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5G Providers Hope to Solve 6GHz Spectrum-Sharing Concerns
News Analysis  | 
6/18/2019  |  Post a comment
An FCC proceeding looking at the 6GHz band could release a whopping 1200MHz for new commercial operations, including 5G. To push it ahead, some 5G providers are urging the FCC to implement sharing tech in 6GHz.
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins Answers All the Questions
CxO Spotlight  | 
6/18/2019  |  Post a comment
During Cisco's recent corporate trade event, Cisco Live, the company's CEO Chuck Robbins devoted roughly half an hour to a Q&A session with reporters, covering everything from Cisco's position on the world's geopolitical stage to the company's latest networking products.
Cisco's SP Chief Eyes the 5G Opportunity
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6/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Cisco's Jonathan Davidson is the chief executive of the company's service provider business. During the company's Cisco Live event, he offered some commentary on how Cisco is looking at the nascent but potentially explosive 5G opportunity, and how that might play into Cisco's business, including its SD-WAN activities.
5G's Future Could Literally Be Full of Hot Air... And Drones
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6/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Sure you could deliver 5G using regular stuff like macro cell towers and small cells. But if you're really cool, you'd use balloons, blimps or drones.
From 5G to Huawei to SD-WAN: A Tour of Cisco Live
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6/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Light Reading attended the recent Cisco Live event, where 28,000 people descended on San Diego's convention center to learn everything they could about Cisco's products and business strategy.
Cisco Aims to Quell Quantum Security Queasiness
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6/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Quantum computing presents as many challenges as it does opportunities. Cisco is working on a solution that could address some of the challenges presented when quantum computing affects network security.
How Orange Business Services Is Pursuing the SD-WAN/5G Intersection
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6/13/2019  |  Post a comment
John Isch of Orange Business Services said the company is talking about SD-WAN with virtually all of its multinational clientele. However, he said the 5G part of that conversation is still at a very early stage.
Facebook Teams With CommScope to Join the 3.5GHz CBRS Party
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6/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Facebook is looking to conduct unspecified tests in the 3.5GHz CBRS band. Given Facebook's wide-ranging proclivities in the wireless arena, it's unclear what the social networking giant is hoping to learn.
AT&T Caps 5G Speeds at 2 Gbit/s… Huh?
DanoVision  | 
6/13/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T said that '5G+ speeds, where available, will be capped at 2Gbps.' Why? Because "it helps provide a consistent experience" and "doesn't limit" its future options. Or something like that.
TV White Spaces Eyed as Ideal Bridge Over US Digital Divide
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6/12/2019  |  1 comment
The FCC is considering rule changes to aid fixed wireless deployments in TV White Space spectrum. Microsoft and others are hoping the changes could supercharge the construction of a bridge over the US digital divide.
T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Sinks Into the Political Mud
DanoVision  | 
6/12/2019  |  Post a comment
The arguments around the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile are increasingly plunging into the political morass – but that might be part of John Legere's ultimate plan.
5G Standards Group Struggles to Balance Tech With Politics
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6/12/2019  |  3 comments
As China and the US grapple over geopolitical concerns in security and trade, the world's main 5G standards organization is working on Release 17 while addressing the Trump administration's ban on US business with Huawei.
World's Biggest Wireless Carrier Awards First 5G Equipment Contracts
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6/11/2019  |  Post a comment
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.
States Aim to Block Sprint/T-Mobile Merger: 'This Is Bad News'
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6/11/2019  |  Post a comment
The latest development in the soap opera that is the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is an imminent lawsuit against the transaction by ten state attorneys general. "This is bad news," write the analysts at New Street Research.
Cisco's CEO: We Shouldn't Take Advantage of Huawei
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6/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said that he has warned the company's sales team not to use Huawei's ongoing troubles as leverage in their sales efforts.
Tower Trouble: AT&T Keeps Pushing Cell Tower Landlords to Reduce Rent
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6/10/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T for years has been threatening tower companies to lower rental rates or potentially face competition from a new, nearby tower. New data indicates AT&T might be mostly bluffing. Is it?
Putting a Price on Latency: Startup Network Next Aims to Fix Internet Routing
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6/9/2019  |  3 comments
With things like Google Stadia and 5G putting a new focus on real-time connections, startup Network Next hopes its AdWords-inspired approach to Internet routing will catch on.
Hollywood: Don't Let 5G Madness Screw Up TV
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6/6/2019  |  1 comment
Disney, CBS and other content companies are worried that a new 5G proposal could impact TV services for up to 300 million Americans.
