European Competition Law Newsletter - August 2019  Lexology

For the first time in 16 years, the European Commission has imposed a fine for what the Commission found was an abuse of dominance by predatory…


IT Systems Engineer – Windows/Security/Networking - Motorola Solutions  Built In Chicago

Motorola Solutions is hiring for a IT Systems Engineer – Windows/Security/Networking in Chicago. Find more details about the job and how to apply at Built In ...


EC makes Qualcomm pay for UMTS breaches  Mobile World Live

Qualcomm was hit with a €242 million fine by the European Commission (EC), which deemed the company had abused its market dominance in 3G baseband ...


UMTs provide support to Soldiers | Living  The Fort Hood Sentinel

The Greywolf Brigade's unit ministry teams are out in full force, ensuring Soldier's morale and spiritual needs are being met during their brigade evaluation, ...


Europe updates its predatory pricing investigation against Qualcomm over UMTS baseband chips  TechCrunch

On the heels of Google getting served a $5 billion fine by the EU over monopolistic practices related to its Android operating system, the European Commission ...


NEXT Illegality of predatory pricing by dominant undertakings affirmed  Times of Malta

The European Commission has had no qualms in recently fining the world's largest supplier of baseband chipsets, the grand sum of €242 million for abusing its ...


How German and US authorities took down the owners of darknet drug emporium Wall Street Market  TechCrunch

The major darknet marketplace known as the Wall Street Market have been seized and its alleged operators arrested in a joint operation between European and ...


WCDMA Is 3G  Forbes

If 1G was like Vinyl and 2G was like CD then 3G was like DVD.


Short Message Service (SMS) Test Solutions over LTE/IMS, UMTS and GSM Networks  GlobeNewswire

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GL Communications Inc. a global leader in telecom test and measurement solutions providing ...


London Court of Appeal Validates IPCom's Mobile Telecoms Patent Critical to the UMTS Standard  GlobeNewswire

Mobile Telecoms Patent is essential to UMTS networks.


Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G – Full Specifications, Price, and Review  Get Droid Tips

Type, Smartphone. Brand, Samsung. Model, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G. Versions, SM-N976F (Global); SM-N976U (USA); SM-N976N (South Korea).


EU Commission Hits Qualcomm with Fine of EUR 242 million for Predatory Pricing  Lexology

For a second time in 18 months the EU Commission has slapped a large antitrust fine on Qualcomm, the world's largest chip manufacturer…


UMTS IuCS and IuH Interface Emulator features RTP traffic simulation.  ThomasNet News

UMTS IuCS and IuH Interface Emulator supports RAB assignment, authentication, TMSI reallocation and encryption. Unit enables user to send SMS over an ...


What's the Difference Between AT&T and Verizon's 3G Networks?  Mashable

Verizon made it official today: it will be getting the iPhone, ending years of AT&T exclusivity in the U.S. With the Verizon iPhone a reality, there is one question ...


Telefonica completes integration of O2, E-Plus UMTS networks  TeleGeography

Germany. Telefonica Deutschland, Germany's largest mobile operator by subscribers, has completed the consolidation of its O2 and E-Plus UMTS networks.


Up close with the new LTE-enabled Apple Watch: does this really change everything?  The Verge

Apple just announced a third version of the Apple Watch, the smartwatch it first launched in 2015. Since then, the Apple Watch has evolved into a product that's ...


Nexus 5: Excellent global coverage, perplexing LTE support  ExtremeTech

Last week, Google formally introduced the Nexus 5 by LG to the world, along with Android 4.4 KitKat. The Nexus ...


Global Handset Power Amplifiers Market Research and Forecast 2019  Market Reports

In this report, the Global Handset Power Amplifiers Market Research and Forecast 2019 market is valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to reach ...


Nokia GSM/UMTS/LTE Flexi MultiRadio 10 - Baseband Capacity Expansion Unit - Model FBBC  PR Newswire

LONDON, July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This report covers the design analysis of a Nokia FBBC GSM/UMTS/FDD LTE Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station Capacity ...


PCTEL Enhances In-Building Public Safety Testing for FirstNet, LTE and P25  The Critical Communications Review

PCTEL, Inc., today announced it is adding public safety LTE grid testing and enhanced P25 signal quality measurements to its award-winning public safety ...


Huawei reportedly helped build North Korea's wireless network and everyone's freaking out  Android Police

Beyond the political luggage generated in the midst of the protracted U.S.-China trade dispute, the American import ban that Huawei has to deal with is.


