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Charter's Spectrum Mobile debuts 'Unlimited Plus'
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2020

New unlimited option features 30GB of data and HD-quality video at $55 per month.

DoD to release 100MHz of midband for 5G this summer
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2020

The White House and the Department of Defense announced they would release 100MHz of midband spectrum in the 3450-3550MHz band for 5G by the end of the summer.

Verizon lights up mobile edge computing with AWS in Boston, Bay Area
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Verizon said its mobile edge computing offering running through Amazon Web Services is now commercially available in Boston and the Bay Area.

FCC lays out rules for C-band auction
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

The FCC announced the rules that will govern its upcoming auction of C-band spectrum licenses for midband 5G.

CommScope net sales rise 3% in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Says net sales were negatively impacted by about $50 million due to supply constraints related to the pandemic.

Samsung outs new phones, tablets with 5G
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Samsung said its new Galaxy Note20 and Z Fold2 smartphones and S7 tablets sport both millimeter wave and sub-6GHz 5G.

Intel, VMware team for virtualized RAN in 5G
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Intel and VMware said their teaming on virtualized Radio Access Networks (RAN) will speed the rollout of such technology for 4G and 5G operators.

SES touts American companies for C-band satellite work
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

SES said it will use US-based companies including United Launch Alliance, Northrop Grumman and Boeing to adjust its network for the upcoming C-band spectrum auction.

Raycap announces new panel to hide 5G small cells
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Raycap said its new InvisiWave Screen Panel can easily hide 5G and 4G small cells.

Verizon's 5G customers can roam into South Korea
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

Verizon said customers with 5G phones can access 5G services in South Korea.

Dasan Zhone names Charlie Vogt president and CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

Vogt will remain on the ATX Networks board.

Dish acquires Ting Mobile assets in Tucows partnership
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

Dish taps Tucows as technology partner for its retail wireless business.

Charter tacks on video, broadband and mobile subs in Q2 2020
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2020

Includes the addition of 102,000 residential video customers, 842,000 broadband subs and 325,000 mobile lines.

Casa Systems revenues top $83M in Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Company cites a large increase in its wireless product backlog.

U.S. Cellular to expand 5G to 11 states
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

U.S. Cellular said it will offer 5G services across parts of California, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

ZTE, True to build 5G network in Thailand
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

ZTE and True Corporation announce collaboration to build a commercial 5G network in Thailand.

Battle Investment Group acquires Oceus Networks for DoD's 5G
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Oceus Networks, which supplies 4G and 5G equipment to the US military, announced that it has been acquired by Battle Investment Group.

National Science Foundation doles out $600,000 for wireless research
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program said it will allocate $300,000 each to universities in Iowa and Nebraska for next-generation wireless technology research.

Gartner: 5G infrastructure market will reach $8.1B this year
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Research and consulting firm Gartner said the market for 5G network infrastructure will double to $8.1 billion in revenue in 2002.

Xilinx joins Open RAN Policy Coalition
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Xilinx has joined the Open RAN Policy Coalition to support development and deployment of open RAN 5G tech.

Etisalat adds orchestration, automation platform from Affirmed
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Etisalat, an existing Affirmed customer, adds on a platform for digital services and infrastructure.

Ericsson delivers US-made 5G basestation to Verizon
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Verizon is the first recipient of a US-manufactured commercial 5G basestation from Ericsson.

Qualcomm announces faster phone charging tech
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2020

Qualcomm said its new Quick Charge 5 technology for Android can charge devices from 0% to 50% battery power in five minutes.

SES, Harmonic to transition C-band for 5G
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2020

Harmonic will partner with SES to free up spectrum for 5G while enabling C-band customers to maintain quality and resilience.

Deutsche Telekom touts 5G for 40M in Germany
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2020

Deutsche Telekom says half the population in Germany is now covered, and that 5G will reach two thirds of the German population in 2020.

Huawei helps Rain launch Africa's first 5G SA convergent core network
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2020

The convergent core network will provide advanced services for 4G/5G mobile subscribers and fixed wireless access (FWA) subscribers.

Qualcomm appoints Schneider CEO to board of directors
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2020

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric, has been appointed to Qualcomm's board and will serve on the Governance Committee.

AT&T goes nationwide with 5G
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

Carrier said 5G is now available to more than 205 million consumers in in 395 coverage markets across the US.

