• October 01, 2009 01 Oct'09

    Web-enabled TV looms, but can networks handle the Web on televisions?

    Web on television is coming as manufacturers begin selling Web-enabled TVs. Carriers will need to prepare their networks to handle the bandwidth demands as users start downloading HD video and using bandwidth-intensive Web applications on their TVs.

  • September 24, 2009 24 Sep'09

    Mobile device management has big profit margin for wireless carriers

    If wireless carriers aren't already offering some form of mobile device management, they likely soon will be -- adding services like inventory, expense and security management -- as the market for wireless business services barrels toward the global...

  • September 17, 2009 17 Sep'09

    When urban microwave backhaul makes sense for wireless operators

    Microwave backhaul has been touted as an economical solution for wireless operators in rural areas, but it may also make sense for wireless carriers in urban areas that are unable to build or can't afford to lease a fiber optics network.

  • September 17, 2009 17 Sep'09

    Copper, T1s not backhaul options for 4G wireless operators

    Whether wireless operators choose microwave backhaul as their primary network or as a supplement to a fiber optics network, one thing is becoming clear: Copper lines and T1s won't be enough to support data-heavy mobile traffic as the market moves to...

  • September 04, 2009 04 Sep'09

    FCC wireless ruling may kill smartphone deals, create app partnerships

    If wireless operators can no longer sign exclusive deals with handset manufacturers, partnering with third-party developers and using internal resources will be key for application development and growing 3G and 4G revenue.