Clearwire and its majority shareholder, Sprint, have operated in a vacuum, turning on their mobile broadband network on in more than 60 markets...
MetroPCS built on its LTE launches with two new markets and expanded its wireless service to cover most of the country.
After months of flirting with the marketing around its HSPA+ network, T-Mobile USA dropped all pretenses as it turned on the service in six new markets, billing the service as 4G.
The proliferation of data usage has led to significant problems with call completion and Internet access in urban areas like San Francisco and New York. One New Yorker was told that up to 30 percent of iPhone calls are dropped on average.
Deep packet inspection and other network management tools will become commonplace as WiMAX and LTE networks scale across the globe.
When Sony launched Aibo in 1999, the product received much acclaim. It was soon-after named one of “The Best of What’s New” products by Popular Science magazine, and held the promise of someday being “genuinely useful,” according to the magazine’s write-up.
Is the U.S. on the cusp of becoming one of the world's most advanced exponents of mobile technology? After spending two decades largely out-of-step with the global mobile market, U.S. mobile operators are now right in the vanguard of the global move towards a single technology standard for high-speed mobile networks.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) brought LTE and WiMAX one step closer to official 4G status at the close of a week-long meeting in Chongqing, China.
MetroPCS Communications today added Detroit to its list of commercial LTE deployments, joining Las Vegas and Dallas with monthly plans starting at $55...
While the media may have created the perception that HSPA+ is in competition with LTE, a panel put on by 4G Americas arrived at a more amicable conclusion...
Broadcom will buy its way into the 4G chip market with its acquisition of Beceem, which it announced yesterday.
As LTE technology becomes more widespread, concerns for the technology's interoperability and quality of service (QoS) is at the forefront. As already evidenced, early phases of LTE network deployments will coexist with legacy technologies, which implies frequent inter-technology handovers between 3G systems such as UMTS.
Fourth Generation (4G) cellular, including LTE, is the latest in an ongoing series of innovations that respond to ever-changing wireless market demands, which began with analog cellular almost 30 years ago.
According to the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA), as of August 2010 there are 101 firm LTE network deployments planned or in progress in 41 countries around the world. By the end of 2010, GSA anticipates around 22 LTE networks in commercial service.
SAN FRANCISCO—Verizon Wireless took the lid off plans for its nationwide LTE network launch Wednesday at the CTIA Enterprise & Applications show...
AT&T is getting out ahead of its network plans with new HSPA+ and LTE-compatible devices.
Mobile broadband startup LightSquared has landed its first customers and $850 million in financing to fund the build out of its ambitious hybrid satellite-terrestrial LTE network.
MetroPCS today launched its LTE services in the Dallas/Fort Worth area with monthly plans starting at $55.
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.