Regional telecom and broadband provider Frontier is adding texting fucntionality to its business landline numbers. Frontier has turned to Zipwhip for the technology that allows its business landline numbers to become text messaging channels.
Verizon Wireless says it has placed the first voice call over its commercial LTE network, moving...
Will solving the thorny problem of providing voice and SMS with LTE justify IMS investments and...
In-Stat reports there's great potential for mobile VoIP, including the possibility that VoIP could favor IMS in the voice-over-LTE debate.
LTE is noted for its speed, simplicity and elegance. It can support stunning data rates and has the potential to revolutionize telecommunications with a host of innovative, high-bandwidth applications.
Law enforcement has gone mobile in its pursuit of wiretaps, as more Americans rely on their cell phones
The growing prevalence of 3G networks is enabling broader bandwidth for mobile devices.
A hacksaw and a few other tools were probably all it took for someone to sever eight fiber-optic cables in Silicon Valley last week.
A report by ABI Research shows that consumers’ concerns over the security of mobile transactions were not appeased in 2008.
As consumers increasingly rely on their mobile devices for e-mail and other functions besides voice, it's increasingly important to address security issues – even if they're not the Secret Service.
Businesses continue to make investments in mobility as a way to improve employee productivity.
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President Barack Obama lobbied the head of Intel to talk up the more than $800 billion economic recovery package moving through Congress.
Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) announced the launch of the Flexi Multiradio Base Station, which covers GSM/EDGE, W-CDMA/HSPA and LTE.
It’s hard for a city to justify contributing a few million to achieve inter-agency communications compatibility when it is struggling to pay for basic operations of those police and fire departments. Thus was born the idea of the Shared Wide Band Network.
President-elect Barack Obama’s personal cell phone account has been improperly accessed by Verizon Wireless employees, the carrier confirmed.
Call it Murphy’s Law’s first cousin: If there’s a technology target that can be hacked, hijacked, corrupted or otherwise compromised, there are countless cyber-criminals who will be only too happy to oblige.
Google has released an over-the-air fix for a serious security flaw found on the Android operating system.
Given today’s credit crunch, high fuel prices and consumers’ desires to get rid of their SUVs, you might understand if car makers put telematics in the back seat. But they’re not. In fact, industry insiders say automakers have plenty of reasons to keep telematics on the R&D front burner.
Genband wanted to add a security layer to its capabilities. It did so this week with the acquisition of NextPoint Networks
Companies in the News: Delta Telecom, Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia Siemens Networks, Vringo, SMobile Systems, MobileOne, Streamezzo
Verizon Wireless was an early opponent to proposals for a wireless phone number directory
State utility commissioners established a new committee that will propose national consumer protection standards for wireless phone service
The FCC later this month may try again to sell its 700 MHz licenses for a national public safety network.
The data on a consumer’s mobile phone, which previously used to be just contacts, now includes calendars, tasks, pictures
The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) plans to adopt an alerting protocol similar to the Common Alerting Protocol.
Yesterday, Dr. Ronald Herberman, the director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute made headlines by encouraging his staff to limit use of cell phones.
In what looks to be a reprieve for wireless carriers, APCO and NENA this week said they’re willing to accept E911 compliance measurements at the county level.
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