intelligence solutions vendor, Zencos claimed on Friday it is now an authorized reseller for Meraki wireless MESH technology.
  Devicescape Delivers Latest Version of Easy Wi-Fi
  Devicescape, a provider of secure and seamless access for wireless devices, announced today its latest version of its Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi software - a comprehensive product that can be integrated into a wide variety of service-enabled device designs to provide secure, reliable and easy-to-use Wi-Fi network access. The solution is suitable for OEM and ODM embedded devices, PC OEM applications, and semiconductor reference designs.
  WalkingHotSpot Brings Internet to Smartphone Users Everywhere
  Officials from TapRoot say their company develops software for smartphones. One product, WalkingHotSpot, can make changes to the Windows Mobile 6 and S60 3G/Wi-Fi smartphones with a one-time software download to a WiFi-enabled smartphone.
  Baycom Acquires TheGlobalNet, Expands Wisconsin Footprint
  According to Baycom President Steve Elias, the company's goal is to provide reliable high-speed wireless Internet service and to support customers.
  Nivis and Apprion Collaborate on Open Industrial Wireless Networks
  Nivis, a provider of wireless industrial networks and communications, and Apprion, a provider of open, integrated industrial wireless systems for manufacturers, announced jointly that the two companies will collaborate on providing industrial facilities with reliable, secure wireless networks, devices, applications and services.
  NSN Presses Ahead with LTE Solution for 4G
  Communications equipments vendor Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) said on Wednesday it has begun shipping its Long Term Evolution (LTE) hardware for emerging high-speed wireless networks.
  Cablevision Completes Optimum WiFi Deployment in Long Island and Connecticut
  Cablevision Systems Corporation has announced the successful completion of Optimum WiFi wireless Internet deployment in Long Island. This is expected to give wireless Internet access for the commercial and high-traffic areas in Long Island, Connecticut and Western/Dutchess service areas.
  Actiontec Debuts Second Generation MegaPlug AV Powerline Networking Adapter
  Actiontec Electronics has announced its Next Gen MegaPlug AV Ethernet Adapter, which allows the customers to connect bandwidth-intensive multimedia devices throughout the home.
  MaxWiFi Communications Ensures Hotel Guest Security with NOC
  Offering products and services in secure wireless networks for hospitality industry, MaxWiFi Communications has announced that it can provide hotel guest security and save them from theft of corporate information through monitored Network Operation Center (NOC).
  Connect One Debuts Nano WiReach
  Connect One, the Device Networking Authority, has just released Nano WiReach, an embedded WiFi bridge which the company says can quickly and easily connect any embedded device to 802.11b/g wireless LANs with minimal programming.
  TIA Updates Wireless IP Network Standards
  The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), a group focused on advocacy, standards development, business development and intelligence for the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, has recently updated the TIA-835-C cdma 2000 Wireless IP Network Standard.
  Galderma Picks Aruba Networks, Ipelium for Wireless LAN Makeover
  Aruba already has completed deployments of wireless LANs at Galderma's French corporate services, U.K. office, production sites, and central data center in Switzerland, where Ipelium, Aruba's certified solution provider, conducted the deployment.
  Motorola Announces Next-Generation One Point Wireless Suite and Wireless Manager
  While introducing its next-generation One Point Wireless Suite, Motorola announced the upcoming release of its Wireless Manager 2.0, a powerful network management tool that works with the indoor RF Management Suite to offer a single point of control for Motorola indoor and outdoor wireless networks.
  VeriWave's Test Systems Selected by U4EA for Mobiles
  VeriWave recently announced the selection of its test system by U4EA Technologies. VeriWave's WaveTest systems will be used by U4EA for ensuring the maximum performance of U4EA's wireless LAN (Local Area Network) networking solutions for SMBs (Small to Medium Businesses).
  NETGEAR Announces Six-Bay Desktop Network-Attached Storage Solution for SMBs
  NETGEAR, a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking solutions, has announced worldwide availability of the industry's first six-bay desktop network-attached storage solution (NAS) for small- and medium-sized businesses. In a cost-effective unit that is easy to use and quick to deploy, NETGEAR's ReadyNAS Pro Gigabit Desktop Storage family provides high availability, high performance, expandability, and serviceability.
  D-Link Unveils Business-Class 802.11n WLAN for the SMB
  Designed especially for the small to medium business (SMB), D-Link, an end-to-end networking solutions provider, has announced its first 802.11n WLAN solutions. The wireless access points (APs) provide various benefits such as superior bandwidth and coverage, multiple operation modes, flexible management and Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities.
  Quantenna Intros 802.11n WiFi Chipsets
  Quantenna Communications, a developer of silicon for intelligent wireless networking, has launched the world's first wireless chipsets that deliver guaranteed bandwidth for high speed wireless networking.
  RF Technologies Intros Wireless Call and Communication Solution
  RF Technologies has introduced a wireless call and communication solution, Code Alert Integrated Care Management (ICM). The new solution has the ability to help residents of senior living facilities notify caregivers that they need assistance.
  T-Mobile Launches BlackBerry Flip Phone
  Apparently, customers are still flipping out over the flip phone.
  SecPoint's Penetrator Hailed as User-Friendly WiFi Security Solution
  "It is easy to win a general award, but an innovation award tells you that this really breaks new ground," said Victor Christiansenn, owner of SecPoint.
  FCC Tech Staff Clears Auction, Paves Way for Free National WiFi
  The Commission has initiated a proceeding to auction off Advanced Wireless Service in the 2155 to 2175 MHz band, referred to as AWS-3, to create a free, national wireless Internet service. The FCC is expected to finalize rules this year and could begin auctioning off airwaves in early-to-mid 2009.
  Voice Over WiFi in the Enterprise
  A new study finds that companies are increasingly deploying voice over WiFi solutions in order to improve the flexibility of the workforce and become more mobile.
  Cambridge Consultants' Wireless Activity Monitor Promotes Fitness and Health
  Allowing continuous tracking of activity levels throughout the day, Cambridge Consultants has developed the MiBand. Requiring very little user-input, the MiBand is worn on the wrist and sends its data to a behavioral coaching system called MiLife which then provides health and fitness guidance.
  McKesson Opts for BIO-key Biometric Identification Technology
  BIO-key International, a provider of finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety solutions, has announced that McKesson Provider Technologies is deploying BIO-key's WEB-key biometric identification technology. The company will look to improve the security and convenience of access to medication dispensing cabinets with this agreement.
  Why is Lack of Interoperability in Wireless a Concern in Industrial Applications?
  End users are wary of becoming locked into a proprietary system that may hinder their future advancement, as they may not be able to adopt any new technology.
  ElcomSoft Accelerates Recovery of WPA and WPA2 Encryption
  ElcomSoft's patent-pending GPU acceleration technology has been implemented in Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery. The integration allows using laptop, desktop or server computers equipped with supported NVIDIA video cards to break Wi-Fi encryption up to 100 times faster than by using CPU only.
  Texas Instruments Collaborates with VirtualLogix
  Texas Instruments (TI) and VirtualLogix have collaborated to deliver the first software solution that introduces control- and management-plane capability to TI digital signal processors (DSPs) targeted for wireless base stations.
  Lenovo Offers High-Speed Wireless Through ThinkPad and IdeaPad Notebook PCs
  Lenovo now reportedly offers high-speed wireless connectivity to its customers through a wide range of WiMAX-enabled Lenovo ThinkPad and IdeaPad notebook PCs.
  Verrex Corporation Selects Blue Coat for WAN Optimization
  Verrex can offer application performance for users outside the corporate office by deploying Blue Coat appliances in branch offices and software for employees working in the field.
  Boingo and MLBAM Stream MLB Playoffs in Airports
  In an effort to bring entertainment and an exciting Wi-Fi experience to the customers, Boingo Wireless, a provider of wireless communication services, recently announced that it has signed a contract with Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball.
  Brazilian Army School Deploys Aruba's Wireless Networks
  Aruba Networks has announced that Synergy has deployed Aruba's wireless networks at the Escola de Aperfeiçoamento de Oficiais (EsAO) Brazilian Army School and surrounding housing complexes.
  Shipments of CE Devices with Wi-Fi to Reach Almost 1 Billion by 2012
  Wi-Fi is a valued technology for the consumer electronic (CE) market with its large installed base in mobile PCs and home networks, flexibility, and mature ecosystem, according to research firm In-Stat.
  EDX Wireless Expands its Asian Presence
  While expanding its Asian presence, EDX Wireless has appointed a new distributor in Taiwan to their growing list of worldwide representatives.
  Dimension Data Leverages AirMagnet's 802.11n WLAN Solution in Europe
  AirMagnet's 802.11n WLAN Solution reportedly is being used by Dimension Data, a specialist IT services and solutions provider, to survey, plan and optimize 11n wireless networks throughout Europe.
