By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/19/2019
Millimeter-wave spectrum, core to the US government's 5G strategy, doesn't seem to be generating the expected demand among providers. That's probably because it isn't performing like some had promised, at least not yet.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/18/2019
Some German companies want to build their own 5G networks instead of relying on telcos. Good luck with that, says France's Orange.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/18/2019
The FCC this week said it plans to do... something... with a tiny chunk of mid-band spectrum. Ligado, which rose from the ashes of Philip Falcone's failed LightSquared, is hoping to get that spectrum and eventually use it for 5G.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 4/18/2019
French industrial groups say 5G will boost productivity and urge Orange to get moving on network rollout during a conference hosted by the French operator in Paris today.
By Robert Clark, 4/18/2019
Nokia's kit has displayed some problems in interoperability testing and in carrying heavy traffic loads, says local press report.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/18/2019
The chances that Sprint and T-Mobile will receive approval for their merger proposal continue to dim. And that leads to the next obvious question: What will Sprint and T-Mobile do if they don't receive regulatory approval?
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/18/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei promises 'no backdoors' to Germany; ADVA advances in Q1; EU lawmakers back WiFi standard for connected cars.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/17/2019
Israeli startup claims to be first to market with a disaggregated router that supports 400G-per-port throughput as it courts major telcos and takes on the router establishment.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/17/2019
Following Apple's new agreement with Qualcomm – and its rejection of Intel – the question now is whether Apple will develop its own 5G modem, and what Intel might do with its now-abandoned 5G modem business.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 4/17/2019
Germany's approach to the award of 5G spectrum could turn out badly for the Swedish equipment maker.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/17/2019
Wall Street analysts aren't seeing the kind of 5G spending they had expected in the US tower industry, an indication that US operators may not be racing to 5G as fast as the hype seems to indicate.
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