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2008-11-07 00:00:10

Wireless Communications Association International (WCAI) President Fred Campbell announced the association's annual Industry Innovation Award was presented to Benjamin G. Wolff, chief executive officer of Clearwire Corporation. "In these challenging times, it is clear that the U.S. market is thirsting for new opportunities," said Campbell as he presented the 2008 award to Benjamin G. Wolff during WCAI's Silicon Valley Symposium in San Jose. "There is no longer any question the mobile...

2008-10-28 03:00:19

SkyCross, a global antenna solutions company, announced that its antennas power the Samsung SWC-E100 ExpressCard, the first client device for the recent WiMAX launch in Baltimore. The WiMAX service, provided through the XOHM division of Sprint Nextel, delivers much anticipated 4G mobile broadband service across the city. The WIMAX standard requires multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) operation, meaning each device must include multiple resonators. Placement and interference issues can...

2008-10-20 09:00:11

U.S. telecommunications provider Sprint says it has gone live with its first WiMax mobile broadband network in Baltimore. WiMax allows users of personal computers to remain connected to the Internet wirelessly at high speeds throughout an entire city, rather than just at isolated wireless "hot spots," such as libraries and coffee shops. Sprint and its partner Clearwire Inc. of Seattle say the technology will revolutionize Internet connectivity, USA Today reported Monday. In Baltimore,...

2008-10-10 09:00:40

Sequans, a WiMAX chip maker, has announced that it is powering one of the devices that launched with Sprint's XOHM Mobile WiMAX service in Baltimore. Sequans chips are inside the MAX-206m2 desktop modem/router manufactured by ZyXEL that gives XOHM customers wireless internet access with built-in residential gateway functions. The MAX-206m2 uses Sequans's SQN1130 chip. Sequans claims that it is powering more than half of the Mobile WiMAX MIMO-enabled devices that are certified by the WiMAX...

2008-10-09 00:00:23

Aspire 4930-6862 and Aspire 6930-6771 unveiled at first U.S. WiMAX network launch in Baltimore Acer Incorporated Alison Williams, 408-533-7746 alison_williams@acer.com Acer America, part of the world's third largest PC company (source: Gartner data, 2Q 2008), today unveiled its first WiMAX- enabled notebooks - Aspire 4930-6862 and Aspire 6930-6771 - in support of the nation's first U.S. WiMAX wireless broadband network launched by XOHM in Baltimore. Demonstrating the company's focus...

2008-10-08 12:00:16

Terremark Worldwide, a US-based provider of IT infrastructure services, has announced that it was selected to provide core infrastructure solutions to WiMAX, a 4G network solution which delivers extended wireless broadband internet beyond Wi-Fi. Manuel Medina, chairman and CEO of Terremark, said: "The selection of the NAP of the Americas for the back-end infrastructure of WiMAX further validates our facility as one of the most important internet exchanges in the world. We are excited to...

2008-10-08 12:00:10

Catalysts of a new 4G wireless broadband era gathered today in Baltimore as Sprint (NYSE: S), Intel(R) and their WiMAX ecosystem partners celebrated the recent launch of XOHM(TM) mobile 4G service, and announced new access devices and retail strategies at an Inner Harbor event. The occasion marked a business model transformation for the wireless industry and innovation in the way mobile services are accessed and enjoyed. XOHM, Sprint's 4G business unit, is building the fastest most...

2008-10-08 09:00:14

ZTE USA, a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, a leading global telecommunications equipment and network solutions provider, today announced that Sprint's XOHM(TM) WiMAX business unit has certified its TU25 USB modem after extensive evaluation in the XOHM Herndon, Va. lab environment. The USB modem is the first certified for use with XOHM's Mobile WiMAX service, the company's next-generation broadband service now commercially available in Baltimore and planned elsewhere. WiMAX (Worldwide...

2008-10-01 12:00:08

CHICAGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WiMAX World 2008 -- In advance of the planned commercial deployment of WiMAX technology in Chicago by Sprint's XOHM business unit, Motorola, Inc. today announced that its WiMAX infrastructure has passed network acceptance tests vital to the provision of mobile broadband service to Chicagoland residents and businesses. Motorola passed XOHM's rigorous technology acceptance tests and nearly 600 Motorola WiMAX base stations are on the air and ready...

2008-10-01 09:00:19

CHICAGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WiMAX World 2008 -- Motorola, Inc. and Sprint offered a first taste of XOHM service to guests attending a WiMAX open house event last night at Chicago's famed Smart Home. The Smart Home was built using green building techniques, technology that manages home energy use, and is designed with the latest in communications technology in mind. Attendees were able to sample WiMAX in action throughout the Smart Home, a three-story structure located at...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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