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FirstNews Briefs: Nokia Networks, Alcatel-Lucent, Cobham Wireless, Quortus

June 9, 2015 9:03 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Nokia Networks said today that it will sponsor the 5G network architecture related research at the University of Kaiserslautern in Germany and work closely with the university to study the changes that are required in the telco architecture going forward. 

Apple Announces First Public Beta for iOS

June 8, 2015 3:55 pm | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The kickoff keynote was perhaps one of the more understated events the company has hosted, partly due to a plethora of leaks, which included near confirmation that Apple would be unveiling a...

Obama: Cyberattack Attempts Against U.S. Will Accelerate

June 8, 2015 10:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Obama is addressing cybersecurity following a massive hack of U.S. government employees' personnel files, described as the most significant...

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Report: Apple Working on High-Speed Data Network

June 8, 2015 10:37 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Apple apparently wants to own the pipes that connect its four major data centers. The move would allow Cupertino to control the delivery and storage of content, without...

FirstNews Briefs: Alpha Technologies, Procera, EM Microelectronic, InfiNet Wireless

June 8, 2015 10:20 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Alpha Technologies today announced the launch of a new power system that addresses the major challenges associated with powering outdoor Small Cells. The Cellect 600, integrates battery backup with an AC...

T-Mobile May Remove Cap on Tethering as FCC Rules Take Effect

June 8, 2015 10:11 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to TmoNews, T-Mobile will increase by 2GB the amount of tethered data allowed to its unlimited customers. Also, tethering limits may no longer be capped and will instead...

Apple Poised to Launch Streaming Service at WWDC

June 8, 2015 9:34 am | by Brandon Bailey, Ryan Nakashima, Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple wants to carve out a leading role in a revolution well under way, with a new, paid streaming-music service set to launch this summer.

CTIA Seeks to Refine FCC's E911 Rules Around Location Accuracy

June 5, 2015 4:44 pm | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The Wireless Association today said that it is creating an advisory group and a working group, as part of continued efforts to improve location accuracy on...

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FirstNews Briefs: Research and Markets, Subsentio, SIIA, Strategy Analytics

June 5, 2015 11:22 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global M2M Services Market in the Retail Industry 2015-2019" report to their offering. The Global M2M Services Market in the Retail Industry to grow at a CAGR of 34.3% over the period 2015-2019

Sprint, Cisco Partner on Smart City Public Wi-Fi Project

June 5, 2015 11:11 am | by Ben Munson, Editor, CED | News | Comments

The network will provide connectivity for Sprint customers, Kansas City residents and visitors. It will also back a host of smart city management applications that cover parking, traffic, city lighting...

HTC Slashes 2Q Forecast on Slumping Sales

June 5, 2015 11:02 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to the company, HTC will see a net loss of about $256 million in the second quarter. HTC also said that it now expects sales for the upcoming quarter to be between...

TM Forum Live: Big Data and KISS

June 5, 2015 10:14 am | by Jose Diaz, EMEA VP Business Development , Excelacom | Articles | Comments

The hot topic at this year’s TMForum was the need for a radical simplification of systems and processes that meet the business needs of today, while preparing for the future.

Recap: Top Stories for June 1-5

June 5, 2015 9:40 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Its been a busy week as we saw reports surface of a possible Dish/T-Mobile merger. Meanwhile, AT&T may be willing to relent on the FCC's new Open Internet rule in return for approval of its DirecTV acquisition. And on Roger Enter speculates on whether Charter might have wireless ambitions. 

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Are You A Smartphone Addict?

June 5, 2015 9:26 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Articles | Comments

Checking your email in bed? Perusing random Facebook posts while having dinner with friends? Get a euphoric feeling when you get a text? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, you might be a smartphone addict. Check it out! 

Feds Blame China-Based Hackers for Massive Cyberattack

June 5, 2015 9:21 am | by Ken Dilanian, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar , Associated Press | News | Comments

The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement that data from the Office of Personnel Management — the human resources department for the...

Demo: LTE-A Carrier Aggregation

June 4, 2015 11:20 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Videos | Comments

In this video from the LTE Innovation Summit, Rohde & Schwartz demonstrate testing for performance of carrier aggregation deployments.

FirstNews Briefs: Teclo, RxEOB, Mobile Action

June 4, 2015 11:15 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Teclo Networks announced today that its S-Series solution has recently been deployed by three European Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) to compress images and website resources as they are...

Sprint Gets Approval for Densification Project

June 4, 2015 11:05 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The news comes after Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said last week that he expects Sprint’s network to be number one or two in the nation within 18 to 24 months...

Time to Upgrade? There Are Lots of Options

June 4, 2015 10:35 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Videos | Comments

Phone companies have been shifting away from contracts and trying to get you to pay full price — $600 to $700 for a high-end phone. Installment plans are available, along with a leasing option from Sprint.

Apple Watch Slated To Hit More Countries on June 26

June 4, 2015 10:28 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Apple today announced that the Apple Watch will be available beginning Friday, June 26 in seven additional countries, including Italy, Mexico...

Report: T-Mobile, Dish in Merger Talks

June 4, 2015 9:52 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The news comes following a report from Yahoo Finance, which obtained a confidential internal memo from Dish, that claimed the satellite TV provider was preparing "something big" and looking for a new CMO...

Congress Sends NSA Phone-Records Bill to President

June 3, 2015 11:26 am | by Erica Werner, Associated Press | News | Comments

Two days after Congress let the phone-records collection and several other anti-terror programs expire, the Senate's 67-32 vote sent the legislation to...

Softbank Drops $1B in South Korean e-Commerce Giant Coupang

June 3, 2015 11:23 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Coupang said Wednesday that Softbank founder Masayoshi Son decided to back Coupang because of the South Korean company's delivery system and its market...

FirstNews Briefs: Sierra Wireless, T-Mobile, Nokia Networks, Fortytwo

June 3, 2015 11:20 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Sierra Wireless announced a collaboration with PSA Peugeot Citroën, with a next-generation design win for Sierra Wireless using AirPrime AR Series smart automotive modules, the Legato platform, and the AirVantage cloud.

Report: 70% of Global Population on Smartphones by 2020

June 3, 2015 11:13 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Ericsson estimates that the average smartphone user in North America will increase from 2.4 GB today to...

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