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AT&T, Verizon’s latest COVID-19 impact updates

March 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Voice calls and virtual private network use continue to be far higher than usual, as people across the country navigate teleworking, distance learning and staying in touch with each other during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Verizon and AT&T are providing […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

AT&T, Verizon see voice calls rise 25%

March 23, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Voice traffic is seeing a resurgence during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, as more people call into conference lines and reach out to stay in touch with one another. Both Verizon and AT&T report that their networks have seen a 25% […]


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T-Mobile US CEO says operator has financial support to close Sprint merger

March 19, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a press release issued Thursday morning, T-Mobile US CEO John Legere, who is set to exist the company in a few months, said the operator has “broad support support from the banks” to close it’s merger with Sprint. The […]


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Verizon girds network in the face of coronavirus, AT&T suspends data caps

March 13, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon is gearing up for the impact of the coronavirus, which includes more telecommuting and online learning, by increasing its capital guidance range. In order to speed up its 5G deployment and to help support the economy during the coronavirus […]


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Verizon’s 5G network performance affirms its mmWave strategy, Hemmer says

March 11, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Heidi Hemmer wasn’t surprised that Verizon’s millimeter-wave-based 5G network performed well in recent 5G benchmark testing by RootMetrics across five U.S. cities. For the carrier’s vice president of network engineering, the testing was instead an affirmation of Verizon’s strategy to […]


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AT&T and Google Cloud forge 5G edge compute partnership for enterprises

March 5, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Google Cloud is headed to AT&T’s network edge thanks to a new partnership that was announced on Thursday. The two industry giants are teaming up to build enterprise use cases, which could include video analytics, augmented and virtual reality applications […]


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Enabling millimeter wave 5G rollout focus of Ericsson’s US factory

March 4, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In September last year, Swedish network infrastructure vendor Ericsson announced it would invest $100 million in a U.S. smart factory to help facilitate rapid network deployments for domestic customers. Today the company announced it has produced the first 5G base […]


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Verizon updates on DSS plans–focus on ‘overall customer experience’

March 3, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dynamic spectrum sharing is poised to be a key technology operators will use to quickly scale out 5G coverage, ease the transition from non-standalone to standalone 5G and, as a function of both, accelerate service revenues associated with 5G investments. […]


Regulations

FCC proposes to fine carriers $200m over wireless location data misuse

March 2, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is planning to fine the four national carriers up to $200 million over the unauthorized release and sale of wireless customers’ location data, around two years after the violations first came to light. The largest single […]


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Verizon pushes 800 Gbps of data across single wavelength of fiber

February 28, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Working in tandem with Ciena and Juniper Networks, Verizon recently completed a test that pushed 800 Gbps of data across a single fiber wavelength. Verizon’s 800G trial on its live fiber network was notable because it showed equipment interoperability from […]