In-flight network switching between a U.S. Government Ka-band Wideband Global SATCOM satellite and a commercial Ka-band satellite has been successfully demonstrated by ViaSat Inc . The USAF proof of concept flight demonstration was conducted under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center in cooperation with Air Mobility Command, 193rd Air National Guard, MITRE, and MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Facebook will unveil its plans for a mobile ad network, according to a report from re/code citing people familiar with the matter. Facebook will make the announcement at its F8 developer conference at the end of the month. Read more about Report: Facebook to Unveil Mobile Ad Network Comments
AT&T’s prepaid Aio brand has launched new plans that promise more discounts with each line of service added. Similar to the incentive behind Sprint’s “Framily” plans , Aio’s new “Group Save” plans offers discounted monthly charges beginning with the second eligible line added. Read more about New Aio Plans Follow Lead of Sprint's 'Framily' Model Comments
Even as Android pulls away with the majority of global smarpthone market share, Apple’s iOS continues to drive more Web traffic in some countries around the globe. Read more about Report: 63% of Non-Desktop U.S.
T-Mobile USA late Friday updated its Simple Choice plans by increasing data caps and offering international texting from the United States. The new plans double the amount of LTE data and tethering to 1GB with the $50 Simple Choice plan. Read more about T-Mo Adds More Data, International Texting to Mobile Share Plans Comments
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects millions of Americans’ phone records for possible future surveillance, but he’ll leave many of the specific adjustments for Congress to sort out, according to three U.S. officials familiar with the White House intelligence review. Read more about Officials: Obama Likely to OK Phone Record Changes Comments
CTIA today announced a partnership with the Los Angeles Auto Show to highlight connected cars at this year’s Super Mobility Week. Read more about CTIA Partners with LA Auto Show for Super Mobility Week Comments
Verizon Wireless intends to acquire some AWS-1 B Block licenses from U.S. Cellular .
Leap Wireless filed an 8-K with the SEC addressing “classification errors” of “certain capital expenditures” in its financial reporting dating back to 2011 . Read more about Leap Wireless Admits Errors in Financial Reporting Comments