Teacheo enables virtual classrooms for remote e-learning, online tutor marketplace

When we talk about broadband stimulus funds, we tend to focus on infrastructure: fiber, wireless, and the computers themselves (in public computer centers which are getting federal funds, too). Indeed, the US government’s primary goal in giving out billions of dollars to bring broadband to unserved and underserved communities is to allow people who live […]

Clearwire offers WiMAX service in Malaga, Spain

Instanet, a brand owned by Clearwire, is offering WiMAX service in Malaga, Spain starting March 2010. There are two kinds of service: home (stationary) and city (mobile). Prices are quite reasonable at €29.90 per month (€34.68 with VAT) for the city or home service, and if you sign up for an 18-month contract, the first […]

More details on Swindon, UK citywide Wi-Fi service

A few weeks ago, Swindon (pop. 190,000) announced that it is rolling out citywide Wi-Fi service in partnership with Aqovia and Avity, two private companies that own shares in Digital City UK which will run the network. We have more details about the service. The network cost £1m to deploy and Digital City plans to […]

ZTE wins WiMAX contract in Spain

Iberbanda (the rural wireless arm of incumbent operator, Telefonica) has chosen Chinese equipment manufacturer, ZTE, for its WiMAX network in rural Spain. Iberbanda had previously selected Alvarion for its WiMAX network in Catalonia. Telefonica has previously signed ZTE for a larger 3G/4G contract.

400,000 low-income Parisians to get FTTH

Jean Louis Missika, a deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of technology, has wasted no time in taking advantage of the end of the “fiber war” among the four major operators in France (Iliad-Free, France Télécom, SFR and Numéricable). He brought them together the to sign a “charter of good conduct” whose aim is to […]