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Key developments related to voice over LTE and Rich Communication Services.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/27/2019
Pine Belt, a tiny wireless network operator in rural Alabama, is considering getting out of the business entirely amid US concerns over the security of its ZTE-supplied LTE network.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/25/2019
AT&T's Cricket Wireless prepaid brand is soon going to prevent customers from activating older phones that don't support VoLTE technology. The move is part of AT&T's efforts to shut down its 3G network.
By Robert Clark, 9/16/2019
5G has come with business benefits for the South Korean operator but also led to more operational complexity.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/10/2019
Nex-Tech Wireless, which serves parts of Kansas and Colorado, will use equipment from Ericsson to launch 5G. The announcement again shines light on rural US operators that use Huawei equipment.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 4/23/2019
Colt Technology Services, Comcast Business and Vonage all had stand-out cloud service offerings for business customers in the past 12 months.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/13/2019
Its sales growth and stock market performance are an investor's dream, but new challenges are emerging in the fast-changing UCaaS market.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/21/2018
Demonstrated with gusto at Vodafone's headquarters this week, holographic calling might just be the killer application that 5G craves.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/8/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson and Vivacom do VoLTE in Bulgaria; Telefónica's Aura gaining users; Brit Internet trends.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/5/2018
Mobile operators may find that all their investments in VoLTE and RCS are for naught as OTT providers win and they are left monetizing the data pipe.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/21/2018
The dark fiber stink, baseband software hold-ups and a virtualization impasse are just a few of the problems facing Vodafone UK as it prepares to launch 5G.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/18/2018
Ambitious software-only messaging and mobile core applications specialist targets major equipment vendors as it aims to become a billion-dollar business within four years.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 5/31/2018
5G smartphones using millimeter wave antennna arrays will be susceptible to so-called human blockage. Stupid humans!
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/4/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Fox proposes Sky News sell-off; poles not towers for MTN Nigeria; MTS offers VoLTE and WiFi calling.
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