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COMSovereign to buy Saguna for edge computing and 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2021

COMSovereign Holding Corp. said it will purchase Saguna Network for edge computing and 5G technology.

SoftBank, OneWeb ink agreement for satellite Internet
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2021

SoftBank and OneWeb said they would work together on satellite communications, including building ground stations in Japan for OneWeb's low Earth orbit satellite operations.

Cancer researcher installs private 5G from AT&T
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2021

The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC said it will run a private 5G network from AT&T.

Verizon, Capitol Music, Motown Records team for 5G, edge
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2021

Verizon, Capitol Music Group (CMG) and Motown Records said they will look at how 5G and edge computing technologies can aid the music industry.

Tarana Wireless nabs $50M for fixed wireless
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2021

Tarana Wireless said it obtained $50 million in preferred stock financing from Prime Movers Lab and others for its 'fiber-competitive Internet' technology.

Telefonica, Microsoft team for private 5G and edge computing
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2021

Telefónica and Microsoft said they would work together to sell 5G and edge computing services for private wireless networks.

Verizon to hire 1,000 new retail employees
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2021

Verizon said it will hire 1,000 new employees to work in its retail stores.

Manulife buys 30% of ExteNet Systems
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2021

A consortium led by Manulife Investment Management closed its purchase of 30% of ExteNet Systems.

Verizon teams with Oak View Group for 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2021

Verizon said it will build 5G into locations such as the New York UBS Arena and the Seattle Climate Pledge Arena via a partnership with Oak View Group.

UScellular, Qualcomm, others demo 1Gbit/s mmWave 5G at 4.35 miles
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2021

UScellular, Qualcomm, Ericsson and Inseego said they managed 1Gbit/s download speeds on a 5G connection in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum at a distance of 4.35 miles.

AT&T brings mmWave 5G to Lumen Field in Seattle
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2021

AT&T said that it will offer a 5G network in its millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum at the Lumen Field sports stadium in Seattle.

Samsung's Harman intros 5G testing lab
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2021

Harman, a Samsung subsidiary, said it is now offering a new end-to-end 5G testing product for 5G devices.

Kentucky Derby to have 5G via Mobilitie
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2021

The Churchill Downs Racetrack, which will host the 147th Kentucky Derby, said it installed a new Distributed Antenna System (DAS) that supports 5G from vendor Mobilitie.

Dish drops 230K pay-TV subs, 161K retail wireless subs in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

Dish closes the period with 11.06 million pay-TV subs, including 8.69 million satellite TV and 2.37 million Sling TV customers.

Verizon to install 5G in GE's research campus
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

GE will test 5G applications and services at its research campus in a new deal with Verizon.

Vodafone, Qualcomm team for 5G open RAN reference designs
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

Vodafone and Qualcomm said they would work together to develop open RAN reference designs for 5G equipment in order to encourage more suppliers to build such gear.

Dish, RS Access, others form 5G for 12GHz Coalition
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2021

Fronted by former President Bill Clinton's White House press secretary Joe Lockhart, the new 5G for 12GHz Coalition will push for 5G operations in the 12GHz band.

Starry hires CFO
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Komal Misra, late of IPsoft and Cognizant, is joining as Starry enters its 'next critical phase of growth,' CEO says.

Connectivity Wireless to be official supplier to USL
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

The United Soccer League said Connectivity Wireless is now its official wireless network infrastructure supplier.

Charter to appeal 'fastest overall speeds' ruling
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

An advertising arbiter ruled against Charter's claims of 'fastest overall speeds' for its Spectrum Mobile MVNO offering, but the company said it would appeal.

Frost & Sullivan recognizes Huawei iMaster MAE for 2021 Global Autonomous Network Solutions Customer Value Enhancement Award
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2021

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, presents Huawei iMaster MAE with 2021 Global Autonomous Network Solutions Customer Value Enhancement Award.

Skyworks to buy Silicon Labs division for $2.75B
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2021

Skyworks said it will purchase the Infrastructure & Automotive business of Silicon Labs in a transaction worth $2.75 billion.

Dish Network to put its 5G into Amazon Web Services cloud
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2021

Dish Network said it will run its planned 5G network inside Amazon Web Services' (AWS) cloud computing service.

UConn launches AT&T's private wireless 5G network
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2021

The University of Connecticut (UConn) and AT&T announced a private wireless 5G network in millimeter wave spectrum for the university's Stamford campus.

