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AT&T, Loon prepare for the worst with high-altitude internet balloons

May 7, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T has partnered up with Alphabet’s Loon division, whose aim is to provide internet connection using high-altitude internet balloons, or more technically, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The pair are on a mission to deliver connectivity as quickly as possible in […]


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SpaceX has launched 422 satellites, enough for internet coverage

April 23, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

SpaceX, Elon Musk’s private American aerospace company, yesterday launched an additional 60 Starlink satellites into orbit, bringing the total number of satellites in the Starlink constellation to 422. That’s enough, says Musk, to provide minimal internet coverage, and marked the […]


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Charter notches 119,000 new internet subscribers in March due to free offer

April 14, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

According to a Tuesday 8K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Charter Communications added 119,000 new internet subscribers last month. Charter is offering free internet access for 60 days during the coronavirus pandemic, so it remains to be seen […]


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Verizon Media launches open source, big data COVID-19 search engine

April 13, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Last month, the White House unveiled its COVID-19 Open Research Data (CORD-19) initiative, an open source, big data processing program to aid treatment and vaccine research. But, as you might expect, there is already a ton of information to sort […]


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ZTE says end-to-end network slicing is crucial in the 5G era

March 24, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

End-to-end network slicing is key to enable net neutrality in the 5G era, according to Chinese telecom vendor ZTE. ZTE proposes that operators can use the technology of network slicing to work as virtual private network for different types of […]


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Wi-Fi is trading in its ‘must-have’ status for ‘business-critical’

March 24, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In June of last year, Mist, a Juniper company, made major strides with their cloud-managed Wi-Fi 6 access points, and now that more devices are Wi-Fi 6 are in-market, the company says that new use cases are emerging and early […]


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China Mobile reaches 15.4 million 5G subscribers at the end of February

March 20, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile operator in terms of subscribers, ended February 2020 with a total of 15.4 million subscribers in the 5G segment, the telco reported in its annual report. This compares with 6.74 million 5G subscribers in […]


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Coming Soon: Better Wi-Fi in arenas and stadiums

March 11, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As sports fans know all too well, arenas and stadiums are struggling to keep up with their appetite for social networking and mobile connectivity. It can be an issue for any high-density place – concert venues, meeting halls, malls, apartment […]


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CenturyLink tops Vertical Systems Group’s Ethernet Leaderboard

February 24, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

CenturyLink ended 2019 on top of Vertical Systems Group’s Ethernet Leaderboard while Spectrum Enterprise vaulted over Verizon for third place. AT&T was second overall while Verizon came in fourth followed, in order, by Comcast Business, Windstream Enterprise and Cox Business. […]


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Report: Median broadband usage to top 250 GB per month for the first time in 2020

February 11, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Driven by faster speeds, the median monthly usage by broadband customers in 2020 is on pace to surpass 250 gigabytes (GB) for the first time. According to the fourth quarter 2019 OpenVault Broadband Industry (OVBI) report, which was issued on […]