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AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon prep for standalone 5G

Verizon and T-Mobile are racing to launch the standalone version of 5G in the coming months, but AT&T is avoiding putting any specifics to its own standalone 5G launch plans.

'Long way to go' to commercial network slicing, says China expert

The industry is still far from turning slicing into a seamless and monetizable service.

Verizon, Vodafone flesh out edge computing opportunity with AWS

Verizon and Vodafone announced their edge computing partnerships with Amazon AWS late last year. Now, they're offering further insights into what they hope to achieve from those partnerships.

AT&T, Accenture test private LTE network in Louisiana oil refinery

Phillips 66, one of the nation's biggest oil refiners, built a private wireless network across a third of its refinery in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, using AT&T's 700MHz and 1900MHz spectrum licenses.

Meet Dish's 5G network team

Stephen Bye, Tom Cullen, Dave Mayo, Jeff McSchooler and Marc Rouanne are the five men charged with building a cloud-native, open RAN 5G network for Dish Network for $10 billion.

With a record number of bidders, CBRS auction estimates rise to $10B

The FCC's upcoming 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum auction is generating plenty of bidding interest, causing industry analysts to boost their financial forecasts for the event.

Here are nine new things that 5G can do now

The 3GPP is expected to issue 'Release 16' of the 5G standard Friday. It will support fancy new technologies like network slicing, Integrated Access Backhaul and vehicle platooning.

Geoverse offers private LTE with its CBRS/licensed spectrum combo

Geoverse is looking to sell private wireless LTE offerings using a unique combination of its licensed 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum licenses and CBRS spectrum.

CBRS auction creates challenges, opportunities for utility companies

Some utility companies may need to update their existing WiMax networks due to the CBRS auction. But they might also bid for CBRS spectrum licenses for private wireless LTE networks.

Dish's Marc Rouanne: Building an open RAN, greenfield 5G network

Light Reading spoke with Marc Rouanne, who was hired late last year to construct Dish's 5G network, about the company's vendor choices so far, and how Dish is designing its planned network.

Aryaka and Alibaba Cloud amp up SD-WAN in APAC

Alibaba's customers approached Aryaka about the need for a partnership between the companies to expand SD-WAN availability and access to public clouds in the APAC region.

Missouri farm makes hay with edge computing, private LTE

Trilogy Networks and its new Rural Cloud Initiative (RCI) is aiming to bring technologies like private wireless LTE networks and edge computing to rural parts of the US.

Asia cloud slowdown 'not a positive' for economic recovery

A new report from the ACCA shows cloud adoption across Asia is slowing down, but the reason for the slump is unclear.

Microsoft locks down more IoT security with latest acquisition

The software giant is focusing on smart manufacturing.

Eurobites: Ericsson offers 'try before you buy' 5G SA kits to enterprises

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia sells Inwit stakes; Colt goes multicloud; Becks plows dough into esports.

Vodafone partners with Ford to deploy private 5G network in UK

Ford becomes first carmaker to deploy a private mobile network based on 5G in the UK, with the aim of supporting the future production of electric vehicles.

Dell said to be considering 'options' for VMware stake

Report says Dell is looking at options including a spinoff of its $50 billion stake in the enterprise software specialist.

Verizon expected to go big in CBRS 3.5GHz auction

Verizon is widely anticipated to spend heavily in the upcoming CBRS spectrum auction. But factors including spectrum sharing and power output levels could temper its bidding enthusiasm.

AT&T's CTO floats post-pandemic use case for 5G, edge computing

The combination of computer vision, 5G and edge computing could allow retailers to determine whether employees are wiping down counters in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

CBRS private networks are attracting investor attention

Private equity investors are looking at CBRS networks as a recurring revenue opportunity. Here's how one firm sizes up the costs to hypothetically blanket a stadium in high-bandwidth connectivity.

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