With its Graviton processors, AWS is working with Nokia and other software companies to provide an architectural choice for telcos.
Smartphone app stores gave birth to a range of apps such as Angry Birds, Instagram and even Fart World. Now, open RAN technology may create a similar marketplace for xApps and rApps for 5G networks.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Portuguese authorities round on Huawei; Nokia unveils new core software; Arm touts new chip designs.
Dallas Fort Worth airport hosts 72.2 million passengers a year and employs 30,000 people across 26.9 miles. 'We really need a private wireless network,' said Mike Youngs, the airport's VP for IT.
AT&T is testing VoNR in its labs and plans to move to early field validation later this year. Meanwhile, T-Mobile and Dish Network are also moving forward with deployments.
US server maker HPE is teaming up with one of the hottest chip startups on a product that could provide much needed competition to Intel.
Verizon Business CEO Kyle Malady touted upcoming advances in private 5G, mobile edge computing, network slicing and standalone 5G in a new interview.
Airtel and Jio are fighting for Vodafone Idea's high-spending customers as they deploy 5G services at blistering speed.
One of the world's three big greenfield open RAN projects, 1&1 has been hurt by rollout delays it blames on Vantage Towers.
AT&T said it managed to boost upload speeds on its 5G network to 120 Mbit/s via the combination of standalone (SA) and carrier aggregation (CA) technologies.
Maggie Hallbach, the president of Verizon's Frontline business, said the company has no firm timeline for launching network slices for public safety users but is actively working on the technology.
Ericsson saw profits tumble on 'inventory adjustments' in North America and the costs of integrating its recent acquisitions.
The takeover of Italian developer Athonet added 5G core expertise to HPE's product line-up but raises questions about its future strategy.
The US chipmaker reckons the RAN industry is too small to keep pace with design changes that will benefit its general-purpose processors, but not everyone is convinced.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson does 5G fast in the Faroe Islands; Telia explores 5G for healthcare; French government kills the phone fun.
Google Cloud, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services have suddenly and loudly entered the telecom industry. But how should telecom network operators evaluate each of their cloud options?
Executives from US platform provider Vonage have been defending the APIs logic of Swedish vendor Ericsson's $6 billion takeover.
AT&T's Gordon Mansfield said the operator will make significant progress this year deploying 5G on its midband spectrum. But he expressed some reservations about standalone 5G technology.
Google Cloud does not plan to develop its own private wireless networking service to sell to enterprise customers, nor does the company plan to develop its own network functions.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OneWeb and VEON extend connectivity in emerging markets; Vodafone teams up with Lenovo for IoT; Telecom Italia boss battens down the hatches.