As wireless networks become more focused on delivering web services, rather than nickel-and-diming customers for mobile minutes and bandwdith, they're in danger of becoming so-called "dumb pipes."
Vasona Networks has raised $12 million in fresh funding to help it continue to fix bandwidth problems plaguing mobile networks and smartphone owners.
AT&T has finally opened the gates so iPhone 4S users and owners of other non-LTE smartphones can video chat using cellular data.
Lowell McAdam reflects on how fast wireless networks can help society, and puts money down to prove it.
T-Mobile has upgraded its networks in 14 markets including New York City, Boston, and Dallas to provide faster data speeds to the iPhone.
Dish Network has won approval from the Federal Communications Commission to start using its $9 billion worth of spectrum, a move that could shake up the wireless market.
AT&T will spend $14 billion over the next three years on wireline and wireless network improvements, with a clear goal of covering 300 million Americans with 4G LTE data by the end of 2014.
Sprint has agreed to acquire Midwestern spectrum and half a million customers from U.S. Cellular in a deal worth $480 million.
Sprint has purchased majority interest in wireless broadband company Clearwire from one of its largest shareholders, the company said today.
Sprint will launch 4G LTE high-speed data in another 100 cities, including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Boston, in the "coming months."
T-Mobile has unveiled a new unlimited data plan that promises not to slow down your data speeds when you start using more data than it would like.
AT&T's 2G wireless network will go dark at the beginning of 2017, the company confirmed today in SEC filing.
Wireless carrier T-Mobile will soon offer new contract-free mobile broadband plans, which are designed for the growing number of Americans who prefer prepaid options to long-term contracts, the company said today.
T-Mobile is in a precarious position as the No. …
Verizon Wireless will soon get rid of its unlimited data plans held by customers who were grandfathered in before the company launched tiered data pricing, according to a report from FierceWireless.
Verizon CFO Fran Shammo reportedly told an audience at …
“Can you hear me now? Oh, sorry about all that noise, I’m at 32,000-feet.”
Prepare to have your mid-air nap, reading time, and drink service interrupted by conversations like this, as Virgin Atlantic will soon offer in-air cell phone service …
Networking equipment startup SpiderCloud Wireless has raised a new $35 million round amid tough competition, with a plan to upgrade its tech that makes cell phone service better indoors.
Santa Clara-based SpiderCloud’s business is focused on increasing capacity and coverage …
Fourth-place U.S. wireless company T-Mobile will soon lay off around 1,900 workers due to the closure of seven call centers around the country.
T-Mobile has been in a precarious position ever since AT&T’s offer to acquire the company fell through …
The hits keep coming for wholesale wireless network startup LightSquared, which just lost big client Leap Wireless due to uncertainty about the future of its high-speed LTE network.
Back in February, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rejected LightSquared’s plans to …
Verizon Wireless is likely in the process of quietly installing 4G LTE networking equipment in Apple Stores around the country, a move that would help better sell the iPad HD with LTE data speeds.
Both AppleInsider and Cult of Mac …
Verizon Wireless appears to be having yet another wide outage of its 4G LTE data network, according to various reports on Twitter.
The network reported three data outages in the month of December. Verizon swiftly blamed the down time on …