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  • Editorial Webinar: Private enterprise 5G NOCs – the emergence of regionally distributed operator-run NOCs for industrial grade cellular
    by RCR Wireless News on July 23, 2021 at 2:04 pm

    Private enterprise 5G edge NOCs – As industrial sectors eye 5G as a platform to drive automation and intelligence as part of the Industry 4.0 revolution, mobile operators have a battle on their hands to convince them they are best placed to manage their new private cellular networks. To this end, mobile operators are looking [...] The post Editorial Webinar: Private enterprise 5G NOCs – the emergence of regionally distributed operator-run NOCs for industrial grade cellular appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Crown Castle CEO: 5G deployments have driven historic level of tower activity
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on July 23, 2021 at 1:54 pm

    Crown Castle is experiencing the highest level of tower activity in the company’s history due to 5G deployments in the U.S., the company’s CEO Jay Brown said during a conference call with investors. “We continue to generate significant growth in cash flows and dividends from the deployment of 5G in the U.S. We are experiencing [...] The post Crown Castle CEO: 5G deployments have driven historic level of tower activity appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • AIS and vivo conduct 5G standalone network tests in Thailand
    by Catherine Sbeglia on July 23, 2021 at 1:46 pm

    AIS launched 5G standalone services in July 2020 Thai mobile service provider Advanced Info Service Plc. (AIS) has partnered with Chinese smartphone manufacturer vivo to run 5G Standalone (SA) network tests in Thailand. This is the first time that vivo has stepped outside of China to participate in 5G SA testing. However, in a press release, [...] The post AIS and vivo conduct 5G standalone network tests in Thailand appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Intel doubles investment in Costa Rica chip manufacturing plant amid surging demand
    by Catherine Sbeglia on July 23, 2021 at 1:44 pm

    Intel plans to invest $600 million, up from $350 million, in the chip manufacturing plant As a result of the ongoing global shortage of semiconductors, Intel this week revealed that is has nearly doubled a previously proposed investment in a micro-chip plant in Costa Rica from the $350 million announced in December to $600 million. [...] The post Intel doubles investment in Costa Rica chip manufacturing plant amid surging demand appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Kagan: Wireless deal good for DISH, AT&T, but not for T-Mobile US
    by Jeff Kagan on July 23, 2021 at 11:36 am

    Congratulations to both Dish and AT&T on this new deal. And sorry to T-Mobile. Earlier this week there was a major announcement. Dish will be an MVNO reseller of the AT&T Mobility network. That’s great news for Dish and their investors because they can finally get into the wireless business. It is also great news [...] The post Kagan: Wireless deal good for DISH, AT&T, but not for T-Mobile US appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Test and Measurement: Altiostar expands UK Open RAN lab
    by Kelly Hill on July 23, 2021 at 3:18 am

    Altiostar said that it is expanding its flagship U.K. test lab, located in the London area, and it is hiring new staff to support expanded software development, customer support and testing for 4G and 5G Open Radio Access Network technologies. The lab is set up for Remote Radio Unit (RRU) integration testing with Altiostar software, [...] The post Test and Measurement: Altiostar expands UK Open RAN lab appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • AT&T reports a strong quarter as it sells Vrio, strikes wholesale deal with Dish
    by Kelly Hill on July 22, 2021 at 4:47 pm

    Analysts ask: What’s the deal with Dish? AT&T saw growth in all three of its areas of focus during the second quarter: Wireless, fiber and HBO Max, but it was the newly announced wholesale deal with Dish Network that drew analysts’ attention during the company’s quarterly call. AT&T’s total revenues were up 7.6% to $44 [...] The post AT&T reports a strong quarter as it sells Vrio, strikes wholesale deal with Dish appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • China Mobile adds 28.7 million 5G subscribers in June
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on July 22, 2021 at 3:10 pm

    China Mobile, the world’s largest operator in terms of subscribers, added a total of 28.7 million 5G subscribers in June, according to the carrier’s latest available figures. The operator said it ended last month with 250.69 million 5G subscribers, compared to 70.2 million 5G customers in June 2020. China Mobile’s overall mobile subscriber base at [...] The post China Mobile adds 28.7 million 5G subscribers in June appeared first on RCR Wireless News.



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