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Verizon ends its slump with strong customer numbers, service revenue growth

January 24, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon reported fourth quarter numbers with improved customers numbers and strong growth in service revenue, and company executives said that the company has entered the new year with strong momentum in both wireless and Fixed Wireless Access for home broadband. […]


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Verizon, Centech unveil results of 5G development hub

January 19, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and Canadian incubator Centech announced the results from the first cohort of startups and scaleups in a 5G development hub in Montreal. Launched in May 2022, the 5G development hub aims to boost innovation in multiple industries including manufacturing, […]


Editorial

The US Says Goodbye to 3G Network

January 17, 2023

Via: Sandra Ferguson

The era of 3G, a technology that played a significant role in the rise of smartphones, has come to an end. Until a few years ago, most people relied on it as it was 30 times faster than 2G. However, […]


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RIP, 3G—Verizon’s shutdown wraps up 3G sunsets for US national carriers

January 4, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon officially turned down its 3G network on the final day of 2022. It had been the last holdout among national mobile network operators, with AT&T and T-Mobile US already having completed their 3G shutdowns. Verizon first began announcing in […]


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Verizon tests 5G drone tech with Veterans Health Administration

December 12, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Public Sector is developing and testing 5G MEC and drone technology with the Veterans Health Administration’s National Center for Collaborative Healthcare Innovation (NCCHI) and the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). The hope is that these tests, […]


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T-Mo reportedly seeking fiber network partners

November 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US is looking into the possibility of building a fiber network, either as part of a joint venture or a commercial partnership, according to reporting by Bloomberg. AT&T and Verizon have significant fiber networks, both to support fiber-to-the-premise enterprise […]


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Lockheed Martin, Verizon Demo Real-Time Drone ISR Over 5G Networks

November 1, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

In recent demonstrations, Lockheed Martin and Verizon flew 5G-enabled drones to capture and securely transfer high-speed, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data from aircraft in flight to geolocate military targets. The companies demonstrated two key advances in technology that […]


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T-Mo US misses Q3 revenue estimates, but sees strong sub adds

October 28, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US missed revenue estimates for Q3 2022 at $19.48 billion; however, the carrier’s wireless service revenue and core adjusted earnings hit estimates, with the former rising 4% to $15.4 billion and the latter rising 11% to $6.7 billion after […]


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Verizon Channels Commercial Traffic into New Cloud-native, Containerized 5G Core

October 14, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

After initial testing and friendly user trials of Verizon’s 5G core, the company recently began moving customer traffic onto the new cloud-native, containerized design core, which will offer unprecedented levels of service agility, flexibility and automated scalability. The Service-based architecture […]


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Verizon expands free low-income fixed wireless access

October 10, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon has announced an expansion of free broadband connectivity services for low-income households. The company’s new Verizon Forward Program promises home internet service for qualifying households using 5G, LTE or Fios at no cost. Customers enrolled in the program do […]


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Verizon’s approach to Open RAN Part 3—The big picture

October 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

In the process of building out, expanding and advancing its 5G network, Verizon has for several years gone through a very material network transformation. In the two previous installments in this series, we’ve looked at how Verizon’s investments in vRAN […]


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Verizon’s approach to Open RAN? Part 1—vRAN to Open RAN

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon has deployed virtualized radio access network (vRAN) kit at some 8,000 5G sites, both mmWave and C-Band, and plans to use this architecture at 20,000 total by the end of 2025. The operator has targeted the 2023 timeframe for […]


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Verizon, Lockheed demo 5G-connected surveillance for DoD

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and Lockheed Martin recently flew 5G-enabled drones to capture and transfer high-speed, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data from aircraft in flight to geolocate military targets. In a release, Verizon said that the demonstration took place at Lockheed […]


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Kagan: Verizon slow recovery is a work in progress

September 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

CEO Hans Vestberg is focused on creating a Verizon turnaround and sustainable comeback. This has been the challenge he has been wrestling with since taking over the leadership position in 2018 from Lowell McAdam. Let’s take a closer look at […]


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Verizon to deploy private 5G network at DoD base

September 15, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon will deploy a private 5G network inside an aircraft maintenance hangar on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) as part of an $11.5 million Tranche 2 award from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The private network, which will provide […]


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 […]


Mobile Networks

Verizon aims to deploy over 20,000 vRAN cell sites by end-2025

September 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon said it has already deployed over 8,000 virtualized RAN (vRAN) cell sites with a goal of deploying over 20,000 by the end of 2025, the telco said in a release. The carrier said that the deployment of this technology […]


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Five key takeaways from the 2.5 GHz auction

September 6, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission’s auction of 2.5 GHz overlay licenses wrapped up last week after about a month of bidding. Winning bidders have been announced, and as expected, T-Mobile US used the auction as a way to bolster its 2.5 […]


Technology, Wireless

American Tower sees US carriers ‘building through’ economic downturn

September 1, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

American Tower Corporation’s U.S. Division has long-term facilities leasing deals with all four U.S. carriers with Verizon this week entering into a new arrangement to support its ongoing 5G deployment. Speaking earlier this month at Cowen 8th Annual Communications Infrastructure […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon, American Tower sign long-term lease deal to support 5G rollout

August 31, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and American Tower Corporation have announced a long-term lease agreement designed to support the carrier’s 5G network deployment across the tower company’s U.S. communications sites. According to the pair, the deal will “provide a simplified and efficient leasing process […]