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EyeView Raises $5.2 Million in Funding Round

EyeView Raises $5.2 Million in Funding Round

Eyeview, a NY-based company that specializes in personal video ads, has raised $5.2 million in Series B funding, in a round led by Nauta Capital. According to TechCrunch, the company has worked with brands including AT&T, T-Mobile, and McDonalds. The company will be using the money to [Full Story…]

T-Mobile Merger To Equal 5-10 Years of Upgrades for NY

T-Mobile Merger To Equal 5-10 Years of Upgrades for NY

AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega told the D9 conference that the merger of the AT&T and T-Mobile networks would be equal to five or ten years of improvements and upgrades for NY and San Francisco. De la Vega said that AT&T has been steadily improving its network in these two cities, [Full Story…]

LightSquared Network Interferes With GPS?

LightSquared Network Interferes With GPS?

According to The Wall Street Journal, Philip Falcone's LightSquared network faces a setback as preliminary tests show that it could knock out some GPS systems. The interference problems could delay FCC approval of the new network along with creating problems for primary financial backer NY based [Full Story…]

NY Network Remains a Challenge, Says AT&T

NY Network Remains a Challenge, Says AT&T

AT&T CEO John Stankey recently shared his opinions on the progression of service improvement in the NY metro area at the Reuters Technology, Media and Telecommunications Summit earlier this week. According to Stankey, who also attended last year's summit, service is "better than when I saw you [Full Story…]

NY Attorney General Reviewing Pending T-Mobile/AT&T Deal

NY Attorney General Reviewing Pending T-Mobile/AT&T Deal

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is looking into the pending $39 billion sale of T-Mobile to AT&T.  Schneiderman is concerned that the merged firm and Verizon would essentially have a duopoly of the cell-phone industry. In a statement, Schneiderman said, "Cell phones are no longer a [Full Story…]

AT&T Merger Plans Aside, T-Mobile Announces 42 Mbps Service for NY and Other Cities (#CTIA)

AT&T Merger Plans Aside, T-Mobile Announces 42 Mbps Service for NY and Other Cities (#CTIA)

Though most wireless watchers have been following the AT&T/T-Mobile acquisition news, today at the CTIA wireless show, T-Mobile announced that New York will be one of the first cities to get their new, faster 42 Mbps HSPA+ cell service, with Long Island and portions of New Jersey to receive this [Full Story…]

New York’s Version of ‘The Two Towers’

New York's Version of 'The Two Towers'

Tenants at a building in Washington Heights worry about the side effects of the two cellphone towers located on the roof of their building, according to an article in The New York Times.  The article explains that as much as they like their crystal clear reception, tenants argue that their [Full Story…]

T-Mobile Upgrades to HSPA-Plus in Tri-State Area

T-Mobile Upgrades to HSPA-Plus in Tri-State Area

T-Mobile said it deployed its HSPA-plus technology to triple 3G download speed in New York City, Long Island, parts of New Jersey, and upstate New York, including Albany, Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse. The company is also expanding in Connecticut around Hartford, New Haven, Milford and Stamford. [Full Story…]

Sprint Readies 4G Network For New York

Sprint Readies 4G Network For New York

Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile are readying next-generation networks which they hope will help them compete with AT&T and Basking Ridge NJ-based Verizon Wireless on both speed and price. Sprint Nextel, in partnership with Clearwire, offers download speeds of around 6Mbps with plans at $60/month. The [Full Story…]

MTA, Carriers Bringing Wi-Fi to Grand Central

MTA, Carriers Bringing Wi-Fi to Grand Central

The MTA has hired a team of carriers, including Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel, AT&T and T-Mobile, to bring Wi-Fi to Grand Central, the Park Avenue Tunnel, and the platform area. They will install the network for free, possibly getting advertising in front of Metro North riders in return, and [Full Story…]

Boston Beating NY in Subway Cellphone Coverage

Boston Beating NY in Subway Cellphone Coverage

While the planned wiring of New York's subway stations, but not the tunnels, announced in 2007 has not materialized, Boston is making progress providing underground cell phone coverage in its subway system called the "T."  A spokesman for the MTA said NY's plan is "under [Full Story…]

T-Mobile Expands High Speed Network to NYC Area

T-Mobile Expands High Speed Network to NYC Area

T-Mobile announced this week that they expanded their super-high-speed (HSPA+) network from Philadelphia to parts of New York area, including Manhattan, New Jersey and Long Island.  According to the company, they plan to cover over 100 metro areas in the U.S. with HSPA+ by the end of this [Full Story…]

AT&T Has Best 3G Performance in NYC

AT&T Has Best 3G Performance in NYC

According to a Gizmodo test comparing the ability of various carrier networks to deliver 3G data in and around cities, AT&T proved to have the fastest 3G network in New York City, with T-Mobile coming in second. The test analyzed both download and upload bandwidth. The test was only on data and [Full Story…]

Mobile Service Expands in Upstate New York

Mobile Service Expands in Upstate New York

In order to meet increased local demand, expand its high-speed wireless broadband network and activate new sites along the 50-mile Northway Corridor on Interstate 87 between Albany and Plattsburgh, Verizon is investing $100 million in network enhancements throughout upstate New York in 2009. Also, [Full Story…]

Pingg Offers Users Customizable E-vites

Pingg Offers Users Customizable E-vites

Launched in March 2008, pingg's founders set out to change the electronic invitation business, offering users the ability to customize theirs with original artwork, deliver them using text messages, and for an additional fee of $1.50 send them via regular mail.Not long after, Martha Stewart [Full Story…]