  AnyDATA Announces Dealer Program for AnyTrack GPS Tracking Devices
  AnyDATA Corporation, a global innovator in the design and manufacture of wireless communications devices, has unveiled the AnyTrack Dealer Program. With this, the qualified dealers can retail AnyTrack GPS tracking devices.
  Renowned Heart and Lung Center Deploys Alcatel-Lucent WLAN
  Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, the internationally-renowned heart and lung center, has deployed an Alcatel-Lucent Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) to form the core component of its IT strategy. Facilitating total mobility of its patient services, this deployment aims to transform clinical care.
  Assurant Acquires Wireless Handset Service Provider, Signal Holdings
  Assurant, a provider of specialty insurance and insurance-related products and services, has completed the acquisition of Signal Holdings, a provider of wireless handset protection programs and repair services.
  Industry Giants Unite to Deliver Mobile Broadband Future
  With the alliance, the companies aim to offer a compelling alternative to WiFi.
  SoftAtHome Marks Milestones Achieved During First Six Months
  The company also announced its association with the WiFi Alliance, enabling Service Providers and Integrators to create WiFi certified solutions on the SoftAtHome Operating Platform. SoftAtHome is also a member of the Broadband Forum, which seeks to provide full interoperability among devices as well as manage and deliver advanced IP services to customers.
  Freedom4 Launches Integrated 3G and WiFi Mobile Broadband Service
  Freedom4, which has a national license to deploy Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) services in the 3.6 GHz band, has launched what it claims is the U.K.'s first integrated third generation (3G) and WiF) mobile broadband service.
  Broadcom Upgrades Location-based Services with WiFi Positioning from Skyhook Wireless
  Broadcom, a provider of semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, plans to upgrade its location based services (LBS) infrastructure by adding a WiFi positioning system developed by Skyhook Wireless.
  Cortina and Ralink Debut Reference Design
  Cortina Systems Inc. and Ralink Technology announced a new reference design powered by Cortina's CS3516 Network Processor and Ralink's 802.11n WiFi solution RT2880. The companies have stated that they will showcase this design in the coming CEATEC in Japan.
  Ritter Communications Selects Zhone's Multi-Service Access Platform
  Ritter said that Zhone was selected because of its responsive and personalized customer service, robust platform, and support for future services. The company says it chose Zhone's MALC with voice and ADSL2+ line cards to replace its legacy DSLAM equipment – a choice that's expected to help it lay an extensible foundation for service expansion.
  Nokia and Nokia Siemens Announce Patent License Agreement with Huawei
  Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks have signed a patent license agreement with Huawei and its affiliates for standards essential patents.
  Zoom Technologies Debuts Thumbnail-Sized Bluetooth USB Adapter
  Zoom Technologies, a company developing VoIP, ADSL and Bluetooth products, announced today it will ship the first batch of its Model 4322 Bluetooth Wireless USB Adapter.
  Broadcom Unveils New VoIP Digital Signal Processor
  Broadcom Corporation, a developer of semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, has introduced its new high performance voice over IP (VoIP) digital signal processor (DSP) aimed at next-generation OEM designs of multi-service access nodes (MSANs), IP digital subscriber line access multiplexers (IPDSLAMs) and deep fiber multi- dwelling units (MDU).
  ArrowSpan Adds to its Wireless Mesh Portfolio
  ArrowSpan, a global provider of switching wireless mesh solutions, is set to introduce the MeshAP 3800-A9 900MHz, the latest addition to its wireless mesh portfolio. The solution comes with unlimited hop counts and no performance degradation.
  Altierre Intros Ultra-Low-Power Wireless Platform for Retailers
  Altierre Corporation, a provider of wireless dynamic pricing solutions, has introduced its wireless platform for large retail chains. The platform represents a revolutionary green technology with the potential to save billions of sheets of paper currently wasted on price tags and marketing messages. It provides a unified infrastructure as well for a host of applications, beginning with Altierre's dynamic pricing and signage system.
  Amcom Software Acquires CommtechWireless
  Amcom Software has acquired CommtechWireless, a provider of technology that connects critical data sources, such as nurse call alarms and patient monitors, to the right people via their preferred communication devices.
  realXtend Open Source Virtual Reality Platform is Accelerating
  The realXtend open source virtual reality platform is accelerating with the growing ecosystem, according to Global Connexus. Global Connexus is working in cooperation with the City of Oulu, Finland and Oulu Innovation. In order to develop the world's best virtual world platform, Nokia and the City of Oulu have also joined the supporters of realExtend project.
  Broadcom's Gateway Solution Enables Telecom Networks
  Broadcom Corporation, a provider of semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, has announced a new generation of xDSL customer premises equipment (CPE) system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions that support the VDSL2 protocol, with seamless ADSL2+ fallback.
  NextWave Wireless Starts Folding up GO Networks
  San Diego, Calif.-based NextWave Wireless Inc announced Sunday that it had kicked off the process of discontinuing the operations of its GO Networks, a supplier of wide-area Wi-Fi network equipment, as part of a global restructuring program.
  Comarco to Sell its Wireless Test Solutions Business to Ascom
  Comarco has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of its wireless test solutions (WTS) business to Ascom Holding AG, an international solution provider with comprehensive technological know-how in mission-critical communications.
  Trapeze Networks Deploys China's Largest WiFi Network
  Trapeze Networks will install the WiFi network over three phases along with Commnet, a subsidiary of SOYEA Technology. In the first phase, WiFi access will be enabled along Hangzhou's main ring roads, important scenic spots, the central business district and some residential areas. Phases two and three will extend that coverage to the entire Greater Hangzhou area. The whole of Hangzhou will be blanketed with WiFi connectivity by the end of 2009.
  New Sierra Embedded Module Offers 900 MHz HSPA Frequency Support
  The MC8792V is the company's first to offer 900 MHz frequency band support and it is designed for HSPA networks, offering new and existing original equipment manufacturer customers the ability to expand their product offerings, according to Sierra.
  TeliaSonera Deploys Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi System
  TeliaSonera is deploying Ruckus Wireless MediaFlex Smart Wi-Fi systems to provide customers wireless distribution of the IP-based digital TV service (IPTV), Telia Digital-TV, throughout their homes.
  DeFi Mobile Launches DeFI Global Access
  DeFi Mobile recently announced the launch of the DeFi Global Access which will allow subscribed members to make and receive unlimited phone calls from around the world through Wi-Fi access to its carrier-grade global IP (Internet Protocol) network.
  TCS Receives Patent for "Location Derived Presence Information"
  TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), a provider of mission-critical wireless communications, announced that U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded patent number 7,426,380 for "Location Derived Presence Information."
  Treo Pro by Palm Now Available
  Palm, Inc. announced that the unlocked Treo Pro smartphone – with its blend of Palm's ease-of-use innovations and sleek new design – is now available in the United States.
  Aruba and Babylon Telecommunications Deliver Internet Access to U.S. Troops in Iraq
  Babylon Telecommunications has deployed Aruba Networks' wireless networks at Joint Base Balad in Iraq to provide Internet access to over 20,000 soldiers.
  Texas Instruments Boosts 2.4GHz Range w/ AirWire Antenna
  Texas Instruments has bolstered 2.4 GHz range with an internally integrated AirWire Antenna from Pinyon Technologies. The antenna will also be included in a reference design for the CC2430 and CC2510. Several reference designs will be provided for the Low Power RF ICs by Texas Instruments, so that the customer will be able to decide on a design and get started with it quickly.
  Texas Instruments Boosts 2.4GHz Range with Pinyon Antenna
  Texas Instruments has bolstered 2.4 GHz range with an internally integrated AirWire Antenna from Pinyon Technologies. The antenna will also be included in a reference design for the CC2430 and CC2510. Several reference designs will be provided for the Low Power RF ICs by Texas Instruments so that the customer will be able to decide on a design and get started with it quickly.
  Club Med Selects Alcatel-Lucent to Transform Worldwide Telephony Services
  The all-inclusive resort company, Club Med, has entered into a 7-year agreement with Alcatel-Lucent. According to the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent and its global business partners will install and manage the company's telephony solution for hospitality.
  DeFi Mobile Launches Unlimited Global Voice and Data Service
  DeFi Mobile has released DeFi Global Access, a subscription-based service that allows its members to make and receive unlimited phone calls worldwide via Wi-Fi access to DeFi Mobile's carrier-grade, global IP network. Offered for a flat monthly fee of $40, the new service also includes unlimited worldwide Internet and data access for mobile device Web browsing and e-mail.
  TIA Publishes Encryption Standards for Voice and Data Over Wireless Systems
  The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) has announced that it has published TIA-946-A, Enhanced Cryptographic Algorithms. As the demand for encryption of personal information shared electronically continues to rise, such information will be valuable to members and associating businesses.
