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#TBT: GSM vs. CDMA; Starbucks tries out Wi-Fi; Sega’s first mobile game … this week in 2002

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! GSM vs. CDMA,...

#TBT: Recapping the first 15 years of cellular; CDMA licensing delays hit DoCoMo; Industry drags its heels on number portability … this week in 1999

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Recapping 15 years...

#TBT: Motorola tests its first Bluetooth-capable phone; AT&T splits up; CDMA takes on the world … this week in 2000

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Motorola intros first...

#TBT: SMS used to combat SARS rumors; China Unicom launches 1X… this week in 2003

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! China Unicom launches...

#TBT: Qualcomm to the left, Ericsson to the right, 3G IP fight, fight, fight… this week in 1999

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Carrier consolidation in...

#TBT: The glorious PDA future; Sprint’s early surge; CDMA by any other name … this week in 1996

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! The glorious future,...

#TBT: CDMA vs. GSM showdown; devices go big or go home; first Android device debuts… this week in 2008

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! CDMA vs. GSM....

#TBT: Local number portability battles; small tower owners thrive … this week in 1999

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Local number portability...

#TBT: Prepaid beepers and ‘data pagers’; Sprint PCS gears up to launch … this week in 1996

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories!   Getyer prepaid beepers...

#TBT: Politicians worry about 3G and the CDMA/GSM split, pagers wreak havoc in China … this year in 1998

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Oh, the days...

#TBT: Profiling the cellular users of 1996; 100 million pagers expected by 2006; CDMA is on the way … 17 years ago this week

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Everybody loves an...

#TBT: Nokia, Qualcomm tussle in Europe; Sprint pushes WiMAX, EV-DO Rev. A … this week in 2007

Nokia asked a European court to strike down Qualcomm patents, while Sprint moved on expanding WiMAX and EV-DO Rev. A deployments … 10 years ago this week. Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to...

Worst of the Week: Did Sprint come of age at MWC?

Was the strong showing at the recent MWC event by Sprint a sign of maturation or more cynically an attempt to attract attention? Hello! And welcome to our Friday column, Worst of the Week. There’s a lot of nutty stuff that goes...

#TBT: Verizon buys MetroPCS spectrum; Sprint jumpstarts 3G, Qualcomm puts EV-DV on hold … this week in 2005

Verizon buys S.F. spectrum from MetroPCS, Sprint launches EV-DO modem and Qualcomm puts the brakes on EV-DV … 12 years ago this week. Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top...

Reality Check: Managing the death of a technology – R.I.P. GSM and CDMA

As telecom operators move to decommission legacy GSM and CDMA networks in favor of LTE technology, steps must be taken to ensure a smooth process. Editor’s Note: The RCR Wireless News Reality Check section is where C-level executives and advisory firms from...

#TBT: Nextel tower sale to SpectraSite sets mark; CTIA, PCIA bicker over competition … this week in 1999

Nextel deal to sell its tower portfolio to SpectraSite for $560M set a sales mark, while industry trade groups CTIA and PCIA fight over competition level … 18 years ago this week. Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback...

#TBT: TDMA seeks converts in tech war; FCC scales back auction plans … this week in 1997

TDMA proponents countered rival CDMA in wooing analog converts, while the FCC scaled back 2.3 GHz spectrum auction plans … 20 years ago this week. Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate...

Verizon and T-Mobile LTE networks dominate latest OpenSignal testing

Verizon and T-Mobile were in a statistical dead heat in terms of LTE speeds, with T-Mobile closing the gap on Verizon in terms of LTE coverage. The battle for domestic wireless network supremacy continues to be waged between Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile US,...

#TBT: Sprint picks AT&T, Nortel for $3B build; carriers look at in-building … this week in 1996

Sprint awarded $3B in contracts to AT&T and Nortel for CDMA network build, while carriers targeted in-building services to bolster revenues … 21 years ago this week. Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives...

#TBT: AT&T expected to announce job cuts; Samsung sets lofty goal … this week in 1998

AT&T was expected to announce up to 19,000 job cuts as part of larger restructuring, while Samsung banked on CDMA to raise profile … 19 years ago this week. Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our...

Worst of the Week: AT&T kills off an old friend for the sake of a 5G future

AT&T might have killed off its 2G network for the benefit of 4G and 5G, but let’s not forget just how awesome that GSM/GPRS/EDGE network was. Hello! And welcome to our Friday column, Worst of the Week. There’s a lot of nutty...

#TBT: Qualcomm drives for 700 MHz spectrum; FCC corrupted? … this week in 2000

Qualcomm asks FCC for quick award of 700 MHz spectrum, while House telecom subcommittee Chairman Tauzin claims FCC corrupted by shakedowns … 17 years ago this week. Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to...

AT&T reiterates 5G, LTE benefits from 2G shutdown

AT&T said the shut down of its 2G network on Jan. 1 will allow it to refarm spectrum in the coming months towards its LTE and 5G network plans. AT&T said its recent move to turn down its legacy GSM-based 2G network...

#TBT: Verizon new No. 1; China issues 3G licenses … this week in 2008

Verizon was set to overtake AT&T as the nation’s largest wireless carrier, while China issued 3G licenses covering three technologies … 8 years ago this week. Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate...

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