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Jim Hodges on the complexity of 5G security and private networks

Hodges explains the complexities behind 5G security and why he is skeptical of industry hype over private networks.

Here's how the US government plans to secure 5G

The US government's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said its new 5G guidelines 'will provide assurance that the government enterprise system is protected.'

Amid 'rip and replace' funding debate, some rural wireless carriers move on

Although the FCC has not yet begun releasing funds to remove Huawei and ZTE equipment from US networks, PTCI and United Wireless have begun ripping that equipment out anyway.

All systems go for Starlink in Philippines

National telecoms regulator awards VAS license to Elon Musk's LEO satellite broadband company.

Vodafone Germany takes 5G SA to Bonn

German operator's 5G+ bandwagon rolls into the country's former capital city.

AT&T: Cloud RAN not mature yet

AT&T's Gordon Mansfield said the company hopes to implement cloud-based designs into its radio access network during the company's next upgrade cycle, though he declined to speculate on when that would be.

My take on the Small Cell World Summit

Thoughts from an event that helps set the agenda for small cell technology and product development.

Eurobites: OneWeb and friends plan space-junk zapper

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK's competition watchdog growls at Google's ad tech; BBC sunsets channels to save money; TalkTalk completes on Virtual1 deal.

Max Silber of MetTel on reaching the end user – wherever they are

Helping companies through an unprecedented period of swift digital transformation, thanks to the global pandemic, presents unique challenges.

Restrictions on Chinese imports hurting equipment vendors

Vendors have requested a relaxation on imports from China so that domestic telecom operators can roll out upgraded networks faster.

NFL preps new premium streaming service

League reportedly plans to launch NFL Plus, a mobile-focused service offering live games on cell phones and tablets, in July for about $5 a month.

UScellular shuns Samsung with midband 5G plans

UScellular confirmed it will use equipment from Nokia and Ericsson to deploy 5G services on its midband spectrum holdings. Samsung was conspicuous only in its absence.

Broadband line losses are BT's next worry

Unless dozens of UK altnets fail disastrously, BT is heading for a loss of broadband market share as the market shifts to fiber.

T-Mobile's super-secret 5G spectrum leases begin to trickle out

T-Mobile has a 2.5GHz spectrum leasing agreement for 5G with the school board of Broward County in Florida. The terms of that agreement are now publicly available.

Broadcom makes massive $61B bid for VMware

Broadcom's offer price of $142.50 per VMware share represents a premium of nearly 49% compared with VMware's share price earlier this week during early rumors of the deal.

Drahi in UK probe over BT stake

BT share price slides as government announces review of stake-building by French billionaire in UK incumbent.

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom, Inmarsat boost in-flight broadband network

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT agrees security deal with MTN; Nokia shares booth space with robots; A1 Telekom Austria Group acquires Bulgarian ICT company.

France's telecom market picks up momentum in 2021

Arcep says retail revenue increased for the first time in ten years, as network investments rose by 10.9%.

Australian regulator rejects NBN price revamp

ACCC rejects new NBN pricing and calls for industry consultation.

Meta's engineering director outlines the metaverse latency problem

Meta's Dan Rampton used his keynote presentation at the Wireless Infrastructure Association's Connect (X) trade show this week to plead for the construction of new Internet exchange points.

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