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Global-i (Gi) Launches its Consulting Services via its Broadband Solutions to Support Recovery Act for Broadband Initiative, November 23, 2009

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Global-i (Gi) Launches its Consulting Services via its Broadband Solutions to Support Recovery Act for Broadband Initiative, November 23, 2009

Herndon, VA (November 23, 2009) - Global-i (, a provider of strategic business and technology consulting and project-based outsourcing services to Commercial and Government Clients is now offering its Consulting services via Global-i Broadband Solutions in support of the Recovery Act for Broadband Initiative of 2009.


Global-i Broadband Solutions will provide Infrastructure and Systems Consulting, Service Development and Management Consulting-based Solutions via its Consulting and Contracting Services beginning November 23rd, 2009. Global-i Broadband Solutions demonstrate expertise in three specific solution areas: Communications Service Provider and Carrier Solutions, Communications Manufacturer and OEM Solutions; and Government Policy Solutions.

For further information on these services please call our office at 703-574-2917 and visit our more

Over 60% of Internet-connected Mobile Devices Sold Will be Through Carrier Channels by 2013


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Over 60% of Internet-connected Mobile Devices Sold Will be Through Carrier Channels by 2013

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., November 18, 2009 – Carriers are becoming a significant channel for all Internet-connected mobile devices, including netbooks and mobile PCs, because of the revenue potential of the associated services. Market research firm In-Stat ( anticipates that the number of devices sold through the carriers will continue to increase as services are bundled for multiple devices and service prices decrease due to increased bandwidth from new communications technologies and increased competition between carriers. By 2013, In-Stat anticipates that over 60% of all the Internet-connected mobile devices sold will be through carrier channels. more

American Tower Corporation Agrees to Acquire 196 Towers from Cincinnati Bell Inc.

BOSTON & CINCINNATI –American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT - News) and Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB - News) announced today that American Tower has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 196 of Cincinnati Bell’s wireless communications towers for $100 million. The towers are located primarily in Ohio and Kentucky and currently average 2.1 tenants per tower. Cincinnati Bell will remain a tenant on all 196 towers pursuant to a long-term Master Lease Agreement.

“This transaction is a continuation of Cincinnati Bell’s strategy to improve liquidity and unlock shareholder value,” said Gary Wojtaszek, Chief Financial Officer of Cincinnati Bell. “We are pleased to expand our long-term relationship with a world-class operator such as American Tower, who is facilitating our ability to sell these non-core assets at an attractive valuation.” more

Eyepartner Makes it Easy to View LIVE Streams From an iPhone

Eyepartner Makes it Easy to View LIVE Streams From an iPhone

Marathon–Nov. 16th 2009/( — – To view LIVE Broadcasts from an iPhone mobile device has been the holy grail of broadcasting networks and businesses worldwide. Eyepartner has developed a simple software kit - TikiLIVE iPhone Broadcaster - that makes it easy for anyone to view high quality broadcasts originating from an off the shelf PC; no technical skills required. more

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Mu Dynamics Appoints Test Industry Product Veteran Simon Berman Vice President of Products

Executive to Leverage Decade-Plus of Product Experience to Support Continued Company Growth

SUNNYVALE, CA – November 12, 2009 – Mu Dynamics, the leading provider of IP services testing, announced today the appointment of Simon Berman to lead its Product efforts. Berman is responsible for all aspects of the company’s product management and marketing initiatives and will oversee the strategic planning and execution of product delivery.

“I was attracted to Mu Dynamics because of the tremendous growth opportunity with the testing of IP services. Over the past few years, the company has had strong performance and has built a well established list of Tier one operators and leading vendors in its customer base,” said Simon Berman, vice president of products at Mu Dynamics. “I look forward to guiding Mu Dynamics’ product efforts as the company continues to expand its award winning product offerings to encompass the broader IP services more

inCode Reveals Top 10 Telecom Predictions for 2010

ATLANTA, GA—Nov. 10, 2009—inCode Telecom, an influential strategy advisor to leading telecommunications companies, enterprises, and private equity companies in North America, today announced its seventh annual Top 10 Telecom Predictions. The 2010 predictions identify emerging business, network, device, and application trends likely to affect consumers and businesses.

