Few in Number, Big in Data
Que Sera Sarah | 3/2/2015 | 6 comments
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.
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.
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.
DT Expands Its Vectoring Commitments
Morris Lore | 2/24/2015 | 1 comment
Announcing new coverage targets for its vectored broadband service, German incumbent Deutsche Telekom is looking to 'super-vectoring' to fend off its cable rivals.
Fireside Chat: NFV & OSS at MWC
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/19/2015 | 1 comment
Join our fireside chat at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as we discuss the operational implications of NFV with Justin Paul, head of OSS marketing at Amdocs.
G.fast Plugs the Gap for Gigabit Cities
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/17/2015 | 8 comments
The race to deliver gigabit broadband services is accelerating, and G.fast is a key technology that telecom service providers can deploy to compete successfully.
Can't Succeed Without Failing
Column | 2/17/2015 | Post a comment
When trying to develop innovative technologies, engineers must be willing to take risks, make mistakes and move ahead incrementally without having all the data.
NFV Gets Real
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/17/2015 | Post a comment
If NFV is to progress, proofs of concept and trials need to come out of the lab and into live networks in 2015.
The Leading Lights Awards Are Back!
Shades of Ray | 2/5/2015 | 2 comments
Yes, it's that time of the year again! You can now enter your company, products, services and most/least favorite industry figureheads for this year's Leading Lights Awards -- they're even bigger than ever!
Meet the 5G Alternative: pCell
Que Sera Sarah | 2/3/2015 | 8 comments
Artemis isn't waiting for 5G standards to work themselves out; it says its technology, pCell, can solve the spectrum crunch right now. But is it too good to be true?
MTS Braced for Ruble Trouble
Morris Lore | 2/3/2015 | 1 comment
Russia's biggest mobile operator is confident it can pay generous dividends and fund network expansion during the downturn.
Fretting Over Title II
Breznick Unbound | 2/2/2015 | 8 comments
The heads of AT&T, Verizon and Time Warner Cable all warn that the imposition of a common carrier regulatory regime could chill US broadband investment.
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
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