SeekingAlpha  5 hrs ago  Comment 
ByEquity Watch: I reiterate my bullish rating on Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ). The company continues to deliver a solid financial performance; strong wireless and FIOS revenues remain the main top-line growth drivers. VZ has also been growing...
Motley Fool  Jul 24  Comment 
Thanks to a hugely valuable asset, Verizon is blowing away its biggest competitor.
TechCrunch  Jul 24  Comment 
 Security conscious types with a hankering to pepper their homes with sensor-packed cameras to keep remote tabs on their stuff should point their eyes at Blink: a wireless connected security camera with a relatively cheap price-tag vs the extant...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 24  Comment 
By Sure Dividend: AT&T (NYSE:T) Provides telecommunications services to businesses and consumers, primarily in the US. AT&T is the second largest domestic telecommunications provider by market cap. The company has a market cap of about $187...
Motley Fool  Jul 24  Comment 
Does this analyst make a good case? Or is it just more noise from Wall Street?
Bloomberg  Jul 24  Comment 
Brazil’s regulator views Oi SA, the most indebted telecommunications company in the country, as the weakest operator and sees its independence in jeopardy if it misses out on the next wireless auction.
Wall Street Journal  Jul 24  Comment 
AT&T said its second-quarter profit fell 7.2% as wireless service revenue took a hit from a drop in prices tied to a shift in strategy.
Wall Street Journal  Jul 23  Comment 
AT&T said its second-quarter profit fell 7.2% as wireless service revenue took a hit from a drop in prices tied to a shift in strategy.
SeekingAlpha  Jul 23  Comment 
By Paul Shea It has been a good week for investors who hold stock in NQ Mobile (NYSE:NQ). The company's shares have added more than 44% in the last five days of trading, and today's 18% boost in value suggests that Wall Street's impression of...
Motley Fool  Jul 23  Comment 
Is NQ Mobile's jump meaningful? Or just another movement?


The wireless market space refers to bidirectional communications technologies of two rather distinct sorts:

  • Mobile communications on licensed frequencies over intermediate to long ranges with a central broadcast tower, including
    • Cellular technologies, such as those used by cell phones
    • WiMAX and related wide-area network technologies
  • Wireless networking on unlicensed frequencies over short distances (a few hundred feet) to s local access point, commonly found in laptop computers and smart phones.

Wireless convergence is the idea that devices with wireless communications capabilities should be able to work with all available telecommunications technologies seamlessly.

Some other technologies which do not have wires are nevertheless not generally part of the "wireless" market space. These include:

  • Cordless telephones and personal area networks such as Bluetooth, which are ultra-short-range
  • broadcast television and radio (which are not bidirectional)
  • Point-to-point wireless links, which may provide telecommunications backbones to remote areas where running cables would be prohibitive (these are typically managed by a regional service provider, and seldom are marketed as an end product).
  • Inductive charging devices (for charging mobile devices without cords)

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