Verizon Launches First 4G Phone, Wins Race with AT&T
Mobile Broadband, Wireless
March 17th, 2011
WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 – Verizon launched its first 4G capable phone Thursday, marking the first step into the next generation of high-speed wireless by one of the two biggest wireless carriers in the U.S.
U.S. Slow to Catch On to LTE Technologies
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, International
September 21st, 2010
WASHINGTON, September 21, 2010 – The past few months have been filled with announcements from around the globe announcing the launch of long term evolution networks. The United States, however, is lagging in this realm.
Verizon Seeks to Offer an LTE Network in Alaska
Broadband Updates, States, Wireless
August 30th, 2010
WASHINGTON, August 30, 2010 – A recent filing by Verizon to the Federal Communications Commission shows that the firm may set up a long-term evolution network in Alaska. The filing was an application for the acquisition of the 700 megahertz band from Triad
Association Study Shows LTE Networks Continue to Expand Globally
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, International, Wireless
August 30th, 2010
WASHINGTON, August 30, 2010 – The Global Mobile Suppliers Association has published new data showing that 101 firm LTE network deployments are in progress or planned in 41 countries. The number of network commitments is 71 percent higher than GSA reported in a similar survey six months ago.
TeliaSonera Launches LTE Network in Sweden
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Europe, International
August 27th, 2010
WASHINGTON, August 27, 2010 – TeliaSonera will launch an LTE network in Gothenburg, Sweden. The firm plans to roll out its network across 25 cities by the end of 2010 and 218 different locations by the end of 2011
National Broadband Plan: A Look at Chapter 5 and Spectrum
Broadband Stimulus, Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Wireless
April 19th, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2010 – Chapter Five of the plan focuses on spectrum, and its content is the most technical of the entire 360-page document. The two key issues surrounding spectrum policy are the number of stakeholders that own large chunks of spectrum, and the possibility of moving or reallocating that spectrum.