- November 10, 2008
While trying to figure out how to drive more average revenue per user (ARPU) from networks increasingly converged on IP, telecom service providers now have to...
- November 06, 2008
With the FCC's approval of the Sprint-Clearwire merger, a major hurdle for a nationwide rollout of WiMax has been cleared. Now the merged company just needs investors to pony up some cash to build out the 4G network.
- October 30, 2008
With the proposal for a free national Internet access network moving forward, many industry veterans are unconcerned, except for worries the network might add interference to the airwaves.
- October 23, 2008
As LTE and WiMax battle for 4G hype in the press, the era of 3G data connections is just now beginning, presenting carriers with a number of unanswered revenue questions.
- October 16, 2008
With sound strategies, carriers can come out on top, even in the economic downturn.
- October 09, 2008
4G backhaul bandwidth requirements will push telecoms to adopt microwave technology to cut leased-line costs.
- October 02, 2008
Skype and other VoIP applications are eating into voice revenues, especially by making inroads into enterprises. But the real danger to telecoms will come when Skype and VoIP go mobile.
- October 01, 2008
As service providers begin testing the viability of bandwidth caps and metered usage, broadband subscribers have become vehemently opposed to such restrictive measures, according to a new survey.
- 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 15, 2008
Cisco is expanding its Carrier Ethernet solutions to build off its existing platform, which is designed to help telecom service providers avoid forklift upgrades but handle fast-growing metro-area video, mobile backhaul and business services traffic.
- September 15, 2008
New Juniper SRX dynamic services gateways allow carriers to use capacity virtually for flexible services and network capability, giving operators a software-enabled way to offer different combinations of services to different customers.
- 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 28, 2008
With a focus on results and enabling services, TM Forum signs paperwork to acquire IPsphere Forum.
- August 27, 2008
Mobile video is the gold ring wireless operators want to grab, but fewer than half of all video-capable mobile phone users have ever seen it. Operators need to promote it wisely if they want to see the money.