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Six global carriers form group for MEC, 5G interoperability

January 15, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Six of the largest telecom operators in the world have put together a new group, the 5G Future Forum, which is focused on interoperability and adoption of 5G and mobile edge computing. The founding members of the 5G Future Forum […]


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The Sunday Brief: CES observations–out of the lab and onto the production line

January 13, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Greetings from Las Vegas, NV where 170,000 tech-hungry attendees gobbled up products and services from hundreds of exhibitors. Pictured is our motley crew at the first Sunday Brief CES dinner held this year at Gordon Ramsay’s Pub at the Caesar’s […]


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Verizon Consumer CEO: Strategy is 5G mobility first, fixed wireless second

January 10, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon ended 2019 with it’s millimeter wave-based mobile 5G network available in parts of 31 markets, and also grew the footprint of its 5G Home residential broadband offering from an initial four markets to one additional, this time based on […]


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Verizon says to expect ‘more aggressive’ 5G build-out in 2020

January 9, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In 2020, Verizon says to expect “a more aggressive build out of [its]5G network,” the use of dynamic spectrum sharing to improve its network efficiency, and new developments in mobile edge computing technology and related partnerships as it moves into […]


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Kagan: Will Dish help T-Mobile win Sprint merger?

January 6, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dish Network is in-play in the T-Mobile, Sprint merger trial. Dish said they will become the number four wireless competitor, so the deal should be approved. While I love their commitment, spunk and confidence, they have absolutely zero wireless history […]


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Test and Measurement: ‘Compelling’ 4G plans could flip most 3G hold-outs, OpenSignal says

December 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

What will it take to get users who are still holding onto 3G rate plans and devices to give them up so carriers can re-farm 3G spectrum? More compelling 4G rates plans, for one, according to new analysis by OpenSignal. […]


Networks & Systems

CenturyLink notches a large SD-WAN win that spans multiple continents

December 18, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

CenturyLink landed an SD-WAN customer win that spans more than 50 locations across Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia. Those locations belong to Braskem, which is the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas and a worldwide producer of […]


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The Sunday Brief: Three very important trends impacting telecommunications landscape in 2020

December 16, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Greetings from Charlotte, where the Holiday spirit is in full swing (picture courtesy of Alex Gerrard, a Davidson friend). We are focusing this week’s TSB on three foundational trends: a) Increased home broadband competition, b) Increased “channelization” of content thanks […]


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Kagan: 5G wireless rollout will accelerate in 2020

December 16, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T Mobility just made a major announcement. They now offer 5G wireless in 10 markets for consumers and business customers with more coming in the next few weeks before the end of 2019. I spoke with Igal Elbaz, Senior Vice […]


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Editor’s Corner—MEF makes a play at OTT cloud providers en route to world federation of carriers

December 6, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

MEF executives outlined an ambitious roadmap at last month’s MEF19 conference in Los Angeles that included snagging more business with hyperscale cloud providers and federated models for carriers. During his keynote address, MEF CTO Pascal Menezes outlined how the LSO […]