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Comment: Re: Well??! - DanJones - 10/19/2018
T-Mobile to Test 5G 'Dual-Connectivity' With Vendors
News Analysis  | 
10/18/2018  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile wants ensure 'dual-connectivity' works, so that users can always remain connected on 4G or 5G, ahead of its 2019 5G launch.
Phazr Readies 3GPP-Compliant 5G Gear for US & Europe
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10/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Phazr gets FCC approval and the CE mark.
Comment: Re: Well??! - DanJones - 10/17/2018
Comment: Mobile? - DanJones - 10/16/2018
AT&T Readies More High-Band 5G Tests as Mobile Launch Nears
News Analysis  | 
10/16/2018  |  1 comment
The operator, however, is still planning to use fixed mmWave 5G basestations for its tests in Atlanta, Hawaii, and – most probably – Los Angeles.
Comment: Re: Well??! - DanJones - 10/16/2018
Comment: Well??! - DanJones - 10/12/2018
What Constitutes a Commercial 5G Network, Anyway?
Jonestown  | 
10/12/2018  |  9 comments
As actual 5G services are starting to arrive, what does 'commercial' 5G network actually mean right now?
Comment: CPE? - DanJones - 10/11/2018
AT&T: We're Not Only Focused on mmWave for 5G
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10/11/2018  |  1 comment
AT&T will not use just mmWave for its mobile 5G.
Verizon Working to Integrate mmWave With Baseband Unit Infrastructure for 5G
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10/9/2018  |  2 comments
Through its work with vendors, Verizon is expecting to have 5G mmWave radio integrated with its baseband unit available sometime in 2019.
T-Mobile's Metro to Offer Prepaid 5G in 2019
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10/8/2018  |  1 comment
T-Mobile's prepaid arm promises mobile 5G next year.
Qualcomm to Demo 5G on 3.5GHz at CES
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10/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Chipmaker to show off 3GPP 5G at CES, as FCC looks over new rules for the CBRS band.
Verizon Offers 44,000 Employees a Buyout Deal
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10/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon's plan to cull $10 billion in costs from its operations is getting very real now. First, thin out the ranks of old, middle-manager types.
Comment: Re: CEO worship - DanJones - 10/3/2018
Comment: Re: CEO worship - DanJones - 10/3/2018
Comment: GAA? - DanJones - 10/3/2018
FCC's Pai Readies More 5G Spectrum, Will Propose Changes for CBRS Band
News Analysis  | 
10/3/2018  |  1 comment
Pai says 6GHz proposal will give WiFi wings, while a change in CBRS rules could encourage 5G networks.
Verizon's Home-Grown 5G Arrives Today
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10/1/2018  |  2 comments
It's here! Commercial 5G arrives in the US with the launch of Verizon's fixed wireless service, which is initially based on in-house tech specs.
Comment: Re: AT&T's - DanJones - 9/28/2018
AT&T's Zeto on Smart Cities: Let There Be Light
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9/27/2018  |  1 comment
Updated LED street lighting will be a harbinger of smart cities in the US, says AT&T GM Zeto.
T-Mobile Rebrands MetroPCS
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9/24/2018  |  Post a comment
MetroPCS will become 'Metro by T-Mobile' in October.
New iPhones Have Intel Inside
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9/24/2018  |  Post a comment
iFixit teardown finds that Intel is sole modem provider for new Apple iPhone models.
5G in the USA: A Post-MWCA Update
News Analysis  | 
9/19/2018  |  1 comment
Distinct strategies amongst carriers are emerging as operators rush to roll out 5G in the US.
Comment: 60MHz - DanJones - 9/18/2018
Slideshow: Behind the Scenes at Sprint's 5G 'Split'
Slide Shows  | 
9/18/2018  |  2 comments
LR checks out Sprint's 5G deployment plans in LA.
Verizon's Stone Says Initial Fixed 5G Will Need Truck Rolls
News Analysis  | 
9/13/2018  |  Post a comment
Users initially won't be able to install fixed 5G services themselves, but despite the additional cost to Verizon of professional installation, the move makes sense.
Hmmm, Where Have We Heard the Term 'Ultra Wideband' Before?