Wipro unveils 5G edge services offerings
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

The solutions suite, built with IBM technology, is designed to enhance Wipro's BoundaryLess Enterprise – Universal Edge portfolio.

HPE unveils new 5G Lab
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's 5G Lab is a test and development environment where telcos and partners can validate and integrate 5G network solutions.

MTS, Motorola, Qualcomm tout mmWave 5G phone for Russia
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2020

MTS, Motorola, Qualcomm said the new motorola edge+ smartphone for the Russian market will support 5G transmissions in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, expanding such offerings outside of the US.

Verizon taps Cellwize to use AI, ML for 5G site deployments
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2020

Verizon said it will use artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies from Cellwize to more effectively deploy and manage its 5G cell sites.

Corning teams with EnerSys to get power, fiber to small cells
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2020

Corning said it will work with EnerSys to more quickly connect small cells to power for electricity and fiber for backhaul.

Verizon to begin using standalone 5G core in 2020
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2020

Verizon said it successfully tested its standalone 5G core and will begin pushing traffic onto the core later this year.

Verizon picks five partners for 5G First Responder Lab
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2020

Says applications now being sought for fifth cohort focused on fire response and situatonal awareness.

Verizon, Ericsson show off Integrated Access Backhaul in mmWave 5G
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2020

Verizon and Ericsson said they demonstrated Integrated Access Backhaul technology working in the operator's millimeter wave (mmWave) 5G network.

Ericsson touts commercial release of 5G NR software
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2020

Marking a 5G milestone, Ericsson's software enables 5G NR to operate independently of 4G networks.

Ericsson announces smaller 5G antennas
News Wire Feed | 6/30/2020

Ericsson said its new Hybrid AIR and Interleaved AIR support 5G in midband spectrum without increasing in size.

FCC formally moves against Huawei and ZTE
News Wire Feed | 6/30/2020

The FCC said companies that get money from its Universal Service Fund cannot use it to purchase equipment from Huawei or ZTE due to national security concerns.

AT&T expands DSS, reaches 160M people with lowband 5G
News Wire Feed | 6/29/2020

AT&T said it switched on dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) in more markets, and that it now offers lowband 5G service to fully 160 million people.

LLA taps Ericsson for its mobile core upgrade
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2020

Liberty Latin America names Ericsson as its sole mobile core network vendor in a major network modernization drive.

Verizon teams with Digital Catapult to push 5G in London
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2020

Verizon said it will work with Digital Catapult to help develop 5G and edge computing services in Verizon's London 5G Lab.

Dish plans $1B debt offering
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2020

Dish says net proceeds will be used for 'general corporate purposes,' but offering enters the picture as company moves ahead on a major mobile initiative.

Boingo awarded ten-year DAS rights at Hawaii Convention Center
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2020

Hawaii Tourism Authority selects Boingo for cellular services at 1.1 million square foot convention center.

Toyota to assess 5G private network in Japanese manufacturing center
News Wire Feed | 6/23/2020

Toyota said it will work with Nokia and others to test 4G and 5G private wireless networks at its manufacturing design center in Fukuoka, Japan.

Verizon tests DSS on the road to nationwide 5G
News Wire Feed | 6/22/2020

Verizon said it successfully tested dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) technology in Texas and Minnesota, a move that positions the operator to offer 5G nationwide.

AWS touts new Snowcone edge computing box for IoT, private networks
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2020

Amazon Web Services said its new Snowcone edge computing device can be used for applications ranging from IoT to private wireless LTE networks.

AT&T, Nokia test new O-RAN tech
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2020

AT&T said it tested RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) technology over its millimeter wave 5G network with vendor Nokia.

Qualcomm releases platform for AI, 5G robots
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2020

Qualcomm said its new Robotics RB5 platform can support the development of robots using 5G and artificial intelligence.

Qualcomm hopes newest Snapdragon makes 5G phones cheaper
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2020

Qualcomm said its new Snapdragon 690 5G Mobile Platform would support less expensive 5G phones.

FCC OKs $237.9M to boost mobile networks in Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands
News Wire Feed | 6/15/2020

Includes first Universal Service Funding targeted for 5G deployments, agency says.

GCI allows Samsung phones onto its 5G network in Anchorage
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2020

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G and Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G users will now see the 5G icon on their handsets following software update.

FCC votes to speed up cell tower upgrades
News Wire Feed | 6/9/2020

The FCC voted along party lines to approve rules that would allow cell tower companies to more quickly and easily update existing towers.

