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Networks & Systems

AT&T on 2023: Getting serious about cybersecurity at the edge

February 1, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Cybersecurity continues its evolution and organizations are focused on it more holistically, as part of business outcomes rather than as component parts, according to Theresa Lanowitz of AT&T. Lanowitz, who is the head of evangelism for AT&T Business’ cybersecurity segment, […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

UCaaS and Cellular Together in Perfect Harmony

January 30, 2023

Via: No Jitter

Earlier this month, Verizon became the first U.S. operator to launch Microsoft Teams Phone Mobile. It is a new service that integrates an organization’s mobile devices with Microsoft Teams. This is a fairly significant launch, and it should stimulate interest […]


News

The Sunday Brief: Different disciplines

January 30, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Greetings from Louisiana, Texas, Kansas, Missouri, and Florida (Ft. Lauderdale, the location of this year’s MetroConnect conference, is pictured). It’s been a full week of Telco Top Five earnings, and we will devote most of this Brief to results analysis. […]


Internet, Modern Media

AT&T, Fujitsu, Northrop demo 5G-enabled surveillance capabilities

January 19, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T, Fujitsu and Northrop Grumman Corporation said they recently demonstrated 5G-enabled intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities in Northrop Grumman’s new 5G lab. The partners noted that the demonstration integrated radios with Northrop Grumman’s tactical data links, AT&T’s private 5G […]


News

Verizon execs talk ‘tweaks’ and ‘consumer investment’, amid improved customer numbers

January 5, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Speaking at the Citi 2023 Communications, Media & Entertainment conference, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg and Chief Technology Officer Kyle Malady discussed the “tweaks” being made on both the technology and consumer side of the business. Many of these changes, the […]


Internet, Modern Media

RIP, 3G—Verizon’s shutdown wraps up 3G sunsets for US national carriers

January 4, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon officially turned down its 3G network on the final day of 2022. It had been the last holdout among national mobile network operators, with AT&T and T-Mobile US already having completed their 3G shutdowns. Verizon first began announcing in […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

T-Mobile US ‘drops mic’ on 5G rivals with latest expansion

December 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

“Consider the mic dropped,” T-Mobile US said in a press release announcing that its Extended Range 5G service — which uses 600 MHz spectrum — now reaches 323 million people, and its Ultra Capacity 5G — which uses 2.5 GHz […]


Internet, Modern Media

The Cellular Industry Continues to Disappoint in the Enterprise

December 13, 2022

Via: No Jitter

As we close out 2022, the wireless industry in the U.S. is still dominated by two technology ecosystems, Wi-Fi and cellular. For now, Wi-Fi dominates in the indoor arena, and cellular is the only real option available for wide area […]


Regulations

FAA to FCC: Mandate 5G C-band restrictions around airports

October 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

When it comes to rolling out 5G C-band services, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to mandate that smaller Communication Service Providers (CSPs) abide by the same restrictions that Verizon and AT&T agreed to […]


News

AT&T raises forecast for midband POPs, sees strong 5G-driven revenues

October 20, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T reported strong third-quarter results and said that its midband 5G spectrum roll-out is happening faster than expected. The carrier started off expecting to cover 70 million potential customers with C-Band spectrum in 2022, but it has bumped that number […]


News

The Sunday Brief: So many questions for third-quarter earnings

October 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Mid-September greetings from the Midwest, Georgia and Alabama, where we are wrapping up our Moundville Telephone Company acquisition. Pictured is Tuska, a 7-ton elephant statue that was recently moved to the Bryant-Denny stadium in Tuscaloosa. Legend has it that the […]


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 […]