Today Samsung shared details on the unannounced SWD-M100 Mondi mobile Wimax device for the Clear network. According to Samsung, the Mondi has a touch screen and can access the Internet via Clear’s mobile Wimax network. Based on the picture seen via Samsung’s RSS feed, the Mondi has a slide-up screen that reveals a four-row QWERTY [...]
Entries Tagged as 'WiMAX'
March 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment
March 27th, 2009 · No Comments
Today Sprint announced a major planned expansion of its WiMax-powered 4G footprint. Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Portland and Seattle will all see service launched some time during 2009. Sprint also said that it plans to launch WiMax service in Boston, Houston, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. during [...]
December 30th, 2008 · No Comments
The South Korean government has approved a new standard that will enable voice service on the country’s existing and future WiBro networks. WiBro is a Korean brand for Mobile WiMAX technology. Mobile WiMAX networks have previously been limited to data service only.
December 21st, 2008 · No Comments
An AT&T spokesperson recently commented that the company has been trialling 7.2Mbps downloads in Chicago, and will boost those speeds to 14.4Mbps in the near future. According to AT&T, it plans to upgrade its existing HSPA network to HSPA+ before transitioning to LTE. Some of AT&T’s competitors, such as Verizon Wireless, have indicated that they [...]
December 18th, 2008 · No Comments
Making good on an announcement last week, Sprint has said that it will begin selling a dual-mode CDMA/WiMax wireless modem on December 21. The modem will be able to access the Clear WiMax network in cities where the network is active, such as Baltimore. Everywhere else, it will use Sprint’s EV-DO 3G network to access [...]
December 6th, 2008 · No Comments
Sprint announced that it will be offering dual-mode CDMA/WiMax wireless modems before the end of 2008. The modems will allow users to connect to the Internet via either Sprint’s CDMA network or Clearwire’s Clear WiMax network under a new MVNO agreement with Clearwire. Sprint will act as a mobile virtual network operator to sell services [...]
December 1st, 2008 · No Comments
Today Sprint announced that it has completed the merger of its Xohm Wimax unit with Clearwire Corporation. Sprint contributed all of its 2.5 GHz spectrum and its WiMAX-related assets. Comcast, Intel, Time Warner Cable, Google and Bright House Networks all combined to contribute $3.2 billion in cash to help the company get started. Clearwire plans [...]
October 1st, 2008 · No Comments
Today Sprint officially launched its long-anticipated WiMax network in the city of Baltimore. WiMax is Sprint’s next-generation wireless data network, and it will be used to supply wireless broadband services, which Sprint says can deliver speeds between 2 and 4 Mbps. Initial data plans available will not require annual contracts and Sprint will offer monthly [...]
July 28th, 2008 · No Comments
Last Friday, AT&T filed a petition with the FCC in a move aimed at halting the merger of Sprint’s Xohm Wimax service with Wimax provider Clearwire. It has asked the FCC to require Clearwire and Sprint to demonstrate that the merger serves the public interest just like any other providers would have to do. AT&T [...]
May 19th, 2008 · No Comments
Ending a lengthy trial period, today Sprint announced that it is officially ready to launch WiMax network services commercially in its test market of Baltimore-Washington, D.C. Sprint said that the mobile WiMax technology, which it is branding Xohm, has passed all the tests needed to assure certain quality measures regarding hand-offs and delays. The Baltimore-Washington, [...]
April 3rd, 2008 · No Comments
Nokia’s niche Internet tablet device – the N810, has now received WIMAX functionality, for use on US-based network operator Sprint’s network. Cosmetically, and feature-wise, everything on the N810, and the WIMAX edition is the same, but the WIMAX edition will apparently ship in black, and not silver, like the original N810.
April 3rd, 2008 · No Comments
WiMAX Forum expects a 133 million WiMAX user base by 2012. The forecast is based on the recent research, the results of which will be unveiled in April. The experts believe that over 70% of WiMAX users will access the Internet from mobile phones or portable devices in 2012. The key driving force for WiMAX [...]
March 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment
At the current CeBIT 2008 in Hanover GIGABYTE has officially announced two new products – a mobile Internet device (MID) M528 and an ultra mobile PC M700. The M700 UMPC is packed in a white compact shell with the touchscreen and without a keyboard.
February 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments
Some web-source has posted an interesting image of Nokia devices in the February edition of a big US retailer company. Nokia N830 Internet Tablet being one of them.
The design of the N830 resembles that of the N810 with a slide-out QWERTY-keyboard, but in black colored housing. The device might support WiMax networks, remember that last [...]
February 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments
Today Motorola announced two new femtocells that are meant to be used in homes to boost indoor wireless performance. The 8000 Series provides simple wireless coverage and plugs into an Ethernet connection to access the mobile operator network via the Internet. The 8100 Series adds functionality, including a 4-port Ethernet gateway, VoIP support, USB ports, [...]