China Finally Lights Its 5G Fire
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6/6/2019  |  Post a comment
China's government issued commercial 5G licenses to the nation's three main mobile operators as well as China Broadcasting Network Corp., paving the way for the country to engage in a massive buildout.
There's a New Victor in the Battle Between Mobile Devices & TVs
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6/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Yes, we're in a new golden age of TV programming, but that still didn't stop mobile devices from winning the battle over Americans' time.
AT&T Still Hazy on 5G Pricing Strategy
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6/5/2019  |  Post a comment
We know what Verizon is charging for 5G services, and we know what Sprint is charging for 5G services. But AT&T – which claims to be a 'world leader' in 5G – still isn't saying how it might price 5G.
Another FCC Proceeding Pits 5G Industry Against Local Officials
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6/5/2019  |  Post a comment
The FCC is considering a new set of rules that would add some wireless network equipment to its existing OTARD regulations. However, some city officials are accusing the agency of overstepping its authority and trampling on local oversight.
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Verizon Slaking Mid-Band Spectrum Thirst With 3.5GHz CBRS Deployments
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6/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon is embarking on a major deployment of CBRS 3.5GHz spectrum, even before the FCC is officially allowing operations in the band. That's likely because Verizon is thirsty for more mid-band spectrum like the CBRS band.
Here Are the Big Winners in the FCC's 24GHz & 28GHz 5G Auctions
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6/3/2019  |  5 comments
AT&T was the top spender in the FCC's 24GHz 5G auction with $982 million in total bids, while Verizon took the top spot in the 28GHz auction with $505 million in total bids.
What Would Amazon Want With Assets From the 'New' T-Mobile?
DanoVision  | 
5/31/2019  |  Post a comment
Amazon is reportedly interested in purchasing the assets that might be divested from the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. But what exactly does the Internet giant want to do with those assets?
Nokia CTO: Private Wireless Could Be 2x Bigger Than Commercial Wireless
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5/30/2019  |  Post a comment
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.
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Another 5G Provider? Gogo Takes a Seat at the Cool Kids' Table
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5/30/2019  |  5 comments
Gogo, which sells Internet services to airplanes, plans to upgrade its ageing 3G network with a 5G network that the company said will raise speeds by a factor of 10.
C Spire Suddenly Endorses Sprint/T-Mobile Deal, but Altice Still Opposes It
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5/29/2019  |  Post a comment
The proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile took another unexpected series of turns when cable company Altice USA said it would not support the merger, while regional telecom company C Spire said it would.
NXP, Qualcomm, MediaTek Jostle for Position in Wireless Chips
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5/29/2019  |  Post a comment
Silicon companies, including NXP, Qualcomm and MediaTek, are all working to shore up their position in wireless technologies.
Charter Tests Massive Private LTE Network in 3.5GHz CBRS Spectrum
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5/29/2019  |  Post a comment
Although Charter has long discussed its interest in wireless technologies and the CBRS band specifically, its new 3.5GHz test potentially indicates the company's interest in building private LTE networks for enterprises.
In Nationwide 5G, It Will Be AT&T's 700MHz vs. T-Mobile's 600MHz
DanoVision  | 
5/28/2019  |  2 comments
AT&T has promised to offer 5G nationwide by 2020, but how exactly the operator might do that has remained a mystery. One industry analyst has a solid theory: AT&T will use 700MHz to take 5G nationwide.
In South Korea, 5G Set to Eclipse 4G's Growth Rate
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5/28/2019  |  1 comment
5G appears to be gaining steam in South Korea, with data usage around three times that of LTE and providers nearing the 1 million customer mark. It's unclear though if other countries will be able to replicate that pace.
Technicians to Actually Install 5G in Short Supply
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5/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Yes, there's plenty of action around 5G, but there might be a shortage of technicians who can physically install the technology. Players across the industry are now working on solutions to that problem.
Verizon's Palmer: 5G Pricing & Coverage Will Continue to Evolve
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5/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon initially launched mobile 5G with relatively spotty coverage and a $10-per-month charge. But that's not necessarily where 5G is heading, according to Verizon's Nicki Palmer.
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
News Analysis  | 
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
News Analysis  | 
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.
CenturyLink's Bozich on the Small Cell Opportunity
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5/8/2019  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink is one of the biggest wireline network operators in the country, but the company is also eyeing the wireless business, including through a small cell buildout operation.
Here Are Verizon's 5 Most Congested Markets
News Analysis  | 
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
News Analysis  | 
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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Following NYC Launch, Starry Considers Joining Smartphone Bundle
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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.


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