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July 19, 2010  10:25 AM

NSN gobbles up some of Motorola’s wireless network infrastructure goodies



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
4G, LTE, M&A, mergers, Motorola, Nokia Siemens Networks, NSN, vendors, wireless

Nothing like starting off the week with a bang. Nokia Siemens Networks announced today it's paying $1.2 billion for some of Motorola's wireless technologies -- and perhaps just as significant, its customer base and foothold into the North American market. Here's the rest of the details from...

June 4, 2010  11:00 AM

Verizon Wireless: Ready for hurricanes and zombie apocalypse



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
emergency preparedness, Verizon, wireless

Verizon Wireless pumped out a press release today promoting a sort of ho-hum video about emergency preparedness. Yawn. To be fair, I did appreciate the split-screen, 


June 1, 2010  11:41 AM

Can we get a price check on microwave radios in aisle 5?



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
4G, LTE, microwave, vendors, wireless

As noted in last week's news story on SearchTelecom.com, operators need to be mindful of the mergers and acquisitions likely to come...


February 12, 2010  4:42 PM

Google’s broadband plan: Take that, AT&T



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
AT&T, google, iPhone, mobile broadband, wireless

Yup, we all heard -- Google is getting into the broadband business. Are the lobbyists...


February 1, 2010  12:13 PM

Attention mobile shopping sites: Abandoned carts in the slow lane



Posted by: KateGerwig
e-commerce, mobile networks, network optimization, wireless

Internet users may be willing to wait 2 seconds for a page download if they want to buy something, but 34 seconds? Please! Don’t make us abandon our shopping carts!

So maybe mobile shopping isn’t ready for prime time. We’re not saying that,


January 16, 2010  1:36 AM

FCC brings down curtain on wireless mics, evicts Broadway from 700 Mhz block



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
700mhz, FCC, LTE, wireless

Did you try doing a Google News search on net neutrality today? Like me, you probably ran into thousands of stories hemming and hawing...


November 16, 2009  6:07 PM

Want to get married in Vegas? There’s an app for that, says NSN



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
applications, ARPU, integrated services, mobile devices, Nokia Siemens, Nokia Siemens Networks, smartphone applications, smartphones, wireless, wireless carriers

We're hearing a lot these days about how carriers are seeing their average revenue per user (ARPU) go down with the advent of unlimited voice and data plans, so they will have to...


October 20, 2009  9:31 PM

Apple’s record-setting quarter and what it means for telecom



Posted by: KateGerwig
Android, AT&T, iPhone, mobile phones, operating system, Telecom, Verizon, wireless

Telecom is a hard-knock life sometimes, like this week when Apple announced its most profitable quarter EVER. No small part of that smashing success is the 7.4 million iPhones sold in the quarter. Of course, in the U.S., AT&T benefits from those new iPhone users since they use AT&T’s 3G...


October 13, 2009  9:20 PM

Cisco to compete for 3G and 4G mobile multimedia delivery with Starent acquisition



Posted by: KateGerwig
Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Juniper, mobile infrastructure, packet gateways, wireless

Wall Street and the analyst community think Cisco’s acquisition of Starent Networks will be $2.9 billion well spent in order to seriously vie for 3G and 4G mobile gateway business...


July 13, 2009  4:49 PM

When Verizon’s copper and wireless collide



Posted by: WPeterson
landline, unions, Verizon, wireless

I hate to break out the old saw about the unstoppable force versus the immovable object, but it just seems too appropriate here. Verizon's (landline) unions are pitching a fit at Verizon Wireless' latest campaign in Massachusetts, which is urging customers to "cut the cord" by switching to an...


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