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Fiber Where You Can, Copper Where You Must - But Ethernet Everywhere

June 15, 2011 2:44 pm | by Vijay Raman, Overture Networks | Comments

Driven by mobile user demands for "anytime, anywhere" connectivity, it is apparent that ubiquitous Ethernet is no longer the wave of the future – it is the reality of today.


AT & T and T-Mobile: Picking Through the Innovation Minefield

June 15, 2011 10:36 am | by Dan McBride, Stoke | Comments

In a popularity contest, T-Mobile wins hands down. It consistently scores higher than AT&T for customer service and satisfaction and it's a moot point whether that culture and competence can be transferred to the larger organization.


Wireless Companies Prime Targets for Non-Practicing Entities

June 13, 2011 6:51 pm | by Joel Kauth | Comments

Non-practicing entities (NPE) or "patent trolls", whose demands can be remarkably costly for big businesses and can literally bankrupt smaller innovators.


Can Wi-Fi Deliver a Cellular Experience?

June 13, 2011 6:39 pm | by Steve Shaw, Kineto Wireless | Comments

With an estimated 200 million access points deployed in homes, offices and public locations worldwide, Wi-Fi is the in-building wireless technology of choice.


What Happens When the Enterprise Loosens Its Tie?

June 13, 2011 9:13 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Enterprise mobility these days is anything but business as usual. IT departments are increasingly supporting smartphones and tablets. Much to the chagrin of CIOs and IT departments...


Review: HTC Flyer Tablet Mates with Slippery Pen

June 9, 2011 7:57 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | Comments

A new tablet computer that takes aim at one of the deficiencies of the iPad: that it's difficult to write on it with a stylus or pen.


NFC: Approaching the Technology from an 'Open' Perspective

June 6, 2011 1:48 pm | by Jeremy Belostock, Nokia | Comments

Currently NFC is seen as one of the most exciting areas in our industry in terms of revenue generation: Projections show up to 700 million NFC-enabled mobile phones will be sold by 2013.


How Can Mobile Operators Win with Mobile Video?

June 6, 2011 1:23 pm | by Randy Fuller, Tekelec | Comments

The surge in streaming mobile videos from over-the-top players such as YouTube and Netflix will increase global data traffic more than seven times the current rate by the end of 2011.


VoLTE: Taking Carriers Beyond Voice

June 6, 2011 12:43 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

When operators add voice capabilities to their LTE networks, they're not just installing voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology to their IMS infrastructure.


App Stores: From Few to Many - Sponsored by Appcelerator

June 6, 2011 7:05 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

The fragmentation of mobile application stores may not be such a bad sign – in fact, it could be a sign that Android is still realizing the possibilities inherent in an open platform.


Advanced PHY: The Smart Approach to LTE Deployments

June 3, 2011 9:47 pm | by Steve Caliguri, Acorn Technologies | Comments

The fact is that LTE performance will remain vulnerable to many of the operational realities that plague today's networks...


Review: Xperia Play a Good Bet for Gamers

June 1, 2011 3:02 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is a good demonstration of Android's versatility, as well as an example of using a combination of software and hardware to create differentiation.


Status Update: The AT & T, T-Mobile Mega-Merger

May 31, 2011 11:47 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

This week marks the first major deadline in the FCC's review of AT&T's mega-merger with T-Mobile USA...


Operators' Struggle with Video On Demand

May 23, 2011 6:12 pm | by Marwan Jabri, OnMobile | Comments

Netflix's critical differentiator is that it allows consumers to access video when it is convenient for them – on demand.


1 Million Miles of ‘Can You Hear Me Now’

May 23, 2011 12:13 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

MADISON, Wis.—It's always interesting to get a look behind the wizard's curtain. I recently had occasion to do a ride along with one of Verizon Wireless' network testing units. Turns out there's a reason the company leans so heavily on


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