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Q & A: CTIA’s Steve Largent on Innovation, Spectrum

March 31, 2009 7:38 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

Steve Largent has been a wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks, worked with nonprofit group the Wheelchair Foundation and served as an Oklahoma congressman. He’s also been the president and CEO of CTIA since 2003, advocating on behalf of the wireless industry.


Prepaid Carriers Play David to Postpaid Goliaths

March 29, 2009 2:16 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

As the economy slumps, it’s no surprise that wireless customers are increasingly opting for no-contract prepaid plans. The trend has ratcheted up competition amongst prepaid carriers

RIM Co-CEO on Competition, Scale & the Future

March 29, 2009 2:06 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Mike Lazaridis, president and co-CEO of Research In Motion (RIM), will take the stage next Wednesday as a Day One keynote speaker at the CTIA Wireless 2009 convention in Las Vegas.


Q & A: RIM Co-CEO on Competition, Scale & the Future

March 27, 2009 10:02 am | Comments

What’s top of your mind as you prepare to address the industry at CTIA?


Don’t Take Security for Granted

March 23, 2009 8:20 pm | by Leonid Burakovsky | Comments

If you were the IT manager of a computer network and not implementing security protection, would you feel safe?

All Roads Lead to LTE - An educational piece by 3G Americas

March 18, 2009 8:12 am | Comments

All Roads Lead to LTE: An educational piece brought to you by 3G Americas. This paper is an essential primer to the latest industry developments regarding the inevitable evolution to HSPA+ and LTE. Read now


All Roads Lead to LTE

March 16, 2009 8:38 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

In a joint effort, 3G Americas and Wireless Week will publish an educational insert in the April EXTRA issue of Wireless Week.


Freescale on ‘Bottom Rung’ List of Likely Defaulters

March 11, 2009 9:00 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor has been named on a list of companies likely to default on their loan obligations.


SkyTel Named in Michigan Text Suit

March 11, 2009 8:58 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Attorneys representing ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on Tuesday filed a civil suit against Detroit's former communications provider.


Touchscreens and the Herd Mentality

March 9, 2009 6:11 pm | by Tim Deluca-Smith | Comments

The touchscreen is the current darling of the handset community.


Mobile Data Demand Requires New Thinking

March 9, 2009 5:59 pm | by Roger Heinz | Comments

Data has overtaken voice traffic across mobile networks.


Shopping The Mobile Mall

February 28, 2009 6:13 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

At a recent CES session, Nick Montes, president of Viva! Vision, noted that people want three things from their cell phones. "They want to communicate, and they want to save time and kill time," he said.


Up Front - MWC Recap: Technology Wars Alive & Well

February 28, 2009 6:04 pm | by Monica Alleven, Editor-in-Chief | Comments

Some people seem to think that because Verizon Wireless is linked up with the LTE camp, the technology wars are over. I beg to differ. Having recently returned from Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Spain, I find the LTE and WiMAX rhetoric is as fiery as ever.


Smartphones vs Feature Phones: What’s the Difference?

February 28, 2009 5:59 pm | by Luke Simpson | Comments

It's been 15 years since IBM released the Simon, the world's first smartphone, to the public. Smartphones have since evolved into bona fide pocket computers with lots of processing power and slick user interfaces. And they're not just for business users anymore, with recreational users flocking to Apple's iPhone and Nokia's recent Nseries releases.

Twitter’s Message Feeds Mobile Usage

February 28, 2009 5:51 pm | by Luke Simpson | Comments

The theme that keeps re-surfacing when using this tool is simplicity. The 140-character limit to your answers, or "tweets," is an obvious example, but it is also apparent in Twitter's biggest weapon: SMS.



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