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- A wireless hotspot. Reynolds, Melanie // Electronics Weekly;10/29/2003, Issue 2121, p29
The article focuses on the implications of the introduction of the WiMAX standard for broadband wireless metropolitan area networks. The standard would provide alternatives to digital subscriber lines and cable. WiMAX poses a competition to third generation mobile and WiFi wireless local area...
- Cooling concerns. O'Shea, Dan // Wireless Review;Aug2005, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p18
Addresses the concerns about public Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) hot spots. Growth of the public Wi-Fi market; Convergence of public Wi-Fi with other communications technologies; Speculation on how public hot spots could continue to add value.
- Wireless Channel. // Network Dictionary;2007, p530
A reference entry for "wireless channel" is presented. The term refers to the process of dividing allocated spectrum into sub-spectrums. For instance, 802.11b and 802.11g devices have three nonoverlapping channels, while 802.11a devices have eight nonoverlapping channels.
- WI-FI: CITIES. // Conde Nast Traveler;May2004, Vol. 39 Issue 5, pB14
Lists the cities that have adopted the Wi-Fi technology. Parks in Manhattan, New York City that have Wi-Fi; Telecom Ottawa's testing of the wireless system for Ottawa's City Hall in Ontario; British Telecom's installation of the technology in London, England.
- Ready For Take-Off: Wi-Fi At Airports. Rockwell, Mark // Wireless Week;8/1/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 16, p6
Discusses the business aspects of installing wireless fidelity (wi-fi) technology in airports. Concerns with contract negotiations; Revenue from commercial telecommunication; Challenges in operating a wi-fi network.
- Tropos finds blend between mixed-use, public-safety
rollouts. Motsay, Emily // RCR Wireless News;4/12/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 15, p24
Reports on the advances made by Tropos Networks on its metro-scale wireless fidelity mesh networks. Technologies included in Tropos' solution; Examples of mixed-use networks; Advantages of the Tropos solution.
- Convergence with a vengeance. O'Shea, Dan // Wireless Review;Nov2005, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p16
This article features IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) and UMA in 2005. IMS does exactly what the name suggests--enables access to a mobile network through a realm of fixed wireless coverage based on an unlicensed frequency, such as Wi-Fi. The two technologies work their magic in completely...
- Wi-Fi Encroaches On In-Building Solutions. Marek, Sue // Wireless Week;10/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 21, p12
Deals with the alleged proliferation of voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) over Wireless-Fidelity (Wi-Fi) products and its possible competition with in-building solutions. Competitive differentiator among wireless operators; Implication of VoIP-over-Wi-Fi systems for traditional in-building...
- Key Wi-Fi Mesh Standard Solidified. // TelecomWeb News Digest;3/13/2006, p1
The article reports on the IEEE standard for the interoperable Wi-Fi mesh networks. The standard is key to the battle between Wi-Fi mesh and wireless networks based on IEEE 802.16, such as the so-called WiMAX and the ETSI HiperMAN. In technical terms, the goal is to create a protocol for...