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Key developments from the mobile backhaul sector, including synchronization.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/21/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google makes it a hat-trick of EU mega-fines; data-mad customers drive Three UK's growth; Ericsson wins role in South Korean 5G bonanza.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/20/2019
One of the big mysteries in the CBRS 3.5GHz space is how much the SAS element of the system will cost. Google today provided a piece of this important financial puzzle.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/20/2019
Verizon, T-Mobile and others want the FCC to auction a portion of the 6GHz band for 5G. But a wide range of players, from cable companies like Charter to tech companies like Apple, strongly oppose that proposal, arguing 6GHz should be held for unlicensed services like WiFi.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/18/2019
OneWeb scored another big round of funding to finance its big plan to launch hundreds of satellites into space and provide super-fast Internet services everywhere.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/15/2019
No, it's not because Trump tweeted about 6G. It's because the FCC voted to allow testing above 95GHz, and a bunch of people think that this is where the next generation of wireless will happen.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/13/2019
Like Lucy always does to Charlie Brown, 5G is likely another new technology that teased optical networking vendors with massive, sustained spending, then quickly yanked back expectations.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/12/2019
UbiquitiLink is looking to completely eliminate outdoor dead zones, and is testing its service with Vodafone, Telefonica and, in the US, Cellular One operator Smith Bagley.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/6/2019
Shentel, a longtime Sprint affiliate, plans to begin testing 5G this year, though details on the move remain sparse. Nonetheless, Shentel becomes the latest regional wireless network operator headed toward the industry's next-gen technology.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/5/2019
Verizon and AT&T aren't giving out mmWave deployment details like site density and layout. But a careful analysis of their plans highlights both the opportunities and challenges each company faces in the mmWave game.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/5/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Austrian mobile advertising firm wins big with MTN; Huawei's Hu pleas for cybersecurity consistency; ADVA touts optical transport advance.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 2/25/2019
TIP demonstrates mobile network technologies moving out of the research phase and into the production stage at MWC.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/25/2019
Cable industry co-op is heading up a new project to help its hundreds of tier 2/3 operator members get easier access to peering sites and reduce Internet transport costs, new VP of broadband solutions says.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/22/2019
The Italian phone incumbent has announced a mobile partnership with Vodafone and is seeking a fixed-line tie-up with Open Fiber as it tries to slash costs while building a next-generation network.
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