  Heartland Leverages VeriFone for Tableside Payment
  Heartland Payment Systems, one the of nation's largest payments processors, has certified VeriFone's ON THE SPOT pay-at-the-table managed services solution for nationwide use.
  Esquire Picks Ruckus Wireless WiFi Solution for Fall 2008 Event Series
  ZoneFlex Smart Wireless LAN (WLAN) fromRuckus Wireless has been selected by Esquire magazine to provide WiFi coverage throughout the publishing company's 7,400-square-foot "Esquire House Hollywood Hills."
  Toshiba and MOD Partner for Digital Media Downloads Through SD Cards
  With the investment, Toshiba proposes to add $20 million to the already invested amount of $4 million -- taking Toshiba's total investment in MOD to $24 million.
  M2M Service Providers Form Global Wireless Network
  The m2mGlobal Alliance, a network of regional machine-to-machine (M2M) service providers, has formed its global M2M wireless network to provide unified, seamless network for delivering M2M applications across the globe.
  Aerohive Wireless LAN Deployed in BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir
  Aerohive Networks announced that BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir and Cultural Center in Chino Hills, California has deployed its Aerohive wireless LAN solution on its 21-acre campus for supporting its mobile VoIP initiative. Aerohive created the controller-less "cooperative control" wireless LAN (WLAN) architecture.
  Performance Technologies Enhances Europe's Rail Communication Networks
  Performance Technologies, a company that develops communication platforms and systems, is offering its Advanced Managed Platforms (AMP) to improve the railway communication networks in Europe.
  Ceragon Demos Microwave Radio with End-to-End Ethernet OAM Capabilities
  Ceragon Networks, a provider of wireless backhaul solutions, announced that its FibeAir IP-10 platform microwave radio solution features fully integrated, end-to-end Ethernet link and service operation, administration and maintenance (OA&M) capabilities.
  The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Taps Powerwave Technologies
  Powerwave Technologies was recently selected by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, to upgrade its public safety wireless communications networks. The agency operates some of the nation's busiest and most vital transportation links, including John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports, and the 16-acre World Trade Center site.
  Worldwide Business Use of Wi-Fi Spots Increases 46%
  Business use of iPass Wi-Fi hotspots increased by 46 percent from the first half of 2007 to the first half of 2008, while European business use of Wi-Fi topped North America for the first time.
  Axcess Micro-Wireless IDs Rolled out in West Virginia for Miner Safety
  Axcess International, a provider of Micro-Wireless business activity management solutions, has announced the rollout of its long range Micro-Wireless IDs across an initial 30 West Virginia mines. This will help operators to comply with new safety regulations outlined in The Miner Act of 2006.
  Hotgate to Offer Free Wi-Fi Services in Penang
  Hotgate Technology, an Internet-enabled service provider, has announced the launch of free wireless Internet services in Penang.
  Imation Selects WiQuest Wireless USB Solution
  Imation has selected WiQuest's complete Wireless USB solution for the company's new Apollo Pro WX external hard drive. Apollo Pro WX is a wireless personal area storage device and provides a secure, no-touch, wireless backup solution for hassle-free back-up and storage of personal data.
  UTStarcom mSwitch Powers Brasil Telecom's FMC Push
  UTStarcom, which sells its broadband, Internet Protocol TV (IPTV), next generation network (NGN) and handset solutions to operators in both emerging and established markets, announced that its mSwitch solution is powering Brasil Telecom's fixed mobile convergence (FMC) networks.
  Lexar Debuts Shoot-n-Sync Wi-Fi Memory Card
  Enabling users to wirelessly send photos to their computers, social networking and photo-sharing Web sites, Lexar Media, a global provider of memory products for digital media, has introduced Shoot-n-Sync Wi-Fi memory card. Compatible with SD-compatible digital cameras, the 2GB memory card reliably records and stores digital photos in a camera just like a standard memory card. It also allows users to wirelessly upload from camera to computer and directly to the Internet.
  T-Mobile Announces Commercial 3G Network
  T-Mobile USA, Inc. is announcing highlights of its wireless network expansion plans, including deployment of its third-generation (3G) wireless broadband service to 27 markets in the United States by the end of 2008.
  Mine Site and AeroScout Enhance Safety and Efficiency at Beltana Mine
  Facilitating real-time location tracking of personnel and equipment, and controlled mustering process, AeroScout's Wi-Fi-based visibility solution is being used by Xstrata Coal to bring increased safety to workers at the Beltana Coal Mine, Australia's most productive longwall operation. AeroScout will be offering this service in partnership with Mine Site Technologies (MST), a provider of mining communication.
  RFID's Use, Evaluation 'Growing' Across Industry Verticals
  An online end-user survey recently completed by ABI Research has found that RFID is being used or evaluated for a growing number of applications across a wide range of vertical industry sectors.
  Motorola Enhances Wireless Next Generation Architecture
  Motorola Inc. has added a real-time location solution to the Wireless Next Generation (Wi-NG) architecture for its RF Wireless Switches. The Real-time Location System (RTLS) strengthens Motorola's all-wireless enterprise portfolio by delivering location awareness and standards-based application programming interfaces (APIs) for third-party business applications across Motorola's indoor and outdoor wireless LAN (WLAN) infrastructure.
  DataPath Awarded $2.2M to Support U.S. Army SATCOM Terminals
  DataPath, a global provider of satellite and wireless communications networks, has been awarded $2.2 million to provide personnel, spares kits and other equipment for in-theater depots that support the U.S. Army's Joint Network Node (JNN)/Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) program.
  Freescale to Acquire Intoto
  Freescale Semiconductor is all set to purchase Intoto, a provider of software platform products for networking and communications equipment manufacturers.
  Trent College Sees Student IT Use Double Thanks to Alcatel-Lucent
  Trent College, a top UK independent day and boarding school, has seen student use of its IT facilities double since the deployment of an Alcatel-Lucent wired and wireless local area network (WLAN). In addtion, with the introduction of network access control (NAC) technology from Bradford Networks, IT support for laptops has been reduced by approximately 90 percent, according to Trent College.
  Devicescape Enables Easy WiFi access for New Slacker G2 Personal Radio Player
  Devicescape Software, a provider of seamless and secure WiFi connectivity, announced that it has enabled the new Slacker G2 Personal Radio with instant WiFi.
  FON WiFi Community Tops One Million Members
  FON, a global WiFi community with a mission to stimulate the growth of this technology around the world, announced that more than one million members have joined it so far, which makes FON the largest WiFi Community in the world till now.
  Exalt Intros Industry's Fastest 5 GHz Microwave Backhaul Radio
  Exalt Communications, an innovator in next-generation wireless backhaul, has introduced the EX-r GigE series of microwave radios. Apart from covering all three 5 GHz bands in a single carrier-class system, this radio provides the industry's highest-capacity Gigabit Ethernet microwave.
  Farmington Municipal School District Installs Meru Networks' WLANs
  Farmington Municipal School District has installed Meru Networks wireless LANs in four middle schools. This follows an eLearning initiative which has been undertaken to provide one laptop per student. Meru Networks deployment will be extended district-wise to include high schools and elementary schools.
  Download Flycell Ringtones, Donate $1 to "Stand Up To Cancer"
  Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is a charitable program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), founded by a group of media, entertainment and philanthropic leaders who have been affected by cancer in various ways.
  Aruba Networks Gains FCC Approval for Software Defined Radio
  Aruba Networks, a global provider of wireless local area networks (LANs) and mobility solutions, has been granted approval by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to use Software Defined Radio (SDR) and Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) technology in its 802.11n access points, an announcement from the company said.
  Powerwave Technologies Provides Wireless Coverage for Latin America's Tallest Office Building
  The in-building wireless network, based on Powerwave's Distributed Antenna System (DAS) technology, supports GSM1900, iDEN800 and CDMA800 commercial wireless frequencies throughout the 85,000-square-foot office building.
  Wi-Fi TV's New China Subsidiary to Offer Personal Internet TV
  Wi-Fi TV is forming a subsidiary to further develop and deploy its Social Internet TV plan for China. With over 220 million Internet users, China is both the largest and the fastest growing Internet market in the world.
  Morose Media Announces Availability of WMWifiRouter 1.20
  Morose Media, a software and Internet development company, announces the availability of WMWifiRouter 1.20.
  Deer Creek School Deploys BridgeWave's Gigabit Wireless Links
  Deer Creek School District in Edmond, Oklahoma has replaced their existing low-frequency wireless radios with BridgeWave's gigabit wireless links. Featuring exclusive AdaptRate technology, the BridgeWave AR80X GigE radios provide increased bandwidth and improved network services to the district's rural campuses.
