Posts tagged with: Operators

Verizon reaches deal with satellite operators to deploy C-band in 30 more markets this year

Verizon reaches deal with satellite operators to deploy C-band in 30 more markets this year bfletcher Mon, 03/21/2022 – 13:04 Source link...

AT&T kick-starts holiday device promos

AT&T is getting a head start on holiday offers two weeks before Black Friday, as the carrier continues its promo push to attract and retain customers. Android devices are the focus of the latest deals, which started Friday, November 12....

C-band costs rise as AT&T, Verizon unscramble cluster with aviation: Editor’s Corner

A lot of folks are wondering, rightly so, how it is that the aviation community’s problems with 5G in the C-band are just now coming up. Other than, you know, AT&T and Verizon are spending more than $68 billion for...

India delays 5G spectrum auction, extends 5G trials

Recent developments in India indicate that the 5G spectrum auction is likely to be held only in the second half of 2022. Recently, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved the telcos’ request for extension of 5G trials. Effectively, this...

Vodafone taps VMware platform for 5G core networks across Europe

Vodafone marked a wide expansion on its use of VMware platforms, announcing Thursday plans to deploy the vendor’s full Telco Cloud Platform to handle all workloads on its 5G standalone core networks across the operator’s European markets. It means that...

Rakuten Mobile losses stack up in Q3

Rakuten’s mobile business saw operating losses continue to rise this quarter as it works to expand cellular coverage and export elements of its virtualized open RAN 4G LTE network in Japan. Rakuten Mobile reported revenue of 54.9 billion Japanese Yen...

Aviation industry seeks longer delay on C-band deployment

As some folks predicted, 30 days isn’t enough time for the aviation industry to sort out its concerns about the C-band spectrum that AT&T and Verizon have been preparing to deploy. Aviation organizations sent a letter to the White House...

Telia deploys 5G standalone core with Nokia

In a first for the Nordics and Baltics, Telia has deployed a commercially available 5G standalone core in Finland. Initially the 5G SA network is only available for select users in 20 geographic areas across Finland, with the rollout to...

DT leads government-backed open RAN lab in Germany

Deutsche Telekom is taking the lead on a new open RAN lab launched alongside a consortium of partners and with a funding boost from the German government. Germany’s Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) is kicking in EUR 17...

Rakuten collaborates on next-gen autonomous networks R&D project

Rakuten isn’t calling its latest research project 6G, but a new collaboration with Nagoya University and Oki Electric Industry will explore and develop technologies for next-generation autonomous networks as part of a “Beyond 5G” initiative in Japan. According to Rakuten,...