Biography for Tammy Parker
Tammy Parker is the editor of FierceWirelessTech. She previously was a principal analyst and editor with Informa Telecoms & Media and earlier held top editorial positions at RCR Wireless News and Wireless Week. In the mid-1990s, she published her own respected newsletter, Inside Wireless. Tammy has misplaced or unintentionally destroyed more cell phones than most people have owned in their entire life. A third-generation Coloradan, Tammy is based in the Boulder area. You can find her on LinkedIn, and she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Tammy Parker
PALO ALTO, Calif.--CENX launched its Ethernet Lifecycle Manager solution with a multimillion-dollar order from a Tier 1 service provider, which will use the platform across its 4G mobile backhaul network.
T-Mobile US has built out its LTE with lightning speed, and now the operator is planning to complement that effort by enabling lightning-fast mobile broadband speeds to its customers.
The Big Apple has big plans for public Wi-Fi as it rolls out a network that will cover 95 city blocks in Harlem and provide coverage to 80,000 residents as well as businesses and visitors to the area.
PALO ALTO, Calif.--Technically speaking, network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) do not need to be deployed together. Yet many vendors attending the Carrier Network Virtualization event, sponsored by Informa Telecoms & Media, contend carrier-grade NFV actually does need SDN to come to full fruition.
The use of micro-location as a boost for retail sales and other applications is getting more attention. Not only did this week bring news from Qualcomm regarding a new commercial product release, but a startup also raked in a seed round of funding to launch its beacon business.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley are developing a location-fixing method that relies upon images from a mobile device's camera to deduce the device's location and orientation.
Sprint has a stable financial outlook, but its financial profile will remain weak through at least 2014 as industry trends and competitive pressure conspire to keep the company from fully exploiting its network investments and spectrum holdings, according to Fitch Ratings.
The public now has a chance to comment on an FCC plan to loosen a number of siting restrictions, which, among other things, could promote the construction and rollout of small cells and distributed antenna systems.
Software is at the core of many of the patent skirmishes that have punctuated the wireless space. Now the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed examine to whether software is legally patentable as it takes the case of Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v CLS Bank International.
Stadiums, indoor sports arenas and other large multi-use entertainment venues continue to be attractive locations for rollouts of distributed antenna systems (DAS). The massive Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., is representative of that trend as it will soon have a new DAS built by Mobilitie.