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Internet, Modern Media

The best thing since bread: Telecommunications in the age of network slicing

September 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The use case for telecommunications technology has changed before our eyes. Today, millions of viewers are consuming content via YouTube, video live streaming platform Twitch, or even playing video games, with young gamers (18-25) in the U.S. spending nearly three […]


News

Elliott Takes Aim at AT&T

September 11, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

In what looks to be a very noisy battle for the fall season, Elliott Management and its billionaire protagonist Paul Singer have set their sights on AT&T. The activist hedge fund disclosed a $3.2B position in AT&T, not a minor […]


Regulations

Huawei drops lawsuit over equipment seized by the US government

September 10, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei has dropped a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department and other agencies after the government released telecommunications equipment seized in September 2017. The suit was filed by the Chinese company’s U.S. subsidiary, Huawei Technologies USA, in June […]


News

Orange Spain selects ZTE to deploy part of its 5G network: Report

September 5, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Spanish telecommunications operator Orange has selected Chinese vendor ZTE for the provision of 5G infrastructure in certain Spanish cities, local newspaper Expansion reported, citing market sources. Under the terms of the agreement, ZTE will deploy 5G infrastructure in the cities […]


News

Nokia secures 5G deals in Europe, Asia

September 3, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

French telecommunications group Iliad announced it has selected Finnish vendor Nokia as its strategic partner for its 5G network deployments in France and Italy. The vendor has been working with Iliad since 2010 and has participated in the telco’s deployments […]


Regulations

Are Corporate Provided Smart Phones A Taxable Benefit?

July 8, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

Telecommunications and taxes are inseparable. In the United States a tax and surcharge burden of 20% to 40% or more on a telecom invoice is not uncommon. There’s another type of tax for employers to consider, though, when providing cell […]


News, Regulations

French regulator defines rules to clear 1.5 GHz band for 5G 

June 13, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

French telecommunications regulator Arcep has announced new rules supporting its plan to clear the 1.5 GHz band (1427–1517 MHz) for the future provision of 5G services. Known as the L-band, this spectrum band is currently being used for point-to-point backhaul […]


Regulations

Trump Finds More to Ban Huawei From

May 16, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

One would think we’d already run out of things Huawei has been banned from in the west, but apparently not. President Trump yesterday signed an executive order that effectively excludes Huawei gear from the networks of US firms. The move […]


Editorial

Top 5G Security Challenges

April 23, 2019

Via: Sofia Allende

In the past decades, the telecommunications industry has seen massive changes. We’ve gone from first mobile phone to 4G LTE, and we’re now getting ready to enter a new era of intelligent connectivity, the era of 5G networks. What is […]


News

Avaya Wins GOLD in 2019 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

March 11, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, was presented with a GOLD Stevie Award in the Category: Innovation in Customer Service – Telecommunications Industries in the 13th annual Stevie Awards […]