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Ericsson to replace Huawei at T-Mobile Netherlands
News Analysis | 7/4/2022

The Dutch operator says the Swedish equipment vendor will build a 5G network and take over the current 3G and 4G systems.

KDDI network goes down for two days after maintenance failure
News Analysis | 7/4/2022

The Japanese operator's network failure knocks out 39 million services across banking transport and payment.

Vodafone aims for massive MIMO in open RAN by March 2023
News Analysis | 7/4/2022

The UK operator is building a 'golden cluster' of open RAN sites in Torquay and is kicking off a hardware acceleration project in Malaga.

Eurobites: BICS tackles Ooredoo's voice services
News Analysis | 7/4/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sigfox reborn as UnaBiz; new boss for Open Access Data Centres; EU makes life easier for Amazon Prime refuseniks.

T-Mobile UMTS, LTE network shut-downs likely affect more than 1M devices
News Analysis | 7/1/2022

T-Mobile said it dismantled Sprint's 4G LTE network yesterday and will shutter its own 3G UMTS today. In April, officials suggested 300,000 postpaid phones and 700,000-900,000 IoT-style devices would be affected.

Google Fiber to tangle with Cox and Lumen in Arizona
News Analysis | 7/1/2022

Once a deal is approved by the city council, Mesa will become the first city in Arizona to welcome Google Fiber. Network construction could start by early 2023.

The Buildout: WeLink debuts in DC
News Analysis | 7/1/2022

This week in broadband builds: WeLink's DC rollout, Ziply goes live in Sumas, Brightspeed's initial Ohio build, Clearwave's debut in Kansas.

Get ready to pay more for your telecom service
News Analysis | 7/1/2022

AT&T, Verizon and other operators have already engaged in a round of pricing and service fee increases. But analysts suggest we haven't seen the last of the price hikes.

NEC expands open RAN SI skillset with Aspire
News Analysis | 7/1/2022

NEC snags Dublin-based Aspire Technology for 5G open RAN systems integration expertise.

BT dusts off pandemic playbook to counter strike action
News Analysis | 7/1/2022

BT claims to have 'robust plans' in place to counter possible strike action.

Altice USA unleashes 50GB 'Unlimited Max' mobile plan
News Analysis | 7/1/2022

Altice USA's new high-end tier allows users to stream in HD and chew up 50 gigabytes of data before speeds are throttled down.

'NextGenTV' goes for a ride
LRTV Interviews | 7/1/2022

In this podcast, Pearl TV's Anne Schelle discusses recent tests of the new ATSC 3.0 broadcast signaling standard at the Motown 3.0 Open Test Track in Detroit and explores other potential use cases for the standard, also known as 'NextGen TV.'

Hurt badly by Huawei, Parallel Wireless lacked scale and scope
Morris Lore | 7/1/2022

Fierce competition from the Chinese looks like the main cause of massive layoffs, but the open RAN player had other problems, too.

Eurobites: UK government funnels fiber to rural schools
News Analysis | 7/1/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom goes roaming; Telesign/NAAC deal is off; MTN reshuffles top team.

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