Posts tagged with: CEO

Low latency helps fuel bigger 5G opportunity: American Tower CEO

American Tower President and CEO Tom Bartlett anticipates 5G will be around for at least the next decade, providing a bigger opportunity for the tower company than 4G – in part because of capabilities like low latency for new applications....

T-Mobile CEO says hacker used ‘brute force’ attacks to breach IT servers

In a new update on Friday, T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert looked to reassure customers about a recent major data breach of the carrier’s servers, apologizing and providing a bit of information about what happened as well as steps it is...

AT&T CEO defends Dish MVNO deal

As AT&T reported second quarter earnings Thursday, CEO John Stankey took the opportunity to counter some commentary that its MVNO deal with Dish isn’t good for the carrier. “We have been in the wholesale business since as along as I’ve...

Ericsson CEO pegs O-RAN as key for 6G

Ericsson’s chief executive said on Friday that the Swedish vendor will have open RAN products when the technology is ready for the market, but doesn’t see that on the immediate horizon. In the meantime, the Swedish vendor is staying focused...

Verizon CEO sees 2021 as tipping point for 5G

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg is among those attending this week’s “summer camp for billionaires” in Sun Valley, Idaho, where he’s evangelizing 5G. Appearing on CNBC’s Squawk program from the Allen & Co. event where some of the biggest names in...

Ericsson North America CEO expects a lot of action at the network edge

The chief executive of Ericsson’s North America business said the U.S. 5G ecosystem is mobilizing its strength and expects much activity at the edge, bringing hyperscalers and service providers together as developers get access to platforms. “There will be a...

Verizon names Manon Brouillette in new COO, deputy CEO role for consumer group

Verizon has named Manon Brouillette as chief operating officer and deputy CEO of the operator’s Consumer Group. In the newly created role, Brouillette will guide Verizon’s efforts to lead in connected 5G experiences and help the consumer group shape into...

T-Mobile CEO talks up value, network in 5G era

T-Mobile has been touting the same company line for months, and it’s not deviating from that. During an investor event Tuesday, CEO Mike Sievert reiterated the company’s plan to succeed as the carrier offering the best value and best 5G...

Charter CEO sees room to run as cable MVNOs rake in subs in Q1

Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge argued it has plenty of room to gain share and boost profits with wireless services, as cable MVNOs collectively raked in well over half a million new subscribers in Q1. During an earnings call, he stated “mobile...

CEO, CFO named for O2 and Virgin Media UK joint venture

About a year ago, Liberty Global and Telefonica announced they planned to merge two UK businesses — Liberty’s Virgin Media and Telefonica’s O2 — in a $38.55 billion joint venture. That deal is expected to be approved soon by the Competition...
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