LTE Spectrum: How Much Do the Big Carriers Have?

LTE Spectrum: How Much Do the Big Carriers Have?
AT&T's failed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile was all about gaining more spectrum for its 4G LTEnetwork, as were Verizon's nearly $4 billion in recent deals to purchase spectrum licenses from big cable companies including Cox, Time Warner and ...

ITU designates LTE-Advanced as “True 4G”
Think of IMT-Advanced as the final stage of 4G. Current LTE and WiMAX networks are essentially “transitional 4G” technologies. Some people out there are saying that IMT-Advanced technologies are likely to be marketed as 5G. That's not going to happen.


NY Hotel Boosts Wi-Fi With Wall-mounted Switches
While the DAS is good for voice and "mediocre" for 3G data services, it has no provision for 4G LTE(Long-Term Evolution), Heckaman said. He's looking ahead to supporting that technology, especially because he expects Apple's iPad 3 to include 4G.

Wi-Fi 802.11ac to drive wireless HD video in the home
by Lance Whitney January 23, 2012 4:41 AM PST Follow @lancewhit Streaming high-definition video wirelessly throughout your home will be a major benefit of Wi-Fi 802.11ac in the next few years, says NPD In-Stat. Expected to receive final approval by the ...

CalAmp Launches Fusion-LTE 4G Broadband Router Platform for Industrial and ...
MarketWatch (press release)
This new broadband router provides wireless data connectivity in bands 13, 14 and 17 at 4G speeds over both public and private LTE networks with applications supported over CalAmp's COLT cloud-based enterprise server platform. Embedded Wi-Fi, Bluetooth ...

Actelis Networks' Broadband Accelerator Receives Coveted 2011 INTERNET ...
MarketWatch (press release)
In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: 4G Wireless Evolution; M2M Evolution; Cloud Communications Expo; SIP Tutorial 2.0:Bringing SIP to the Web; Business Video Expo; Regulatory 2.0 Workshop; DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; CVx; AstriCon; StartupCamp; ...

Sony VAIO Series Gets Minor Facelift, Z Series Gets LTE
PC Magazine
The VAIO Z series is receiving an overhaul of internal configuration options, which include the latest 2nd generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, LTE mobile broadband, extended sheet battery, and RAID 0 solid-state drives (SSD).

Microsoft Windows 8 mobile broadband improvements revealed
Windows 8 has been designed to simplify the process of connecting to mobile broadband networks and of managing those connections, including monitoring data usage and controlling costs. "We knew that if we were to give you true mobility, that Wi-Fi ...

Superfast broadband application submitted
Berwick Today
Northumberland County Council has now submitted a final bid to the Government as part of the drive to bring superfast broadband to the area. The council has made a commitment to improve thebroadband services across Northumberland and submitted a Local ...

Virgin trials 4G in London
"We're working closely with partners across the UK to develop our proven Wi-Fisolution and our recent 4G trial proved the capability of our small cell solution." Other telecoms firms outside of the major mobile operators – 3, Everything Everywhere, ...


Connect One Launches Commercial-Grade Embedded WiFi for Climate-Controlled ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Tailored for seamless integration, the modules offer immediate connectivity without WiFi driver development or porting and support several modes of operation: -- LAN to WiFi Bridge--Transparent bridging of LAN over WiFi enables direct RMII connection ...

4G LTE Gets Cellular Focus At International CES
They are the Samsung-made Galaxy Nexus based on the Android 4.0 OS, the eco-friendly LG Viper, and the Sierra Wireless Tri-Network Hotspot, which operates in Sprint's 3G, 4G WiMAX, and 4G LTEnetworks. The carrier declined to reveal pricing or ...

Should your broadband data expire?
Such a move would also have the effect of hampering the vital drive to create jobs and increase broadband penetration,” said Furman. World Bank research has shown that in emerging countries there is a direct correlation between broadband penetration ...


