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August 29, 2016

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  1. Verizon launches 2- and 3-channel carrier aggregation, increasing data speeds by 50%

  2. Verizon’s Haberman explains 2, 3 channel aggregation: 300 Mbps speeds depend on carrier size, spectrum

  3. Industry Voices: What if there is no 'Next Big Thing'?

  4. T-Mobile tweaks new unlimited plan, adds premium offering

  5. Wells Fargo predicts 'hockey stick' increase in cash flow for T-Mobile

  6. AT&T seeks authority to conduct 5G demo in Austin

  7. CableLabs’ Kyrio promises Wi-Fi roaming among 8-9 cable operators by 2017

  8. AT&T secures HBO for IP-based DirecTV Now platform amid broad-reaching carriage deal

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Verizon launches 2- and 3-channel carrier aggregation, increasing data speeds by 50%

Verizon launched two- and three-channel carrier aggregation today, claiming to bring 50 percent faster peak data speeds to its customers in 461 cities. And the nation’s largest carrier plans to back the launch with an aggressive marketing campaign.


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Verizon’s Haberman explains 2, 3 channel aggregation: 300 Mbps speeds depend on carrier size, spectrum

Monday, August 29, 2016

In an interview with FierceWireless, Verizon’s Mike Haberman said the carrier’s embrace of carrier aggregation technology in its LTE network will result in significantly faster speeds for users. But he said those speeds will depend on a wide range of factors, including the size of the chunks of spectrum that are being aggregated, as well as how many different channels are being combined.

Madden: What if there is no 'Next Big Thing'?

Friday, August 26, 2016

As the LTE market matures, the mobile industry has been turning its attention to the “next big thing,” and the hype machine is running at top speed on IoT and 5G.

T-Mobile tweaks new unlimited plan, adds premium offering

Monday, August 29, 2016

T-Mobile sweetened its new unlimited data plan and added a premium plan for its hungriest users.

Wells Fargo predicts 'hockey stick' increase in cash flow for T-Mobile

Monday, August 29, 2016

The release of new unlimited-data plans should help both T-Mobile and Sprint compete with their larger rivals, Wells Fargo said.

AT&T seeks authority to conduct 5G demo in Austin

Monday, August 29, 2016

AT&T plans to conduct an indoor demonstration related to 5G during the Texas Wireless Summit in Austin, Texas, this October.

CableLabs’ Kyrio promises Wi-Fi roaming among 8-9 cable operators by 2017

Friday, August 26, 2016

Mitch Ashley, the president and GM of CableLabs’ Kyrio subsidiary, said the operation expects to launch Wi-Fi roaming services for as many as nine cable operators in the United States in the next three quarters. He added that the company also expects to ink roaming agreements with major U.S. cable operators, including those that are members of the CableWiFi Alliance.

AT&T secures HBO for IP-based DirecTV Now platform amid broad-reaching carriage deal

Monday, August 29, 2016

In what very well might be the model for future carriage deals, AT&T has locked up a broad-reaching program licensing deal with Time Warner Inc. and HBO, securing the premium cable outlet’s programming across both linear and digital platforms.

News of Note

U.S. internet users still have mixed feelings about the mobile wallet. Emarketer story

MIT researchers have developed algorithms they claim can triple the speeds of Wi-Fi. DSL Reports story

Report: Intel to take on TSMC for Apple’s chip business. Nikkei Asian Review article

Forecast: The global mobile TV market will surpass $17B by 2024. Press release

And finally… The rise of mobile payments in China is threatening banks’ access to customer data. Financial Times story

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