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Sprint bundles Google Apps into enterprise service

Sprint bundles Google Apps into enterprise service

23 July 2014 by Dan Meyer

You can forgive the enterprise space for getting a big head as it seems a day has not gone by in which some new mobile enterprise partnership or solution has not been announced. The latest ego-boosting move was made by Sprint, which said beginning in August it will offer Google Apps for Business through the […]

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Bluegrass Cellular touts LTE roll out progress as part of Verizon Wireless rural program

Bluegrass Cellular touts LTE roll out progress as part of Verizon Wireless rural program

23 July 2014 by Dan Meyer

Regional wireless provider Bluegrass Cellular touted significant progress in its LTE deployment plans, noting that at the end of the second quarter it covered 80.7% of its core network in central Kentucky with LTE services. That coverage equals more than 7,000 square miles and more than 620,000 potential customers covered. Bluegrass Cellular’s initial LTE coverage […]

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Cell towers and the ‘silent majority’

Cell towers and the ‘silent majority’

23 July 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

Tower company executives are seeing a shift in public opinion when it comes to new cell towers. Even those who might not want new towers recognize the need for coverage. What’s the best way to protest a proposed cell tower in your neighborhood? You could contact your city’s leaders by calling or emailing them. And […]

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Microsoft ends fiscal year strong, boasts new focus moving forward

Microsoft ends fiscal year strong, boasts new focus moving forward

23 July 2014 by Dan Meyer

Less than one week after announcing plans to cut 18,000 jobs, software giant Microsoft announced financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter showing robust revenue, margins and net income, but a dip in earnings per share. The company, which during the quarter finalized its acquisition of Nokia’s handset business, posted an 18% increase in quarterly […]

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Ericsson wins LTE contract, Microsoft aims low (RCR Mobile Minute)

Ericsson wins LTE contract, Microsoft aims low (RCR Mobile Minute)

23 July 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

Mobile Minute: The Mobile Minute is sponsored by SpiderCloud Wireless. Microsoft launches low-end Lumia Windows may be the language of corporate America, but Microsoft clearly wants to translate it to consumers around the world. The software giant’s newest smartphone offering is a $115 Windows smartphone called the Lumia 530. It’s an HSPA+ smartphone with a […]

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Analyst Angle: Changing consumer views on wearables … or not?

Analyst Angle: Changing consumer views on wearables … or not?

23 July 2014 by Iain Gillott, Founder and President, iGR

Between August 2013 and April 2014, consumer familiarity with both fitness devices and smart watches was unchanged. In fact, the responses to these questions were almost identical.

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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

Reality Check: Top 10 telecom events of Q2

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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From Our Editors

IBM set for serious run into mobile enterprise space 23 July 2014 Dan Meyer

iPhone helps Apple ring in $7.7 billion profit 23 July 2014 Sara Zaske

NEC, Meru Networks tap SDN to target enterprise Wi-Fi 23 July 2014 Dan Meyer

Matrixx on the growth and unpredictability of LTE sessions 23 July 2014 Kelly Hill

Policy: Open Internet proceeding draws more than 1M comments 23 July 2014 Dan Meyer

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Commentary

Reality Check: Will wireless competition disappear? 15 July 2014 by Madan Jagernauth, Founder and President, FutureMobile Services

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

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