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Wireless in the first quarter of 2014

How did the wireless industry perform in the first quarter of 2014? Check here throughout the first-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's carriers,...

Qualcomm joins Mimosa, others in pushing FCC to open 10 GHz for mobile broadband

Qualcomm added its voice to a growing chorus of companies and individuals urging the FCC to open the 10 GHz- 10.5 GHz band for wireless communications. Further, Qualcomm urged the FCC to use Authorized Shared Access technology to allow the spectrum to be shared with licensed mobile operations when and where incumbents are not operating.

Report: LTE Advanced, 64-bit chips to boost smartphone processor market to $30B in 2018

The advent of LTE Advanced networks and the further introduction of 64-bit chips and semiconductor process technology improvements are all expected to drive the global smartphone applications processor market to $30 billion in revenue in 2018, according to a new forecast from research firm Strategy Analytics.

Qualcomm ups Wi-Fi capacity via 802.11ac multi-user MIMO

Wave 2 of the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard is finally on deck, and chipmaker Qualcomm is rolling out an 802.11ac product ecosystem that enables access points and client devices to exploit multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) for greatly enhanced network efficiency and capacity.

AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel form Industrial Internet Consortium for IoT standards

AT&T, Cisco Systems, General Electric, IBM and Intel are coming together to form a new group to try to create standards for the sensors inside machines and sprouting up around cities as part of the Internet of Things.

Qualcomm's Gimbal proximity technology proving its value in ad-hoc networks

A Canadian company that used Qualcomm's Gimbal geolocation beacon technology to create a series of secure ad-hoc networks for interactive sessions at the recent South By Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas, also intends to use the technology at future events.

Hilton: Internet of Things progresses at Mobile World Congress 2014

There were plenty of internet of things (IoT) products on display at the 2014 Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain.

Ericsson pushing for 3GPP's Release 13 to enable LTE in unlicensed spectrum

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.

SoftBank execs check out Qualcomm's NASCAR small cell test

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.

Qualcomm, Sprint accelerate NASCAR small cell experiment

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.