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Here Are the Most Congested Wireless Networks in the US
News Analysis  | 
5/24/2019  |  1 comment
Cities in California, Texas and Florida host some of the nation's most congested wireless networks, according to new data from Tutela.
A Big 5G Investment Cycle? Don't Hold Your Breath
News Analysis  | 
5/23/2019  |  2 comments
Operators are spending money on 5G, but not like they did for 4G or 3G. That might change if some fancy new 5G service goes viral, but in the meantime some in the industry are urging caution and patience.
Sprint's Campbell: 5G Is Getting Real – Now What?
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5/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Sprint's mobile 5G launch could happen in the next few days. But the real question is what the industry will do with 5G once it launches.
Sprint MVNO Altice May Continue to Oppose T-Mobile Merger
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5/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Cable company Altice – a Sprint MVNO – has been a staunch opponent of the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. And the company may continue to oppose the merger despite new conditions that specifically favor Altice and its MVNO deal with Sprint.
Who Will Buy Sprint's Boost? And Will It Even Matter?
DanoVision  | 
5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile took a big step forward with support from the chairman of the FCC, but plenty of questions remain, including whether a Boost divestiture would create competition in the US market and whether anyone would buy it.
Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Gets FCC Chairman's Approval, Albeit With Conditions
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5/20/2019  |  Post a comment
The chairman of the FCC said he will support the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile if they meet certain network-buildout targets and sell Sprint's Boost prepaid business. The odds that the merger will be approved are now much better than before.
Here's How One Tiny Wireless Carrier Is Prepping for 5G
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5/20/2019  |  Post a comment
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.
Android App Developers Get '5G Mode'
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5/17/2019  |  2 comments
A new API from Qualcomm promises to give Android Q app developers information about how fast users' 5G phones will go. But don't expect a 5G 'killer app' anytime soon.
In Chasing AT&T, Verizon & T-Mobile Diverge in 5G Video Strategies
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5/16/2019  |  Post a comment
As AT&T digests DirecTV and Time Warner, Verizon and T-Mobile are working on refining their video strategies ahead of broad 5G rollouts.
US Wireless Operators Have (Mostly) Stopped Selling Customer Location Data
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5/16/2019  |  Post a comment
US operators have been selling customer location information to third parties, including location aggregators. However, that's mostly over, according to new carrier correspondence with the FCC.
Verizon Ramps Up 5G Advertising Alongside Galaxy S10 5G Launch
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5/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon launched the nation's first device with integrated 5G capability, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, and the company's CEO highlighted the operator's open approach to 5G partnerships.
5G Scores a US Win & an EU Loss in Connected Cars
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5/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Should cars talk to each other using WiFi or 5G? That's a question that appears to have caused a rift between Europe and the US – and one that could potentially redefine the world's transportation industry.
Ericsson Boasts of Progress in CDN-to-Edge Pivot
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5/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Ericsson's Edge Gravity essentially represents a pivot by the company from selling CDN services to selling edge computing services. And though the process hasn't been completely smooth, Ericsson is boasting of progress.
Verizon Exec Taps the Brakes on 5G for Driverless Cars
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5/14/2019  |  Post a comment
5G-powered drones and AR/VR services? Sure. But Verizon's Adam Koeppe said that driverless cars running on 5G isn't something that's going to happen anytime soon.
AT&T Taking Broadband Nationwide in 3-5 Years via Fiber & 5G
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5/14/2019  |  2 comments
AT&T's CEO said the operator will be able to offer a 'true, high-speed Internet network throughout the United States' in the next three to five years via fiber and 5G.
Here Are All the 5G Networks & Devices Around the World – Today
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5/14/2019  |  Post a comment
As the 5G market gains momentum, new figures from the GSA and Ookla help highlight exactly where the global industry sits in terms of network rollouts and devices launched.
Inside the 5G Small Cell Opportunity: Big & Messy
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5/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Everyone agrees that the small cell opportunity in a 5G world is big. However, what's unclear is how the market will play out, and whether it will be profitable for those involved.
5G Was Rushed to Market – It Shows
DanoVision  | 
5/9/2019  |  1 comment
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.
