Advertisement
FirstNews
Subscribe to FirstNews

The Lead

Canadian Spectrum Auction Favors New Carriers

December 19, 2014 10:27 am | by James Keller, The Canadian Press | News | Comments

The Canadian government confirmed Thursday that a forthcoming wireless auction will reserve more than...                                        

FirstNews Briefs: Anritsu, ITU, Blue Calypso, BYO Wireless

December 19, 2014 10:17 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Anritsu has...

FCC Issues Roaming Order, Lack of Vote Ruffles Feathers

December 19, 2014 10:04 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The declaratory...

Blackberry Posts Mixed Bag in 3Q

December 19, 2014 9:04 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Blackberry...

View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Alcatel-Lucent-Nokia Merger Rumors Pop Up Again

December 18, 2014 11:07 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent are reportedly once again considering a tie-up.                                                                        

SmartWatch: LTE Networks Near Finish Line in 2014

December 18, 2014 11:03 am | Videos | Comments

In this our last episode of SmartWatch for the year, we give you a quick status report on the state of the networks going...

Analysis: Tablets Keep Sprint Afloat While T-Mobile Misses Potential for Growth

December 18, 2014 10:51 am | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

According to new research from Recon Analytics, tablets account for 61 percent of postpaid net adds across...                                 

Advertisement

Mobile and Digital Shopping Trend Gains on In-Store Holiday Sales

December 18, 2014 10:32 am | by Deepak Agarwal, founder and CEO, nomorerack.com | Articles | Comments

The annual ritual of holiday shopping is being transformed by growing numbers of consumers who are bypassing the traditional...                            

Wireless Week’s 2014 State of the Networks Report

December 18, 2014 9:56 am | by Wireless Week | Articles | Comments

Let’s break down the POPs, VoLTE coverage and other major network progressions for the Tier 1 carriers.                                                                                          

Review: Connecting the Home for the Holidays

December 18, 2014 9:54 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning some connection to a phone app and the broader Internet. But then what?                   

FirstNews Briefs: McDonald's, FCC, Verizon Wireless, Sprint

December 18, 2014 9:45 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

McDonald’s franchises in Columbus, GA are integrating beacon technology, powered by Bluetooth low-energy beacon solution provider Piper.                                                    

Boingo, Time Warner Cable Partner on Passpoint-enabled Wi-Fi Roaming

December 17, 2014 3:13 pm | by Mike Robuck, CED | News | Comments

Time Warner Cable and Boingo are laying claim to being the first companies in the world to launch a reciprocal Passpoint-based roaming network for their customers.                          

Advertisement

BlackBerry Harkens Back to Bold with New Classic

December 17, 2014 11:33 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

BlackBerry today officially took the wraps off its new BlackBerry Classic.                                                                                                          

T-Mobile CEO Justifies Data Stash as Analysts Balk

December 17, 2014 11:07 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

When asked why T-Mobile named the new program ‘Data Stash’ instead of just rollover data, CEO John Legere said, “Because it’s cooler.”                                                 

Apple Halts iPhone Sales in Russia as Ruble Sinks

December 17, 2014 9:53 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple has halted online sales of its iPhones, iPads and other products in Russia amid financial turmoil triggered by the steep decline in the country's currency.                                

FirstNews Briefs: Sprint, Microsoft, NASCAR, Vuzix, Anritsu

December 17, 2014 9:45 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Citing a need to focus more directly on its core business priorities, Sprint announced it has informed NASCAR...                                                                

Verizon Signs Patent Deal with Google, Slams Trolls

December 17, 2014 9:12 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Verizon announced it has entered into a “long-term patent cross-license agreement” with Google.                                                                         

Advertisement

AT&T's Donovan Vows 75% of Network Virtualized by 2020

December 16, 2014 5:14 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

That's the word from John Donovan, AT&T SVP of technology and opertations. In a end-of-year blog, Donovan called the 2020 target...                            

Gartner: Windows Falls Off in 3Q, Record Holiday Expected for New iPhones

December 16, 2014 11:16 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Windows Phone's share of the global smarpthone market was just 3 percent in the third quarter of 2014, down from...                          

T-Mobile Announces Data Stash Rollover Data Program

December 16, 2014 10:49 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

T-Mobile today announced it will begin offering Data Stash, letting customers rollover their unused data from month to month.                                                        

FCC Changes Rules Again as AWS-3 Auction Creeps Up on $44B

December 16, 2014 10:09 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The FCC has once again altered the bidding activity requirements for its ongoing AWS-3 auction as total bids slowly progress toward $44 billion.                                                      

FirstNews Briefs: Anite, Amdocs, Broadcom, Coolpad

December 16, 2014 9:37 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Anite, a provider of wireless network testing technology, today announced that it has closed a deal with a North American tier 1 operator for...                                          

FirstNews Briefs: Verizon, Ericsson, Nexmo, Virtual Piggy

December 15, 2014 10:46 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Verizon Communications today announced a program to provide its small shareowners with a way either to round their Verizon holdings up to...                                                

T-Mobile Announcing Uncarrier 8.0 Tuesday

December 15, 2014 10:38 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

T-Mobile will announce its newest Uncarrier initiative on Tuesday, Dec. 16.                                                                                                                 

T-Mobile Lights Up Wideband LTE in NYC, 120 Metro Markets Total

December 15, 2014 10:35 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

T-Mobile today announced it has switched on Wideband LTE in New York City.                                                                         

Ceragon Cutting Workforce by 14%, Shares Jump

December 15, 2014 10:28 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to a press release, Ceragon said it will reduce its headcount by 14 percent as part of an effort to reduce...                             

Orange, Ericsson Trial FDD CA Using 3.5 GHz

December 15, 2014 9:59 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The live LTE-Advanced FDD trial was authorized by the French regulator ARCEP and was carried out from...                             

Crowd-Sourced Mapping App Waze Reveals Hidden Routes

December 15, 2014 9:42 am | by John Rogers, Associated Press | News | Comments

When the people whose houses hug the narrow warren of streets paralleling the busiest urban freeway in America began to see...                              

Wireless Week in Review: Dec. 8-12

December 12, 2014 11:16 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

As the week winds down join Wireless Week for a look back at the biggest stories in from the past seven days.                                                             

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading