Cincinnati Bell this week launches CB Home Run, which according to the company, is the first U.S. commercial offering of unlicensed mobile access. Consumers will be able to use a Nokia 6086 handset to connect via cellular networks, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
Microsoft announced it was rebranding its Microsoft Internet Protocol Television, dubbing it Microsoft Mediaroom. The service links home TVs and PCs and is currently deployed by 10 Internet providers. Microsoft also said it would release a Mediaroom developers tool kit.
Zycel has announced that its new ADSL 2+ gateway comes equipped with built-in HomePlug AV Powerline and Wi-Fi capabilities. The new system is designed to give service providers the ability to deploy faster.
TeliaSonera is now offering VoIP to its residential customers. Customers are eligible for the VoIP offering if they subscribe to the company's triple-play bundle of voice, digital TV and ASDL Internet.