Sprint Airave, Your Own Personal Cell Tower Box, Goes On Sale Nationwide

Sprint and Samsung's femtocell answer to T-Mo's Hotspot@Home is now available everywhere after localized tests in Indy and Denver apparently went well enough to push it nationwide. The box connects to your router, allowing you to make calls over the web with any Sprint CDMA phone. It's $100 for the box, plus $15 per… »7/29/08 1:13pm7/29/08 1:13pm

Motorola and Airvana To Make High-Speed Cell-to-Broadband Boxes

One of the ugliest named cool new technologies is the "femtocell," a desktop-friendly cell tower that connects to your broadband network to add cell service where it otherwise might be crappy. Today Motorola and Airvana announced that they are partnering to build CDMA femtocells that provide standard 1xRTT and… »3/24/08 9:33am3/24/08 9:33am

Sprint/Samsung Instant Cell-to-Wi-Fi Box Is Official, Named Airave

Sprint's answer to T-Mobile's Hotspot@Home, Airave, makes its official debut today in Denver and Indianapolis before hitting the rest of the country next year. Samsung's femtocell-powered box can handle three calls at once and will go for $50, with the service running $15 a month per person or $30 per family. While… »9/17/07 9:27am9/17/07 9:27am