Nokia takes 5G cloud RAN live, works to convert vRAN skeptics

August 23, 2019

By Bevin Fletcher Global Data principal analyst Ed Gubbins thinks more real-world activity like this could help Nokia get skeptical operators on board with vRAN.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/tech/nokia-takes-5g-cloud-ran-live-works-to-convert-vran-skeptics?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Keysight extends beyond 5G with participation in 6G flagship program

August 23, 2019

By Monica Alleven While the wireless industry is firmly entrenched in deploying 5G networks—and in many cases, busy debunking myths surrounding it—plenty of academics and others are exploring what’s going to happen after 5G.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/keysight-extends-beyond-5g-participation-6g-flagship-program?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Tests find Apple iPhone 7 RF radiation above legal limit, prompting FCC probe

August 23, 2019

By Bevin Fletcher A new investigative study by the Chicago Tribune found some models of smartphones tested above the legal limit for RF radiation exposure. Device makers, including Apple and Samsung have disputed the findings.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/devices/tests-find-apple-iphone-7-rf-radiation-above-legal-limit-prompts-fcc-probe?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Extreme Networks vies for No. 2 in enterprise networks

August 23, 2019

By Monica Alleven After a streak of acquisitions—including the closure earlier this month of Aerohive Networks’ Wi-Fi assets—Extreme Networks remains confident that it can move from the No.3 position in enterprise networking to the No. 2 position. Currently, the No. 1 position is held by Cisco and HPE/Aruba is No. 2.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/extreme-networks-vies-for-no-2-enterprise-networks?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Major wireless carriers, state AGs unify in pledge to fight robocalls

August 22, 2019

By Bevin Fletcher AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon are among major telecom companies that signed a pledge with AGs from every state, promising to fight robocalls.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/operators/major-wireless-carriers-state-ags-unify-pledge-to-fight-robocalls?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Ericsson, Nokia each make executive team moves

August 22, 2019

By Bevin Fletcher Ericsson and Nokia have each shuffled up their leadership teams, separately announcing new appointments Thursday.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/operators/ericsson-nokia-make-executive-team-moves?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

T-Mobile fails to explain its 4-hour outage

August 22, 2019

By Linda Hardesty T-Mobile customers across the country couldn’t make calls or send text messages for about four hours yesterday, confirms the carrier. The T-Mobile outage began around 6 pm ET and was resolved by about 10:30 pm ET.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/t-mobile-fails-to-explain-its-4-hour-outage?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Verizon hits 10 5G cities with Phoenix launch

August 22, 2019

By Bevin Fletcher Verizon’s 5G launch cities are about to hit double-digits, with the carrier’s millimeter wave mobile 5G service coming to parts of Phoenix on Friday.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/5g/verizon-hits-10-5g-cities-phoenix-launch?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Verizon taps Boingo for indoor deployments

August 22, 2019

By Monica Alleven Besides announcing tomorrow’s launch of its 5G Ultra Wideband service in the Phoenix, Arizona, area, Verizon disclosed today that it’s working with Boingo Wireless to bring its service indoors and to public spaces like airports, stadiums, arenas, office buildings, hotels and other venues.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/verizon-taps-boingo-for-indoor-deployments?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Sprint’s Ryan Sullivan wins 2019 top Rising Star in wireless

August 21, 2019

By Linda Hardesty Sprint, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular particularly rallied their troops to vote for their top executives. But Sprint’s Ryan Sullivan ran away from the pack in the end.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/sprint-s-ryan-sullivan-wins-2019-top-rising-star-wireless?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

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