Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. successfully completed an inter-vendor interoperability testing of LTE Category 6, based on commercial LTE chipsets and infrastructure supporting Telstra's carrier aggregation bands. Final stages of testing were completed in collaboration with Telstra, whose LTE Advanced network in Australia is being readied for Category 6 commercial launch.
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Orange and T-Mobile UK today unveiled a joint venture name, as well as a plan that outlines the future for the recently merged companies.
Orange UK announced an agreement with Apple to bring iPhone 3G and 3GS to Orange UK customers later this year.
Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom plan to merge their respective T-Mobile and Orange brands in Britain, the companies announced today.
Developers of location-aware applications are shying from creating apps for the Palm WebOS or Symbian platforms
LOC-AID Technologies says it is well on its way to making location-based services (LBS) available across carriers.
Navteq announced the judges and semifinalists of the Americas edition of the Navteq Global LBS Challenge.
For years, GPS has played a role in helping solve one of the industry’s stickiest problems: fixing the location of phones for E911. But as location-based services (LBS) increasingly go commercial, engineers are looking for ways to improve the performance of GPS indoors.
Sprint today unveiled a partnering with location aggregation specialists uLocate Communications and WaveMarket.
Similar to aggregators in the messaging industry, LOC-AID wants to be an aggregator for the LBS industry.
Qualcomm now has a license to distribute Skyhook Wireless’ technology for Wi-Fi location
Loopt struck a deal with SnapTrack, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, that should dramatically lower costs for CDMA
Spirent Communications announced it will work with testing lab SGS Wireless to provide Assisted-GPS testing services
The entertainment industry works hard to get our attention by creating memorable characters and settings.
GPS has been around for more than 40 years, longer than cellular telecommunications networks. But the two technologies have been on converging paths for years
When you think GPS, you probably think of personal navigation applications in your car or on your handset.
The LBS space is on the move, and Useful Networks wants to be a part of that. Except it wants to take the “BS” out of LBS, said CEO and co-founder Brian Levin.
The emergence of location-based mobile social networking services offered by providers such as GyPSii, Pelago and Loopt is changing social networking.
No one said E911 was going to be easy. More than a decade after the FCC first mandated E911 for wireless, the industry is still wrangling over it.
Garmin shares were down more than 20% yesterday after the company cut its profit and revenue forecasts for 2008 and delayed the launch of its nüvifone smartphone.
You’ve seen a lot of attention surrounding navigation. Now some stats from comScore highlight just how popular those services have become.
As carriers offer more location-based services (LBS) and user uptake increases, handset manufacturers and service providers are looking to capitalize on the LBS trend.
According to Frost & Sullivan, U.S. carriers can leverage the investment they are required to make to improve E911 services, by using the improved technologies to market location-based services (LBS). The research and analysis firm says that LBS promises a lucrative revenue stream and presents carriers with a way to differentiate services in an increasingly competitive mobile environment.
And in more mobile content news, Verizon Wireless announced a partnership with social-mapping service Loopt, to offer Loopt’s service on select handsets beginning next month.
Although there are serious plans afoot for mobile search, there remain serious technology integration hurdles
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