Archive for September, 2010

Lightsquared: Big Bump

Posted by Sam Churchill on September 30th, 2010

LightSquared, the satellite phone company that plans to build a terrestrial tower network, must act fast, it may miss critical deadlines laid out by the FCC and could lose its airwaves, reports MocoNetnews. According to the November issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine, which features a front page article titled “From Subprime to Satellites,” the cash […]

10,000th Story on Dailywireless

Posted by Sam Churchill on September 30th, 2010

This is post number 10,000 on Dailywireless. In March 2002, when Don Park and I started this blog, we saw it as a way to track broadband wireless news and spread The Word. In 2002, blogs were pretty new, but computers running NoCat software were enabling coffee shops to provide free WiFi. PersonalTelco in Portland […]

NewsHour: iPhone App & Miles O’Brien

Posted by Sam Churchill on September 29th, 2010

The PBS NewsHour today announced several developments for the program: An iPhone App: NewsHour announced today the official launch of its iPhone app. Available free from the iPhone App store, the application features news updated throughout the day, HD-quality video, customizable news feeds and much more. Miles O’Brien joins the NewsHour: Veteran journalist Miles O’Brien […]

Facebook + Skype?

Posted by Sam Churchill on September 29th, 2010

Facebook and Skype are teaming up for extensive integration of the social network in the next version of Skype’s software, sources tell AllThingsDigital. Venture Beat says the partnership will allow Facebook users to easily log into Skype using Facebook Connect and will give users the ability to text message, voice chat, and even video chat […]

MetroPCS: LTE in Dallas/Ft Worth

Posted by Sam Churchill on September 29th, 2010

Prepaid carrier MetroPCS launched its second LTE market in Dallas-Ft. Worth this week, reports Fierce Wireless MetroPCS is using Ericsson infrastructure, while Samsung is operating the LTE equipment for MetroPCS’ first market, Las Vegas. Ericsson says it is providing RBS 6000 LTE base stations, Evolved Packet Core (EPC) networking, and IP-based radio access networking so […]

Mixx: Demographic of One

Posted by Sam Churchill on September 29th, 2010

At the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Mixx conference in New York on Tuesday, Google made seven predictions for display advertising that the company thinks will happen by 2015, reports the NY Times. Neal Mohan, the vice president for product management responsible for Google’s display advertising products, and Barry Salzman, managing director of media and platforms for […]