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T-Mobile USA Inc. agreed to sell the rights to about 7,200 of its towers to Crown Castle International Corp. for $2.4 billion in cash, as the wireless carrier looks to use the funds to upgrade its network.
The days of the old-style triple or quad-play bundles are numbered. Going forward, operators will have to offer a whole range of new content and applications within their bundled products – including OTT content from companies like Netflix and Spotify and even VoIP from providers like Skype – to keep their subscribers happy.
Research In Motion Ltd reported a narrower-than-expected loss on Thursday and the struggling BlackBerry maker bolstered its cash reserves, sparking optimism ahead of the launch of its make-or-break line of next-generation smartphones.
Greater use of the internet to store and process data remotely, also called cloud computing, could boost the European Union's gross domestic product by 160 billion euros [$205.96 billion] annually by 2020, the EU's digital chief said Thursday.
Since MVNOs first began to emerge in mobile markets, their impact on host operators has proven so significant that the latter have had to up their game in order to deliver the ultimate wholesale mobile services experience to an enlarged customer base.
Texas Instruments is shifting its chip business away from smartphones and tablets to more industrial segments such as the automotive. The company has faced increasing competition from companies like Qualcomm and has also lost ground to smartphone makers such as Apple and Samsung, which have been developing their own chips.
Virgin Media on Wednesday pitched its credentials as a small cells as a service (SCaaS) provider that could potentially remove some of the cost and complexity of deploying micro network infrastructure.
UK operators could soon be facilitating payments for physical goods bought by subscribers via carrier billing services. Direct operator billing firm, Mach, has now signed Vodafone, Everything Everywhere, O2 and 3UK up to its Direct Operator Billing platform for digital goods, and said that the use of such a solution to purchase physical goods is on the horizon.
In monitoring the early progress of LTE, many industry insiders closely watch countries where mobile operators are aggressively deploying new networks, and offering commercial LTE devices and services. In South Korea, the United States, and Japan, the number of LTE subscribers surpassed that of WiMAX subscribers in 4Q11, 1Q12, and 2Q12, respectively. The findings are part of new market data from market intelligence firm ABI Research detailing the mobile broadband transition.
New Yahoo Inc CEO Marissa Mayer laid out broad goals for the Internet giant in her first companywide address Tuesday, and received an enthusiastic reception from a workforce that has faced years of uncertainty and management turmoil.
A new report from Juniper Research finds that only 5% of global smartphones and tablet devices have security software installed, despite a steadily increasing threat from malware, fraud and device theft.
Sergey Brin is promising Google's self-driving cars will be available for everyone within five years, and says that his company's current fleet of vehicles has managed to drive 50,000 miles without humans having to take the wheel.
The White House is preparing to direct federal agencies to develop voluntary cybersecurity guidelines for owners of power, water and other critical infrastructure facilities, according to people who said they had seen recent drafts of an executive order.