This week has seen quite a bit of contract news from the vendors large and small beyond the Nokia/ALU mega deal, here's a quick survey:... [visit site to read more]
at800 is the organisation set up to mitigate the impact on digital terrestrial television of the use of 800 MHz spectrum for 4G mobile services – actually very much smaller than was anticipated. Over the last couple of years, i have had a lot to do with at800 because I sit of the Oversight Board […]
Videotron has announced another major step toward improving customer experience: It is expanding its network coverage from coast to coast. Starting May 13, 2015 Videotron customers will have mobile coverage across the whole of Canada. The announcement comes less than a year after the carrier launched its LTE network, which supports theoretical download speeds of [...]
Earlier this week the Federal Communications Commission’s rules for establishing a free and open Internet were published in the Federal Register, a move that pushes them one step closer to implementation. Unfortunately for the FCC, publishing Net Neutrality standards in the Register also means companies can officially start their legal challenges, and they certainly didn’t [...]
The Verizon report should be met with some skepticism because painting a bright picture serves the carrier that makes its money from a safe network.
Injuries, fatalities to tower workers prompt inquiry into possible regulation. Everyone in the communications industry must be concerned about the safety and well-being of the tower workers. Tower workers, quite literally, put their lives on the line to put up or keep up the towers that make communications possible. Show More Summary
ORLANDO, Fla.--Google Fiber may have a tight focus on providing a symmetrical 1 Gbps broadband experience for the cities it has targeted for fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP), but the service provider knows that having a compelling TV offering is just as important.
The Ethernet Access Device (EAD) market may have declined 3.5 percent to $925 million in 2014 due to ongoing declines in Ethernet over TDM bonded circuits (EoTDM), but Infonetics says that ongoing deployments of fiber to more buildings will help fuel future growth of fiber EADs.
Ruba-SEZ Group announced its latest venture “Haier Mobile” on Thursday 9th April 2015 at Royal Palm Golf and Country club, Lahore. After establishing its name as one of the leading home appliances manufacturer in Pakistan, Haier Pakistan has decided to diversify in Mobile Phones market. Show More Summary
Nokia has made it official that it is going to purchase Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion, a deal that will immediately reestablish the European vendor's presence in the wireline space that it largely left behind in recent years to solely focus on wireless.
ORLANDO, Fla.--Global Capacity has responded to its Dallas customers' needs for more cloud connectivity options between data centers by lighting its own fiber ring in the city.
The return of a familiar face, a refinancing, and two new products to peruse as we move over the hump of this mid-April week:... [visit site to read more]
This week started with rumors out of Europe that Finland-based Nokia was talking about a buyout with Alcatel-Lucent, rumors that were soon confirmed by both companies. This morning they followed through and sealed the deal.... [visit site to read more]
This article was authored by Jouko Ahvenainen, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net. I was talking with my friend who is building a startup to help employers and employees to find one other in Germany. It is, for example, for a bus driver, car mechanic or nurse. Is it anything new, there are thousands of recruiting services […]
Ottawa has kicked off the second wireless spectrum auction of the year. Following the AWS-3 spectrum auction which ended roughly a month ago, it was time for carriers to line up and start bidding on 2500 MHz airwave licences. The auction aims to serve a major scope of “more choice, lower prices, and better service in [...]
Despite what we’ve been hearing of late regarding the persistent threat to enterprise mobile security from the BYOD movement, from malware, or from cyber-criminals, Verizon has some counterintuitive paradigm altering news for us: mobile cyberattacks are relatively rare, short-lived, and generally benign. Show More Summary
The consumer watchdog Which? has today issued the following media release: “New research for our Unlock Better Mobile Deals campaign shows that consumers collectively waste £355 million a year shelling out for handsets they’ve paid off. We found nearly half of people (46%) who came to the end of their mobile contract did not switch […]
ORLANDO, Fla.--Sprint may be in the midst of aggressively expanding its wireless network with plans to potentially deploy 20,000 cell sites and repurposing existing sites, but all of those efforts will require a robust backhaul network that today in some markets is often limited to just a few wireline operators.