Dish Network's Marc Rouanne said the company is working to design its coming 5G network so that customers can run network services wherever they wish.
Japanese operator demos 'multi-vendor' trial, using O-RAN fronthaul specs, with Fujitsu and NEC.
Germany looks set to strangle the China-based supplier in red tape as scrutiny is extended to the 5G RAN.
The service announced today looks slower than many had hoped, will not be widely available and brings little in the way of device choice or new features.
The software giant must persuade operators to entrust some of their most valuable systems to its public cloud.
But they'll have to wait. If a listing does happen it won't be for at least 'several years.'
Chinese vendor's Habo Investment arm is said to have acquired stakes in 17 local chip companies in the past year.
The name Azure of Operators doesn't sound exciting, but it represents a way for carriers to partner with a cloud provider that has been quite serious about putting communications and the cloud together.
AT&T confirms it deployed its disaggregated core routing platform with technology from Broadcom, DriveNets and UfiSpace.
Acquisition of Swedish network testing and monitoring company will strengthen its line-up of automated WAN products, it says.
Despite the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling retrospective tax laws unfairly penalized the telecoms giant, the Indian government may still appeal.
Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams and more are all benefiting from the enforced need to stay at home.
Although the Prague 5G Security Conference was mostly held behind closed doors, officials from the UK and the US discussed topics including open RAN.
Light Reading's Mike Dano and Phil Harvey recount some of the highlights of a busy, busy event discussing all things 5G. Standalone 5G stood alone as the big thing to watch in the coming months.
A recent announcement from SKT prompts a few questions about how committed telcos are to radical network transformations.
At Huawei Connect 2020, held virtually this year, the company emphasized its focus on connectivity, computing, cloud and AI.
David Aviv, CTO, and Mike O'Malley, vice president of strategy for Radware, join the podcast to discuss security concerns that companies have in light of 5G deployments and multi-access edge computing.
The financial analysts at Cowen calculated that, in 2026, Starlink will be able to support just 485,000 simultaneous users at 100Mbit/s across the entire US.
Orange Business Services becomes the latest operator to join the Azure partner program established in 2019.
Indian systems integrator becomes the latest partner for the Rakuten Communications Platform. But is it just another closed ecosystem?
Following its acquisition of Sprint, T-Mobile has double AT&T's 5G spectrum holding and the first nationwide standalone 5G network, says its tech president, Neville Ray.
Trump's 'great deal for America' over TikTok ownership is already unraveling, as Oracle, Walmart, ByteDance and the White House tell different stories.
AT&T's Igal Elbaz said the operator would work on 'scaling' standalone 5G throughout 2021. However, he did not name the operator's vendors.
Beefing up capacity to 1.2GHz and up to 1.8GHz is a primary driver for the new CableLabs specs. Meanwhile, SCTE has already kicked off standards focused on a future move to 3GHz.
The European Commission recommends the adoption of a common approach to the deployment of 5G networks.
The most advanced 5G features anticipated by network operators, like network slicing, will require OSS systems to be modernized and expanded, says Omdia Principal Analyst James Crawshaw.
In this overview of what's happening in the 5G market, Omdia Principal Analyst & Practice Leader Dario Talmesio discusses the 5G deployments to date, the biggest enterprise vertical opportunities and how Apple's products will kickstart 5G consumer acceptance.
Michael Dell is one of the richest people in the world, and is firmly in the open RAN camp: 'These new technologies like open RAN are going to allow for faster deployment,' he says.
Deadline looms large for TikTok and social messaging platform WeChat as White House says app store ban will take effect on Sunday.
Japan-based technology firm aims to improve trust in facial recognition software by making it easier to block fraud.
For the last few years, the Swedish equipment vendor says it has refused to serve enterprise customers directly. That now looks set to change.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: remote-controlled tractors; Microsoft creates jobs in Tampere; 5G-powered studio lighting.
Dish is looking for cloud providers to host its network functions, and expects to begin receiving custom radios from Fujitsu in the second quarter of 2021.
Report by Synergy finds easier pickings for US players elsewhere in the APAC region, as Alibaba leads the pack of homegrown cloud services providers.
Big operators investing in open RAN may be wary of buying products from another telco.
The Finnish equipment vendor is adding new features to one of its most important enterprise services.
This week: James Crawshaw, Omdia principal analyst, on what's going on with OSS and growth projections for 2021.
E-commerce giant and telco consider 3 billion yuan investment in Dahua, a blacklisted surveillance company whose tech monitors Uyghurs in Xinjiang province.
AT&T CEO John Stankey suggests the subsidized cell phone plans could be introduced in 2021.
The two operators announce a wide-ranging partnership to lower equipment costs, but does it threaten standards?
Platforms like Facebook aren't using technology they possess to stop bots committing advertising fraud, costing tens of billions of dollars a year.
Xilinx's new 'T1 Telco Accelerator card' is designed for wireless network operators, which are not the network equipment vendors the company traditionally works with.
The event attracted speakers ranging from Rakuten's Tareq Amin to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. That's because open RAN today is everything to everyone.
US software giant Oracle has won the bidding war to buy TikTok's US operations from ByteDance, but the deal will face grueling political hurdles.
New report shows that 'ardent gamers' would be willing to pay a lot more for a high-quality cloud gaming service on low-latency 5G networks.
Finnish equipment vendor wins important strategic deal with one of the planet's most exciting greenfield players.
Collaboration aimed at easing pain of multi-vendor NFV integration and to speed up time to market for 5G-based services.
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses how O-RAN is gathering momentum in 5G networks and why that matters. He also weighs in on operator moves to embrace standalone 5G, and what's holding some of them back.
Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce boasts of record data traffic volumes over the European Aviation Network, a joint venture with Deutsche Telekom.
Saudi Telecom Company said to be in discussions to reduce its $2.39 billion offer for Vodafone Group's 55% stake, potentially scuppering eight months of talks.
As US trade sanctions bite, Huawei has decided to raise money by selling shares to employees.
Telefónica makes a second cybersecurity acquisition, eyeing the 300,000 unfilled cybersecurity expert vacancies in the EU by 2022.
Comcast, Charter and Cox collectively spent more than $1 billion on wireless spectrum. Will they choose the safe buildout path, or will they risk an open RAN strategy?
France's Arianespace delivered 53 small satellites into orbit, including an experimental broadband platform for Facebook.
Responding to unresolved issues around abuse of market power, authorities are creating new rules to control Facebook, Google and other tech behemoths.
Microsoft's Video Authenticator flags fake news clips and lets news outlets and political campaigns watermark content to prove authenticity ahead of US elections.
Google and other tech firms will pass on European countries' new digital taxes to advertisers and developers, as telcos worry about double-taxation
Videoconferencing platform Zoom announces runaway second-quarter earnings, with revenue up 355%, though tech's biggest firms aim to chase its success.