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Displaying items by tag: Wireless broadband

Ericsson has unveiled a new mobile broadband module designed for embedding in consumer electronic devices such as e-book readers, GPS navigators, hailing it as one of the first of wave of new devices that will "drive the third wave of mobile broadband" into a wide range of non-computer electronic products.

Published in Strategy
Unwired Australia has chosen DragonWave to supply the wireless backhaul for the mobile WiMAX network it is rolling out for associated company, Vividwireless in Perth.

Published in Strategy
Australians’ fleeting love affair with DSL broadband is on the wane; DSL's share of the broadband market fell dramatically in the first half of the year, even as mobile broadband subscriber numbers boomed.

The following is the text of a letter sent by the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator the Hon Kim Carr, to Enhanced Project By-law Scheme and Tariff Concession System stakeholders
Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 08 September 2009 07:01

Nokia claims first LTE modem

Nokia has released what it claims is the first modem designed for use with the next iteration of 3G wireless broadband technology - the Long Term Evolution, slated to deliver downstream bandwidths of up to 160Mbps.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 02 September 2009 08:59

Perth to be first with 'Unwired' mobile WiMAX service

The long-awaited launch of mobile WiMAX services by Seven Network subsidiary, Unwired Australia, will take place in Perth in March next year but with Unwired relegated to the role of network builder and operator and a new Seven subsidiary, Vividwireless responsible for all marketing and customer facing responsibilities.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 26 August 2009 15:12

Wireless operator Clever moves into the black

Fixed wireless broadband network operator, Clever Communications has turned a 2008 NPAT loss of $3.5m into a profit of $0.325m for 2009 and reported a 50 percent increase in EBITDA to $1.69m.

Published in Strategy
Comms equipment maker NetComm (ASX: NTC) has turned in a stunning result for the year to 30 June 2009 with a tripling of revenues to $78.5m, an almost sixfold increase in EBITDA to $6.2 million and a tenfold increase in pretax profits to $5.3 million.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 13 August 2009 07:04

Telstra mobile revenue now exceeds PSTN

Telstra has reported spectacular growth in wireless broadband revenues, which has helped mobile revenues for the first time exceed full year PSTN revenues.

Published in Strategy
Just hours after Telstra introduced its first netbook and laptop computers (from Acer) with embedded HSPA modems, Optus has joined the bandwagon with an HSPA enabled Samsung netbook.

Published in Strategy
Telstra has struck a deal with Acer under which it will sell two Aspire One 10 inch (25cm) Netbooks and the 14 inch Aspire 4810T Timeline notebook computer with embedded HSPA modems.

Published in Strategy
Amidst a decline in revenues afflicting the PC market in the economic downturn, only Apple amongst all the vendors managed some growth in the first quarter of this year, thanks to triple-digit growth in revenue from sales of its iPhone.

Whenever Australia's National Broadband Network is held up as a threat to its business, Telstra likes to remind us that, at the end of the day customers decide which services and networks prosper and which languish. If those customers choose mobile broadband services, what future then for the NBN?

Published in Cornered!
Wireless network operators surprised by the rapid update of wireless broadband services and smartphones are struggling to upgrade networks to enable them to meet these new demands and are having to rethink their network evolution strategies.

Nokia Siemens Networks says the volume of data on mobile networks is doubling annually and will likely exceed voice (measured in bytes) by 2011. Meanwhile, other research suggests voice traffic is declining at the expense of email, texting and instant messaging.

Published in Strategy
Global HSPA (3G wireless broadband) connections will pass the 150 million mark by the end of September and 200 million by the end of Q1 2010, according to the GSM Association.

Published in Strategy
NEC's broadband subsidiary Nextep has become the latest wholesale customer of Optus' 3G wireless broadband service and will use it to provide end users, via channel partners, with wireless access to its private network services.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 16 July 2009 11:00

NBN coming to Tasmania: first tender called

The first stage of the National Broadband Network (NBN) deployment is about to begin in earnest with the release of a tender for the supply of fibre optic cable.

Published in Technology Tenders
Thursday, 18 June 2009 10:42

Optus slugs iPhone users for tethering

Optus has revealed that its iPhone customers will have to pay extra to enable the new tethering feature. That's purely an access fee that's levied on top of the data charges.

Published in Strategy
A new wireless router from NetComm provides a way of getting more use from your 3G wireless modem.
Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 28 May 2009 13:01

HP carries the Linux torch with new Mini 110

While Asus has come in for some stick for effectively abandoning Linux on netbooks, HP has shown Linux is far from a lost cause among big vendors.

Published in Open Source




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