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AT&T, Verizon’s latest COVID-19 impact updates

March 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Voice calls and virtual private network use continue to be far higher than usual, as people across the country navigate teleworking, distance learning and staying in touch with each other during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Verizon and AT&T are providing […]


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Ericsson inks deal to prepare Russia’s MTS network for 5G

March 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Russia’s largest communications service provider, MTS, has extended its partnership with Ericsson to include a large-scale network modernization of its 2G/3G/4G infrastructure over large parts of central Russia. The Swedish vendor said the new modernization agreement will allow the Russian […]


Networks & Systems, News

Huawei speeds up R&D investments to develop own technology: Report

March 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei announced its investments in research and development activities focused on its own technology will reach $20 billion this year, up compared to $15 billion in 2019, South China Morning Post reported Huawei’s CEO Ren Zhengfei as saying. […]


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AT&T pays out 20% bonus to its front-line union employees

March 25, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T is paying a 20% bonus above the regular hourly base rate of pay to its front-line union employees, regardless of whether they are working from home or at their regular job locations. AT&T said it is paying the bonus, […]


Networks & Systems, News

Enterprise service enablement and the evolution to standalone 5G

March 25, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the story goes, fully-virtualized, standalone 5G networks will provide tailored slices in support of enterprise services whatever that may entail–handling huge data volumes from sensors, providing high reliability and ultra low latency for precision robotics, or robust campus connectivity […]


Networks & Systems, News

Global 5G connections reach 17.7M, LTE connections exceed 5.3B: Report

March 25, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Fueled by the rollout of 3GPP-standard commercial networks, 5G is officially considered the fastest growing generation of cellular technology as it is now roughly 5 million subscribers ahead of pace, according to Omdia. Omdia’s report indicated that from Q3 2019 […]


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DHS enables access to critical infrastructure

March 24, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As more states respond to the novel coronavirus by ordering citizens to shelter in place except for essential businesses, communications infrastructure is considered one area that is crucial to maintain. Network traffic, including voice calls, is on the rise, as […]


Internet, Modern Media, News

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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Tuesday Bytes: InnerCity FiberNet, Veego, Amdocs, Fluvius, Teleste

March 24, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The international private equity firm Mexcap has found some more fiber to invest in. Mexcap has made an equity investment in InnerCity FiberNet (ICFN) down in Texas. ICFN operates a 350-route-mile fiber footprint across the Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area that […]


Networks & Systems, News

DHS steps in with letters to assist contractors as ‘essential’ workers maintaining wireless infrastructure

March 23, 2020

Via: Wireless Estimator

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued two letters valid through May 28, 2020, to help wireless contractors maintain access to critical infrastructure. The letters are from John O’Connor, Director of the National Communications Coordination Branch of the […]