Articles tagged with: Usb and Video
A Qualcomm subsidiary in India and Ericsson have successfully demonstrated LTE TDD mobility at 2.3 GHz in an outdoor environment. The demonstration live streamed multiple high-definition video feeds to a mobile van in the Gurgaon area, showing a seamless hand off between base stations while maintaining session continuity. The demonstration was carried out by using Radio Access Network (RAN) and Evolved Packet Core (EPC) solutions from Ericsson, and usb dongles based on Qualcomm's MDM9x00 multimode chipset that supports both LTE and 3G. more
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
Samsung Electronics has introduced its latest wireless universal serial bus (usb) solution, developed using Ultra Wide Band (UWB) technology. Offered in a two-chip set, Samsung's newest S3C2680/ S5M8311 Wusb solution enables content to be wirelessly transmitted from a mobile host device to a tethered device for viewing. more
Pyramid Research forecasts that the mobile broadband market worldwide will reach 1 billion connections during 2012, segmented by 3G and 4G network technologies. Mobile operators around the world will invest billions in the spectrum and network infrastructure to deploy 4G networks, but are struggling to keep pace with 3G data traffic growth driven by the use of smartphones and usb dongles, as well as bandwidth-intensive video content and applications. more
The Consumer Electronics (CE) industry is entering a new era of ubiquitous connectivity, spurring a boom in shipments of video-oriented CE devices equipped with high-bandwidth wireless video interface solutions, according to iSuppli Corp. more
Mobile data traffic from PC modems and routers is forecast to increase fourfold between 2010 and 2014, according to a new Research Brief from ABI Research. This year some 2,000 petabytes of data will be sent and received, a figure that will rise to about 8,000 petabytes in 2014. more
Oman Air says that it will become the first airline in the world to offer the full connectivity suite (Mobile OnAir and Internet OnAir) on its commercial widebody aircraft when it starts to unroll full mobile phone and wi-fi connectivity across its brand new Airbus A330 fleet by the middle of February. more
A preliminary analysis of the components used to manufacture Google's Nexus One smartphone suggests that the Bill Of Materials (BOM) is $174.15 - compared to a retail price of $529, or at $179 with a two-year service contract from T-Mobile. This total comprises only hardware and component costs for the Nexus One itself and does not take into consideration other expenses such as manufacturing, software, box contents, accessories and royalties. 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
Kempler & Strauss says that it has launched the world's smallest full-function GSM quad-band cell phone watch, the W PhoneWatch. The W PhoneWatch features a touchscreen with an intuitive micro-touch interface that enables users to operate the phone by fingertip, eliminating the need for a stylus to dial phone numbers or create text messages. more