wireless broadband

  • Verizon charging for data over 5GB on "unlimited" plan

    [photopress:verizon_wireless_broadband_3.jpg,full,center] Verizon is the latest carrier to become convinced that unlimited doesn’t mean unlimited, as its started charging customers of its $59.99 unlimited mobile broadband plan overages if they exceed 5GB in a billing cycle. So while its going to still call it “unlimited”, customers will get charged a premium of $.49-per-megabyte… Read More

  • WiMax Versus Municipal Wireless

    WiMax Versus Municipal Wireless

    There’s a pretty good article written by Glenn Fleishman over on Wi-Fi Networking News about the benefits of municipal wireless versus WiMax. I happen to live in a city that offers solar-powered wireless access to its residents and when this service (known as ParkWiFi) was originally announced about a year ago, I assumed I’d be able to redistribute the $50 per month I was paying… Read More

  • Verizon Rolls Out Rev. A EV-DO

    for its various services, Verizon today announced the launch of its EV-DO Revision A network. To start, the Rev. A network will work in-and-around Boston, Richmond, Chicago, Salt Lake City, and throughout Florida. The upgrade will allow subscribers of Verizon’s wireless data plans to download at speeds of 400 – 800kbps. Quite nice. To usher in the launch, Verizon also announced the… Read More