Posts tagged with: Operators

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...

3.45 GHz auction blasts past $7B

All eyes are on the 3.45 GHz spectrum auction this week as its success or failure hinges on making the reserve price set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Last week, the auction appeared to teeter on the brink, with...

Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson declare 5G slicing success in video trial

Deutsche Telekom (DT) and Ericsson said they’ve demonstrated the use of 5G end-to-end network slicing in a customer-centric service delivery model for video streaming, where a customer can control and adapt slice performance based on demand.  The proof-of-concept sets a...

Brooklyn Summit switches focus to 6G

The annual Brooklyn 5G Summit, which was started in 2013 by co-organizers NYU Wireless and Nokia, is now the Brooklyn 6G Summit and it will be held virtually October 18-19. Organizers say it was time to make the switch from...

3.45 GHz auction hits make-or-break stage

Talk about a white-knuckle ride. The 3.45 GHz auction threw a lot of folks in a tizzy after Thursday’s bidding rounds. Will the auction collapse? The 3.45 GHz auction, which started October 5, completed 23 rounds on Thursday, with bids...

Verizon requires Covid vaccines for non-union employees

Verizon Chief Administrative, Legal & Public Policy Officer Craig Silliman posted a notice for Verizon employees today regarding the company’s Covid policies. He said that beginning December 8, non-union Verizon employees in the U.S. must provide proof that they are...

Dish’s Mayo talks 2021 buildout goals

Dave Mayo, Dish Network’s EVP of network development, outlined the company’s 2021 buildout goals, and discussed some of the steps Dish is taking to create a startup business mentality for its 5G network even though it is a mature company...

iPhone 13 production targets hit by chip shortages: report

Apple shares were down slightly – about 1% – Wednesday after media reports said it’s likely to slash iPhone 13 projection targets for 2021 due to chip shortages. Apple will likely have to cut its 2021 iPhone 13 production goal...

3.45 GHz auction surpasses $1.5B, loses one large bidder

Bids in the 3.45 GHz auction surpassed $1.5 billion at the close of Friday’s rounds, and it appears one large bidder has dropped out. Since starting on Tuesday there have been 11 rounds, together generating around $1.57 billion. Auction 110...

Blast from the past EarthLink re-enters wireless

The retro look is making a comeback in some circles. EarthLink, a pioneer in wired internet more than 20 years ago, re-entered wireless this past week as a no-frills service provider using the same network as Ultra Mobile. EarthLink doesn’t...