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Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

AT&T expands 5G offering to ten new cities in Mexico

September 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T Mexico announced the launch of its 5G network in ten new cities across the country. In a release, the operator said that its 5G offering has been activated in Tijuana, Mexicali, Ciudad Juárez, Mazatlan, Ciudad Obregon, Navojoa, Guasave, Ensenada, […]


Internet, Modern Media

Kagan: Verizon slow recovery is a work in progress

September 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

CEO Hans Vestberg is focused on creating a Verizon turnaround and sustainable comeback. This has been the challenge he has been wrestling with since taking over the leadership position in 2018 from Lowell McAdam. Let’s take a closer look at […]


News

The Sunday Brief: Labor Day edition—August eye-catchers

September 6, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Labor Day weekend greetings from the Midwest. Since there was not a particularly attractive opening picture (most this week were of competitor’s sloppy hole digging), we are including a wonderful shot of a hot air balloon from our Colorado trip […]


Internet, Modern Media

AT&T on bridging the digital divide: Access, affordability, adoption

August 30, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T commitment to fiber deployment prompts major manufacturing investment by Corning AT&T is working to deploy fiber at a massive scale with plans to cover 30 million locations by 2025. Fiber manufacturer Corning, based on a commitment from AT&T, today […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Kagan: Frontier Enterprise hires BT exec to wake up business segment

August 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Frontier Communications has been through the ringer in recent years. They are now in the process of recovery and rebuilding in a marketplace that is tougher than ever with the weak economy, pandemic recovery, new technology and increasing competition. Early […]


Networks & Systems

FirstNet board approves $358m budget

August 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The First Responders Network Authority board has approved the agency’s budget for fiscal year 2023, with the majority going toward network reinvestments with partner AT&T. The budget allocations fell into three categories: $190 million for network reinvestment, $84 million for […]


Internet, Modern Media

How should carriers approach cloud-native network operations for 5G Standalone?

July 25, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G Standalone (SA) is very much a double-edged sword when it comes to network operations. Experts see 5G SA as, in some ways, simplifying from an operational perspective. But the addition of 5G SA to existing network topologies and infrastructures […]


News

Who’s set to bid in the upcoming 2.5 GHz auction?

July 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T, T-Mobile US and Verizon head up a field of 82 qualified bidders for the upcoming auction of 2.5 GHz spectrum, primarily available in rural areas across the U.S. and its territories. The auction will kick off on July 29. […]


Internet, Modern Media

Kagan: When will 5G actually change our lives?

June 23, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

We have such high expectations on how 5G will change our lives. This fire is being stoked by marketing and advertising from so many companies in the wireless space. Let’s dive into the world of 5G and take a closer […]


News

The Sunday Brief, Alaska Edition: Market commentary

June 20, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

June greetings from the 49th state, home to some pretty noisy glaciers (Aialik Glacier pictured). We have had a terrific ten days touring many of the TelAlaska properties and learning more about broadband deployment challenges. TelAlaska has an amazing team […]


Internet, Modern Media

T-Mobile US, Oceus to provide 5G, edge solutions to US government

June 15, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a new partnership, T-Mobile US and Oceus are leveraging the former’s 5G Advanced Network Solutions portfolio and the latter’s 5G product offerings to provide solutions designed specifically for the U.S. federal government — primarily the Department of Defense (DoD). […]


Internet, Modern Media

AT&T participates in DoD demo of 5G-enabled smart warehouse

June 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T has participated in a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. Navy demonstration showcasing a variety of 5G-powered technology solutions that can support the enablement of a Naval “Smart Warehouse.” The carrier said that the demonstrations occurred at Naval […]


Internet, Modern Media

Kagan: Discussing the 5G wireless growth wave

June 1, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

As a telecom and wireless analyst over 35 years, I have witnessed the communications industry grow and change dramatically. This transformation continues today and will do so going forward. Where we are today is just a moment in the timeline […]


Internet, Modern Media

Open RAN reality check: ‘We don’t have open RAN, we have highly coordinated RAN’

May 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Open RAN isn’t a technology; it’s a global concept that’s all about ensuring interoperability. It will usher in a new level of flexibility, innovation and market competition within the telecom industry. That was how John Baker, Mavenir’s senior VP of […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

The Death of POTS? Not Quite, Here’s Why

May 25, 2022

Via: No Jitter

The FCC order 19-72A1 has caused quite a frenzy in the telecom industry. Many have interrupted this order to mean that plain-old-telephony-service (POTS) lines are going away in August 2022. However, this order is not a mandate, and it just […]


Modern Media, Worldwide equipment

The Sunday Brief: First quarter earnings review—when cable growth slows (Part 2)

May 23, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

May greetings from five states. Lots of miles in the last month traveling through amazing parts of the Midwest and South. The opening picture is of the Apple Man at the Fontanelle Orchard in Nebraska. Celebrating their 16th year, they […]


Internet, Modern Media

Kagan: 5G fixed wireless access growth potential

May 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Fixed wireless access (FWA) is a very important, yet not very well-known, slice of the wireless landscape. It has significant growth potential for the companies that can find a solution to this problem. There are many companies in the wireless […]


Internet, Modern Media

T-Mobile US to test 3.45-3.55 GHz

May 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US has received permission from the Federal Communications Commission to test its recently won 3.45-3.55 GHz spectrum, to get a sense of operational characteristics in dense urban areas prior to deployment. According to filings with the FCC, T-Mo will […]


Internet, Modern Media

Kagan: AT&T, Verizon using C-Band to catch up to T-Mobile US on 5G

May 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility have been behind the eight-ball with regards to their C-band deployments, especially compared to T-Mobile US. After a painful delay in a competitive sense, both Verizon and AT&T have now turned on their 5G C-band […]


Internet, Modern Media

An update on 5G Standalone: ‘It’s a priority, but there’s a lot of priorities’

April 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

As of January 2022, GSA reported that 99 operators in 50 countries worldwide are investing in public 5G Standalone (SA) networks in the form of trials, planned or actual deployments and that 20 operators in 16 countries/ territories had launched […]