TITLE

Hot Spot Providers Heat Up Rollouts

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Brad
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Wireless Week;8/1/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 16, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the launching of Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) hot spots in the U.S. in 2003. Number of locations to be opened by Sprint PCS; Technology to be integrated by T-Mobile with its Wi-Fi system; Concerns with the business model for Wi-Fi.
ACCESSION #
10444005

 

Related Articles

  • IPass Wi-Fi roaming service in use by Sprint.  // RCR Wireless News;9/29/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 39, p21 

    Reports on the use of the Wireless Fidelity Roaming Service of iPass Inc. by Sprint PCS, as of September 2003. Purpose of the move; Function of the Roaming Service product.

  • The New Dual Mode. Smith, Brad // Wireless Week;4/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p6 

    Focuses on the interest of wireless carriers on the utilization of Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) technology to complement and enhance in-building coverage for voice services in the U.S. Significance of fixed-mobile convergence to carriers; Plan of Sprint Nextel to launch a Wi-Fi/cellular telephone...

  • Wi-Fi Marks Arrival At More Airports. Smith, Brad // Wireless Week;12/15/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 25, p21 

    Reports on the deployments of Wi-Fi services in U.S. airports. Airports with Wi-Fi presence from Sprint PCS; Wi-Fi hot spot services of Boingo Wireless in airports; Other wireless carriers with Wi-Fi hot spots in airports.

  • Shall we Wi-Fi? Laughlin, Kirk // Wireless Asia;8/15/2003, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p16 

    Focuses on the debate on integrating cellular technology with wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi). Growth of the wireless LAN (WLAN) market; Perceived cost savings of WLAN over conventional landline alternatives; Reasons cited by wireless communication carriers for delaying the integration of Wi-Fi into...

  • Does WiMax Work? Yang, Jia Lynn // Fortune International (Europe);10/27/2008, Vol. 158 Issue 7, p28 

    The article reports on WiMax from Sprint. WiMax is a wireless technology proposed to be quick like cable internet and digital subscriber line internet but with a wider range than wireless fidelity. Sprint is using the service Xohm which charges an introductory price of $30 a month for its mobile...

  • 60GHz Wi-Fi to tackle data jam. Wilson, Richard // Electronics Weekly;5/19/2010, Issue 2428, p14 

    The article reports that standard bodies are developing the new standard for multi-gigabit wireless networking at 60GHz. The Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Gigabit Alliance are working on the new standard to link the 60GHz wireless LAN specification with the IEEE 802.11ad wireless LAN standard....

  • The case for the closed Internet. Ford, Tracy // RCR Wireless News;1/29/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p10 

    The article discusses the advantages of the walled-garden approach to wireless carriers. Sprint Nextel Corp. is struggling with whether some devices should have open access to the Internet or be more like walled gardens. The walled-garden approach can address security issues. Many of the new...

  • As EV-DO rolls out, Verizon, Sprint differ on Wi-Fi path. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;10/25/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p1 

    Reports on the plan of wireless carriers Verizon Wireless and Sprint PCS to support their Wireless-Fidelity (Wi-Fi) deployments along with the introduction of their EV-DO-based high-speed data services. Information on the expansion of Verizon's EV-DO network; Advantage of Wi-Fi providers over...

  • Sprint Home VoIP/Cellular Set For 2nd Half. Palenchar, Joseph // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;3/13/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p4 

    This article reports on the new product and distribution plans outlined by wireless carrier Sprint Nextel at an investor conference in March 2006. The company targeted an October 2006 launch of its first dual-mode integrated digital enhanced network/code division multiple access...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics