Wireless Communications Association International Holds 4G Caucus
Mobile Broadband, Smart Grid, Spectrum, Wireless
April 7th, 2011
WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 – The Wireless Communications Association International, a technology-neutral broadband advocacy organization, gathered industry experts to discuss next generation fourth generation wireless technology on Wednesday.
FCC Offers Online Tool to Search Licenses
FCC, Transparency, Wireless
September 14th, 2010
WASHINGTON, September 14, 2010 – The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday unveiled a tool allowing anyone to view licenses overseen by the agency. A quick tour of www.fcc.gov/licenseview, shows that there are about 3 million total managed licenses, of which about 2 million are active.
Clearwire to Offer Pay-As-You-Go WiMax
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Wireless
August 30th, 2010
WASHINGTON, August 30, 2010 – Clearwire has announced the first pay-as-you-go service for WiMax. Marketed as the Rover, it offers users unlimited usage for various time periods. The product is marketed toward younger people who are unable to afford recurring monthly charges.
T-Mobile to Wait Two Years to Launch 4G
August 16th, 2010
WASHINGTON August 16, 2010- T-Mobile will wait two years to upgrade to 4G but will upgrade their existing 3G network to double its speed.
WiMax is Dead. Long Live WiMax?
Broadband Stimulus, Mobile Broadband, Wireless
August 5th, 2010
WASHINGTON, August 5, 2010 – WiMax has always been seen as one of the ideal solutions to bring high-speed internet access to rural America, but it has yet to achieve its full potential. With the majority of mobile providers choosing long term evolution, or LTE, as their preferred 4G technology, WiMax seems to have lost its momentum. However the technology has become increasingly popular in Asia.
Clearwire to Sell Stake in Irish WiMax Provider
Europe, International, Mobile Broadband, Wireless
August 2nd, 2010
WASHINGTON August 2, 2010 – Clearwire will sell its majority share of Irish WiMax provider Imagine Communications Group.
Best Buy to Offer Mobile Broadband Through Clearwire
Mobile Broadband, Wireless
July 30th, 2010
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2010 – Best Buy’s new mobile broadband service provider, Best Buy Connect, will be adding 4G options to its customers.
Cable’s move into Mobile: Calculated and Deliberate
Expert Opinion, Mobile Broadband, Wireless
July 9th, 2010
If you believe Cable Operators are not thinking about Mobile Networks and what kind of synergies could bring them increased cash-flow in the future, then you’ve probably missed the obvious signs laid out since 2008.
Experts Debate FCC Chairman’s ‘Third Way’ Proposal
National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
June 11th, 2010
WAsHINGTON, June 11, 2010 —The first panel of the Pike and Fischer Broadband Policy Summit VI was on the regulatory outlook. With the recent announcement of the FCC to reclassify broadband under the so-called “Third Way,” the business community has become wary of the actions which the Federal Communications Commission could take.
Let Consumers See Clearwire’s Network: They’ve Got a Map For That
Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact, Expert Opinion, Transparency, Wireless
April 29th, 2010
By now, the omnipresent television commercials have drummed Verizon’s 3G message into all our heads: big red map good, splotchy blue map bad. But nascent national WiMAX provider Clearwire has taken the “maps” battle to a whole new level, in a way that potential wireless users might find more useful than anything offered by Verizon or AT&T: How about coverage maps that use real network data to show actual expected performance on a block-by-block level?