Fabless UWB semiconductor company Wiquest Communications today announced that its wireless USB external adapter reference design has been approved by the FCC.
Verizon Wireless and Sierra Wireless today announced that the Sierra Wireless AirCard 595 PC card for EVDO Revision A networks is now available for use with Verizon Wireless' BroadbandAccess service. This is the first EVDO Revision A-compatible PC card to launch on the Verizon Wireless network.
Sprint made a flurry of announcements today saying it has upgraded its Power Vision Network to EV-DO Revision A technology in Boston, Hartford, Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh.
The company said that Power Vision users in upgraded markets should experience "significantly faster average upload speeds of 300-400 kbps (compared with 50-70 kbps of current EV-DO networks)". Sprint also said average download speeds should also increase to "450–800 kbps from 400-700 kbps".