T-Mobile UK admits to selling customer data; FCC details hurdles to national broadband plan

> T-Mobile UK said an employee stole customer data and sold it for a substantial amount to a third party. Article

> The FCC met yesterday and began debating the hurdles involved with enacting a national broadband policy that seeks to bring affordable broadband access to every U.S. citizen. Article

> Lots of stakeholders will fight aggressively to get more spectrum or hold onto the spectrum they have, but the current FCC doesn't scare off easily. Commentary

> O2 has admitted its data network is in need of serious investment. Article

> Ruckus Wireless introduced a wireless broadband access solution based on the 802.11n flavor of WiFi the company said operates at a fraction of the cost of WiMAX and is designed for urban environments. Article

> Sequans Communications announced Alcatel-Lucent and Motorola's investment arm, Motorola Ventures, will lead a round of funding for its LTE chip development program. Article

And finally... David Pogue, Renaissance man and New York Times gadget reviewer, combines Britney Spears and the iPhone in his rendition of "Apps... I did it again." Video


Live webinar on 27th Jan 2021: Voice over 5G – evolution, deployment, technology and testing aspects

Voice services have been reality since decades and the industry wants to continue their success story in wireless networks also with 5G. Find out the technology aspects behind incorporating voice services in 5G networks and outlines possible deployment scenarios. To achieve best user experience, we will also demonstrate how to test voice capabilities of 5G smartphones in different deployment scenarios by using the unique R&S®CMX500 radio communication tester and the R&S®CMsquares 5G test software solution from Rohde & Schwarz.