According to CTIA, the annual U.S. wireless data traffic grew 123 percent – from 388 billion megabytes in 2010 to 866.7 billion megabytes in 2011.
Meanwhile, the city of Philadelphia will hold a hearing about Verizon’s foot-dragging on its FiOS rollout plans.
The MSO is not publicly involved, but Fox demands assurances that it won’t be.
Time Warner Cable and Verizon Wireless are now offering cross-promotional bundles in Raleigh, N.C.; Kansas City; and Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio.
The carrier will use equipment from Alcatel-Lucent to bring fiber-based broadband to rural Vermont customers.
Elevate said it will use Clearwire's WiMAX network for fixed and mobile broadband services through an expanded MVNO deal with Sprint.
The deal restores broadcast signals in 19 DirecTV markets.
And do we think the atmosphere at The Cable Show in Boston next month might be a little tense?
TiVo and Comcast’s long-term relationship has been somewhat consummated with the news that Comcast is letting subscribers in its San Francisco system access its Xfinity on-demand content through TiVo Premiere boxes.
T-Mobile and Leap Wireless plan to swap spectrum in a number of markets as they work to find additional bandwidth for their respective LTE networks.
China protests being shut out of Australia’s broadband projects.
Microsoft strengthens its position against Internet rivals.
T-Mobile USA is going after Verizon Wireless' claims that it uses spectrum more efficiently than other operators, a new line of attack in its fight to block Verizon's $3.9 billion purchase of nationwide AWS spectrum.
The hedge fund backing LightSquared may have the struggling company filing for bankruptcy, according to a report.
YouTube and Paramount Pictures have reached a deal to make nearly 500 films available to rent online, even while their parent companies continue to feud over a $1 billion lawsuit.
LightSquared said it was "renegotiating" its contract for the use of Inmarsat's L-band spectrum as it works to slash expenses amid ongoing government opposition to the launch of its LTE network.
As Google awaits approval from China on its bid to purchase Motorola Mobility, the Internet giant will no doubt also be keeping an eye on two formal antitrust investigations against Motorola Mobility.
MetroPCS wiped out all but one of its unlimited data plans today, capping usage on its three cheapest plans and leaving only its most expensive rate in place for all-you-can-eat LTE service.
DirecTV thought it had forged a gentlemen’s agreement with Tribune just before their retrans contract expired, but. …
Verizon is reportedly planning a mobile video service if the government clears its multi-billion-dollar spectrum and marketing deal with four cable operators.
New software gives the video monitoring system new capabilities, including CALM Act conformance.
The company will host Wi-Fi for an unidentified national wireless carrier.
Also, Virgin Media announced it is adding TiVo boxes to some new bundles.
The Fair Labor Association (FLA) released its report of the Chinese manufacturer’s facilities and working conditions, which found gross safety and health violations at the plants.