Verizon Frontline tackles first responder challenges with a prototype response vehicle that operates on a 5G network.
Pacific island state Tonga will be without Internet services for at least a month after a massive volcanic eruption cut the sole international cable link.
The UK operator's launch of open RAN technology is a brave step as doubts linger about the path ahead.
O2 Germany activates 4G open RAN small cells in Munich; 5G SA minicells to follow later this year.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: counting the cost of GDPR transgressions; shareholders back Vodacom's Egyptian deal; Proximus in poles position.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Portugal's IP Telecom upgrades with Nokia; Orange turns to solar power in Côte d'Ivoire; Intracom Telecom expands mmWave range for FWA.
The results of the FCC's auction of midband spectrum between 3.45GHz and 3.55GHz are in: AT&T spent $9 billion, Dish spent $7.3 billion, T-Mobile spent $2.9 billion. And Verizon spent nothing.
The specs, which define a set of wireless adapters for network nodes and cable modems, aim to reduce deployment costs and tap into various spectrum bands, including CBRS, ISM and even TV white spaces.
An intended comeback by the Swedish equipment vendor bodes well for the Barcelona-based trade show.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TIM rides the rails; BT chairman in line for regulator role; Ukraine suffers massive cyberattack.
Taiwanese semiconductor firm looks to capture future growth in 5G and high-performance computing with a planned capex splurge of between $40 billion and $44 billion during 2022.
Telco resistance to all-in deals with public cloud vendors could suit the edge middleware startup, but it might need a different approach.
Authorities are reportedly investigating whether companies such as Xiaomi and Oppo evaded duties and abused their market position.
The industry will have to resolve itself to the idea that 2022 isn't the year of 5G for private networks, says Omdia Analyst Pablo Tomasi.
The Japanese operator is hobbled by its lack of 4G airwaves, costly roaming deal with KDDI and 5G lag, but its cost arguments stack up, according to the latest research.
The government is now the largest single shareholder in the ailing telco after it chose to convert outstanding regulatory charges into equity.
German incumbent names Abdu Mudesir as its chief technology officer, with Alex Choi taking charge of research.
The MNO is the only one of the four mobile network operators in the UK to refrain from imposing post-Brexit roaming fees – so far.
Reports suggest Stéphane Richard could remain at the helm of Orange beyond the end of January.
The region's telecom giants have been calling for investment in open RAN startups, but their own funding arms have done little to aid development.