The preparations that AT&T and Verizon made for Super Bowl 50 have been well documented, but a peek inside Verizon's Super Bowl command room shows just how much the high-profile game will test cellular networks like no other NFL game.
The nation's largest carriers still argue for more spectrum for licensed use-- no surprise there – but they're also fully behind the commission's efforts to identify new spectrum above 24 GHz.
The FCC granted a special temporary authority (STA) to Qualcomm Technologies to conduct "very small scale performance evaluation" tests of LTE-U equipment at two Verizon sites in Oklahoma City, Okla., and Raleigh, N.C.
Verizon is hoping to boost sales to SMBs by enabling them to take advantage of the same installment plan for phones the carrier offers to consumers.
Verizon is giving FiOS customers the option to purchase a triple play bundle with 100 Mbps symmetrical speeds for $69 a month, reflecting its recognition that consumers want higher speeds as it winds down its FTTH roll out.
AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Equinix, SK Telecom and Verizon have joined the Open Compute Project (OCP) in an effort to drive the organization's new Telco Project focused on data center technologies.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg said that the company is working to create a dedicated video service that would give videos a more prominent position on the social networking site. Although details of the plan remain unclear, it could put Facebook into more direct competition with other Internet video providers like Google, as well as wireless operators like Verizon that are pushing their video services.
Verizon and AT&T invested heavily in distributed antenna systems (DAS), small cells and cell on wheels (COWs) to make sure their networks can handle what comes on Feb. 7 when an estimated 75,000 football fans convene in the San Francisco metro area for Super Bowl 50.
Verizon is teaming with Samsung to offer improved indoor wireless coverage for its enterprise customers.
Whether it is Verizon's colored balls commercial or T-Mobile CEO John Legere's infamous competition rants, it's clear that wireless operators spend a lot of money advertising their brands.