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Verizon seals $6.9bn TracFone acquisition as it targets value market

November 24, 2021

Via: TechRadar

US mobile operator Verizon Wireless has signalled its intention to expand into the “value” segment of the market with the $6.9 billion acquisition of US low-cost carrier TracFone from America Movil. Founded in 1996, TracFone operates Mobile Virtual Network Operator […]


News

Verizon gains FCC approval for Tracfone acquisition

November 22, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

It’s an early Christmas present, of sorts, for Verizon: The Federal Communications Commission has officially approved the carrier’s acquisition of prepaid MVNO Tracfone, subject to a number of provisions designed to protect consumers. Verizon announced in September of 2020 that […]


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Aviation interference worries ground Verizon, AT&T C band plans

November 5, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and AT&T have agreed to press pause on the rollout of their C Band networks following warnings issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that the 5G spectrum could interfere with aviation safety systems. Both carriers had originally planned […]


Software, Technology

Verizon Business Intros IoT on 5G Nationwide

November 5, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon Business announced a potent combination of customer-facing network, hardware and intelligence offerings for Internet of Things (IoT) applications across industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, utilities, transportation, retail/supply chain, public safety and more. Verizon-certified IoT devices can now access Verizon’s 5G […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon, Lockheed Martin partner on 5G military communications

November 2, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon has partnered with aerospace, arms, defense, information security and technology corporation Lockheed Martin to prototype, demonstrate and test 5G.MIL technologies for use by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The idea behind Lockheed Martin’s 5G.MIL solutions, which integrate military […]


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Verizon opens up 5G Nationwide network to certified IoT devices

October 29, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Business’ Chief Revenue Officer Sampath Sowmyanarayan took to the Mobile World Congress Los Angeles (MWC LA) keynote stage to announce that Verizon is committing further to IoT by enabling Verizon-certified IoT devices to connect to its 5G low-band spectrum […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon: 5G adoption ‘tracking well ahead’ of 4G adoption rate

October 21, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon has “great momentum” in 5G device adoption across its customer base, with more than 25% of its consumer wireless customers using a 5G-capable device, CEO Hans Vestberg said during the company’s quarterly call. “This is tracking well ahead of […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon Launches Private Mobile Edge Computing with AWS Outposts

October 20, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon’s private mobile edge compute solution with AWS Outposts is now available for enterprise customers in the U.S, announced Verizon on Wednesday. Announced earlier this year, Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Outposts is a cloud computing platform that brings compute […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon Hits 711 Mbps Upload Speed in 5G mmWave Trial

October 18, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon, Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm Technologies continue to push the limits of 5G technology, using innovation to continuously drive greater performance from this transformational technology. Recently, the companies reached upload speeds of 711 Mbps in a lab trial using aggregated […]


Technology, Wireless

T-Mobile US ‘dominates’ 5G download speed in latest Opensignal report

October 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The latest Opensignal 5G experience report revealed that T-Mobile US has “an impressive lead in 5G Download Speed” thanks to its deployment progress of mid-band spectrum. T-Mobile’s score increased 35.6% since July, hitting 118.7 Mbps, while Verizon saw their average […]