IPv6 now deployed across entire T-Mobile US network  ExtremeTech

Yesterday, technical architect Cameron Byrne announced that T-Mobile has completed the deployment of IPv6 services across its entire network. This isn't the ...


Multi-band UMTS modem has global radio regulatory approval  Electronics Weekly

Alpha Micro Components is offering a small cellular module supporting 2G and 3G, which has global radio regulatory approval. The SARA-U201 from U-blox is ...


UMTs train on supporting tactical agility in the field  Hawaii Army Weekly

Story and photos by 1st Lt. James Dyer 25th Division Artillery 25th Infantry Division. SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — 25th Infantry Division chaplains and chaplain ...


Dutch mobile networks near 46500 antennas deployed  Telecompaper

The Dutch mobile operators added just 28 new antennas in May, for a total of 46461. This included 12 new LTE sites and 17 GSM antennas, while one UMTS ...


Will that unlocked phone work with your wireless carrier? Here’s how to tell  Digital Trends

It can be hard to tell which networks are supported by unlocked phones. Here's everything you need to know about which bands work on which networks.


Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 – Full Specifications, Price, and Review  Get Droid Tips

Type, Smartphone. Brand, Samsung. Model, Samsung Galaxy Tab S6. Versions, SM-T860 (Wi-Fi); SM-T865 (LTE). Announced, Jul-2019. Rating ...


Daily News 19 / 07 / 2018  EU News

European Commission - Press Release details page - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 19 / 07 / 2018 Brussels, 19 July 2018 President Juncker ...


How to count and valuate standard-essential patents  IAM

Standardised technologies such as 3G, 4G and soon 5G will strongly contribute to the next technological revolution of the Internet of Things. In this regard ...


Huawei introduces platform to refarm 2100 MHz for 4G  Telecompaper

Huawei has launched a new platform for spectrum sharing, the One UL2100, to help operators deploy uplink UMTS spectrum in the 2100 MHz band for 4G and ...


Seamless voice-to-video call switching with LTE  ExtremeTech

At Mobile World Congress, LG demonstrated an interesting technology at its booth: cellular video calls over LTE. What made it special was that LTE voice calls ...


iPhone 5S and 5C: The best support for 3G and 4G LTE networks worldwide  ExtremeTech

Yesterday, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C were both announced at an event at Apple's headquarters. Apple makes a strong ...


Buying an Apple Watch in the US? Cellular Might Not Work Overseas  PCMag

The Apple Watch Series 4 with cellular only works in 18 countries. But there are two distinct models of the new watch that should be a warning to anyone trying ...


iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: The world's best phones for wireless and LTE connectivity  ExtremeTech

With every release of the iPhone, Apple dramatically improves the wireless radio capabilities in ways that no other device maker has ever matched. With the ...


#TBT: Dabbling in 3G pricing; slow going in 3G handsets, networks; Virgin Mobile prepares for US launch … this week in 2002  RCR Wireless News

This week in 2002, 3G networks and 3G handsets were struggling to gain momentum, while Virgin Mobile readied its U.S. MVNO for launch.


If most punters are unlikely to pay more for 5G, why all the rush?  The Register

Analysis 5G is a technical and economical miracle that you cannot help but admire. Soon our streets will be drenched in high-speed connectivity as all kinds of ...


Digital Agenda: Commission Decision paves the way for 4G in Europe  EU News

The European Commission has today decided to add another 120 MHz to the radio spectrum portfolio for 4G technologies, such as LTE (Long Term Evolution), ...


OnePlus 7 vs OnePlus 7 Pro specs: Here's how they compare  Android Authority

OnePlus has revealed its latest smartphones, but what are you actually getting for your cash? We look at the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro specs.


Cellular Networks Market 2023 by Scope, Size, Opportunities and Growth Rate analysis  Amazing Facts

Market Scenario. The global cellular networks market is anticipated to garner a CAGR of 40% during the forecast period (2017-2023). Cellular networks market ...


Whatever Happened to These Once Hot Communications Technologies?  Electronic Design

Change is inevitable. You're only as good as your last successful product or technology. If you're a follower of communications technologies, you know what I ...


Embedded Software Engineer - Motorola Solutions  Built In Chicago

Motorola Solutions is hiring for a Embedded Software Engineer in Chicago. Find more details about the job and how to apply at Built In Chicago.


