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Key developments related to the 3G sector, including HSPA.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/20/2018
As Sprint upgrades its network to handle more capacity for LTE, it is deploying massive MIMO antennas that provide the carrier a software-upgradable path to 5G services. Sprint's VP of Technology Ron Marquardt fills us in on the very latest, including a bit about why Sprint can use normal form-factor handsets for its network when 5G arrives.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/11/2018
The initial round of bidding hits the government target for auction proceeds, with operators able to increase their offers on September 13.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/11/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: France-IX partners up for cybersecurity; Sky invests in content management startup; Nokia demos 5G NR with Sprint.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/5/2018
Ambitious project promises global core and operating system that will support IoT on 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/3/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson extends managed services deal with Liberty Global; Sky invests in startup discovery; Telia Norway calls time on 3G; BT lands NHS gig.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 8/31/2018
India's giant mobile market of more than 1 billion subscribers has a new market leader.
By Steve Bell, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 8/29/2018
Once a brick, always a brick? In preparation for disasters, users around the world are turning to technologies that use smartphones to create a resilient mesh network layer that underlies the current cellular network.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/29/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor claims mobile broadband speed record; Tele2 announces leadership team as it completes Com Hem acquisition; Vodacom reportedly in talks with Telkom over roaming deal.
By Kevin Fitchard, Lead Analyst, OpenSignal, 8/17/2018
The US could start a steady climb back up the global rankings if more cities practice intensive spectrum management and make new LTE-Advanced upgrades.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/15/2018
T-Mobile is trying to put a human voice to customer care with new 'Teams of Experts' for subscribers.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 8/10/2018
Industry sources say Ericsson's iconectiv unit, formerly Telcordia Interconnection Solutions, has implemented staff cuts at its number portability team.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/6/2018
Operators are rattled about the payments they make for spectrum, but telco spending on frequency licenses has continued to fall.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/2/2018
Three UK has picked Huawei over existing radio access network suppliers Nokia and Samsung to build its 5G network.
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