The recent increase of mobile data usage and emergence of new applications such as MMOG (Multimedia Online Gaming), mobile TV, Web 2.0, streaming contents motivated the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) to work on the Long-Term Evolution (LTE).
The next few years are going to be a wild ride for networks
The United States has the most advanced highway system in the world — today's equivalent of 4G/LTE networks of the wireless world — yet my commute on a terribly congested six-lane highway is still a miserable experience.
Prepaid carrier MetroPCS will launch Samsung's slick new 4G handset in the second half of this year.
At a coming-out party of sorts at CTIA yesterday, Sprint took the wraps off the world's first dual-mode 3G/4G Android device, the HTC EVO.
As a torrent of mobile Internet traffic floods their 3G networks, mobile carriers are increasingly concerned about capacity and reducing costs.
Cisco’s new, high-capacity CSR-3 router comes with impressive credentials: It can handle 322 Terabits per second, enough to download the entire printed collection of the Library of Congress in just over one second.
With market penetration for voice services at essentially saturation levels, network operators are pinning their hopes for continued revenue growth on the still comparatively untapped data segment.
Advertisements touting 3G networks have been dominating the airwaves for months, and now Sprint is rolling out a new marketing campaign.
AT&T has chosen Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson as its LTE network vendors ahead of the operator's planned 4G field trials later this year.
4G has the potential to revolutionize people’s mobility and change the way operators do business. By year-end, Clearwire hopes to cover 120 million people with its mobile WiMAX offering. Verizon Wireless is set to deploy LTE in 25 to 30 markets this year. As the industry moves to the next evolution of technology, who will come out on top?
The rumors continue to grow in the final days before an Apple press event scheduled for next week in San Francisco.
Sprint has dropped the prices for its mobile WiMAX service to $59.99, a $10 drop from its earlier plans.
Given the hoopla surrounding Sprint's Wednesday night press event at CES, no one was surprised when it actually released a new product.
Clearwire has launched the 4G Samsung Mondi in the Dallas/Fort Worth market as part of its mobile WiMAX launch there.
Motorola and Alcatel-Lucent have invested an undisclosed amount of money in 4G chipmaker Sequans Communications.
Look over the horizon. An expanding and vastly complicated phenomenon is beginning to tower over the wireless industry. Fourth-generation wireless, or 4G, is on its way, ready or not.
It looks like Qualcomm may be able to extend its monopolistic hold on CDMA patents to the 4G world.
Time Warner Cable's first launch of its 4G wireless network is set for Dec. 1 in the North Carolina communities of Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh.
LTE holds a lot of promise, but there's still "no substitute for good old-fashioned engineering." That's the message from Verizon Wireless' Chief Technology Officer Tony Melone...
Official Show Daily - Days 1, 2 and 3 - 4G World 2009
Samsung’s Mondi, recently brought to the United States via Clear’s WiMAX launch in Las Vegas, is one of the few 4G-enabled handheld devices on the market.
CHICAGO—When Sprint and Clearwire hooked up last year, the deal had many in the industry scratching their heads.
HSPA is the smoothest way to get to LTE, says Ericsson’s Ulf Edwaldsson