Data Center Firms, Mobile Operators Pour Cold Water on Edge Computing
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5/9/2019  |  7 comments
Edge computing, particularly in the 5G world, faces a series of serious obstacles, according to several in the mobile network and data center industries.
Customers Flee Ahead of Sprint's Imminent 5G Launch
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5/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Sprint said it will launch mobile 5G service in four major US cities in the next few weeks, but, in the meantime, tens of thousands of customers are discontinuing their Sprint service.
Here Are Verizon's 5 Most Congested Markets
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5/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Here are the cities where Verizon's network speeds are showing the biggest slowdown during peak usage times.
Your 5G Icon Is Virtually Meaningless
DanoVision  | 
5/6/2019  |  Post a comment
The GSMA recently recommended that phones show a 5G icon even when they can't find 5G NR coverage. Thus, it's clear that the relative simplicity of today's mostly ubiquitous '4G LTE' status icon is not going to carry over into the 5G future.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Mobile/Wireless Product or Service
News Analysis  | 
5/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Amdocs, CommScope, Parallel Wireless, Quantenna Communications, Sprint and Verizon and Ericsson are this year's finalists.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative 5G Strategy
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5/3/2019  |  Post a comment
A10 Networks, Allot, Amdocs, Casa Systems, Cisco Systems, Ericsson, Lumina Networks, Ooredoo Qatar, Parallel Wireless and SK Telecom are the Light Reading finalists for the annual Leading Lights award for Most Innovative 5G Strategy.
Mediacom Joins Cable's Wireless Rush via CBRS Tests With Samsung
News Analysis  | 
5/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Mediacom – the nation's fifth-largest cable company – has joined its cable peers in testing wireless operations in the 3.5GHz CBRS band. What the company might do with the spectrum remains an open question though.
T-Mobile Hopes Prepaid Restructuring Will Rekindle Growth
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5/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Speaking on a conference call with the company's prepaid dealers that was obtained by Light Reading, the chief executive of Metro by T-Mobile said he's leaving the business voluntarily, and that the move could help the operation's finances.
Qualcomm Eager for a 5G Christmas This Year
News Analysis  | 
5/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Even a forecast of a summer smartphone slump can't dampen investors' enthusiasm for Qualcomm, which is on track to receive at least $4.5 billion from Apple as it rides into a 'material' 5G opportunity next year.
As Launches Near, CBRS Industry Preps for Fixed Wireless, Private LTE
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5/1/2019  |  Post a comment
The NTIA has wrapped SAS testing in the CBRS band, one of the final steps in releasing the spectrum for commercial use. Midco and Landmark Dividend are among those planning to use the spectrum for services like fixed wireless and private LTE.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative 5G Technology
News Analysis  | 
5/1/2019  |  Post a comment
If 2019 is the year of 5G, Movandi, Pivotal Commware, Samsung Electronics, SK Telecom and Sprint are some of the companies to watch.
If Sprint, T-Mobile Divest Customers in a Merger, They Could Call América Móvil
News Analysis  | 
4/30/2019  |  Post a comment
The merger of Sprint and T-Mobile continues to cast shadows across the industry, with Mexico's América Móvil voicing interest in divested customers and T-Mobile's prepaid chief leaving the company.
Here Are AT&T's 5 Most Congested Markets
News Analysis  | 
4/30/2019  |  Post a comment
California seems to be giving AT&T troubles.
T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Odds Sink to 55%
News Analysis  | 
4/29/2019  |  1 comment
Analysts at Raymond James said that the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is facing increasing headwinds. However, the top antitrust regulator at the DoJ said he has not yet made up his mind about the proposed transaction.
FCC Commissioners Waver Over C-Band Details for 5G
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4/26/2019  |  Post a comment
Two of the FCC's five commissioners don't quite see eye-to-eye on exactly how to shift C-Band spectrum from the satellite industry to the 5G sector. Billions of dollars are at stake.
T-Mobile: 5G Launch in 2H19 Should Double LTE Speeds
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2019  |  1 comment
As analysts grow increasingly worried that T-Mobile will not be able to consummate its proposed merger with Sprint, the focus is shifting to the 5G services T-Mobile might be able to provide on its own.