  Trackn/Enfotrace Incorporates Telit Cellular M2M Technology
  Southern California based-Trackn/Enfotrace is a provider of remote vehicle and asset tracking products. The company designs, manufactures and markets GPS-based asset location products and services that serve the LBS security and asset management markets.
  ActiveMine Gets MSHA Approval for Safety Regulations
  Active Control Technology Inc. announced that its ActiveMine has achieved the U.S. federal regulatory approval. ActiveMine is a wireless communications and locating system for mines. Active Control Technology (ACT) designs and markets wireless network control and communication systems required in buildings and in extreme environments.
  Driving Productivity w/ Voice Over WiFi Technology
  Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company, in a report, "Voice Over WiFi in the Enterprise: No Wires, No Bars, No Problem," reveals that best-in-class organizations reached a 51 percent increase in workforce productivity with voice solutions over their wireless network.
  CalAmp Selects Sierra Wireless Embedded Modules for 3G Wireless Broadband Connectivity
  CalAmp has selected Sierra Wireless embedded modules to include 3G wireless broadband connectivity into CalAmp's WiMetry Internet Protocol-based wireless communications platform used in Automatic Meter Reading/Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMR/AMI) applications.
  TvCompass Intros TV 2.0 Platform, Powering WiFi Mobile Internet Device for Home
  The TV 2.0 Platform delivers contextual content to today's multi-tasking TV viewers in a rich second-screen environment by deploying fast-growing home WiFi networks. The tvCompass TV 2.0 Platform powers the first WiFi Mobile Internet Device developed for the digital home, and seamlessly integrates original equipment manufactured customizable MID hardware with hosted content to offer two-way interactive entertainment to users through their TV sets.
  SIMtone Launches Wireless Universal Cloud Computing Terminal
  SIMtone Corporation has launched a new cloud computing device, SIMtone SNAPbook, designed for the mobile broadband market.
  Rayspan Licensees Ship 5 Million Antennas in 2008
  Rayspan Corporation, the provider metamaterial air interface solutions, has announced that licensees of its technologies have shipped nearly 800,000 devices equipped with more than five million metamaterial antennas, in the first three quarters of 2008. The applications supported by these advanced wireless communications products are Wi-Fi wireless LANs, laptop PCs, and mobile phones.
  Bluetooth Partnerships Bring More Connectivity
  Two enhancements in development will allow the Bluetooth wireless technology to handle much larger amounts of data at much higher speeds.
  Agito Networks Debuts RoamAnywhere Mobility Router
  Agito Networks, Inc. announced that its next-generation version of the RoamAnywhere Mobility Router is available now. It is a powerful enterprise fixed mobile convergence (eFMC) product, specially designed for enterprises so that they can increase their mobile workforce productivity and reduce cellular costs.
  Ruckus Delivers New Smart Wi-Fi Products
  Ruckus Wireless delivered a collection of new Smart Wireless LAN (WLAN) products and capabilities for large-scale enterprise and branch offices for easier and cost-effective deployment of next generation Smart WLANs.
  Cablevision Completes Initial Phase of Optimum WiFi Deployment
  Cablevision has said it fully completed the initial phase of its Optimum WiFi deployment - offering free and unlimited wireless Internet access as a value-added benefit for Cablevision's Optimum Online high-speed Internet customers.
  UGA Digital Releases YouGotPhoto
  UGA Digital, a company that focuses on reliable image delivery to any connected display, has just released YouGotPhoto, a technology that enables mobile phone users direct, instant interaction with digital displays.
  Powerwave Brings Wireless to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, located in Biloxi, Mississippi, has selected Powerwave Technologies to provide a wireless coverage system for its public safety communications network.
  Ekahau Broadens its Market Presence With New Wi-Fi Tags
  Ekahau, a provider of Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS), has introduced four new Wi-Fi tags that expand the functionality of its real-time location tracking solutions.
  Napera Networks Launches Napera N24 for SMEs
  Napera Networks has launched a new version of its network access control solution to provide secure wireless access for customers, contractors or employees in small and medium sized enterprises.
  Sony Unveils Wireless Digital Photo Frames
  Sony has deployed WiFi technology to develop the CP1, which enables the users to fetch photos that are being streamed from a VAIO PC directly. The device provides a rich and colorful visual output, offering 16 million colors and 800x480 resolution, so that users can enjoy photos saved on their PCs – images that appear alive on the frame's 7-inch LCD screen.
  Phase One of Cablevision's WiFi Build-Out Is Done
  For its approximately 2.4 million Internet customers, Cablevision is now going to offer WiFi services. The services will be equipped with connection speeds of up to 1.5 Megabits per second – the equivalent to the speed of domestic DSL connection – without any extra charges, although the company has no plans to provide this service to non-subscribers currently.
  Luxul Wireless Unveils High-Performance Home WiFi System
  Luxul Wireless, a provider of wireless signal technologies, unveiled its new Pro-WAV 100, which provides coverage for areas of up to 10,000 square feet.
  SMC Networks Intros Secure Wireless Hotspot Gateway
  SMC officials say the multi-functional solution can provide SMBs with a secure and password-protected Internet access, which can be delivered to customers as value added or individual revenue-generating services.
  Imarda Uses Vector WiFi-Based Vehicle Tracking Device
  Deployment of the new vehicle tracking device Vector 300GWP to the Prolificx Vector 300 range will enable the inclusion of WiFi and PLC4Trucks interfaces to the standard features of Vector 300 series. GPRS, GPS, J1939, J1708, CAN, Bluetooth and other interfaces are already supported by the range.
  Belkin Selects Azimuth Systems' ACE Products for 802.11n Testing
  The ACE channel emulator and ADEPT-n MIMO test platform provide a framework for automated and repeatable performance, interoperability and functional testing of 802.11n devices.
  TapRoot Systems Announces Supports for Wi-Fi Protected Setup in Microsoft Windows Mobile Phones
  TapRoot Systems, a developer of software for the smartphone market, has announced it now supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup in its rich set of embedded 802.11 Wireless LAN software products.
  Georgia College Deploys WiFi Infrastructure from Ruckus
  Emmanuel's decision came after officials there received complaints from users about dropped connections, poor performance and spotty coverage offered by the existing college WLAN, which was based on 802.11g technology.
  Wavion, Leadcom Deploy Video Surveillance in Israel
  Wavion and Leadcom Integrated Solutions have successfully deployed a comprehensive video surveillance project in the municipality of Ness Ziona, Israel. Wavion said they delivered the high-speed wireless connectivity (Wi-Fi) via its advanced WBS-2400 base stations.
  University of Macau Deploys Aruba Wireless LAN at Taipa Campus
  The University of Macau has deployed a campus-wide Aruba adaptive wireless LAN at its Taipa campus. Aruba said that the University wanted to replace its legacy Wi-Fi network comprised of autonomous access points with a centrally-managed wireless LAN with automatic load balancing, a role-based firewall for security, and fault-tolerant wireless controllers.
  IRG Enables Free Wi-Fi for Retail Coffee and Tea Chain
  The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf stores now offer in-store free Wi-Fi services nationwide thanks to broadband provider, Industry Retail Group (IRG), which announced the news today.
  HomeGrid's Support to G.hn by ITU-T to Continue
  HomeGrid Forum, a non-profit trade group engaged in supporting the G.hn standardization efforts for advanced home networking worldwide, has announced it will continue offering its cooperation towards development of the G.hn next generation home networking standard being promoted by the International Telecommunication Union's Standardization Sector (ITU-T).
  EQO Among First to Support New BlackBerry Bold
  The new BlackBerry Bold smartphone has been announced and the device takes the BlackBerry experience to a new level. EQO announced that it is one of the first mobile applications to support the Bold, releasing an enhanced version of its mobile VoIP, multi-network IM and mobile messaging software.
  US Coffee & Tea Chain Announces 'Totally Free' Wi-Fi Initiative
  The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, one of the oldest and largest privately-held chains of specialty coffee and tea stores in the United States, recently announced that it will offer "totally free" Wi-Fi Internet access at virtually all company-owned stores.
  Xirrus Deploys WiFi Network in Colorado School District
  "Xirrus is well-positioned to handle the requirements of leading organizations like Boulder Valley School District and we're excited to be a part of their complete infrastructure upgrade," said Alan Amrod, vice president of sales and marketing at Xirrus. "BVSD can now provide a state-of-the-art wireless network for its students and the surrounding communities capable of supporting a wide range of educational tools both now and in the future."
  FreeFi Announces Figures for Wi-Fi Connections at Denver Airport
  FreeFi Networks has announced figures surrounding the number of average daily Wi-Fi connections at Denver International Airport (DIA).
