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Verizon covers 0.5% of Americans with mmWave 5G – analysts

Verizon officials have refused to discuss the number of people covered by the operators mmWave network. A new report fills this gap with a rough calculation: 1.8 million.

Tesla's 5G stop sign: Self-driving needs 'no connectivity whatsoever'

Tesla, the world's most valuable auto maker, plans to charge $10,000 for its new self-driving service. Meanwhile, 5G remains free to users on most top-tier mobile plans.

Rogers recovers financial footing in Q3

Big Toronto-based cable and wireless provider saw revenues, net income and sub counts rebound in the summer quarter as the Canadian economy reopened after the mass COVID-19 lockdowns of the spring.

Open RAN and the Everest of inflated expectations

Some jaw-dropping forecasts have been made about open RAN's sales trajectory. Is the industry getting carried away?

AT&T sheds 627K pay-TV subs as HBO Max activations double in Q3

Led by solid fiber service growth, AT&T added 158,000 total broadband customers in the quarter.

Avanti and ST iDirect link satellite and land 5G

Avanti Communications and ST Engineering iDirect successfully link satellite with land 5G, which they call an SaT5G milestone.

After Jio, Airtel wants to develop its own gear

India's second-largest service provider, Bharti Airtel, will develop its own technology across 5G, home broadband and IoT working with local and international firms.

Viavi loses CFO to Rackspace, upgrades fiscal Q1 guidance

Test and measurement specialist appoints Pam Avent as its interim CFO following resignation of Amar Maletira.

Eurobites: Huawei-less O2 closes 5G gap on BT

Also in today's EMEA regional round-up: Three finishes VoLTE rollout; Telefónica turns cybersecurity investor; earnings joy for ADVA; Nokia does more private wireless.

T-Mobile touts rural bona fides

T-Mobile is upgrading its 5G network at the rate of 1,000 cell sites a month, including in rural areas. But the operator's rural efforts face plenty of issues.

Verizon's Q3 shows 'phenomenal job with a difficult hand'

Verizon raised its earnings per share guidance and its fourth quarter wireless service revenue expectations, which some analysts cheered amid an ongoing pandemic.

The full list: Here are the actual bidders in the C-band auction

There are a total of 74 entities that have registered their interest to bid in the FCC's upcoming C-band auction. Here's the list.

Quibi calls it quits

Update: Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman announced Wednesday that the premium, short-form streaming service is shutting down and looking to sell its content and technologies.

Ericsson still beating 'non-Chinese rivals,' says CEO

The Swedish vendor says its 5G R&D investments have made it a more cost-competitive player than its rivals.

US Justice Dept: Google paid handset makers for search dominance

The US Justice Department sues Google in its biggest antitrust action in 22 years, accusing it and Apple of a multi-billion-dollar secret deal.

Pent-up demand drives Fios Internet sub growth to five-year high

Fueled by a return to field installations, Fios Internet sub adds of 144,000 in Q3 smashed expectations even as Verizon continued to shed Fios video subs. Meanwhile, the telco remains pumped about 5G Home.

China Mobile 5G subs top 114M in Q3

China's largest mobile operator adds 44 million '5G package customers' during Q3, but not enough to prevent ARPU slippage.

Eurobites: China threatens Sweden after Huawei ban – report

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor wields axe; Sky comes to UK high street's rescue; NGMN gets excitable about 6G.

Telia picks Nokia for standalone 5G core in six markets

Nokia to deploy standalone 5G core in Ericsson's backyard, while the Swedish vendor wins RAN deals in Sweden and Estonia.

5G users in US consume 1.9x more data than 4G users – report

A new report from Opensignal shows that 5G users in the US consumed an average of 16.5GB in September, far more than 4G users.

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