4G is the coming IP-based wireless transmission protocol. There are two major players vying for this lucrative market. WiMax is beginning to roll out, while Long-Term Evolution is a couple of years behind but said to have some advantages. Indeed, many players recently have opted for LTE. Eventually, there is nothing to keep the two platforms from merging. Indeed, there is great interest in doing this among both ecosystems as the industry attempts to avoid debilitating standards warfare and competition.


Small Cell Sector Set for Big Growth

Small cell technology has been increasing in size and importance through this year. The second half of 2013 should show tremendous growth in this sector. More >

The White Space Landscape Is Still Forming

There are two important things to know about the current status of white space development. One is that the FCC and Congress are deciding on issues that will significantly impact - and potentially More >

The Long Road to LTE Advanced and WiMax 2

Late last year, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) rearranged the furniture on the evolving world of 4G wireless in the most radical way possible: In essence, it changed the definition More >

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Wi-Fi Moves Up to the Carrier Class

Hillol Roy, a fellow at IBB Consulting, told IT Business Edge blogger Carl Weinschenk that standards and approaches that make Wi-Fi the coequal to cellular are here.

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Carriers Worldwide Are Struggling to Keep Pace

Carl Weinschenk spoke to Jeremy Duke, CEO and chief analyst for the Synergy Research Group. In late November, Duke released the "3Q11 Mobile Internet Infrastructure Market Share" report.   The More >

Making White Space Real

Carl Weinschenk spoke with Apurva Mody and Gerald Chouinard, the chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the IEEE 802.22 Standards Committee and Ryan Maley, the executive director of the WRAN More >

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