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August 17, 2005


Feature Story

WLANS-Wireless LANS Learn To Fly
By Tom Cross, TMCnet Security and Emerging Technologies Columnist
SSID-Service Set IDentifier is a 32-character (0-32 bytes) unique name attached to the header of packets sent over a WLAN-Wireless Local Area Network that acts as a password when a mobile device tries to connect to the AP-Access Point.

WiFi Telephony: They Said It Would Never Happen
By Rich Tehrani, TMCnet Technology Analysis Columnist
Years ago I saw the future of VoIP as being wireless, and WiFi in particular was intriguing to me. To my amazement, URLs like VoWiFi.com and WiFiTelephony.com were available and I registered them. At the time, VoIP was so out of favor it was...

Wireless IP Phone Research Roundup
By Greg Galitzine, Editorial Director, Internet Telephony Magazine
Widespread adoption of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) depends on the availability of wireless VoIP handsets. This is the key finding of an In-Stat report titled Wireless IP Phones Drive Future VoIP Markets...


Latest Headlines

San Francisco Moves Forward on WiFi Plan
Taking a step toward bridging the so-called digital divide between the tech-savvy and people who can't afford computers, the city government on Tuesday issued guidelines for a plan to "ensure universal, affordable wireless broadband access for all San Franciscans..."

SmartVideo and Wireless Oceans Sign WiFi Distribution Agreement
SmartVideo Technologies, Inc. announced that it has entered into a WiFi distribution agreement with Wireless Oceans for the delivery of its mobile video services to mobile devices...

Boingo Debuts WiFi Service in Czech Republic Through Partnership with WideNet
Boingo Wireless announced a roaming agreement with WideNet, Ostrava, Czech Republic, to add its 36 Wi-Fi hot spots throughout Prague to the worldwide Boingo Roaming System...

Wayport Surpasses 10,000 WiFi Hot Spot Locations Deployed and 12 Million Customer Connections
Wayport Inc. announced that it has enabled WiFi wired and wireless service at more than 10,000 strategic locations worldwide and has surpassed 12 million customer connections on its direct managed network to date...


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