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.
BARCELONA, Spain--Attendees at this year's Mobile World Congress were treated to a plethora of announcements and discussions regarding all varieties of network virtualization, so much so that the show seems to have morphed into the Virtual World Congress even if it is not rebranded as such.
Indoor positioning technologies and related location-based services (LBS) will be a major topic of discussion at the 2014 Mobile World Congress later this month, and the market outlook is pointing to significant growth opportunities.
When the Denver Broncos won their final playoff game two weeks ago, I actually told my boyfriend something to the effect of, "If we get tickets to the Super Bowl, we'll not only get to see the Broncos play, but we'll get to check out Verizon Wireless' LTE Broadcast service that they've been planning for the big game."
The Open Networking Foundation's newest working group is taking an evolutionary approach to bringing software-defined networking (SDN) to the wireless and mobile network domains, but the results of its efforts may nonetheless be revolutionary.
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Nearly 41 years ago, Motorola's Marty Cooper made the first-ever cellular phone call while walking in midtown Manhattan. Four decades later, NYU Wireless aims to ensure New York's continuing role on the wireless industry's cutting edge.
Could educating customers regarding the amount of bandwidth gobbled up by their favorite applications help them better manage their app usage and help mobile networks rein in congestion caused by data traffic? That question might be answered by CTIA's new KnowMyApp database, which gives users the ability to estimate an app's data usage prior to its download.
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