Americas

Mobile Spectrum Allocations in Latin America 1Q 2017

Latin America fails to allocate spectrum as per ITU recommendations

There is a major shortfall of spectrum allocations in Latin American countries, according to 5G Americas. Latin America countries have not yet allocated at least...
AT&T

AT&T IoT solutions power GE Aviation for connecting business jets

AT&T said its Internet of Things (IoT) solutions are assisting GE Aviation for connecting the onboard and offboard portions of the Aircraft Health and...
Sprint retail presence

Sprint tests Massive MIMO on 2.5 GHz spectrum targeting 1 Gbps speed

US telecom operator Sprint and Samsung Electronics recently tested Massive MIMO technology on 2.5 GHz spectrum -- on the streets of Suwon, South Korea...
C Spire LTE network coverage

C Spire adds features to LTE network to enhance capacity and speed

US-based telecom operator C Spire is adding new features in its LTE network in order to enhance capacity and peak speeds for wireless customers. The...
Nextel Brazil investment

Nextel Brazil to get investment from ice brand owner AINMT

AINMT Holdings, which owns “ice” mobile network operator in Norway, will pick up 30 percent stake in Nextel, a telecom operator in Brazil, for $50...
AT&T

AT&T to buy Vyatta network operating system from Brocade

Telecom operator AT&T announced its deal to buy the Vyatta network operating system and related assets of Brocade Communications Systems. The strategy of AT&T is...
AT&T IoT president Chris Penrose

AT&T completes deployment of LTE-M network for IoT

US telecom operator AT&T has completed the deployment of its LTE-M network -- ahead of schedule – to support Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications. AT&T...
Frontier Victoria Boston

Verizon’s Victoria Boston joins Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications announced the appointment of former Verizon executive Victoria Boston as vice president, Sales & Retention, based in Southern California. Victoria Boston, who reports...
AT&T

AT&T bags $119 million communications order from CDC

AT&T has bagged a $119 million order from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
Sprint retail presence

Sprint launches NFV/SDN-based mobile core reference solution C3PO

Sprint has launched C3PO (Clean CUPS Core for Packet Optimization), an NFV/SDN-based mobile core reference solution, to improve performance of the network core. C3PO, a...
Chris Levendos

Frontier hires former Google Fiber head Chris Levendos

Frontier Communications has hired former Google Fiber head Chris Levendos as executive vice president of Field Operations. At Google Fiber, Chris Levendos was the head...
Verizon 5G network

Verizon to buy Straight Path for $3.1 bn, beating AT&T’s $1.6 bn offer

US telecom major Verizon is set to buy Straight Path Communications for $3.1 billion, beating AT&T’s offer for $1.6 billion. Straight Path, based in Glen Allen,...
Ericsson names Rima Qureshi as chief strategy officer

Ericsson North America head Rima Qureshi resigned

Ericsson today said Rima Qureshi, head of North America business, will leave the telecom infrastructure company effective May 11, 2017. North America is the largest...
Verizon Wireless

Verizon completes 5G trial network with Samsung and Cisco

Verizon completed the deployment of the multi-vendor 5G trial network – with Samsung Electronics and Cisco -- in Ann Arbor, a suburb of metropolitan...
Wireless Data Usage in US

Data traffic over US wireless networks surges 42% to 13.72 trillion MBs

The amount of data traffic sent over US telecom operators' wireless networks in 2016 was 13.72 trillion MBs (+42.2 percent), said CTIA in its...
FCC HQ

FCC website faces cyber attack

Federal Communications Commission chief information officer (CIO) David Bray said FCC was subject to multiple distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDos) beginning on Sunday night. Due to heavy DDos...

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