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Key Market Drivers You'll Hear About at MWC

January 29, 2012 4:41 pm | by Pardeep Kohli, Mavenir Systems | Articles | Comments

We all know that mobile video consumption is growing. Industry analyst firm In-Stat forecasts that worldwide mobile video consumption will surpass 693 billion minutes by 2015. A recent Yahoo study found that mobile video consumption had grown 29 percent since 2010.

Can Wi-Fi Really Be Used to Backhaul Cellular Voice?

January 24, 2012 7:36 pm | by Steven Glapa, Ruckus Wireless | Articles | Comments

Under the strain of a mobile data onslaught, the move to small cells is opening the door to new and unexpected uses of smarter Wi-Fi.

Grassley: ‘Questionable Contact’ from LightSquared’s Backer

January 24, 2012 10:05 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Tensions between Senator Chuck Grassley and LightSquared hit a new high Monday when the lawmaker accused the company’s primary backer of trying to bribe him.


Dish Pitches Revised LTE Plan

January 24, 2012 7:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Dish Network pitched a revised plan for its yet-unapproved mobile broadband network to FCC officials last week...

Clearwire Chases MVNO Market with Simplexity Deal

January 23, 2012 6:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Clearwire stepped up its efforts to get more wholesale customers today as it braces for the loss of its largest customer, Sprint...

Clearwire, China Mobile Deepen TD-LTE Partnership

January 17, 2012 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Clearwire and China Mobile want to use their respective unpaired spectrum holdings in the 2.5 GHz band for TD-LTE, but there's a catch...

Sprint Debuts LTE Devices Ahead of Network Launch

January 10, 2012 7:01 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint's LTE network hasn't launched yet, but that didn't stop the operator from coming out with the first three devices for the service at 2012 International CES...

VZW Rolls Out New LTE Devices

January 10, 2012 6:58 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

This year, there's no formal on-the-record press party, but the carrier looks to be doing more of the same, rolling out several new LTE devices.


AT & T Boasts LTE, Devices at Dev Con

January 9, 2012 11:37 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T’s annual developer conference kicked off today in Las Vegas with a series of executive keynotes that focused on its budding LTE network.

Sprint LTE Set for Launch in 10 Markets

January 6, 2012 7:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint plans to turn on its LTE service in 10 markets before the middle of this year, including Atlanta, Dallas, San Antonio and Houston.

Leap Mulls LTE Tie-Up with Sprint

January 6, 2012 7:56 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Leap Wireless International is "very willing" to consider extending its current wholesale deal with Sprint for 3G service to LTE...

Wilson Announces First LTE Signal Booster

January 3, 2012 6:53 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Wilson Electronics has announced it will show off its first LTE mobile signal booster, the Sleek 4G-V...

Leap's First LTE Takes Off in Tucscon

December 21, 2011 6:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Cricket Communications parent Leap Wireless International switched on its first LTE service in Tucson, Ariz. today, marking the start of what the company described as a "multi year transition" to the next generation mobile broadband technology. The service will eventually


GSMA Warns of LTE Spectrum Fragmentation

December 16, 2011 6:27 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

For all the promise of LTE, it appears that global roaming on so-called “world phones” is one thing it might not be able to deliver.

Feds Say LightSquared Interferes with 'Majority' of GPS

December 15, 2011 6:36 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A key government committee said Wednesday that LightSquared’s network affects a “majority” of general-purpose GPS receivers and technology used to land planes, but doesn’t appear to have a significant impact on cell phones.

AT & T's Flo Buildout Carries $1B-Plus Cost

December 13, 2011 6:37 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T told the FCC yesterday that it will cost between $1 billion and $2 billion to use Qualcomm's Flo TV spectrum for supplemental downlink capacity in its LTE network.

LightSquared Offers New Network Changes for GPS Fix

December 13, 2011 6:31 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared is again modifying the deployment plan for its hybrid satellite-terrestrial LTE network to address problems with GPS interference.

LightSquared Backer Faces Possible SEC Probe

December 12, 2011 6:31 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A draft government report on LightSquared's proposed LTE network leaked to the media on Friday shows the service knocked out 75 percent of GPS receivers studied in a recent test.

Sprint Lights Up First Multimode LTE Base Station

December 6, 2011 7:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The first base station for Sprint's massive $5 billion network upgrade project went live in Branchburg, N.J., Monday as the operator prepares to move forward with its LTE plans.

Clearwire Embarks on $300M Stock Sale

December 6, 2011 7:14 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Clearwire plans to sell $300 million worth of Class A common stock to raise cash for its planned TD-LTE network...

Verizon LTE to Light Up in 14 Cities, Expand in 4

November 16, 2011 7:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless' LTE network will continue to speed ahead of AT&T when it launches in 14 new cities and expands...

LTE: New Services, New Devices - The Subscriber Perspective

November 15, 2011 10:50 am | by Editor, Wireless Week | Articles | Comments

With three major carriers offering LTE service today, and a fourth on deck for 2012, the U.S. has taken the lead in 4G network rollouts.

AT & T Meets LTE Goal with 6-City Launch

November 15, 2011 7:57 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T will beat one of its LTE goals on Sunday when it turns on its mobile broadband network in six new cities and begins selling the LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9.

O2 Secure Wireless Plans 6-State Rural LTE Push

November 2, 2011 8:03 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

O2 Secure Wireless said today it will use a $33 million loan from the USDA's Rural Utilities Service to deploy LTE in 65 under-served markets...

MetroPCS Banks on LTE After Tough 3Q

November 1, 2011 8:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

MetroPCS is forging ahead with its LTE plans after a third quarter that saw fewer customers signing up for the operator's prepaid service.

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