Qualcomm has become the newest member of the “Towards 5G” initiative, which includes Ericsson, French operator Orange and French car maker PSA Group.

Shares of U.S. Cellular dropped after the carrier posted disappointing Q4 results, but the company is hoping a new unlimited plan can turn things around.

Google’s alternative to SMS took a significant step forward with the new backing of some powerful carriers.

The FCC voted unanimously to pass a second stage of the Mobility Fund to expand LTE coverage in unserved and underserved areas.

Dish Network CEO, Charlie Ergen, believes new 5G technologies will enable the satellite-TV provider to meet the FCC’s network build-out requirements.

Verizon’s network was judged the nation’s best by RootMetrics, while T-Mobile took issue with testing measures even before results were released.

Sprint and Ericsson are promising to demonstrate Gigabit LTE using 60 megahertz of LTE TDD spectrum next week.

Verizon and T-Mobile are both excited about offering LTE-U technology this spring now that the FCC announced it has authorized the first LTE-U devices.