  ABI Research Releases Report on SMB Wi-Fi Deployments
  ABI Research has released a new report on small and medium business (SMBs) customers who have Wi-Fi deployments. The research findings indicate that SMBs show a vast array of Wi-Fi deployments depending on the size, budgets, and the nature of their activities. SMBs differ in their patterns of Wi-Fi adoption, deployments, upgrades, 802.11n migration plans and their interest in a managed Wi-Fi security service, making them difficult to categorize, ABI analysts said.
  Ascom and Ekahau Debut Wi-Fi Emergency Positioning System
  Ascom Wireless Solutions (WS), serving the healthcare and manufacturing industries, and Ekahau, a provider of software-based real-time location system (RTLS), today announced a strategic collaboration to develop a Wi-Fi-based emergency positioning solution to locate people in emergency situations.
  iPass Surpasses 20,000 Hours of Wi-Fi Usage on TeliaSonera Network
  iPass recently saw its 20,000th hour of Wi-Fi usage on the TeliaSonera HomeRun Wi-Fi network which covers Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Lithuania. iPass said they began activating the network earlier this year after signing a roaming agreement with TeliaSonera and since April 2008, their users have been able to connect seamlessly to more than 1,800 hotspots as the venues have rolled into the iPass roaming network.
  Motorola Deploys Wireless LAN for Chinese University
  The network is expected to help the university provide multimedia Internet-based teaching, automatic academic office management, Internet access, long-distance teaching and other services. The school provides complete wireless LAN coverage to every building, in addition to the campus' outdoor spaces.
  Firetide Launches WLAN Controller for Enterprise WiFi Access Networks
  Firetide says it's looking to address a need that's developing as convergence grows in the channel – where a single integrator, be it security or IT, now provides the entire spectrum of networking services to an enterprise.
  Bonipak Deploys Xirrus WiFi Arrays
  Bonipak says Xirrus was exceptional in testing, providing more extensive coverage, bandwidth, and resiliency than any other WiFi product on the market. Xirrus is the first wireless product that has the same performance as Bonipak's wired network.
  Motorola's Wireless Solutions Deployed at 20 Long-Term Care Facilities
  One of the facilities participating in the deployment is Sands Point Center for Health & Rehabilitation, a 180-bed healthcare facility located in Port Washington, New York. The center sought to improve communication between patients and physicians, and went live with the Motorola enterprise mobility solution in October.
  DiVitas' CEO Talks Mobile with TMC
  DiVitas Networks' Director of Product Management, Richard Watson, will discuss mobile communications during his two sessions, "Exploring Mobility in Unified Communications" and "Messaging and Mobile UC" at ITEXPO this September.
  Orb Adds Support for Intel-Based Mobile Internet devices
  Orb Networks says that, based on the Intel Atom processor, MIDs are expected to usher in a new class of devices for mobile access to information and entertainment content.
  I.C.G Signs Distribution Agreement with Ingram Micro
  I.C.G., a wireless digital signage solutions provider, has signed a strategic master distribution agreement with Ingram Micro. The agreement will initially focus on the United States market but will later include other global markets and includes the industry's first end-to-end wireless digital signage hardware and services – I.C.G.'s MobileMedia System and ViFi Adapter, ICNet connectivity and ICPro suite of services.
  Wayport Delivers Applications to HealthSouth
  HealthSouth Corporation, the nation's largest provider of inpatient rehabilitation services, has entered into an agreement with Wayport, Inc., to provide public and private applications and services. This includes complimentary wireless Internet access at the company's rehabilitation hospitals.
  Deliberant Introduces Atheros-based Wi-Fi Product Lineup
  Deliberant has launched a new product lineup of wireless access points (APs) and customer premises equipment (CPEs) packed with an enhanced feature set over its existing DLB2100 and DLB2700 product lines. The new Deliberant products cover the 900 MHz, 2.4 GHz, and 5 GHz spectrums and are offered in a variety of hardware configurations to suit any Wi-Fi application.
  Dual-Band Wi-Fi Comes to Business-Critical Clients
  Summit Data Communications is announcing general availability of the first dual-band Wi-Fi radios certified for Cisco Compatible Extentions Version 4 on Windows CE.
  Socket Intros New Wireless LAN Products for OEM Customers
  Socket Mobile, Inc., an innovative provider of mobile productivity products, reportedly has introduced new 802.11 a/b/g Wireless LAN products designed for corporate and industrial OEM customers to use in their embedded and plug-in applications.
  New Media Center at Democratic Convention to Use Meru Wireless LAN, WiFi
  The company said that up to 400 bloggers, electronic journalists and nonprofit leaders in the Big Tent , a two-story, 8,000-square-foot "new media center" near the main convention at the Pepsi Center, will use Meru's wireless LAN to relay huge volumes of voice, data and video information to the world.
  AirMagnet and Intel Demo New Technology, Simplify Wireless RF Troubleshooting
  AirMagnet, a provider of security, performance and compliance solutions for wireless LANs, is demonstrating a new technology that will offer professional Wi-Fi spectrum analysis. This technology is devised with the help of Intel Centrino 2 processor technology and forthcoming software from AirMagnet.
  University of Tennessee at Knoxville Selects Aruba Networks
  The University of Tennessee has selected Aruba's 802.11n adaptive wireless LAN and secure mobility solution at its Knoxville campus College of Business Administration.
  Wave Offers Wireless Network, VPN Security on Intel Platform
  Wave System, a provider of client and server software for hardware-based digital security, said Intel vPro technology, along with its own EMBASSY software, enables enterprises to strengthen and simplify their existing wireless and virtual private network and establish a hardware-based "trust" model for access control and data-at rest.
  REDtone's Associate, Hotgate, in Expansion Mode
  Hotgate Technology, a provider of hospitality solutions and Internet media services, will soon enter Indonesia, the fourth largest country in the world with a population of close to 240 million.
  Ozmo and Avago Announce Low Power Wi-Fi Pan Optical Mouse
  Ozmo Devices and Avago Technologies have launched a complete optical mouse design kit leveraging Ozmo's Wi-Fi PAN solution, which enables connectivity between peripherals such as mice and headsets and Wi-Fi-enabled platforms.
  Ozmo and Wolfson Microelectronics Deliver Wireless Audio Reference Design
  Ozmo Devices, a provider of low-power Wi-Fi Personal Area Network (Wi-Fi PAN) solutions, is reportedly collaborating with Wolfson Microelectronics to deliver an audio reference design to manufacturers of audio peripherals. The collaboration leverages Ozmo's Wi-Fi PAN solution that enables connectivity between peripherals such as mice and headsets and Wi-Fi-enabled platforms.
  Garmin Provides GPS to Seamless Wi-Fi's S-Gen PC
  Seamless Wi-Fi, Inc., a company engaged in development and distribution of state of the art secure hardware and software Internet communications solutions, has announced one of the three subsidiaries of the company, Seamless Internet, Inc. has made an agreement with Garmin USA, Inc. According to the agreement, Seamless Internet will now be provided access to Garmin Mobile XT software for installation into one of its products.
  CN to Equip All GEVO Locomotives with Wi-Tronix
  Canadian National Railway Company (CN), which operates the largest railway network in Canada, will be expanding the deployment of Wi-Tronix's suite of locomotive remote monitoring solutions to all GEVO locomotives currently in service. Wi-Tronix is an Illinois-based company, providing wireless remote monitoring solutions for tracking the mobile assets used in rail, marine and other industrial operations.
  Radiopaq Intros Rp5 for Digital Radio
  Radiopaq has introduced a new hardware Rp5, claiming it will pave the way for the future of digital radio. Rp5 allows users to listen to Internet radio, alongside analogue and digital stations without requiring a computer.
  New VoIP Phone by Doro Provides Wi-Fi Access to Users
  Doro, a company that develops user-friendly consumer electronics products focusing on three business segments, namely home electronics, business electronics and care electronics, has announced that the company has brought a new VoIP telephone, Doro ip700wifi, that is characterized by its slim and trendy finish coupled with a number of new advanced features.
  Boingo Wireless Brings Wi-Fi to Washington D.C. Airports
  The global Wi-Fi service provider, Boingo Wireless, has announced the debut of Boingo service at both Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ronald Reagan Airport (DCA) in the Washington, DC area. Boingo members can now use their Boingo login and passwords on the Boingo home page to access the Internet or automatically connect using GoBoingo software at both of these airports.
  AeroScout's WiFi Solution Aids Oakwood Hospital
  With AeroScout's WiFi-based solution, nurses and physicians can know the accurate location of any patient in real time, according to the company. The solution is endorsed by the American Hospital Association and it saves time spent locating patients who have to leave their rooms for procedures like CT scans, company officials say.
  iFORTE and Firetide WiFi Project in Indonesia
  iFORTE, a service provider and information technology (IT) integrator in Indonesia, is now offering public wireless Internet access in malls in Jakarta, the country's capital city.
