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.
For my Editor's Corner, I want to take a deeper dive into FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's keynote Tuesday to kick off CTIA's Super Mobility Week, which I am attending.
More mobile broadband is badly needed for U.S. companies as well as consumers. I hope that the interest of the NAB, the FCC and the CTIA sides to settle their dispute quickly leads to timely resolution so the auction can take place on schedule.
British telecom carrier BT is launching its cloud-based One Phone product, which enables a small business to streamline its communications system by linking an employee's multiple phone numbers and services to one mobile handset using a SIM card.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, July 9, including a survey stating patient preference to communicate with doctors using smartphones, statistics rise on mobile app use in smartphone users, the takeoff of cloud app development and management platforms, mobile broadband traffic drives operator use of CSCR platforms and the strong demand for enterprise mobile solutions to drive U.S. and European sales.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, July 2, including Microsoft joining Qualcomm in an IoT standards group, Telefonica's E-Plus buy approved by European Commission, firms outsourcing mobile marketing efforts due to lack of in-house talent, increase of mobile broadband traffic and China's fastest growing Android phone maker Xiaomi reports 271 percent sales increase.
Mobile broadband is driving mobile service revenue and will be the main telecom growth engine worldwide.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 24, including the fading BYOD stipend, Como bringing DIY to its mobile app, the expected revenue of Indian mobile broadband, why LBS is ready to get into location-based advertising and how Lenovo plans to disrupt the smartphone market like it disrupted the PC market.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 13, including Google's answer to Apple's HealthKit, the $800B mobile operator market, how the Q1 Philippines tablet market exploded, why specialized activity trackers are outselling smartwatches and the adoption of mobile devices by social networkers in the U.K.
Mobile broadband links are key to two new moible stroke units being tested in Cleveland and Houston. When minutes count, the telemedicine broadband link enables patients to receive an immediate diagnosis from a neurologist.