3G and 4G Wireless Technology
- July 30, 2015
After a year of review, the FCC approved the AT&T-DirecTV acquisition. Additionally, the FCC might add mobile speeds to its broadband review.
- July 09, 2015
The FCC says it will intervene if broadband carriers don't improve their offerings; a new LTE technology could impact Wi-Fi, setting up a confrontation.
- June 03, 2015
In telecom news, LTE and VoLTE drive global mobile infrastructure markets; FCC chairman wants to reduce robocalls and texts; Ericsson considers a large acquisition.
- February 04, 2015
In telecom news, the FCC unveiled its proposal to reclassify the Internet under Title II, while telecom spending is expected to grow as carriers expand their networks.
- December 10, 2014
In telecom news, the ITU ratified the G.fast broadband standard, while an Infonetics report indicates the LTE market could peak next year.
- August 27, 2014
In telecom news, tests show that deploying LTE over unlicensed spectrum can offset growing data usage, and Silicon Valley is ripe for fiber competition.
- August 06, 2014
In telecom news, cloud providers may be the first to adopt 25G Ethernet to upgrade their server access connection. The FCC is criticizing Verizon for its plan to slow 4G speeds for unlimited data customers to help the provider manage its network.
- May 26, 2011
Verizon CTO Tony Melone told reporters at TIA 2011: Inside the Network that Verizon's LTE rollout will handle whatever subscribers throw at the network.
- March 24, 2011
If an AT&T/T-Mobile merger is approved by the FCC, the path to merge networks should face few technical challenges, thanks to a common technology heritage between the two carriers.
- December 08, 2010
Unlike Asia-Pac operators who view WiMax and LTE as complementary, WiMax may only play a supporting role for smaller U.S. operators.
- October 28, 2010
Even after most major carriers launch 4G networks based on Long-Term Evolution (LTE), service providers are still going to have to support subscribers on 2G/3G legacy networks for years to come.
- October 21, 2010
4G backhaul network planning is an important and at times underestimated piece of LTE or WiMax migration strategies. If telecoms rush their 4G backhaul network planning, they will pay the price of high costs and disastrous delays.
- October 21, 2010
A new Yankee Group report ranks 4G wireless operators as leaders, followers or somewhere in the middle in these early days of 4G network deployments and urges operators to change their 3G wireless strategies to increase brand and service awareness.
- August 12, 2010
Legacy telecom geographic information systems (GIS) keep track of operators' physical plant. But smaller, more database-centric telecom network planning tools that evaluate demographics, usage behavior and local bylaws enable carriers to be smarter ...
- July 08, 2010
There's a lot of talk among North American wireless carriers about 4G technologies -- namely, Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and WiMax. But with the exception of Sprint Nextel Corp., the talk hasn't resulted in deployments yet.