Ken Wieland

Ken Wieland

Stories by Ken Wieland

Analysts: Apple's iPhone 5 leaves out many European LTE operators

The three versions of Apple's iPhone 5, which support different combinations of LTE bands, are more likely to please operators in North America and Asia than their counterparts in Europe, according to analysts. The new iPhone's European LTE bands are only supported by a handful of operators.

EE's role clouds UK LTE peace talks

The UK government is working hard behind the scenes to stave off litigation that might delay the upcoming auction and launch of LTE spectrum, according to a recent Financial Times report, which cited unnamed sources. The talks between government and operators are focused on how to ensure 800 MHz digital dividend spectrumgets cleared more quickly for LTE use, and an industry told FierceWireless:Europe that the role of EE, formerly known as Everything Everywhere, is the "main sticking point."

Nokia Siemens wields the axe in Finland, will cut 400 jobs

Nokia Siemens Networks has started talks with employees in Finland to cut 400 jobs there. The number is nevertheless small compared with the 17,000 that will lose their jobs globally as part of NSN's enormous restructuring program announced in November 2011.