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Comment: Re: Monetization - DanJones - 12/12/2018
Comment: Re: Monetization - DanJones - 12/12/2018
FCC Plans Major Spectrum Auction in 2019
News Analysis  | 
12/12/2018  |  Post a comment
FCC wants an incentive auction to sell upper 37GHz, 39GHz and 47GHz bands in 2019, opening up more mmWave bands, as the global 5G 'race' gets real.
Amdocs CTO: How 5G Will Enable Charging for Specific Services, Rather Than Just Data
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/12/2018  |  4 comments
Amdocs CTO on how the company will play a role in the move to 5G services.
Verizon Faces $6.7B in Q4 Charges on Oath Biz & Layoffs
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12/11/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon says charges on its Oath business and severance charges will be reported in Q4.
The FCC's 5G Auction Rolls On
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12/10/2018  |  Post a comment
The FCC's first 5G millimeter wave auction is nearly a month into active rounds of bidding.
Qualcomm v. Apple: Court Ruling in China Could Block iPhone Sales
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12/10/2018  |  Post a comment
A court in China has told Apple to stop infringing on Qualcomm patents and, in doing so, it called for Apple's subsidiaries to halt sales of the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.
FCC 5G mmWave Auction Hits $677.4M
News Analysis  | 
12/7/2018  |  2 comments
Interest heats up as remaining available 28GHz licenses dwindle.
5G Demos Show the Tech's Spectrum Achilles Heel
Jonestown  | 
12/6/2018  |  Post a comment
For 5G, the bigger the bandwith the better!
Comment: Not helping - DanJones - 12/6/2018
Comment: Re: FYI - DanJones - 12/6/2018
5G Phone Designers Coping With 'Human Blockage'
Jonestown  | 
12/5/2018  |  2 comments
Fingers can block signals from the phone antenna, so phone designers will have to work around that.
Comment: Re: FYI - DanJones - 12/5/2018
Sprint CFO: No Rationing on Capex as Merger Looms
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Sprint's spend will benefit a combined network with T-Mobile, Sprint's Andrew Davies says.
Comment: Vestberg's push - DanJones - 12/4/2018
Now AT&T Promises Samsung 5G Phone in Spring 2019, Too
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12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
AT&T horns in on the 5G smartphone game with Samsung too!
Verizon's Vestberg Mum on 2019 Capex but Ebullient on 5G Prospects
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12/4/2018  |  1 comment
Verizon CEO doesn't want to name a 'killer app' for 5G, but he has a few ideas.
FCC 5G Auction Now at $490.7M in Bids
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12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Auction 101 keeps on trucking, with 355 licenses still outstanding.
Comment: FYI - DanJones - 12/3/2018
Verizon Plans to Offer Samsung 5G Phone in H1 2019
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12/3/2018  |  5 comments
Verizon adds a fully integrated 5G smartphone to its line-up for 2019.
AT&T Pegs 2019 Capex Guidance in $23B Range, Despite 5G Push
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11/30/2018  |  Post a comment
Think 5G is going to blow out 2019 capex? Uh-uh, says AT&T.
Comment: Optimistic? - DanJones - 11/30/2018
Comment: AT&T's bad timing - DanJones - 11/30/2018
Comment: Would you? - DanJones - 11/30/2018
AT&T: 5G by End of Year, but No Commercial Launch Date Yet
News Analysis  | 
11/29/2018  |  3 comments
5G has the 'most potential of any network and any technology that I've seen,' comments John Donovan, CEO of AT&T's Communications unit.
T-Mobile Launches Mobile Banking Service in the US
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11/29/2018  |  1 comment
T-Mobile becomes first major mobile operator to offer a mobile banking service in the US.
FCC 5G Auction Is at $336.3M Thursday Morning
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11/29/2018  |  Post a comment
The 5G auction adds nearly $20 million in bids on Thursday morning.
Update – FCC 5G Auction Tops $316M Late Wednesday Evening
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11/28/2018  |  Post a comment
The FCC 28GHz 5G auction is over $316M as of Wednesday evening.
Sprint Unveils Another 5G Device
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11/28/2018  |  Post a comment
The HTC MiFi device – like AT&T's mobile puck – will distribute 5G signals, via WiFi, to other non-5G devices.
Update: FCC 5G Bids up to $241.6M
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11/27/2018  |  Post a comment
UPDATED 5:35 PM – The 28GHz auction rolls on with bids at $241.6M on Tuesday afternoon.
Cisco: Connected Home Will Be Key Driver of IoT by 2022
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11/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Connected home applications, such as home automation, home security and video surveillance, connected white goods, and tracking applications, will represent 48% of the total M2M connections by 2022, Cisco says.
