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A battle royale is forming in private wireless networking

A wide range of companies – from mobile network operators to cloud computing companies to startups – are colliding in their pursuit of the private wireless networking opportunity.

Skepticism of Dish's 5G plans is justified – analysts

'Selling to enterprises is very difficult, and we don't know why anyone would work with Dish, which has no experience in building networks or working with enterprises,' argued the financial analysts at J.P. Morgan.

Is the Twitter-India standoff over?

The social media giant has sought more time from the government to comply with the new IT rules, possibly marking an end to the standoff.

Fastly outage gives preview of Internet apocalypse

An unprofitable minnow temporarily paralyzes a few major organizations and knocks out a whole government website.

Microsoft bags US approval for $19.7B Nuance buy

Microsoft gets US regulatory approval to buy Nuance, the company behind Dragon voice-recognition software and the voice-rec engine for Siri.

Light Reading Recap: Week ending June 4

Last week's news highlights included a look at big telco job numbers (they're dropping), Huawei's software strategy and T-Mobile's plans to connect rural America. This video first appeared on Informa Tech's executive community, The Network.

Dish Network adds indoor 5G to checklist

Dish Network recently hired a longtime AT&T veteran, Abid Khan, as its new director of in-building systems. The move likely signals Dish's interest in supporting enterprise customers.

Facebook gets down to business with messaging

Social networking giant unveils tools that will enable businesses to message customers on Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

A better mousetrap, or just a trap? Questions about Dish and AWS using the public cloud for 5G

This isn't your typical telco-cloud partnership, but it might be the most interesting of all, given Dish's greenfield status and a handful of unanswered questions, writes contributing analyst Roz Roseboro.

As normality beckons, Zoom still goes vroom

Zoom sees its Q1 revenues jump 191% as it seeks to now do hybrid working and cement its lead by starting a venture capital fund to create Zoom apps.

Ericsson refines private wireless sales pitch

Although Ericsson has been playing in the space for years, the company took the wraps off its new 'Private 5G' offering in part to refine its message to enterprises.

China's 5G, data center emissions double by 2035

Xi shocked the world saying China will reach net zero by 2060, but in 2035 its huge 5G and data center sectors will emit more CO2 than France today.

Amazon, Google continue telecom hiring spree

Google recently hired a telecom executive from Wind River, while AWS recently nabbed executives from Zayo and Nokia. The developments shine a light on the cloud providers' telecom ambitions.

Startup Pensando prepares for first live cloud customer deployment

Former Cisco CEO John Chambers is an investor in the startup and chairman of Pensando's board of directors. The company was created by a group of ex-Cisco executives.

Telefónica lining up 5G core vendors for Brazil

Vivo confirms Mavenir, Nokia and Oracle as network partners for standalone 5G, and is also trialing AWS Outposts.

War of words between Twitter and Indian government escalates

The social media platform is concerned about the 'intimidation tactics' used by the police and the 'potential threat to freedom of expression.'

Orange turns Bleu on cloud

Operator teams up with Capgemini to establish a new 'French hyperscale cloud' based on Microsoft Azure.

Dish's 5G starts getting tangible

Joshua Broder, the CEO of tower construction company Tilson, recently tweeted a picture of a Dish 5G tower the company is building in Pennsylvania. He's not alone.

Juniper gives Apstra's IBN software a refresh

Version 4.0 of Apstra's software includes additional multivendor capabilities to now support VMware NSX-T 3.0 and Broadcom's Enterprise SONiC.

Long after bust-ups, Amdocs is still turning hair grey at Openet

The Israeli software giant snapped up Openet in August last year after failing to swat it in the law courts. Here's what happened next.

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