Tag: Telcos

Broadcast, Modern Media

Indian telcos already deployed 102,215 5G base stations: report

March 15, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Indian operators Reliance Jio Infocomm and Bharti Airtel have already deployed 102,215 5G base stations across the country, local press reported, citing data from India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT). According to the report, the state with the highest number of […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

‘Is it fair?’ Burdened telcos bemoan ‘contradictory’ risk-and-reward delta

February 28, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

European telcos face intense pressure on two fronts, said Christel Heydemann, chief executive of French group Orange at MWC – to support high volumes of traffic, mostly from large digital players, and to also support consumer expectations to keep prices […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

China Mobile ends 2022 with 614 million 5G subscribers

January 20, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

China Mobile, the world’s largest operator in terms of subscribers, added a total of 18.6 million 5G subscribers during December, the telco said on its website. The carrier also said it ended last year with 614 million 5G subscribers. China […]

Networks & Systems

‘That isn’t the point’: Why AWS doesn’t use the term telco cloud

October 12, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Amazon Web Services (AWS) doesn’t use the term “telco cloud” because, as the company’s Head of Worldwide Business Development for Communication Service Providers Sameer Vuyyuru told RCR Wireless News in an MWC Las Vegas meeting room, that “isn’t really the […]

Internet, Modern Media

Chinese telcos end June with over 927 million 5G subscribers

July 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

China ended June with a total of 927.44 million subscribers in the 5G segment, according to the carriers’ latest available figures. Chinese operators recorded a net gain of 28.2 million 5G subscribers in June. China Mobile, the world’s largest operator […]


Google Cloud, AWS and Azure want to ‘friend’ telcos, but not every telco is ready to click ‘accept’

December 14, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Because, in part, of their millions of last mile connections and central offices, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud are directing a laser-like focus on telcos. Google Cloud made some noise last week in the telecommunications space by […]

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

Fiber M&A: CNS Acquires WCTG

July 8, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

A pile of fiber quietly changed hands last week up in Minnesota. Cooperative Network Services, LLC has purchased the assets of West Central Transport Group, LLC, perhaps kicking off a round of consolidation in a region that hasn’t seen as […]

Networks & Systems, News

Mobile trends for the 2020s: New platform wars, US vs. China, and doubling down on digital services

November 7, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

What are the major trends that will shape the next decade of mobile technology? GSMA Intelligence lays out five in a new report. According to the report, those trends include: – Operators will intensify their pursuit of revenues that come […]


Telcos look to Open Compute Project for speed, innovation

March 10, 2016

Via: RCR Wireless News

After developings its niche in the hyperscale community, the Open Compute Project is now being embraced by telecom service providers looking to bring new services to market quickly and at scale. The Open Compute Project Summit, held this week in […]