Global roaming network vulnerable to attack: Researchers

Roaming is a service that mobile wireless users take for granted when they move across the boundaries of their carriers' coverage. We just assume there's coverage everywhere. Few people think about the private

Published on: June 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

New iPhones tackle LTE roaming challenges

For many mobile carriers, offering LTE roaming to customers has its risks along with the potential rewards and so most businesses have been slow in offering the service. However new smart phones such

Published on: September 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Bell goes to court over rules to help new wireless carriers

The country’s biggest wireless carriers are increasingly turning to the courts to stop Ottawa’s policies to boost competition in the industry. BCE Inc.’s Bell Mobility division is the latest, which is asking the

Published on: September 9th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Tips for securing mobile apps

The proliferation of third-generation cellular networks and Wi-Fi hotspots is helping mobile workers work on the road but one analyst notes administrators must provide virtual private networks for security. About 200 Export Development

Published on: October 20th, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Bell adds another CDMA/GSM handset, BlackBerry software for small businesses

Bell has added another smartphone that runs on two networks to its offerings. The Samsung ACE is a Windows Mobile-based handset that offers both global voice and data service and access on Bell’s

Published on: May 11th, 2008 Howard Solomon

European legislators aim to cap roaming fees by summer

European legislators hope that a compromise agreement to cap mobile phone roaming charges will become law before Europeans take their summer holidays. But a network operators' group warned to expect delays because even

Published on: May 22nd, 2007 Peter Sayer

Orange, Cingular team on corporate cellular service

Two big mobile phone operators, one in the U.S., the other in Europe, are teaming to offer tailored services to multinational companies operating on both sides of the Atlantic. Orange SA has agreed

Published on: November 29th, 2005 John Blau

Lost Packets: Networking news and trivia

Yahoo helps Chinese identify dissidentShi Tao, a 37-year-old journalist with Contemporary Business News in China’s Hunan province can thank Yahoo Inc. for helping Chinese authorities identify him and send him to to jail

Published on: October 13th, 2005 Network World Canada Staff

Global Wi-Fi access deal makes world wireless

A worldwide roaming agreement between four of the world's biggest wireless operators has given the Wi-Fi hotspot market a shot in the arm. U.K.-based BT Group PLC; StarHub Ltd. of Singapore; T-Mobile International

Published on: November 11th, 2004 Manek Dubash