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Networks & Systems, News

Verizon and Microsoft collaborate on private 5G mobile edge computing

October 20, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and Microsoft are collaborating to integrate the service provider’s on-site 5G Edge network with Azure edge services to enable ultra-low latency and faster connectivity help businesses enable and utilize real-time data analysis and delivery. The collaboration hopes to more […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon picks up Bluegrass Cellular

October 19, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon is buying rural wireless operator Bluegrass Cellular, which provides service to about 210,000 customers in 34 counties across central Kentucky. Terms of the deal were not disclosed; it’s expected to close late this year or early next, pending Federal […]


Regulations

FCC announces 386 bidders made the grade for first RDOF auction, but not Charter

October 15, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission announced its list of 386 companies that have qualified to bid in the first auction for the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF). Beginning Oct. 29, the qualified vendors will compete against each other in […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon establishes 5G Innovation Hub at the University of Illinois Research Park

October 9, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Business has rolled out the latest in its series of 5G Innovation Hubs, this time at the University of Illinois Research Park. At the Research Park’s headquarters, students, startups and large corporations will develop and test 5G-enabled solutions, specifically […]


Modern Media, Telephone

Verizon Business debuts Contact Center Hub for SMBs

October 1, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

With SMBs struggling due the Covid-19 crisis, Verizon Business is offering SMBs a way to stay connected to their customers through its Contact Center Hub. Verizon’s cloud-based Contact Center Hub was designed for SMBs that have three to 1,000 employees. […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, News

Verizon and AWS bring MEC to three more cities

September 23, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Three new cities — Atlanta, New York and Washington, DC — have been added to the list of locations where businesses and developers can build and deploy applications with AWS Wavelength at Verizon’s 5G Edge. Verizon and AWS launched the […]


News

Verizon to deploy indoor 5G mmWave sites with Corning, Samsung by year’s end

September 21, 2020

Via: Wireless Estimator

Verizon has recently completed lab trials with Corning and begun lab trials with Samsung on new 5G mmWave in-building solutions which, when commercially launched, will provide 5G mmWave coverage inside facilities such as hospitals, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, schools, ports, retail […]


News

Verizon tees up second green bond

September 17, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Following on the heels of last year’s $1 billion green bond, Verizon issued a second green bond on Wednesday for the same amount. The offering is expected to close on Friday. Verizon plans to use the net proceeds of the […]


Networks & Systems

Verizon, Corning and Samsung complete trials of new indoor cell sites to extend 5G coverage

September 17, 2020

Via: Telecom Reseller

WESTLAKE, TX — Sept. 16, 2020 — Verizon has recently completed lab trials with Corning and begun lab trials with Samsung on new 5G mmWave in-building solutions which, when commercially launched, will provide 5G mmWave coverage inside facilities such as […]


News

Verizon to Buy Tracfone

September 15, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

In an interesting M&A move on the wireless front, Verizon made a deal yesterday to purchase Tracfone. The purchase price is $6.25B, half in cash and half in Verizon stock, with another $650M on the table if performance targets are […]