Wireless Services and Networks
- March 05, 2009
Verizon's choice of Alcatel-Lucent to provide its IMS backbone gives the technology a boost in 2009, but most of the IMS action is likely to take place in Europe.
- February 05, 2009
A host of telecom network optimization techniques promise more efficient networks and data transmission, but falling bandwidth prices complicate the calculations.
- February 02, 2009
Wireless service contracts and prepaid calling cards are high on the agenda for a consumer activist group that hopes the Obama Administration and a new FCC will act to protect consumers from what it considers excessive fees.
- January 13, 2009
Being the default search provider may be of only marginal value, but wireless deals may set the stage for advanced search services down the road with the potential to drive real revenue.
- December 02, 2008
Despite the wider economic meltdown, telecoms have some news to be thankful for, including clean balance sheets and wireless services that few customers can live without.
- September 25, 2008
Long Term Evolution (LTE) could invigorate the femtocell market, but the conditions have to work in the technology's favor for LTE to take root.
- September 11, 2008
Alcatel-Lucent claims its 5130 Geographic Messaging Services Platform (GMSP) will enable wireless providers to monetize location-based services in an easy and reliable manner.
- September 04, 2008
After learning some hard lessons about failed partnerships and mergers, Sprint appears ready to turn its fortunes around with Clearwire and WiMax.
- August 26, 2008
Preparing for the Democratic National Convention, wireless service providers tapped into a variety of techniques, ranging from centralized command centers to distributed antenna systems, to make sure their users of all political stripes don't miss a...
- July 22, 2008
As Sprint's WiMax plans slowly move forward, LTE may become the de facto 4G standard for mobile enterprises.
- June 12, 2008
Consumers will ditch their landlines even faster as they cut expenses in a weak economy, but telecoms that play up landlines' strengths may persuade many to stay.
- May 29, 2008
While older customers remain satisfied with in-store service, consumers under 42 are likely to switch, according to new Forrester research.
- May 22, 2008
Seeking an answer to the iPhone and declining voice revenue, carriers embrace Android while continuing to support LiMo.
- March 18, 2008
A wireless price war may be brewing now that all the major carriers have begun to offer unlimited voice plans. But in the future, carriers will rely on the Internet, mobile TV, and even advertising to help stave off low margins.
- March 11, 2008
A recent mobile voice quality audit finds a variety of issues cause customers to change service providers, ranging from network problems to environmental noise to handset voice-level mismatch.