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FCC decision: A challenge for the telecom industry

“There is no reason that we should be lagging behind” tweeted President Trump about 5G. The United States has been working hard to assume its position as an international leader of 5G technology. In fact, the US has been advocating against China Telecom giant Huawei claiming that the company could create a real threat for […]

Telecoms to go ahead with 5G in spite of COVID setbacks

In this recent first quarter (Q1), three major U.S. telecom companies — AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon — stated that they are confident in their efforts to continue 5G deployment throughout the country, despite disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic. There are however warnings that momentum could slow down, as some cities will require more time to […]

AT&T to drop misleading '5G' marketing for non-5G networks

By TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writer AT&T says it will stop advertising its wireless network as “5G Evolution” after a division of the Better Business Bureau determined that its language was misleading. The network AT&T branded this way is not, in fact, 5G — a new technology for fast wireless data. While AT&T and other […]

SoftBank racks up losses as Vision Fund investments plunge

>By YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. racked up a loss of 961.6 billion yen ($9 billion) for the fiscal year through March, on red ink related to its Vision Fund investments including troubled office space-sharing venture WeWork. SoftBank, founded in 1981, said Monday the drop in […]

U.S. providers offer free Wi-Fi for 60 days

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. internet and wireless providers have announced temporary measures to make getting online less expensive and onerous as enforced social distancing due to the new coronavirus forces more human interaction online. Most notable is Comcast’s free public Wi-Fi for all for 60 days, effective Saturday. Major metropolitan areas are thick with Comcast’s […]

U.S. internet well-equipped to handle work from home surge

By FRANK BAJAK AP Technology Writer BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. internet won’t get overloaded by spikes in traffic from the millions of Americans now working from home to discourage the spread of the new coronavirus, experts say. But connections could stumble for many if too many family members try to videoconference at the same […]

Telco enables employees to give back to their communities

Last year the Un-carrier reached new heights in its efforts for corporate social responsibility. T-Mobile increasing employee volunteering and alongside with the T-Mobile Foundation, put $15M towards empowering youth, protecting the environment, fighting hunger and much more. T-Mobile’s ‘Un-carrier Revolution’ was always about making people its highest priority. This was a commitment that came through […]

Telcos test blockchain to help with roaming worries

Telcos companies Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica and T-Mobile US are testing as to whether blockchain could be used to create and sign inter-operator roaming discount contracts. The current system requires the agreements to be drafted, signed and then implemented by hand. The main idea of this project is that by using blockchain, the process will […]

Carriers advance customer protection methods against Robocalls

Companies Sprint and T-Mobile have announced that they are delivering STIR/SHAKEN number-verification across their networks. This is a critical move in the industry’s ongoing fight to prevent unwelcome scam and spam calls. The new anti-robocalling feature is now available for T-Mobile and Sprint customers and will provide users with much-needed peace of mind. Calls from […]

TIM and Ericsson secure new European record for 5G speed

Ericsson and TIM with the support of Qualcomm, have completed Europe’s first connection overpowering the 2Gbps speed barrier on a live 5G network. The connection was successfully completed on a 26 GHz millimeter-wave frequency that was purchased by TIM as a part of the Italian government’s initial 5G bid. This is another milestone in mmWave […]