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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, […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

In telecom cyber security, wicked problems require wicked solutions (Reader Forum)

August 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new report by Darkhorse Global, a geo-economic and national security consultancy, makes some good points about the convergence of national security and industrial policy frameworks for telecommunications infrastructure. It outlines three “wicked problems” confronting today’s global ICT ecosystem. First, […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

Changing the Way You Look at Your Media

July 20, 2022

Via: Broadcast Beat

Where is that media file? Where is that one asset you need right now, to give to that person way over on the other side of the world, so they can do their job on time? That is the question. […]


Internet, Modern Media

Indian government confirms four bidders for 5G spectrum

July 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

India’s Department of Telecom (DoT) confirmed that it had received applications from Adani Data Networks, Reliance Jio Infocomm, Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel for participation in upcoming 5G auction. The telecom department also said that these applications have not been […]


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

Japan seeks to cover 95% of local population with 5G in two years: report

April 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The government of Japan aims to triple the availability of 5G services in the country over the next two years, Japanese press reported. Local TV channel NHK World reported that the government’s plan is to cover 95% of the Japanese […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Kagan: AT&T, its history, current struggles and eventual recovery

April 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

When asked on his CNBC show Mad Money, Jim Cramer said AT&T is not a buy. He said “right now I think they are doing terribly. It’s just not a great company”. While in my opinion that may be a […]


Networks & Systems

How to cut carbon emissions in telecoms networks (Reader Forum)

April 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Hoesung Lee, Chair of The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a forward to the Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability report released in February 2022: “This report is a dire warning about the consequences of inaction, it […]


Networks & Systems

Why telecom is moving to the cloud — and the 3 ways telcos can get there (Reader Forum)

February 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The cloud revolution has been widely adopted within IT, and most businesses are taking a “cloud-first” approach when deploying new applications. Gartner states that 85% of organizations will be “cloud first” by 2025. However, when it comes to adoption in […]


Networks & Systems

Spotlight on 2022 Telecom Trends

February 11, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The ongoing pandemic effects, combined with technology-driven disruption, has changed the way carriers use technology and has fundamentally altered the communications industry and expectations of service providers. Fortunately for carriers, their networks were resilient during the last two challenging years. […]