Few in Number, Big in Data
Que Sera Sarah | 3/2/2015 | Post a comment
JDSU's latest location report shows that 1% of LTE users are consuming 56% of mobile data, and it's happening in less than 1% of the area a mobile network covers.
Grande Preps 1-Gig for San Antonio
News Analysis | 2/27/2015 | 1 comment
Getting the jump on its rivals again, the US competitive overbuilder plans to extend Gigabit service to a second large Texas market after launching similar service in Austin early last year.
Aereo Gets A Kick in the Ass(ets)
News Analysis | 2/27/2015 | 8 comments
In what should finally be its last chapter, Aereo auctions off its assets to TiVo, RPX Corp and Alliance Technology Solutions for the disappointing sum of less than $2 million.
The Title II Ruling: A 'Wow' Moment
Shades of Ray | 2/27/2015 | 5 comments
Thursday February 26, 2015 will stand out in the US communications calendar as an historic day following the reclassification of broadband and imposition of net neutrality rules.
Qualcomm Brings LTE-U to Small Cells
News Analysis | 2/26/2015 | 1 comment
Qualcomm announces support for LTE-U in its latest small cell chipsets and RF receivers for small cells and mobile devices, as well as showcases how it can play nice with WiFi.
FCC Vote Shows Net Neutrality Strains
News Analysis | 2/26/2015 | 1 comment
In a historic move, the Commission adopts a Title II regulatory regime but agrees to forbear from many of the utility-style regulations that Title II embodies. Will that work? We'll see.
FCC Adopts Title II Rules
News Analysis | 2/26/2015 | 10 comments
Acceding to Obama's public request, the FCC has adopted the reclassification of broadband service as a Title II telecom service over both fixed broadband lines and mobile networks.
Cablevision CEO Shrugs Off Title II
News Analysis | 2/26/2015 | Post a comment
While other top US cable and telco executives fear the worst about the FCC's proposed Title II regulatory regime, Cablevision Systems CEO James Dolan is pretty blasé about it.
Cablevision Mulls Going OTT
News Analysis | 2/25/2015 | 2 comments
Cablevision CEO James Dolan hints that the fifth biggest US MSO is mulling some type of slimmer broadband video service as it shifts its emphasis from conventional pay-TV delivery.
BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better
LRTV Documentaries | 2/25/2015 | 4 comments
This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
Is FCC Weighing Net Neutrality Changes?
News Analysis | 2/25/2015 | 9 comments
Democratic Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is rumored to have recommended last-minute tweaks to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's net neutrality proposal that would water it down a bit.
Small Cells Enabling Location Services
Que Sera Sarah | 2/25/2015 | 12 comments
As indoor small cells start getting deployed at scale, attention is turning toward what else can be done with the base station, including exploring location-based services.
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