Tier 1 mobile operators are becoming big believers in shifting data traffic from their cellular networks and onto Wi-Fi networks, and they expect 22 percent of all data capacity added during 2013-2014 to come from Wi-Fi offload, according to a new survey.
Time Warner Cable lit up 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across Manhattan and said it is temporarily offering free access to all 2,700 of its hotspots in the New York City area in celebration of the MLB All-Star Game, which will be played July 16 in the borough of Queens. The free service is available during MLB All-Star Week.
Sprint Nextel has quietly switched on initial LTE service in major metropolitan areas such as New York City, San Francisco and Washington D.C.
The "six-strikes" Copyright Alert System (CAS) is close to launching, and fallout from the anti-piracy program could shut down some business broadband accounts, including public Wi-Fi hotspots that are not authorized to share their bandwidth but have nonetheless been getting away with it.
ZTE's 890L mobile hotspot device, marketed by Verizon Wireless, has a host of critical security flaws, according to researchers at Lift Security.
Sprint is just starting to roll out 4G LTE coverage, but it is already looking to help mobile broadband customers have all the bases covered when they are looking to access any form of broadband...
The bad news is that Sprint Nextel shuttered its $30, 5GB tethering plan. The good news is that it introduced a 2GB plan that only costs $20, a price point that might introduce entry-level users to
Novatel Wireless is having great success with its MiFi hotspot device, but the rest of the company's business is not so hot. Since Novatel introduced the MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot in 2009,
The LTE-capable Verizon Jetpack MIFi 4620L personal hotspot from Novatel Wireless is being sold on the Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) website and will be arriving in the operator's retail stores over the
Coverage has always presented a conundrum for wireless carriers as they struggle to cost-effectively deploy ubiquitous service. Must a carrier's network blanket a market where it claims to have