Open Radio Access Network Is Telecom's Next Big Thing

Network Operators Got $42.3 Million for Open RAN Their Testing Needs The U.S. federal government has granted $42.3 million to a consortium of major telecom network operators and suppliers to make their Open Radio Access Network ambitions come true. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has granted $42.3 million for the deployment of Open […]

U.S. War on Chinese Hardware and Software

The U.S. war on China goes beyond Chinese hardware to now include its software. Can we afford slowing down technological advancements? The U.S. is not a fan of Chinese technology operating on its soil as it “strongly believes” that that could open it up to Chinese surveillance. And to drive that point home, late last […]

Telcos in the Metaverse: World Domination

As slow as its development has been, the Metaverse is on its way to greatness. If you are struggling to wrap your head around this concept, here’s another way to think about the Metaverse: it’s a 3D rendering of earth where we, humans, go to live another life emulating the one we already are living. […]

Ericsson Says no Hardware Exported to Russia, Only Software Support

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Ericsson said on Friday it is only providing software and technical support to Russian clients and has not sold any telecommunications equipment to mobile operators there since the Ukraine war started, after Swedish media reported the company had continued its exports. Shares of the company fell 4.6 percent in morning trading. Ericsson […]

Analysis: Why Spotify's 'Car Thing' Was Destined for the Hardware Graveyard

Spotify Technology SA’s Car Thing player is now a thing of the past. The world’s leading audio streaming service on Wednesday announced it would discontinue the device just five months after it became available to all users in the United States. In doing so, Spotify became the latest software technology company to stumble in an […]