Posts tagged with: cloud

Revamped security council outlines 5G, open RAN, Wi-Fi priorities

The latest version of the FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) held its first meeting to outline the federal advisory committee’s priorities. They focus on 5G network security, along with technologies like open RAN and virtualization. FCC Acting Chairwoman...

AT&T, BT tackle cloud-native 5G

Cloud infrastructure is something both AT&T and BT are pursuing, but they’re taking different approaches as each looks to speed up the introduction and delivery of software in a cloud-native core environment to ultimately support new services. Enabling new services...

BT lays out ambitious 5G plans for EE in U.K.

BT unveiled plans to offer 5G across the entire U.K., combining its mobile, Wi-Fi and fiber infrastructures to become what it considers the first fully converged network in the U.K. “We’re making a uniquely ambitious, long-term commitment to drive high...

AT&T: Cloud deal with Microsoft validates virtualization

A lot of people did a double take when hearing for the first time last week that AT&T is shifting its mobile network traffic over to be managed by Microsoft Azure. It will start with AT&T’s 5G core. In turn,...

Orange to launch cloud-native standalone 5G pilot network in France

A focus on cloud and open RAN continues this week alongside Mobile World Congress 2021, as mobile operator Orange announced plans to launch a pilot standalone 5G network in France that is cloud-native end-to-end. It’s a two-year project, going live...

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...

Dish taps Dell for its 5G ‘edge cloud’ ambitions

Dish has chosen a lot of vendors to help it build its greenfield 5G network. But wait! There’s one more: Dell Technologies. Dish said today that it’s working with Dell to provide compute resources for the edges of its network.  Dennis...

Vodafone deploys AWS Wavelength in London with plans for Dusseldorf

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Vodafone confirmed today that they’ve now deployed AWS Wavelength zones in London on Vodafone’s 4G/5G network. The partners said late in 2020 that they were planning to do this. They also said today that they’re...

Mavenir, AWS deliver cloud-based 5G functions to telcos

Mavenir is collaborating with Amazon Web Services to offer cloud-based network functions to telcos. The partners will combine Mavenir’s cloud-native functions for 4G and 5G together with AWS’s computing infrastructure, container technologies and big data analytics. The goal is to enable...

Nokia and NewCore build private wireless networks for 3 tribes

Nokia and NewCore Wireless are working with three U.S. tribes to build private wireless networks on their tribal lands, using educational broadband service (EBS) spectrum. The tribes are located in the Dakotas, in Oklahoma and in California. NewCore Wireless is...
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