Assurance Wireless, a Lifeline program that began offering service in California in 2013, is launching an enhanced free offer for eligible low-income Californians. The California FREEdom plan includes unlimited free voice minutes and unlimited free texts, an offer supported by the California LifeLine and federal Lifeline Assistance programs.
According to a statement, the new Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) will seek to define...
Sprint Corporation and NTELOS Holdings Corp. today announced that Sprint and NTELOS Inc. reached...
FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, speaking at a WiFiForward event, said the Commission...
Broadcom Corporation today announced the expansion of its XLP®II multi-core communications processors family with the XLP500 Series. Featuring 32 NXCPUs and 80 Gbps performance, the XLP500 Series delivers up to 4X the per-core performance of competing processors.
Sprint announced that its new pricing program – Sprint Framily Plan -- is available to small business customers beginning Feb. 21 in Sprint retail stores and Sprint third-party dealers. Now small businesses can take advantage of the savings when adding new lines to a Framily group and get unlimited talk, text and 1GB of data for as little as $25 per month per line.
Broadcom on Monday announced new high-speed LTE chipsets that target the growing demand for sub-$300 smarpthones. In a press release, Broadcom said the new turnkey reference platform supports Android KitKat and utilizes the company's pin-to-pin compatible dual-core M320 or upcoming quad-core M340 LTE System on a Chip (SoC).
Google and Broadcom are offering to study television power in different markets as the FCC investigates the necessity for a guard band in its upcoming broadcast incentive auctions. Google acknowledged in an ex parte filing that a guard band between LTE and broadcast signals is being considered ahead of the FCC’s 600 MHz incentive auction, scheduled for mid-2015.
Ting, a division of Tucows Inc., today announced that they will buy a cup of coffee for each of the 200 million AT&T and Verizon wireless customers in the United States. To earn their cup of joe, AT&T and Verizon customers simply need to check out how much they would save by switching to the upstart mobile service provider.
AT&T has signed a global agreement with ASSA ABLOY. The $15 million, four-year contract renews a networking deal with AT&T for a number of ASSA ABLOY locations and extends the scope of the support to be provided to the Swedish company by AT&T. The agreement will see AT&T deploy a global virtual private network connecting over 400 ASSA ABLOY locations in 70 countries.
Broadcom Corporation today announced that the Chinese cellphone manufacturer K-Touch has chosen its quad-core turnkey platform for its new W98 and W96 Android-based smartphones. Broadcom's integrated smartphone platform allows K-Touch to provide customers with smartphones that can operate on China Unicom's HSPA+ network.
Broadcom today announced a new C-DOCSIS system-on-a-chip (SoC) for Chinese operators to scale service deployments for more cost-efficient, competitive offerings. The new device expands on Broadcom's flagship C-DOCSIS silicon, the BCM3218, to provide Chinese operators with tailored offerings for their growing customer bases that scale effectively for smaller multiple-dwelling units (MDUs) with 50 to 200 users.
Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) technology has been championed by carriers for several years now, but the mobile ecosystem as a whole is still moving rather slowly toward commercial services. Back in 2011, for example, Verizon Wireless made the first voice call over a commercial LTE network.
Broadcom is taking its chips on the road, with today's announcement of a new line of wireless chips for use in automotive infotainment applications. The new chips featur the latest in 11AC/5G WiFi and Bluetooth Smart Ready technology on a single chip.
Broadcom today announced an expansion to its wearable devices platform that will include Wi-Fi direct technology. According to the company, integrating Wi-Fi Direct into its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) platform, Broadcom is helping OEMs develop wearable products that...
AppCarousel, a provider of app store solutions, announced the launch of its new Custom App Store Platform for connected devices which enables device manufacturers, operators, brands and media companies to distribute, merchandise and monetize apps across all screens.
Broadcom continues its push to support 5G WiFi with the announcement today of a router that supports the technology. According to a press release, Broadcom has made the 5G WiFi hotspot available through SK Telecom. Based on the, 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard...
Broadcom yesterday introduced today introduced two new Near Field Communication (NFC) solutions to be showcased at the upcoming 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The company announced a unique quad-combo chip that will...
Broadcom today unveiled a new family of 40nm NFC chips that the company says are more power efficient and include additional functionality.
Broadcom Corporation today announced that it has agreed to buy NetLogic Microsystems...
Broadcom will buy its way into the 4G chip market with its acquisition of Beceem, which it announced yesterday.
Semiconductor company Broadcom plans to buy LTE and WiMAX chipmaker Beceem for $316 million.
Chipmaker Broadcom says it will pay $47.5 million for Britain-based near-field communication (NFC) company Innovision Research and Technology.
The SEC said Thursday it will not pursue a civil action against four former Broadcom Corp. executives for allegations of securities fraud.
The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged Broadcom co-founders Henry Nicholas III and Henry Samueli with falsifying the company's reported income.
Chipmaker Broadcom posted Q4 results saying that its net income doubled during the quarter, due in part to royalties from patent license agreements and orders for wireless chips.