Tucked away in Dish Network's announcement last week that it would enter the wireless industry was a promise to follow through with the $3.6 billion purchase of 800MHz spectrum from T-Mobile in 2023.
Following a data-gathering exercise to gauge the ethnic makeup of its workforce, the UK operator will set targets.
Activist hedge-fund Elliot Management – the same company that pressured AT&T – is now urging Crown Castle to make changes that would pull the company away from small cells.
CEO Anders Nilsson sails away. Telco operations veteran Kjell Morten Johnsen takes his place.
The Chinese equipment vendor is being driven out of telco networks in the West as the US stays on the offensive.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt appoints new CCO; using drones to fix cell towers; smart home devices losing their luster in MEA.
The Chinese equipment maker faces a UK ban, according to press reports, because new US sanctions make it an even bigger risk.
ANSII indicates that it will limit authorizations to use Huawei equipment to between three and eight years.
The Indian conglomerate will become a major shareholder in the UK-backed alternative to the EU's Galileo initiative.
The 3GPP is expected to issue 'Release 16' of the 5G standard Friday. It will support fancy new technologies like network slicing, Integrated Access Backhaul and vehicle platooning.
Geoverse is looking to sell private wireless LTE offerings using a unique combination of its licensed 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum licenses and CBRS spectrum.
The Cloud Native World program last week offered evidence of progressive telco thinking and the same old barriers to faster adoption of cloud-native architectures.
Tencent GM Wang Yachen warned an online conference audience this week that 5G needs to be more cost-effective in order to compete in B2B.
More than half of consumers can't fix their own technical issues, a number that surges to 73% among those who don't consider themselves tech-savvy, Sweepr finds in survey of 600+ people in the US and UK.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK wants to pronounce on O2/Virgin Media merger; Ericsson takes TDC to the water; beaucoup de connectivity en vacances, promises Orange.
Private equity firm splits retail and infrastructure operations of former Telenor CEE assets, just like it did with O2 Czech Republic a few years ago.
UK operator lines up Ericsson, MediaTek, Oppo and Qualcomm to help with its standalone 5G network and installs trial network at Coventry University.
The data center business of one of India's biggest telcos has attracted investment amid surging demand for cloud services.
If the Chinese vendor were not so technically gifted, it would probably have been sent packing already.
Verizon has loudly touted its plans to expand its mmWave 5G network. But AT&T and T-Mobile have remained conspicuously silent on the topic.