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  • Sierra Wireless readies HSPA+ modules for laptops

    Sierra Wireless on Monday announced the AirPrime MC8801, a module that will allow makers of laptops, netbooks and tablets to integrate mobile broadband using HSPA+ (High-Speed Packet Access) at download speeds up to 42M bps (bits per second) into their products.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs31 Aug. 10 03:50
  • Telstra becomes first to offer HSPA+ at 42Mbps

    Australian mobile network operator Telstra has become the first operator to launch a mobile broadband service using HSPA+ at 42M bps (bits per second), it said on Monday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs31 Aug. 10 05:58
  • VHA increases Vodafone, 3 mobile data allowances

    Vodafone Hutchison Australia, the company formed out of the merger of the Vodafone and 3 brands, has increased the data download allowances for its capped voice and mobile broadband plans.

    Written by Rodney Gedda30 Aug. 10 10:28
  • Faster HSPA smartphones, modems coming soon

    Smartphones and modems are about to get faster mobile broadband connections -- 14.4M bps (bits per second) and 42M bps, repectively -- using HSPA+ (High Speed Packet Access).

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs23 Aug. 10 05:54
  • On the streets of Stockholm with LTE

    A test of TeliaSonera's LTE (Long Term Evolution) network and its new multimode modem shows the next-generation mobile technology at its best -- delivering speeds at up 59.1M bps (bits per second) -- when used at 2.6GHz. But it also reveals how the technology sometimes struggles when used indoors.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs17 Aug. 10 02:01
  • 2degrees launches 3G services

    New Zealand's newest mobile operator, 2degrees, has celebrated its first birthday by launching 3G voice and data services

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling03 Aug. 10 16:59
  • AT&T now patching flaw that slowed iPhone 4

    AT&T is patching software in its network to fix a bug that kept iPhone 4 users from getting the full upstream speed on their handsets.

    Written by Stephen Lawson27 July 10 04:48
  • Skype's new iPhone app makes calls over 3G

    Skype has launched a new version of its client for Apple's iPhone that can make calls to other Skype users over a 3G network, it said on Sunday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs31 May 10 20:01
  • Cisco, Juniper push new mobility-focused products

    The two biggest router companies are focusing their attention on mobility this week with products to address operator needs for rich 4G multimedia services.

    Written by Jim Duffy10 Feb. 10 02:50
  • Optus records strong Q3 growth

    Singtel (ASX:SGT) is reporting its Australian subsidiary, Optus, has recorded strong growth for the quarter ending December 31, 2009.

    Written by Tim Lohman09 Feb. 10 11:48