T-Mobile is pushing ahead with tests of three-carrier aggregation, 4x4 MIMO and 256 QAM technology as it aims to be the first US operator to offer Gigabit LTE services.
Qualcomm says imposition of $865 million fine by the Korea Fair Trade Commission is an 'unprecedented and insupportable decision.'
Donald Trump's presidency could be the catalyst for significant changes in the US communications market, impacting the FCC, 5G strategies, M&A, autonomous cars and more.
The first few months of 2017 are likely to feature significant developments around a number of key technologies and industry developments.
Park replaces Dong-Hyun Jang as CEO, who started as SKT boss in March 2015.
Claims 9-Gbit/s peak speeds but at a distance of 787 feet.
Also in today's regional roundup: UK's Snooper's Charter shot down by Euro court; Altiostar's virtual RAN surfaces in Italy; and more.
Also in today's roundup: Ericsson strikes 5G NR partnership; Vivendi gives Mediaset's stock a boost; ECI lands Dutch optical deal; and Reynolds joins eir's board.
Xura is buying Mitel Mobility and Ranzure -- essentially reconstituting parts of Mavenir Systems -- in a bid to become a 5G player.
A 5G rollout in 2020 still seems a ways away, but mmWave high-band spectrum needs to be available a long time before that to ensure a smooth transition to 5G.
Less than two years after buying its mobile unit, Mitel is selling to Xura, the messaging and UC business owned by Siris Capital.
CableLabs' Ike Elliott discusses the group's work on Full Duplex DOCSIS, distributed access architecture, low-power wireless networks, 5G and other projects.
Join Women in Comms and Intel 5G General Manager Caroline Chan tomorrow at noon EST for a live radio show chat on professional and technological risk taking.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sigfox rolls out in Hong Kong; UK data center tax dodge; connected fire engines; BT offers cloud route to SAP services; WiFi for France's high-speed trains.
Trump talks trade, innovation and the 'bounce' with tech titans in Manhattan.
Operator spending on 5G networks may come as a big disappointment to some government authorities, says mobile expert.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica turns to Cisco for mission-critical network upgrade; Enea completes Qosmos acquisition; Nokia and Ooredoo demo 4.5G Pro.
AT&T's Ed Balcerzak discusses his mission to provide the growing multi-family market with the best available broadband and video services using a range of technologies.
Sprint busts out a slew of 4G network upgrades for 2017 as it eyes a 5G future.
Nokia is plotting its journey to 5G through a series of improvements to 4G mobile broadband technology.
Major comms companies are becoming optimistic that business will be good under a Trump administration.
Cisco, Intel and Google are pushing for a reduction in royalty rates for standards-essential patents, while Ericsson, Nokia and Qualcomm are out to thwart them.
A Senate recess gives Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosensworcel virtually zero chance to be reconfirmed before she is scheduled to step down from the FCC at the end of this year.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and Vodafone trial cloud RAN; Ooredoo dabbles in 5G; new boss for Telefónica Deutschland.
With construction underway, Verizon expects to start collecting useful data from its Smart Cities pilot project in Boston before the end of the year.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt upgrades with Cisco; Orange rebrands in Morocco; LinkedIn seeks to unblock itself in Russia; SoftBank's tech fund sets up in London; cybercrime versus old-school crime.
Heavy Reading analyst highlights a few lingering worries about 5G fragmentation but says 5G standardization efforts remain on track.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson job-cutting ahead of schedule; Fastweb plans to roll out gigabit service; BBC trials 4K HDR video.
The basic switch hasn't changed in 50 years, but a spinout from GE has a new MEMS switch that is likely to make a lot of 5G infrastructure a lot less complex and probably less expensive.
Verizon launches Fios in new Boston-area neighborhoods, but looks ahead to promoting 5G.
FCC pulls auction after just a round of bidding.
Vendor's new strategy of focusing on vertical markets besides telecom could redefine its role and trouble a few of its existing clients.
Adrian Scrase, CTO at standards body ETSI, talks about the various initiatives and specifications developments related to NFV, 5G and NGP (next-generation protocols) that will underpin next-gen networks.
Get ready for more IoT-fueled attacks, says panel at Light Reading security show in NYC.
Spectrum sharing is becoming a bigger issue as the 5G radio specification evolves.