As Wi-Fi-based products expand into new use scenarios, frequency bands, device types, and performance requirements, Wi-Fi chipset shipments will surpass 20 billion between 2016 and 2021, forecasts ABI Research.
Viptela is pairing enterprise interest in SD-WAN and LTE technology with the introduction of the vEdge-100. The small device natively supports a variety of transport methods, including 3G/4G/LTE.
Cradlepoint has launched an LTE Advanced routing system designed for the enterprise branch offices and in-vehicle networks. The launch comes at a time when a greater number of enterprises are adopting LTE connections to supplement existing internet, MPLS and other connectivity options.
Cisco may be looking to boost its Asia-Pacific presence through the acquisition of Samsung's business networking division. According to The Korea Times, Cisco has twice approached Samsung about acquiring its network business division, but it has so far been rejected.
Future use of the LTE-unlicensed spectrum could bring cellular carriers head-to-head with Wi-Fi networks, particularly in residential zones.
AT&T's Internet of Things team will be working with Intel to evaluate the performance of its LTE network at higher altitudes, to see if such a network would be reliable when flying drones beyond line of sight, the companies announced Monday.
The Surface 3 with LTE will go on sale at AT&T from this Friday, as Microsoft renews its push against the Apple iPad for the best tablet.
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More than 30 commercial voice-over-LTE networks and 51 million VoLTE subscribers are expected in North America and the Asia-Pacific region by the end of 2014, forecasts Infonetics Research.
Verizon Wireless and AT&T account for more than one-third of global LTE subscriptions, which reached 250 million in the first quarter of 2014, according to the latest stats from Ovum.