Test company Spirent boasts of 4G and 5G work with Rakuten
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2020

Rakuten used testing equipment from Spirent Communications for its 4G network and its planned 5G network.

BCE in Canada to use Ericsson for 5G
News Wire Feed | 6/2/2020

BCE said it will use equipment from Ericsson to build out a 5G network in Canada.

Laurent Therivel to replace Ken Meyers as U.S. Cellular's CEO
News Wire Feed | 6/1/2020

Laurent Therivel, a former AT&T executive, will replace outgoing CEO Kenneth Meyers at U.S. Cellular starting July 1.

Eutelsat, Intelsat, SES, Star One and Telesat agree to speedy C-Band auction
News Wire Feed | 6/1/2020

The FCC said Eutelsat, Intelsat, SES, Star One and Telesat all agreed to its accelerated timeline for a C-Band spectrum auction for 5G.

T-Mobile inks 5G roaming deal with GCI in Alaska
News Wire Feed | 6/1/2020

T-Mobile and GCI in Alaska inked a 5G roaming agreement that T-Mobile said will give its customers a 5G connection across all 50 US states.

Survey: 76% of executives believe 5G will be 'critical'
News Wire Feed | 6/1/2020

A new survey of networking executives by Deloitte found that 76% said 5G will be a 'critical' networking technology for their company in three years.

Comtech awarded $1.3M deal to supply location tech for major mobile operator
News Wire Feed | 6/1/2020

Comtech finalized a contract upgrade worth over $1.3M with a Tier 1 telecom company.

Nellis Air Force Base to test 5G network
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2020

The Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada will begin testing a 5G network for a variety of applications starting in 2021.

Ligado scores $100M in new investments for 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2020

Ligado Networks, which recently scored FCC approval for 5G operations in its spectrum, said it raised $100 million in new investments.

AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, others support WBA's OpenRoaming for Wi-Fi
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2020

The Wireless Broadband Alliance recently took control of the OpenRoaming standard for Wi-Fi, and supporters include the likes of AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Boingo and others.

In bankruptcy, OneWeb asks for more LEO satellites for 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2020

OneWeb, which is in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, asked the FCC for permission to launch more low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites to support services including offerings for 5G.

US DoD helps fund AI spectrum-sharing test in a 5G-NR network
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2020

The $2.7M project aims to show how finite amounts of spectrum can be maximized with machine-driven resource allocation.

Zyxel lays out its fixed wireless products for 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

Zyxel Communications said it will begin producing its 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) products starting in the second quarter of 2020.

SES: We'll participate in FCC's C-Band auction plan
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

SES said it will support the FCC's 'accelerated timeline' for the C-Band spectrum auction for 5G.

Nokia throws in with the Open RAN Policy Coalition
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2020

Says support for open and interoperable tech will help create secure approach to 5G and future network generations.

Intelsat launches cell backhaul platform for US mobile operators
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2020

With a focus on rural areas, Intelsat says the 'turnkey' managed service will help US operators quickly deploy 4G and 5G coverage.

Geoverse, CTS team for portable, temporary, private LTE/5G networks
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Geoverse and Communications Technology Services (CTS) said they will partner to develop portable, private and temporary LTE/5G networks for sale to enterprises like construction companies.

AT&T's Chris Boyer to chair Open RAN Policy Coalition
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

The Open RAN Policy Coalition announced its board of directors, headed by a top AT&T executive.

Verizon to support Movandi, Pivotal Commware, WNC 5G repeaters
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Verizon said it will support 5G millimeter wave signal repeaters from Movandi Corporation, Pivotal Commware and Wistron NeWeb Corporation.

Nokia, KDDI form JV for cloudified RAN
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Nokia and KDDI in Japan said they will work on 'a fully cloudified RAN solution' in a new joint venture.

Nokia touts 4.7Gbit/s on 5G in Texas
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Nokia boasted of 'the world's fastest 5G speeds' using 800MHz of millimeter wave spectrum, reaching 4.7Gbit/s.

Nokia boasts 5G speed world record
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

Equipment vendor said it reached 4.7 Gbit/s via an Over-the-Air (OTA) network and 800 MHz of commercial millimeter wave 5G spectrum.

Altiostar tests O-RAN Alliance-compliant 5G with NEC and Rakuten
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

Altiostar said it showed off 5G MIMO with NEC and Rakuten working on the O-RAN Alliance specification.

