Sprint Continues LTE Plus Three-Channel Carrier Aggregation Tests – Reaches 275 Mbps

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August 25, 2016  — OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE: S) continues its device testing of three-channel carrier aggregation, today announcing it reached peak speeds of 275 Mbps in three-channel carrier aggregation lab tests using the LG G5, one of the first devices on the market...Learn More

New CBRS Alliance to Focus on LTE-Based Indoor, Outdoor Coverage

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The CBRS Alliance, announced yesterday, aims to “develop, market and promote” LTE-based offerings in the 3.5 GHz, also known as the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), band. Although much of the talk around the CBRS band has focused on using it to support fixed broadband...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

Agri-Valley Communications, Inc. selects NewCore Wireless to host new LTE Network

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St. Cloud, Minnesota — August 11, 2016 —  Edwin H. Eichler, President and CEO of Agri-Valley Communications, Inc. has announced a partnership with NewCore Wireless of Saint Cloud, MN, to provide equipment and hosting of a 4G/LTE network. This new partnership provides Agri-Valley Services (AVS),...Learn More

Sprint Demos LTE Plus, Reaches 295 Mbps

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Overland Park, Kansas — August 12, 2016 — Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced it reached peak speeds of 295 Mbps in three-channel carrier aggregation lab tests using the HTC 10, one of the first devices on the market to support the functionality. Sprint is testing...Learn More

IDC: Smartwatch Sales Decline, But Not for Long

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Vendors shipped just 3.5 million smartwatches in 2Q 2016, a precedent-setting 32% year-over-year smartwatch sales decline, according to preliminary market data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. Vendors shipped 5.1 million units in 2Q’15. Apple shipped 1.6 million smartwatches in 2Q, tops for...Learn More

AT&T Drones for LTE Program Hopes to Enhance LTE Coverage

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AT&T is getting serious about drones for LTE, which the company anticipates making part of its telecom infrastructure in the future. The company this week launched the AT&T Drone Program aimed at exploring how drones could benefit the company and its customers. “Possible uses include...Learn More

New England Carriers Pursue Rural Wireless Wholesale Model

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New England-based sister companies Great Northwest Woods Wireless (GNW) and Wireless Partners have an uncommon business model, focused on a rural wireless wholesale model. The approach is highlighted by a recent deal between these two partners and ExteNet. “We can focus all our capital on...Learn More