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Report: 4G to cover over a third of the global population this year

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 and partners develop SDN backhaul concept for LTE networks

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.

Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs, Freescale team up for universal remote node

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.

Owned and operated online video platforms gain a foothold among media companies

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, SK Telecom jump aboard ON.Lab's SDN initiative

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 recovers from service disruptions in the Northeast

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.

Comcast-TWC merger could threaten online video, render net neutrality moot, critics say

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 battles identity theft, fraud with new security service bundle

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 to deploy 'pre-standard' version of LTE Unlicensed, Melone says

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.

Charting emerging wireless technology leaders at Google, Verizon, Apple, Dish and others

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.