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  • ATIS releases eMBMS-based standard for LTE Multicast

    23 April 2014, 6:08 pm

    The Alliance for Telecommunications Solutions (ATIS) released a new standard for LTE Multicast content delivery to mobile devices based upon the Evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast System (eMBMS).
  • Apple crushes expectations with 43.7M iPhone sales

    23 April 2014, 4:47 pm

    Apple easily beat analysts' expectations for iPhone sales in its most recent quarter, delivering 43.7 million iPhone unit sales. However, the company's iPad sales fell below analysts' expectations, and were lower than Apple's iPad sales in the year-ago period.
  • Drexel University pursues smart networking via WiMAX

    23 April 2014, 4:17 pm

    Drexel University in Philadelphia has joined a handful of other universities using WiMAX technology in an effort to meet the data transfer demands of U.S. research institutions.
  • Ericsson exec: VoLTE deployment delays not surprising due to network complications

    23 April 2014, 4:03 pm

    Several U.S. wireless carriers have either pushed back their commercial launches of Voice over LTE or said they are not rushing to deploy VoLTE. According to a senior Ericsson executive, that's not exactly a surprise.
  • Range Networks' OpenBTS enables helicopter-based GSM network

    23 April 2014, 3:28 pm

    A technology integrator in Iceland has used Range Networks' open-source OpenBTS software to create a helicopter-based GSM network that can be used to find lost hikers and others in the Icelandic highlands.
  • FCC's latest proposal for 3.5 GHz band includes auctioned licenses

    23 April 2014, 2:47 pm

    As expected, the FCC issued updated proposals regarding a three-tiered access and spectrum-sharing model for the 3.5 GHz band, with a flexible approach now being proposed for the priority access tier that could include auctioned licenses under certain…
  • Huawei says NSA spying reports won't impact biz

    23 April 2014, 11:48 am

    Huawei said revelations that the U.S. National Security Agency had worked to crack into its servers and network gear and spy on the company will not have a negative impact on its business, according to acting CEO Eric Xu. However, the reports, which surfaced…
  • Artemis conducting pCell tests using Dish's spectrum in San Francisco area

    23 April 2014, 11:02 am

    Artemis Networks, the startup behind the pCell technology for enhancing network capacity, is using spectrum controlled by Dish Network to conduct wireless tests in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • AT&T in the first quarter of 2014: key slides

    23 April 2014, 10:34 am

  • CTIA names former FCC commissioner Baker to replace Largent as CEO

    23 April 2014, 10:22 am

    The CTIA said that Meredith Attwell Baker, a current NBCUniversal executive and former Republican commissioner at the FCC, will replace Steve Largent as president and CEO of the wireless trade group, effective June 2. Baker will become the first woman to be…
  • Ericsson bounces back to stronger Q1 profit, but N. American sales plunge 23%

    23 April 2014, 9:00 am

    Ericsson reported lower first-quarter sales but higher gross margins and profits as it focused on more lucrative contracts. However, the company saw a sharp 23 percent fall in revenue from North America, as large LTE coverage buildouts have peaked.
  • Rumour Mill: Orange to appoint France's Treasury chief as CFO

    23 April 2014, 5:55 am

    Orange could be lining up France's Treasury chief, Ramon Fernandez, as its next chief financial officer, reports say, as CEO Stéphane Richard looks for new blood to help him improve the company's competitive position during his second term in office.
  • Ericsson reports drop in Q1 sales as it focuses on margins

    23 April 2014, 5:22 am

    Ericsson said sales declined by 7 per cent to 47.5 billion krona (€5.2 billion/$7.2 billion) in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the previous year when adjusted for currency, although the Sweden-based equipment manufacturer said efforts to improve its…
  • Alcatel-Lucent paves way for DTAC LTE upgrade with Thailand's first 100G optical network

    23 April 2014, 5:20 am

    Alcatel-Lucent is paving the way for LTE in Thailand by constructing the country's first 100G optical network, said local operator DTAC.
  • Huawei prepares for life after founder Zhengfei

    23 April 2014, 4:21 am

    Huawei executive vice president, Eric Xu, said the company will end its practice of rotating its CEO as part of changes to the management structure designed to prepare the company for the departure of founder, Ren Zhengfei.
  • NSN opens offices in Myanmar's Yangon to support mobile rollouts

