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Ciena stakes its claim in 5G networks with new transport routers

FierceWireless News | Feb 19, 2020 Ciena is well-known as an optical transport vendor that provides backhaul for wireless networks. The company wants to stake its claim in the 5G ecosystem, which will require deep fiber cloud RAN architectures. Today, Ciena announced new 5G-optimized routers to meet the low-latency, high-performance

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Telefonica’s O2 taps Mavenir for vIMS

FierceWireless| Feb 13, 2020 O2, the Telefónica -owned UK mobile operator, has chosen Mavenir’s for virtualized IMS within its network functions virtualization (NFV) OpenStack cloud infrastructure.   O2 is deploying Mavenir’s solution for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) in its nationwide data center infrastructure, which Mavenir

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T-Mobile Reports Q4 Earnings

T-Mobile Press Release | Feb 6, 2020 T-Mobile Reports Record Financials and Strong Customer Growth in FY 2019, Beating Increased Guidance while Balancing Growth and Profitability In Q4 2019 Total Net Additions of 1.9M, Branded Postpaid Phone Net Additions of 1.0M, Record Service Revenues of $8.7B, Strong Q4 Net Income

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THE C-BAND: Re-purposing Mid-Band Spectrum for 5G

On February 06, 2020 Chairman Pai shared with his fellow Commissioners draft rules that would reform the use of the C-band and make a large amount of spectrum available for 5G, the next generation of wireless technology. The C-band is a 500-megahertz segment of spectrum from 3.7 to 4.2 GHz,

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NTIA cites progress in 3450-3550 MHz band for sharing

Jan 29, 2020| FierceWireless In an encouraging sign from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) for operators, the entity announced significant progress in finding potential spectrum sharing options for the 3450-3550 MHz band. The news comes as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced this week that the nearby 3.5

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AT&T Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results

Full-Year Consolidated Results: Diluted EPS of $1.89 as reported compared to $2.85 in the prior year Adjusted EPS of $3.57 compared to $3.52 in the prior year, up 1.4% Record cash from operations of $48.7 billion, up nearly 12% Capital expenditures of $19.6 billion Consolidated revenues of $181.2 billion Achieved or Overachieved All 2019 Goals

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FCC Authorizes Full Commercial Deployment of OnGo™ Service in 3.5 GHz CBRS Band, Unleashing Billions in Value with New Wireless Services

CBRS Alliance Press Release | Jan 27, 2020 Industry and Government Celebrate as the Nation’s First Mid-band 5G Spectrum Becomes Commercially Available Sunnyvale, Calif., Jan. 27, 2020 — The CBRS Alliance, an industry organization focused on driving the development, commercialization, and adoption of OnGo™ shared spectrum solutions, celebrates the authorization of

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Sprint Reports Fiscal Year 2019 Third Quarter Results

January 27, 2020| Sprint Press Release OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Wireless service revenue of $5.2 billion Postpaid wireless service revenue of $4.2 billion was stable sequentially and year-over-year Postpaid average revenue per account (ARPA) of $124.80 and postpaid phone average revenue per user (ARPU) of $50.37 were stable sequentially and year-over-year Net loss of $120 million,

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Audi, Qualcomm and Virginia DOT to deploy C-V2X

January 24, 2020 | GPS World Audi of America, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Qualcomm Technologies Inc. are planning for initial deployments of cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) communication on northern Virginia roadways. C-V2X employs advanced wireless communications to enhance vehicle safety by using the same portion of the 5.9-GHz band that

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