The benefits of new packet transport backhaul technologies like carrier ethernet have gained relatively widespread acceptance at this point; however, many operators are unsure about how they can make the transition to next-generation backhaul a smooth one.
Wireless Week spoke with the Wireless Power Consortium's Chairman Menno Treffers for a progress report on the Qi wireless charging standard.
Switches are being replaced by routers en masse, but is the deployment and management of IP-based wireless networks really easier?
Integration of small cells into the “macro” network could be more effective than even Wi-Fi offload in solving the problem of data traffic outstripping increases in available spectrum.
Cellular roaming was a relatively straightforward proposition for quite some time, but LTE and the myriad bands upon which it is being deployed have made the next-generation of roaming a much more complicated proposition.
Cash might not be the reigning monarch in the mobile wallet, but it’s not clear who is as operators fight to create the winning solution.
The move to an all-IP world is changing the way everyone, from carriers to consumers to content providers, thinks about data.
As the clock winds down on the FCC's review, here's an overview of what's happened so far with Verizon's industry-changing acquisition of AWS spectrum, and what its competitors have to say about it.
The arrival of the iPhone at regional providers is helping them compete with larger operators.
SBA Communications President and CEO Jeff Stoops sits down with Wireless Week to talk strategy, the state of the industry and whether recent legislation is actually helping towers get built faster.
The extreme popularity of smart phones posed enough of a problem, but now network operators must confront the arrival of tablets, ultra books and increasingly mobile work forces from enterprises large and small, as illustrated by the “BYOD” (bring your own device) trend.
Regional operators are struggling to find equipment and devices for LTE compatible with their spectrum. Interoperability could change that.
DAS is an exciting technology that replaces a single high powered attenna with an array of lower powered antennas covering the same area.
As epidemics go, or for that matter, pandemics – the spread of Bird Flu has nothing on the huge security threats looming for mobile networks and mobile subscribers.
Also called "crapware" or "bloatware,” pre installed software on Android phones can come across as tacky advertising, cluttering up the home screen on a shiny new gadget. Some of those apps and widgets are laughable, some are helpful and some