Articles tagged with: Usb and 3G Network
Telecom Italia is fitting out Italian high-speed trains with on-board Wi-Fi services, with the first trains coming into service within the next few weeks. Frecciarossa high-speed trains will be offering internet connections, improved telephone reception including coverage within tunnels and, from next May, new entertainment and news services. more
Vodafone Czech Republic has inked a national roaming agreement with the CDMA network, MobilKom to enable its 3G data users to roam between the two networks. Vodafone is offering a dual-mode usb modem for laptops that will switch between WCDMA and CDMA networks are required. more
New Zealand's newish mobile network operator, 2degress has announced the launch of its nationwide 3G network. It is expected customers will receive average speeds of 800kbps to 1400kbps on the 2degrees 3G network. more
Vodafone Greece has upgraded its 3G network to HSPA+ and now supports peak download rates of up to 28.8 Mbps. Upgraded HSPA+ MIMO Vodafone Mobile Broadband services are initially provided in selected areas of Athens, with plans to expand this elsewhere in the country. more
Deutsche Telekom and Nokia Siemens Networks have conducted an HSPA+ data call with peak throughput of 42 Mbps over a standards based 3G network at the CeBIT 2010 fair held in Hannover, Germany. more
Hutchison 3G UK has launched a subscription based mobile video on demand
service that enables users to watch television shows on their phones. The
service is managed by Mobix Interactive.
Orange UK has launched a range of new laptop computers and usb dongles for its 3G network. One of the laptops, supplied by Asus comes with the SIM card embedded within the hardware.
China Mobile has been allocated an additional 50Mhz for its 3G network - taking its total allocation to 85Mhz. A total of 155 MHz of spectrum has been set aside for TD-SCDMA use. Rival operators, China Telecom and China Unicom have 30Mhz of spectrum for their 3G services.
SmarTone-Vodafone has launched its own Android OS focused applications store. The company said that the applications being offered will be tailored for the local market.
Pakistan's Warid Telecom says that it has expanded its mobile network to 6,250 towers, covering 486 cities and 12,500 km of roads. The subscriber base has crossed over 18.58 million with a market share of 19.37%.
Ukrainian operator, Life has launched a service which it says will prevent customers in the border areas accidentally roaming onto foreign networks - although it did not specify how the system would work. With the launch of Border Roaming Gateway life subscribers will be retained in the operator's network wherever there is coverage. more
Bahrain's Batelco says that it has upgraded its 3G network to support peak download speeds of 14.4Mbps. more
Sprint Nextel has announced that it will start selling its first CDMA-WiMAX dual-mode device, a usb modem from next week - just before Christmas. Sprint launched 4G in Baltimore in September and plans to launch in other markets across the country throughout 2009. more
Wi-Fi roaming provider, iPass announced a partnership agreement with 3 Scandinavia, part of the Hutchison Whampoa 3 Group of companies, which will provide iPass customers with access to its 3G network in Sweden - including mobile data in-bundle roaming into Denmark. Under the terms of the agreement, iPass will integrate 3's HSDPA and HSUPA network into its iPass Mobile Office service, which unifies remote and mobile connectivity across more than 160 countries. more
Russia's VimpelCom has announced the commercial launch of a 3G network in certain Russian regions. 3G networks have been launched in four cities: Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara and Chelyabinsk. The networks currently cover the central and some of the most densely populated districts in these cities, and VimpelCom expects that during 2008 coverage will be extended to bedroom communities. more