MTS and Huawei launch commercial 5G experience in Moscow
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2021

MTS, Russia's largest mobile operator, and Huawei have activated 5G networks at 14 iconic locations in Moscow.

Former Huawei exec Bill Plummer joins JMA Wireless
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2021

JMA Wireless said it hired Bill Plummer, a former Huawei executive, as its SVP for communications and external affairs.

FCC to re-establish security council for 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

The FCC said it plans to re-establish the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC), with a primary focus on improving 5G network security.

Verizon expands business-focused fixed wireless service to 21 new cities
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Verizon's business division said it's now selling its 5G Business Internet fixed wireless offering in 21 new US cities.

Qualcomm shows off carrier aggregation across mmWave and sub-6GHz spectrum
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2021

Qualcomm said it successfully tested carrier aggregation technology across mmWave and sub-6GHz spectrum in both FDD and TDD configurations.

Fujitsu, Google Cloud, Mavenir, others team with Nvidia
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2021

Fujitsu, Google Cloud, Mavenir, Radisys and Wind River said they will work with chipmaker Nvidia on AI and 5G.

Verizon to work with Univision on 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2021

Verizon said it will develop 5G applications and services in conjunction with Univision.

Nokia phone maker HMD Global launches MVNO in UK
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

HMD Global, a Finnish company that makes smartphones under the Nokia brand, announced it will launch an MVNO service on EE's network in the UK.

AT&T, Toyota announce WarnerMedia RIDE support
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

AT&T and Toyota said they will offer the WarnerMedia RIDE streaming video service to Toyota and Lexus car owners.

Verizon wins ruling over AT&T for 'fastest' 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

An advertising arbiter sided with Verizon after AT&T raised concerns over Verizon's claim that it operates the 'fastest 5G in the world.'

Nokia to secure Dish's 5G network slices
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

After inking similar deals with Allot and Palo Alto, Dish Network said it would use security services from Nokia also.

Grain Management raises $3.75B in investments
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Grain Management, which won some C-band spectrum for 5G, said it closed a $3.75 billion investment fund.

FreedomFi, AccessParks team for 5G in CBRS spectrum
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

AccessParks said it plans to build hundreds of new 5G cell sites running in CBRS spectrum in national parks across the US in partnership with FreedomFi.

T-Mobile to work with Everysight, Flow Immersive, Matsuko, others on 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2021

T-Mobile announced a new lineup of startups it will work with through its T-Mobile Accelerator Spring Immersive Technology Program.

Dish picks Palo Alto for 5G network security
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2021

Deal factors in 5G container security, secure network slicing, real-time threat correlation and dynamic security enforcement.

ATSC sets sights on India's mobile market
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Agreement with TSDSI seeks adoption of ATSC standards for making broadcast services available in India on mobile devices.

AT&T touts 5G data on FirstNet
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2021

Carrier said first responders maintain voice communications with priority and preemption on LTE, with data being routed to either 5G or LTE, depending on the network's capabilities.

Samsung, Marvell team for 5G chips
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Samsung said it designed a new System-on-a-Chip (SoC) for 5G with vendor Marvell.

AT&T, University of Missouri team for mmWave 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2021

The University of Missouri is working with AT&T to educate students about 5G.

CommScope releases new antennas for C-band, CBRS, 700MHz
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2021

CommScope released new antennas for spectrum bands including 700MHz, C-band and 3.5GHz CBRS.

Dish Network chooses NEC's Netcracker for fiber automation
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2021

Dish Network said it will use technology from NEC's Netcracker Technology to handle functions including the automated leasing of fiber connections for its planned 5G network.

Samsung to supply Docomo with 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2021

Japan's Docomo will buy O-RAN-compliant 5G products from vendor Samsung.

Rogers pledges rural 5G expansion in Canada
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2021

Rogers said it reached agreements to expand its 5G services into additional rural areas of Eastern Ontario.

Canada's sports networks team for 5G apps
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2021

TSN and RDS in Canada announced a new 5G app for Bell that shows new camera angles during games.

A5G Networks, EdgeQ, Teal among 5GOILab's latest participants
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

The 5G Open Innovation Lab (5GOILab) announced a new crop of startups it will work to help 'fast-track their growth and market leadership.'

AT&T to use Nokia equipment for C-band buildout
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

AT&T has committed up to $8 billion for its buildout of C-band spectrum for 5G, and Nokia said it's in line for a piece of that spending.

