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Microsoft Surface tablet to launch with Wi-Fi only, say reports

Microsoft's Surface tablets will initially reject mobile broadband connectivity for a Wi-Fi-only approach, according to reports.Sources quoted by Bloomberg on Friday said the first models of Microsoft iPad rival would come without the option of 3G or '4G' LTE, both of which are options in Apple's tablet.

June 22, 2012 by

Windows 8 aims to simplify mobile networking

The next version of the Windows operating system will make it far easier for users on the move to establish and manage mobile broadband connections, Microsoft said.Billy Anders, a Microsoft group programme manager on the devices and networks team, outlined the changes in a blog post on Friday.

January 23, 2012 by

The secret life of white-space radio

Microsoft, BT and start-up Neul are working on broadband using white-space radio, which promises new wireless data without needing new frequencies. That's a tougher job to pull off than it may seem

June 30, 2011 by

Seattle tops 'America's most wired cities' list

(Image: flickr/slightlynorth)America's most wired city this year isn't San Francisco, New York, Boston or even last year's winner Atlanta, but the home of Microsoft and Amazon: Seattle.Seattle's increased use of broadband helped it to top the competition on Forbes' annual list of the 30 most broadband-connected cities in the U.

January 22, 2009 by

Larry Page calls white space tests "rigged"

Google, along with several other companies including Microsoft, have been hoping the FCC will make available TV white space frequencies for wireless broadband purposes. Unfortunately, there are several organizations trying to shut down those efforts.

September 25, 2008 by

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