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  • USDA awards $91 million in rural broadband funding
    by Kelly Hill on November 20, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    USDA’s Telecommunications Programs awarded grants and loans to increase rural broadband access The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $91 million in funding to expand rural broadband access, through a combination of grants and loans for 19 projects. Most of those projects revolve around fiber networks, although two of them include fixed wireless access and [...] The post USDA awards $91 million in rural broadband funding appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • Keysight Technologies inks 5G deal with China Telecom
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on November 20, 2018 at 1:51 pm

    The U.S. firm also secured a 5G collaboration agreement with Korean carrier SK Telecom Keysight Technologies announced it has extended its collaboration with China Telecom to accelerate commercial deployment of 5G technology. The extended collaboration supports China Telecom’s 5G New Radio (NR) device trials using Keysight’s 5G NR network emulation solutions, based on the company’s [...] The post Keysight Technologies inks 5G deal with China Telecom appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • German regulator publishes final draft conditions for 5G auction
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on November 20, 2018 at 1:34 pm

    5G auction conditions outline national roaming, coverage areas Germany’s communications regulator Bundesnetzagentur has published the final draft conditions for the country’s 5G auction. These draft conditions include increased coverage requirements and an expectation that German telcos would cooperate on national roaming. Bundesnetzagentur’s President Jochen Homann said the proposal had been revised from the original taking into [...] The post German regulator publishes final draft conditions for 5G auction appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • Four elements of a successful data strategy
    by Kelly Hill on November 19, 2018 at 4:48 pm

    What are the basic elements that make a data strategy successful and executable? Mike Gustafson, president of business intelligence and analytics company Search Discovery, recently gave his take on the four elements of an executable data strategy that achieves useful integration of data and analytics. Gustafson, speaking at a recent event on the internet of [...] The post Four elements of a successful data strategy appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • Industry weighs in on a national data privacy framework
    by Kelly Hill on November 19, 2018 at 4:14 pm

    In recently released comments, network operators and other telecom players expressed general support for federal data privacy regulation — especially if the alternative is a patchwork of state or even local guidelines. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration asked for public comment in September on a high-level framework for consumer data [...] The post Industry weighs in on a national data privacy framework appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • The erosion of trust in voice calling (Reader Forum)
    by Mike Schinnerer, Vice President of Product Management at Transaction Network Services on November 19, 2018 at 3:33 pm

      For anyone who owns a smartphone, it will come as little surprise that robocalling activity is up 15% year to date. The jump follows an increase in robocall complaints to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) from 3.4 million robocalls in 2016 to 4.5 million last year. Regulators, legislators, telecom providers, and industry are working [...] The post The erosion of trust in voice calling (Reader Forum) appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • Analyst Angle: The Wild West of automotive IoT
    by Joe Madden, Mobile Experts on November 19, 2018 at 3:23 pm

    In every new market, tech executives step into unknown territory. We’re watching the automotive IoT market with interest because it’s a wide-open business model. There’s a lot at stake in the automotive market, as safety is a key factor, and dealers, insurance carriers, mobile operators, automotive OEMs, fleet managers, and drivers are all involved. Every [...] The post Analyst Angle: The Wild West of automotive IoT appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • Ericsson lays out opportunities for fixed wireless growth
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on November 19, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    Initial Verizon 5G launch is fixed wireless offering Fixed wireless has been around since the days of 2G but there are converging factors that suggest the best days are still ahead. In a recent economic analysis, Ericsson researchers see the fixed wireless opportunity as three-fold: “connecting the unconnected; build with precision; and wireless fiber.” There [...] The post Ericsson lays out opportunities for fixed wireless growth appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]



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