How to slash mobile phone costs

A router announced this week by Agito Networks Inc. is designed to help companies with wireless local-area networks (WLANs) save money on cellular phone calls. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Agito is shipping the RoamAnywhere Mobility

Published on: February 21st, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Wi-Fi to cell roaming still has wrinkles

With Wi-Fi coverage continuing to expand and vendors rolling out Wi-Fi-enabled handsets, many in the IT community are now looking for the inevitable next step — seamless Wi-Fi to cell handoffs. While being

Published on: June 8th, 2006 Michael Martin

Wi-Fi set to ease cellular burden

Canadian service providers are hoping Wi-Fi will enable them to lighten the load on their cellular networks. Wi-Fi as a voice medium is a ready technology, they say, but a commercially viable business

Published on: February 16th, 2006 Mark Els

Telus goes national with its 3G network

Telus Mobility Inc. has unveiled its third generation (3G) cellular network with a reach that pushes coverage to near-national levels. Called Wireless High-Speed Network (WHSN), Telus’s version of cellular broadband is based on

Published on: December 6th, 2005 Vanessa Ho

Rogers, Ericsson run trials to boost wireless speeds

With the goal of significantly boosting wireless speeds, Ericsson Canada Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc. are running trials of 3G high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) wireless services and converged IP multimedia subsystem (IMS)

Published on: October 16th, 2005 Mark Els

BT defends dicey Bluephone

BT is gearing up for the launch of its Bluephone cell phone -- which will be able to roam calls between the cellular network and a Bluetooth access point in the customer's house

Published on: May 26th, 2005 Peter Judge

Force uses IT to fight crime

With an abundance of aging technology from the 1980s, Montreal’s police force was finding it increasingly difficult to effectively use IT as part of its efforts to fight crime. The outfit was looking

Published on: February 17th, 2005 Vanessa Ho

Combo Wi-FI cell phone due out by fall

Avaya Inc., Motorola Inc. and Proxim Corp. later this year plan to introduce what they have dubbed the "enterprise phone," which can easily switch voice phone calls from a wireless LAN to a

Published on: May 27th, 2004 Bob Brewin