Commercial rollout slated to start December 3. Without additional 5G capacity, said Orange, current networks will reach saturation point by 2022.
ByteDance has received a short extension to sell TikTok's US operations, but its real strategy appears to be to wait for the Biden administration.
...and China Mobile's in trouble too.
As the company transitions from old-school telco to cloud edge provider, it is deploying cloud edge nodes across the US and overseas.
Iliad-owned operator expresses confidence about the future thanks to 'healthy core business momentum.'
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica edges towards Andalusia; Nokia helps Graz cut it as a smart city; Tele2 beefs up IoT offer with Cisco.
Several top Nokia executives are heading for the door, creating a challenge for Nokia's new CEO, Pekka Lundmark, as he works to assert control.
South Korea's SK Telecom has data center and AI-as-a-service ambitions for its new AI chip, 1.5 times faster than a GPU but half the price.
New Light Reading e-book sponsored by Harmonic highlights some of the early advances made by cable operators and vendors in virtualizing the industry's access networks and expanding their capacity.
A Spanish joint venture is on the cards, says El Economista, but Másmovíl flatly denies it's negotiating anything with Vodafone.
A week after disposing of its low-tier handset unit, Huawei has reshaped its consumer business to target the fast-growing smart car market in the world.
Offer for the owner of France's SFR and Portugal's MEO to run until January 21.
Cogent, one of the world's largest ISPs, offers customers and competitors the ability to create their own global network, across its entire footprint, while paying on a per-usage basis.
In the latest study by Parks Associates, more than three fifths (61%) of US consumers subscribe to at least two OTT services and nearly half (45%) subscribe to three or more.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and A1 switch on private network for Siemens; BT and Transatel renew MVNOs partnership; TIM and Google combine on 'Voice Smart' calling.
Rajesh Mishra, Parallel Wireless' CTO, and Kaitki Agarwal, Parallel's chief product officer, are leaving the company to start A5G Networks, which will focus on open RAN orchestration.
A startup backed by some of Qualcomm's former top executives is looking to test advanced MIMO technology running on open RAN specifications.
Mavenir is now one of the world's five largest suppliers of mobile core networking technology, which is essentially the brain of a wireless network.
Coopérative de Câblodistribution de L'Arrière Pays (CCAP) has increased its top broadband speeds by 10X and HD and 4K channels by 34% after adopting Adara's bandwidth reclamation solution.
Indian service provider suggests setting up new Optic Fiber Regulatory Authority for the 'faster, transparent and economic rollout of fiber' in the country.