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Verizon’s Super Bowl network: Fan usage, speed up from last year

Verizon says its in-stadium fans experienced peak speeds of 3.89 Gbps during the Super Bowl In preparation Sunday’s Super Bowl LVI at Los Angeles’ SoFi Stadium, Verizon invested $119 million in a deployment that, among other things, included 169 new small cells, four new macro...

Cloud gaming: Is 5G a gamechanger? RootMetrics plays it out in LA

RootMetrics finds that early 5G deployments support the speeds, but not necessarily the latency, for intensive 5G gaming With its higher speeds and lower latencies, 5G is widely expected to help fuel more widespread adoption of cloud gaming, because it can support a responsive, smooth...

#TBT: Hitting 20 million U.S. subscribers; directory assistance with actual operators; the timeless issue of spectrum clearing … this week in 1994

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! There were 20...

LA to harden cell towers for earthquakes

Freestanding cell towers now need to withstand an earthquake and keep working Los Angeles city leaders last week took steps to ensure that area cell towers are prepared to not only stand in the event of a major earthquake but also continue working after a...

Cell Tower News: Tower crew hiring accelerates; NATE membership soars

Welcome to the weekly wrap-up of everything in the world of cell tower companies. We cover top-level industry stories, DAS, and regional/local news. This collection of news spans last week's shortened holiday week and this week. Good news for tower climbers everywhere is the...

HTC announces $300 million investment in Beats Electronics

HTC will be investing $300 million in Beats Electronics, to incorporate the firm's digital sound technology into upcoming phones it was revealed this evening.The Taiwanese phone maker had told press earlier on Wednesday it would be making an announcement Thursday morning in Los Angeles,...

FCC to 'coordinate' review of AT&T's Qualcomm, T-Mobile USA proposals

The Federal Communications Commission has stopped its formal review of AT&T Inc. (T) plans to acquire 700 MHz spectrum assets from Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) as it now plans to review that deal in coordination with AT&T's attempt to acquire T-Mobile USA Inc.The decision came...

Massive public safety project hits the skids in Los Angeles

A massive public safety communication system in Los Angeles just hit the skids. Three years after the county and numerous independent cities launched the project, which is expected to cost as much as $700 million, county leaders voted to abandon plans made thus far...

Skyway Towers lands $65M in financing from Goldman Sachs

Skyway Towers LLC has secured $65 million in new debt financing from Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group. The Tampa, Fla.-based company owns more than 250 multi-tenant towers around the country and it plans to use the new funding for further domestic expansion.Skyway recently built...

TelePacific Communications to acquire Tel West

TelePacific Communications, an IP, voice, data and Internet services company , announced today that it will acquire Tel West, an Austin-based voice, data and Internet service provider. Specific financials of the deal were not disclosed. Tel West provides services to around 3,400 small and medium-sized...

Verizon Wireless tops, AT&T Mobility flops on data speeds in Los Angeles

In the Los Angeles metro area Verizon Wireless (VZ) gets the top nod in a new report that sought out to test wireless data speeds and various features among the top four nationwide operators. AT&T Mobility (T) took home the unenviable last-place ranking...

Samsung Galaxy tablet takes flight with American Airlines

Samsung Mobile reports that Fort Worth-based American Airlines is prepping to provide airline passengers who travel first class with a Galaxy 10.1 tablet for use on select flights. The tablet will replace other personal in-flight entertainment devices that are currently outfitted in premium cabins...

Southern California region sheds 1,600 telecom jobs in April

The greater Los Angeles metro area shed more jobs in the telecommunications sector in April, continuing an ongoing downward trend, according to new data from the Department of Labor.All six geographic areas tracked by RCR Wireless News in the Southern California region lost telecommunications-related...

Global Tower Partners signs rooftop and in-building management deal for 156 locations

Global Tower Partners said it has signed a definitive agreement with Arden Realty Inc. to market and lease rooftop and in-building access to wireless telecommunications carriers at 156 properties concentrated in the Los Angeles and Chicago markets. Financial details of the agreement were not...

Humana taps mobileStorm for secure health data messaging platform

Los Angeles-based mobileStorm Inc. has landed a deal with Humana Inc. to test a new mobile messaging platform tailored for the healthcare industry. The mobileStorm for Healthcare system will enable healthcare professionals and patients to transmit and receive protected health information via mobile devices.The...

Austin-based GameSalad updates game creation software

GameSalad Inc., an Austin and Los Angeles-based firm specializing in game creation for the Web, iPhone, iPad and Mac without the use of coding announced that the company has released a new version of its flagship software, the GameSalad Creator. The company claims the new...

Telecom-related jobs continue to decline in Los Angeles area

The greater Los Angeles metro area continues to lose jobs in the telecommunications sector, according to new data from the Department of Labor. The Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario metropolitan area is the only area in greater Los Angeles that has been adding jobs in the telecommunications...

Analyst Angle: Israeli start-ups rake in the cash

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly feature, Analyst Angle. We've collected a group of the industry's leading analysts to give their outlook on the hot topics in the wireless industry.2010 was a good year for start-ups seeking money. More than $1.2 billion (13% higher...

Analyst Angle: Israeli venture capital – Plenty of money, not enough exits

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly feature, Analyst Angle. We've collected a group of the industry's leading analysts to give their outlook on the hot topics in the wireless industry.Forget about chutzpah … the tech sector in Israel has two advantages – a skilled...

HotelTonight adds Seattle, Miami and multi-night stays

HotelTonight, the last-minute hotel booking app has added two more cities to its arsenal and expanded its service to include stays for up to five nights total. The app, which has been downloaded more than 250,000 times in its first two months, begins offering...

Companies line up against AT&T to block FLO TV spectrum purchase

The big wireless players may not be making any fuss yet, but a group of smaller carriers, organizations and Dish Network Corp. have filed petitions with the Federal Communications Commission to block AT&T Mobility's purchase of 700 MHz spectrum from Qualcomm Inc.Cellular South Inc.,...

AT&T launches shopping alerts in four markets

AT&T Mobility recently announced the launch of ShopAlerts, a voluntary opt-in service that provides mobile promotions, rewards and discounts to AT&T wireless subscribers on their phones when they are in close proximity to a participating store or brand. Subscribers who choose to participate will...

Qualcomm and CAA join together for mobile apps venture

Qualcomm Inc. and Creative Artists Agency are launching a joint venture to develop mobile apps.Based in Los Angeles at CAA's offices, Creative Mobile Labs will develop concepts with talent specifically for the mobile platform. The general idea is to have Qualcomm help on the...

HTC invests in Saffron Digital

HTC Corp. announced today that it will be investing in Saffron Digital, a London-based firm that operates a mobile multimedia delivery platform. The company, which has proprietary technologies to support media distribution on multiple devices, already works with many of the top device manufacturers...

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