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Key developments related to evolved packet core technologies.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/12/2019
T-Mobile, Verizon and other operators are working with a range of vendors to smooth out the move from 'non-standalone' to 'standalone' 5G.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/26/2019
Dish's chief executive spoke with Light Reading about the company's 5G future, just hours after Dish announced a $5 billion agreement to purchase customers, spectrum and wholesale access from the combined Sprint and T-Mobile.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/17/2019
The Networks division is helping the Swedish operator improve its top line numbers but 'strategic contracts' hit margins and other divisions are still in turnaround mode, dragging the vendor's share price down.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/2/2019
The UK's smallest mobile network operator is preparing for a shift from the non-standalone to the standalone version of 5G technology.
By Light Reading, 6/26/2019
At the recent 5G World event in London, Ovum Research Director Mike Roberts looks at the early 5G service launches and what's coming next.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/17/2019
Nordic vendors scoop up a decent share of core network expansion in the first set of 5G-related core contracts awarded by China Mobile, with Huawei predictably emerging as the big winner from this round.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/13/2019
Chinese vendor ups the ante in battle with the US by reportedly demanding more than $1 billion in patent payments from the US carrier for the use of technology it has in its networks, reports the Wall Street Journal.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/11/2019
China Mobile awarded its first batch of 5G equipment contracts to the likes of Huawei and ZTE, though it did include Ericsson and Nokia in the process.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/30/2019
Nokia's CTO said that there are currently around 7 million total base stations in operation by the world's commercial wireless network operators – and that the market for private wireless networks could be twice that big.
By Light Reading, 5/27/2019
Ovum's Michael Roberts discusses what pieces of the 5G puzzle are still needed with NSIGHT's Patrick Riordan, Mavenir's John Baker, Western Digital's Oded Sagee, Sprint's Mishka Dehghan and Cisco's Ian Campbell at the Big 5G Event in Denver, Colo. on May 7, 2019.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/20/2019
Carolina West Wireless counts 300 towers and roughly 90,000 customers, and is still using a circuit-switched core network. But that's not stopping the operator from preparing for 5G.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/9/2019
The global wireless industry rushed a barebones version of the 5G standard out the door so it could get to market more quickly. Today's 5G certainly reflects that haste.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/3/2019
Vodafone Idea picked IBM to implement multi-cloud for customer engagement, in a five-year multi-million-dollar deal, and Ericsson for its cloud packet core.
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