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Regulations

Ten Questions to Ask Your Provider About Your Communications Technology Bills

November 9, 2023

Via: No Jitter

Any bill for traditional telecom services, mobile services, video conferencing, or other cloud services can be examined to see if there’s a way to make those recurring service charges lower without a noticeable drop in services. The basic questions for […]


News

Solving the workforce crisis for successful fiber deployment

June 30, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The telecom industry has embraced ground-breaking solutions to meet the growing demand for internet connectivity. In a world where people work remotely, communicate digitally and increasingly consume online, fiber broadband and 5G technology have become a critical role in bridging […]


Broadcast, Modern Media

Strategies for Overcoming Today’s Telecom Industry Obstacles to Achieve a Circular Supply Chain

June 16, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Manufacturers, businesses, and all organizations in the telecom supply chain have had to constantly develop groundbreaking solutions to maintain the production of high-quality goods due to rising costs and limited access to raw materials, especially since the onset of the […]


Networks & Systems

From the Fibre to the Data Center: How Telcos and Network Providers Are Creating a Greener Future

May 12, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The telecom and networking industry is a foundation for the digital transformation of every critical business sector—from agriculture to manufacturing to finance and more. Essentially, telecom underpins every part of our lives, and as such has an increasingly vitalrole to […]


News

Measuring diversity & inclusion in telecom requires a ‘holistic’ approach

April 10, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

As part of its analysis of sustainability maturity across the telecom industry, STL Partners explores company progress around diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), explained the consultancy’s Research Director Amy Cameron during the opening session of the most recent Women in […]


Broadcast, Modern Media

China Tower ends 2022 with 2.05 million telecom towers

March 6, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

China Tower ended 2022 with a total of 2.05 million towers under management, after a new addition of 17,000 sites during the full year. In a release, the company said that total tower tenants rose by 102,000 in the year […]


Networks & Systems

Is software engineering the biggest telco skills gap of all?

March 3, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

A shift towards network virtualization and software-defined networking is one of the telecom trends that Corning’s Director of Wireless R&D and Chief Technologist Shirish Nagaraj believes is most impacting the workforce landscape, particularly in the way that it changes how […]


Broadcast, Modern Media

Dell expands partner ecosystem with focus on open telecom

February 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dell Technologies kicked off Mobile World Congress Barcelona in a big way, announcing a string of industry collaborations that all aim to bolster the open telecom ecosystem. The first two new partnerships focus on accelerating cloud-native 5G. Dell is combining […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Orange Madagascar invests in rural 2G, 3G infrastructure

February 16, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Orange Madagascar has signed an agreement with tower company Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) to build additional 2G and 3G infrastructure in the country’s rural areas. The pair said they will deploy at least 500 base stations under a Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

China Unicom adds 3.3 million 5G subscribers in December

January 31, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

China Unicom added a total of 3.27 million 5G subscribers during December, the telco said on its website. The carrier also said it ended last year with 212.7 million 5G subscribers. China Unicom added over 42 million subscribers in the […]


News

Microsoft is cutting 10,000 jobs

January 18, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Microsoft today issued a filing that detailed plans to lay off 10,000 employees as part of broader cost-cutting measures. Company CEO Satya Nadella discussed the job cuts at this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. “No one can […]


Editorial

Top 3 Telecom Infrastructure Companies and Their ESG Initiatives

January 17, 2023

Via: Sandra Ferguson

The telecommunications industry has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years. Starting out as primarily a provider of wired voice services, it has now become a crucial component of the global economy, serving as the backbone for various sectors and […]


News

Kagan: Companies need to be heard over loud industry noise level

January 4, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

As we enter 2023, some key questions every executive struggle’s with is how to raise their company’s profile; how to become a respected thought leader in the industry; how to capture the attention of investors, the media, workers, top executives, […]


Internet, Modern Media

Standardization vs. innovation vs. economization: The Open RAN balancing act

November 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The world of telecoms is, among many other things, an exercise in developing and implementing technologies that have been standardized via a regimented, consensus-driven process. A reductive example—without standards, a handset sold into the U.S. market may not function on […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Chinese carriers add 31.4 million 5G subscribers in September

October 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese operators recorded a net gain of 31.4 million 5G subscribers in September, according to the operators’ latest available statistics. China Mobile, the world’s largest operator in terms of subscribers, added a total of 18 million 5G subscribers during September. […]


Regulations

Canada issues new rules to foster competition via MVNOs

October 20, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Canada’s telecom regulator issued a new regulation under which top mobile operators will be required to accept requests for access to their networks from smaller competitors in a move to boost competition and lower the costs of mobile plans. According […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Adani Data Networks secures telecom license in India

October 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Indian company Adani Data Network has obtained a license for network access services, which will allow the firm to provide all kinds of telecom services in the country, according to local press reports. Government officials have confirmed that the license […]


Regulations

Your Telecom Bill Is Going Up – Here’s Why

September 27, 2022

Via: No Jitter

On almost all telecom bills, there’s a section called something like “fees, taxes, and surcharges,” which customers pay in addition to the services that they are contracted for. These fees are rarely (if ever) discussed during negotiations for new services […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

The art of assuring the private cellular network

September 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

All enterprise eyes are on the development and deployment of private 5G cellular networks, as businesses seek new flexibility and capabilities that traditional IT infrastructure has not delivered. But how do you know that your private network is delivering on […]


Internet, Modern Media

How will Open RAN inform the development of 6G?

August 26, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Open RAN RIC will bring CI/CD processes to telecom Although 5G still has a long tail of innovation left as it advanced to 5G Advanced with Release 18, there’s already material work happening focused on framing what its predecessor, […]