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Wireless Carriers Try Out MVNO Model

Because cellular services are one of the fastest growing segments in the telecommunications market, new models are emerging that focus on how cellular services are delivered. The days when carriers installed and controlled their own equipment are giving way to a new era in which wireless network ser...

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Mobile Gaming: Latest Wireless Cash Cow

Wireless carriers are finding online gaming via use of cell phones to be the latest cash cow to boost revenues. "Carriers have been surprised that wireless gaming is even more lucrative than ringtones," Ken Hyers, a senior analyst with market research firm In-Stat/MDR, told TechNewsWorld. Online gam...

Wireless LANs Gain Popularity Despite Risks

Corporations often need more wide area network (WAN) bandwidth but are deterred by its high cost and slow speed. Pricing for these lines runs from hundreds to thousands of dollars per month, and typically the links deliver 1.5 Mbps of throughput. Now a small but growing number of firms are opting to...

Wireless Carriers Cut Out Middle Man

Facing fierce competition, some cellular carriers are looking to take on more of the development work associated with building cell phones. A small but potentially growing number of carriers are writing their own specifications for new handsets and then working directly with third-party original des...

Helping Corporations Track Digital Content

Companies large and small now rely on digital content. They download brochures to salespersons, ship video clips to employees, and plaster their logos in front of consumers. As more information takes digital formats, corporations need tools to monitor the use of their assets, which freely move in an...

Set-Top Box Picture Comes into View

Cable companies are branching out, moving from their traditional video services to new markets, such as Internet access and voice communications. As they transition into these new areas, they need to determine what type of hardware they should deploy to support their offerings. Because of their vide...

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Carriers Wrestle To Work Out VoIP Kinks

Telecommunications carriers clearly see the future: Voice over IP (VoIP) services. This technology enables them to roll out high-speed multimedia services to consumers and businesses faster and at a lower cost than traditional Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) services. While those features a...

Wireless Users Get the 411 — Maybe

You're sitting at a restaurant waiting for a friend who is 10 minutes late. The maitre de tells you that if your friend does not arrive in the next 5 minutes, your table will be given to another group. You try to remember your friend's mobile phone number but can't, so your only option is to sit and...

Squeezing More Room from WAN Bandwidth

Like many organizations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers noticed an ever-increasing volume of traffic on its frame relay network, which connects 42 field offices in the Dakotas, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. "We had to find a way to continue to provide our users with adequate response time without...

VoIP Looms Large, But Problems Persist

Telecommunications carriers see the future, and it is voice over IP services. This technology enables them to roll out high-speed multimedia services to consumers and businesses faster and at a lower cost than traditional Public Switched Telephone Network services. While those features are alluring,...

Vendors Search for Ways To Slow Phishing Attacks

The Internet has delivered dramatic productivity improvements. Executives now have a simple way to exchange electronic mail messages, large and small companies are able to market their products worldwide and corporations have replaced manual procedures with automated ones. Along with these advances ...

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Phishing E-Mail Fraud Becoming Epidemic

One morning, you receive an e-mail notification from your bank that states it needs to update your credit card data. A fill-in-the-blanks form is attached that asks for information like your address, phone number and password, so you complete it, and hit the Send button. A week later, you are at the...

TECHNOLOGY SPECIAL REPORT

The Courtship of Video and Wireless Networks Has Begun

One would not call them intimate at this stage, but certainly the mutual interest between wireless LANs and video applications is growing. Companies and consumers have deployed a growing number of WLANs to support a variety of data applications, such as electronic mail and Web browsing. Users are st...

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Traditional Telcos Rallying Around Cable Services

Telecommunications service providers are adding a new item to their product lines: cable TV services. Carriers view this as a natural addition to their ever-expanding service lines, which include local service, long distance communications, Internet access, and wireless capabilities. While video pro...

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Better Keep That Laptop Within Reach

It could happen in an airport, when you walk from a seat in the waiting area to a newsstand. Or it could happen when you park your car in front of a client's office and rush in to pick up a needed report. Or it might happen when you walk across the room in the local coffee shop to grab cream for you...

TECHNOLOGY SPECIAL REPORT

Work on Higher-Speed WLAN Standard Begins

The quest for more bandwidth is neverending, so soon after vendors make one technical advance, they move on to the next. With 54 Mbps 802.11g wireless LANs now poised to gain a lion's share of product shipments, vendors are examining ways to push the bandwidth plateau past the 100 Mbps mark. Proprie...

TECHNOLOGY SPECIAL REPORT

Personal Video Players May Be Next Big Wave

The sight of commuters' heads bobbing up and down as they listen to music on their way to work may be replaced by intent gazes examining the previous night's episode of the "Sopranos" or the ninth inning of the baseball game. Manufacturers are hoping that the next big wave in personal entertainment ...

TECHNOLOGY SPECIAL REPORT

First Intelligent, Wireless Consumer Devices About To Hit Market

Consumer devices, such as entertainment systems and home security products, are gaining intelligence and becoming more PC-like. As this occurs, users want to connect them to home local area networks and automate processes, such as moving music files from PCs to stereos or turning lights on and off.

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Ring Tones Ring Up Record Revenue

The simple ding-a-ling heard when an incoming call arrives is being replaced by a bevy of Top 10 tunes. Ring tones -- simple notes or 30-second clips of popular songs -- have emerged as a popular value-added data service for wireless carriers. "One cannot underestimate the interest consumers, especi...

TECHNOLOGY SPECIAL REPORT

Home LANs over Power Lines – Take Two

More and more digital devices are being put in homes as a result of consumers doing such things as moving audio files from PCs to home entertainment systems. In response to the upswing in demand for networked services in the home, the HomePlug Powerline Alliance is moving to make the technology to c...

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