Today, wireless is a dominant part of CES. But the buzz is no longer about smartphones and tablets--it's about wearable devices and connected cars. And interestingly, it's also become a place for wireless carriers to make announcements about their networks and even their latest rate plan innovations.
LAS VEGAS--Microsoft thinks it's very important to bring its Windows Phone 8 platform to tier 1 U.S. carriers, a strategy that helped Google's Android platform gain significant market share, according to a Windows Phone executive.
The fourth quarter of 2012 was "the best fourth quarter in the history of Verizon Wireless," said Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam, who credited the wireless operator's Share Everything plan for luring 2.1 million net additions to the carrier during the quarter, 30 percent of which were new to Verizon.
LAS VEGAS--An emerging variant of the Wi-Fi standard that can transmit HD video could find its way into smartphones starting in 2013, according to one of the technology's loudest supporters.
LAS VEGAS--Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) CEO Hans Vestberg said the company remains committed to ST-Ericsson, its joint venture with STMicroelectronics, despite having recently announced plans to shed its
LAS VEGAS--The show floor of the Consumer Electronics Show here is a dangerous place. It's absolutely packed with people. None of them walk fast enough. The show floor is also massive, and feet cry
LAS VEGAS--Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) intends to have LTE support in essentially all of its smartphones and many other devices going forward as it seeks to build on its momentum with the technology
LAS VEGAS--The show floor of the Consumer Electronics Show here is a dangerous place. It's absolutely packed with people, mostly men and many of them hygienically lacking. None of them walk fast
LAS VEGAS--The buzz around Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Phone has been palpable here at the Consumer Electronics Show. The platform received a glowing appraisal in the New York Times shortly
LAS VEGAS--While lawmakers and regulators acknowledge the nation's need for more mobile broadband spectrum, it doesn't appear those airwaves will become available anytime soon. And how that spectrum