Are MoCA days numbered? And who will buy Entropic

Chatting to Entropic at IBC, we put what we thought was one of its greatest challenges in front of it, the fact that there...

WiFi sector’s voices get louder in defining 5G future

The news that Apple had joined the NGMN (Next Generation Mobile Networks) Alliance came a week after Intel signed up to the board of...

US Cellcos are building WiFi in secret like there is no tomorrow

In the run up to IBC, we spokes to Alcatel’s Nick Cadwgan (we assume it is pronounced Cadogan), the company’s marketing lead for Carrier...

US plans model cities to test spectrum sharing

As spectrum becomes a scarce resource in some urban areas, sharing bands between different services is becoming a priority for many regulators. The FCC...

Celeno plays catch up with 4 by 4 MIMO, dynamic airtime allocation

Israeli WiFi chip specialist Celeno landed a surprise at IBC, coming with only the second 4 x 4 MIMO chipset, and upping its efforts...

US carriers divided on WiFi Calling

The major US operators are gearing up to introduce WiFi Calling services, despite their early moves towards VoLTE. For Verizon and AT&T, the WiFi...

Apple launches iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, adds Pay NFC system

Well Apple has unsurprisingly revealed its new iPhone, which will now come in two sizes for the first time. The regular iPhone 6 features...

The world’s cable WiFi leaders join forces on roaming

The carrier WiFi landscape was originally dominated by cellcos and mobile offload, but this year the momentum has shifted firmly towards the cable operators...

What will happen the day Iliad takes over T-Mobile USA

One of the shocks to us around the Iliad bidding for T-Mobile was the way T-Mobile executives came out and put a price of...

Taqua buys Kineto to offer complete voice over WiFi platform

Long term partners Taqua and Kineto Wireless are to merge, to exploit the rising carrier interest in voice over WiFi. Taqua, whose main product...