Category Archives: ISP

Wi-Fi To Climb Aboard Modems

Wi-Fi chips for wireless home networks will be moving in with a roommate: broadband modems. Via []Continue Reading

WiFi Metro To Become HotSpotzz

In July hereUare Communications put itself up for sale and said at the time that if it couldn’t sell in two weeks, the company would “go away.” Via []Continue Reading

Wi-Fi Users Warned Of Pirates

AT&T Broadband is warning customers to secure their Wi-Fi networks after an unusual case in which a subscriber played an unwitting role in dispatching a pirated movie over the Internet, the company’s spokeswoman said. Via []Continue Reading

Small-time ISPs Jump On Wireless Bandwagon

It’s a national phenomenon: All over the United States, small-town and rural Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) are springing up, often because wireless is the only practical way to bring broadband Internet access to the areas they serve. These are not hobbyists using consumer-grade 802.11b equipment, but professionals hoping to make substantial money providing professional-levelContinue Reading

BT Gets 802.11b Rubber Stamp

The government yesterday duly amended the Wireless Telegraphy Act, opening to flood-gates to commercial providers of public WLAN services on the 2.4GHz spectrum. Via []Continue Reading

EarthLink Sets Up Shop With Wi-Fi

EarthLink added Wi-Fi to its arsenal of wireless offerings on Tuesday. Via []Continue Reading

Verizon 3G Broadband… NOT

Last week Verizon Wireless became the first company to roll out commercial 3G service in the United States. It announced a new CDMA 1xRTT based data service called Express Network.Continue Reading

WiFi Metro Launches Today

For $19.95/month you get unlimited monthly minutes, UNLIMITED access to hundreds of hereUare JumpStart sites located throughout the U.S., including many of your favorite Starbucks coffee shops — No roaming charges!, and no contract minimum requirement or activation fees!Continue Reading

Mesh Networks – A DiSrUpTiVe Technology?

Mesh Networks, a wireless startup company in Maitland, FL is developing an alternative to 3G, that will carry data, voice and other multimedia streams. Their plan is to be disruptive as possible.Continue Reading

AT&T Broadband Commits To Home Networking

AT&T unit AT&T Broadband may have been dealt to Comcast, but while it is still under the AT&T umbrella, the company is following in its parent’s footsteps with a move to support home networking technology. Via []Continue Reading

Enhancement To 802.11 Technology In Testing

MeshNetworks, Inc. announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted an experimental license for demonstrations nationally in both the 2.4 MHz and 5.7 MHz bands. The FCC’s action enables MeshNetworks to conduct large-scale demonstrations of its mobile ad hoc peer-to-peer broadband technology. Via []Continue Reading

Wireless Wrap-up: Carriers Moving To 3G Alternative In 2002

The Wireless Strategies to stimulate the adoption of mobile data among enterprises that were hatched in the boardrooms of major telecommunications carriers in 2001 are likely to take hold in 2002. Via []Continue Reading

Boingo Or Splat?

Boingo Wireless has gotten a lot of news lately about their new business venture. They promise one source for access to a number of IEEE 802.11b wireless systems. To fulfill this, they offer a free client from their website which supposedly sports a NetStumbler-like mechanism to find access points, a database of known access pointsContinue Reading

EarthLink Founder Takes To The Air

EarthLink chairman and founder Sky Dayton will unveil his newest company on Thursday, a wireless Internet service provider named “Boingo.” Via []Continue Reading