The FCC's staff recommended that Ericsson's Telcordia unit win a key government number portability contract, dealing a grievous blow to Neustar, which has administered the number portability system since 1997 and counts on it for about half its revenue. The recommendation, from the Wireline Competition Bureau, still needs to be approved by a vote of the agency's five commissioners, who can accept, reject or modify the FCC staff's proposal.
By any measure, it's been a heck of a year for Major League Baseball Advanced Media, the digital streaming unit of MLB. Key to its success is Joe Inzerillo, VP and CTO, who oversees all aspects of technology for MLBAM.
BARCELONA, Spain--A top Ericsson executive believes that in the not-to-distance future, spectrum will become more valuable than oil. He also predicted that the industry will see a lot more investment in technologies that make spectrum use more efficient.
BARCELONA, Spain--Deutsche Telekom launched a cloud VPN service for small and medium businesses at the Mobile World Congress, here.
BARCELONA, Spain--Huawei is showcasing its new 5G air-interface technology here at Mobile World Congress and the vendor plans to boost its 5G research and patent portfolio.
BARCELONA, Spain--Deutsche Telekom said trends including network functions virtualisation (NFV) and software defined networks (SDN) are contributing to the development of the integrated infrastructure that will be necessary to power 5G networks.
BARCELONA, Spain--There are now more than 1 million small cells shipped in North America, according to new data published today by the Small Cell Forum, making the region the leader in the world in terms of small cells.
BARCELONA, Spain--Google and Facebook executives said that they are willing to work together to expand access to the Internet and basic web services, despite their contrasting visions for doing so.
Verizon Wireless released its first technical report evaluating the use of LTE in unlicensed spectrum, which the operator calls LTE-U. Verizon said the release of the report represents "an important step toward demonstrating how LTE-U can coexist with Wi-Fi and other technologies that share unlicensed spectrum."
BARCELONA, Spain--Orange is taking a chance by launching a new $40 (€35) smartphone and data package for the Middle East and Africa markets, according to Marc Rennard, the operator's EVP International for Africa, the Middle East and Asia.