U.S. consumers haven't exactly leaped en masse at the chance to watch live broadcast TV on their handsets, so I have to wonder how aggressively operators will jump onto the next generation of mobile TV technologies.
700 MHz licensee Vulcan Wireless, owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is pushing the FCC to order interoperability across all paired spectrum blocks in the Lower 700 MHz band, contending that will stimulate interested parties to find a technical solution via the industry-driven standards body process.
Dish Network intends to launch wireless handsets using chipsets from Qualcomm regardless of how the FCC crafts rules for the terrestrial use of Dish's S-band MSS spectrum.
Qualcomm named former veteran Intel executive Anand Chandrasekher as its new CMO to boost the chipset giant's marketing profile around the world.
This week's announcement from Marvell Semiconductor and Wilocity that they are collaborating on 60 GHz Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) chips means four companies are now involved in the race to ship chips compatible with the emerging 802.11ad standard within the next year.
Broadcom introduced its first 802.11ac chipset for use in smartphones, tablets, ultrabooks and related mobile devices, which should start hitting the market in the first quarter of 2013.
Mobile collaboration and content-sharing firm Box introduced a new free app for Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system.
Qualcomm is struggling with supply constraints and a reduced outlook for global cellular device shipments, but executives cited a number of bright spots, including several related to spectrum and the company's Wi-Fi chip business during a conference call to review fiscal third-quarter results.
FierceDeveloper spoke to Qualcomm's Rob Chandhok about the obstacles and opportunities impacting cross-platform app development moving forward, and the role Qualcomm will play in that future.
FierceDeveloper talks to Qualcomm exec Rob Chandhok about the obstacles and opportunities impacting cross-platform app development moving forward and the role Qualcomm will play in that future.