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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 […]


Security

Verizon awarded $28.35 million US DoD contract

August 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Verizon a new $28.35 million contract. Verizon will provide Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic with integrated voice and data services via central office-based facilities to defense activities at Naval […]


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T-Mobile US CFO sees ‘sustained growth’ opportunity ahead

August 15, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

On the heels of agreeing to spend $3.5 billion to acquire formerly-leased 600 MHz spectrum in 17 partial economic areas, T-Mobile US CFO Peter Osvaldik joined the virtual Oppenheimer 25th Annual Technology, Internet and Communications last week to give an […]


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Astellas Pharma taps Verizon for global network management

August 12, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharma has selected Verizon Business to manage its global network infrastructure. The advanced network management solutions should help the company reduce drug development timelines and healthcare costs, as well as take advantage of new revenue opportunities, […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon Business CEO on three big trends—mobility, broadband, cloud

August 12, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Sowmyanarayan Sampath, the new head of Verizon Business, this week discussed what he sees as three technology trends that, when coupled with the operator’s 5G network, can grow total addressable market by $90 billion. Speaking at the Oppenheimer 25th Annual […]


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2.5 GHz auction crawls to $143 million

August 5, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission’s 2.5 GHz auction has rounded up just $143 million in gross bids after nine rounds. The auction raised about $103 million in its first day, with six hours of bidding. IT has only brought that total […]


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Verizon boosts capacity in fiber network core

August 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon announced it is currently working to increase the capacity of its fiber network by upgrading older router equipment with new equipment, capable of utilizing the latest 400 Gbps-per-port optical technology. The U.S. carrier said that once the overhaul of […]


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Verizon CEO: ‘Private networks are the gateway to’ MEC

August 1, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

While it’s weathering a rough second quarter, Verizon still sees material revenue opportunities from delivering private 5G networks, mobile edge computing and other services into the enterprise and government sectors. Speaking on an earnings call last week, CEO Hans Vestberg […]


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T-Mobile US beats expectations, raises subscriber forecast

July 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US beat expectations on customer additions for the second quarter of 2022 and has raised its expectations for the year in a number of areas, continuing a strong showing while AT&T and Verizon pull back on their guidance. T-Mo […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon Starts Deploying Additional 100 MHz of C-band Spectrum for 5G

July 25, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

After recent successful trials, Verizon has started deploying with 100 MHz of C-band spectrum in many markets across the US – a significant increase from the 60 MHz of spectrum it has deployed in 5G markets to date. Almost doubling […]


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Verizon stumbles, cuts full-year forecast

July 22, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon saw lower profits, flat revenues and just 12,000 postpaid phone net additions during the second quarter, and it has cut its full-year expectations on growth in wireless service revenue and overall company revenues. In Q2, Verizon’s consumer segment posted […]


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Verizon to provide private 5G, LTE network at Port of Virginia container terminal

July 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Business announced plans to build a 5G NonStandalone private network at one of the port of Virginia’s main container terminals that will combine 5G small cells with an LTE packet core and supporting radios — a solution that the […]


News, Security

Verizon Secures Over $400M Network Modernization Deal with FBI

July 20, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon Public Sector announced an over $400 million Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) task order with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to help the agency meet increasing demands for data bandwidth around the globe successfully. Verizon’s EIS task order with […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon deploys additional C-Band spectrum for 5G

July 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon says it has started to expand its 5G service with the deployment of 100 megahertz of C-Band spectrum in many markets across the U.S. following recent trials. The carrier said in a release this new deployment represents a “significant […]