It wasn’t long ago that when people talked about high-speed wireless data, they were talking in terms of 1 Mbps or less.
When it comes to availability of economical high bandwidth Internet access, there’s clearly a disconnect between those who live in cities and suburbs and those who reside in rural areas.
Cellular base stations are nearly ubiquitous in developed nations today, making network coverage easy and reliable, so that’s good news.
The 5.4 earthquake that rattled Southern California yesterday didn’t damage any cell sites or towers. But the networks became so jammed
Wireless broadband services will create significant opportunities for revenue growth, and cellular technologies will take the largest share.
Anritsu this week launched new software for testing EDGE transmissions on GSM networks.
New resolutions passed yesterday by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) codify the group’s opinions about the state of American telecommunications.
TESSCO Technologies reported record earnings for its first quarter, which ended June 29, 2008. Earnings per share reached a record $0.38.
Agilent Technologies announced new testing products for LTE and W-CDMA/HSPA mobile networks yesterday.
Alvarion’s network hardware will be used in Go Mobile's WiMAX deployment in Malta, the companies said this week.
Verizon Wireless has poured nearly $75 million into Florida during the first half of 2008 on new cell sites, network facilities and other technologies to enhance services and coverage throughout the state.
After nearly two months and 331 rounds of bidding, Canada's auction of wireless spectrum has concluded, according to a government official. Yesterday, two consecutive rounds in the auction produced no new bids. The auction raised $4.25 billion, which is more than twice the amount analysts had projected.
Wireline operators take far too long to port customer telephone numbers to wireless carriers, possibly as a tactic to make customers quit trying to leave.
Sprint Nextel’s 40 Gb fiber-optic network is now out of its testing phase and is live, the company announced this week.
Mobile WiMAX players had hoped to capitalize on technology capabilities and time-to-market. As time goes by, it seems possible that the once-perceived dominance is evaporating.
When the concept of using wireless networks for provision of commercial packet data services was first addressed 15 years ago, the generally held belief was that wireless data networks would be designed and engineered in much the same way as voice networks.
It started in Barcelona. Perhaps before, but Barcelona is where people starting taking it seriously. WiMAX and LTE, together as a happy family of technologies living together in harmony.
CTIA filed an ex parte letter with the FCC today, reiterating the association’s concerns regarding the commission's proposed usage rules for the AWS-2 and AWS-3 bands.
Results of a survey attempting to answer the question if bandwidth demands of modern and future telecommunications services will “break” the Internet as we know it?
Companies in today’s briefs include: Nokia Siemens Networks, Embarq, Hands-On Mobile, NTT DoCoMo, Andrew, WeFi
Just three years after Netscape enabled the commercial Web in 1994, cellular network providers leapt on the platform and introduced the wireless application protocol.
Skyworks Solutions today announced a new line of frequency filters to help engineers minimize interference in Wi-Fi and WiMAX devices.
The Economic Impact of Stimulating Broadband Nationally, Connected Nation suggests that broadband can help alleviate the pain associated with high gas prices.
In a multi-year contract win, Andrew will provide improved wireless coverage inside Deutsche Bahn AG’s high-speed train ICE in Germany.