Growing Wireless Backhaul Opportunity Causes Lumos Networks to Start Over with Project Ark

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Mid-Atlantic regional carrier Lumos Networks, based in Waynesboro, Va, has offered wireless backhaul services for many years. But its growing importance on Lumos’ top line revenue and bottom line profitability, combined with evolving wireless carrier requirements, has caused Lumos to reset their wireless backhaul strategy...Learn More

Sprint WiMax Shutdown is One Element of Complex Network Transition

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Sprint’s plan to shut down its WiMax network by the end of 2015 which came to light in a new financial filing, is a reminder of the complex network transition the company is undergoing and will continue to undergo. The carrier has what many consider...Learn More

Evolve Broadband Selects Globecomm for 4G LTE

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Hauppauge, N.Y. and San Antonio – March 26, 2014 – Globecomm, a leading global communications solutions provider, announced today that Evolve Broadband has deployed its LTE solutions, delivering a cost-effective, efficient path to 4G/LTE. Evolve Broadband, a regional carrier providing voice and data products and...Learn More

Sprint Partners With CCA and NetAmerica to Expand Rural 4G LTE

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Sprint wants to accelerate its 4G buildout and it’s turning to rural carriers to help them achieve it. Rural carriers will soon be able to partner with Sprint through their affiliations with the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) and the NetAmerica Alliance (NAA) for preferred roaming...Learn More

NexTech Wireless Selects 4G LTE Geoanalytics Platform

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BERKELEY, Calif. – March 26, 2014 – Newfield Wireless, a Tektronix Communications company and pioneer in next-generation Radio Access Network (RAN) geoanalytics, today announced Nex-Tech Wireless has deployed its TrueCall® platform to support the operator’s LTE network. Nex-Tech is the 10th deployment of Newfield Wireless’...Learn More

Sprint Continues 4G LTE Expansion with 20 New Markets

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), March 17, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced 20 new 4G LTE markets, bringing faster data speeds to customers in such locations as Bridgeport/Stamford/Norwalk, Conn.; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Omaha, Neb.; Peoria, Ill.; and Sarasota/Bradenton, Fla. Sprint expects to cover 250...Learn More

J.D. Power: 4G Drives Improvement in Wireless Data Performance

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Network upgrades and greater network capacity as a result of 4G service expansion have driven a decline in the incidence of wireless network problems with data quality, according to a new study from J.D. Power. Overall wireless network quality problem incidence has held steadily at...Learn More

Glenwood Telecommunications To Use LTE Hosted Switching From NewCore Wireless

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SAINT CLOUD, Minn. – March 3, 2014 – NewCore Wireless, the leading full-service hosted wireless switching provider, announced today that Glenwood Telecommunications has chosen NewCore Wireless to host the Nebraska carrier’s LTE network. Glenwood Telecommunications is a full-service telecommunications provider serving residents and businesses in...Learn More

NPD Sees 46% Rise In Embedded Tablet Cellular Connections

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U.S. tablet users made much greater use of embedded cellular connections in 2013 than they did in 2012, according to new market research from the NPD Group. 10.4 million tablets made use of embedded cellular connections in the U.S. last year, 46% more than the...Learn More

Mobidia: U.S. LTE Subscribers Reach Nearly 100 Million

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With the pace of commercial rollouts rising fast LTE is benefiting those mobile telecom providers who have deployed it, according to market research spanning 100 mobile operators and hundreds of thousands of Android smartphone users in 10 of the world’s leading LTE markets collected anonymously...Learn More

JDSU: Less than 1% of Users Comprise Over 50% of LTE Usage

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The advent of the tablet and faster, more feature-rich smartphones has mobile network operators scrambling to come up with ways to meet seemingly ever growing mobile data demand. Yet, while growth in demand for mobile data has been “explosive,” a tiny slice of 3G and...Learn More

NetZero® Mobile Broadband Expands Coverage across Sprint’s Nationwide 3G Network

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January 15, 2014 — WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NetZero Wireless, Inc., a subsidiary of United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTD), announced today that NetZero Mobile Broadband has launched across Sprint’s 3G wireless network and is now available to customers nationwide. In July of 2013, the company signed...Learn More