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Versa Networks Unveils SASE Solution Designed for Mobile Operators

February 23, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Versa Networks, the global leader in AI/ML-powered Unified Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), today announced its release of Versa SASE on SIM for Mobile Operators. The patented solution leverages SIM-based identity for authentication and access control – enabling Mobile Network […]


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Virgin Media O2’s 5G network reaches half of UK population

February 16, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.K. telco Virgin Media O2 said its 5G network reached a coverage of 50% of the country’s population as of the end of 2023, the company said in its earning statement. The company also noted that its fixed network serviceable […]


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Stage X becomes fourth mobile operator in South Korea

February 5, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

A local consortium dubbed Stage X has been selected as the new company to operate the spectrum in the 28 GHz band, effectively becoming the country’s fourth mobile carrier, local news agency Yonhap reported. Stage X is a consortium integrated […]


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Mobile core market stagnant due to slow 5G SA deployment: Study

January 24, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The global mobile core network (MCN) market growth rate has been reduced to less than a 1% CAGR during the 2023-2028 period, according to a newly published forecast report by Dell’Oro Group. The report noted that the growth in this […]


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How cellular IoT found its groove – five things to know about the eSIM revolution

January 23, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

In case you missed it, SIM specialist Kigen hosted a webinar earlier this month about smart metering – but more about the impact of embedded SIM (eSIM) technology, actually, for the whole IoT market – which presented a thorough view […]


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AST SpaceMobile set for commercial rollout with new investments from AT&T, Google, Vodafone

January 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Satellite direct-to-cellular company AST SpaceMobile has garnered two major new financial backers, adding AT&T and Google as strategic investors along with additional funding from existing partner Vodafone to support commercial roll-out of its technology. The company announced that it has […]


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China’s mobile shipments surge 19.7% y-o-y in October: Report

December 19, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

China’s mobile phone shipments surged 19.7% year-on-year to over 29.16 million in October, local press reported, citing data from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT). According to the report, 5G mobile phones accounted for the bulk of […]


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Global NTN mobile connections to reach 175m by 2030: ABI Research

September 22, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Non-Terrestrial Network (NTN) mobile connections worldwide are forecasted to reach 175 million by 2030, according to new research from analyst firm ABI Research. According to the new white paper, dubbed “The Ascending Satellite NTN Market”, the growing adoption of satellite […]


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Rakuten Mobile Reaches 5 Million Subscribers for Mobile Carrier Service

August 31, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Rakuten Mobile announced that the number of subscribers for its mobile carrier service has surpassed 5 million as of August 28, 2023. Since the full-scale launch of its mobile carrier service in April 2020, Rakuten Mobile has continued on its […]


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KDDI partners with Starlink to provide satellite-to-cellular services

August 31, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese carrier KDDI and SpaceX announced an agreement to provide satellite-to-cellular service using Starlink’s low earth orbit satellites and KDDI national wireless spectrum nationwide. Starlink is the satellite internet constellation operated by Elon Musk’s SpaceX. In a release, the Japanese […]


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APAC to Account for 1.4 Billion 5G Connections by 2030, According to GSMA Mobile Economy Report

August 2, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

GSMA has published the latest edition of its Mobile Economy APAC Report, during an event co-hosted by Singtel in Singapore last week. The report covers eight countries across the region, highlighting key trends in mobile connectivity, Internet penetration and 5G […]


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Ericsson Enables On-Demand Network Slicing for Android 14 Devices

July 11, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

The new functionality, enabled with the latest Ericsson core network version as well as the latest version of Android, is meant for service providers to offer their consumer subscribers the choice of enhanced performance for applications via a 5G network […]


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AST SpaceMobile Confirms 4G Coverage on Standard Smartphones From Space

June 22, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

AST SpaceMobile announced it has achieved repeated successful download speeds above 10 Mbps during testing of BlueWalker 3. Space-based cellular communications at 4G speeds using unmodified smartphones is another world first telecommunications achievement by AST SpaceMobile. Engineers conducted download speed […]


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Private Wireless: Networking Enabler for Digital Transformation

June 22, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Whether referred to as private mobile networks (PMNs), private wireless, private 5G, or non-public networks (in 3GPP vernacular), private networking solutions based on cellular mobile 5G technology continue to represent an increasingly viable — and valuable — option for enterprises […]


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Cisco, AT&T Enable Companies to Broaden Network Access for Mobile-Oriented Employees

June 13, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Cisco and AT&T announced new solutions to enhance connectivity and advance the calling landscape for hybrid workforces. Whether on the shop floor, the top floor, at the branch office, the home office, or the commute in between, the modern workforce […]


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NEC Intros Aspire NetZero SaaS to Cut Energy Usage in Mobile Networks

June 9, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

NEC announced the launch of Aspire NetZero, by NEC Aspire Technology Limited, an NEC subsidiary and a leader in technology solutions and specialized system integration. NetZero is an AI-enabled SaaS-based intelligent standalone energy reduction solution, designed to support mobile network […]


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KDDI, Rakuten Mobile Ink New Roaming Agreement

May 11, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

KDDI, Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company and Rakuten Mobile announced that the three companies have concluded a new roaming agreement as of April 2023. In order to contribute to the promotion of fair competition among mobile network operators in Japan, KDDI […]


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Malwarebytes releases Mobile Security for OneView to secure Chromebooks, Android, iOS devices

May 9, 2023

Via: CSO Online

Endpoint security vendor Malwarebytes has announced the release of Mobile Security for OneView to enable managed service providers (MSPs) to protect Chromebooks, Android, and iOS devices against mobile threats such as ransomware and malicious apps. MSPs can now use the […]


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Mobile Not Getting the Most Out of Consumer Giveaways

April 12, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

5G hasn’t been the reliable consumer revenue generator mobile hoped it’d be and competition to keep subscribers remains fierce. This has led most operators to explore loyalty plays that often include bundling of third-party digital services. Basically, “We value you […]


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AIS, Qualcomm top 3 Gbps speed on live 26 GHz mmWave network

April 10, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Thailand’s largest mobile operator, Advanced Info Service (AIS), said it has reached a 5G speed of 3 Gbps on its live millimeter-wave network in the 26 GHz frequency band in partnership with U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm. “Today, the AIS 5G mmWave […]