| |by skj Saturday 28-Apr-2007
Apri 25, 2007
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT), today announced commercial availability in EMEA of Powerline MU, its broadband solution for multi-unit (MU) buildings. The innovative solution delivers high-speed broadband access through the buildings existing electrical network and is part of Motorolas MOTOwi4 portfolio. When combined with Motorolas wi4 Fixed wi4 WiMAX solutions for backhaul, Powerline MU can provide affordable, always-on Internet connectivity access through standard power outlets.
by sashwa Saturday 30-Dec-2006
Telecom gear maker Motorola was to buy broadband equipment maker Netopia for USD 7 a share in a deal valued at USD 208 million. Motorola has finally received the green signal with the antitrust clearance from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to acquire Netopia. story continues..
by sashwa Wednesday 15-Nov-2006
By Staff Writers, Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mobile phone maker Motorola on Tuesday said it had agreed to buy broadband home network equipment provider Netopia in a deal with a total equity value of about US$208 million.
Motorola said it will pay US$7 a share for all of Netopia's outstanding shares in a deal it expects to be neutral to earnings per share in the first year after closing, excluding certain noncash charges.
Continues @ IT News
Motorola Inc.'s new version of the Homesight home monitoring system no longer requires leaving your personal computer on all the time to monitor its signals remotely. story continues..
The system includes a video camera and wireless sensors that monitor movement, flooding, temperature changes and the opening of doors and windows.
There appears to be an issue affecting some Motorola SurfBoard cable modems that results in lower throughput speeds when the devices are connected to Macs than when the devices are connected to Windows-based PCs.
Several posters to an Apple Discussions thread note that Motorola Surfboard 4200, 5100 and possibly other models deliver significantly lower throughput on Macs when compared to PCs -- generally with Macs achieving about one-third of the bandwidth available to PCs.
Continues @ MacFixIt
by sashwa Wednesday 05-Jul-2006
Crains) Motorola Corp. is purchasing NextNet Wireless to help grow its broadband wireless equipment business. story continues..
By Paul Krill, San Francisco | Monday, 3 July, 2006
Motorola has joined the Eclipse Foundation as a Strategic Developer member and is proposing a project to boost mobile Linux application development.
With Strategic Developer status, Motorola has a seat on the open source tools organisations board of directors and participates in the Eclipse Architecture, Requirements and Planning councils. It has participated in Eclipse projects before but had not signed up as a Strategic Developer-level member.
Continues @ Computer World
by sashwa Wednesday 24-May-2006
Posted May 24th 2006 10:57AM by Marc Perton story continues..
Filed under: Misc. Gadgets, Household
If you've made the break and use a VoIP service as your only landline, you may have noticed one of the main downsides of the option (especially if you live in a rural or isolated area): if the power goes out, so does your phone line.
LIBERTYVILLE, IL 15 May 2006 Motorola (NYSE: MOT) today announced the launch of opensource.motorola.com, a new resource aimed at sharing source code, original open source projects and new ideas and information with open source developers around the world.
Affiliated with the newly announced Motorola MOTODEV developer support program, opensource.motorola.com is aimed at giving developers easier access to world-class code, applications and IP by creating an open but simplified working channel with Motorola across the broader Linux®, Java® and mobile communities. Providing code in an open source environment will not only speed application development on the Motorola platform but drive innovation and adoption of new mobile services and features across the value chain.
Continues @ Motorola
by sashwa Saturday 21-Jan-2006
ATLANTA -- EarthLink (NASDAQ: ELNK - message board), the nations next generation Internet Service Provider, today announced it has signed a contract with Motorola, Inc., (NYSE: MOT - message board) for it to provide wireless equipment, design, installation and system integration for the initial five major cities where EarthLink will deploy municipal wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) broadband Internet access networks.
EarthLink has already been selected as the operator in two markets, Philadelphia and Anaheim, Calif. Motorola will provide its MOTOwi4 portfolio of products, including its CanopyÔ high-speed backhaul and Wi-Fi mesh network equipment supplied to Motorola by Tropos Networks (»www.tropos.com
). Motorola will also install and provide system integration and support services for the networks operated by EarthLink.
