mobile broadband

Obama: “Connecting Every Corner of America to the Digital Age”

Obama: “Connecting Every Corner of America to the Digital Age”

During an address at Northern Michigan University in Marquette on Thursday afternoon, President Barack Obama said the US will spend $5 billion to build next-generation high-speed wireless networks in rural areas, and create incentives to free up more radio frequencies for mobile broadband. According to Obama (who is shown below using his BlackBerry), "It's how we'll spark new innovation, new investment, new jobs ... We can't expect tomorrow's economy to take root using yesterday's infrastructure."

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FCC takes 90MHz of wireless spectrum from mobile satellite service bands for mobile data

FCC takes 90MHz of wireless spectrum from mobile satellite service bands for mobile data

Friday the FCC announced that, it would be reclaiming 90MHz worth of wireless spectrum from the mobile satellite service (MSS) bands and reallocating that service to wireless broadband use. Over the last few years, there has been lots of talk about freeing up wireless spectrum to accelerate the growth and availability of mobile broadband coverage around the country.

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CradlePoint MBR1200 Router and CBA750 3G/4G Mobile Broadband Adapter Officially Announced

CradlePoint MBR1200 Router and CBA750 3G/4G Mobile Broadband Adapter Officially Announced

CradlePoint and Sprint have officially announced that the MBR1200 Router and CBA750 3G/4G mobile broadband adapter have been certified to work on Sprint's 3G and 4G network. (They're definitely on a roll now.) Primarily focused on the fact that wired connections don't always stay connected, both connectivity devices are designed to make sure that if, for any reason, those wired connections fail, that businesses are still able to get work done.

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BendBroadband introduces first commercial use of HSPA+

BendBroadband introduces first commercial use of HSPA+

Today is definitely Wednesday. But in Bend, Oregon, that doesn't have to mean a bad thing. In fact, we'd be willing to wager that it's a pretty good day for customer's of BendBroadband. Why? Because the company has officially launched its next-generation wireless broadband service, touting HSPA+. And while it may not be able to reach the full capacity of the technology as we know it, there is absolutely no reason why BendBroadband customers should not be excited about this launch.

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GM offers Wi-Fi on select vehicle models

GM offers Wi-Fi on select vehicle models

We are slowly getting to the point in America where we can be connected to the Internet and reams of data everywhere we go. We can stay connected on commercial air flights commonly now and internet access is coming to our cars. GM has announced that it will be offering in-vehicle WiFi on select models very soon as a dealer installed option.

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