Free Mobile said it has achieved coverage targets set by French telecoms regulator Arcep for its 3G network after deploying 5,000 base stations, and claimed that the rollout of the network is the fastest in France.
The growth of data centers will be a boon for Ethernet switch vendors, says Dell'Oro Group in a new report.
AT&T Mobility said it will need to wait until it deploys Voice over LTE nationwide to support CDMA voice roaming on its 700 MHz spectrum.
Just in time for the Brooklyn 5G Summit, SiBeam, a pioneer in intelligent millimeter-wave technologies, has joined the NYU Wireless research center as an industrial-affiliate sponsor of fundamental research on 5G.
As more consumers are viewing online video services like Amazon, Hulu and Netflix on their TV screens, mobile smartphones or tablets, the question becomes: What are users' viewing behaviors?
For the past three years, I've been saying that 2015 will be "the year when you will see small cells ramp up." Six months ago, I was getting pretty nervous because the firm orders had not come through and semiconductor backlog was weak. I felt like a weatherman predicting rain after a five-year drought... everyone wants to believe that it's true, but there is no evidence on the ground. Now, the drought is ending. Mobile operators have ended the endless field trials, and have moved toward reliance on small cells for network capacity and enterprise applications.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) said it has halted payments for Los Angeles' LTE network for public-safety workers after regulators there voted to halt the construction of the network.
Cisco plans to acquire Embrane, a software-defined networking startup that already has an established relationship with the manufacturer. Terms of the deal were not released.
Unlike rivals Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile US, AT&T Mobility is not in a rush to trial and deploy LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) technology, according to an AT&T executive. AT&T might use LTE-U, but only if it can assure that it will not harm Wi-Fi, according to AT&T's Tom Keathley, who said that the carrier would be willing to wait for a standardized version of the technology known as a Licensed-Assisted Access.
U.S. Cellular plans to cover essentially its entire customer base with LTE by the end of the year, hoping that expanded access to faster mobile broadband speeds will help its subscriber numbers and churn.