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Ziply Fiber goes wide with 2-Gig and 5-Gig broadband tiers

Ziply Fiber, an operator that tangles with Comcast and Charter, has launched two multi-gigabit tiers in 60 urban areas, aiming for all markets by Q2 2022.

Open RAN for private 5G and venue networks

SPONSORED: Heavy Reading's Open RAN Operator Survey gauges industry interest in open RAN for smaller-scale private and venue networks.

5G spectrum auction maps, winners and big spenders: Auction 110 of 3.45-3.55GHz

AT&T, Dish Network and T-Mobile were among the big winners of the FCC's Andromeda midband spectrum auction for 5G. Here are the details of what they paid for and what they're getting.

Verizon Frontline and THOR tap 5G for disaster response

Verizon Frontline tackles first responder challenges with a prototype response vehicle that operates on a 5G network.

Comcast closer to facing broadband competition in Alexandria

Lumos Networks, North American Tower, Shentel and Ting Internet have reportedly been shortlisted to provide broadband service in the politically charged market.

Eurobites: Nokia readies Go Malta for 5G rollout

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Türk Telekom trials Wi-Fi 6E; World Mobile connectivity boost for Zanzibar; Orange hits the 6 million mark on fiber.

5G devices exceed 1,200 threshold – report

5G SA devices are also increasing, but reports indicate that slow take-up of 5G SA networks is hampering mobile core network growth.

A metaverse-loving Microsoft brings a dystopia for telcos

A $68.7 billion takeover of Activision Blizzard by the software giant promises a future deluge of network traffic.

Tonga faces a month without Internet in wake of eruption

Pacific island state Tonga will be without Internet services for at least a month after a massive volcanic eruption cut the sole international cable link.

China's telcos join race for computing supremacy

China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom are stepping up to support the national crusade to boost China's computing power.

Vodafone's first 5G open RAN site goes live – minus antennas

The UK operator's launch of open RAN technology is a brave step as doubts linger about the path ahead.

Juniper adds security features, hardware to SD-WAN portfolio

Juniper has updated its Session Smart Router (SSR) SD-WAN platform with intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), URL filtering capabilities and Juniper-branded hardware.

Starlink's daunting deployment plan 'leaves no margin for error' – analyst

Elon Musk's nascent broadband will need to radically accelerate the rate of satellite launches – and navigate tricky supply chain logistics – if it's going to come close to fulfilling its global ambition.

Ericsson's newest lawsuit increases pressure on Apple's lawyers

Apple is facing new patent-infringement allegations from Ericsson, which ultimately wants Apple to license Ericsson's 5G patents. Specifically, Ericsson wants $5 for every iPhone that Apple sells.

After airlines again warn of 'chaos,' AT&T, Verizon tweak 5G launch plans

AT&T agreed to temporarily defer turning on a limited number of towers' due to concerns from the US airlines industry. Verizon said it would do the same.

China embraces 5G as smartphone shipments soar

New data shows that 5G phone shipments in China reached over 266 million units in 2021.

What's the story? Astound and Atlantic Broadband rebrand

Jeff Baumgartner explains what the rebranding of two cable companies means for the customers and markets they serve.

Telefónica sees the smaller open RAN picture in Germany

O2 Germany activates 4G open RAN small cells in Munich; 5G SA minicells to follow later this year.

Pay-TV's problems aren't cable's alone

If misery loves company, there's plenty to go around in pay-TV. Cable operators, satellite players and the telcos have all pivoted their businesses to adapt to a pay-TV market that's crumbling beneath their feet.

Warehouse automation company Symbotic starts deploying 5G

Symbotic's interest in 5G is noteworthy considering a wide range of companies in the global wireless industry are hoping that 5G becomes a necessity in the warehouse of the future.

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