Broadcom, one of the biggest wireless chip makers, is expecting a new form of Wi-Fi to arrive next year to make wireless networking faster, more battery efficient, and longer range.
Early next week, Manhattanites will start seeing more reception bars on their smartphones while underground, thanks to a pilot program from AT&T and T-Mobile.
VoIP provider Ooma announced today that its VoIP box, which costs $250 and allows for free phone calls, can finally take advantage of wireless networks with the launch of its $50 Telo Air adapter.
People have called Steve Perlman’s new wireless technology impossible.
The head of streaming game service OnLive, Steve Perlman, said his new wireless data transmission technology will be so fast that the latency will be less than a millisecond. He made the comments onstage at the GamesBeat 2011 conference in San Francisco today.
A cool $265 million is being banked today by LightSquared, the first wholesale-only integrated 4G-LTE wireless broadband and satellite network in the United States. Over the last 12 months LightSquared has raised more than $2.3 billion.
New Verizon customers will no longer have the option of choosing an unlimited data plan for their smart devices. The wireless carrier is rolling out new tiered data plans July 7, reports DroidLife.
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.
Troubled wholesale mobile broadband providerLightSquared has confirmed today that the company has entered a 15-year deal with Sprint to provide high-speed wireless service for the carrier’s 4G LTE network, reports Bloomberg.
New government tests conducted by two separate agencies have concluded that LightSquared‘s mobile broadband network interferes with the signal on all GPS devices.
When Sprint announced it was working with Google to offer seamless integration of Google Voice for mobile phones on its network, it seemed like a win-win situation. But barely three days after integration support went live and its clear that everyone is losing — most of all, Sprint customers.
AT&T announced its first quarter earnings for 2011 this morning and swiftly dispelled the notion that the Verizon iPhone spelled doom for its iPhone sales.
Top mobile device company executives obviously overestimated their ability to positively spin responses to hard-hitting questions from Wall Street Journal tech columnist Walt Mossberg, who moderated a panel discussion about new mobile device trends at the CTIA Wireless 2011 conference today in Orlando.
Best Buy, the electronics retailers, will begin offering mobile broadband to their customers in a service called Best Buy Connect. The service will use part of the spectrum from LightSquared’s LTE network, LightSquared CEO Sanjiv Ahuja announced during his keynote speech at CTIA Wireless 2011.
Major wireless carriers are satisfied with their current progress in evolving their networks to meet the needs of increasingly data-hungry customers, according to top executives from Sprint, AT&T and Verizon who participated in a panel at the CTIA Wireless 2011 convention in Orlando, Fla.
Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s Mad Money, moderated a panel consisting of top wireless executives from AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint that discussed topics ranging from the possibility of a spectrum crunch to AT&T’s just-announced deal to purchase T-Mobile.
Globecomm, a provider of communications technology and services, announced today that it’s upgrading its wireless hosted platform to allow operators to easily migrate to 4G LTE service.
AT&T made a strong showing in its last quarter of 2010. The carrier announced its earnings today (PDF link) and revealed that it added 2.8 new wireless customers in the last quarter and sold 4.1 million iPhones.
After shutting down its ailing FLO TV wireless video service in October, Qualcomm announced today that it will be selling the service’s precious 700 megahertz wireless spectrum to AT&T for around $1.9 billion to bolster its 4G network.
Nortel, a telecommunications giant that controls some major patents on the next generation of wireless technology, is auctioning off the remainder of its patents to suitors like Research in Motion, Apple and Microsoft, according to a report from Reuters.
Psh. Plugs. They’re, like, so 2008.
AT&T finally has a MiFi, a device which lets you share mobile internet to multiple wireless devices, of its own. The company announced today that it will offer the Novatel MiFi 2372 starting November 21 for $49.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate.
Search giant Google is once again giving flyers free in-flight Wi-Fi on Delta, AirTran and Virgin airlines for Christmas. The offer runs from November 20 through the beginning of next year.
Even though Verizon performed better than expected in its third quarter, it still lost out to AT&T in contract subscriber gains.
The past few months have been good to AT&T — the company reports that it landed 2.6 million new subscribers and saw a total net profit of $12.3 billion in its third quarter this year.
Chipmaker Qualcomm envisions a future where its mobile chips contain radios for every wireless technology—3G, LTE, and others—and phones automatically switch to the fastest network, said Qualcomm executive vice president Steve Mollenkopf. He made the comments at technology news site GigaOm’s Mobilize conference in San Francisco today.
Verizon today announced several changes to its executive roster in preparation for CEO Ivan Seidenberg’s retirement. The company named Lowell McAdam (pictured to the right alongside Google CEO Eric Schmidt), current president and CEO of Verizon Wireless, as Verizon’s new president and COO.
The number of worldwide wireless subscriptions is quickly approaching 75 percent of the Earth’s total population. It’s expected to hit 5 billion this month, according to the market research firm iSuppli.
The honeymoon may be over for some iPad owners, who are now reporting issues with the device’s WiFi connection. The issues include claims of short wireless range, connection problems, and slow speeds, according to TechCrunch and SlashGear.