Infiniti Broadband to Bring Broadband Wireless to 10 Markets

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Oklahoma-based startup company Infiniti Broadband plans to bring broadband wireless to rural and medium-size metro areas, initially targeting 10 undisclosed markets, said Johnie Johnson, president and CEO of the company, in an interview.  “Our business model is founded on filling a void,” said Johnson, noting...Learn More

Virginia Provider Selects NewCore for Hosted LTE

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NewCore Wireless, the leading full-service hosted wireless switching provider, announced today that Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative (BIT Communications), a telecommunications service provider in Virginia, has chosen NewCore Wireless to host their 4G/LTE network. BIT Communications provides wireless communications services and products in south central Virginia....Learn More

Ovum: Global LTE Subscriptions Exceed 1 Billion

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Global LTE subscriptions passed the 1 billion milestone in 4Q 2015 and will continue to grow at double-digit rates for the next five years, Ovum forecasts in its World Cellular Information service. LTE subscriptions in just five countries account for nearly three-quarters of the worldwide...Learn More

T-Mobile Targets Sprint with MetroPCS Promotion

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Bellevue, Washington — January 20, 2016 — Sprint’s ‘Biggest Deal in US Wireless History’ just got served. Today, MetroPCS took the wraps off ‘The Biggest Offer in Sprint’s History’ – a lighthearted poke at Sprint’s underwhelming ‘Biggest Deal in US Wireless History’ that turned out...Learn More

Toyota Showcases In-Vehicle Satellite Broadband Connectivity, Sees Advantage Over 4G LTE

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Toyota is showcasing a concept car at this year’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) that incorporates flat-panel antenna-based satellite broadband connectivity. The concept car showcases in-vehicle satellite broadband connectivity, developed by U.S.-based Kymeta. Kymeta’s flat-panel satellite broadband antenna employs liquid LCD technology and sophisticated...Learn More

U.S. Cellular VoLTE Launch Aims to Boost Roaming Revenues

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U.S. Cellular VoLTE plans include a launch in one market this year, following trials in three markets, said U.S. Cellular CEO Kenneth R. Meyers late yesterday. Eventually the company expects to expand VoLTE more broadly, said Meyers in a question and answer session at the...Learn More

Donovan on AT&T Wireless Deployment Plans: Timing is Everything

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The economics of cellular network deployments are highly dependent on timing, said AT&T Senior Executive Vice President of Technology & Operations John Donovan today. Donovan illustrated this assertion with several examples in a question and answer session about AT&T wireless deployment plans at the Citi...Learn More

AT&T 4G LTE to Power Ford SYNC Connect in More Than 10 Million Vehicles in North America by 2020

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Las Vegas, Nevada — January 5, 2016 — Ford and AT&T are bringing high-speed connectivity and an even better owner experience to customers this year – with plans to connect more than 10 million customers to Ford SYNC® Connect within the next five years. SYNC...Learn More

AT&T Partners for 4G LTE IoT Modules

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AT&T on January 4, announced it is introducing a new line of generic 4G LTE IoT modules that can be used across a broad range of IoT applications. Broadly speaking, its new line of LTE IoT modules simplifies and lowers the cost of deployments, as...Learn More

T-Mobile Technology Plans Include 4×4 MIMO, LTE-U and More

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T-Mobile is best known for its aggressive promotional and pricing programs. But according to a blog post from the company’s chief technology officer Neville Ray, T-Mobile also has made important technology advances, with more planned for 2016. Among other things, the company plans to roll...Learn More

Berg Insight: M2M Cellular Subscriptions Reach 265.2 Million

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The number of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices connected to the Internet via cellular networks reached 265.2 million this year, up 23 percent year over year, according to Berg Insight. North America ranked third regionally worldwide, with 52.5 million M2M cellular subscriptions. Looking ahead, Berg expects the...Learn More

Global LTE Forecast: 78.6% Annual Growth to 2019

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The global LTE market will grow at a blistering compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 78.6 percent from 2013-2019, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research. Valued at $10.47 billion in 2012, the LTE market will grow to $610.71 billion globally in 2019,...Learn More