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Technology, Wireless

Ericsson Launches Specialized 5G Unit to Cater to US Agencies

March 20, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Ericsson established Ericsson Federal Technologies Group (EFTG), a new entity dedicated to delivering 5G-driven digital transformation across multiple agencies in the U.S. federal government. 5G communications technology is vital to U.S. national and economic security and a key component of […]


Technology, Wireless

T-Mobile Combines its 5G Connectivity with AWS Compute Solutions

February 22, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

T-Mobile and AWS, Amazon’s cloud computing division, are joining forces to bring 5G connectivity paired with AWS compute solutions to T-Mobile’s 5G Advanced Network Solutions portfolio. They will also collaborate on customizable, use case specific offerings as part of the […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon Deploys Over 8,000 VRAN Cell Sites

September 13, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon announced that it has now deployed over 8,000 virtualized cell sites with a goal of deploying over 20,000 by the end of 2025. This technology milestone allows Verizon to rapidly respond to customers’ varied latency and computing needs, and […]


Technology, Wireless

T-Mobile Advances SA 5G Capabilities with Commercial Launch of Voice Over 5G

June 7, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

T-Mobile recently announced that commercial Voice Over 5G (VoNR) service is live for customers in limited areas of Portland, Ore. and Salt Lake City, achieving another technology milestone with its industry-leading nationwide Standalone (SA) 5G network, which no other operator […]


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T-Mobile Now on 100% Renewable Energy

February 2, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

In 2018, T-Mobile was the first and only U.S. provider to create an ambitious plan to source 100% of its total electricity usage with renewable energy by the end of 2021. The Operator announced it was the first in wireless […]


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DISH, FreedomFi Partner on Neutral Host CBRS 5G Hotspot Network

December 21, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

DISH and FreedomFi, an open 5G networking company, will collaborate on a pilot program that may provide DISH’s current and future wireless customers with access to the world’s first community-driven, neutral host CBRS hotspot network. This collaboration furthers DISH’s position […]


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FCC opens conversation on the future of the Universal Service Fund

December 16, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission has begun a proceeding to figure out the future of the Universal Service Fund, which is funded through a slice of telecom carriers’ revenues that is passed along to consumers through line-item bill charges. Congress directed […]


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Truly national 5G? It’ll take an extra $36 billion and another 37k sites, CCA report estimates

November 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

What would it take to cover the entire geographic United States with 5G, beyond the commercial coverage that is already planned? About $36 billion and another 37,000 sites, according to a new estimate on 5G ubiquity commissioned by the Competitive […]


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C Spire Boosts Alabama Footprint with Troy Cablevision Acquisition

October 26, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

C Spire has signed an agreement to acquire Troy Cablevision, which will enable C Spire to meet the growing broadband access and information technology needs of consumers and businesses in Alabama’s Wiregrass. The transaction includes Union Springs Telephone Company. This […]


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AT&T Taps OneWeb’s Network of Satellites to Reach Remote Areas

September 14, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

AT&T has signed a strategic agreement with OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, to harness the capabilities of satellite technology to improve access for AT&T business customers into remote and challenging geographic locations. AT&T claims that its […]


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DISH Network Joins HomeGrid Forum to Drive G.hn innovation

August 27, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

HomeGrid Forum has welcomed U.S. operator DISH Network as its newest Board Member. DISH provide television entertainment and award-winning technology to millions of customers with its satellite DISH TV and streaming SLING TV services. In 2020, the company became a […]


Technology, Wireless

AT&T Unveils New AI-powered Capabilities to its Cloud Contact Center Platform

August 19, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

AT&T on Wednesday unveiled new AI-powered capabilities to the AT&T Cloud Contact Center platform giving nearly any business access to advanced contact center features. The AT&T Intelligent Virtual Agent (IVA) is joined by new built-in connectivity options and integration with […]


Technology, Wireless

Federated Wireless Demo $12 Million 5G Private Network Pilot Using Shared Spectrum

August 11, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Federated Wireless has recently led a successful demonstration of the U.S. Marine Corps Base Albany 5G Testbed for the U.S Department of Defense (DoD) through the use of 5G-enabled IoT applications such as warehouse robotics, and holographic, augmented and virtual […]


Technology, Wireless

O2 Investment Partners Invests in FWA Provider unWired Broadband

August 2, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

O2 Investment Partners, a Midwestern based private equity firm, last week announced that it has made a significant investment in unWired Broadband, one of the largest fixed wireless internet service providers in the US. Led by Peter Sorensen, Craig Demanty, […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon, Samsung Complete Fully Virtualized 5G Data Session over C-band Spectrum

July 29, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon and Samsung Electronics recently completed an end-to-end fully virtualized 5G data session over C-band spectrum in a live network environment. The new milestone was reached in preparation for its upcoming 5G Ultra Wideband expansion using its newly acquired C […]


Mobile Networks

AT&T to Build US’s First 5G Smart City in Virginia with Real Estate Firm

July 23, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

AT&T and JBG SMITH, a leading owner and developer of high-quality, mixed-use properties in the Washington, DC market, have entered into a letter of intent to deliver the first 5G Smart City at scale in National Landing. The first network […]


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U.S. DoD Awards Verizon $495M Deal to Manage Research Network

June 29, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has selected Verizon Public Sector to deliver a next-generation, high-bandwidth, low-latency, Layer 2 wide area network in support of critical research. Verizon’s solution includes switch, router, firewall and Edge Compute capabilities, connecting 200 different […]


Technology, Wireless

AT&T to Launch Private 5G Testbeds at the RELLIS Campus

June 23, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

AT&T and The Texas A&M University System’s RELLIS Campus will open private 5G testbeds this fall to public and private sector organizations to develop and innovate with 5G powered applications and solutions, announced AT&T on Tuesday. The addition of AT&T’s […]


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Verizon secu $495M contract with US DoD to manage research network

June 18, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Public Sector secured a $495 million contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to deliver high-bandwidth, low-latency, Layer 2 wide area network services in support of critical research. Verizon’s solutions, which include switch, router, firewall and edge compute […]


Technology, Wireless

AT&T Tests WiFi Network with WBA OpenRoaming in Downtown Austin

June 1, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) last week announced that AT&T has successfully completed a proof-of-concept trial of its Wi-Fi network with WBA OpenRoaming in areas of downtown Austin, Texas along 6th street and outside of Stubbs BBQ. The network showcases […]