Apple scores a home run
Thursday, April 24th, 2014 Apple (AAPL) knocked the cover off the ball with its second financial quarter earnings report, scoring a 7.3% year-on-year profit increase as it sold 43.7 million iPhones. Smartphone sales were of course down [...]

LatAm Wrap: Brazil enacts Internet bill of rights
Thursday, April 24th, 2014 On the same day the global Net Mundial event began in São Paulo, Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, enacted the Marco Civil da Internet bill, which aims to protect online privacy and sets up a form of net [...]

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 [...]

Mobile Minute: Net neutrality ruling expected

Mobile Minute: The Mobile Minute is sponsored by SpiderCloud Wireless. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is denying claims [...]

CTIA names Baker to replace Largent

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

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Apple scores a home run

Apple scores a home run

24 April 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

Apple (AAPL) knocked the cover off the ball with its second financial quarter earnings report, scoring a 7.3% year-on-year profit increase as it sold 43.7 million iPhones. Smartphone sales were of course down compared to the previous quarter (51 million), which included the holiday selling season, but they were up 17% versus the year-ago quarter. […]

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Posted in Devices

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Carrier Wrap: T-Mobile US closes on 700 MHz spectrum deal; AT&T expands Domain 2.0

24 April 2014 by Dan Meyer

Editor’s Note: Wireless operators are a busy bunch, and as such RCR Wireless News will attempt to gather some of the important announcements that may slip through the cracks from the world’s largest carriers in a weekly wrap-up. Enjoy! –T-Mobile US officially bolstered its sub-1 GHZ spectrum holdings, with the FCC this week approving the […]

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Posted in Carriers

U.S.

LatAm Wrap: Brazil enacts Internet bill of rights

LatAm Wrap: Brazil enacts Internet bill of rights

24 April 2014 by Roberta Prescott

On the same day the global Net Mundial event began in São Paulo, Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, enacted the Marco Civil da Internet bill, which aims to protect online privacy and sets up a form of net neutrality in the country. The senate passed the bill on April 22, which followed the lower house of Brazil’s congress, the Chamber of Deputies, voting to approve it […]

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Posted in Americas

U.S.

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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Posted in Test and Measurement, test equipment

Towercrews.net Featured Jobs for the Week of 4/23

Towercrews.net Featured Jobs for the Week of 4/23

23 April 2014 by Jarad Matula

RCR Wireless News’ featured jobs section is powered by Towercrews.net   Tower Foreman Lead the construction, installation and maintenance of communication towers & support structures. Savannah, GA   Experienced Tower Techs Perform installation , inspection and maintenance services for wireless radio and antenna systems on towers. Pine Brook, NJ   Tower Technician Perform tower erection activities […]

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Posted in Jobs

U.S.

Reality Check: T-Mobile US’ three days of change

Reality Check: T-Mobile US’ three days of change

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

To recap a couple of themes that we have discussed since the beginning of the year, first quarter earnings are going to highlight a) the disruptor role of T-Mobile US in the wireless marketplace

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Posted in Opinion, Reality Check

U.S.

Reality Check: Real-time analytics – the new CEM

Reality Check: Real-time analytics – the new CEM

15 April 2014 by Charlie Thomas, CEO, Razorsight

Six months ago they were one of the world’s most vulnerable mobile service providers. A staggering 43% of customers said they planned to leave.

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Posted in Opinion, Reality Check

U.S.

Reality Check: Managing strategic LTE partners

Reality Check: Managing strategic LTE partners

15 April 2014 by Adam Cummins, Principal, Pace Harmon

U.S. wireless carriers have spent billions of dollars on the design, construction and operation of their legacy networks and with the ongoing development and implementation of LTE,

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Posted in Opinion, Reality Check

U.S.

Reader Forum: Wearable tech is here – are you ready?

13 April 2014 by Andi Mann, VP Business Unit Strategy, CA Technologies

The other week I was skiing at Vail with three of my best mates, and we were using smart badges from the resort to track our runs. We’re all very competitive people, and we were all trying to go faster, longer, higher and catch more lifts.

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Posted in M2M, Opinion, Reader Forum

U.S.

Informa to merge its Ovum unit with Informa Telecoms and Media

Informa to merge its Ovum unit with Informa Telecoms and Media

09 April 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

Informa plc is merging its Ovum and Informa Telecoms and Media units into a single company. Steve Hotham, currently a managing director at Ovum, will become the CEO of the combined company, which will operate under the Ovum name. Both Ovum and Informa Telecoms and Media have strong telecom and wireless analytics practices already. Ovum […]

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Posted in Analyst Angle

From Our Editors

Apple scores a home run

Carrier Wrap: T-Mobile US closes on 700 MHz spectrum deal; AT&T expands Domain 2.0

LatAm Wrap: Brazil enacts Internet bill of rights

OTA testing: MIMO standards, costs and the ‘death grip’

Towercrews.net Featured Jobs for the Week of 4/23

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

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

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

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

Informa to merge its Ovum unit with Informa Telecoms and Media by Martha DeGrasse

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