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Barcelona buzz: mobile TV tops MWC interest levels

Valista ‘snap poll’ also finds WiMAX leading LTE in respondent interest
Digital commerce specialist Valista wanted to know what people were talking about during the first day of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, so it did a little “snap poll” of about 100 delegates. The answers it got were surprising. Eighteen percent of respondents suggested the biggest buzz would...
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Fujitsu WiMAX base station fills the holes

Mobile wireless gear aimed at outdoor macro cells
Fujitsu Network Communications has launched a series of mobile WiMAX base stations aimed at filling the holes between wide area coverage and end users within a dense urban or suburban deployment. The Richardson, Texas-based unit will show off the base stations at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. “It’s...
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Rohde & Schwarz Joins LSTI

Rohde & Schwarz has joined the LTE/SAE Trial Initiative (LSTI), through which leading telecommunications providers and network operators have banded together to promote the further development of broadband mobile radio networks that are based on UMTS Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology. By becoming a member, the company will contribute...
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Thales and SSV Communicate on Military Radio Technology

An agreement has been finalized through which the Shared Spectrum Co.’s (SSC) dynamic spectrum access (DSA) technology will be integrated into Thales Communications Inc’s field-ready military radios. The agreement is part of Phase III of the neXt Generation Communications (XG) Program being managed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects...
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The WiMAX roller coaster ride

2007 has been a year of ups and downs for the WiMAX camp. More success stories are needed this year to quiet the doubters
WiMAX supporters have had a turbulent time of late. On the downside, last year’s breakup of the Sprint Nextel-Clearwire partnership to roll out a mobile WiMAX network across the United States has raised serious questions about the growth potential of this wireless technology. Verizon Wireless also announced last November...
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