ACA Connects and Cartesian connected on a multi-faceted study finding that it would cost in the range of $61 billion to $118 billion to bring 1 Gbit/s to certain locations not covered by the phase I RDOF auction.
AT&T plans to implement open RAN first in its indoor networks, mainly because such networks are often relatively simple. And the operator can push traffic onto its outdoor networks if there are problems.
Last week's highlights included a piece of good news for TikTok users in the US, a big bet on BT's fiber rollout from French telecom giant Altice and Starlink's plans to provide in-flight Wi-Fi.
The French group says a cyberattack was not to blame for a major network outage that affected calls to emergency numbers.
UAE achieved one of the world's best 5G rollouts using Huawei kit. But Biden tells the Emirates to break with Shenzhen or lose an F-35 jet shipment.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and Ooredoo deploy 4G and 5G FWA in Oman; STC adds fire alarm system to its smart armory; Openreach's Selley lands a CBE in Birthday Honours list.
There seems to be a tug of war going on between the satellite communication firms and Indian service providers over the 28GHz spectrum band.
The South Korean vendor emerges as the key player in the deployment as Vodafone works on replacing China's Huawei in its 5G network.
Although a New York judge issued an injunction against legislation requiring $15 per month broadband, the issue is still very much undecided.
Deployments of distributed access architecture (DAA) equipment are also showing signs of life, but suppliers of DOCSIS CPE could be in for more pain as chip shortages persist.
'The minimum delay reported by members was generally three to four weeks,' NTCA told the FCC. Some network operators report 'not being able to obtain the equipment for the 2021 construction season.'
Tapping into the 6GHz band with Wi-Fi 6 will enable service providers to free up the 5GHz band and pursue a new wave of high-bandwidth, low-latency apps and services, CommScope exec says.
US chip giant said to have offered $2 billion to get its hands on chip-designer startup.
Asia's most valuable company, TSMC, is weighing construction of an advanced chip-making plant in Kumamoto, western Japan.
A wide range of companies – from mobile network operators to cloud computing companies to startups – are colliding in their pursuit of the private wireless networking opportunity.
This week in our WiC roundup: Working from home does not work for everyone; the biggest diversity trends; women in engineering experience daily microaggressions; and more.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia Carrier highlights pandemic security spike; 5G gaming-by-the-sea; AWS to plant data centers in Israel.
It performs well in a comparison with other international 4G networks, but one analyst says the loss-making Japanese firm desperately needs a deep-pocketed investor.
Programmer's first live primetime coverage of the Olympic games in the eye-popping format will be complemented by live 4K HDR coverage on NBCU's Golf Channel and the Olympic Channel.
'Selling to enterprises is very difficult, and we don't know why anyone would work with Dish, which has no experience in building networks or working with enterprises,' argued the financial analysts at J.P. Morgan.