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The 4G X-Factor: How LTE could Assist in Home Healthcare

In June, I participated in Digital Capital Week – ten days of sessions around digital media, social media, video games, the digital divide, and other varied and sundry topics. One session dealt with broadband connectivity within Washington DC, an interesting and relevant topic in our nation’s capital. The panel consisted of someone from the CTO’s office […]

Spring Has Sprung at ng Connect

2010 kicked off to a great start with a presence by many ng Connect members at Consumer Electronics Show in January, Mobile World Congress in February, and a very successful CTIA Wireless 2010 in April. With the warmer weather and a buzz in the air, it felt like spring had finally arrived at CTIA Wireless […]

A look at Alcatel-Lucent and ng Connect from MWC 2010

This year at Mobile World Congress, Alcatel-Lucent was all about demonstrating how we are “Transforming the Mobile Experience”. The Internet is going mobile, and Alcatel-Lucent is driving the transition to high-bandwidth, all-IP mobile broadband networks with its industry-leading end-to-end LTE solutions, already selected for 40 LTE customer trials around the world.

Lights, Camera, Car!

Each New Year is a new opportunity, and the innovative Consumer Electronics Show that takes place in early January showcases new technology that will not just shape the year, but sometimes many years ahead. Since launching the ng Connect Program last February, we wanted to show the world of consumer electronics the advantages LTE and […]

ng Connect Program Debuts in China at GSMA Mobile Asia Congress – Hong Kong Nov 17-18

The weather was unseasonably cold in Hong Kong but the booth demos were HOT, HOT, HOT! Silvio Fernandez and I joined Zhenjun Zhu, the Alcatel-Lucent ng Connect Program leader for the Asia Pacific region, to support the Alcatel-Lucent presence at 2009 GSMA Mobile Asia Congress. This conference is the regionally specific version of the world […]

LTE Connected Car Launches in NYC

On November 3, we showed publically — for the first time — the LTE Connected Car project. The ng Connect member companies involved in the project (Alcatel-Lucent, QNX Software Systems, Atlantic Records, Kabillion, chumby and Toyota Motor Sales USA) all came together to make this concept car a reality. It’s physically the largest Solution Concept […]

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