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Cellular modem vendors are typically the first companies to produce WWAN products based on the latest technologies. The newest WWAN air interfaces have always seen their introduction in external cellular modems first, followed by miniCards (mini-PCI in the past) for embeddeding into laptops (and now netbooks, MIDs, smartbooks, tablets, e-readers, etc. as well). Sierra Wireless ...

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Known for being an online repository of electronic documents -- self-published books, marketing presentations and brochures, and clippings from other Internet sources -- Scribd claims more than 10 million online documents on its servers. The company recently unveiled a campaign to address mobile users that want to access Scribd documents on these handheld browsers along with emerging ...

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Clearwire had its 4Q09 earnings call today, Wednesday 2/24/2010. I won't focus on the financials - I'll leave that to Wall Street. Here is a snapshot of the information relevant to the way ABI Research tracks the market:



Clearwire now has 688,000 total subsribers - both proprietary and mobile WiMAX. In the ...

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Today at the Mobile World Congress, some of the world’s largest MNOs got clever about mobile applications.


The Wholesale Applications Community initiative, backed by 24 MNOs from across the globe have unified themselves behind the idea of a single platform where mobile application developers can come and access a broad range of mobile subscribers, theoretically ...

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In the run up to MWC and the flurry of announcements that are starting to already pour in, AT&T has announced that they will be going with ALU and Ericsson for their LTE rollout. Here is the press release. Commercial services are scheduled to begin in 2011.



While Verizon had taken the opportunity to announce ...

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On Wednesday (Feb 3), mobile analytics firm Taptu http://www.taptu.com released a new metrics report detailing the size and characteristics of a new breed of mobile website – the mobile touch website.These sites are optimized for touchscreen devices with finger-friendly layouts and lightweight pages which are fast to load over mobile networks ...

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KDDI, Japan’s second biggest operator has finally come clean on femtocells. This after their two main competitors Softbank and NTTDoCoMo already having launched commercial femto services. For details of the launch here is the link to the press release http://www.airvana.com/news/news_1011.htm



The one big difference between KDDI and the others ...

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