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    Verizon drops 4G throttling plan after FCC pressure Edit Post

    Verizon Wireless dropped its plan to cap network speeds for certain 4G users at the busiest times after it ran into strong resistance from the US regulator. The operator issued a statement which said: “We’ve greatly valued the ongoing dialogue over the past several months concerning network optimisation and we’ve decided not to move forward with ...
  • ARM

    ARM gives IoT helping hand Edit Post

    Processor technology company ARM announced a software platform and operating system intended to “simplify and speed up” the creation and deployment of internet of things (IoT) products. The launch has been supported by the creation of a partner ecosystem, with backers including Ericsson, Freescale, IBM, KDDI, Marvell, NXP, Renesas, ST, Telenor Connexion and Telefonica. Krisztian Flautner, general ...
  • Neelie Kroes (2)

    Kroes fires warning shot to operators in farewell speech Edit Post

    Neelie Kroes (pictured), the outgoing vice president of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, warned the telecoms sector “is its own worst enemy” and needs to change if it is to move forward. Speaking at a European Telecommunications Network Operators (ETNO) event last night, Kroes said the message from operators that regulatory changes are needed ...
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    Microsoft unveils Windows 10 Edit Post

    Microsoft said that its next-generation Windows 10 will “adapt to the devices customers are using – from Xbox to PCs and phones to tablets”, as it also indicated it is seeing growing momentum for its current mobile platform. In a blog post, Terry Myerson, EVP for operating systems, reiterated Microsoft’s “mobile-first, cloud first” mantra, while noting ...
  • opnfv

    Linux Foundation unveils open source NFV platform Edit Post

    The Linux Foundation announced its Open Platform for NFV Project (OPNFV), backed by a host of big-name operators and suppliers, which promises a carrier-grade and open source platform (based on Linux) to accelerate the introduction of new products and services. Among the founding platinum members are AT&T, China Mobile, Ericsson, Huawei, NEC, Nokia Networks, NTT Docomo, ...

  • Stephane Richard

    Orange CEO hails "dawn of connected era”; unveils new digital services Edit Post

    Orange chief executive Stephane Richard (pictured) announced a range of new digital services and products, including a move into the ‘connected home’ and a bigger push into mobile money, adding that the industry was at the “dawn of the era of connected objects”. Speaking at the operator’s ‘Hello Show’ in Paris, Richard said ‘Homelive’, the operator’s connected ...
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    Next month's US AWS-3 auction draws big names as FCC looks to push its 2015 show Edit Post

    AT&T, T-Mobile US and Verizon Wireless — three of the four largest US operators — plus Dish Network threw their hats in the ring for November’s spectrum auction, according to an initial list of applications published by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Few other familiar names jumped out from the list of 80 bidders. However, it ...


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    New EU digital chief looks to industry for 5G heavy lifting Edit Post

    Incoming EU digital chief Guenther Oettinger urged caution about the level of public sector support the mobile industry can expect in deploying 5G networks. “5G is the future. We believe that is the technology for coming decades and we must now take the necessary preparatory steps. In the commission we want to avoid any delays as ...