Roughly 40 percent of Americans do not have high-speed Internet access at home, according to new Commerce Department figures.
More than 620 million people in about 147 countries have access to WiMAX services, and providers are on pace to expand coverage to more than 800 million this year.
The GSMA has adopted the technical profile for voice over LTE (VoLTE) standards developed by the One Voice Initiative.
The world's largest wireless carriers, including the four largest in the U.S., are combining forces to make it easier for software developers to write apps that will run on multiple phones.
Alcatel-Lucent today announced a new cloud-based developer platform and business model that it says "flips the traditional API aggregation approach on its head."
Cox consolidates operations in Vegas . . . Shaw set to buy CanWest broadcast assets . . . Entone integrates Vudu Apps for hybrid TV offering . . . IBBS offers insight on business services for smaller cable ops . . . Beceem to launch LTE-WiMAX chip.
Starting today, Comcast will start rebranding all of its products and services under the brand name Xfinity in 11 major markets.
Cox Media, a division of Cox Communications, has launched an interactive advertising channel in San Diego with InfoLinx.
After months of flip-flopping, Motorola today announced that it is targeting the first quarter of 2011 for its planned separation.
Cablevision Systems and NBC Universal are going to provide Olympics coverage that will include interactive applications powered by ActiveVideo.
Cox Communications has bolstered its TV lineup in Hampton Roads, Va., with the addition of five HD channels and two more VOD offerings.
Satellite TV provider DirecTV is suing its rival, Dish Network, for running an advertisement claiming that Dish delivers the same programs for less money.
Symmetricom is selling off its video quality of experience product line to Cheetah Technologies for $2.5 million in cash.
An Ohio regulator has approved Frontier's purchase of the traditional telephone line business from Verizon Communications, the company said Thursday.
Microsoft is expected to announce a major revamp of its phone software Monday, in an attempt to regain momentum in a crucial market where it's been overshadowed.