Tag Archives: Wireless

WiMAX, 3G and LTE: A Capacity Analysis

The mobile wireless industry is facing unprecedented challenges in meeting the data demands of their subscribers with their desire for fast, mobile Internet. Wireless technologies are often compared on theoretical peak data rates, but it’s actual capacity or spectral efficiency … Read more >

Local Case Worker Moves Throughout Portland at New Speeds with WiMAX

It’s hard to imagine how we used to get our work done before laptops, Google and the Internet came along. Remember when we used to fax documents, send printed mail or use dial-up to access the Internet? I constantly have … Read more >

Portland Youth Experience WiMAX “Outside the Walls”

The “Digital Divide” as we understand it doesn’t just exist in rural or third-world countries. The possibility to bridge this Divide can be realized in our own backyard, and WiMAX wireless Internet broadband here in Portland is helping us reach that potential. … Read more >

The Winner Takes It All?

Ultrawide-band vs. Bluetooth; Betamax vs. VHS; Blu-Ray vs. HD-DVD. All are examples of classic format battles that have resulted in one winner dominating in their respective industries. Recent coverage and a few sensational comments suggest that the next battle in … Read more >

LG + Intel = Future Phone, Full Internet Device

LG and Intel today announced a partnership to bring a future mobile Internet Device, or, “MID,” that will offer phone capabilities, based on a chip we’re designing for 2009 or 2010 code-named “Moorestown.” What does that mean? Intel’s Atom processor … Read more >

The Second Wi-Fi Revolution

Guest post by Randy Nickel, Wireless Marketing Director, Mobile Platforms Group By now you take for granted that any notebook (or Netbook) you purchase has Wi-Fi built-in. The essential need for flexible connectivity that made Wi-Fi ubiquitous on notebooks is … Read more >

A Smarter 802.11 Draft-N

I remember when I got my first 802.11b Wi-Fi network at home. Back then 11Mbps easily handled the demands of my small digital world. But the digital contents of my life grew in size. 802.11g Wi-Fi came along with 54Mbps. … Read more >

News Watch: WiMAX in Baltimore; Early Reviews

Wednesday is the day…Sprint-Nextel and its XOHM unit, Intel and several partners will be in Baltimore to officially unveil the U.S.’s first 4G network based on WiMAX. Creating and deploying a tailor-made network for broadband wireless Internet access, speedy Intel-based … Read more >