While analysts have been haggling over the true definition of 4G, the mobile industry has been steadily coalescing around LTE as the de facto standard for the next generation of mobile broadband.
Verizon Wireless' LTE network is the fastest out there, according to PC Magazine's latest research.
T-Mobile USA, today announced the next iteration of its myTouch devices, with the myTouch 4G Slide...
High-performance location is more than just about accuracy; it also encompasses advances in the location's time-to-fix, consistency, reliability and battery efficiency.
The fact is that LTE performance will remain vulnerable to many of the operational realities that plague today's networks...
Netflix's critical differentiator is that it allows consumers to access video when it is convenient for them – on demand.
AT&T today rolled out its fastest HSPA+ smartphone yet, the Samsung Infuse 4G.
The Nexus S 4G made by Samsung Telecommunications America sports Google Voice integration and Android 2.3/Gingerbread.
With all the hubbub surrounding "4G," it's a valid question to ask which next-generation flavor is actually providing faster speeds to mobile customers.
This year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas turned out to be the year of 4G. While no one seems to have a specific definition for "4G," the carriers, regardless of their wireless flavor of choice, are ready and willing to market around the term.
Ethernet infrastructure provider Extreme Networks has come out with a new family of backhaul routers.
AT&T has joined T-Mobile USA in marketing its HSPA+ services as 4G as it works to convince consumers it has competitive mobile broadband services...
Sprint today announced a pair of WiMAX-capable devices, including a new smartphone and mobile hot spot.
As 4G networks rise from infancy and become the cool kids of the wireless playground, network operators and device manufacturers make big promises about blazing multimedia performance, zero-lag voice communications and enough apps to guarantee a varsity-caliber revenue boost.
The question becomes exactly which aspects of the network to converge, when, and how to do it. Convergence can mean a lot of things in different parts of the network. For example, convergence already has happened in the mobile backhaul space at both the physical and virtual layers...
Sprint has landed its first international WiMAX roaming agreements with Digicel in Jamaica and Global Mobile in Taiwan...
Sprint CEO Dan Hesse yesterday talked about Sprint's relationship with Clearwire at D: Dive into Mobile...
Leap Wireless is considering using wholesale agreements to get into the 4G space, company President and CEO Doug Hutcheson said at a UBS conference today.
Sprint Nextel says it supports a network accord between Clearwire and Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA.
Back when wireless operators were first deploying third-generation networks and before the advent of smartphones, there was an ongoing quest to find the "killer app." This was to be the signature data application for nascent 3G networks that would excite traditional voice users sufficiently...
After months of flirting with the marketing around its HSPA+ network, T-Mobile USA dropped all pretenses as it turned on the service in six new markets, billing the service as 4G.
The proliferation of data usage has led to significant problems with call completion and Internet access in urban areas like San Francisco and New York. One New Yorker was told that up to 30 percent of iPhone calls are dropped on average.
Deep packet inspection and other network management tools will become commonplace as WiMAX and LTE networks scale across the globe.
Failure to ensure quality of experience (QoE) can have disastrous consequences when it comes to customer retention and revenue.With every dropped call, dropped packet, instance of jitter or failed download, a mobile service provider risks losing subscribers and high-value business customers to the competition.
When Sony launched Aibo in 1999, the product received much acclaim. It was soon-after named one of “The Best of What’s New” products by Popular Science magazine, and held the promise of someday being “genuinely useful,” according to the magazine’s write-up.