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News, Regulations

AT&T, US Cellular talk spectrum strategy post millimeter wave auctions

June 19, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has been bullish on millimeter wave spectrum for 5G, recently wrapping up auctions for 24 GHz and 28 GHz airwaves with plans to auction licenses for parts of the 37 GHz, 39 GHz and 47 […]


News

#TBT: T-Mo draws even with Sprint in LTE coverage; Crown Castle focuses on small cells; Verizon buys AOL … this week in 2015

May 16, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US has never been shy about calling out its competitors. In the latest attempt to gain ground on its bigger rival, T-Mobile US spent $200,000 on a campaign that changed Verizon Wireless’ Twitter hashtag #neversettle to #neversettleforVerizon. The ad […]


News

Verizon trials baseband virtualization with Nokia, Intel

May 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Automated network slicing–a fully virtualized network infrastructure capable of creating on-demand data pipes that exactly meet the needs of a given application–is a long-term goal of 5G investment. In pursuit of that goal, Verizon recently tested virtualization of the Radio […]


News

Sprint CEO: Without T-Mo merger, ‘We will be less of a nationwide competitor’

May 8, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Sprint invested some $5 billion into its network in fiscal year 2018, according to company executives, which marks a significant increase over 2016 and 2017 capex of $2 billion and $3.3 billion respectively. But, despite network improvements, the carrier continues […]


Networks & Systems

Verizon kicks off Intelligent Edge Network with automation from Infinera

May 6, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon is leveraging new automation technology from Infinera as one of the first steps toward building out its Intelligent Edge Network (IEN). Verizon first announced its IEN two years ago as a means to move away from its TDM networking […]


Regulations

Sprint’s 5G ‘E’ lawsuit against AT&T settled, ending what was considered a PR ploy

April 23, 2019

Via: Wireless Estimator

According to a court document obtained by Wireless Estimator, Sprint’s lawsuit against AT&T for deceptively marketing its upgraded 4G service as “5G Evolution,” has been settled. U.S. District Court Judge Vernon Broderick for the Southern District of New York said […]


Networks & Systems

10 operators, including AT&T and Verizon, align around creating task force for NFVi

April 12, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

There are numerous attempts afoot to wrestle NFV into a more manageable and workable approach to virtualization. Last week at the Open Networking Summit, some of the carrier members of a new effort around simplifying network functions virtualization infrastructure (NFVi) […]


News

AT&T adds seven more mobile 5G cities

April 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T on Tuesday said it is now offering standards-based mobile 5G service in seven additional cities–Austin, Los Angeles, Nashville, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, bringing its presence up to portions of 19 markets. AT&T turned up its […]


Networks & Systems

Putting Verizon’s mobile 5G through its paces

April 5, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

With the launch of Verizon’s mobile 5G network in two cities and one smartphone that can access the network, the first rounds of testing — both user tests and more formal testing — are starting to emerge. On Twitter, posted […]


Internet, Modern Media

How much will 5G service cost?

March 15, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As U.S. operators light up commercial 5G networks in select markets with plans to offer nationwide coverage in the 2020-2021 timeframe, we’re just now getting a look at how much subscribers will have to pay for an enhanced mobile broadband […]