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Key developments related to the 3G sector, including HSPA.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/8/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Is BT in talks with Apple over TV deal? Mobily punished for not employing enough Saudis; class action against Google blocked in UK.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/4/2018
Verizon's plan to cull $10 billion in costs from its operations is getting very real now. First, thin out the ranks of old, middle-manager types.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/3/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TomTom makes a comeback; Proximus helps conserve art; European Parliament approves new video service rules.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/3/2018
An Italian auction of 5G spectrum raises $4.6 billion more than its government had budgeted. That's great news for the government, but not so good for Italy's operators.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/24/2018
MetroPCS will become 'Metro by T-Mobile' in October.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/24/2018
Italy's ongoing 5G auction has already raised €2 billion more than its government was expecting. For telcos that had flagged concern about license costs, that is a troubling development.
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.
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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.
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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