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Modern Media, News, Worldwide equipment sales

Ericsson to build 5G smart factory in Texas

September 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson announced yesterday that its first 5G smart factory in the U.S. will be located in Lewisville, Texas, not too far from its North American headquarters in Plano, Texas. The facility, which received a direct investment from the Swedish telecom […]


Internet, Modern Media, News

Test and Measurement: FCC gives its blessing to 5G testbeds in New York, Salt Lake

September 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is throwing its support behind two 5G testbeds — one in New York City, one in Salt Lake City — with experimental licensing which will let companies and universities more easily take their 5G testing into […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, News

Verizon CEO Vestberg: Fiber deployments hit 1,400 route miles per month

September 20, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

When it comes to its fiber deployments, Verizon is hitting its stride, according to Verizon Chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg. Speaking at Thursday’s Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Communacopia Conference, Vestberg said that Verizon is now deploying 1,400 route miles per […]


Internet, Modern Media

The best thing since bread: Telecommunications in the age of network slicing

September 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The use case for telecommunications technology has changed before our eyes. Today, millions of viewers are consuming content via YouTube, video live streaming platform Twitch, or even playing video games, with young gamers (18-25) in the U.S. spending nearly three […]


Modern Media, Worldwide equipment sales

US semiconductor industry urges Trump to approve Huawei licenses

September 16, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.S. semiconductor industry urged President Donald Trump to ease the ban on sales to Chinese vendor Huawei through the approval of export licenses, according to Bloomberg. “We encourage prompt action to issue approvals for sales that do not implicate […]


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All-fiber deployments to 90% of U.S. households achievable by 2029 – report

September 16, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

The Fiber Broadband Association released a study that said all-fiber deployments were on pace to hit about 50% of U.S. households by 2025. Furthermore, the study, which was done with consulting firm Cartesian, found that 90% of the U.S. households […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

LiveU tests 5G for live broadcasting

September 13, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Live video production company LiveU is working with a number of mobile network operators around the world to test the use of 5G for live sports and entertainment video streaming. The company announced this week a new hardware unit for […]


Internet, Modern Media, News

Nevion-led consortium receives 2 million euro EU funding for 5G broadcast remote production project

September 10, 2019

Via: Broadcast Beat

Nevion, award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, announced today that a mobile-5G remote production project by a consortium it is leading has received a grant of €2 million from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program ‘Fast […]


Modern Media, News, Radio and television

CenturyLink snaps up OTT video delivery vendor Streamroot

September 10, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

CenturyLink has bought privately held OTT video distributor Streamroot for an undisclosed sum. CenturyLink said the Paris-based startup would help it improve video and static content delivery within bandwidth-constrained areas, and strengthen its content delivery network (CDN) and edge computing […]


Modern Media, News, Radio and television

Globecast expands SSDAI capabilities by partnering with Ad Insertion Platform in Europe

September 9, 2019

Via: Broadcast Beat

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced that it’s continuing to expand its TV Everywhere OTT video platform via the integration of additional server-side dynamic ad insertion (SSDAI) capabilities, partnering with Switzerland-based Ad Insertion Platform (AIP) in Europe. […]