Wireless


  • AT&T Says Mobile TV Is Ready For Primetime
    AT&T says its Mobile TV service will be ready for viewing in May, despite a four-month delay. The wireless giant also unveiled two new devices that will feature the service.
  • How One Florida VAR Became A Wireless Mesh Expert Overnight
    Entech Computer Services had never sold a wireless mesh solution before. So when the the Fort Myers, Fla.-based solution provider got a call from a nearby high-end condominium complex, asking for help installing wireless Internet in 122 suites in 16 buildings on a six-acre property, the VAR knew it would need some help.
  • Motorola Separation Leads To Layoffs
    The same day it announced it's separating its Mobile Devices and Broadband and Mobility Solutions businesses, Motorola laid off several employess, some that were working on mobile devices.
  • 802.11n On Extricom's Radar Screen
    Extricom unveils a new 802.11n product suite, a lineup that lets users leverage 11n while protecting their investment in previous wireless gear.
  • Getting Started With 802.11n Wireless
    Brett Rushton, vice president of network strategy and infrastructure at Calence LLC, a solution provider in Tempe, Ariz., highlights the challenges VARs will face as they enter the 802.11n waters.
  • 8 And Switch
    Traditional LANs are defined by location. Virtual LANs, on the other hand, are not constrained by any geographic or physical limitations. While a LAN may make sense for small networks, it makes expansion or reorganization difficult. Under a LAN setup, all the devices and equipment are located physically near each other and directly connected to a router, which is why a physically disjointed organization can't use a single network address space. To put those users on the same broadcast domain, the organization needs a VLAN.
  • The N Crowd: Wireless N Put To The Test
    The Test Center examined 802.11n wireless networking gear from Meru Networks, Ruckus Wireless and Cisco Systems and found the products offer better performance, but don't yet reach promised heights.
  • Where's Cisco With Wireless N?
    Despite reluctance from Cisco, reviewers were able to obtain a Cisco Aironet 1250 Series 802.11n access point and test it.
  • BlackBerry Pearl Gets Wi-Fi Upgrade
    BlackBerry and AT&T have released Wi-Fi-enabled BlackBerry Pearl, extending mobile email and applications to the corporate WLAN and hot spots.
  • The Slow Drive To 802.11n
    The new Wi-Fi standard, 802.11n, is trickling into the enterprise, but the midmarket likely won't see much benefit from it in the short term.

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