Archive | May, 2012

WWLF offers free trade show trip to fellowship, scholarship recipients

The Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum is now giving its fellowship and scholarship recipients and their mentors an all expenses paid trip to the annual PCIA trade show. “The opportunities, exposure, support and connections that our recipients will gain from this experience will be extremely beneficial as they continue to build their wireless careers,” said Lauren [...]

by Sara Zaske Posted in Uncategorized0 Comments

Report finds no interference in lower 700 MHz channels in response to FCC NPRM

Report finds no interference in lower 700 MHz channels in response to FCC NPRM

A handful of lower 700 MHz spectrum holders released a report showing that concerns regarding interference across the spectrum bands A-Block are unfounded and that current proceedings designed to preclude that spectrum block from 3GPP standards for LTE will limit roaming capabilities. The report, which was commissioned by Cavalier Wireless, C Spire Wireless, Continuum 700, [...]

by Dan Meyer Posted in Carriers, FCC Wireless Regulations0 Comments

Leap to offer no-contract iPhone; commits $900M over 3 years

Leap to offer no-contract iPhone; commits $900M over 3 years

Leap Wireless joined the growing number of regional operators offering Apple’s iconic iPhone device, though as has been the case for much of its history, the carrier is adding a unique twist: no contract required. Leap, which operates its flat-rate, unlimited wireless offering under the Cricket brand, said it would begin selling a pair of [...]

by Dan Meyer Posted in Carriers1 Comment

Apple iTV talk precedes Worldwide Developers’ Conference

Apple iTV talk precedes Worldwide Developers’ Conference

For 4 straight years, Apple’s Worldwide Developers’ Conference was the launchpad for the company’s newest iPhone, and this year the company may again try to change the mobile landscape with a June announcement. Last June Apple disappointed some of its loyalists by not unveiling an iPhone (the iPhone 4S launched in October), and now it [...]

by Martha DeGrasse Posted in Devices0 Comments

Here come the Intel smartphones

Here come the Intel smartphones

Intel (INTC) and China’s Lenovo have launched an Android 2.3 smartphone powered by Intel’s Atom Z2460 processor, and next week a similar Intel-powered smartphone will go on sale in the UK. Lenovo’s LePhone K800 will retail for about $524 on Lenovo’s 360buy.com website. With a 4.5″ screen and high definition 1080p video, the smartphone targets [...]

by Martha DeGrasse Posted in Devices0 Comments

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MVNO Industry Summit Latam: Brazilian Tesa Telecom requests MVNO license to launch M2M services

The Brazilian business-to-business communication service provider TESA Telecom has requested a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) license from the regulatory agency Anatel, as it looks forward to launching machine-to-machine (M2M) services. The whole M2M project includes partnership with Algar Telecom as an MNO, Transtelco as an MVNE and Bichara Tecnologia, which provides IT infrastructure. “We [...]

by rcrwirelessadmin Posted in americas, Carriers, Networks0 Comments

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Colombian ETB eyes 1 million mobile subscribers over next 5 years

Last month, the Colombian operator Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) added mobile voice to its data MVNO offer; now ETB is aiming to reach 1 million subscribers over the next five years from a total target market of 1.8 million fixed lines. By launching mobile services, ETB expanded its convergent offer, which already had fixed lines and dongles [...]

by rcrwirelessadmin Posted in americas, Carriers0 Comments

MVNO Industry Summit Latam: MTV, Cemig look to enter Brazilian MVNO business

Although no mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) have launched in Brazil yet—due to the  bureaucracy in getting approvals, according to some sources—the country is still very attractive, as many delegates noted at this week’s MVNO Industry Summit Latam (check all stories). Companies that are evaluating the Brazilian market include MTV, which has deployed MVNOs in six [...]

by rcrwirelessadmin Posted in americas, Carriers0 Comments

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MVNO Industry Summit Latam: Porto Seguro to launch MVNO during second half of 2012

The first Brazilian company to unveil plans to enter the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) market, the insurance firm Porto Seguro is set to launch wireless services during the second half of 2012, as general manager Tiago Galli told RCR Wireless News, at this week’s MVNO Industry Summit Latam (check all stories). The launch process is [...]

by rcrwirelessadmin Posted in americas, Carriers0 Comments

Webinar: RCR Post-TM Forum Webinar – Available for download

TMForum Management World is the preeminent gathering dedicated to Service Assurance and all things OSS/BSS. With a full slate of keynote perspectives,  and service provider case studies, and the renowned Catalyst collaborative projects seeing all there is to see, let alone learning all there is to learn is a tall order. After a long week [...]

by RCR Wireless News Posted in Free, RCR Events, Webinars0 Comments

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