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A ‘supplement’ to LTE and 5G? SK Telecom, Sinclair follow up JV with focus on automotive mobility

January 10, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

After announcing a U.S. joint venture for next-generation television broadcasting earlier this week, Korean mobile operator SK Telecom and Sinclair Broadcasting Group promptly followed up with a deal that brings in automotive software services company Harman to target the automotive […]


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Thursday Bytes: Colt, EllaLink, EXFO, 365 Data Centers

January 10, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Colt has launched a new enterprise solution, Intelligent Communications. They are combining their network services and SIP trunking capabilities with Microsoft Office 365 applications to add a new dimension to their portfolio. Ingram Micro’s CloudBlue division is helping bring the […]


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How network operators can capitalize on 5G

January 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The arrival of 5G capabilities will present tremendous opportunity for network operators to grow if capitalized on correctly. Conversely, the trend could damage the growth prospects of these same companies if they miss the transformational shift that lies ahead of […]


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Verizon CEO lays out eight 5G “currencies” during CES keynote

January 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

LAS VEGAS–Let’s get this out of the way–during his CES keynote, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg didn’t provide any clarity on the carrier’s strategy to offer standards-based mobile 5G or mention any new devices. Rather, Vestberg invited a series of partners […]


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Wednesday Roundup: AT&T, KDDI, eX², NTT, AJC, Infinera

January 9, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Toyota and Lexus vehicles are going to be getting some heavy duty connectivity from AT&T and KDDI. The two industry giants will be enabling 4G LTE connectivity for select new models of Toyota nad Lexus vehicles starting in the fall […]


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Tuesday Bytes: SK Telecom, New Continuum, Zayo, Akamai

January 8, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

SK Telecom is deepening a foray into the content space with Sinclair Broadcast Group. The two are teaming up on a joint venture to develop ATSC 3.0 broadcasting solutions. ATSC 3.0 enables data communications in broadcasting bands, enabling 2-way communications […]


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NTT Com expands North American footprint

January 8, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Japan’s NTT Communications has expanded its North American footprint with the establishment of a new point of presence in Toronto, Canada. NTT Com will use the new PoP to scale its offerings to ISPs, content providers and cloud, hosting and […]


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Study finds 64% of Americans expect 5G will be widely available before 2020

January 7, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Some 64% of Americans believe 5G technology will be widely available in the U.S. before 2020, according to a research study carried out by T-Mobile US and HarrisX. The new 5G Consumer Index tracking 5G-related consumer attitudes is planned to […]


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Qualcomm invests almost $15 million in Baicells with focus on 5G

January 4, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm has led a RMB100 million ($14.55 million) Series B+ round in Baicells Technologies, a Chinese small cell company, for the development of 5G technologies. The investment, which was made through the company’s Qualcomm Ventures investment arm, will be chiefly […]


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AT&T completes sale of data center business to Brookfield

January 3, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T announced that all of its customer contracts, employees supporting the co-location operations, fixed assets, leases and the related facilities have been transferred over to Brookfield. With the deal in hand, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners now has 18 data centers in […]