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Giant plans and small boxes

Its been a year since I last posted. It feels like even longer. Scanning for inspiration today I stumbled across a post by Chris Brogan that seemed timely. Here are the main points: “Decide what matters most. Articulate it in the largest possible way. It’s easier to drill down when you have the larger goals […]

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Broadband Wireless

Daily Wireless has a big post up about WiMAX and broadband wireless. From the post: “WiFi at 2.4 GHz is a global phenomena. Client cards used to cost $600 — now they’re $20. One year from now dual mode WiFi/Mobile WiMAX cards will be available on mini-PCI cards for laptops. Two years from now it’s […]

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WiMax in Japan

From Daily Wireless:“Alcatel has been selected by ACCA Networks, one of Japan’s largest DSL and Optical Fiber Access service providers with over a million subscribers, to launch a Mobile WiMAX trial in the Tokyo area. Toyko appears to be ground zero for Mobile WiMAX. At least two other Toyko Mobile WiMAX trails have been announced: […]

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OECD WiMAX Report

Om points to an OECD report titled, “The Implications of WiMAX for Competition and Regulation.” (PDF) From the post: “The report points out that a typical base-station, can handle an area between 3-to-10 kilometers in a non-line of sight environment. Or about 40 Mbit/s per channel, which basically boils down to this: one cell could […]

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Samuel Rose on WiMax and Wireless Quilts

On SmartMobs, Samuel Rose has a really good post on “internet saturated environments.” From the post: “True, there is a lot of hype around WiMAX. Yet, there is a definite arc in progression of technological evolution in Wireless networking that appears to be taking us from WiFi WLANs (IEEE 802.11x) , to emerging MAN (Metropolitan […]

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WiMax Survey

A recent survey from Heavy Reading: “In terms of hype cycles,” notes the Heavy Reading report’s executive summary, “WiMax may actually be eclipsing some of the industry’s earlier ‘savior’ technologies, primarily because it is viewed as a linchpin for the future convergence of wireless and wireline networks, in addition to promising advancement for broadband wireless […]

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Dissecting the Municipal Network

Glenn Fleishman pulls apart Muni Wireless, back end from front end. From the post: “Most municipal networks that are being bid out combine several kinds of networks and several kinds of services: The coverage and criticism of municipally authorized and bid networks often focuses strictly on Wi-Fi. That’s just one element. Most municipal networks comprise […]

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MySpace/Helio: Under the Hood

Daily Wireless takes a deeper dig into the deal: “Helio will feature MySpace Mobile at launch, offering mobile access to the MySpace community from Helio phones, including moblogging. MySpace On Helio will essentially give the 55 million MySpace users an opportunity to disconnect from their PCs and access their email, bulletins, profiles, blogs, and photos […]

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Intel Centrino Mobile Technology

From PC World: “During 2006, many of our customers will offer Intel Centrino Mobile Technology laptops that not only feature built in Wi-Fi technology, but also an internal 3GSM data card and an integrated SIM reader,” Sean Maloney, executive vice president and general manager of Intel’s Mobility Group, said in a statement. “This will turn […]

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Globalstar: FCC Grants ATC

From the Globalstar press release: “ Globalstar LLC (GLLC), a world leader in providing mobile satellite voice and data services to business, announced today that it has been granted authority from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to offer Ancillary Terrestrial Component services (ATC) in the U.S. in conjunction with its mobile satellite services. ATC […]

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