Ericsson sales slip as North American builds slow
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 Ericsson (ERIC) saw sales slide 9% during the first quarter as the pace of mobile network buildouts slowed for two of its major North American customers. Although the company did not name those customers, AT&T [...]

AT&T posts robust customer growth, strong interest in Next program
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 AT&T set a noteworthy bar for its rivals to meet for first quarter operational results, announcing strong customer growth and growing uptake of its Next device financing program. AT&T reported that its [...]

Reality Check: ‘5G’ – moving beyond the hype
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 Today “5G” is not yet a newborn; and we, as its parents, are still trying to define its genetic makeup. As it is impossible to predict all the use cases of the future, we need to ensure that the DNA of 5G is as [...]

Google ready to pay Samsung legal fees (RCR Mobile Minute)

Mobile Minute: The Mobile Minute is sponsored by SpiderCloud Wireless. There are few companies in the world that [...]

CTIA names Baker to replace Largent

Wireless trade association CTIA announced that industry veteran and former Federal Communications Commission [...]

OTA testing: MIMO standards, costs, and the “death grip”

OTA testing: MIMO standards, costs, and the “death grip”

23 April 2014 by Kelly Hill

The controversy over over-the-air testing standards — or lack thereof — for LTE MIMO, as well as cost and complexity, are some of the major issues in OTA testing today. A recent panel of experts debated those issues at the recent 2014 LTE Innovation Summit. The group, including representatives from Qualcomm, Nokia, test lab Intertek, […]

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FCC continues push to free up spectrum in 3.5 GHz band

FCC continues push to free up spectrum in 3.5 GHz band

23 April 2014 by Dan Meyer

The Federal Communications Commission’s move to free up spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band for small cells and other wireless broadband uses took another step as the agency solidified those efforts in a further notice of proposed rulemaking. Under the proposal, the FCC is looking to create the Citizen Broadband Radio Service that will include […]

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Google ready to pay Samsung legal fees (RCR Mobile Minute)

Google ready to pay Samsung legal fees (RCR Mobile Minute)

23 April 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

Mobile Minute: The Mobile Minute is sponsored by SpiderCloud Wireless. There are few companies in the world that appear less in need of financial assitance than Samsung, but that’s just what the company may get in its patent fight with Apple. It’s getting it from Google, another deep-pocketed player with a strong interest in protecting […]

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TE Connectivity posts strong quarter

TE Connectivity posts strong quarter

23 April 2014 by Kelly Hill

Wireless connectivity and distributed antenna provider TE Connectivity reported a strong second quarter performance, with net sales up 6% year-over-year to $3.43 billion. The company’s orders and sales were up in all regions, according to Chairman and CEO Tom Lynch, and across most of the markets it serves, including automotive, broadband networks, aerospace, industrial transportation […]

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Ericsson sales slip as North American builds slow

Ericsson sales slip as North American builds slow

23 April 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

Ericsson (ERIC) saw sales slide 9% during the first quarter as the pace of mobile network buildouts slowed for two of its major North American customers. Although the company did not name those customers, AT&T and Verizon Wireless are both Ericsson customers who got an early start on both 3G and LTE, and are now […]

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Analyst Angle: Two out of three: number of licenses, speed, cost

Analyst Angle: Two out of three: number of licenses, speed, cost

23 April 2014 by Roger Entner, Lead Analyst, Recon Analytics

The FCC appears ready to continue the narrow channelization idea for the upcoming incentive auctions intended to reallocate up to 120 megahertz of broadcast spectrum to wireless broadband.

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Reality Check: ‘5G’ – moving beyond the hype

Reality Check: ‘5G’ – moving beyond the hype

22 April 2014 by Hossein Moiin, EVP of Technology and Innovation, Nokia Solutions and Networks

Today “5G” is not yet a newborn; and we, as its parents, are still trying to define its genetic makeup. As it is impossible to predict all the use cases of the future, we need to ensure that the DNA of 5G is as flexible as

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Reality Check: VoLTE battery issues? Not really

22 April 2014 by Doug Makishima, COO, D2 Technologies

In 2012, despite gains made in voice over LTE viability as a carrier option for delivering data and voice over 4G LTE networks through IMS cores, several industry pundits pointed out the elephant in the room:

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Reader Forum: Next-generation service provider security – dynamic multi-layered defense

21 April 2014 by Leonid Burakovsky, Sr. Director Strategic Solutions, F5 Networks

The concept of service provider security is undergoing a significant shift due to changes in several key areas: business, technology and the profile of the attacker.

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Reader Forum: Why mobile acceleration technology is necessary to keep up with user demand

21 April 2014 by Yossi Atias, VP and GM Mobile Business Unit, PeerApp

Much has been written about the evolving wireless broadband capacity crunch and the mobile network technologies that help solve this problem.

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From Our Editors

CTIA names Baker to replace Largent 23 April 2014 Dan Meyer

Europe: Troubled TeliaSonera profits decline in first quarter 23 April 2014 Sara Zaske

Cellular baseband modem market analysis (Pt. 2) 23 April 2014 Martha DeGrasse

Mobile patents: Samsung dominates in U.S. and Europe 23 April 2014 Martha DeGrasse

Time Trippin’: WCS auction fizzles; DoJ approve Bell Atlantic, Nynex merger … 17 years ago this week 23 April 2014 Dan Meyer

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Commentary

Reality Check: T-Mobile US’ three days of change 15 April 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

Reality Check: Real-time analytics – the new CEM 15 April 2014 by Charlie Thomas, CEO, Razorsight

Reality Check: Managing strategic LTE partners 15 April 2014 by Adam Cummins, Principal, Pace Harmon

Reader Forum: Wearable tech is here – are you ready? 13 April 2014 by Andi Mann, VP Business Unit Strategy, CA Technologies

Reader Forum: From mash-ups to sponsored data: why operators must collaborate with OTTs 07 April 2014 by Andy Tiller, VP Product Marketing, AsiaInfo

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