Verizon: Fully Virtualized 5G Core to Launch in 1 to 2 Years
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4/25/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon currently uses a 4G LTE IMS core from Nokia for its 5G offerings. But in the next 1 to 2 years, the operator has said it will shift to a standalone, fully virtualized 5G core for its 5G services.
SoftBank Plows Big Bucks Into Drones & Balloons for 5G, IoT
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2019  |  Post a comment
SoftBank is embarking on a new business that involves building massive drones to provide Internet services in remote areas. Tied in, SoftBank is also plowing $125 million into Alphabet's Loon project.
5G Completely Absent From Tesla's Big Autonomous Driving Event
News Analysis  | 
4/24/2019  |  3 comments
Tesla's Elon Musk made some aggressive promises around autonomous driving during the company's 'Autonomy Day' event. Conspicuously absent though was any mention of 5G.
AT&T Hints at Speed-Based Pricing for 5G
News Analysis  | 
4/24/2019  |  1 comment
AT&T executives offered updates on the operator's '5G E' and 5G NR network buildout efforts, as well as a list of what the operator needs to make things easier.
Vapor IO Dials Up Edge Computing Hotline to Amazon's AWS
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4/24/2019  |  Post a comment
Vapor IO is working with Crown Castle and Amazon to essentially develop a 'red phone' hotline between its edge computing data centers and the AWS data centers Amazon offers for cloud computing services.
Verizon: mmWave Is Not 'a Coverage Spectrum' for 5G
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4/23/2019  |  1 comment
Verizon's CEO fought back against concerns that the operator's mmWave 5G buildout isn't meeting expectations, but said that 'we all need to remind ourselves, this is not a coverage spectrum.'
Here Are T-Mobile's 5 Most Congested Markets
News Analysis  | 
4/23/2019  |  1 comment
California – including cities like San Bernardino, Pomona and Salinas – appears to be causing T-Mobile some trouble in terms of network congestion, at least according to new findings from Tutela.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Edge Computing Strategy
News Analysis  | 
4/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Alef Edge, AT&T, Edgeworx, MobiledgeX, Qwilt, SK Telecom and Vapor IO are the Leading Lights 2019 Finalists for Most Innovative Edge Computing Strategy.
AT&T, T-Mobile Close Galaxy Fold Hopes as Samsung Delays Folding Phone
News Analysis  | 
4/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Apparently Samsung's new folding phone, the Galaxy Fold, isn't quite ready for prime time considering a number of reviewers found major problems with the device. It's like the Galaxy Note 7 all over again.
Why Wireless Carriers Magically Keep Growing Every Quarter
News Analysis  | 
4/22/2019  |  1 comment
US wireless network operators are reporting phone growth beyond any rational explanation. Where are these new 'customers' coming from? Hint: Look for unused phones in desk drawers.
America's Big 5G Millimeter-Wave Spectrum Experiment Comes Up Short
News Analysis  | 
4/19/2019  |  1 comment
Millimeter-wave spectrum, core to the US government's 5G strategy, doesn't seem to be generating the expected demand among providers. That's probably because it isn't performing like some had promised, at least not yet.
Ligado's 5G Ambitions Take One (Tiny) Step Forward
News Analysis  | 
4/18/2019  |  Post a comment
The FCC this week said it plans to do... something... with a tiny chunk of mid-band spectrum. Ligado, which rose from the ashes of Philip Falcone's failed LightSquared, is hoping to get that spectrum and eventually use it for 5G.
T-Mobile Adds Banking to Its List of New Services
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4/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Just days after launching a TV service, T-Mobile announced nationwide banking. The developments come amid the operator's efforts to score approval for its proposed merger with Sprint.
Here Are T-Mobile's 4 Options if Sprint Merger Collapses
DanoVision  | 
4/18/2019  |  1 comment
The chances that Sprint and T-Mobile will receive approval for their merger proposal continue to dim. And that leads to the next obvious question: What will Sprint and T-Mobile do if they don't receive regulatory approval?
