Check out this week's most-viewed stories across Fierce's wireless publications:
Verizon Wireless plans to issue a software update to its Samsung Electronics Galaxy S4 that will allow the gadget to access its LTE network running on the carrier's AWS spectrum, said a Verizon executive. The phone will be the first to access Verizon's LTE service on AWS.
Google is working on plans to fund, develop and launch wireless networks in emerging markets as part of a broader push to get 1 billion people around the world connected to the Internet, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal .
Ericsson said there are now more than 1 billion subscribers on networks for which it provides managed services, a milestone it crossed sometime in the first quarter.
LAS VEGAS--Verizon Wireless said it will use LTE small cell products from vendors Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson starting in the second half of this year.
Wireless trade group CTIA is hoping some star power as well as a new venue in Las Vegas will breathe new life into its annual CTIA Wireless 2013 trade show, which will take place May 21-23 at the Sands Convention Center.
Arguably two of the most compelling and controversial topics in the wireless industry right now are the future of the wireless network and the Internet of Things. And both of these topics touch on the underlying business case of nearly every company in the industry right now.
Three of the world's biggest network equipment vendors--and bitter rivals--announced they will create interoperability among their OSS systems through their new "OSSii" initiative.
Startup Range Networks expects to expand beyond building private cellular networks this year and move into public networks in the United States and in developing markets, as it focuses on building out networks more efficiently and cheaply than larger competitors.
Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei for the first time ever spoke with the news media, declaring that the Chinese vendor is not connected to U.S. cyber security concerns about China.