FCC votes to move forward on 3.45-3.55GHz spectrum auction
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

The FCC proposed rules for the 3.45-3.55GHz auction of 5G spectrum that includes 10MHz blocks, Partial Economic Area (PEA) geographic blocks, and a reserve price of over $14.7 billion.

Aervivo nabs $3M for 5G fixed wireless
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

Startup Aervivo said it received $3 million in seed financing for its 5G fixed wireless connectivity platform.

InterDigital hires Qualcomm's Chen as CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2021

Liren Chen, Qualcomm's former global head of IP, will be InterDigital's next CEO starting in April, following the retirement of the company's current chief, William Merritt.

T-Mobile looks to raise $3B, in part for spectrum
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2021

T-Mobile said it plans to offer $3 billion in notes, of which $2 billion the company said would be directed toward its C-band spectrum purchases.

Nokia announces cloud partnerships with Google, Amazon, Microsoft
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2021

Across three separate releases, Nokia said it would partner with Google, Amazon, Microsoft for cloud-based 5G radio products.

Dish inks American Tower deal for up to 20,000 sites
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2021

Dish Network said it scored an agreement with American Tower that would cover up to 20,000 cell tower sites for its planned 5G network.

AT&T raises capex spending forecast, HBO Max subscriber goals
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2021

Ahead of its investor day, AT&T offered a number of updates on its business including its plan to spend $6-$8 billion building out its C-band spectrum holdings and it hopes to gain 120-150 million HBO Max/HBO subscribers by 2025.

AT&T begins selling 5G fixed wireless to business customers
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

AT&T said its business customers will be able to purchase fixed wireless connections over its 5G network.

Apple expands R&D in Munich for 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

Apple said it will hire hundreds of new employees to focus on 5G and 'future technologies' in an expansion of its R&D efforts in Munich.

Casa releases 5G radios for C-band, CBRS
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2021

Casa Systems announced new 5G radios for midband spectrum bands, including the newly released 3.5GHz CBRS and 3.7GHz C-band bands in the US.

Samsung touts 5Gbit/s 5G speeds with EN-DC
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2021

Samsung said it obtained speeds above 5Gbit/s over a 5G connection using E-UTRAN New Radio Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) technology.

Huawei's Gan Bin unveils '1+N' range at MWC Shanghai
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2021

Products and solutions will provide global carriers with leading 5G network capabilities.

Samsung boasts 30% gains in new Massive MIMO tech
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2021

Samsung said it developed a new technology called Mobility Enhancer that the company said raised throughput in Massive MIMO transmissions by 30%.

FCC chief proposes 3.45-3.55GHz auction rules
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

The FCC's acting chairwoman, Jessica Rosenworcel, issued proposed rules for an auction of 100MHz in the 3.45-3.55GHz band.

T-Mobile blasted for 'aspirational' 5G ads
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

An advertising arbiter recommended that T-Mobile change some of its 5G advertising claims because they touted 'aspirational future benefits.'

Kumu Networks to work with DoD on 5G
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

Kumu Networks will provide a prototype for a 5G full duplex Integrated Access Backhaul (IAB) product for tests at the Hill Air Force Base in Utah.

Huawei releases 5GtoB solution
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Offering aimed at creating new value for every player across the industry value chain.

Dish strikes master lease deal with SBA
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Long-term deal provides Dish with access to SBA's national portfolio of wireless communications sites.

Dish sheds 113K pay-TV subs, loses 363K retail wireless subs in Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Quarterly pay-TV losses improve from a year-ago loss of 194,000.

T-Mobile launches 5G incubator program in Georgia
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

T-Mobile said it will team with the Georgia Institute of Technology and others to create a 5G incubator program for startups.

C Spire picks Amdocs for wireless policy and charging for 5G
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

Service provider will use Amdocs' Openet microservices-based policy and charging controls to support C Spire's 5G plans.

C Spire updates on 5G buildout
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2021

C Spire said it is now offering 5G across roughly 100 cell tower sites.

TeraGo pledges 1.5Gbit/s fixed wireless with 5G
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2021

Canada's TeraGo said it successfully tested fixed wireless Internet services with speeds up to 1.5 Gbit/s.

Spectrum Mobile hawks new Apple Watch models
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2021

Charter unit will offer the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE starting February 12.

Melody inks deal for Pebblebrook's rooftop sites
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2021

Melody Investment Advisors said it invested into 14 rooftop wireless cell site locations on Pebblebrook's hotels and resorts.

