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Broadband in the Tropics
The Wall Street Journal (registration required)    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Malaysia is emerging as a test case of whether developing nations can be at the forefront in implementing new ways to make the Internet more mobile. It's one of the few countries that has rolled out a next-generation high-speed broadband network that covers most of its population. That means someone with an iPhone sitting on a monorail train in the jungle-covered hills of Kuala Lumpur easily can make video calls with Apple Inc.'s FaceTime application, using a tiny pocket router to access a WiMAX wireless-broadband network set up by local conglomerate YTL Corp. More

KDDI goes WiMAX with new handsets in Japan
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Aiming to differentiate itself from its smartphone rivals, KDDI unveiled a new handset lineup recently that features models compatible with the high-speed WiMAX network. "We thought about how we should respond to customers' needs. Our answer is WiMAX," said KDDI President Takashi Tanaka. Of KDDI's six new models, four are WiMAX and 3G ready. But he said WiMAX is not the only option, because KDDI also is aiming to expand Wi-Fi and fixed-line services. More

Menatelecom in deal to expand WiMAX network
Gulf Daily News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Menatelecom has awarded the 2012-2013 managed services contract to Huawei Technologies. The agreement will enable Menatelecom to continue the expansion and development of its WiMAX network with advanced voice and broadband services for consumers and enterprises across Bahrain. More

Apprion extends ION video application with WiMAX
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Apprion recently announced a full spectrum of new enhancements to what already constitutes the most intelligent video surveillance system in manufacturing and industrial facilities that remotely monitors and analyzes safety, security, compliance and operational conditions. More

HTC Evo 4G: Simultaneous data and voice connectivity, Gingerbread upgrade
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The HTC Evo 4G Android handset is the first phone to offer simultaneous voice and data connectivity, and is exclusive to Sprint's 4G WiMAX mobile broadband network. Sprint's new 4G platform delivers speeds up to 10 times faster than their reliable 3G system allowed for. In another first, Sprint was the first company to offer simultaneous voice and video access to smartphone shoppers. More

Samsung Epic Touch 4G: Largest smartphone display, retail price, total tech specs
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Samsung recently bolstered their Android smartphone lineup with the release of the Epic Touch 4G handset. Coming in at a very svelte 1 millimeters thinner than the Droid Bionic, the Epic Touch 4G runs exclusively on Sprint's 4G WiMAX network, and has the ability to simultaneously allow for voice call and data access. In the past you had to terminate a voice call if you wanted to surf the Web, access data or any other application or software. With the Epic Touch 4G, there is no need to in your voice call if you need access to data or information. More

Netscribes: Interactive services to foster widespread adoption of IPTV in India
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Netscribes, a knowledge consulting and solutions company with global clientele recently released its report IPTV Market in India. In the report, the Netscribes announced that India, where the IPTV market is still at a nascent stage, offers huge growth potentials for the IPTV industry. More

Speedy WiMAX phones from Sprint
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Sprint was the first carrier in the country to venture forth into the uncertain waters of 4G. Unlike the other carriers, it decided to opt for WiMAX as its 4G technology, which gave it a significant head start in the speed race as Verizon and AT&T scrambled to get their LTE networks up and running. WiMAX gives Sprint's 4G phones quite a speed boost. Here are a few that have been reviewed recently. More

Value Packed WiMAX indoor modems from Greenpacket
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Greenpacket, developer of Next Generation mobile broadband and networking solutions, are launching two new WiMAX compliant indoor modems. The DV235 and DV360 will enable users to surf, stream and share multiple content while value segment devices will enable operators to grow their subscribers without disrupting Capex and bring broadband connectivity to many who are looking for a variety of features and CPEs that are cost effective. More
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