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Key developments related to mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/19/2014
T-Mobile has agreed to pay up at least $90 million to settle a lawsuit the FTC filed against it for cramming, or allowing third parties to charge its customers for ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/19/2014
Google reportedly wants to drive a forthcoming release of its Android operating system right into the heart of the connected car market.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/18/2014
With the furor this year about the consumer benefits of the Apple global SIM card arriving in the iPad, the implications for future connected car and Internet of ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/17/2014
The FCC could extend its mid-band spectrum auction into the new year even though bids are now trickling in, and Wall Street is slamming mobile operators -- in part -- ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/17/2014
Sprint has turned up 16 more 2.5GHz LTE markets, bringing its total to 62 markets covering more than 100 million people.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/17/2014
After a bitter breakup in February, the CEOs of T-Mobile and BlackBerry are flirting with the idea of giving their relationship another try.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/17/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT braced to battle regulator; Dixons Carphone underlying profits up; France explores 700MHz possibilities.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/16/2014
Along with T-Mobile's "Uncarrier 8.0" announcement of Data Stash, which lets customers roll over unused data megabytes, the carrier has also shared a number of ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/12/2014
Just over a year after selling its Verizon Wireless stake, Vodafone has revealed that it will reenter the US market next year using T-Mobile's network to serve its ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/11/2014
AT&T has expanded 4G voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) services to parts of South Carolina and is promising more markets and interoperability work in 2015.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/9/2014
Verizon's warning about holiday price pressures hitting mobile margins in its winter quarter has cast a chill on the other major US carriers too.
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Fast Friends: Analytics & NFV/SDN
Leo Zancani , CTO, Ontology , 12/18/2014
Data analytics, especially real-time data analytics, will inarguably play a ...
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Eurobites: AlcaLu & Nokia Merger Talk Resurfaces
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/19/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russian operators join forces on LTE; Ob3 ...
Telstra Writes Latest NBN Chapter
Robert Clark, , 12/17/2014
There's a new plan for Australia's national broadband network (NBN) and it's good ...
Eurobites: AlcaLu & Nokia Merger Talk Resurfaces
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/19/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russian operators join forces on LTE; Ob3 ...
Eurobites: BT Preps Stock, Bonds Issue to Fund Mobile M&A
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/18/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Monsieur Iliad agrees to buy Orange ...
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North ...
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/20/2014
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather ...
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US Cellular Enters Home Security Market
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Sprint Renews Its Microsoft Partnership
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Teleena Teams With Tweakker
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Sprint Offers to Halve AT&T, Verizon Customers' Bills
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Smartphone Shipments to Hit 1.3B in 2014, Predicts IDC
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
ABI Predicts Cat 9/10 LTE Handset Shipments
Thursday, November 27, 2014
T-Mobile Offers 14 Streaming Music Apps Data-Free
Monday, November 24, 2014
Jolla Unveils Tablet Plans
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Ericsson Publishes Mobility Report
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Nokia Unveils a New Android Tablet
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Cisco Unveils Voice-over-WiFi System
Friday, November 14, 2014
Lenovo Closes Moto Mobility Buy From Google
Thursday, October 30, 2014
AT&T Gets Onboard With Google's Nexus 6
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Prime Reading
Sigfox Plans Global IoT Network
Joanne Taaffe , 11/24/2014
French firm is developing partnerships with mobile operators to extend its reach ...
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Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 6/2/2014
Communication service providers are figuring out what role they can play in ...
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LRTV Interviews
CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV

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At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
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Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine

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Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
LRTV Documentaries
EE: The Road to 5G

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Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Highlights of Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014

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Huawei hosted its inaugural NFV Open Cloud Forum during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Forum brought together technology thought leaders, senior executives and telecom professionals from global carriers, industry associations, as well as other partner companies in the ecosystem, to exchange views on and collectively explore how ...
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Realizing Operators' Digital Vision

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Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses. TM Forum lists the following as the strategic pillars of the digital business: business agility and rapid innovation, operational agility and effectiveness, IT and data centricity, plus customer centricity. ...
LRTV Documentaries
US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

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US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
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How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing

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Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Interview With Bill Zhang, Director of SoftCOM Product Management, Huawei

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Bill Zhang elaborated on Huawei's open philosophy in NFV solution development and network architecture design at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Event Highlights: Huawei at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014

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Huawei joined the 2014 SDN & OpenFlow Congress as one of the key sponsors and contributors. At the event, Huawei reinforced the openness and flexibility of its network infrastructure strategies, and provided updates on its SDN and NVF innovations. Through participations at the exhibitions, forums and speeches, Huawei encouraged the industry to "think bigger and ...
LRTV Interviews
How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark

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Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
LRTV Documentaries
Mediacom Aims to Test Connected Tractors

12|11|14   |   05:07   |   (3) comments


Cable business service provider is taking its services to the 'agribusiness' sector in partnership with farm equipment specialist John Deere and is getting involved in Gigabit Cities developments.
LRTV Interviews
TWC Business Looks Beyond $3B

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TWC Business Services chief Phil Meeks explains how his unit has reached $3 billion in annual revenues and what its plans are for next year.
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