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May 19, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of May 15, 2017 Carriers are going to rule the wireless world for some time to come. While Amazon or Dish are reportedly considering a wireless partnership, the current wireless market is ultimately not that enticing for new business ventures since carriers are dominating with competitive phone plans. Cable […]


May 12, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of May 8, 2017 Mobile data is in high demand, yet a new study shows that wireless carriers are struggling to increase revenue and win over subscribers. To make matters even more competitive, cable companies Comcast and Charter Communications struck a deal this week that will help propel their […]


May 5, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of May 1, 2017 Carriers today aren’t afraid to hype their 5G capabilities, but there’s still a lot to consider for their plans to work. As an eWeek article explains, managing the millimeter waves that many carriers plan on using will require careful engineering. Taking it back to basic […]


April 28, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of April 24, 2017 Starting this summer, the European Union will allow for free international roaming. Citizens will be able to travel throughout the EU and “roam at home” without extra roaming charges. AT&T also announced changes this week in the form of “5G Evolution,” a new service that […]


April 21, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of April 17, 2017 Setting up infrastructure to deploy 5G technology is proving more difficult than expected. Rural cities have pushed back on efforts to install new antennas and towers, and as a result, infrastructure companies like Mobilitie are asking the Federal Communications Commission to provide structure on how […]


April 14, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of April 10, 2017 This week, the Federal Communications Commission announced T-Mobile, Dish Network, and Comcast as the three big winners of its ongoing spectrum auction. AT&T also acquired more spectrum, just of a different form. This week, the carrier acquired Straight Path Communications, which has an abundance of […]


April 7, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of April 3, 2017 This week, Comcast emerged as a wireless service provider. The cable provider announced its own unlimited offering in the form of Xfinity Mobile, which offers competitively priced plans to existing Comcast service areas. Another new wireless offering to consider is Gigabit LTE, which is an […]


March 31, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of March 27, 2017 As unlimited data plans become more abundant, it’s possible that Wi-Fi usage will see a decline. Consumers don’t have to worry about logging into hotspots at their local coffee shops anymore — instead, they can simply browse using their carrier’s network without fear of exceeding […]


March 24, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of March 20, 2017 Are connected cars another business opportunity for mobile service providers? Verizon, as with other carriers, is certainly intrigued and will start offering Wi-Fi capabilities for connected cars. As we see more Internet of Things released to market, carriers too will adapt their Wi-Fi services to […]


March 17, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of March 13, 2017 While 5G and traditional carriers continue to dominate wireless news, this week we learned about some alternative trends shaking up the telecoms space. We already know that some companies are beginning to prioritize 5G, but a new report from ABI Research shows that LTE will […]


March 10, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of March 6, 2017 5G continued to dominate the wireless news this week. As such, operators are starting to consider the logistical details behind deploying 5G, such as acquiring spectrum licenses and managing costs. Another pending change in the wireless industry is cable and carrier mergers, as both Verizon […]


March 3, 2017

Mobile Industry News for the Week of February 27, 2017 One common theme that broke above the noise at Mobile World Congress this week was the (not so) imminent deployment of 5G. As companies continue to promise innovation in the form of self-driving cars and drones, there are still a lot of hoops to jump […]