Dish is fretting over T-Mobile's CDMA shutdown plans. But some financial analysts believe the whole issue is just 'an attempt to reduce Dish's burden to provide GSM-compatible devices.'
A massive service outage arrives as Rogers Communications and fellow Canadian service provider Shaw Communications pursue a merger that touts mobile and 5G as a major driver.
President Biden has hinted that the federal government might step in to 'reduce Internet prices for all Americans.' But some analysts aren't expecting that kind of heavy-handed regulation.
'We wouldn't call Frontier a diamond in the rough. Instead, it's more of a semi-precious stone in the rough,' analysts say in a report that sizes up Frontier's fiber-focused, post-bankruptcy future.
China's second-biggest network equipment maker is allowed to buy US technology and supply that to Chinese mobile operators, raising awkward questions for America's new president.
The operator could lose some share in Fios territories on the east coast, but its underpenetrated, less competitive (and underappreciated) rural markets have 'unusually high potential,' new study finds.
Korean operator takes steps to improve indoor 5G connectivity following complaints over patchy coverage.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia combines with Edzcom on private 5G network; Lycamobile has a new boss; Ericsson bags design prize.
Amid noisy international 6G saber-rattling from Chinese, European and North American groups, the NGMN is warning that 'fragmentation is not forward looking or sustainable.'
Partnering with a tier 1 service provider is a new move for Cato, which historically competed with telcos on the SD-WAN front and dubbed itself the 'un-carrier' of managed SD-WAN services.
CableLabs is spearheading two initiatives – a group made of up execs from service providers and an advisory council comprised of vendors – focused on driving collaboration and scale around network and service convergence.
Australian telco Telstra has been making a play for HKT's international unit PCCW Global.
Verizon is now applying discounts to phones with cracked screens. That's just one indication among several of how the US wireless landscape could soon get a lot more competitive.
Big Tech faced a hot summer of $3.7B royalty fines in Texas courts, but now one judge says 'hang on there, cowboy' and vacates a $0.5B ruling.
Move comes as three MNOs are set to face more competition from MVNOs in the area of 5G data plans.
Dell bought cloud virtualization star VMware in 2016, and it's booming. But the company is spinning it off to write down a $49 billion debt.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Romania bans Huawei; VEON co-CEO steps down; Nokia claims mmWave breakthrough; hologram pizzas.
This week in our WiC roundup: A cybersecurity PR blunder; Amazon makes commitment to hire minority employees into senior roles; the evolution of diversity in space travel; and more.
The big three US carriers continue to tout new networks, but they remain relatively indifferent about helping customers connect without traditional telco frustrations.
A government-appointed taskforce wants to interfere in the decisions that operators make about their suppliers, according to a report.