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TRA: Etisalat trumps UAE rival du in mobile data rates

Etisalat offered consistently higher mobile data transfer rates than its United Arab Emirates (UAE) rival du during 2014, regular benchmarking tests by regulator the General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) show.

Inmarsat delays launch of third Global Xpress satellite

Inmarsat delayed the launch of the third satellite for its Global Xpress broadband network following yet another failure of a Proton rocket launch at the weekend, and said the delay will have a "small negative impact" on its revenue and earnings in 2015.

Google touts Spectrum Access System for 3.5 GHz spectrum management

Spectrum sharing was a theme at the  I nternational Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies (ISART 2015) in Boulder, Colo., last week, and   Google shared what it's been doing to enable the FCC's spectrum-sharing vision in the 3.5 GHz band.

Fixed WISP Rise plans network upgrade as it unites under one brand

JAB Broadband, which is now celebrating acquisition No. 108, is on a path to upgrade its technology at the same time it's adopting a new brand name to encompass all of its divisions: Rise Broadband.

Cisco's Chambers: Service provider market volatility continues as orders decline 7%

The service provider segment continues to be a challenging environment for Cisco Systems, according to CEO John Chambers, who is stepping down as CEO in July after 20 years. Speaking to investors during its fiscal third-quarter earnings call, Chambers said that it is seeing slower service provider spending patterns in the United States and across other global markets.

Iliad gets boost from mobile sales in Q1, confirms 2015 outlook

Iliad reported a 7 per cent increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2015 due to strong mobile sales, and confirmed its target of achieving more than 10 per cent group EBITDA growth for the year as a whole.

Report: Vodafone bemoans lack of 4G take-up among UK businesses

A YouGov survey revealed that 64 per cent of respondents said their business or organisation does not have 4G.

Los Angeles to upgrade street lights with GPS

The city of Los Angeles is emerging a leader in smart city lights. While the city currently has the ability to control about 50,000 of its 160,000 LED streetlights remotely, an upgrade will add GPS capability,  CNN Money  reports.

Wireless charging shows potential after long standards battle

With Starbucks, IKEA and Samsung driving the wireless charging concept, it's clear that it is a market on the move after a years-long battle over standards.

T-Mobile catches up with Sprint: Both carriers now cover 280 million POPs with LTE

T-Mobile US now covers 280 million POPs with LTE, according to CTO Neville Ray. The carrier had pledged to reach that coverage goal by the middle of this year, and thus appears to have reached that goal earlier than expected.