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Business 13 Dec 2013 | 7:14 AM

U.S. FCC starts review of rules on in-flight phone use

WASHINGTON: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday voted to launch the review of technical rules that regulate the use of cell phones during airplane flights.

TECH 12 Aug 2013 | 2:29 PM

Great potential in small cells for expanding network capacity

Many telcos in South-East Asia are now faced with the challenge of expanding their network capacity in order to meet the demands of a growing subscriber base. One practical way of doing so, according to Alcatel-Lucent, is through the use of small cells.

TECH 16 Jul 2013 | 3:06 PM

Researchers hack Verizon device, turn it into mobile spy station

Two security experts said they have figured out how to spy on Verizon Wireless mobile phone customers by hacking into devices the US carrier sells to boost wireless signals indoors.

Business 13 Jul 2013 | 6:52 AM

AT&T To Buy Leap Wireless For US$1.19 Billion In Cash

NEW YORK: AT&T Inc said on Friday it will acquire prepaid wireless provider Leap Wireless International Inc in a deal valued at about US$4 billion, including debt as large carriers scramble to accumulate valuable spectrum.

Technology 25 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

HP eyes tablet comeback with Android-backed Slate 7

HP announced the launch of an Android tablet as part of an effort to expand its share in the mobile devices market.

Business 25 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

HP eyes tablet comeback with Android-backed Slate 7

NEW YORK: Hewlett-Packard Co announced the launch of a $169 tablet powered by the Android operating system, a centerpiece of the company's effort to expand in mobile devices and reduce its dependence on the shrinking personal computer market.

Business 14 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Sprint offers US$2.1bil to buy rest of Clearwire

NEW YORK: Sprint Nextel Corp, the majority owner of Clearwire Corp, has offered US$2.1 billion to buy the rest of the wireless service provider but it may have to raise its offer to get enough shareholder backing to secure a deal.

Business 08 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

TM: LTE licences will improve wireless industry

PETALING JAYA: The allocation the long-term evolution (LTE) 2.6GHz spectrum band to eight companies will bring about a more wholesome wireless infrastructure industry in the country, according to Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) chairman Datuk Seri Halim Shafie.

Technology 29 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

BlackBerry maker RIM loses patent dispute with Nokia

This could halt the sale of RIM products if it does not reach a new royalties deal with the Finnish company.

Business 06 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Sprint weighs rival bid for MetroPCS

NEW YORK: Sprint Nextel Corp is considering making a rival bid for MetroPCS Communications Inc, which agreed on Wednesday to a merger with Deutsche Telekom AGs T-Mobile USA, according to people familiar with the situation.