Verizon, Qualcomm and other LTE-U supporters have come out against a Wi-Fi Alliance letter requesting the FCC withhold certification of LTE-U equipment until “its understanding of the technology and how fair sharing will occur is complete.”
8.28.2015
3:13pm
Participants in Samsung’s “Ultimate Test Drive” program could receive up to $200 in incentives if they ultimately decide to make the switch from their iPhone to a new Galaxy S6, S6 Edge+ or Galaxy Note 5.
8.28.2015
12:18pm
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Nokia has agreed to a joint venture with Chinese investment company China Huaxin with the ultimate goal of combining Nokia China with Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell, Reuters reported Friday.
8.28.2015
12:10pm
Customer loyalty increases with networks that minimize dropped calls and increase web, download and text speeds, a recent J.D. Power study found.
8.28.2015
10:32am
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Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets.
by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer
8.28.2015
9:26am
Verizon Wireless has named Keith Gladhill president of its Houston/Gulf Region. He replaces Krista Bourne, who was recently named president of the Carolinas and Tennessee region for Verizon.
8.28.2015
9:22am
A new report estimates Apple shipped 3.6 million watches in the last quarter — more than some analysts have estimated and enough to change the competitive landscape for fitness bands and other wearable gadgets.
by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer
8.28.2015
9:05am
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Quebec telecom provider Videotron is offering cost relief to its customers worried about music streaming draining their mobile data. The carrier says it will no longer count several popular streaming music services towards its subscribers' monthly...
by David Friend, The Canadian Press
8.28.2015
8:50am
Panasonic Corp announced Thursday that it will shutter its Beijing lithium-ion battery factory and cut 1,300 jobs, Reuters reported. The move comes amid weak global demand for basic mobile phone and digital cameras thanks to the increasing prevalence of...
8.27.2015
2:02pm
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T-Mobile has joined over a dozen rural and regional carriers as part of the Competitive Carriers Association’s Data Services Hub, CCA announced Thursday.
8.27.2015
12:10pm
Shipments of tablets with screens 11 inches or greater are expected to nearly double to 19.3 million units by 2019, according to a new Strategy Analytics report.
8.27.2015
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Mexico’s telecom service revenues are expected to grow 4.2 percent by 2018 to a total of $26.3 billion, according to a new report from Dataxis.
8.27.2015
10:56am
T-Mobile CEO John Legere’s Change.org petition to abolish wireless overage charges has now accumulated over a quarter million signatures, Legere announced in a Thursday morning blog post.
8.27.2015
10:17am
The question for mobile network operators now becomes, “How do you deploy your costly new spectrum in a way that ensures you have the highest capacity and lowest cost network possible.”
by Scott Wakelin, Senior Product Marketing Manager, PMC-Sierra
8.27.2015
9:54am
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LG unveiled a nearly full-sized, foldable keyboard Thursday, a device it says is aimed at expanding the company’s mobile accessory offerings.
8.27.2015
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Adeneo Embedded, an embedded software development company, announced the release of Texas Instruments (TI) Android KitKat 4.4.4 development kit based on Android KitKat 4.4 for TI's Sitara AM335x Evaluation Module (EVM) and AM335x Starter Kit, as...
8.27.2015
8:36am
Qualcomm UK Spectrum has agreed to sell the entirety of its U.K. L-Band Spectrum to Vodafone UK and Hutchinson 3G UK Limited in two separate transactions, Qualcomm Incorporated announced Wednesday.
8.26.2015
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According to Microsoft, the Windows Store for Windows 10 has seen 6 times more app downloads per device than Windows 8.
8.26.2015
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ZTE Corporation on Tuesday posted a $252 million net profit for the first half of 2015 on revenue of $7.1 billion. That net profit amounted to a 43 percent increase over the same period last year.
8.26.2015
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — TuneIn, the app that gives users free access to thousands of live radio stations around the world, is launching an $8-a-month premium subscription service that throws in ad-free listening, audiobooks and live play-by-play coverage of...
by Ryan Nakashima, AP Business Writer
8.26.2015
10:29am
The prevalence of voice recognition technologies in mobile technologies is expected to nearly double within the next five years, a new Tractica report found.
