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Internet, Modern Media

T-Mobile US: Big investments, big results for 2022

February 1, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US rounded out 2022 with postpaid net customer additions of 1.8 million in the fourth quarter and 6.4 million for the year, beating its guidance and recording record-low churn of 0.88%. Q4 2022 — 6.4 million in 2022, exceeded […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

UCaaS and Cellular Together in Perfect Harmony

January 30, 2023

Via: No Jitter

Earlier this month, Verizon became the first U.S. operator to launch Microsoft Teams Phone Mobile. It is a new service that integrates an organization’s mobile devices with Microsoft Teams. This is a fairly significant launch, and it should stimulate interest […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Crown Castle to double y-o-y small cell deployments in 2023

January 23, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Based on commentary from Crown Castle EVP and CFO Dan Schlanger at the Citi 2023 Communications, Media and Entertainment Conference, 2023 will be a big year from small cell densification in the U.S. market. Schlanger said Citi’s Mike Rollins the […]


Internet, Modern Media

Verizon, Centech unveil results of 5G development hub

January 19, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and Canadian incubator Centech announced the results from the first cohort of startups and scaleups in a 5G development hub in Montreal. Launched in May 2022, the 5G development hub aims to boost innovation in multiple industries including manufacturing, […]


News

T-Mobile US rumored to be in acquisition talks with Mint Mobile

January 13, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

According to recent Bloomberg reports, T-Mobile US is considering purchasing mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Mint Mobile. Mint does not run its own network; instead, it operates on T-Mobile US’ network, which would likely make the acquisition in question much […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

No Jitter Roll: Verizon Adds AI-Powered Tools to Its Virtual Contact Center

January 12, 2023

Via: No Jitter

Welcome to this week’s No Jitter Roll, our regular roundup of product news in the communication and collaboration spaces. In our second edition of 2023, Verizon expands customer options with new tools for its virtual contact center, and Windstream bolsters […]


Internet, Modern Media

Does private 5G have a device problem?

January 6, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Look at any of our private 4G/5G coverage, or the work from our companion site Enterprise IoT Insights, and there’s a clear refrain. Selling private cellular into enterprise verticals is about hiding technological complexity and focusing on delivering business outcomes […]


News

Verizon execs talk ‘tweaks’ and ‘consumer investment’, amid improved customer numbers

January 5, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Speaking at the Citi 2023 Communications, Media & Entertainment conference, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg and Chief Technology Officer Kyle Malady discussed the “tweaks” being made on both the technology and consumer side of the business. Many of these changes, the […]


Internet, Modern Media

RIP, 3G—Verizon’s shutdown wraps up 3G sunsets for US national carriers

January 4, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon officially turned down its 3G network on the final day of 2022. It had been the last holdout among national mobile network operators, with AT&T and T-Mobile US already having completed their 3G shutdowns. Verizon first began announcing in […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

T-Mobile US ‘drops mic’ on 5G rivals with latest expansion

December 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

“Consider the mic dropped,” T-Mobile US said in a press release announcing that its Extended Range 5G service — which uses 600 MHz spectrum — now reaches 323 million people, and its Ultra Capacity 5G — which uses 2.5 GHz […]


Networks & Systems

Verizon makes vRAN gains with Ericsson partnership

December 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon has added its first Ericsson virtualized cell site to further its network virtualization efforts. The cell site, also referred to as Ericsson Cloud RAN, has been implemented with support from Intel and RedHat, which have provided the processing and […]


Regulations

FAA to FCC: Mandate 5G C-band restrictions around airports

October 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

When it comes to rolling out 5G C-band services, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to mandate that smaller Communication Service Providers (CSPs) abide by the same restrictions that Verizon and AT&T agreed to […]


Internet, Modern Media

What might the 6G experience be like?

October 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

6G has yet to be defined or standardized, but there is already a global effort going on to establish the fundamental research that will eventually define the technology, what spectrum might be used to support the next generation of wireless […]


News

The Sunday Brief: So many questions for third-quarter earnings

October 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Mid-September greetings from the Midwest, Georgia and Alabama, where we are wrapping up our Moundville Telephone Company acquisition. Pictured is Tuska, a 7-ton elephant statue that was recently moved to the Bryant-Denny stadium in Tuscaloosa. Legend has it that the […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

‘Now is the time’: Verizon migrates commercial traffic to 5G core

October 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon has officially begun moving customer traffic onto its cloud-native, containerized-design 5G core. Doing so will deliver “unprecedented levels of service agility, flexibility and automated scalability,” said the carrier. The 5G core is built on the Verizon Cloud Platform (VCP), […]


Internet, Modern Media

Verizon expands free low-income fixed wireless access

October 10, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon has announced an expansion of free broadband connectivity services for low-income households. The company’s new Verizon Forward Program promises home internet service for qualifying households using 5G, LTE or Fios at no cost. Customers enrolled in the program do […]


Internet, Modern Media

The Future of Live Concerts Redefining The 5G Edge

September 30, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Over the past couple of years, discussions around how 5G networks will influence entertainment, and specifically the music industry, largely centered around the ins and outs of virtual events. This was for good reason: crowd limit mandates and quarantine restrictions […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon’s approach to Open RAN Part 2—Network automation

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Network virtualization, including virtual radio access network (vRAN) deployments, has been a massive, long-term process for Verizon, and laid the foundation for future Open RAN efforts. This effort is in pursuit of network automation to gain internal efficiencies and creating […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon, Lockheed demo 5G-connected surveillance for DoD

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and Lockheed Martin recently flew 5G-enabled drones to capture and transfer high-speed, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data from aircraft in flight to geolocate military targets. In a release, Verizon said that the demonstration took place at Lockheed […]


Internet, Modern Media

Verizon, University of South Carolina open 5G hub

September 20, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and the University of South Carolina have launched a 5G hub to jointly explore how 5G technology can be used by industries, including manufacturing, healthcare and civil infrastructure, among others. Verizon and the university launched the Innovation Experience Hub […]