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2008-09-30 12:00:17

US-based telecom company Sprint Nextel has officially launched XOHM mobile broadband commercial service in Baltimore. According to the company, XOHM WiMAX will extend the home or office internet experience and mobile multimedia applications to other places and additional devices. With XOHM, consumers, businesses and local governments will be able to experience new forms of interactive communications, high-speed mobile internet browsing, social-networking tools, location-centric services and...

2008-09-29 14:40:57

Sprint is set to launch its wireless WiMax mobile data network as a test case in Baltimore, the company said. The system, designed for laptops and home computers, requires an access card but has the potential to turn entire cities and even countries into "hot spots," USA Today reported. The service is expected to cost $10 a day or $35 a month. The access card will cost about $45, the report said. Its major benefit is speed and capacity. The pilot program in Baltimore will deliver 2...

2008-09-29 09:00:24

A next-generation 4G wireless network based on mobile WiMAX technology debuted today in Baltimore, heralding the start of a new era for wireless consumers as Sprint (NYSE: S) officially launched XOHM(TM) mobile broadband commercial service in the first major U.S. city. "This is truly an historic day with the birth of a completely new Internet-based business model that alters the dynamics of the traditional telecom industry," explained Barry West, president of Sprint's XOHM business unit....

2008-09-29 06:00:14

By Leslie Cauley Today, Sprint will launch wireless WiMax services in Baltimore, marking the beginning of what could become a new era in mobile broadband. The mobile data network -- which will be marketed under the Xohm brand name -- is designed to cater to the needs of laptop and home broadband users, not cellphone users. Prices will start at $10 for a day pass, good for 24 hours of unlimited usage. Monthly service starts at $35. There are no contracts. To use the service,...

2008-09-23 09:00:30

Ciena(R) Corporation (NASDAQ:CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that Sprint (NYSE: S) has selected Ciena's Carrier Ethernet platforms as one of the backhaul solutions for the operator's 4G WiMAX network for XOHM(TM) wide area mobile broadband services. According to Nielsen Mobile research, the mobile Internet has become a mass medium in the U.S. with nearly 100 million subscribers and a significant subset of 40 million active users. A standards-based mobile WiMAX network,...

2008-09-16 09:00:25

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. , a leading supplier of WiMAX solutions with a legacy of innovation in communications, will be at WiMAX World 2008 to showcase solutions that can help network operators transform their networks and their businesses to deliver 4G services and applications. Held in Chicago Sept. 30 - Oct., 2, 2008, WiMAX World 2008 is expected to attract as many as 10,000 attendees from more than 125 countries. During his keynote...

2008-09-08 15:00:27

Today, Topix (www.topix.com), the largest news community on the web, announced several agreements to distribute local news, sports and real estate content feeds to partner sites. Topix has signed deals to provide ZIP-code-level news feeds to national weather site Accuweather.com (www.accuweather.com), as well as local sites OurTown (www.ourtown.com), A Greater Town (www.agreatertown.com) and Grapevine Communities (www.grapevinecommunities.com). Topix also powers local sports news in beta...

2008-09-08 09:00:20

Eventful, the leading service for discovering, sharing, creating and promoting local events, today announced partnerships with three leading mobile application providers that are developing location-based service offerings leveraging Eventful's microtargeted event data. Earthcomber, Loopt and uLocate are enhancing their existing suites of mobile applications by incorporating Eventful's data into their software to enable users to discover local event listings automatically tailored to users'...

2008-09-08 03:00:07

By Ryan, Jim T REGION Technology, such as the various Internetequipped wireless phones and personal digital assistants, gets better all the time. To keep up, telecommunication companies need to upgrade their wireless networks often. Most of the large telecommunication firms have upgraded in Central Pennsylvania to third-generation, or 3G, technology that can give businesspeople an edge while they're on the move. 3G is similar in speed to a DSL landline connection, and sometimes...

2008-09-05 06:00:06

Intel's investment arm Intel Capital has invested in data network services provider Aicent to accelerate its 3G and 4G global data roaming initiatives and WiMAX deployment. Aicent provides data network, messaging, and roaming applications to 100 GSM and CDMA mobile operators, serving approximately 1 billion mobile subscribers. The company, which operates one of the largest multimedia messaging exchanges, competes with Syniverse and VeriSign. Aicent said it will use the investment to drive...


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