Archive for July, 2007

The Federal Communications Commission approved (pdf) a set of 700 MHz ground-rules today for the spectrum auction this January. Here’s the Band Plan Chart (pdf), Martin Statement (pdf), Copps Statement (pdf), Adelstein Statement (pdf), Tate Statement (pdf), and McDowell Statement (pdf). The FCC split the 24 MHz reserved for 700 MHz Public Safety Spectrum (12 […]

Access Point with Cellular Backbone

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 27th, 2007

The 3G Phoebus MB6000, a pyramid-shaped access point converts your cellular PC Card into an 802.11g access point. The 3G Phoebus is said to be compatible with most major wireless providers and compatible with most EV-DO, UMTS, and HSDPA networks, as well as slower EDGE/GPRS connections. It doesn’t include the cellular card on its own, […]

Open Ads

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 27th, 2007

OpenAds is one of the most interesting open source projects/companies on the planet, says C/Net. It’s an open source ad server. Like Doubleclick without the lock-in or fees. In other words, open source. 100% GPLv2. I guess it should be no surprise that the world’s most popular ad server, powering Web 2.0 business models, is […]

Russian WiMAX

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 27th, 2007

Mobile WiMax will be launched in the five largest Russian cities in November, 2007, reports Russian IT Review, although Mobile WiMAX products still require WiMAX Forum certification for interoperability. On Wednesday, the Summa Telecom Company, announced the launch of its own network,having been granted a large frequency resource across Russia. The first cities to be […]

Taiwan Awards WiMAX Licenses

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 27th, 2007

Digitimes reports that Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC) on July 26 awarded six companies regional WiMAX operating licenses in a second-round bid, according to the agency. Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Taiwan Mobile (TWM, represented by its wholly owned subsidiary Tahsin United Telecom), each failed to secure a license. First International Telecom (Fitel), which submitted the […]

Arraycomm + Alvarion = Smart Beaming

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 27th, 2007

Wireless broadband equipment leader Alvarion and smart antenna company ArrayComm, announced today their ongoing technology partnership for integration of ArrayComm’s multi-antenna signal processing software (A-MASTM) into Alvarion’s 4Motion’s Radio Access Network. Alvarion’s all-IP OPEN WiMAX will leverage ArrayComm’s A-MASTM Advanced Multi-Antenna software in order to offer 2 to 4 times more coverage and spectral efficiency […]