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Sidekick fiasco could darken mobile cloud forecast

The nebulous concept of the “mobile cloud” rained on a group of mobile consumers last week as T-Mobile USA Inc.’s Sidekick service experienced a data outage that is now only coming back online, and more significantly may have caused consumers’ stored data to be lost. Details of the outage are still being investigated, but it […]

by Dan Meyer Posted in Frontpage0 Comments

Florida Wireless Association Hits New Records

Florida Wireless Association Hits New Records

The Florida Wireless Association (FWA) is proud to announce the results from our 4th Annual Charity Golf Classic. This year’s event was held on October 8th at Hawk’s Landing and Grande Pines Championship Courses located in Orlando, Florida. 232 players took over the two golf courses and allowed for FWA to donate $17,500 to the […]

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Cisco to acquire Starent Networks for $2.9 billion

Cisco said it will pay $2.9 billion to acquire Starent Networks Corp., a mobile infrastructure provider that targets wireless and converged operators.Tewksbury, Mass.-based Starent has been on a roll recently as the company was selected to build out Verizon Wireless’ LTE network, has partnered with Motorola for its LTE solution and has been pointed out […]

by Tracy Ford Posted in Frontpage0 Comments

Tower siting at local level aids federal efforts: State wireless associations focus on grass-roots efforts

Tower siting at local level aids federal efforts: State wireless associations focus on grass-roots efforts

As FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski pledged his agency’s support for a “shot clock” to help facilitate tower-siting initiatives across the United States, state wireless associations continue to work at the local level to educate municipalities and state governments on the benefits of wireless infrastructure, and the wisdom of trying to find the right balance between […]

by Tracy Ford Posted in Frontpage, Towers, towers0 Comments

Reality Check: Overcoming the challenges of delivering high-speed wireless data services

Reality Check: Overcoming the challenges of delivering high-speed wireless data services

Editor’s Note: Welcome to our weekly Reality Check column. We’ve gathered a group of visionaries and veterans in the mobile industry to give their insights into the marketplace.High-speed wireless data applications are exploding in popularity. The Wireless Federation noted in late 2008 that “mobile network operators in developed regions should prepare for a tenfold increase […]

by Rob Rovetta, VP of Products, Quantance Inc. Posted in Frontpage, Towers, towers0 Comments

UPDATE: Sidekick data lost in the cloud: T-Mo USA warns users to not power down devices

UPDATE: Sidekick data lost in the cloud: T-Mo USA warns users to not power down devices

Following a week-long data outage, T-Mobile USA Inc. has told customers of its Danger Sidekick devices that any information uploaded to its servers has likely been lost and that customers should not allow their device to lose power as any stored information could also be lost. Danger, which provides the software for the Sharp-manufactured device, […]

by Dan Meyer Posted in Frontpage0 Comments

Reality Check: The “therefore” expedition

Reality Check: The “therefore” expedition

Editor’s Note: Welcome to our weekly Reality Check column. We’ve gathered a group of visionaries and veterans in the mobile industry to give their insights into the marketplace.Thanks to search, we have a lot of opportunities to find things. Some are useful, and others, well – a recent Microsoft Bing commercial put it best – […]

by Jim Patterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Mobile Symmetry Posted in Frontpage0 Comments


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