  AAID, KBMS Develop Wireless Inventory and Security Solution
  KBMS's Software Management system, "Ktrack," provides a reduction in labor and inventory costs, according to the companies, through improved accountability of company equipment and assets.
  Deviscape Adds Cisco Support to WiFi Technology
  Newly released WiFi technology from Deviscape Software features support for Cisco Compatible Extensions, version 5. This certification indicates a high level of device security and interoperability with the Cisco Unified Wireless Network for business mobility applications.
  Starbucks Offers Free Wi-Fi access with Bell Canada
  Starbucks Coffee Canada, which has more than 650 company-operated coffee shops across Canada, announced today that it's formed a relationship with Bell Canada, allowing them to offer customers free Wi-Fi access at its stores.
  Brightstar Moves Into Turkey
  Brightstar Corp., a company providing customized distribution and integrated supply chain solutions for the wireless industry, has announced it expanded its operation into Turkey.
  OpenDNS Provides Phishing Protection to Hospitality WiFi
  In an effort to make its wireless Internet service safer for its customers, Hospitality WiFi has switched to OpenDNS, a navigation service that makes the Internet safer, faster, smarter and more reliable.
  Dell'Oro: Enterprise Wireless LAN Market to Hit $4 Billion by 2012
  A recently published report by Dell'Oro Group revealed that the enterprise wireless LAN market is expected to experience strong growth over the next five years, approaching $4 billion in 2012.
  InnerWireless Brings Wireless Coverage to California Hospital
  Horizon converges WWAN and WLAN services and keeps mobile staff and clinicians continuously connected to the hospital's main HIS, enabling them to access patient information at all times.
  National Instruments Intros 10 WiFi and Ethernet Data-Acquisition Devices
  The company said that by combining NI WiFi DAQ with the NI LabVIEW software platform, engineers and scientists can meet their wireless structural diagnostic, environmental and machine condition monitoring application needs by reducing cabling costs and increasing flexibility without compromising performance.
  Zhone's Platform to Aid foreThought.net Multi-Service Access Strategy
  ForeThought.net access offerings include premium EFM business services, public WiFi and a full suite of voice and DSL services.
  Axesstel Expands Product Portfolio to WCDMA/HSPA
  Axesstel has launched the EU230 HSUPA Mini ExpressCard/34 for High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) networks. The new release enables mobile broadband access to advanced HSUPA networks from any device with ExpressCard/34 slot, USB connector, or Wi-Fi capability (using an additional Smart kit), and allows speeds of up to 7.2 megabits per second (Mbps).
  NTT Com and Coordinate to Expand WLAN Roaming Services into China
  Coordinate Technologies has reportedly finalized a bilateral roaming agreement with NTT Com.
  Giant Wireless Technology Selects DSP Group's New XpandR Platform
  Giant Wireless Technology Limited, a wireless technology creation company, has selected DSP Group's XpandR platform to drive its next generation of multimedia wireless products for the residential market.
  Aruba Networks Obtains Common Criteria EAL-2 Certificate for Wi-Fi Solutions
  Aruba Networks said it has become the "first" wireless LAN supplier to be awarded a Common Criteria EAL-2 certificate for its Wi-Fi solutions.
  Sprint, Samsung Team to Expand Wireless Coverage with Femtocell Solutions
  Expanding the availability of their femtocells, Sprint and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) have announced that customers across the country will soon be able to get enhanced wireless coverage.
  TRENDnet Reveals 300Mbps Dual Band Wireless N Gigabit Router
  TRENDnet, a company that offers affordable networking solutions, has unveiled their latest product, the 300Mbps Dual Band Wireless N Gigabit Router, model TEW-672GR, which the company says has the capability to offer supreme wireless speed, coverage and reliability.
  Percello Licenses MIPS32 24Kc Processor
  Percello, a fabless semiconductor company providing digital baseband solutions for the femtocells market, has licensed MIPS Technologies' MIPS32 24Kc Core high-performance processor for next-generation advanced Baseband Chipset development.
  ThingMagic Astra RFID Reader Simplifies Asset Management
  Deploying and managing in office and commercial environments, ThingMagic, Inc. (www.thingmagic.com), has unveiled the Astra integrated RFID reader/antenna for asset management applications. This application is ideal for asset management in offices, healthcare facilities and other environments as it provides low profile, unobtrusive design, and Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Wi-Fi options.
  Madrid Hospital Deploys Ekahau Wi-Fi RTLS
  12 de Octubre Hospital in Madrid, Spain, has installed Ekahau Inc's Positioning Engine, a Wi-Fi-based location tracking solution to improve security and safety of its emergency room employees. Ekahau Inc. is a provider of Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS).
  Aruba Networks Deploys Adaptive Wireless LANs at IIUM's Campuses
  Aruba Networks has announced that the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) has deployed its adaptive wireless LANs throughout its Gombak and Kuatan campuses.
  AirTight Awarded Patent on Robust Location Tracking Technology
  Receiving its seventh U.S. patent, AirTight Networks, a provider of wireless intrusion prevention systems (WIPS) and wireless vulnerability management, has announced that the company has been awarded another U.S. patent, number 7,406,320, by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). For applications such as wireless intrusion prevention systems and asset tracking for WiFi networks, this patent provides powerful location tracking technology.
  D-Link First Company to Offer "Green" Wi-Fi Home Networking
  D-Link has claimed that it has become the first manufacturer to produce "green" home network Wi-Fi routers capable of saving up to 40 percent in power usage.
  Orange Finds Best WiFi Hotspots in the UK
  If you've ever done business in the United Kingdom and not known where to find your nearest and best WiFi hotspot, now there's help for you.
  D-Link's "Green" WiFi Routers Save up to 40 Percent of Energy
  The company's president and chief executive officer, Steven Joe, says the move catapults D-Link into the forefront of innovative, power-saving technology that doesn't sacrifice performance or functionality.
  012 Smile Deploys WiFi Networks in Israeli Clalit Health Fund's Hospitals
  012 Smile.Communications, a growth-oriented provider of communication services in Israel, has completed an extensive WiFi infrastructure project valued at several million shekels for Israel's Clalit Healthcare system.
  Verizon to Add In-Home Sub-Networks
  Verizon is upgrading the capabilities of its in-home network equipment, adding new custom-built routers made by Actiontec and Westell that will boost in-home speeds over coaxial cable to up to 175 Mbps from the current 75 Mbps, and allow operation of multiple simultaneous in-home Wi-Fi networks.
  Road Wings and OneFi Technology Announce Buena Park Network Deployment
  OneFi Technology, along with funding partner, Road Wings, has been approved to install its WiMax/WiFi communications system in the city of Buena Park, California.
  Internet Co. Icomera Acquiring Moovera Networks, Eyeing WiFi
  Thanks to this latest acquisition, Icomera is expected to become a "foremost" provider of in-vehicle, industrial-grade Internet access technology – encompassing trains, buses, coaches, trucks and ferries – with a global customer base including many of the world's transport operators.
  Carphone Warehouse Releases Webbook, the Ultra Mobile Personal Computer
  Carphone Warehouse has announced the launch of its webbook, the world's first 10.2" notebook. The webbook will be available for free on contract in the company's stores as well as through its online store (www.carphonewarehouse.com ) from this month onwards.
  Wireless Connectivity Technology Passes Early Adopter Phase
  A report on WTRS Wireless Connectivity Technology Trends has analyzed the market growth and adoption, volume and pricing forecasts, and standard body activities apparent for WiFi, Bluetooth, UWB and other related technologies. The activities tracked include those performed by the WiMedia Alliance, Bluetooth SIG, WiFi Alliance, and WirelessHD.
  Aruba Supplies Wireless LANs for 2,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots in Hong Kong
  Aruba Networks is reportedly supplying secure wireless equipment to PCCW-HKT Network Services Limited. Serving as the network service provider, PCCW, the premier telecommunications provider in Hong Kong and one of Asia's leading players in information and communications technologies, will use the equipment for use at roughly 2,000 new Wi-Fi hot spots serving some 350 Hong Kong Government premises.
  MIPS32 74K Core Part of Broadcom's Family of Single-Chip WLANs
  MIPS Technologies' superscalar MIPS32 74K processor core is now part of the new family of Intensi-fi XLR 802.11n wireless LAN (WLAN) chipsets from Broadcom Corporation.
  Globe7 to Assist Hong Kong Government-Sponsored Wireless Project
  Globe7 HK, a digital voice provider, will be working on a Hong Kong government-sponsored wireless project to provide mobile phone service with its Globe7@mobile service throughout the region from WiFi hotspots.
