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Security

5G Deployments, Wireless Hotspots Are Likely Culprits for Increased Attacks

September 22, 2022

Via: CSO

Wireless operators continued to ramp up 5G deployments in 2021. 5G networks not only expanded to include 13 additional countries during that time, but the overall number of connections doubled from 2020 to reach more than 540 million people by […]


News

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 […]


Technology, Wireless

FCC focuses on the ‘second space age’

September 15, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

As space-based communications become ever more important and begin to converge with terrestrial wireless, the Federal Communications Commission is focusing on bolstering its staffing and updating regulations in order to support U.S. technology leadership in this area. “Satellite systems have […]


Mobile Networks

US mobile carriers invest $35 billion in 2021: CTIA

September 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.S. mobile operators invested a total of $35 billion last year, marking the fourth consecutive year of increased investment, according to the 2022 CTIA annual survey. This capex figure compares to an investment of $30 billion in 2020 and $29 […]


News

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 […]


News

BAI Communications to acquire ZenFi Networks

July 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Communications infrastructure provider BAI Communications will acquire ZenFi Networks, a digital infrastructure solutions provider based on the North American east coast. Financial terms were not disclosed. Once the deal is approved by regulators, the ZenFi Networks team will join BAI’s […]


Technology, Wireless

We finally know what ‘Wi-Fi’ stands for – and it’s not what you think

July 27, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Let me ask you a question: what does the name “Wi-Fi” mean? Considering how omnipresent Wi-Fi connections are, this should be an easy question to answer; especially if you work in the tech industry. If your answer is “wireless fidelity”, […]


News

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 […]


Technology, Wireless

Finding efficiencies in the wireless space (Reader Forum)

June 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The wireless revolution has arrived, so much so that many forms of popular technologies are now referred to by their “generation” — Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11ax, Next Generation Internet of Things, etc. Work has begun developing standards for 6G, the sixth […]


Technology, Wireless

Why Wi-Fi 6’s Time is Now

April 1, 2022

Via: Network Computing

Wi-Fi 6 will be critical to the hyper-connected future for enterprises because the technology offers superior speed, can support more devices, and has much lower latency than Wi-Fi 5. And Wi-Fi 6 is already a proven technology. According to International […]


Mobile Networks

Kagan: Why T-Mobile US should be concerned as cable expands in mobile

March 28, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US said something surprising and perhaps worrisome. As the cable TV industry is showing wireless growth, T-Mobile US says they are not worried about them as a competitive threat. What is concerning is, Comcast Xfinity Mobile, Charter Spectrum Mobile […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Kagan: Will 2022 AT&T Analyst and Investor Day growth strategy work?

March 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T is explaining their recovery path at their 2022 AT&T Analyst and Investor Day. They laid out their growth strategy going forward after they complete their WarnerMedia divestiture. Based on what they say, they are now on a recovery path […]


Mobile Networks

Mobile Wi-Fi: How a wireless router helped catch a thief

February 23, 2022

Via: Network World.com

As an IT pro, it’s not often that I get to tail a suspect, track down a stolen vehicle and provide digital evidence of the thief’s getaway. But that was all part of a day’s work as some colleagues and […]


News

AT&T opts for spin-off to combine WarnerMedia with Discovery

February 1, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T has confirmed that the mechanism for its separation of WarnerMedia will be a spin-off, followed by the subsequent combination of WarnerMedia with Discovery. The transaction itself was announced in May of last year, but the mechanism — a stock […]


Technology, Wireless

Huawei’s green 5G strategy aims to help telcos obtain energy savings: VP

January 28, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei’s green 5G strategy aims to help carriers to build networks with high performance and energy saving at the same time, Daisy Zhu, VP of wireless marketing for Huawei, told RCR Wireless News. “Green is the latest buzz […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon leads off with service revenue growth, optimism on 2022 outlook

January 25, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon is seeing a boost in wireless service revenues, reaching total wireless service revenue of $17.8 billion for the fourth quarter of 2021. That’s a 6.5% year-over-year increase, which the company said was driven by higher average revenue per account, […]


Technology, Wireless

2022 wireless test trends: Vax, boost, bandwidth

January 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Stop me if you think you’ve heard this one before, but reliable wireless connectivity has become an essential facet of daily life.  The new survival kit contains food, water, comfortable shoes, and bandwidth.  2021 is in the rear-view mirror and […]


Technology, Wireless

T-Mobile US crushes competition in latest Ookla rankings

January 20, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US was the shining star in Ooka’s latest wireless rankings, taking home the gold in nearly every category, while Verizon and AT&T flip-flopped between second and third place. According to Ookla’s findings, T-Mobile US was the fastest mobile operator […]


Technology, Wireless

5G wireless WAN will have benefits beyond 4G WWAN

December 23, 2021

Via: Network World.com

With all the discussion about the positive impacts 5G can have on internet access for individuals and businesses, it’s vital that network engineers keep in mind that 5G’s not the only cellular option for enterprise WANs—4G already delivers many of […]


Technology, Wireless

Kagan: Huawei says four trends will reshape wireless

December 17, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Huawei is one of the world’s largest wireless players. They recently published a report called Intelligent World 2030: 4 Industry Trends that Will Shape the Future. It says going intelligent is the direction the world is heading over the next […]