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T-Mobile takes greenwashing to a new high

The US operator sets a net-zero target for 2040 but the emissions over which it has most control rose sharply in 2021.

The Divide: Study examines service providers' plans and priorities for bridging broadband gaps

This week: Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick joins the show to discuss the results of a recent survey of global broadband operators on their plans for closing the digital divide.

How MU-MIMO could change the FWA game for T-Mobile and Verizon

Testing by Signals Research Group at T-Mobile cell sites finds SRS beamforming and MU-MIMO active and yielding a dramatic increase in capacity – especially for receivers that don't move.

US govt plans to block all tech exports to Huawei – reports

Agencies have already stopped approving exports to the Chinese firm.

ServiceNow invests $25M in security startup Snyk

The startup also received $196.5 million in Series G funding in December.

Eurobites: BT floats 'legacy' applications up to the cloud

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange France has new CEO; KPN, Tele2 earnings; Vodafone and Ericsson trial VoNR over 5G SA in Oman.

BT and SPL to work on 5G transmissions from HAPS aircraft

BT and SPL agree to jointly test new antenna technology aboard a HAPS aircraft that could take 5G to the stratosphere.

Convergence: Bringing networks together while the world tries to keep them apart

Carriers understand that adopting strong service assurance in the complex partner ecosystem of today's networks requires service assurance solutions that are well-integrated with other systems and can deal with proprietary and open source standards and open APIs. #sponsored

ATSC 3.0 transition 'in peril' without more FCC action, NAB claims

The National Association of Broadcasters argues that 'a stalled transition is threatening the future' of broadcast TV and wants the FCC to create an 'ATSC 3.0 task force.'

Here are 4 big themes for 5G in 2023

Growth in the US wireless industry is expected to slow during 2023, and Verizon's lackluster outlook isn't sparking optimism. But cable's mobile efforts are looking good.

Gigi Sohn headed for third Senate hearing

Sohn is expected to sit through an unprecedented third Senate hearing for FCC Commissioner sometime in the coming weeks.

NEC posts networks loss amid 5G slowdown and open RAN 'caution'

Months after complaining about open RAN wariness among brownfield operators, the Japanese company reports losses at its networks division.

Upstream demand driven by 'marketing,' not true usage, Charter CEO says

Chris Winfrey's comments arrive as Charter prepares to upgrade its HFC networks, but shifts the broader narrative toward wireline/wireless service convergence.

Walmart's drones take a multi-carrier approach to 5G

A Walmart representative confirmed that the company's drone fleet can be upgraded to 5G, and that the company's drone vendor, DroneUp, uses technology from Elsight to connect to multiple cellular networks.

Bell joins Telstra as second 'big telco' investor in Cohere

The Canadian operator is stumping up funds for trials of Cohere's capacity-boosting network software and 6G candidate.

Eurobites: Orange Belgium and Telenet strike wholesale fixed-networks deal

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hrvatski Telekom gets digging in Dubrovnik; London's mayor takes FTTH credit; MTN's Mupita wants new regulatory framework.

Cellnex merger rumors add to ongoing tower chess game

M&A remains an ongoing source of speculation as MNOs continue to set their towers free.

Charter near avoiding big financial hit in murder case involving former field tech

In a case that originally awarded more than $7 billion in punitive charges, a tentative settlement is for 'substantially less' than a reduced judgment of $262 million, according to a Charter SEC filing.

AT&T boasts of core 'white box' success in 5G, fiber push

Broadcom, DriveNets, Cisco, Nokia and others are among the vendors supporting AT&T's move toward a new switching and routing platform that's now carrying a majority of the operator's production traffic.

The Notebook Dump: BEAD battles, 5G wins and woes, robot dog uprising

The editors cover cable earnings updates, 5G wins and woes, battles over BEAD funding and the rise of the robot dogs in the Notebook Dump for the week ending January 27.

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