Nokia signs LTE expansion deal with Vodafone Idea Limited

March 18, 2019

By Kendra Chamberlain India-based mobile operator Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) has signed a multiyear agreement with Nokia to expand VIL’s LTE coverage to new service areas.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/nokia-signs-lte-expansion-deal-vodafone-idea-limited?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

OneWeb raises $1.25B for satellite internet service

March 18, 2019

By Kendra Chamberlain Satellite broadband provider OneWeb held its largest fundraising round to date and secured $1.25 billion in new capital following the successful launch of its first wave of satellites.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/oneweb-raises-1-25b-for-satellite-internet-service?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Industry Voices—Mun: Private LTE and 5G are going small to go big

March 18, 2019

By Kyung Mun In the midst of large-scale networks costing billions, we are seeing a movement toward downsizing large, operator-focused LTE solutions to “bite-size” private LTE and 5G networks for vertical markets.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/industry-voices-mun-private-lte-and-5g-going-small-to-go-big?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

WISPA cheers FCC move to implement aspects of Mobile Now Act

March 15, 2019

By Monica Alleven The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) said it is encouraged by the FCC’s move toward rulemaking to implement aspects of the Mobile Now Act.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/wispa-cheers-fcc-move-to-implement-aspects-mobile-now-act?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Google, CommScope get official OK for CBRS Environmental Sensing Capability system

March 15, 2019

By Monica Alleven In yet another sign that the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) band is inching toward commercialization, Google and CommScope reported that they have received official notification from the Institute for Telecommunication Sciences that their shared Environmental Sensing Capability system has passed testing to support CBRS.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/google-commscope-get-official-ok-for-cbrs-esc-system?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

FCC moves to open spectrum above 95 GHz for new technologies

March 15, 2019

By Monica Alleven The FCC unanimously voted to adopt new rules related to the spectrum above 95 GHz that encourage the development of new technologies—and may even lead to 6G.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/fcc-moves-to-open-spectrum-above-95-ghz-for-new-technologies?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

FCC’s 24 GHz auction raises $304M in first day

March 15, 2019

By Kendra Chamberlain Participants included AT&T, T-Mobile US, Verizon, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Dish Network, Starry Spectrum Holdings and Windstream Communications.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/fcc-s-24-ghz-auction-raises-304m-1st-day?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband pricing scheme is a hint at what’s to come

March 15, 2019

By Sue Marek Verizon plans to roll out its mobile 5G service in Chicago and Minneapolis next month. But with a $10 add-on price tag to existing unlimited plans, analysts say the carrier is just dipping its toe into the 5G waters so it can gauge demand and control the customer experience.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/5g/verizon-s-5g-ultra-wideband-pricing-scheme-a-hint-at-what-s-to-come?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

Reliance Jio will speed up 5G deployments to keep ahead of competitors

March 15, 2019

By Kendra Chamberlain A 5G spectrum auction in India could take place as soon as January 2020.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/reliance-jio-will-speed-up-5g-deployments-to-keep-ahead-competitors?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

SK Telecom builds 5G mobile edge computing open platform, tests 4G-5G dual connectivity

March 14, 2019

By Kendra Chamberlain SK Telecom unveiled its mobile edge computing open platform, which it says can enhance response times in 5G data communications. The operator plans to open up its platform to enterprise customers to enable them to offer new services.

Via:: https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/sk-telecom-builds-5g-mobile-edge-computing-open-platform?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=rss

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