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CommScope, Google to jointly operate ESC sensor network for CBRS

October 18, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

CommScope and Google will be jointly developing, deploying and operating a coastal sensor network that is one of the key pieces for enabling operations in the shared Citizens Broadband Radio Service spectrum. The Environmental Sensing Capability network is a network […]


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Is DSRC dead? Cable cos want FCC action on 5.9 GHz

October 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Almost two decades ago the U.S. Federal Communications Commission set aside the 5.9 GHz band for dedicated short range communications with the goal of letting vehicles communicate with one another using unlicensed airwaves. Since that move in October 1999, DSRC […]


Regulations

T-Mo lays out its network plans for the FCC

October 15, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US sketched out its vision for a combined 5G network if its proposed merger with Sprint goes through and argued that the combination will put it in a position to better compete in a 5G landscape, in a presentation […]


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EXFO reports results, touts Orange’s ONAP integration

October 12, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

EXFO reported a quarter that its CEO described as disappointing, but promised that 2019 will be a year of renewed focus on execution by the test company, which has had a number of recent acquisitions. Sales for the company’s fiscal […]


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35 attorneys general give FCC an earful about call spoofing

October 10, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Earlier this month the U.S. Federal Communications Commission levied a massive fine against a company for making more than 20 million robocalls from obscured numbers. But fines for call spoofing aren’t enough, according to 35 state attorneys general in a […]


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US judge says ZTE violated the terms of a previous probation

October 4, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

A U.S. federal judge has ruled that Chinese vendor ZTE violated the terms of a probation which had been imposed in March 2017 when the company pleaded guilty to illegally shipping goods to Iran despite U.S. sanctions, Reuters reports. In […]


Regulations

City of Seattle fighting federal governments new 5G rules

October 3, 2018

Via: Phys.org

The city of Seattle will appeal rules set last week by the federal government that seek to set a countrywide standard for how much cities can charge telecom providers to set up 5G technology for ultrafast cellular connectivity. The rules […]


Regulations

Nokia cuts jobs in Illinois

September 19, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia confirmed that it is cutting jobs in Illinois, as part of its ongoing global headcount reduction and cost-cutting measures. Contacted by RCR Wireless News, a Nokia spokesman confirmed that the company is reducing its headcount in Illinois, but declined […]


Regulations

Your Video Infrastructure Faces End-of-Life: Now What?

August 30, 2018

Via: No Jitter

Until more recently, the best route to enable professional, high-quality video conferencing was through infrastructure. The cost of procuring, managing, and supporting this infrastructure was simply accepted as a cost of doing business. Fast forward to today, and we see […]


Regulations

Q&A—Adtran’s Robert Conger: The telecom industry needs a clear commercial plan

August 27, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

There are a myriad of issues both large and small for the telecom industry to solve in regard to virtualization and new technologies, but having a clear monetization plan in place is probably tops for vendors. Adtran’s Robert Conger, CTO […]