Sprint will use Chicago as a showcase market for LTE Advanced technologies, according to the carrier, as it expands its investment in the city and the surrounding areas.
Now that I've had a few days to let last week's conference on 5G organised by the NGMN Alliance sink in a little more, I've been struck anew by the degree to which the mobile industry is planning for a future that is currently largely imagined.
Huawei said its 2014 net profit jumped 33 percent thanks to improving sales and better management of foreign exchange rates. Although the Chinese-based company is still effectively barred from securing a network gear deal with a Tier 1 U.S. carrier because of national security concerns, Huawei's networks business abroad is booming thanks to demand for LTE equipment.
T-Mobile US, which has worked to set itself apart from its competitors as the "uncarrier," said it has found another avenue for differentiation: its coverage map. T-Mobile unveiled its so-called "Next-Gen Network Map," which the carrier said will show real-world network information from its customers.
ATLANTA-- AT&T Mobility plans to start deploying 2.3 GHz WCS spectrum for LTE starting this summer, according to an AT&T executive.
The Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte praised Huawei's contribution to the development of the country's ICT infrastructure during a meeting with Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of the Chinese equipment vendor.
Telekom Austria's domestic unit A1 added a new mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) to its roster after signing up a subsidiary of Turkish football club Fenerbahce.
Spirent Communications introduced Spirent Landslide Diameter, a system that tests signaling protocols at scale so carriers can ensure efficient and optimized Diameter services.
German operator Deutsche Telekom is launching an innovation laboratory, which it calls "5G:haus," in order to team up with research organizations, startups and tried-and-true vendors as it works on the development and standardization of 5G technology.
Businesses' ongoing adoption of SIP trunking continues to be a boom for enterprise session border controller (SBC) vendors, a market segment that saw worldwide revenue rise to $271 million in 2014, says Infonetics in a new report.