Posts tagged with: launches

Dish launches its own Celero5G phone for Boost

Dish Network is getting more acclimated to the wireless retail space with a new handset for its prepaid Boost Mobile customers. Dish today introduced the Celero5G, its first proprietary 5G phone. Designed “from the ground up with 5G in mind,” the Celero5G...

Metro by T-Mobile launches iPhone 12 mini offer

Metro by T-Mobile is preparing to offer the 5G-capable iPhone 12 mini on the house, and it’s coming with access to T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network on all plans. The offer starts July 22. Here’s the catch: Once customers pick up...

Betacom secures $15M, launches private 5G service using GAA CBRS

Betacom, a longtime design and deployment partner for the biggest U.S. carriers, announced it has secured $15 million in funding from private investors, including former T-Mobile executive Braxton Carter, who retired as CFO last year.   The funds will be...

Vodafone hopes to avoid open RAN Catch-22, launches U.K. lab

Vodafone is launching a lab to propel open RAN development, as the mobile operator’s network chief hopes to avoid a Catch-22 situation. The U.K. operator has been a vocal advocate for open radio access network architecture (open RAN) and wants...

AT&T launches 5G Innovation Studio with Ericsson, Nokia

AT&T hopes to kickstart 5G innovation with the launch of a lab in Plano, Texas, where the carrier will explore and test 5G applications to bring to market more quickly. Helping AT&T in the endeavor are leading equipment vendors and...

Ericsson launches new Open Lab for 5G vRAN

Ericsson has launched a new lab in Canada to interact and collaborate virtually with customers and other partners on 5G RAN technologies, with an initial focus on the Swedish vendor’s Cloud RAN portfolio. Located in Ottawa, Ericsson’s Open Lab site...

SoftBank launches mmWave service in Japan using Qualcomm tech

SoftBank launched its 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) service in Japan using devices based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 5G Mobile Platforms and Modem-RF Systems. At launch, SoftBank is selling the “Pocket WiFi 5G A004ZT” 5G mmWave mobile hotspot. Other 28 GHz devices...

Verizon launches 5G Ultra Wideband in 3 more markets

Verizon’s engineers received a shoutout from CEO Hans Vestberg during his appearance Thursday on the company’s Up To Speed event, where he said they’re doing a “fantastic job out there,” both in the field and in the network planning stages....

Ericsson launches commercial 5G RAN slicing

Ericsson has launched a commercial 5G network slicing product for radio access networks (RAN). The Swedish company says its 5G RAN Slicing allocates radio resources based on dynamic partitioning, which delivers 1 millisecond scheduling. The RAN slicing technology is an important element...

Wi-Fi Alliance launches certification for 6E devices

The Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) announced that its certification program for Wi-Fi 6E is now available to deliver interoperability for devices operating in the 6 GHz spectrum. In the U.S., the FCC last year voted to open 1,200 megahertz of 6...
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