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Net neutrality ruling complicates US transition to IP networks
The transition from copper-based telephone systems to IP networks in the U.S. could become swept up in political fallout as the FCC figures out how...
Vodafone agrees to buy Spanish cable operator Ono for €7.2 billion
Vodafone Group continues to strengthen its fixed network holdings by acquiring Spanish cable operator Ono for a!7.2 billion (US$10.1 billion).
Cars get connected, and talkative
Connected cars are big at this year's Cebit trade show, with driverless cars and products to communicate with the vehicle' onboard computers...
Qualcomm and Cisco join forces to improve wireless coverage at the office
Qualcomm and Cisco Systems have started developing small cells customized for enterprises, which will be able to use the products to improve indoor...
Next-gen LTE and virtualization vie for attention in Barcelona
Faster and more flexible mobile networks enabled by small cells, virtualization and next-generation LTE are expected to highlight infrastructure...
House committee passes bill banning in-flight phone calls
A U.S. House of Representatives committee has passed legislation that would prohibit mobile phone users from making voice calls during airline...
Sierra Wireless' new LTE gateway can take over when your fixed line fails
For enterprises that are thinking about switching from fixed to wireless Internet access, Sierra Wireless has launched the AirLink ES440 LTE gateway.
French data-roaming competition gives a glimpse of Europe's future
French operator Orange has announced a number of packages that include data roaming abroad, joining competitors in a move that is likely be...
5G Wireless: Reality looks to catch up with hype
Don't feel bad if you don't really know anything about 5G wireless networking – because, by most standards, it doesn't actually exist yet. The...
Apple and China Mobile sign deal to sell iPhones from January
Apple plans to offer the iPhone to more than 760 million China Mobile customers from January, which could help it increase its share from the fifth...
US mobile carriers agree to offer phone unlocking and notify subscribers
The top five U.S. mobile operators have agreed to let their customers unlock their devices and move to another provider under pressure from the U.S....
Android flashlight app developer settles FTC charges of sharing geolocation data
The developer of a popular flashlight app for Android devices has agreed to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges that it shared users'...
Alcatel-Lucent helps mobile operators find cell sites to improve network coverage
Mobile operators looking for somewhere to place small base stations to improve network performance in metropolitan areas can now turn to...
Europe allows in-flight 3G and 4G broadband
The European Commission gave airlines permission to offer their passengers Internet access via 3G and 4G connections so they can send emails and surf...
Intel gets serious about 4G LTE with new chip
Intel has been talking about 4G LTE in mobile devices for a while, but now the chipmaker is walking the walk with its first multi-mode 4G LTE modem.
China Mobile posts rare profit decline of 8.8 percent in Q3
Despite its growing customer base, China Mobile, the country's largest carrier, saw a rare decline in profit for the third quarter in the latest...
Net neutrality faces uncertain court ruling in US
It's difficult to predict how an appeals court will rule after it hears arguments Monday in Verizon Communication's challenge of the U.S....
Net neutrality at the US FCC: A brief history
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality regulations, also known as open Internet rules, face a hearing on Monday in the U.S....
Patent-licensing firm files second lawsuit against Motorola Mobility
Intellectual Ventures, a large patent-licensing firm, has filed a second patent-infringement lawsuit against Motorola Mobility while its first patent...
Obama directs agencies to move toward sharing spectrum
U.S. President Barack Obama has directed federal agencies to take new steps toward sharing their wireless spectrum with commercial operators, in an...