After a lengthy review of the FCC's Lifeline program, which offers mobile phones to low-income consumers, the FCC late yesterday proposed more than $14.4 million in forfeitures against five wireless Lifeline service providers who apparently violated the commission’s Lifeline rules.
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After years of industry pundits preaching about mobile data, it has finally arrived.
The NRTC local members will soon have the opportunity to provide high-speed, fixed and mobile broadband Internet access to “unwired” communities nationwide.
Washington will be the first U.S. city to get free digital TV broadcasts for mobile devices like cell phones, laptop computers and in-car entertainment systems.
Verizon Wireless today released an initial set of technical specifications for devices that will run on its forthcoming LTE network.
While enterprises in almost every other business sector are tightening their belts, major wireless carriers are planning for huge expenditures on 4G network deployments.
Businesses continue to make investments in mobility as a way to improve employee productivity.
President Barack Obama lobbied the head of Intel to talk up the more than $800 billion economic recovery package moving through Congress.
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.
A significant number of mobile operators will upgrade from HSPDA to HSPA+ technology as an interim stop gap before migrating to LTE.
Among the most significant challenges facing service providers as they migrate from their legacy infrastructures to next-generation networks is delivering high-quality services across a variety of legacy and IP access technologies.
M2Z Networks wants to be a data service provider on Day 1, as opposed to voice, but its strongest opposition these days is coming from the cellular camp.
Companies also in the news at WiMAX World: SOMA Networks, Ronan Telephone Company, Apitilo Networks, Wireless Communications Association, WiMAX Forum, Coresonic AB
T-Mobile issued a harshly worded statement defending its AWS interference test against startup M2Z Networks’ recent criticism.
The FCC chairman and his commissioners have a long to-do list, which it hopes to complete before the end of the year
Time and frequency synchronization are surprisingly crucial to mobile service providers' Internet Protocol/Call Detail Record (IIP/CDR) reconciliation, at the heart of billing and logging services.
Skyhook Wireless wants to make location-based services work in more places.
The Femto Forum and the NGMN Alliance have agreed to work together to ensure a smooth migration of femtocells as they move from today’s first steps to implementation
Companies in today’s briefs include: Panasonic, T-Mobile, RF Micro Devices, U Mobile, fring, Apple, Nokia Siemens Networks, Wataniya Telecom Algerie, Vodafone, Mobilkom Austria, NextPoint
The move toward wireless broadband data is inexorable, says the CEO of Qualcomm.