Jonestown  | 
9/12/2018  |  2 comments
UWB has a long history as a wireless term.
FCC Halts Sprint/T-Mobile M&A Review
News Analysis  | 
9/11/2018  |  1 comment
FCC says it needs more time to check the pair's updated networking plans.
Verizon to Launch Fixed 5G Service on Oct. 1
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9/11/2018  |  Post a comment
'5G Home' will deliver fixed 300Mbit/s residential broadband service in parts of four markets this year, using Verizon's home-brewed 5G spec.
AT&T Adds New 5G Cities, Names Infrastructure Vendors
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9/10/2018  |  Post a comment
AT&T names all 12 5G cities for 2018, reveals vendors, and plots 5G for 2019.
Comment: Future proofing? - DanJones - 9/6/2018
Comment: Future proofing? - DanJones - 9/6/2018
Comment: Thin client - DanJones - 9/6/2018
Could 5G Revitalize the Thin Client Market?
Jonestown  | 
9/6/2018  |  1 comment
Boring ol' terminals are ready to make the leap into the next generation.
Sprint & Ericsson to Develop Global IoT Core, OS Platform
News Analysis  | 
9/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Ambitious project promises global core and operating system that will support IoT on 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G.
Comment: Re: smartcric is all about crictime gigabytes - DanJones - 9/4/2018
Verizon Shows the Shape of 5G to Come
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9/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon gives Light Reading a taste of some upcoming 5G apps.
Look Who's Talking Too! Verizon Gives Voice to 4G IoT
News Analysis  | 
8/30/2018  |  1 comment
Security systems will be among the first Cat M IoT panels arriving.
Unlicensed CBRS 4G Service Coming Q4 2018
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8/29/2018  |  Post a comment
But don't hold your breath for a licensed 3.5GHz spectrum auction in 2019.
Jeff McElfresh Is New Face of 5G at AT&T
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8/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Succeeding Melissa Arnoldi in the role, the AT&T vet is the company's new president of technology and operations and will helm the company's mobile 5G rollout. 
Comment: Re: 5G is a new cord - DanJones - 8/23/2018
AT&T's 5G Figurehead Arnoldi Shifts to Vrio, Ma Bell's LatAm Pay-TV Unit
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8/23/2018  |  2 comments
Melissa Arnoldi is no longer president of Technology and Operations at AT&T -- now she's head of the operator's Latin American entertainment unit, Vrio.
Will 5G Be a Cord-Cutter's Dream?
Jonestown  | 
8/22/2018  |  3 comments
Can 5G be the wireless platform that will spur a massive increase in cord cutting? Maybe so...
Pedal to the Mobile: Verizon Completes 5G Drive Test With Nokia
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8/21/2018  |  Post a comment
But, beyond tests, will Nokia announce 5G deployment deals with Verizon, like Ericsson and Samsung have done?
The Dawn of Mobile 5G: Deployment, Use Cases & Destinations
Jonestown  | 
8/16/2018  |  Post a comment
Join Heavy Reading & Light Reading for a breakfast briefing in Los Angeles to talk 5G strategies.
T-Mobile Bucks Automation Trend in Customer Service With Latest 'Un-carrier' Move
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8/15/2018  |  5 comments
T-Mobile is trying to put a human voice to customer care with new 'Teams of Experts' for subscribers.
Indy Is Verizon's 4th Fixed 5G City
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8/14/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon will package Apple TV boxes and YouTube TV service in its residential 5G bundles.
Comment: Possible users? - DanJones - 8/14/2018
FCC Gives DoJ a Boost in Appeal Against AT&T-Time Warner Merger
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8/14/2018  |  Post a comment
FCC says it isn't taking sides in the case, but files brief questioning whether Judge erred.
Pivotal Commware CEO Expects 5G Repeaters in Field in Q1 2019
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8/14/2018  |  1 comment
Pivotal Commware is currently applying for an FCC license to show and test its 28GHz Echo with carriers and equipment makers over the next year.
AT&T Tests in Austin: 5G High & Rising
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8/9/2018  |  Post a comment
Ma Bell gets 39GHz mmwave infrastructure and devices tested ahead of its planned mobile 5G commercial launch at the end of the year.
