Worldwide LTE infrastructure market for first responders to reach $800M this year: analyst

November 22, 2017

By Colin Gibbs LTE networks dedicated to emergency workers are already coming online around the world, and the segment is expected to reach $800 million by the end of the year.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/worldwide-lte-infrastructure-market-for-first-responders-to-reach-800-year-analyst?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Black Friday promos ‘more subdued’ than in past years: Cowen

November 22, 2017

By Colin Gibbs Carriers have reined in their aggressive promotions this year during a holiday season that often results in a feeding frenzy to add new customers.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/black-friday-promos-more-subdued-than-past-years-cowen?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

PacketZoom pockets $5M in series A round

November 22, 2017

By Colin Gibbs PacketZoom, which develops software aimed to help optimize the performance of apps on cell networks and Wi-Fi, secured $5 million in a series A round.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/packetzoom-pockets-5m-series-a-round?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

FCC’s plan to toss net neutrality is a win for 5G: Analyst

November 21, 2017

By Monica Alleven While the claws are coming out, both pro and con, over net neutrality once again, one analyst says the FCC’s proposed order to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order will be a catalyst for 5G.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/fcc-s-plan-to-toss-net-neutrality-a-win-for-5g-analyst?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Wireless network infrastructure market to reach $56B by 2020, analyst predicts

November 21, 2017

By Colin Gibbs Spending on macrocells will continue to slow as carriers look to other solutions to densify their networks, but towers will still account for 32% of global network infrastructure investments in 2020.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/wireless-network-infrastructure-market-to-reach-56b-by-2020-analyst-predicts?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Editor’s Corner—If they build 5G, the money will come … right?

November 21, 2017

By Colin Gibbs Network operators are scrambling to prepare for the transition to 5G, but how they’ll monetize next-generation technologies and services is far from clear.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/editor-s-corner-if-they-build-5g-money-will-come-right?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Exclusive: Marcelo Claure’s full memo explaining Sprint’s new management reorg

November 20, 2017

By Mike Dano Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure is making a range of organizational changes to Sprint’s management, actions that include reducing the number of his direct reports, redesigning the company’s offices, promoting some executives and letting others go.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/exclusive-marcelo-claure-s-full-memo-explaining-sprint-s-new-management-reorg?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Lowenstein’s View: Key questions for Next Gen Wireless Networks Summit

November 20, 2017

By Mark Lowenstein Next week I’ll be heading to Dallas to participate in The Next Gen Wireless Networks Summit, hosted by FierceWireless. The event starts with the Telecom Innovation Awards on Nov. 28, then a full day of sessions on Nov. 29, concluding with an “Analyst Predictions Dinner” where three other colleagues and I will share some thoughts on 2018.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/lowenstein-s-view-key-questions-for-next-gen-wireless-networks-summit?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

AT&T vows to fight DOJ suit against Time Warner tie-up

November 20, 2017

By Colin Gibbs The U.S. Department of Justice is finalizing plans to sue to block AT&T’s proposed takeover of Time Warner, and the wireless carrier is preparing for a fight.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/at-t-vows-to-fight-doj-suit-against-time-warner-tie-up?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

U.S. Cellular to offer free iPhone 8 during 6-day promo starting Wednesday

November 20, 2017

By Colin Gibbs U.S. Cellular will offer one of three smartphones—including the iPhone 8—free to users who sign up for an unlimited plan during a six-day promotion starting Wednesday.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/u-s-cellular-to-offer-free-iphone-8-during-6-day-promo-starting-wednesday?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

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