China Mobile May Be Barred From US Telecom Market Under FCC Proposal
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4/17/2019  |  Post a comment
The FCC is heeding a recommendation by the Trump administration to prevent China Mobile from building interconnection facilities inside the US.
The Aftermath: Where Do Qualcomm, Intel & Apple Go From Here?
News Analysis  | 
4/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Following Apple's new agreement with Qualcomm – and its rejection of Intel – the question now is whether Apple will develop its own 5G modem, and what Intel might do with its now-abandoned 5G modem business.
In 5G, US Carriers Aren't Putting Their Money Where Their Mouth Is, but They Will
News Analysis  | 
4/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Wall Street analysts aren't seeing the kind of 5G spending they had expected in the US tower industry, an indication that US operators may not be racing to 5G as fast as the hype seems to indicate.
Apple, Qualcomm Truce May Pave the Way for 5G iPhone
News Analysis  | 
4/16/2019  |  2 comments
Apple and Qualcomm announced an end to their courtroom battles, as well as a new patent licensing agreement and a supply agreement that could provide Apple with Qualcomm's 5G modem.
Huawei: US Wireless Network Business Remains Undimmed
News Analysis  | 
4/15/2019  |  Post a comment
While Huawei is effectively barred in the US from doing business with nationwide wireless operators, it still has customers here – and is fighting to hang on to them.
Here Are Sprint's 5 Most Congested Markets
News Analysis  | 
4/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Based on some testing from Tutela, five cities in Texas, California, Florida and Nebraska round out Sprint's five most congested markets, based on the difference between busy and idle network speeds.
Absence of Mid-Band Spectrum Clouds Trump's 5G Proclamations
News Analysis  | 
4/12/2019  |  Post a comment
President Trump hosted a 5G-themed press conference with the chairman of the FCC — but the event didn't cover many of the hot-button 5G issues that those in the industry are worried about.
Comment: Update - Mike Dano - 4/12/2019
Following NYC Launch, Starry Considers Joining Smartphone Bundle
News Analysis  | 
4/11/2019  |  1 comment
Starry launched its latest market – New York City – and also fanned speculation that its fixed wireless, in-home broadband service could be added to a smartphone offering.
WiFi 6 Gains Momentum Amid Calls for 5G 'Convergence'
News Analysis  | 
4/11/2019  |  1 comment
As WiFi 6 technology gains steam with deployments and devices, WiFi proponents continue to argue that there is a role for WiFi in a 5G world.
Dish's Ergen Teases Fixed Wireless, Dynamic Pricing for 5G Network
News Analysis  | 
4/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Dish chairman Charlie Ergen says building a wireless network 'is harder than I thought it was going to be,' but reiterates plan to build a 5G offering that could enable dynamic pricing and fixed wireless services.
Why a Megadeal Between Mobile & Hypercloud Could Happen
DanoVision  | 
4/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Mobile network operators like AT&T and Verizon might team with big cloud companies like Amazon or Microsoft to tackle edge computing.
Souring US-China Relations Could Cast Shadow Over 5G Standards-Setting Process
News Analysis  | 
4/10/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T, FirstNet and Sprint did not attend a recent 3GPP meeting in China. Some in the industry attribute their absence to relatively benign reasons, but others worry that increasingly sour US-China relations could affect the standards-setting process.
Qualcomm Challenges Nvidia, Intel With AI Chip for Data Centers
News Analysis  | 
4/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Qualcomm is looking to capitalize on its expertise in mobile devices by building AI acceleration for the high-density, low-power constraints of modern data centers.
Yes, Google Is Still Selling Fixed Wireless, but No, It's Not Doing 5G
News Analysis  | 
4/9/2019  |  3 comments
Amid all the 5G noise, it's easy to forget that Alphabet acquired a fixed wireless provider called Webpass in 2016. Now, as commercial 5G networks come online and fixed wireless stands as an initial use case, what's happening at Webpass?
5G 'Race' Continues to Dominate US Policy Discussions
News Analysis  | 
4/5/2019  |  Post a comment
The US wireless industry trade group continues to use the specter of a 5G Chinese boogeyman to push policymakers to bend to its demands. And based on CTIA's 5G event this week, the association may be making headway in its efforts.
