There were plenty of internet of things (IoT) products on display at the 2014 Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain.
Ericsson is more widely publicizing its desire to get 3GPP on board with the idea of enabling LTE for use in unlicensed spectrum, such as that used by Wi-Fi.
When Qualcomm asked if I'd be interested in hopping on a plane to Phoenix some 24 hours after returning home from the Mobile World Congress trade show in Spain, I hesitated. But I relented because I knew the trip would give me an up-close glimpse at the vendor's small cell network that it had deployed over Sprint's 2.5 GHz spectrum for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
AVONDALE, Ariz.--Qualcomm made the Phoenix International Raceway a test bed for hyper-dense small cell deployment this month during NASCAR's popular Sprint Cup Series, showing how the compay's UltraSON software and Qualcomm Atheros chipsets can be used to lay out small cell networks with minimal or no RF planning.
Apple has signed deals with 13 car manufacturers to use a new in-car user interface for iOS7 iPhones offering access to calls, messages, music and mapping services.
The wireless industry needs to quickly figure out how to enable 100 percent year-on-year growth, meaning the myriad solutions that might enable this rapid transformation must be assessed in real time, according to an Alcatel-Lucent executive.
BARCELONA, Spain--Qualcomm is working with Google in the connected car market, though the chip giant is not yet ready to join Google's Open Automotive Alliance, according to a Qualcomm executive. The OAA, formed in January, is designed to bring Google's Android mobile operating system into connected cars.
BARCELONA, Spain--Ericsson and Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) are proving to be beneficiaries of Vodafone's Verizon Wireless windfall, as the Swedish and Finnish vendors have just won five-year deals under the operator's £7 billion (€8.5 billion) Project Spring network investment programme.
BARCELONA, Spain- Qualcomm Technologies and Deutsche Telekom are to collaborate on the first LTE Direct operator trial in Germany. Deutsche Telekom is working with Qualcomm Technologies to participate in the trial to showcase LTE Direct's technology benefits that could unveil new market opportunities in apps and services for mobile.
BARCELONA, Spain--Qualcomm made sure the industry knows it is still a force to contend with as it unveiled the Snapdragon 615, which it dubbed the world's first 64-bit, octo-core chip with integrated five-mode global LTE.