Verizon Wireless

The $28.1 billion acquisition of Alltel will make Verizon Wireless the largest U.S. wireless carrier, leapfrogging AT&T. It has agreed to divest itself of cellular assets in 18 states to win approval from the Federal Communications Commission for that deal. With the new spectrum it recently acquired, it's required to allow any device and any application on its network. As attention turns to 4G, Verizon Wireless has aligned itself with Long-Term Evolution, which is still early in its development cycle.


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Telecom Players Look to Save Massive Amounts of Energy

Attempting to cut operational expenditures, protect against looming energy scarcity, please subscribers and protect the environment. More >

Small Telcos’ Disconnect with the Connect America Fund

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Digital subscriber line (DSL) technology has been on the endangered species list for years.

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Planning Around – and Through – Emergencies

The past few years have made one thing certain: Networks on occasion will be called upon to do more than normal.

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Driving Efficiency in Monitoring

Ensuring that networks are operating at peak efficiency has never been more important or more complex. A new layer of management — network packet brokers — is emerging to drive efficiencies in monitoring. Andy Huckridge tells IT Business Edge blogger Carl Weinschenk that the approach enables packets to be sent only to the appropriate tools and that measurements over the entire path — not just one network within that path — can be made.

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