The Hindu Business Line  41 min ago  Comment 
The Jabra Elite Sport goes with you on a workout and senses heart rate, pace, reps and even gives you advice
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RESTON, Va. , Aug. Kansas is transforming public safety communications by opting in to FirstNet. Today, Governor Sam Brownback announced his decision to accept the FirstNetandnbsp;andandnbsp;ATandamp;T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband...
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INDIANAPOLIS , Aug.andnbsp;Mobilitie, the largest privately-held wireless infrastructure provider in the United States , today named Indianapolis a recipient of its "Connected City Award" in recognition of improvements made to the city's...
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. , Aug. ATandamp;T* has added a new cell tower to its 4G LTE network in Huntington to give customers faster, more reliable wireless service. Click here for more.
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ATLANTA , Aug. Southern Company subsidiary Southern Linc has entered into a partnership with the City of Huntsville and Madison County Alabama's 911 dispatch center. Southern Linc will add LTE equipment to select Madison County towers...
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Smithers Apex will hold its 9th annual Wireless Power Summit event in downtown Denver, Colorado at the Embassy Suites Hotel, October 5-6, 2017. The annual event is an industry forum for discussing emerging applications for...
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SIMI VALLEY, Calif. , Aug. Airborne Wireless Network (OTC QB: ABWN) is pleased to announce that on August 11, 2017 it entered into a design and manufacturing services agreement with ViaLight Communications, GmbH, a developer of laser based...
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SYDNEY , Aug. NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) and Openreach (a wholly owned and independently governed division of the BT Group) have successfully completed a world first Fibre-to-the-Distribution-Point (FTTdp) based Gfast demonstrationthat...
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LitePoint, a leading provider of wireless test solutions, today announced the LitePoint IQcell™ multi-device cellular signaling test solution which enables user experience testing of LTE cellular devices. Click here for more.
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Lumos Networks Corp. ("Lumos Networks" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: LMOS), a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, is pleased to announce that the company has joined the Wireless Infrastructure...


The wireless market space refers to bidirectional communications technologies of two rather distinct sorts:

  • Mobile communications on licensed frequencies over intermediate to long ranges with a central broadcast tower, including
    • Cellular technologies, such as those used by cell phones
    • WiMAX and related wide-area network technologies
  • Wireless networking on unlicensed frequencies over short distances (a few hundred feet) to s local access point, commonly found in laptop computers and smart phones.

Wireless convergence is the idea that devices with wireless communications capabilities should be able to work with all available telecommunications technologies seamlessly.

Some other technologies which do not have wires are nevertheless not generally part of the "wireless" market space. These include:

  • Cordless telephones and personal area networks such as Bluetooth, which are ultra-short-range
  • broadcast television and radio (which are not bidirectional)
  • Point-to-point wireless links, which may provide telecommunications backbones to remote areas where running cables would be prohibitive (these are typically managed by a regional service provider, and seldom are marketed as an end product).
  • Inductive charging devices (for charging mobile devices without cords)

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