Chipset companies can throw money at increasing their brand awareness among consumers, but at the end of the day, I think people will care more about what they can experience with their mobile devices than what is inside of them.
A top executive confirmed Verizon Wireless is working to deliver multicast video to customers using LTE Broadcast, a technology other mobile operators including Clearwire are reportedly starting to consider.
In today's spotlight, FierceEnterpriseCommunications editor Fred Donovan takes a look at the interest in enterprise mobile devices at this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS--MediaTek expects to continue to grow its presence in the smartphone processor market in 2013, but does not think it will grab a significant foothold in the North American market this year, according to a company executive.
Qualcomm Atheros and Wilocity unveiled what they claim is the first tri-band reference design combining 802.11ac Wi-Fi and 802.11ad WiGig wireless capabilities on a single module.
LAS VEGAS--Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs announced a new line of the company's flagship Snapdragon chipsets and, in highlighting how he envisions them being used in smartphones and tablets, also noted how Qualcomm hopes to enable the next generation of mobile experiences.
LAS VEGAS--AT&T Mobility is partnering with Qualcomm to spark further development of connected devices that can run on the carrier's network.
LAS VEGAS--Nvidia took the wraps off its long-awaited Tegra 4 application processor for mobile devices, with CEO Jen-Hsun Huang calling it the "fastest mobile application processor in the world today," and boasting of its performance capabilities. Speaking at a press conference at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show here, Huang called Tegra 4 "nearly the worst kept secret," referring to recent reports that the new silicon was coming.
Next week in Las Vegas tens of thousands of technology and mobile executives, professionals and enthusiasts will gather for the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. As in recent years, the wireless industry will have a significant presence at the show, but from what I'm hearing from analysts and insiders there may be less of a bang at this show than in years past.
Apple, Ericsson, Research In Motion and other technology companies sent a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to open up more spectrum for mobile broadband. The group, called the High Tech Spectrum Coalition, wants Congress to push for a successful incentive auction of broadcast TV spectrum and also get federal agencies to share or give up their spectrum.