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ZTE opens cybersecurity lab in China

May 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor ZTE announced the launch of its first cybersecurity lab in Nanjing, China. ZTE said that the opening of this security lab will contribute with its goal of increasing transparency. The cybersecurity lab aims to provide global customers, regulators […]


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Sprint, T-Mo concessions win merger support from two FCC commissioners

May 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US and Sprint have committed to building out a nationwide 5G network that will cover the vast majority of the U.S. population, divest Boost Mobile and other concessions, in a move that has won support from two Federal Communications […]


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KDDI to launch pre-5G services in September 2019

May 17, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operator KDDI expects to launch pre-5G services in September 2019, the company’s president, Makoto Takahashi, said on a conference call with investors. The executive said that KDDI will start to sell 5G phones in March 2020. Takahashi said that […]


Regulations

Huawei spent years preparing for US ban: Report

May 17, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei has been preparing for years for the scenario of a ban which would not allow the company to buy components from U.S companies, according to a report by CNN Business. “This decision [the ban]is the latest move […]


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AT&T CFO says 5G ‘national coverage’ by mid-2020

May 16, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a wide-ranging interview this week at the MoffettNathanson’s  6th Annual Media & Communications Summit in New York City, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John Stephens discussed how the carrier’s deployment of FirstNet lays the foundation […]


Regulations

FCC pivots to midband spectrum

May 13, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission has signaled its focus on pushing harder for midband spectrum in addition to the millimeter wave bands that it has been putting into play. Last week, the FCC unanimously voted to propose the reallocation five megahertz […]


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GSMA says some 5G auctions are artificially inflating spectrum prices

May 13, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The design of some 5G auctions is artificially inflating prices or inefficiently distributing already scarce spectrum resources, industry association GSMA said in a release. “Auctions can and do fail when poorly designed,” said Brett Tarnutzer, head of spectrum for the […]


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SK Telecom and Microsoft join hands on 5G, AI and cloud deployments

May 13, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

South Korea’s SK Telecom and Microsoft have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly develop 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud solutions for SK Telecom’s customers. SK Telecom and Microsoft are combining their technological capabilities across those three areas […]


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China Mobile, Huawei, CCTV carry out 4K live test on 5G network

May 10, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

CCTV, China Mobile, and Huawei said they have successfully completed what they claim is the industry’s first 4K live streaming test on a 5G dual-band convergent network in Beijing, China. Compared with the previous fixed-point 4K live streaming tests, this […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

EE to launch commercial 5G services imminently

May 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.K. carrier EE will be launching 5G services imminently, its parent company BT said in a financial release. BT said EE is on track to launch 5G technology in 16 cities across the U.K. with a range of device partners. […]