Telecommunications Industry News
A group of Edmonton, Alberta parents are asking local school trustees to keep Wi-Fi internet access out of public schools, voicing concerns about possible health effects on students.
Google has announced that it is teaming up with three major U.S. airlines to provide free in-flight Wi-Fi during the busy holiday travel season.
An Ontario school district says that there is no evidence that Wi-Fi networks cause negative health effects, and is refusing requests to shut such networks down when students return to classes next month.
Seattle-based coffee chain, Starbucks, will offer unlimited free Wi-Fi access in its U.S. and Canadian outlets beginning tomorrow (July 1).
Canadian wireless operator, Bell Mobility, has recalled Novatel's MiFi 2372 router due to a problem affecting the device's lithium-ion battery.
Canadian wireless operator, Bell Mobility, has made good on its promise to offer the HSPA-based MiFi 2372 mobile router, manufactured by Novatel.
Google has announced the launch of free Wi-Fi hotspots at 47 U.S. airports, allowing travelers to communicate more conveniently over the holiday season.
Bell Mobility said today that it will introduce two new mobile broadband products on November 5, to coincide with the launch of its HSPA data network.
The wireless network security market will grow three-fold over the next five years, demonstrating a compound growth rate of 27% and generating $1-billion in annual revenue by 2014, according to projections by ABI Research.
Research In Motion is working on a new and improved version of the BlackBerry Tour, code-named the BlackBerry Essex, according to a report on CrackBerry.com.
Japanese electronics giant, Sony, has announced availability of its BDP-S560 Wi-Fi-enabled Blu-ray player in Canada.
Laptops and consumer electronics devices continued to account for the majority of Wi-Fi chipset shipments last year, but mobile handsets are driving growth in the Wi-Fi market, according to a recent report by In-Stat.
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Edited by Jeremy Maddock