FCC Ups Auctions for 5G to 4 Rounds Daily, Bids at $164.3M
News Analysis  | 
11/26/2018  |  Post a comment
The FCC ups the tempo on the first millimeter wave 5G auction.
Airspan Buys Mimosa to Add More Next-Gen Wireless Chops
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11/22/2018  |  Post a comment
Magic Box small cell maker Airspan buys fixed wireless vendor Mimosa.
AT&T Says First 5G Sites Are Live in Texas
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11/21/2018  |  5 comments
AT&T has its Dallas site live, but no device to sell to consumers yet.
When Will AT&T First Launch 5G?
Jonestown  | 
11/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Any day now, according to recent statements by the company's executives. Try not to get too excited!
Update – FCC 5G Day 5, Bids Reach $145.1M
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Auction rounds end at 5PM today, and will restart on Monday.
LinkNYC Kiosks Could Become a Launch Pad for City 5G
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11/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Link's president gives an indication of a 5G future for the WiFi kiosk company.
FCC 5G Auction Day 4, Bids Approach $100M – Update
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11/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Updated 4:30PM -- Bids top $94.7M for the 28GHz 5G auction, as the US enters Thanksgiving week.
Comment: Re: Wishful thinking? - DanJones - 11/16/2018
FCC 5G Auction Day 3, Bids Close In on $70M
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11/16/2018  |  Post a comment
UPDATED 3:18 PM: First few days of 5G 28GHz bidding pulls in nearly $70M.
FCC Auction Day 2, Bids Equal $47.8M
News Analysis  | 
11/15/2018  |  2 comments
Morning bids in day 2 of the 5G auctions add about $6 million to the results.
Comment: Round 2 update - DanJones - 11/14/2018
FCC's 28GHz 5G Auction Kicks Off With $36M+ in Bids
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2018  |  1 comment
The first 5G mmWave auction kicks off.
Comment: Re: Wishful thinking? - DanJones - 11/14/2018
Verizon CFO Reiterates Plans to Pass 30 Million Homes With 5G
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11/14/2018  |  Post a comment
As Verizon, Motorola and Samsung test 5G mobile module.
Comment: Re: Wishful thinking? - DanJones - 11/14/2018
Comment: Re: Wishful thinking? - DanJones - 11/13/2018
5G & the Factory of the Future
Jonestown  | 
11/13/2018  |  16 comments
What's latency got to do with it? Quite a bit actually...
Intel Says Its 5G Chips Will Be in Commercial Devices in Early 2020
News Analysis  | 
11/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Intel trails Qualcomm by about a year for commercial 5G launches using its silicon.
Comment: Wot? - DanJones - 11/9/2018
Ericsson's CTO Talks Up 5G Opportunities
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11/9/2018  |  Post a comment
CTO says Erisson is already an early 5G leader, 'in technical terms.'
Apple Isn't Talking Settlement Over Qualcomm Case – Report
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11/7/2018  |  1 comment
The iPhone licensing battle between Apple and former modem supplier Qualcomm rolls on.
Nokia Reveals Future X Network Project
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11/7/2018  |  Post a comment
Nokia and Bell Labs have big plans for the future of IoT.
Sierra Wireless Has First CBRS Module Approved by FCC
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11/6/2018  |  Post a comment
Sierra Wireless gets first CBRS module approved by FCC, paving the way for private LTE networks.
Comment: Re: november 2018 calendar december 2018 - DanJones - 11/1/2018
Comment: Re: Well, yeah - DanJones - 11/1/2018
Comment: Well, yeah - DanJones - 10/31/2018
Comment: mmWave - DanJones - 10/31/2018
Comment: Re: mmWave - DanJones - 10/31/2018
Sprint Gets 5G in Place for First Half of 2019
News Analysis  | 
10/31/2018  |  Post a comment
2.5GHz network capacity will be Sprint's 5G advantage, CEO Michel Combes said on company's fiscal Q2 call.
T-Mobile: 6 of Top 10 US Markets Ready for Our 5G in 2019
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10/30/2018  |  3 comments
As the operator adds 1.6 million net customers for its Q3.
Cable, Mobile Prepping for CBRS – Analyst
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10/30/2018  |  Post a comment
FCC said to have processed registrations for 15,000 CBRS sites in the US.
AT&T Reveals First Commercial 5G Device
News Analysis  | 
10/29/2018  |  1 comment
AT&T's 5G 'puck' is a Netgear mobile hotspot.
5G in the USA: Fall Edition
News Analysis  | 
10/26/2018  |  Post a comment
The 5G race between AT&T and Verizon heats up as we hit the last quarter of the year. But it's still mostly a war of words.
