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FCC gives green light to controversial LTE-U

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has given telcos in the US the green-light to turn on LTE-U in their basestations, allowing devices to access the less-trafficked, unlicensed parts of the 5 GHz frequency band.

T-Mobile under attack over net neutrality

T-Mobile US has been hitting the headlines for the wrong reasons this week, as the team has come under criticism from consumer group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Sprint.

T-Mobile US launches unlimited data plan

T-Mobile US was once again full of self-praise as its energetic chief announced the launch of its latest Un-Carrier initiative, as well as taking the opportunity to have another shot at AT&T and Verizon.

Battle emerges over LTE-U and wifi coexistence

Major players from the North American telecoms industry have written to the FCC in staunch opposition of a recent Wi-Fi Alliance request for stringent testing on coexistence regulations between LTE-U and wifi devices.

Google & Samsung move to counter Apple Pay debut

Google has stoked the fire burning underneath the mobile payments industry by announcing its acquisition of “some exciting technology and intellectual property from Softcard to make Google Wallet better.” The payment software will come pre-installed as standard on Android phones running KitKat or higher with three of the big four carriers across the USA, AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon.

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