New Phones: Internet, Anyone?
- Cut the Cord--and Your Costs. Kania, Kassandra // American Gas;Jun2005, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p11
Presents tips on how gas utilities in the United States can help control telecommunication costs without compromising service. Renegotiation of contracts; Benefits of using voice over Internet; Importance of updating wireless plans; Use of satellite technology. INSETS: FIELD SERVICE FINDS ITS...
- FCC Should Be Fair To WCS. Schwartz, Randall // Wireless Week;4/1/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 13, p3
Suggests that the rights of wireless communication service (WCS) license holders should not infringe in favor of satellite digital audio radio (SDARS) licensees' demands. SDARS demands by SDARS operators XM Satellite Radio Inc. and Sirius Satellite Radio Inc.; Proposals that would promote the...
- Space jam. Tanner, John C. // Telecom Asia;Nov2003, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p16
Focuses on the importance of satellite in wireless communication in Asia. Satellite project of Vietnam; Interference of the satellite to Japanese and Tongan signals; Consequences in launching another satellite.
- Competition takes to the skies. Morri, Aldo // Telephony;11/10/97, Vol. 233 Issue 19, p48
Reports that low earth orbiting satellites will stiffen wireless competition in both narrow and wide-band communications according to a SRI Consulting study. Possible price war in wireless voice services; Plan of American and European companies to launch satellites; Sustainable advantage of...
- Is There A Market For Satellite Phones? Smith, Bruce A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/8/2000, Vol. 152 Issue 19, p44
Discusses the economic viability and market outlook for hand-held, satellite-based global telephone systems in North America. Bankruptcy of the Iridium satellite system in 1999; Major players in the industry; Possibility to offer mass-market telephony service.
- Little Leos: Riding the wave of market forces. Ingley, Carol // Satellite Communications;Dec99, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p28
Focuses on the opportunity for little low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite systems to catch the wave of wireless data. Little LEO data-only systems; Smart data-only satellites; Dependency of Little LEO systems on the development of terrestrial technologies; Turbulence in the global satellite systems...
- A wireless world. Mannes, George; Miller, Cliff // Popular Mechanics;Sep94, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p67
Discusses the proposed blanket of low earth orbit satellites as a means of communicating anytime and anywhere. Teledesic, TRW and Motorola as among the companies involved; Working process of the system. INSET: A guide to the launching pad..
- New satellite services to bridge the gap. Dwyre, Douglas // Telecommunications - Americas Edition;Dec98, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p47
Focuses on the increasing use of satellite communications systems as a means of sourcing information by global markets. Advantages of satellite communications to a developing country; Cost effectiveness of geostationary satellites used to provide communications services for developing nations...
- TheBuzz. // eWeek;2/18/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p3
Reports developments related to telecommunication. Acquisition of wireless services by Verizon Wireless; Launch of Iridium satellites; Development of customized security plan with software and hardware options.