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T-Mobile US throws down 5G gauntlet to slow-moving rivals

Neville Ray, the operator's chief technology officer, boasts a leadership position following the takeover of Sprint.

Sensing, deep learning, massive MIMO: 6G begins to take shape

Sensing, deep learning and upgrades to massive MIMO and full duplex are emerging as some of the key technologies that will define 6G, experts say.

India finally gets its 5G testbed

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated a 5G testbed – the first time India has come up with one for any communications technology.

6G has every chance of screwing the carriers

Another big investment round will net billions for governments and equipment vendors, while forcing operators to dig deep.

TIM closes in on €3B in funding – report

Export agency SACE said to have given go ahead on state guarantee for funding.

Here are 10 big 5G moments from the last 12 months

Here it is: The biggest 5G moments from the past year, as compiled by Light Reading's editorial staff.

More Verizon changes: price hikes, departure of biz CEO Erwin

Tami Erwin announced her plans to leave Verizon Business by the end of the year. The move comes just months after Verizon replaced the CEO of its consumer business and reported sluggish first-quarter results.

Startup Eridan raises $46M in funding with 'Miracle' for 5G infrastructure

Venture capitalists including Capricorn's Technology Impact Fund, Monta Vista Capital, Social Capital, Diamond Edge Ventures and Pilot Grove Management are among the companies financing the startup.

Eurobites: TIM, Open Fiber share network in Italy's 'white areas'

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom increases stake in OTE; Vodacom's full-year numbers; Swiss voters want Netflix et al to pay their way.

Rakuten is dumping Red Hat's OpenStack for its own cloud tech

Following the acquisition of Robin.io in February, the Japanese company is phasing out an older platform it used to support its mobile network.

5G proponents fret over Biden's fiber fancy

New federal guidelines put an emphasis on fiber networks: 'The program prioritizes projects designed to provide fiber connectivity directly to the end user.' And that's not sitting well with some 5G proponents.

Rakuten Mobile hits peak loss as it charts path to profit in 2023

The Japanese mobile operator ditches free usage for customers and says most of the heavy lifting on network rollout is done.

DT ups guidance as Sprint deal pays off

German group says integration of Sprint is progressing faster than planned.

What's the Story? Dish Network's unwavering optimism for 5G

Mike Dano explains analysts' reactions to Dish's business projections, and what Dish has planned for the retail space and for private wireless for enterprise customers.

AT&T's Jason Inskeep on the evolving private wireless landscape

'My team's kind of been like a SWAT team, attacking everything from our DoD [Department of Defense] customers to a couple [oil] refinery engagements,' said Inskeep, who works in AT&T's 5G Center of Excellence.

Eurobites: MTN thrives in Q1, despite SIM issues

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: M-Pesa boosts Safaricom; BICS extends reach of SmartCIC; telecom gripes in France.

DZS CEO predicts $1B market opportunity post acquisition

CEO Charlie Vogt said DZS will target more software and enterprise licensing deals as it finalizes its purchase of Assia's analytics assets.

Telefónica surfs on favorable exchange rates, rides inflation wave

Increasing strength of cloud, cybersecurity also helps Group post better than expected Q1 net profit.

KT content business in sweet spot as 5G makes little impact

KT's media and enterprise, and a big drop in marketing cost, have powered a 40% earnings spike.

Eurobites: Vodafone, Three UK 'in talks' over possible merger – report

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: former Ofcom boss joins Vodafone as non-exec; Three to close 3G network in 2024; why phones and beer don't mix.

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