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Key developments from the 4G sector, including LTE TDD and LTE-Advanced.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/22/2019
Cable company Altice – a Sprint MVNO – has been a staunch opponent of the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. And the company may continue to oppose the merger despite new conditions that specifically favor Altice and its MVNO deal with Sprint.
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The newly proposed power levels for CBRS spectrum are not as strong as 4G, but are more powerful than millimeter wave 5G.
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The Malaysian operator uses analytics to axe capital expenditure and is eyeing further benefits from the combination of network and external data.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/21/2019
The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile took a big step forward with support from the chairman of the FCC, but plenty of questions remain, including whether a Boost divestiture would create competition in the US market and whether anyone would buy it.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 5/21/2019
The Justice Department is inclined to block the merger, even after the FCC chairman's approval, according to Bloomberg.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/20/2019
The chairman of the FCC said he will support the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile if they meet certain network-buildout targets and sell Sprint's Boost prepaid business. The odds that the merger will be approved are now much better than before.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/20/2019
Carolina West Wireless counts 300 towers and roughly 90,000 customers, and is still using a circuit-switched core network. But that's not stopping the operator from preparing for 5G.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/17/2019
A new API from Qualcomm promises to give Android Q app developers information about how fast users' 5G phones will go. But don't expect a 5G 'killer app' anytime soon.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/16/2019
As AT&T digests DirecTV and Time Warner, Verizon and T-Mobile are working on refining their video strategies ahead of broad 5G rollouts.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/15/2019
Should cars talk to each other using WiFi or 5G? That's a question that appears to have caused a rift between Europe and the US – and one that could potentially redefine the world's transportation industry.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 5/15/2019
Verizon finally gets on the nationwide NB-IoT trail.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/15/2019
Japan's Rakuten is building what it says will be the first truly cloud-native mobile network, and its existing operators should be worried.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/14/2019
5G-powered drones and AR/VR services? Sure. But Verizon's Adam Koeppe said that driverless cars running on 5G isn't something that's going to happen anytime soon.
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