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Technology, Wireless

Three network trends impacting the wireless workforce, according to Corning

January 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The evolution of 5G into a more mature, software-defined and cloud-native network technology brings with it material changes in the types of skills operators need. As a result, telecom companies are investing more heavily in re-skilling current employees while sourcing […]


Technology, Wireless

Kagan: NTT hosting 6G wireless next-gen IOWN events

January 25, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

NTT invited me to attend an event they will be hosting in San Francisco, which will explore 6G, next-gen network infrastructure and sustainability. It will be held at the NTT Experience Center and will highlight the Innovative Optical and Wireless […]


News

AT&T Q4 results reveal wireless customer gains, big write-down

January 25, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T ended 2022 in a good position. The carrier reported that wireless service revenues went up 5.2% in the last quarter, while consumer broadband revenues increased by 7.2%. The carrier also added 656,000 postpaid phone subscribers during Q4, bringing the […]


News

Dish reports lower revenues, seeks $2B for network build-out

November 2, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dish Network reported quarterly results today that included lower year-over-year revenues and also announced that it is seeking $2 billion in financing to support its network build-out. Chairman Charlie Ergen told analysts on Dish’s quarterly call that the company currently […]


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, […]