8.26.2015
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Verizon’s telematics division on Wednesday released a new solution called “hum,” a self-installed module that provides drivers with diagnostic information, roadside assistance and emergency assistance on demand.
8.26.2015
10:23am
A Carnegie Mellon University student who hoped to sell enough malicious software to infect 450,000 Google Android smartphones pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal law meant to prevent hacking of phones and computers.
by Joe Mandak, Associated Press
8.26.2015
9:50am
Verify Smart Corporation, a provider of financial fraud prevention and digital content distribution to the mobile channel, has completed the acquisition of 55 percent of Surf Smart Solutions, LLC, a Wyoming-based online software security company.
8.26.2015
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In what will likely be one of its last hurrahs releasing hardware under the Nokia brand, Microsoft today announced the $37 Nokia 222. Likely headed for emerging markets, the 222 is still cool enough to warrant its own romantic scooter video. Check it out...
8.25.2015
10:42am
In a press conference reported on by the Wall Street Journal, AT&T said that it has begun the process of renaming stores in Mexico and repackaging its offerings for sale there, a process that will take...
by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32
8.25.2015
10:13am
In a meeting with the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) and its Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray and other representatives from the carrier called out the tests upon which...
by Ben Munson, CED
8.25.2015
9:55am
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Smartphone shipment growth in 2015 may be a bit lower than originally anticipated, according to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC).
by Diana Goovaerts, Associate Editor
8.25.2015
9:37am
Digi International,  an M2M solutions provider, and Digi-Key Electronics, a provider of electronic component selection, availability and delivery, announced the availability of the Digi XBee Wireless Connectivity Kit (XKB2-AT-WWC). Ready Wireless, a U.S...
by Wireless Week Staff
8.25.2015
9:33am
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The Wireless Association (CTIA) submitted a letter to the FCC Monday asking the commission to “conduct multiple mock auctions in the time leading up to the actual incentive auction.”
by Diana Goovaerts, Associate Editor
8.24.2015
2:32pm
Cricket Wireless has upped the ante in the international calling game by offering calling from the U.S. to nine new countries in the Caribbean, Central and South America. The move comes about a month after the prepaid carrier began offering unlimited...
by Diana Goovaerts, Associate Editor
8.24.2015
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Gogo today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has provided final clearance for the company’s next-generation in-flight connectivity technology dubbed 2Ku.
by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson
8.24.2015
12:16pm
CTIA's Super Mobility Week is just a few weeks out, and Wireless Week will be there as publisher of the Association's Official Show Daily. Aren't sure why you should be there? Check out this short video. 
8.24.2015
11:12am
A limited number of iPhone 6 Plus phones are being recalled due to a faulty component in the back camera that causes blurry photos, the company said in a Friday notice posted on its website.
by Diana Goovaerts, Associate Editor
8.24.2015
10:53am
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ReSound, a provider of hearing technologies, has expanded the number of Android devices compatible with the ReSound portfolio of Smart Hearing aids via the ReSound Smart app to include the Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and...
by Wireless Week Staff
8.24.2015
10:04am
Apple CEO Tim Cook remained positive about the company’s growth in China Monday despite a continued decline in the Asian giant’s stock markets.
by Diana Goovaerts, Associate Editor
8.24.2015
10:00am
HP reported net income of $854 million for its fiscal third quarter, down 13 percent from a year earlier, as sales fell 8 percent to $25.35 billion. 
by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer
8.24.2015
9:38am
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In a new research report, Oppenheimer analyst Tim Horan predicts that, when the dust settles on another round of consolidation, the four surviving players in the wireless competitive landscape will be...
by Ben Munson, Editor, CED
8.21.2015
10:23am
Stankey, who lives in the no-income tax state of Texas, will be reimbursed for “state and local income taxes he incurs while traveling outside of Texas to perform his responsibilities.”
by Diana Goovaerts, Associate Editor
8.21.2015
10:16am
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