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  • How service providers can compete and thrive in a cloud economy (Reader Forum)
    by Julius Francis, Director of Product Management, Juniper Networks on December 2, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    According to the Forbes Global 2000, the top 54 telecommunications companies worldwide realized $1.5 trillion in revenue last year. While that number is certainly staggering, it paints a distorted picture of an industry that has seen flat revenues and shrinking profits over the last decade. The good news is that the growth of telco cloud [...] The post How service providers can compete and thrive in a cloud economy (Reader Forum) appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • T-Mobile US turns up nationwide 5G on 600 MHz
    by Kelly Hill on December 2, 2019 at 6:26 pm

    T-Mobile US has revved up 5G New Radio on its 600 MHz spectrum and will officially begin offering customers access on Friday, with two 5G devices available for pre-sale this week and coverage that spreads deep into suburban and rural areas of America. T-Mobile US says that it has more than 1 million square miles [...] The post T-Mobile US turns up nationwide 5G on 600 MHz appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Huawei to file lawsuit against FCC following US subsidy ban: Report
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on December 2, 2019 at 2:25 pm

    Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies has decided to challenge a recent decision by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that further restricted the company’s current business in the U.S. by banning local  rural carriers to use a government fund to purchase equipment from the Chinese company, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the [...] The post Huawei to file lawsuit against FCC following US subsidy ban: Report appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Korean government urges telcos to expand 5G infrastructure
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on December 2, 2019 at 11:58 am

    5G seeing a strong take rate in Korea with 4M subs South Korea’s government urged local telecom carriers to expand their 5G networks across the country, Korean press reported. During a meeting with representatives of local operators SK Telecom, KT Corp. ad LG Uplus, officials from the country’s information and communication technology ministry said that [...] The post Korean government urges telcos to expand 5G infrastructure appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Kagan: Synchronoss, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint partner on RCS messaging
    by Jeff Kagan on December 2, 2019 at 11:54 am

    The next stage in advanced text messaging is RCS and it has begun. All four major wireless providers in the United States which include AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint have joined forces with Synchronoss Technologies on a new RCS messaging partnership. This joint venture is called the Cross-Carrier Messaging Initiative or CCMI and [...] The post Kagan: Synchronoss, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint partner on RCS messaging appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • The Sunday Brief: The master switch, 10 years later
    by Jim Patterson on December 2, 2019 at 11:33 am

    Happy Thanksgiving from Lake Norman, North Carolina, where I finally got the turkey to look normal after grilling (thanks to YouTube videos).  Hope your Thanksgiving was filled with good food, fellowship, and safe travels.  This week’s Brief is a review and summary of one of the many books I have been reading (thanks to your [...] The post The Sunday Brief: The master switch, 10 years later appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Stealth CEO: 2020 will bring spotty 5G coverage, more data usage and heartbreak
    by Catherine Sbeglia on November 27, 2019 at 4:24 pm

    In 2020, 5G will simply resemble Wi-Fi coverage As 2019 comes to a close, Shrihari Pandit, Stealth Communications CEO, discussed with RCR Wireless News what to expect from 5G in 2020, as well as how the explosion of data usage and the emerging workforce will impact mobile operators. While Pandit acknowledged that 2020 will certainly [...] The post Stealth CEO: 2020 will bring spotty 5G coverage, more data usage and heartbreak appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • OpenSignal: Mobile video experience has improved globally, but US lags
    by Kelly Hill on November 27, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    Network download speeds don’t necessarily reflect a good mobile video experience, OpenSignal finds The mobile video user experience is improving around the world, but the United States is lagging behind enhancements being made in other countries due to a lack of new mid-band spectrum resources, according to new analysis from OpenSignal. OpenSignal ranked the mobile [...] The post OpenSignal: Mobile video experience has improved globally, but US lags appeared first on RCR Wireless News.



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