Archive for July, 2009

Comcast & TWC Launch Mobile WiMAX

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 30th, 2009

Comcast launched mobile WiMAX service, yesterday in Atlanta, following an earlier launch this month in Portland, Oregon. Comcast, the nation’s largest MSO with 24.6 million cable customers, has invested just north of $1B in Clear. Time Warner Cable, the 2nd largest cable operator in the U.S. with 14.7 million customers in 27 states, has invested […]

Gone Fishing

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 27th, 2009

I’m traveling down the Oregon coast this week. I haven’t taken a vacation in…I don’t know how long. I’ll take my netbook, Kindle and phone, but news stories may be thin this week, at least until I get back on Friday. Thanks for your understanding. Wishing you all a cool summer! – Sam Churchill

Verizon + Boingo = Public WiFi

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 27th, 2009

Verizon said today that it’s inked a partnership with Wi-Fi hotspot service provider Boingo Wireless that will allow its broadband customers to use Boingo hotspots across the country, an agreement that was first reported by The Wall Street Journal back in May, notes Om Malik: And if the rumors of an Apple Tablet that uses […]

iPhone App for Comcast

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 27th, 2009

Comcast’s new iPhone and iPod touch app allows subscribers to check and send e-mail, listen to their VoIP voicemails, check out TV listings, and more, says Ars Technica. After you log in with your Comcast username and password), you can access your Comcast Inbox, your Address Book, your Digital Voice info, the TV listings, and […]

Bluetooth Connected TVs from LG

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 27th, 2009

Chipmaker Broadcom today announced that LG Electronics has integrated their advanced Bluetooth chips into a new line of digital televisions that allow consumers to connect other devices, such as wireless stereo headphones and cell phones, to the TV set. LGE plans to bring audio streaming and digital media sharing to consumers. Broadcom’s Bluetooth technology also […]

JSAT: Next Generation

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 27th, 2009

Hughes Network Systems today announced that SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation has selected Hughes to supply its next-generation 2-way broadband satellite gear. Hughes says that their HX260 Mesh and HX200 satellite routers will provide up to twice the throughput performance of their previous HX System, delivering Voice over IP and other services and can service as […]