AT&T and Verizon have voiced support for the FCC's efforts to obtain accurate maps of broadband access in the US. But they argued 5G should not be included in those maps.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UAE's du happy with Huawei; Vodafone trials OpenRAN in the UK; Ericsson upgrades in Madagascar.
New tests of T-Mobile's 5G network in New York City raise plenty of questions about how exactly it works. However, the operator is pushing aside those questions and instead is embarking on a 5G advertising campaign against Verizon.
We're days away from initial commercial deployments in the 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band, often called 'Goldilocks spectrum' because of its propagation characteristics. It certainly appears to be just right, given the diversity of initial commercial applications.
Software for broadband devices, believed to support OpenWRT, designed to help customers manage and optimize in-home WiFi, tweak router settings and pause Internet connectivity.
Altice confirmed that its mobile offering is currently available to employees at $25 per line. That price is below what Comcast, Charter and Sprint charge for unlimited services.
Six companies – Anritsu, Infovista, Kentik, Netrounds, Spirent and Viavi Solutions – made the cut in the Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor category.
Light Reading is delighted – nay, pumped – to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 15th year.
Not entered yet? Then get a move on… there are only days left to submit your entries.
Combining and analyzing key network data with machine learning techniques has helped the Swedish operator improve churn and lift ARPU, exec says.
New project jointly funded by NSF and industry consortium brings the power of profiles and fast instantiation to testing of massive software projects.
Oh, and did you know that Comcast makes its own portable signal level meters, equipped with RDK-B, for its field techs?
In the second part of his CXO interview, Eric Hutchinson talks about AI, cybersecurity and the humanizing factor of the test company's strategic shift.
New initiative at test system specialist aims at making company more of strategic partner, while promising to make 5G rollouts more cost-effective and faster.
But, beyond tests, will Nokia announce 5G deployment deals with Verizon, like Ericsson and Samsung have done?
The US could start a steady climb back up the global rankings if more cities practice intensive spectrum management and make new LTE-Advanced upgrades.
More tests, using standards-based 5G this time, as commercial launches draw ever closer.
The shortlist for the Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor category features nine outstanding contenders.
The Verizon CFO isn't sure a standards-based fixed 5G CPE will be ready until 2019.
'Most of all, it took a lot of crazy.' Major telecom players are lining up to build city-scale testbeds for next-generation wireless technologies.