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CableLabs helps take Wi-Fi 6E to the test

The Wireless Broadband Alliance hooked up with CableLabs and Intel to field-test low-power indoor Wi-Fi 6E. They found that the technology hit speeds of 1.7 Gbit/s down and 1.2 Gbit/s up in 'locations close to the access point.'

Indian regulator issues consultation paper on 5G spectrum reserve price

Apart from spectrum pricing, the paper seeks comment on other areas, including valuation methodologies, service rollout obligations and payment terms.

Trump seeks big funding for new social media app

A Trump in need of cash is hoping fans will invest in his new media venture, fueled by revenge against what he sees as liberal Big Tech.

How an Intel failure sparked a 5G boom for Marvell

The silicon specialist is counting on a bigger share of business with Nokia and predicting a surge in 5G sales.

Eurobites: BT's Allera has another nibble at net neutrality

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia plans new R&D campus in Oulu; Virgin Media suffers ten-hour TV outage; ETNO dissatisfied with progress on cyber directive.

US moves to block Nvidia's purchase of Arm

The US Federal Trade Commission is worried Nvidia's proposed $40 billion purchase of Arm would stifle competition in the chipset space.

MVNO US Mobile goes full eSIM

eSIM will support new features 'like being able to switch plans instantly, getting live-at-arrival connectivity when traveling abroad, or intelligently shifting between networks,' according to the company.

Falcon V connects with Liberty Global and Charter on 'open' DAA

Fresh funding will help fuel development of an open approach for a distributed access architecture that appears to draw some parallels to the technology connection forged between Comcast and Harmonic.

Picocom throws hat into open RAN silicon ring

Noting the unsuitability of x86 processors, the China-backed chips developer launches its small cells product.

Comcast travels M&A path in Massachusetts

Comcast is expanding its presence in the state as it inks deals to acquire two municipal service providers: BELD Broadband and Russell Municipal Cable TV.

Apple warns suppliers of fading iPhone 13 signals – report

Unnamed sources send ripples through Apple’s supply chain on claims that demand for iPhone 13 models has slowed.

Beyond 400G: Charting adoption for coherent 800G optics

Heavy Reading survey data suggests that the newest generation of 800G coherent optics will gain broad adoption over the next five years across the metro, long-haul and subsea network segments.

Telecom Italia faces strike amid boardroom disunity

SLC-Cgil union says strike at TIM 'could be called within 10 days.'

Senators press Sohn, Davidson on how they'll implement broadband bill

With few legislative days left on the calendar, the US Senate Commerce Committee held a confirmation hearing on Wednesday for President Biden's nominees for NTIA head, Alan Davidson, and FCC Commissioner, Gigi Sohn.

ADRF on 5G, open RAN and indoor wireless networks

ADRF has been selling wireless equipment for indoor networks for 20 years. The company's longtime COO sees opportunities and challenges in topics ranging from private wireless to open RAN.

Cheese! Qualcomm's new Snapdragon aims at photos

A Qualcomm looking to grow past its dwindling relationship with Apple aims at high-end Android customers with its photo punch in its new chip.

NTT DoCoMo, not Rakuten, may be the open RAN leader

Japan's biggest operator says its 10,000 5G basestations use open RAN specifications and is targeting 20,000 by March.

Eurobites: Belgium's Telenet begins 5G rollout

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia supplies 400GE kit to Italy's TOP-IX; TIM connects cars in Turin; T-Systems validates vaccination certificates.

Verizon launches pair of pricey streaming soundbars

Developed with Bang & Olufsen, Verizon's duo of premium soundbars weave in the company's Stream TV app. The baseline version goes for $399.99, and a nine-speaker 'Pro' edition fetches almost $1,000.

Qualcomm, Plume, Nokia, Google, others signal interest in 6GHz management

An FCC plan to allow private companies to operate Automated Frequency Coordination (AFC) systems in the 6GHz band has drawn interest from a wide array of players.

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