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Tech Insights - Strategies for Meeting 4G Performance Objectives

September 25, 2011 12:48 pm | by Elliott Drucker | Comments

Elliott Drucker says it’s only a matter of time before users become disappointed with the performance of 4G networks.


Seybold’s Take - Spectrum = Wireless Currency

September 25, 2011 12:43 pm | by Andrew Seybold | Comments

Andrew Seybold sums up the situation: The currency of the commercial wireless world is not money but spectrum.


Review: Skype Phone and Adapter for Home Calling

September 22, 2011 8:00 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | Comments

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.


Google + Motorola = Microsoft?

September 20, 2011 1:09 pm | by Eric Setton, Tango | Comments

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.


TruConnect Takes a Shot at the MVNO Business

September 18, 2011 8:12 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

This week marks the official commercial launch of TruConnect Mobile, a data-only MVNO running on Sprint's 3G network.


What the World Lost with the Cancellation of WebOS

September 13, 2011 3:17 pm | by Noah Kravitz, | Comments

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.


Does the Droid Bionic Justify Its Price?

September 12, 2011 1:48 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

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.


Pager Technology Trumps Smartphone Paging Apps for Critical Messaging

September 7, 2011 3:33 pm | by Ted McNaught, Critical Alert Systems | Comments

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.


Native Apps Vs. HTML5-based Apps: What Does the Future Hold?

September 7, 2011 3:28 pm | by Max Bluvband, Silent Communication | Comments

There has been a lively debate lately about the implications of the emerging HTML5 web standard for mobile applications, with questions raised as to whether or not HTML5-based mobile apps will supplant "native" mobile apps in the various mobile marketplaces.


Newcomers Set Their Sights on LTE

September 5, 2011 1:54 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

LTE will define the future of the wireless industry, allowing an ever-increasing array of applications, services and content to run over mobile broadband networks.


Igniting Mobile Apps for the Enterprise with HTML5

September 5, 2011 1:09 pm | by Jonathan Stark, Mobiquity | Comments

While I don't think HTML5 is the right approach in every case, I have seen it ruled out based on misinformation. So my goal is to clarify what HTML5 is (and isn't) capable of so IT leaders can make an informed decision about the best choice for their projects.


IPv6: The Key to Deploying Scalable Internet Services

September 5, 2011 12:58 pm | by Kunihiro Ishiguro, IP Infusion | Comments

Without immediate action, Internet users on a global scale face the risk of incurring increased costs and limited functionality. The only lasting solution to this problem is the global adoption of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)...


Optimizing the SIP Network Environment for Mobile Services

September 5, 2011 12:45 pm | by Patrick Fitzgerald, Metaswitch | Comments

In many current deployments, SBCs are not optimized to handle the large-scale SIP signaling requirement of tomorrow’s mobile applications. They lack IMS/3GPP compliance and they ultimately limit the flexibility of an operator’s network.


Microcellular Architecture: A Mobile Operator's Answer to Future-Proofing Services

September 1, 2011 9:02 am | by Alan Solheim, DragonWave | Comments

Small cell architectures (aka, microcells) have the promise to deliver significantly higher network capacity.


Analysts: AT & T LTE Rollout Likely Curtailed If DOJ Blocks Merger

August 31, 2011 12:14 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Assuming for a moment that the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) suit filed today to stop the merger of AT&T and T Mobile USA actually succeeds, to what extent would AT&T have to scale back its plans to roll out LTE



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