Posts tagged with: coverage

Telia touts 5G coverage as 1G turns 40

Telia’s 5G network now covers 5.55 million people in the Nordics and Baltics, the carrier announced Friday as it celebrated four decades since 1G networks launched in Sweden. Forty years ago on October 1, 1981, Telia and Ericsson turned on...

Ericsson adds C-band, mmWave, 5G CBRS radios for U.S. indoor coverage

Ericsson hopes to help deliver 5G coverage indoors, announcing millimeter wave and mid-band 5G indoor radios for the U.S. market.  The Swedish vendor expects its millimeter wave small cell, the Ericsson Indoor AIR 1279, to be available in the third...

Verizon expands IoT coverage to 170 countries

Verizon Business is taking its IoT connectivity global, meaning it’s expanding its IoT coverage to 170 countries and activating global customers using eSIM technology. Verizon has been offering IoT roaming in the past in select markets, but this new direction...

Marek’s Take: 5G FWA installation, coverage hurdles could derail plans

The three big wireless operators – AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon – are pouring billions of dollars into building their 5G networks and are now eying the home broadband market as being ripe for disruption. And what better way to use...

Akamai, Plume join for wired, wireless security coverage

Akamai, best known as a global content delivery network (CDN) provider, and Plume, best known for its Wi-Fi software, are coming together to jointly offer smart-home and smart-business services, including security. For Akamai and Plume, the joint offering will give them...

Pivotal touts availability of Pivot 5G repeater for mmWave coverage

Pivotal Commware this week announced general commercial availability of its Pivot 5G, a “smart” network repeater that redirects and extends coverage outdoors. Pivotal, a startup with the backing of Bill Gates, has been supplying products to Verizon, but with this...

T-Mobile again advised to stop 5G reliability claims, can keep touting coverage

In what was a partially successful appeal, T-Mobile has been advised by a national advertising review board panel to stop claiming that its 5G service is more reliable than competitors’, but doesn’t have to mention speed when talking up its...

Verizon to stop certain ad claims of 5G coverage

Verizon has agreed to stop certain 5G ads after the National Advertising Division (NAD) determined some claims could mislead consumers about the carrier’s 5G availability and typical speeds. AT&T challenged Verizon in the context of two TV commercials, prompting the...