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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 […]


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Verizon, Sony put 5G for live sports broadcasting in the spotlight

December 6, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

During last Sunday’s Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots football game at NRG Stadium in Houston, 5G was in use on the field to help capture play action from the sidelines. Verizon and Sony showcased 5G’s ability to handle large […]


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Verizon to offer 5G network edge computing with AWS Wavelength

December 4, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Yesterday at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services and Verizon announced a 5G edge computing partnership that will bring the power of the cloud closer to mobile and connected devices at the edge of Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network. Through the […]


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Verizon 5G network now in Boston, Houston and Sioux Falls

November 19, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon has added three more cities to its growing nationwide 5G network, as the carrier continues its push towards the launch of its millimeter wave-based 5G service in 30 cities by the end of the year. The three most recent […]


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Taking stock of carriers’ third-quarter performance

November 8, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.S. carriers are continuing to enhance their LTE networks while also investing in their next-generation 5G networks. In recent weeks, the four national carriers have all announced their third quarter 2019 financial results, illustrating just how hot the state of […]