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Regulations

US officials not explaining why Huawei poses a security risk: AT&T CEO

March 22, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.S. officials are failing to provide concrete details about the risks of implementing telecom equipment from Chinese vendors, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said during an event hosted by the Economic Club of Washington D.C, earlier this week. He said that […]


Networks & Systems

FirstNet board sets priorities for network reinvestment

March 22, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The board of the First Responders Network Authority voted this week to outline its priorities for network reinvestment and continue engagement with first responders to shape the network over the coming yers. FirstNet will develop a roadmap for the network […]


Internet, Modern Media

How much will 5G service cost?

March 15, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As U.S. operators light up commercial 5G networks in select markets with plans to offer nationwide coverage in the 2020-2021 timeframe, we’re just now getting a look at how much subscribers will have to pay for an enhanced mobile broadband […]


Networks & Systems, News

Software-defined networking market to reach $100B by 2025: report

March 15, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

While NFV sputters along, software-defined networking (SDN) continues to flourish across service providers’ networks. According to a report by Global Market Insights, the SDN market will increase from just over $8 billion last year to $100 billion by 2025. The […]


News

AT&T signs up for global cybersecurity alliance

March 6, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

On Wednesday, AT&T became the first North American telco to join the Global Telco Security Alliance, which launched last year. Etisalat, Singtel, SoftBank and Telefónica were the founding members of the security alliance when it was first announced in April […]


News

AT&T, Verizon gear up for SD-WAN in 5G

February 25, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

It’s all things 5G at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, which included separate announcements by Verizon and AT&T in regards to gearing up their SD-WAN offerings for 5G. Given that 5G deployments are in the infancy stage this […]


Networks & Systems

Q&A: Epsilon CEO Jerzy Szlosarek discusses the state of SDN and SD-WAN

February 19, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Singapore-based Epsilon is looking for more SDN-based intercarrier partnerships after launching one of the first last year with China-based DCConnect. Last year, Epsilon and China’s DCConnect announced a two-way, intercarrier network service that was provisioned across each other’s networks using […]


News

ONF’s fifth reference design, COMAC, targets 5G deployments

February 14, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Pulling together its work over the last eight years with CORD, SDN and cloud, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) today announced its fifth reference design: Converged Multi-Access and Core (COMAC). The COMAC initiative was designed to unify the various access […]


Regulations

FCC admits to and fixes ASR flaw that allowed 40-plus illegal tower ownership changes

February 12, 2019

Via: Wireless Estimator

The FCC will enact a new procedure for reporting tower ownership changes in their Antenna Structure Registration System (ASR) on Feb. 14, 2019 to reduce the risk of unauthorized changes being made. The new process was propelled after the FCC […]


Networks & Systems

5G beamforming for massive MIMO and millimeter wave enablement

February 7, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Massive MIMO antennas, which increase data throughput and spectrum efficiency by adding transmit and receive elements to antennas, and high-frequency, high-capacity millimeter wave spectrum are both synonymous with 5G. But beyond the antennas and spectrum, advanced signal processing techniques like […]