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AT&T sets pace for new IoT innovations at Texas-based Foundry

If you want to find out what AT&T has planned next for its foray into the Internet of Things, look no further than the service provider's Foundry in Plano, Texas.

Axiom emerges as NYC's new dark fiber contender

Axiom Fiber Networks has officially launched as the newest contender focused on serving the New York City metro region's growing dark fiber market.

NYU Wireless says U.S. falling behind in 5G, presses FCC to act now on mmWave spectrum

While other parts of the world are making strides in 5G research and development, the United States should look to millimeter wave (mmWave) technology to make sure the U.S. is not left behind--and it's got to act fast. That's the summation of a more than 50-page filing that NYU Wireless submitted to the FCC.

Akamai: Wireless data use approached 3,000 petabytes in Q3 2014

Consumers continue to have a love affair with wireless data. According to Ericsson data reported by Akamai in its quarterly State of the Internet report, data use on 2G, 3G and 4G wireless networks approached 3,000 petabytes per month worldwide in the third quarter of 2014.

T-Mobile scores Supreme Court victory in tower-siting case

The Supreme Court handed T-Mobile US and the wider wireless industry a victory today via a ruling in a case centering on how local governments must inform wireless carriers, tower companies and others about why they reject tower-construction requests.

Israel awards LTE spectrum to 6 players

Israel has awarded LTE spectrum in the 1800 MHz band to six companies, finally concluding the tender issued by the Ministry of Communications in July last year and opening up the LTE market to three new players.

Mobile data use skyrockets in 2014; is online video to blame?

Data use on 2G, 3G and 4G wireless networks approached 3,000 petabytes per month worldwide in the third quarter of 2014, while voice traffic on mobile phones remained flat, according to Ericsson data reported by Akamai in its quarterly State of the Internet report.

LTE: Quality matters

The issue of coverage versus signal quality was addressed this week by the CEO of Vodafone UK, Jeroen Hoencamp. Perhaps he was attempting to allay any potential concerns that Vodafone is still well behind EE in terms of LTE network coverage, but he made some valid points over the value of consistency when 4G services are actually available.

Alcatel-Lucent reaches 10M VDSL2 vectored line shipments

Alcatel-Lucent has reached a milestone of 10 million VDSL2 vectored line shipments, a feat it has reached through gaining contracts with a number of Asia-Pacific, European and Latin American customers.

Analyst: Sprint to spend around $500M per year on small cells

Sprint  is preparing to add small cells to its network to expand the reach of its LTE service, and that effort will most likely cost the carrier around $500 million per year in labor and hardware costs, according to estimates from one Wall Street analyst firm.