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Agilent Updates LTE, W-CDMA/HSPA Test Applications

July 22, 2008 8:13 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Agilent Technologies announced new testing products for LTE and W-CDMA/HSPA mobile networks yesterday.

Seybold’s Take - Wireless Broadband Battlelines

July 2, 2008 9:45 pm | by Andy Seybold | Articles | Comments

Mobile WiMAX players had hoped to capitalize on technology capabilities and time-to-market. As time goes by, it seems possible that the once-perceived dominance is evaporating.

Alcatel-Lucent Lands $1 Billion China Mobile Contract

June 17, 2008 8:47 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Alcatel-Lucent announced that it has been awarded a $1 billion framework agreement to provide mobile communication equipment and services to China Mobile.


AT & T Increases Data Speeds

June 4, 2008 8:41 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

AT&T says that it’s seen a speed increase on its 3G network of up to 20% faster downlink speeds and 50% for uplink speeds.

News Briefs for June 4, 2008

June 4, 2008 8:14 am | News | Comments

Companies in today’s briefs include: T-Mobile UK, Sierra Wireless, AT&T, Namco Networks, Alltel Wireless, Broadcom, Ubiquisys, 3GPP

Growing ARPU Requires Flexible Infrastructure

June 2, 2008 7:47 am | by Tony Lefebvre, ADC Telecommunications | Articles | Comments

Wireless markets in major countries have become zero-sum games in which the simplest way for a carrier to grow revenues is by luring away customers from another carrier.

Infineon Announces New 3G Platforms

May 30, 2008 8:31 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

More news from Infineon Technologies this week, the chipmaker announced the availability of its new 3G platform family.

Gartner Makes a Case for Embedded 3G in Laptops

May 30, 2008 8:22 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

According to a report from Gartner, embedded 3G radios in laptops might finally make sense for enterprises.


FCC Aims to Provide Free Wireless Broadband

May 29, 2008 8:47 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

The FCC is reportedly considering a plan to auction off more airwaves, this time with the stipulation that the winner would provide free broadband Internet access to the whole country.

3G Not Needed for Mobile TV, Says Analysys Mason

May 22, 2008 8:26 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

Industry adviser Analysys Mason is rocking the traditional wisdom boat with its latest report, Critical Ingredients of Mobile TV.

AT & T Says 3G Network Will Be Complete by June

May 21, 2008 8:53 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

AT&T announced that by the end of June it will have completed the rollout of its high-speed 3G network.

Web Exclusive: FMC Inches Closer

May 14, 2008 6:34 pm | by Evan Koblentz | Articles | Comments

How will the model of fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) play out in the next few years? From carriers to consultants, the consensus is that FMC will definitely happen.

Cablevision to Build Wireless Broadband Network

May 9, 2008 8:36 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Also on the heels of the Sprint Clearwire WiMAX venture, cable TV provider Cablevision announced plans to offer high-speed wireless Internet services based on Wi-Fi.


NMS Enables Mobile TV Service

April 30, 2008 7:34 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

NMS Communications is getting into the mobile TV business, only not in the way that companies like MediaFLO USA and MobiTV are in the business. Nonetheless, it’s helping carriers launch new services.

3G BlackBerry for AT & T Delayed

April 28, 2008 7:52 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

AT&T has delayed the launch of a 3G BlackBerry, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

China Mobile Tests Home-Grown 3G

March 28, 2008 7:29 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

China Mobile announced that it will begin testing the country’s homegrown 3G standard next week.

What’s Beyond 3G?

March 14, 2008 10:41 pm | by Brad Smith | Articles | Comments

Of the 3.4 billion mobile subscribers globally, only 10% or so use a 3G network. With all that room for growth in 3G, why has the industry started talking so much about 4G?

Reality of HSPA

March 13, 2008 3:34 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | Articles | Comments

There's always a lot of technology to see at the CTIA's annual wireless show. This year will be no different when the show opens April 1 in Las Vegas.

Bringing Sight to Blind Networks

March 10, 2008 10:52 am | by Brad Smith | Articles | Comments

As wireless data usage climbs in 3G networks, especially with applications like video, there is a danger that an unseen blind spot in the carrier’s network could suffer serious congestion. That’s the view of Alcatel-Lucent, which says it has come up with a way of not only seeing that blind spot, but managing the traffic through it.

Sprint Upgrades Mogul to EV-DO Rev. A

March 10, 2008 10:47 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Sprint Nextel plans to release a software update later today for its HTC Mogul smartphone that will allow the handset to connect to the carrier’s EV-DO Rev. A network.

3GPP Updates UMA

February 29, 2008 7:31 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

The 3GPP standards body has completed an update that supports the interface for Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) technology for 3G dual-mode handsets and femtocells.

AT & T Announces 3G Expansion Plans for 2008

February 7, 2008 7:06 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

AT&T has announced details of the company's network expansion plans for the year. Highlights include deploying 3G wireless broadband service to more than 80 additional cities in the U.S.

UMTS Now Well-Accepted

January 31, 2008 9:00 pm | by Brad Smith | Articles | Comments

To people who have been watching the deployment of UMTS 3G networks for any number of years, something almost imperceptible has happened. People aren’t talking about UMTS the way they used to

Slow Rollout

January 14, 2008 9:18 pm | by Brad Smith | Articles | Comments

Most experts think the ultimate goal for wireless, and wireline, networks will revolve around IP Multimedia Subsystems (IMS). But the push toward IMS adoption has slowed somewhat.

Alltel First Carrier to Launch High Speed Wireless Access in South Dakota

January 11, 2008 8:45 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Alltel Wireless has recently launched EVDO service in South Dakota, claiming it is the first carrier to launch high-speed data services in the area.

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