In a long-awaited move, the FCC elected to allow unlicensed use of so-called “white spaces,” unused spectrum allocated to TV broadcasting, for broadband data transmissions. This decision was surrounded by controversy and fierce lobbying on the part of powerful business interests.
At the recent CDMA Developers Group Conference held in San Diego, one of the central topics was the migration of 3G networks to 4G, which for this conference anyway, meant both LTE and WiMAX (next-generation WiMAX).
No matter what the femtocell architecture is, there are significant risks to network availability and service integrity that mobile operators need to plan for and employ defenses against to prevent or mitigate these threats.
With the current economic climate, wireless operators face shrinking marketing budgets and reduced consumer spending.
Globally, the credit crunch is very much alive, and operators will be tightening their belts into the foreseeable future by putting off capital purchases.
Call it Murphy’s Law’s first cousin: If there’s a technology target that can be hacked, hijacked, corrupted or otherwise compromised, there are countless cyber-criminals who will be only too happy to oblige.
Eric Schmidt said the company eventually will make more money from mobile advertising than from the desktop business.
The good news is that today’s mobile technologies increasingly embrace scalable typefaces.
Times are tough, and venture capital (VC) firms are advising their portfolio companies to take steps to ride out the storm.
It has been a long time since I’ve seen so much opposition to FCC activities. The commission, which often seems plodding in its deliberations, suddenly has sped up to warp speed.
The push toward open networks and open software platforms is being driven, at least in part, by the convergence of the wired and wireless networks.
For years, U.S. wireless consumers faced that age-old question: Is it your Motorola phone, or your AT&T/Verizon Wireless/Name-Your-Carrier-Here phone?
What’s the future of mobile device management (MDM)? Advocates say that mobile applications and device content will meld to corporate policies
In theory, software vendors and their programmers should love the economy and efficiency of creating one version of code that works on any device.