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Telcos urged to innovate data tariffs to counter OTT threat

Operators need to get better at billing for data

At LTE North America in Dallas this week, a panel featuring Wireless 2020, IBM, Allot Communications and US-based MVNO FreedomPop urged the service provider community to develop more flexible and tailored data bundles for customers.

Sprint to take its time over VoLTE

Sprint's VP of Tchnology, Ron Marquardt

Sprint’s VP of Technology Innovation and Architecture, Dr. Ron Marquardt, opened up LTE North America in Dallas today with a keynote speech offering up a full overview of the US telco’s LTE roll-out to date. Marquart also highlighted the key areas Sprint is looking into at the moment to further advance its LTE network services, [...]

Senior technology architect at Telus: “Operators should look towards policy management solutions to ensure subscribers get a consistent QoE”

Ricky Gill, Senior Technology Architect, Telus

Ricky Gill, senior technology architect at Telus is speaking in the “Handling the Mobile Data Explosion” track on Day Two of the LTE North America conference, taking place on the 21st-22nd November 2013, in Dallas, Texas, USA.

Premium 4G Carrier Networking drives Massive LTE Event Growth!

The LTE North America conference attracted over 1000 attendees

Last week, LTE North America reaffirmed itself as North America’s premier networking event for the 4G community as it welcomed a record-breaking 1,000 visitors at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel, a 66% growth in attendees since 2011. Renowned for attracting a high quality audience, LTE North America once again drew great interest from the mobile carrier community [...]

Record Pre-show Registrations and Exhibitor Figures for LTE North America

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Dallas, Texas, USA, 8 November 2012 – The premium networking event for the North American 4G LTE community, LTE North America, is experiencing record pre-show visitor registrations and exhibitor figures, hitting close to 900, as the industry, its leaders and influencers turn their attention towards the opening day on 14 November.

LTE North America Award Preview – Best Network/Device Testing Product for LTE

The LTE North America Awards will take place on the 8 November 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas, USA

Test and Measurement may not be the glitziest aspect of the industry, but it’s an essential part of a networks role to ensure that devices work as expected before they are unleashed onto the networks. Here we bring you a preview of the LTE North America 2011 Awards category that celebrates this dedication to detail: Best Network/Device Testing Product for LTE.

Smarter where it counts

Anthony Lacavera, chairman, WIND Mobile is speaking at the LTE North America 2011 conference taking place on the 8-9 November 2011 at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas, USA.

With the LTE North America conference taking place on the 8-9 November 2011 at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas, USA, we managed to catch up with Anthony Lacavera, chairman of WIND Mobile, who speaks about the challenges of launching an LTE network in a competitive market.

Safety first for LTE

Emil Olbrich, lead project engineer, NIST is working on testing LTE solutions for Public Safety

With the LTE North America conference just two weeks away, we catch up with Emil Olbrich, lead project engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology on the work that is being done to create a Public Safety network based on LTE.

LTE North America Award preview – Significant Progress for a Commercial Launch of LTE by a carrier

The LTE North America Awards will take place on the 8 November 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas, USA

The LTE North America awards 2011 are taking place on the 8th November 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas, USA. The awards celebrate the innovation and excellence in that has taken place over the past 12 months in the LTE industry and features 60 nominees across 9 categories.

In the lead up to the awards, we are featuring close looks at each of the companies shortlisted and here we bring you a preview of the category: Significant Progress for a Commercial Launch of LTE by a carrier – 2010/11.

When the price is right

Bill Ingram, SVP of Strategy, Cricket Communications, USA

When the major incumbents in a given market announce that they are to launch a new technology, it’s really no more than you would expect. However, when the smaller operators begin to plan their next generation technology roll outs, you know that the industry is on its way to maturity. This is certainly the case for LTE, which has full backing from Cricket Communications, the consumer facing brand of Leap Wireless. Ahead of his attendance as a panel speaker on Day One of the LTE North America conference, we speak to Bill Ingram, SVP of Strategy, Cricket Communications, to gain some insight into his Cricket’s strategy around LTE.

Upping the pace

Tommy Ljunggren, SVP and head of system development, mobility services at TeliaSonera

TeliaSonera gained headlines in 2009 for being one of the first to deploy LTE in its home regions of Sweden and Norway. Ahead of the LTE North America 2011 conference, taking place on the 8-9 November 2011 at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas, USA, we see what advice Tommy Ljunggren, SVP and head of system development, mobility services at TeliaSonera has for his US counterparts – and also get his views of how important Apple is to the LTE industry.

LTE North America 2011 Awards shortlist announced

The LTE North America Awards will take place on the 8 November 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas, USA

The LTE North America Awards 2011 take place in just three weeks time on the 8th November 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas. Drawn from a pool of 60 nominees the awards are designed to celebrate the innovation and excellence in LTE that has taken place over the past 12 months.

LTE North America Awards 2011 – Best Contribution to LTE Standards – Award Preview

The LTE North America Awards will take place on the 8 November 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas, USA

The LTE North America Awards 2011 are designed to celebrate the innovation and excellence in LTE that has taken place over the past 12 months, taking in 60 nominees across 10 categories. In the lead up to the awards, which will take place on November 8 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas, USA, we are today taking a look at Category 2 – the Best Contribution to LTE Standards.

Remote control

Steven K. Berry is President & CEO of the Rural Cellular Association (RCA)

Steven K. Berry is President & CEO of the Rural Cellular Association (RCA), and is speaking on Day 2 of the LTE North America conference. We quiz him on the function of the RCA and find out his thoughts on Verizon’s Rural America Programme and the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile venture.

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