Another Set of 5G Standards Was Just Released, but No One Really Cares
News Analysis  | 
4/5/2019  |  1 comment
The 3GPP's RAN committee recently voted to approve the third and final bundle of initial 5G specifications. However, those in the industry are calling it a 'non event,' because few operators appear interested in the specs.
Comment: Update - Mike Dano - 4/4/2019
T-Mobile: AT&T's '5G E' Label Helped Tilt Speed Tests
News Analysis  | 
4/4/2019  |  1 comment
T-Mobile has cited data from Ookla for years showing that its wireless network is the fastest in the country. Now Ookla's new numbers give the crown to AT&T and T-Mobile was fast with its excuses.
Comment: Update - Mike Dano - 4/3/2019
Verizon's Mobile 5G Network Goes Live in 2 Cities at 'Typical' 450Mbit/s Speeds
News Analysis  | 
4/3/2019  |  1 comment
Verizon switched its mobile 5G network on in two cities a week earlier than expected, and set performance expectations: average 450Mbit/s downloads, peaks up to 1Gbit/s and latency of 30 milliseconds.
Meet Verizon's New Network Team
News Analysis  | 
4/3/2019  |  2 comments
Verizon is embarking on a new corporate structure that unifies its wireless and wireline network operations. Here's a look at some of the operator's top executives, and their organizational relationships, in Verizon's new network division.
T-Mobile's Threats to Cable Are All Bark & No Bite, Says New Street
News Analysis  | 
4/2/2019  |  5 comments
T-Mobile has boasted that it will pose a major threat to the nation's cable companies if it is able to merge with Sprint. But the Wall Street analysts at New Street Research aren't buying that argument.
Raytheon-Lockheed Martin Pact Could Free up to $19B in 5G Spectrum
News Analysis  | 
4/1/2019  |  Post a comment
Two massive technology companies with deep ties to the US government have teamed on a proposal that could ultimately free 50MHz in the 1300MHz band for 5G or other commercial uses. But the idea faces big challenges.
Comment: Update - Mike Dano - 3/29/2019
Opponents Rally Against Trump's Possible 'Socialist' 5G Network
News Analysis  | 
3/29/2019  |  1 comment
President Trump may well be moving closer toward a proposal – pushed by Rivada Networks and others – that would have the US government build a wholesale 5G network. Meantime, opponents to the idea are beginning to ramp up their own efforts.
Verizon to Merge Wireless, Wireline Customer Loyalty Programs
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2019  |  Post a comment
One of the first things that Verizon plans to do under its new consumer/business corporate structure that goes into effect next week is to merge its customer loyalty programs that are currently separated between wireless and wireline customers.
Cable's Performance in Mobile Fails to Impress Wall Street
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2019  |  2 comments
Investors had hoped that Comcast and Charter might pose a significant threat to the likes of AT&T and Verizon in mobile. Newly reduced expectations from Wall Street indicate those hopes haven't panned out.
Comment: Update - Mike Dano - 3/28/2019
EdgeConneX: We're Not for Sale & We're Doing Just Fine
News Analysis  | 
3/27/2019  |  Post a comment
EdgeConneX said it's seeing growing demand for edge computing from 5G and IoT. And the company isn't alone. Players ranging from Google to Equinix to Vapor IO are eyeing how best they will play at the edge.
The Journey From 4G to 5G Will Begin With 1 Millisecond
News Analysis  | 
3/26/2019  |  Post a comment
The transition from 3G to 4G was challenging because operators had to block off chunks of spectrum specifically for the move. With 5G and the use of 'dynamic spectrum sharing,' the migration should happen much more fluidly.
US Military Plans 5G Tests, Likely With Nokia, Ericsson Equipment
News Analysis  | 
3/26/2019  |  1 comment
Meanwhile, tensions ratchet up between the US and Europe over whether Huawei equipment poses security risk.
C Spire's Bye Says Farewell
News Analysis  | 
3/26/2019  |  Post a comment
C Spire president Stephen Bye is leaving to head a new company focused on in-building wireless networks. As a result, C Spire's longtime CEO Hu Meena in taking control of C Spire's wired and wireless offerings.