T-Mobile USA and AT&T's seven-year UMTS roaming agreement gets detailed  Engadget

Oddly enough, the main upside of the proposed T-Mobile USA / AT&T tie-up is coming to fruition, despite the fact that neither carrier will be merging int...


ExtremeTech explains: What is LTE?  ExtremeTech

It's been several years since the first LTE networks came online. Now, nearly all cellular-enabled devices sold today support LTE for 4G *service* — sometimes ...


Mobile combat: With 5G telecoms, Germany lays unlikely claim as a giant-slayer  Handelsblatt Global Edition

The future 5G network will revolutionize business and daily life. But will Germany succeed in a mobile technology catch-up with the US or China?


The history and evolution of 3G and 4G cellular technologies.  Electronic Design

The Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), the international organization that developed the widely used UMTS WCDMA/HSPA 3G standards, also ...


CMOS Power Amplifier Market Report (2019-2025) | The demand for the Market will drastically increase in the Future…  Industry News Box

The current report CMOS Power Amplifier Market covers a comprehensive analysis demonstrating actionable insights for clients. In addition, the report offers ...


Cheat Sheet: US Wireless Carrier Bands for Unlocked Phones  Droid Life

“Does this unlocked phone work with my carrier?” or “What are the US wireless carrier bands?” How many times have you asked that over the last couple of ...


Nexus 6: The best Android smartphone for wireless and LTE connectivity  ExtremeTech

Google's new Motorola-made Nexus 6 is a monster of a phone — both in terms of form and function — with cellular wireless capabilities that outclass any other ...


2G, 3G, 4G, and everything in between: an Engadget wireless primer  Engadget

It's hard to believe nowadays, but in a simpler time, cellphones really were called "cell phones," not dumbphones, smartphones, feature phones, or superphones ...


Quectel Announces LTE-A Cat 20 Module Ahead of CES 2019  PRNewswire

SHANGHAI, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Quectel Wireless Solutions, the leading global supplier of Internet of Things (IoT) modules, announced today that as ...


Worldwide CMOS Power Amplifier Market Analysis by Top Key Players | Global Industry Size, Share, Types, Applications Forecast to 2019-2025  NMSU DOV News

The Global “CMOS Power Amplifier Market” report presents an in-depth analysis of the CMOS Power Amplifier market size, growth, share, segments, ...


A new solution for the spectrum crunch: Spectrum sharing  ExtremeTech

Spectrum is a finite resource. There are only so many radio frequencies that can be allocated exclusively for mobile services. Given how compressed most ...


Motorola Moto G7 review: An impressive phone that shouldn't be this cheap  ZDNet

Need a new phone but don't want to spend a ton of money? You can't go wrong with the Moto G7.


iPhone 5: A confusing mess of network support  ExtremeTech

Yesterday, Apple introduced the new iPhone 5 to the world. The notable feature of the iPhone 5 is the support for what Apple calls “ultrafast” networks.


Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F full specifications  SamMobile

Samsung's Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F specifications and features: this is a 6.4"(162.5mm) device with a QHD + 2960x1440 screen resolution. The phone is ...


IMEC analyses spectrum occupancy from UMTS with software-defined radio  ElectronicsWeekly.com

Belgian research lab IMEC has analysed spectrum occupancy from UMTS and WLAN signals using a software-defined radio, claiming this is the first time it has ...


Why We Don't Recommend 2G GSM Phones in the US  PCMag

if you're tempted to buy a 2G phone on Amazon, or bring one home to use on AT&T or T-Mobile GSM networks—don't. They won't work, even if the carriers say ...


iPhone 3GS limited to 384 Kbps upstream  Macworld

Glenn Fleishman follows up on last month's report about High Speed Packet Access and the iPhone 3GS, with word that the new phone is more limited in ...


What Will 5G Mean for the Broadcast and OTT Video World?  StreamingMedia.com

The coming 5G cellular revolution will bring big changes in how consumers view *content* on-the-go, but even bigger changes in how creators produce it.


Detect Rare Alleles in NGS with Molecular Tags  Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Containing over 16 million unique molecular tags, a library preparation kit from Rubicon Genomics can enable confident mutation calls during NGS-based ...


Airtel taps Huawei CloudAir to improve 4G coverage  Mobile World Live

Bharti Airtel, the largest mobile operator in India, deployed Huawei's CloudAir to maximise use of 8.8MHz of 900MHz spectrum in a move to improve its 4G ...


