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T-Mobile Flips Colorado in Pursuit of Sprint Merger

After receiving new promises from both Dish Network and T-Mobile, Colorado joined Mississippi in reversing its position and supporting the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile.

Verizon Relaunches Fixed Wireless Service With 5G NR, DIY Installs

Verizon turns to self installations and the 5G NR specification for its refreshed 5G Home fixed wireless Internet service.

China Operators Brace for Portability

Will the introduction of mobile number portability threaten China Mobile's dominant position?

Eurobites: Ericsson Adds Brain-Power to Its RAN Technology

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON trials 5G in Kazakhstan; T-Systems launches private cloud trial with VMware; Openet and Evergent combine on BSS.

EdgePresence Joins Rush to Build Mini Data Centers for Tower Companies

EdgePresence is joining a number of other data center providers in looking to build mini data centers in locations around the country.

Dish Network Seeks Companies to Build Its 5G Network

Dish Network plans to release its third RFP for its planned 5G network, this one focusing on the physical work that will be required to install its antennas on top of cell towers.

India's RJio Is Still Adding 10M Customers a Month

The Indian operator continues to record dramatic increases in subscriber numbers, but customers are spending less.

Crown Castle: No Plans for Edge Data Centers

Crown Castle's CEO said he doesn't see edge computing data centers 'playing a significant role in our long-term strategy.' Crown Castle's main rivals, American Tower and SBA Communications, are taking a different path.

T-Mobile strikes exclusive mobile video pact with Katzenberg's Quibi

Deal arrives ahead of Quibi's launch next spring, and adds a new wrinkle to T-Mobile's video game plan.

Verizon to Acquire More AWS-3, mmWave Spectrum

Verizon is looking to purchase a number of spectrum licenses across the AWS-3 and mmWave bands, moves that show the operator continues to look for more spectrum holdings.

Singapore Sets Aggressive Standalone Target as It Launches 5G Race

Singapore is pressing ahead with its rollout of 5G technology based on the newer, standalone variant.

US 5G Industry to Investigate Supply Chain Security

The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions is probing how to shore up security for the supply chain for 5G, action that arrives amid concerns over Chinese suppliers like Huawei and ZTE.

Chickens & Eggs Frustrate Operators' Quest for 5G Revenues

Yes, wireless operators in the US and elsewhere are building 5G networks. But how exactly they're going to make money from those networks remains a bit unclear.

CBRS Vendors Finance Private LTE Networks to Prove Use Cases

Two 3.5GHz CBRS equipment vendors, Connectivity Wireless and JMA Wireless, installed a private LTE network in the Angel Stadium ballpark in Anaheim, Calif., with the goal of showing how it might improve operations at the venue.

Ericsson lifts outlook as it targets a bigger role in China

Swedish equipment vendor expects 2020 sales to be at least 9% higher than last year's figure and has also raised guidance for profitability.

Forget 5G, Soon Skynet Will Rule Our Airwaves

If you like cage matches, AI-powered killer robots and 1980s sci-fi movies, you'll love the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge from the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

Juniper CTO Talks About the Company's 5G Aspirations

Juniper's CTO hails from Google, and is now working to steer the vendor through topics ranging from 5G to edge computing.

M&A Creeps Up on Edge Computing Players

While edge computing in the mobile and 5G space remains a nascent area, companies such as Intel, EQT, SBA and EdgeConneX are all linked to deals or merger-and-acquisition chatter in this burgeoning sector.

Huawei Brushes Aside US Blacklist as It Boosts Sales 24%

Chinese equipment giant posts dramatic growth in numbers despite US penalties.

Hong Kong Set for 2020 5G Launch After $128M Auction

5G services could arrive quickly after an auction of important midband spectrum.

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