ComScore: Smartphone Online Time Exceeds All Other Devices Combined

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Smartphone online time now accounts for 50% of the total time Americans spend online, according to the latest comScore MMX Multi-Platform and Mobile Metrix market data services. Growing rapidly to the point where smartphone Internet access exceeds that for all other connected devices combines represents...Learn More

Report: Mobile Data Revenue Nearly Half of Total Mobile Revenue…And Growing

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Global mobile data revenue accounted for nearly half of total mobile revenue in 2015. That’s expected to rise further this year and out to 2020, according to new market research from Pyramid Research. Mobile data revenue will increase 7% annually and exceed $600 billion per...Learn More

5G Race is On, Ericsson Says They Are First Out of the Gate

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On your mark, set, go! The race for 5G is well underway, even though true widespread commercial availability isn’t expected until 2020 or beyond. That’s not stopping Ericsson from announcing what they claim to be is the first commercially available 5G radio. The next generation...Learn More

Verizon Accelerates 4G LTE Performance, Claims Peak Wireless Speeds of 200+ Mbps

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Verizon has turned on their LTE Advanced network in 461 markets across the U.S., leading to peak wireless speeds of 200+ Mbps for mobile broadband, the company announced. LTE Advanced is the next generation of 4G LTE and it is being deployed across the globe....Learn More

Wireless Network Quality Study Reveals Need for Ongoing Investment in Urban Areas

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Urban areas with high densities of young, heavy network users continue to pose challenges for wireless services providers, according to the second semi-annual installment of the J.D. Power 2016 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study. Released Aug. 25, the results indicate wireless carriers need to continue...Learn More

LTE-A Deployment Survey: 84% of Service Providers Have Made the Move

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More than 8 in 10 network service providers are running advanced LTE networks based on LTE-A, according to an LTE-A deployment survey from IHS Markit. Eighty-four percent of service provider respondents said they were already running LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) networks, well above about the 50 percent...Learn More

AT&T Wins Dept. of Labor Contract

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VIENNA, Va., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T is the awardee of a 5-year contract by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division. AT&T will serve as its primary mobility provider. AT&T will deliver a broad range of mobility devices and services to...Learn More

Sprint Launches Unlimited Plans

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 18, 2016 – Sprint (NYSE: S) is giving customers unprecedented value and simplicity with the launch of Unlimited Freedom: two lines of unlimited talk, text and data for the incredible price of $100 a month. Simple and straight-forward with...Learn More

Verizon One Talk Targets Mobile Workers with Integrated Business Phone Solution

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Verizon launched One Talk, a ‘mobile first’ solution that gives mobile workers an integrated business phone solution for their mobile devices. The solution allows small and medium businesses to seamlessly move business calls between a business desktop phone and a mobile device, or go mobile...Learn More

T-Mobile Offers Unlimited Data With T-Mobile One

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New York, New York — August 18, 2016 — T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) is at it again. With its 12th iconic Un-carrier move, the renegade wireless company today smashed the biggest wireless barrier yet – the data plan. Declaring his company was going “ALL IN on...Learn More

Verizon and Samsung unveil 4G LTE Network Extender for homes and businesses

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Basking Ridge and Ridgefield Park, New Jersey —  June 29, 2016 — Verizon and the Networks Division of Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today unveiled a new 4G LTE Network Extender designed to enhance wireless voice communications and deliver robust data coverage for residential and business locations. Adding to...Learn More

Driverless Car Forecast Calls for 3 Million 5G Subscriptions by 2025

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Widespread availability of 5G wireless network access will be the key that enables and fuels growth in autonomous vehicle adoption, according to a new driverless car forecast from ABI Research. Autonomous, or driverless, cars will account for 3 million of the 67 million 5G vehicle...Learn More