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FCC Actions Aim to Accelerate Broadband Deployment

January 28, 2013 10:11 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The FCC on Friday announced a number of new actions that it hopes will help accelerate the deployment of wireless broadband, by removing barriers from a number of areas in the build-out of new networks. On Friday, the Commission announced new rules...

Carriers Spat Over Spectrum Weighting

January 10, 2013 2:59 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

It seems everyone agrees that the FCC needs to simplify its spectrum screen, but there's a big division on exactly how that should be done. Such was the case in a spate of comments filed with the FCC this past week. AT&T and Verizon Wireless come down on the "light touch" side of things...

CTIA, IFA Partner for "Borderless" Show

January 9, 2013 10:45 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

CTIA and IFA announced that they are joining forces on what the two organizations are calling the world’s first "borderless" trade show in 2014. IFA is an annual consumer electronics and home appliances tradeshow based in Berlin, which is now reaching its 52nd edition...


CTIA Announces 2014 'Super Show'

January 2, 2013 10:07 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

CTIA today announced plans to merge its spring and fall shows, creating what the association is referring to as a “super” mobile industry trade show. Beginning in 2014, CTIA will combine the best of its CTIA Wireless show, which is focused on technology and consumer electronics and its recently...

OTI Report Suggests Data Caps Result of Decreasing Competition

December 17, 2012 11:51 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

A new report from the Open Technology Institute (OTI) suggests that carrier implemented data caps are unnecessary and a result of decreasing competition in the U.S. wireline and wireless markets. The report claims that the technical or engineering rationale...

Wireless Amber Alerts Move to WEA Program Dec. 31

December 14, 2012 10:36 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Wireless Amber Alerts will migrate over to the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) program at the beginning of 2013. CTIA, The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Syniverse announced today that on December 31, 2012, the Wireless Amber Alerts program will end operations...

Zipcar Lays Out Car Sharing’s Mobile Future

October 10, 2012 5:47 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

During a Tuesday keynote address, CEO Scott Griffith described Zipcar’s adoption of mobile technology and plans to expand its mobile app.

VZW LTE Markets to Hit 417 Next Week

October 10, 2012 5:43 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless will light up its LTE network in 21 cities next week, making the service available in 417 markets.


MobileCON Show Daily: Oct. 9, 10, 11

October 9, 2012 9:21 am | by Check out Wireless Week's complete coverage of CTIA's MobileCON 2012 in San Diego. | Articles | Comments

Check out Wireless Week's complete coverage of CTIA's MobileCON 2012 in San Diego.

Turner: Time to Address Systemic App Security Issues

October 9, 2012 5:37 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The applications industry needs to do a better job of policing itself, because in its current state, it's putting both consumers and businesses at risk.

Voice Not Dead Yet

June 8, 2012 9:42 am | Videos | Comments


CTIA Wireless 2012 and the Comeback Kids

May 16, 2012 12:25 pm | Blogs | Comments

New Orleans proved the perfect city for CTIA Wireless 2012.

WW Celebrates 2012 Leadership Award Winners

May 15, 2012 1:01 pm | News | Comments

Wireless Week hosted its 15th Annual Leadership Awards reception during the CTIA Wireless 2012 convention in New Orleans on Tuesday evening, May 8. The publication celebrated AT&T for recognizing and capitalizing on its Wi Fi Services and Verizon Wireless for

WW CTIA Wireless 2012 Show Daily, Days 1, 2 & 3

May 15, 2012 8:18 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Wireless Week's  International CTIA Wireless  Spring 2012 Complete Show Coverage Official Show Daily May 8, 9 & 10, 2012 • Day 1 ~ Download Show Daily 1 • Day 2 ~ Download Show Daily 2 • Day 2 ~ Download Show Daily 3

Denny Strigl at CTIA 2012

May 14, 2012 9:20 am | Videos | Comments

Clinton Keynote Stresses Cooperation

May 10, 2012 1:24 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Former President Bill Clinton's Day Three keynote might have been just what the doctor ordered for a wireless industry that can at times seem like war zone. While the OEMs fight it out in court rooms around the globe over

C Spire says LTE Delay Unrelated to iPhone

May 10, 2012 5:46 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

C Spire Wireless is breaking its silence on the cause of a nine month delay of the launch of its LTE network. The service was scheduled to be launched at the end of last year but C Spire missed the

Carrier Networks Weather Heavy CTIA Traffic

May 10, 2012 5:29 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) continued testing the wireless network performance of the major carriers in and around the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans on Tuesday and Wednesday. The tests provided insight into which carriers were best prepared

Samsung, Qualcomm Lead Wireless Power Group

May 10, 2012 5:24 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Samsung and Qualcomm are spearheading a new group aimed at advancing technology capable of charging consumer electronics without cords. Launched earlier this week at CTIA Wireless 2012, the Alliance for Wireless Power, or A4WP, will develop standards, certification programs and

Sprint Eyes M2M Growth

May 9, 2012 2:40 pm | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

Sprint has been offering machine to machine communications more than a decade and is continuing to see real growth in the service, according to Tom Nelson, whole marketing and emerging solutions director for the carrier.  Nelson, speaking on the sidelines

Neustar Expands Into LBS

May 9, 2012 1:20 pm | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

Neustar may be best known in the telecommunications industries because it enables portability of phone numbers. But the company now is using the trust and neutrality it has built up over the years with operators to develop other business uses,

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