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AWS is on a mission to port open RAN to Arm and end x86 monopoly

With its Graviton processors, AWS is working with Nokia and other software companies to provide an architectural choice for telcos.

An app store for 5G network operators could open – eventually

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.

Eurobites: Sky to cut hundreds of jobs – report

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Portuguese authorities round on Huawei; Nokia unveils new core software; Arm touts new chip designs.

How AT&T won DFW's $10M private 5G business

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.

Voice calling is finally making its way onto 5G

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.

HPE and Ampere take aim at Intel with vision of Arm-based open RAN server

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 on private 5G: 'Next year, we're going full throttle'

Verizon Business CEO Kyle Malady touted upcoming advances in private 5G, mobile edge computing, network slicing and standalone 5G in a new interview.

Why Indian telcos are building 5G at breakneck speed

Airtel and Jio are fighting for Vodafone Idea's high-spending customers as they deploy 5G services at blistering speed.

1&1 costs are starting to mount, and it only has 20 sites

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 touts progress on path to standalone 5G

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.

Verizon hints at network slices for public safety

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.

India helps Ericsson avoid worse dip as US spending sinks

Ericsson saw profits tumble on 'inventory adjustments' in North America and the costs of integrating its recent acquisitions.

HPE juggling private 5G, Wi-Fi and even Dell after Athonet buy

The takeover of Italian developer Athonet added 5G core expertise to HPE's product line-up but raises questions about its future strategy.

Intel bets on outmuscling Arm in the RAN

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.

Eurobites: BT explores '$500M opportunity' with AWS

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.

Getting to know the how – and the why – of the telecom cloud

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?

Ericsson's Vonage outlines plan to share revenues with telcos

Executives from US platform provider Vonage have been defending the APIs logic of Swedish vendor Ericsson's $6 billion takeover.

AT&T’s Mansfield touts midband 5G, but downplays standalone 5G

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 takes a non-threatening stance in pursuit of telecom

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.

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom claims eSIM 'world first'

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.

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