Oxford Media, a secure digital communication and technology company,
announced that Hooman Honary has been appointed to lead Oxford Media's
planned WiMAX wireless initiative into the underserved secondary markets
throughout the United States. Mr. Honary is largely considered one the
nation's leading experts in WiMAX wireless technology.
Oxford Media recently began a sales and marketing campaign of its proprietary
digital Video-on-Demand (VOD) and Pay-Per-View entertainment system, aimed at
the small and mid-sized hotels and motels -- a segment of the hotel industry
previously underserved and unable to offer such services to their guests.
This targeted market of hospitality properties with between 50 to 300 rooms
comprises over 2.4 million hotel rooms in the U.S. and represents
approximately 56% of the total hotel market. Oxford Media's VOD technology is
one of the o... (more)
(April 19, 2002) In the weeks after the Java extravaganza in San Francisco
known as JavaOne, the dust has been settling on the enterprise wireless
world. WBT News Desk has been seeking out viewpoints of some of the movers
and shakers who attended, including the director of object technology for
Computer Associates, Paul Lipton.
Speaking to us amid preparations for CA-World next week (a Computer
Associates industry conference that’s roughly the same size as JavaOne),
Lipton says he was "surprised at the tremendous interest in wireless" at
Sun’s San Francisco show.
"Most of the m... (more)
"With subscriber numbers having passed the 1.5 billion mark in the first week
of June 2004, EMC forecasts that global net additions of more than 240
million in both 2004 and 2005 will set up the mobile industry to break
through the 2 billion subscriber mark as soon as July 2006," comments Kester
Mann, senior research analyst at EMC, sourcing EMC's latest Insight:
Understanding Subscriber Growth in Key Global Markets.
Driven by strong growth in emerging markets, EMC forecasts that the 2 billion
milestone will be surpassed ahead of recent industry predictions. EMC expects
2.45 bil... (more)
Sprint today announced the introduction of its first digital quad-band phone,
the Sprint PCS International Phone IP-A790 by Samsung, giving multinational
business customers a wireless connection to the rest of the world at simple,
flat-rate pricing in supported GSM countries abroad. The new international
phone offers customers multimedia capabilities and the ability to make calls
in over 130 countries.
When used in conjunction with a subscriber identity module (SIM) card, the
Sprint PCS IP-A790 allows customers to make voice calls on both CDMA and GSM
networks in more than 130 c... (more)
Intel Corporation is coordinating the donation of 1,500 laptop personal
computers to the American Red Cross for distribution to shelters in support
of Hurricane Katrina disaster relief efforts. In addition, Intel will donate
150 wireless Internet access points and 50 Tropos mesh radios to be deployed
at the New Orleans Airport and in downtown New Orleans for Federal Emergency
Management Agency, New Orleans government and citizen use. Intel employees
will provide on-site technical assistance to ensure the success of all
The PCs will be configured by Intel a... (more)