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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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Qualcomm Unveils New RF Filter Technology for 5G and Wi-Fi

October 26, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Qualcomm Technologies, last week announced the Qualcomm ultraBAW RF filter technology for bands up to 7 GHz. Radio frequency (RF) filters isolate radio signals from the different spectrum bands that phones use to receive and transmit information. The new Qualcomm ultraBAW […]


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T-Mobile US delays CDMA network shutdown by three months

October 25, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US will delay the sunset of its CDMA network, announcing in a blog post that it now plans to shut down the former Sprint CDMA network in March 2022 instead of January 1, 2022. This gives users like Dish […]


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SoftBank launches 5G Standalone services in Japan

October 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operator SoftBank announced that it has started to offer 5G Standalone services in conjunction with the sale of its new 5G-compatible SoftBank Air terminal, called “Air Terminal 5”. With this new launch, SoftBank claims to be the first carrier […]


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Deutsche Telekom, Cisco redesign network in Europe to improve internet reach, speed

October 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Deutsche Telekom (DT) and Cisco have been working together on what they refer to as a shared vision “to connect more people and businesses to quality internet.” With help from Cisco, DT has redesigned its network in Europe to expand […]


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Keysight acquires network simulation company

October 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Keysight Technologies has acquired Scalable Network Technologies, a privately held company based in southern California that specializes in large-scale modeling and simulation of communications networks and for cybersecurity assessment and training. Keysight said the purchase will enable it to deliver […]


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3.45 GHz auction surges past $10.5 billion in bids

October 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 3.45 GHz auction action has jumped in the past few days, sending the total value of bids thus far past the $10.5 billion mark after 34 rounds. Last Thursday, the auction had only raised around $3 billion after 19 […]


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vRAN vs. Open RAN: What’s the same and what’s different?

October 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Radio Access Network (RAN) is the expensive, proprietary equipment that connects to cellular antennas, processes the signal and sends it to the core network. Communication Service Providers (CSPs) who need to stay agile to meet the growing demands of […]


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Kagan: Huawei discusses 10 wireless industry trends for next decade

October 18, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

During the 12th Global Mobile Broadband Forum in Dubai, David Wang delivered a keynote address called, Roads to Mobile 2030: 10 Wireless Industry Trends. Wang is Huawei Executive Director of the Board, and Chairman of ICT Infrastructure Managing Board. Huawei […]


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Azure’s ready for 5G low-latency, says Microsoft

October 18, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Microsoft Azure can help operators with 5G Ultra-Reliable Low Latency Communications (URLLC). That’s the message from Victor Bahl, Microsoft technical fellow and chief technology officer, Azure for Operators. Microsoft wants operators to consider Azure to be a reliable backbone worldwide […]