What You've Always Wanted: Wi-Fi Enabled Cufflinks
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The cufflinks combine a tiny 2-gigabyte USB memory stick with a Wi-Fi hotspot enabler. Let's say you're at a wedding and the wireless router kicks the bucket. Just hook a laptop directly into the cable modem and then stick the Wi-Fi cufflink into one ...

KT inks LTE rollout deal with NSN
NSNs' NetAct operations support system meanwhile will reportedly enable effective monitoring, management and optimisation of KT's LTE infrastructure. The vendor notes that KT is planning to meet growing demand for mobile broadband and smartphone data ...

HP Provides Hutchison 3G Austria With Mobility Solution for LTE Network
MarketWatch (press release)
As the master database of all of H3G Austria's LTE users, it will help the CSP manage network usage by controlling access, authentication and authorization for every user on the network. The HP HSS extends the existing HP subscriber data management ...

National Park gains 4G mobile phone boost
Berwick Today
In addition, Ofcom has agreed that 4G mobile broadband should prioritise coverage across the existing mobile coverage 'not spots' which are all too frequent in rural areas like Northumberland National Park. The announcement heralded the bidding round ...

Virgin tests 4G connections in London
The company has a history of trialling in Ashford, where 50Mbps and 100Mbps have been tested out, so the Kent town could be used for 4G. Virgin said that it was working with partners to develop itsWi-Fi solution and our recent 4G trial proved the ...

SAD promises: wi-fi state, free laptops to students
Indian Express
In a rather ambitious move, the manifesto promises to make the entire state wi-fi enabled by providing round-the-clock Internet connectivity. It also proposes to create a separate environment ministry and skill development centre in public-private ...

Tube commuters will get wi-fi access by the summer
Evening Standard
Over half those questioned in the pilot felt that access to wi-fi would make their experience of using the Tube better. David Murphy, editor of Mobile Marketing magazine, said the pledge was "great news for smartphone owners", but he said that more ...

Evening Standard

iiNet offers free wi-fi to Perth subscribers
iT News
Balmik Soin, operations manager in iiNet's business division, said the Perth network is "just the start of our wi-fi rollout plans" and had come as the result of an opportunity with Western Australia-based telco services provider Acure.

Nokia Lumia 900 Rumored to Shed 4G LTE Radio for International Launch
Gotta Be Mobile
According to some speculations on the Internet, the Lumia 900 may be launching in other markets as well, but without the 4G LTE radio. Nokia-centric blog My Nokia Blog had parsed out Nokia CEO Stephen Elop's interview with pocket-lint and speculates ...

Gotta Be Mobile

Telstra to supply open wholesale broadband
Sydney Morning Herald
Telecommunications giant Telstra will allow retail service providers access to a broadband fibre network it is building in southeast Queensland. The network, dubbed the Fibre Access BroadbandService, will allow retail broadband sellers full ...

Clearwire and Simplexity MVNO Services Announce New Wholesale and MVNE Agreement
MarketWatch (press release)
The 4G customer experience using Clearwire's mobile broadband network will be similar to Wi-Fibut without the short-range limitations. Clearwire's network uses a wireless 4G technology that differs from Wi-Fi because it provides service areas measured ...

Reliance Metro Airport Express Goes WiFi with YOU Broadband
Business Wire India (press release)
In a first of its kind service in India, stations along Reliance Metro Airport Express Route are fullyWiFi-enabled. In a move that is bound to benefit huge number of passengers, broadband major YOU Broadband & Cable India Limited in association with ...

Spectrum Interactive awarded exclusive Wi-Fi contract for Premier Inn estate
Travel Daily News International
Spectrum Interactive, the UK's largest independent provider of Wi-Fi and related services, has announced that it has been awarded the contract to supply guest Wi-Fi provision to all 600 Premier Inn hotels in the UK. Spectrum is a preferred technology ...

BT last man standing for Welsh broadband hand-out
PC Pro
By Stewart Mitchell The plans to rollout faster broadband to homes and businesses in Wales not covered by commercial services has received another setback with a major supplier pulling out.Broadband Delivery UK has invited regional councils to apply ...

