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AT & T Boasts Seven New LTE Markets

September 6, 2012 7:34 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T is going full throttle with rollout of its LTE network with today’s launch of seven new markets and expansions in two others, bringing its total LTE markets to 60.

Are HetNets the Answer?

July 31, 2012 11:49 am | by Elliot Drucker | Articles | Comments

Integration of small cells into the “macro” network could be more effective than even Wi-Fi offload in solving the problem of data traffic outstripping increases in available spectrum.

Increasing Spectrum Piecemeal with LTE

July 31, 2012 11:42 am | by Keith Mallinson | Articles | Comments

Cellular roaming was a relatively straightforward proposition for quite some time, but LTE and the myriad bands upon which it is being deployed have made the next-generation of roaming a much more complicated proposition.


Q & A: SBA’s Top Exec on the Industry, Mergers and Growth

July 30, 2012 9:15 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

SBA Communications President and CEO Jeff Stoops sits down with Wireless Week to talk strategy, the state of the industry and whether recent legislation is actually helping towers get built faster.

Falcone Resignation Rumors Circle on Debt Talks

April 30, 2012 7:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The manager of the hedge fund backing LightSquared may give up his board seat to help the struggling mobile broadband company avoid bankruptcy, according to news reports.

Clearwire 31-City LTE Launch to Include N.Y., L.A.

April 27, 2012 7:05 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Clearwire says New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Seattle will be among the 31 cities it plans to light up during the first half of next year.

LightSquared: 'There's Too Much at Stake to Walk Away'

March 19, 2012 7:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared made it clear on Friday that it's not going down without a fight.

Witnesses Set for Senate Hearing on Verizon, Cable AWS Sale

March 19, 2012 7:04 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Executives from Verizon Communications and Comcast will square off against the Rural Cellular Association (RCA) and Free Press at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing later this week on Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion acquisition of nationwide AWS spectrum from four cable operators.


TD-LTE: Ready for Liftoff

March 14, 2012 12:48 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

With China Mobile sent back to the bench, does that mean TD-LTE is out of the running? Not by a long shot.

Dish Closes DBSD, TerreStar Buyouts

March 12, 2012 7:14 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Dish Network has closed its acquisitions of satellite companies DBSD North America and TerreStar Networks.

AT & T to Expand LTE in NYC, 11 Other Cities

March 12, 2012 7:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

 AT&T said today it is turning on its LTE service in a dozen new markets "soon" as it works to catch up with larger rival Verizon Wireless, whose LTE network already covers large portions of the country.

After Delay, C Spire Sets Sept. LTE Launch Date

March 9, 2012 3:32 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

C Spire Wireless said it will light up its LTE network in September, nine months later than it originally planned to launch its network.

iPad with LTE Bolsters Apple's Tablet Position

March 8, 2012 6:52 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The bottom line following Wednesday's iPad launch appears to be that the new LTE-capable tablet will only bolster Apple's dominance in the tablet market.


FCC Puts Dish LTE On Ice

March 5, 2012 7:14 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC cleared Dish Network's satellite spectrum acquisition Friday but put the company's wireless plans on the back burner...

LightSquared CEO Quits, Falcone Joins Board

February 28, 2012 10:21 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared CEO Sanjiv Ahuja resigned today after failing to get government clearance for the company's planned wireless network.

Verizon Exec: No ROI on 3G Investment

February 28, 2012 6:43 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless doesn't expect to recoup future investments in its 3G network and is pushing to move customers over to its more efficient LTE service...

NSN Chief Shares High Expectations for LTE & NSN's Share of It

February 27, 2012 7:10 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

If you were ever wondering what was left of Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) after a series of divestitures and acquisitions, the company's CEO let it be known at MWC Sunday evening...

T-Mobile Outlines LTE Strategy, Loses 802K Subs in Q4

February 23, 2012 7:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

It appears T-Mobile USA will take the $4 billion in spectrum and cash it received from AT&T as a result of the failed merger...

MetroPCS LTE, Smartphone Bet Begins to Pay Off

February 23, 2012 7:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

MetroPCS' costly gamble on LTE and Android-based smartphones showed signs of paying off last quarter...

The Note: Tablet, Smartphone or Both?

February 17, 2012 7:58 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

The LTE-capable Galaxy Note for AT&T comes running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), which Samsung says will be upgradeable to Ice Cream Sandwich, and packs a whopping 1.5 GHz dual-core processor. The battery is one of the larger ones on the market...

U.S. Cellular Plans New 14 State LTE Launch

February 17, 2012 7:25 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

U.S. Cellular pulled back the curtain on its new LTE markets yesterday with a round of deployments to span cities in 14 states.

NewNet Sees Opportunity in WiMAX

February 16, 2012 7:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

It's easy to forget that it wasn't that long ago when the faceoff between LTE and WiMAX felt a lot like that one back in the 1980s between VHS and Betamax.

End of the Road for LightSquared?

February 15, 2012 7:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC has hammered what could be the final nail in the coffin for LightSquared's LTE plans.

Report: March Launch for Smaller, LTE-Capable iPads

February 14, 2012 7:07 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

A pair of reports, which cite "people familiar with the matter" from The Wall Street Journal today attempted to shed light on the rumored early-March iPad release...

DOT Counters LightSquared GPS Standards Plan

February 8, 2012 11:15 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The Transportation Department mulls regulations that would ban services that interfere with GPS - services like LightSquared's.

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