Availability of spectrum for mobile broadband use will be a key to the expansion of the mobile workforce worldwide. To help with global allocation of broadband spectrum, delegates at the World Radiocommunication Conference being held in Geneva this month have agreed to allocate the 694-790 MHz frequency band to mobile broadband use globally.
The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules on Friday designed to open more spectrum for mobile broadband.
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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 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 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.
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.
The Federal Communications Commission is accelerating efforts to free up spectrum for mobile broadband services.