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 announced that it has been awarded a $1 billion framework agreement to provide mobile communication equipment and services to China Mobile.
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.
Companies in today’s briefs include: T-Mobile UK, Sierra Wireless, AT&T, Namco Networks, Alltel Wireless, Broadcom, Ubiquisys, 3GPP
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.
More news from Infineon Technologies this week, the chipmaker announced the availability of its new 3G platform family.
According to a report from Gartner, embedded 3G radios in laptops might finally make sense for enterprises.
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.
Industry adviser Analysys Mason is rocking the traditional wisdom boat with its latest report, Critical Ingredients of Mobile TV.
AT&T announced that by the end of June it will have completed the rollout of its high-speed 3G network.
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.
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 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.
AT&T has delayed the launch of a 3G BlackBerry, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
China Mobile announced that it will begin testing the country’s homegrown 3G standard next week.
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?
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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
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 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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