T-Mobile shutting off HSPA+ service on its AWS spectrum market by market  FierceWireless

T-Mobile US isin the process of shutting down HSPA+/UMTS *service* on its 1700 MHz AWS-1 spectrum as it completes the transition to supporting those services ...


FRAND royalty and mobile telecoms SEPs – an analysis of recent court cases  IAM

Numerous court cases worldwide suggest wide-ranging royalty rates for implementing 2G, 3G and 4G standard-essential patents (SEPs) in handsets.


Pulse Engineering space-saving NFC integrates with GSM/UMTS antenna  SlashGear

Adding near-field communications (NFC) to a mobile device isn't just a case of slotting in another chip - you also have to have the accompanying length of.


20th CBRNE UMTs work with USAMRICD to increase CBRN Readiness  DVIDS

Story by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Bart Herndon, 20th CBRNE Command Chaplain ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – Unit ministry teams from across the 20th ...


BTS Stations Are at Risk, Researchers Find  Security Intelligence

Find the latest security analysis and insight from top IT security experts and leaders, made exclusively for security professionals and CISOs.


Verizon Wireless sells Lower 700MHz spectrum to AT&T for $1.9 billion  ExtremeTech

Verizon Wireless has announced that it has sold all of its Lower 700MHz spectrum to other companies, completing a promise ...


Designing a Broadband Wireless Network: Overview and Channel Structure of LTE | 6.1 Introduction to LTE  informIT

Long-Term Evolution (LTE) is the next step in the GSM evolutionary path beyond 3G technology, and it is strongly positioned to be the dominant global standard ...


Google unveils the mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL -- same powerful camera, much more affordable price  BetaNews

It's getting increasingly difficult for hardware companies to keep their new smartphones under wraps. Leaks prior to the official announcement mean we often ...


How does Apple Watch's innovative eSIM work?  Cult of Mac

The Apple Watch Series 3's biggest feature is its cellular connection, which is thanks to in part to an eSIM. But how does it work?


Spoofing Cell Networks With A USB To VGA Adapter  Hackaday

RTL-SDR brought cheap and ubiquitous Software Defined Radio (SDR) to the masses, opening up whole swaths of the RF spectrum which were simply ...


How to get on T-Mobile's super-fast 150Mbps 20+20 LTE bandwagon  ExtremeTech

Over Thanksgiving week, T-Mobile quietly launched an upgraded version of its LTE network in Dallas. This network is capable of speeds beyond what most ...


5G Technology and 5G Infrastructure Market (2019-2025) Emerging Trends, Technological Innovations, Customer Preference, Growth Strategies, Investment opportunities: Orbis Research  GlobeNewswire

Dallas, Texas, June 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 5th generation wireless systems, abbreviated 5G, are improved wireless network technologies deploying ...


Effect of Short-Term Mobile Phone Base Station Exposure on Cognitive Performance, Body Temperature, Heart Rate and Blood Pressure of Malaysians  Nature.com

Individuals who report their sensitivity to electromagnetic fields often undergo cognitive impairments that they believe are due to the exposure of mobile phone ...


Why Apple Watch link to Jamal Khashoggi 'killing' is unlikely  BBC News

There is a story going around that Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist missing presumed killed, recorded exactly what happened inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul ...


Full duplex: A fundamental radio tech breakthrough that could double throughput, alleviate the spectrum crunch  ExtremeTech

The common wisdom goes that we're reaching the limits of what is possible with RF, given the technological constraints that ...


Is it worth buying the Apple Watch 3 from US, UK or other countries?  Gadgets Now

It is a common trend for many to get the latest Apple products from the US or countries like Dubai, China and others to save some money. And many of us may ...


CDMA vs. GSM - What's the Difference?  PCMag

If you're shopping for a mobile phone, you're in for a lot of acronyms. Understanding the difference between CDMA vs. GSM is important, especially with 5G on ...


T-Mobile forges ahead with network upgrade, begins LTE-Advanced trials  ExtremeTech

Back in February, T-Mobile announced a bold plan to rebuild its entire network infrastructure throughout 2012 to prepare for an LTE launch in 2013. Nearly half a ...


Spectrum-starved MTN to deploy 4G alongside 2G, 3G at 900MHz  TechCentral

MTN South Africa plans to deploy 4G/LTE technology in the 900MHz band, sharing the relatively low-frequency spectrum with its 2G, 3G and Internet of things ...


