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Analysys: Many femtocell business cases flawed

A new study from Analysys says operators are considering widespread deployment of femtocells as early as next year, and a large-scale deployment of the indoor base stations carries significant risks.

Google faces a developer challenge of its own

Following a keynote appearance at last week's NewTeeVee conference in San Francisco, AT&T's wireless chief Ralph de la Vega said in an interview that the operator has talked with Google about

A go-it-alone 700 MHz strategy a silly dream for Google

I had a dream that Google took over the world. I was drinking Google soda, brushing my teeth with Google toothpaste, glancing at my Google-branded watch and of course talking on my Google phone.

AT&T: Not worried about Google Wireless

According to an interview GigaOM had with AT&T Mobility chief Ralph de la Vega, AT&T is not worried about the prospect of Google as a carrier should it win spectrum in the upcoming 700 MHz

SPOTLIGHT: Is Google building 10 Gig E gear?

Many telecom industry observers believe Google will have a hard time making the transition from search engine giant to network operator. Could the transition to equipment maker be any easier?

U.N. to open up television spectrum worldwide

The U.N. decided to give carriers access to bandwidth reserved for terrestrial television broadcasts, which could pave the way for a truly converging 4G platform in the world in 2015. The U.S. was

SPOTLIGHT: Google 700 Mhz decision near

Google officials will have plenty to contemplate next week as the tryptophan from the Thanksgiving turkey kicks in. The company must declare by Dec. 3 whether or not it intends to bid on 700 Mhz

SPOTLIGHT: Google may go it alone on 700 MHz bid

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Google may not seek partners to bid on a slice of spectrum in the 700 MHz auction in January. The report claims that Google is serious about

Sprint, Clearwire ponder options

An article in the Wall Street Journal sheds a bit more light some of the plans Sprint and Clearwire have been considering for their WiMAX businesses after

ABI plays what if Google becomes an operator

ABI Research examines the ramifications of a new entrant winning spectrum in the upcoming 700 MHz auction. "If Google becomes an operator, it will intensify the incumbents' need to compete," writes