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Eurobites: Three UK Plugs In 5G Home Broadband Service
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8/19/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KCOM acquisition finalized; Telia issues Russian spying disclaimer; France's digital tax feels the heat in Washington.

Shentel to Get Bigger Using Mix of Fiber, Cable & LTE Fixed Wireless
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8/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Regional operator Shentel says it plans to expand Internet access in part using LTE fixed wireless technology.
Houston, We Have a Problem: Satellite Alliance Fractures Over 5G Spectrum Sale Profits
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8/6/2019  |  Post a comment
There appears to be dissension in the ranks of satellite companies hoping to cash in on the sale of 5G spectrum.
Is Light Communications a Solution in Search of a Problem?
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7/30/2019  |  1 comment
LiFi is the latest effort to bring optical wireless communications into the commercial communications networking fold.
Eurobites: UK Government Gets Jumpy Over Inmarsat Sale
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7/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Intracom Telecom lands Italian FWA job with Open Fiber; Openreach reduces wholesale FTTP prices; Ericsson and Swisscom join the 5G Dots.
OneWeb's LEO Strategy Shows More Progress, but Questions Remain
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7/22/2019  |  Post a comment
OneWeb is building a constellation of low-Earth orbit satellites for global Internet services, but key elements of the offering remain cloudy.
Hong Kong Telcos Upset by 5G 'Exclusion Zone'
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7/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Regulatory efforts to protect satellite services have angered mobile operators investing in 5G technology.
Eurobites: Israel Sets 5G Spectrum Auction in Motion
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei requests level laying field in Italy; ADVA adds a dash of AI to satellite signaling analytics; Galileo crashes and burns; Telenor's Q2 dented by Bangladeshi 'errors.'
Jeff Bezos & Elon Musk to Compete for 5G Backhaul Business
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7/9/2019  |  3 comments
Some of the world's most visible and wealthy entrepreneurs are preparing to compete against each other in offering satellite-based backhaul services to wireless network operators.
Eurobites: Broadpeak Raises €10M From Eutelsat
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7/3/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone UK fires up 5G; Nokia's 5G factory lights the way ahead; BT to launch 5G in the fall; Google invests in Lisbon-Cape Town cable.
Satellite Giants Battered by New C-Band Proposals for 5G
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7/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Charter, Google and others are rallying around new proposals that would release midband spectrum for 5G. However, the government agency in charge of such matters – the FCC – might be a bit hesitant to engage in bold action.
Eurobites: Summer Lovin' at Telcom Italia
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6/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Orange offloads its BT stake; Nokia's CTO rebuked over Huawei comments; Ericsson helps bring 5G to Spain and Romania; Brit design star quits Apple.
Verizon Lights Up Mobile 5G in Denver, Providence
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6/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Cities join Chicago and Minneapolis as first group of 30-plus markets tagged by Verizon for mobile 5G rollouts in 2019.
Viasat Soars to Record Revenues
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5/24/2019  |  Post a comment
Satellite broadband and services company notches record fiscal Q4 and full-year revenues as it progresses with a new set of satellites that will provide it with global coverage and gobs more capacity.
FCC Commissioners Waver Over C-Band Details for 5G
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4/26/2019  |  Post a comment
Two of the FCC's five commissioners don't quite see eye-to-eye on exactly how to shift C-Band spectrum from the satellite industry to the 5G sector. Billions of dollars are at stake.
Eurobites: Inmarsat Agrees to $3.4B Takeover Bid
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3/25/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: new UK FTTH player raises £75 million; EU encourages data sharing, says no to US-led Huawei gear ban; Abu Dhabi hub targets UK startups.
OneWeb's Ambitions Blast Off With $1.25B From the Likes of Qualcomm, SoftBank
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3/18/2019  |  Post a comment
OneWeb scored another big round of funding to finance its big plan to launch hundreds of satellites into space and provide super-fast Internet services everywhere.
Viasat: Connecting the Unconnected
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3/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Viasat has been an innovator in satellite communications for over 30 years. Now, the company is expanding to bring service to the most hard to connect places around the globe.
This Tiny Startup Could Connect Your Smartphone Directly to a Satellite
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3/12/2019  |  6 comments
UbiquitiLink is looking to completely eliminate outdoor dead zones, and is testing its service with Vodafone, Telefonica and, in the US, Cellular One operator Smith Bagley.
Satellite Companies Balk at T-Mobile's $11B C-Band Proposal
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2/19/2019  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile issued a new proposal for how the FCC should auction off C-Band spectrum. But the satellite companies that are currently using that spectrum are having none of it.
Movandi to Extend 5G mmWave Coverage
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2/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Award-winning startup is developing repeaters designed to extend the reach of 5G mmWave connections in the 28GHz and 39GHz bands.
LeoSat CEO Envisions a High-Capacity, Low-Latency Backbone... in Space!
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2/18/2019  |  Post a comment
But to get that global vision off the ground (literally), LeoSat must piece together a plan that spans technology, secures funding and cuts through a heap of regulatory red tape.
Ray Dolan Dons a 5G Cap at Cohere
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2/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Former CEO of Sonus Networks has taken the CEO role at a company with an alternative take on next-generation wireless broadband.
Alphabet's Loon Debuts New Telecom Buzzword: 'Temporospatial SDN'
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2/1/2019  |  Post a comment
Google sister company Loon launches new industry jargon, driven by its recent deal with Telesat to power the company's LEO satellites.
