4G Americas: Cloud, M2M to Drive 4G Growth

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Mobile broadband – including networks, devices and applications – is proving to be one of the most successful and fastest growing industries ever, enabling a transition from personal computers to mobile devices and technologies. In addition, mobile broadband is fueling, and facilitating, ongoing rapid growth...Learn More

Sprint Wireless Pricing War: Are The Price Cuts Deep Enough?

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Sprint has taken the wireless pricing war up a notch, announcing new Sprint Family Share Pack pricing that offers 20 gigabytes of shared data, unlimited talk and text for up to 10 lines for $100 a month through 2015. Customers also will get an additional...Learn More

VP Details Pioneer LTE Overlay Network

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Alcatel-Lucent said yesterday that it will build an overlay 4G LTE network for rural wireless carrier Pioneer Cellular that will support what the manufacturer calls “ultra-broadband” mobile access. In an interview, Pioneer Vice President of Network Operations Jerry Kadavy said the new network will support...Learn More

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