Posts tagged with: Microsoft

Microsoft says transport latency can nullify benefits of 5G

Microsoft wants to be the global wide area network (WAN) for 5G. Victor Bahl, chief technology officer of Azure for Operators, noted in a blog posting that while 5G offers big boosts in speed, those speeds get watered down because...

AT&T, BT tackle cloud-native 5G

Cloud infrastructure is something both AT&T and BT are pursuing, but they’re taking different approaches as each looks to speed up the introduction and delivery of software in a cloud-native core environment to ultimately support new services. Enabling new services...

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: Cloud deal with Microsoft validates virtualization

A lot of people did a double take when hearing for the first time last week that AT&T is shifting its mobile network traffic over to be managed by Microsoft Azure. It will start with AT&T’s 5G core. In turn,...

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...

Next G Alliances gets moving on 6G roadmap, forms work groups

ATIS’ Next G Alliance took next steps toward a North American 6G vision, naming leadership for four working groups alongside the launch of its technical work program this week.   Nokia’s Amitava Ghosh, fellow and head of Radio Interface Group,...

Verizon chases $7-8B private wireless market

Offering layers of services on top of a private network foundation helps create an exciting revenue case for Verizon Business, according to revenue chief Sampath Sowmyanarayan. Kicking off the FierceWireless Private Wireless Networks Summit on Monday, Sowmyanarayan pegged the total...

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 5G private network helps its factory during pandemic

When Ericsson delivered its first 5G base station to Verizon in the summer of 2020, the company mentioned that its factory that made the equipment used a 5G private network on the production floor. During a recent webinar, the vendor...

AT&T, Microsoft secure IoT connections to the cloud

AT&T’s latest move with Microsoft is a new integrated IoT module with Azure Sphere for businesses to securely connect devices to the cloud via LTE, bypassing third-party Wi-Fi. The cellular-connected device is built with Microsoft’s Azure Sphere IoT, which includes...