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DigiCAP Helps Phoenix Model Market Advance ATSC 3.0 Transmission Technology

June 1, 2020

Via: Broadcast Beat

DigiCAP is helping broadcasters manage deployment of key broadcast equipment technology needed for the transition to ATSC 3.0, or NextGen TV. Before TV broadcasters launched the ATSC 3.0 Phoenix Model Market project, DigiCAP had already completed installations of ATSC 3.0 […]


Networks & Systems, News

Report: COVID-19 takes a bite out of carrier managed SD-WAN revenue

June 1, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

After posting a triple-digit revenue increase last year, the growth outlook for carrier managed SD-WAN has been lowered by 17%, according to a report. According to research by Vertical Systems Group, the corornavirus pandemic was the primary factor for lowering […]


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FirstLight Buys Fiber from DFT

June 1, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

FirstLight has found another inorganic way to expand its network in the northeastern USA. Today they announced a definitive agreement to acquire certain fiber assets of DFT Communications. DFT is a regional telecommunications operator serving the western New York State […]


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Test and Measurement: Keysight expects to be at full capacity by end of Q3

May 29, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Keysight Technologies said this week that after pandemic-driven shut-downs in March and April, it expects to be back to full operational capacity by the end of the third quarter. “After site closures and limited capacity in March and April, we […]


Networks & Systems, News

The New T-Mobile doubles 5G speeds in Philadelphia

May 29, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The multi-billion dollar T-Mobile US and Sprint merger closed on April 1, and a few weeks later, President of Technology of New T-Mobile, Neville Ray, provided a video update on network integration efforts as he oversees the nationwide effort. Ray […]


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SmarTone launches 5G in Hong Kong via Ericsson’s DSS technology

May 28, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Hong Kong’s smallest mobile operator, SmarTone, announced the launch of commercial 5G services in the territory using Ericsson’s Dynamic Spectrum Technology (DSS). The carrier said it adopting an integrated approach of combining high, mid and low spectrum bands to build […]


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DoD to invest $2.7 million in spectrum-sharing research

May 28, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In the wake of DARPA’s three-year Spectrum Collaboration Grand Challenge, the Department of Defense is continuing its investment in advanced spectrum-sharing technologies with a new $2.7 million project that will include live tests in a 5G New Radio network in […]


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Network Bytes: Sparkle, Hurricane Electric, Crosslake, 165Halsey, Zayo

May 28, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Sparkle has continued to expand its reach in Latin America. The international arm of TIM Group has deployed a new PoP in Salvador, Brazil. Salvador lies on the coast roughly midway between Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro, and is a […]


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Nokia details Open RAN Policy Coalition membership motivation

May 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The story of open RAN is nuanced. Beyond the formidable technology piece, geopolitics inform how the ecosystem of open RAN proponents are framing the issue, which is becoming increasingly politicized. Earlier this month the Open RAN Policy Coalition launched. The […]


News, Regulations

US telecom groups ask FCC to consider 5G-friendly rules for 12 GHz spectrum

May 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

A group of American tech trade organizations and think tanks is pushing the Federal Communications Commission to open up additional satellite spectrum for 5G use — and it’s not the C Band. In a recent letter to the FCC, the […]