Samsung, IPWireless partner on IMB mobile video

Handset vendor Samsung has struck a deal with IPWireless to develop devices with broadcast capabilities based on the 3GPP IMB standard. IMB is capable of streaming live video and broadcasting and storing content on the device for later consumption, helping to ease congestion on the network.

IPWireless stages management buyout

The management of mobile broadband player IPWireless has bought back 75 per cent of the company from former parent NextWave Wireless. US wireless broadband vendor, NextWave purchased the UMTS-TDD kit supplier for $100m in April of 2007. Under the deal, IPWireless returns to being a private company that will be led by the entire management […]

IPWireless disappointed by Sprint decision

Sprint Nextel’s decision to run with 802.16e WiMAX for its mobile broadband offering comes as a major blow to the proponents of rival technologies. One vendor which has expressed its disappointment at the decision is IPWireless, the UMTS TDD specialist which at one point looked like it was in the running for the deal. Sprint […]