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Asentinel reduces costs and improves the efficiency of mobile device service contracts  

 The company’s mobility management service relieves you of the need to haggle with cellular provides


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HPE and Affirmed have lassos to herd virtualized services

Companies unveil products to manage NFV environments

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Microsoft rolls out cellular data app for own SIM card

Microsoft has rolled out on its Windows store a new "Cellular Data" app that allows users of specific Windows 10 devices with a Microsoft SIM card to buy and connect to a nationwide mobile data network using only their Microsoft...

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Streetlights doubling as LTE towers in Los Angeles

LED streetlights incorporating wireless small cells are being deployed in Los Angeles.

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How a telecom investment in North Korea went horribly wrong

An Egyptian company that launched North Korea's first 3G cellular network and built it up to 3 million subscribers says it's effectively lost control of the operator despite owning a majority stake.

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Sprint WiMax network users get a reprieve in court

A court ruling has put off the end for Sprint's WiMax network, which was scheduled to shut down on Friday after a rocky seven-year history.

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Five things you should know about unlicensed LTE

Here are five things you should know about unlicensed LTE, the concept of sending 4G cell traffic over channels also used by Wi-Fi and other networks.

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LTE can compete with upstart IoT networks, Verizon says

Much of the Internet of Things will run on the same networks that smartphones use, because they are getting more efficient, cellular giant Verizon says.

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Ericsson's next-gen LTE targets faster mobile networks and IoT

LTE with faster upload speeds, using unlicensed spectrum to speed up downloads and customized for the Internet of Things, are some of the things Ericsson is working on for next year.

FCC rejects proposal favoring small carriers in spectrum auction

The commission declines to streamline conditions for triggering a spectrum set-aside locking out AT&T and Verizon

Huge stakes involved in FCC's spectrum auction rules

The agency will decide on conditions that could prevent AT&T and Verizon from bidding on some spectrum in a 2016 auction

FCC tells TracFone it must allow phone unlocking

The provider of prepaid mobile service reached a settlement with the agency

This wireless hotspot has room for 10 SIM cards for LTE roaming

The Goodspeed 4G mobile hotspot switches automatically between the SIM cards, so users just have to turn it on

Qualcomm may adapt LTE into a network anyone can deploy

The company is exploring a way to use LTE in unlicensed spectrum alone

LTE subscriptions to surpass 1 billion this year

More plans, networks and cheaper smartphones helping propel growth

Two years on, Google's Project Loon drifts into focus

Google X project is clearing technical and price hurdles, but commercial plans are still unknown

Cisco sees Internet half full

51% of world's population connected by 2019

FCC proposal would extend Lifeline voice subsidy to broadband

The so-called Obamaphone program would give poor people more options under a new proposal

Over 4 billion people still have no Internet connection

Mobile broadband is seen as the savior, but barriers such as a lack of network coverage and content in local languages have to be overcome

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