If You Purchased a Cell Phone since February 11, 2011, a Class Action Lawsuit May Affect Your Rights, Announces Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP, Susman Godfrey, LLP, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP  PRNewswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- LEGAL NOTICE If you have purchased a cellular phone since February 11, 2011, a class action lawsuit may ...


Samsung Galaxy S4's hexaband LTE is awesome, but the US won't ever see it  ExtremeTech

When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S4 to the world, it promised that it would be a truly global phone by supporting more bands than any other LTE-enabled ...


Vodafone Netherlands will kill its 3G network in 2020 to make room for 4G LTE - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

Unhappy with the current state of its LTE network, the carrier will switch data connectivity exclusively to 4G.


Simulate a cellular network over Wi-Fi using Android's emulator  TechRepublic

Check out scripts William J. Francis uses on his standard Android emulator when emulating cell networks during testing.


Sony Ericsson W950 ultra-stylish UMTS 4GB Walkman phone  HEXUS.Lifestyle

Sony Ericsson W950 ultra-stylish UMTS Walkman phone is a dream for mobile music lovers.


3G/4G wireless network latency: How do Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile compare?  FierceWireless

When Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) began the nation's first major LTE network deployment in 2010, the carrier not surprisingly focused on the speeds that the ...


iPhone SE vs iPhone 5s spec shootout - A huge upgrade for a small phone  TechnoBuffalo

Apple announced the iPhone SE on Monday, a new 4-inch iPhone that has flagship specs. It's technically an upgrade to a device that's now a couple of years ...


Motorola Moto G7, Moto G7 Play, and Moto G7 Power specs  Android Authority

Motorola has just taken the wraps its new budget-friendly G7 line, which includes the Moto G7, Moto G7 Play, and Moto G7 Power. Check out the full list of Moto ...


Range Networks Enhances OpenBTS with 3G Data Capability  PR Newswire

PORTLAND, Ore., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (OSCON, Oregon Convention Center, Booth #P3) – Range Networks, the leading provider of open source ...


UMTS 900 becomes popular  MyADSL

The pace of commercialisation of UMTS 900 systems has quickened, according to a new Information Paper published by GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers ...


Huawei netbook with UMTS 3G support looks familiar…  Liliputing

Computer maker Huawei is showing off a 10 inch netbook at the CommunicAsia trade show. The computer uses an Intel Atom CPU, has 1GB of RAM and a ...


Upgrade Motorola Razr GSM/UMTS Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich  Android Authority

Motorola Razr GSM/UMTS (model XT910) EU variant. The procedure is intended for this handset and may not work on other models/variants like the Motorola ...


T-Mobile USA will finally sell Apple products in 2013  ExtremeTech

Earlier today, Deutsche Telekom confirmed that T-Mobile USA and Apple have reached an agreement to sell Apple products next year. ...


New York City Wireless Network Goes Live Citywide  Government Technology

New York City first responders have high-speed wireless connectivity anywhere across the city's more than 300 square miles, thanks to the newly deployed New ...


Apple iPhone 4S includes HSPA+ 14.4, GSM/CDMA Dual Mode, Diversity  AnandTech

Apple got up on stage today and announced the iPhone 4S, and alongside it confirmed that the smartphone will have a reworked cellular architecture complete ...


Apple Watch Series 4 review  Stuff

Apple Watch Series 4 is the best reason yet to buy a smartwatch.


Qualcomm releases new Gobi universal mobile chips with LTE support  Apple Insider

Qualcomm has announced its fifth generation Gobi platform for mobile baseband, which it calls the "industry's first to support multiple LTE bands on a single ...


Effects of concurrent caffeine and mobile phone exposure on local target probability processing in the human brain  Nature.com

Millions of people use mobile phones (MP) while drinking coffee or other caffeine containing beverages. Little is known about the potential combined effects of ...


CDMA vs. GSM: Do consumers still care?  TechTarget

The old carrier fights of CDMA vs. GSM are fading away with the progress toward LTE and beyond. How important are these standards to modern consumers?


Will the iPhone 5 work on T-Mobile?  ExtremeTech

Talking at CES 2012, Neville Ray, CTO of T-Mobile USA, says that an AWS-compatible iPhone might be coming soon. According to him, the current lack of ...