The U.S. mobile broadband experience is the stuff of lore around the world, in part due to the smartphone revolution that started here, enabled by large, reliable wireless networks and innovative pricing strategies. The U.S. was also the first to roll out fully commercial large-scale LTE networks that offered significantly higher speeds than ever before, and still leads the world in LTE subscribers and deployment.
T-Mobile USA lent its voice to the debate over the FCC's planned incentive auctions for repurposed broadcast television spectrum, outlining a proposed band plan, lobbying for 600 MHz interoperability and pushing for spectrum caps on frequencies below 1 GHz
T-Mobile USA expects that its tests of spectrum sharing in the 1755-1780 MHz band will open up the frequencies for pairing with the existing AWS-3 band for eventual auction long before all government entities are cleared from the spectrum, according to a company executive.
CTIA Wireless 2012 was rife with new product and service announcements. VoLTE, RCS, backhaul, small cells, Wi-Fi offloading and DAS dominated more than a few conversations that I had. Despite all
Michael Copps, a former FCC commissioner, is arguing for a complete inventory of U.S. spectrum assets, saying, "I don't think anybody in the United States has very much of a clue exactly how much