Comment: Re: 5G - DanJones - 8/9/2018
Driving Low Latency: VZW Prez Talks 5G Apps & More
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8/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon Wireless' president starts to unveil a three-year plan for 5G, starting early in 2019.
For AT&T, 5G Is a City Kitty, Not a Residential Fat Pipe
News Analysis  | 
8/8/2018  |  Post a comment
AT&T will bring more mid-band spectrum into the 5G picture through next year.
Comment: Re: Tower Companies - DanJones - 8/7/2018
A 5G Device Timeline for 2018 & Beyond
News Analysis  | 
8/7/2018  |  7 comments
We're now on the runway for a mobile 5G device take-off. Fasten your seatbelts!
Comment: Qualcomm inside - DanJones - 8/3/2018
Verizon's First 5G Mobile Device? It's a Snap!
News Analysis  | 
8/2/2018  |  4 comments
Verizon says Moto's 5G module will support its gigabit-speed mobile 5G, which is coming in 2019.
T-Mobile: 5G Lets Us Take Broadband Across America
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8/1/2018  |  3 comments
T-Mobile plans to take on the cablecos and others with a massive 5G push to bring broadband and video to the home.
Sprint's Massive MIMO 'Lynchpin' for 5G
News Analysis  | 
8/1/2018  |  1 comment
Sprint says it has a few massive MIMO arrays live in market, which is key to Sprint's mid-band mobile 5G push in 2019.
AT&T, Policy Leaders Tout National Cybersecurity Protections
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8/1/2018  |  Post a comment
The DHS National Cybersecurity Summit brought together a wide range of stakeholders across government, industry and academia to discuss collective efforts to battle cyber attacks. AT&T, in particular, stood out as it fretted about losing the 5G technology lead to Europe and China.
Comment: Re: Hed quotes - DanJones - 7/31/2018
Comment: Re: 5G Revolution - DanJones - 7/31/2018
Comment: Re: 5G Revolution - DanJones - 7/31/2018
Comment: Updated article - DanJones - 7/30/2018
Comment: Vendor financing? - DanJones - 7/30/2018
Comment: Re: Hed quotes - DanJones - 7/29/2018
5G in the USA: Where We at With Mobile?
News Analysis  | 
7/27/2018  |  1 comment
We now know a bit more about when America is going mobile with 5G, as AT&T and Verizon revealed more details this week.
Comment: Re: Hed quotes - DanJones - 7/26/2018
Verizon Confirms Mobile 5G in 'Early' 2019
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7/26/2018  |  8 comments
Verizon skates where the puck is going by waiting for standards-based 5G devices to launch its mobile service in 2019.
Comment: 28GHz auction - DanJones - 7/24/2018
AT&T Expects Mobile 5G in 'Parts' of 12 Markets by Year's End
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7/24/2018  |  5 comments
AT&T expects to spend $22B in capex for 2018, as it starts to get payments – of around $2M – for FirstNet.
Verizon Reveals Third 5G City, as Revenue Climbs 5.4% in Q2
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2018  |  1 comment
But new CEO and Verizon's CFO continue to keep a tight cap on capex, despite its 5G rollout.
Comment: Re: Tick-tock - DanJones - 7/24/2018
Google Q2 Booms as EU Fine Worries Loom
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7/23/2018  |  Post a comment
The search giant reported revenue up 26% in Q2, largely thanks to the continuing strengh of its mobile ad revenue.
Comment: Re: hammer - DanJones - 7/23/2018
Qualcomm Unveils New Modules to Power Millimeter Wave 5G for Smartphones
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7/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Qualcomm says new RF modules will help solve the 'proximity effect' problem for 5G mmWave smartphones.
Senate Republicans Capitulate to Trump's ZTE Deal
News Analysis  | 
7/20/2018  |  1 comment
Attempt to reinstate ZTE components ban is killed in Congress.
AT&T Adds Trio of New Cities for 5G Launch in 2018
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7/20/2018  |  3 comments
Ma Bell gets ready to launch its 5G 'puck' in three more US cities by the end of the year, bringing the announced cities to six so far.
Comment: Re: Not 5G - DanJones - 7/19/2018


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