Over-the-air techniques are being used more frequently. However, there’s a disconnect between the industry and users regarding actual performance.
The FCC auction of 62 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band is still going hot and heavy as this issue goes to press. Although anything can happen, we can draw some conclusions from the 26 rounds of bidding
Besides their Third World status, they all have something else in common. They’re getting telecommunication through wireless networks, some of them powered by the sun or even bicycles.
AT&T signed an expansion agreement with Alcatel-Lucent, in which the equipment supplier will provide technology.
BlackBerry users across the United States and Canada suffered through a major service outage yesterday, the second disruption in less than a year. Research In Motion (RIM) has not identified the cause of the outage
Agilent Technologies announced a variety of new testing products for wireless networks this week at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona.
Motorola and Nortel Networks are reportedly discussing combining their wireless-infrastructure units to form a joint venture, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
Rural wireless broadband startup Stelera Wireless launched services in its first two U.S. markets.
AT&T has announced details of the company's network expansion plans for the year. Highlights include deploying 3G wireless broadband service to more than 80 additional cities in the U.S.
Ditech recently concluded an audit of mobile service over 16 operators in 12 countries and was startled by the number of calls affected by voice quality impairments originating in the caller's environment or a mobile handset or headset.
Although AT&T could still be bidding in the FCC's current auction, it looks to have already won a nice chunk of 700 MHz licenses.
DukeNet Communication Services (DNCS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Duke Energy Corporation, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 115 wireless communication towers
AT&T's wireless data networks went down in the Southeast and Midwest United States yesterday
The influx of data and video traffic over wireless networks, coupled with the shifting usage patterns of consumers who consider wireless to be their primary means of communication, are pushing the network reliability envelope like never before.
Clearly, data revenues continue to rise for the largest nationwide carriers. SMS may be the big cash cow, but other services are starting to gain fans.
The other day, I downloaded a large file – about 100 MB (800 Mbit) – to my office computer using my “basic level” DSL service. Because there was no other loading on my DSL at the time, the download took approximately 15 minutes at an average speed of just less than 1 Mbps.
The challenge has been laid down for wireless network operators to provide extensive data capabilities and to make them cost-competitive for subscribers. This is going to put a massive strain on their network infrastructure in the coming months.