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FCC’s O’Rielly implores Trump to free mid-band spectrum from DoD

April 9, 2020| FierceWireless News FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting his intervention in freeing up critical mid-band spectrum for 5G, praising Trump for his “extraordinary leadership” on “all communications policy matters,” including 5G.  O’Rielly has been the FCC’s point person on mid-band spectrum, navigating C-band

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Shaw Announces Second Quarter and Year-to-Date Fiscal 2020 Results

Shaw Press Release| April 9, 2020 Consolidated revenue increased 3.7% and adjusted EBITDA improved 9.5% year-over-year, in line with expectations and including the impact of IFRS 16 in fiscal 2020 Wireless service revenue and ARPU increased 19.6% and 3.1%, respectively, year-over-year as Freedom Mobile continues to grow its customer base,

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Nokia launches DSS

Fiercewireless News| April 9, 2020 Nokia today announced the launch of its version of Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) for existing Nokia AirScale base stations. Nokia said its DSS solution goes beyond 4G/5G to include dynamic sharing between 2G, 3G and 4G technologies to enable a smooth evolution toward 5G deployments. Some

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Cisco, Altiostar and WWT team on open vRAN

FierceWireless| Apr 8, 2020 Cisco, Altiostar and World Wide Technology (WWT) are working together on an open, virtual radio access network (vRAN) blueprint for service provider networks. The joint solution will help carriers deploy cloud-based vRAN systems based on technologies from Cisco and Altiostar and that will be brought to

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Cisco Snatches Fluidmesh for On-the-Move IoT Backhaul

SDX Central| April 6, 2020 Cisco today announced plans to acquire Fluidmesh Networks, a wireless backhaul vendor specializing in high speed and widely distributed environments, including mass transit, industrial IoT, ports, mines, and factories. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Cisco said it expects the acquisition to close before

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How to Strengthen Your Security in 2020

April 6, 2020| CISCO Blog Which technologies will help you the most? As part of the recent RSA Conference, we all got to see – either in-person or virtually – the latest and greatest technology coming out of the security industry. While events like this can certainly be helpful in

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Power efficiency needs to keep up with 5G’s demands

5G is set to usher in higher data transfer speeds, enabling a new wave of computing technologies. But this will put new pressure on energy efficiency April 02, 2020|DCD In 1979, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) launched the first mobile cellular network in Tokyo, Japan. An analog system, it is

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T-Mobile Completes Merger with Sprint to Create the New T-Mobile

T-Mobile Press Release| April 1, 2020 Supercharged Un-carrier positioned to deliver unparalleled network reliability, value, innovation and commitment to customers now, when it’s more important than ever CEO transition occurs with close of merger; John Legere hands off CEO role to Mike Sievert  Bellevue, Washington and Overland Park, Kansas –

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Nokia announces AI-powered service for network management

LightReading| 31 March, 2020 ESPOO, Finland – Nokia has today announced the launch of a complete AI as a service offering: Nokia AVA 5G Cognitive Operations. The framework and its underlying AI-based solutions enable CSPs to transform their network, service and business operations through the application of AI, automation and

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