FCC report boosts net neutrality profile; VoIP as the voice of the Internet?

> An FCC report found that the most successful countries in the world--when it comes to deploying broadband--have adopted net neutrality principles. Article

> Is VoIP the voice of the open mobile Internet? Commentary

> While smartphones don't generate as much data traffic as USB dongles, smartphones can strain networks because of the signaling load they generate, according to research form Airvana. Article

> Mobilkom Austria, the cellular subsidiary of Telekom Austria, has asked a select group of femtocell vendors to bid for a supply contract, even though it has said it sees only limited use for the technology. Article  

> The WiFi Alliance announced a new spec called WiFi Direct that will allow smartphones, laptops and other electronics to connect to each other without using a traditional WiFi hotspot. Article

And finally... The Onion catches up with a cell phone that's trying to get out of its two-year contract with its human owner. Article


Like this story? Subscribe to FierceWireless!

The Wireless industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceWireless as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on this increasingly competitive marketplace. Sign up today to get wireless news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.