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Key developments related to the 3G sector, including HSPA.
By Robert Clark, 10/14/2019
Like old-fashioned rock and roll, 2G just refuses to die.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/9/2019
Finnish agricultural IoT startup Soil Scout works with DT on underground sensors, grabs an undisclosed round of funding.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/7/2019
One of the telecom's industry's top executives is backing trials of open RAN technology as a way of bringing more competition into the network market.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/25/2019
AT&T's Cricket Wireless prepaid brand is soon going to prevent customers from activating older phones that don't support VoLTE technology. The move is part of AT&T's efforts to shut down its 3G network.
By Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 8/23/2019
Enterprises and other organizations want to operate private mobile networks, but what are their options for getting the needed spectrum?
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/21/2019
Around 80% of all mobile data traffic is consumed indoors and the fastest variety of 5G spectrum, millimeter-wave, won't get into your home or office in the near future.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/6/2019
The Nordic vendors built the French incumbent's domestic mobile network and that means they are likely to become its 5G suppliers too.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/2/2019
Utility companies like Duke and Xcel are already major players in the telecom market. Now they're looking at how they might participate in 4G and 5G.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/1/2019
What effect might 5G services have on networks? Data out of South Korea certainly indicates that 5G customers, at least initially, will use more data than 4G customers.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/31/2019
Verizon previously planned to shut down its 3G CDMA network at the end of this year, but now says it will shutter that network at the end of 2020.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/24/2019
AT&T says 'nationwide' 5G will happen in first half of next year, while mmWave 5G will be 'business-driven' for now.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/17/2019
Bill Baker, CEO of AMG Technology Investment Group's NextLink, is getting ready to put millions from the FCC's Connect America Fund to use covering rural America with fixed wireless. He may soon bid for billions more.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/15/2019
Sensoneo is deploying its trash management system in parts of the US with T-Mobile's NB-IoT.
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Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
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The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
5G: Hurdles on the Track
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