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  • Verizon CEO: ‘Valuing everyone equally is the best way forward’
    by Catherine Sbeglia on June 2, 2020 at 4:55 pm

    Verizon commits $10 million to aid organizations dedicated to equality and social justice A visibly impassioned Hans Vestberg made a commitment of $10 million to organizations which work for equality and social justice, at times choking up as he spoke of the national protests against police brutality and how Verizon is responding. “It’s a sad [...] The post Verizon CEO: ‘Valuing everyone equally is the best way forward’ appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Qualcomm Wi-Fi 6E chips for phones, routers have arrived
    by Catherine Sbeglia on June 2, 2020 at 4:22 pm

    Wi-Fi 6E will deliver 1020 MHz of additional spectrum Wi-Fi 6E is still awaiting regulatory approval in Europe and some other regions around the world; however, in the U.S., the Federal Communications Commission voted to open up the 6 GHz spectrum for unlicensed Wi-Fi use in April, and Qualcomm is wasting no time launching its [...] The post Qualcomm Wi-Fi 6E chips for phones, routers have arrived appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • China’s Sanya to deploy 1,400 5G base stations this year
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on June 2, 2020 at 4:19 pm

      China’s resort city of Sanya aims to deploy a total of 1,400 5G base stations during 2020, Chinese press reported. Sanya is currently in the process of expanding its 5G network after a total of 342 5G base stations were deployed in 2019. According to the reports, local authorities expect to accelerate the pace of [...] The post China’s Sanya to deploy 1,400 5G base stations this year appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • US Cellular CEO to retire
    by Kelly Hill on June 2, 2020 at 4:12 pm

    Laurent Therivel will take over as president and CEO on July 1 Veteran US Cellular CEO Kenneth R. Meyers will soon be retiring, and the carrier announced his successor: Laurent C. Therivel, who previously served as CEO of AT&T Mexico, will be appointed president and CEO of US Cellular as of July 1. Meyers will [...] The post US Cellular CEO to retire appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Michael Dell: ‘Let’s be kind. Let’s be loving.’
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on June 2, 2020 at 4:11 pm

    Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell sent the following memo, re-published in full, to company employees. “This has been an incredibly difficult time in America – troubling and sad. The murder of George Floyd is an atrocity. We all stand in horror, grieving as a nation alongside his family and his community. To see a man [...] The post Michael Dell: ‘Let’s be kind. Let’s be loving.’ appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Bell Canada selects Ericsson to provide 5G RAN technology
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on June 2, 2020 at 3:34 pm

      Canadian telecommunications provider Bell Canada has selected Ericsson 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) technology to support its nationwide 5G mobile and fixed wireless access deployment, the vendor said in a release. Ericsson Radio System products and solutions will be rolled out as Bell Canada expands its 5G coverage – including an expected boost following [...] The post Bell Canada selects Ericsson to provide 5G RAN technology appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Intel CEO: ‘We call for an end to acts of racism, inequity and social injustice’
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on June 2, 2020 at 3:21 pm

    Intel pledges $1 million “to address social justice, racism” Intel CEO Bob Swan on May 31 sent the following memo, re-published in full, to company employees. “I’m writing to you to address recent events that have occurred here in the United States that are weighing heavily on so many of us over the past several days, weeks [...] The post Intel CEO: ‘We call for an end to acts of racism, inequity and social injustice’ appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Comtech wins $1.3 million 5G location-based services contract with US Tier 1
    by Kelly Hill on June 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm

      Comtech Telecommunications said that it has finalized a $1.3 million contract expansion with an unnamed Tier 1 U.S. mobile network operator under which Comtech’s Location Technologies group will support 5G location services for public safety and consumer applications. Comtech’s Location Technologies group’s solutions include precise device location, mapping and messaging for public safety, MNOs [...] The post Comtech wins $1.3 million 5G location-based services contract with US Tier 1 appeared first on RCR Wireless News.



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