Carl Icahn acquires USD300m LightSquared debt; is troubled LTE start-up close ...
The move could potentially position Icahn as a controlling force behind LightSquared, meaning that the open access Long Term Evolution (LTE) start-up could find itself navigated away from Falcone's initial vision, towards a more profitable direction.

Motorola Looking for Testers for Photon 4G Update
By Quentyn Kennemer
Motorola's issued the call to arms for those with Photon 4G units on Sprint. They are gearing up to release a new update soon and need testers to help them.
Android Phone Fans

If Comcast can't make it in the wireless biz, who can? — Broadband ...
By Kevin Fitchard
SpectrumCo spent $20 million in prepping its frequencies for launch; tested equipment from Qualcomm, Nokia and Samsung; and explored multiple network technologies ranging from WiMAXand LTE to CDMA's now long dead 4G standard. The group struck up a partnership .... Free has built the foundation of its wireless network on 5 million Wi-Fi access points, which it has spent the last several years installing in its broadband customers' homes. To become a viable challenger to ...

Verizon to help with first LTE-based Super Bowl -
By John Callaham
That includes nine Distributed Antenna Systems outside the stadium, 400 Internal DAS antennas inside the stadium, and 600 WiFi antennas in the stadium. WiFi access will be free to people who come to the stadium during the Super Bowl.

HTC Velocity 4G: Australia's first 4G smartphone goes on sale ...
When Telstra launched its 4G LTE mobile network in September last year, a side announcement relayed the news that the telco's first 4G handset, in conjunction with HTC and codenamed the HTC4G, would be conservatively launching ... - All Articles

Motorola Looking for Photon 4G owners to test new Software Update
By Alexander Maxham
That's right, Motorola is calling all Photon 4G owners for a new "soak" test for a new software update. Motorola is looking for testers, also known as a "s. ... Ice Cream Sandwich Update now rolling out to all WiFi Motorola Xoom Owners [Updated] ... He loves reading and writing about any type of technology, but Android is his favorite. Currently his weapon of choice is Motorola's Droid Bionic running on Verizon's 4G LTE network. Alex is usually thinking about his next 10 blog posts, or on ...
Android Authority

Pantech Element waterproof LTE tablet now available on AT&T ...
By Dieter Bohn
One of the many, many tablets announced at CES this year is available today, the Pantech Element. It's an 8-inch Android tablet running on AT&T's LTE network that normally wouldn't be anything to...
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The National Broadband Map Goes Mobile
This week we are happy to announce a new feature of the National Broadband Map that will make it easier to use on your mobile device.
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Motorola seeking Photon 4G owners to test pre-release software ...
Own a Sprint Photon 4G? You may want to hit up Motorola's official forums, as the company is seeking 1000 Photon owners to help test and give feedback on some pre-release software before Moto unleashes it upon the general public. If that sounds like something you may be interested in, you must first become a ... Verizon's 4G LTE network spreading to five new markets on January 19th, expanding in another 62 reactions"Do you have Verizon's 4G LTE service where you live? - Latest videos,...

Hotels are upgrading WiFi infrastructure to meet iPad, iPhone users ...
By Esme Vos
MuniWireless: WiFi, LTE, 4G, wireless applications Citywide WiFi ... Last October, Andy Abramson posted an article entitled Why Hotel Wi-Fi Is Being Crushed By iPads And What To Do About It in which he detailed what hotels needed to do to improve guests' Wi-Fi experience (in a nutshell: upgrade!). With more .... Growing pains plague OpenNet Singapore fiber broadband rollout January 5, 2012. Libraries in ... me: Wimax uses adaptive modulation the speed is direct... Ken Biba: I am ...
MuniWireless: WiFi, LTE, 4G,...

30 mins free AA wifi | Million Mile Secrets
By Million Mile Secrets
30 mins free AA wifi. ... minutes free Wi Fi on American Airlines. I got an email from American Airlines which promises 30 minutes of free wireless internet, up to February 16, 2012, access on planes which are equipped with Wi Fi. Free AA WI Fi ...
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