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Monday, June 12, 2006
  Wireless World

All these wireless headlines have links :


  • The BBC will broadcast all its World Cup games live on broadband, it has announced.…

  • In its efforts to beat Microsoft to establish the de facto standard software platform for mobile devices, Nokia is adopting the same tactic used by similar challengers in the computer world – going open source.…

  • Samsung will this month ship Europe's first digital TV phone capable of receiving programmes broadcast on a terrestrial Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) network, the company said yesterday. It also pledged to ship its latest 3G phone in Europe soon.…

  • Absolutely fabulous...Motorola today began shipping a gold-coloured version of its RAZR V3i clamshell handset. The gaudy article is co-branded by Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana. The sound you can hear in the background is a million chavs clamouring for the gilt-like device.…

  • Strategic review gets real: Intel may sell off its communications business as part of a deep review of its business.…

  • While we're waiting for 802.11n to be finished...Netgear is about to release a whole stack of wireless networking products under the name RangeMax Next to distinguish them from the existing, non-802.11n RangeMax family. It also pledged to ship its Wi-Fi VoIP phone "shortly".…

  • Blue tooth continues to be an insecure transport

  • Nokia announced the latest addition to the E series of business phones, the Nokia E50. Built on S60 3rd edition smartphone platform and Symbian OS for enhanced security features and device control, the Nokia E50 supports popular corporate mobile email solutions, including Intellisync Wireless Email by Nokia, BlackBerry Connect, Visto Mobile, Altexia, and Microsoft ActiveSync. The E50 is the thinnest E Series currently available supporting GSM networks worldwide (EGSM 850/900/1800/1900). E50 Features include: Quad-band (EGSM 850/900/1800/1900) , 1.3 mega pixel camera , Symbian OS , BlackBerry Connect Support , Microsoft ActiveSync Support ,

  • Sony Ericsson introduced the latest Walkman Phone, the W710. Designed to support an active lifestyle, the W710 includes a motion sensor plus new fitness applications that measure your running speed and distance. Fitness applications included as standard help you take your Walkman phone into new territory. W710 Features include: Walkman Media player (MP3, AAC and AAC+, eAAC+) , Quad Band EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 , 176×220 pixels TFT display , 2.0 mega pixel camera , 512MB Memory Stick Micro , Bluetooth , Fitness Application - Pedometer

  • Sprint announced availability of the all new Treo 700p from Palm. Sprint had announced earlier this month plans to be the first to offer the 700p, but had fell short by 2 weeks. Features include: Palm OS 5.4.9 , Intel XScale 312 MHz processor , 320×320 resolution , Bluetooth , 1.3 megapixel camera

  • The new BlackBerry Personal Plan from Cingular offers customers direct and easy access to their Internet e-mail accounts for as low as $29.99 per month.

  • Batelco of Bahrain and Wataniya Telecom of Kuwait have joined together to become the first GSM operators in their markets to offer full GPRS and MMS access for each network's customers while roaming in Bahrain or Kuwait.

  • Enabling Ethernet-based machines to communicate over public WANs, 5WEBox eRouter GSM/GPRS and eRouter PSTN connect Ethernet devices over wireless networks. Each 5WEBox eRouter provides PPP encapsulation of TCP/IP data and supports network address translation, IP forwarding, DHCP server, DNS, UDP

  • Following its recent announcement of the world's first nationwide 802.16e WiMAX network in Pakistan, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) continues its aggressive leadership in WiMAX technology with plans to develop a comprehensive ecosystem for personal broadband on the go

  • Rising Micro Electronics Co., Ltd. (Rising) announced that it has successfully developed China's first commercially available Radio Frequency (RF) transceiver chipset for 3G WCDMA wireless handsets using Jazz Semiconductor's 0.18um SiGe BiCMOS design platform

  • The 802.11n Wi-Fi standard holds the promise of enabling a new generation of networking applications including multimedia distribution within the home and very high-speed data connectivity

  • Porto Alegre plans US$1.5mn WiMax network

  • Inmarsat: LatAm has largest potential for BGAN services

  • Buffalo Technology announced it is the first WLAN vendor to make available via retail the highly anticipated IEEE 802.11n draft specification Wi-Fi solutions

  • Beceem Communications, a leading provider of chipsets for Mobile WiMAX technology, today announced that it has received an investment from DoCoMo Capital, the venture capital investment arm of NTT DoCoMo

  • Wisair, a provider of WiMedia Ultra Wideband (UWB) chipset solutions based on Certified Wireless USB, announced that it is leading the orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) Very High Data Rate (> 1 Gbps) work package for the PULSERS Phase II (Pervasive Ultra-wideband Low Spectral Energy Radio Systems Phase II) Research Project

  • Oh didn't we mention that in the licence? Microsoft has admitted that Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) will phone Redmond every day - something it neglected to tell users before they installed it.…




 
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