The EVOLVE Coalition members are reviewing the details of the Wi-Fi Alliance coexistence test plan. It’s important that the details support a fair coexistence baseline and a clear path forward for LTE-U devices, and that LAA not be subject to this process at all.
Yesterday, AT&T Vice President of Federal Regulatory Joan Marsh spoke out on how new technologies like LTE Unlicensed can co-exist with Wi-Fi in existing and new bands of unlicensed spectrum. In a post on the EVOLVE member’s public policy blog, Marsh said: Unlicensed spectrum – which has been called the sandbox for entrepreneurship and innovation […]
This week, EVOLVE member Qualcomm released the results of a set of tests it conducted in collaboration with CableLabs to evaluate coexistence between a LTE Unlicensed technology and Wi-Fi. In a blog post about the testing, Qualcomm said: Using a test plan developed in collaboration with CableLabs, the R&D consortium for the cable industry, the […]
Addition further diversifies membership, strengthens EVOLVE for the future (WASHINGTON, DC) – Shortly after launching a coalition named EVOLVE to promote the consumer benefits of unlicensed spectrum and new technologies for unlicensed spectrum, the group today announced the addition of Nokia Networks to the coalition. The leading broadband infrastructure, software and services provider joins founding […]
Tom Sawanobori, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of CTIA-The Wireless Association, was featured on Richard Bennett’s High Tech Forum podcast series earlier this week. Speaking with Bennett on the state-of-play in the wireless industry, Sawanobori addressed mobile broadband growth, the need for more spectrum, unlicensed spectrum coexistence, and the development of next-generation networks. […]
Last Monday, EVOLVE launched to educate American consumers on the benefits of new technologies in unlicensed spectrum that are being designed to help meet their rapidly-growing demands for mobile services. “Through a series of speaking engagements, dialogue with policymakers, and consumer education,” the coalition said, “EVOLVE will promote the consumer benefits of unlicensed spectrum and new […]
Tom Sawanobori, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of CTIA-The Wireless Association, appeared on Wireless Week’s web series “Tuesdays with Roger” to discuss unlicensed spectrum issues. Mr. Sawanobori emphasized the ability of new unlicensed technologies like LTE-U to coexist with Wi-Fi, while noting the critical role that both licensed and unlicensed spectrum will play […]