Sprint's management and the wider company is in line with the thinking of its hard-charging chairman, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son--contrary to a recent report of friction between Son and some Sprint executives, according to Sprint CFO Joe Euteneuer.
Verizon Wireless could potentially tap new business models thanks to LTE Multicast technology, though it will take a few years for customers to take advantage of it on a widespread basis, according to a top Verizon executive.
The battle for French operator SFR took a new turn over the weekend after Bouygues said it had reached an accord to sell its mobile network and some frequencies to Iliad if its offer to merge Bouygues Telecom with SFR is approved.
At the opening of the CeBIT trade fair in Germany, UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced fresh efforts on 5G research and pledged to pump millions of pounds into the Internet of Things (IoT).
AT&T Mobility has started using carrier aggregation technology in Chicago and other markets to boost LTE capacity and speeds on its network, but it will be a little while before many customers can take advantage of the upgraded network.
Sprint's team of technology and networks executives is receiving a major shakeup, with Steve Elfman, president of network operations at Sprint, and Bob Azzi, the carrier's senior vice president of networks, leaving the company. Meantime, John Saw, Clearwire's former CTO, has been promoted to Chief Network Officer of Sprint. Saw had previously been Sprint's senior vice president of technical architecture.
T-Mobile US CTO Neville Ray pushed back hard against a recent report from network testing firm RootMetrics that placed T-Mobile last in overall network performance and reliability and third in speed.
Now that the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, have wrapped up, Nominum wants everyone to know that its security solution based upon the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) has been protecting Rostelecom's free Wi-Fi network in the city.
Michael Carroll Have you recovered from the Mobile World Congress yet? Even if you weren't one of the 85,000 people who attended the annual trade show in Barcelona in person, if you...
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