Email Delivery

Receive new posts as email.

Email address

Syndicate this site

RSS 0.91 | RSS 2.0
RDF | Atom
Podcast only feed (RSS 2.0 format)
Get an RSS reader
Get a Podcast receiver


About This Site
Contact Us
Privacy Policy



Web this site

March 2007
Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Stories by Category

Adapters :: Adapters Bluetooth ExpressCard Handheld Integrated laptop PC Card USB UWB
Administrative :: Administrative
Applications :: Applications Storage
Bridges :: Bridges
Data Types :: Data Types 1xRTT 3G 4G EDGE EVDO EVDV Flash-OFDM GPRS GSM HSDPA UMTS Wi-Fi
Future :: Future
Media :: Media MediaFLO
Roaming :: Roaming
Software :: Software
VoIP :: VoIP


March 2007 | February 2007 | January 2007 | December 2006 | November 2006 | October 2006 | August 2006 | July 2006 | June 2006 | May 2006 | April 2006 | March 2006 | February 2006 | January 2006 | December 2005 | November 2005 | October 2005 | September 2005 | August 2005 | July 2005 | June 2005 | May 2005 | April 2005 | March 2005 |

Recent Entries

EVDO Rev. B Starts to Rev Its Publicity Engine
Journal Peers into Cell Future
Verizon Ships EVDO Rev. A ExpressCard
Vodafone's Roaming Plan Offers Flat Rate Across Europe
Bluetooth Hookups Constrain Cell Data Downloads
Intel Opts to Cut Cell from Centrino's Future
Novatel Revs WCDMA Product Line with HSDPA, HSUPA
Verizon Offers Novatel USB for EVDO Rev. A
Sprint Offers Novatel ExpressCard for EVDO Rev. A
Novatel, Microsoft Offer Cell Data Push Messaging

Site Philosophy

This site operates as an independent editorial operation. Advertising, sponsorships, and other non-editorial materials represent the opinions and messages of their respective origins, and not of the site operator or JiWire, Inc.


Entire site and all contents except otherwise noted © Copyright 2001-2006 by Glenn Fleishman. Some images ©2006 Jupiterimages Corporation. All rights reserved. Please contact us for reprint rights. Linking is, of course, free and encouraged.

Powered by
Movable Type

« Verizon Ships EVDO Rev. A ExpressCard | Main | EVDO Rev. B Starts to Rev Its Publicity Engine »

March 26, 2007

Journal Peers into Cell Future

By Glenn Fleishman

The Wall St Journal looks into wireless crystal ball: The newspaper predicts substantially more mobile video as services like Qualcomm’s MediaFlo roll out. MediaFlo uses spectrum Qualcomm won in the former UHF TV band that will allow them to broadcast high-quality video and audio to cell receivers without the compromises required to share cellular voice/data bands. Verizon is offering MediaFlo in 20 markets for $15 per month by itself.

MobiTV will continue to expand its offering; they offer television over Wi-Fi and broadband networks. They hope to offer a converged plan in which the same programming will be available for a single fee across many different networks. MobiTV isn’t a replacement for IPTV, which requires high home bandwidth; rather, it’s a streaming TV on PC/handheld offering—for now.

The article also notes that Wi-Fi is being built into an increasingly large number of cell phones—80 so far—and the need to hook these phones into hotspot networks becomes ever greater.

Posted by Glennf at March 26, 2007 10:38 AM

Categories: Future


Post a comment

Remember Me?