Members of AT&T’s technical and regulatory staff met with officials in the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau on Thursday to discuss a possible new category of devices operating in the Citizens Broadband Radio Services (CBRS) 3.5 GHz band.
Just days after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called for a fresh look at the 5.9 GHz band, the Association of Global Automakers urged the commission to ensure the entire 5.9 GHz band gets retained for auto-safety services, and it also proposed V2X buildout requirements.
Upstarts like Altiostar and Mavenir hope to disrupt the vRAN space, but large operators are usually reluctant to work with smaller players, and they hand over contracts to the large vendors. Is the vRAN opportunity big enough for both?
On its fiscal third-quarter 2019 earnings call this week, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins mentioned “wired and wireless” networking a few times.
The top U.S. wireless carriers have told the FCC they stopped selling customer location data to third-party aggregators.
The trial follows an earlier test conducted by the two companies in late 2018 that achieved 40 Gbps over a millimeter wave link.
The slump comes after smartphone shipments hit a record high in the first quarter of 2018, according to research firm Canalys.
Spam analytics company Hiya collaborated with Global Wireless Solutions on a study assessing how well carrier spam detection solution providers perform, and it turns out, Hiya came out on top, garnering an overall detection score of 85 compared with 48 for First Orion and 26 for TNS.
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) chief David Redl abruptly resigned on Thursday, leaving some to question how the move will affect the U.S. standing at the World Radiocommunication Conference later this year.
As expected, the FCC today voted to deny China Mobile’s application to provide telecom services between the U.S. and foreign destinations. The vote was unanimous.
Sprint has made it pretty clear what will happen if the proposed merger with T-Mobile is not allowed to go through, but opponents say its problems are overblown. Industry analysts, however, say the future looks grim for a standalone Sprint.
The compensation of Verizon’s top executives was approved by shareholders yesterday at its 2019 annual meeting.
Their core arguments against the combination of T-Mobile and Sprint remain much the same, but opponents to the tie-up are stepping up their lobbying efforts in meetings with FCC staff and commissioners.
Altice has deployed more than 19,000 small cells in less than one year through its partnership with Sprint.
The deal follows an earlier multiyear agreement between the two companies for 5G-ready equipment.
Bob Swan’s first major decision as Intel CEO was to drop the firm’s 5G smartphone modem plans about a year before the company was due to deliver chips to Apple.
The carrier’s total revenues increased by 6% year over year to $11.1 billion, and it reported net income for the quarter of $908 million, up 35% year over year, resulting in earnings per share of $1.06, up 36%.
The company said it will choose a Western vendor for core products.
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg said the 5G network in the initial two cities was “performing as expected on a brand new technology being deployed for the first time in the world.”
NEW YORK—Considering that the industry is bickering over what constitutes a bona fide 5G launch and who’s doing what first, it may seem preposterous to talk about 6G, but that’s exactly what academics at NYU Wireless and researchers at Nokia Bell Labs need to do at this stage of the game.