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Cisco exiting WiMAX RAN market

Cisco has confirmed that it will stop designing and building new WiMAX base stations, preferring to focus on the packet core since it acquired Starent Networks for $2.9 billion last fall. Cisco

mHealth--let's talk about reality, not just the potential

I just returned from the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society 2010 conference in Atlanta, where I was struck by the contrast between this healthcare-oriented conference and the

Distributed antenna systems: From niche to necessity – page 2

Previous page Lefebvre estimated there are roughly 10,000 outdoor DAS nodes, or site deployments, in the United States. Recently, NextG said it crossed the 5,000 deployment mark. And the market for

Sprint execs' bonuses tied to WiMAX

Sprint Nextel has changed its bonus targets for its executives, tying them for the first time to attracting subscribers to WiMAX services. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission,

Virgin Mobile shutting down postpaid service in May

Virgin Mobile USA and Sprint Nextel have been notifying current Virgin Mobile postpaid subscribers that Virgin will cease being an independent postpaid brand by May 25. Sprint, which completed its

Cablevision developing WiFi/cellular phone

Cablevision said it is testing a mobile phone that can switch between its WiFi network and a cellular network. The company did not say what cellular company or companies it is partnering with.

Sprint, Hesse kickstart new ad campaign

Sprint Nextel is putting its marketing muscle behind a new advertising campaign to highlight the carrier's value proposition, an effort that marks the return of CEO Dan Hesse as the company's

Who will partner with Cablevision for WiFi/cellular service?

Not surprisingly, Cablevision revealed it is trialing phones that seamlessly move between WiFi and cellular networks. Tom Rutledge, COO of the MSO, which is successfully using its own WiFi network in

Vonage reports something different in Q4, a profit

Vonage and positive news has rarely, if ever, been a combination the company has seen in its 10-year history. But in Q4, the company bucked its common negative trend by reporting that it actually had

Clearwire adds 87,000 WiMAX subs in 4Q

Clearwire made good on the CEO Bill Morrow's promise that the WiMAX operator's fourth-quarter subscriber additions would exceed all of the previous three quarters of 2009 combined. The company added