    23 April 2014, 3:57 am

    Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) has stepped up its local presence in Myanmar by opening two offices in the country's former capital Yangon, previously known as Rangoon.
  • ABI: IMS emerging as a contender for enterprise communications

    23 April 2014, 2:28 am

    Now IP Multimedia Subsystem is gaining traction with VoLTE it is becoming a viable solution for enterprise communications with revenue expected to reach $1.2 billion (€866 million) through 2019.
  • AT&T to launch renewed Cricket prepaid brand in Q2

    22 April 2014, 5:38 pm

    AT&T Mobility plans to launch an upgraded version of the Cricket prepaid brand in the second quarter, according to AT&T CFO John Stephens. AT&T closed on its $1.2 billion acquisition of Leap Wireless' Cricket brand and 4.5 million customers last month.
  • AT&T surprises in Q1, posts 625K net postpaid adds driven by phones, tablets

    22 April 2014, 4:50 pm

    AT&T Mobility surprised the market by reporting 625,000 postpaid subscriber net additions in the first quarter, more than analysts had expected and the carrier's best first-quarter postpaid performance in five years.
  • Net neutrality: a stab in the dark?

    22 April 2014, 2:50 pm

    Netflix has stepped up the argument in favour of 'strong net neutrality', even as it negotiates connectivy deals with ISPs on both sides of the Atlantic to ensure decent services for its end-users. It's a war of words that will continue, and there is clearly a…
  • Mallinson: Roaming charges are in terminal decline

    22 April 2014, 12:58 pm

    International roaming is a major growth opportunity for operators in the face of domestic market saturation, however tales of bill shock for data roamers do little for operators' reputation with consumers, and are sparking attempts to eliminate roaming fees…
  • AT&T's $500M OTT video venture with Chernin Group could center on mobile services

    22 April 2014, 12:31 pm

    AT&T announced a new, $500 million joint venture with The Chernin Group, a Hollywood production company for TV shows and movies, to target the over-the-top online video space--and AT&T specifically mentioned mobile as a key element in its efforts to expand…
  • How app developers can make a crowdfunding campaign a success

    22 April 2014, 11:54 am

    For most developers of apps and mobile games, $25,000 may be more than they need--or more than they're likely to get. In some cases though, developers are using Kickstarter, Indiegogo and other sites not to get money to produce their app but to validate their…
  • Czech Republic's MVNO boom continues apace in 2014

    21 April 2014, 7:18 am

    The Czech market for mobile virtual network operators has continued to grow in the first few months of 2014 after the country registered 50 MVNOs and secondary mobile brands at the end of 2013, according to reports from the Czech News Agency (CTK).
  • ABI Research: LTE helps boost ARPU in Eastern Europe

    21 April 2014, 6:33 am

    Mobile service revenues in Eastern Europe grew 4.3 per cent year on year in the fourth quarter of 2013 as LTE subscriber adoptions continued to gather pace.
  • Juniper provides OpenContrail plug-in for OpenDaylight controller

    20 April 2014, 10:05 pm

    Juniper Networks has offered a plug-in for its OpenContrail controller to the OpenDaylight Project. According to a description on the OpenDaylight wiki log, the plug-in "will provide the integration/interworking between the OpenDaylight controller and…
  • Shift from WiMAX to TD-LTE gaining momentum, report says

    20 April 2014, 9:34 pm

    A new report from Signals Research indicates that the transition from WiMAX to TD-LTE is occurring much more quickly than originally anticipated.
  • Report: Google's Project Loon tests using LTE spectrum in the Nevada desert

    20 April 2014, 7:53 pm

    Google's Project Loon airborne Internet tests have reportedly expanded to the Nevada desert, where the company is relying upon paired radio spectrum that is commonly used for LTE transmissions.
  • Rumor: FCC preparing to set aside channel 37, other 600 MHz spectrum for unlicensed use

    20 April 2014, 6:45 pm

    The FCC is reportedly prepared to set aside channel 37 as well as other spectrum located throughout the 600 MHz band for unlicensed wireless broadband use.
  • Sprint MVNO Scratch Wireless crafting Wi-Fi-centric service for cable operators

    20 April 2014, 4:14 pm

    Sprint MVNO Scratch Wireless is developing a version of its Wi-Fi-centric service specifically for cable operators that want to leverage Wi-Fi so they can compete against cellular carriers.

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