US launches effort to ease 'spectrum crunch'

US regulators voted Friday to begin a process to reallocate some of the broadcast spectrum to meet surging demand from smartphones, tablets and other devices that use the wireless Internet.

India plans 4G mobile sale: report

India plans to hold an auction of ultra-high-speed fourth-generation (4G) mobile phone spectrum soon after completion of 3G access now underway, a report said Wednesday.

Mobile broadband use to leap by 2015: Ericsson

The number of people using mobile broadband to access the Internet is expected to soar from around 400 million today to some 3.5 billion by 2015, Swedish telecommunications equipment giant Ericsson said on Wednesday.

Motorola Introduces Series of HSPA M2M Wireless Modules

Motorola, today introduced the H24, the latest addition to its Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions portfolio. The new HSPA wireless module was designed to meet the M2M industry’s growing need for high-speed 3.5G connectivity. ...

India's billion-dollar 3G auction set to open

In an auction set to open Friday, India's mobile firms will bid billions of dollars to provide superfast third generation (3G) service in the country's booming cellular market.

We're not ready for the mobile revolution

The mobile revolution has hit a major roadblock. Two events got me thinking about this. The first was when Apple unveiled the new iPhone but said video chat would be available only through Wi-Fi because AT&T's wireless network ...

Philippines allows phone use on planes

The Philippines' civil aviation authority said Tuesday it would allow passengers to use mobile phones and laptops to make calls and access the Internet during flights.

China probes telecom giants for internet monopoly

A Chinese government agency is investigating two telecommunications giants for allegedly monopolising Internet broadband services, state media said Wednesday, in an unusual public spat.

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