Posts tagged with: enterprise

Ericsson preps for expanded enterprise push

The strong upswing of 5G deployments is likely to flatten out in coming years, according to Ericsson chief executive Börje Ekholm, who said the vendor plans to focus expanding more deeply into the enterprise space – a market it expects...

Ericsson evolves focus with fresh branding, company vision

Ericsson on Monday announced a new company purpose and vision, alongside refreshed branding, as the vendor prepares to capture future emerging opportunities within the connectivity business. Specifically, Ericsson’s stated purpose is: “To create connections that make the unimaginable possible.” The...

AT&T adds sub-6 GHz 5G for enterprise IoT

AT&T is opening up sub-6 GHz 5G access for enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) deployments, with managed services on a Cisco provided platform. U.S. carriers, including AT&T, have already worked to leverage their wireless networks for IoT with LTE-based and...

Verizon bolsters enterprise focus, names SVP for new strategy role

Verizon Business is bolstering its enterprise efforts with the creation of a new role, appointing Shubho Ghosh as SVP to lead business strategy and transformation. Ghosh comes from the Boston Consulting Group, where he worked with technology and telecommunications clients,...

Verizon expands FWA business offering to 42 cities

Verizon is upping the ante in its rivalry with cable companies, now offering its 5G Business Internet fixed wireless access (FWA) service to businesses in parts of 42 U.S. cities, up from the previous 24 markets. Offered through Verizon Business, the telco’s...

OQ Technology could augment private cellular networks with satellite NB-IoT

Luxemburg-based OQ Technology had a successful launch of its first low earth orbit (LEO) satellite Wednesday, as the company targets narrow band IoT connectivity for verticals, and could potentially augment private cellular networks. OQ is one of several LEO satellite...

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 bolsters location tech with Senion acquisition

Verizon continues to bolster its precise location technology efforts, on Monday announcing the acquisition of Senion. Senion developed an indoor positioning platform that promises sub-meter accuracy for position and navigation using machine-learning sensor fusion technology. Sensor fusion at a basic level...

Verizon Ventures leads $20M funding round for network security startup SAM

Verizon Ventures and Blackberry led a $20 million series B round of funding to invest in SAM Seamless Networks, a network security company focused on safeguarding the growing number of connected devices. Existing investors Blumberg Capital, Intel Capital, ADT and NightDragon also...

T-Mobile entices small businesses with FWA and Facebook marketing

T-Mobile executives have been saying the company plans to make a big push into the small- and medium-sized business market. Today the company said that big push will begin on June 1 when it begins offering three new services for...