Let the trade wars begin: Huawei, ZTE accused of being evil

It’s clear that Huawei and ZTE have not invested enough in their Washington DC lobbying unit. The US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee has called upon America’s finest (telecom operators, that is) to refrain from doing business with Huawei and ZTE on grounds that these two companies pose a “security threat”. Exactly what is this […]

Edgewater Wireless and Aptilo Networks take mobile data offload into world of multi-channel WiFi

Edgewater Wireless Systems, a supplier of wireless local area network (WLAN) solutions, has announced that it has completed interoperability testing of WiFi3 with the mobile data offload solution from Aptilo Networks (the latter is based on their WiFi service management platform and SIM authentication server). Mobile data offload, one of the fastest growing market segments […]

Guest Post: Mobile Sports Report Launches First ‘e-Report,’ an In-Depth Look at ‘The Connected Event Dilemma’

Editor’s note: The following post is from former MuniWireless contributor Paul Kapustka, who now runs a site called Mobile Sports Report. Their latest report takes an in-depth look at “The Connected Event Dilemma,” which happens when thousands of attendees overwhelm the wireless infrastructure at big events. Read on. It’s no secret to any cell phone […]

AT&T launches shared data plans for people with multiple devices

AT&T will begin offering shared data plans which allows you to buy a “pool of data” and share it among your wireless devices. AT&T, like the other carriers, has come to realize that people travel with iPhones and iPads, and want to use their cellular data subscription on these portable devices. Verizon already has one […]

Ex-FCC Commissioner Michael Copps blasts telco-friendly FCC and lack of competition

Watch this video of a presentation by former FCC commissioner Michael Copps at the Freedom to Connect conference in Washington DC on 21 May 2012. Copps says that US communications infrastructure has been shortchanged by more than 30 years of misguided public policy that has failed to emphasize competition in the marketplace for telecom and […]