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Dec
15
2011

Clearwire raises $715.5m to fund LTE plans

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Clearwire has raised $715.5 to fund its LTE plans US WiMAX standard-bearer Clearwire has announced that it has raised $715.5m from its shareholders to fund its deployment of 4G LTE technology. The firm said it will use the funds for operations and maintenance as well as new network construction. It is currently in the process of adding “LTE Advanced-ready” technology to its 4G network. It has recently completed technical trials using the technology, claiming to […]

Oct
6
2011

WiMax ISP Open Range Shuttering Operations – CEO Has Left, Staff Being Laid Off

Open Range Communications, a privately held WiMAX operator that served 140 markets in a dozen states is winding down their business operations, according to information gleaned by Fierce Wireless. While the company will continue serving existing WiMax customers (for now), the CEO has left the building, the company is no longer taking on new customers and is in the process of laying off the majority of its employees. Back in 2008, the company received a […]

Sep
23
2011

LightSquared says interference issue solved by filter

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Sanjiv Ahuja, LIghtSquared CEO said the interference issue was solved Aspiring US wholesale player LightSquared, which is planning a nationwide wireless broadband offering over satellite and LTE networks, has released details of a technical solution that it says will put an end to interference between its network and GPS devices. The carrier, backed by billionaire investor Philip Falcone, has come under attack from the Coalition to Save our GPS, an industry grouping including commercial GPS […]

Sep
16
2011

eircom confirms first locations for fibre rollout

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Operations Technician Paddy Donohoe with Paul Donovan, CEO eircom Group Irish telco eircom has announced the locations for phase one of its fibre rollout plan, including communities in six counties across all four of the Irish Republic’s provinces, as well as major cities including Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick. The first communities to benefit from the project include: Mervue (Galway); Douglas (Cork); Dooradoyle (Limerick); Tallaght, Ballyboden, Palmerstown, Swords, Donabate (County Dublin); Clonee (County Meath); and […]

Aug
11
2011

Dish Has Serious Wireless Ambitions – Though No Clear Path to Get There Yet

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Dish CEO Joseph Clayton has been on the job since May, and in a conference call this week proclaimed that the CEO was brought on board in part to solidify Dish’s wireless ambitions. According to the CEO, Dish is very eager to find an additional way to deliver content to subscribers, and “we’re also very interested in wireless broadband for a lot of our secondary and tertiary customers throughout our market.” As we exclusively reported […]

Jul
6
2011

LightSquared scores another round of funding

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Despite opposition from the GPS industry, investors are still keen on LightSquared Would-be LTE wholesaler LightSquared may be struggling to get around its opponents in the GPS industry, but that hasn’t stopped investors from beating a path to its door. The company announced today that it has raised an additional $265m in additional funding, bringing the company’s total investment haul for the past year to more than $2.3bn. According to LightSquared, the capital was drawn […]

Jun
21
2011

LightSquared Insists They’ve Resolved GPS Interference – Except That GPS Opponents Don’t Believe Them

With a growing pile of companies, organizations and LightSquared itself showing test evidence that LightSquared’s upcoming LTE network causes interference with GPS devices, LightSquared’s obviously concerned they can navigate this technical and bureaucratic minefield and get their network up and running sometime next year. The company sent out this press release to news outlets today insisting they’ve got things all under control and that they’ve got a plan to manage the interference moving forward. In […]

Jun
3
2011

Juniper stock takes a hit after CEO reveals Q2 slowdown

Juniper’s (NYSE: JNPR) weaker than expected Q2 2011 outlook did not sit well with investors this week, a message that put the biggest hit on its stock in over two years. Shares declined 10 percent, or $3.64, to $32.97, the largest drop it has seen since the end of January 2009. Kevin Johnson, Juniper’s CEO, said during this week’s Bank of America Merrill Lynch U.S. Technology Conference in New York that sales in the three […]

May
16
2011

Mammoth Networks wraps up build out of three new aggregation POPs

Mammoth Networks, a competitive facilities-based aggregator specializing on rural service providers, has put the finishing touches on three new aggregation Points of Presence (POPs) in Boise, Idaho, Phoenix, Ariz. and Portland, Ore. When combined with new POP buildouts in Albuquerque, N.M. and Eugene, Ore., Mammoth now has 21 total POPs. Each of the new POPs, which will interface with four additional regional fiber providers, will serve as aggregation points for Mammoth and enable them to […]

May
5
2011

Telco Systems Names New CEO

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  MANSFIELD, Mass. — Telco Systems, a BATM company (LSE: BVC) and provider of multi-service Carrier Ethernet access and demarcation solutions, has named Itzik Weinstein as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), signaling the company’s commitment to expanding and growing its foothold in the telecom industry. Weinstein brings over 20 years of management experience and a strong track record in the telecommunications and hi-tech industries to Telco Systems. Prior to this recent appointment, Weinstein was […]

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