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RootMetrics: T-Mobile leapfrogs Sprint for No. 3 spot in overall network performance

T-Mobile US surpassed Sprint as the No. 3 carrier in terms of overall network performance, according to a new report from network testing firm RootMetrics, which covered the first half of 2014. That marks a reversal from RootMetrics' last report, which covered the second half of 2013 and was released in early March.

Mallinson: LTE Advanced is bringing more than just carrier aggregation in 3GPP Release 12

Carrier aggregation is a key feature of LTE advanced, delivering more efficient capacity utilisation and faster speeds; but LTE Advanced can deliver so much more, including heterogeneous network capabilities in particular. Coordinating the low-power layer of small cells with the macro network improves performance across the entire network while also further boosting efficiencies in spectrum use and power consumption, automating network configuration and optimisation.

Ooredoo Myanmar coverage hit by strong demand for service

Ooredoo is building new base stations on a daily basis in Myanmar to match strong demand for its service, which it launched commercially on Friday.

AT&T Stadium's DAS, Wi-Fi upgrades drive immersive fan experience

AT&T has made AT&T Stadium, home of Dallas Cowboys football, a showcase for its wireless services, with an extensive Wi-Fi network, enough cellular-network capacity to serve a small suburb and the first stadium LED display built to respond directly to fans.

Adtran tackles G.fast, VDSL2 vectoring compatibility with Frequency Division Vectoring technology

Adtran has introduced a new technology called Frequency Division Vectoring (FDV) that it claims can enhance the capabilities of next-gen G.fast and VDSL vectoring on existing copper wiring by enabling both methods to effectively coexist in across a single subscriber line in the service provider's network.

Syracuse wants to bypass Verizon, TWC with its own fiber broadband network

Syracuse, N.Y., is tired of waiting for its two local service providers Verizon and Time Warner Cable to give it better broadband service so Mayor Stephanie Miner is investigating how the city could build its own fiber-based broadband network.

ABI Research: LTE and LTE Advanced subscriptions to exceed 430M by end 2014

The growing appetite for on-the-go, real-time information and mobile entertainment services will see the total number of subscribers for LTE and LTE Advanced grow to nearly 411 million and 22 million respectively by year-end 2014.

Frontier sees Wi-Fi as key to opening new business service revenue opportunities

Frontier Communications may not be a traditional wireless player, but the telco revealed during Adtran's Connect event in Huntsville, Ala., that it is seeing a growing demand to provide Wi-Fi services to local businesses.

Cisco to axe 6,000 jobs but CEO Chambers sees SDN as a future bright spot

Cisco said it will cut 6,000 jobs, or 8 percent of its workforce, as it forecasted tepid growth going forward. However, CEO John Chambers said he thinks the shift in the network infrastructure market to software-defined networking will benefit the vendor.

Cross River Fiber gets snapped up by Ridgemont Equity Partners

Ridgemont Equity Partners is cashing in on the emerging dark fiber opportunity by reaching a deal to acquire Cross River Fiber.