Inside RIM’s social network integration plans

Although Research in Motion made its name by delivering secure corporate email, it has had to move quickly to adapt to the ever-shifting world of social networking.Now that users expect a wide array

Published on: May 6th, 2011 Brad Reed

Wi-Fi is the real deal

Network World (US)With all the hype surrounding 4G technologies such as LTE and WiMAX, it's easy to forget just how useful Wi-Fi is in our daily lives.And as many at this week's ITEXPO

Published on: February 7th, 2011 Brad Reed

WiMAX could wind up anywhere

Mobile WiMAX equipment has been on the market for a year, but it's still not clear whether the predominant application for the wireless technology will be high-speed Internet access, a backhaul for connecting

Published on: January 18th, 2007 Greg Meckbach

Cisco approaches WiMAX with caution

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Cisco Systems Inc. is taking a wait and see approach to WiMAX technology while continuing to market to what it sees as a largely untapped small to mid-sized business

Published on: December 14th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

WiMAX-certified gear a year from widespread rollout: Yankee Group

Although the IEEE's 802.16e WiMAX standard has been approved, standardized mobile WiMAX will not be in place for at least another year, according to a market research firm.The Boston-based Yankee Group recently published

Published on: December 13th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

News Briefs – WiMAX world conference, Vanco plc, Voice 2.0 Conference

As equipment and component manufacturers announced products at the WiMAX World conference in Boston last month, some vendors predict mobile carriers will add WiMAX base stations to their GSM or CDMA infrastructure.“We certainly

Published on: December 5th, 2006 CN Staff

WiMAX gives any firm with lots of cash the ability to compete with the telcos

WiMAX is not a particularly revolutionary technology. Fixed wireless has been around for a while, and ironically, the lion's share of the market is outside of North America.With WiMAX, it's not the technology

Published on: December 5th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

WiMAX unlikely to address concerns of CDMA carriers

CDMA has some technical advantages, but it has lost the war in the global marketplace for second generation (2G and 2G+) cellular systems. As a technology it is surviving, at least into the

Published on: December 5th, 2006 Ron Scott

WiMAX could have impact on WLANs, local access

The mobile version of Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) might eventually change the landscape of both fixed and mobile broadband networking.In the meantime, however, it poses a dilemma for network operators and

Published on: October 5th, 2006 Ron Scott

Alberta government to provide WiMAX-based Internet in rural areas

“It's starting to become a necessity for conducting business,” says Darcy Ferguson, director of finance and administration for the board. But apart from a couple of towns of more than 1,000 people, where

Published on: May 9th, 2006 Grant Buckler

Wireless broadband is key to the UN’s goal of connecting 85 per cent of world’s villages by 2015

Wireless broadband is primed for takeoff, particularly in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa. Even here in Canada, the Alberta Special Areas Board (SAB) is rolling out a broadband wireless

Published on: March 24th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach