Verizon Wireless is about to launch the first part of its 700-MHz LTE broadband network, Metro PCS is doing the same, and AT&T is not far behind. In the rest of the world, there are many LTE networks being built and readied for launch on different portions of the spectrum.
So, why hasn't mobile WiMAX gained more traction? On paper, it has considerable promise – it uses many of the same advanced technologies as LTE, including OFDM and MIMO on the radio interface. But in practice...
Motorola and Ericsson are collaborating on mobile broadband technology for the public safety sector, the companies announced today.
China Mobile added 31.76 million customers over the first half of the year but faced intensifying competition and an increasingly saturated market.
Qualcomm is selling about a quarter of its stake for its India LTE venture to two Indian telecommunications companies...
Analyst Keith Mallinson examines Sprint Nextel’s network migration path and the choices the carrier needs to make.
Contributor Andrew Seybold argues that the FCC’s concerns about wireless competition – specifically when it comes to LTE – aren’t based on reality.
To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of WiMAX' death have been greatly exaggerated.
Alvarion President and CEO Eran Gorev and Ashish Sharma, the company's vice president of marketing, recently spoke about the company's decision to support TD-LTE, the implications of the standard on the WiMAX industry and why operators are interested in making the switch.
One week after the head of Alvarion's operations in India said at a conference that the company was adding support for TD-LTE...
More than a third of consumers in Western Europe will access the Internet from their mobile phones by 2014, according to a Forrester Research report released earlier this year.
Stating the obvious, networks are evolving rapidly and so too, are the configurations of microwave backhaul systems. Today network operators can choose among three distinct configurations: all-indoor, all-outdoor and split-mount systems.
Bids for India's 4G spectrum auction reached almost 32 billion rupees, or $670 million...
Agilent Technologies released important upgrades to its Signal Studio for 3GPP LTE and 89600 Vector Signal Analysis software.
Relentless demand for mobile data has been a boon to backhaul providers that are doing a brisk business helping carriers solve the capacity crunch.
JDSU says it has completed its acquisition of Agilent's network testing business...
The recent increase of mobile data usage and emergence of new applications such as MMOG (Multimedia Online Gaming), mobile TV, Web 2.0, streaming contents motivated the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) to work on the Long-Term Evolution (LTE).
This week, the mobile world rippled with aftershocks, following an earth-shattering leak from Dell, reported first on Engadget. The giant IT company let slip word on their newest addition to the smart phone series, the Lightning.
The next few years are going to be a wild ride for networks
Verizon Wireless broke ground today on its new Technology Innovation Center in Waltham, Mass.
The United States has the most advanced highway system in the world — today's equivalent of 4G/LTE networks of the wireless world — yet my commute on a terribly congested six-lane highway is still a miserable experience.
Prepaid carrier MetroPCS will launch Samsung's slick new 4G handset in the second half of this year.
The U.S.-based chip giant has filed an application with the Indian government to bid in India's upcoming auction for 2.3 GHz wireless broadband spectrum.
Verizon Wireless says real-world tests of its LTE network in Boston and Seattle report LTE average data rates of 5 to 12 Mbps on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.