Dish exec: Launching wireless service by 2015 a 'bit optimistic'; UK regulator Ofcom may approve ESOMPs for in-flight Wi-Fi

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> A Dish exec called the idea of launching wireless service by 2015 a "bit optimistic." Article

> Reports on FirstNet's analyses of 54 device RFI responses are now available. Release

> Huawei regained the top spot in RAN market share, topping Ericsson during the second quarter, according to ABI.  Release

> Galtronics launched a MIMO DAS antenna for LTE in-building and outdoor coverage. Release

> VoLTE spending in North America lifted the carrier VoIP/IMS market surges by 30 percent in the second quarter. Release

> Spirent said it has enabled VoLTE performance measurements in the lab and in the field. Release

> NTIA awarded SLIGP grants to four more states to aid FirstNet planning. Release

> Facebook is spearheading a new coalition to bridge the digital divide via mobile. Article

> Ericsson is helping SK Telecom expand LTE-Advanced's reach. Article

> UK regulator Ofcom may OK Earth Stations on Mobile Platforms (ESOMPs) for high-speed in-flight Wi-Fi. Article

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