The spectrum shortage, backed by scary stats from Cisco, is the rationale for a $39-billion merger the Justice Department is currently fighting. The running narrative is we want to use a ton of data but our airwaves can’t handle it. But what if we shared?
Call it what you want, but Super Wi-Fi or white spaces broadband just got a big win today when the FCC approved the first trial using the radio and database needed to deliver the broadband service. the test brings us one step closer to better broadband.
Ericsson, the Swedish networking equipment maker, is buying Piscataway, N.J.-based telecom software provider Telcordia for $1.15 billion, the company announced this morning. Telcordia, which can trace it roots back to the old AT&T makes software for billing and operation support.
A look at some of the big stories in mobile today: Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) settle their patent dispute; two more companies…