Sprint confirms trial of small cells with cable company

May 23, 2017

By Mike Dano Sprint confirmed to FierceWireless that it inked an agreement with an unnamed cable company to test methods for building out small cells for its wireless network. However, the company declined to provide any other details on the effort.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/sprint-confirms-trial-small-cells-cable-company

Qualcomm moves into Apple’s crosshairs as iPhone vendor settles with Nokia

May 23, 2017

By Mike Dano Apple and Nokia announced a surprise settlement in their latest patent-infringement battle, a move that appears to pave the way for Apple to refocus its patent lawyers against Qualcomm.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/qualcomm-moves-into-apple-s-crosshairs-as-iphone-vendor-settles-nokia

Tower company bonanza: AT&T to build 2,000 new towers, Sprint doubles capex guidance

May 22, 2017

By Mike Dano Wall Street analysts are almost unanimous in their outlook for the tower industry. And their outlook for the tower industry is good.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/tower-company-bonanza-at-t-to-build-2-000-new-towers-sprint-doubles-capex-guidance

Verizon ‘more excited than ever’ about fixed wireless for 5G: CEO

May 22, 2017

By Monica Alleven After almost two years of speaking about it publicly, Verizon is still excited about the kinds of fixed wireless services it can offer with 5G.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/verizon-more-excited-than-ever-about-fixed-wireless-for-5g-ceo

Sprint’s CEO holds the door open to T-Mobile, and to cable companies

May 22, 2017

By Mike Dano Sprint’s CEO said that his company is open to a major transaction with either another wireless company or with a group of cable companies. And he said either transaction would likely result in “enormous synergies.”

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/sprint-s-ceo-holds-door-open-to-t-mobile-and-to-cable-companies

AT&T strike forces closure of ‘hundreds’ of stores

May 22, 2017

By Colin Gibbs AT&T was forced to close hundreds of stores across the country over the weekend as tens of thousands of workers staged a three-day strike.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/at-t-strike-forces-closure-hundreds-stores

T-Mobile wins $4.8M ruling against Huawei over alleged theft of smartphone testing robot ‘Tappy’

May 22, 2017

By Mike Dano A jury awarded $4.8 million to T-Mobile, finding that Huawei misappropriated T-Mobile’s trade secrets. The case centered on allegations that Huawei employees took pictures of and pieces from a smartphone testing robot called “Tappy” that was developed by T-Mobile.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/t-mobile-wins-4-8m-ruling-against-huawei-over-alleged-theft-smartphone-testing-robot-tappy

T-Mobile’s CFO: Comcast/Charter wireless partnership could ‘truly disrupt’ market

May 22, 2017

By Mike Dano The new partnership between cable giants Comcast and Charter Communications signals the importance of wireless technology to the future of the telecom industry, according to T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter. Moreover, the operators’ partnership could potentially set the stage for a company to “truly disrupt what is happening in the U.S. marketplace.”

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/t-mobile-s-cfo-comcast-charter-wireless-partnership-could-truly-disrupt-market

OneWeb on track for its first satellites to be operational in under a year

May 22, 2017

By Monica Alleven OneWeb representatives recently called on staff in the International Bureau’s Satellite Division at the FCC to reinforce previous comments filed with the commission and provide an update on OneWeb’s ambitious plans to launch a satellite constellation.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/oneweb-track-for-its-first-satellites-to-be-operational-less-than-one-year

AT&T: Jury is still out on NB-IoT

May 21, 2017

By Monica Alleven AT&T will continue to evaluate Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) technology for its Internet of Things (IoT) strategy, but so far, it’s not seeing any big reason to jump on that bandwagon.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/at-t-jury-still-out-nb-iot

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