T-Mobile selects six startups for 5G accelerator program
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

T-Mobile said it will continue to support Sprint's startup accelerator program, naming six startups it will support for 5G development.

Amid 5G launches, overall US wireless customer satisfaction slides 1.3%
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

According to the American Customer Satisfaction Index, overall customer satisfaction in the US wireless industry declined 1.3% to a score of 74 (on a scale of 0 to 100) during a period when operators launched their first 5G offerings.

Intel, NASA, T-Mobile team for 5G Open Innovation Lab
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

The 5G Open Innovation Lab said it launched its program with support from founding partners Intel, NASA and T-Mobile.

Verizon closes BlueJeans purchase, promises deal 5G integration
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2020

Verizon said it closed its previously announced purchase of videoconferencing provider BlueJeans, and said it will be 'deeply integrated into Verizon's current and future 5G product roadmap.'

Nokia scores 5G deal with Taiwan Star Telecom
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2020

Taiwan Star Telecom said it will build a 5G network with equipment from Nokia.

RTO Wireless teams with ExteNet Systems for CBRS build
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2020

RTO Wireless said it will team with infrastructure provider ExteNet Systems to build a network running in the 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band.

CommScope hires chief commercial officer
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

Jeff White joins company from Here Technologies.

FCC approves plan to free 900MHz for broadband, including LTE
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

The FCC voted to approve the release of 6MHz in the 900MHz band for broadband operations, including LTE, in a move that will benefit 900MHz license holder Anterix.

Telia Norway teams with Ericsson to launch commercial 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2020

Telia in Norway has switched on its 5G commercial network, powered by Ericsson.

Airtel taps IBM and Red Hat for new network cloud
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2020

The cloud partnership with IBM and Red Hat will prepare Airtel's network for emerging technologies such as 5G and edge computing.

Qualcomm releases Snapdragon 768G 5G mobile platform
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2020

Good news for gamers, possibly.

Fujitsu, Qualcomm complete data call with 5G carrier aggregation
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2020

The multi-gigabit data call marks the companies' first successful demonstration of 5G carrier aggregation.

Dish pay-TV subs losses widen to 413K in Q1 2020
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2020

Dish ends quarter with 11.32 million pay-TV subs, including 9.01 million Dish TV subs and 2.31 million Sling TV subs.

IBM, Red Hat prep for 5G with new edge computing solutions
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

IBM and Red Hat partner on solutions to help enterprises and telecommunications companies speed their transition to edge computing in the 5G era.

Nokia, Vodafone unlock lowband 5G spectrum in Australia
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2020

Nokia and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) are complementing their 3.5GHz 5G rollout with the deployment of lowband 700MHz spectrum.

Telstra upgrades to standalone 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2020

Telstra said it can now handle standalone 5G traffic with equipment from Ericsson, and expects to begin selling phones capable of accessing the technology by the end of this year.

Charter Q1 revenues climb 4.8%, to $11.7B, driven by broadband, mobile, SMB, video and advertising
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2020

Charter loses 70,000 video subs in the period, adds 290,000 mobile lines and 563,000 broadband subs.

Amdocs opens up CBRS business
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2020

Amdocs said it is now selling services for the newly freed 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band, including Spectrum Access System (SAS) offerings and options for 5G private wireless networks.

ZTE, China Unicom implement Tri-RAT dynamic spectrum sharing solution
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2020

ZTE and China Unicom have partnered to implement SuperDSS, the industry's first Tri-RAT dynamic spectrum sharing solution.

Qualcomm sees flat revenue ahead
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2020

Qualcomm earns 41 cents a share on revenues of $5.2 billion during Q2 and said it expects to see about a "30% reduction in handset shipments."

Watch Communications to use Ericsson EPC for 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2020

Watch Communications, a wireless network operator in the Midwest, said it will deploy Ericsson's Evolved Packet Core in its network in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky.

China Telecom tests standalone 5G with Spirent
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2020

Spirent announced China Telecom used its equipment to test standalone 5G technology.

Metaswitch, Vodafone test 5G wireless, wireline convergence
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2020

Software boffins create a path to converged services for operators with cloud-based 5G core deployments.

China Mobile awards Ericsson 5G contract
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2020

China Mobile extends 5G RAN partnership with Ericsson as it seeks to further roll out 5G services across the country.

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