Posts tagged with: Google

Google Pixel 6 debuts alongside carrier promotions

Google’s new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones debuted this week alongside promotions from the three largest U.S. carriers. AT&T and Verizon just recently pulled back on aggressive smartphone deals and look to have tampered down offers for the...

Verizon jumps on Google train for RCS

Verizon is no longer the last holdout when it comes to joining Google’s support for Rich Communications Services (RCS) on Android devices. Verizon today announced a collaboration with Google to expand advanced messaging services to Android users in the U.S.,...

SpaceX attacks Dish for ‘flaws’ in 12 GHz argument

While Dish Network is calling for a win all around in the 12 GHz proceeding, SpaceX is blasting Dish once again, this time for what it calls a flawed study perpetuated among “a Dish-bankrolled coalition,” among other things. Sure, the...

AT&T strikes RCS deal with Google

Google and AT&T announced Wednesday that they’re working to establish Messages by Google as the default messaging application for all AT&T customers in the U.S. using Android phones. It’s similar to an agreement that Google announced with T-Mobile, where Google’s...

AT&T, Dish hail open RAN, T-Mobile not so much

One round of comments is in, and it’s mostly as one might expect: Open Radio Access Network (open RAN) is a good direction for the wireless industry, but the federal government should not mandate any particular technology on the road...

T-Mobile boosts RCS in TV reboot with Google

T-Mobile U.S. revealed plans to shut down its TVision Live streaming video service next month, teaming with Google to carry its TV ambitions forward in a deal that will also provide a boost for Rich Communication Services (RCS). The operator...

6 GHz and Wi-Fi 6 create buzz in the Wi-Fi community

In the U.S., the FCC last year voted to open 1,200 megahertz of 6 GHz spectrum for unlicensed use, which is creating excitement and momentum in the Wi-Fi ecosystem. At a free FierceWireless virtual event next week, a wide range of speakers...

Alphabet shuts down Loon and its balloons

That crazy science experiment that started out as Project Loon to deliver internet to hard-to-reach areas is going away. X Captain of Moonshots Astro Teller and Loon CEO Alastair Westgarth announced Loon’s final flight in separate blogs on Thursday. Google...

CBRS users learn the ins and outs of Spectrum Access Systems

CBRS spectrum is driving interest in private wireless networks for a wide range of users, from utilities to schools to wireless internet service providers. In some ways CBRS is like a more powerful version of Wi-Fi, but there are a...

Google, Federated clash over how spectrum gets managed in CBRS, other bands

An FCC proceeding about how to handle the 3.45-3.55 GHz band is bringing up new questions about how spectrum gets managed in the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Access (CBRS) band. If Google gets its way, it would mean transitioning...
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