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Ericsson to build 5G smart factory in Texas

September 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson announced yesterday that its first 5G smart factory in the U.S. will be located in Lewisville, Texas, not too far from its North American headquarters in Plano, Texas. The facility, which received a direct investment from the Swedish telecom […]


Networks & Systems, News

AT&T CEO says carrier checks network, spectrum and capex boxes

September 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Speaking this week at the Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Communicopia Conference, AT&T Communications Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, in a wide-ranging discussion, highlighted the confluence of internal and external trends he sees as giving AT&T a differentiated, advantageous market position. […]


Internet, Modern Media, News

Test and Measurement: FCC gives its blessing to 5G testbeds in New York, Salt Lake

September 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is throwing its support behind two 5G testbeds — one in New York City, one in Salt Lake City — with experimental licensing which will let companies and universities more easily take their 5G testing into […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, News

Verizon CEO Vestberg: Fiber deployments hit 1,400 route miles per month

September 20, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

When it comes to its fiber deployments, Verizon is hitting its stride, according to Verizon Chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg. Speaking at Thursday’s Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Communacopia Conference, Vestberg said that Verizon is now deploying 1,400 route miles per […]


News

Ericsson: ‘5G is not a single thing’

September 19, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

For Peter Linder, Ericsson’s vice president of marketing and communications in North America, the most important thing for policy makers and businesses to understand about the next generation of mobile broadband is that 5G is not a single thing. “Instead, […]


Internet, Modern Media

The best thing since bread: Telecommunications in the age of network slicing

September 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The use case for telecommunications technology has changed before our eyes. Today, millions of viewers are consuming content via YouTube, video live streaming platform Twitch, or even playing video games, with young gamers (18-25) in the U.S. spending nearly three […]


News

Qualcomm acquires RF360, hires staff to scale 5G

September 17, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

On Monday, U.S. chip manufacturer Qualcomm announced that it is acquiring the remaining interest in RF360, bringing the total purchase price of the company to $3.1 billion. RF360 began as a joint venture between Qualcomm and Tokyo-based electronics giant TDK […]


News

SoftBank aims to accelerate 5G network deployment in Japan: Report

September 17, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese telecommunications carrier SoftBank expects to complete the initial phase of its 5G network two years ahead of schedule, according to a report by Nikkei Asian Review. The carrier had initially planned to install a total of 11,210 base stations […]


Networks & Systems, Regulations

SK Telecom, Ericsson testing standalone 5G core

September 16, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean mobile operator SK Telecom (SKT) and network infrastructure vendor Ericsson have completed testing of an end-to-end 5G transmission using handsets, radio equipment and a 5G core, a critical step towards the commercialization of standalone (SA) 5G. Standalone 5G is […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

LiveU tests 5G for live broadcasting

September 13, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Live video production company LiveU is working with a number of mobile network operators around the world to test the use of 5G for live sports and entertainment video streaming. The company announced this week a new hardware unit for […]