Verizon Is 'First & Only' with 5G? Advertising Arbiter Says Nope
News Analysis  | 
3/25/2019  |  Post a comment
The Better Business Bureau's National Advertising Division got its first 5G-related case, and it ruled that Verizon can't claim to have the nation's first and only 5G network.
Comment: update - Mike Dano - 3/25/2019
Verizon Taps NFL for Help With 5G Innovation
News Analysis  | 
3/25/2019  |  1 comment
Verizon and the NFL launch a new 'innovation partnership' geared toward creating new 5G products and services for football fans. But the lack of details around the effort is telling.
These Carriers Are All Faster Than AT&T's 5G E
News Analysis  | 
3/22/2019  |  Post a comment
A field test shows that both Verizon and T-Mobile phones carrying the same technology are slightly faster than AT&T's '5G E' phones.
Comment: Update - Mike Dano - 3/22/2019
Vermont's VTel Strips Out Huawei Gear, Swaps In Ericsson Equipment
News Analysis  | 
3/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Vermont's VTel said it's replacing some Huawei equipment in its wireless network with gear from Ericsson. But this raises the question: Should the US government pay for others to make the same switch?
TV White Space Supporters Have New Reasons to Cheer
News Analysis  | 
3/21/2019  |  1 comment
Suppliers are making progress on new wireless applications in the TV White Spaces spectrum, but concerns remain about interference with hospital equipment.
Comment: Update - Mike Dano - 3/21/2019
T-Mobile is 8 Months Behind U.S. Cellular in Its Plans to Disrupt 'Big Cable'
News Analysis  | 
3/21/2019  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile said it will charge $50/month and reach 50,000 households this year with its LTE-powered fixed wireless service. The offering is virtually identical to the one launched by U.S. Cellular almost a year ago.
Google Puts a Price on CBRS SAS: $2.25/Month Per Home
News Analysis  | 
3/20/2019  |  Post a comment
One of the big mysteries in the CBRS 3.5GHz space is how much the SAS element of the system will cost. Google today provided a piece of this important financial puzzle.
Cellular Players Face Stiff Opposition to 5G Proposal in 6GHz
News Analysis  | 
3/20/2019  |  2 comments
Verizon, T-Mobile and others want the FCC to auction a portion of the 6GHz band for 5G. But a wide range of players, from cable companies like Charter to tech companies like Apple, strongly oppose that proposal, arguing 6GHz should be held for unlicensed services like WiFi.
Government Testing Adds 5-Month Delay (& Counting) to CBRS
News Analysis  | 
3/19/2019  |  1 comment
Government testing of the unique spectrum-sharing setup in the 3.5GHz CBRS band is lasting much longer than anyone expected. That's not a surprise considering CBRS problems could – in a worst case scenario – cause a US Navy shipwreck.
Login With Facebook, Google or… AT&T? Thanks, but No Thanks
DanoVision  | 
3/19/2019  |  1 comment
The nation's four big wireless operators want to offer single sign-on services like Facebook and Google. But their collective track record in the privacy and security department pretty much makes this a non-starter.
OneWeb's Ambitions Blast Off With $1.25B From the Likes of Qualcomm, SoftBank
News Analysis  | 
3/18/2019  |  Post a comment
OneWeb scored another big round of funding to finance its big plan to launch hundreds of satellites into space and provide super-fast Internet services everywhere.
It's Officially Time to Start Talking About 6G
DanoVision  | 
3/15/2019  |  1 comment
No, it's not because Trump tweeted about 6G. It's because the FCC voted to allow testing above 95GHz, and a bunch of people think that this is where the next generation of wireless will happen.
Comment: Update - Mike Dano - 3/14/2019
DIY 5G: In the Future, You Might Install Your Own Cell Tower
News Analysis  | 
3/14/2019  |  8 comments
Fixed wireless access has emerged as one of the first major use cases in the 5G landscape. There's also a debate raging in the space about whether customers are tech savvy enough to install their own equipment for the service.


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