Posts tagged with: GSMA

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.,...

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...

Musk says Starlink ‘nice complement’ to fiber, 5G

Elon Musk sees Starlink, the SpaceX low-earth orbit (LEO) satellite broadband venture, as a complement to terrestrial 5G and fiber, as the service works to connect remote and hard-to-reach places around the globe. Starlink has over 1,500 satellites launched and...

Consultant buys Ericsson’s MWC floorspace to host ‘cloud city’

Some people have grand ideas, and apparently consultant Danielle Royston is one of them. When she heard that Ericsson had pulled out of Mobile World Congress 2021, she thought that it’s a shame to leave such a nice venue empty,...

Ericsson bails on MWC Barcelona 2021

In what feels somewhat like a repeat of 2020, Ericsson has confirmed it’s pulling out of participation at the mobile industry MWC show in Barcelona again because of impacts from Covid-19.  In a statement emailed to FierceWireless, Ericsson said: “In...

Dish taps Mavenir for RCS messaging services

In addition to using Mavenir software in its radio access network (RAN), Dish Network is tapping the Texas-based vendor’s cloud-native messaging platform for customer support services. Dish on Monday said it will deploy Mavenir’s RCS Business Messaging software that uses...

Marek’s Take: The biggest turkeys of 2020

It’s that time of the year when everyone’s thoughts turn to turkey and all the trimmings. And while my Thanksgiving gathering (and the size of my turkey) will be much smaller this year because of surging Covid-19 cases here in...

MWC21 in Barcelona still on as in-person event: GSMA

While another wave of the coronavirus is spreading in Spain, the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress 2021 is scheduled to happen as planned, in person, in Barcelona in early March. According to the GSMA and the MWC Barcelona website, it’s a...