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Trying out Inmarsat's compact IsatPhone Pro

There's something exciting about being in remote places and pulling out a satellite phone. Inmarsat's newest device is small and light and offers simple data capabilities like text messaging and e-mail.

By September 9, 2011


Spot-beam satellite tech promises better in-flight Wi-Fi

The technology will be introduced by JetBlue flights next month, and will be rolled out to other airlines in the coming year.

By August 7, 2013


HTC One makes first video call from summit of Everest

Thanks to British mountaineer Daniel Hughes, the high-end Android phone is the first to make a video call from the highest point on Earth.

By May 20, 2013


Sprint Nextel to pull the plug on LightSquared partnership

Wireless giant plans to return $65 million in prepayments to the foundering wireless broadband effort over unresolved interference issues.

By March 15, 2012


LightSquared: Going from bad to worse

There's been a string of bad news recently for the wireless broadband startup after the FCC pulled its conditional waiver to build its nationwide network. The latest? Job cuts.

By February 21, 2012


LightSquared says it has fix to GPS interference problems

LightSquared, which is building a nationwide 4G LTE network to compete with Verizon Wireless and AT&T, says it has come up with a solution to its GPS interference issues.

By June 20, 2011


After 6,000 miles, Plastiki defying its doubters

From a brief stopover on an island about 900 miles from Australia, David de Rothschild talks tech and shares his view of life at sea on an all-plastic boat.

By July 14, 2010


On Road Trip 2009, when wireless met 'wilderness'

CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman set out to be able to get online deep in the Wyoming wilderness. How did he do?

By July 30, 2009


New 9555 Iridium handset released

The Iridium satellite network releases its third-generation handset. It is smaller, lighter, and more functional than any of its predecessors.

By December 1, 2008


Google Lunar X Prize's race to the moon has begun

A collaboration of space industry veterans called Odyssey Moon becomes the first group to complete official registration for the $30 million prize.

By December 6, 2007