Posts tagged with: gear

FreedomFi sees demand for CBRS offload gear outpacing private wireless

FreedomFi announced it has started shipping its 5G gateways, designed to allow consumers to mine cryptocurrency as compensation for allowing wireless service providers to offload mobile traffic.  Consumers who signed up to buy a gateway will be able to mine...

CCA says at least 15 members will apply to replace Huawei gear

The Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) is holding its annual convention next week as an in-person event in Phoenix. The organizers say they have a “traffic-flow” process that will take visitors past the exhibitor booths in an organized fashion to help people...

AT&T signs 5-year deal with Nokia for C-band gear

Nokia announced today that it will be supporting AT&T’s C-band buildout, a development that is not the least bit surprising given their history together. Financial terms of the five-year deal were not disclosed. AT&T said last week that it will...

USITC to investigate Ericsson claims against Samsung for 4G, 5G gear

The U.S. International Trade Commission this week said it will investigate Ericsson allegations that Samsung infrastructure gear sold in the U.S., including 4G and 5G, infringes on some of the Swedish vendor’s patents. A notice of investigation, issued Tuesday, states...

FCC advances $1.9B program to rip and replace Huawei gear

There is definitely “Huawei fatigue” in the news world, where reporters have been diligently covering the fall from grace of the Chinese telecom vendor since early 2018. And lawmakers probably have Huawei fatigue as well, having passed myriad legislation to...

U.S. Cellular preps for C-band tests with Ericsson, Nokia gear

U.S. Cellular is asking for the FCC’s permission to conduct tests in the C-band frequency range of 3.7 – 3.8 GHz using equipment from Ericsson and Nokia. The operator’s application lists an intended start date of October 16 and end...