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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 […]


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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 […]


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Kagan: Verizon slow recovery is a work in progress

September 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

CEO Hans Vestberg is focused on creating a Verizon turnaround and sustainable comeback. This has been the challenge he has been wrestling with since taking over the leadership position in 2018 from Lowell McAdam. Let’s take a closer look at […]


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Verizon, Newlab reveal results of 2022 5G Studio testbed

September 12, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and Newlab have announced the results of the fourth cohort of startups in the 5G Studio. The 5G Studio was launched by Verizon’s new business incubation team and Newlab in 2020. The studio supports selected startups in developing advanced […]


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Comcast aims to offer symmetrical multi-gig speeds, Wi-Fi 6 in 2023

September 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Comcast has announced that it is in the midst of a major network upgrade that includes plans to offer multi-gigabit symmetrical speeds and Wi-Fi 6 to customers starting next year. The network and in-home Wi-Fi service upgrades could make the […]


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The Sunday Brief: Labor Day edition—August eye-catchers

September 6, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Labor Day weekend greetings from the Midwest. Since there was not a particularly attractive opening picture (most this week were of competitor’s sloppy hole digging), we are including a wonderful shot of a hot air balloon from our Colorado trip […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon, American Tower sign long-term lease deal to support 5G rollout

August 31, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and American Tower Corporation have announced a long-term lease agreement designed to support the carrier’s 5G network deployment across the tower company’s U.S. communications sites. According to the pair, the deal will “provide a simplified and efficient leasing process […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Kagan: Frontier Enterprise hires BT exec to wake up business segment

August 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Frontier Communications has been through the ringer in recent years. They are now in the process of recovery and rebuilding in a marketplace that is tougher than ever with the weak economy, pandemic recovery, new technology and increasing competition. Early […]


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Thursday Roundup: Windstream, Digital Realty, Verizon, Dobson, 365 Data Centers

August 4, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Two bits of data center M&A news, a network upgrade, and a couple network expansions: Windstream Wholesale has expanded its ICON fiber network into a new location in the deep south. They have connected to a second DC BLOX facility, […]


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How should carriers approach cloud-native network operations for 5G Standalone?

July 25, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G Standalone (SA) is very much a double-edged sword when it comes to network operations. Experts see 5G SA as, in some ways, simplifying from an operational perspective. But the addition of 5G SA to existing network topologies and infrastructures […]


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Verizon to Help the FBI Modernize Its Infrastructure

July 20, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

In a significant federal contract victory, Verizon yesterday announced a new contract with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Verizon Public Sector was awarded an Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions task order to modernize and expand the FBI’s network infrastructure and the data […]


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Verizon deploys additional C-Band spectrum for 5G

July 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon says it has started to expand its 5G service with the deployment of 100 megahertz of C-Band spectrum in many markets across the U.S. following recent trials. The carrier said in a release this new deployment represents a “significant […]


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Who’s set to bid in the upcoming 2.5 GHz auction?

July 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T, T-Mobile US and Verizon head up a field of 82 qualified bidders for the upcoming auction of 2.5 GHz spectrum, primarily available in rural areas across the U.S. and its territories. The auction will kick off on July 29. […]


Regulations

FCC proposes penalty against Verizon for telecom accessibility rule violation

July 11, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Last week, The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Enforcement Bureau proposed slapping Verizon with $100,000 fine for reportedly failing to provide the Bureau with critical information related to customer accusations the carrier’s Premium Visual Voicemail service, which transcribes the first 45 […]


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Viasat to test 5G for advanced US Marine Corps operations

June 24, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Viasat has received a four-year research award from the Department of Defense (DoD) to run 5G experiments in support of the U.S. Marine Corps operations and broader command-and-control applications. The first phase of the award is reportedly worth approximately $10 […]


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The Sunday Brief, Alaska Edition: Market commentary

June 20, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

June greetings from the 49th state, home to some pretty noisy glaciers (Aialik Glacier pictured). We have had a terrific ten days touring many of the TelAlaska properties and learning more about broadband deployment challenges. TelAlaska has an amazing team […]


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Global 5G connections to exceed 1 billion in 2022: Report

June 16, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

According to analyst firm CCS Insight, global 5G connections will reach 1.2 billion in 2022, despite the “turbulent” last few years. Analysts cite widespread availability of 5G-capable smartphones, refined operator strategies and the initiation of delayed network launches as the […]


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Verizon expands CBRS spectrum use from 4G to 5G

June 15, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon on Tuesday announced that it’s adding 5G service running over Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum. Verizon, together with Ericsson, announced that it’s completed a 5G data session using CBRS General Authorized Access (GAA) spectrum. Verizon said it will […]