Posts tagged with: edge

American Tower buys DataSite, adds two data centers for edge ambitions

American Tower has added two data centers to its portfolio, recently closing the acquisition of DataSite.  American Tower is now responsible for management and operations of DataSite facilities in Atlanta and Orlando – bringing its total data center tally to...

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...

American Tower sees early promise in billion-dollar edge compute opportunity

As American Tower readies for C-band deployments and the start of Dish Network’s 5G buildout, the tower company also is looking further ahead to mobile edge compute opportunities. “Scale deployment of a true mobile edge remains several years away, but...

American Tower: Neutral host most efficient for edge deployments

American Tower is pursuing edge opportunities with the view that a neutral host model, similar to towers for terrestrial wireless networks, is going to be the most efficient method for edge deployments. The company has performed trials and had conversations...

Private network could give MediaTek’s 5G modem an edge

5G chipmaker MediaTek is testing its products on a live network, using spectrum supplied by Far EasTone and Ericsson radio equipment. The companies worked together to create a private network that connects MediaTek’s three manufacturing partner sites and its headquarters in Taiwan’s HsinChu Science Park. ...

Verizon, Deloitte pursue 5G edge compute for retail

Verizon Business and the professional services company Deloitte unveiled a 5G and mobile edge computing (MEC) platform for retail.  The partners are working on a variety of use cases such as improving inventory stocking, engaging with customers digitally and providing...

Samsung, IBM collaborate on edge computing, 5G

Samsung Electronics and IBM announced a collaboration whereby they’re developing edge computing, 5G and hybrid cloud solutions to help businesses across industries modernize their operations and realize the promises of Industry 4.0. The collaboration will combine Samsung’s Galaxy 5G mobile...

Vodafone, AWS tee up 5G mobile edge compute in London

Vodafone Business is building on its edge compute partnership with AWS, launching its its first commercial 5G MEC center in London next spring, alongside with a wider MEC innovation program starting in early 2021. Similar to Verizon in the U.S.,...

Business models for 5G Edge look scary for operators: Special Report

As part of 5G, there’s a big movement to deploy thousands of new edge compute locations to bring applications closer to consumers. The topic will be discussed on Tuesday, December 1, at FierceWireless’ 5G Blitz Week. 5G and the edge...
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