Continues @ Unstrung
January 16, 2006 10:27AM
Motorola's Powerline LV modem this week received approval from Underwriters Laboratories (UL), meaning the vendor can begin shipping its Broadband over Power Line (BPL) solution in the next month, company officials said.
UL approval also will let Motorola continue its testing with ARRL, the national association for the amateur radio community, said Dick Illman, a member the advanced wireless team in Motorola special markets division of engineering.
Full story @ Sci-Tech Today
October 04, 2005 (12:49 PM EDT)
By W. David Gardner, TechWeb News
Microsoft is joining with Motorola in an alliance to improve software applications for public safety and criminal justice customers, the companies said Tuesday.
The alliance will build on several Microsoft products including its .NET framework and its Windows Server System while Motorola will utilize its NetRMS Records Management System and its Motorola Computer Aided Dispatch Software.
These applications, they said in a statement, are aimed at increasing the quality of information available to first responders,
automating the mission-critical functions for a single- or multi-agency and multi-jurisdictional public safety agency.
Continues @ TechWeb
Monday October 3, 12:00 pm ET story continues..
HORSHAM, Pa., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc.
by sashwa Wednesday 31-Aug-2005
MANHASSET, N.Y. Motorola Ventures, the equity investment arm of Motorola Inc., has made an equity investment in Intellon Corp., a supplier of HomePlug-compatible IC's for home networking, networked entertainment and connected powerline applications. story continues..
Submitted: 4:53 PM, Friday, August 12, 2005 story continues..
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11 August - LAWFUEL - The Law News Network - R. Alexander Acosta, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Michael S.
by sashwa Thursday 28-Jul-2005
.. Taiwan president Tom Hsiao story continues..
Daniel Shen, Taipei; Steve Shen, DigiTimes.com [Thursday 28 July 2005]
Tom Hsiao, the newly appointed president of Motorola Electronics Taiwan, promised to implement Motorolas successful experience in promotion of handset sales in the Taiwan market to other product segments.
of New Broadband Services over Fiber Networks story continues..
SUPERCOMM 2005, Chicago Jun. 7, 2005 Motorola Inc.
SÃO PAULO -- June 7, 2005 -- Westcon Brasil and Motorola, Inc. (MOT) today announce that Westcon Brasil, a specialty distributor of networking and communications technology products and a subsidiary of Westcon Group, Inc., and Motorolas Wireless Broadband Division have signed an agreement enabling Westcon to distribute Canopy wireless broadband products in the Brazilian market.
Motorolas Canopy solutions provide Westcon resellers access to a cost-saving, reliable wireless broadband communications alternative for the enterprise market.
Through this agreement, we are able to deliver solutions from a leader in wireless communications, complementing our convergence and IP network infrastructure offerings, said Otavio Lazarini Barbosa, General Manager of Westcon Brasil. For our resellers, this provides and increased opportunity to purse market niches, such as digital security monitoring, the implementation of long distance communication systems in rural areas and the installation of metropolitan networks in small cities for data transmission.
Continues @ Motorola Mediacenter
Company Introduces First Powerline LV Utility Customer
LONG BEACH, Ca., 23 May 2005 Motorola (NYSE: MOT) today announced the introduction of a wireless to low-voltage Broadband Over Powerline (BPL) solution, Powerline LV (Low Voltage). Powerline LVs introduction to the utility industry was made during the United Telecom Councils Telecom 2005 Expo in Long Beach, Ca.
Powerline LV unites Motorolas Canopy Broadband Internet Platform with enhanced HomePlug technology to provide an end-to-end Broadband Over Powerline solution for the utility market. The first wireless to low-voltage solution for widespread commercial use, Powerline LV combines the Canopy platforms reliable high-speed Internet service with the lower-cost and non-invasive benefits of a low-voltage BPL option.
Continues @ Motorola Mediacenter
ARLINGTON HTS., Ill. May 23, 2005 Motorola, Inc. story continues..