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Sprint Shares Up on New Family Plan Promo

July 29, 2015 | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The "Family Share Pack" announced today entices families to switch to Sprint for a $100 plan that includes four lines, with unlimited talk, text and 10GB of high-speed data.

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NCTA Slams Qualcomm’s “Attacks” on LTE-U Opponents

July 29, 2015 2:13 pm | by Ben Munson, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

In a filing with the FCC, the NCTA responded to Qualcomm’s “extraordinary claims” and reiterated the need for open collaboration to address... 


Report: Tablets with Data Plans to Double by 2021

July 29, 2015 11:06 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

As smartphone penetration increases, carriers are increasingly looking to tablets for growth. Strategy Analytics points out that in the United States, three of the four top carriers have grown tablet connections to nearly 10 percent of their subscriber base.


Intel, Micron Make Breakthrough with Faster Flash Memory

July 29, 2015 10:52 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Experts say the new 3D XPoint (pronounced "cross point") technology has enormous potential, but some caution that it....


Verizon's New Solution Tackles IoT for Utility Companies

July 29, 2015 10:14 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Now available in the U.S., Grid Wide offers electric utility companies an integrated solution for smart metering, demand response, meter data management and distribution monitoring and control.


Twitter 2Q Revenue Grows Sharply but User Growth Stays Slow

July 29, 2015 9:59 am | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Twitter failed to add users at a quick enough pace for investors in the second quarter even as revenue grew sharply, feeding concerns about whether it can ever become a mass-market service like Facebook or Google.


FirstNews Briefs: Qualcomm, Dell'Oro Group, NUU Mobile, Anritsu

July 29, 2015 9:46 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Qualcomm Incorporated and BRUSA Elektronik AG today announced that they have entered into a Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) patent license agreement. 


Samsung "Unpacked 2015" Event Primed for August Note 5 Launch

July 28, 2015 11:52 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

A Reuters report from earlier this month suggested the Galaxy Note 5 could come as early as August. The Note 3 and 4 were both launched in September. 

Trio of New Motorola Phones Come with Attractive Prices

July 28, 2015 11:30 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The iteration of the G released today now features waterproof technology and 4G connectivity. A version with 8GB storage and 1GB of RAM is just $179 off contract. 


T-Mobile Customers Can Lock In $15 Per Month Price on iPhone 6s

July 28, 2015 10:55 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

T-Mobile says that Apple Music has become the single most requested new addition to Music Freedom and counts for a full 80 percent of the requests coming in via Twitter. 


Microsoft Launches Windows 10: Here's What That Means

July 28, 2015 10:05 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online.


Nike Offers Partial Refund to End FuelBand Lawsuit

July 28, 2015 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nike will give partial refunds or gift cards to people who bought FuelBand fitness trackers in the last 3 1/2 years, resolving a lawsuit that says the products can't accurately tally how many...


FirstNews Briefs: Ericsson, Qualcomm, Fairview, GovDelivery

July 28, 2015 9:49 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Ericsson and Russia's Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) have successfully completed the first live deployment of the Ericsson Radio Dot System in a commercial building in Russia.


How Long Does It Take to Deploy Spectrum?

July 27, 2015 10:54 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Articles | Comments

As the FCC scrambles to clear up more spectrum for commercial use, carriers prepare their plans for deploying a viable service on those airwaves. In these graphics, CTIA shows just how long it takes to get new spectrum up and running. 


Best Buy To Carry Apple Watch

July 27, 2015 10:37 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to a press release, the Apple Watch will first become available at a selection of more than 100 Best Buy stores and will also be available on online.


AT&T Petitions FCC for Changes to Texting Tech Mandates

July 27, 2015 10:21 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

On Friday, AT&T petitioned the FCC to initiate a rulemaking proceeding that would authorize the substitution of real-time text (RTT) for...



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