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Wholesale broadband provider Eftel has picked up VoIP provider Engin for AU$9.1 million.
Chinese tech giant Huawei hits back with countersuit against Singapore's Creative and its subsidiary Qmax, over aborted WiMax broadband project.
One of the strangest arguments against the NBN is that it's going to raise the price of broadband access. What those spouting this argument don't seem to realise is that next-generation access prices won't be any cheaper — and if Telstra has its way, it will make NBN Co's pricing look like loose change while killing VoIP, IPTV and "naked" services.
National broadband provider iiNet has responded to comments by Telstra that consumer-grade Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony isn't yet reliable enough for use by pointing out that it has 170,000 customers using the technology — and they're very happy, thank you very much.
Video-on-demand, VoIP and online gameplay applications are noticeably slower over Wi-Fi than using wired Ethernet connections, the broadband analytics firm Epitiro has said.The company said on Thursday that a small drop in wireless signal can lead to a drop in download speeds of 30 percent and an increase of between 10-20 percent in latency, with packet loss and jitter also being affected.
Vividwireless is planning to expand its east coast mobile broadband services in the next 18 months, via either its existing WiMax technology or Time Division Duplex Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) technology, the company revealed today.
Fiber Optic connectivity across India to provide broadband to 160 million houses, Qualcomm allowed to invest in a broadband venture with two Indian companies. Reliance and Qualcomm testing 4G networks and the WiMax Forum saying India is a huge market.
Six months after allocation of broadband wireless access spectrum, Indian operators remain undecided over whether to deploy WiMax or TD-LTE. Delay will cost service providers US$2 million a day, says WiMax Forum.
Clearwire's 4G WiMAX service is fast, but is it good enough to replace Cable or DSL Broadband?
Major BWA operators in India are testing WiMax equipment, confirms group official, who expresses confidence these market players will realize business case for the broadband wireless access technology.
The WiMax Forum is hard-selling the use of its technology to a country that has a broadband penetration rate of 1 percent.
Governments should reallocate finite spectrum from WiMax to competing cellular broadband because that's where demand is, executive urges.
Sprint and Clearwire were first out of the gates with 4G products that use WiMax technology. But Verizon Wireless has big plans for Long Term Evolution, which promises to deliver faster mobile broadband. Wireless carriers are either deploying LTE or planning pilots in the months ahead. If 4G lives up to the hype, it may allow broadband customers to cut the cords for 4G.
Australia definitely loves its wireless broadband — but as Seven firms up plans to deploy high-speed WiMax wireless services this year under its vividwireless brand, the big question is whether the geographically-limited service can become relevant in an already crowded wireless landscape.
In March, Channel 7 will launch its latest in a line of telecommunications ventures when vividwireless starts selling WiMax broadband to the folks of Perth.
Mobile industry has clearly chosen long-term evolution for next-gen mobile broadband connectivity, Alcatel-Lucent exec says, adding that the company is no longer putting a lot of effort into WiMax.
The mobile industry has clearly chosen LTE over WiMax for the next generation of mobile broadband connectivity, a senior Alcatel Lucent executive has said.Patrick Plas, Alcatel Lucent's chief operating officer for wireless, said on Monday that the company is "not putting a lot of effort into this technology [WiMax] any longer", adding that upcoming LTE launches by companies such as Verizon showed "a clear direction taken by the industry towards LTE".
With local operators focusing on 3G cellular mobile broadband, Malaysia's Packet One in good position to move into Singapore's WiMax space, says analyst.
Malaysia's Packet One signs deal that, if approved, will allow company to assume WiMax license to operate facilities and offer wireless broadband access in Singapore.
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