Wireless Week talks to Dan Mead, president and CEO of Verizon Wireless, about the company's LTE network.
ORLANDO, Fla.—If there were any doubts about whether LightSquared would be able to pull off its wholesale-only hybrid satellite-terrestrial LTE network, the company is giving some reasons to forget them.
ORLANDO, Fla.—MetroPCS Communications doesn't make a lot of the fact that they, not Verizon Wireless, were the first to deploy LTE.
Leap Wireless International, the parent company of Cricket Communications, plans to begin offering LTE services this year and says it will use LightSquared's wholesale LTE service for roaming.
Verizon Wireless and HTC today announced availability of the long-awaited HTC ThunderBolt, a new LTE-capable smartphone.
Verizon Wireless pulled out all the stops with the launch of its LTE network last December when it turned on the high-speed mobile broadband service in 38 cities and five dozen commercial airports, and it isn’t holding back when it comes to devices.
MetroPCS closed 2010 with some exceptional numbers. The company’s fourth-quarter earnings, which were admittedly hurt by charges related to debt repayment, also were lined with silver.
Verizon Wireless says it will launch its LTE network in Detroit, Mich. tomorrow, marking the company's first expansion since its initial LTE launch in December of last year.
Qualcomm unveils new quad-core mobile processor at MWC.
Verizon Wireless says it has placed the first voice call over its commercial LTE network, moving IMS-based Voice over LTE (VoLTE) from the lab to a commercial network for the first time.
Prepaid carrier MetroPCS has landed a smartphone from Samsung's Galaxy S lineup to support its new LTE services.
This year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas turned out to be the year of 4G. While no one seems to have a specific definition for "4G," the carriers, regardless of their wireless flavor of choice, are ready and willing to market around the term.
Big cities have a larger base of potential customers and higher prospects for profitability than less densely populated regions in rural areas of the country.
Wireless Week Webcast – By Cisco's estimates, worldwide mobile data traffic will see a 26-fold increase between 2010 and 2015 as smartphones, tablets and mobile video drive data consumption.
This past year in telecommunications will be remembered for, among other things, the dawn of LTE and industry-wide support for IMS.
The NTIA has told the FCC that several federal agencies are concerned that LightSquared's satellite-terrestrial LTE network will interfere with government communications services.
One of the most promising attributes of LTE – aside from its spectral efficiency, speed and capacity – is its potential to overcome the fragmentation that has affected previous generations of wireless technology.
AT&T has joined T-Mobile USA in marketing its HSPA+ services as 4G as it works to convince consumers it has competitive mobile broadband services...
AT&T today had a few more surprises than usual at its annual Developer Summit, unveiling some slick new HSPA+-capable devices from Samsung, Motorola and HTC...
Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg shed some light on the company's LTE trial with satellite broadcaster DirecTV at an investor conference yesterday.
Verizon Wireless says it will offer a sneak peak at some of its upcoming Android-based LTE devices at a Jan. 6 news conference...
MetroPCS today announced new prepaid LTE plans. The plans start at $40 per month, with unlimited nationwide talk, text and Web browsing.
Prepaid operator MetroPCS Communications turned on LTE services in Boston, New York City and Sacramento today.
As 4G networks rise from infancy and become the cool kids of the wireless playground, network operators and device manufacturers make big promises about blazing multimedia performance, zero-lag voice communications and enough apps to guarantee a varsity-caliber revenue boost.