Coalition reasserts opposition to Ligado’s network plan

July 20, 2018

By Monica Alleven A coalition of aviation, satellite communications and weather information users is still concerned about the threat of harmful interference from Ligado’s proposed ancillary terrestrial component service despite Ligado’s pledge to protect GPS aviation and other GPS devices.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/coalition-reasserts-opposition-to-ligado-s-network-plan?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Verizon goes mobile with its fixed 5G service for Washington, D.C., demo

July 20, 2018

By Mike Dano Verizon took its fixed 5G service mobile by putting the service onto a bus outside the nation’s capital. The effort was part of a demonstration of the network technology for lawmakers.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/5g/verizon-goes-mobile-its-fixed-5g-service-for-dc-demo?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

AT&T knocks T-Mobile by naming more midsized cities for 5G

July 20, 2018

By Mike Dano AT&T on Friday morning identified three more cities where it plans to launch mobile 5G services later this year: Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, and Oklahoma City. And it used the announcement to take a swipe at rival T-Mobile.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/5g/at-t-knocks-t-mobile-by-naming-more-mid-sized-cities-for-5g?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Meet the T-Mobile executive in charge of fixed wireless

July 19, 2018

By Mike Dano Dave Mayo is a T-Mobile veteran. He’s been with the company for more than two decades, and during the vast majority of that time he’s worked under T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray to improve and expand the operator’s wireless network. But four months ago, Mayo received a new remit.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/5g/meet-t-mobile-executive-charge-fixed-wireless?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

MVNO Straight Talk remains the bright spot in America Movil’s U.S. business

July 19, 2018

By Mike Dano MVNO Straight Talk gained almost half a million customers during the past year, and is now nearing the 9-million-customer mark. But much of the rest of America Movil’s U.S. business remains sluggish.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/mvno-straight-talk-remains-bright-spot-america-movil-s-u-s-business?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Huawei makes prominent showing at open source event

July 19, 2018

By Monica Alleven For a company that is supposed to be down and out (of the U.S. telecom space), Huawei made a relatively prominent showing at OSCON 2018.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/huawei-makes-prominent-showing-at-open-source-event?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

T-Mobile launches NB-IoT nationwide

July 18, 2018

By Mike Dano T-Mobile said its NB-IoT network—designed specifically for internet of things applications—is now available nationwide. Dave Mayo, SVP of the carrier’s 5G & IoT businesses, explained that the launch means that the operator’s NB-IoT services are now available across the carrier’s 2.1-million-square-mile network covering 320 million POPs.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/iot/t-mobile-launches-nb-iot-nationwide?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Verizon taps Cat M1 network for smart grid utility services

July 18, 2018

By Monica Alleven It’s been more than a year since Verizon launched its nationwide LTE Category M1 network, and it’s now using it to provide essential services to utilities looking for better smart grid solutions.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/verizon-taps-cat-m1-network-for-smart-grid-utility-services?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Here’s what the average Comcast Xfinity Mobile customer looks like

July 18, 2018

By Mike Dano Comcast today counts more than half a million customers on Xfinity Mobile, and next week will likely provide an update to its mobile efforts in conjunction with the release of its second quarter earnings. But in advance of that event, the analysts at Wall Street research firm Cowen and Company offered a glimpse into the kinds of customers who are signing up for Comcast’s mobile offering.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/here-s-what-average-comcast-xfinity-mobile-customer-looks-like?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Amid stabilizing financials, Ericsson trumpets ‘strong market momentum’ in North America

July 18, 2018

By Mike Dano Ericsson reported that it has made progress in its effort to regain its financial footing—and that North American network operators are playing a major role in that effort.

Via:: http://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/amid-stabilizing-financials-ericsson-trumpets-strong-market-momentum-north-america?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

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