  Xirrus to Bring WiFi to Open Source Linux Show Next Month
  Officials from Xirrus, Inc. – a company that describes itself as "the only WiFi 'Power-Play' that can replace Ethernet switches with WiFi as a primary network connection" – say the IDG World Expo selected their company to provide WiFi at LinuxWorld Conference and Expo 2008.
  Aircell Opts for LTE as 4G Wireless Standard for Inflight Connectivity
  Aircell, a provider of airborne communications, is set to base its fourth generation (4G) mobile broadband network on Long Term Evolution (LTE), standard for advanced mobile broadband networks and services.
  Wi-Fi Hotspots Stay Hot in 2008, Says ABI
  Wi-Fi hotspots are continuing their torrid growth in 2008, according to a study by ABI Research.
  Xirrus Partner Deploys WiFi Network at Italian Co.
  Xirrus WiFi Arrays will be used to service traditional data and voice clients at TATA's corporate offices and warehouse locations, according to the companies. SETS S.R.L. will also wirelessly link those facilities together utilizing the WiFi Arrays integrated and dedicated wireless bridging capabilities, they say.
  Spiderhost Brings Wi-Fi to Florida's Alligator Theme Park
  The theme park embraced the opportunity to incorporate Wi-Fi in the rebuild after the 69-year-old theme park's "gaping gator mouth" main entrance and gift shop, according to the company.
  Firetide Wireless Mesh Network Comes to Korean City, Beach
  The wireless network zone in and around Gangneung City includes 21 Firetide HotPort mesh nodes and 8 HotPoint access points, according to the company. The network uses large Ubiquitous Sensor Network using IPv6 that provides city residents and visitors with quick and reliable access to online sports, weather, disaster prevention and other information and was completed in five months, company officials say. The KT Corporation had a clear view of its needs from the start. This was helpful for Firetide as planning is critical to ensure the success of wireless mesh projects of any size.
  City of Lompoc Selects Aptilo to Provide Next-Gen Municipal Wi-Fi
  According to Aptilo Networks, the Aptilo Service Management Platform is a scalable carrier-grade wireless solution that handles data and voice service delivery across multiple devices while enabling creation of new value-added services and supporting future network scalability in a unified platform.
  Mesa Public Schools Deploy Colubris 802.11n Gear
  Enabling the spread of education through the use of technology, Mesa Public Schools in Mesa, Arizazona, will deploy Colubris 802.11n WLAN equipment. With this, the students and employees of the school district will get next-generation wireless applications and services.
  MyWirelessRep Launched
  MyWirelessRep has been officially launched and is being marketed as having a major impact on the industry. The company is supported by a communications provider with more than 35 years of experience in the communications and direct selling industry.
  Parker Hannifin Acquires Vansco Electronics
  Parker Hannifin recently announced it took over Vansco Electronics. Parker is a motion and control technology provider, and Vansco Electronics manufactures rugged electronic controls, terminals, monitors, sensors and communication and operator interfaces. These controls are largely implemented in heavy equipment and other applications where rugged controls are required.
  RTS Offers New 100MB High Bandwidth, Low Latency Connectivity
  Independent Software Vendor RTS Realtime Systems Group, has announced that the new 100MB high bandwidth, low latency LIFFE CONNECT services will be operational from the Liffe Go-Live on Monday July 14 in its global data centers.
  Cincinnati Bell Launches Fusion WiFi and Unlimited Everything Family Pak
  Cincinnati Bell has launched two product offerings that make it easier and more affordable for customers to stay connected. The products - Fusion WiFi and the Unlimited Everything Family Pak - are supported by new print, television, radio, cinema, and online advertising in the Cincinnati and Dayton markets.
  NFC Forum Moves Forward with Two New Specifications
  The specifications stipulate the requesting of actions and the activation of alternative data transfers technologies between NFC enabled devices, according to the forum. The public can download the Generic Control Record Type Definition specification and the Connection Handover candidate specification at no charge at the NFC Forum Web site, officials say.
  Wi-Fi TV Emerges w/ New Plan to Increase Market Share
  Wi-Fi TV Inc., which has been steadily increasing revenue and registered users for its website, is emerging with a new plan to move up the ranks of global web sites in terms of viewers, market share for Internet TV, revenue and corporate value.
  Easier WiFi
  It's getting easier for travelling enterprise WiFi users to connect to local WiFi hotspots.
  ChinaTel Group Brings Broadband Wireless Internet Access to Beijing
  The network is being constructed by the Trussnet subsidiary of ChinaTel Group, according to the companies.
  New Mac Version of GoBoingo! Client Software Launched
  A Mac version of the lightweight GoBoingo! client software is now available for download at http://www.boingo.com/download.html. With this release, the MacBook community will be able to conveniently and affordably access Boingo Wi-Fi at more than 100,000 hotspots worldwide.
  Sandals Selects Ruckus for Large-Scale Smart Mesh Deployment
  Providing its guests an unprecedented Wi-Fi speed and coverage throughout 20 Caribbean vacation properties, Sandals Resorts International has selected Ruckus Wireless to supply Smart Wireless LAN equipment. According to the agreement, Ruckus will provide wireless LAN to resort's Caribbean locations which include Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts and The Royal Plantation Collection.
  Zilog Solution with WiFi to Ease Use of BlackBerry, iPhone
  Based on Zilog's remote control capability, company officials say, Crimzon Connects gives consumers the facility to "remotely access and control their home or office electronic devices from any Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)-enabled device such as a laptop, smartphone, or intelligent connected remote control."
  Laird Announces New Heptaband External Wireless Antenna
  Laird Technologies, Inc., has announced the availability of its new Heptaband External Wireless Antenna, an ultra-flexible, very unique antenna that exhibits excellent radio transmission characteristics while supporting seven bands in one profile.
  D-LINK Drops Price for Two Popular WiFi Routers
  End-to-end networking solutions provider D-Link announced a significant price drop for two of its most popular 802.11n WiFi routers.
  CTCL Partners with iPass, Expands China's Wi-Fi Coverage
  iPass, a provider of enterprise mobility management services, announced a new partnership with Coordinate Technologies Communication Limited (CTCL), a systems integrator that provides the Wi-Fi roaming hub for Chinese carriers, to expand its Wi-Fi coverage in China.
  Tomizone Opens Wi-Fi Internet to All iPhone and iPod Touch Users in Australasia
  New Zealand-based Tomizone, a company offering Wi-Fi Hotspot services for high-speed wireless Internet access, has announced the first independent Australasian Wi-Fi service for the Apple iPhone, which is scheduled for launch on July 11.
  Virgin Mobile USA Signs IT Agreement with IBM for Expansion of Product Range
  Virgin Mobile USA, a provider of wireless services, recently entered into a services agreement with IBM to work together to develop IT operations and generate new applications
  New England Hotels Receive WiFi Makeover, Eye VoIP Services
  Officials from Ruckus Wireless say a fragile national economy – one that's hit the hospitality industry hard – has little bearing on the need to install so-called "smart wireless local area network systems."
  Wavion Base Stations Picked for WiFi Project in San Luis Province, Argentina
  The University of La Punta in San Luis, Argentina, has picked Wavion's WBS-2400 base stations for a WiFi deployment.
  Chrysler LLC Launches Umbrella 'uconnect'
  Chrysler LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chrysler Holdings LLC, has said it will now bundle innovative consumer connectivity technologies under one umbrella name - "uconnect." The bundled function includes; uconnect phone, uconnect tunes, uconnect gps, uconnect studios and uconnect web.
  Ruckus Wireless Brings Smart Wi-Fi to Schools
  Ruckus Wireless launched its Smart Wi-Fi for Education program that gives school districts, colleges and universities affordable access to the next stage of Smart Wireless technology to enable more reliable, better performing and farther reaching Wi-Fi.
  As Beijing Olympics Approach, iPass, CTCL Expand Wi-Fi Offerings in China
  Officials from iPass say their company is providing Wi-Fi coverage in 600 live locations from Coordinate Technologies Communication Limited – the first phase, officials say, of a rollout that's expected to include the CTCL footprint of nearly 1,600 hotspots in the nation.
  3M Track and Trace Solutions Use RFID to Manage Medical Records at Fort Hood
  3M has completed the development and installation of a RFID (radio frequency identification) Smart Shelf System to track and manage the more than 150,000 medical files of U.S. Army personnel and their family members at Fort Hood, Texas.
  Report: Wireless LAN Product Shipments, Revenue on the Rise
  According to London-based Infonetics Research, the market – which includes independent and dependent access points and wireless LAN, or "WLAN," switches and controllers – hit an all-time high of $499 million last quarter, up from 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2007.
  Alltel Wireless Intros Unlimited WiFi Access
  Alltel Wireless is now offering residents of the U.S access to unlimited WiFi from all supported hotspot throughout country with no contract commitment.