Eurobites: Telefónica Confirms Talks to Offload Central American Operations
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1/23/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BICS reports on roaming trends; 5G will bring more enterprise opportunities, predicts Amdocs study; Liberty-Millicom deal on shaky ground.
2019: Samsung Gets Busy With 5G in US
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1/9/2019  |  Post a comment
In 2019, Samsung will help AT&T with mobile 5G and break out its millimeter wave frequency box.
Verizon Faces $6.7B in Q4 Charges on Oath Biz & Layoffs
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12/11/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon says charges on its Oath business and severance charges will be reported in Q4.
Verizon's Vestberg Mum on 2019 Capex but Ebullient on 5G Prospects
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12/4/2018  |  1 comment
Verizon CEO doesn't want to name a 'killer app' for 5G, but he has a few ideas.
Airspan Buys Mimosa to Add More Next-Gen Wireless Chops
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11/22/2018  |  Post a comment
Magic Box small cell maker Airspan buys fixed wireless vendor Mimosa.
Eurobites: Genish Versus Elliott Gets Personal
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11/21/2018  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Alfa deploys Nokia's 4.5G tech; TalkTalk ups sticks, sets up fiber rollout arm; Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson provide campus network for Osram.
FCC OKs SpaceX to Launch 7,518 More Broadband Satellites
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11/21/2018  |  1 comment
With the unprecedented number of low-earth orbit satellites on the way, FCC also pursues new rules designed to mitigate a growing space junk problem.
Swiss Sunrise to Sunset Copper Broadband in Huawei-Led 5G Plan
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11/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Swiss telco led by Olaf Swantee plans to substitute 5G for copper-based broadband services in suburban and rural areas.
Eurobites: Orange Targets SMEs With XGS-PON in Poland
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11/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia gets industrial with 5G in Oulu; Ovum and Three UK sing praises of 5G fixed wireless; Sky clinches second-tier soccer deal, but some clubs aren't happy.
Eurobites: Nokia, Telefónica Put 5G to Work on the Assembly Line
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11/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Eutelsat does deal with Airbus; Hagberg joins top team at Tele2; CityFibre does Stirling work; UK's cybersecurity strategy slammed.
FCC's 28GHz 5G Auction Kicks Off With $36M+ in Bids
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11/14/2018  |  1 comment
The first 5G mmWave auction kicks off.
Verizon CFO Reiterates Plans to Pass 30 Million Homes With 5G
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11/14/2018  |  Post a comment
As Verizon, Motorola and Samsung test 5G mobile module.
SES CEO Plugs Satellite's Role in Global Ecosystem
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11/14/2018  |  Post a comment
Satellite access will play a key role going forward in reaching distant locations more quickly than fiber can, providing access and wireless backhaul, enabling disaster recovery and backup and connecting mobile sites including cruise and shipping vessels, airplanes and more, says SES CEO John-Paul Hemingway.
Intel Says Its 5G Chips Will Be in Commercial Devices in Early 2020
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11/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Intel trails Qualcomm by about a year for commercial 5G launches using its silicon.
Public Safety Agencies Exhorted to Embrace Cloud
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11/7/2018  |  Post a comment
Public safety expert tells conference there's no reason agencies can't be 'mobile-first' and consume as-a-service apps immediately to save more lives.
NBN: We're Beating Europe & Not Overcharging Anyone
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10/31/2018  |  2 comments
Executives from Australia's controversial wholesaler reject the accusation they are overcharging customers and insist the project is now on track to meet targets.
5G in the USA: Fall Edition
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10/26/2018  |  1 comment
The 5G race between AT&T and Verizon heats up as we hit the last quarter of the year. But it's still mostly a war of words.
White House to Develop National Spectrum Strategy to Win 'Race to 5G'
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10/25/2018  |  Post a comment
The White House makes access to more spectrum a priority as 5G looms in the US.
Verizon Names Panama City as Its Fifth 5G Market
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10/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon picks hurricane-buffetted Panama City in Florida as its fifth fixed 5G city.
AT&T Promises Initial Mobile 5G Launch in 'Weeks'
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10/24/2018  |  Post a comment
AT&T sticks to $22 billion capex estimation as it continues 5G and 4G deployments.
Verizon CFO Expects Mobile 5G Service 'Sometime' in 2019
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10/23/2018  |  Post a comment
But 4G wireless bolsters Verizon's numbers, as Oath unit expected to miss 2020 targets.
Eurobites: Telefónica Cries Foul Over Vodafone-Unitymedia Deal in Germany
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10/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sparkle and Amartus air their SD-WAN concept; Nokia boosts Netia's network capacity in Poland; Orange seals satellite-based military deal.
Terragraph: A WiMax in Facebook Clothing?
Morris Lore  | 
10/18/2018  |  1 comment
Facebook's Terragraph technology may have a hard time against 5G in the markets it hopes to address.
What Constitutes a Commercial 5G Network, Anyway?
Jonestown  | 
10/12/2018  |  11 comments
As actual 5G services are starting to arrive, what does 'commercial' 5G network actually mean right now?
Verizon Offers 44,000 Employees a Buyout Deal
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10/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon's plan to cull $10 billion in costs from its operations is getting very real now. First, thin out the ranks of old, middle-manager types.
How Viasat Keeps Its Satellites Flying After Others Crashed
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9/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Now 32 years old, the satellite operator reckons it is poised for lift-off in markets where terrestrial technologies simply do not measure up.
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