The CommunicationsDirect Daily Update
For March 06, 2007
So Much Data, Relatively Little Space
BOSTON -- A new study that estimates how much digital information
the world is generating (hint: a lot) finds that for the first
time, there's not enough storage space to hold it all. Good thing
we delete some stuff. The report, assembled by the technology
research firm IDC, sought to account for all the ones and zeros
NDS Joins Nortel's IPTV Party
LONDON -- IPTV World Forum -- Nortel Networks Ltd., at last, is
starting to show signs of life in the IPTV world. Following news
of a joint set-top box development, the Canadian vendor today
announced a reseller and joint marketing agreement with NDS Group
plc, a company with significant experience in the TV world.
Sprint Facing WiMax Delays?
Sprint Nextel Corp. has set an aggressive target for its first
WiMax network -- promising a wide-scale rollout of the wireless
broadband technology in the U.S. in 2008. It's a target that may
be too ambitious, according to analysts and vendors, with a new
report predicting that the schedule will slip by a year or two.
At The FCC: Wireless Broadband Petition File Grows Fatter
NetfreeUs LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of wireless broadband
provider Speedus Corp., has joined the first-responder-service
fray, asking the Federal Communications Commission for authority
to manage a new nationwide Wireless Public Broadband (WPB)
network in the 2155 MHz-2175 MHz frequency band. NetfreeUs has
petitioned to be ...
Wi-Fi, WiMAX, and 3G Will Coexist and Compete for Wireless Data Delivery
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The three main technologies capable of
broadcasting wireless data at broadband speeds to consumer
devices-Wi-Fi, WiMAX and cellular 3G-are battling it out for
market share worldwide. Each technology has its benefits and
challenges, but ultimate adoption will vary greatly depending
upon in which region of the ...
On 3Com's Storage Trail
Several years after its former CEO helped start Intransa,
enterprise switch and router vendor 3Com may be taking its own
stab at the enterprise storage market. And it's heading straight
for enterprise iSCSI. But don't expect to see 3Com's storage
stateside anytime soon. Let's take it from the top. Since late
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