Category Archives: Roaming

Start-up Aims To Join Telephone And Wireless Calls

A secretive start-up backed by two powerful Silicon Valley venture capital firms will on Monday outline its plans for bridging the gulf between mobile telephones and fixed-line phone networks. Via []Continue Reading

MIT Wireless Network Tracks Info On Users

In another time and place, college students wondering whether the campus cafe has any free seats, or their favorite corner of the library is occupied, would have to risk hoofing it over there. But for today’s student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, that kind of information is all just a click away. Via []Continue Reading

New Wi-Fi Mobility System Comes To Europe

Allied Telesyn Inc. hopes to offer European users of wide-area Wi-Fi networks the ability to move from one access point to another without losing a connection, using proprietary technology developed and deployed in Asia. Via []Continue Reading

Boingo Wireless, BT Partner For Wi-Fi

Boingo Wireless is adding more muscle to its Boingo Roaming System, thanks to a newly signed deal with British Telecommunications’ (BT) BT Openzone Wi-Fi Internet service provider. Via []Continue Reading

BT Unveils 3G Wi-Fi Combo

BT has launched a combined Wi-Fi, 3G and GPRS tariff for road warriors and other business folk on the move. Via []Continue Reading

VeriSign Commences Seamless Wi-Fi Cellular Roaming Tests

VeriSign has planned to get on to the bandwagon of Wi-Fi Cellular roaming and has begun trial tests in three major universities. The commencement of the trial was announced last week and under the pilot program, the company is trying to integrate on-campus Wi-Fi to any wide-area wireless carrier network for data and voice roamingContinue Reading

Vodafone To Offer WiFi In Germany With The Cloud

Vodafone will join forces with wireless Internet provider The Cloud to offer Wi-Fi wireless broadband Internet in Germany, the companies said in a joint press release. Via []Continue Reading

BT Inks New Wi-Fi Roaming Deals

BT has signed international roaming deals with wireless operators in Japan, France and Switzerland taking the number of Wi-Fi hotspots its punters can use to more than 30,000 around the world. Via []Continue Reading

Wireless Companies To Share WiFi Hot Spots

Canada’s largest wireless companies said yesterday they will let their customers use their wireless Internet access networks, known as WiFi hot spots, interchangeably. Via []Continue Reading

Boingo’s Wi-Fi Takes Flight

Boingo Wireless has officially launched its Wi-Fi service through its previously announced partnership with Connexion by Boeing. Via []Continue Reading

BT, UK Wi-Fi Network Enter Roaming Pact

BT’s Wi-Fi subsidiary, Openzone, has added Broadreach Networks’ collection of hotspots to its own, courtesy of a roaming deal struck between the two companies. Via []Continue Reading

UK Wi-Fi Network Nabs German WISP

UK Wi-Fi network The Cloud has become Germany’s third-largest WISP by acquiring local player Airnyx, the company said today. Via []Continue Reading

Hotspot Vendors Ink Wi-Fi Roaming Agreements

SBC, Boingo Wireless and Airpath wireless said Thursday that they have signed new roaming agreements that expand the breadth of those vendors’ Wi-Fi hotspot networks. Via []Continue Reading

New VoIP-Enabled Roaming Client

PCTel’s new product permits users to make and get calls using the same number on cellular and IP networks. Via []Continue Reading

T-Mobile Inks Wi-Fi Roaming Pacts

T-Mobile has struck a deal with six international wireless operators to simplify roaming and billing for travelers using Wi-Fi abroad, the company said Wednesday. Via []Continue Reading