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Latest Headlines

Ericsson reveals strong growth in global mobile broadband user numbers

Ericsson revealed the number of mobile broadband subscribers grew 35 per cent year-on-year to 2.4 billion in the second quarter of 2014, an increase of 35 per cent year-on-year.

Frontier, IBEW hammer out new labor contract in Western states

Frontier has taken another step forward with its union negotiations, announcing that it has reached a collective bargaining agreement through binding interest arbitration in its California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington markets represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, AFL-CIO (IBEW) Local Unions 89 and 543.

T-Mobile's HSPA latency speeds have improved, report says

T-Mobile US recently posted notably improved latency speeds on its HSPA network, according to research from OpenSignal, which has teamed up with FierceWireless to report network latency speeds of the Tier 1 U.S. wireless carriers.

Verizon and Sprint have taken the lead on domestic LTE roaming- it's time for AT&T and T-Mobile to catch up

Verizon and Sprint are taking great strides to enable LTE roaming. Verizon counts 21 partners in its LTE in Rural America program and Sprint counts 12 carriers in its Rural Roaming Preferred Program.  I wish T-Mobile and AT&T would more aggressively follow their path.

Report: T-Mobile shows sharp improvement in HSPA network latency

T-Mobile US appears to have notably improved the latency speeds on its HSPA network in June and July when compared with the April-May timeframe, according to a new report form research firm OpenSignal.

Netflix adds Time Warner Cable to its pay-for-faster-play list

Now there are four major ISPs being paid by Netflix to speed its over-the-top streaming video to subscribers. Time Warner Cable has signed an interconnection agreement with the SVOD service, similar to Netflix's earlier deals with AT&T, Verizon and Comcast.

Sprint exec: Our spectrum position supports shared plans with large data buckets

NEW YORK--Sprint decided to introduce new shared data plans for families with large data buckets because it felt its spectrum position and network resources allowed it to do so in a way that would set it apart from the competition, according to a senior Sprint executive.

Telenor uncovers child labour usage in Myanmar network build

Telenor discovered that contractors constructing its new mobile network in Myanmar have been using child labour to develop base station sites in advance of the operator's launch of commercial services in the country in September.  

Surfline Communications and Alcatel-Lucent launch Ghana's first 4G LTE network

Alcatel-Lucent and Ghanaian operator Surfline Communications launched the country's first commercial 4G LTE network on Tuesday.

Analysys Mason: Russia set to lead CEE smartphone net additions through 2019

Smartphone net additions peaked in 2012 or 2013 in most of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), but will continue to increase in countries with larger populations (Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Poland and Romania), Analysys Mason forecasts.