Analysts believe that it gives the operator a significant advantage since the 700MHz band is required to launch 5G standalone.
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.
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).
Contracts awarded so far have gone to the Nordic and South Korean giants with zero mention of open RAN.
The exercise involves more than 100 aircraft and ten warships, including ships that crossed the median line, the de facto maritime boundary with Taiwan.
European and US satcomms players said to be in talks, sending SES' share price into a tailspin.
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.
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.
The crypto-powered IoT network aims to fill in 5G and IoT gaps for better connectivity. Does the story make sense?
KDDI's network went down for 61 hours, denying connectivity to 30.9mn people and prompting Communications Minister Yasushi Kaneko to promise an inquiry.
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.
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.
After moving quickly on the rollout of 5G, the UK's smallest mobile network operator now seems to be its fastest growing.
VEON reports its Ukrainian subsidiary has maintained 90% mobile-network availability.
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 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 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.
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.'
Losses at the Italian phone incumbent are mounting and the pressure has grown on company management to find answers.
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.