Sometimes when I start a project I have a pretty good idea what I will discover. Other times the results are far different than what I expected. That is the case when it comes to mobile operators' current plans when it came to shutting down their 2G and 3G networks.
Facebook is open-sourcing an internal tool it has used to test how apps perform on 2G, EDGE, 3G, and LTE networks. The social networking giant is making the tool available on GitHub.
MTN Ghana CEO Serame Taukobong told investors that the company plans to pump GHS460 million (€115 million/$123 million) into network expansion during 2015 to meet growing demand for mobile data services.
Following trials with O2's customers in London, Vasona Networks announced it has inked a pilot deployment agreement with Telefonica UK, the first Tier 1 customer it has publicly identified.
A total of 290 million LTE subscriptions were gained in 2014, equivalent to 140 per cent annual growth.
BARCELONA, Spain--Orange is taking a chance by launching a new $40 (€35) smartphone and data package for the Middle East and Africa markets, according to Marc Rennard, the operator's EVP International for Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
BARCELONA, Spain--Qualcomm Europe's senior director of business development said the region is bouncing back in terms of technology development and operators' investments in networks.
Vodafone UK revealed it is going head-to-head with rival EE in a bid to bring connectivity to rural towns and villages that currently sit in so-called 'not spots'.
Strong growth in LTE and small cells is expected to almost offset declining spending on 2G and 3G technologies in the coming few years, according to latest forecasts by Dell'Oro Group.
Global mobile connections are projected to increase to almost 9.5 billion in 2019 from around 6.9 billion in 2014, as mobile devices including phones, tablets and connected cars proliferate.