"LTE certainly can compete with broadband... [but] we don't see LTE being as efficient as fiber coming into the home," said Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead.
Today?s report that Softbank/Sprint is ending its bid for T-Mobile US is good news for consumers and U.S. workers, says CWA.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) applied for a court order to stop T-Mobile from billing subscribers hundreds of millions of dollars for unwanted spam text messages -- a practice known in the industry as ?cramming.?
To expand rural mobile broadband, said former House Telecommunications Chair Rick Boucher, ?Don?t restrict the auction by cutting out companies that currently serve rural America and want to expand their presence there.?
Only 19 percent of 911 dispatch centers report ?a great deal? of confidence in the location data they receive from wireless phones, according to a survey by the FineMe911 coalition.
On April 11, 78 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler urging him to maximize the upcoming spectrum auction.
According to Free Press, if their merger with Time Warner goes through, Comcast will control half of the high-speed U.S. Internet market. With a series of infographics, Free Press shows what will happen.
According to the new Pew report, ?... many seniors remain largely unattached from online and mobile life ? 41 percent do not use the internet at all, 53 percent do not have broadband access at home, and 23 percent do not use cell phones.?
In 2014, the number of cellphones in the world will be greater than the number of people, and the U.S. will continue to lead in global mobile traffic.
Since Masayoshi Son and SoftBank acquired Sprint in July 2013, Sprint has laid off more than 2,700 call center workers and 330 technical consultants, closed 150 customer phone repair locations and 55 retail stores.