White House to Develop National Spectrum Strategy to Win 'Race to 5G'
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10/25/2018  |  Post a comment
The White House makes access to more spectrum a priority as 5G looms in the US.
Verizon Names Panama City as Its Fifth 5G Market
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10/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon picks hurricane-buffetted Panama City in Florida as its fifth fixed 5G city.
Comment: Moving around? - DanJones - 10/24/2018
AT&T Promises Initial Mobile 5G Launch in 'Weeks'
News Analysis  | 
10/24/2018  |  Post a comment
AT&T sticks to $22 billion capex estimation as it continues 5G and 4G deployments.
Verizon CFO Expects Mobile 5G Service 'Sometime' in 2019
News Analysis  | 
10/23/2018  |  Post a comment
But 4G wireless bolsters Verizon's numbers, as Oath unit expected to miss 2020 targets.
Qualcomm & Samsung to Work on 5G Small Cells
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10/23/2018  |  Post a comment
The chipset, however, won't start sampling until 2020, pushing 5G small cells further out commercially.
Comment: Re: Well??! - DanJones - 10/19/2018
T-Mobile to Test 5G 'Dual-Connectivity' With Vendors
News Analysis  | 
10/18/2018  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile wants ensure 'dual-connectivity' works, so that users can always remain connected on 4G or 5G, ahead of its 2019 5G launch.
Phazr Readies 3GPP-Compliant 5G Gear for US & Europe
News Analysis  | 
10/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Phazr gets FCC approval and the CE mark.
Comment: Re: Well??! - DanJones - 10/17/2018
Comment: Mobile? - DanJones - 10/16/2018
AT&T Readies More High-Band 5G Tests as Mobile Launch Nears
News Analysis  | 
10/16/2018  |  1 comment
The operator, however, is still planning to use fixed mmWave 5G basestations for its tests in Atlanta, Hawaii, and – most probably – Los Angeles.
Comment: Re: Well??! - DanJones - 10/16/2018
Comment: Well??! - DanJones - 10/12/2018
What Constitutes a Commercial 5G Network, Anyway?
Jonestown  | 
10/12/2018  |  9 comments
As actual 5G services are starting to arrive, what does 'commercial' 5G network actually mean right now?
Comment: CPE? - DanJones - 10/11/2018
AT&T: We're Not Only Focused on mmWave for 5G
News Analysis  | 
10/11/2018  |  1 comment
AT&T will not use just mmWave for its mobile 5G.
Verizon Working to Integrate mmWave With Baseband Unit Infrastructure for 5G
News Analysis  | 
10/9/2018  |  2 comments
Through its work with vendors, Verizon is expecting to have 5G mmWave radio integrated with its baseband unit available sometime in 2019.
T-Mobile's Metro to Offer Prepaid 5G in 2019
News Analysis  | 
10/8/2018  |  1 comment
T-Mobile's prepaid arm promises mobile 5G next year.
Qualcomm to Demo 5G on 3.5GHz at CES
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10/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Chipmaker to show off 3GPP 5G at CES, as FCC looks over new rules for the CBRS band.
Verizon Offers 44,000 Employees a Buyout Deal
News Analysis  | 
10/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon's plan to cull $10 billion in costs from its operations is getting very real now. First, thin out the ranks of old, middle-manager types.
Comment: Re: CEO worship - DanJones - 10/3/2018
Comment: Re: CEO worship - DanJones - 10/3/2018
Comment: GAA? - DanJones - 10/3/2018
FCC's Pai Readies More 5G Spectrum, Will Propose Changes for CBRS Band
News Analysis  | 
10/3/2018  |  1 comment
Pai says 6GHz proposal will give WiFi wings, while a change in CBRS rules could encourage 5G networks.
Verizon's Home-Grown 5G Arrives Today
News Analysis  | 
10/1/2018  |  2 comments
It's here! Commercial 5G arrives in the US with the launch of Verizon's fixed wireless service, which is initially based on in-house tech specs.
Comment: Re: AT&T's - DanJones - 9/28/2018
AT&T's Zeto on Smart Cities: Let There Be Light
News Analysis  | 
9/27/2018  |  1 comment
Updated LED street lighting will be a harbinger of smart cities in the US, says AT&T GM Zeto.
T-Mobile Rebrands MetroPCS
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9/24/2018  |  Post a comment
MetroPCS will become 'Metro by T-Mobile' in October.
New iPhones Have Intel Inside
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9/24/2018  |  Post a comment
iFixit teardown finds that Intel is sole modem provider for new Apple iPhone models.


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