Newsletter | July 11, 2008

Wireless Networks Online Newsletter: UCSD Deploys Bluetooth Scanners To Detect Spread Of Malicious Data Between Wireless Devices

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UCSD Deploys Bluetooth Scanners To Detect Spread Of Malicious Data Between Wireless Devices
Researchers at the UC San Diego division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) have deployed Bluetooth scanners around the UCSD campus to study a potential new threat to cyber security: mobile malware...

Bluetooth And Wi-Fi Markets Are Evolving In Different Directions
Global markets for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi both continue to show strong growth and will remain the leading personal area networking technologies, but prices and market developments are pushing each of them in new directions, according to a new short-range wireless communications forecast from ABI Research...

Annoying Mobile Communications Abroad
The results of a multi-national survey to be published in the International Journal of Mobile Communications reveals some surprises about cell phone use that have implications for organizations that rely on mobile communications. The study was undertaken by Robert Nickerson and Brenda Mak of San Francisco State University working with Henri Isaac of the University Paris-Dauphine...

NAC Provides Details On Wi-Fi Network Acquisition In Philadelphia
Network Acquisition Company, LLC (NAC), the company that acquired the former EarthLink Wi-Fi network in the City of Philadelphia, today provided additional information on the status of the network and business opportunities moving forward...

Report: Personal Navigation Device Sales Beat Expectations
Worldwide shipment growth of personal navigation devices (PNDs) was higher than anticipated last year, with shipments reaching 30.7 million in 2007, up from 13.3 million in 2006, reports In-Stat...

Alvarion Sets Off First Mobile WiMAX Internet Service In The U.S.
Alvarion Ltd. announced the commercial rollout of Mobile WiMAX Internet service by DBC (DigitalBridge Communications) offered over Alvarion's WiMAX Forum Certified BreezeMAX 2.5 GHz solution...

Anritsu Demonstrates LTE Simulation Systems For Handset And Base Station Testing
Anritsu Company announces that the company has developed a long-term evolution (LTE) network simulator and that it is now being used by Anritsu beta customers to help in the development of LTE mobile phone networks...

Sandals Resorts Selects Ruckus Wireless For Large-Scale Indoor/Outdoor 802.11n Smart Mesh Deployment
Ruckus Wireless announced that it has been selected by Sandals Resorts International to supply all of its Caribbean properties including Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts and The Royal Plantation Collection with an all-802.11n, indoor/outdoor Wireless LAN infrastructure based on its Smart Mesh Networking technology...

University Of Tennessee At Chattanooga Upgrades To Aruba Networks For Reliable, Interference-Free Wireless Networking
Aruba Networks, Inc. recently announced that the University of Tennessee has selected and is deploying Aruba's adaptive wireless LAN and secure mobility solution at its Chattanooga campus...

Girona, Spain Deploys Wireless Broadband Network For Municipal Services Using Tropos Networks & Neomedia Solution
Tropos Networks and Neomedia recently announced that the City of Girona, Spain has deployed a broadband wireless network...

Wireless Matrix Signs Three-Year Agreement With Municipal Utility Company
Wireless Matrix Corporation announced recently that it has signed a three-year service agreement with a Midwestern municipal utility company to deploy the FleetOutlook solution suite with their vehicle fleet...

Groton, Connecticut Residents To Benefit From Verizon Wireless Network Expansion
In a continuing effort to provide the best wireless service for local residents in New London County, Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site. The new site increases high-speed wireless data coverage and capacity along I-95 and the Gold Star Highway in Groton, Connecticut, as well as the surrounding area...

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