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Breaking down the AT&T/Dish network services deal

July 26, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dish Network and AT&T recently struck a $5 billion deal to move Dish’s wireless customer traffic — including customers of its Boost Mobile, Ting Mobile and Republic Wireless brands — to AT&T’s network, instead of Dish continuing the wholesale agreement […]


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What is NAS (network-attached storage) and how does it work?

July 23, 2021

Via: Network World.com

Network-attached storage (NAS) is a category of file-level storage that’s connected to a network and enables data access and file sharing across a heterogeneous client and server environment. “Ideally, NAS is platform- and OS-independent, appears to any application as another […]


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China Mobile adds 28.7 million 5G subscribers in June

July 22, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

China Mobile, the world’s largest operator in terms of subscribers, added a total of 28.7 million 5G subscribers in June, according to the carrier’s latest available figures. The operator said it ended last month with 250.69 million 5G subscribers, compared […]


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AT&T reports a strong quarter as it sells Vrio, strikes wholesale deal with Dish

July 22, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T saw growth in all three of its areas of focus during the second quarter: Wireless, fiber and HBO Max, but it was the newly announced wholesale deal with Dish Network that drew analysts’ attention during the company’s quarterly call. […]


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GWS 5G testing puts AT&T on top for availability, reliability

July 21, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ahead of its annual comprehensive network analysis, network benchmarking company Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) released a look at carrier 5G networks and pegged AT&T’s 5G network as having the highest levels of availability and reliability. T-Mobile US’ network came out […]


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Cisco CCNA certification explained

July 21, 2021

Via: Network World.com

The CCNA, which stands for Cisco Certified Network Associate, is Cisco’s foundational certification for networking professionals. The CCNA is a commonly required prerequisite for associate-level networking jobs such as network engineer, network administrator, network support technician or help desk technician. […]


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Ookla acquires testing company Solutelia

July 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Crowd-sourced network testing and analysis company Ookla has acquired testing company Solutelia and its Wireless Intelligence on-Demand (WINd) solutions, declaring that together the two companies will “disrupt and forever change the wireless network test and measurement industry.” Financial terms of […]


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Vodafone’s NB-IoT network now covers 98% of the UK

July 20, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Vodafone’s Narrowband-IoT network (Nb-IoT) now covers 98% of the UK’s landmass, strengthening the operator’s bid to be a leader in IoT connectivity. The company has been one of the biggest supporters of NB-IoT, a Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) […]


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SD-WAN buyers guide: Key questions to ask vendors (and yourself)

July 20, 2021

Via: Network World

Prior to the pandemic, SD-WAN was primarily a niche technology pitched to enterprises as a way to cut costs and improve WAN flexibility by allowing traffic to burst directly from the branch office to the Internet, rather than backhauling it […]


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Following EU counterparts, five Middle Eastern operators prioritize Open RAN

July 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Major global operators seem committed to overhauling radio access network deployment models with a quintet of Middle Eastern operators signing a memorandum of understanding “to push forward the implementation of…Open RAN solutions in their existing telecom networks, share their industry […]