Verizon Wireless introduced new prepaid mobile data plans for tablets, mobile hotspots and other data-only devices that are slightly more expensive than some of its Tier 1 competitors, though in some cases the plans aren't directly comparable.
Tablets are expected to make up a large majority of all mobile broadband connections in the U.S. over the next two years, according to a new report from the NPD Group.
European nations are significantly more dependent on mobile for broadband connections than fibre-rich South Korea and the widely-cabled United States, for example. Europe cannot afford to wait for "5G." It needs to accelerate its laggardly 3G and 4G deployments forthwith.
Mobile subscribers in North America and the Asia-Pacific region will be the drivers of a 13-fold growth rate in global mobile data traffic from 2012- 2017, according to a new report from Cisco Systems.
Smartphone users are actually consuming more data on a per-user basis than tablet subscribers for the first time, according to a new research report from network technology firm Arieso. The finding is notable because tablet users are often seen as the most data-hungry because of their propensity to use their gadgets for video and other media consumption.
Sprint Nextel is launching a new service that will allow hotels, retailers and other businesses to become mobile broadband MVNOs of its CDMA network and Clearwire's mobile WiMAX network.
Voyager Mobile plans to significantly expand its device portfolio in the fourth quarter with the release of tablets, portable hotspots, smartphone tethering and USB modems.
T-Mobile USA revamped its prepaid mobile broadband plans by cutting prices slightly and also introducing new, higher data allotments. The nation's No. 4 carrier, which has banked on prepaid and
PCs and USB modems account for the majority of subscriptions to LTE subscriptions currently, but smartphones are expected to become the largest segment by 2014, according to a report from Pyramid
It's become conventional wisdom in the wireless world that a small percentage of users are consuming excessive amounts of bandwidth. However, that trend seems to be accelerating, with the top 1