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If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This week brought hints of a revitalized Galaxy Exhibit for T-Mobile, news of two additions to the lineup at Cricket and a peek at the next GoPhone for AT&T. These stor...

May 25th 2013 at 8:35pm 0 Comments
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Apple's stance on 4G LTE is rather well-known already, and the company's embrace of the technology was dependent on several factors, ranging from network speed to battery life. Now, Telecoms reports that not only is Cupertino strict about what carriers have access to the new iPhone 5, but wireless...

November 30th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The European LTE landscape is unfortunately a fragmented one that favors large countries with large carriers. We can chalk up at least one victory for the smaller nation states, however: Switzerland is getting its first LTE network on November 29th. The country's main provider, Swisscom, is launch...

November 29th 2012 at 5:57am 0 Comments
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While Android is sure enjoying the spotlight underneath that HTC Magic display, the LiMo Foundation is quietly building an army to rule the mobile realm once and for all. Dramatics aside, the Linux consortium did manage to secure another six members here at Mobile World Congress including Telef&oac...

February 17th 2009 at 7:29pm 0 Comments
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We're no experts in dark fiber procurement, but when an outfit such asSwisscom places a massive fiber-to-the-home order with technology firm Huber+Suhner, we begin to assemble what pieces our feeble minds will allow. Reportedly, the order is indeed intended to extend Swisscom's fiber dominance direc...

December 17th 2008 at 9:10am 0 Comments
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Sick of seeing nothing but upconverted SD feeds on the brand new LCDs that seem to be finding their way into every new hotel room these days? Tangerine Global's package of HD channels are on their way to more hotels in North America, Europe and the Middle East courtesy of a deal with Swisscom Hospit...

June 14th 2008 at 4:02am 0 Comments
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Swisscom's DVB-H-based mobile TV service, Bluewin TV, is now ripe and ready for public consumption, offering up a full 20 channels of portable entertainment to subscribers who pony up the 16 Swiss francs (about $15.40) per month. Coverage is said to reach about 44 percent of the Swiss population, w...

June 1st 2008 at 9:22pm 0 Comments
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Sure fitting in a few flat panels and a state of the art communications system is no problem in a brand new hotel, but what about existing ones? Swisscom's got an answer, signing a deal with Motorola to distribute the mT2a PowerBroadband system in hotels across Europe and North America. The key abou...

March 21st 2008 at 6:10am 0 Comments
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So check it out, if this shot of a Swisscom ad flyer in the wild is legit, not only will our Swiss friends be able to sign up for an iPhone starting early next month -- they'll get a very special kind of iPhone, to boot. So special, in fact, that the screen will only be able to fit four icons verti...

March 5th 2008 at 12:32am 0 Comments
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We're not exactly sure what's going on overseas, but the HD bug has certainly bit. Hot on the heels of Russia, Norway and the UK seeing their fair share of high-def expansion comes word that Swisscom is getting set to launch four new HD options on its Bluewin TV lineup. The IPTV service should be ho...

February 29th 2008 at 8:09am 0 Comments