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Telefonica sells tower businesses in Europe, LatAm to American Tower

January 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Spanish telecom operator Telefónica’s subsidiary Telxius Telecom has signed an agreement with American Tower Corporation (ATC) for the sale of its telecommunications towers businesses in Europe and Latin America. Telxius has telecommunications towers in Spain, Germany, Brazil, Peru, Chile and […]


Regulations

Telecom companies withhold political donations, targeting lawmakers who opposed election results

January 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the U.S. struggles to make sense of the violent events that unfolded last week in Washington D.C. when a mob, incited by President Trump, stormed the Capitol building while lawmakers sought to certify the election results, more and more […]


Regulations

Does the UC Industry Need More Privacy Regulation?

January 11, 2021

Via: No Jitter

One consequence of COVID-19 has been a massive adoption of IP-based communication and collaboration tools for most workers, which will have implications in the new year and well beyond 2021. But with these tools widespread use, there is a potential […]


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Telecom execs, industry leaders react to chaos at the U.S. Capitol

January 7, 2021

Via: Fierce Telecom News

While the nation looked on in horror as hundreds of pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, telecom execs and industry leaders took to Twitter. Dating back to 2016, telecommunications executives were bullish on President Donald Trump’s election as […]


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Industry Spotlight: EdgeMicro’s Jason Bourg

January 4, 2021

Via: Telecom Ramblings

There is no bigger buzzword in the infrastructure space right now than the edge. Positioning more servers closer to more eyeballs to reduce latency and improve the customer experience has become a pressing concern for the whole industry even in […]


Networks & Systems

Wrapping up the year with 5G possibilities: moving full speed ahead

December 28, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

As we reach the close of 2020, the make-or-break moment for telecom companies to realize the potential from IoT is becoming clearer. The promise of a new phase of digitalization driven by multiple converging enablers – robotics, AI, AR, and […]


Modern Media, Worldwide equipment sales

Lumen CMO: We think differently about fiber than our competitors

December 23, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

While AT&T and Verizon tout the ability of their fiber to provision multiple services and applications, Lumen CMO Shaun Andrews said his company has taken a different approach. “One of the things that really differentiates us right now is our […]


News

Australia offers 5G mmWave spectrum licenses to 15 operators

December 23, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Australian media and communications regulator ACMA announced that a total of 15 applicant companies have all been offered a license in the 26 GHz and 28 GHz bands. The watchdog said that the successful applicants are MarchNet, Dreamtilt, Field Solutions […]


News

Four key 5G spectrum auctions to watch in 2021

December 22, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Australia, India, Brazil and the U.K. have spectrum auctions planned throughout 2021 As 5G deployments accelerate globally, regulators still need to award key 5G frequencies to allow carriers to provide high-capacity services and, in some cases, provide a broader coverage […]


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Metro Bytes: FirstLight, WANRack, Infinera

December 22, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Three bits of metro/regional infrastructure news to keep track of in the days before Christmas: WANRack is increasing its efforts to connect with anchor institutions in Richmond, Virginia. They are pursuing a Broadband Benefit Agreement alongside the E-Rate contract they […]