The Federal Communications Commission has decided to start reporting on mobile broadband speeds across the country, the agency announced today.
Sprint has added two new 3G and 4G mobile broadband data plans to its lineup that will replace more-expensive plans it previously offered, as well as undercut AT&T and Verizon, the company announced today.
Ericsson, a company providing technology to the world’s mobile operators, predicts mobile data subscriptions will hit five billion in 2016, 10 times larger than the current figure.
Strong tablet sales this year will help increase the shipment of devices that connect to mobile broadband — basically everything connecting to cellular networks that’s not a smartphone — by 57.8 percent, research firm IHS iSuppli reports.
Wholesale mobile broadband provider LightSquared issued a new plan today outlining a solution for the GPS interference problems caused by the company’s 4G LTE wireless network.
New government tests conducted by two separate agencies have concluded that LightSquared‘s mobile broadband network interferes with the signal on all GPS devices.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski said today he is hopeful that the government will be able to reallocate spectrum to satisfy the insatiable appetite for mobile broadband capacity.
Stoke, a company that specializes in mobile broadband gateways to help carriers manage massive loads of mobile data, announced today that it has landed an additional $17 million in funding led by new investor Focus Ventures.
Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, wants the U.S. to catch up with other countries in making sure a high percentage of the population has access to broadband communications. He believes the way to do that is to set aside more of the radio spectrum for mobile broadband services than is currently allotted. Speaking at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco on Wednesday, Genachowski talked about how to maximize investment in broadband and how to get more people on the web.
Comcast announced today it has invested an undisclosed sum in seed-round funding to mobile WiMax company Cartiza.