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Does Jio's gamble on 700MHz give it an advantage over Airtel?

Analysts believe that it gives the operator a significant advantage since the 700MHz band is required to launch 5G standalone.

Lumen's wireline business bump shrouded by growing expenses

Despite an improvement to its wireline business when compared to AT&T and Verizon, it wasn't all sunshine for Lumen in Q2, with rising energy and labor costs, inflation and supply chain issues raining down on revenue.

M&A strikes WISP landscape amid advances by Verizon, T-Mobile

Among recent fixed wireless transactions, altafiber recently acquired Agile Network Builders, while Ziply Fiber recently announced it would buy Eastern Oregon Net (better known as EONI).

India's 5G market dashes early hope for open RAN, local vendors

Contracts awarded so far have gone to the Nordic and South Korean giants with zero mention of open RAN.

Taiwan crisis another blow to the supply chain

The exercise involves more than 100 aircraft and ten warships, including ships that crossed the median line, the de facto maritime boundary with Taiwan.

SES, Intelsat on merger trajectory (maybe) – report

European and US satcomms players said to be in talks, sending SES' share price into a tailspin.

Get ready for 'junior cable' to hit the wireless industry

Cox, Altice, Mediacom and others are among a group of smaller cable companies looking to enter the mobile industry, following the lead of their larger peers Charter and Comcast.

The Buildout: Charter, Windstream win in North Carolina, Comcast gets $10M in Baltimore, Lumen launches 8 Gbit/s

This week in broadband builds: Charter and Windstream win in North Carolina; Comcast gets $10 million in Maryland; Lumen launches 8 Gbit/s; Internet Society awards EPIC grants. Plus construction and launches from Fidium Fiber, Brightspeed, Metronet and more.

Helium targets roamers and dreamers

The crypto-powered IoT network aims to fill in 5G and IoT gaps for better connectivity. Does the story make sense?

After KDDI failure, SoftBank backs inter-carrier roaming

KDDI's network went down for 61 hours, denying connectivity to 30.9mn people and prompting Communications Minister Yasushi Kaneko to promise an inquiry.

Fueled by fiber, Adtran forecasts a 'very bright future'

Adtran reported a strong Q2, fueled by fiber investments in the US and Europe. But supply chain constraints 'have negatively impacted our profitability,' said CEO Tom Stanton.

For Anterix, time is running out

After several early, big wins with the likes of Ameren and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), Anterix has been worryingly quiet during the past several months.

Three UK has left rivals trailing on customer growth, says CFO

After moving quickly on the rollout of 5G, the UK's smallest mobile network operator now seems to be its fastest growing.

Kyivstar shows resilience in Ukraine

VEON reports its Ukrainian subsidiary has maintained 90% mobile-network availability.

Altice's results raise more questions than answers

Altice lost more broadband customers during its second quarter. It did manage to gain mobile customers, but mostly thanks to an offer of free service. And then there's that sale of Suddenlink...

Lumen CTO on automating and standardizing network infrastructure

Lumen CTO Andrew Dugan discusses how Lumen is utilizing the MEF Lifecycle Service Orchestration APIs, and shares updates on developments of MEF's standards for SD-WAN and SASE.

Dish expected to walk away from T-Mobile's 800MHz spectrum

Dish Network has an option to pay T-Mobile $3.59 billion for a 13.5MHz chunk of 800MHz spectrum. However, Dish's tightening financial situation will likely quash the deal.

The Divide: WISPs are the digital divide's 'first responders,' says new WISPA CEO

David Zumwalt, CEO of WISPA, joins the podcast to discuss how fixed wireless providers are tackling the digital divide. We also get into WISPA's take on federal funding rules, unlicensed spectrum and why Zumwalt calls the FCC's broadband mapping effort 'an area of great concern.'

Telecom Italia fixates on cost-cutting as loss widens

Losses at the Italian phone incumbent are mounting and the pressure has grown on company management to find answers.

China Broadnet to complete 700 MHz 5G rollout by year-end

China's smallest network has already achieved huge scale by global standards, with 200,000 basestations deployed in 2021 and 280,000 expected in 2022.

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