  Devicescape Drives Anytime, Anywhere WiFi Access for Service-Enabled Devices
  Devicescape Software, a provider of secure and seamless access for wireless devices, announced the availability of its Devicescape Agent 2.1, an embedded software package that enables electronic manufacturers to bring next-generation service-enabled devices.
  Free Wifi Worldwide for Laptop Offered by YouNeverCall
  Online provider of wireless cell phones YouNeveCall has released "The Go Button" (TGB) which is a free application that helps to automate the process of connecting to WIFI networks free of charge. Considered "WiFi Stealer" in some circles, TGB was designed for the use of publicly available networks to put wireless access within reach of the masses.
  AT&T Brings Wi-Fi Connectivity to 600 U.S. Motel 6 Facilities
  Under the three-year agreement, AT&T will provide Managed Internet Service and firewall and router implementation services, according to the companies. According to AT&T, the new services enable hotel guests to have Wi-Fi connectivity at a low price.
  Survey Says Wi-Fi Hotspots in Atlanta Not so Hot
  Residents of the Atlanta region are not using Wi-Fi hotspots, even though the city is the fourth highest metropolitan area for Wi-Fi availability and the highest rated "wired" city in the nation, according to a recent study.
  Ascom i75 Messenger - the New WiFi Handset Expands Ascom Wireless Solutions Portfolio
  Ascom Wireless Solutions while expanding its WiFi portfolio has released the new handset, the i75 Messenger.
  MetroFi Switches Off Free Wi-Fi in Portland
  Municipal Wi-Fi provider MetroFi, in an expected move, has switched down free Wi-Fi service in the city of Portland. They are also closing down some other similar small projects in California and Illinois too. Only last fall MetroFi stated that they will be closing down if no buyers emerged after ceasing expansion of its existing networks.
  Boingo Wi-Fi Kiosk Set up at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago
  A Boingo Kiosk has been opened at the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, allowing customers to charge their computers and cell phones, print color documents before they get on the plane, get online or receive a free pass to get online through their personal laptops.
  Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Deploys Colubris Wireless Solutions
  In a bid to make its ultra-luxury services seamless and efficient, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has deployed Colubris technology.
  Colubris Enhances its Intelligent Mobility Solution
  Colubris Networks, provider of intelligent wireless LANs (WLANs) for enterprises and service providers, announced several major enhancements to its flagship wireless LAN offering Colubris Intelligent Mobility Solution.
  WebTech Wireless Appoints SBTec as Exclusive Distributor for Brazil
  WebTech Wireless, a provider of location-based and fleet Telematics services, has announced the appointment of SBTec S.A. as its exclusive Brazilian distributor in Brazil, with an initial delivery of 20,000 WT Locators.
  Wireless Internet, VoWiFi Phones Come to Cancun Hotel Via BelAir
  BelAir Networks, a provider of broadband mesh networks, today announced the deployment of a new wireless network at the Rosewood Mayakoba, a hotel on the Riviera Maya near Cancun, Mexico.
  BelAir, AFL Bring WiFi to Houston Hotel
  The Crowne Plaza Houston North Greenspoint today said that the hotel now is offering high-speed Wi-Fi access throughout the facility thanks to BelAir Networks and AFL Telecommunications.
  Boingo Adds WiFi Hotspot in Chicago O'Hare Int'l Airport
  At the so-called "Boingo Kiosk" at O'Hare International Airport, travelers are charging their computers and cell phones and logging onto the Internet, officials say.
  National Instruments Intros GPS Toolkit for Engineers
  Through a multi-satellite global positioning systems signal simulation, the new "GPS Toolkit" from National Instruments will offer a low-cost solution for receiver design validation and verification, company officials say.
  Wi-Fi TV Inc Announces Infrastructure to Deliver Global Wi-Fi TV
  A release from Wi-Fi TV Inc has stated that they will be announcing their new infrastructure relationship to deliver Wi-Fi TV globally. This announcement will be made Sunday, June 15 at the website Wi-FiTVAuction after the Father's Day Internet TV auction is over.
  Study: User Access Key to MIDs and Chips
  In its study, Forward Concepts draws a clear line demarcating Apple's 3G iPhone from the so-called MIDs, saying that apart from providing Internet access, utility, and interaction to the users, "a true MID also requires a larger (4- to 6-inch) screen with higher resolution (VGA), TV out and optional Mobile TV capabilities."
  Fujitsu Smartphones to See Power from TI Applications Processor
  Texas Instruments Incorporated today announced that its OMAP2430 applications processor has been chosen to deliver advanced multimedia capabilities to Fujitsu's new F1100 smartphone.
  Safend and Bit9 to Offer Protection from Wifi, Mobile Device Threats
  To offer a complete, granular solution for protecting enterprises from data threats through WiFi, portable devices and applications, Bit9, Inc. and Data Leakage Prevention today entered into an agreement to bring application control capabilities to Safend customers.
  ZyXEL Introduces SIP-Based WiFi Camera
  ZyXEL Communications, a provider of broadband networking and Internet connectivity and routing products, has launched its new V750W IP camera, which enables video monitoring using Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) technology.
  Zhone Debuts Game-Changing Metro Wi-Fi Solution
  Looking to solve the capacity, coverage and cost issues impeding metro Wi-Fi deployments, Zhone Technologies, Inc., has introduced SkyZhone, the industry's first metro Wi-Fi system designed to cost effectively deliver high-capacity, high-reliability, multi-service networks. The company claims that by greatly improving overall network capacity, coverage and reliability, SkyZhone revitalizes the viability of metro Wi-Fi networks.
  Belmont Park Racetrack Deploys Wi-Fi Network from Meru
  Meru officials said that their company's wireless LAN will provide simultaneous wireless access for hundreds of working writers in Belmont Park's 3,000-square-foot press box near the racetrack roof, and for photographers in a 1,200-square-foot area at the track level.
  Korean Highway Corp. Selects Strix Wireless System
  The multi-phase, multi-year nationwide highway project between the cities of Seoul and Pusan aims to determine a cost effective method for Korea's intelligent, interactive, digital highway infrastructure to deliver multimedia applications to a wide range of end-user, vehicular and other Wi-Fi enabled devices, according to the company.
  WeFi Mashes Up with Twitter, Combines WiFi with Microblogging
  WeFi Inc. officials say Twitter users who sign up with their service can automatically receive real-time updates of their WeFi friends' locations. Twitter users also can receive updated messages on changes and events through WeFi by following the newly developed "wefi_twitt" user.
  Artimi and DisplayLink Intro Zero Install Wireless USB Solution
  Artimi and DisplayLink have jointly launched a complete production-ready, easily integrated Wireless USB projector reference design that enables high throughput, easy to use wireless projection via aftermarket adapters or embedded modules, or any combination of the two.
  FCC Proposes Free Wireless
  The Federal Communications Commission is considering a plan that would require the winner of a planned airwaves auction to offer free wireless-Internet service to most Americans within the next few years, reports Wall Street Journal writer Amyb Schatz.
  Hughes and Wayport to Bring Wi-Fi to Mobile HughesNet Subscribers
  Hughes Network Systems, LLC, a provider of broadband satellite network solutions and services, announced today that it's entered into an agreement with Wayport, Inc. to provide Wi-Fi services to its HughesNet subscribers at more than 10,000 locations in the United States, including selected premium hotels, participating McDonald's restaurants and Hertz airport locations.
  Ralink Intros New WiFi System-on-Chip Solution
  Taiwan-based Ralink Technology Corporation announced the launch of its new 802.11n single chip AP (Access Point)/routers SoC (System on Chip), RT3052and RT3050. The SoC integrates five-port 10/100 Ethernet Switch and PHY.
  Siemens Healthcare Selects Ekahau RTLS for UK Hospital
  Siemens and Airedale NHS Trust in West Yorkshire, England, are deploying a real time location system (RTLS) based on Ekahau technology. The RTLS system will not only streamline the workflow but it will also improve availability of intravenous (IV) pumps throughout the hospital.
  U4EA Expands WiFi Portfolio with NextHop Acquisition
  Integrated access technology provider U4EA, a company that focuses on converged communications, announced Tuesday its acquisition of NextHop Technologies, a provider of WiFi mobility solutions and networking protocol software for the wired and wireless communications market.
  Carrabba's Italian Grill Selects VeriFone's Secure ON THE SPOT Vx 670 Payment System
  Carrabba's Italian Grill has opted for the ON THE SPOT payment system from VeriFone and will be using the company's point-of-service payment solution to enhance operation of its growing carside carryout business, one of the restaurant industry's fastest-growing segments
  AT&T Provides Free Technology Classes for California Senior Citizens
  AT&T will be providing free briefings to seniors on how to operate their mobile phones and on Internet cybersafety in various cities throughout the year.
  AireSurf Reduces Low-End Noise on WiFi Booster