Posts tagged with: touts

Telia touts 5G coverage as 1G turns 40

Telia’s 5G network now covers 5.55 million people in the Nordics and Baltics, the carrier announced Friday as it celebrated four decades since 1G networks launched in Sweden. Forty years ago on October 1, 1981, Telia and Ericsson turned on...

American Tower touts expanded European footprint

American Tower is focused on its expanded European presence, having closed most of its Telxius Towers acquisition from Telefónica in the second quarter. The U.S.-based tower company spent $8.8 billion to acquire more than 27,000 sites, including around 20,000 in Germany...

Pivotal touts availability of Pivot 5G repeater for mmWave coverage

Pivotal Commware this week announced general commercial availability of its Pivot 5G, a “smart” network repeater that redirects and extends coverage outdoors. Pivotal, a startup with the backing of Bill Gates, has been supplying products to Verizon, but with this...

Verizon’s Dunne touts ‘rock solid’ LTE network

Is the new T-Mobile a threat to Verizon’s bottom line? You bet your bottom dollar it is, but for Verizon EVP Ronan Dunne, he’s still, (of course) going to put his dollar on Verizon. Dunne, who is Group CEO of the...

T-Mobile exec touts massive MIMO for both TDD and FDD bands

Massive multiple-input, multiple-output (Massive MIMO) antennas were first developed for mmWave when operators began eyeing that high-band spectrum for 5G networks.   Massive MIMO groups together antennas at the transmitter and receiver, and it does beamforming to focus a wireless signal...

Ericsson touts trio of commercial 5G launches

Swedish telecom equipment vendor Ericsson this week announced a trio of commercial 5G launches with service provider partners globally, including Chunghwa Telecom, MTN, and Telma. The first was Telma, which launched commercial 5G in multiple cities in Madagascar on June...