A lot of the comments filed on the FCC's Notice of Inquiry (NOI) into the use of spectrum bands above 24 GHz were positive, praising the commission for launching the proceeding to investigate potential opportunities for using millimeter wave (mmW) bands to accelerate 5G services. But many interested parties are calling for caution as well, especially when it comes to framing rules around the use of the mmW bands.
The race to launch a new constellation of satellites just got a little more real as two big endeavors emerged with famous backers last week, one involving wireless-technology pioneer Qualcomm and Richard Branson, and the other with SpaceX CEO and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk.
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AT&T used the collegiate national championship football game held here at the AT&T Stadium Monday night as a backdrop to the operator's first live demonstration of LTE broadcast technology.
AT&T is going to conduct a live, in-stadium trial demonstration of AT&T LTE Broadcast technology. And, unlike the demonstration rival Verizon conducted outside the MetLife Stadium for the Super Bowl in 2014, AT&T plans to conduct this trial inside AT&T Stadium when the Ohio State Buckeyes meet the Oregon Ducks for the first-ever college football national championship in Arlington, Texas, on Jan. 12.
An alliance between two rival wireless charging working groups promises to advance the global market for compatible equipment by ending a technology war between the organisations.
LAS VEGAS--Wi-Fi is growing up, according to one Qualcomm executive. Todd Antes, vice president of product management at Qualcomm Atheros, said that the technology company's recent work on Wi-Fi technologies is a reaction to the increasing demands of Wi-Fi users--and the opportunities that presents.
A group of home networking-related vendors, including Broadcom, D-Link, Qualcomm Atheros and Lea Networks, have put their support behind the HomePlug AV2 multiple input multiple output (MIMO) certification program for powerline-based home networking products.
AT&T Mobility announced at CES in Las Vegas this week that it is opening up its Digital Life home security and automation services to third-party products and its partnering with industry heavyweights, including Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm Life. FierceWireless has more coverage here.
LAS VEGAS--The AllSeen Alliance announced a new gateway "agent" that the association said represents a major step forward for its AllJoyn protocol. The group also announced a handful of new members, news that brings the total number of AllSeen Alliance member companies to 112.