LTE, or 4G, networks are expected to cover more than a third of the global population by the end of this year, as deployments continue to accelerate across the world.
Nokia Networks said it has laid the foundations for deploying Software Defined Networking (SDN) in mobile backhaul through a proof of concept developed in conjunction with Finland-based Aalto University and industry partners.
Bell Labs, the industrial research arm of Alcatel-Lucent, and Freescale Semiconductor are expanding their long-term partnership, including creation of a universal access device that can be used for any combination of wireline and wireless connections.
The New York Times, MiTu and other companies are beginning to have one thing in common: They're investing in or have already built their own online video platforms, eschewing third parties so they can better control the video experience.
Cisco and SK Telecom are the latest companies to take part in the Open Networking Lab's initiative to develop an open operating system for service providers employing software-defined networking (SDN).
T-Mobile US experienced a service disruption for several hours on Friday across a wide swath of the Northeast before restoring service in the early evening.
Could Comcast own the online video experience? If the merger between the cable giant and Time Warner Cable goes through, a majority of American consumers could find themselves locked into OTT options controlled by the new mega-Comcast, a recent op-ed in technology publication Backchannel suggests, squeezing out OTT competitors.
Frontier Communications' Frontier Secure unit is taking advantage of the 2015 tax season to appeal to consumers with its new Identity Security Bundle, which is designed to help fight identity theft and online fraud.
Verizon likely will deploy a "pre-standard" version of LTE Unlicensed technology, otherwise known as License Assisted Access, in the "not too distant future," said Tony Melone, Verizon Communications' executive vice president of network, during a conference call with investors.
Most people are aware of the contributions that CEOs like Tim Cook, Tom Wheeler, Randall Stephenson and John Legere are making to the wireless industry. But contributions of their up-and-coming staff also are driving innovation at their companies, and they will be the driving forces in years to come. Phil Goldstein, editor of FierceWireless, takes a look at seven innovators in this 2015 Emerging stars feature. Read the full report here.