5G mmWave startup Pivotal Commware nets $50M round
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2021

Pivotal Commware, a startup with technology for 5G in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, said it raised $50 million in a Series C round of financing led by an affiliate of Tracker Capital Management.

AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile all reach 1Gbit/s speeds in 5G during Super Bowl
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2021

According to testing by Global Wireless Solutions at the Raymond James Stadium during Super Bowl LV, all three of the nation's big 5G operators clocked 1Gbit/s speeds on their 5G networks.

Telus signs onto Google's cloud for 5G, MEC
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2021

Canada's Telus said it will use Google Cloud for services including IT modernization, 5G and edge computing.

Qualcomm says new X65 modem takes 5G to 10Gbit/s
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2021

Qualcomm took the wraps off its latest 5G modem, the X65, which the company said can support a variety of technologies that can enable speeds up to 10Gbit/s.

Standing Rock to use BEC for 2.5GHz FWA
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2021

Standing Rock Telecommunications said it will use equipment from BEC Technologies for its planned 2.5GHz fixed wireless access (FWA) services.

Dish to use Avait for 5G backhaul
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2021

Dish Network said it will use microwave products from Aviat Networks for midhaul and backhaul on its planned 5G network.

Open RAN sales could hit $10B by 2025 – Dell'Oro
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2021

Open RAN could account for more than 10% of the RAN market, Dell'Oro Group predicts in its 2020-2025 forecast.

Bell Canada to spend up to $1.2B over two years on 5G, fiber
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2021

Bell Canada said it expects to invest up to $1.2 billion over the next two years on its fiber and 5G networks.

Dish inks tower deal with Vertical Bridge
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2021

Dish Network said it will use cell tower sites owned by Vertical Bridge as it builds out its 5G network.

Charter added 2.M Internet subs, 19K video subs, 1.3M mobile lines in 2020
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2021

Q4 2020 revenues rose 7.3%, to $12.6 billion.

Nextlink to use up to 1,000 sites from American Tower
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2021

Nextlink said it plans to use up to 1,000 cell towers from American Tower to build out its network.

Comcast adds more broadband subs and wireless lines, sheds more video in Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2021

Comcast added 538K residential broadband subs, lost 248K video subs and added 246K wireless lines in period. Total revenues slipped 2.4%.

AT&T posts wireless, fiber and HBO Max gains in Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2021

Company adds 800,000 postpaid mobile subs, 273,000 AT&T Fiber customers, 41 million HBO Max activations, and records a loss of 617,000 pay-TV subs.

Qualcomm touts 5G progress in auto industry
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Qualcomm said it has enjoyed success in selling its 4G and 5G products to automotive customers.

Nokia said its C-band products will be available in Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Following the close of bidding in the FCC's C-band auction for 5G spectrum, Nokia said its C-band product portfolio will be available starting in the first quarter of 2021.

C-band auction assignment phase to start February 8
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Acting FCC chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel releases final guidance on 5G auction of C-band spectrum.

Verizon posts Q4 2020 revenues of $34.7B, down 0.2%
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Wireless service revenue growth and strong results at Verizon Media offset by lower wireless equipment revenue and ongoing declines in legacy wireline products.

Verizon extends mmWave 5G to prepaid plans
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2021

Verizon said its 5G in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum is now accessible via its most expensive prepaid service plan.

MediaTek announces new 5G chips
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

MediaTek said its new Dimensity 1200 and Dimensity 1100 chips for 5G smartphones sport new AI, camera and multimedia features.

DZS deals for Optelian
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

DZS says acquisition of coherent optics company will shore up its mobile transport portfolio and expand its Tier 1 North America customer base.

US agency taps Nokia for 5G security
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2021

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) selected vendor Nokia for its 5G Cybersecurity Project.

Consolidated Communications taps Ciena for 5G network prep
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2021

Consolidated is working with Ciena to upgrade its wireline network to support 5G services and apps.

NewEdge, Parallel, All Purpose team for DoD's 5G
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

NewEdge said it will work with Parallel Wireless and All Purpose Networks to develop products and services for the US Department of Defense's 5G initiatives.

AirHop to work on near-real-time RAN Intelligent Controller with ONF
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

AirHop said it joined the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) in order to work on open source near-real-time RAN Intelligent Controller (n-RT-RIC) technology.

Small Cell Forum targets hosting architectures for multiple operators
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

The Small Cell Forum (SCF) said it will begin working on hosting architectures that support multiple operators, private networking and other alternative deployment models.

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