Highlights of the 2010 predictions (see full text below) include:

Consumer adoption of netbooks drives a significant increase in operator data plan sales, but could strain data networks and reveal device management and synching issues.

The FCC struggles with competing forces regarding net neutrality rules, but eventually permits wireless operators to prevent or limit specific types of traffic as long as operators don’t discriminate.

Since all mobile phones above entry level evolve into computing platforms, the smartphone as a category dies by 2011.

“The industry is at an inflection point that is perhaps more significant more

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Alcatel-Lucent Collaborates with ng Connect Members to Demonstrate the Future of the In-Vehicle Broadband Experience with the Launch of the ‘LTE Connected Car’ Concept Vehicle

Leading provider of LTE networks expands the range of mobile broadband applications with innovative automotive connectivity showcase on wheels

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Source: Alcatel-Lucent

On 8:00 am EST, Wednesday November 4, 2009

PARIS, Nov. 4 — Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today highlighted its leading role in the development of the LTE Connected Car concept, an in-vehicle broadband connectivity showcase introduced by the ng Connect Program. The LTE Connected Car illustrates how 4G/Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband access technology is poised to bring a host of new applications and services to the automobile that are not possible today with current wireless technologies. As part of its collaboration with other ng Connect member companies, Alcatel-Lucent leveraged its unmatched expertise in the development of sophisticated mobile broadband, triple play and multimedia networks to create a powerful new category of mobile device. more

Alvarion Reports Q3 2009 Results

TEL AVIV, Israel –Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ:ALVR), the world’s leading provider of WiMAX™ and wireless broadband solutions, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September, 30, 2009.

Business highlights include:

Selected as vendor to Clearwire International

Implementing turnkey projects in U.S., Taiwan, Italy and Kenya

Two new customer wins through expanded NSN partnership

Introduced outdoor macro base station and WiMAX solution for license exempt frequencies

Q3 Financial Highlights:

Returned to Non-GAAP Profitability in Q3 and Year-to-Date Results

Revenues stable sequentially

GAAP net loss of ($0.02) per share; Non-GAAP net income of $0.00 per share

WiMAX shipments down 4% sequentially to $37.5 million, reflecting project delays

WiMAX revenues down 10% sequentially to $40.5 million

Order pattern continues gradual improvement

In the third quarter of 2009, total revenues were $58.4 million, a more

Wavesat’s “Odyssey” 4G Chipset First to Market for XGP Network in Japan

Willcom GX001N PC CardWavesat Deploys Odyssey 4G Chipset in Willcom’s New XGP

Wireless Broadband Service in Japan

Wavesat’s Odyssey 8500 chipset — designed into Willcom’s GX001N PC Card –

is first to market in providing XGP services for mass deployment

San Mateo, Calif. / Tokyo – October 27, 2009 – Wavesat Inc., a leading supplier of 4G broadband wireless semiconductor solutions, today announced that its “Odyssey” chipset is the first – and currently the only — to be widely deployed in Willcom’s new “XGP” broadband wireless network, which entered commercial service this month in Japan. The Odyssey chipset is featured in Willcom’s GX001N XGP PC Cards manufactured by a leading manufacturer of wireless terminals and consumer devices in Japan.

Willcom’s data-only (Internet, video and more) XGP service, based on a 4G “OFDMA” standard, is available more

Level 3 launches wireless tower access

BROOMFIELD, Colo.–Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT - News) today announced the launch of Level 3 Tower Access – a new service that offers direct wireless tower connectivity to the Level 3 network. Tower Access provides wireless carriers with more efficient and cost-effective options for wireless backhaul in metropolitan and rural locations. The first phase of this initiative will target unserved and underserved markets focusing on areas with the greatest concentration of end-user demand.

“Mobile data traffic will grow by an order of magnitude between 2009 and 2012,” said Jennifer Pigg, vice president of enabling technologies for Yankee Group. “Mobile operators are scrambling to meet this capacity demand cost effectively in their wireless backhaul networks. Direct wireless tower access to the Level 3 network offers a unique service for wireless carriers to optimize network performance and capacity.” more


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