5G mmWave Phones Can't Stand the Heat Dan Jones 7/19/2019
The US is suffering a heatwave, and so, it turns out, are the early millimeter wave (mmWave), high-frequency phones being used to test initial 5G networks in cities across the country.
5G Makes Mining Site Safer & More Efficient Partner Perspectives 7/19/2019
As the newest generation of mobile technology, 5G has dramatically transformed many industries, not the least of which is mining. Formerly dependent on manual labor, mining has evolved into a high-tech industry that incorporates remote driving and 5G-enabled unmanned smart mines.
Huawei Ban Would Hurt 5G Security, Say UK MPs Iain Morris 7/19/2019
Allowing Huawei a role in the UK's 5G networks would improve security in a market that has become too reliant on a few big players, a committee of UK politicians has advised the government, while urging the next prime minister to quickly reach a decision on the controversial Chinese vendor.
The Right Strategy for Modernizing Cable Tom Cloonan 7/19/2019
Consumers are spending more time online than ever before, and that's putting more pressure on the network. How cable operators respond today will dictate much of their future success.
DT Considers Legal Action Over Vodafone-Liberty Merger Iain Morris 7/18/2019
Deutsche Telekom is considering a legal challenge to the merger between Vodafone and Liberty Global's Unitymedia business after European authorities conditionally approved the deal earlier today.
Vodafone Gets Blessing for €18.4B Liberty Takeover Iain Morris 7/18/2019
Europe's regulatory authorities have cleared Vodafone's euro 18.4 billion ($20.6 billion) takeover of a number of Liberty Global assets in a decision that could take some pressure off beleaguered Vodafone boss Nick Read but disappoint German rival Deutsche Telekom, which has been a fierce opponent of the deal.
AMG's NextLink: The FCC's Poster Child for Crossing the Digital Divide Mike Dano 7/17/2019
Next month the FCC plans to vote on a proposal from Chairman Ajit Pai that would set aside $20.4 billion over the next ten years to help pay telecom companies to cross the digital divide, under what he calls the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. AMG Technology Investment Group's NextLink is prepared to lead the charge.
Report: Netflix Doesn't Need Friends Alan Breznick 7/17/2019 1 Comment
Despite the impending loss of two long-running TV hit comedy series, Netflix Chairman & CEO Reed Hastings need not lose too much sleep over the fate of the world's largest streaming video service.