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Spotlight: FCC opens up more spectrum for mobile broadband

The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules on Friday designed to open more spectrum for mobile broadband.

News Scan: BlackBerry beefs up BYOD bona fides; 5 tips to boost mobile marketing payoff; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 12, including the acquisition BlackBerry made to bolster security, 5 tips for adding value to mobile marketing, the move to secure the IoT, why one FCC official thinks Wi-Fi needs more unlicensed spectrum and the privacy concerns about a large portion of apps.

News Scan: FCC okays T-Mobile-Verizon spectrum deal; Employees lax over mobile security; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 24, including the FCC's decision on T-Mobile's purchase of a piece of Verizon's LTE spectrum, the dangerous spots employees access sensitive data, why a majority of mobile shoppers don't want to be tracked, Quip's next step in allowing programmers access and how mobile operators can most effectively deploy Wi-Fi.

News Scan: In-store mobile payments catch on; Applebee's pledges a tablet at every table; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Tuesday, 12/3 including: the desire of consumers for in-store mobile payment options, a restaurant chain's plans to invest in over 100 grand tablets for tables, drones that will deliver your packages, smart shipments high in Western Europe and the fate of the 2G and 3G spectrum. 

AT&T ponies up $1.9 billion to buy 4G spectrum from Verizon

AT&T has agreed to pay Verizon $1.9 billion and turn over advanced wireless service spectrum licenses to Verizon in exchange for 700 MHz of spectrum used by AT&T to provide 4G LTE services.

Dish bests Sprint's offer to acquire Clearwire

Dish Network's bid to steal Clearwire out from under Sprint Nextel could signal the satellite TV provider's interest in partnering with the terrestrial broadband wireless provider.

Having enough spectrum available is vital to mobile broadband development, experts say

Having enough wireless spectrum available is vital to ensuring that mobile broadband continues to be an engine of economic growth, according to a panel of experts who spoke at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show being held here in Las Vegas this week.

UK mobile operator Three rolls out cloud-based M2M platform

U.K. mobile operator Three is rolling out a cloud machine-to-machine platform for companies that want to use its network to provide M2M connectivity.

Spotlight: FCC steps up efforts to free up mobile broadband spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission is accelerating efforts to free up spectrum for mobile broadband services.

Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile reach AWS spectrum agreement

The spectrum acquisition will allow T-Mobile the spectrum in several markets that it needs to build out its LTE network. Adding the AWS spectrum, and refarming the 1900 MHz frequencies will allow T-Mobile to deploy LTE system wide in 2013.