Reduced auction revenues, a funding shortfall for FirstNet, an increased spectrum deficit and higher consumer wireless bills would be some of the ramifications of placing bidding restrictions on AT&T and Verizon Wireless in upcoming 600 MHz spectrum auction, according to new research.
Verizon Wireless is proceeding with plans to commercially introduce voice over LTE (VoLTE) in 2014, said an executive with the carrier's parent company.
A number of high level telecom industry executives, including Tony Melone, CTO of Verizon, have come together in Orlando at the GENBAND Perspectives13 conference to talk about the evolving trends in the telecom industry.
While admitting that "as technologists, we're probably underestimating what the future will bring," Verizon CTO Tony Melone said the company is set on a path of using four specific platforms--wireless, a global IP backbone, FiOS and data centers--to plot the best course it can for its own future.
Verizon is investing $100 million on solar and fuel-cell energy projects that will enable it to power 19 of its network facilities located in seven states, while reducing their carbon footprint.
Verizon Communications has been talking to financial analysts about the price it may be willing to pay to buy Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless as a way to spur talks between the two telecom giants, according to a Bloomberg report.
New York City's subway system is slowly but surely getting expanded underground wireless coverage via a distributed antenna system (DAS) being deployed by Transit Wireless.
Comcast said Friday that it launched a new Xfinity Home Gateway that can deliver speeds of up to 270 Mbps by using the 5.0 GHz radio frequency.
Verizon Communications has hired advisers in advance of a possible $100 billion cash and stock bid for Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless, according to a Reuters report.
Verizon Wireless' LTE in Rural America program is extending its reach to Ketchikan, Alaska, via an agreement with KPU Telecommunications.