Many mobile operators are currently looking to build their own Wi-Fi footprint to handle the urgent need for more mobile data capacity. Their goal is to have subscribers automatically move over from the 3G network to Wi-Fi whenever it is in range.
Michigan needs ways to create jobs and spur economic growth. The newly formed Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) believes it can turn the state into a magnet for wireless companies...
Apps are changing the way consumers do pretty much everything, and navigation is no exception. More than 5,000 navigation-related apps exist in Apple’s App Store alone, covering everything from pedestrian routes in theme parks to public transportation.
In preparing this particular issue of Wireless Week, I got a little sidetracked with the theme of our cover story.
Efforts are under way to bring the ease of smartphone and tablet computing to the desktop.
Operators, to some extent or another, are putting intelligent network technologies to work.
Keith Mallinson examines the role the United States plays in leading smartphone initiatives.
Elliott Drucker says it’s only a matter of time before users become disappointed with the performance of 4G networks.
Andrew Seybold sums up the situation: The currency of the commercial wireless world is not money but spectrum.
With two new products, Skype has made it easier to make Internet calls from home phones, for savings on international calls and potentially also domestic ones.
Motorola's arsenal of patents warranted the $12.5 billion price tag, and Google is following in the footsteps of iconic phone makers such as Apple and RIM that have both software and hardware integration.
This week marks the official commercial launch of TruConnect Mobile, a data-only MVNO running on Sprint's 3G network.
While the media has mostly focused on the fate of HP after jettisoning its consumer products hopes, I've been more troubled by the fate of webOS.
Concerns about whether the Bionic's battery performance might be a killjoy for some power users are not without credence, but overall, the Droid Bionic looks like a solid, if pricey, bet for the Android lover.
While new smartphone paging apps are promising the same fast, reliable service as pagers, a comparison of cellular and paging networks and devices shows dramatic differences that can impact the reliability and speed of critical messaging, as well as patient and public safety.