Posts tagged with: Recon Analytics

Ericsson evolves focus with fresh branding, company vision

Ericsson on Monday announced a new company purpose and vision, alongside refreshed branding, as the vendor prepares to capture future emerging opportunities within the connectivity business. Specifically, Ericsson’s stated purpose is: “To create connections that make the unimaginable possible.” The...

Why isn’t 5G getting more broadband funding?

Between the American Rescue Plan Act, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 and the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF), billions of federal dollars are pouring in to fuel broadband deployments. But all of these funding sources have one thing in...

Is T-Mobile’s data breach going to hurt subscriber metrics?

T-Mobile was recently hit by a major data breach, with personal information stolen related to more than 50 million current, former, or prospective customers. While the investigation is ongoing, there’s a question of if the carrier – which has been...

Analyst: Dish deal ‘terrible’ for AT&T

If you want to stir up folks in the wireless industry, just utter the words: “AT&T has let Dish off the hook.” That’s what long-time analyst Craig Moffett did on Monday, and a lot of people took notice. In analyzing...

Dish, Open RAN coalition cheer Senate tech bill passage

Dish Network and the Open RAN Policy Coalition are cheering bipartisan U.S. Senate passage of tech-focused legislation that includes provisions to fund technology development with an eye on open architectures. The U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021, approved in...

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...

Verizon’s retail strategy touches some nerves

If you’ve recently visited a corporate Verizon store, you may have noticed signage telling customers to wait outside. It’s part of a 1:1 ratio of customer-to-rep that the company started last year when the pandemic set in.   It’s been...

Lessons from spectrum auctions: Entner

The bidding for licenses in the C-Band auction has ended with bids of $81 billion for 280 MHz, surprising most observers. The C-Band auction exceeded the previous record holder, the 2015 AWS-3 auction, which yielded $44.9 billion. While C-band raised...

AT&T CFO emphasizes ‘resilient, reliable’ subscriber relationships

AT&T CFO John Stephens this week talked up the operator’s focus on keeping the customers it already has, including through offers that provide the opportunity to bump existing subscribers into higher tier plans or sign on to services like HBO...

C-band nears $70B, rockets above prior US spectrum auctions

Expectations were already high going into the FCC’s auction for C-band spectrum, and bidding reached new levels this week, generating nearly $70 billion in gross proceeds as of Wednesday before heading into a holiday break. For comparison, the highest grossing...
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