Bluegrass Cellular Announces Completion Dates of 4G LTE Network

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Elizabethtown, KY (July 22, 2014) – If it’s not already there, it’s coming. Bluegrass Cellular announced today it will complete the build-out of its high-speed 4G LTE network by late next year. The accomplishment is a milestone for Bluegrass and puts the Kentucky-based company in...Learn More

LTE Connections Forecast to Exceed 1 Billion in 2017

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In a new report, Juniper Research foresees rapid uptake of 4G LTE technology over the next five years. The firm’s LTE connections forecast calls for more than 1 billion worldwide connections by 2017 and 1.8 billion by 2019. Attaining that level will mean active LTE...Learn More

ABI: LTE-A Deployments Will Drive Sales of 300 Mbps Cat6 Chips

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New market research from ABI Research anticipates that shipments of next-generation, 300 Mbps LTE baseband modems will surge higher in coming years, driven by the advent of next-generation Cat6 chips from mobile chipset suppliers. Global shipments of second-generation Cat4 LTE baseband modems, which provide mobile...Learn More

Net Neutrality Survey Finds Fast Lane Support

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Asserting that “Net Neutrality is dead,” an annual LTE survey conducted by Israeli mobile Internet optimization and monetization company Flash Networks at the most recent LTE World Summit found that 69 percent of operators and 74 percent of subscriber respondents believe that “mobile operators should...Learn More

A Verizon/ Dish Spectrum Deal Would Be Good for Verizon, But What About Dish?

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The New York Post, citing unnamed sources, has reported that Verizon is talking with Dish Network about the possibility of buying Dish’s AWS spectrum. But while such a deal would make sense for Verizon, the potential benefits for Dish are not so clear. Verizon/ Dish...Learn More

4G Americas: Number of 4G LTE Networks Reaches 300

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Wireless network operators have launched 109 new commercial LTE mobile broadband networks around the world in the 12 months since last June. That brings the number of 4G LTE networks up and running to 300 in 107 countries, according to the latest data from 4G...Learn More

Sprint Gains 12 New 4G Roaming Agreements

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 16, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced that it has reached 4G LTE agreements with 12 rural and regional network carriers, giving smaller carriers a clear path forward to high speed mobile broadband solutions. Furthering the initiatives announced...Learn More

C Spire Calls Wireless Enhancements “4G+”

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June 16, 2014 — RIDGELAND, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–C Spire is continuing its push to stay ahead of competitors in the race to provide optimal mobile broadband services with its 4G+ approach, a network design that improves coverage, reliability and performance and gives consumers a better overall...Learn More

Syniverse to Enable LTE Roaming Launch for CCA Member NewCore Wireless

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TAMPA, Fla. – June 4, 2014 – Syniverse today announced it has signed an agreement with NewCore Wireless for solutions that will facilitate the launch of a new LTE network to serve NewCore Wireless’ operator customers. The agreement builds on Syniverse’s continued enablement of high-quality...Learn More

AT&T: Project VIP Is Ahead of Schedule

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June 03, 2014 — DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) reported continued progress in the second full year of its Project VIP network investment plan, strong second-quarter wireless trends and an increase in its full-year 2014 revenue guidance, while reaffirming its full-year guidance for consolidated margins, EPS...Learn More

AT&T Wireless Home Phone & Internet Service Launches Nationwide

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People in any part of the country covered by AT&T’s wireless network can now get a wireless-based home phone and Internet offering from the company, said an AT&T executive in a blog post on Thursday. As the executive explained, customers signing on for the service,...Learn More

Report: Network Outsourcing is Main Driver of Managed Services Growth

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Managed-services, or “full-service,” network outsourcing was the fastest growing segment in a network outsourcing market that overall showed growth moderating in 2013, according to a new report from Infonetics Research. Overall, network equipment manufacturers earned $68.1 billion in revenue worldwide from carrier outsourcing contracts in...Learn More