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Report: BT faces delay to consumer mobile launch due to technical hitch

BT's planned launch of consumer mobile services could be delayed from the original target of April 2015 because of technical problems with the operator's network, according to a report by the UK's Telegraph newspaper.

GSA: 19 operators now committed to LTE Broadcast

At least 19 operators worldwide have confirmed they are either trialling or deploying LTE Broadcast, and operators and broadcasters in seven European markets have now publically revealed trials to date.

Mobile tools could be vital in Africa's Ebola fight

While Ebola is devastating Liberia, a North Carolina-based nonprofit is teaming with Unicef and the World Health Organization to quickly build a mobile communications system that gives health workers in that nation the resources they need to fight the disease, reports Politico.

FirstNet aims to release final RFP by end of 2015

The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) plans to hold an Industry Day in early 2015 for potential vendors and hopes to release a final request for proposal by the end of 2015, according to an  Urgent Communications  report.

Global telecom service provider capex to decline $6B in 2015, says Dell'Oro

Worldwide service provider capex is set to grow about 3 percent in 2014, but new research from the Dell'Oro Group reveals that a number of issues will drive a $6 billion decline in 2015.

Adtran says Q3 results will be impacted by slower enterprise, softer European spending

Adtran gave a preview of its third-quarter 2014 earnings, announcing that revenue should be in the $162 million to $163 million range, but results will be impacted by slowness in its European and enterprise service lines.

One in 10 cell sites violate FCC rules aimed at limiting RF impacts, says report

The steadily rising numbers of antenna sites for cellular networks, many of which are being deployed in stealth fashion for aesthetic appeal, are raising eyebrows among those concerned about the impacts of excessive radio-frequency (RF) radiation.

AT&T cheers FCC's forthcoming moves to speed up wireless infrastructure deployment

AT&T Mobility indicated it is pleased that the FCC is poised to take steps to accelerate the deployment of wireless network infrastructure, including small cells. Although the FCC has not fully detailed what steps it will take, AT&T is giving strong hints of what will in the draft order--and that it likes what it sees.

Windstream takes shot at TV game with its Kinetic service

Windstream may be one of the lone holdouts in the telco TV race, choosing to resell Dish Network satellite TV services, but the advent of its Kinetic video service shows that it wants a piece of this growing segment.

Nokia Networks' CTO Moiin sounds off on 5G, potential of millimeter wave technology

While and LTE Advanced networks are still being rolled out, there's already a call to see what the 5G network will look like.