Verizon Wireless reports strong Q2 growth
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 Following up on comments earlier this month, Verizon Wireless said it added 1.427 million direct customers during the recently completed second quarter, made up entirely of lucrative postpaid subscribers. That [...]

Hacker finds suspicious programs in Apple’s iOS
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 The hacker nicknamed “NerveGas,” also known as the forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski, claims to have identified back doors, attack points and surveillance mechanisms running on all Apple iOS devices. [...]

HetNet News: DAS indoors and out
Sunday, July 20th, 2014 Crown Castle oDAS in Utah Utah’s Department of Transportation expects to be able to monitor weather and traffic in Little Cottonwood Canyon, thanks to a new distributed antenna system it is installing with [...]

4×2 MIMO shows significant promise across commercial LTE networks

Wireless carriers are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve network efficiency, including squeezing as much [...]

Apple ramps it up, Huawei charges ahead (RCR Mobile Minute)

Mobile Minute: The Mobile Minute is sponsored by SpiderCloud Wireless. iPhone production expected to ramp up Apple [...]

Small cell chip update

Small cell chip update

22 July 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

Qualcomm got a lot of attention at Small Cells World Summit 2014 with its talk about “inside out” connectivity enabled by small cells. The mobile chip giant wants operators to consider super powerful indoor small cells as a way to connect entire neighborhoods. Indoor small cells can leverage Ethernet for backhaul, and do not face […]

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Winners: Nokia’s Silicon Valley Open Innovation Challenge

22 July 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

Nokia Networks recently announced the winners of its Silicon Valley Open Innovation Challenge, a contest designed to connect the infrastructure giant with new ideas and talent. David Letterman (yes), the company’s head of ecosystem development, is based in Silicon Valley and the contest was also based there this year. But many participants, including the winners, […]

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Reverb claims tier-one carrier contract in heated SON market

Reverb claims tier-one carrier contract in heated SON market

22 July 2014 by Dan Meyer

The increased focus on software to enhance network performance continues as Reverb Networks said it had installed its InteliSON centralized self-optimizing network platform with a North American tier-one mobile operator. To further tease the deployment, Reverb noted the offering was launched in “one of North America’s largest cities,” so go ahead and begin guessing. The […]

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Verizon Wireless reports strong Q2 growth

Verizon Wireless reports strong Q2 growth

22 July 2014 by Dan Meyer

Following up on comments earlier this month, Verizon Wireless said it added 1.427 million direct customers during the recently completed second quarter, made up entirely of lucrative postpaid subscribers. That growth was a 40% improvement over Q2 2013 results and was the strongest quarterly growth posted by the carrier since late 2012. Verizon Wireless noted […]

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Hacker finds suspicious programs in Apple’s iOS

Hacker finds suspicious programs in Apple’s iOS

22 July 2014 by Sara Zaske

The hacker nicknamed “NerveGas,” also known as the forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski, claims to have identified back doors, attack points and surveillance mechanisms running on all Apple iOS devices. Zdziarski, who was a development team member on many of the early iOS jailbreaks, recently detailed his findings at the HOPE/X conference in New York (View the full […]

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Reality Check: Apple + IBM: A hand-in-glove fit?

Reality Check: Apple + IBM: A hand-in-glove fit?

22 July 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

Many times when partnerships are announced between two companies at the end of a quarter, I think it’s a diversion – a “mega-corporate” Jedi mind trick.

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Reader Forum: Using cloud to tap into the lucrative SMB market

21 July 2014 by Liron Golan, Product Marketing Portfolio & Solutions Management, Amdocs

Ninety-nine percent of businesses worldwide are small- to medium-sized businesses, so it’s no surprise that this segment represents the fastest growing customer segment for service providers.

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Reader Forum: Tracking VoLTE performance

Reader Forum: Tracking VoLTE performance

21 July 2014 by Matt Goldberg, Senior Director of Service Provider Solutions, SevOne

Rolling out VoLTE technology today is exponentially more complex than deploying LTE service was only two to three years ago. Part of the challenge stems from the complexity of the application itself,

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Reality Check: Top 10 telecom events of Q2

James Patterson

15 July 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

This week we will forego commentary on the events of the week (although I was tempted to write about BlackBerry’s recent attempt to be relevant with their square phone) to focus on 10 events that have shaped the second quarter and will impact the rest of the year.

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Reality Check: Will wireless competition disappear?

Madan Jagernauth

15 July 2014 by Madan Jagernauth, Founder and President, FutureMobile Services

Recent persistent press reports indicate that Softbank, having already acquired a controlling interest in Sprint, wants to buy T-Mobile US. The potential purchase of T-Mobile US by Softbank is a bad idea from a consumer perspective.

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From Our Editors

Apple ramps it up, Huawei charges ahead (RCR Mobile Minute) 22 July 2014 Martha DeGrasse

Carrier Wrap: Verizon Wireless launches reward program; SK Telecom continues ‘5G’ development 22 July 2014 Dan Meyer

FCC adds ‘protection zones’ to AWS-3 spectrum auction plans 21 July 2014 Dan Meyer

Nokia’s mobile edge computing reportedly in tests with Vodafone 21 July 2014 Martha DeGrasse

Sapphire crystal could present tough challenge for Gorilla Glass 21 July 2014 Sara Zaske

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Commentary

Reality Check: A wireless network benchmarking breakdown 15 July 2014 by Dr. Paul Carter, CEO, Global Wireless Solutions

Reader Forum: 5 barriers to NFV – and how to tackle those challenges 14 July 2014 by Glenn Seiler, VP Product Management of Networking Solutions, Wind River

Reader Forum: Metro networks need to evolve to meet growing demand 14 July 2014 by Manish Gulyani, VP Product Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent

Analyst Angle: NFV, SDN – the evolution beyond virtualization 09 July 2014 by Monica Paolini, Founder and President, Senza Fili

Analyst Angle: How much data is T-Mobile US giving away with Music Freedom? 09 July 2014 by Iain Gillott, Founder and President, iGR

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